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Bots post lots of tweets in bursts and usually have few followers. It would be very time consuming to investigate every single follower that Trump has, but according to Twitter Audit, nearly half of his 31 million followers are in fact fake.
  • USA mission in Saudi Arabia warns citizens of school shooting

    USA mission in Saudi Arabia warns citizens of school shooting

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    Meanwhile, the US mission in Saudi Arabia in its official Twitter account warned its citizens to avoid the area around the Kingdom School in Riyadh . Police cars could be seen at the school campus, but the scene was otherwise quiet. The majority of children are said to be Saudi nationals. Opened in 2000, the school is owned and operated by Kingdom Holdings, which belongs to Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal.
  • Amber Alert canceled after girl is found safe

    Amber Alert canceled after girl is found safe

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    The suspects' vehicle was a maroon two-tone, extended cab pickup truck with dark rear-side windows. They believe a 50-year-old man with a black beard and a man who is about 30 years old are inside. "Lewis is described as a white female with blonde hair and blue eyes, 5'3" tall, and approximately 130 pounds. Lewis was last seen wearing short and a shirt and was carrying a yellow and white drawstring bag.
  • Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner taking 'heads down' approach

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    The newest controversy involving President Donald Trump revolves around his son-in-law, Jared Kushner . "Jared is doing a great job for the country", Trump told The New York Times late Sunday. Trump spent Sunday meeting with attorneys at the White House, presumably to set strategy for dealing with the Russian Federation investigation that has largely sidetracked his legislative agenda.
  • N. Korea Vows to Continue ICBM Provocations

    N. Korea Vows to Continue ICBM Provocations

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    Sullivan said not every new test is likely to bear that quarter-of-a-billion dollar price-tag, and that even unsuccessful practice launches are instructive. The Pentagon announced it has staged a test in which the military shot down a missile similar to the type that North Korea could someday use to threaten the United States .
  • Man dies in suspected feud-related shooting

    Man dies in suspected feud-related shooting

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    An ambulance removing the body of a man from the scene of a gangland shooting in Dublin on Wednesday. GARDAI are appealing for dashcam footage after a man was blasted to death in an underground vehicle park this morning. The alarm wasn't raised until 90 minutes later. It is understood a gun and a silencer were found inside. It is believed he was shot some time after 7am and that the killers escaped the scene by auto.
  • White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns

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    The post-holiday confirmation that Michael Dubke was stepping down as White House communications director signaled an expected staff shake-up. Trump is also struggling with his legislative agenda, as health care and tax reform initiatives remain behind schedule with several fiscal deadlines looming.
  • France's Macron holding 'tough' talks with Putin near Paris

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    And on Monday, Macron hosted Russian President Vladimir Putin at Versailles Palace. "President Putin told me ... he had undertaken several initiatives on the subject of LGBT people in Chechnya with measures aimed at establishing the whole truth about the activities of local authorities", said Macron .
  • President Trump Has Full Confidence in Jared Kushner

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    The disclosures dogged Trump during his first trip overseas since taking office and threaten to overwhelm and stall the agenda for his young presidency. Graham, who is leading a Senate Judiciary Committee inquiry into Russian cyberattacks on the 2016 presidential election, said it was "stunning" and not something that had been relayed to congressional investigators.
  • Bihar students protest poor class 12 result

    Bihar students protest poor class 12 result

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    The only silver lining was that 73.76 per cent students appearing in the Commerce stream exams passed. Education experts said the blame should not be put only on students, and the state government was equally culpable. Ruling JD-U spokesperson Neeraj Kumar defended the strict measures against cheating. Another indicator that the results reflect the reality: The toppers are not from unheard-of schools like previous years, when students from institutes such as the now-de-affiliated ...
  • Pentagon declares success for key test of missile defense

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    Despite the success, the $244 million test didn't confirm that under wartime conditions the US could intercept an intercontinental-range missile fired by North Korea . "Iran's overall defense strategy relies on a substantial inventory of theater ballistic missiles capable of striking targets throughout the region". The "kill vehicle" carries no explosives, either in testing or in actual combat.
  • Brian Paddick's Passionate Plea For Remainers To Vote Lib Dem

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    Brexit is unsurprisingly at the forefront of the Liberal Democrat manifesto as the party seeks to "protect Britain's place in Europe ". Concluding that the Conservative government has "repeatedly cut support for green energy producers" to the detriment of the environment and British jobs, Tim Farron's party has unveiled a number of promises to help the UK's green economy respond.