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Trump again amplifies tweets of U.K. fanatic

President Donald Trump
President Trump. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

President Trump retweeted British xenophobe Katie Hopkins on Saturday morning, sharing her attacks on London Mayor Sadiq Khan and German news media after a migrant allegedly hacked his former roommate to death in Stuttgart, Germany.

Why it matters: This is at least the 4th time in recent months that Trump has promoted Hopkins' predominantly Islamophobic messages on social media to his 62.2 million Twitter followers. Trump has bitterly criticized Kahn, London's first Muslim mayor, and has worked since the beginning of his presidency to block Muslims from entering the United States through a travel ban that includes Syria. Saturday's retweets come weeks after Trump told 4 members of Congress, 2 of them Muslims, to "go back" to where they came from.

Historic heat wave shatters all-time temperature records across Europe

A bool cooling off under a public water spray.
A boy attempting to cool off under a public water spray in Paris. Photo: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

A blistering heat wave across Europe shattered a number of all-time temperature records across the continent on Thursday.

By the numbers: On Thursday, Paris reached 42.6°C (108.7°F) — by far its hottest temperature on record, according to Météo-France.