Sep 06 2018
Sheryl Sandberg will tell the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday that Facebook was "too slow to spot" Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election and "too slow to act", according to an opening statement the Facebook chief operating officer released Tuesday. Instead, a spokesperson for the committee said they may just leave a chair empty next to Sandberg and Dorsey.
FILE PHOTO: Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board, attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, January 18, 2017. "We fixed it", Dorsey said.
Jim Jordan, Matt Gaetz and Mark Meadows - were "shadow banned" this summer from Twitter when their names didn't automatically pop up when typing in the search box, they complained.
The company is getting better at finding and removing "inauthentic" content and now has more than 20,000 people working on safety and security, she said.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has been looking into reported Russian efforts to influence USA public opinion throughout Trump's presidency, after US intelligence agencies concluded that entities backed by the Kremlin had sought to boost his chances of winning the White House in 2016.
"We're shutting down fake accounts and reducing the spread of false news", Sandberg said.
Trump cancels pay raise for federal workers
For 2019, the administration is projecting the deficit will top $ 1 trillion and stay above that level for the next three years. The state with the largest number of federal workers is California, followed by Virginia, the District of Columbia and Texas.
Ryan Giggs: 'Jose Mourinho is the right man for Manchester United'
A reportedly strained relationship with his manager has seen plenty of speculation suggesting Martial's future may lie away from United.
Fed's Powell signals more hikes ahead if United States economy remains strong
The rate is now at a range of 1.75 percent to 2 percent, well above the near-zero level the Fed kept it at from late 2008 to 2015 but still historically low.
The other executive is chief legal officer and senior vice president of global affairs Kent Walker. Mark Zuckerberg, the company's founder and CEO, faced tough questioning on the platform's internal practices when he testified before Congress in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal. "The abuse of our platform to attempt state-sponsored manipulation of elections is a new challenge for us and one we are determined to meet".
Dorsey will follow the Senate hearing with another hearing that could be politically more contentious - an appearance before the House Energy and Commerce Committee that will specifically address Twitter's "algorithms and content moderation".
President Donald Trump has accused Silicon Valley companies of liberal bias and suppression of conservative voices.
"We believe strongly in being impartial, and we strive to enforce our rules impartially", Dorsey will tell lawmakers Wednesday, according to a copy of his prepared remarks released in advance.
Dorsey will testify later on Wednesday during a separate House hearing, while Sandberg will not.
"My view is personal data is now the weapon of choice for political influence campaigns and we must not make it easier for our adversaries to seize these weapons and use them against us", Wyden said while discussing ways Congress can assist in this issue.
Sep 05 2018
Colton Underwood Breaks Up with Tia Booth on 'Bachelor in Paradise'
Nick in the Morning readers were teased last week about how Colton Underwood might be the new star of ABC's "The Bachelor ". The 26-year-old was then eliminated from the show, clearly heartbroken by not being able to continue things with Becca.
Sep 04 2018
Trump's Labour Day surprise: an attack on union leader
The US president warned Congress against interfering, threatening to kill the deal single-handedly. President Donald Trump took time on Labor Day to attack one of the country's top labor leaders.
Sep 03 2018
Deal close on 4-player trade with Suns, Rockets
The biggest key to it all was offloading Ryan Anderson's enormous contract, and that's reportedly been achieved on Thursday night. His ability to contribute as a shooting guard in the National Basketball Association is yet to be determined.
Aug 30 2018
Jose Mourinho left Man Utd's dressing room feeling 'uncomfortable' after Spurs loss
The Portuguese manager still retains the support of the Old Trafford hierarchy, yet Mourinho surely knows United are in a hole.
Aug 28 2018
'Not blood and soil': McCain's farewell message to Americans criticizes Trump
The White House issued no formal statement over the weekend about McCain's death, though one was drafted, according to USA media. Our hearts and prayers are with you!"-but it's the Instagram version of that sentiment that's getting all the attention".
Aug 27 2018
Prolific playwright Neil Simon dead at 91
Simon served in the military and then worked with his older brother Danny on producing jokes for television and radio scripts. At the end of his life , he was married to his fourth wife, Elaine Joyce, an actress to whom he was married in 1999.
Aug 27 2018
Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg reportedly granted immunity
In addition to the two counts of violating campaign finance laws, Cohen also has pled guilty to six counts of fraud. An attorney for Cohen didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
Aug 25 2018
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe held in Iran released temporarily
The temporary release was meant to allow her to see her family, particularly her daughter, the ambassador said. She is now with her family in Damavand and has been reunited with her four-year-old daughter, Gabriella.
Aug 25 2018
Air quality reaches hazardous levels in Spokane
Conditions will begin to improve overnight from north to south as the smoke plume begins to leave the region, the MPCA said. Public health experts treat wildfire smoke as a pollutant, similar in many ways to ozone or automobile emissions.
Aug 25 2018
Chelsea boss Sarri confident of Hazard commitment, but Loftus-Cheek...?
It's not so easy in this period because we play only once a week. It's up to him [whether or not he is happy to stay], I think. We can speak again with his situation but only in December'.
Sep 04 2018Chinese billionaire arrested in Minneapolis for alleged sexual misconduct
Sep 04 2018China hosts African leaders amid aid criticism
Sep 02 2018McCain honored with words aimed at Trump
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Aug 31 2018US Open: Rafael Nadal advances after David Ferrer retires
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Aug 28 2018Myanmar’s army 'killed Muslim Rohingyas with genocidal intent’
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Aug 25 2018Trump says he knew about payments 'later'
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Sep 03 2018Manafort associate charged over illegal lobbying for Ukraine's pro-Russian politicians
Sep 03 2018Lacazette strike gives Arsenal victory away to Cardiff
Sep 02 2018Guardiola 'happy' with Sane attitude despite dropping him from Man City squad
Sep 01 2018NM Compound Leaders Released After Prosecutors Fail to Meet Deadline
Sep 01 2018Watch Faith Hill Perform at Aretha Franklin's Funeral
Aug 31 2018South Florida pastors denounce DeSantis for his 'monkey this up' remark
Aug 26 2018Iranian presence in Syria on tap for key US, Russia meeting
Aug 26 2018Islamabad denies Pompeo, Khan discussed terrorism in Pakistan
Aug 23 2018Trump to relax carbon limits on power plants to support USA coal