Stampede at Iranian General’s Funeral Kills Dozens

The crush at a procession honoring Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani in his hometown after his killing in a U.S. airstrike also injured hundreds of people, the state news media reported. BEIRUT, Lebanon — More than three dozen people died in a stampede during the state funeral procession for Maj. Gen.

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Facebook bans deepfake videos ahead of the 2020 election

With a presidential election campaign underway in the United States, Facebook announced Monday that it has banned manipulated videos and photos, often called deepfakes, from its platforms.

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