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Macron Stirs Anger With Comment on WWI Hero Who Later Helped the Nazis

Macron Stirs Anger With Comment on WWI Hero Who Later Helped the NazisThe French leader, whose popularity has been hit by a series of comments interpreted as insensitive, provoked controversy again Wednesday when he defended his decision to include WWII Nazi-collaborator and Vichy leader Philippe Petain in a ceremony for military leaders from the first World War. Petain was named “Marshal,” a distinction given to top French generals, for his role in leading French troops to victory in WWI.



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Yoga Studio Shooting Hero Attacked Gunman With A Vacuum Cleaner And Broomstick

Yoga Studio Shooting Hero Attacked Gunman With A Vacuum Cleaner And BroomstickA yoga student at the Tallahassee yoga studio where a gunman killed two people



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Pittsburgh shooting: Hero Dr Jerry Rabinowitz died rushing into gunfire at synagogue to help the wounded

Pittsburgh shooting: Hero Dr Jerry Rabinowitz died rushing into gunfire at synagogue to help the woundedDr Jerry Rabinowitz, one of the victims in a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue over the weekend, has been hailed for helping the wounded in his final moments. The 66-year-old doctor is one of 11 people killed in an apparent antisemitic attack targeting the Tree of Life, a synagogue located in the city’s Squirrel Hill neighbourhood. As a shooter opened fire on the community’s weekly Saturday service, he reportedly rushed to help those injured, according to his nephew, Avisahi Ostrin, who wrote about the tragedy in a public Facebook post.



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I Revealed A Priest Abused Me 30 Years Ago. If I'm A Hero, Why Isn't Christine Blasey Ford?

I Revealed A Priest Abused Me 30 Years Ago. If I'm A Hero, Why Isn't Christine Blasey Ford?Three weeks ago, I publicly revealed that I was abused by my parish priest



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Headbanging, Flag-Waving Hero Returns For Hurricane Florence

Headbanging, Flag-Waving Hero Returns For Hurricane FlorenceLane Pittman captured the spirit of a nation two years ago when he stood



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Elon Musk accuses Thai cave rescue hero of having a ‘child bride’ in extraordinary and unsubstantiated attack

Elon Musk accuses Thai cave rescue hero of having a ‘child bride’ in extraordinary and unsubstantiated attackElon Musk has launched his most extreme attack yet on Vern Unsworth, one of the heroes of the Thai cave rescue. The Tesla boss sent a profanity-laden tirade to a reporter in which he baselessly suggested that Mr Unsworth had a “child bride”. Mr Musk has repeatedly and without any evidence at all claimed that Mr Unsworth is a paedophile and that people around the rescue did not like him.



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John McCain Was a Fighter and a Hero

John McCain Was a Fighter and a HeroJohn McCain and I have disagreed over issues ranging from the war in Iraq to appropriate levels of defense spending in several congressional hearings, but he had my utmost respect.



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Bill Browder: John McCain Helped Target Putin's Cronies and for That Reason He’ll Always Be My Hero

Bill Browder: John McCain Helped Target Putin's Cronies and for That Reason He’ll Always Be My HeroPutin's top critic remembers McCain's passion for justice in pushing for the Magnitsky Act



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Elon Musk Can't Stop Baselessly Calling Hero Cave Rescuer A Pedophile

Elon Musk Can't Stop Baselessly Calling Hero Cave Rescuer A PedophileElon Musk, a tech billionaire who can't keep his mouth shut, continues to



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British Thai cave rescue hero sends legal letter to Elon Musk threatening to sue over paedo accusation

British Thai cave rescue hero sends legal letter to Elon Musk threatening to sue over paedo accusationThe British caving expert who coordinated the rescue of 12 Thai children trapped underground has informed Elon Musk he is preparing to sue him, after the Tesla founder labelled him a “paedo” on Twitter.  Vernon Unsworth, 63, enraged the billionaire when he rejected his offer of sending a submarine to assist the rescue, pointing out that it was not a workable solution, and deriding it as a "PR stunt". He said Mr Musk could "stick his submarine where it hurts." Mr Musk hit back, calling Mr Unsworth a “paedo guy”, in a now-deleted tweet. He then issued an apology, and said he had tweeted “in anger”. Elon Musk, founder of Tesla But on Tuesday he reignited the controversy by mocking Mr Unsworth for not following up on his threat to take legal action. On Wednesday it emerged that Mr Unsworth’s lawyers had in fact sent Mr Musk a letter on August 6, informing him of their intention to sue for the “false and defamatory statements.” “You published through three different tweets to your twenty-two million followers that Mr Unsworth engages in the sexual exploitation of Thai children, and you did so at a time when he was working to save the lives of twelve Thai children,” wrote L. Lin Wood, an Atlanta-based defamation expert, in a letter obtained by BuzzFeed.  “You did so without any basis. According to a subsequent Twitter post, you did so out of anger.” A Tesla representative did not respond to The Telegraph’s request for comment. Mr Unsworth told Sky News on Wednesday: “It's all being dealt with, that's all I can say."



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