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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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White House announces $1.5 trillion infrastructure package

President Donald Trump has announced a sweeping infrastructure plan worth $ 1.5 trillion. It is part of a broader $ 4 trillion-plus budget plan that envisions public-private partnerships to revamp America’s aging structures. The 55-page infrastructure plan “is a roadmap for the Congress to draft and pass the most comprehensive infrastructure bill in our nation’s history,” according to the White ...

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White House releases 2019 budget plan

President Donald Trump on Monday released his second budget plan, which is slated to boost spending on military, infrastructure and a wall along the Mexican border. Members of both parties have voiced objections to its proposals. Last week Trump, reaching a compromise with congressional lawmakers to end the second government shutdown of the year, signed off on a two-year, $ ...

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‘Will no one think of straight white men?’ Labour defends equalities conference ban

Labour has defended its decision to ban heterosexual white men from its equality conference. The party is facing a backlash for saying attendees must self-define as disabled, LGBT, a woman, or from an ethnic minority background. The one-day event will allow delegates to vote for women’s, black and ethnic minority (BAME), disabled and LGBT representatives to the Young Labour National ...

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‘White powdery substance’ delivered to Assange at Ecuadorian embassy

WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange was delivered a suspicious package at London’s Ecuadorian embassy that contained a ‘white powdery substance,’ police confirmed on Tuesday night. Assange, who has been holed up in the embassy for the past five-and-a-half years, fearing he will be extradited to the United States to face trial for WikiLeaks’ publication of classified US military and diplomatic documents ...

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Tories put infighting on hold to woo donors at Black & White Ball

Tories and their super-rich donors will gather at the secretive Black and White Ball fundraising event where previous prizes included tea with Boris Johnson, statues of Margaret Thatcher and a shoe shopping trip with the PM. The Black and White Ball, to be hosted on Wednesday night at the Natural History Museum in London, will see attendees pay up to ...

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