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Trump’s latest media attack: journalists are fiction writers

Trump’s latest media attack: journalists are fiction writers

President Trump launched another attack on the media on Tuesday, tweeting to his 40.7 million followers that “fiction writers” are putting out “fake news,” naming NBC, CBS, ABC and CNN specifically. “So much Fake News being put in dying magazines and newspapers,” Trump tweeted Tuesday afternoon. “Only place worse may be @NBCNews, @CBSNews, @ABC and @CNN. Fiction writers!” t’s not clear what specific ...

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2 Navy sailors found dead of apparent drug overdoses

2 Navy sailors found dead of apparent drug overdoses

Two US sailors based at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia have died of apparent drug overdoses in the last week, according to a US Navy public affairs officer. Petty Officer First Class Brian Jerrell, a sailor assigned to the Trident Training Facility, was found dead of an apparent drug overdose in his off base residence on October 12, ...

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Trump’s latest travel ban order blocked

Trump’s latest travel ban order blocked

US President Donald Trump’s latest bid to impose travel restrictions on citizens from eight countries entering the US has suffered a court defeat. A federal judge slapped a temporary restraining order on the open-ended ban before it could take effect this week. The policy targets Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad and North Korea, as well as some Venezuelan officials. ...

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Mexico tech industry benefits from U.S. anti-immigration stance

Mexico tech industry benefits from U.S. anti-immigration stance

Amazon, Facebook and other U.S. tech companies are expanding operations south of the border as Mexico works to capitalize on the Trump administration’s anti-immigration stance. Since the beginning of the year, Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has opened a new engineering office in Mexico City, while Facebook Inc (FB.O) has partnered with local groups to develop technical talent in the region. Oracle ...

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Judges turn to extreme remedy to block Trump administration

Judges turn to extreme remedy to block Trump administration

As the Trump administration seeks to obliterate Obama-era policies, progressive lawyers are racing to court asking for an extreme form of relief, urging judges to reach deep into their judicial tool kits and issue national — even global — injunctions. Such injunctions are a relatively new phenomenon, and some legal scholars worry they are bad for the country and bad ...

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Trump, presidents, families, soldiers, US

Trump claims ‘most’ past presidents didn’t call families of fallen soldiers

resident Donald Trump touched a nerve with former White House officials after saying today that previous presidents did not make phone calls to the families of fallen service members. Trump was responding to a question about why he has not yet made remarks about the four special operations servicemen killed in Niger almost two weeks ago. Trump, speaking from the ...

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Chelsea bomb suspect found guilty in trial

Chelsea bomb suspect found guilty in trial

A federal jury convicted Ahmad Khan Rahimi, a loner from New Jersey drawn to online calls to jihad and instruction manuals for carrying it out, of setting the explosives in the Chelsea neighborhood that blew out windows and sent shrapnel flying into buildings, cars and people during a two-day bombing campaign in and around New York City last year. Mr. ...

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One killed, two injured in London Underground stabbing

One killed, two injured in London Underground stabbing

Three people have been stabbed, one fatally, in a knife attack outside a London Underground train station, according to reports. The victims, all male, were targeted at the Parsons Green station on Monday around 7:35 p.m. local time as residents were finishing their evening commute. Authorities told the Daily Mirror that the incident did not appear to be terror related. It ...

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State of emergency in Florida in advance of Richard Spencer speech

State of emergency in Florida in advance of Richard Spencer speech

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency Monday in anticipation of a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida. Scott (R) warned in an executive order that a “threat of a potential emergency is imminent” in Alachua County, where the public university is located. The order was intended to help with law enforcement agencies’ ...

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Hillary Clinton: kneeling NFL players is not against “our anthem or our flag”

Hillary Clinton: kneeling NFL players is not against “our anthem or our flag”

Hillary Clinton on Sunday defended NFL players who knelt during the national anthem, saying kneeling is a “reverent” position that is not against “our anthem or our flag.” The former Democratic presidential candidate, who was at the Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival, urged Democrats to use the issue against President Trump. Clinton was embarking on a foreign trip to promote ...

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