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Iran’s Intensifying War with Israel

Iran’s Intensifying War with IsraelThe Trump administration should publicly warn Russia and Iran that the United States will respond forcefully to future threats in Syria. The February 10 military clash between Iran and Israel ushered in a new phase of the Syrian war. Iran for the first time challenged Israel directly instead of attacking indirectly through surrogates, such as Hezbollah.


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Florida students confront lawmakers on gun control as thousands walk out

Florida students confront lawmakers on gun control as thousands walk outStudent survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school shooting confronted Florida’s lawmakers on Wednesday to demand gun control reforms, as thousands of teenagers walked out of lessons in solidarity at schools across the state. About 100 students from the Parkland school travelled 450 miles to the state capital of Tallahassee to spend the morning meeting with Republican and Democratic party legislators.


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Twitter sets crackdown on automated bot accounts

Twitter sets crackdown on automated 'bot' accountsTwitter announced Wednesday a crackdown on accounts powered by software "bots" which can artificially amplify a person or cause and which have been accused of manipulating the social network during the 2016 US election. The San Francisco messaging platform said the move was intended to rid the service of spam-spewing automated accounts, and not aimed at people using the service according to the rules. "These changes are an important step in ensuring we stay ahead of malicious activity targeting the crucial conversations taking place on Twitter -- including elections in the United States and around the world," Twitter developer policy lead Yoel Roth said in a blog post.


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Robert Mueller ‘files new criminal charges in Paul Manafort case’

Robert Mueller ‘files new criminal charges in Paul Manafort case’Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team has reportedly filed a new charge or charges in its case against a former Trump campaign adviser and his associate. A sealed filing at a clerk’s office for a district court in Washington, DC could indicate additional indictments in the case against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his associate Rick Gates, or it could be a type of charge called a criminal information, which would indicate an agreement between prosecutors and a defendant. Both men were charged last year as part of Mr Mueller’s investigation into Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 election.


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