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Newly discovered aspects of Russia's active measures apparently reveal an effort to exploit Americans' greater trust in local news than in national news organizations. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Russian Influence Campaign Sought To Exploit Americans' Trust In Local News

Russian influence-mongers appear to have created a number of fake local news Twitter accounts — and spent years posting real headlines.

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Galileo Would Be Stunned: Jupiter Now Has 79 Moons

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Newly discovered aspects of Russia's active measures apparently reveal an effort to exploit Americans' greater trust in local news than in national news organizations. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Russian Influence Campaign Sought To Exploit Americans' Trust In Local News

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'We've Been Through Darker Times': Barack Obama Speaks In South Africa

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Nelson Mandela's Prison Letters: 'One Day I Will Be Back At Home'

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Maria Butina Case Bolsters Understanding of 'Infiltration' In Russian 2016 Attack

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