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Trump lashes out at wrong Theresa May on Twitter

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WASHINGTON -

President Donald Trump is lashing out at British Prime Minister Theresa May in a dispute over his tweets. Problem is, he initially picked on the wrong Theresa May.
  
Trump was responding to May's criticism of his decision to tweet anti-Muslim videos.
  
Online archives of Trump's tweets show the president tweeted Wednesday night to a Twitter user with the handle theresamay. That user is identified as a woman with a different last name who has only six followers.
  
That tweet was soon deleted and Trump sent a new message to May's correct Twitter handle, theresa_may. He told May not to focus on him and instead worry about "destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is taking place within the United Kingdom."
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Associated Press Writer Patrick Mairs in Philadelphia contributed to this story.

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