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Chinese tracking Americans on Social Media

How Chinese police track American critics on Twitter and Facebook

When Jennifer Chen travelled back to her hometown in central China last winter for Lunar New Year, she thought little about Twitter. She had around 100 followers on an account she believed to be anonymous. While living in China, she retweeted news and videos, and occasionally made comments censored on Chinese platforms, like voicing her …

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Afghanistan Wedding Ends With Alleged Taliban Gunning Down Guests Due to Music Being Played

A wedding in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province turned deadly on Friday after alleged Taliban members shot and killed three people during a fight concerning whether music could be played, according to local town residents. At least 10 others were injured during the altercation, which took place after three gunmen demanded that the wedding party stop playing music, NBC News reported. …

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Female MMA fighter badly beaten by man in controversial inter-gender bout

‘How was this sanctioned?’ asked one one social media user as footage emerged of a man punching his female opponent repeatedly in the face in Poland MMA fans were left wondering how a controversial inter-gender fight had been sanctioned after it ended with a man pinning his female opponent down and repeatedly punching her hard …

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Man Covered in Human Poo After Passing Plane Drops a Load

“His whole garden was splattered with human feces,” said Karen Davies, ward councilor for Clewer East, during the October 14 meeting. “He was out in his garden at the time, and it was a really horrible, horrible experience.” Davies detailed that the man, his entire garden, and garden umbrellas were “covered” in poop. “It’s absolutely …

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The First Impeachment Caused by Pandora Papers

Chilean opposition lawmakers launched impeachment proceedings against President Sebastian Pinera on Wednesday over possible irregularities in the sale of a mining company, after new details emerged about the deal in the Pandora Papers leak. The move comes after Chile’s public prosecutor said this month it would open an investigation into possible bribery-related corruption charges as …

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Ivanka Trump was Almost Head of the World Bank?

It’s no secret that Donald Trump has something of a soft spot for his eldest daughter, Ivanka. He’s constantly tooting her horn and gushing over her talents. Not only does Ivanka have a “very nice figure”, Trump has boasted, but “she’s very good with numbers”. She’s so good at all that numbers stuff that the …

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Putin Hired Attractive Translator to ‘Distract’ Trump During a Summit, According to Stephanie Grisham Book

Russian President Vladimir Putin hired an attractive female interpreter to “distract” President Donald Trump at a G20 summit, according to a new book by former White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham. Grisham in her memoir, “I’ll Take Your Questions Now,” details the meeting between Trump and Putin at the 2019 G20 summit in Osaka, according to …

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