Russia Mounted Covert Operation to Help Trump Win
The CIA has concluded that Russia mounted a covert intelligence operation to help Donald Trump win the U.S. election, a congressional official knowledgeable on the matter told NBC News. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper described the latest findings on the intentions of the Russian government in a closed-door briefing with senators last week, according to the official. The president-elect's transition team responded by impugning the CIA's integrity in a statement Friday, calling the spy agency 'the same people that said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.'
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:51:00 GMT
Fake News and Lavish Parties: Teens Cash In on Empire of Lies
Fake news ran wild during the presidential election and even though the contest is over, the gold rush continues for dozens of enterprising teens in a remote Macedonian town. Their main cash cow: president-elect Donald Trump. "Nothing can beat Trump's supporters when it comes to social media engagement," says 18-year-old Dimitri, who claims to have made $60,000 in the past six months from the fake news phenomenon. NBC News takes you inside the small town of Veles, where the teens spend big on cars, clubbing and real estate as they cash in on an empire of lies that shook a presidential election.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:17:00 GMT