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by | March 25, 2018 | 11:40

In 2016, Cambridge Analytica and its parent company, Strategic Communication Laboratories, ran operations for Donald Trump's presidential campaign by reaching voters with the user data they obtained. Cambridge Analytica received data harvested in an app developed by an independent University of Cambridge academic, which was downloaded by around 270,000 people but scooped up information on up to 50 million people.

by | March 25, 2018 | 11:42

Police Scotland has confirmed that a joint investigation is ongoing to establish the cause of the fire, but that it is not believed to be suspicious. Local resident Daniel Harte told Assured: "I could see the black smoke clouds coming out from the building from my flat window and rumours are that the building was filled with asbestos".

by | March 25, 2018 | 09:44

The data watchdog's investigation includes the acquisition and use of the data by Cambridge Analytica, its parent company SCL and academic Dr Aleksandr Kogan. Arron Banks, a major donor to Leave.EU, told the newspaper that Leave.EU did not receive any data or work from Cambridge Analytica although the UK Independence Party, which also campaigned for Brexit, gave the firm some of its data which the firm analyzes.

by | March 25, 2018 | 09:17

China has already said it will defend itself with "all necessary measures", raising fears of a trade war between the world's two biggest economies. The country's Commerce Ministry said Friday that the proposed trade sanctions would target US-made products ranging from pork to steel pipes.

by | March 25, 2018 | 08:54

Joshua vs Wilder negotiations could hit a wall, and, let's not forget, Joseph Parker (who meets Joshua next weekend) isn't out of the way until he is. By round six it was apparent that Browne had nothing left in the tank and Whyte seized the opportunity by unloading with heavy shots to the head and body one after the next.

by | March 25, 2018 | 08:43

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told a Senate panel that Mr Trump had chose to "pause" the import duties while further discussions took place. Lighthizer said the U.S. and South Korea are working through the "last few issues" and that he's hopeful they will come up with "amendments to the agreement" that will be supported by U.S.

by | March 25, 2018 | 07:28

King led the crowd in a call-and-response chant: "Spread the word". Their mission was simple: provide a platform for students, teachers, parents and other members of the public to make their pleas for gun control and school-safety measures heard.

by | March 25, 2018 | 06:14

Bolton's PAC hired Cambridge Analytica months after it was founded in 2014, and the firm's work with Bolton's group became an example that it used to pitch potential clients about the value of its data harvesting model. It denies working on the campaign, but a former employee says it conducted data research for a key player, Leave. "We have not undertaken any paid or unpaid work for them, okay?" he told a committee investigating fake news in United Kingdom politics.

by | March 25, 2018 | 06:05

Bolton will reportedly remove almost all political appointees brought in by his predecessor, H.R. McMaster, as well as any holdovers from former President Barack Obama's administration. belligerence on Iran will quell any strong objections regarding the Palestinian issue, especially if Washington succeeds in forcing Iran to leave Yemen and contains its expansion in Syria.

by | March 25, 2018 | 06:02

A motorcade of vans, SUVs and more than a dozen police motorbikes, transported Mr Obama from the airport to a hotel in Sydney's CBD. "News reports will often say former for clarity's sake, but referring to him as President Obama is correct", one Twitter user wrote.

by | March 25, 2018 | 05:33

North central and northeast locations may even see a good deal of sun through the day tomorrow! No accumulation is expected across the Triangle. With temperatures forecast to be near freezing during the storm, meteorologists say there is uncertainty as to how much melting will occur, which could affect actual snowfall amounts.

by | March 25, 2018 | 02:48

During the moment of silence, while not a sound emanated from the crowd at Veterans Park and students held photos of those killed in Florida and raised their fists in solidarity, the counter protesters across the street upped their volume. "They said it was because they did not want it to disrupt school for other students", Cisneros said. Benzel told "Fox & Friends". John Gunn, father of a student at a Ventura, Calif., middle school, was enraged when he found out his son's sixth-grade class ...

by | March 25, 2018 | 02:40

The Russian Embassy said the expulsion of 23 diplomats was "unacceptable, unjustified and short-sighted". Britain, which has received statements of support from the United States , the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, has said it would seek to coordinate an worldwide response to the attack.

by | March 25, 2018 | 02:17

The Commerce Ministry announced a list of USA goods, including pork and aluminum pipe, that could be slapped with higher tariffs in response to the US move. China said Friday that it planned to raise tariffs on a $3 billion list of US goods, including pork, apples and steel pipes in response to the steel and aluminum duties earlier announced by Trump.

by | March 25, 2018 | 02:07

The girl was reportedly raped in her house when she was alone after returning from school. The girl, who was battling for life in hospital with 90% burn injuries, died on late Friday night. The three men after raping her, splashed kerosene on her and burnt her. The police were looking for Zakir Hussain and his associates. They have been produced before the juvenile justice board and action is being taken against them as per law,"said Nagaon Superintendent of Police Shankar Raimedhi told ...

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:32

Analysts say many investors are anxious about escalating trade tensions between the US and China, after US President Donald Trump chose to impose heavy tariffs on a broad range of imports from the world's number-2 economy. For the smaller companies in the S&P 600 index , it's just 19.5 per cent. "The equity markets are getting clobbered, which is not that surprising with fears of a trade war breaking out", said Paul Fage, a TD Securities emerging markets strategist.

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:18

Incoming national security adviser John Bolton used Cambridge Analytica early on, according to a New York Times report on Friday. Grewal said that the account was suspended because University of Cambridge Psychology Professor Aleksandr Kogan "lied to us and violated our Platform Policies".

by | March 25, 2018 | 00:58

Because what users may not have known is that along with their own data, they were also allowing the app to access their friends' information, and it's this extension of the data harvesting - and what was done with it - that has made headlines.

by | March 24, 2018 | 23:56

Mr Skripal was sentenced to 13 years in a high-security prison in August 2006, before being freed in the 2010 deal which saw 10 Russian sleeper agents expelled from the United States. Alexander Yakovenko wrote to Wiltshire Police detective sergeant Nick Bailey, who was left seriously ill after he was exposed to the poison as he went to the Skripal's aid.

by | March 24, 2018 | 23:42

Tyler Austin Miles, an ex-director of operations at Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resort, in Kansas, US, was in charge of overseeing park operations in at the time of the incident. A 10-year-old boy who was the son of a state legislator died when he was riding a raft on the Verruckt waterslide in 2016. A jury trial has been scheduled for September 10.