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Russia hack of Democrat followed Trump speech

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WASHINGTON - Was it just a coincidence?
In a July 27, 2016, speech, then-candidate Donald Trump called on Russian hackers to find emails from his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, in the U.S. presidential campaign.
"Russia, if you're listening," Trump said, "I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing."
Hours later, the Main Intelligence Directorate in Moscow appeared to heed the call - targeting Clinton's personal office and hitting more than 70 other Clinton campaign accounts.
That's according to a grand jury indictment Friday charging 12 Russian military...
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Obama has higher percentage of fake Twitter followers than Clinton, Trump

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Former President Barack Obama lost a greater number and larger portion of his Twitter followers than President Trump and Hillary Clinton following the technology company's purge of fake accounts.
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