Facebook pulls hundreds of ‘inauthentic’ pages linked to Iran and Russia

Once again, Facebook is notifying the media that it has mass-removed accounts exhibiting “coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and Instagram.” This time around, Mark Zuckerberg said the cull caught up 652 pages that it says were linked to a campaign originating in Iran, as well as an unspecified number of accounts linked to Russian military […]

Will Emin sing? Mueller seeks interview with pop star linked to Trump Tower meeting

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly requested to interview Russian pop singer Emin Agalarov, who supposedly helped arrange the controversial 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr. NBC News reported the claim on Thursday, citing Agalarov’s lawyer Scott Balber. The special counsel office declined to comment. “Conversations are ongoing” about a potential interview, Balber […]

High blood pressure linked to strokes and Alzheimer’s

Researchers also found that the number of brain lesions did not change even if participants used high blood pressure drugs. They analysed 1,288 older people and found that participants whose blood pressure was 10 per cent higher than average were 46 per cent more likely to have brain lesions. The pensioners with higher blood pressure […]

‘No guarantee, no reassurance’: Police chief can’t say Skripal & Amesbury cases linked

Britain’s counter-terrorism chief Neil Basu says he can’t guarantee authorities will catch those responsible for the nerve agent poisoning of the Skripals and Dawn Sturgess, and is even unable to say if both incidents are linked. Basu, who is national lead for Counter Terrorism Policing, told residents of Amesbury he would “love to be able […]