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Tesla CEO Musk Facing Defamation Trial for ‘Pedo Guy’ Tweet

LOS ANGELES — Elon Musk is going on trial Tuesday for his troublesome tweets in a defamation case pitting the billionaire against a British diver he allegedly branded a pedophile. “‘Pedo guy’ was a common insult used in South Africa when I was growing up. I...
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Black Voters Say They Won’t Forget Trump’s Racist Tweets

DETROIT — Robin D. Stephens lived through Jim Crow and thought the worst days of racism were behind her. Then President Donald Trump told four American congresswomen of color to "go back" to where they came from. "It was very hurtful to see the person who i...
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Trump’s Next Tweet Could Get a Warning Label

SAN FRANCISCO — President Donald Trump's next tweet might come with a warning label. Twitter has long exempted public figures from many of its usual rules, contending that publishing controversial tweets fro...
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Rep. Omar Apologizes for Tweets on AIPAC’s Influence

WASHINGTON — Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar "unequivocally" apologized Monday for tweets suggesting that members of Congress support Israel because they are being paid to do so, which drew bipartisan criticism and a rebuke from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....