New Facebook features fight election lies everywhere but ads

Heaven forbid a political candidate’s Facebook account gets hacked. They might spread disinformation…like they’re already allowed to do in Facebook ads… Today Facebook made a slew of announcements designed to stop 2020 election interference. “The bottom line…

Free Tools Boost 2020 Election Security, But Not Enough

Officials around the United States have spent the last three years scrambling to harden election and voting infrastructure against the disinformation campaigns, phishing attacks, and system probing that plagued 2016. With exactly one year to go until the 2020…

Impeachment politics face test in Kentucky election

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Peru’s vice-president resigns and calls for new general election

Peru’s vice-president resigns and calls for new general election

Image copyrightReutersImage caption Mercedes Aráoz was named interim leader by opposition legislators on Monday Peru’s vice-president has resigned from her post after declining the opposition’s nomination to be interim leader, saying she hoped it would pav…

Gordon Sondland: US envoy skips Trump impeachment probe

Gordon Sondland: US envoy skips Trump impeachment probe

Image copyrightAFP The Trump administration has blocked the US ambassador to the European Union from testifying to a congressional impeachment investigation. Gordon Sondland was due to meet behind closed doors on Tuesday with staff from three Democratic-led…

Bill Taylor says his office’s dealings were constantly undermined by ‘an irregular, informal channel of US policy-making’ led by Rudy Giuliani

Bill Taylor says his office’s dealings were constantly undermined by ‘an irregular, informal channel of US policy-making’ led by Rudy Giuliani

Washington (CNN)The top US diplomat in Ukraine, Bill Taylor, testified behind closed doors Tuesday as part of the ongoing impeachment inquiry led by House Democrats. In his opening statement, Taylor gave an account of his concern, beginning in August of this …

Catch up on the latest from explosive testimony of top American diplomat to Ukraine

Catch up on the latest from explosive testimony of top American diplomat to Ukraine

A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Impeachment Watch newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. (CNN)US top Ukraine diplomat Bill Taylor testified Tuesday that he was told US politics could hold up aid, contradicting US Ambassa…

Argentina election: Voters dream of breaking cycle of crisis

Argentina election: Voters dream of breaking cycle of crisis

Image copyrightGi Fly BikeImage caption Lucas Toledo got the idea for the quick-folding Gi Fly electric bike during a transport strike in 2015 “It’s like trying to run an ice-cream parlour in the desert.” That is how entrepreneur Lucas Toledo describes t…

Bill de Blasio: New York mayor pulls out of US presidential race

Bill de Blasio: New York mayor pulls out of US presidential race

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Mr de Blasio said he I felt he had contributed all he could to the primary election New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced he is pulling out of the Democratic race for the White House. “I feel like I have cont…