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Rashida Tlaib, fiery US lawmaker at center of Israel uproar

Rashida Tlaib, fiery US lawmaker at center of Israel uproarNo sooner had Rashida Tlaib been sworn in as a member of the 116th US Congress last January, than the daughter of Palestinian immigrants caught flak for her off-color cry to impeach Donald Trump. Whether it’s her relentless needling of the president, being told by Trump to “go back” to the “corrupt” country she came from despite being born in Michigan, or being barred from visiting Israel Thursday by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Tlaib is a political lightning rod.



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Baylor ties pervade rape case that sparked uproar

Baylor ties pervade rape case that sparked uproarDALLAS (AP) — The Texas judge who approved a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University student accused of rape to avoid jail time holds three degrees from Baylor. The criminal district attorney overseeing the case holds two. The prosecutor who agreed to the plea agreement graduated from Baylor law school.



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Somalia uproar continues after former al-Shabab No. 2 seized

Somalia uproar continues after former al-Shabab No. 2 seizedNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somalia saw a third day of protests on Saturday over the arrest of the former No. 2 leader of the al-Shabab extremist group, who has been a leading candidate for a regional presidency. Officials said at least eight people have been killed so far as angry supporters take to the streets and clash with police.



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Chrissy Teigen Sets Off Twitter Uproar Over Gummy Bears

Chrissy Teigen Sets Off Twitter Uproar Over Gummy BearsChrissy Teigen had Twitter users in turmoil Friday when she boldly said that



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Ron Johnson Dismisses Uproar Over Wisconsin GOP Power Grab As 'Way Overblown'

Ron Johnson Dismisses Uproar Over Wisconsin GOP Power Grab As 'Way Overblown'WASHINGTON ― Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) says the uproar over the extraordinary



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Manafort Sentencing Set for March 5 After Plea Deal Uproar

Manafort Sentencing Set for March 5 After Plea Deal UproarU.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson set the tentative date Friday after a tumultuous week in which Mueller said Manafort breached a plea agreement through unspecified crimes and lies. The judge gave prosecutors until Dec. 7 to lay out how they say Manafort breached his cooperation agreement since pleading guilty on Sept. 14 in Washington federal court.



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Facebook Faces Uproar on Crisis Response That Attacked Soros

Facebook Faces Uproar on Crisis Response That Attacked SorosIn the wake of a scathing newspaper report on the company’s approach to managing a deepening crisis, Facebook said Thursday that it ended its work with a Republican public affairs firm that had drawn links between enemies of the company and billionaire financier George Soros. The move to cut ties with Definers Public Affairs came after the New York Times detailed the firm’s work amid widespread turmoil at the social media giant as it dealt with the discovery of Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential elections and data privacy breaches. The newspaper said Definers tried to deflect criticism of Facebook by encouraging reporters to look into rivals like Google and to pursue stories about Soros stoking anti-Facebook backlash in Washington.



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Facebook Faces Uproar on Crisis Response That Attacked Soros

Facebook Faces Uproar on Crisis Response That Attacked SorosIn the wake of a scathing newspaper report on the company’s approach to managing a deepening crisis, Facebook said Thursday that it ended its work with a Republican public affairs firm that had drawn links between enemies of the company and billionaire financier George Soros. The move to cut ties with Definers Public Affairs came after the New York Times detailed the firm’s work amid widespread turmoil at the social media giant as it dealt with the discovery of Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential elections and data privacy breaches. The newspaper said Definers tried to deflect criticism of Facebook by encouraging reporters to look into rivals like Google and to pursue stories about Soros stoking anti-Facebook backlash in Washington.



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Saudi Arabia drops Francophonie bid as journalist uproar grows

Saudi Arabia drops Francophonie bid as journalist uproar growsSaudi Arabia has dropped a bid to join the world’s club of French-speaking countries, officials said Thursday, as the Gulf monarchy faces criticism over the disappearance of a critical Saudi journalist. The International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) was set to study the Saudi bid at a summit on Thursday, but the kingdom asked to “postpone” its membership application in a letter, spokesman Bertin Leblanc told AFP.



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Saudi Arabia drops Francophonie bid as journalist uproar grows

Saudi Arabia drops Francophonie bid as journalist uproar growsSaudi Arabia has dropped a bid to join the world’s club of French-speaking countries, officials said Thursday, as the Gulf monarchy faces criticism over the disappearance of a critical Saudi journalist. The International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) was set to study the Saudi bid at a summit on Thursday, but the kingdom asked to “postpone” its membership application in a letter, spokesman Bertin Leblanc told AFP.



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