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US says it is 'taking names' of countries who oppose Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision

US says it is 'taking names' of countries who oppose Donald Trump's Jerusalem decisionThe US ambassador to the United Nations has warned she is “taking names” of UN members who oppose Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. In a letter to UN members, Nikki Haley said the US President took the issue personally and the names of those who supported a resolution rejecting the bill would be reported to him.



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Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll finds

Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll findsThe previous national federal ban on assault weapons lapsed more than a decade ago, and Congress has not renewed it. Resistance to a ban on military-style assault weapons is strongest among millennials, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released this week. It’s a finding that experts said might be driven by the popularity of first-person shooter video games such as Call of Duty and the increasing prominence of military-style guns in the consumer market.



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Poll: Americans oppose Republican tax plan by 17-point margin

Poll: Americans oppose Republican tax plan by 17-point marginPresident Donald Trump has been extolling the virtues of the Republican tax plan, but according to a new poll, the American public doesn't love the plan.



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Las Vegas shooting: Mother and son caught up in horror of massacre continue to oppose gun control

Las Vegas shooting: Mother and son caught up in horror of massacre continue to oppose gun controlA mother and son hailed as heroes for saving the lives of people wounded in the Las Vegas shooting have spoken out against gun control, saying it could not have prevented the massacre. Owen Searcy and Dana Rushing were backed by a senior US firearms lobbyist who claimed the futility of strict gun laws was ‘proved’ by their failure to stop IRA terrorists smuggling rifles into the UK. Mr Searcy, 32, and Ms Rushing, 57, a nurse, were praised for saving lives by shepherding fellow country music fans to shelter and giving first aid after Stephen Paddock opened fire, killing at least 59 people.



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'We Are Outraged': Thousands Of Faith Leaders Oppose GOP Health Care Bill

'We Are Outraged': Thousands Of Faith Leaders Oppose GOP Health Care BillA contingent of over 3,000 faith leaders released a letter to members of the Senate on Monday urging them to vote against Republican legislators’ latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act.



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Most Americans Oppose White Supremacists, But Many Share Their Views: Poll

Most Americans Oppose White Supremacists, But Many Share Their Views: PollA new poll in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, finds that while Americans widely say they oppose racism and white nationalism, many still appear to hold far-right, white supremacist views.



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Poll: Majority oppose deporting DACA recipients

Poll: Majority oppose deporting DACA recipientsAccording to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult survey, a majority of Americans think that immigrants who benefit from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), often called Dreamers, should not be forced to leave the country.



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Prosecutors oppose Sen. Menendez bid to alter trial schedule

Prosecutors oppose Sen. Menendez bid to alter trial scheduleNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors oppose U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez's bid to have the judge in his corruption trial alter the trial schedule so he can be present for important votes in Washington.



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President's spiritual adviser: When you oppose Trump, you are 'fighting against the hand of God'

President's spiritual adviser: When you oppose Trump, you are 'fighting against the hand of God'Paula White, a televangelist and spiritual adviser to Donald Trump, appeared on television Tuesday to defend the president amid recent controversy using an unlikely Biblical comparison.



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Sens. McCain and Ernst, both veterans, oppose Trump’s ban on transgender military service

Sens. McCain and Ernst, both veterans, oppose Trump’s ban on transgender military serviceSens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, quickly announced their opposition Wednesday to President Trump’s Twitter announcement that the U.S. military would not “accept or allow” transgender military service members.



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