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Noam Chomsky says Trump May Stage Terrorist Attacks to Shore Up Support

Following the collapse of the president's healthcare law, and with Trump hitting new lows in the latest popularity polls, academic and leftist intellectual Noam Chomsky is calling for vigilance against possible "false flag" terrorist attacks

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Jews Protest AIPAC Conference, Slam Support for Israel

Jewish protesters marched Sunday outside the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference in Washington as they slammed the lobbying firm for its support for policies of the right-wing Israeli government.

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Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker had been in Saudi Arabia

The man who killed four people outside Britain's Parliament was in Saudi Arabia three times and taught English there, the Middle Eastern country's embassy said.

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UNHCR: Up to 250 refugees feared drowned off Libyan coast

Up to 250 refugees are feared drowned off the Libyan coast, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said late Thursday.

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Isis claims responsibility for London terror attack

Isis has claimed responsibility for the Westminster attack that left three victims dead in the heart of London.

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Families of 9/11 victims suing Saudi Arabia for role in attacks

A lawsuit filed Monday in federal court on behalf of the families of 850 people who died and another 1,500 who were injured in the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on the U.S. holds the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia responsible for helping some of the attackers.

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US-Backed Saudi Airstrike Kills 42 Somali Refugees fleeing Yemen

A Saudi government Apache helicopter attacked a boat packed with Somali refugees off the coast of Yemen on Friday, killing at least 42 people, the Associated Press reports.

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Hawaii judge freezes Trump's revamped Muslim ban

A federal court in Hawaii on Wednesday halted Donald Trump's revised executive order temporarily closing US borders to refugees and nationals from six Muslim-majority countries, dealing the president a humiliating defeat.

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WikiLeaks will give tech firms access to CIA hacking tools: Assange

WikiLeaks will allow tech companies access to much more detailed information about CIA hacking techniques so they can "develop fixes" before the information is widely published, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Thursday.

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Trump signs new immigration order targeting six majority-Muslim countries

President Donald Trump on Monday signed a new version of his controversial travel ban, aiming to withstand court challenges while still barring new visas for citizens from six Muslim-majority countries and shutting down the U.S. refugee program.

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Trump accuses Obama of wiretapping his office during election

In a series of early morning tweets on Saturday, President Donald Trump accused his predecessor Barack Obama of wiretapping his New York office during the election campaign, but did not reveal the source of his information.

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Pope says wants to make trip to South Sudan with Anglican leader

Pope Francis said on Sunday he wants to make a trip to South Sudan together with the head of the Anglican Church to bring attention to the suffering of people stricken by civil war and famine.

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White-supremacist provocateur meets his waterloo over pedophilia comments

Breitbart.com editor and high-profile supporter of U.S. President Trump. Milo Yiannopoulos, announced Tuesday that he has resigned from the right-wing website following the emergence of a video in which Yiannopoulos apparently justified sexual abuse of a minor by an adult.

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U.S. politicians are raising questions about Donald Trump’s mental health

A growing number of U.S. Democrats are openly saying that Donald Trump may not be mentally fit to serve as the president of the United States.

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Third suspect reported arrested over death of North Korean leader's brother in Malaysia

Two more suspects were arrested Thursday in Malaysia in connection with the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother, bringing the total number of arrests in the case to three, local media reported.

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Pope Francis: Native people have rights over their lands

Pope Francis insisted Wednesday that indigenous groups must give prior consent to any economic activity affecting their ancestral lands, a view that conflicts with the Trump administration, which is pushing to build a $3.8 billion oil pipeline over opposition from American Indians.

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North Korean leader's brother Kim Jong-nam killed at Malaysia airport

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong-nam, has been killed in an attack in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur.

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U.S. President Trump calls presidents of Nigeria, South Africa

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday called leaders of Africa's biggest economies, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and South African President Jacob Zuma, to discuss combating terrorism, trade relations and other issues.

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Trump loses appeal court bid to reinstate travel ban

A US federal appeals court has rejected President Donald Trump's attempt to reinstate his ban on citizens from seven mainly Muslim countries.

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Cuba’s International Book Fair to Honor Fidel Castro

Cuba will kick off its 26th annual International Book Fair in Havana Thursday, paying tribute to the late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.

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