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France's 'yellow vest' protesters banned from Notre-Dame: police

France's 'yellow vest' protesters banned from Notre-Dame: policeFor their 23rd consecutive Saturday protest, France’s yellow vests have been told they will be banned from the area around Paris’s fire-damaged Notre-Dame cathedral. The ban will be in place all day Saturday, a police statement said, following Monday’s devastating fire at the world famous landmark. “No protest demonstration can be held” in the area due to the fragility of the building, the statement said.



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Polish mobile operator Play warns of costs, delays if Huawei banned

Polish mobile operator Play warns of costs, delays if Huawei bannedBanning Huawei from developing 5G networks in Poland would result in higher prices for consumers and delays in implementing the new technology, the chief executive of Poland’s biggest mobile operator Play said. Huawei, whose equipment forms the backbone for most of Play’s telecommunications network, denies allegations that its technology could be used for spying. “We haven’t been provided with any evidence of security problems with Huawei equipment so far.



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Girl banned from wearing MAGA hat claims school is violating her First Amendment rights

Girl banned from wearing MAGA hat claims school is violating her First Amendment rightsA California high school student who was banned from wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat on campus is challenging her school district for impinging on her First Amendment rights. Maddie Mueller, who attends Clovis North High School in Fresno, is a member of Valley Patriots. The conservative activist group asked its affiliates to wear the well-known hat bearing Donald Trump’s campaign motto on Wednesday.



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Former Baylor fraternity president accused of rape is banned from graduation, University of Texas campus

Former Baylor fraternity president accused of rape is banned from graduation, University of Texas campusJacob Anderson, accused of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old student, has been banned from University of Texas at Dallas, but will receive a degree.



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Laura Loomer: Alt-right commentator chains herself to Twitter HQ after being banned but gives up after two hours

Laura Loomer: Alt-right commentator chains herself to Twitter HQ after being banned but gives up after two hoursLaura Loomer, a far-right conspiracy theorist and activist, handcuffed herself to the front door of Twitter’s headquarters in New York City on Thursday, after she was banned from the platform for hate speech. The 25-year-old was permanently banned from the social media platform on 21 November after she posted a tweet attacking Ilhan Omar, an incoming congresswoman who is Muslim. Ms Loomer’s tweet, which accused the politician of being “anti Jewish” and supporting sharia law, was deemed by Twitter to have violated the company’s rules against hateful conduct.



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New Complaint Targets School That Banned Child With Dreadlocks

New Complaint Targets School That Banned Child With DreadlocksIn August, 6-year-old Clinton Stanley Jr. was kicked out of his new school



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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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Nike boycott: Parks and recreation department banned from using brand over Kaepernick advert

Nike boycott: Parks and recreation department banned from using brand over Kaepernick advertA US city has banned its parks and recreation department from purchasing Nike equipment after the sportswear giant launched a new ad campaign featuring controversial quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Local government staff in Kenner, Louisiana, were told of new rules last week, introduced in an apparent response to the brand’s use of the former NFL star in commercials. In a memo sent to the Kenner’s parks and recreation director, mayor Ben Zahn demanded none of the city’s $ 125,000 (£97,000) leisure supplies budget be spent on Nike products.



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Alex Jones pleads with Donald Trump to fight 'censorship' after Infowars host is banned by YouTube and Facebook

Alex Jones pleads with Donald Trump to fight 'censorship' after Infowars host is banned by YouTube and FacebookFar-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has appealed to Donald Trump to pursue an end to “censorship” after the InfoWars host was banned from all but one of the West’s major content platforms.



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Tajikistan Blames Banned Islamist Party for Attack That Killed Two Americans

Tajikistan Blames Banned Islamist Party for Attack That Killed Two AmericansSeparately, ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack on seven tourists



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