Politics

Mueller Preparing Endgame For Russia Investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors have told defense lawyers in recent weeks that they are “tying up loose ends” in their investigation, providing the clearest clues yet that the long-running probe into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election may be coming to its climax, potentially in the next few weeks, according to multiple sources close […]

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Social media, fake news, and political communities

IMAGE IMAGE: POLITOSCOPE DISPLAY SHOWING TWITTER ACCOUNTS THAT COMMENTED ON THE PENELOPEGATE SCANDAL. THE REDDER AN ACCOUNT, THE MORE TWEETS IT POSTED ON THIS TOPIC. view more CREDIT: CNRS / ISC-PIF–CHAVALARIAS D, GAUMONT N, PANAHI M. 2018. CNRS and EHESS researchers analyzed nearly 60 million political tweets posted during the 2017 presidential election in France. […]

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World leaders reluctantly bow to Trump on trade amid showdown between US and China over tariffs

After hours of tense negotiation, world leaders of the G20 have signed off on a summit-ending agreement reaffirming a commitment to multilateral trade and a “rules-based international order” – but the real winner may yet be Donald Trump. There is no doubt of the impact the US president has on the world stage, with the […]