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    Trump congratulated Putin after advisers wrote “DO NOT CONGRATULATE” in all caps on his briefing materials
    Mar21

    Trump congratulated Putin after advisers wrote “DO NOT CONGRATULATE” in all caps on his briefing materials

    President Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on winning the Russian election, despite national security advisers writing “DO NOT CONGRATULATE” in all caps on the briefing materials, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. Trump not only ignored these instructions, the paper reports, but also ignored advice to bring up the nerve...

    Zuckerberg Asked to Testify in UK; Data Firm’s CEO Suspended
    Mar21

    Zuckerberg Asked to Testify in UK; Data Firm’s CEO Suspended

    A British parliamentary committee on Tuesday summoned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions as authorities stepped up efforts to determine if the personal data of social-media users has been used improperly to influence elections. The request comes amid allegations that a data-mining firm based in the U.K. used information from more...

    US-Russia Tensions Not Felt in Space
    Mar21

    US-Russia Tensions Not Felt in Space

    Despite tensions, sanctions and recriminations between the United States and Russia, two American astronauts will join a Russian cosmonaut blasting off Wednesday from Kazakhstan for the International Space Station. Even when things get nasty between the two countries, experts say the space program rarely suffers. The United States has depended...

    We Now Know How Russia’s New Avangard Hypersonic Boost-Glide Weapon Will Launch
    Mar21

    We Now Know How Russia’s New Avangard Hypersonic Boost-Glide Weapon Will Launch

    Dave Majumdar Security, Everything we know so far. Russia will apparently use surplus UR-100UTTKh (NATO: SS-19 Stiletto) and the RS-28 Sarmat liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) as the launch vehicle for its Avangard hypersonic boost-glide weapon. The new weapons will initially be deployed onboard UR-100UTTKn missiles that...

    Trump was warned not to congratulate Putin. He congratulated Putin.
    Mar21

    Trump was warned not to congratulate Putin. He congratulated Putin.

    By Carol D. Leonnig, David Nakamura and Josh Dawsey | Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump did not follow specific warnings from his national security advisers when he congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday on his reelection, including a section in his briefing materials in all-capital letters stating “DO NOT...

    Zuckerberg asked to testify about data usage
    Mar21

    Zuckerberg asked to testify about data usage

    By Danica Kirka and Gregory Katz | Associated Press LONDON — Leading Democrats in the Senate are asking Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear and answer questions about the how personal data is used by the company. Earlier Tuesday, the chairman of the U.K. parliamentary media committee, Damian Collins, said his group has repeatedly asked...

    Cambridge Analytica Is Proud That It Swayed and Corrupted Elections Across the Globe
    Mar20

    Cambridge Analytica Is Proud That It Swayed and Corrupted Elections Across the Globe

    It would be a dangerous mistake to assume that the United States was the data analytics firm’s only target. Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm based in the United Kingdom, has been a topic of heated debate in data science for a while. Now the consulting firm has gained a fresh wave of heightened notoriety after one of its previous...

    Donald Trump says he’ll likely meet soon with Vladimir Putin
    Mar20

    Donald Trump says he’ll likely meet soon with Vladimir Putin

    President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will soon meet with Russian President Vladmir Putin to “discuss the arms race,” Syria, Ukraine and North Korea. …read more Source: United Press...

    Trump congratulates Putin on ‘sham’ re-election
    Mar20

    Trump congratulates Putin on ‘sham’ re-election

    President Donald Trump congratulated Vladimir Putin on the Russian president’s Sunday election victory, and predicted the two men will soon meet in person—but did not raise the subjects of Russian cyber-aggression or the recent nerve agent attack on British soil widely attributed to Moscow. “We had a very good call and I suspect that...

    Mark Zuckerberg Asked to Testify as Cambridge Analytica Suspends CEO
    Mar20

    Mark Zuckerberg Asked to Testify as Cambridge Analytica Suspends CEO

    (LONDON) — A British parliamentary committee on Tuesday summoned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions as authorities stepped up efforts to determine if the personal data of social media users has been used improperly to influence elections. The request comes amid allegations that a data mining firm based in the U.K used information...