Anonymous Source Tracker


Cruise Ship Catches Fire While Crew Was Busy Loading Lifeboats ...
One crew member, who did not want to be named, told the website the situation was “very hectic because many crew members were on the lifeboat loading ...

Newsweek    April 17, 2019

Kushner's Middle East Peace Deal Asks All Sides to Compromise ...
Kushner said everyone should keep an “open mind” about the plan before it is released, Reuters reported based on an anonymous source. He also said that the ...

Newsweek    April 17, 2019

Ivanka Trump 'Likes' Melania 'Fine' Because She Didn't Cause ...
An anonymous source told The Atlantic that Ivanka Trump and Melania Trump do not have an “affectionate” relationship but share a “desire to be mutually ...

Newsweek    April 12, 2019

William Barr Is Redefining What 'Spying' Means
A person close to Barr told The New York Times on background that the attorney general didn't see a distinction between the terms “spying” and “surveillance,” ...

Newsweek    April 11, 2019

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