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Meet Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Russian Oligarch Indicted in U.S. Election Interference

“The Americans are very impressionable people; they see what they want to see,” the Russian state news agency Ria Novosti quoted Mr. Prigozhin as saying on Friday. “I have a lot of respect for them. I am not upset at ...

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Russian opposition leader arrested amid election protests

Protesters gathered across Russia Sunday to support opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s call to boycott the March presidential election, and Navalny himself was arrested while walking to the Moscow demonstration. Many of the crowds that turned out in generally frigid weather ...

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Charles Barkley rips Roy Moore at last-minute Ala. election rally

The deep divisions between Democrats and Republicans were on full display Monday night as Alabama Senate candidates Doug Jones and Roy Moore hosted last-minute rallies to court voters on the fence about an election that has taken on national significance ...

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Trump says Putin again denied interfering in 2016 U.S. election

President Trump said Saturday he believes Vladimir Putin’s denials about Moscow meddling in the U.S. presidential election, calling claims to the contrary politically motivated “hit job(s)” that are putting lives at risk. “He says he didn’t meddle. I asked him ...

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Colbert mocks Trump Jr. for telling voters election is 'tomorrow'

Stephen Colbert needled Donald Trump Jr. for an “oopsie” after the President?s son spent Election Day with strange get out the vote efforts. The late night host recounted that the current head of the Trump Organization seemed to have posted ...

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Tech Executives Are Contrite About Election Meddling, but Make Few Promises on Capitol Hill

Since then, the company has scrambled to appease lawmakers by promising to hire more than 1,000 people to manually review political ad purchases and to make public the funding behind those ads. Video How Russian Bots and Trolls Invade Our ...

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Nikki Haley calls Russia election meddling ‘warfare'

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations called Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 election “warfare” on Thursday — wording that President Trump repeatedly has shied away from. Nikki Haley blasted Russia’s efforts to “sow chaos” in elections across the world ...

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The Shift: We Asked Facebook 12 Questions About the Election, and Got 5 Answers

Alex Stamos, chief security officer, Facebook: In our April white paper, “Information Operations and Facebook,” we described the activity that we detected from a sophisticated threat actor that was spreading stolen information about specific political targets in the run-up to ...

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Google Finds Accounts Connected to Russia Bought Election Ads

The ads appeared mainly alongside Google’s search results or on websites that use Google ads outside the search company’s own sites. It was not clear whether the ads appeared on YouTube or the Gmail email service, the person said. There ...

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Google Prepares to Brief Congress on Its Role in Election

Mark Warner, Democrat of Virginia and vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, sharply criticized Twitter for not aggressively investigating its own systems to provide a more complete picture of Russian activities. The sharp rebuke of Twitter came after Facebook’s ...

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