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Trump Vows to Hit Clinton Harder in Next U.S. Presidential Debate

By Steve Holland and John Whitesides HEMPSTEAD, N.Y., Sept 27 – Republican Donald Trump vowed on Tuesday to hit rival Democrat Hillary Clinton harder in the next U.S. presidential debate after she put him on the defensive by accusing him of being racist, sexist and a tax dodger during their first matchup. Clinton blasted Trump

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Redefining Whiteness

America’s Arab and South Asian activists are redefining whiteness. More: http://newsweekme.com/beyond-the-pale/ Social Streams

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U.S. Officials Eye Links Between Weekend Bombings

By Daniel Trotta and Dustin Volz NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Sept 19 – U.S. investigators on Sunday were studying possible links between a pair of bombs detonated in New York City and New Jersey over the weekend, although no evidence had yet emerged tying the devices to known extremist groups. The country was shaken by a trio

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New York City Shaken by ‘Intentional’ Explosion, 29 Injured

By Simon Webb and David Ingram NEW YORK, Sept 18  – An explosion rocked the bustling Chelsea district of Manhattan on Saturday night, injuring at least 29 people in what authorities described as a deliberate, criminal act, while saying investigators had turned up no evidence of a “terror connection.” New York City Mayor Bill de

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Uber Debuts Self-Driving Vehicles in Landmark Pittsburgh Trial

By Heather Somerville PITTSBURGH, Sept 14 – When Pittsburgh wakes up on Wednesday morning, some residents will have the choice of going about their day in an Uber that drives itself. The launch of Uber’s self-driving pilot program marks the public unveiling of the company’s secretive work in autonomous vehicles and the first time self-driving

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Grand OId Party Pooper

An open letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan on why backing Trump will gut the Republican Party for decades By Kurt Eichenwald Speaker Ryan: This presidential campaign has raised a few crucial questions, ones you are uniquely qualified to answer: What does the Republican Party stand for? And how much damage is it willing to inflict

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Emirati on Trial for Trying to Run over American

DUBAI, Sept 6  – An Emirati man suspected of ties to a Syria-based militant group has gone on trial in the United Arab Emirates on charges of trying to kill an American and planning attacks on media outlets in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, newspapers reported. The 29-year-old man appeared in court on Monday, accused of

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Trump Returns to Hardline Position on Illegal Immigration

By Emily Stephenson PHOENIX, Aug 31  – U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday that anyone who is in the United States illegally would be subject to deportation if he is elected, sticking with his hardline position after flirting with a softer approach. In a major speech in the border state of Arizona,

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Mississippi Man Sentenced to Eight Years for Trying to Join Daesh

Aug 25  – A Mississippi man was sentenced to eight years in prison on Wednesday for conspiring to provide material support to Daesh after he and his wife planned with an undercover FBI employee to travel to Syria to join the militant group, prosecutors said. Muhammad Oda Dakhlalla, 23, of Starkville, Mississippi, pleaded guilty in March

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