Mark Zuckerberg Is Russia, Trump and Cambridge Analytica’s Useful Idiot

What I’d like to know is why any of us are on Facebook anymore. I’d also like to know when we are going to stop treating Mark Zuckerberg like some benevolent potentate in the magical land of Tech, and start holding him responsible for what he is, and what he has done to our democracy. … Read more

‘Walking Dead’: What the Hell Is Up With Georgie and Her Suspiciously Nice New Group?

(Spoilers ahead for the March 18 episode of “The Walking Dead.”) This week on “The Walking Dead” there was certainly a lot going on that deviated from the way the “All Out War” story occurred in the comics. Two things in particular were really huge: First, Rick derailed Negan’s attempt to assault the Hilltop. Second, Maggie … Read more

US Attorney General to Investigate Facebook Over Data Leak to Group Linked to Trump Campaign

Politicians in Congress and Parliament are demanding Facebook testify as to how a conservative political data firm with ties to Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign collected profiles from more than 50 million unsuspecting Facebook users to target voters during the presidential election. According to The New York Times and The Observer, Cambridge Analytica, which was founded … Read more

Russia election: Putin ready for ‘constructive’ dialogue

Russia election: Putin ready for ‘constructive’ dialogue Media captionHow the Russian election unfoldedVladimir Putin has said he is open to “constructive” dialogue with other states after being re-elected president of Russia with an increased majority.”But of course that doesn’t depend on us alone,” he added. “Just as in love, both sides must show an interest … Read more

Texas explosions: ‘Serial bomber’ suspected in Austin blasts

Two wounded in Austin explosion after parcel bombings Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police chief Brian Manley addressed the suspect, or suspects on Sunday directly: “We want to listen to you” An explosion has injured two people in Austin, Texas, following a deadly series of bomb attacks in the city.Three parcel bombs left on doorsteps … Read more

Spanish ship seized by Italy for saving migrants from Libya return

Spanish ship seized by Italy for saving migrants from Libya return EPA Proactiva Open Arms was operating rescue missions in the Mediterranean until its seizure in Sicily Italian authorities have seized a Spanish charity’s rescue ship after it brought 216 migrants stranded off the coast of Libya to Sicilian shores.Proactiva Open Arms picked up the … Read more

Facebook shares slide amid privacy backlash

Business Business Facebook shares slide amid privacy backlash Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share … Read more

MH17 crash: Ukraine pilot blamed by Russia ‘kills himself’

Europe Europe MH17 crash: Ukraine pilot blamed by Russia ‘kills himself’ Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with … Read more

Russia election: Muted Western reaction to Putin victory

Russia election: Muted Western reaction to Putin victory Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow the Russian election unfoldedWorld leaders are congratulating Vladimir Putin on his election for a new six-year term as Russian president, but so far no Western leaders have responded to his victory.Chinese President Xi Jinping said his country’s partnership … Read more

French consulate worker ‘smuggled arms from Gaza’

Middle East Middle East French consulate worker ‘smuggled arms from Gaza’ Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with … Read more