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Facebook removes accounts tied to Russian troll factory

Facebook removes accounts tied to Russian troll factory

Facebook said Tuesday it removed 138 Facebook pages and 70 accounts that were controlled by a Russian organization that meddled in the 2016 US election. IRA has already received sanctions from US Treasury Department, believing that it allegedly used false identities to impersonate Americans on social networks in order to generate havoc during election campaign.


Brooklyn Guy Murdered by Authorities after Left Handed pipe, # & Taking039;shooting stance'

Brooklyn Guy Murdered by Authorities after Left Handed pipe, # & Taking039;shooting stance'

Monahan later described the object recovered as "a pipe with some sort of knob on the end of it". After the shooting occurred a crowd started to gather. Many at the scene reportedly pointed out the officer who they believe killed the man. Officers responded to the corner of Utica Avenue and Montgomery Street in Brooklyn, Monahan said, where they found a man who matched the suspect's description, Monahan said.


Amit Shah says BJP will not abolish SC/ST quota

Amit Shah says BJP will not abolish SC/ST quota

Meanwhile, sources said that the Parliamentary Board meeting will receive inputs from RSS and top party leaders, both Central and State, before announcing the list of candidates. The Assembly polls in Odisha will be held next year. On April 5, Shah will land at the Raipur airport at around 4:15 PM while returning from Odisha.


North Korea will soon have missiles capable of reaching UK, MPs warn

North Korea will soon have missiles capable of reaching UK, MPs warn

Therefore, Washington, Beijing and Seoul would be wise to harmonise their North Korea strategies in preparation for drawn-out negotiations with the North, or, worse yet, a complete breakdown of the engagement efforts. On Monday, Kim Yong-chol explained that the minders had been overruled by Kim Jong-un's bodyguards. In the past week alone, Mr. Kim has stunned the region with his breathtaking pace of diplomacy.


Sierra Leone Ruling Party 'Has Slight Lead' Over Challenger

Sierra Leone Ruling Party 'Has Slight Lead' Over Challenger

According to the NEC, there was a brief delay in the vote counting following a controversy between parties on the tallying method where 11,000 polling stations were said to yet to be counted. Its economy remains fragile, with corruption widespread in the former British colony. Koroma came to power in 2007 in the shadow of a decade-long civil war that ended in 2002.


Parkland teen who was shot shielding classmates, rejects 'hero' label

Parkland teen who was shot shielding classmates, rejects 'hero' label

Doctors told the family their walk-up apartment would not be easily navigable for Borges until he recovers more completely, so they moved into a first-floor unit. He didn't think he was going to make it through the shooting, he told Today , and he's grateful to be alive. The interview took place in the teen's bedroom, where boxes of letters from well-wishers could be seen.