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Chelsea Clinton Confronted at Vigil for New Zealand Mosque Shooting Victims Over Her Criticism of Rep. Ilhan Omar

Chelsea Clinton Confronted at Vigil for New Zealand Mosque Shooting Victims Over Her Criticism of Rep. Ilhan Omar"This right here is the result of a massacre stoked by people like you"



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Criticism of FAA mounts as other nations ground Boeing jets

Criticism of FAA mounts as other nations ground Boeing jetsWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is facing mounting criticism for backing the airworthiness of Boeing's 737 Max jets as the number of countries that have grounded the aircraft grows in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines crash over the weekend.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits back at Fox News 'communist' criticism over staff salaries

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits back at Fox News 'communist' criticism over staff salariesThe progressive firebrand took to Twitter on Monday to say the GOP is “disconnected” from the simple concept that people should be paid a liveable wage. “The GOP is so disconnected from the basic idea that people should be paid enough to live that Fox actually thinks me paying a living wage in my office is ‘communism,’” Ms Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. Pete Hegseth, a weekend co-host of “Fox & Friends”, said on Sunday that the Bronx-born lawmaker’s planned $ 52,000 salary for her staff as an example of communism and socialism.



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China rejects Turkey criticism on Uighurs, denies poet died

China rejects Turkey criticism on Uighurs, denies poet diedChina hit back on Monday at Turkish criticism over its treatment of Uighurs and denied Ankara’s claim that a renowned poet from the Muslim minority had died in custody, calling it an “absurd lie”. Turkey’s foreign ministry had released a statement on Saturday severely criticising China’s mass detentions of its Turkic-speaking Uighurs, and claiming that poet Abdurehim Heyit had died serving an eight-year Chinese prison sentence imposed as punishment over “one of his songs”. “China has made solemn representations toward Turkey.



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Vatican ex-doctrine chief pens manifesto amid pope criticism

Vatican ex-doctrine chief pens manifesto amid pope criticismVATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's former doctrine chief has penned a "manifesto of faith" to remind Catholics of basic tenets of belief amid what he says is "growing confusion" in the church today.



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William Barr: Democrats to question attorney general nominee about criticism of Robert Mueller inquiry

William Barr: Democrats to question attorney general nominee about criticism of Robert Mueller inquirySenate Democrats plan to interrogate William Barr, President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, about his critical memo on Robert Mueller.



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Trump's surprise troop visit sparks criticism in Iraq

Trump's surprise troop visit sparks criticism in IraqPresident Donald Trump’s lightning Christmas visit with US troops in Iraq has triggered questions and criticism in a country deeply divided over Washington’s influence since the 2003 US invasion. The Wednesday visit, Trump’s first with US troops in a conflict zone since he took office two years ago, came days after a shock decision to pull all American troops from neighbouring Syria. Trump’s trip was veiled in such secrecy there was speculation that Iraqi authorities had not been informed, and the US leader did not meet with Iraqi officials.



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After criticism, Trump pushes out Mattis sooner than planned

After criticism, Trump pushes out Mattis sooner than plannedWASHINGTON (AP) — Irritated with the criticism and fallout from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' resignation, President Donald Trump on Sunday pushed the Pentagon chief out the door two months earlier than planned, an acrimonious end to a tense relationship that had been eroding in recent months.



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Mueller investigation: Special counsel attacks Flynn criticism of FBI interview

Mueller investigation: Special counsel attacks Flynn criticism of FBI interviewSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller has urged a federal judge to reject an attempt by Michael Flynn “to minimise the seriousness” of him lying to the FBI. Mr Mueller’s team was responding to a sentencing memo from Flynn’s lawyers criticising the FBI interviews with their client, saying agents did not provide him “with a warning of the penalties” for misleading investigators. In a note to a judge in Washington DC, he added: “He does not need to be warned it is a crime to lie to federal agents to know the importance of telling them the truth.



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Flynn’s Leniency Bid Pairs Contrition With Criticism of FBI

Flynn’s Leniency Bid Pairs Contrition With Criticism of FBIFlynn deserves a term of probation and community service rather than jail, his lawyers said in a 178-page memo filed late Tuesday in federal court in Washington. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan will sentence the retired U.S. Army lieutenant general on Dec. 18. Since pleading guilty a year ago to lying to the FBI about the ambassador and his lobbying on behalf of Turkey’s government, Flynn “cooperated extensively” with several Justice Department investigations, according to the filing.



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