SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook says it will take steps to deliver on a promise to reveal backers of political advertisements to boost transparency in the wake of criticism of the social network's role in the 2016 US election. The leading social platform said it will begin testing and refining political ad transparency tools next month in Canada, with a goal of having them in place in the US before elections next year. Under the plan unveiled by Facebook vice president Rob Goldman, people will be able to click "view ads" on a…
WASHINGTON: Islamic State has posted online what it says are the names, U.S. addresses and photos of 100 American military service members, and called upon its "brothers residing in America" to kill them.
CAIRO: Two people were killed Friday when supporters of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi clashed with police and residents outside Cairo, security officials said.