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Ohio community blocks permits for Asian market after resident complains about ‘undesirables’

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A proposed grocery store run by an Asian-American man may have been denied permits in part because Fairfield, Ohio area residents feared “undesirables,” according to a new report in the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Nepal-born Narayan Dhungel, who owns grocery stores in Chicago, tried to open a small store in the northern suburb of Cincinnati but was denied the right by the Fairfield city council, who voted unanimously against Dhungel, per the report.

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“We are not doing vandalism,” Dhungel told the newspaper from inside his empty building, which he’d hoped would soon be a bodega-style shop. “I know how to handle my community people…they can trust me…some of the people respect me because I respect them always.”

The Enquirer goes on to note that some worry racially motivated fears are the real reason behind the city council denying Dhungel, not any zoning issues.

“Some fear racism motivated the opposition to his proposed Asian grocery store,” the newspaper wrote Feb 22. “One woman told the city’s Planning Commission the store would attract ‘undesirables.'”

Read the full report here.

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Rick Wilson obliterates Dems for letting Lewandowski get away with stonewalling: ‘So bad it makes me cringe’

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Anti-Trump Republican strategist Rick Wilson dropped the hammer on House Democrats Tuesday for letting Trump minion Corey Lewandowski make a mockery of their oversight powers.

After witnessing a House Judiciary Committee hearing that quickly devolved into a circus with Lewandowski stonewalling and evading questions, Wilson unloaded on Democrats for failing in their basic responsibilities in governmental oversight.

"This is outrageous contempt," Wilson wrote. "It isn't just that this scumbag Lewandowski is slapping the committee with it. This is a test, and the Democrats are going to fail it. They're so bad at this it makes me cringe."

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Israeli exit polls show Netanyahu losing election: reports

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In a surprising turn of events, exit polls in Israel show Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu losing the election. The prime minister's voting block failed to reach a 61 seats majority in the Knesset.

According the to the Jerusalem Post, there is no clear winner in the election. However, Axios reports that Netanyahu has failed to secure a victory.

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Trump attacks the homeless for sleeping in ‘our best highways, our best streets’ and vows to ‘do something about it’

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued an angry broadside against America's homeless population.

The Washington Post's Josh Dawsey reports that Trump, during a conversation with reporters, complained that homeless people are living in "our best highways, our best streets, our best entrances to buildings."

The president then said that people who live in these buildings pay "tremendous taxes" and want "prestige," and then vowed that "we'll be doing something about it."

Trump says homeless people are living in "our best highways, our best streets, our best entrances to buildings" where people pay "tremendous taxes" and want "prestige." Says he's speaking to tenants who "want to leave the country." He adds: "We'll be doing something about it."

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