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President Trump's tweets actually appear to prompt negative coverage from journalists who don't agree with him or his administration, says a new study from senior analysts Elizabeth Grieco and Jeffrey Gottfried. (Twitter)

Those famous Trump tweets actually provoke press outrage, study finds

- The Washington Times

President Trump has transformed his personal tweets into strategic political weapons which launch his messages off to the public, right past the hostile news media, and often over their heads. It’s a skill and an art, really. The canny Mr. Trump arms his tweets with content sure to get a rise from the indignant press.

Claire McCaskill’s crusade could hurt Native American rights

Let’s establish an important legal concept and set the context. The legal term “sovereign immunity,” according to the Wex Legal Dictionary, means that “the government cannot be sued without its consent.” This doctrine has applied to the federal government, states, public universities and Native American tribes for many years.

President Donald Trump looks down at his podium during a news conference with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump backs off from bipartisan Obamacare deal

- The Washington Times

President Trump on Wednesday backed off his support for a bipartisan deal to restore critical Obamacare payments, dealing a major blow to the effort just a day after he praised the compromise that a key senator said the president himself had “engineered.”

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In this Sept. 27, 2017 photo, transgender actress Renata Carvalho plays the role of Jesus in the play "The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven" in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The play in which Jesus is reimagined as a transgender woman who tells Biblical stories of tolerance has been performed more than 60 times during a tour of Brazil, but conservatives have called it offensive to Christians and petitioned courts to ban its performances. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

In Brazil, art exhibits latest flashpoints in cultural war

- Associated Press

A couple of modern art exhibits and a play have become leading battlegrounds in a growing culture war in Brazil, a nation whose fame for barely there bikinis masks a rising trend of conservatism.

Judge Theodore D. Chang rules against Donald Trump's Muslim ban

- The Washington Times

President Trump's Twitter account landed him into trouble yet again Wednesday, with a federal judge using a recent tweet about shooting terrorists with bullets dipped in pigs' blood to prove Mr. Trump still maintains "religious animus" toward Muslims — and therefore his latest travel ban is illegal.

CORRECTS TO REMOVE POLICE DETAINED MALDONADO - FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2017 file photo, a woman holds a photo of Santiago Maldonado during a demonstration at Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Investigators believe that a body found Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, during a rake of a river in Patagonia is that of Maldonado, who went missing two months ago after Argentine border police clashed during an operation against Mapuche Indians who were blocking a highway in Argentina's Patagonia. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, File)

Body of missing protester may have been found in Argentina

- Associated Press

Argentine investigators think they have found the body of a protester whose disappearance more than two months ago prompted large demonstrations demanding the government find him alive, officials said Wednesday.

Frauke Petry said that she won't be part of the Alternative for Germany party's parliament faction. (Associated Press)

German far-right party finds a rocky road after electoral success

When the far-right Alternative for Germany, or AfD, placed a best-ever third in Germany's Sept. 24 general election with 12.6 percent of the vote, supporters celebrated how their populist, anti-Islamic rhetoric rang true for many German voters.

FILE - In this Aug.25, 2016 file photo, President of Paris Saint-Germain soccer club, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, gestures during the UEFA Champions League draw at the Grimaldi Forum, in Monaco. Swiss federal prosecutors have announced Thursday Oct.12, 2017 a criminal case for suspected bribery linked to World Cup broadcast rights against Nasser Al-Khelaifi. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File)

FIFA probe: Al-Khelaifi confirms his presence in Switzerland

Associated Press

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi says he will go to Switzerland next Wednesday to answer questions from Swiss prosecutors investigating the suspected bribery of a top FIFA executive for World Cup broadcasting rights.

Editorials from around New York

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Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: