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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a social media star, to school House Democrats on Twitter use

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a social media star, to school House Democrats on Twitter useThe lesson comes as a generational divide between members of Congress and the tech platforms they oversee has been on full display.



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'Enough is Enough.' How European Media Responded to the Brexit Deal Defeat

'Enough is Enough.' How European Media Responded to the Brexit Deal Defeat"Enough is enough," the French daily Le Monde wrote in an editorial. "The time has come for them to make up their minds."



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'Humiliated': World media react to British PM's Brexit defeat

'Humiliated': World media react to British PM's Brexit defeatBritain is in “uncharted waters” after Prime Minister Theresa May was “humiliated” by the “crushing defeat” of her Brexit deal in parliament, according to scathing reactions in the British and world press on Wednesday. “May’s Brexit deal dead as a dodo”, Britain’s biggest-selling newspaper The Sun said, with a mock-up picture of the PM as the extinct flightless bird, under the front page headline “Brextinct”. The Daily Telegraph’s front page read: “A complete humiliation”.



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Trump denies working for Russia and lashes out over media reports

Trump denies working for Russia and lashes out over media reportsDonald Trump has denied working for Russia and concealing his conversations with President Vladimir Putin from US officials. In an interview with Fox News, Mr Trump claimed he was “tougher” on Russia that any recent US president and lashed out at the idea of collusion with the country as a “hoax” and a “witch hunt”. The US president again threatened to declare a national emergency in order to end the standoff over border wall funding and the government shutdown.



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China seeks consular access for Huawei employee arrested in Poland: state media

China seeks consular access for Huawei employee arrested in Poland: state mediaChina is seeking consular access for Huawei employee Wang Weijing who was arrested in Poland over espionage allegations, state media reported on Saturday. Citing China’s foreign ministry of affairs, state broadcaster CCTV said Beijing is “closely following” the detention of Wang Weijing and has asked to arrange a consular visit “as soon as possible”. Both men are suspected of having “worked for Chinese services and to the detriment of Poland,” said Polish special services spokesman Stanislaw Zaryn.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez condemns 'completely disgusting' right-wing media over fake nude image

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez condemns 'completely disgusting' right-wing media over fake nude imageAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez has condemned her treatment at the hands of right-wing media after one website re-posted a fake nude photo of her in a bath. The congresswoman called the Daily Caller’s actions “completely disgusting” after it published a story about the image, which in fact shows a different woman. The site, founded by Fox News television host Tucker Carlson, “refused to indicate [the picture] was fake in the title” of the story, the newly-elected New York Democrat tweeted.



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Hamas arrests 5 over Palestinian government media raid

Hamas arrests 5 over Palestinian government media raidHamas authorities in the Gaza Strip arrested five men Saturday over a raid at the Palestinian Authority’s media headquarters, in which valuable equipment was destroyed. Five armed men attacked the offices of the Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation in Gaza City on Friday, trashing equipment worth thousands of dollars. The media centre is funded by the West Bank-based Palestinian government and houses Palestine TV and the Voice of Palestine radio station.



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Blue sky at night lights up social media in New York

Blue sky at night lights up social media in New YorkThe sky flashed an eerie blue over New York City on Thursday night and social media users feared the worst. “Apparently aliens are landing in New York City right now bcs the sky’s blue,” wrote another. In this trying time, some saw the hand of God at work: “Don’t worry, New Yorkers.



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Blue sky at night lights up social media in New York

Blue sky at night lights up social media in New YorkThe sky flashed an eerie blue over New York City on Thursday night and social media users feared the worst. “Apparently aliens are landing in New York City right now bcs the sky’s blue,” wrote another. In this trying time, some saw the hand of God at work: “Don’t worry, New Yorkers.



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For liberal media, Trump's visit to US troops in Iraq can't go uncriticized: Today's talker

For liberal media, Trump's visit to US troops in Iraq can't go uncriticized: Today's talkerAs the news media bashed Trump for not visiting troops this Christmas, he was on his way to Iraq. Instead of fessing up, critics doubled down.



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