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Trump cited a nonexistent incident in Sweden during his Florida rally on Saturday

  • To be very clear, Sweden does not seem to have experienced any broad-scale horrors on Friday night. 
  • As such, many people are wondering: When President Donald Trump asked the crowd at his Saturday rally to recall recent terror attacks in the Nordic country, what the hell was he talking about?
  • Trump said: “Here’s the bottom line: We’ve got to keep our country safe. You look at what’s happening — we’ve got to keep our country safe. You look at what’s happening in Germany, you look at what’s happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this?” Read more. (2/19/2017 11:00 AM)
She watched the sun dance across the sky
She watched the sky bloom into cotton candy colors
She watched the clouds melt as the sun kissed them goodnight
She watched until the last hues turned grey
Finally at peace, to be under the same sky as him.
—  Excerpt from a book I’ll never write, 53
“East”
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A Florida man allegedly tried to burn down an Indian-owned store to “run the Arabs out of our country”

  • Police say a 64-year-old Florida resident attempted to burn down a Met Mart in Port St. Lucie after blaming his inability to purchase Tropicana orange pineapple juice on his belief the owners were Muslim, CNN reported.
  • In a Facebook post, St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara wrote that Richard Leslie Lloyd was arrested after rolling a dumpster in front of the store’s doors and lighting its contents on fire. After surrendering to deputies, Lloyd told them he was trying to “run the Arabs out of our country” and was angry at the owners “due to what they are doing in the Middle East,” according to the post. Read more. (3/12/2017 3:44 PM)