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Obama admits underestimating impact of Russian hacking

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama admitted Sunday that he “underestimated” the impact misinformation and hacking could have on democracies, a remark that follows an intelligence report on Russian meddling in the US presidential vote. In a pre-taped interview on ABC’s “This Week,” Obama denied underestimating Russian President Vladimir Putin, who US intelligence agencies say ordered a… Read More »

Sceptical Chinese village protests as Wukan chief “admits” kickbacks

WUKAN, China: The chief of a village that was once seen as a symbol of grassroots democracy in Communist China said in a video that he’d accepted bribes, but disbelieving villagers retaliated on Tuesday with a mass march demanding his release as police looked on. Lin Zuluan, the democratically elected and popular party chief of… Read More »