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Hacking in the French election

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Macron says his campaign was hacked, and a fake news campaign is being levied against him in the final days if the campaign. Deja vu anyone? It looks like his lead is still strong, but I’m holding my breath for this one. Anyone else watching? Emmanuel Macron’s presidential campaign hacked, officials say www.cnn.com/2017/05/05/europe/franc…

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French Authorities Warn Against Spreading Leaked Macron Data

French Authorities Warn Against Spreading Leaked Macron Data By AFP French electoral authorities took a hard line Saturday on a hacking attack targeting presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron’s campaign , saying anyone who circulates the leaked information could be committing a “criminal offence”. The electoral commission met following the announcement Friday by the pro-EU centrist’s team that his campaign had been the target of a ” massive and coordinated hacking attack ” after a flood of internal documents were released online a day before the election. “The dissemination of such data,…

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America-the-Right-Way-Staying-Vigilant May 6 2017- May 7 , 2017 Remember-9-11- Weekend-Edition

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Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 6:45 pm EDT g’day all …. French election is Sunday … and it brings up a point that, well, infuriates me. IMO, one of the dumbest things the US ever did was to allow dual citizenship. So today my daughter’s in-laws are casting their votes in the French election. They are all dual citizens. Her husband, his siblings, cousins and their kids … none of them has ever lived a day in France (but they do visit pretty much annually). They don’t pay taxes there;…

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FW DE KLERK AND COVERT DEALINGS PRIOR TO THE 1994 ELECTIONS

Article by: Lethu Menziwa SOUTH AFRICA THE INSIDE STORY For 2 decades accusations against the FW de Klerk government have been flying about. Many people have been whispering about huge sums of money being paid over by Swiss Bank accounts to NP politicians and government operators to hand over the SA government to the ANC. For 18 years nothing could be proven, till now: CITIBANK Gen. Erle Cocke ran Nugan Hand Bank’s Washington office. In April 2000, Cocke gave a deposition running to 67 pages concerning his knowledge and involvement…

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Equities turn bearish on profit booking, Nifty scales new highs

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Equities turn bearish on profit booking, Nifty scales new highs May 6, 2017 Indian equity markets slid into the bearish zone as investors booked profits after a week of substantial gains. Despite that, a key index made record highs during the truncated trade week ended May 5. The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) scaled a new closing high of 9,359.90 points on May 4 and an intra-day high of 9,374.55 on May 5. However, the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE settled below the…

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French presidential election – your questions answered | World news

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In France, the run of Macron’s life starts Monday == If Emmanuel Macron makes his way to the Élysée Palace, as expected, (pre-polls 63% pro marcon) in the second round of France’s presidential election Sunday, another bruising political battle is looming. To be able to govern and not be sidelined by a hostile parliament, Macron’s nascent political movement En Marche will have to cobble together a majority in the National Assembly in an election beginning on June 11. And unlike in the second round of the presidential ballot — in…

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WHAT DOES THE MACRON HACK REVEAL?

Macron checks to see if his stash of granny porn has been hacked. Another election, another massive hacking scandal. This time it’s the French establishment’s anointed “Hope and Change” candidate Emmanuel Macron, who may have to change his passwords after this incident. The bare bones of the story is that hackers — as yet unidentified — found their way into the email accounts of his campaign team and dumped around 9.9 gigabytes of emails. This is a massive amount of data, comprising tens of thousands of emails and images, that…

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French election campaign hit by ‘massive hacking attack’

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French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron has condemned a “massive hacking attack” on his election campaign, after a number of emails purporting to be from his campaign were leaked online late Friday afternoon. A 9GB trove of data was posted to Pastebin , an anonymous link-sharing website, by a user titling themselves “EMLEAKS.” The files mostly appear to be archives of emails from the Macron campaign, including the candidate and advisers. Continue reading… Trending right now: NASA’s Saturn spacecraft just delivered photos so stunning you’ll think they’re fake Fix the worst…

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France fights to keep Macron email hack from distorting election | News | WIBQ

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France fights to keep Macron email hack from distorting election Saturday, May 06, 2017 6:49 a.m. EDT Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 presidential election, is pictured thr By Adrian Croft and Geert De Clercq PARIS (Reuters) – France sought to keep a computer hack of frontrunner Emmanuel Macron’s campaign emails from influencing the outcome of the country’s presidential election with a warning on Saturday it could be a criminal offence to republish the data. Macron’s team said…

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Obama Takes Stand Against Populist Candidate In French Election

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Former President Barack Obama officially threw his support behind French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron in a video released on Thursday. “I’m not planning to get involved in many elections now that I don’t have to run for office again,” Obama said. “But the French election is very important to the future of France and the values that we care so much about.” Macron, a centrist and relative political novice, created his own political party last year called “En Marche!” ― or “Onward!” He comes from an investment banking background and…

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It’s the people, stupid

The OECD’s 2017 Skills Outlook report was published this week. It argued that the world has entered a new stage of globalisation in which countries’ capacity to compete in global markets depends on the willingness of governments to invest in the skills and education of their young people and adults and on the quality and level of the education and training provided. It should be read with concern by policymakers and practitioners from all parts of the education sector – everyone, in short, in a position to influence educational outcomes…

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Can Obama’s Hope Sway the French Election? – The New Yorker

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“The French election is very important to the future of France and the values that we care so much about,” the former President Barack Obama says in a video endorsing the front-runner, Emmanuel Macron. Credit PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY EMMANUELMACRON / TWITTER Where was Barack Obama on the day that Republicans in the House of Representatives dealt a potentially mortal wound to the Affordable Care Act, his signature domestic achievement? In France—at least, on French Twitter, where a video of Obama endorsing Emmanuel Macron for President was pinned* to the top of…

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French campaign watchdog examines election-eve Macron leak – News-Sentinel.com

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Find us on Twitter French campaign watchdog examines election-eve Macron leak French independent centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron shakes hands to supporters as he campaigns in Rodez, southern France, Friday, May 5, 2017. The 39-year-old independent candidate faces far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday’s presidential runoff. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) French far-right candidate for the presidential elections Marine Le Pen poses after an interview with the Associated Press, Friday, May 5, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours) Children walk past election campaign posters for French centrist presidential candidate…

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Why young French voters won’t vote (and why they should)

Ni Patrie, Ni Patron. Ni Le Pen, Ni Macron. The words appeared in graffiti and painted on posters in the streets of Paris the day after the first round of the presidential election. Unable to hide their anger and despair, hundreds of Parisians went down to Place de la République. There, they burned electoral cards and French flags, claiming to no longer recognize their country and its democratic values. “Where is democracy if a far-right candidate makes it to the second round?” asked a young girl, who had covered her…

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Turns out the French election is a lot like ‘Lord of the Rings’

“The board is set, the pieces are moving. We come to it at last, the great battle of our time.” As “Lord of the Rings” fans should know, Ian McKellen’s Gandalf says these lines to Billy Boyd’s Pippin as, standing on a terrace at Gondor, they gaze in horror at the storm clouds massing over Mordor. With the fate of Middle Earth hanging in the balance, the forces of light and darkness prepare for their epic clash. Standing on a terrace in Paris, French voters might well be muttering the…

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Relative Calm in Syrian Safe Zones After Russia-Backed Deal Implemented | NBC New York

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Receive the latest national-international updates in your inbox Email Privacy policy | More Newsletters AP Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi of the Russian General Staff, speaks to the media in the Defense Ministry in Moscow, Russia, Friday, May 5, 2017. Russia’s military says the agreement setting up four de-escalation zones in Syria will go into effect at midnight. The military also says the deal, which was signed by Russia, Iran and Turkey in Kazakhstan the day before, could be extended to more areas of the war-torn country. Relative calm prevailed Saturday…

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Man Falls 26 Seconds Short of 1st Sub 2-Hour Marathon | NBC New York

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Receive the latest sports updates in your inbox Email Privacy policy | More Newsletters AP In this Sunday, April 26, 2015, file photo, Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya wins the Men’s race in the 35th London Marathon. On the 63rd anniversary of Roger Bannister breaking the four-minute mile, three elite athletes will attempt to do something arguably more extraordinary, run the first sub-two-hour marathon. Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge leads the attempt on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Monza’s Formula One racecourse, along with two-time Boston Marathon winner Lelisa Desisa, from…

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Relative Calm in Syrian Safe Zones After Russia-Backed Deal Implemented | NBC 6 South Florida

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Receive the latest national-international updates in your inbox Email Privacy policy | More Newsletters AP Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi of the Russian General Staff, speaks to the media in the Defense Ministry in Moscow, Russia, Friday, May 5, 2017. Russia’s military says the agreement setting up four de-escalation zones in Syria will go into effect at midnight. The military also says the deal, which was signed by Russia, Iran and Turkey in Kazakhstan the day before, could be extended to more areas of the war-torn country. Relative calm prevailed Saturday…

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