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Facebook, Twitter delete fake accounts originating in Iran Facebook, Twitter delete fake accounts originating in Iran
- Мая 30, 2019

Twitter and Facebook on May 28 confirmed FireEye's finding that the fake accounts were created on their platforms. "The investigation is ongoing". Facebook said it had removed 51 Facebook accounts , 36 pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts connected to the influence operation. (more...)
Russian Federation may be conducting low-level nuclear tests, U.S. official says Russian Federation may be conducting low-level nuclear tests, U.S. official says
- Мая 30, 2019

He said the USA believes that Russian Federation is carrying out low-yield testing at Novaya Zemlya-a secluded archipelago above the Arctic Circle where the USSR often tested nuclear weapons . Russia, the USA and dozens of other countries have previously agreed under the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty to prohibit nuclear tests of any size and related activities that generate explosive yields. (more...)
'World's Smallest' Surviving Premature Baby Released From Hospital 'World's Smallest' Surviving Premature Baby Released From Hospital
- Мая 30, 2019

Five months later, however, the baby doing fairly well and amazed nurses planted a graduation cap on her as she left her crib dubbed "tiny but mighty". "Every life is a miracle - those that defy the odds even more so", Dr Edward Bell, a professor of paediatrics at the University of Iowa who oversees the registry, told Agence France-Presse. (more...)
Campground worker fired after viral video Campground worker fired after viral video
- Мая 30, 2019

Franklin , a military sergeant, tells Yahoo Lifestyle that he saw Howell driving toward them while he was unpacking the vehicle. A spokesperson for Kampgrounds of America, which is the chain that that has oversight over the campground, told WCBI-TV that the woman has been fired. (more...)
White House Spox Mercedes Schlapp Dismisses USS John McCain Hiding Story White House Spox Mercedes Schlapp Dismisses USS John McCain Hiding Story
- Мая 30, 2019

McCain " out of sight " during President Donald Trump's Tuesday visit to the home of the 7th Fleet in Japan, according reports by The Wall Street Journal and The Associated Press. US navy Cmdr. Clay Doss, spokesperson for USA 7th Fleet, told the AP the tarp was on the ship on Friday but was removed by Saturday morning, the day Trump arrived. (more...)
Julian Assange misses court hearing; Wikileaks expresses ‘grave concerns’ about his health Julian Assange misses court hearing; Wikileaks expresses ‘grave concerns’ about his health
- Мая 30, 2019

The 47-year-old had been expected to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court from Belmarsh Prison in his fight against extradition to the United States over allegations that he conspired to break into a classified Pentagon computer . Sweden has since reopened a 2010 rape investigation against Assange and could file its own extradition request. WikiLeaks said on Tuesday the Australian had been moved to the hospital wing of Belmarsh after a "dramatic" loss of weight and deteriorating health. (more...)
Arun Jaitley refuses to continue in Modi 2.0 government Arun Jaitley refuses to continue in Modi 2.0 government
- Мая 30, 2019

Writing to the prime minister, Jaitley said in the last 18 months , he's had some "serious health challenges". "I could not have asked for more", his letter to the Prime Minister read. During this period, he had temporarily relinquished the Finance Minister's position. The Prime Minister will also be meeting leaders from the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (Bimstec) regional bloc who are invited to his inauguration ceremony. (more...)
World's tiniest baby goes home after 5 months in hospital World's tiniest baby goes home after 5 months in hospital
- Мая 30, 2019

A San Diego hospital on Wednesday announced the birth of what's thought to be the world's tiniest surviving baby, who weighed just 8.6 ounces and was smaller than an apple. A pink sign by her crib read "Tiny but Mighty". Saybie is a fighter, her nurses said. Nurses put a tiny graduation cap on her when she left the unit. (more...)
Hungary: Seven dead after tourist boat capsizes on the Danube Hungary: Seven dead after tourist boat capsizes on the Danube
- Мая 30, 2019

A shipping expert told state television that it was likely that the pleasure boat had collided with a very large vessel that had sunk it very quickly. The temperature of the river water is between 10 and 15 degrees, according to local media. More than a dozen vessels were involved in... The passengers were said to be South Koreans, while two crew members were reportedly Hungarian. (more...)
WH Wanted USS John McCain Moved 'Out of Sight' During Trump Visit WH Wanted USS John McCain Moved 'Out of Sight' During Trump Visit
- Мая 30, 2019

But truth in this case came too late for the inevitable burst of Twitter-outrage, led by the late senator's daughter Meghan McCain , a strident Trump critic. Trump speak that day aboard the amphibious assault ship Wasp, while sailors from other American warships at the base were". Currently, the ship is not on active deployment as it is being repaired following a 2017 collision with an oil tanker. (more...)
Agitated Anderson Cooper Grills Facebook's Monika Bickert for Agitated Anderson Cooper Grills Facebook's Monika Bickert for "Doctored Pelosi Video"
- Мая 30, 2019

Facebook has admitted its own failures to combat fake news in the lead-up to the 2016 election, and had introduced a system that was meant to stop the flow of misleading and false material. "There is a false video that the Republicans are putting out on Facebook", the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives added. One version of the doctored Pelosi video shared on a Facebook Page garnered 2.8 million views and more than 48,400 people shared it. (more...)
Trump Russia investigation: Robert Mueller to make statement Trump Russia investigation: Robert Mueller to make statement
- Мая 30, 2019

Mueller said that, having detailed at least 10 possible acts of obstruction by Trump, it was not possible to say the U.S. leader committed no crime. Sarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, said: "The Special Counsel has completed the investigation, closed his office, and has closed the case'". (more...)
USA takes India off watchlist for currency practices USA takes India off watchlist for currency practices
- Мая 29, 2019

Switzerland is the other nation that has been removed by the U.S. from its currency monitoring list which among others include China, Japan, South Korea, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam. "These countries are all Southeast Asian countries that have close economic correlations with China". A senior Treasury official told reporters that China still merited inclusion "given the importance of China and their large, increasing surplus". (more...)
Brad Parscale Attacks Justin Amash: 'Swamp Creature' Brad Parscale Attacks Justin Amash: 'Swamp Creature'
- Мая 29, 2019

Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) said he believes that a sitting USA president can not be "criminally" indicted but he supports impeaching President Trump due to his conduct outlined in volume two of Special Counsel Bob Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Road clear for Mabuza to become deputy president Road clear for Mabuza to become deputy president
- Мая 29, 2019

Acknowledging that the road ahead will be hard, the President said the entire society would have to use courage, wisdom and perseverance to "achieve the South Africa we want". "He wouldn't have been sworn in as a Member of Parliament because the Integrity Commission said that certain individuals who are not supposed to be public representatives, based on the fact that there is some controversy surrounding those individuals". (more...)
Man sets himself on fire near the White House Man sets himself on fire near the White House
- Мая 29, 2019

In a video posted on Twitter, a person engulfed in flames is seen near the White House, with Secret Service vehicles approaching the scene. Someone then came up to him and extinguished the fire. There's not yet been word on the man's motive or condition. Another tweeter shared an even more disturbing video, shot from an unobstructed angle, which showed the man taking several steps forward while on fire. (more...)
Multiple tornadoes, storms and flood plague large areas of US Multiple tornadoes, storms and flood plague large areas of US
- Мая 29, 2019

The National Weather Service reported eight tornadoes hit OH between Monday and Tuesday. In Ozark, Arkansas, the river will likely break its record Thursday before it crests Friday , Guy said . As for climate change, that could be a factor, but a link between tornadoes and climate change is unclear because of the difficulty establishing long-term trends in tornado records, according to the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. (more...)
Children Around the World Are Living Better Children Around the World Are Living Better
- Мая 29, 2019

The number of girls in India in the age group of 15-19 years who are now married is down 51 per cent since 2000, and the country's average performance across a set of indicators related to child health has improved, a new report has said. "Children born today have a better chance than at any time in history to grow up healthy, educated and protected, with the opportunity to reach their full potential", it said. (more...)
Mitch McConnell says he would fill a Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Mitch McConnell says he would fill a Supreme Court vacancy in 2020
- Мая 29, 2019

In March 2016, the senator refused to consider Obama's nominee, Merrick Garland , when a seat was left vacant following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia . There are two justices on the high court who are in their 80's, and Democrats have anxious for some time about the health of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (more...)
Robert Mueller Resigns, Says Charging Trump With Crime Was ‘Not an Option’ Robert Mueller Resigns, Says Charging Trump With Crime Was ‘Not an Option’
- Мая 29, 2019

However, the report also described 10 episodes regarding Trump's actions that may constitute possible obstruction of justice. He said he's leaving the Justice Department now that he's concluded his Russian Federation investigation. "If we had had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said so", Mr Mueller said. But, he said, the absence of a conclusion should not be mistaken for an exoneration of the president. (more...)