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Those I will arrest when I become president – Fayose

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said that those arresting people today will be arrested tomorrow. This followed his insistence that he will become Nigeria’s next president. Fayose, in a series of tweets on Thursday night, was reacting to the arrest of Toyin Ojo, his Commissioner for Finance. The …

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Twitter briefs U.S. congressional investigators probing alleged Russia role in election

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Twitter officials on Thursday briefed U.S. congressional investigators probing how Russian-backed internet trolls, bots and targeted ads may have been used on the microblogging site to influence last year’s election. Colin Crowell, Twitter’s vice president of public policy, was among company representatives who met behind closed doors …

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House panel to hold hearing with tech companies on Russia

House panel to hold hearing with tech companies on Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday it would hold an open hearing with technology companies as part of its investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. “In the coming month, we will hold an open hearing with representatives from tech …

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Uber to shutter its U.S. auto-leasing business

Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday said it is shutting down its U.S. auto-leasing business. “We have decided to stop operating Xchange Leasing and move toward a less capital-intensive approach,” an Uber spokesperson told Reuters. The Xchange Leasing business, which has about 40,000 vehicles and 14 showrooms in the …

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2017 Latin Grammy Awards: Complete List of Nominations

2017 Latin Grammy Awards: Complete List of Nominations

The Latin Grammy Academy has announced the nominations for the 18th Latin Grammys Awards. This year’s show will be hosted by Latin Recording Academy on November 16 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas from 8-11 P.M. EST. Puerto Rican superstar Residente leads the pack with nine nominations, …

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