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Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditions

Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit her grandmother in the occupied West Bank, despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel's "oppressive" conditions aimed to humiliate her.

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.

Trump blasts 4 congresswomen; crowd roars, ‘Send her back!’

Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally into an extended dissection of the liberal views of the women of color, deriding them for what he painted as extreme positions and suggesting they just get out.

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.

‘It has to stop’: Omar says Trump encourages violence, hate

Rep. Ilhan Omar says she’s faced increased death threats since President Donald Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks.

Pirro’s show not on Fox lineup, week after Omar comments

Fox News weekend host Jeanine Pirro's show didn't air a week after her comments questioning U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar over her wearing a Muslim head covering. No explanation was given.

Pelosi: House to condemn ‘forms of hatred’ after Omar words

Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday the House will vote on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, white supremacy and other forms of hate after freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar's comments about Israel sparked turmoil among Democrats.

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Local firefighters undergoes training to adminster COVID-19 vaccines

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NHRMC opens more COVID-19 vaccine appointments

New Hanover Regional Medical Center opened more appointments for COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday.

New WPD policy requires patrolling officers to keep cruise lights on

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