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A Republican-led Senate panel found that ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was a ‘grave counterintelligence threat’ because of his Russia ties

The Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday released the final instalment in its years-long investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. The bipartisan report confirmed much of what the former special counsel Robert Mueller found in the FBI’s Russia probe. In some cases, it went further than Mueller did. […]
A Republican-led Senate panel found that ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was a ‘grave counterintelligence threat’ because of his Russia ties
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The Senate Intelligence Committee just released the first volume of its final report on Russian interference in the 2016 US election

The Senate Intelligence Committee released the first volume of its final report on Russia’s interference in the 2016 US election. The document contains many redactions and focuses primarily on election security, includes new details of how the Russians targeted voting infrastructure in 2016, and what federal, state, and local officials […]
The Senate Intelligence Committee just released the first volume of its final report on Russian interference in the 2016 US election
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The Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee reportedly subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. to answer questions about the Russia probe

The Senate Intelligence Committee has reportedly subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. to appear before the panel. According to Axios, the committee is compelling Trump Jr. to answer questions about previous congressional testimony he gave connected to the Russia investigation. The move is significant because it comes from a Republican-led committee, and […]
The Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee reportedly subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. to answer questions about the Russia probe
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Sen. Warner blasts Google for hidden Nest microphone: Federal agencies and Congress ‘must have hearings to shine a light on the dark underbelly of the digital economy’

On Tuesday, Google apologised for not disclosing to consumers that its Nest security system – specifically, its Nest Guard device – contained a microphone that, when enabled, can listen to users’ voices and sync with its Assistant product. Virginia Sen. Mark Warner, the vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, […]
Sen. Warner blasts Google for hidden Nest microphone: Federal agencies and Congress ‘must have hearings to shine a light on the dark underbelly of the digital economy’
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The US faces threats from China, Russia and ISIS but Trump’s rhetoric appears to be pushing America’s allies away, a US intelligence report warns

The director of national intelligence briefed senators Tuesday on the many rising threats to the US-led global order. The intelligence community concluded the US’s foremost threats are election interference, cyber attacks and espionage. Other threats, including North Korea’s stalled denuclearization and the potential resurgence ISIS, directly contradict President Donald Trump’s […]
The US faces threats from China, Russia and ISIS but Trump’s rhetoric appears to be pushing America’s allies away, a US intelligence report warns
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A new report found that Russia’s disinformation operation in the US picked up speed even after it was caught by Mueller

A pair of new reports released by the Senate Intelligence Committee on Monday revealed new details about Russia’s ongoing and pervasive influence operations across social-media platforms. One report found that Russia continues to have “active and ongoing interference operations” on several platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. It also found […]
A new report found that Russia’s disinformation operation in the US picked up speed even after it was caught by Mueller
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The Senate is tearing into Google for refusing to send a top exec to testify — and even left an empty chair and name tag to highlight its displeasure

Alphabet CEO Larry Page declined to attend Wednesday’s Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on election security, despite appearances from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg. The committee left an empty chair to highlight Google’s absence, and senators tore into the company in their opening remarks. WASHINGTON […]
The Senate is tearing into Google for refusing to send a top exec to testify — and even left an empty chair and name tag to highlight its displeasure
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New Senate Intelligence Committee report backs up the intel community’s findings on Russian election meddling and flies in the face of Trump’s attacks

The Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday released a bipartisan report about the US intelligence community’s January 2017 assessment of Russia’s election meddling. The committee found that the assessment was a “sound intelligence product” and that the conclusions were “reached in a professional and transparent manner.” The findings fly in the […]
New Senate Intelligence Committee report backs up the intel community’s findings on Russian election meddling and flies in the face of Trump’s attacks
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