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    Trump campaign consultants allegedly caught bragging about crooked tactics
    Mar19

    Trump campaign consultants allegedly caught bragging about crooked tactics

    The data-analysis company that did work for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign bragged about going to crooked lengths — including using Ukrainian sex workers, cash bribes and fake IDs — to secretly swing elections, according to a report Monday. Alexander Nix, the chief executive of Cambridge Analytica, was caught on tape boasting to an...

    Q&A: What Putin’s Re-Election Means
    Mar19

    Q&A: What Putin’s Re-Election Means

    Russia held its presidential election on Sunday, with President Vladimir Putin emerging the clear victor. He is now slated to begin a new, six-year term that will take him well into his third decade as head of state. The Daily Signal sat down with Alexis Mrachek of The Heritage Foundation to discuss Sunday’s election and what it means for...

    Facebook Rocked By Data Breach Scandal As Investigations Loom
    Mar19

    Facebook Rocked By Data Breach Scandal As Investigations Loom

    In this file photo taken on May 17, 2012, a Facebook logo is seen through the windows of the NASDAQ stock exchange as people walk by on Times Square in New York. Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP Facebook shares plunged Monday as the social media giant faced an onslaught of criticism at home and abroad over revelations that a firm working for Donald...

    Reelected Putin tells West — I do not want arms race
    Mar19

    Reelected Putin tells West — I do not want arms race

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a softer tone towards the West on Monday after winning his biggest ever election victory, saying he had no desire for an arms race and would do everything he could to resolve differences with other countries. Putin’s victory, which comes at a time when his relations with the West are on a...

    What The World Is Saying About Putin’s Re-Election
    Mar19

    What The World Is Saying About Putin’s Re-Election

    Presidential candidate, President Vladimir Putin speaks as he meets with confidants at his campaign headquarters in Moscow on March 18, 2018.Yuri KADOBNOV / AFP China was the first world power to react on Monday to Russian strongman Vladimir Putin’s re-election, vowing to push ties to a “higher level”, but Germany questioned the fairness of...

    Ukraine foreign minister urges tougher Russia action, World Cup boycott
    Mar19

    Ukraine foreign minister urges tougher Russia action, World Cup boycott

    The UK nerve agent attack shows Russia has no “red lines” anymore, says Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin. In an interview with DW, he contends that Moscow’s aggression against Kyiv could happen anywhere now. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine foreign minister urges tougher Russia action, World Cup boycott
    Mar19

    Ukraine foreign minister urges tougher Russia action, World Cup boycott

    The UK nerve agent attack shows Russia has no “red lines” anymore, says Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin. In an interview with DW, he contends that Moscow’s aggression against Kyiv could happen anywhere now. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Egypt reign as darling of emerging market debt is nearing end
    Mar19

    Egypt reign as darling of emerging market debt is nearing end

    Egypt is losing ground as a top haven for emerging market debt investors, and interest rate cuts could make its short-term treasuries less attractive to foreign buyers in coming months, a report by CI Capital Asset Management said yesterday.Egypt last year emerged as one of the world’s hottest destinations for portfolio investors after its...

    FAQ: What’s up with Cambridge Analytica and Facebook?
    Mar19

    FAQ: What’s up with Cambridge Analytica and Facebook?

    By Philip Bump | Washington Post Late on Friday, Facebook made an unexpected announcement: The data firm Cambridge Analytica, hyped as integral to President Donald Trump’s election, was suspended from the social network for using data collected improperly from Facebook users. Start your day with the news you need from the Bay Area and...

    Don’t expect a fourth term to make Putin any friendlier to the west
    Mar19

    Don’t expect a fourth term to make Putin any friendlier to the west

    Vladimir Putin scored a resounding victory in Russia’s presidential election Sunday, and his campaign spokesman welcomed the good news by thanking an unlikely helper: the nation of Britain, which had spent the last week publicly accusing Moscow of poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil with a chemical weapon. All that drama...