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'Alcaida': Al Qaeda spelled wrong on Trump's notes for remarks made attacking Ilhan Omar and other freshman Democrats

'Alcaida': Al Qaeda spelled wrong on Trump's notes for remarks made attacking Ilhan Omar and other freshman DemocratsTrump was using the notes to defend racist tweets he sent the day before about four Democratic lawmakers, including Rep. Ilhan Omar.



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Police: 69-year-old man dies after attacking migrant jail

Police: 69-year-old man dies after attacking migrant jailA 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said. The Tacoma Police Department said the officers responded about 4 a.m. to the privately run Tacoma Northwest Detention Center, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security detention facility that holds migrants pending deportation proceedings. The detention center has also held immigration-seeking parents separated from their children under President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy, an effort meant to deter illegal immigration.



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Man dead after attacking immigration detention facility in Washington state: police

Man dead after attacking immigration detention facility in Washington state: policeAn employee at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma reported one vehicle on fire and said the suspect was also attempting to ignite a large propane tank outside the facility, the Tacoma Police Department said in a statement. "This morning's attack at the ICE detention center in Tacoma was a horrific act of violence that has shaken us all," Washington Governor and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee wrote on Twitter. The Northwest Detention Center is privately operated by The GEO Group on behalf of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).



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Trump again confuses climate change with weather in tweet attacking Amy Klobuchar

Trump again confuses climate change with weather in tweet attacking Amy KlobucharDonald Trump attacked Amy Klobuchar on Sunday, in a tweet that appeared to demonstrate a lack of understanding about climate change. The Democratic senator had announced that she was running for the presidency earlier that day, in a speech delivered as snow fell around her in Minneapolis. The Minnesota senator added that on her first day as president she would have the US rejoin the Paris climate agreement, which Mr Trump withdrew the country from in 2017.



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William Barr: Trump’s attorney general nominee to defend Mueller probe in testimony after attacking it in Justice Department memos

William Barr: Trump’s attorney general nominee to defend Mueller probe in testimony after attacking it in Justice Department memosDonald Trump’s nominee for attorney general will tell Senators at his confirmation hearing “it is vitally important” that Special Counsel Robert Mueller be allowed to complete his Russia investigation. William Barr is scheduled to face questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, which will include his views on the special counsel’s probe into Russian election medlling and potential coordination between Moscow and the president’s 2016 campaign. Mr Barr will say he has known Mr Mueller for decades, respects him and believes he should be allowed to complete his work, according to the transcript.



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Hamas arrests Gaza men suspected of attacking Abbas's TV station

Hamas arrests Gaza men suspected of attacking Abbas's TV stationGaza authorities arrested five Palestinians on Saturday on suspicion of ransacking the offices of President Mahmoud Abbas’s official Palestine Television station, Hamas’s interior ministry said. On Friday, assailants destroyed cameras, editing and broadcasting equipment in the Gaza office of the station, part of the Palestinian Broadcast Corporation (PBC), which broadcasts material supportive of Abbas. Station officials immediately blamed Hamas for the attack.



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Turkey Edges Closer to Attacking Kurdish Stronghold in Syria

Turkey Edges Closer to Attacking Kurdish Stronghold in SyriaSoldiers in a convoy of around 200 vehicles including howitzers, armored military personnel carriers and artillery advanced to reinforce the military’s presence in areas close to Manbij, TRT said on Sunday. The state broadcaster broadcast video from the outskirts of Manbij, located on the western flank of the Euphrates River that splits northern Syria roughly into two halves. The town was a source of tension between the U.S. and Turkey because Ankara accused Washington of stalling on a June agreement to push Kurdish forces away from the area.



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Trump Refuses To Say Whether He Regrets Attacking The Bush Family

Trump Refuses To Say Whether He Regrets Attacking The Bush FamilyPresident Donald Trump refused to say whether he regretted any of his previous



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Far-Right Conspiracy Theorist Laura Loomer Banned From Twitter After Attacking Muslim Congresswoman

Far-Right Conspiracy Theorist Laura Loomer Banned From Twitter After Attacking Muslim CongresswomanFar-right figure Laura Loomer was banned by Twitter on Wednesday after attacking newly elected Democratic representative Ilhan Omar. According to Loomer, she was banned by the social media site after tweeting about the Minnesota politician. “Isn’t it ironic how the twitter moment used to celebrate ‘women, LGBTQ, and minorities’ is a picture of Ilhan Omar?” Loomer wrote.



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Trump tries to deflect blowback after attacking admiral

Trump tries to deflect blowback after attacking admiralThe president had criticized retired Admiral William McRaven over the time it took U.S. forces to find and kill Osama bin Laden.



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