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Fransen reacted with delight to the retweets, posting: "God bless you Trump!" Fransen reacted jubilantly online, touting that the videos had been shared with Trump's almost 44 million followers. Spreading hatred has consequences and the president should be ashamed of himself". Jayda Fransen, a leader of the anti-immigrant Britain First group, posted the videos on Wednesday, saying that they showed a group of people who are Muslim beating a teenage boy to death, battering a boy on crutches ...
  • Pence says Trump 'actively considering' embassy move in Israel

    Pence says Trump 'actively considering' embassy move in Israel

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    During the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump vowed several times to move the U.S. embassy, which like other global missions is now located in Tel Aviv because of Jerusalem's disputed status. But the law contains a clause that has allowed each president since to issue and renew a six-month waiver on carrying out the move. He said America "stands with Israel because her cause is our cause, her values are our values, and her fight is our fight".
  • Australian Senate Votes to Legalise Same-Sex Marriage

    Australian Senate Votes to Legalise Same-Sex Marriage

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    This afternoon, there were cheers and hugs in the chamber after the upper house voted 43 to 12 in favour of the bill originally proposed by Liberal Senator Dean Smith . It was important to show respect across the divide, she said. Macdonald criticised Greens senator Peter Whish-Wilson for wearing a marriage equality badge in the Chair and Abetz nagged Greens and Labor senators for looking at the phones and leaving the chamber while he spoke.
  • Turley: Washington METRO Says Catholic Christmas Ad 'Prohibited'

    Turley: Washington METRO Says Catholic Christmas Ad 'Prohibited'

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    The archdiocese planned to promote the campaign via social media and ads on bus shelters, as well as on Metro buses. And while the Archdiocese of Washington may not be welcome to advertise on public buses, the transit authority is more than happy to promote other enterprises - like gay hookup websites.
  • Ricky Aguayo reportedly jumped, punched in the face by FSU students

    Ricky Aguayo reportedly jumped, punched in the face by FSU students

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    The story emerges in a slew of documents obtained in public records requests after a fraternity pledge died at an off-campus party. That's not the case for current Florida State kicker Ricky Aguayo, who was "jumped" by members of a now closed FSU fraternity after a win over the University of Florida in 2016, according to a report from the Tallahassee Democrat .
  • Security Tightened At Kentucky High School

    Security Tightened At Kentucky High School

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    That disrupted school, caused understandable concern, led to a police presence on campus and an investigation. School was canceled Tuesday at a middle and high school in one town in ME, due to a threat made involving a Kentucky school. Administrators say police are working to make sure the school campuses are safe. "We'll be in and out all week unless they can find who made the threat", he said.
  • Benghazi attacker guilty of terrorism, acquitted of murder

    Benghazi attacker guilty of terrorism, acquitted of murder

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    Benghazi-born Khattala , who served time in the notorious Abu Salim prison in Tripoli in 2011, was acquitted of 14 of the 18 charges after a jury deliberated for five days. Khatallah waived his right to speak first with an attorney, and prosecutors used his statements in the trial. Defense attorneys said their evidence against him was shoddy.
  • Man pleads not guilty in deadly truck attack on bicycle path

    Man pleads not guilty in deadly truck attack on bicycle path

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    A court-appointed lawyer spoke on his behalf and entered a plea of not guilty. He appeared to have recovered from the shot he took in the abdomen from the police officer who arrested him after the attack. Saipov told investigators "he felt good about what he had done", having been inspired by IS videos and begun planning the attack in 2016, according to a criminal complaint filed the day after the attack.
  • Saquon Barkley headlines All-Big Ten Special Teams group

    Saquon Barkley headlines All-Big Ten Special Teams group

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    The senior, a three-year all-conference player, is the first Penn State safety named first-team all-Big Ten since Anthony Scirrotto in 2008. On defense, Marcus Allen highlighted the group by being named a first-team safety by the coaches and a second-team by the media.
  • Iranian, Armenian Top Diplomats Discuss Bilateral Ties

    Iranian, Armenian Top Diplomats Discuss Bilateral Ties

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    Zarif, who arrived in Yerevan at the head of a politico-economic delegation on Tuesday, discussed bilateral ties as well as regional and global developments with his Armenian counterpart Edward Nalbandian. The economic forum was attended by tradesmen and entrepreneurs from the two countries. "We attach great importance to our relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran and we are eager to expand bilateral cooperation in areas of economy, energy, and free trade zones", highlighted the head of ...
  • Tampa police question man about Seminole Heights slayings

    Tampa police question man about Seminole Heights slayings

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    A tip led officers to a McDonald's in Ybor City where they found a person with a gun. Police have a red vehicle cornered off with crime scene tape in the parking lot. "We have recovered other firearms before, so we will see", Dugan said. "As far as optimistic and if I believe this has to do with Seminole Heights, Yes I believe this has to do with Seminole Heights".
  • Air Force didn't report dozens of convictions to background check database

    Air Force didn't report dozens of convictions to background check database

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    Kelley case has prompted immediate actions to correct reporting deficiencies and prevent future occurrences", Air Force spokeswoman Ann Stefanek said in a statement on Tuesday. "The error in the Kelley case was not an isolated incident and similar reporting lapses occurred at other locations", the Air Force said in a statement.