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‘Not welcome here’: protests greet Trump outside Ohio hospital he visits

But outside Miami Valley Hospital, at least 200 protesters gathered, blaming Trump’s incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions in the country and demanding action on gun control. Some said Trump was not welcome in their city. There were Trump supporters, as well. President Donald Trump and Melania Trump …

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Pakistan to expel Indian ambassador amid Kashmir tensions

Pakistan’s newly appointed ambassador to India Moin-ul-Haq has yet to take up his post but will now not move to Delhi, while Indian Ambassador Ajay Bisaria will be expelled, Islamabad said in a statement on Wednesday. Loading “It is very obvious that our ambassador wouldn’t be in Delhi, and obviously …

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The week from hell for the New York Times just got worse

The stock rout was another headache in a week full of them. On Monday, presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke slammed the newspaper for running the print headline “Trump Urges Unity Vs. Racism,” which he and other critics said mischaracterised the story in favour of the president. Joan Walsh, a CNN contributor …

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‘Significant correlation’ seen between Trump words and more hate crime: experts

Overall, statistics released by the FBI late last year showed hate crimes in the United States rose 17 per cent in 2017 compared to the previous year, the third straight annual increase. There were 7175 hate crime incidents in 2017, and of the crimes motivated by hatred over race or …

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Big screens, more grunt behind Samsung’s big phone reveal

With a 94 per cent screen to body ratio, there’s almost no bezel on the Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Display, which will make it difficult for case makers to protect the phone without blocking the screen. Meanwhile, the Note 10 is designed for people who like the Galaxy S10 formfactor, but …

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Melbourne Express, Thursday, August 8, 2019

In his element: Maximus Dafopoulos memorised the Periodic Table from his dad’s Year 11 chemistry textbook.Credit:Jason South While other five-year-old kids are reading picture books, Maximus Dafopoulos likes to flick through Year 11 chemistry texts for fun. He is yet to go to an AFL game, or travel overseas, but …

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Canadian fugitives Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky found dead: police

“An autopsy is being scheduled in Winnipeg to confirm their identities and to determine their cause of death.” The RCMP said on Twitter: “The search is over.” Police said the bodies were found at approximately 10am local time in the dense brush near the shoreline of the Nelson River near …

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Britain urges Australia to contribute in the Gulf

Now it can be revealed Britain is also encouraging Australia to contribute. Prime Ministers Boris Johnson and Scott Morrison discussed the importance of international cooperation to protect shipping and defend freedom of navigation during a telephone call overnight. Mr Morrison reaffirmed that Australia is still considering its position. Boris Johnson …

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Donald Trump says he sees ‘no political appetite’ to ban assault rifles

“I think my rhetoric brings people together,” Trump said, adding that he is “concerned about the rise of any group of hate.” “I don’t like it,” he said. “Whether it’s white supremacy, whether it’s any other kind of supremacy.” He called his critics “people who are looking for political gain.” …

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