· Facebook employees say they are ‘caught in an abusive relationship’ with Trump as internal debates over George Floyd protests rage →
Two years later, a privacy scandal involving Cambridge Analytica erupted, in which political operatives who had worked for the Trump campaign were found to have breached the personal data of tens of millions of Americans.
· Democrats move within striking range of taking the Senate, forecasts say →
WASHINGTON — The Senate landscape has improved so much for Democrats that top party operatives are calling and texting one another to say they wish the election were held today.
· Das Boot: this tense submarine thriller is 'TV for dads' that the rest of us can enjoy →
Season two opens with a thrilling series of above-ground plot points, all poised to interlace: a French resistance operative working as a double agent in an SS-operated police department; a grieving soldier desperate to find his abandoned daughter; a too-trusting senator’s son and the U-boat engineer he scooped up out of the sea, schmoozing through the nightclubs of Harlem.
· State Dept. using email software the NSA says is being exploited by Russian hackers, report says →
Area1, a Silicon Valley security firm, says in its report that candidates and government agencies using the software are leaving themselves vulnerable to the same Russian operatives who hacked the Democrats to interfere in the 2016 presidential campaign.
The New York Times
· Prague Says Ricin Plot Was a Hoax, and Moves to Expel 2 Russians →
The alleged ricin conspiracy had echoes of what Britain said was a 2018 attempt by Russian operatives to kill a former Soviet spy, Sergei V. Skripal, in the English town of Salisbury with a powerful nerve agent known as novichok.
· 3M: Historically High Dividend Rightly Points To Undervaluation →
The operative business brought a lot of cash into the company.
· Battlestar Galactica star calls out Ben Affleck for playing a Mexican American in Argo →
The Oscar-winning thriller follows the true story of how CIA operative Mendez led an operation to rescue six US diplomats who were held hostage in Tehran, Iran in 1979.
· Trump Hates Vote-by-Mail. These Republicans Love It. →
“It’s been remarkably successful,” Chuck Coughlin, a longtime GOP operative and a onetime aide to the late Senator John McCain, told me.
· ASADA changes tune on hub testing protocols →
But at the same time, the government body is sending ASADA testing operatives into the hubs to test players for drugs, but they themselves haven't been tested for coronavirus.
The New York Times
· Torture Can Be Considered in Sentencing Guantánamo Prisoners, Judge Rules →
WASHINGTON — A military judge ruled on Thursday that war court judges have the power to reduce the prison sentence of a Qaeda operative at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, as a remedy for torture by the C.I.A.