What is Putin's goal? Chaos By Kerri Miller • 1 hour ago An excerpt from MPR News with Kerri Miller Kerri Miller spoke withÂ Nicholas Weaver, lecturer at UC Berkeley and a researcher at the International Computer Science Institute, about Putin's role in the U.S. election, Spain's division over Catalonia, Brexit, and other international pressure points.Â Copyright 2017 MPR News. To see more, visit MPR News.
U.S. Intelligence agencies decisively concluded that Russia meddled in the 2016 election. President Trump's statements on Russia's involvement haven't been so clear. On Saturday when members of the White House press corps asked Trump about this issue he responded by saying, "Every time (Putin) sees me, he says, 'I didn't do that.' And I believe, I really believe, that when he tells me that, he means it."
When the president of the United States signed an order blocking federal funding for international charities that discuss abortion, Louise Erdrich was enraged. She channeled her anger into a new project. "It infuriated me on a level that I didn't know how to deal with — so I began to write this book." The president was George W. Bush. The year was 2001. And the novel, which imagines the government seizing control of all women's reproductive rights, had a promising start.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
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Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
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Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
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A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".