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Jacob Rees-Mogg: Boris Johnson burka probe is ‘show trial’

Image copyright PA Image caption Jacob Rees-Mogg suggests Boris Johnson attracts extra criticism because people are envious of him A Conservative Party investigation into Boris Johnson is a “show trial” and is being used to stop him becoming leader, Jacob Rees-Mogg has claimed. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, the Tory ...

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Hacking the US mid-terms? It’s child’s play

In November, Americans will go to the polls to vote in the crucial mid-term elections. But as intelligence chiefs in the country continue to warn of Russian interference, there is great concern about how vulnerable the US voting infrastructure could be to cyber-attack. At the Def Con hacking conference in ...

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Stolen plane closes Seattle-Tacoma airport before crashing

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPlane followed by fighter jets An airline employee who stole an empty passenger plane from Seattle airport has crashed on a nearby island. Authorities said the man had made “an unauthorised take-off” late on Friday local time, forcing Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to ...

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Charlottesville: Why one man is suing Alex Jones for defamation

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Brennan Gilmore: “I became a target, with emailed death threats, harassment, hacking attempts” Brennan Gilmore heard the car accelerating before he saw it passing just metres in front of him. The driver of the Dodge Challenger sped downhill to Gilmore’s left before pausing, accelerating, ...

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Trump doubles metal tariffs on Turkey as lira falls by 20%

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The two men spoke on the sidelines of a Nato summit in Brussels last month President Donald Trump has doubled US tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminium, as the precipitous fall of the Turkish lira accelerates. In a tweet, Mr Trump said the currency ...

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