News : NPR 5 April 2018

Kremlin Calls Facebook's Takedown Of Russian Pages And Ads Censorship

Facebook is targeting the Russia-based Internet Research Agency — the "troll factory" that's under indictment for interfering in the 2016 U.S. election.

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60 U.S. Diplomats Leave Russian Posts, Expelled Over Skripal Poisoning Row

The Americans include 58 employees of the U.S. embassy in Moscow and two staff members of the Consulate General in the Ural city of Yekaterinburg.

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NYC Police Fatally Shoot Unarmed Black Man, Believing He Had A Gun

Police said they received calls about a man pointing a gun at people on the street in Brooklyn. The man was reportedly well known in the area as "mentally ill but generally harmless."

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Hog Farmers Worry They'll Be Further Squeezed By China's Pork Tariffs

One farmer says he's seen hog prices drop to the point where it may cost some farmers more to raise a pig than they can sell it for — and he worries about lower sales.

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Brazil's Lula Must Begin Prison Sentence During Appeals, High Court Rules

Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was convicted on corruption charges last year but has remained free while appealing the verdict. He says the case against him is politically motivated.

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