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Charges filed in 197th District Special Election

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Attorney General Josh Shapiro charged four members of an election board with intimidating voters, casting fraudulent ballots, and falsely certifying the results in their polling place during a March 21 special election for the state House’s 197th District.

Calvin Mattox, Dolores Shaw, Thurman George, and Wallace Hill are amongst those charged. They operated the ballot machines at the Esperanza Health Center at Kensington and Allegheny Avenues in the 43rd Ward.

In an interview Shapiro stated that a voter intending to cast a ballot for the Green Party candidate was told the ballot machine was broken and later was cursed at when he returned to try again, along with another voter in favor of the Green Party candidate who was forcefully questioned when he tried to bring someone to assist him in the polling booth, as allowed by state laws.

Facebook estimates 126 million people were served content from Russia-linked pages

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CNN reports that this week Facebook will notify lawmakers that almost 126 million Americans may have been presented to content created on its stage by the Russian government-connected troll cultivate known as the Internet Research Agency between June 2015 and August 2017.

That gauge, which is proportionate to the greater part of the aggregate U.S. voting populace, offers another comprehension of the extent of Russia’s utilization of online networking to intrude in the 2016 U.S. presidential decision and in American culture, for the most part.

In composed declaration to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, a duplicate obtained by CNN, Facebook General Counsel Colin Stretch says that 29 million individuals were served content specifically from the Internet Research Agency. Additionally, that in the wake of sharing among clients is represented, an aggregate of “around 126 million individuals” may have seen it.

George Papadopolous’ plea may lead to bigger problems for Trump than expected 

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The Paul Manafort prosecution might just be less imperative than the news that previous Trump foreign policy counselor George Papadopoulos pled liable to deceiving the FBI about his contacts with Russia.

What’s in danger for the White House, who knows? The Papadopoulos liable plea – and the way that he has been participating with the investigation since his July arrest will definitely stir things up for President Trump and his staff.

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