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Journalist Sues Twitter for Banning Her over ‘Women Aren’t Men’ Tweets

Journalist Sues Twitter for Banning Her over ‘Women Aren’t Men’ TweetsAfter a number of temporary suspensions, Twitter in November permanently locked the verified account of Murphy, a Canadian writer and self-described feminist, informing her that she had violated the platform’s hateful-conduct rules. In late October, Twitter added “targeted misgendering or deadnaming of transgender individuals” to its list of prohibited behavior and applied the policy retroactively to Murphy’s earlier tweets. “Women aren’t men,” read an October tweet from Murphy.



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Rep. Ilhan Omar apologizes for 'anti-Semitic' tweets

Rep. Ilhan Omar apologizes for 'anti-Semitic' tweetsThe Minnesota freshman Democrat issued a statement on Monday apologizing for what critics viewed as anti-Semitic comments that she made over the weekend.



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Ilhan Omar 'unequivocally apologises' after being accused of antisemitism over Israel tweets

Ilhan Omar 'unequivocally apologises' after being accused of antisemitism over Israel tweetsIlhan Omar, a newly elected US congresswoman, has been accused of antisemitism after she criticised a pro-Israel lobby group online. In two tweets posted late on Sunday night the Minnesota Democrat implied that funding from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) was responsible for US politicans’ support for Benjamin Netanyahu‘s controversial Israeli government. Following calls from fellow Democrats for her to apologise, Ms Omar has since posted a message on her Twitter account acknowledging the backlash.



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Trump says Democrats want 'another government shutdown' in rambling border wall tweets

Trump says Democrats want 'another government shutdown' in rambling border wall tweetsDonald Trump says he believes Democrats want a new government shutdown in order to divert attention from the controversies swirling in Virginia, and strong jobs numbers released last week. The president’s comments came just as his acting White House chief of staff said another shutdown is not off the table, and after news from Capitol Hill indicated negotiators had reached an impasse over Mr Trump’s demands for border wall funding. “It was a very bad week for the Democrats, with the GREAT economic numbers, The Virginia disaster and the State of the Union address.



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Trump Tweets Love for Nashville - Ahead of Trip to New Orleans

Trump Tweets Love for Nashville - Ahead of Trip to New Orleans(Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday to greet followers in Nashville, Tennessee, and let them know he was excited to see them later in the day.



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'Like I said: A puppet,' Hillary Clinton tweets after recent reports about Trump, Russia

'Like I said: A puppet,' Hillary Clinton tweets after recent reports about Trump, RussiaThe former secretary of state took a shot at her 2016 opponent on social media for his Russia woes.



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From Trump tweets to Pentagon leaks, infighting leaves US Middle East policy in tatters

From Trump tweets to Pentagon leaks, infighting leaves US Middle East policy in tattersUS Middle East policy was plunged into fresh chaos on Monday following a pair of confusing, menacing tweets on Syria and Turkey by Donald Trump and a string of leaks from State Department and Pentagon officials targeting the hardline White House national security adviser John Bolton over Iran. In a pair of Sunday afternoon tweets, Trump threatened to “devastate Turkey economically” if it were to attack Syria’s Kurds, advocated the creation of a 20-mile buffer zone along the Syrian-Turkish border, and seemed to imply that Russia, Iran and the Damascus regime of Bashar al-Assad will take up the anti-Isis fight as the US withdraws troops from northern Syria.



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Trump tweets incorrect immigrant crime statistics in defence of Mexico border wall

Trump tweets incorrect immigrant crime statistics in defence of Mexico border wallDonald Trump has tweeted incorrect criminal statistics on immigration in as effort to support his border wall and publicly pressure Democrats to hand over $ 5.6bn (£4.4bn) for its construction.



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Trump tweets video of secretive SEAL team in Iraq

Trump tweets video of secretive SEAL team in IraqPresident Donald Trump may have inadvertently unmasked a Navy SEAL team during his short visit to a US base in Iraq this week. Ordinarily, the whereabouts of special operations forces are a closely held secret. In one scene, he is giving a thumbs-up alongside a group of what appear to be special operations forces.



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Obamacare Will 'Likely' Survive Judge's Ruling, Obama Tweets

Obamacare Will 'Likely' Survive Judge's Ruling, Obama TweetsBarack Obama reminded people that Saturday was the last day to sign up for



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