Trump urged to back up claims his phones were tapped by Obama

Trump urged to back up claims his phones were tapped by Obama

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump said in a tweet that it was “illegal for a sitting president to be wire-tapping” US President Donald Trump has been urged to provide evidence to back his allegation that his predecessor, Barack Obama, ordered his phones to be tapped during the election campaign. Republican Senator Ben Sasse […]

Mexico opens legal aid centres to fight US deportations

Mexico opens legal aid centres to fight US deportations

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Migrants suspect of any offence, including traffic violations, will be targeted for deportation Mexico has opened legal aid centres at consulates in 50 US cities, in a move designed to protect its citizens from tougher immigration enforcement. Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray reaffirmed concerns about the human rights of Mexicans […]

Uber uses ‘secret program’ Greyball to hide from regulators

Uber uses ‘secret program’ Greyball to hide from regulators

Image copyright EPA Image caption Uber said its Greyball software was used to “deny ride requests to fraudulent users” Uber has been using a secret program to prevent undercover regulators from shutting down the taxi-hailing service in cities around the world. The software, called Greyball, sought to identify officials trying to catch its drivers and […]

Mike Pence accused of ‘staggering hypocrisy’ on private email

Media captionPence: ‘No comparison’ with Clinton email US Vice-President Mike Pence has been accused of hypocrisy after it emerged he used a private email as Indiana governor to conduct state business. He contacted advisers on terrorism and homeland security via an AOL account during his four years as governor, though he did nothing illegal. The […]

Trump wire-tapping claims ‘simply false’ – Obama spokesman

Trump wire-tapping claims ‘simply false’ – Obama spokesman

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump called Mr Obama a “bad (or sick) guy” in a series of tweets on Saturday President Donald Trump’s accusation that his predecessor ordered his phones to be tapped is “simply false”, Barack Obama’s spokesman has said. Kevin Lewis said that “neither President Obama nor any White House official […]

Uber uses ‘secret program’ Greyball to hide from regulators

Uber uses ‘secret program’ Greyball to hide from regulators

Image copyright EPA Image caption Uber said its Greyball software was used to “deny ride requests to fraudulent users” Uber has been using a secret program to prevent undercover regulators from shutting down the taxi-hailing service in cities around the world. The software, called Greyball, sought to identify officials trying to catch its drivers and […]

Mike Pence accused of ‘staggering hypocrisy’ on private email

Media captionPence: ‘No comparison’ with Clinton email US Vice-President Mike Pence has been accused of hypocrisy after it emerged he used a private email as Indiana governor to conduct state business. He contacted advisers on terrorism and homeland security via an AOL account during his four years as governor, though he did nothing illegal. The […]

Trump wire-tapping claims ‘simply false’ – Obama spokesman

Trump wire-tapping claims ‘simply false’ – Obama spokesman

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump called Mr Obama a “bad (or sick) guy” in a series of tweets on Saturday President Donald Trump’s accusation that his predecessor ordered his phones to be tapped is “simply false”, Barack Obama’s spokesman has said. Kevin Lewis said that “neither President Obama nor any White House official […]

Uber uses ‘secret program’ Greyball to hide from regulators

Uber uses ‘secret program’ Greyball to hide from regulators

Image copyright EPA Image caption Uber said its Greyball software was used to “deny ride requests to fraudulent users” Uber has been using a secret program to prevent undercover regulators from shutting down the taxi-hailing service in cities around the world. The software, called Greyball, sought to identify officials trying to catch its drivers and […]

Mike Pence accused of ‘staggering hypocrisy’ on private email

Media captionPence: ‘No comparison’ with Clinton email US Vice-President Mike Pence has been accused of hypocrisy after it emerged he used a private email as Indiana governor to conduct state business. He contacted advisers on terrorism and homeland security via an AOL account during his four years as governor, though he did nothing illegal. The […]