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Scot to be kidding: ‘Russian troll' turns out to be Glasgow security guard

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A Twitter handle alleged to be a prime example of a ‘Russian troll' account was actually run from Glasgow by a Scottish security guard. Asked about his tweets, the Scotsman said he is “just anti-crony capitalism.”
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US says Russian security firm duly screened to guard embassy

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MOSCOW - The U.S. State Department said Wednesday it has duly screened a Russian private security firm contracted to help guard the U.S. Embassy in Moscow amid reports that it was founded by a former KGB spy. The State Department said Wednesday it had "vetted the company and the name of each individual identified or associated with Elite Security with relevant national and local agencies." A U.S. state procurement website indicated that September's contract was worth $2.8 million.
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US says Russian security firm duly screened to guard embassy

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The U.S. State Department says it has duly screened a Russian private security firm contracted to help guard the Moscow Embassy. The State Department said Wednesday it had "vetted the...
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Suspect in Pennsylvania officer's death taken into custody

Suspect in Pennsylvania officer's death taken into custody

The suspect in the shooting death of a western Pennsylvania police officer has been taken into custody. Read more ...

Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board

Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board

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Judge permanently blocks Trump's sanctuary cities order

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US ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 Haitians

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Whitefish halts Puerto Rico power repairs, claims it's owed $83 million

Whitefish halts Puerto Rico power repairs, claims it's owed $83 million

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