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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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149 killed in 24 hours in Yemen's Hodeida: medics, military

149 killed in 24 hours in Yemen's Hodeida: medics, militaryAt least 149 people including civilians have been killed in 24 hours of clashes between government loyalists and rebels in Yemen’s flashpoint city of Hodeida, medics and military sources said Monday. A military official in Hodeida confirmed seven civilians had died, without giving further details. The Red Sea port city, controlled by Yemen’s Huthi rebels since 2014, is a vital entry point for aid into the impoverished country.



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Within hours, rights groups sue to overturn Trump order on asylum

Within hours, rights groups sue to overturn Trump order on asylumPresident Trump’s latest executive action, which seeks to limit the ability of migrants to apply for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border, was met with widespread criticism Friday from legal experts, human rights advocates and some members of Congress, who described it as not just discriminatory and inhumane, but also illegal under both U.S. and international law.



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Trump Scorned For Tweeting About World Series Hours After Synagogue Massacre

Trump Scorned For Tweeting About World Series Hours After Synagogue MassacreMere hours after a deadly mass shooting at a Pennsylvania synagogue, President



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Butler High School Classes Resume Hours After Student Shoots Classmate To Death

Butler High School Classes Resume Hours After Student Shoots Classmate To DeathA high school in Matthews, North Carolina, resumed classes on Monday just



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Over $1 Million Raised In 24 Hours After Susan Collins Announced Support For Kavanaugh

Over $  1 Million Raised In 24 Hours After Susan Collins Announced Support For KavanaughIn the day after Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) threw her support behind



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Brett Kavanaugh Protesters Arrested After Occupying W.V. Senator's Office For 11 Hours

Brett Kavanaugh Protesters Arrested After Occupying W.V. Senator's Office For 11 HoursPolice handcuffed and removed a group of women early Tuesday from Sen. Joe



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Trump On Kavanaugh: ‘Con Job’ To ‘Senate Must Vote’ To ‘Credible Witness’ In 48 Hours

Trump On Kavanaugh: ‘Con Job’ To ‘Senate Must Vote’ To ‘Credible Witness’ In 48 HoursWASHINGTON ― Two days after deriding a sexual assault accusation against his



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Six Flags St. Louis Challenges You To Stay In A Coffin For 30 Hours

Six Flags St. Louis Challenges You To Stay In A Coffin For 30 HoursWho hasn't at one time in their life considered lying in a coffin for an



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A Troll Doxxed Christine Blasey Ford. Twitter Let Him Back On Its Platform In Hours.

A Troll Doxxed Christine Blasey Ford. Twitter Let Him Back On Its Platform In Hours.Twitter allowed tweets that listed Christine Blasey Ford's address and phone



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