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Maine Man's Plan to Be Hero Ends With Dead Teen

Kyle Dube charged with kidnapping, murder in death of Nichole Cable

(Newser) - A twisted story out of Maine, where police say one man's plan to play the hero ended with the death of a 15-year-old girl. Kyle Dube, 20, allegedly planned to kidnap a teen, who he would then "find." Police say he set up a fake Facebook account... More »

1 in 12 Facebook Users Is Bogus

Company's latest estimate pegs duplicate, unwanted accounts at 8.7%

(Newser) - Obviously, Facebook has a lot of users. But how many of them are real? The company's quarterly earnings report, issued last week, revealed that the answer is most, but not as many as previously believed. About 8.7% of Facebook accounts, or around 83.09 million, are bogus, the... More »

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