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Ilhan Omar systematically takes apart Netanyahu's Aipac speech: 'He wants to silence me, but I am not alone'

Ilhan Omar systematically takes apart Netanyahu's Aipac speech: 'He wants to silence me, but I am not alone'Ilhan Omar has responded to Benjamin Netanyahu in an excoriating series of tweets after the Israeli prime minister rebuked her comments about the influence of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (Aipac) over US politics. “Take it from this Benjamin. It’s not about the Benjamins,” Mr Netanyahu told an audience at Aipac’s annual policy conference on Tuesday.



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'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers, silence

'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers, silencePrime Minister Jacinda Ardern joined about 20,000 people standing quietly at Hagley Park, in front of the Al Noor mosque where most of the victims were killed during Friday prayers last week. “New Zealand mourns with you. Ardern, who swiftly denounced the shooting as terrorism, has announced a ban on military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles.



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'You are a child,' McCain's youngest daughter tells Trump, breaking public silence

'You are a child,' McCain's youngest daughter tells Trump, breaking public silenceBridget McCain tweeted: “Unfortunately, you could not be counted on to be courteous, as you are a child in the most important role the world knows.”



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Justice Clarence Thomas breaks three-year silence in Mississippi case about racial bias in jury selection

Justice Clarence Thomas breaks three-year silence in Mississippi case about racial bias in jury selectionThe Supreme Court's senior justice, who seldom speaks during oral argument, broke a three-year silence to ask questions in a race discrimination case.



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Vice President Pence Receives Awkward Silence in Munich After Offering 'Greetings' From President Trump

Vice President Pence Receives Awkward Silence in Munich After Offering 'Greetings' From President Trump"I bring greetings from the 45th President," Pence said to resounding silence



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Parkland shooting victims are remembered in silence

Parkland shooting victims are remembered in silencePARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High and other schools across the U.S. bowed their heads in a moment of silence and took part in volunteer projects Thursday to mark the anniversary of the shooting rampage that claimed 17 lives. But for many Parkland students, the tragedy was still so raw they couldn't bring themselves to set foot in the building.



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Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media

Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence mediaWASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post has published a new column by missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi in which he warns that governments in the Middle East "have been given free rein to continue silencing the media at an increasing rate."



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Simple Debate Question Stumps Ted Cruz Into 6 Seconds Of Painful Silence

Simple Debate Question Stumps Ted Cruz Into 6 Seconds Of Painful SilenceIt was the kind of softball question often used in debates to break up the



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'Cornerstore Caroline' Breaks Her Silence After Falsely Accusing Black Boy of Groping Her

'Cornerstore Caroline' Breaks Her Silence After Falsely Accusing Black Boy of Groping HerShe thought the 9-year-old had groped her, but it was actually the child's backpack that brushed up against her.



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Accuser blasts pope silence, 'slander' over cover-up claims

Accuser blasts pope silence, 'slander' over cover-up claimsVATICAN CITY (AP) — The former Vatican ambassador who accused three popes and their advisers of covering up for a disgraced American ex-cardinal has challenged the Vatican to say what it knows about the scandal and accused Pope Francis of mounting a campaign of "subtle slander" against him.



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