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Facebook moves to shutdown spam operation


Facebook is taking aim at fake news , and part of that hunt is snuffing out fake user accounts. Facebook has ramped up its campaign to take down so-called "fake news", that some believe may have impacted the United States election. The world's most powerful country got Donald Trump elected as its president. However it seems that creating fake accounts will become harder because Facebook has announced that they've made changes that makes it easier to detect fake accounts on their ... Read More »

Japan's Abe agrees to keep close contact with US on North Korea


Abe told reporters after a telephone call with Trump that he appreciated the US leader's stance of showing that all options are on the table when it comes to dealing with North Korea. USA officials have repeatedly said all options remain "on the table" to deal with further North Korean provocations. Recent U.S. commercial satellite images indicate increased activity around North Korea's nuclear test site, and third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un has said that the country's preparation for ... Read More »

Internal clashes hit ISIS ranks in Syria's Tabqa: SDF


The video's narrator adds that Trump promised "his supporters an illusion of victory" against ISIS, referring to a clip in which then-candidate Trump promised to "defeat radical Islamic terrorism, just as we have defeated every threat we have faced in every age before" at a campaign rally in OH last August. Read More »

Swedish police arrest 2nd suspect in Stockholm truck attack


Police spokesman Simon Bynert said Monday the male suspect was arrested Sunday, but he did not elaborate. Rakhmat Akilov, a 39-year-old Uzbek national, confessed to driving the stolen truck and is being held in custody but investigators are still searching for possible accomplices. Read More »

Trump signs order to implement 'Buy American, Hire American'

Trump signed the " Buy American, Hire American " order during his visit to the Snap-on Tools headquarters in Kenosha, Wis. "Currently, companies routinely abuse the H-1B visa program by replacing American workers with lower paid foreign workers", the statement reads. Read More »

Chinese leader urges restraint over North Korea in phone call with Trump


Reclusive North Korea said at the weekend it was ready to sink the U.S. aircraft carrier, which Trump had ordered to waters off the Korean peninsula as a warning to the North. Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday it would arrive "within days". The issue has gained added urgency as North Korea prepares to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the foundation of its Korean People's Army on Tuesday. Read More »

Russia tried to use Trump advisors to infiltrate campaign, sources say


By calling himself an aide, Page, who officially worked in an unpaid position as foreign advisor until September, isn't doing any favors to a presidential team struggling with low approval ratings. "The discovery process will be of great value to the United States, as our nation hears testimony from them under oath and we receive disclosure of the documents which show what exactly was done in 2016". Read More »

'Australia first' fortifies position of country's prime minister

However, instead of living up to their name, and advocating for a smaller population trajectory on behalf of Australia's environment and living standards, The Greens have chosen to howl "racism" and "xenophobia" in response to sensible changes to Australia's immigration program. Read More »

Iranian court rejects final appeal of jailed British-Iranian charity worker


Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 38, was arrested at Tehran Airport on 3 April a year ago as she attempted to return to the United Kingdom following a holiday with her two-year-old daughter. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is one of several dual nationals held in Iran by hard-liners in the country's judiciary and security services on espionage charges, likely to be used as bargaining chips in future negotiations with the West. Read More »

Steve Kerr: Steve Kerr out indefinitely due to back pain

Kerr, 51, missed the first 43 games of the 2015-16 season due to complications from a pair of back surgeries in 2015. Kerr said that he does not want to return only to have to sit out again, and was adamant that he would not return unless he was confident that it would be for the remainder of the postseason. Read More »

Sunny, windy, high near 77 Monday in central Oklahoma


High near 56. South southeast wind 7 to 11 miles per hour. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Forecasters expect mostly cloudy conditions tonight and lows around 44. Thundershowers that moved into metro Atlanta Saturday night will continue through the entire day Sunday as a cold front moves slowly through our area. Read More »

Dylan Bundy masterful in Baltimore Orioles' win over Boston Red Sox


Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell comes out of the dugout to speak with umpire Andy Fletcher after pitcher Matt Barnes was ejected from the game for throwing at Manny Machado . REDS 7, CUBS 5: Bronson Arroyo pitched six innings of three-hit ball, and Cincinnati salvaged the finale of the weekend set at Cincinnati. With Steven Wright on the mound, don't count on it. Read More »

Anti-Semitism on the rise in Massachusetts


The ADL insists those threats should still be considered anti-Semitic since Jews were the target . Last month, an 18-year-old Israeli hacker from Ashkelon was arrested on suspicion of carrying out numerous bomb threats, some of them in exchange for money. Read More »

United States lecturer arrested at North Korean airport


FILE - A U.S. Navy's F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter approaches the deck of the USS Carl Vinson during a joint military exercise between South Korea and the United States, March 14, 2017. According to South Korean news agency Yonhap, Mr Kim had also been involved in an aid programme for children in rural parts of North Korea. President Xi Jinping called for restraint when dealing with North Korea during a telephone call with President Donald Trump, Chinese state media reported Monday. Read More »

Kolkata: Air India flight with 254 onboard suffers bird hit, passengers safe


A bird strike is defined as the collision between a bird and an aircraft, which could be taking-off, in flight or landing. Air India flight carrying 254 people grounded in Kolkata . "The aircraft has been grounded till further inspection and fix", he added. As a result, the Kolkata-Delhi return flight, that was scheduled to take off at 10.15 a.m., was delayed and will now take off at 5.30 p.m. Read More »

Rescue operation drags on, hopes fade


It is said that the girl was stuck at a depth of around 30 feet in the 400-foot-deep borewell that had been reportedly drilled by the Minor Irrigation department on the farmland of one Shankar Hippargi. In a related development, Bharatiya Janata Party's state unit President B.S. Yeddyurappa urged the state government to take steps to prevent children becoming victims of such open borewells. Read More »

15 refugees dead as boat from Turkey sinks near Lesbos


The coast guard said a Greek navy vessel located the bodies, believed to be of migrants attempting to enter Greece from Turkey clandestinely, on Monday. Greece's Aegean Sea islands are a primary transit point for refugees and migrants seeking to reach Europe from Turkey. At least 173,000 people, mostly Syrians, landed in Greece in 2016. Read More »

Army Chief Charges Frontline Troops on Discipline


The Federal Government has insisted that terrorist group, Boko Haram, is not occupying any part of the Nigerian territory having been decimated by the military. Usman noted that the two senior officers were on operational visit to troops of 26 Task Force Brigade deployed for Operation Lafiya Dole now engaged in Operation Deep Punch. Read More »

Afghanistan mourns after Taliban attack

He said there appeared to be a number of Afghan casualties but none among USA or coalition personnel at the base. Afghanistan Interior Ministry's Major General Tariq Shah Bahrami has been appointed as the acting Minister of Defense and General Sharif Yaftal as the Army Chief of Staff after officials from the respective posts resigned on 24 April. Read More »

Kenya's Mary Keitany sets new world record at London Marathon


Radcliffe still holds the record for the fastest marathon run by a woman, having clocked 2 hours, 15 minutes, 25 seconds in a mixed gender race in 2003. Kenya has been under the watch of athletics eye, and it has not helped matters that Olympic Marathon champion Sumgong tested positive for a banned substance. Read More »

Sessions tags wrong city for immigrant crimes

The Trump administration is putting on notice officials in several major cities that are sanctuaries for immigrants in the US illegally. The Republican Sessions said Sunday on ABC's "This Week" that the Justice Department statement was in reference to the city's so-called sanctuary city policy that limits cooperation with federal immigration authorities, but praised the city's law enforcement for efforts to make the city safer. Read More »

North Korea Could Use Nuclear Arms Against Australia

China's state-run newspaper said Saturday that China would not engage militarily if the US makes a surgical strike on North Korea's nuclear facility, noting it would only resort to diplomatic channels to oppose such a move. It is also seen as renewed pressure on Pyongyang to not perform a sixth nuclear weapons test, which it seems to be preparing for. China's foreign minister called Sunday for the complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula amid rising tension over North Korea's ... Read More »

Macron-Le Pen : les 10 clés qui expliquent le choix des Français !


La candidate du FN surclasse Emmanuel Macron de 7 points dans le Haut-Rhin, l'Aube ou la Moselle, et même de 14 à 15 points en Haute-Marne et dans les Ardennes. Au sein du parti LR, François Baroin "à titre personnel" ou Alain Juppé ont fait de même. Le président de la Commission européenne, Jean-Claude Juncker, a également félicité M. Read More »