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Too many ‘happy white people’? Hungarian city outraged at exclusion from EU culture contest

A Hungarian city’s bid to become the European Union’s next “Capital of Culture” was allegedly rejected by EU officials because its video entry showed too many smiling, dancing, white Christians, the city’s mayor says. Székesfehérvár, Hungary’s ninth-largest city, submitted a short video as part of its entry for the 2023 European Capitals of Culture contest, a competition designed to “celebrate ...

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Secret Service responding to suspicious vehicle near White House, federal office building evacuated

Published time: 21 Feb, 2018 14:10 Edited time: 21 Feb, 2018 14:31 US Secret Service agents are responding to a suspicious vehicle near the White House, the agency has announced. The New Executive Office Building has been evacuated. Part of 17th Street, where the vehicle was parked, has been closed to traffic, the Secret Service tweeted. ALERT: Secret Service Agents ...

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Students stage ‘lie-in’ outside White House to demand gun control (VIDEO)

High school students from the Washington, DC area held a ‘lie-in’ protest outside the White House, demanding gun control legislation. The protest comes after the recent school shooting in Florida, where 17 people were killed. Gathered outside the White House on Monday, activists read out the names of the victims that were gunned down at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school ...

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Trump supports more background checks on guns, says White House

President Donald Trump “is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system” for gun purchases. He was criticized for a pro-guns stance following the Florida high school shooting that left 17 people dead. Trump spoke with Senator John Cornyn, a Texas Republican, on Friday about a bill he introduced with Senator Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat, that aims ...

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‘Democrats & MSM wreaked far more havoc than Russians’ – White House spokesman

In light of recent indictments, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley has accused the Democrats and mainstream media of pushing lies on the American public about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. “There are two groups that have created chaos more than the Russians and that’s the Democrats and the mainstream media,” Gidley told the show Fox and Friends on Saturday. Gidley ...

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White nationalist leader backtracks on links to Florida shooter Nikolaz Cruz

The leader of the Republic of Florida, a local white nationalist group, who earlier told media the suspect in the Florida school shooting was associated with his organization, has now backtracked on his words. Jordan Jereb, the leader of the Republic of Florida (ROF) group, told AP and the Anti-Defamation League NGO on Thursday that 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, who has ...

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Not-so-snow White: Shaun White’s snowboarding gold clouded by sex assault allegations

US snowboarder Shaun White romped to a record-breaking third gold medal at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on Wednesday, but his celebrations were overshadowed by the resurfacing of past sexual assault allegations. White’s 97.75 in the men’s halfpipe on Wednesday ensured that he became the first snowboarder in history to win three Olympic gold medals. The American had previously ...

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‘No need to attend’: Young Labour responds to critics of straight, white men ‘ban’

Young Labour activists have defended themselves against accusations that straight, white men have been ‘banned’ from attending an event. The move prompted fury among some Labour supporters and the party’s critics on the right. The equalities conference invites only members under the age of 27 who are self-defining as black and ethnic minority (BAME), disabled, LGBT and/or women to attend. ...

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Tip-off received on Al-Nusra, White Helmets plotting chemical weapons provocation in Syria – Moscow

Russia’s Center for Reconciliation in Syria says it’s been warned that Jabhat Al-Nusra terrorists brought in chlorine containers to a local village, where they aimed to work with the White Helmets to stage “a provocation.” Read more Late on Monday, the center received a phone call from a resident of the village of Serakab in Idlib province about the planned ...

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White House deny talks were held over West Bank annexation

The White House has denied it is helping Israel plan the annexation of the West Bank. The denial comes after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly suggested such talks had taken place. The move to ring fence lands in the West Bank – where the Palestinians hope to build an independent state – could potentially inflame the already fraught situation. ...

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