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Facebook and Twitter are becoming a 'red-hot' focus of Mueller's Russia investigation

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Reuters Russia's use of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms to spread fake news and propaganda during the 2016 election has become a "red-hot" focus of FBI special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's election interference, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.
The news comes one week after Facebook shut down roughly 470 "inauthentic" accounts and pages that "were affiliated with one another and likely operated out of Russia." Facebook said in a statement that the accounts were connected to roughly $100,000 in ad purchases between June 2015 and May...
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Michael Flynn's son is reportedly now a subject in the Russia investigation

Michael Flynn's son is reportedly now a subject in the Russia investigation

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Michael Flynn Jr., the son of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, is now a subject in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 election, NBC News reported Wednesday.
The focus on Flynn Jr. has to do in part with work he did for Flynn Intel Group, the lobbying firm he and his father founded after Flynn retired from the military, according to NBC News.
The group has come under increased scrutiny for its ties to Turkey's increasingly authoritarian president, Recep...
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