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Twitter Removes 5,929 Saudi Accounts It Deems State Backed

NEW YORK — Twitter says it has removed nearly 6,000 accounts it deemed tied to a state-backed information operation in Saudi Arabia. The 5,929 accounts removed are part of a larger group of 88,000 accounts engaged in “spammy behavior” across a wide range of...
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Impeachment a Political Judgment Call, Crime Not Required

WASHINGTON — The conditions for impeaching a president are set out in a passage of the Constitution that is short enough to be a tweet and puzzling enough to be argued over more than two centuries later. “The President, Vice President and all civil Officers...
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Conan the Dog, Hurt in Terror Raid, Welcomed at White House

WASHINGTON — A U.S. military dog that played a starring role in the raid that killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi seemed oblivious to the praise that President Donald Trump heaped on it Monday at the White House. Conan, a Belgian Malinois, seem...
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Twitter Bans All Political Advertisements

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter is banning all political advertising from its service, saying social media companies give advertisers an unfair advantage in proliferating highly targeted, misleading messages. "While internet advertising is incredibly powerful and v...