Voice of America: Somali-American Lawmaker Ignites Controversy in Diverse Minneapolis

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U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar has a way of attracting attention.

Four months ago, the Minnesota Democrat became the first Somali-American and one of the first two Muslim women to serve in Congress. Her election was heralded by many as a sign of a more diverse generation of politicians coming to power on Capitol Hill.

But just weeks into her first congressional term, Omar ignited a controversy with a tweet invoking an offensive trope suggesting U.S. lawmakers’ support for Israel was swayed…

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Top stories – Google News: Michigan State vs. LSU score: Spartans start fast and streak into Elite Eight with balanced effort vs. the Tigers – CBS Sports

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Reuters: World News: Australia plans tougher social media laws for failing to thwart violent content

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Social media executives could spend up to three years in prison and their firms be fined 10 percent of their turnover if they fail to quickly remove violent material from their platforms, according to a new law proposed by the Australian government.

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Top stories – Google News: Former Nevada politician alleges Joe Biden kissed the back of her head in 2014, made her feel ‘uneasy, gross, and confused’ – CNN

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FOX News: Alex Jones blames conspiracy claims on ‘psychosis’

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Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones blamed the various claims he’s made over the years, including that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was a hoax, on “psychosis,” according to a deposition the “Infowars” host has given as part of a Texas lawsuit.

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World: Red Cross ready to aid Venezuela, warns against politics

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The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says it’s poised to deliver aid to Venezuela, and warns that it will not accept any interference from President Nicolas Maduro or opposition leader Juan Guaido

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PBSNewsHour’s YouTube Videos: News Wrap: Barr says he’ll release version of Mueller report in April

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In our Friday news wrap, Attorney General William Barr will give Congress a partial version of the Mueller report by mid-April, according to a letter he sent the chairs of both the House and Senate Judiciary Committees; Democrats insist it be delivered sooner. Meanwhile, President Trump threatened to close the U.S.-Mexico border entirely if Mexico doesn’t stop people from crossing it illegally.

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msnbcleanforward’s YouTube Videos: What Parts Of The Mueller Report Could Be Redacted? | MTP Daily | MSNBC

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NBC’s Pete Williams and Peter Alexander join MTP Daily to discuss which parts of the Mueller report may be redacted to protect sources, methods and investigations.
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What Parts Of The Mueller Report Could Be Redacted? | MTP Daily | MSNBC

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