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  1. russia investigation
    Erik Prince Suggests He Didn’t Lie, Congress Got ‘Transcript Wrong’Prince offered a weak excuse for failing to mention a relevant Trump Tower meeting during his House Testimony.
  2. Report: Blackwater Founder in Secret Talks for Trump With Putin AssociateAn explosive new report from the Washington Post alleges the shadowy founder of the Blackwater security firm held secret talks in the Seychelles.
  3. crimes and misdemeanors
    Blackwater Guards Sentenced for Killing Iraqis“I know for a fact that I will be exonerated, in this life and the next,” said one of the men.
  4. war in iraq
    4 Blackwater Guards Convicted of Shooting 31 People in IraqThe private contractors were found guilty in the 2007 rampage.
  5. horrible things
    Blackwater Manager Allegedly Threatened to Kill a State Department InvestigatorWeeks before Blackwater guards killed 17 Iraqi civilians.
  6. vulture lists
    Breaking Down Ten Great Medieval Battle ScenesHow did the  Game of Thrones episode “Blackwater” and Snow White and the Huntsman compare to Lord of the Rings, Braveheart and more?
  7. blackwater
    Blackwater Is Re-Branding AgainThe private military company will now be called Academi.
  8. the prince of darkness
    Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Will Implicate the Democrats in His MemoirLooks like George Bush wasn’t the only one approving Blackwater operations.
  9. blackwater
    Blackwater Paying Over $40 Million in Fines for Export ViolationsExporting weapons, that is.
  10. scary things
    CIA Outsourced Death Squads to BlackwaterBecause who wants to kill people when you can hire someone else to do it?
  11. gossipmonger
    Graydon Carter Never Gets Any CreditDavid Boies, Al Gore’s lawyer in his recount battle against Bush in 2000, may have taken on Blackwater CEO Erik Prince as a client. The 2008 Zagat’s says that the Waverly Inn is owned by “Grayson Carter.” Deepak Chopra likes telling bad jokes about the president. A random crowd outside the French Institute was invited to watch a screening of Tina Fey’s Baby Mama and enjoyed it. Vince Vaughn hung out at the Rose Bar and the Box on Saturday. Mariah Carey promoted her new perfume at Macy’s Herald Square. Fox Business Network is throwing a launch party tonight at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  12. early and often
    Clinton’s Blackwatergate: If You Thought Whitewatergate Was Bad…Will unsavory connections be the slow death of Hillary Clinton? The Democratic candidate, of course, has run a near-flawless campaign so far, forcing the press to obsess over her body instead of her platform, but the swarm of characters around Camp Hillary is beginning to look like a liability. First there was the twitchy fugitive fund-raiser Norman Hsu. Then one of her donors and Bill’s golfing buddies turned out to be mixed up in a scary cultlike organization. Now comes the word that Mark Penn, Hillary’s longest-serving adviser, also runs Burson-Marsteller, a company doing PR for the mercenaries of Blackwater.