The populist ruling party is rolling out the welcome mat for the U.S. president ahead of a contentious G-20 summit.
Got a minute? 1,000 ‘paid internet trolls’ in Russia… Trump team threatens military force in North Korea… Trump lands in Poland… and everything else today in US politics. By Tom McCarthy
Investigators are looking into whether Trump supporters and far-right websites coordinated with Moscow over the release of fake news, or paid to boost those stories on Facebook, the Guardian’s Julian Borger reports.
In a 30-day period, dozens of full-blown sites appeared overnight, running full level production posts. It screamed out to me that something strange was going on.
– John Mattes, who helped run Bernie Sanders’ online campaign
Virgin Galactic is determined to put its private space travel plans back on track following its tragic 2014 crash. Richard Branson tells Bloomberg that the company is about to resume powered test flights for the first time in close to 3 years, endin…
Participating in social media these days, especially around contentious political issues, can be an exercise in frustration. Facebook fights its own echo chamber with features like Topics to Follow as much as it can, but it's going to take much more…
The Russian leader is not ‘theatrical’ like Trump, but has his own set of tricks to bully and bluster his opponents.
Could a 40-year-old stash of LSD be buried in woodland in Powys?
Today, Lyft announced that it's now providing over one million rides per day. The company announced the milestone in a blog post, which highlighted some of its other achievements as well. Lyft noted that for the last four years, it has shown 100 perc…
Photo purportedly shows pilot and navigator on a dock in the Marshall Islands in 1937 – under Japanese rule at the time – but some experts remain unconvinced
A newly unearthed picture from the US national archives has given new credence to a popular theory about the disappearance of pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart.
Some experts say the image shows the pilot, her navigator Fred Noonan and her airplane in the Marshall Islands in 1937, when the archipelago was occupied by Japan – proving that she died in Japanese custody, rather than during a crash landing in the Pacific.
Thursday: Oliver Yates says loan ‘beyond understanding’. Plus, tax office suspends use of Medicare cards as ID before reversal
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