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the in the trump campaign and the russian government, and whether there was coordination between the two. earlier the us press secretary sean ‘ responded two. earlier the us press secretary sean - responded to the day's sean spicer responded to the day's briefing and here's what he had to say... following this testimony it say- - - clear nothing has changed. senior is clear nothing has changed. senior obama intelligence officials have gone on record to say there is no evidence of a trump and russia collusion. the director of national said so and we take intelligence said so and we take them at their word. however, some new information came to light at the we believe is newsworthy hearing we believe is newsworthy about the unmasking of americans named ina about the unmasking of americans named in a 5222555225: reports. named in a intelligence reports. directorjames qaumi told the house intelligence committee that —— directorjames comey. said that the obama demonstration had access to qbama demonstration had access'tfii qbama demonstration had accaas'toi of qbama demonstration had access'toi of officials including senior names of officials including senior white house and justice and intelligence fiff'tlafi ' white house and justice and intelligence fiff'tlafi before ' intelligence officials. before president left intelligence officials. before president- left office intelligence officials. before president - left office michael president obama left office michael flynn - unmasked and then
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flynn was unmasked and then illegally his identity was leaked to media outlets, despite the fact that, and as nsa director rogers said, unmasking and revealing individuals "endangers national security." not only was general mike flynn's identity made available, directorjames comey flynn's identity made available, director james comey refused flynn's identity made available, directorjames comey refused to a nswer directorjames comey refused to answer the question on whether he briefed president obama on this, had briefed president obama on this, his phone calls and activities. directorjames comey told these —— all these types of disclosures threaten national—security and said he would investigate them to the full extent of the law. he also said the leaking . classified the leaking of classified information became unusually active in the time frame in question. it is also important to note both directors told the committee they have no evidence boats were changed in the swing states the president had won. he in the swing states the president had won. meet; in the swing states the president had won. hl? i on in the swing states the president had won. heééfi on to in the swing states the president had won. heééfa on to say in the swing states the president had won. hlg on to say they had won. he went on to say they would find no collusion between moscow and members of the trump
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investigating and having improved are two different things. the cia director said there is smoke but no fire. not to my knowledge. no evidence of collusion. there is a point at which you continue to search for something everybody has not seen or found, everybody who has been briefed. i think it is fine to look into, but at the end of the day they will come to the same conclusion everyone else has had. so you can continue to look for something moron that in 100 days after seven o'clock. on google platforms. firm to pull its online advertising from google. rbs, lloyds and hsbc banks have all taken similar measures. this is mr brittin, speaking at an advertising conference
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in london earlier today. so i want to start by saying sorry. we apologise when anything like that happens. we don't want it to happen and you don't want it to happen and we take responsibility for it. now, i've spoken to and our team have spoken to many of you. some brands that are affected. some brands that are concerned. when i've had conversations with some of the advertisers, in general what i've found is it has been a handful of impressions and pennies nolpollnd-s- but however small or big, the issue, we need to improve and we need to get better. with me is phil smith, director—general of the corporation british advertisers. good of british advertisers. good evening. what would your organisation like to see google do about this? there is a grave concern amongst advertisers about appearing on google's you tube through their display content against inappropriate content. we think there is a lot more google can do to zeif-fif ii i 124i 7:75 2113.5 257 53: e: ieif-fif ii e 1141 e115 e:111'.e 151 531 e11
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advertisers ieeie ie e 1141 e115 211115 151 51 e11 advertisers a eeeie ie e 1141 e115 211115 151 e1 e11 advertisers a real 1ee.1e ie e 1141 e115 211115 151 e1 !11 advertisers a real safeguard give advertisers a real safeguard their brands will not appear against extremist content. we welcomed the review announced today, we think there is more that could be done. for example we think google could work with independent third party advanced content sagaasga fasten? gesiiieeéiee and we would also like suggliers and we would also like‘ to consider an immediate them to consider an immediate withdrawal from sale of any 53x15; imagery withdrawal from sale of any 5533355; imagery they withdrawal from sale of any egg; imagery they cannot advertising imagery they cannot is safe. specifically, see guarantee is safe. specifically, see an advert will go on you tube, what could google do about knowing where that was going and what it might be alongside before it agrees to that process eventually happening? to explain what is happening today, a lot of advertising in digital is placed programmatically so when you arei placed programmatically so when you are i clicked on a website the highest bidder gets to place the ad. what is happening is that some very big brands like british airways and the bbc itself are appearing against content, some of which inappropriate content, some of which q: inappropriate content, some of which
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g= inappropriate content, some of which is being miss categorised. inappropriate content, some of which 2 being miss categorised. we; inappropriate content, some of which 2 being miss categorised. we have ! is being miss categorised. we have seen examples quoted to me today by some of our members of extremist as news and content categorised as news and politics. so they are bidding at this stage at least - knowing this stage at least without knowing what they might be alongside? correct. how can that be changed? ‘ categorisation and content better categorisation and content verification, a very simple way of doing this, and as matt brittin himself said today, policies need to be increased and when it comes to be increasedandwbeoitcomesto categorisation of extremist the categorisation of extremist material the bar should be raised. the other area is on the tools available for advertisers. we think the default should be set to the the defajt sht'd be set to» the , ~ .,,., ~ ~ 1, the defae't she'd be set te the , ~ .,,., ~ ~ 1, environment the defas't shfis'd he set te the , ~ .,,., ~ ~ 1, environment is safe, by advertising environment is safe, by default, for advertisers, rather than having to pick the controls in some way. we think the responsibility. on some way. we think the responsibility i on google some way. we think the responsibility. on google to sell responsibility is on google to sell a safe product for advertisers, and a safe hredast fer edge-tigers; arsed 111 , . ,, lastly they a safe hredast fer edge-tiger? arsed we w , ,, lastly they m enforcement, lastly they spoke about enforcement, taking down offending material much taking down offending material'moci‘!" that clearly needs to be
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faster, and that clearly needs to be done. we look forward to the results of their review but it is about of theerewewhahflesabfiok time. presumably, you would also tlmew el—eeee it is bee's best interests to argue it is bee's best interests to resolve this quickly, because if ‘members are eee .1 - 152111— we .1 - 1 :::111_ doubtful about eee .1 - 11111— doubtful about what appear their advert might appear alongside their advert they will go somewhere else? we have they will go somewhere else?% seen an they will go somewhere else?% seen an increasing number of advertisers take their business away from google, particularly youtube and the display network as i think they are looking for concrete reassu ra nces they are looking for concrete reassurances that will change because they cannot risk their advertising appearing in the wrong place. thank you for coming in. thank you. place. t| street u for coming in. place. t| street has ' coming in. place. t| street has confirmed . place. street has confirmed the reason they will trigger article 50 on the 29th of march, —— theresa may 1; 1111 32m 1; eee‘e—igeseee flail will trigger iii: 50. ~ 1; 1111 32m 1; eee‘e—igeseee flail will tr|gger§ 50. britain will trigger article 50. britain will trigger article 50. britain will then have to mag years to negotiate its departure. will then have to mag years to negotiate its departurelj will then have to mag years to negotiate its departure. i am very clear i want to insure we get the best possible - for the united best possible deal for the united kingdom that works for everyone across the uk and in all parts of
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the uk, when we enter these negotiations. i have set out my objectives, which include getting a free trade deal, they include good free trade deal, they include putting issues like our continuing working together on issues like security at the - of what we're security at the core of what we're doing. we are going to be out there negotiating hard, delivering on what the british people voted for. the shadow brexit secretary sir starmer said labour would consider voting against a deal if it were not in britain's interests. - prime britain's interests. the prime minister's position, take it or leave it, is a political choice on her part. she does not have to approach it in that way and i think 11'1-1—11111'11 it “1 1111111 111111 11-114 1111’1-1'1' 111-111111111111 “1 i111 1111111111111 111-114 111-1’1-1'1' the 111-111111111111 “1 “1 1111111 1111111 1111-114 111-1’1-1'1' the need for a consensus, for given the need for a consensus, for something in the national interest, she needs to work hard for a consensus between now and - she consensus between now and then, she needs to come back with a deal which can be supported, but if it needs to come back with a deal which ct would upported, but if it needs to come back with a deal which ct would be. )rted, but if it needs to come back with a deal which c; would be. sandwich if it needs to come back with a deal which c; would be. sandwich of it needs to come back with a deal which c; would be. sandwich of the liberal it would be. sandwich of the liberal democrat tim farron said theresa may should be careful to maintain good relations with the remaining members
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of the eu during the talks. firstly the united kingdomm of the eu during the talks. firstly the united kingdom needs to' of the eu during the talks. firstly the united kingdom needs to look at trying to get the best possible deal for itself, - in trying to get the best possible deal for itself, in so it trying to get the best possible deal for itself, - in - so it needs for itself, but in doing so it needs to be generous not only in what it offers but its tone of language, 11111171! offers but its tone of language, our european neighbours. toward our european neighbours. after all it is the biggest market on planet earth and whether we are in it or out of it we want. be alongside of it, it is think we will somehow, foolish to think we will somehow, you know, trade with new zealand, australia or even the united states can match the enormous benefit of being in the single market, which is why if i were in theresa may's position, i would why if i were in theresa may's position, iwould not why if i were in theresa may's position, i would not be giving up out position, i would not be giving up our membership of the single market. so what has been the response to theresa may's announcement in brussels? correspondent. brussels? dan theresa may's announcement in brussels? dan johnson joins us theresa may's announcement in brussels? danjohnson joins us live from the belgian capital. the from theebeleian caoital. 1 foregéeile 50 to be awaiting for article 50 to be triggered. this announcement actually came during an announcement
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the eu chief spokesman here, this morning he confirmed they had that notice from had that- notice from the had had that advance notice from the uk government and said, "we are ready to begin negotiations, we are just waiting for the later letter. everything is ready on the side." sources on this site suggest they ffifiees 1111 the 1111 1111135111 thee the efifi‘ee 1111 the 1111 1111313111 heee the is 511-3111 111 11:1 111 1555311 h1111 the i is better 1111-3111 111 11:1 111 1111111111 h1111 the i is better prepared 1111-3111 11 1'11 111 1111111111 h1111 the i is better prepared for feel the eu is better prepared for this doing it 1h111 w7 — feel the eu is better prepared for this doing it these negotiations = feel the eu is better prepared for this doing it these negotiations at = this doing it these negotiations at the moment than the uk. i give you the moment than the uk. to give you an idea of what is expected here next week once the letter is sent. donald tusk, the eu council president, has said that within 48 hours he will be able to offer draft to each of the 27 members guidelines to each of the 27 members that will remain in the eu. we have that will remain in the eu. we hgj done a lot of work, have 111-1111411 1411111111111 115 1111-11-11 ngijz'w 11111 11 already put some effort into putting their position together, but he wa nts a their position together, but he wants a bit of time to go to them and check exactly what - think position should be, as they his position should be, as they actually go into these negotiations. it will then probably take a month or more before the negotiations can actually start, just while every
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other european capital puts its opinion in into how- do opinion in into how exactly do negotiation should be cenducted , ,, opinion in into how exactly do negotiation should be cenducted from , ,, negotiation should be conducted from then on. and the complexity of it, you hint at that, every european capital, 27 different cities where people have to contemplate all of this? indeed, a hugely complex negotiation, even looking at it as two sides, but all of those 27 nations will have a view on what they want to - out of the the eu has been giving negotiations. the eu has been giving a message that actually it is united on this and can move quite quickly toa to a negotiating position, but there will be boxes on ”3131-45113111e111111151211615111 road, difficulties. one major the road, difficulties. one major headache straightaway will be the heeeezhe 11f1ightewey mitt-em? over 11‘111 the uk's bill will be. some of the eu divorce bill will be. some of the eu negotiators have been speaking about figures in of £50 negotiators have been speaking about figures in - of £50 million. figures in excess of £50 million. the uk it figures in excess of £50 million. the uk- it is figures in excess of £50 million. the uk - it is not prepared to the uk says it is not prepared to pay anything like that, while the message has been that until an agreement is reached on a bill or at least the idea that a bill will have
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