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Dozens Charged With Scamming 15,000 Victims Through Fake IRS Calls
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 11:36am

The U.S. government alleges that a fraud scheme used operators at Indian call centers, impersonating IRS or immigration officials, to scam thousands of people out of more than $300 million.

End Of The Vine: Twitter Says It's Closing Video App Amid Wider Layoffs
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 9:58am

The social media company posted stronger-than-expected revenue of $616 million in the third quarter — even as revenue growth continued to slow. To be more efficient, it'll cut around 350 jobs.

In Fight Over N.D. Pipeline, Tribe Leader Calls For Peace And Prayers
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 4:44am

Protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline have been raging. Tribe leader Dave Archambault II says he's telling supporters "not to react to any form of aggression that law enforcement brings."

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