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NEW: Most politically engaged Americans are also the most ideologically EXTREME


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“Politically isolating”: White House issues obstruction warning to GOP


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Banksy takes politically charged Nativity scene to Bethlehem

Banksy takes politically charged Nativity scene to BethlehemThe mysterious street artist known as Banksy has displayed a politically charged Nativity scene in Bethlehem, the town revered as Jesus’ birthplace, just in time for the busy Christmas season. The artwork, named “Scar of Bethlehem,” depicts the birth of Jesus under Israel’s West Bank separation barrier with a bullet hole shaped like a star. The piece is displayed at the “Walled Off Hotel,” a Palestinian guesthouse in Bethlehem that was designed by Banksy and is filled with his artwork.



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Giuliani makes astonishing admission he told Trump ambassador would not help him politically, but insists 'that was, like, general gossip'

Giuliani makes astonishing admission he told Trump ambassador would not help him politically, but insists 'that was, like, general gossip'Rudy Giuliani has explained how he may have convinced Donald Trump to remove a US diplomat who was preventing an investigation into 2020 election candidate Joe Biden.In an astonishing admission, Mr Giuliani, who is the president’s personal lawyer, suggested he passed on “gossip” about Marie Yovanovitch, then-US ambassador to Ukraine, to turn Mr Trump against her.



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Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated – BBC

Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated - BBC“Firstly, I object to what the U.S. has done. This kind of politically motivated act is not acceptable,” Ren told the BBC in an interview. Canada arrested Meng on Dec. 1 at the request of the United States.



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U.S. Calls Canadian’s Death Sentence in China ‘Politically Motivated’

U.S. Calls Canadian’s Death Sentence in China ‘Politically Motivated’Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, speaking to reporters near Montreal, said Canada is in a “difficult moment” after the arrest of a top Huawei Technologies Co. executive last month in Vancouver on a U.S. extradition request. Nine days after that, a Canadian diplomat and a businessman were seized separately by state security officers in China.



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Indicted Missouri governor had been rising politically

Indicted Missouri governor had been rising politicallyKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, a former Navy SEAL whose victory in his first run for public office made him a rising Republican political figure, was indicted Thursday on a felony invasion of privacy charge stemming from an affair he had in 2015.



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Turkish Gold Dealer Pleads Guilty in Politically Explosive Sanctions Trial

Turkish Gold Dealer Pleads Guilty in Politically Explosive Sanctions TrialReza Zarrab may reveal a sprawling bribery scheme touching the highest levels of the Turkish government.



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Joe Arpaio Pressed Charges To Hurt Jeff Flake Politically, Lawsuit Argues

Joe Arpaio Pressed Charges To Hurt Jeff Flake Politically, Lawsuit ArguesFormer Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been hit with a lawsuit claiming he maliciously pressed charges against a member of Jeff Flake’s family to hurt the Republican Arizona senator politically. President Donald Trump pardoned Arpaio in August after the former sheriff was convicted of criminal contempt for willfully violating a federal judge’s order and unlawfully detaining individuals solely based on suspicions about their legal status. Flake is a harsh critic of Trump.



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Politically charged murder trial of Mexican immigrant starts in San Francisco

Politically charged murder trial of Mexican immigrant starts in San Francisco(Reuters) – The trial of a Mexican man accused of murdering a woman while illegally in the United States began in San Francisco on Monday, a case that President Donald Trump has cited as an example of the dangers posed by lax border security. Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, also known as Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, has said he shot Kate Steinle by accident on a pier in the California city on July 1, 2015. “He did not know the object in his hand was a gun,” Matt Gonzalez, an attorney for the defendant, was quoted as saying by NBC Bay Area before he headed into the courtroom.



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