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UK academic says data firm helped Trump campaign spread fear

Apr 16, 2018

A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump's presidential campaign use false statements and anti-Muslim messages to spread fear and resentment in swing states he needed to win

AP FACT CHECK: Trump twists Comey role in Clinton disclosure

Apr 16, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump is again twisting facts when it comes to former FBI director James Comey's role in the disclosure of sensitive investigations into Democrat Hillary Clinton

Starbucks CEO apologizes to 2 black men arrested

Apr 15, 2018

Starbucks' CEO says he wants to apologize personally to the black men arrested at one of his Philadelphia stores, prompting accusations of racism on social media.

AP FACT CHECK: Facebook's reckoning, Trump's agitation

Apr 14, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Facebook's reckoning in Washington and Trump's agitation with perceived political enemies made for a week of grabby headlines and iffy claims

The Latest: Russia: Missiles aimed at Syrian air base downed

Apr 14, 2018

The Russian military says Syria's Soviet-made air defense systems have shot down all 12 cruise missile aimed at a Syrian air base

How Facebook ads target you

Apr 13, 2018

Facebook's business depends almost entirely on selling ads targeted at people with particular interests and demographics

The Latest: McCabe lawyer may file defamation suit vs. Trump

Apr 13, 2018

A lawyer for fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe says he's considering filing a defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump and his "colleagues."

The Latest: Backpage.com, its CEO plead guilty in Arizona

Apr 13, 2018

The online advertising site Backpage.com and its chief executive have pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges in Arizona

Seeking credit for goal after game earns Kane online teasing

Apr 12, 2018

Tottenham striker Harry Kane is the subject of online teasing after claiming credit for a goal after a match

Zuckerberg flubs details of Facebook privacy commitments

Apr 12, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg repeatedly flubbed details of Facebook's FTC privacy commitments before Congress

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