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From left Monika Bickert, head of global policy management at Facebook, Nick Pickles, public policy director for Twitter, Derek Slater, global director of information policy at Google, and Anti-Defamation League Senior Vice President of Programs George Selim testify before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on how internet and social media companies are prepared to thwart terrorism and extremism, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pagesWhistleblower's complaint shows that Facebook has inadvertently provided extremist groups Islamic State and al-Qaida with a networking and recruitment tool by still producing dozens of pages in their names
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, center, speaks to guests at a military reception held at 10 Downing Street, London, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. Johnson was accused by European Union officials Wednesday of failing to negotiate seriously and branded the "father of lies" by a lawyer in the U.K. Supreme Court, as his plan to leave the EU in just over six weeks faced hurdles on both sides of the Channel. (Jon Nguyen/Pool Photo via AP)
Johnson faces Brexit flak from EU lawmakers and top UK courtBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been accused by European Union officials of failing to negotiate seriously and branded the "father of lies" by a lawyer in the U.K. Supreme Court.
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FILE - In this, Aug. 7, 019 file photo, a woman walks home at sunset in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
'Welcome back' - a reporter's fraught re-entry to ZimbabweAfter 16 years in journalistic exile, Andrew Meldrum returns to Zimbabwe, where he worked as a reporter for 23 years until being expelled by Robert Mugabe's government. This time he was covering the former leader's legacy of corruption and abuse.
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A postal truck drives through floodwaters from Tropical Depression Imelda, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Galveston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Bermuda lashed by heavy winds from Cat 3 Hurricane HumbertoPowerful winds from Hurricane Humberto are hitting Bermuda and the government is urging people to stay off the streets during the British territory's close brush with the powerful Category 3 storm
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo walks after stepping off his plane upon arrival at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)
Saudis couldn't stop oil attack, even with top US defensesThe stunning success of a suspected Iranian drone and missile attack on the crown jewel of Saudi Arabia's most critical industry exposed gaps in hugely expensive defenses featuring some of America's most advanced weaponry
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Workers refuel the tank at a gas station in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. U.S. President Donald Trump declared Monday that it "looks" like Iran was behind the explosive attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. He stressed that military retaliation was not yet on the table in response to the strike against a key U.S. Mideast ally. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Oil price drops for 2nd day despite heightened Gulf tensionsOil prices continued to slide even as the Saudi military blamed Iran for recent attacks to critical oil infrastructure
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Pompeo: Saudi Oil Attack an 'Act of War' by IranPresident Trump may have hedged on officially naming Iran as the party responsible for the weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities, but he lowered the financial kibosh on Tehran on Wednesday morning, Bloomberg reports. "I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to substantially increase Sanctions on the country...
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President Donald Trump and new national security adviser Robert O'Brien arrive on Marine One to talk with reporters before boarding Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump says he'd give Iranian leaders visas to attend UNPresident Donald Trump says if it were up to him, he'd give the Iranian president and foreign minister U.S. visas to attend next week's United Nations General Assembly
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Remains of what was described as a misfired Iranian cruise missile used in an attack this weekend that targeted the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry, is displayed during a press conference by Saudi military spokesman Col. Turki al-Malki, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. Though Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed the assault, the U.S. alleges Iran was behind it. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Analysts: Weapons in Saudi attack similar to Iranian onesAnalysts: Missile and drone fragments recovered from Saudi oil attack bear similarities to Iranian-manufactured weapons
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressees his supporters at party headquarters after elections in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Israeli vote leaves Netanyahu's political future in doubtAfter a decade of mesmerizing world leaders, subduing his rivals and eking out dramatic election victories, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future is suddenly in doubt
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This image provided by firefighters shows the wreckage of a racing boat that allegedly smashed into a dam at the entrance of the Venice laguna, Italy, late Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019.  Firefighters said one of the men on board was thrown off the boat and was taken to the hospital, the bodies of the three others were found by scuba-divers inside the cabin. According to the Italian news agency ANSA, the men were attempting to break the racing boat record for Monte Carlo to Venice and among the dead was 76-year-old Italian boat racing pilot Fabio Buzzi. (Italian Firefighters via AP)
3 dead as speedboat trying to set record crashes off VeniceItalian firefighters say three people aboard a speedboat have been killed in Venice when their vessel crashed into a dike offshore of the lagoon city
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In this image released by the Police Press Service, the view from a police drone in Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. Police in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv have seized an armed man who was threatening to blow up a major bridge and who shot down a police drone that was monitoring him. The man made the threats as he stood on the bridge Wednesday afternoon. (Ukrainian Police Press Office via AP)
Ukraine: Police seize man threatening to blow up Kyiv bridgePolice in Ukraine's capital say they apprehended a man who allegedly threatened to blow up a major bridge and shot down a police drone monitoring him
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