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the easter bunny meets goodfellas in florida
The Easter Bunny meets Goodfellas in Florida
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meet turkeys aoc this town s new communist mayor wants to create a model socialist city my piece from eastern
Meet Turkey’s AOC. This town's new Communist mayor wants to create a model socialist city. My piece from eastern Turkey. https://t.co/yY6pwrRbe2
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isis publishes purported photo and names of of sri lanka perpetrators
ISIS publishes purported photo and names of of Sri Lanka perpetrators
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gotta love the iran experts who speak no persian don t even know what peer reviewed means live in a bubble of
Gotta love the Iran "experts" who speak no Persian, don't even know what "peer-reviewed" means, live in a bubble of wishful thinking built by the WSJ opinion page, and make absolutely certain pronouncements about what Iran will do
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gops oil peddling oligarchical financiers to get even richer off iran oil sanctions
GOP’s oil-peddling oligarchical financiers to get even richer off Iran oil sanctions https://t.co/JqKBOn88sa
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isis claims responsibility for sri lanka church and mall bombings but offers no proof no videos no photos or s
ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka church and mall bombings, but offers no proof, no videos, no photos, or statements, names of bombers, etc https://t.co/dNwVXinGzJ
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sri lanka defense minister claims easter day church bombings were carried out in retaliation for new zealand m
Sri Lanka defense minister claims Easter Day church bombings were carried out in retaliation for New Zealand mosque attacks but cites no evidence. Still no claim of responsibility https://t.co/gGy5nRowoQ
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in the morning hours the residents of the building were evacuated and it was cordoned off there is no one inju
“In the morning hours, the residents of the building were evacuated and it was cordoned off, there is no one injured or killed. Ten buildings near the collapsed building which are at risk have been evacuated and necessary safety measures have been taken.”https://t.co/CjID2OrRT0
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video of the day shoddy residential building in istanbul s kagithane district collapses improving the quality
Video of the day: Shoddy residential building in Istanbul's Kagithane district collapses. Improving the quality of construction in the city and putting some limits on growth will be a priority of the new mayor @ekrem_imamoglu
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turkish social media was heartbroken over the viral photo of a syrian refugee shoeshine boy staring in from th
Turkish social media was heartbroken over the viral photo of a Syrian refugee shoeshine boy staring in from the outside of a southeast Turkey gym (left). So the gym gave the 12-year-old Muhammad Hussein a free lifetime membership. (right, DHA photo)
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journalists at saudi consulate in istanbul spotting cleaners coming into building just before turkish investig
Journalists at Saudi consulate in Istanbul spotting cleaners coming into building just before Turkish investigators are scheduled to arrive to probe Jamal Khashoggi disappearance (via APTN feed)
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seems world leaders didn t lead charliehebdo marchers in paris but conducted photo op on empty guarded street
Seems world leaders didn't "lead" #CharlieHebdo marchers in Paris but conducted photo op on empty, guarded street http://t.co/bhhXgAhqDR
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flashback 1979 anti hijab rally in tehran iran a day before theocratic regime forcibly and violently began imp
Flashback: 1979 anti-hijab rally in Tehran, Iran, a day before theocratic regime forcibly and violently began imposing veil on women
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some asshole taxi driver just demanded 100 to drive us home from istanbul airport bomb scene usually 20 exploi
Some asshole taxi driver just demanded $100 to drive us home from Istanbul airport bomb scene. Usually $20. Exploiting stranded people.
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this is what hell on earth looks like hungry freezing men women and children flee as men with guns open fire i
This is what hell on earth looks like: hungry, freezing men, women and children flee as men with guns open fire in ruins of Aleppo, Syria
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breaking iraqi parliament to discuss retaliatory blocking of visas for all americans including contractors amp
Breaking: Iraqi parliament to discuss retaliatory blocking of visas for all Americans, including contractors & journalists (MoFA source)
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cartoonist avi katz was fired from the for this absolutely brilliant reference to orwells animal farm in a car
Cartoonist Avi Katz was fired from the for this absolutely brilliant reference to Orwell’s “Animal Farm” in a caricature of the celebration by Israeli rightwingers after passage of controversial nationality law https://t.co/HFUK3ltnrz
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cuz the way to preserve the integrity of a possible crime scene and bolster confidence in the investigation is
Cuz the way to preserve the integrity of a possible crime scene and bolster confidence in the investigation is to bring in a bunch of cleaners through the front door before the detectives arrive
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hello newman hello jerry
"Hello Newman." "Hello Jerry."
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