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The president's comments were referring to anti-Semitic tropes made by Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar . "Oh, oh, oh I forgot, she doesn't like Israel, I forgot, I'm so sorry". "My Lord, forgive my people for they do not know". A handful of attendees were holding signs reading, "We Are Jews For Trump" and "Thank You President Trump".
  • Boeing CEO links unintended MCAS activation to 737 MAX accidents

    Boeing CEO links unintended MCAS activation to 737 MAX accidents

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    In all, 346 people died in the crashes , and Boeing faces a growing number of lawsuits filed by families of the victims. "To ensure unintended MCAS activation will not occur again, Boeing has developed and is planning to release a software update to MCAS and an associated comprehensive pilot training and supplementary education program for the 737 MAX".
  • Top Democrat demands six years of Trump's tax returns

    Top Democrat demands six years of Trump's tax returns

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    Supporters of the Trump administration see it as "presidential harassment" while others believe it is necessary transparency for a sitting President with global financial interests. Mr Trump's insistence of keeping... Neal made the request Wednesday in a letter to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig , asking for Trump's personal and business returns for 2013 through 2018.
  • Britain calls Brunei's anti-gay law 'backward step'

    Britain calls Brunei's anti-gay law 'backward step'

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    The company, Australia's second-biggest airline after Qantas, sent an email to employees explaining the new Sharia code, which came into effect on Wednesday , applies to Muslims, non-Muslims and foreigners "even when transiting on Brunei-registered aircraft and vessels".
  • Saudi Arabia Pays Money and Real Estate to Jamal Khashoggi’s Children

    Saudi Arabia Pays Money and Real Estate to Jamal Khashoggi’s Children

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    Although such a practice is customary in Saudi Arabia and addressed under Islamic law, these previously undisclosed payments were ultimately aimed at incentivising Khashoggi's children to continue refraining from criticising Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), whom the Central Intelligence Agency concluded was behind the journalist's killing.
  • Lori Lightfoot elected first black, lesbian mayor of Chicago

    Lori Lightfoot elected first black, lesbian mayor of Chicago

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    Lightfoot took to Twitter as her victory was announced with a number of messages for her city. The rainbow team includes: former Lightfoot campaign manager Manny Perez, who will serve as intergovernmental adviser; Chief of Staff Maurice Classen, who served with Lightfoot on the Task Force for Police Accountability; and senior adviser Ra Joy, Chris Kennedy's running mate for lieutenant governor.
  • Democrats vote to subpoena Mueller report

    Democrats vote to subpoena Mueller report

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    In Barr's March 24 four-page summary of Mueller's conclusions, he said there was no evidence that anyone in the Trump campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government to skew the 2016 presidential election in Trump's favour.
  • Sanders to Appear on Fox News for Town Hall on Jobs

    Sanders to Appear on Fox News for Town Hall on Jobs

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    MA senator Elizabeth Warren announced earlier this year that her campaign would not hold any formal fundraising events and instead rely exclusively on "small-dollar" donations, or contributions collected online. Sen. Short answer: the rest of the Democratic field. One Democratic megadonor, Susie Tompkins Buell , already appears to have second thoughts on her preferred candidate, hosting a fundraiser for Buttigieg after endorsing Harris .
  • Officials say border closure would hurt Arizona agriculture, tourism

    Officials say border closure would hurt Arizona agriculture, tourism

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    In February, Trump declared a national emergency on the border to circumvent Congress and obtain billions of dollars for his promised border wall . It also exports $32.5 billion worth of parts from United States automakers and parts manufacturers to assembly plants operating in Mexico. Castro also distanced himself from President Donald Trump's apparent "cruel" policies, writing on Medium , "It's time our nation's immigration system reflect the collective values that we all share - ...
  • Big Steps In Budget, But Some Plans Will Wait

    Big Steps In Budget, But Some Plans Will Wait

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    PLASTIC BAG BAN: Prohibits most single-use plastic bags provided by supermarkets and other retailers starting March 1, 2020. The Transportation Vision recommended that congestion pricing was essential to chip away at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority operating deficit (which operates the subway and bus service) and to control rising congestion.
  • Officials puzzle over US aid cuts to Central America

    Officials puzzle over US aid cuts to Central America

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    Meanwhile, Mexican Interior Minister Olga Sanchez said on Thursday that his country was preparing to receive a huge 20,000-strong caravan of migrants heading to the United States from Honduras in the coming weeks. The president's new move comes just one day after Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen signed what the department called a "historic" memorandum of cooperation on border security in Central America.
  • Ethiopian Airlines crash report expected this week: government

    Ethiopian Airlines crash report expected this week: government

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    Ethiopia will release a preliminary report on Monday into the cause of an Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people last month and led to the worldwide grounding of U.S. A source with knowledge of the investigation has said an anti-stalling system, the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS), was activated shortly before the crash.
  • Russiagate endgame? Democrats to issue subpoena for full, unredacted Mueller report

    Russiagate endgame? Democrats to issue subpoena for full, unredacted Mueller report

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    The Democratic lawmaker who chairs the House Judiciary Committee has said that he will approve a subpoena to obtain an unabridged version of the Mueller report, in what could be described as a Hail Mary for Russiagaters. The judiciary committee said it would meet on Wednesday, a day after the deadline, to write a resolution authorising subpoenas for Mueller's complete report as well as the underlying evidence and related matters.
  • Man Behind Call of Duty 'Swatting' Prank Gets 20 Years in Jail

    Man Behind Call of Duty 'Swatting' Prank Gets 20 Years in Jail

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    In the case, Barriss admitted making fake emergency calls on December 28, 2017, that resulted in police surrounding a Wichita house, believing there was a man inside who had killed his own father and was holding family members hostage. Finch answered the door, and an officer shot the unarmed man. "I love swatting kids who think that nothing's going to happen", he reportedly said in a Youtube video at the time.