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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump Tuesday criticized rapidly mounting global condemnation of Saudi Arabia over the mystery of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, warning of a rush to judgment and echoing the Saudis’ request for patience.

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Chaos erupted outside a local Republican club on Manhattan’s Upper East Side last Friday night.

After a speech by Gavin McInnes—founder of the Proud Boys, an openly racist, Islamophobic, “western chauvinist” group known for engaging in violent street fights—members of his far-right group fanned out into the posh residential neighborhood, brawling with a waiting crowd of anti-fascist protesters.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s keynote speech at the World Gas Conference in June opened with a marching band and ended with an exhibition by the Harlem Globetrotters. It was a spectacle befitting the industry symposium. “We’re sharing our energy bounty with the world,” Perry gushed from a stage at the Washington Convention Center.

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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) apologized in a radio interview Tuesday for publishing the names of domestic violence, sexual assault and rape survivors — and those who said they weren’t survivors — in a newspaper ad without their permission. Heitkamp told WDAY’s Rob Port: “I can’t say ‘I’m sorry’ enough. I am so, so sorry that this happened.”

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