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Philadelphia mayor calls US President Donald Trump a ‘bully’ for ending immigration protections

November 24, 2017 10:30 pm
Philadelphia mayor calls US President Donald Trump a ‘bully’ for ending immigration protections

The mayor of Philadelphia in the US state of Pennsylvania has attacked President Donald Trump, calling him a “punk,” a “bully” over his administration’s decision to end the temporary protective status of Haitians and other immigrants. “I don’t know where he was raised, but his family didn’t do a good […]

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Teenage girl forced in to sex with more than 1,000 men in Philadelphia motel

March 14, 2017 3:20 am
Teenage girl forced in to sex with more than 1,000 men in Philadelphia motel

Lawyers allege employees at the Roosevelt Inn knew that a 14-year-old girl was being held against her will. Photo / CBSN A teenage girl was forced to have sex with more than 1000 men over two years at a motel in Philadelphia, a lawsuit claims. The girl was forced into […]

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US ELection: In Philadelphia, rumours give way to an ordinary election

November 9, 2016 5:32 am
US ELection: In Philadelphia, rumours give way to an ordinary election

None of the voting matched the worst pre-election fears broadcast through the media, or thundered into microphones by Donald Trump. Photo / AP There were always rumours, but this year’s were something else. Politico reported that white nationalists would sneak liquor and marijuana into the city’s blackest precincts. James O’Keefe tailed […]

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Bernie Sanders supporters burn Israeli flag outside Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

July 27, 2016 8:30 am
Bernie Sanders supporters burn Israeli flag outside Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

Supporters of former US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders have set the Israeli flag on fire during a protest rally outside the venue of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Sanders supporters joined up with several other groups, including Black Lives Matter protesters and pro-Palestinian marchers, in a protest Tuesday night that […]

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US Justice Department sues town near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for discriminating against Muslims

July 22, 2016 10:42 am
US Justice Department sues town near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for discriminating against Muslims

Attorney General Loretta Lynch (R) with Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, at the Justice Department headquarters in Washington on July 8, 2016. (AP photo) The US Justice Department is suing a town near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for religious discrimination because it refused to issue a permit […]

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