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Facebook says likely Russia-based group paid for political ads during US election

And Facebook got paid!

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  • Company says it found no link to any presidential campaign
  • Findings support conclusions Russia was active in shaping US election

Facebook said on Wednesday that it had found that an influence operation likely based in Russia spent $100,000 on ads promoting divisive social and political messages in a two-year-period through May.

The social media network said that many of the ads promoted 470 “inauthentic” accounts and pages that it has now suspended. The ads spread polarizing views on topics including immigration, race and gay rights, instead of backing a particular political candidate, it said.

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Leaked document reveals UK Brexit plan to deter EU immigrants

Murder of democracy most foul!

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Exclusive: Home Office paper sets out detailed proposals including measures to drive down number of low-skilled migrants from Europe

Britain will end the free movement of labour immediately after Brexit and introduce restrictions to deter all but highly-skilled EU workers under detailed proposals set out in a Home Office document leaked to the Guardian.

The 82-page paper, marked as extremely sensitive and dated August 2017, sets out for the first time how Britain intends to approach the politically charged issue of immigration, dramatically refocusing policy to put British workers first.

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Trump to scrap protection for ‘Dreamers’, give Congress six months to fix

Typical of a dolt who doesn’t have a clue about the job he is supposed to be doing #TraitorTrumP WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump has decided to scrap a program shielding immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children from deportation but will give Congress six months to craft a bill to replace it, sources familiar with the situation said.

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