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What if the DNC Russian “hack” was really a leak after all? A new report raises questions media and Democrats would rather ignore - Salon.com by [deleted] in news

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or maybe, just maybe, it's because the post (& topic) breaks at LEAST 2 of our rules? No politics, no analysis/opinion, & we don't accept content from salon.com

FBI Conducted Raid Of Paul Manafort's Home by UsagiMimi in news

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Trump moderators control the information on /r/news it's pretty disgusting

you do know a lot of the /news moderation team aren't even American, right :) ?

Teenager's body found in fridge in suspected London honour killing by ZippyTheChicken in news

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This post has been locked as the discussion has become nothing but hatred for an entire religion. Please see the sidebar for our comment guidelines. Bigotry is not acceptable in /r/news.

'Man who claimed mom died in Iraq after Trump's ban lied, Imam confirms' by SkaggAteMyPappy in news

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so which is true? That is not our job to decide, we moderate, not adjudicate, use the voting/comment system to express your opinion in both threads

Megathread: President Trump Announces SCOTUS Nomination by RNews_Mod in news

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If you would like to discuss the SCOTUS nomination, click the link above to be redirected to the /r/politics megathread.

Sweden gang rape 'live-streamed on Facebook' by Quiglius in news

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This thread has been locked because of personal information and racism.

People are posting 4chan links to supposed images of the suspects and the rape in progress. They are also naming the alleged suspects and guessing at their religious backgrounds, despite the police publicizing only the birth dates of the victim and suspects.

Here at /r/news we take personal information very seriously because of the events of the Boston bombing. As such, we will remove all names, photos, etc of victims and suspects until such time as they have been identified by official sources AND publicized.

Unfortunately, the comments relating to personal information have gotten so out of hand that we are locking the thread. We've seen what happens when reddit witch-hunts run unchecked and we aren't going to let it happen again.

The Latest: Police: Race Not Motive Behind Video Attack by georgeorgeg in news

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This post has been locked due to excessive racism/brigading

Carrie Fisher Dies at 60 by Spin_Me in news

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that was a (very brief) error on our part while dealing with the initial flood of "Carrie Fisher dies" posts, soon corrected

Ohio State Attacker Described Himself as a ‘Scared’ Muslim by Sjwsrs2 in news

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number 1 on our subreddit RIGHT NOW:

http://goedhartvoordieren.nl/?page=r/news/comments/5fc3ie/active_shooter_reported_at_osu_campus/

from that article:

The attacker was identified as Abdul Razak Ali Artan, a Somali-born legal permanent resident of the U.S., according to a U.S. official wasn’t authorized to discuss details of the case publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.

Ohio State Attacker Described Himself as a ‘Scared’ Muslim by Sjwsrs2 in news

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nope, new, previously unreported, content, approved

OSU Attacker Abdul Razak Ali Artan: What to Know by Sjwsrs2 in news

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wrong, the flair says "Use /r/inthenews", because this is an analysis piece, and we clearly state:

http://i.imgur.com/aiLRJ81.png

3 Fellow Syrians Capture Germany Bomb Suspect by slogand in news

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r/news is for all news. r/worldnews is specifically for news outside of the USA. It is appropriate for both subs.

correct :)