Facebook data row academic ‘is scapegoat’

Image copyright AFP An academic who created an app which harvested data from 50 million users says he has been made "a scapegoat" for Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. Dr Aleksandr Kogan completed work for Cambridge Analytica in 2014, but said he had no idea the data would be used for Donald Trump's election campaign. The…

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Israel hit Syria ‘nuclear reactor’ in 2007

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Israel released images purportedly showing the suspected reactor during the 2007 air raid Israel's military has formally admitted that it destroyed a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007. It said the air raid in the eastern Deir-al-Zour region had removed "an emerging existential threat to Israel and the entire…

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Fox News Analyst Quits, Calling Network a ‘Propaganda Machine’

“I cannot be part of the same organization, even at a remove,” he wrote. Fox News responded on Tuesday by saying it was “extremely proud of our top-rated prime-time hosts and all of our opinion programming.” “Ralph Peters is entitled to his opinion despite the fact that he’s choosing to use it as a weapon…

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Trae Young: Time has come for me to enter NBA draft

When I was younger, my father and I would make the 30-minute drive from Norman to Oklahoma City and wait outside the steel doors of Chesapeake Energy Arena, clutching our Thunder season tickets and the thrill of studying superstars' secrets. Ninety minutes until tipoff, we'd march down the stairs, close to the court and get…

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