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Included in this total were an extra 1,062 Russian-linked accounts the company recently identified and then suspended mostly for violating its rules on spam. Twitter provided examples of IRA content that circulated on the platform. Albright said during a recent study he identified 3,746 tweets he said were from IRA-linked accounts that were still live on the service.
  • Scathing Trump book 'Fire and Fury' heading for TV

    Scathing Trump book 'Fire and Fury' heading for TV

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    His previous work included a critical book on Trump confidant Rupert Murdoch, the Twenty-First Century Fox co-chairman. In this explosive book, Wolff provides a wealth of new details about the chaos in the Oval Office, and tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency of our time.
  • Attack against rabbi, two Palestinians killed

    Attack against rabbi, two Palestinians killed

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    Videos posted online by Palestinians showed multiple Israeli armoured vehicles entering the city. "As previously stated, Tamimi has been under arrest since December 19th, 2017 and an indictment against her was submitted for attacking an IDF officer and soldier on December 15th, 2017, attacking security forces on five additional occasions, rock throwing, participating in violent riots, threating and inciting others", the official said.
  • Jaguars running back Fournette not hurt in auto accident

    Jaguars running back Fournette not hurt in auto accident

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    He was able to drive home after the crash. "Appreciate everyone that has reached out to check on him". According to WJXT , Fournette, who turns 23 Thursday, was southbound on Interstate 295 when he was involved in the three-car, chain-reaction crash.
  • New California declares 'independence' from California, hopes to become 51st state

    New California declares 'independence' from California, hopes to become 51st state

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    New California's plan for statehood is modelled after that of West Virginia , which peacefully seceded from Virginia during the US Civil War due to state divisions on the issue of slavery. Their area, which is predominately conservative and Republican, wants to separate from the other areas that are predominately brown and liberal. The New California movement points to Article IV Section 3 of the United States Constitution, particularly the Admissions Clause that allows Congress the ability ...
  • President Trump says he wants immigrants from 'everywhere'

    President Trump says he wants immigrants from 'everywhere'

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    As the firestorm over Trump's comment began late last week, the White House and Trump's National Security Council provided no guidance to the State Department about what to say to foreign countries who were incensed, said a USA official familiar with the conversations between the White House and other federal agencies.
  • Gov. Cuomo Proposes Study of Recreational Marijuana Legalization

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    One way the governor is proposing deflecting any possible harm to NYS taxpayers from federal tax cuts: rewriting New York's tax code, so that the employer, not the emplolyee, pays. But it also limited the deductions that individuals can take for state and local taxes - including income and property levies - to $10,000. "We're doing everything we can to thwart the effects of the federal plan", the governor said.
  • US House panel interviews Steve Bannon after fall from power

    US House panel interviews Steve Bannon after fall from power

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    It was the first time Mueller is known to have used a subpoena against a member of Trump's inner circle, the Times said. Rep. Mike Conaway, the Texas Republican leading the House Intelligence Committee Russia investigation, declined to comment on a subpoena or Bannon's testimony as he went back into the committee's secure spaces.
  • Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to repatriate Rohingyas

    Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to repatriate Rohingyas

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    As part of a repatriation deal signed by the two Asian neighbours in November past year, Bangladesh and Myanmar officials at a joint meeting in Naypyidaw on Tuesday agreed on plans to facilitate the return of those displaced since August.
  • Shreveport, Bossier school closures for Tuesday

    Shreveport, Bossier school closures for Tuesday

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    John Berchmans Catholic School and St. Joseph Catholic School will be closed. At 12:49 p.m., the Muscogee County School District announced it will be closed Wednesday, but all after-school events scheduled for Tuesday will continue, including the Muscogee County School Board meeting.
  • Venezuelan helicopter pilot killed in police raid

    Venezuelan helicopter pilot killed in police raid

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    Oscar Perez was among the seven who died fighting against police and soldiers Monday in a small mountain community outside of Caracas , Interior Minister Nestor Reverol said. "We told them that we're prepared to turn ourselves in, but they won't let us". During Perez's hijacking of a helicopter in June, he displayed a banner with the letters "350 Libertad", referring to an article of the constitution that gives citizens the right to ignore orders of an abusive government.
  • Serbian politician killed; Belgrade suspends talks in Brussels

    Serbian politician killed; Belgrade suspends talks in Brussels

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    An unknown gunman shot Ivanovic outside his office in north Mitrovica, a Serb enclave in Kosovo , on Tuesday morning. Officials said Oliver Ivanović , the leader of the Citizen's Initiative Party, was killed in Mitrovica , a city divided among ethnic lines as tensions continue between Albanians and Serbs.
  • It's puja-path for Rahul in Amethi

    It's puja-path for Rahul in Amethi

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    This is the first Amethi visit of Rahul Gandhi after he became the Congress president. Questioning the Gandhi's over the state of development in Rae Bareli and Amethi , Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday advised the Opposition in the state to focus on development instead of indulging in negative politics.
  • Iran Prepared to Deal with Possible US Withdrawal from JCPOA: MP

    Iran Prepared to Deal with Possible US Withdrawal from JCPOA: MP

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    Trump has referred to the Obama administration's Iran deal as the worst agreement every reached, and he has repeatedly disparaged the United States agreement to waive key economic sanctions as part of the 2015 accord. Iran's Foreign Ministry said the Trump administration's "hostile and illegal act" in targeting Larijani "has gone way beyond all internationally accepted behavior red lines".
  • Syria operation may start at any moment: Turkish leader

    Syria operation may start at any moment: Turkish leader

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    Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said that Washington "is taking worrying steps to legitimise this organisation and make it lasting in the region". "The countries with imperialist ambitions in the region are explicitly supporting terror groups...
  • White House uses tape recording to correct 'Fake News' story

    White House uses tape recording to correct 'Fake News' story

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    Gabbard said that she wants Trump to speak directly to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and to begin negotiating without any preconditions. "This is not just about what happens in Hawaii , and this is where I really hope that people across the country, that leaders here in Washington, are paying attention to what people went through and what the consequences of that can be", Gabbard said, highlighting both the "very direct nuclear threat from North Korea " and the ongoing nuclear ...
  • Crown Jewels Hidden From Nazis in a Cookie Tin

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    Elizabeth, unamused, says, "That's not what they were meant to do". "I wanted to bring the crown jewels , which are the best known but least understood symbols of the nation, back into awareness of the people ", Bruce said. And despite the fact that the entrance to the volt still exists at Windsor Castle today, Her Majesty surprisingly first learnt of the tale while filming for upcoming BBC documentary, The Coronation .
  • Suspect in Custody After 'Possible Hostage Situation' on Bus

    Suspect in Custody After 'Possible Hostage Situation' on Bus

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    The caller said a man was acting insane, claiming he had a gun and threatened to kill passengers, and later, threatened police: Police pursued the bus, which crossed over from Wisconsin into IL, finally making a stop in Wadsworth after authorities used stop sticks.
  • Morning snow comes to an end, another round moves in tonight

    Morning snow comes to an end, another round moves in tonight

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    A first round of light snow is falling across the Kansas City area Sunday morning, leaving behind snow-covered roads and slick driving conditions. Currently, it appears possible that we could see 1-3 inches of accumulation. Actual temperatures likely won't get higher than 17 this weekend and will drop to four below on Saturday overnight. EXTENDED: Temperatures will hover in the teens on Tuesday, you will need to continue bundling up.
  • Hawaii emergency officials say alert of ballistic missile threat was mistake

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    The alert went out at a little after 8 AM Hawaiian time, appearing on phones as an emergency services popup and broadcast on TV as a detailed warning of how to seek shelter. The alert stirred panic for residents on the island and across social media. McPherson said she then went online to confirm her suspicions. State Rep.
  • Trump supporters demand arrest of London mayor

    Trump supporters demand arrest of London mayor

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    Kassam remarked on the campaign against Trump by the political figures ahead of his anticipated visit: " Sadiq Khan as the mayor of London has really been tubthumping, trying to get President Trump not to attend". Mr Khan told delegates: "It is a pleasure to be here even though we were distracted by the actions of what some would call very stable geniuses". "We're not leaving, we've paid for a ticket", reported the Evening Standard newspaper.
  • House Speaker Ryan: Trump's comments 'unfortunate,…

    House Speaker Ryan: Trump's comments 'unfortunate,…

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    Trump's first tweet about surveillance on Thursday mentioned a House vote on a section of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act that allows the FISA court to demand communications made by foreign persons not on US soil from USA companies like Google and AT&T.
  • The US embassy in London responds to Donald Trump's 'bad deal' comments

    The US embassy in London responds to Donald Trump's 'bad deal' comments

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    Bush and announced in October 2008. U.S. President Donald Trump canceled his trip to Britain, amid what experts say are fears that locals will mount massive protests, U.S. The mayor of London - who has been criticized by Trump in tweets - said Trump appeared to have "got the message from the many Londoners who love and admire America and Americans but find his policies and actions the polar opposite of our city's values of inclusion, diversity and tolerance".
  • Islamic State declares war on Hamas with an execution video

    Islamic State declares war on Hamas with an execution video

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    Hamas doesn't recognize the legitimacy of Israel, and its charter called for Israel's total destruction until 2017, when it was revised to allow for acceptance of a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. In April, Abbas announced he was cancelling the guarantee, part of a bid to press Hamas to loosen its hold over the enclave. The PA's request coincides with heightened Israeli-Palestinian tensions.
  • Canada files almost 200 trade complaints against US

    Canada files almost 200 trade complaints against US

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    He said that during the current NAFTA negotiations, which enter the sixth round in Canada later this month, the United States has made it clear that it wants to remove a dispute-resolution mechanism for anti-dumping and countervailing cases under Chapter 19 of the 24-year-old trilateral trade agreement.