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Uber bans far-right activist Laura Loomer for anti-Muslim bigotry following NY attack

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After a public meltdown grew to the point of a trending topic on Twitter, a far-right activist has been banned from Uber.

Uber told Business Insider that Laura Loomer had been banned for violating the platform’s community guidelines.

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Loomer’s racism was not limited to taxi drivers.

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Loomer’s behavior was offensive enough that Alyssa Milano reported her to Twitter for violating the company’s rules against hate speech.

As of publication, Twitter has yet to take down Loomer’s account. Lyft, the other ride-sharing service targeted by Loomer, did not respond to Business Insider’s request for comment as to whether they had banned Loomer from its platform.

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UPDATE [9:30 PM EST, 11/1/2017] Business Insider correspondent Max Tani is now reporting that Lyft has followed the lead of Uber and deactivated Loomer’s account.

Twitter, however, still has yet to take action.

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Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey kicked out of protest: ‘The most intense walk of shame I’ve ever seen’

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Controversial Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey was kicked out of a protest against police violence on Saturday.

One of the organizers asked him to answer "yes or no" to whether he would commit to defunding the Minneapolis Police Department.

"It's important that we hear this, because if y'all don't know, he's up for reelection next year," the organizer told the crowd. "And if he says 'no,' guess what the f*ck we're going to do next year."

Frey shook his head from side-to-side.

"Get the f*ck out of here," the organizer demanded.

The crowd then began chanting, "go home Jacob, go home."

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DC Mayor Muriel Bowser takes action ‘aimed to humiliate Trump’ in ongoing feud: Washington Post

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The ongoing feud between the black woman leading Washington, DC and the white man inside the White House was the focus of an in-depth Washington Post report published Saturday evening.

"The response has been emphatic. Since Trump’s personal attack on May 30, Bowser has fought back fiercely against the president’s bullying, taunting him with tweets and criticisms of her own. On Friday, she rebuked him with a defiant display of street art in which she sought to draw a clear contrast with Trump’s calls for 'law and order' by demonstrating active support for peaceful protesters of the Black Lives Matter movement," the newspaper reported.

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Trump impersonator Sarah Cooper shows ‘how to bunker’ like the leader of the free world

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President Donald Trump was ridiculed this week for "barricading himself" inside the White House after he canceled a planned trip to his resort Bedminster, New Jersey.

Some even bestowed the nickname, "bunker boy."

The bunker, officially known as the Presidential Emergency Operations Center (PEOC), which was constructed by President Franklin Roosevelt following the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Trump, in an interview with Fox News Radio, denied that he was there for protection, saying it was just one of the inspections he conducts.

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