election meddling

Dreamstime
March 19, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Ever seen actors Steve Buscemi and Jennifer Lawrence in the same movie? What about the same body? A video that blended Buscemi's face with Lawrence's body with the use of so-called deepfake technology has gone viral. Like...
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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, left, accompanied by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey are sworn in before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on 'Foreign Influence Operations and Their Use of Social Media Platforms' on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018.
AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana
September 05, 2018 - 8:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook and Twitter executives pledged on Wednesday to better protect their social media platforms in the 2018 elections and beyond, and told Congress of aggressive efforts to root out foreign intrusions aimed at sowing divisions in American democracy. Facebook's No. 2 executive...
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Michael Cohen
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Pat Loeb
August 22, 2018 - 5:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Michael Cohen's bombshell guilty plea Tuesday implicates the president in campaign finance violations. But even the president doesn't seem to understand why paying off his alleged paramours violates campaign finance law. Cohen's guilty plea states he made payments to...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at the Civic Center in Charleston W.Va.
AP Photo/Tyler Evert
August 22, 2018 - 5:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a growing threat to his presidency, President Donald Trump lashed out at his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen a day after the onetime "fixer" implicated Trump in a campaign cover-up to buy the silence of women who said they had sexual relationships with him. Trump on...
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Attorney Kevin Downing, left, gestures to the rest of the defense team for Paul Manafort, as the team leaves federal court for a lunch break during the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
August 09, 2018 - 8:28 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — After three days of dramatic and even salacious testimony in the trial of Paul Manafort, prosecutors on Thursday returned to the nuts and bolts of their case against the former Trump campaign chairman as they sought to show he obtained millions of dollars in bank loans under...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Lewis Center, Ohio.
AP Photo/John Minchillo
August 05, 2018 - 1:34 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump appears to have changed his story about a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower that is pivotal to the special counsel's investigation, tweeting that his son met with a Kremlin-connected lawyer to collect information about his political opponent. Trump wrote in...
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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats
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August 02, 2018 - 2:31 pm
By Jeremy Diamond (CNN) -- Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Thursday that Russia is continuing to pursue its efforts to interfere in the U.S. political system and said President Donald Trump has "specifically directed" the U.S. intelligence community to make countering election...
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Democrats on the House intelligence committee have released more than 3,500 Facebook ads that were created or promoted by a Russian internet agency.
AP Photo/Richard Drew, File
August 01, 2018 - 6:49 pm
Facebook is spending heavily to avoid a repeat of the Russian interference that played out on its service in 2016, bringing on thousands of human moderators and advanced artificial intelligence systems to weed out fake accounts and foreign propaganda campaigns. But it may never get the upper hand...
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In this March 8, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, left, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, walks with this wife Kathleen Manafort, as they arrive at the Alexandria Federal Courthouse in Alexandria, Va.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File
July 31, 2018 - 6:24 am
UPDATE: 2:30 p.m. ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A jury set to decide the fate of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was selected Tuesday, and opening statements in his tax evasion and bank fraud trial were expected in the afternoon. It's the first trial arising from special...
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Russian opposition figure Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former owner of the Yukos Oil Company, poses for a photograph after being interviewed by The Associated Press in London, Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
AP Photo/Matt Dunham
July 26, 2018 - 9:24 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Moscow lawyer said to have promised Donald Trump's presidential campaign dirt on his Democratic opponent worked more closely with senior Russian government officials than she previously let on, according to documents reviewed by The Associated Press. Scores of emails, transcripts...
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