Presidential Elections

Little-known Venezuelan evangelical pastor launches presidential bid

Little-known Venezuelan evangelical pastor launches presidential bid

Published 19/02/2018

CARACAS (Reuters) - A little-known Venezuelan evangelical pastor on Sunday launched his candidacy for the upcoming presidential election, an illustration of the growing religious influence [more…]

U.S. charges Russians with 2016 U.S. election tampering to boost Trump

U.S. charges Russians with 2016 U.S. election tampering to boost Trump

Published 18/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on Federal Bureau of Investigation oversight on Capitol Hill in Washington June [more…]

Trump ex-aide Manafort accused of bank fraud in bail offer: document

Trump ex-aide Manafort accused of bank fraud in bail offer: document

Published 17/02/2018

Paul Manafort leaves U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Leah MillisWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has drawn a [more…]

Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers

Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers

Published 17/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Balloons are seen in front of a logo at Facebook's headquarters in London, Britain, December 4, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo - RC1AE21EBF40WASHINGTON (Reuters) [more…]

Former U.S. presidential candidate Romney announces Utah Senate bid

Former U.S. presidential candidate Romney announces Utah Senate bid

Published 17/02/2018

Former U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at the Utah County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner, in Provo, Utah, U.S. February 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jim UrquhartPROVO, [more…]

Facebook faces big challenge to prevent future U.S. election meddling

Facebook faces big challenge to prevent future U.S. election meddling

Published 17/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A picture illustration shows a Facebook logo reflected in a person's eye, in Zenica, March 13, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoSAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - [more…]

Kremlin rejects U.S. accusation that Russia is behind cyber attack

Kremlin rejects U.S. accusation that Russia is behind cyber attack

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PICTURE: A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper [more…]

U.S. spy agencies to brief state officials on election threats

U.S. spy agencies to brief state officials on election threats

Published 15/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: The Office of the Director of National Intelligence is seen in McLean, Virginia, April 24, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri GripasWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence and [more…]

Bannon met with special counsel investigators two days this week

Bannon met with special counsel investigators two days this week

Published 15/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon speaks during a campaign event for Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Judge Roy Moore in Fairhope, [more…]

U.S. official: ‘Would be surprised’ if Russia doesn’t face…

U.S. official: ‘Would be surprised’ if Russia doesn’t face…

Published 15/02/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Thursday she would be surprised if the United States doesn’t at some point impose [more…]