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Facebook purges hundreds of pages, groups, accounts linked to Russia, Iran

Facebook purges hundreds of pages, groups, accounts linked to Russia, Iran

Such online efforts to attempt to influence US opinion and perhaps elections have become red-hot media issues. Microsoft on Monday said that hackers linked to the Russian government sought to st...

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Trump Suggests Cooperating With Prosecutors Should Be A Crime

Trump Suggests Cooperating With Prosecutors Should Be A Crime

Even as we absorb the breakneck pace of this double feature that played out simultaneously in two federal courts, there are additional reasons our heads should be spinning. KEITH: Ryan says if he were...

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Cohen lawyer says he would testify to Congress about Trump without immunity

Cohen lawyer says he would testify to Congress about Trump without immunity

Cohen on Tuesday pleaded guilty to a series of charges and said Trump had directed him to arrange the payments to influence the election. Trump and the White House will continue to argue that R...

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Trump says Pompeo won't go to North Korea, criticizes denuclearization progress

Trump says Pompeo won't go to North Korea, criticizes denuclearization progress

Commenting on Twitter, the president said he did not believe China was "helping with the process of denuclearisation" as it had previously been, thanks to a "much tougher" United States trading stance...

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Backer who 'misused campaign funds' calls claims a 'witch hunt'

Backer who 'misused campaign funds' calls claims a 'witch hunt'

Hunter has been on the federal authorities' radar since April 2016, when the FEC began looking at some questionable campaign expense reports . A federal grand jury in California has indicted U.S....

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Scott Morrison Chosen as Australia's New Prime Minister Following a Leadership Crisis

Scott Morrison Chosen as Australia's New Prime Minister Following a Leadership Crisis

With Malcolm Turnbull the latest to be knifed by his party, no leader has managed to see out their full three years since long-serving John Howard was defeated in the 2007 election. A News Corp Austr...

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Knifeman dead after killing mum, sister in town near Paris

Knifeman dead after killing mum, sister in town near Paris

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to discuss such details publicly. Cops gunned down the suspected jihadi shortly after he killed the two women on rue Camille...

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Pak Asks US To

Pak Asks US To "Immediately Correct" Statement On Imran Khan-Pompeo Call

Now, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan onThursday offered humanitarian assistance to flood-hit Kerala. "Secretary Pompeo expressed his willingness to work with the new government towards a producti...

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Donald Trump says knew ‘later on’ about hush-money payments

Within about 24 hours, Michael Cohen has raised more than $130,000 to help in his legal fight. Cohen also said he worked with a "popular national tabloid" to identify negative stories about ...

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Zimbabwe's president calls for peace after court upholds win

Zimbabwe's president calls for peace after court upholds win

Reports say Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as the second elected President of Zimbabwe on Sunday 10AM at the National Sports Stadium. Chamisa's lawyers alleged that there was massive doctoring ...

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Manafort Found Guilty On Tax And Bank Fraud Charges

Manafort Found Guilty On Tax And Bank Fraud Charges

Jurors repeatedly tried to persuade the holdout to "look at the paper trail" but she insisted there was reasonable doubt, juror Paula Duncan told Fox News . Manafort was innocent". She added that M...

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Whistleblower locked up for showing how the Russians gamed the U.S. elections

Whistleblower locked up for showing how the Russians gamed the U.S. elections

Winner had downloaded software that would help her hide her web searches and communications; had expressed support for Edward J. Snowden, the N.S.A. contractor who leaked a trove of classified docume...

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Kerala flood-relief row: UAE denies Rs 700 crore aid offer

Kerala flood-relief row: UAE denies Rs 700 crore aid offer

The government had on Wednesday night formally made it clear that "in line with the existing policy", it would politely decline offers of aid from foreign countries for the Kerala flood relief effor...

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Trump Tells Jeff Sessions: Go After My Enemies

Trump Tells Jeff Sessions: Go After My Enemies

Trump said , adding that Sessions " never took control of the Justice Department ". He added that while he's AG, the actions of his department "will not be improperly influenced by political consi...

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China expects to wean away Taiwan's last Africa ally soon

China expects to wean away Taiwan's last Africa ally soon

Yu-fang Lin, a KMT lawmaker who leads the diplomacy and defence committee in Taiwan's parliament, urged Tsai to recognise the "one China" principle, an agreement reached between Beijing and then-rulin...

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Malaysia Cancels Megaprojects Under China's OBOR to Save Country From Debt

Malaysia Cancels Megaprojects Under China's OBOR to Save Country From Debt

According to the Straits Times , Mahathir's analysts "detected the condition of the contract given to the Chinese companies, including workers and materials imported from China , leaving Malaysians ...

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Facebook assigns secret trustworthiness ratings to users in war against fake news

Facebook assigns secret trustworthiness ratings to users in war against fake news

So, for users who consistently flag posts that genuinely contain fake news, their score will rise and Facebook will lend their future tips more weight, whereas the opposite is true of those that...

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Turnbull in trouble: Dutton to make second attempt at top job

Turnbull in trouble: Dutton to make second attempt at top job

Voters expect that they will get to judge their leaders at the ballot box. Malcolm Turnbull could face a fresh challenge to his leadership on Thursday with a small group of Liberal MPs pushing f...

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Trump lawyers' sudden realization: They don't know what McGahn told Mueller's team

Trump lawyers' sudden realization: They don't know what McGahn told Mueller's team

When Baldwin drew a distinction between being a White House counsel and being President Donald Trump's private lawyer, Quinn elaborated, " Don McGahn is not working for the president as his perso...

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Venezuela hit by 7.3-magnitude natural disaster

Venezuela hit by 7.3-magnitude natural disaster

The quake was also felt in capital Caracas , where residents rushed out of office buildings, as well as in nearby island nations like Trinidad and Tobago, and St. A 7.3-magnitude natural disaster hi...

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Saudi Arabia seeking first death penalty for female activist, rights groups say

Saudi Arabia seeking first death penalty for female activist, rights groups say

Human-rights advocates this week are sounding the alarm about Israa al-Ghomgham and five other activists from Saudi Arabia's troubled Eastern Province. The advocacy group said prosecutors detained t...

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Paul Manafort Guilty on 8 Counts, Mistrial Declared on 10 Counts

Paul Manafort Guilty on 8 Counts, Mistrial Declared on 10 Counts

The New York Times reported that the 51-year-old had reached a deal with prosecutors to resolve his case. The case against Cohen is being conducted by prosecutors in Manhattan, but reportedly grew ...

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PM: No policy change towards China

PM: No policy change towards China

Some of that money has already been paid and could be hard to recoup. "Mahathir is anxious about Malaysia's ability to proceed with the projects, but there are also political factors because the pro...

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Eight dead as flash flood hits hikers in gorge in…

Eight dead as flash flood hits hikers in gorge in…

The boy suffered hypothermia and was among six people injured in the flash flood in the Raganello Gorge , a popular aquatic trekking spot. A search and rescue operation is under way. As you can i...

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Knifeman killed in Spain police station attack

Knifeman killed in Spain police station attack

Comas added that the attacker "was not known to be affiliated with any jihadist cell". Security has been reinforced at police stations across Catalonia. The attack occurred just before 6 a.m. on M...

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Italy working on penalties against Atlantia over bridge…

Italy working on penalties against Atlantia over bridge…

Italian holding company operating toll motorways and airports Atlantia SpA traded at a four-year low after the country moved to revoke the country's toll-highway operating concessions after the Gen...

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Chris Watts: Charged With Murder

Chris Watts: Charged With Murder

Chris had previously reported his family missing on August 13. Their bodies were found Thursday at the site of a petroleum and natural gas company where Chris Watts had worked, authorities said....

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Alligator kills SC woman trying to protect dog

Alligator kills SC woman trying to protect dog

The sheriff's office spokesman identified the victim as 45-year-old Cassandra Cline of Hilton Head Island . The sheriff's department, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources , and res...

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Mollie Tibbetts' family: 'Thank you for the outpouring of love and support'

Mollie Tibbetts' family: 'Thank you for the outpouring of love and support'

Lang said that when Rivera applied for a job four years ago at the farm, he produced an Iowa state ID and a Social Security card that they checked out by calling the Social Security administration -...

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Air Quality Advisories Extended to Almost All Oregon Counties

Air Quality Advisories Extended to Almost All Oregon Counties

Other B.C. communities with ratings far exceeding levels considered hazardous were Houston at 410 AQI and Burns Lake at 408 AQI. As of Wednesday morning, Seattle's air pollution was equivalent to ...

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