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Washington (AFP) – Microsoft said Tuesday founder Bill Gates would step down as chairman and assume a new role as “founder and technology advisory” as insider Satya Nadella was named chief executive.

Gates “will devote more time to the company” in his new role as the tech giant moves to transform itself amid a changing landscape in the world of computing, the company said.

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Barr And Rosenstein Must Answer In Subpoena Scandal

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Reprinted with permission from Daily Kos

When Donald Trump wanted to talk about the investigation being conducted into how his campaign colluded with Russian agents, he used a term that was meant to demean and delegitimize. He called it "spying." Trump also accused the Obama administration of "wiretapping" his offices, which—no matter what Trump says—was in no sense true. But as more information emerges about the efforts of the DOJ to chase down supposed intelligence leaks, it's hard to think of more appropriate terms. The Justice Department may not have been technically spying, and seeking to crack open metadata from cell phones isn't really wiretapping, but the DOJ was absolutely surveilling member of Congress and their families, including their minor children.

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