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Facebook: Likely Russia-based Operation Bought US Ads with Political Message

Facebook: Likely Russia-based Operation Bought US Ads with Political Message

Social media network Facebook said on Wednesday it had found that an operation probably run from Russia spent $100,000 on thousands of US ads promoting divisive social and political messages in a two-year-period through May. Facebook said 3,000 ads and 470 "inauthentic" accounts and pages spread

Samsung Heir Guilty of Bribery, Given 5-Year Jail Sentence

Samsung Heir Guilty of Bribery, Given 5-Year Jail Sentence

The heir to the Samsung empire, Lee Jae-yong, was convicted of bribery and other offenses Friday and jailed for five years in connection with the scandal that brought down South Korean president Park Geun-Hye after a six-month trial. Lee's penalty could leave the vast conglomerate, which include

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