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Facebook auto-generating pages for Islamic State, al-Qaida

Facebook auto-generating pages for Islamic State, al-Qaida

 

Pages from a confidential whistleblower's report obtained by The Associated Press, along with two printed Facebook pages that were active on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, are photographed in Washington. Facebook likes to say that its automated systems remove the vast majority of prohibited content glorifying the Islamic State group and al-Qaida before its reported. But a whistleblowers complaint shows that Facebook itself has inadvertently produced dozens of pages in their names. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)


September 18, 2019 - 05:28 GMT
Corey Lewandowski slams impeachment-probe hearing as 'all politics' and 'a disservice to the American people'

Corey Lewandowski slams impeachment-probe hearing as 'all politics' and 'a disservice to the American people'

 

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski testifies before a House Judiciary Committee during a hearing on "Presidential Obstruction of Justice and Abuse of Power," in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger.


September 18, 2019 - 04:39 GMT
White House upgrade: First lady's done a lot with the place

White House upgrade: First lady's done a lot with the place

 

This Sept. 17, 2019, photo shows refreshed wall fabric in the Red Room of the White House in Washington. Sunlight streaming into the Red Room had left wall fabric "so faded it was almost pink," said Stewart McLaurin, president of the White House Historical Association. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)


September 18, 2019 - 03:10 GMT
'You're not going to stonewall me!': Democrats press Lewandowski at fiery Hill hearing

'You're not going to stonewall me!': Democrats press Lewandowski at fiery Hill hearing

 

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, arrives to testify before the House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional investigation of the Trump presidency on September 17, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery / AFP) (Photo credit should read OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP/Getty Images)


September 17, 2019 - 23:47 GMT
Warren, before huge NYC crowd, touts herself as an heir to female pioneers

Warren, before huge NYC crowd, touts herself as an heir to female pioneers

 

U.S. Senator and democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren speaks at Washington Square Park in New York, New York, U.S. September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson


September 17, 2019 - 12:03 GMT
Trump rallies to Kavanaugh's defense after new sexual misconduct allegation surfaces

Trump rallies to Kavanaugh's defense after new sexual misconduct allegation surfaces

 

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies on the first day of his confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on September 4, 2018, in Washington, D.C.


September 16, 2019 - 09:14 GMT
Adam Schiff says DNI cited "higher authority" in refusal to turn over whistleblower complaint

Adam Schiff says DNI cited "higher authority" in refusal to turn over whistleblower complaint

 

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., walks out of the House Chamber, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)


September 16, 2019 - 08:43 GMT
Why Stacey Abrams still wont concede

Why Stacey Abrams still wont concede

 

Stacey Abrams at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Ga. (Photo: Elijah Nouvelage for the Washington Post via Getty Images)


September 15, 2019 - 22:36 GMT
Trump Touts Positive Story, Column in Washington Post: NOT Fake News!

Trump Touts Positive Story, Column in Washington Post: NOT Fake News!

 

Donald Trump and Rod Blagojevich


September 15, 2019 - 22:07 GMT
House Democrats pursue Sessions for testimony in impeachment probe of Trump

House Democrats pursue Sessions for testimony in impeachment probe of Trump

 

Then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington in June 2017.


September 14, 2019 - 02:00 GMT
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