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Israel bans entry to outspoken US congresswomen

Israel said Thursday that it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement, a decision announced shortly after President Donald Trump tweeted that it would "show great weakness" to allow them in.

Trump says he’d rather ralliers don’t chant ‘Send her back!’

President Donald Trump said he would "prefer" that his supporters a rally Thursday night don't engage in a "Send her back!" chant about a Somali-born congresswoman, after he faced widespread criticism for not doing more to stop the attack on Rep. Ilhan Omar at an event two weeks ago.

Gun shop buys ‘4 Horsemen’ billboard insulting congresswomen

A new billboard in North Carolina shows four minority congresswomen smiling down on the small town of Murphy, their faces at odds with the apocalyptic phrase slapped above them: The 4 Horsemen Cometh.

North Carolina justice critiques colleagues in speech

The North Carolina Supreme Court's only registered Republican called out the remaining six Democratic justices in a speech that marked an unusual open critique of the state's highest court from within.

House Democrats prepare to condemn Trump’s tweets against congresswomen

House Democrats moved to formally rebuke President Donald Trump's attacks against four Democratic congresswomen of color, readying a Tuesday night vote on a measure condemning his "racist" Twitter attacks telling the progressive lawmakers to "go back" to their countries.

Trump says his remarks to lawmakers ‘not at all’ racist

President Donald Trump extended his online attacks of progressive Democratic congresswomen on Monday, asking when they will apologize to the U.S. adding a host of new and unsubstantiated charges.

Border Patrol head condemns agents’ offensive Facebook posts

The head of the U.S. Border Patrol on Monday slammed as "completely inappropriate" sexually explicit posts about U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and comments questioning the authenticity of a photo of a drowned man and his young daughter in a secret Facebook group for agents.

Omar the flashpoint as Democrats confront divide over Israel

Back in January, the Democrats welcomed their brash young newcomers to Congress with smiles and hugs. That was before the new colleagues dragged the party's simmering divisions over Israel out in the open.

Threat allegations keep Coast Guard officer jailed

A Coast Guard officer suspected of drawing up a hit list of top Democrats and network TV journalists spent hours on his work computer researching the words and deeds of infamous bombers and mass shooters while also stockpiling weapons, federal prosecutors said Thursday.

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