Russian trolls shift strategy to disrupt U.S. election in 2020

World / Politics Mar 9, 2019

Russian trolls shift strategy to disrupt U.S. election in 2020

Russian internet trolls appear to be shifting strategy in their efforts to disrupt the 2020 U.S. elections, promoting politically divisive messages through phony social media accounts instead of creating propaganda themselves, cybersecurity experts say. The Kremlin-linked Internet Research Agency may be among those trying to ...

Trump accuses film-maker Spike Lee of 'racist hit' job

World / Politics Feb 26, 2019

Trump accuses film-maker Spike Lee of 'racist hit' job

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday accused veteran film director Spike Lee of a "racist hit" job after he won his first competitive Oscar and urged voters to mobilize for the next election. Lee took home a statuette for best adapted screenplay for "BlacKkKlansman," a ...

Bernie Sanders announces he is running for U.S. president

World / Politics Feb 19, 2019

Bernie Sanders announces he is running for U.S. president

Once dismissed by many as a fringe candidate with wacky socialist ideas, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders campaigned to the brink of the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 and has now set his sights on the White House once again. Vermont's Sanders, 77, announced on Tuesday ...