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Baffled Sweden asks Trump to explain terror remarks

Baffled Sweden asks Trump to explain terror remarks

President Trump’s mysterious reference to a frightening security episode in Sweden prompted a deluge of online ridicule —  and an official request for an explanation Sunday from a Nordic country that prides itself on tranquility.

At a rally on Saturday in Florida, making a case for measures like his controversial travel ban, Trump alluded to mass-fatality terrorist attacks in recent months in European cities such as Paris, Brussels and Nice.

“You look at what’s happening last night in Sweden —  Sweden!” he told the crowd of supporters. “Who would believe this? Sweden!”

But Swedish authorities reported no terror-related incident or other episode involving...

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