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Palestinian demonstrators burn an effigy depicting U.S. President Donald Trump

Trump Aid Cuts May Radicalize a Palestinian Generation

Donald Trump’s cuts to the United Nations refugee aid budget are putting more than 1 million lives at risk and threaten to radicalize a new generation of Palestinians, according to the head of the U.N. Relief and Works Agency.
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Voices Supporting Gun Control in Florida Grow Louder

The latest in a long, long list of American mass shootings, and school shootings in particular, has provoked an increasingly familiar reaction. Hugely emotive, of course, the survivors, and families of the dead have, by and large, questioned the U.S. addiction to guns. The political response, tweeked by the puppet strings of the gun lobbyists, has been to offer "thoughts and prayers," the mealy-mouthed response of those who intend to do absolutely nothing in response to yet another tragedy.

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