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Sec. Nielsen on 2016 US election interference: ‘It was the Russians’

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen backed up US intelligence findings on interference in the 2016 US presidential election Tuesday, saying "it was the Russians."

Trump backtracks in first statement after wild Putin press conference, saying he has ‘great confidence’ in his intelligence team

President Donald Trump said that he had “great confidence” in US intelligence agencies hours after questioning conclusions that Russia was to blame for meddling in the 2016 election. The tweet appeared to backtrack on what Trump said during a joint press conference with President Vladimir Putin.

Goldman Sachs says the rest of Wall Street is underestimating Twitter’s turnaround

Twitter has had a smashing year so far, outperforming most of the S&P 500, and it could rise even more, Goldman Sachs told clients Thursday.
A pedestrian looks at front page headlines outside the Newseum in Washington, DC.

We just got more evidence that the 2016 election broke Americans’ relationship with news

New analysis from the Pew Research Center says 68% of Americans feel "worn out" by the current news cycle, the same rate of voters that said they were exhausted by 2016 election coverage.

ABC execs say the ‘Roseanne’ reboot was a direct result of Trump’s election

ABC execs met the morning after Trump's victory to determine the future of the network — that's how the 'Roseanne' revival was born.
Sen. Marco Rubio took Facebook to task on Sunday.

Marco Rubio throws Facebook under the bus for allowing Trump-linked firm to take 50 million users’ information in massive data ‘breachR...

Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida pointed to Facebook's size as a tech company and lamented its ability to play outside the rules.

Stormy Daniels is offering to return her $130,000 hush payment so she can talk about her alleged affair with Trump

Stormy Daniels, a porn star who alleges she had an affair with the president, has offered to return the $130,000 in hush money she received from his lawyer.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Weeks before the 2016 election, a Kremlin-backed group released an anti-Hillary Clinton video game where you win by deleting emails

In September 2016, Russians released the game "Hilltendo," mocking political scandals associated with then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

11 times official Russian government accounts have trolled the US and UK on Twitter

Russia uses its official government Twitter accounts to troll leaders in the West and rebuke its critics. Here are some recent examples.

A Russian escort jailed in Thailand says she has audio recordings that prove election meddling

A Russian escort is asking the US government to grant her asylum in exchange for audio recordings that she says reveal Russian meddling in the US election.