Senators Look To Boost Transparency For Online Political Ads
A bill by Democratic Sens. Mark Warner of Virginia and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota would require social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep public files of election ads and meet the same disclaimer requirements as political broadcast and print advertising. Federal regulations now require television and radio stations to make publicly available the details of political ads they air. Read the story from The AP.
Details About Niger Attacks
Members of Congress are demanding more details on the deadly attacks in Niger that left four U.S. soldiers dead. Among the unresolved inquiries: Why were the Americans apparently caught by surprise? Why did it take two additional days to recover one of the four bodies after the shooting stopped? Was the Islamic State responsible? Read the story from The AP.
Dodgers Head to World Series
The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series. Read the story from The AP.
LAPD Opens Weinstein Probe
An Italian model and actress is the sixth woman to accuse movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape or forcible sex acts. Los Angeles Police Capt. Billy Hayes confirmed that the department has launched an investigation into the matter. Read the story from the LA Times.