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    Trump had a chummy call with Putin and didn’t mention the poisoned spy
    Mar20

    Trump had a chummy call with Putin and didn’t mention the poisoned spy

    U.S. President Donald Trump called Vladimir Putin to congratulate the Russian leader on his victory in Sunday’s presidential election and discuss setting up a face-to-face meeting, both the Kremlin and the White House said Tuesday, despite reports of widespread irregularities in the Russian vote. The call — which the Kremlin described as...

    White House Confirms Trump-Putin Phone Call
    Mar20

    White House Confirms Trump-Putin Phone Call

    A White House official confirms U.S. President Trump talked to newly re-elected Russian President Vladimir Putin by phone Tuesday morning, but did not offer details. According to an official statement by the Kremlin on Tuesday, Trump “congratulated” Putin on his re-election victory. The two also discussed the importance of working...

    Kremlin: Trump congratulates Putin on re-election

    By Anton Troianovski | Washington Post MOSCOW – President Donald Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election victory in a phone call on Tuesday, the Kremlin said. The White House confirmed that the call took place but had no immediate comment on the Kremlin’s characterization of it. Some world leaders have...

    Exclusive: Russia Secretly Helped Venezuela Launch a Cryptocurrency to Evade U.S. Sanctions
    Mar20

    Exclusive: Russia Secretly Helped Venezuela Launch a Cryptocurrency to Evade U.S. Sanctions

    President Donald Trump may not have realized on Monday that his executive order would step on Russia’s toes. Its official target was Venezuela, specifically the country’s plan to create the world’s first state-backed cryptocurrency, the petro, which went on sale Tuesday. But behind the scenes, the petro was in fact a...

    Election Day in Pro-Russia Crimea
    Mar20

    Election Day in Pro-Russia Crimea

    Joshua Yaffa reports from Election Day in Crimea, a recently annexed Russian territory where support for President Vladimir Putin remains despite crackdowns on free speech. …read more Source: The New...

    The Latest: Trump calls Putin on re-election victory
    Mar20

    The Latest: Trump calls Putin on re-election victory

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s re-election (all times local): 6:45 p.m. The Kremlin says U.S. President Donald Trump has called Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on re-election. The Kremlin said in a statement that the two presidents also spoke Tuesday about the need to coordinate efforts...

    Facebook may have broken state and federal law in Cambridge Analytica data share
    Mar20

    Facebook may have broken state and federal law in Cambridge Analytica data share

    The Federal Trade Commission and several state attorneys general have begun probing whether Facebook violated any federal regulations or state privacy laws in their dealings with the campaign consultant group Cambridge Analytica, which Donald Trump’s presidential campaign paid $5.9 million during the 2016 race. Facebook faces potential...

    The NSA Worked to “Track Down” Bitcoin Users, Snowden Documents Reveal
    Mar20

    The NSA Worked to “Track Down” Bitcoin Users, Snowden Documents Reveal

    Internet paranoiacs drawn to Bitcoin have long indulged fantasies of American spies subverting the booming, controversial digital currency. Increasingly popular among get-rich-quick speculators, Bitcoin started out as a high-minded project to make financial transactions public and mathematically verifiable — while also offering discretion....

    ‘Astonishing’ Facebook Intervention Could Have Compromised Cambridge Analytica Evidence, Says U.K.
    Mar20

    ‘Astonishing’ Facebook Intervention Could Have Compromised Cambridge Analytica Evidence, Says U.K.

    Facebook has been plunged into crisis over the allegations that Cambridge Analytica misused data from more than 50 million people to help elect Donald Trump. Nearly $40 billion was wiped off Facebook’s market value Monday, an emergency at The Daily Beast. …read more Source: The Daily...

    The U.K. government is going after Cambridge Analytica’s data
    Mar20

    The U.K. government is going after Cambridge Analytica’s data

    The U.K.’s data chief is seeking an urgent warrant to access the computers and servers of Cambridge Analytica, according to reports Tuesday. The news came hours after Elizabeth Denham, the U.K.’s Information Commissioner, ordered Facebook to stand down its own probe into the company over fears data may be deleted. Denham is seeking a...