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Anger over Donald Trump’s UK crime tweet

Anger over Donald Trump’s UK crime tweet

Image copyright Getty Images Donald Trump has been accused of fuelling hate crime with a tweet erroneously linking a rise in the UK crime rate to “radical Islamic terror”. He said crime in the UK had risen by 13% amid the “spread” of Islamist terror – despite the figure referring to all crimes, not just […]

Missing California hikers died in apparent murder-suicide

Missing California hikers died in apparent murder-suicide

Image copyright National Park Service Image caption The pair went missing in the arid desert park during the hottest of the summer A California couple who went missing in July in the Joshua Tree National Park are believed to have died in a murder-suicide pact, police have said. Rachel Nguyen, 20 and Joseph Orbeso, 22, […]

Why did a black man hug a neo-Nazi skinhead?

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Texas city requires Israel pledge for hurricane relief

Texas city requires Israel pledge for hurricane relief

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Texas officials have warned clean-up efforts from Hurricane Harvey may cost up to $180bn (£136bn) A Texas city has required residents who are seeking government disaster relief funds in the wake of Hurricane Harvey to pledge not to boycott Israel. The city of Dickinson, about 30 miles (48km) south […]

Paul Ryan jabs Trump and Clinton at New York charity dinner

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Anger over Donald Trump’s UK crime tweet

Anger over Donald Trump’s UK crime tweet

Image copyright Getty Images Donald Trump has been accused of fuelling hate crime with a tweet erroneously linking a rise in the UK crime rate to “radical Islamic terror”. He said crime in the UK had risen by 13% amid the “spread” of Islamist terror – despite the figure referring to all crimes, not just […]

White House chief of staff John Kelly defends Trump over widow remarks

White House chief of staff John Kelly defends Trump over widow remarks

Media captionKelly defends Trump’s call to widow The White House chief of staff has launched an impassioned attack on a “selfish” congresswoman who said President Trump made a war widow cry. General John Kelly said he was “broken-hearted” by the Democrat’s criticism of the president’s condolence call to Sgt La David Johnson’s wife. Sgt Johnson […]

Florida university braces for speech by white nationalist

Florida university braces for speech by white nationalist

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Some classes near to the venue have been cancelled Hundreds of police are flooding a Florida campus as a white nationalist is due to speak later at an event that has provoked a state of emergency. The University of Florida says it was obligated under law to allow the event […]

Quebec bans niqab for public services with neutrality law

Quebec bans niqab for public services with neutrality law

Image caption It is unclear how many women in Quebec wear the niqab A Canadian province has passed a controversial religious neutrality law that bars people from wearing face coverings when giving or receiving a public service. Quebec recently expanded the law to include services provided by municipal and public transit services. Women who wear […]

Trump was insensitive in call to widow – soldier’s mother

Trump was insensitive in call to widow – soldier’s mother

Media captionCongresswoman Frederica Wilson: “How insensitive can you be?” The mother of a US soldier who was killed in action has backed a congresswoman’s claim that President Donald Trump showed insensitivity during a phone call to her son’s widow. Representative Frederica Wilson said he had told Myeshia Johnson: “He knew what he was signing up […]

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