Women from crisis-hit Venezuela are crossing the border in droves and selling their hair in a Colombian border town in order to afford scarce basic necessities such as food, diapers or medicines.

The trend, which has taken off in recent weeks, is another sign of the oil-rich country’s deepening crisis amid shortages and spiraling inflation that have millions skipping meals and forgoing costly medical treatment.

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Time For Truth: (Reuters) – Venezuelan women flock to Colombia border town to sell hair

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Despite the best efforts of Mark Zuckerberg to downplay Facebook’s role in the election of Donald Trump, the scrutiny of how fake news is spread on the platform has intensified.

Buzzfeed News is reporting that “more than dozens” of Facebook employees have created an unofficial task force dedicated to addressing the issue.

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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Facebook’s fake news crisis deepens

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While the UK and much of the world struggles with overcrowded prisons, the Netherlands has the opposite problem.

It is actually short of people to lock up. In the past few years 19 prisons have closed down and more are slated for closure next year. How has this happened – and why do some people think it’s a problem?

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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – The Dutch prison crisis: A shortage of prisoners

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In a bid to put the issue of illegal immigration back into the presidential debate, outspoken critic Sen. Jeff Sessions on Monday issued a “Critical Alert” warning of a potentially historic surge of over the border.

“We are simply overwhelmed,” his statement said. In it he estimated the Fiscal Year 2016 illegal crossings at 817,740.

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Time For Truth: (Washington Examiner) – Sessions: 'Critical alert,' 817,740 illegals crossed last year

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Deutsche Bank has reported a small third-quarter profit, beating very low expectations.

The bank reported a profit of €278m (£248m), a big turnaround from a €6bn loss in the same period last year.

Deutsche Bank said the “tough interest rate environment” and “unsettling effect” of negotiations with US authorities had been felt.

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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Deutsche Bank reports profit despite 'tough' environment

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