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Google began the investigation after Congress asked tech companies to help determine how Russian agents used social media to influence the election.
Facebook'sblog post outlined what the company shared with Congress as part of its investigation into Russian interference in USA elections.
According to the Post, Google found the Russian ads when it siphoned data from Twitter that enabled Google investigators to link Russian Twitter accounts to those using Google services to purchase ads. Notably, the Postreports that the company responsible for buying the Facebook ads was not the same entity that purchased the Google ads.
While Facebook, the company trailing Google in the online advertising race, has received scorn for its role in sharing disinformation leading up to last year's election, Google has largely been unscathed. The tech giants are scheduled for a double-header on November 1: They have been asked to testify before both the Senate and House intelligence committees. A source told the paper that the investigation is still ongoing and it is not yet clear whether the ads were all from trolls or whether some were from legitimate accounts.
Maria moves off, but what's next?
Hurricane Maria is expected to cause rough seas and surf throughout the east coast, but especially near the Outer Banks. The National Hurricane Center forecast is for the storm to turn to the northeast and head out to sea overnight.
Female Saudi drivers 'will reduce crashes'
Women can not have custody of a child once the child has reached a certain age: nine years of age for girls, and seven for boys. Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Tuesday issued a royal decree allowing women to drive in the kingdom.
Meanwhile, Congress has started multiple investigations into the Russian interference in the 2016 election, with lawmakers on both political sides saying Russia meant to sow discord in the United States, spread propaganda and sway the election to elect President Donald Trump. As the article notes, the company has previously downplayed its involvement in Russia's potential election interference.
In response to the television segment, Facebook tried to distance itself from the Trump campaign, telling 60 Minutes in a statement that although Facebook teams offer insight into how the company's products work, "campaigns make their own strategic decisions about how to use the Facebook platform". Even so, the technology behemoth agreed to testify before the Senate in late September alongside representatives from Facebook and Twitter. Similar pages had been taken down by Facebook and Twitter, according to a report Monday by The Daily Beast.
Facebook revealed last month that the company had found $100,000 in spending by the agency and has since pledged to become more transparent about their ad transactions. This was perhaps easiest because Russia-linked accounts purchased as much as $270,000 on the social network in 2016.
His four-track set will include Same Love , which was adopted as an unofficial anthem for American same-sex marriage supporters. Good on him for doubling down and referring to Abbott et al.as "angry old white dudes".
It received multiple assessments from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office and attracted a supermajority of Senate votes. Using the budget process, Republicans need only 50 votes, assuming Vice President Mike Pence casts the tie-breaking vote.
She added: "Any suggestion of kicking people out of any political party on the grounds of race or religion should be condemned". Speaking in Brighton, McDonnell will say that those in debt should not have to pay back more than double of what they borrowed.
When it comes to clinching the division this weekend the Red Sox and everybody within the organization knew that they had to win. Houston was one of three teams to top 100 wins, giving Major League Baseball three 100-win teams for the first time since 2003 .
Another assistant captain, Fred Couples , said, "Having Tiger with the team now is pretty much the same as if he was playing". It's great for Tiger. "We hope he comes and he'll be welcomed by us and by our players", Monahan said.
The victor will advance to play the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL Division Series beginning on Friday in Los Angeles. Norichika Aoki had one hit in four at-bats in the New York Mets' 11-0 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies .
He also sought to console his followers over their recent defeats, saying the top priority for Muslims is to "satisfy" God. The Islamic State on Thursday released an audio recording of its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
On average, analysts anticipate that Darden Restaurants will post $4.47 earnings per share for the current year. Finance Architects holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Darden Restaurants, Inc . (NYSE: DRI ) for 6,235 shares.
McMahon recovered and made his way back to the ring to fight back before Owens finally put him down with a pop-up powerbomb. Shane McMahon - Hell in a CellFor a couple months, Kevin Owens feuded with AJ Styles over the United States Championship.
More than two million people live in impoverished Gaza, which has been blockaded by Israel and Egypt for years. Fawzy traveled to Gaza to meet the Palestinian government, following a meeting in Ramallah with Abbas.
Toys R filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on September 18 as it had to pay off hundreds of millions in debt. But the limited features feel a bit gimmicky unless Toys R Us can keep updating or releasing fresh app content.
Google Assistant has a male voice, here are the details
Broadcast is a new feature that allows one Google Home device to broadcast a message to the other devices in the home. The voice match feature will also be launched in all seven countries where Google Assistant is live at the moment.
Isis claims Las Vegas shooting: What have they said?
Paddock reportedly killed himself as police moved in on the 32nd-floor hotel room he was using to shoot down on the crowd. It claimed an attack on a Philippine casino on June 2, 2017, where a gunman had killed 36 people.
Deadpool Director Producing Sonic The Hedgehog Movie
A Sonic the Hedgehog movie was already in development at Sony Pictures , but it basically went into film limbo at some point. A hybrid CG-animated/live-action feature, the movie will be written by Patrick Casey and Josh Miller and produced by Neal H.
Prove you are Indian, Assam tribunal tells ex-Armyman
In a twitter video uploaded by Aman Wadud, Haque has expressed his grief after being served a notice to prove his citizenship. This not the first case, earlier Assam police constable Abu Taher Ahmed was asked to prove his Indian citizenship .
United keep pressure on with Palace rout
To overtake City, United have to beat the Eagles as City will be playing against the defending champions Chelsea in this round. Nemanja Matic's presence meant that Fellaini was allowed to push forward, and he was devastating when the ball was in the air.
Red Sox hope to clinch division vs. Astros
Charlie Morton pitched into the sixth inning to earn his career-best 14th victory, and Ken Giles got three outs for his 34th save. The concept of a bullpen game in the postseason may seem far-fetched but so is expecting to win with Porcello or Fister.
PSG hammering ends Ancelotti's reign at Bayern
The former-Bayern player faces a tough challenge ahead, starting with a league match against Hertha Berlin on Sunday. The game in Paris showed clearly that we had to take action. "It's also the last game before the global break".
United States review bilateral defense cooperation
I am happy to note that Secretary Mattis reaffirmed the United States position in support of these principles. The agendas of defence partnership and building weapon in India under Make in India program is very high.
LDP Lawmaker Fukuda to Join Koike Aide's Planned Party (News)
Besides the North Korea crisis, the polls also come at a time when the country is facing a sluggish economy which needs a boost. Kyodo News said he plans to dissolve the lower house of parliament at the start of an extraordinary session on Thursday.