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WSJ.com: World News: China Takes On Its New Tycoons

Fearing the rise of Russia-style oligarchs, Xi Jinping looks to remind Chinas wealthy class of entrepreneurs who is really in charge.

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Facebook locks down key data as researchers analyze Russian influence
Facebook takes down data and thousands of posts, obscuring reach of Russian disinformation
Facebook blocks researcher from viewing Russian ads
Even smart people are shockingly bad at analyzing sources online. This might be an actual solution.
Facebook Removed Data Related to Russian Ads That Ran During 2016 Election
Russia-backed Facebook page colored with hot-button phrases
Facebook, Twitter slammed for deleting evidence of Russia’s US election mischief
Trump Weathering Turbulent Times at Home and Abroad – Voice of America
Pokémon Go to Russia? 8 Suspicious Characters That Were Probably Double Agents During the 2016 Election – Newsweek
Facebook scrubbed potentially damning Russia data before researchers could analyze it further – Business Insider
Germany’s Sigmar Gabriel warns Donald Trump: revoking Iran deal could push EU to Russia and China – Deutsche Welle
John Kelly just showed Trump how to act presidential – CNBC
White House is committed to long-term Puerto Rico recovery despite Trump tweets, says Gov. Rosselló – PBS NewsHour
The Favored Conflicts of Foreign Fighters From Central Europe – The Jamestown Foundation
Russians ‘used Pokemon Go to sow division’ in run-up to US presidential election – The Independent
Roger Stone faces subpoena threat over Assange contact – CNN
ISIS Supporters Threaten to Assassinate Trump and Putin, Want Attacks on US and Russia – Newsweek
Consulting and Conservatives: Interview with Roger Stone – Harvard Political Review
FBI Director: relationship with Trump “professional” – FOX 5 Atlanta
Trump’s Warning on Limits to US Aid in Puerto Rico Adds ‘Insult to Injury,’ Mayor Says – New York Times
Kaspersky to share threat intelligence with Interpol in ‘fight against cybercrime’ – RT
Facebook will help investigators release Russia ads, Sandberg tells Axios – Reuters
Report Claims Comey Firing Was ‘Obstruction of Justice’ – TRUNEWS
Trump chief of staff John Kelly: ‘I’m not quitting, I’m not getting fired’
Russia’s Use of Antivirus Software to Spy on the US Shows Why We Need Strong Encryption – Slate Magazine (blog)

 

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Facebook locks down key data as researchers analyze Russian influence

Facebook takes down data and thousands of posts, obscuring reach of Russian disinformation

Facebook blocks researcher from viewing Russian ads

Even smart people are shockingly bad at analyzing sources online. This might be an actual solution.

Facebook Removed Data Related to Russian Ads That Ran During 2016 Election

Russia-backed Facebook page colored with hot-button phrases

Facebook, Twitter slammed for deleting evidence of Russia’s US election mischief

Trump Weathering Turbulent Times at Home and Abroad – Voice of America

Trump Weathering Turbulent Times at Home and Abroad
Voice of America
“With 38 percent of the electorate, 80-plus percent of the Republican Party strongly behind him, it is unlikely that we are going to see a lot of Republicans break from him and really challenge him in meaningful ways,” George Washington University 

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Pokémon Go to Russia? 8 Suspicious Characters That Were Probably Double Agents During the 2016 Election – Newsweek


Newsweek
Pokémon Go to Russia? 8 Suspicious Characters That Were Probably Double Agents During the 2016 Election
Newsweek
Robert Mueller may need to get Professor Oak on the phone to talk about Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidentialelection. CNN reported exclusively on Thursday that a campaign linked to the Kremlin used the wildly popular app Pokémon Go in an …

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Facebook scrubbed potentially damning Russia data before researchers could analyze it further – Business Insider


Business Insider
Facebook scrubbed potentially damning Russia data before researchers could analyze it further
Business Insider
Facebook removed thousands of posts shared during the 2016 election by accounts linked to Russia after a Columbia University social media researcher, Jonathan Albright, used the company’s data analytics tool to examine the reach of theRussian accounts 
Facebook locks down key data as researchers analyze Russian influenceEngadget

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Germany’s Sigmar Gabriel warns Donald Trump: revoking Iran deal could push EU to Russia and China – Deutsche Welle


Deutsche Welle
Germany’s Sigmar Gabriel warns Donald Trump: revoking Iran deal could push EU to Russia and China
Deutsche Welle
Several EU and US officials have warned that Trump’s refusal to certify the deal could leave the US diplomatically isolated. Germany has historically close economic and business ties with Russia, although those have soured in recent years following
Trump’s Iran plans driving EU toward Russia and China: GermanyReuters
Donald Trump, DealbreakerThe Atlantic
Donald Trump will lay out new Iran strategy on Friday, complicating European tiesThe Straits Times

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John Kelly just showed Trump how to act presidential – CNBC


CNBC
John Kelly just showed Trump how to act presidential
CNBC
As Trump struggles to move beyond a series of seemingly self-inflicted political headaches, Kelly’s performance at the lectern Thursday offered a different example of how Trump might approach U.S. allies, members of Congress and even the news media, …
Trump Chief of Staff John Kelly Declares He’s ‘Not Quitting Today’NBCNews.com
Trump’s Chief of Staff Says He’s Not Quitting or Being FiredBloomberg
Trump chief of staff John Kelly: ‘I’m not quitting, I’m not getting fired’The Guardian
Reuters –USA TODAY
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White House is committed to long-term Puerto Rico recovery despite Trump tweets, says Gov. Rosselló – PBS NewsHour


PBS NewsHour
White House is committed to long-term Puerto Rico recovery despite Trump tweets, says Gov. Rosselló
PBS NewsHour
Puerto Rico’s painfully slow recovery from Hurricane Maria has alarmed the island’s residents and become the subject of a political fight. President Trump tweeted that federal aid in Puerto Rico cannot continue forever, drawing criticism from San 
Trump puts Puerto Rico on notice over hurricane aidBBC News
Members of Congress want a federal audit of the official Puerto Rico death tollVox

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The Favored Conflicts of Foreign Fighters From Central Europe – The Jamestown Foundation

The Favored Conflicts of Foreign Fighters From Central Europe
The Jamestown Foundation
Following Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014, the first recorded instance of foreign fighters in Ukraine were the Serbian Chetnik Brigades, which were comprised of Bulgarians and fighting in support of the Russian forces. The factors that

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Russians ‘used Pokemon Go to sow division’ in run-up to US presidential election – The Independent


The Independent
Russians ‘used Pokemon Go to sow division’ in run-up to US presidential election
The Independent
A report by CNN adds another detail to the emerging portrait of Russian efforts to shape public opinion and foment discord in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election. After American intelligence agencies concluded that Russian President Vladimir

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Roger Stone faces subpoena threat over Assange contact – CNN


CNN
Roger Stone faces subpoena threat over Assange contact
CNN
(CNN) The leaders of the House intelligence committee are warning that President Donald Trump associate Roger Stone will be slapped with a subpoena Friday if he does not reveal the name of his intermediary with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

ISIS Supporters Threaten to Assassinate Trump and Putin, Want Attacks on US and Russia – Newsweek


Newsweek
ISIS Supporters Threaten to Assassinate Trump and Putin, Want Attacks on US and Russia
Newsweek
Supporters of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) have released a new propaganda image featuring bullet-ridden photos of President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, and inviting its followers to stage more attacks on the group’s

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Consulting and Conservatives: Interview with Roger Stone – Harvard Political Review


Harvard Political Review
Consulting and Conservatives: Interview with Roger Stone
Harvard Political Review
Roger Stone is an American political consultant and strategist whose work spans back to the Nixon administration. In 2017, Netflix published the documentary Get Me Roger Stone, which earned him the reputation of a dirty trickster. Harvard Political …

FBI Director: relationship with Trump “professional” – FOX 5 Atlanta


FOX 5 Atlanta
FBI Director: relationship with Trump “professional”
FOX 5 Atlanta
Last month, a House committee subpoenaed Wray to turn over FBI files on the Steele Dossier, a controversial outside report that raised questions about Russian influence over then-candidate Trump. The President has denied any connection.

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Trump’s Warning on Limits to US Aid in Puerto Rico Adds ‘Insult to Injury,’ Mayor Says – New York Times


New York Times
Trump’s Warning on Limits to US Aid in Puerto Rico Adds ‘Insult to Injury,’ Mayor Says
New York Times
WASHINGTON President Trump suggested again on Thursday that Puerto Rico bore some of the blame for its current crisis following twin hurricanes, and warned that there were limits to how long he would keep troops and federal emergency workers on …
Trump Hints At A Limit On Federal Aid To Puerto Rico; San Juan Mayor RespondsNPR
Trump: We cannot aid Puerto Rico ‘forever’CNN
The people of Puerto Rico have become political opponents for TrumpWashington Post
NBCNews.com –BBC News –CNBC
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Kaspersky to share threat intelligence with Interpol in ‘fight against cybercrime’ – RT


RT
Kaspersky to share threat intelligence with Interpol in ‘fight against cybercrime’
RT
The Russian company pointed out that it has a history of successfully cooperating with Interpol on joint projects, including a major cybercrime operation to track 9,000 botnet servers across the ASEAN region this April and disrupting the Simdacriminal 

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Facebook will help investigators release Russia ads, Sandberg tells Axios – Reuters


Reuters.com
Facebook will help investigators release Russia ads, Sandberg tells Axios
Reuters
U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that Russia used cyber-enabled means in an attempt to help Trump win the White House, an allegation the Kremlin has denied. Sandberg was in Washington for meetings with U.S. lawmakers. Sandberg told the …
Facebook committed to helping investigators release Russia ads: SandbergReuters.com
CBC scolds Facebook over Black Lives Matter adsPolitico
House Intel leaders to release Facebook ads purchased by Kremlin-linked groupsUSA TODAY

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Report Claims Comey Firing Was ‘Obstruction of Justice’ – TRUNEWS


Lawfare
Report Claims Comey Firing Was ‘Obstruction of Justice’
TRUNEWS
Report Claims Comey Firing Was ‘Obstruction of Justice’ The Brookings Institute has published a report, authored by attorneys heavily funded by George Soros, that attempts to make the argument that President Donald Trump obstructed justice when he
Obstruction of Justice and President Trump: Comments on a New ReportLawfare (blog)

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Trump chief of staff John Kelly: ‘I’m not quitting, I’m not getting fired’

  • Chief of staff makes surprise appearance to deny hes about to leave
  • Although I read it all the time pretty consistently, Im not quitting today

Donald Trumps chief of staff has made an extraordinary public appearance to deny that he is about to resign or be fired.

Related: Trump accused of sabotage after signing executive order to weaken Obamacare

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Russia’s Use of Antivirus Software to Spy on the US Shows Why We Need Strong Encryption – Slate Magazine (blog)


RT
Russia’s Use of Antivirus Software to Spy on the US Shows Why We Need Strong Encryption
Slate Magazine (blog)
On Tuesday, the New York Times and the Washington Post published explosive allegations claiming that anti-virus software made by Kaspersky Labs, which is headquartered in Russia, had been programmed to target U.S. intelligence assets throughout the …
Kaspersky to share threat intelligence with Interpol in ‘fight against cybercrime’RT

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