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Blocked by President Trump, Twitter users cry censorship

The blocking of users from the Twitter account suppresses speech in a number of ways, it said. "This Twitter account operates as a " designated public forum " for First Amendment purposes, and...

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Trump and his allies are developing a strategy to undermine Comey's credibility

Probes of the Russian Federation allegations have hung over Trump's presidency since he took office and threaten to overwhelm his policy priorities, with several congressional committees conducting ...

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Gunman kills 36 in Manila casino

Gunman kills 36 in Manila casino

A masked gunman stormed a hotel-casino complex in the Philippine capital early Friday. The Philippine Stock Exchange Index climbed as much as 0.9 percent before trading 0.6 percent higher at the noon ...

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London attack: Pakistani-origin man among two attackers identified

Khuram Shazad Butt , aged 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan, who was already known to police and Britain's domestic spy agency MI5, London's police force said . The Islamic State terror...

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Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack

Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack

Government spokesman Christophe Castaner said the man had "never showed any sign of radicalization" before the attack. At a defense council held in Paris on Wednesday, French President Emmanuel Ma...

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Friend, family say Paris suspect not radical

Friend, family say Paris suspect not radical

Despite this, a spokesman for the French government, Christophe Castaner, in a radio interview said the man had given no sign of his radicalisation and the attack was believed to be "an isolated act"....

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Police name 2 London attackers, say 1 was known to authorities

One has since been released without being charged. They added that she "would have had no understanding of the callous cruelty that caused her death". But she has faced criticism for her record on sec...

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China upset at Mattis'

China upset at Mattis' "irresponsible remarks" on South China Sea

The "Nansha" (Spratly) Islands inhabit a part of the South China Sea claimed by the Philippines and Vietnam. In an annual report to the U.S. Congress titled, "Military and Security Developments In...

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Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord

Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord

One of the laws signed by Ige on Tuesday expands strategies and mechanisms to reduce greenhouse gas emissions statewide in alignment with the principles and goals adopted in the Paris agreement...

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France vows to go beyond Paris climate commitments

The rally was to call attention to what scientist believe is unwarranted attacks by the incoming Trump administration against scientists advocating for the issue of climate change and its impact. On...

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Trump tweets could create ethics headaches for DOJ lawyers: Frankel

Trump's tweets have put the United States justice department and his aides in a seemingly impossible position: Trying to characterise the executive order as something other than a "travel ban" while...

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ISIS Claimed Attacks on Iran's Parliament & Ayatollah Khomeini's Grave Kills 12

ISIS Claimed Attacks on Iran's Parliament & Ayatollah Khomeini's Grave Kills 12

Intensified gunfire was heard from the neighboring offices as Fars news agency reported police had launched an assault. The militants are at war with Iranian-backed forces in Syria and Iraq ,...

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ISIS Claims Attacks in Iran, Several Killed

ISIS Claims Attacks in Iran, Several Killed

The militant group Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the attack , which along with a almost simultaneous attack on the Imam Khomeini Shrine on the outskirts of Tehran was said to ...

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Comey: Trump Said 'I Need Loyalty, I Expect Loyalty'

It sure sounds bad, but Comey effectively says that's where the explicit comments from the president ended. Comey is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence committee Thursday. The former Fede...

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Republican senators to get first glimpse of leadership's health care ideas

Republican senators to get first glimpse of leadership's health care ideas

Senator Bill Cassidy said the plan offered more protections than the House bill for people who already have pre-existing illnesses when they apply for insurance coverage - a major point of conte...

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This 'bot' formats Trump's tweets as White House statements

This 'bot' formats Trump's tweets as White House statements

When faced with the platform as Trump's preferred method of communication, Conway said "that's not true". The Washington Post said in a front-page story that "the president's tweets could signific...

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Majority of Americans Distrust Ex-FBI Director Comey, Trump on Russia Probe

Comey did not reveal, however, what had so unnerved him about his Oval Office meeting with the president: Trump's request that the FBI director end the investigation into the former national security...

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Majority of Americans Feel Trump Is Trying to Interfere With Russia Probe

Majority of Americans Feel Trump Is Trying to Interfere With Russia Probe

Comey said he did not tell Sessions because he expected the attorney general to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe, which he did two weeks later. Trump's White House and its allies ar...

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Police release 12 terror attack suspects without charge

Police identified the second attacker as 30-year-old Rachid Redouane , also known as Rachid Elkhdar, who claimed to have both Moroccan and Libyan roots and worked as a pastry chef in Ireland, where h...

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Trump's fight with London mayor perplexes his critics

But Khan's comments epitomize the reality that whatever benefit of the doubt Europe had mustered for the new USA president is now gone. I'm too busy to respond to his tweets , isn't he busy?' ...

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