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    GOP Convention Begins, Melania Trump Accused of Plagiarism

    Monday night’s Cleveland convention opener featured TV stars, the mother of a Benghazi Marine, a Black sheriff proclaiming “All Lives Matter,” and a fiery call for “one America” from former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani. The potential first lady recited her first major speech with Trumpian flourish, saying her husband “will do this better than anyone else can.” But accusations of plagiarism quickly arose as portions appeared to be lifted from Michelle Obama’s 2008 convention speech. A Trump campaign statement calling the speech a “success” suggested Melania didn’t write it.

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