Mueller Investigation Charges 12 Russian Officials for Hacking the 2016 Presidential Election
8 days ago - By Fortune
The U.S. special counsel brought election meddling directly to Vladimir Putin's doorstep just days before the Russian leader plans to meet with President Donald Trump, charging 12 Russian military intelligence officers with computer attacks meant to undermine the Democratic Party.
The indictment, announced on Friday, fleshes out U.S. intelligence agencies' longstanding conclusion that Russia interfered with the 2016 presidential race. The case provides powerful evidence to rebut skeptics - including Trump himself at times - who say Russia may not have had a role.
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US Indicts 12 Russians in 2016 Election Hack
8 days ago - By Newser
President Trump will have a talking point when he meets with Vladimir Putin in a few days: Twelve Russian intelligence officers were indicted on charges they hacked into Democratic email accounts during the 2016 US presidential election and released stolen information in the months before Americans headed to the polls,...
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Ecuador is in talks to kick the WikiLeaks founder out of its embassy in London, according to The Intercept.
More Democrats Embrace New Label in Age of Trump
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