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Texas judge who approved plea deal for alleged Baylor University rapist faces public backlash

Texas judge who approved plea deal for alleged Baylor University rapist faces public backlashBy Thursday night, more than 25,000 people had signed a petition for Judge Ralph Strother of McLennan County, Texas, to either resign or be removed from the bench after he accepted on Monday a deal that allowed Jacob Anderson to plea to lesser charges.



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San Francisco Giants Face Backlash Over Owner's Donation To Cindy Hyde-Smith

San Francisco Giants Face Backlash Over Owner's Donation To Cindy Hyde-SmithThe San Francisco Giants are facing calls for a boycott after a report that



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Journalist's 'creep shot' photo of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sparks major backlash online

Journalist's 'creep shot' photo of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sparks major backlash onlineA tweet over Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s choice of clothing has sparked a backlash after a journalist suggested she was a woman who “struggles” with money. The tweet from Eddie Scarry of the Washington Times came after it was revealed Ms Ocasio-Cortez could not afford to rent a flat in Washington before her Congressional salary kicks in in January. The picture, taken of Ms Ocasio-Cortez from behind said:: “Hill staffer sent me this pic of Ocasio-Cortez they took just now.



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Backlash over Elizabeth Warren's DNA test

Backlash over Elizabeth Warren's DNA testThe Cherokee Nation says Warren is "undermining tribal interests" after the senator revealed a DNA test showing she has Native American ancestry. ABC News' Stephanie Ramos reports.



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Saudi faces business backlash over Khashoggi disappearance

Saudi faces business backlash over Khashoggi disappearanceSaudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is facing a backlash over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from business and media previously supportive of his reform drive, with partnerships at risk and big names boycotting a major conference this month. The crown prince, the son of King Salman, has spearheaded an ambitious programme known as Vision 2030, aiming to make the oil-rich conservative kingdom a hub for global innovation and better able to respond to the demands of its increasingly youthful population. Despite enduring criticism of Saudi’s human rights record and its role in the war in Yemen, business chiefs, investors and prominent media figures have been impressed by the crown prince’s rhetoric and backed his vision of a new Saudi Arabia.



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Wildly Inaccurate Trump Op-Ed On Health Care Receives Swift Backlash

Wildly Inaccurate Trump Op-Ed On Health Care Receives Swift BacklashUSA Today on Wednesday published an opinion piece credited to President Donald



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Norm Macdonald’s ‘Down Syndrome’ Response To Me Too Backlash Causes More Controversy

Norm Macdonald’s ‘Down Syndrome’ Response To Me Too Backlash Causes More ControversyNorm Macdonald has a severe case of foot-in-mouth this week.



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Sweden Shows No Country Is Immune To Far-Right, Anti-Immigrant Backlash

Sweden Shows No Country Is Immune To Far-Right, Anti-Immigrant BacklashSweden has long been one of the world's most generous and tolerant countries.



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Bank Of America Faces Backlash After Freezing Accounts Over Citizenship Questions

Bank Of America Faces Backlash After Freezing Accounts Over Citizenship QuestionsBank of America is facing backlash over reports that the company has frozen



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Trump responds to backlash

Trump responds to backlashThe president has no regrets about revoking security clearances of former CIA Director John Brennan.



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