Harvest Prude

Harvest is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and a reporter for WORLD.

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U.S. grants reprieve to Syrian immigrants

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/02/19, 12:06 pm

WASHINGTON—About 7,000 Syrians living legally in the United States can continue to live and work here—for now. The Trump administration announced Thursday it will extend their temporary protected status from Sept. 30 until March 31, 2021.

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Facebook thwarts Saudi propaganda efforts

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/02/19, 11:06 am

The social media giant said Thursday it had taken down a network of covert Saudi-led propaganda accounts. It removed more than 370 inauthentic Facebook and Instagram profiles, pages, and groups that had gained more than 13.7 million followers. It was the first time Facebook has unearthed an influence campaign linked to the officials in the Saudi government.

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Seeking the welfare of Baltimore

Politics | Pastors focus on ministry amid a hurricane of tweets
by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/01/19, 04:25 pm

The Rev. Rodney Hudson of Ames Memorial United Methodist Church in Baltimore knows the problems his city faces. His church is in Sandtown, where neighbors rioted in 2015 to protest Freddie Gray’s death in police custody.

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