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Donald Trump 2016 campaign chief Paul Manafort expected to plead guilty in deal with special counsel Robert Mueller
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Donald Trump 2016 campaign chief Paul Manafort expected to plead guilty in deal with special counsel Robert Mueller

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is expected to plead guilty to federal charges as part of a deal with the special counsel Robert Mueller's office. A court filing Friday shows a plea hearing is set for later Friday morning.

US midterm election 2018 trends: White, college educated voters dragging Donald Trump ratings down; more voters susceptible to shifts in national politics
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US midterm election 2018 trends: White, college educated voters dragging Donald Trump ratings down; more voters susceptible to shifts in national politics

Voters who matter most to Donald Trump are the ones pulling his approval numbers down and voters in at least 25 American states out of a total 50 states are more susceptible to changes in national politics with exactly two months to go for midterm elections 2018, two recent polls by FiveThirtyEight and The Economist are showing.

Donald Trump okays sanctions against foreigners who meddle in US elections; aides keen to underline that 'it's something he cares deeply about'
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Donald Trump okays sanctions against foreigners who meddle in US elections; aides keen to underline that 'it's something he cares deeply about'

US president Donald Trump is signing an executive order authorizing sanctions against foreigners who meddle in U.S. elections. Trump has drawn widespread criticism for not taking threats to the U.S. electoral system seriously enough, particularly Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race.

Barack Obama blasts Donald Trump ahead of midterm elections: 'Appealing to tribe, fear, pitting one group against another - that's an old playbook, it won't work'
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Barack Obama blasts Donald Trump ahead of midterm elections: 'Appealing to tribe, fear, pitting one group against another - that's an old playbook, it won't work'

Former US President Barack Obama issued a scorching critique of his successor Friday, blasting US President Donald Trump's pattern of pressuring the Justice Department, his policies and reminding voters that the economic recovery — one of Trump's favorite talking points — began on his watch.

Tell-all book 'Fear' sets up Donald Trump-Bob Woodward clash of titans as White House heavyweights scurry for cover
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Tell-all book 'Fear' sets up Donald Trump-Bob Woodward clash of titans as White House heavyweights scurry for cover

It's not clear whether US President Donald Trump has much to fear from "Fear" itself. But the book of that name has set off a yes-no war between author Bob Woodward and the president, using all the assets they can muster.

Facebook and Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion in US Senate Intelligence Committee hearing; Jack Dorsey says he's scrubbing '200% more accounts'
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Facebook and Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion in US Senate Intelligence Committee hearing; Jack Dorsey says he's scrubbing '200% more accounts'

Facebook and Twitter executives pledged on Wednesday to better protect their social media platforms in the 2018 elections and beyond, and told Congress of aggressive efforts to root out foreign intrusions aimed at sowing divisions in American democracy.

'Up all night': Donald Trump is unraveling after the Cohen bombshell and it's looking far too much like Nixon's final days
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'Up all night': Donald Trump is unraveling after the Cohen bombshell and it's looking far too much like Nixon's final days

If someone were to write a book on how the end of this Presidency began, it would start with Trump tweeting, in all CAPS, at 1 in the morning after Cohen’s guilty plea. It’s looking more and more like the last days of Nixon, when he grew lonely and isolated and the walls closed in.

After the Michael Cohen bombshell comes this: National Enquirer hid in a safe damaging Trump stories it killed, hush money payments
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After the Michael Cohen bombshell comes this: National Enquirer hid in a safe damaging Trump stories it killed, hush money payments

The National Enquirer kept a safe containing documents on hush money payments and other damaging stories it killed as part of its cozy relationship with Donald Trump leading up to the 2016 presidential election, people familiar with the arrangement told The Associated Press.

US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump faces real political threats from fixers, foes, women with lawsuits and tapes
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US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump faces real political threats from fixers, foes, women with lawsuits and tapes

The Russia probe. His former lawyer's records — and memory. Two women with lawsuits. A third with tapes. US president Donald Trump is facing real political threats following one electrifying hour Tuesday that brought a plea deal by his onetime lawyer, Michael Cohen, and the conviction of Paul Manafort, the former chairman of the his 2016 presidential campaign.

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Donald Trump text messages; US President asks if this means end of Russia probe
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FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Donald Trump text messages; US President asks if this means end of Russia probe

The FBI has fired a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation over text messages criticizing US President Donald Trump.

US midterm elections: Stung by womens' uprising, men scramble to seek refuge in Donald Trump's party
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US midterm elections: Stung by womens' uprising, men scramble to seek refuge in Donald Trump's party

Two prominent data patterns have emerged in the run up to the November midterms in the United States - men are sticking with the Republican party and women are leaning Democratic at a higher rate than men do. The latter is no surprise, that pattern has held for decades; the first one is more striking and has roots in a perceived or real threat to white/ male dominance, says exciting new research informed by the debris left behind by the 2016 US elections.

Donald Trump says he holds Vladimir Putin 'personally responsible' for Russian meddling in US presidential elections
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Donald Trump says he holds Vladimir Putin 'personally responsible' for Russian meddling in US presidential elections

US President Donald Trump on Thursday said that he holds his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin personally responsible for the alleged meddling into the 2016 general elections

12 Russian intelligence officers charged with hacking Democratic party computer networks during US 2016 election
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12 Russian intelligence officers charged with hacking Democratic party computer networks during US 2016 election

The US Justice Department announced charges Friday against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election.

Mike Pompeo says US 'will not tolerate' Russian interference in 2018 midterm elections
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Mike Pompeo says US 'will not tolerate' Russian interference in 2018 midterm elections

Pompeo told the House Foreign Affairs Committee that the administration will take "appropriate countermeasures" to fight what he called "continued efforts" by Russia to meddle in November's vote. He did not elaborate on the Russian interference or say what the countermeasures would be but said there was much more work to be done to stop Russia's efforts.

Russia trying to interfere in 2018 midterm elections, top US officials warn Congress
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Russia trying to interfere in 2018 midterm elections, top US officials warn Congress

Senior Trump administration officials warned Congress on Tuesday of ongoing efforts by Russia to interfere in the 2018 midterm congressional elections as the federal government prepares to hand out $380 million in election security funding to states.

Mark Zuckerberg testimony Day 2: Regulation of social media firms 'inevitable'
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Mark Zuckerberg testimony Day 2: Regulation of social media firms 'inevitable'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told US Congress Wednesday on the second day of his testimony on the worst privacy debacle in the company's history that it is "inevitable" there will be regulation of the social media industry and also disclosed to lawmakers that his own data was included in the personal information sold to malicious third parties.

Mark Zuckerberg on Day 2 testimony says his personal data too was sold to 'malicious third parties'
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Mark Zuckerberg on Day 2 testimony says his personal data too was sold to 'malicious third parties'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is telling US lawmakers during his testimony on the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal that his Facebook data was included in the personal information sold to "malicious third parties".

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Day 2 testimony in US Congress will be another long drawn apology session
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Day 2 testimony in US Congress will be another long drawn apology session

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg returns to US Congress Wednesday a day after a five hour grilling from the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees who accused him of failing to protect the personal information of millions of Americans from Russians intent on upsetting the U.S. election.

Mark Zuckerberg testimony in US Congress: Facebook CEO grilled for 5 hours, says he's open to regulation
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Mark Zuckerberg testimony in US Congress: Facebook CEO grilled for 5 hours, says he's open to regulation

Zuckerberg began a two-day congressional inquisition with a public apology for the privacy scandal that has shaken the social media giant he founded more than a decade ago. He took responsibility for failing to prevent Cambridge Analytica, a firm affiliated with Donald Trump's presidential campaign, from gathering personal information from 87 million users to try to influence elections.