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    Twitter Clarifies Exception for Trump on Threatening Tweets

    He’s too big to ban. Opponents of President Trump have long called for Twitter to take action against his tweets, arguing that they violate the company’s policies by targeting specific people with threats and harassment or even by inciting violence. But Twitter reportedly uses another criterion that keeps it from deleting Trump’s tweets or personal account: They’re newsworthy. The service explained its position — and promised to update its public guidelines shortly — after Trump tweeted threats to North Korea that some see as escalating a potentially deadly conflict.

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