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U.S. lawmaker apologizes after House leaders condemn comments as anti-Semitic

U.S. lawmaker apologizes after House leaders condemn comments as anti-SemiticDemocratic lawmaker Ilhan Omar apologized on Monday after party leaders condemned her comments about the pro-Israel lobby in the United States as using anti-Semitic stereotypes. “Anti-Semitism is real and I am grateful for Jewish allies and colleagues who are educating me on the painful history of anti-Semitic tropes,” Omar, who was elected for the first time to the U.S. House of Representatives in November, said in a statement. “My intention is never to offend my constituents or Jewish Americans as a whole,” she said, adding that she “unequivocally” apologized.



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Rep. Ilhan Omar apologizes for 'anti-Semitic' tweets

Rep. Ilhan Omar apologizes for 'anti-Semitic' tweetsThe Minnesota freshman Democrat issued a statement on Monday apologizing for what critics viewed as anti-Semitic comments that she made over the weekend.



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Omar Apologizes After Pelosi Blasts Her Use of ‘Anti-Semitic Tropes’

Omar Apologizes After Pelosi Blasts Her Use of ‘Anti-Semitic Tropes’“Anti-Semitism is real and I am grateful for Jewish allies and colleagues who are educating me on the painful history of anti-Semitic tropes,” Omar of Minnesota wrote on Twitter. “At the same time, I reaffirm the problematic role of lobbyists in our politics, whether it be AIPAC, the NRA or the fossil fuel industry.” She was referring to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee and the National Rifle Association. Omar, in messages on Twitter Sunday night, implied that U.S. policy on Israel was influenced by money and by AIPAC.



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Elizabeth Warren apologizes to Cherokee leaders over DNA test, reports say

Elizabeth Warren apologizes to Cherokee leaders over DNA test, reports sayThe apology comes just days before Elizabeth Warren is set to make an announcement about whether she will run for president in 2020.



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British paper apologizes to Melania Trump, pays 'substantial damages' over article

British paper apologizes to Melania Trump, pays 'substantial damages' over articleThe Telegraph said it published false claims about first Lady Melania Trump's family and modeling career in its Saturday Magazine.



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Students in Trump hats mock Native American; school apologizes

Students in Trump hats mock Native American; school apologizesThe students from private, all-male Covington Catholic High School in northern Kentucky were in Washington for an anti-abortion rally on Friday when they were filmed surrounding Nathan Phillips and mocking the Native American’s singing and drumming. Fellow students, many in clothing bearing President Donald Trump’s “MAGA” slogan, cheered him on and chanted, “build that wall, build that wall,” Phillips said.



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Model in Russian court apologizes for US election claim

Model in Russian court apologizes for US election claimMOSCOW (AP) — A Belarusian model and self-styled sex instructor who last year claimed to have evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election said Saturday that she apologizes to a Russian tycoon for the claim and won't say more about the matter.



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Hawaii's Gabbard apologizes for past LGBTQ statements

Hawaii's Gabbard apologizes for past LGBTQ statementsHONOLULU (AP) — Presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on Thursday responded to criticism about her past work advocating against gay rights by apologizing in a video.



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Tulsi Gabbard apologizes, again, for past antigay views

Tulsi Gabbard apologizes, again, for past antigay viewsA week after announcing her presidential candidacy, the representative from Hawaii releases a video apology.



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U.S. Strategic Command apologizes for tweet about dropping bombs

U.S. Strategic Command apologizes for tweet about dropping bombsU.S. Strategic Command, which oversees the country’s nuclear arsenal, apologized for a Twitter message saying it was ready if necessary to drop something “much, much bigger” than the New Year’s Eve ball in New York and showing a clip of an aircraft releasing bombs. “#TimesSquare tradition rings in the #NewYear by dropping the big ball…if ever needed, we are #ready to drop something much, much bigger,” the tweet said, hours before the midnight descent of the illuminated ball in New York’s Times Square marking the arrival of the new year. The video showed a B-2 bomber dropping bombs, followed by explosions on the ground.



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