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Facebook Users Remain Unaware Of Targeted Advertising Practices

The survey found that almost three-quarters of respondents were unaware the social media network harvested a list of their interests and tra...

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Kirsten Gillibrand: US senator announces White House bid

US Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA formed an exploratory committee last month and congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard said Friday that she will run...

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OMB shuts down all congressional travel until government reopens

They say they'll discuss border security once the government has reopened. As the Times detailed Wednesday, Trump feels a border wall ...

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Michael Cohen says rigging polls 'was at the direction of' Trump

According to the Journal , Gauger said Cohen handed him cash out of a blue Walmart bag, although not for the total amount he was owed. The of...

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‘Never said there was no collusion’ with Russian Federation, says Giuliani

Giuliani challenged Mueller to subpoena the president and said, "But they know we could fight that like hell". Giuliani's new comments also ...

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Dead baby found at Amazon distribution center

Vince Lewis said. Amazon described the incident as "terribly sad and tragic", and said it is supporting the police with their enquiries. '...

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Facebook deletes Sputnik-linked accounts behind disinformation campaign

In some cases, these accounts managed by Sputnik employees also posed as politicians in other countries, such as Romania, Latvia, Estonia, Lit...

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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin urges senators to ease Russian Federation sanctions

The U.S. Treasury announced on December 20 that it would lift sanctions imposed in April on the core businesses of Deripaska, including aluminum...

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Man Arrested Over Brutal Murder Of Aiia Maasarwe

Police found a hat and a shirt about 100 meters (328 ft) from the crime scene, which Stamper said were believed to be left behind by the person ...

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US, N Korea to hold talks this week after nuclear standoff

Citing a diplomatic source, the South's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported today that Kim Yong-chol, Pompeo's counterpart in the discussion proc...

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'Not monsters, but not puppies': Diver describes close encounter with shark

Divers have swum with one of nature's most awe-inspiring , attractive and perhaps slightly terrifying, sights: a 21-foot great white shark . ...

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Trump Pushes for Border Wall During Launch of New Missile Strategy

In his speech at the Pentagon, Pres. Trump said that, overall, "Our goal is simple: to ensure that we can detect and destroy any missile launche...

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Man in Georgia wanted to attack the White House, federal officials say

It wasn't immediately clear whether Taheb had an attorney who could comment. At some point, Taheb allegedly told the agent he was selling the ...

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Father of Jayme Closs' accused kidnapper only cares about her family now

Jake Thomas Patterson , 21, who is accused of abducting 13-year-old Jayme Closs and holding her captive for three months, makes his initial co...

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Canada and China ramp up war of words over Canadian’s death sentence

Further escalating the diplomatic rift between Ottawa and Beijing , a Chinese spokesperson said earlier on Monday that Michael Kovrig, a former...

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Drug trafficker tells of bribe to ex-president of Mexico

Guzman, 61, has been on trial since November. Alex Cifuentes, a Colombian drug trafficker who describes himself as Guzman's former "right-hand...

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Kremlin mocks notion that Trump could have worked for Russian Federation

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington would withdraw from the treaty limiting medium-range missiles if Russian Federation did not dis...

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US service members killed in ISIS-claimed attack in Syria

The attack comes less than a month after Trump announced that USA troops would withdraw from Syria . The U.S. -backed, Kurdish-led Manbij...

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Westbrook ice disk: Mysterious formation sparks jokes 'aliens have landed'

Bertlesman estimated that the ice disk was about 100 yards in diameter, which would make it one of the largest on record - if not the biggest ev...

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Brexit: Theresa May's deal is voted down in historic Commons defeat

Mrs May will also speak in the debate and it will last until 7:00pm (6:00am AEDT). Speaking immediately after her crushing defeat, a visibly s...

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White House asked for options to strike Iran, reports WSJ

Speaking to an audience of anti-Tehran activists, the longtime Iran hawk said: "The murderous regime and its supporters will face significant co...

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'Strange': China lashes Australia over drug death penalty criticism

The Liaoning provincial court in northeastern China announced the death sentence for 36-year-old Robert Lloyd Schellenberg on Monday. Free...

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Jan 26 citizen ceremonies to be compulsory

Minister for Immigration David Coleman said the new code will provide guidance to councils hosting citizenship ceremonies, and "better reflect t...

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European Union tells Theresa May they don't want Irish backstop to last forever

Leo Varadkar will hold a meeting with his cabinet later to discuss no-deal Brexit contingency preparations. A handful of Conservative MPs have...

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President Trump serves fast food to Clemson in freaky White House visit

Because of the ongoing government shutdown , much of the White House staff remains on furlough, so the president paid to have food catered fr...

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Toddler OK after tumbling from moving vehicle

Police eventually responded, and the child's mother also returned to the scene. The toddler was properly strapped into the seat, but the seat ...

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Syria war: Turkey ready to create 'safe zone' - Erdogan

Answering a question about the proposed sale of Patriot missile systems by the U.S., Kalın said Turkey was still considering the purchase but re...

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Iran to send Amirkabir University's 'Payam' satellite into orbit in coming days

It was meant to be used for imaging and communications purposes and orbit at an altitude of 500 km (310 miles), according to a report on the min...

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Blast, gunfire reported at upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital Nairobi

Many told Reuters that they had to leave colleagues behind, still huddled under their desks. Explosion and gunshots suspected to be acts of ...

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Trump bid to weaken Obamacare rules on contraception halted by judge

Trump administration rules allowing more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control can not be enforced anywhere in th...

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