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  • 'STOP SENDING YOUR SPIES HERE,' JUDGE TELLS CHINA

    02/09/2010 3:24:37 AM PST · by Cindy · 19 replies · 788+ views
    CNS NEWS.com ^ | February 9, 2010 | by Patrick Goodenough
    SNIPPET: "(CNSNews.com) – With a message to Beijing to “stop sending your spies here,” a U.S. judge on Monday sentenced a Chinese-born former Boeing engineer to more than 15 years in prison for economic espionage and acting as an agent for China. Although former Boeing engineer Dongfan Chung was convicted last July, his sentencing in the District Court in the Central District of California coincides with a rocky period in U.S.-China relations, amid disputes over Tibet, arms sales to Taiwan, Internet surveillance, and trade and climate change issues. Sentencing Chung, 73, to 188 months in prison, Judge Cormac Carney said...
  • Boeing Engineer Convicted of Economic Espionage of Space Shuttle Secrets for China

    07/16/2009 4:15:01 PM PDT · by Larry381 · 14 replies · 868+ views
    Department of Justice ^ | July 16, 2009 | United States Attorney's Office Central District of California
    SANTA ANA, CA—A former Rockwell and Boeing engineer from Orange County was remanded into custody this morning after a federal judge convicted him of charges of economic espionage and acting as an agent of the People’s Republic of China, for whom he stole restricted technology and Boeing trade secrets, including information related to the Space Shuttle program and Delta IV rocket. Dongfan “Greg” Chung, 73, of Orange, Calif., who was employed by Rockwell International from 1973 until its defense and space unit was acquired by Boeing in 1996, was found guilty by United States District Judge Cormac J. Carney, who...
  • Trial delayed for engineer charged with stealing trade secrets (Dongfan "Greg" Chung, 72)

    03/31/2008 11:01:10 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 289+ views
    A judge agreed Monday to postpone for 13 months the trial of a Chinese-American engineer charged with stealing military and aerospace trade secrets on behalf of China. Kenneth Miller, the attorney for 72-year-old Dongfan "Greg" Chung, asked for the delay because he is involved in a lengthy trial, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Greg Staples. The trial was scheduled for April 8, but U.S. District Judge Cormac Carney agreed to delay it until May 5, 2009. The government alleges that Chung stole trade secrets on the space shuttle, C-17 military transport and the Delta IV rocket during his decades of employment...
  • An Uncluttered Calendar -- Clinton's schedules reveal curious deletions

    03/19/2008 6:16:32 PM PDT · by red flanker · 9 replies · 1,122+ views
    Newsweek ^ | March 19, 2008 | Michael Isikoff
    The early days of 1996 were tense times inside the Clinton White House. On Jan. 4, the First Couple's top personal aide reported that she had stumbled upon Hillary Clinton's long-lost Rose Law Firm billing records—documents that had been requested by Whitewater prosecutors two years earlier. Ken Starr quickly subpoenaed the First Lady to testify before a federal grand jury on Jan. 26 of that year. But anybody looking through Hillary Clinton's newly released White House records for clues as to how she handled this personal crisis will find … absolutely nothing. ... The heavy deletions are perhaps not surprising,...
  • Man Arrested In Radio Station Crash [KXL/KXJM, Portland, Ore.]

    03/18/2008 2:05:05 PM PDT · by B Knotts · 3 replies · 372+ views
    KPTV-TV ^ | 3/18/08
    VANCOUVER, Wash. -- A man accused of slamming his car into Portland radio station studios and then driving away appeared in court Tuesday. Andy Chung is awaiting extradition to Oregon on charges of reckless endangerment, failure to perform the duties of a driver and criminal mischief. The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office confirmed Chung was in police custody in Vancouver, Wash., on Tuesday. He was booked into the Clark County Jail. According to police, Chung backed his car into the studios of Newsradio 750 KXL and Jammin 95.5 on Friday. The crash shattered glass doors and station employees said the...
  • DFU SONG: 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover (Johnny Chung had to get 50 grand to Maggie Williams)

    02/11/2008 2:52:17 PM PST · by doug from upland · 4 replies · 419+ views
    DFU News of the Day in Song ^ | 2-11-08 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - FIFTY WAYS TO LEAVE YOUR LOVER
  • Bernie's Maggie Williams (transcript of Imus show; new Hillary manager took 50K in the White House)

    02/11/2008 8:32:55 AM PST · by doug from upland · 13 replies · 346+ views
    Subject: Bernie's Maggie Williams Date: Mon, 28 Jul 1997 21:10:25 -0400 From: Ron Hardin Organization: AT&T WorldNet Services Newsgroups: alt.fan.don-imus McCord: And uh, California entrepreneur Johnny Cheung charging That aides to first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton solicited a $50,000 Campaign contribution from him. Imus: And he turned the check over there to Maggie Williams, didn't he. McCord: That is uh, that's our understanding, Iman.. Bernie (voice): ..I'll take that.. McCord: ..according to Mr. Cheung. Imus: Pardon me, Maggie? Bernie (voice): I will take that. Imus: Oh, okay. McCord: At the time he was seeking VIP treatment for himself and Six...
  • Clinton adviser arrested in Nashua (Sid Blumenthal)

    01/12/2008 4:50:37 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 180 replies · 1,167+ views
    Nashua Telegraph ^ | 1/12/08 | STEPHANIE HOOPER
    NASHUA – A top Clinton adviser faces charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated after city police caught him speeding through Greeley Park a day before the state primary. Sidney Blumenthal, longtime friend and senior adviser to presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y. was allegedly driving a rented car north on Concord Street at a speed of 70 mph when Nashua Police Sgt. Mike Masella decided to stop it at about 12:30 a.m. Monday. -snip- Blumenthal was arrested after completing the test and taken to the police department where he refused to take a breath test and was booked on...
  • Caption Hillary in Manchester

    01/04/2008 2:15:23 PM PST · by Lucky9teen · 31 replies · 220+ views
    Democratic presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) (R) walks out of the Gala Cafe to greet supporters while campaigning in downtown Manchester, New Hampshire, January 4, 2008. Voters in New Hampshire go to the polls January 8 in the U.S. presidential primary elections.
  • Hillary Says She is 'Most Innocent' on Campaign Trail.

    01/04/2008 12:50:28 PM PST · by DBCJR · 62 replies · 216+ views
    Sen. Hillary Clinton went on the counterattack today, one day after a stinging defeat in the Iowa caucuses to Illinois Sen. Barack Obama. She said New Hampshire voters need to take a hard look at Obama, suggesting that they shouldn't just buy into his message of "hope" without analyzing his policies. Clinton said she wasn't suggesting anything in particular about Obama, but simply "drawing contrasts." "I'm running on my record. … I'm running on my plans," Clinton told reporters. "I think everybody needs to be vetted and tested. That's the way elections are supposed to operate. The last thing the...
  • DFU SONG: State of Iowa Anthem (just for you, dear Hillary)

    01/03/2008 7:18:09 PM PST · by doug from upland · 12 replies · 297+ views
    DFU News of the Day in Song ^ | 1-3-07 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    IOWA ANTHEM Oh, Hillary, oh, Hillary...you thought you'd make history Oh, Hillary, oh, Hillary...you are evil as can be We saw right through your phoniness Your crimes it's time that you confess Oh, Hillary, oh, Hillary...go away now, quietly
  • Clinton claims she has real experience

    12/30/2007 5:28:51 PM PST · by mdittmar · 39 replies · 278+ views
    UPI ^ | Dec. 30, 2007 | UPI
    U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., Sunday brushed aside assertions she only has sidelines experience, not game experience, in facing presidential issues. Speaking on ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," the presidential hopeful said the criticism emanating from the rival campaign of Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn. -- that her years as first lady while her husband was president are irrelevant -- is to be expected in the final run-up to the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary. "But I think the reality and the evidence is far different," she said. "I was intimately involved in so much that went on in...
  • felons removed from Clinton's TN steering committee

    12/25/2007 2:32:24 PM PST · by SJackson · 38 replies · 1,010+ views
    WBIR ^ | 12-25-07
    <p>Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign has revised its list of Tennessee supporters on its statewide steering committee to remove the names of two convicted felons.</p> <p>The original list of more than 100 committee members had included former state House Majority Leader Tommy Burnett and West Tennessee Democratic Party activist Gladys Crain.</p>
  • Hillary Clinton's holiday hogwash

    12/24/2007 11:25:24 AM PST · by fweingart · 48 replies · 257+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | December 23, 2007 | Jonah Goldberg
    SNIP-Now look at Clinton's ad. Gussied up a bit like Martha Stewart, a chipper Hillary sits on her couch, arranging all of her Christmas presents to put under the tree. "Carol of the Bells" is playing on a harpsichord in the background. She's trying to find the right cards to put on the right packages. One is labeled "Universal Health Care," another is "Alternative Energy," another is "Middle Class Tax Breaks."
  • Clinton in panic mode

    12/24/2007 12:00:23 PM PST · by jdm · 120 replies · 510+ views
    Toledo Blade ^ | Dec. 24, 2007 | Staff
    SEN. Hillary Rodham Clinton has lost the air of inevitability that once surrounded her campaign for the Democratic nomination. It remains to be seen whether she's willing to lose her soul in her quest for the presidency. Only a month ago, her main rival, Sen. Barack Obama, was dismissed as a "lightweight" by the political establishment. Now he has a slight lead over Senator Clinton in Iowa and New Hampshire and is believed to have a good chance of winning South Carolina. Magic Johnson's recent endorsement aside, the advantage Senator Clinton once enjoyed over Senator Obama among African-Americans has disappeared....
  • HRC staff ordered to lower expectations

    12/21/2007 3:23:28 PM PST · by Phlap · 73 replies · 182+ views
    Politico.com ^ | 12/21/2007 | Roger Simon
    DES MOINES — You can accuse the Hillary Clinton campaign of a lot of things, but overconfidence is not one of them. Not in Iowa. Not anymore. Orders have come from the top of the campaign here that nobody is to predict that Hillary Clinton will win Iowa. That may be part of the “expectations” game that all campaigns play. Or it may be because the campaign no longer is really sure that Clinton will win.
  • Hillary leads in the 'anti-' vote

    12/18/2007 7:51:34 AM PST · by george76 · 10 replies · 181+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | December 18, 2007 | Stephen Dinan
    Forty percent of Americans say they would vote to keep Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton from winning the presidency, more than twice the total for their No. 2 "anti-" pick, former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani. In a new Fox 5-The Washington Times-Rasmussen Reports survey, 64 percent of Republicans, 42 percent of third-party or independent voters, and 17 percent of Democrats said the candidate they most want to keep from the White House is Mrs. Clinton. "Hillary Clinton is better known than any [other] presidential candidate on either side. She has a lot of people who love her and a...
  • House Rebukes Clinton on China Satellite Export (Duncan Hunter Archives)

    11/21/2007 10:46:33 AM PST · by pissant · 25 replies · 91+ views
    Wash Post ^ | John Harris
    In a series of nearly unanimous votes, the House yesterday said President Clinton failed to act in "the national interest" earlier this year when he gave permission for a Chinese satellite launch to a U.S. aerospace firm with close Democratic ties, and moved to block him from approving similar exports. With all but a handful of Democrats joining the House GOP majority, legislators rebuked Clinton's handling of a critical aspect of U.S.-China policy -- commerce in militarily sensitive technology -- just a month before he is to make a long-planned trip to Beijing. One of the measures, effectively banning all...
  • Caption Hillary courting the UAW in Dubuque

    11/14/2007 4:28:12 AM PST · by redstates4ever · 27 replies · 418+ views
    "Democratic Presidential hopeful, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., gestures during an interview with The Associated Press, following a campaign stop at a United Auto Workers regional conference at the Grand River Center in Dubuque, Iowa, Monday, Nov. 12, 2007."
  • Clinton Campaign Acused for the Second Time of Planting a Question at a Public Appearance

    11/10/2007 1:36:51 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 109 replies · 279+ views
    Clinton Campaign Acused for the Second Time of Planting a Question at a Public Appearance Saturday , November 10, 2007 By Major Garrett SIOUX CITY, Iowa — For the second time in as many days, Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign has had to deal with accusations of planting questions during public appearances. In a telephone interview Saturday with Fox News, Geoffrey Mitchell, 32, said he was approached by Clinton campaign worker Chris Hayler to ask a question about how she was standing up to President Bush on the question on funding the Iraq war and a troop withdrawal timeline. The encounter...
  • More on the Verdict in Pearson v. Custom Cleaners

    06/25/2007 9:49:12 AM PDT · by TheDoctorNoh · 19 replies · 1,533+ views
    Washington Post Blog ^ | 06/25/2007 | Emil Steiner
    More on the Verdict in Pearson v. Custom Cleaners DC Court Finds For Defendants In The $54 Million Pants Suit Talk About Being Taken to the Cleaners (AP) In what had to have been one of her easiest decisions, D.C. Superior Court Judge Judith Bartnoff brought "the trial of the century" to its appropriate conclusion this morning. In her decision, she found that Custom Cleaners does not owe Roy Pearson anything -- in fact he must pay Custom Cleaners' court fees. Additionally, "the defendants' claim for attorney's fees against the plaintiff will be addressed after the defendant's motions for sanctions...
  • Connie Chung Loses It

    06/19/2006 5:55:34 AM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 102 replies · 6,499+ views
    Yikes..... Connie Chung has gone off the deep end.
  • Connie Chung implies Ann Coulter is a drug addict and alcoholic!

    06/10/2006 10:06:44 AM PDT · by Hildy · 249 replies · 7,291+ views
    MSNBC | Hildy
    I was flipping through channels at the gym today, and I saw something I couldn't believe. Connnie Chung on CNN did a segement where she was fantasizing writing a letter to Ann Coulter. It was filmed like a dream sequence, and it showed her writing with a voiceover reading the letter. In the letter she says that maybe her psychological problems would be cured if she ate ...maybe a raisin or something. If that wasn't bad enough, at the end, she said, PS: BY THE WAY, DEAR..QUIT MIXING THE FINLANDIA WITH YOUR HALDOL!!! I couldn't believe it...then she and her...
  • NOW WITH ACTIVE LINKS! SEE SELF-AGGRANDIZING CHACHKAS AT CLINTON "MUSEUM" STORE

    05/02/2006 7:12:27 AM PDT · by Mia T · 61 replies · 1,938+ views
    clinton museum store ^ | 5.02.06 | Mia T (scoop by RichInOC)
    NOW WITH ACTIVE LINKS!   (just when you thought the clintons couldn't get any more shameless... or tacky....)SELF-AGGRANDIZING CHACHKAS FOR SALE AT CLINTON "MUSEUM" STORE by Mia T, 5.02.06 thanx to RichInOC for the scoop   READ MORE
  • Dubai Opposition Legit?

    03/10/2006 3:52:28 AM PST · by point · 16 replies · 382+ views
    3/10/06
    Some commentators insist that the opposition to the Dubai Ports deal was much ado about nothing and was simply ignorance of the way ports and terminals function. They insist that the whole sale was just about management of several terminals - nothing which would effect homeland security.Question: If this ports deal was really nothing serious, why was the Coast Guard initially worried and opposed to the deal? It would seem from the Coast Guard's initial concern that there is much more at stake with this deal then some are willing to admit. It certainly indicates that security concerns to this...
  • Foreign involvement is nothing new [COSCO Chinese gov't co runs terminals]

    03/03/2006 10:45:42 AM PST · by syriacus · 19 replies · 945+ views
    sfgate.com ^ | February 23, 2006 | Kathleen Pender
    Most terminal operators at U.S. ports are foreign companies and some are owned in part by foreign governments. APL, which manages terminals in Oakland, Los Angeles, Seattle and Alaska, is owned by the NOL Group, which is majority owned by the Singapore government. The Chinese government owns part of a company that operates a terminal at the Port of Long Beach. That company, Cosco Container Lines, a division of China Cosco, caused a stir similar to the current one back in 1998. Cosco ships had been calling on the Port of Long Beach for many years, using a public terminal....
  • The Tragic Treatment of the UAE Ports Deal

    02/25/2006 3:00:55 AM PST · by Cannoneer No. 4 · 472 replies · 4,489+ views
    StrategyPage ^ | February 24, 2006 | Harold C. Hutchison
    February 24, 2006: The recent controversy over the acquisition of the British firm Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, by Dubai Ports World, a state-run company in the United Arab Emirates, has been largely a matter of heat opposed to light. This is largely because of a number of myths that have quickly circulated throughout the blogosphere. These myths have led to a lot of controversy that has cast one of the strongest American allies in the Persian Gulf in a poor light that is undeserved. First, a look at the United Arab Emirates is in order. This is a...
  • Hannity states: "...doesn't know why there is no interest in discussing Chinagate"

    02/17/2006 5:58:25 PM PST · by Sic Luceat Lux · 133 replies · 3,340+ views
    Hannity Radio Show / February 17, 2006 ^ | 2/17/2006 | Sic Luceat Lux
    At approximately 4:05 pm EST today, Sean Hannity's screener allowed me to be the second caller to pose a question to Sean Hannity on air. When I heard my name and city announced and Sean said hello, I said good afternoon and stated "Sean, this will be the toughest question you've ever had to answer" and Sean said "have at it." [my question follows] "Sean, over the past many years, I've not heard you once, not one time - direct your listeners to go to our U. S. Congressional Record for the date of June 23, 1999. This date is...
  • Kerry's Korea-gate mess

    09/25/2004 10:05:52 PM PDT · by NewMediaFan · 12 replies · 953+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | September 26, 2004 | Editorial staff
    On the one hand we have a major television network racing to broadcast news about 30-year-old ``documents'' - now proven to be fraudulent - all in an effort to discredit President Bush [related, bio]. On the other hand we virtually have all of the networks ignoring a real, fresh-as-today, scandal involving the Kerry campaign's fund-raising. The Associated Press reported this past week that a South Korean national who met with John Kerry's fund-raisers and discussed setting up a new political group for Korean-Americans was actually an intelligence agent for South Korea. Chung Byung-Man, a counselor official in Los Angeles prior...
  • US Kerry Fund-Raisers Met With South Korean Intelligence Agent

    09/21/2004 12:03:59 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 8 replies · 676+ views
    Associated Press | September 21, 2004
    WASHINGTON (AP)--A South Korean man who met with John Kerry's fund-raisers to discuss creating a new political group for Korean-Americans was an intelligence agent for his country, raising concerns among some U.S. officials that either he or his government may have tried to influence this fall's election. South Korean officials and U.S. officials told The Associated Press that Chung Byung-Man, a consular officer in Los Angeles, actually worked for South Korea's National Intelligence Service. A spokesman for the South Korean consulate office said Chung was sent home in May amid "speculation" he became involved with the Kerry campaign and...
  • PREZ BILL KEPT DOZENS OF FOREIGN GIFTS SECRET

    10/10/2002 12:00:03 AM PDT · by kattracks · 38 replies · 1,306+ views
    New York Post ^ | 10/10/02 | VINCENT MORRIS
    <p>October 10, 2002 -- WASHINGTON - Former President Bill Clinton was showered with pricey gifts while he was in office from the leaders of Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and elsewhere, but he didn't disclose them because they were earmarked for his presidential library in Arkansas, a new report yesterday revealed.</p>
  • Chinese Archaeologists Find 'World's Oldest Earrings' (8,000 Year Old)

    07/27/2004 11:11:24 AM PDT · by blam · 25 replies · 760+ views
    SMH.com ^ | 7-27-2004
    Chinese archaeologists find 'world's oldest earrings' July 27, 2004 Chinese archaeologists have discovered earrings they believe are the oldest found in the world. The jade earrings, which date to between 7500 and 8200 years ago, were unearthed at the Xinglongwa culture site in Chifeng city in Inner Mongolia, the Xinhua news agency said yesterday. The jade rings, called "Jue" in old Chinese, have diameters that measure 2.5 to six centimetres. Liu Guoxiang, head of an archaeological team under the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said it was "magnificent" that the earrings were found in pairs that were almost similar in...
  • Kerry Took Cash From Chinese Military Intelligence

    02/02/2004 9:42:24 PM PST · by TBP · 104 replies · 1,303+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Monday, Feb. 2, 2004 | Carl Limbacher
    Democrats are counting on Sen. John Kerry's military credentials to convince voters that he can be trusted with America's national security. But documents that surfaced over the weekend raise serious questions about whether Kerry was duped in the 1990s into helping the Chinese military perfect its ability to strike the U.S. with nuclear weapons. In 1996 Kerry met with Liu Chaoying, the daughter of a powerful Chinese military official who also doubled as vice president of a subsidiary of the state-owned China Aerospace Corp. Before the meeting, held in Kerry's Senate office, Liu's sponsor, Johnny Chung, made clear she was...
  • Buying access (Johnny Chung flashback piece)

    02/03/2004 12:06:57 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 14 replies · 264+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | March 11, 2000 | Johnny Chung
    Buying access © 2000 WorldNetDaily.com With the release of a two-year-old confidential report to Attorney General Janet Reno exposing the agency's protective cover of President and Mrs. Clinton in the 1996 campaign finance scandal, I believe it is high time the report's author, Chuck LaBella, be given public praise. You see, I met with LaBella during my involvement in the scandal and gave him information critical to his report. On March 9, 1998, I pled guilty to violations of campaign finance laws before Federal Judge Manuel Real. A few days after the proceeding, I was approached at a private club in downtown...
  • NEWSWEEK: Cash and Kerry

    02/02/2004 6:36:51 AM PST · by counterpunch · 65 replies · 559+ views
    Newsweek ^ | Feb. 9th issue | Michael Isikoff
    Feb. 9 issue - John Kerry needed cash, and soon. In July 1996 the Massachusetts senator was locked in a tough re-election fight, so he was more than happy to help when he heard that a generous potential contributor wanted to visit his Capitol Hill office. The donor was Johnny Chung, a glad-handing Taiwanese-American entrepreneur. Chung brought along some friends, including a Hong Kong businesswoman named Liu Chaoying. Told that Liu was interested in getting one of her companies listed on the U.S. Stock Exchange, Kerry's aides immediately faxed over a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The next...
  • Newsweek Revives 1996 Kerry-Chung Issue [Kerry lied about when he met Johnny Chung]

    02/02/2004 1:25:55 AM PST · by ambrose · 18 replies · 411+ views
    Newsweek Revives 1996 Kerry-Chung Issue Sun February 1, 2004 05:40 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential front-runner John Kerry met a key figure in the 1996 fund-raising scandals well before the Massachusetts senator had previously acknowledged, Newsweek reported on Sunday in its Feb. 9 issue. The news magazine said it had obtained documents that showed Taiwanese-American entrepreneur Johnny Chung, who later pleaded guilty to illegal campaign contributions, came to Kerry's Washington office about two months before he hosted a Los Angeles fund-raiser on Sept. 9, 1996. Kerry had said in 1998 that he did not meet Chung until the...
  • CNN hopes retooled Cooper, Zahn shows improve prime-time ratings (Pipe Dream Alert!)

    09/06/2003 9:33:53 AM PDT · by buzzyboop · 11 replies · 228+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | September 6, 2003 | CAROLINE WILBERT
    This time they're serious. CNN's prime-time anchors, Paula Zahn and Anderson Cooper, officially launch their new shows Monday. Yes, they've both been on the air for months, but the Atlanta network is repackaging them in a bid to boost sagging prime-time ratings. "There is going to be a structure to the hour," producer Jim Miller said of Zahn's retooled show. "Viewers are going to understand the show in a way they couldn't this summer." Anderson Cooper's show will air at 7 p.m., followed by Paula Zahn's at 8. Zahn's straight news program will be called "Paula Zahn Now." Cooper's show,...
  • UPI Exclusive: Senate asked to probe FBI case

    04/25/2003 10:08:08 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 20 replies · 236+ views
    United Press International ^ | April 25, 2003 | Nicholas M. Horrock
    WASHINGTON, April 25 (UPI) -- Sens. Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, and Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., called Friday for a Senate inquiry into the latest FBI espionage scandal as the implications of the penetration of the bureau by an alleged Chinese spy spread to the 1996 presidential election campaign finance investigation, United Press International has learned. According to congressional sources, the two prominent senators have written to Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, asking for hearings on the growing crisis of espionage failures at the FBI. The latest scandal involves a wealthy, 49-year-old California woman and major Republican...
  • Who will replace Connie Chung?

    03/26/2003 5:53:20 AM PST · by dcretiree · 44 replies · 373+ views
    Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | 3/26/03 | CAROLINE WILBERT
    CNN has canceled "Connie Chung Tonight," which was launched last summer and has been criticized for its tabloid style. The network offered host Connie Chung the opportunity to stay at the network in another capacity, but she declined, according to CNN spokesman Matt Furman. This is the second show that new CNN President Jim Walton has canceled as he moves the network toward a more serious, hard-news tone. He also recently canceled "Talk Back Live." "This is simply an effort to further distinguish ourselves in a crowded market," Furman said. For now, Chung's 8 p.m. time slot will air Iraq...
  • Woman in Simon Fraser harassment case is charged

    11/23/2002 12:16:44 AM PST · by TheMole · 2 replies · 2,343+ views
    National Post ^ | Nov. 22, 2002 | Ian Bailey
    VANCOUVER - A 28-year-old woman who once accused a swim coach at Simon Fraser University of harassment in a milestone case linked to the downfall of the school's president has herself been charged with criminally harassing a 52-year-old man. Rachel Marsden, a one-time assistant to TV news anchor Connie Chung, made a brief appearance yesterday in provincial court where her lawyer negotiated her release after a night in custody. A sombre Ms. Marsden agreed to terms that include the payment of $10,000 and agreements to not contact the alleged victim as well as members of his family. She is also...
  • Donahue ratings grim for MSNBC

    08/14/2002 7:35:46 AM PDT · by Temple Owl · 137 replies · 359+ views
    New York Daily News | 8-13-02 | n/a
    New York Daily News - http://www.nydailynews.comDonahue ratings grim for MSNBC Tuesday, August 13th, 2002 One month after launching a new prime-time lineup crowned by talk show veteran Phil Donahue, MSNBC is still struggling in the ratings and has seen "Donahue" get crushed by CNN's "Connie Chung Tonight."The mood at MSNBC has turned from hopeful to grim over the last four weeks, insiders said, as Donahue's ratings spiralled down, last week falling to 393,000 viewers from a start of 660,000 viewers. For the month, Chung beat Donahue by 44%. Both shows still lag far behind Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor."Donahue...
  • Chung Akward and Nervous in Debut - CNN falters again

    06/26/2002 11:16:08 AM PDT · by stromsfriend · 7 replies · 259+ views
    NY Post ^ | 6/25/02 | Adam Buckman
    <p>June 25, 2002 -- GOODNIGHT, Maury and Matthew? When Connie Chung said those words at the conclusion of her first show on CNN last night, the sound of my groaning could be heard a block away.</p> <p>Rule No. 1: Anchorwomen should not use their national news programs to bid "night night" to their husbands and young children.</p>
  • Connie Chung Debuts Prime - Time Show

    06/24/2002 10:00:08 PM PDT · by PianoMan · 7 replies · 292+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 6/24/02 | AP
    NEW YORK (AP) -- With a purposeful stride across her new studio toward the camera, Connie Chung opened a new era for CNN on Monday night with the debut of her prime-time news program. Chung was hired from ABC as part of CNN's strategy to develop news stars that can compete with cable news leader Fox News Channel. She's in the same time slot as Fox's biggest gun, Bill O'Reilly. ``I can promise you I'm not going to yell at you,'' Chung said. CNN built a new studio for Chung in midtown Manhattan, and she wore a burnt-orange suit to...
  • CNN's ticket out of Lucas land ...

    05/21/2002 6:42:07 AM PDT · by martin_fierro · 2 replies · 178+ views
    CNN's ticket out of Lucas land ... The day after CNN's Connie Chung did a live show from "Star Wars" auteur George Lucas' famed Skywalker Ranch, CNN was asked not to attend a "Star Wars: Attack of the Clones" press junket on the property. The Insider's tipsters said CNN was tossed off the ranch, but CNN says that's an exaggeration, that there was "no physical removal" of anyone, that there was a "conversation" and that "as conversations like that go, it was fairly cordial." The tipsters also say that what apparently rubbed Mr. Lucas the wrong way was that Ms....