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Zuckerberg fires back at Tim Cook, opens up about fake news

Zuckerberg has been on a bit of a publicity tour following the Cambridge Analytica scandal and a generally tough year for the social media behemoth. This morning, an interview with Zuck was published on Vox’s The Ezra Klein Show. In it, the Facebook CEO waded through some of the company’s most pressing issues, including how to deal with fake news ...

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Israel fires volley of Iron Dome anti-missiles after false alarm over gunfire in Gaza (VIDEOS)

The IDF has launched a volley of anti-aircraft missiles into clear skies, after Israel’s Iron Dome defense system activated during a Hamas military drill in Gaza, after it confused machine gun fire with incoming projectiles. Late-night sirens across several Israeli communities on Sunday prompted the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) to activate the country’s Iron Dome anti-missile shield. While many ran ...

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US Attorney General Sessions fires ex-FBI deputy director McCabe

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions says has fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, effective immediately. The abrupt termination could cost McCabe, who is accused of mishandling Hillary Clinton’s email probe, much of his pension. The termination was recommended by the FBI’s Office of Professional Responsibility. It comes after a still-classified report from the Department of Justice (DOJ) inspector general found ...

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'I Got #Tillersoned' going viral after Trump fires Secretary of State

When US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was abruptly dismissed by President Donald Trump, “I Got #Tillersoned” became a viral meme used by lovelorn millennials sharing their own breakup stories. The break-up was leaked to the press and announced on Twitter Tuesday morning, seemingly without the prior knowledge of the soon-to-be-sacked Tillerson, who was returning from a trip to Africa. ...

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Trump fires Sec of State Tillerson, replaces him with CIA chief Pompeo

Published time: 13 Mar, 2018 12:47 Edited time: 13 Mar, 2018 12:58 President Donald Trump ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, replacing him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, appointing Gina Haspel instead of him. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex ...

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Saudi Arabia fires top military brass amid deadlock in Yemen

Riyadh has replaced senior military commanders, including the chief of staff, in an abrupt reshuffle. The move, apparently aimed at shaking up the armed forces, came amid the stalled Saudi-led campaign against Houthis in Yemen. In a flush of royal decrees, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud appointed a new military chief of staff and named new commanders for ...

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If Jerusalem is off table then US has no seat at it – Palestinian official fires back at Trump

Peace with Israel is not possible if the status of Jerusalem is off the agenda, a top Palestinian official has said, rejecting Donald Trump’s claim that the US has removed the controversial issue from the negotiation table. “Jerusalem is not off the negotiations table, rather the US is outside the international consensus,” said Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee Secretary ...

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Turkey fires barrage of missiles on Kurdish-held targets in Syria (VIDEO)

Video footage has emerged showing an intense Turkish missile assault on Kurdish-held positions in Afrin, Syria as part of Ankara’s ‘Operation Olive Branch.’ The footage, posted online by RT’s agency Ruptly, shows missiles flying over military vehicles, leaving behind heavy clouds of smoke. Sunday’s ground-to-ground strike forms part of a broad attack on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria launched on ...

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Russia striker Kokorin fires pistols in wild football wedding celebrations

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 14:54 Russian international striker Aleksandr Kokorin could have landed himself in hot water after firing shots from a pistol at a recent wedding. Kokorin also posted pictures of himself posing with the weapons on Instagram. The footage and pictures were taken while Zenit St. Petersburg forward Kokorin was attending the wedding ceremony of friend and ...

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US F-22 fires flares to ‘warn’ Russian jets in Syria – official

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 17:55 An F-22 fighter fired flares to warn Russian planes away from a “deconfliction line” in Syria, US military officials claim. The incident took place Wednesday, when two Russian Su-25 close air support jets entered a “deconfliction area” east of the Euphrates river, a US military official told Reuters on condition of anonymity. Two US ...

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