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Olympics, IOC accounts hacked – Twitter

Twitter said on Saturday that an official Twitter account of the Olympics and the media Twitter account of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) had been hacked and temporarily locked. The accounts were hacked through a third-party platform, a spokesperson for the social media platform said in an emailed statement, without giving further details. “As soon …

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Some administration officials believe Iran intentionally missed areas with Americans

This interpretation will be presented to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during a briefing early Wednesday, and Pompeo is expected to brief President Donald Trump at some point later in the day. The President will address the nation about the incident at 11 a.m. ET, the White House said. The US gave Iran the “opportunity …

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Missile attack: Trump reaction after missile attack on US troops in Iraq

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said all was well shortly after Iran claimed responsibility for multiple rocket attacks on two military bases housing U.S.-led coalition forces in Iraq. “All is well! Missiles launched from Iran at two military bases located in Iraq. Assessment of casualties and damages taking place now. “So far, so good! We …

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US warns its citizens in Nigeria about their safety

The United States has issued a security alert to its citizens living in Nigeria amid rising tensions in the Middle East, following Friday’s  US airstrike that killed  Iran’s most powerful military commander General   Qasem Soleimani and Iraqi paramilitary chief Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis near Baghdad airport. Iran vowed to seek revenge on the US, with the …

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A Britain man convicted with 136 rapes jailed for life

BRITAIN’S “most prolific rapist”, who has been convicted of 159 sex offences, including 136 rapes, will “never be safe to be released”, a judge has said. Reynhard Sinaga was found guilty of luring 48 men from outside Manchester clubs to his flat, where he drugged and assaulted them – filming the attacks. Police said they …

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Fox News reports German poll showing Trump as ‘greatest threat to world peace’

Conservative American media outlet Fox News has picked up on a survey that revealed that the Germans consider the American President Donald Trump to be the greatest threat to world peace. Fox News is perceived by many Americans to be largely right-leaning, and biased towards the Republican Party. More dangerous than Kim Jong Un, Vladimir Putin …

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Tehran offers $80m bounty for Trump’s head

BOUNTY worth about $80 million has been placed on Donald Trump’s head in Iran in the wake of General Qasem Soleimani’s assassination by United States (U.S.) drone. This came as President Donald Trump threatened severe sanctions against Iraq after its parliament called on U.S. troops to leave the country. During the televised funeral of Soleimani, …

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