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More departures expected at nation’s top intelligence office

Some top intelligence officials are looking to leave following the recent upheaval at the office that oversees the 17 intelligence agencies of the US government, including the controversial appointment of Richard Grenell as the nation’s top intelligence official, a US official told CNN. Grenell has said he is only temporarily filling the position of acting…Read more

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It’s National Margarita Day! Here’s where to score great deals on drinks

Jimmy Buffett once famously said: “If life gives you limes, make margaritas.” This Saturday, you won’t have to go to Margaritaville to do it. That’s because it’s National Margarita Day! To celebrate, bars and restaurants across the US are offering deals on drinks. Here’s where to find them: Bahama Breeze The Caribbean restaurant and grill…Read more

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How fake faces are being weaponized online

How fake faces are being weaponized online

By Donie O’Sullivan, CNN Business (CNN) –As an activist, Nandini Jammi has become accustomed to getting harassed online, often by faceless social media accounts. But this time was different: a menacing tweet was sent her way from an account with a profile picture of a woman with blonde hair and a beaming smile. The woman…Read more

Wuhan hospital director dies from novel coronavirus

Wuhan hospital director dies from novel coronavirus

Liu Zhiming, director of the Wuchang hospital in Wuhan, the Chinese city at the center of the novel coronavirus outbreak, died of the virus, according to a statement released by local government authorities. The death toll from the virus has reached 1,873 people.Read more

Facebook removes accounts run from Iran targeting Americans

Facebook removes accounts run from Iran targeting Americans

Originally Published: 12 FEB 20 07:00 ET Updated: 12 FEB 20 10:48 ET By Donie O’Sullivan, CNN Business (CNN) — Facebook announced Wednesday morning that it had removed a small network of fake social media accounts it said were run from Iran and were posting about US politics. Twitter also said it removed accounts from…Read more

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