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Trump blocking Twitter users violates Constitution: Institute at Columbia University

Trump blocking Twitter users violates Constitution: Institute at Columbia University

But for others, being denied the chance to engage with the president smacks of a violation of the Constitution. The institute's letter came the same day White House press secretary Sean Spicer ...

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Authorities probe video of cops allegedly kicking bystander

Authorities probe video of cops allegedly kicking bystander

Prosecutors now say that was the man in the video being kicked by cops. The friend stated that the 28-year-old was driving home from work when he tried to avoid crashing with Pinkston's fast-moving ...

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UAE president offers condolences to Iran after deadly attacks

That was condemned by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who tweeted: "Repugnant WH (White House) statement ... as Iranians counter terror backed by U.S. Boroujerdi noted that the detai...

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Media Freak out over Trump's 'Travel Ban' Tweets

Media Freak out over Trump's 'Travel Ban' Tweets

When his administration rolled out the initial version of his executive order, which the media condemned as a "Muslim ban", Trump described it as " extreme vetting ". First, Trump himself signed the e...

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Qataris banned from Qantas flights to Dubai: airline executive

Officials in Qatar denied the story, but it was still shared by other news outlets, according to The Associated Press. Qatar is open to mediation to resolve the crisis that has seen a group of...

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North Korea defies United Nations sanctions with new missile tests

North Korea defies United Nations sanctions with new missile tests

The North has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of past year in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continenta...

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Attacker blows himself up in front Iran parliament

But Trump also says the USA grieves and prays for innocent victims and for the Iranian people. The state TV report did not provide further details, or say whether the shooting was linked to another ...

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Bangladesh ready with evacuation plans as cyclone nears

Bangladesh ready with evacuation plans as cyclone nears

Numerous 22,000 residents of Cox's Bazar's Moheshkahli Island, where 10,000 people died in a cyclone in 1991, were already moving to cyclone shelters. Cyclone Mora started to form after recent mons...

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Utahns are split on why Trump fired the Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Such a revelation came moments before fired FBI Director James Comey in a prepared statement claimed that Trump asked him to stop the FBI investigation against former national security advisor Mich...

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Almost 70 dead in al-Shabab attack on Somalia military base

Almost 70 dead in al-Shabab attack on Somalia military base

Officials called it the region's deadliest attack in years, highlighting the twin challenges facing security forces from the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab and the growing presence of fighters linked to th...

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Threat by Northern youths to Igbos: FG warns against incendiary comments

Threat by Northern youths to Igbos: FG warns against incendiary comments

In the statement released by the forum, the governors called for the arrest of the youths, and said they were in touch with the heads of security agencies. The IGP has also directed all CPs to effect ...

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How to watch James Comey's Senate testimony

The statement appears to refer to allegations in the media that Trump had embellished the truth in his statement after firing Comey in May . The statement awkwardly proclaimed, "While I greatly app...

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Brazil Court to Decide on 2014 Case That Could Remove President Temer

Brazil Court to Decide on 2014 Case That Could Remove President Temer

Ironically, the party has been a key ally of Temer since he took over the presidency after Rousseff was suspended and then impeached a year ago. The conservative president, who faces a separate, p...

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Saudi FM: 'Brother State' Qatar Must Act to End Crisis

Saudi FM: 'Brother State' Qatar Must Act to End Crisis

Both al-Jubeir and Gargash in their comments suggested their complaints about Qatar go back years, likely implying their criticism is focused on Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. Trump also encoura...

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Trump promises 'first-class' infrastructure system for US

Popular vote loser Donald Trump flew to OH on Wednesday to meet with "Obamacare victims". The White House has dubbed this week " Infrastructure Week ", and has held events to promote the adminis...

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Five Iranian attackers were in Mosul, Raqa with IS: ministry

Authorities said they've detained five suspects related to the dual attacks. About half an hour later, attackers opened fire at the mausoleum a few kilometers south of the city, wounding several mem...

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Gulf crisis reroutes Qatari flight paths

Qatar's neighbors have long accused the country of tolerating or even encouraging support for extremist groups, including al-Qaida's branch in Syria, formerly called the Nusra Front. "What we're seein...

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Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever

Durant's basket and two free throws by Draymond Green after a Cavaliers miss capped a 9-0 run by the Warriors , who have now won 15 straight playoff games and could cap a flawless post-season t...

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The Market Shows Relief Over Comey Testimony

Trump asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and other top government officials to leave the Oval Office on February 14 before urging Comey to drop the investigation of Flynn . The President then ret...

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Four Irish players in Lions team to play Crusaders

Four Irish players in Lions team to play Crusaders

Warren Gatland took positives from the team's performance despite seeing them fall to their first loss on the 2017 tour. His combination with Murray is the one Gatland could choose for the first te...

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Terrorism is terrorism, even when it hits Iran

Iranian security officials have not said who they suspect is behind the attacks, though state media has referred to the attackers as "terrorists". The attacks killed at least 12 individuals and woun...

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Trump Organization charged Eric Trump's cancer charity big bucks for golf events

Eric Trump has raised $11 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital through his foundation, most of which came from the annual golf tournament, and another $5 million in conjunction wit...

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IRAN: Death toll in Tehran attacks rises to 17

IRAN: Death toll in Tehran attacks rises to 17

Claiming the attack, IS posted a video which showed what it claimed was footage from inside the parliament building. "The public opinion of the world, especially Iran, recognizes this terrorist att...

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Gunshots reported inside parliament, Ayatollah Khomeini shrine

In addition to being lethal, the attack on the shrine of Khomeini is symbolically stunning. The group has also targeted Shiites in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. That was notable because of the deep distrus...

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Kuwait Urges Allowing Time to Resolve Diplomatic Crisis

US and European officials said that while United States government agencies and experts were convinced that the news agency and the Qatari government's Twitter feed were hacked , they have not yet de...

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Turkish troops coming to Qatar for security of entire region: Qatari FM

The UAE on Wednesday announced a similar decision, warning that offenders could face between three and 15 years in prison and a fine of 500,000 dirhams ($136,125) should they criticise the decisio...

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Police briefly close London's Trafalgar square over 'suspicious item'

Police briefly close London's Trafalgar square over 'suspicious item'

The Met Police released a statement, saying: "Police were called at 2.40pm (BST) to a suspicious item in Duncannon Street in WC2". While the force later tweeted: 'The incident in Charing Cross has n...

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Saudi FM says 'brother state' Qatar must act to end crisis

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Abdulrahman al-Thani told the broadcaster that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed the hack and the planting of fake news. Soccer's governing body...

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Saudi ally Bahrain demands Qatar distance itself from Iran

Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday. The rupture is based on the accusation that the Qatari government finances terrorist organisations...

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Former FBI Director Comey testimony on conversations with Trump

Mr Preet Bharara, an outspoken former NY prosecutor who was sacked by Mr Trump, tweeted: "Obstruction aside, it's NEVER ok for a (President of the United States) privately to ask an FBI Director to ...

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