National / Politics Aug 6, 2018

Nagano Gov. Shuichi Abe cruises to third term

Nagano Gov. Shuichi Abe was re-elected to a third term Sunday after receiving wide support from the ruling and major opposition parties. The 57-year-old independent, who was backed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's conservative Liberal Democratic Party, easily defeated fellow independent and former Ueda Municipal ...

U.S. Congress panels probe whether Russia got Facebook data: sources

Business Apr 6, 2018

U.S. Congress panels probe whether Russia got Facebook data: sources

Investigators on two congressional panels are looking into whether Russia acquired the data of millions of Facebook users and if companies with ties to then-2016 Republican election candidate Donald Trump's campaign played any role in providing it, three sources familiar with the inquiries said. On ...

World / Politics Mar 18, 2018

Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls

Russians voted in a presidential election Sunday that was expected to give Vladimir Putin an easy victory, but his opponents alleged officials were compelling people to come to the polls so that a low turnout does not tarnish the win. Opinion polls give Putin, the ...