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This combination of images shows logos for companies from left, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook. Social media companies are failing to stop manipulated activity, according to a report Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 by NATO-affiliated researchers who said they were easily able to buy tens of thousands of likes, comments and views on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. Most of the phony accounts and the activity they engaged in remained online weeks later, even after researchers at the NATO Strategic Command Centre of Excellence flagged it up as fake.  (AP Photos/File)
NATO researchers: Social media failing to stop manipulationNATO-affiliated researchers say social media companies are failing to stop manipulated activity
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A police officer stands guard the area around London Bridge in London after the deadly stabbings Saturday Nov. 30, 2019.  UK counterterrorism police on Saturday searched for clues into how a man imprisoned for terrorism offenses before his release last year managed to stab several people before being tackled by bystanders and shot dead by officers on London Bridge. (Emma Bowden/PA via AP)
Victims of London Bridge attack discharged from hospitalA doctor says three people injured in the London Bridge attack have been sent home after receiving medical treatment
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Smoke rise from a damaged 12-storey apartment block after a gas explosion in Presov, Slovakia, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. Officials say a gas explosion in an apartment block in Slovakia has killed at least five people and others are trapped on the roof of the building. Firefighters say the explosion occurred in a 12-story building in the city of Presov shortly after noon on Friday.  (Frantisek Ivan/TASR via AP)
Gas explosion in Slovakia tower block kills 5, injures 40Officials say a gas explosion in an apartment block in Slovakia killed at least five people and injured more than 40
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Italy's Salvini drops Nutella due to Turkish ingredientsItaly's right-wing opposition leader, Matteo Salvini, says he is no longer a fan of Nutella after discovering that the chocolate-and-hazelnut spread contains Turkish, rather than Italian, nuts
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FILE - In this Friday Nov 22, 2019 file photo,  Janie Van Heerden feeds Jazz, a nine-day-old giraffe at the Rhino orphanage in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Jazz, who was brought in after being abandoned by her mother at birth, died of brain hemorrhaging and hyphema it was announced Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Abandoned baby giraffe befriended by dog in Africa diesA South African animal orphanage says a baby giraffe that was befriended by a dog after it was abandoned in the wild has died
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The European Union's political director Helga Schmid and Iran's deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi, from left, wait for a bilateral meeting as part of the closed-door nuclear talks with Iran in Vienna, Austria, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
World powers press Iran to reverse nuke deal violationsWorld powers are pressuring Iran to reverse recent atomic activities that violate the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, but have stopped short of deciding on whether to go ahead with a move that could see the case brought before the UN Security Council and a “snapback” of sanctions that had been lifted under the accord
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures during a joint press conference with Croatia's prime minister Andrej Plenkovic in Zagreb, Croatia, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Merkel attends the European Peoples Party (EPP) congress in the Croatian capital.(AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Germany: 'No understanding' for Russia outrage on expulsionsGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff is urging Russia to support the investigation of a killing prosecutors say appears to have ordered by Russian or Chechen authorities
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A demonstrator takes snapshots during a demonstration in Paris, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. The Eiffel Tower shut down, France's high-speed trains stood still and tens of thousands of people marched through Paris and other cities Thursday, in a massive and sometimes chaotic outpouring of anger at the government's plan to overhaul the retirement system. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
France’s Macron faces decisive test over economic policiesMassive strikes in France against a planned overhaul of the pension system are sending a powerful warning to President Emmanuel Macron
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Smoke rises from chimneys of the Turow power plant located by the Turow lignite coal mine near the town of Bogatynia, Poland, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. The Turow lignite coal mine in Poland has an impact on the environment and communities near the border of three neighboring countries, the Czech Republic, Germany and Poland. Plans to further expand the huge open pit mine have caused alarm among residents who fear things might get even worse. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Massive Polish coal mine sparks international disputePoland's massive Turow coal mine is causing trouble including pollution and water shortages for nearby communities
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Toll rises to 63 in migrant boat capsizing off MauritaniaThe death toll from a migrant boat capsizing off Mauritania has risen to 63 after the coast guard found five more bodies
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Johnnie Balfour, the managing director of Balbirnie farm in Cupar, Scotland holds a carrot as they are harvested on Tuesday Dec. 3, 2019. Balfour, who family has operated Balbirnie Farm since 1642, is tired of all the back and forth over independence. He remembers that voters were told ahead of the 2014 vote that this was a "once in a generation" decision _ he doesn't want to revisit it just five years later. (AP Photo/Renee Graham)
Independence not on ballot but on voters’ minds in Scotland The question of Scotland's independence from the rest of the United Kingdom is not on the ballot, but it’s uppermost in the minds of many voters in Scotland as they make their final choices
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2019, file photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei waves to members of the Revolutionary Guard's all-volunteer Basij force in a meeting in Tehran, Iran. Khamenei on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, reportedly called on judicial officials to treat those detained in recent nationwide protests with "Islamic mercy" after authorities acknowledged security forces shot and killed demonstrators nationwide. A portrait of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini hangs in background. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP, File)
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