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Now #breakingnews #Israel says “IDF: Initial report- A short while ago, an anti-tank missile was launched from Lebanon towards Avivim. Details to follow.” See map and photo from Israel TV #happeningnow #BREAKING
The photos taken from the Lebanese side that are circulating appear to be taken from between Yaroun and Aitaroun on a road that leads back to Bint Jbeil, which will bring back memories of the 2006 conflict as well
Lets recall how this escalation has developed:
Aug 22- IRGC drone team spotted near Golan
Aug 24 - airstrike in Syria on IRGC/Hezbollah
Aug 25-26- Hezbollah says drones crash Beirut, Lebanese gov and others from Hariri to Aoun and Nasrallah blame Israel
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#HappeningNow: Senator @kaminajsmith addresses the gathering of #AreaCouncilThree at the Porus Primary School. #PartnershipForProsperity
@kaminajsmith KJS: Area Council 3 it’s good to be here. It’s important that I take the time to acknowledge the leadership of the Area Council.
@kaminajsmith It is good to be here with you this afternoon. It is good to be with family. As you know, my ministerial responsibilities carry me all across the world, but truly truly – No weh no betta dan yaad.
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WAYS YOU CAN HELP Re: #MISSISSIPPI #ICERaids:

Thread is based on a day's worth of info. I will update it as I learn of more opportunities. It's important to note that rural MS legal & immigration infrastructure is limited & these organizations are in rapid response crisis mode:
Suggested Donation: to @MIRAStruggle, they do immigrant rights work in Mississippi & are engaged in this effort: paypal.com/donate/?token=…
@MIRAStruggle Suggested Donation: to @SEIRN, they organize in immigrant communities in the SouthEast & are actively involved in helping families impacted find the services they need & recruiting volunteers to help in a variety of ways #Mississippi #ICERaids: crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/…
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#HappeningNow: GMD @NNPCgroup @MKKyari delivers the Industry Adress at the @SPE_NIGERIA #NAICE2019.

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@MKKyari: "I am grateful for the privilege given to me to address this very important conference and distinguished audience. I am attuned with the theme of this year’s conference, especially at this time that the industry is becoming increasingly ambitious and also challenged."
@MKKyari: No doubt, the emergence of Artificial Intelligence has altered the dynamics of our operations by providing quicker processes & interventions in the conduct of petroleum operations. This also is on the back of big data that provides the platform for effective AI system."
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#HappeningNow: Roundtable: The role of #WhatsApp in Nigerian elections, #NigeriaDecides2019.

Research: The use and abuse of @WhatsApp in an African #election: #Nigeria2019.

WhatsApp both strengthens and undermines Nigerian democracy, says UK-Nigeria research team.

@jchitchen
@WhatsApp @jchitchen @africanews @allafrica @thecableng @PremiumTimesng @MobilePunch @THISDAYLIVE @KogiFacts @factcheckdotorg @FactCheck @facebook @SituationRoomNg @Afrikareport @SaharaReporters @HEDAgenda @ReutersAfrica @julietkego @DrJoeAbah @JibrinIbrahim17 @EiENigeria Drawing on citizen surveys & interviews with political campaigns, the report underlines the ways in which WhatsApp has promoted the spread of “#fakenews” around elections, but has also strengthened accountability and promoted inclusion in other areas.
#StopFakeNews
#FakeNewsMedia
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Today is the first day of the 8th Int'l Conference on Cyber Security, co-hosted by the FBI & Fordham University. All week, experts from govt, law enforcement, private sector, & academia will be meeting for discussion & coordination on global cyber security. #ICCS2019 @NewYorkFBI
This morning, @NewYorkFBI SAC Aristedes Mahairas kicked off #ICCS2019 with remarks outlining the goal of ICCS to provide #cyber security information to the private & public sector, and reminded the audience that cybersecurity has become a way of life for all of us.
Today, Matt Gorham, Assistant Director of the #FBI’s Cyber Division, gave a keynote address at #ICCS2019 about the #cyber threats facing the FBI and our partners, and how we are working together to meet them. @iccsny
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#HappeningNow: FBI EAD Amy Hess is in conversation at the annual Fortune @brainstormtech conference, speaking abt FBI’s efforts to combat #cyber threats, threats posed by nation-state actors, & importance of working w/ private sector partners. fortune.com/2019/07/01/for… #FortuneTech
#ICYMI here are some highlights from EAD Hess’ conversation about protecting the connected at the #FortuneTech conference in Aspen yesterday. Watch the full conversation here: @brainstormtech
EAD Hess: Clearly China’s goal is to become the world’s dominant superpower & to do that they’re willing to steal info, intellectual property, PII. And while they’re doing those things, they’re also investing in U.S. companies, and all of this together creates risk. #FortuneTech
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1 to 24 - Attempted coup in Venezuela with support from the US - 2019🤨👇🏼
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25 - Attempted coup in Venezuela with support from the US - 2019 🤨👇🏼
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Now #BREAKING news Gulf of Oman, month after previous sabotage of 4 tankers; two tankers now report incidents, alleged 'explosions' Iran media says tasnimnews.com/fa/news/1398/0…
here is what we know:

40 minutes ago, around 8:30am reports of explosions were received, these allegedly were received by sources in Pakistan and Oman, and then reported in Iranian media.

And then disseminated to channels linked to those media.

Two "large" or giant tankers
Understand the situation:

The reports received were around the Gulf of Oman countries, we don't know location, but we know that Iran media says these were the reports.

1. "Local sources in Oman"
2. "Pakistan received report"
3. "Iran media reported"
4. AP: UK maritime safety
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#HappeningNow: Welcome to our Twitter chat about sextortion. Brian and Amy are here to answer your questions. Send us your questions with #AskFBI. #StopSextortion
Q1. @carissas2009 asks, what are the most common mediums being used by the perpetrators to find their victims & what steps have the FBI taken to bring awareness?
A1. Social media platforms and the online gaming environment are just two platforms where we are seeing increased targeting of children/teens. The FBI encourages children and parents to have their guard up when they are gaming online. #StopSextortion
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What is extraordinary is that he has got here, now the die is cast it seems.
I will start a thread to follow some developments. It is almost 8am in Caracas. This day, I suppose, will be a defining day. But then we saw that before when he was declared President on Jan. 23; and the border standoff and burning aid on Feb. 23.
What is interesting is that Russia and Turkey have sided strongly with the Maduro government, so it's hard to see how they hadn't advised the gov. But then again Turkey lost out in Sudan recently.
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#HappeningNow: #FBI Director Wray speaks to the Council on Foreign Relations about national security, the threat posed by China, and the need for strong partnerships across many sectors. @CFR_org ow.ly/BJWC50sfEXa
Director Wray: Threats we face today are too diverse, too dangerous, & too all-encompassing for any of us to tackle alone. As #FBI Director, I can see firsthand the incredible strides we’ve made toward keeping people safe from all kinds of harm, & from a wide array of bad guys.
Director Wray: 9/11 was a game-changer in so many terrible ways – not just for the U.S. & our own national security apparatus, but for the whole world. Those attacks blew apart any notion of separation between foreign & domestic threats.
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#HappeningNow: Vipul Mudgal speaking on "Learn to navigate intersectionality in stories" #workshop #training
Vipul Mudgal - Development is a site of conflict. Whatever you do has a cost. You have to give a voice to the people who suffer because of that process. #HeyMediaIntersections
Vipul Mudgal - The conflict (in development) is resolvable. Communication is central to development. #HeyMediaIntersections
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Is there a benefit (think public optics) to allowing your enemy to open the front door?
#QPosts Monday, March 4, 2019
A secondary or covert route for the passage of information. The More You Know.
#QAnon @realDonaldTrump #MAGA #WWG1WGA
@realDonaldTrump 2955
Q!!
Mar 4 2019 14:57:21 (EST)
Why are key positions always interchanging?
Logical thinking by oneself clarifies easy-to-answer questions.
Q
#QAnon @realDonaldTrump #MAGA #WWG1WGA
@realDonaldTrump 2955
You have a short memory, Anon.
He did remain on and in a senior role as stated by the DOJ.
politico.com/story/2019/02/…
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Alright, round two! LIVESTREAM of panel on "Teaching Computer Science for All": helloworld.mit.edu/agendas/teach/…

#HappeningNow #CS4ALL #Education
Anant Agarwal opens by mentioning there are 1.4 million jobs in computing now and that our CS classrooms are PACKED
Agarwal mentions digital, modular education as a solution (eg edX which has 800 CS courses, and 1.5 unique million high schoolers enrolled!)
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#HappeningNow: #FBI Director Wray joins @TheJusticeDept and other law enforcement partners in announcing a national security law enforcement action. justice.gov/live
Director Wray: The charges unsealed today are the result of years of investigative work by the #FBI and our law enforcement partners.
Director Wray: Both sets of charges expose Huawei’s brazen and persistent actions to exploit American companies and financial institutions, and to threaten the free and fair global marketplace.
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#HappeningNow: #FBI Director Wray joins @TheJusticeDept in announcing a national security action involving China. justice.gov/live.
Director Wray: As evidenced by this investigation, the threats we face have never been more pervasive or more potentially damaging to our national security. No country poses a broader, more severe, & long-term threat to our nation’s economy & cyber infrastructure than China.
Director Wray: China’s goal, simply put, is to replace the U.S. as the world’s leading superpower – and they’re using illegal methods to get there.
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I don't know if people realize this, but this country wouldn't be here if it weren't for nationalists.

na·tion·al·ist
noun

a person who advocates political independence for a country.


#JFK #Nationalist #IndependenceDay #DeclarationOfIndependence
Yes that's right our country was founded by Nationalists and Patriots.

pa·tri·ot
noun

A person who vigorously supports their country and defends it against enemies or detractors.
#JFK reading the #DeclarationofIndepence in above tweet found at MAGA1776.com
Most people Don't know that another mysterious organization was founded just 2 months before the #DeclationOfIndependence was signed. That organization was the #Illuminati. This occulted organization persisted in one form or another til #JFK and up to now.
conspiracyarchive.com/PROOFS_OF_A_CO…
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#HappeningNow: The IT and Government Operations subcommittees review cybersecurity challenge areas highlighted by the Government Accountability Office's High Risk interim report and discuss actions to resolve these challenges.
oversight.house.gov/hearing/gao-hi…
.@HurdOnTheHill: Today’s hearing returns to a familiar field for this Subcommittee, and an area of top bipartisan concern and focus, the cybersecurity of the federal government.
.@HurdOnTheHill: The federal government and our federal agencies, like everything else in today’s digital society, are dependent on IT systems and electronic data, which make them highly vulnerable to a wide and evolving array of cyber threats.
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#WhyWeResist (THREAD) Renowned spiritual leader John Neuhas once said:
"Genuine #tolerance does not mean ignoring differences as if differences made no difference. Genuine tolerance means engaging differences w/in a bond of #civility & #respect." #CampaignforCivility 1/
Neuhas was not completely right. #Fascists, #WhiteSupremacists, Nazis, bigots, etc. lambast progressives for not tolerating their views. But hateful extremists use #tolerance merely as a tool to gain acceptance & obtain power. #CampaignforCivility #WhyWeResist 2/
Once fascists & bigots are in power, they vilify all who are different, all who dare to disagree. They only care about one thing: consolidating their power. #CampaignforCivility #WhyWeResist 3/
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NOW: #DeseraeTurner and family await sentencing for ColterPeterson, one year after Peterson lured her to a Smithfield trail and shot her in the head. Peterson was charged as an adult. Follow this thread for the latest updates. @abc4utah
Turner is seated in front of me. She still has short curly brown hair. Court is expected to start any minute. Defendant has not yet entered the courtroom. #happeningnow #deseraeturner #logan #cachecounty
Peterson and accomplish entered guilty pleas to attempted aggravated murder last year, and aggravated robbery charges were dropped. The teens lured Turner to a trail, stole her cell phone and $55 after shooting her. #DeseraeTurner
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