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MAGA hat student sues Washington Post for $250m over coverage of confrontation with Native American man

MAGA hat student sues Washington Post for $  250m over coverage of confrontation with Native American manA student involved in a viral confrontation with a Native American man is suing the Washington Post for $ 250m (£191m) over its coverage of the incident. The defamation lawsuit, filed by Covington Catholic High School pupil Nick Sandmann, claims the newspaper “wrongfully targeted and bullied” him due to its “biased agenda” against Donald Trump. The 16-year-old was wearing one of the president’s signature Make America Great Again hats when he attended an anti-abortion rally in Washington in January along with classmates from his Kentucky school.



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Trump flaunts his concern for minorities. Native Americans need not apply.

Trump flaunts his concern for minorities. Native Americans need not apply.He did not offer to resign himself over a mocking reference to Native American genocide, or call out his son, Donald Jr., for applauding that remark.



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Trump appears to joke about Native American genocide in Elizabeth Warren 'Trail of Tears' tweet

Trump appears to joke about Native American genocide in Elizabeth Warren 'Trail of Tears' tweetDonald Trump appeared to make a joke about the Trail of Tears – the forced relocation of Native Americans leading to the deaths of thousands of people – as he mocked the launch of Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign. The president tweeted about the senator for Massachusetts hours after she made her bid for the White House official on Saturday, deriding her claims at Native American ancestry by calling her “Pocahontas”. Will she run as our first Native American presidential candidate, or has she decided that after 32 years, this is not playing so well anymore?



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'An apology from the heart': Sen. Elizabeth Warren sorry for identifying as Native American

'An apology from the heart': Sen. Elizabeth Warren sorry for identifying as Native American"My apology is an apology for not having been more sensitive about tribal citizenship," Warren said. "Only tribes determine tribal citizenship."



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Elizabeth Warren apologises for calling herself Native American in bid to end ancestry controversy

Elizabeth Warren apologises for calling herself Native American in bid to end ancestry controversySenator Elizabeth Warren said on Tuesday she was sorry she identified herself as a Native American for almost two decades, reflecting her ongoing struggle to quiet a controversy that continues to haunt her as she prepares to formally announce a presidential bid. Ms Warren is on the cusp of formally announcing her presidential bid and will be vying to lead a party that has become far more mindful of non-white voters and their objections to misuse of their culture. “I can’t go back,” Ms Warren said in an interview with The Washington Post.



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The Lesson to Take Away From the Confrontation Between High Schoolers and a Native Elder

The Lesson to Take Away From the Confrontation Between High Schoolers and a Native ElderHow to tell what is and isn't just noise



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Catholic student says he didn't disrespect Native American

Catholic student says he didn't disrespect Native AmericanPARK HILLS, Ky. (AP) — A Catholic high school student whose close encounter with a Native American activist and a black religious sect was captured on video in Washington, D.C. says he has nothing to apologize for.



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Correction: Native American March-Videos story

Correction: Native American March-Videos storyDETROIT (AP) — In stories Jan. 19 and 20 about an encounter between a Native American and a Kentucky student, The Associated Press reported that Indian Country Today said the Native American, Nathan Phillips, was a Vietnam veteran. Military records show that he served in the U.S. Marine Corps but did not serve in Vietnam.



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MAGA hat teenager: Kentucky town reels from death threats and protests over stand-off with Native American man

MAGA hat teenager: Kentucky town reels from death threats and protests over stand-off with Native American manResidents of this affluent northern Kentucky town emerged from a turbulent holiday weekend with a question: How did a viral video showing local students interacting with a drumbeating Native American man on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial suck their community into the fractious national debates about politics and race? President Donald Trump was tweeting about them. Everyone forgets that,” said Park Hills Mayor Kathy Zembrodt, who expressed anger about the initial portrayal of the students as aggressors in the Lincoln Memorial encounter.



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Kentucky teen on confrontation with Native American: 'I'd like to talk to him'

Kentucky teen on confrontation with Native American: 'I'd like to talk to him'The Kentucky high school student seen in a “Make America Great Again” hat during a confrontation with an elderly Native American protester on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial says he wishes it never happened, but isn’t sorry for standing his ground.



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