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World News 10 million people saw the Russia-linked ads on Facebook
Author: 0 10 million people saw the Russia-linked ads on Facebook

The information surfaced approximately a month after 500 inauthentic accounts were identified by facebook . The Russians capitalized this system by designing English-language sites and Facebook pages that approximately impersonated those designed by USA political activists.

World News 2 women plead innocent in N. Korean's killing
Author: 0 2 women plead innocent in N. Korean's killing

They face the death penalty if convicted. Pyongyang has denied any involvement in the killing, but in court prosecutors said that four men - believed to be four North Koreans who fled Malaysia on the day of murder - were also charged in the case.

World News Knifeman kills two women in Marseille railway station 'terror' attack
Author: 0 Knifeman kills two women in Marseille railway station 'terror' attack

But there have also been numerous smaller attacks on police officers, soldiers or members of the public since then, sometimes carried out by people with severe psychological problems. France is a leading partner in the US-led global coalition fighting IS in Iraq and Syria , where the jihadists are being driven back. The attack came two weeks after four young American women were attacked with acid at the same station.

World News Unions lambast Supreme Court decision to hear mandatory union fee case
Author: 0 Unions lambast Supreme Court decision to hear mandatory union fee case

In the 1970s, the Supreme Court in a case called Abood said opponents of unions don't have to pay the purely political part of union dues, but do have to continue paying the "fair share" portion. About half of all union members now work for federal, state and local governments, and many are in states like Illinois, New York, and California that are largely Democratic and seen as friendly toward unions.

World News US to Maintain Diplomatic Relations With Cuba - Tillerson
Author: 0 US to Maintain Diplomatic Relations With Cuba - Tillerson

The complaints from diplomats began in December 2016 and have continued since with 21 employees complaining of symptoms like headache, nausea and hearing loss among others. Since the FBI took over the investigations, there has been no word from the agency, on its preliminary findings. Do authorities have any theories about the cause? The type of acoustic weapon that was possible used on the diplomats is now unknown, if one was even used at all .

World News ICE arrests 498 in 'sanctuary city' raids; 33 in Portland
Author: 0 ICE arrests 498 in 'sanctuary city' raids; 33 in Portland

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney slammed a sweeping federal raid this week that ended in almost 500 arrests of undocumented immigrants nationwide, including 107 in Philly . The preliminary injunction applied to cities nationwide. Officials in those communities, sometimes referring to themselves as sanctuaries for people in the country illegally, have resisted cooperation with federal immigration authorities, NBC said.

World News Sheila Keen Warren: Killer Clown Cold Case Returns to Love Triangle
Author: 0 Sheila Keen Warren: Killer Clown Cold Case Returns to Love Triangle

The clown first handed her flowers and balloons, and then shot her. 12 years after Marlene's death, Michael married Sheila Keen who was initially suspected of being the clown . Twing reportedly said. "Son of a gun". "We just needed a few of those little pieces of the puzzle and we were able to do that with the new technologies in DNA and we were able to complete the puzzle and I think that's what led to the indictment ", she said.

World News Trump says he's unhappy with Price
Author: 0 Trump says he's unhappy with Price

Trump was willing to let Michael Flynn stay on as National Security Advisor for almost two weeks after he was warned about Flynn, but only fired him several days after the story became public, and only after lying about whether he knew. The committee has given Mr Price two weeks to hand over the records. "We've heard the criticism". Here's what you need to know. Cole went on to say it was "a lapse in judgment".

World News Bali evacuees surge as volcano threat grows
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Officials have ordered anyone living with 7.5 miles of the volcano to leave their homes. "I think there are some people that either don't understand, or don't believe, or are just stubborn and don't want to go", said Kenny Peavy, an American expat who fled with his family last Friday.

World News Portland woman says family in Puerto Rico feels 'forgotten'
Author: 0 Portland woman says family in Puerto Rico feels 'forgotten'

Puerto Rico is 1,000 miles from Miami, while countries like the Dominican Republic and Jamaica are closer. "It's been chaos here in Puerto Rico", says Ezequiel Rodríguez-Andino, an independent radio producer in the capital, San Juan. While the Department of Homeland Security can waive the act - and has in many instances, like after Hurricane Katrina, Superstorm Sandy and, more recently, Hurricane Harvey and Huricane Irma - it has chosen not to do so for Puerto Rico.

World News Supreme Court adds union fee case to blockbuster docket
Author: 0 Supreme Court adds union fee case to blockbuster docket

Detroit Board of Education . "We are now one step closer to freeing over 5 million public-sector teachers, police officers, firefighters and other employees from the injustice of being forced to subsidize a union as a condition of working for their own government", said Mark Mix, president of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, an anti-union legal activist group that represents Janus .

World News Palestine Joins Interpol, Despite Israeli Opposition
Author: 0 Palestine Joins Interpol, Despite Israeli Opposition

The motion to welcome the PNA in the organization was opposed until the end by the USA and Israel. In Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the decision "seriously harms the chances to achieve peace". Under interim Israeli-Palestinian peace deals, a Palestinian Authority was granted limited self-rule in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Interpol, which is based in the French city of Lyon, eases the exchange of information between police forces and issues "red ...

World News Gas prices take a breather after post-Harvey spike
Author: 0 Gas prices take a breather after post-Harvey spike

If the rest of this year follows the typical seasonal pattern, you can expect the recent pullback in gas prices to continue throughout the rest of the year. After topping out close to $2.70 a gallon, gasoline prices have been going down over the last two weeks. Gas prices in northern New England are coming down in northern New England, although it may still be some time before drivers see pre-hurricane prices.

World News Winter worries: Heating oil prices will rise
Author: 0 Winter worries: Heating oil prices will rise

London Brent crude delivery for November slipped 8¢ to $56.78 a barrel, while the United States crude fell roughly 15¢ to a value of $50.51 per barrel, reported Reuters. Improving global growth, especially in emerging economies and the eurozone, is also pushing up oil prices by increasing demand for energy, while the damage to U.S.

World News European Union to impose more economic sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 European Union to impose more economic sanctions on North Korea

Auslin: North Korea has been intent on getting a nuclear weapon for decades, so the basic premise that Pyongyang would bargain away its program was likely faulty. It will also ban imports of textiles from North Korea. In two July flight tests, those missiles showed potential capability to reach deep into the US mainland when perfected.

Author: 0 Kim Jong Un threatens to 'tame' Trump

A magnitude 3.4 tremor detected in North Korea thought to be a "suspected explosion", China's quake administration said . North Korea has conducted several weapons and missile tests in recent months, leading to round after round of sanctions by the U.N.

World News New Zealand election ends in stalemate triggering coalition talks
Author: 0 New Zealand election ends in stalemate triggering coalition talks

The poll showed support for the nationalist New Zealand First Party, a potential election kingmaker, dropped 1 point to 5 percent, right on the threshold a party needs to get a seat in parliament. "I want to acknowledge the strong performance of Winston Peters and New Zealand First", Bill English said in a speech to his supporters. New Zealand First had "not all the cards but we do have the main cards", he added, saying he would not be rushed into giving any answers immediately.

World News 3.4 magnitude earthquake detected in North Korea - China Earthquake Networks Center
Author: 0 3.4 magnitude earthquake detected in North Korea - China Earthquake Networks Center

In his United Nations speech, Abe said North Korean nuclear weapons either already were, or were on the verge of becoming, hydrogen bombs, presenting an unprecedented threat. Media captionWas your T-shirt made in North Korea? Numerous scientific agencies on both sides of the Pacific detected an quake Saturday near the site where North Korea set off a hydrogen bomb earlier this month, at first prompting speculation of another weapons test, before a consensus appeared to emerge that the ...

World News Minnesota, Wisconsin among states whose election systems were targeted by hackers
Author: 0 Minnesota, Wisconsin among states whose election systems were targeted by hackers

Minnesota was one of 21 states notified Friday of attempted Russian hacking. Cox says that even before Friday's notification, the state did not suspect that hackers had made any attempts to breach Utah elections systems. The disclosure to the states comes as a special counsel probes whether there was any coordination during the 2016 presidential campaign between Russian Federation and associates of President Donald Trump.

World News Ghani Says New US Afghan Strategy More Likely To Succeed
Author: 0 Ghani Says New US Afghan Strategy More Likely To Succeed

President Trump last month announced a new strategy that includes sending 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan, in addition to about 8,400 US and 5,000 North Atlantic Treaty Organization troops there advising Afghan security forces. "President Trump's new strategy includes the disruption and denial of sanctuary to terrorists whose motives know no boundaries". Afghanistan today accused Pakistan that it was diverting the attention of the worldwide community from its "longstanding failure" to take ...

World News Mueller Probe Zeroes In On Actions Trump Took In The White House
Author: 0 Mueller Probe Zeroes In On Actions Trump Took In The White House

Besides information relating to the meeting with the Russians and the firing of James Comey , Mueller's office is also looking for documents pertaining to the firing of former national security adviser Michael T. The inquiry from Mueller's team, who is leading the investigation into whether Trump associates coordinated with Russian Federation to influence the 2016 presidential election, suggests that the investigation is moving into a new phase inching closer to the president.

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