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'Unreal when it targets you': Faceless trolls attack online

'Unreal when it targets you': Faceless trolls attack online

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March 29, 2017 at 2:42 pm

One morning near the end of her long-shot congressional campaign, 25-year-old Erin Schrode rolled over in bed, reflexively checked her cellphone and burst into tears. With mounting horror, she ...

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Notorious troll calls the online tactics 'a national sport'

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March 29, 2017 at 12:53 pm | Andrew Auernheimer isn't the kind of internet troll who hides behind a screen name. A notorious computer hacker whose anti-Semitic rhetoric matches the swastika tattooed on his chest, the 31-year-old...

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Iranians, engines of US university research, wait in limbo

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March 29, 2017 at 12:21 pm | BOSTON (AP) Hundreds of Iranian students already accepted into U.S. graduate programs may not be able to come next fall because of the uncertainty around President Donald Trump's proposed travel ba...

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Trump's budget priorities set small businesses strategizing

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March 29, 2017 at 12:09 pm | NEW YORK (AP) The priorities laid out in President Donald Trump's budget message have some small business owners strategizing how they might benefit from a big boost in defense spending, and others...

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Tracking phones: Insurers deny claims based on doubtful data

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March 29, 2017 at 11:59 am | HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) It took Jaclyn Bentley nearly three years to prove she didn't burn her house down for the insurance money, allegations she and her lawyer say were born of the junk practice of ...

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Troll for the 'lulz'? A target of online abuse isn't amused

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March 29, 2017 at 5:00 am | One morning near the end of her long-shot congressional campaign, 25-year-old Erin Schrode rolled over in bed, reflexively checked her cellphone and burst into tears. With mounting horror, she ...

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Timeline of events leading up to Brexit

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March 29, 2017 at 5:00 am | LONDON (AP) A timeline of key events related to Britain's decision to leave the European Union: Jan. 23, 2013: British Prime Minister David Cameron promises a referendum on Britain's membership...

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Easing coal rules unlikely to make US energy independent

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March 28, 2017 at 7:03 pm | DALLAS (AP) The Trump administration is gutting Obama-era regulations opposed by the coal industry, but the strategy isn't likely to have much effect on U.S. energy independence. President Dona...

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The Latest: Activist pleads not guilty in pipeline protest

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March 28, 2017 at 4:44 pm | BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) The Latest on the Dakota Access oil pipeline. (all times local): 3:45 p.m. An American Indian activist accused of inciting a riot during protests against the Dakota Acce...

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