African Americans Alert to Social Media Disinformation
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A study by the Nielsen ratings service says African Americans are among the nation's top consumers of social media especially about presidential politics. A U.S. Intelligence report says that made them a target of a Russian disinformation campaign to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election, an effort Moscow is widely expected to repeat. VOA’s Chris Simkins reports from South Carolina where African Americans say they’re on the lookout for false content on social media.
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Sun, 02/23/2020 - 03:22
African Americans Alert to Social Media Disinformation
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Strong social media engagement made the minority group the target of a Russian disinformation campaign in 2016
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Sun, 02/23/2020 - 15:18
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Local Tibetans said the exhibit was Chinese government propaganda that misrepresented the situation in Tibet
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Authorities say a person was struck by a float and fatally injured during one of the iconic parades of the season
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Jose Irizarry and his wife were arrested Friday at their home near San Juan, Puerto Rico, as part of a 19-count federal indictment
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US officials, experts say hopes for ending America's longest war hinge on maintaining weeklong fragile truce that will be difficult to assess and fraught with pitfalls
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Vermont senator also takes overall lead in delegates for Democratic presidential nomination
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Sat, 02/22/2020 - 04:51
Trump Expects Massive Crowds in India but No Big Trade Deal
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U.S. President Donald Trump will visit India early next week to meet his counterpart, Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Both sides are already managing expectations by saying they will not be signing a big trade deal. Still, the visit will be full of pomp and circumstance, with Trump already touting the massive crowds expected to turn up for him. White House Correspondent Patsy Widakuswara takes a look at what we can expect in this meeting between leaders of the world’s two most populous democracies
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Judge tells jurors to keep conferring; deliberations resume Monday
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Fri, 02/21/2020 - 18:39
Reduction-in-Violence Deal Begins in Afghanistan
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Deal calls on both sides to stop offensive battles against each other
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Acting No. 2 official is following the former acting director of national intelligence
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President departs Sunday on 36-hour trip, having acknowledged he will not be returning home with an anticipated big trade deal
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