WION Morning News Brief, March 21, 2018

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 21, 2018, 03:29 AM(IST)

File photo of Rahul Gandhi. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

Suspended Cambridge Analytica CEO claims influence on US election, Facebook questioned

The suspended chief executive of Cambridge Analytica said in a secretly recorded video broadcast on Tuesday that his UK-based political consultancy’s online campaign played a decisive role in US President Donald Trump’s 2016 election victory. 

Top leaders resign as Team Rahul gets set to take charge of Congress

Resignations in the Congress have begun ahead of party President Rahul Gandhi's announcement of his new team. 

Actor-politician Raj Babbar has quit as chief of the party's UP unit. 

News reports added that Gujarat Congress chief Bharatsinh Solanki is also believed to have tendered his resignation to the party's central leadership. The reports added that a number of further resignations are expected. 

Now, ex-Playboy model wants to talk about affair with Trump

A former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump filed suit in California on Tuesday to release her from a legal agreement requiring her to stay silent, becoming the second woman this month to contest an arrangement to keep quiet about an alleged extramarital relationship with Trump.

Pakistan renews Pervez Musharraf's passport fearing he may not return

Pakistan's former dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf's diplomatic passport was renewed two months before its expiry as the government feared that he might not return to face the high treason case, the country's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said.

Nobody better than me on the pitch: Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed the secret of his success ahead of the FIFA World Cup.

In a recent media interaction, he said, "We should always believe we are the best."

"You need to think big. I always believe that nobody is better than me, out on the pitch at least," he said.

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