• Tlaib speaks to supporters following decision not to travel to Israel

    Tlaib speaks to supporters following decision not to travel to Israel

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    Israel barred Tlaib and another Democrat Ilhan Omar from visiting Jerusalem and the West Bank over their support for the global boycott movement following an unprecedented appeal from President Trump to deny them entry. While Tel Aviv is preparing for the September general elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has come under heavy criticism from US Democratic lawmakers and the Israeli opposition over barring two House Democrats, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar , from ...
  • Trump calls for Antifa to be designated terror organization

    Trump calls for Antifa to be designated terror organization

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    Saturday's demonstration is attracting members of the Proud Boys, a fraternal organization that espouses some white supremacist ideology, as well as some OR and Washington militia members, and other groups - such as an IN group called The American Guard, whose president has been involved IN neo-Nazi groups.
  • China official says Hong Kong is at a 'critical juncture'

    China official says Hong Kong is at a 'critical juncture'

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    US President Donald Trump claimed on Tuesday he had intelligence at hand that China was deploying troops at the Hong Kong border. The comments mark the most direct accusations on Beijing's part. A policeman was seen drawing his gun at one point. Police have acknowledged using "decoy" officers, and some protesters over the weekend were seen being arrested by men dressed like demonstrators - in black and wearing face masks.
  • Iranian tanker moving, but still anchored in Gibraltar

    Iranian tanker moving, but still anchored in Gibraltar

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    A court document released Friday by the USA attorney's office in Washington showed the court had issued the warrant to seize the vessel. Iran previously called the detention of Grace 1 an "illegal interception". Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi was quoted by Iran's semiofficial Tasnim news agency as saying that "Iran has given no assurances over the Grace 1 not going to Syria to secure its release", and that Gibraltar was only seeking to "save face".
  • Hong Kong Teachers' Rally Starts Another Weekend of Protests

    Hong Kong Teachers' Rally Starts Another Weekend of Protests

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    It was a tale of two cities in Hong Kong today. During the past week they have increasingly directed their frustrations toward police, who have responded with fiercer determination to clear them from the streets. University student unions called for Britain and the United States to support Hong Kong democracy protesters, even as Beijing airs elaborate conspiracies of "foreign interference" and "black hands" being behind the protests and warned western countries not to get involved.
  • Pilot emerges hero as plane lands in cornfield

    Pilot emerges hero as plane lands in cornfield

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    John Goglia, a former member of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board, said the bird-versus-engine problem has been under study for years, with no permanent fix available yet. Twenty-three people, including 5 children, were hospitalized. Ural Airlines said it would fly the passengers who still wanted to go to Simferopol later Thursday.
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family are OK after plane crash

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family are OK after plane crash

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    Dale Earnhardt Jr. looks at his daughter, Isla , and his wife Amy on pit row prior to an Xfinity Series NASCAR auto race at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Va., on September 21, 2018. The board said it would release its preliminary report in about a week and eventually release surveillance footage from the airport to the public. He also said investigators had walked the runway and saw tire and skid marks that were consistent with the airplane though there hasn't been a determination of ...
  • ICE officer who drove into Jewish demonstrators placed on leave

    ICE officer who drove into Jewish demonstrators placed on leave

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    Protests against ICE have sprung up across the country as the agency carries out raids on suspected illegal immigrants . The protesters were with the group Never Again Action , which describes itself on Twitter as "Jews taking direct action with immigrants and allies against ICE and their enablers".
  • Tlaib rejects visit under ‘oppressive conditions’ to Israel

    Tlaib rejects visit under ‘oppressive conditions’ to Israel

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    Israel barred Tlaib and another Democrat Ilhan Omar from visiting Jerusalem and the West Bank over their support for the worldwide boycott movement following an unprecedented appeal from President Trump to deny them entry. "I love her and am so proud of her". Omar and Tlaib from entering the country due to their support of the BDS movement. Israel sees the movement as a strategic threat and accuses it of anti-Semitism - a claim activists deny - and in 2017 passed a law banning ...