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Whistleblower: Cambridge Analytica Aimed To Trigger Paranoia And Racial Biases

<b>Updated at 12:52 p.m. ET</b><p>Cambridge Analytica used Facebook to find and target Americans to trigger paranoia and racial biases, a former employee of the data analytics company told lawmakers on Wednesday.<p>"Cambridge Analytica sought to identify mental and emotional characteristics in certain subsets …

Cambridge Analytica

Senate panel talks to Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. at a Trump Tower meeting during the 2016 campaign recently met U.S. …

To hell with it: Trump increasingly weary of staff advice

WASHINGTON (AP) — The speech was written. A cast of relatable Americans with emotional stories was standing by to reinforce the message. But …

Commentary: How the left bullies everyone who disagrees with them, and what you should do about it

The far-left has become notorious for orchestrating boycotts of companies that hold positions or make decisions contrary to its agenda.<p>In 2012, it was Chick-fil-A, but more recently, the boycotts have honed in on right-wing media hosts, the National Rifle Association and anything dealing with the …

George Soros

Leaked: Cambridge Analytica's blueprint for Trump victory

Exclusive: Former employee explains how presentation showed techniques used to target voters<p>The blueprint for how Cambridge Analytica claimed to have won the White House for Donald Trump by using Google, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube is revealed for the first time in an internal company …

Former Cambridge Analytica exec says she wants lies to stop

Brittany Kaiser talks about her time inside the controversial political data firm and why she is speaking out now<p>It was the summer of 2007. Brittany Kaiser was not yet 21, but she was one of a handful of full-time workers in the small digital team for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, uploading …

Cambridge Analytica

Cambridge Analytica academic's work upset university colleagues

Emails reveal rows over Aleksandr Kogan’s ‘get rich quick scheme’ with Facebook data<p>One of the world’s best universities is coming under increased pressure over how it handled concerns raised about the mass data harvesting at the heart of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal, after a cache …

Cambridge Analytica

Facebook logs SMS texts and calls, users find as they delete accounts

As users continue to delete their Facebook accounts in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, a number are discovering that the social network holds far more data about them than they expected, including complete logs of incoming and outgoing calls and SMS messages.<p>The #deletefacebook …

Cambridge Analytica

The Cambridge Analytica files: the story so far

What is the company accused of, how is Facebook involved and what is the Brexit link?<p><b>What are the allegations against Cambridge Analytica?</b><br>The data analytics firm used personal information harvested from more than 50 million Facebook profiles without permission to build a system that could target US …

Facebook told me it would act swiftly on data misuse – in 2015 | Harry Davies

While I was tracing Cambridge Analytica’s activities, Facebook was portraying the 2016 election as a big commercial opportunity<p>Shortly after the US midterm elections in 2014 – and back when Donald Trump was busy launching the seventh series of Celebrity Apprentice – I received a tip about a …

‘A grand illusion’: seven days that shattered Facebook’s facade

They may now regret it but they knowingly unleashed the forces that have led to this lack of trust and loss of privacy<p>Left unregulated, this market will continue to be prone to deception and lacking in transparency<p>“Dumb fucks.” That’s how Mark Zuckerberg described users of Facebook for trusting him …

Cambridge Analytica

Businessman says Trump sent him to Russia to 'look after' his kids

<b>(CNN) —</b> Felix Sater, the Russian-born onetime business associate of Donald Trump's who worked to build a Trump Tower in Moscow, says the then-business magnate asked him to "look after" his kids when they were pursuing business deals in Russia.<p>Sater told CNN's Chris Cuomo on "New Day" Friday that …

Donald Trump

Russian Spy Chief Reportedly Met With U.S. Intelligence Officials Despite Sanctions

The head of Russia's foreign spy service reportedly traveled to the U.S. earlier this month and met with top Trump administration intelligence officials, despite being on a U.S. sanctions blacklist.<p>In a tweet, Russia's embassy in Washington acknowledged the visit, citing the official ITAR-Tass news …

Trump Administration

There’s No Way Trump Can Stop Wolff From Publishing His Book

Apparently, that famous movie screening room in the White House isn’t getting much use these days. Because if President Donald Trump had taken the time this holiday season to sit down and watch <i>The Post</i>, he might realize that his latest threats to sue to prevent the publishing of a book are doomed …

Person of the Year 2017:TheSilenceBreakers

Movie stars are supposedly nothing like you and me. They're svelte, glamorous, self-­possessed. They wear dresses we can't afford and live in houses …

Eleonora's Falcon

Gufo di palude

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner are sued over financial disclosures

The White House calls the suit 'frivolous.'<p>First daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump and her husband and fellow White House adviser Jared Kushner were hit with a lawsuit Sunday alleging illegal omissions on their public financial disclosure forms.<p>Washington lawyer Jeffrey Lovitky …

Jared Kushner

GOP leaders in House, Senate endorse conflicting shutdown strategies

Time is running out, giving rise to quiet concerns that the government could shut down after Friday.<p>Republican leaders in both houses of Congress face a sticky situation this week as they try to avert a government shutdown: Each side has promised its members things that will not fly in the other …

Jihadists vs. Extremists ... When Language Matters

Following the San Bernardino attacks, and like after all major terrorism attacks, debates erupt discussing relationships between Islam and violence and whether the terrifying acts of so called Islamic State -- known as ISIL -- is Islamic. Yet, the vocabulary and language used in such debates start …

Mr. Trump, What the Are You Talking About?

Billionaire real-estate mogul Donald Trump is the best entertainer that the American political system has to offer. Even before he decided to run for President of the United States, Trump loved to talk about his enormous accomplishments in the world of business, how much money he's made from …