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Russia is not only country with eye on US 2020 polls, say officials; experts fear spread of disinformation, breach of voter databases from China, Iran
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Russia is not only country with eye on US 2020 polls, say officials; experts fear spread of disinformation, breach of voter databases from China, Iran

Russia interfered in the 2016 election and may try to sway next year’s vote as well. But it’s not the only nation with an eye on US politics.

Protestors carry inflatable angry emoji to greet Facebook shareholders at their annual meeting
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Protestors carry inflatable angry emoji to greet Facebook shareholders at their annual meeting

Facebook has come under fire over Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Donald Trump Jr has agreed to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee in Russian meddling probe, claim US media
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Donald Trump Jr has agreed to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee in Russian meddling probe, claim US media

Seeking to complete their own report on Russian election interference, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr risked the wrath of the White House and his Republican party by issuing a subpoena for Donald Jr.

Whose 'nude selfie' could be US ‘national security’ concern? The Robert Mueller probe mystery deepens
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Whose 'nude selfie' could be US ‘national security’ concern? The Robert Mueller probe mystery deepens

There’s a nude selfie that’s turned up in the headlines surrounding the Robert Mueller investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the US elections in 2016 and the special counsel is citing “national security” concerns in not revealing the identity of the person in the photograph.

Facebook's Sandberg claims she was unaware of PR firm's campaign in US elections
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Facebook's Sandberg claims she was unaware of PR firm's campaign in US elections

Sheryl Sandberg also explained that she was not aware of the hired PR firms' scope of work.

Mueller probe into Russian meddling in US elections: New York Times, CNN, Politico, AP seek access to records
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Mueller probe into Russian meddling in US elections: New York Times, CNN, Politico, AP seek access to records

A news media coalition is asking specifically for transcripts of hearings in the ongoing prosecution of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as well as access to sealed search warrant applications filed by investigators.

Donald Trump highlights tweet of Facebook executive, to dismiss claims of Russian hand in the US presidential election campaign
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Donald Trump highlights tweet of Facebook executive, to dismiss claims of Russian hand in the US presidential election campaign

"The Fake News Media never fails. Hard to ignore this fact from the Vice President of Facebook Ads, Rob Goldman!" Trump said in a tweet on Saturday.

Facebook says social media's benefits for democracy are not guaranteed; admits it was slow to respond to 2016 US election crisis
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Facebook says social media's benefits for democracy are not guaranteed; admits it was slow to respond to 2016 US election crisis

“I wish I could guarantee that the positives are destined to outweigh the negatives, but I can‘t,” Samidh Chakrabarti, a Facebook product manager

Kaspersky founder says that he would quit Russia if its intelligence asked him to spy for them
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Kaspersky founder says that he would quit Russia if its intelligence asked him to spy for them

Kaspersky said his company had faced a “tsunami” of media reports and statements from the U.S. government which he said were misleading and unfounded.

Donald Trump says Vladimir Putin told him that 'he didn't meddle' in US elections and felt 'very insulted' over allegations
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Donald Trump says Vladimir Putin told him that 'he didn't meddle' in US elections and felt 'very insulted' over allegations

Donald Trump on Saturday said Vladimir Putin told him that "he didn't meddle" in US elections that propelled billionaire former reality star to White House

Social media gaints to send their representatives for the hearing on Russian involvement in 2016 elections
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Social media gaints to send their representatives for the hearing on Russian involvement in 2016 elections

The ads, which Facebook said were traced to a Russian internet agency, focused on divisive political messages, including LGBT issues, and gun rights.

Donald Trump is losing public support as approval ratings drop to 36%
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Donald Trump is losing public support as approval ratings drop to 36%

Public support for President Donald Trump is dropping, as he faces multiple setbacks over his stalled agenda and efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Vladimir Putin says US elections may be hacked by 'patriotic' individuals to avenge 'Russo-phobic hysteria'
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Vladimir Putin says US elections may be hacked by 'patriotic' individuals to avenge 'Russo-phobic hysteria'

President Vladimir Putin acknowledged that some "patriotic" individuals may have engaged in hacking, but Russia as a country has never done it, and he pledged Thursday to wait out US political battles to forge constructive ties with President Donald Trump.

FBI director James Comey confirms probe into links between Donald Trump and Russia
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FBI director James Comey confirms probe into links between Donald Trump and Russia

FBI Director James Comey confirmed Monday that the bureau is investigating possible links and coordination between Russia and associates of President Donald Trump.