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Democratic senators preparing bill to deal with online political advertising

How Facebook plans to fight election interference Amid growing concern over Facebook’s sale of political ads to Russians, Democratic Senators Amy Klobuchar and Mark Warner have formally called for new legislation to enhance the transparency of online political advertisements, CNN has learned. Klobuchar and Warner sent a letter to their colleagues on Thursday inviting them to co-sponsor legislation that would among other things require all major digital platforms to keep a public record of groups or individuals that make ad buys of more than $ 10,000. The letter, a copy ...

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Democratic senators preparing bill to deal with online political advertising

How Facebook plans to fight election interference Amid growing concern over Facebook’s sale of political ads to Russians, Democratic Senators Amy Klobuchar and Mark Warner have formally called for new legislation to enhance the transparency of online political advertisements, CNN has learned. Klobuchar and Warner sent a letter to their colleagues on Thursday inviting them to co-sponsor legislation that would among other things require all major digital platforms to keep a public record of groups or individuals that make ad buys of more than $ 10,000. The letter, a copy ...

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Brexit: PM bids to break deadlock with two-year deal offer

Theresa May will tell EU leaders there is a shared responsibility to make Brexit work “smoothly” as she attempts to break the deadlock in negotiations. In a major speech in Florence on Friday, she will say history will judge Brexit “not for the differences we faced, but for the vision we showed”. The BBC understands she will propose a two-year transitional deal, after March 2019, ahead of a permanent trade deal. It could include payments worth 20bn euros over the two years. May ‘to offer 20bn euros’ transitional deal According ...

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Two-year Brexit transition deal 'discussed at marathon Cabinet'

Ministers have discussed the possibility of a transition deal with the EU of up to two years, a Cabinet source has told BBC News. Prime Minister Theresa May is also expected to make an “open and generous” cash offer to the rest of the EU in a bid to unblock Brexit talks. She will announce the details in a speech in Italy on Friday. Mrs May briefed her top team on what she will say at a marathon two and a half hour Cabinet meeting. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and ...

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Stafford's eyes, arm, feet live up to his big-money deal

12:02 AM ET EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The pocket fell around Matthew Stafford and, once again, the Detroit Lions‘ quarterback was forced to improvise. Like he’s done so often during the first two weeks of the season, Stafford spun out of the back of the pocket, away from the pressure. And then he made his decisions. Sometimes, if the lane was there, he took off, trying to get the first down. Other times he kept his eyes focused downfield, searching for a pass-catcher, any pass-catcher, to make a play. This ...

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Paris climate deal: US denies it will stay in accord

The US has insisted it will leave the Paris climate accord, despite reports that it may be softening its stance. Officials who met a White House representative on Saturday said afterwards the US would either stay in the 2015 accord or change its approach. The White House said “there has been no change” in the US position “unless we can re-enter on terms that are more favourable to our country”. President Donald Trump said in June he wanted a new “fair” deal for the US. He added it was important ...

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Daca: Trump denies reaching 'Dreamers' deal with Democrats

US President Donald Trump has denied reaching a deal with top Democrats to protect young undocumented migrants. Mr Trump said “massive border security would have to be agreed in exchange for consent” on the immigrant programme. Top Congress Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer announced the agreement on the migrants, known as Dreamers, after talks with Mr Trump on Wednesday. They said the plan excluded the president’s proposed wall with Mexico. Mr Trump said the wall would be built. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca) programme protects some 800,000 ...

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NAFTA round 2: No deal yet on divisive issues

Trump predicts NAFTA termination President Trump’s top trade official says the U.S., Canada and Mexico are making progress in NAFTA negotiations. “I am pleased to report that we have found mutual agreement on many important issues,” U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Tuesday at the end of Round 2 of talks in Mexico City. But Lighthizer won’t say what exactly the three nations have agreed upon, in principle. That lack of detail is partly for legal reasons: All sides have signed non-disclosure agreements. But as President Trump threatens to pull ...

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Source: Janikowski has declined reworked deal

9:01 PM ET The Oakland Raiders and placekicker Sebastian Janikowski, who has played more games (268) with the team than any player in franchise history, are in a contractual standoff that could dictate whether the two sides spend this season together. Oakland has asked Janikowski, 39, to rework his contract, which calls for him to make $ 4 million in the final season of his deal, per a source familiar with the situation. Janikowski so far has declined. The issue could be resolved as soon as Tuesday, with Janikowski accepting ...

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Bucs deal Wilcox to Steelers after adding Ward

7:49 PM ET TAMPA, Fla. — The Buccaneers traded safety J.J. Wilcox to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick in 2018. The move created a roster spot for safety T.J. Ward, who agreed to a contract with Tampa Bay earlier in the day. Former Broncos safety T.J. Ward, released on Saturday, will sign a one-year deal worth $ 5 million with the Buccaneers. The Buccaneers also sent a 2019 seventh-round pick to the Steelers in the deal. In Wilcox, the Steelers get a reliable ...

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