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How US Law Harms the Fight Against Disinformation

This post was co-authored by Jill Goldenziel and Manal Cheema. The post reflects the personal views of the authors and not of any arm of the U.S. government. As candidates gear up for the 2020 election, disinformation campaigns are gearing up faster .   Even before the 2016 election and the 2018 midterms , the United States has been grappling with its response to foreign disinformation campaigns that threaten to undermine the U.S. electoral process. They are perpetrated not on...
Tags: Facebook, Supreme Court, Russia, Court, Joe Biden, Iran, United States, State Department, Kennedy, Branding, Trump, U S Supreme Court, Robert Jackson, U S government, First the Supreme Court, Jill Goldenziel


US election 2020: Sanders 'told of Russian effort to aid his campaign'

The Democratic senator denounces reported efforts by Russia to assist his presidential campaign.
Tags: News, Russia, US, Sanders


Cripple the Intelligence Agencies? Not Smart

What happens when intelligence officials warn that Russia is meddling in American politics again? Donald Trump gets mad — at the intelligence officials.
Tags: News, Russia, Donald Trump, Richard, Trump, Maguire, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, House Committee on Intelligence, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Espionage and Intelligence Services, Presidential Election of 2020, Intelligence Agencies, Grenell, Joseph (1952-


Russia Seeks To Help Bernie Sanders And Donald Trump. Only Trump Is Helping Russia.

“My message to Putin is clear: stay out of American elections," Sanders said after news surfaced of new interference.
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Russia Wants To Help Bernie Sanders And Donald Trump. Only Trump Is Helping Russia.

“My message to Putin is clear: stay out of American elections," Sanders said after news surfaced of new interference.
Tags: News, Putin, Russia, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Sanders


Bernie Sanders denounces Russia's reported efforts to aid his campaign – as it happened

Frontrunner condemns interference and says: ‘Unlike Trump, I do not consider Vladimir Putin a good friend. He is an autocratic thug’Help us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 1.14am GMT That does it for me here on the west coast as we close out the blog after a busy afternoon. Let’s take a quick look back at some of the day’s biggest news items:“He is an autocratic thug,” Sanders said of the Russian leader.Check out my colleagues Joan’s latest story to read mor...
Tags: Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, Elizabeth Warren, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Afghanistan, Atlantic, US politics, South and Central Asia, Amy Klobuchar, Las Vegas, Nevada, Biden


2016 Again? Russia Back to Stirring Chaos in U.S. Election

Democrats have consistently criticized Trump for not doing more to deter the Russians and others, and now they have fresh evidence to support their concerns.
Tags: News, Russia, Trump


WaPo: Sanders Told By U.S. Officials That Russia Is Boosting His Campaign

U.S. officials have informed Sen. Bernie Senators (I-VT), as well as President Trump and others on Capitol Hill, that Russia’s ongoing election interference efforts are also aimed at boosting Sanders’ presidential run, the Washington Post reported Friday. “It is not clear what form that Russian assistance has taken,” the Post reported. The revelation comes on the heels of reports Thursday that lawmakers were last week briefed on Russia’s preference for President Trump in 2020 — a briefing tha...
Tags: Post, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, Russia, Hillary Clinton, Capitol Hill, Green Party, Ira, Donald Trump, Hillary, Senate Intelligence Committee, Bernie Sanders, Clinton, Trump


Bernie Sanders briefed by US officials that Russia is attempting to help his campaign

Sen. Bernie Sanders was told by U.S. officials that Russia is attempting to help his presidential campaign, according to the Washington Post         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Hear Bernie Sanders' message to Vladimir Putin

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) confirms that US officials told him Russia is trying to help his presidential campaign.
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, Stories, Bernie Sanders, Sen Bernie Sanders


Sanders told Russia trying to help campaign

Sen. Bernie Sanders said Friday that his campaign was briefed about Russian efforts to help his presidential campaign, intensifying concerns about the Kremlin's role in the US presidential race.
Tags: News, Russia, US, Stories, Kremlin, Sanders, Sen Bernie Sanders


Sanders told Russia is trying to help his campaign

Sen. Bernie Sanders said Friday that his campaign was briefed about Russian efforts to help his presidential campaign, intensifying concerns about the Kremlin's role in the US presidential race.
Tags: Russia, US, Cnn, Kremlin, Sanders, Sen Bernie Sanders


Russia, Harvey Weinstein, ‘West Side Story’: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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No, Russia Doesn't Need Aircraft Carriers

The reasons are obvious.
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FBI arrests man for cyber attacks against former Rep. Katie Hill’s opponent

The FBI arrested a security consultant linked to former Rep. Katie Hill’s campaign for allegedly shutting down her opponent’s website through cyber attacks, according to a criminal complaint. The complaint accuses the consultant, Arthur Dam, of carrying out four distributed denial-of-service (DDos) attacks that forced an opponent’s website offline for 21 hours cumulatively in April and May 2018, including during one of the biggest debates in the 25th District’s Democratic primary. A DDoS attack ...
Tags: Elections, News, Russia, California News, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Rolling Stone, Dam, Amazon Web Services, Santa Clarita, Hill, San Fernando Valley, House Ethics Committee, Bryan Caforio, Caforio




Grenell Brings In Ex-Nunes Loyalist And Starts Digging Into Raw Intel On Russia

New acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell has already asked for access to information about Russian interference in the 2020 election from intelligence agencies under his watch, the New York Times reports. As overseer of the nation’s constituent 17 intelligence agencies, Grenell has oversight authority and the ability to access whatever information he wants. The job in part demands that he then brief the President. Grenell also installed a deputy, Kash Patel, a former aide ...
Tags: News, Russia, Intel, House, New York Times, Cia, Justice Department, Trump, Dni, National Intelligence, Maguire, Patel, Devin Nunes, Cloak and Dagger, Richard Grenell, Grenell


Trump’s New Spy Chief Used to Work for a Foreign Politician the US Accused of Corruption

This article first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. President Donald Trump’s new acting intelligence director, Richard Grenell, used to do consulting work on behalf of an Eastern European oligarch who is now a fugitive and was recently barred from entering the U.S. under anti-corruption sanctions imposed last month by the State Department. In 2016, Gre...
Tags: Texas, News, Washington, Senate, Germany, Russia, Berlin, Israel, US, Hungary, United States, United Nations, Serbia, State Department, Benjamin Netanyahu, Department Of Justice


More Bosses Give 4-Day Workweek A Try

Companies around the world are embracing what might seem like a radical idea: a four-day workweek. From a report: The concept is gaining ground in places as varied as New Zealand and Russia, and it's making inroads among some American companies. Employers are seeing surprising benefits, including higher sales and profits. The idea of a four-day workweek might sound crazy, especially in America, where the number of hours worked has been climbing and where cellphones and email remind us of our job...
Tags: Washington, Russia, America, Tech, Britain, New Zealand, Finland, Dmitry Medvedev, Shake Shack, U S Shake Shack, Tara Comonte




Hacker Tied to Katie Hill Charged with Cyberattack on Her 2018 Opponents

The FBI has arrested a man who gave $500 to the campaign of former representative Katie Hill (D., Calif.) in connection with a spree of hacks against Hill’s opponents in the 2018 election.Arthur Dam, the suspect in question, “was found to be connected to the cyber attacks through subscriber information, IP addresses, geolocation history, and open sources, including through his employer and his wife, K.O., who worked for one of the Victim’s opponents,” according to the complaint.Hill’s Democratic...
Tags: News, Russia, Fbi, Amazon Web Services, Calif, Hill, Bryan Caforio, Jess Phoenix, Caforio, Katie Hill, K O, Kelsey O'Hara


US election 2020: Russia 'meddling to help Trump and Sanders', officials say

The US president says reports that Russia prefers him is "misinformation" by his Democratic opponents.
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Bernie Sanders denounces Russia's reported efforts to aid his campaign– live

Frontrunner condemns interference and says: ‘Unlike Trump, I do not consider Vladimir Putin a good friend. He is an autocratic thug’Help us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 10.24pm GMT US officials told Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont that the Russian government is working to help him secure the Democratic nomination, the Washington Post reported Friday. And new reports are emerging that Sanders knew a month ago about the interference. Asked why the ne...
Tags: Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, Russia, Elizabeth Warren, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Afghanistan, US politics, South and Central Asia, Amy Klobuchar, Nevada, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Trump


US officials have told the Vermont senator that Russia is trying to help his presidential campaign as part of their efforts to meddle with the Democratic primary contest

US officials have told Sen. Bernie Sanders that Russia is trying to help his presidential campaign as part of their efforts to meddle with the Democratic primary contest, people familiar with the matter told The Washington Post.
Tags: News, Russia, US, Stories, Vermont, Sen Bernie Sanders


Washington Post: US officials told Sanders that Russia is trying to help his campaign

US officials have told Sen. Bernie Sanders that Russia is trying to help his presidential campaign as part of their efforts to meddle with the Democratic primary contest, people familiar with the matter told The Washington Post.
Tags: Washington Post, Russia, US, Cnn, Sanders, Sen Bernie Sanders


Tapper: Sanders making comments Trump has never made

US officials have told Sen. Bernie Sanders that Russia is trying to help his presidential campaign as part of their efforts to meddle with the Democratic primary contest, people familiar with the matter told the Washington Post.
Tags: News, Russia, US, Stories, Trump, Sanders, Sen Bernie Sanders, Tapper


Former acting Attorney General: Russia 'trying to interfere in 2020'

Former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker warned Russia is "trying to interfere in 2020" during remarks at the Oxford Union in the UK on Friday, remarks that came after it was revealed that a Capitol Hill briefing on Russia's continued election interference had angered President Donald Trump.
Tags: UK, News, Russia, Stories, Capitol Hill, Oxford Union, Matthew Whitaker


Former acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker: Russia 'trying to interfere in 2020'

Former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker warned Russia is "trying to interfere in 2020" during remarks at the Oxford Union in the UK on Friday, remarks that came after it was revealed that a Capitol Hill briefing on Russia's continued election interference had angered President Donald Trump.
Tags: UK, Russia, Cnn, Capitol Hill, Oxford Union, Matthew Whitaker, Matt Whitaker


Sanders Rebuffs Alleged 'Help' From Moscow, Says None Needed From an 'Autocratic Thug'

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday responded to a report in the Washington Post stating U.S. officials had warned the Vermont senator that Russia was attempting to aid his presidential campaign as part of a larger effort to sow discord in the Democratic contest. Read more...
Tags: Science, Washington Post, Russia, Moscow, Donald Trump, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Sen Bernie Sanders, 2020 Elections, Election Interference


Sanders Suggests Report that Russia Is Boosting Campaign Was Politically Motivated

Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) suggested to reporters Friday that a report by the Washington Post that Russia is attempting to boost his campaign was politically motivated.The Post story, which broke Friday afternoon, said that Sanders had been briefed by U.S. officials on apparent Russian efforts to help his campaign, but did not say when the briefing took place. Questioned by reporters later Friday, Sanders said it happened “about a month ago.” When asked what he thought of the timing of the...
Tags: Post, News, Putin, Congress, Washington Post, Russia, House, New York Times, Iowa, Nevada, Intelligence Community, Trump, Sanders, Donald J Trump, Abby D Phillip, Bernie Sanders I Vt