Day: June 25, 2020

Politics this week

Politics this week

Jun 27th 2020Some states in the south and west of the United States recorded their biggest daily rise in cases of covid-19, bringing America’s total to over 2.3m. The governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, urged people to stay indoors. He also declared that the state remained “wide open for business”. California recorded new highs in…

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Twitter kills 32,242 propaganda accounts, Russia, China, Turkey ‘teach-linked files operations’

Twitter kills 32,242 propaganda accounts, Russia, China, Turkey ‘teach-linked files operations’

Russia-linked accounts supported Kremlin infowar campaigns, China bots spread ‘deceptive’ claims about COVID and Hong Kong politics Twitter today says they’ve removed tens of thousands of accounts engaged in propaganda, linked to Russia, China and Turkey. Or as Twitter put it, “new state-linked information operations”, and it says “all associated accounts and content have been…

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Thought: A signal of Barr’s abuse of energy

Thought: A signal of Barr’s abuse of energy

Elie Honig is a CNN legal analyst and former federal and state prosecutor. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion on CNN. Watch Honig answer readers’ questions on “CNN Newsroom with Ana Cabrera” at 5:40 p.m. ET Sundays. (CNN)The testimony of Aaron Zelinsky, a deputy to former special counsel Robert…

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