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Marco Rubio

Sen. Marco Rubio.
United States Senator from Florida

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  • Attempts by foreign government hackers to break into the personal email accounts of U.S. senators and their aides persist— yet the Senate's security office is refusing to defend them, a lawmaker says. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, said in a Wednesday letter to Senate leaders that his office discovered that "at least one major technology company" has warned an...

  • Foreign government hackers continue to target the personal accounts of U.S. senators and their aides— and the Senate's security office has refused to defend them, a lawmaker says. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, said in a Wednesday letter to Senate leaders that his office discovered that "at least one major technology company" has warned an unspecified number of...

  • WASHINGTON— In a stormy week, President Donald Trump blustered and distorted reality, denying massive deaths from a hurricane that scientists believe to be one of the nation's deadliest and blowing out of proportion U.S. economic growth and his role in spurring it. He's insisting the federal response to Hurricane Maria, which hit Puerto Rico last September, was "...

  • WASHINGTON— In a stormy week, President Donald Trump blustered and distorted reality, denying massive deaths from a hurricane that scientists believe to be one of the nation's deadliest and blowing out of proportion U.S. economic growth and his role in spurring it. He's insisting the federal response to Hurricane Maria, which hit Puerto Rico last September, was "...

  • Alex Jones from Infowars.com speaks during a rally in support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump near the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., July 18, 2016.

    With the rise of Donald Trump, who has been described as the "human distillation" of the conspiracy theorists' paranoid worldview, Jones appeared set to finally make it into the mainstream.

  • Donald Trump

    The president signed an executive order Wednesday creating a multiagency, targeted response to a broad range of foreign interference tactics, including disinformation and propaganda campaigns. 

  • Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook Inc., left, listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.

    In highlighting the complexities of their systems, Mr. Dorsey's and Ms. Sandberg's testimony helped underscore the difficulties lawmakers will face, the NYT reports. 

  • Its statement did not name Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc, whose executives testified in Congress on Wednesday, but the firms have been harshly criticized by President Donald Trump and some of his fellow Republicans for what they see as an effort to repress conservative voices. Attorney General Jeff Sessions convened the meeting, set for Sept. 25, "to discuss a...

  • Its statement did not name Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc, whose executives were called to testify in Congress on Wednesday, but the firms have been harshly criticized by President Donald Trump and some other Republicans for what they see as an effort to repress conservative voices. The Senate Intelligence Committee has been looking into reported Russian...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 5- Executives from Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc faced threats of legislative action from skeptical U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over what many members of Congress see as a failure to combat foreign efforts to influence U.S. politics. Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, who testified alongside Twitter Chief Executive Jack...

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