Trump campaign data firm accused of harvesting Facebook data

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Alexander Nix answered MPs’ questions about election influence The attorney general for the state of Massachusetts is launching an investigation into alleged harvesting of Facebook profiles by a firm employed by Donald Trump’s election campaign. Investigations by the Observer and New York Times newspapers


Brazil ex-football star Romario seeks Rio state governor post

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The former footballer won the 1994 World Cup with his national side The Brazilian senator and former football star Romario de Souza is to run for election as governor of Rio de Janeiro in October. The state has been racked by violence and is on the verge of bankruptcy. The 1994 World Cup winner – known simply as Romario – says his campaign will focus on tackling those problems. He will stand as a candidate