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Trump ex-aide Manafort accused of bank fraud in bail offer: document
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has drawn a new accusation of bank fraud from U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office, according to court documents made public on Friday.
Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc will start using postcards sent by U.S. mail later this year to verify the identities and location of people who want to purchase U.S. election-related advertising on its site, a senior company executive said on Saturday.
Proxy advisory firm ISS says Qualcomm should negotiate sale to Broadcom
(Reuters) - U.S. semiconductor company Qualcomm Inc should try to negotiate a sale to Broadcom Ltd following the latter's sweetened $121 billion offer, proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc (ISS) said.
Exclusive: Indian banks may take more than $3 billion hit from PNB fraud - tax department
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian banks could take a hit of more than $3 billion from loans and corporate guarantees provided to diamond companies at the center of a massive alleged fraud at the state-run Punjab National Bank, the tax department has estimated.
Moscow says no evidence behind U.S. indictment of Russians for alleged election meddling
MOSCOW, Feb 17 (Reuters) - No evidence is behind the U.S. indictment of Russian nationals for alleged election interference and Moscow has given multiple explanations on what Washington called "Russian meddling efforts," RIA news agency cited the Russian presidential envoy as saying on Saturday.
U.S. charges Russians with 2016 U.S. election tampering to boost Trump
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian propaganda arm oversaw a criminal and espionage conspiracy to tamper in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign to support Donald Trump and disparage Hillary Clinton, said an indictment released on Friday that revealed more details than previously known about Moscow's purported effort to interfere.
RPT-Facebook faces big challenge to prevent future U.S. election meddling
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON, Feb 16 (Reuters) - The Russian influence operation designed to tamper with the 2016 U.S. presidential election used a combination of old-school espionage tactics and 21st-century technologies that will not be easy to stop, even now that the methods have been exposed, experts said.
FACTBOX-Reactions to Russian indictments in 2016 U.S. election meddling probe
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Facebook faces big challenge to prevent future U.S. election meddling
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Russian influence operation designed to tamper with the 2016 U.S. presidential election used a combination of old-school espionage tactics and 21st-century technologies that will not be easy to stop, even now that the methods have been exposed, experts said.
Venezuela cryptocurrency to draw investment from Turkey, Qatar-official
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's new "petro" cryptocurrency will attract investments from Turkey, Qatar, the United States and Europe, the country's cryptocurrency regulator said on Friday.
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