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Source: The Guradian

'I feel alive again': prosthetics and hope in Central African Republic

Today 16:20 GMT

Since conflict broke out in Central African Republic (CAR) just over six years ago, the number of amputees has risen considerably, says Godefroy Bombaida, director of the national association of re-education and equipment in CAR (Anrac), a prosthetics workshop in central Bangui that also operates as a rehabilitation centre.

Now 25, Juvénal Baganito lost his leg in a car accident as a teenager and says it wasn’t until he received his first prosthesis, a rigid device made of wood, that he “felt alive again”.

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Source: The Guradian

'I know what intolerance looks like': Ilhan Omar takes her turn in the spotlight

Today 04:14 GMT

Ilhan Omar made history in January when she became the first Somali American and one of the first Muslim women sworn into the US Congress.

On Friday, Omar gave her first interview since the controversy, telling her hometown newspaper, the Star-Tribune of Minneapolis: “I know what intolerance looks like.” She added: “The thing that has been hurtful about this whole process for me is knowing that I could be someone who could use language that causes hurt to others.”

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Source: Fox News

Rush Limbaugh: Spending bill was effort by some Republicans to sabotage Trump

Monday 19:04 GMT

Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh, speaking to "Fox News Sunday," charged that the compromise spending bill recently signed by President Trump to avert another partial government shutdown was little more than a disguised effort by some Republicans to torpedo his 2020 presidential candidacy. "Both parties have people that are still trying to get rid of Donald Trump," Limbaugh said, asserting that Democrats are also working to guarantee a "permanent underclass of voters" who are "uneducated" and "don't even speak" English.

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Source: Fox News

Democrats reject push to alert ICE when illegal immigrants fail firearm background checks

Monday 15:24 GMT

But rejected GOP-led efforts to amend the legislation to alert law enforcement authorities when gun buyers, including illegal immigrants, fail those background checks.

Republicans in the House charged that H.R. 8, known as "The Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019," should have included Florida Rep. Greg Steube's proposed amendment to require that law enforcement be notified "when an individual attempting to purchase a firearm fails a federal background check."

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Source: Fox News

David Webb: The Green New Deal is no joke -- Republicans must pay attention because leftists have a goal

Sunday 18:09 GMT

It's not that I want to give it attention, but we must pay attention because leftists have a goal and will work to achieve it by “any” means necessary.

Democrats have reached into the drawer that was closed since FDR's new deal and LBJ’s great society and renamed it the "Green New Deal." These are effective political and bureaucratic strategies with real-world failures.


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte