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- Before the world had even absorbed the reality of the school shooting in Florida, hundreds of Twitter accounts thought to have Russian ties jumped into the gun control debate.
- “The bots focus on anything that is divisive for Americans,” said one disinformation expert. “Almost systematically.”
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- With imperfect English and tireless posting on Facebook and Twitter, Russian operatives summoned Americans to rallies, praised Donald J. Trump and played on political divisions.
- Many Americans engaged with the Russian trolls without knowing who or where they really were.
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Federal officials are slow to share with them the specifics they need to guard against Russian hacking and other attacks on voting integrity, state election officials say.
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A surge in spending on the armed forces has opened new avenues for the corruption that many see as Ukraine’s most dangerous enemy.
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Though many described Rob Porter, the White House aide who resigned in a domestic abuse scandal, as composed and calm, others in his workplaces said he was tightly wound.
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A federal trial in Brooklyn is set for four officers who face accusations that they made a false arrest to increase their income, a practice known as collars for dollars. The implications could be far-reaching.
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Residents of the rebel-held enclave near the capital, Damascus, described the events as an all-out attack on civilians and infrastructure to force a surrender.
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President Trump’s efforts to undermine the health law have widened the gap between those who get government aid and those who don’t, deepening resentments.
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Officials are said to be worried about being used as a fig leaf in the case, which involves the use of surveillance technology to spy on Mexican government critics.
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Two Americans snapped up large swaths of land in Chile, which they donated to a new conservation area that will be three times the size of Yosemite and Yellowstone combined.
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Scientists are racing to understand why immunotherapy has worked for a few cancer patients when the drugs should have had no effect.
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