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October 23, 2018 - 12:35 am
Twitter says it has removed accounts linked to conspiracy-monger Alex Jones and Infowars. A Twitter spokesman confirmed Tuesday that the accounts had been removed. There was no additional comment from the company. Twitter permanently suspended @realalexjones and @infowars from Twitter and Periscope...
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October 22, 2018 - 4:27 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A co-founder of Facebook's virtual-reality division is joining the exodus of executives to leave the company after striking it rich in lucrative sales of their startups. Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe disclosed his decision to leave Facebook in a tweet posted Monday. His...
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October 22, 2018 - 3:20 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian woman accused by the U.S. of helping oversee a social media effort to influence the 2018 U.S. midterm elections mocked the accusations Monday, saying that they made her feel proud. Justice Department prosecutors alleged Friday that Elena Khusyaynova helped manage the...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, white smoke billows from the courtyard of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. A video shared by a television channel that is close to Turkey's government broadcasted on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 appears to show three men burning documents at the Saudi Consulate's backyard a day after Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed. A Haber news channel said the surveillance camera video - allegedly showing "evidence" being burned inside a drum - was recorded on Oct. 3. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
October 22, 2018 - 3:06 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 10 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's not satisfied with the explanations he's heard about the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi...
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Australian actor Geoffrey Rush, center, leaves the Federal Court in Sydney, Australia Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. The actor faced a large media pack Monday as he entered Sydney's Federal Court, where a judge is hearing his defamation trial against Sydney's Daily Telegraph and its journalist Jonathon Moran. (Dean Lewins/AAP Image via AP)
October 22, 2018 - 6:22 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Geoffrey Rush told the judge hearing his defamation case on Monday he felt distraught and as though his head was filled with lead on seeing a newspaper's publication of allegations he had behaved inappropriately toward a female co-star. The actor is suing the publishers of Sydney's...
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October 22, 2018 - 6:16 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A security aide to businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has been indicted by American investigators for allegedly trying to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election, says the Russian mogul has been involved in attacks on several people and at least one killing, an independent Russian...
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Media report outside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman "crossed a line" in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and must pay a price. Tennessee Republican Bob Corker says that based on his briefings he believes the royal known as MBS was behind the killing of the Saudi critic. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
October 21, 2018 - 2:21 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country's consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 8:20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she backs a freeze on arms exports to Saudi Arabia following the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi...
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This frame from video shows a floor that collapsed during a party at an apartment near the campus of Clemson University early Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Clemson, S.C. (Jeremy Tester via AP)
October 21, 2018 - 10:58 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The floor of a clubhouse near Clemson University where a large party was taking place collapsed early Sunday, hurtling dozens of people into the basement, authorities said. About 30 people were taken to local hospitals after the center portion of the floor at the clubhouse in South...
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October 20, 2018 - 6:13 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A top Russian diplomat says that the U.S. allegation that a Russian woman helped oversee a social media effort to influence the American midterm elections is shameful. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov made the comments in a statement Saturday, a day after U.S. prosecutors filed...
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President Donald Trump looks the the cheering audience as he leaves a campaign rally at Minuteman Aviation Hangar, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Missoula, Mont. Trump’s 2016 campaign was defined by his fiery immigration rhetoric, visions of the undocumented flowing across the border to assault Americans and steal their jobs. Now, in the final weeks before midterm elections, he’s back at it as he looks to stave off Democratic gains in Congress. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 19, 2018 - 8:34 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Donald Trump fueled his 2016 campaign with fiery immigration rhetoric, visions of hordes flowing across the border to assault Americans and steal their jobs. Now, in the final weeks before midterm elections, he's back at it as he looks to stave off Democratic gains in...
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