: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Mark Zuckerberg testifies at Congress: Live video
    Apr10

    Mark Zuckerberg testifies at Congress: Live video

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is headed to Washington, where he’ll testify before a joint meeting of the Senate judiciary and Senate commerce, science, and transportation committees. You can watch a livestream of Zuckerberg’s testimony at 2:15 p.m. ET. In advance of his appearance, Zuckerberg released this prepared text: We face a...

    Competition keeps marijuana prices lower on ‘vice index’ of alcohol, drugs, cigarettes
    Apr10

    Competition keeps marijuana prices lower on ‘vice index’ of alcohol, drugs, cigarettes

    Interested in more coverage of the California marijuana industry? Head to TheCannifornian.com or subscribe to The Cannifornian newsletter to get cannabis-related news, features and more. The cost of maintaining a drugs, booze and cigarettes habit got a lot more expensive in the U.S. last year, rising the most of almost anywhere in the world, the...

    My Facebook Was Breached by Cambridge Analytica. Was Yours?
    Apr10

    My Facebook Was Breached by Cambridge Analytica. Was Yours?

    Facebook has begun to notify users who were affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach. If you or one of your friends installed the personality-quiz app “This Is Your Digital Life” prior to 2015, then some of your data illicitly made it to the servers of the voter-profiling company.If your data was ensnared in the breach, you’re not...

    Rio Tinto closely watching industry impact of U.S. sanctions on Russian rival
    Apr10

    Rio Tinto closely watching industry impact of U.S. sanctions on Russian rival

    MONTREAL — The head of Rio Tinto’s aluminum division said Tuesday he is closely watching the industry impact of U.S. sanctions on its Russian rival, Rusal, one of the world’s largest aluminum suppliers. The United States Treasury Department on Friday announced sanctions against seven leading Russian businessmen, 17 officials and a...

    One paragraph that explains just how bad Trumpworld’s legal trouble has gotten
    Apr10

    One paragraph that explains just how bad Trumpworld’s legal trouble has gotten

    A increasing number of Trump’s closest associates are under serious investigation by the FBI. Some have already pleaded guilty. A single paragraph from a New York Times story published on Monday night managed to illustrate just how much legal trouble the President of the United States, his family, and some of his closest associates have...

    FBI raid of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen’s room is just one of many scandals at the Regency Hotel
    Apr10

    FBI raid of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen’s room is just one of many scandals at the Regency Hotel

    It’s a funny little coincidence that when federal agents were raiding multiple locations linked to Donald Trump’s longterm lawyer, Michael Cohen, a scrum of reporters were already waiting outside one of the search sites, New York’s Loews Regency Hotel. But they apparently missed the main event. The reporters were looking for...

    The past 24 hours of dangerous Trump-Russia news, explained
    Apr10

    The past 24 hours of dangerous Trump-Russia news, explained

    The Mueller investigation just got red-hot. The FBI raided the office and hotel room of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer on Monday as part of a fraud and campaign finance investigation. Hours later, Trump called the raid an “attack on our country” and speculated that “we’ll see what happens” when asked if he planned to fire...

    Mueller probing $150K donation to Trump from Ukrainian billionaire who gave millions to Clintons
    Apr10

    Mueller probing $150K donation to Trump from Ukrainian billionaire who gave millions to Clintons

    FBI special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly investigating a $150,000 payment from a Ukrainian billionaire to President Donald Trump’s foundation in 2015, according to the New York Times. That same Ukrainian man, steel magnate Victor Pinchuk, has donated millions of dollars to Bill and Hillary Clinton’s foundation over the years....

    Rio Tinto Aluminum CEO hopes ‘common sense’ will prevail on trade actions
    Apr10

    Rio Tinto Aluminum CEO hopes ‘common sense’ will prevail on trade actions

    MONTREAL — The head of Rio Tinto’s aluminum division says he expects “common sense” will prevail regarding Canada’s tariff exemption by the U.S. and a potential trade battle with China. Alf Barrios says he hopes the U.S. administration will not end the steel and aluminum tariff exemption for Canada that is set to expire...

    Search warrant reveals Mueller’s interest in Manafort’s actions during Trump campaign
    Apr10

    Search warrant reveals Mueller’s interest in Manafort’s actions during Trump campaign

    Watch Video WASHINGTON DC — Search warrant documents used by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators reveal how agents zeroed in on potential criminal activity related to New Britain native Paul Manafort’s time as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. The documents, used to obtain a search warrant in building the case against...