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Donald Trump ally, Roger Stone, gets 40 months in prison for impeding US congressional probe into 2016 presidential election
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Donald Trump ally, Roger Stone, gets 40 months in prison for impeding US congressional probe into 2016 presidential election

Stone was convicted in November, 2019, on all seven counts of an indictment that accused him of lying to the Congress, tampering with a witness and obstructing the House investigation into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia to tip the 2016 election.

Donald Trump cleared of collusion charges with Russia, but Robert Mueller offers no answer on whether US president obstructed justice
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Donald Trump cleared of collusion charges with Russia, but Robert Mueller offers no answer on whether US president obstructed justice

When it comes to whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, special counsel Robert Mueller drew no conclusion at all. That put the obstruction question in the hands of Attorney General William Barr and his deputy. They found there wasn't enough evidence to prove Trump had committed that crime.

Mueller report found no proof Trump campaign conspired with Russia: Robert Mueller, the invisible prosecutor who investigated US President
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Mueller report found no proof Trump campaign conspired with Russia: Robert Mueller, the invisible prosecutor who investigated US President

As a prosecutor, Robert Mueller took on violent Hells Angels, mob bosses and foreign spies. At the end of his career, he was tasked with hunting the biggest target of all: the president of the United States

On back foot, Democrats demand release of full Mueller report on Russian interference in 2016 polls, says doesn't exonerate Donald Trump
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On back foot, Democrats demand release of full Mueller report on Russian interference in 2016 polls, says doesn't exonerate Donald Trump

Top congressional Democrats said Sunday it was "urgent" that the full report on Russian interference in the 2016 US election be publicly released, stressing it does not exonerate Donald Trump.

With Robert Mueller report looming, new US attorney-general William Barr faces decision on going public with findings
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With Robert Mueller report looming, new US attorney-general William Barr faces decision on going public with findings

Robert Mueller is required to produce a confidential report to William Barr that explains his decisions to pursue or decline prosecutions. That could be as simple as a bullet point list or as fulsome as a report running hundreds of pages. Barr will then have to decide how much of Mueller's findings should be disclosed to the public.

Confidential evidence from Robert Mueller's Russia probe used in disinformation campaign, say US federal prosecutors
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Confidential evidence from Robert Mueller's Russia probe used in disinformation campaign, say US federal prosecutors

The evidence in the Russia probe had been handed over to defence attorneys for Concord Management and Consulting LLC, a Russian company that special counsel Robert Mueller has charged with financing efforts to meddle in the 2016 US presidential election.

'Most insulting': Donald Trump furious over report on FBI probe into his possible ties with Russia
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'Most insulting': Donald Trump furious over report on FBI probe into his possible ties with Russia

Trump tweeted early Saturday that the report showed that the FBI leadership "opened up an investigation on me, for no reason and with no proof" after he had fired Comey.

People over 65, conservatives shared more Facebook fakery than youngsters in 2016
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People over 65, conservatives shared more Facebook fakery than youngsters in 2016

They shared about seven times more fake news on the social media site than younger adults.

Former exec says Facebook wasn't alone in handling Russian trolls in 2016
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Former exec says Facebook wasn't alone in handling Russian trolls in 2016

Stamos says that the US must ‘come together to protect’ the democracy from misinformation.

CBI writes to Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and GSR  in data breach case
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CBI writes to Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and GSR in data breach case

Cambridge Analytica declared bankruptcy after using personal information of 87 million Facebook users.

Russian Twitter bots and trolls spread false information about vaccines: Study
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Russian Twitter bots and trolls spread false information about vaccines: Study

The Twitter bots and trolls used tactics similar to those at work during the 2016 US elections.

Paul Manafort, former campaign chairman of Donald Trump, found guilty of eight financial crimes
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Paul Manafort, former campaign chairman of Donald Trump, found guilty of eight financial crimes

Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump's successful presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes

Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin summit: Politicians, analysts unite to slam US president for 'treacherous' remarks
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Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin summit: Politicians, analysts unite to slam US president for 'treacherous' remarks

President Donald Trump faced political outrage in the US for not backing intelligence claims that Russia interfered in the 2016 US presidential election, following the Helsinki summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin

US National Security Advisor John Bolton to meet Russia's top diplomat on Wednesday; Trump-Putin meet on agenda
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US National Security Advisor John Bolton to meet Russia's top diplomat on Wednesday; Trump-Putin meet on agenda

Trump-Putin meet will follow US National Security Advisor John Bolton's trip to Moscow on Wednesday. Bolton will be meeting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to discuss the meeting between two presidents.

Former Cambridge Analytica boss admits to receiving Facebook data from researcher
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Former Cambridge Analytica boss admits to receiving Facebook data from researcher

Cambridge Analytica said after the film was broadcast by Channel 4 television in March that the comments did not “represent the values or operations of the firm.”

Donald Trump admits reimbursing lawyer Michael Cohen $130,000 for hush-money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels
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Donald Trump admits reimbursing lawyer Michael Cohen $130,000 for hush-money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels

Trump tweeted that his personal lawyer Michael Cohen used a retainer to pay off Stormy Daniels, who claims to have had sexual relations with the now president.

Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data row: Political vision of politicians needs to be steered by people, not mathematical algorithms
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Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data row: Political vision of politicians needs to be steered by people, not mathematical algorithms

Even though the process of manipulating the political narrative during elections is not something new, there is something sinister about for-profit organisations and foreign agents using data technologies to disrupt democratic norms.

Stormy Daniels appears on CBS 60 Minutes: Was threatened to stay silent about fling with Donald Trump, says porn star
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Stormy Daniels appears on CBS 60 Minutes: Was threatened to stay silent about fling with Donald Trump, says porn star

She is seeking to be released from a non-disclosure agreement she signed 11 days before the 2016 presidential election that brought Trump to power, for which she was paid $130,000

Robert Mueller examining ties between Cambridge Analytica and Donald Trump's campaign after alleged data breach
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Robert Mueller examining ties between Cambridge Analytica and Donald Trump's campaign after alleged data breach

Mueller's investigators have asked former campaign officials about the Trump campaign's data operations, particularly about how it collected and utilised voter data in battleground states

Social media companies face a big challenge to prevent meddling in US elections: Report
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Social media companies face a big challenge to prevent meddling in US elections: Report

US spy agencies have said Russia would try to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections, again by using social media to spread propaganda.