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‘Your friends are dead’: Internet LOLs after glitch ‘kills’ people on Facebook

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Several Facebook users Friday afternoon noticed a glitch on their Facebook profiles that suggested to friends they have died.

“We hope people who love [user] will find comfort in the things others share to remember and celebrate her life,” the banners read, along with links to “learn more about memorialized accounts” and establish a “legacy contact.”

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As people struggled to come to grips with the revelation that, at least according to Facebook, they’re dead, Twitter users stepped up to answer some of the internet’s most existential questions:

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Republicans are pushing a debunked conspiracy theory to exonerate Paul Manafort

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Republicans who are desperately pushing back against the impeachment of President Donald Trump have embraced a debunked conspiracy theory whose aim is to exonerate convicted criminal and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

The Daily Beast reports that Trump-loving Republicans have recently embraced a conspiracy theory claiming that the so-called Ukrainian "black ledger" that showed Manafort on the receiving end of corrupt payments was nothing more than a forgery.

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REVEALED: Ukrainian president felt pressured by Trump — and American diplomats knew it

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A new report from the Associated Press claims that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky privately admitted feeling pressured by the Trump administration to intervene in the 2020 election -- and American diplomats were aware of his concerns.

According to the AP's sources, American officials earlier this year were briefed on a meeting that Zelensky held in which he expressed concern that President Donald Trump's associates were trying to drag him into American politics with their demands that he launch an investigation of Burisma, the former employer of former Vice President Joe Biden's son, Hunter.

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Trump’s Ukraine envoy may have lied to Congress more than a dozen times: Law professor

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One of the witnesses who has proven extremely useful for Republicans trying to defend President Donald Trump's conduct in Ukraine is former special envoy Kurt Volker, whose testimony has generally been favorable to the president. Republicans plan to bring him in on Wednesday for public testimony, which they hope will throw doubt on accusations that Trump tried to extort the president of Ukraine for political dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden by withholding military aid.

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