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A fake tweet by a Twitter account resembling that of the popular site Breaking News led at least one news organization, the Globe and Mail, to falsely report the death of ex-NSA chief Michael Hayden at today’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.
The apparent hoax account @HeadIineNews, which only showed one tweet at the time, looked like Breaking News’ @breakingnews account, which has more than 6.3 million followers. The fake account used the same profile photo as Breaking News, and its Twitter handle substituted a capital “I” for a lower-case “L” in @HeadIineNews.
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#Graffiti exterior wall Armenian church downtown Cairo #Egypt photos by @battutta
12-year old Mariam was shot dead last week, multiple bullets severing her tiny body at a Church Wedding in Wara’, Cairo. @[797894644:2048:Ammar Abo Bakr] made colourful bullets piercing her body, her wounds seeping gold as if they were flowers in bloom. Her smile is heartbreaking.