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Demonstrators carry banners on the campus of the University of Virginia on Saturday during a rally on the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville. At that demonstration, white supremacists and other members of the alt-right clashed with anti-racists. With chants like, "Cops and Klan go hand in hand", the protesters' criticisms of both police and the University of Virginia underscored the resentment that still exists a year after torch-bearing neo-Nazis marched ...
  • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defends failure to ban Alex Jones

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defends failure to ban Alex Jones

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    It was a thinly veiled dig at Facebook and YouTube , which took action against Jones on Monday only after Apple chose to scrub his podcasts from iTunes on the grounds that they included hate speech. Twitter hasn't removed Alex Jones or Infowars , resulting in a large amount of criticism . The Twitter CEO additionally called on journalists to document, validate and refute information on Jones' account which can "sensationalize issues" and "spread substantiated rumours".
  • U.S. Sanctions Put Russia on Edge

    U.S. Sanctions Put Russia on Edge

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    Former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, along with daughter Yulia, was found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury. He criticized the USA decision to link the sanctions to the British nerve agent case, an incident the Kremlin has long cast as a Western plot to damage its reputation and provide a pretext for more sanctions .
  • Israel launches airstrikes on Gaza, leaving one dead

    Israel launches airstrikes on Gaza, leaving one dead

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    Also. ABC News reported that Israeli combat aircraft struck dozens of targets in the Gaza Strip and three people were reported killed there. US Envoy Jason Greenblatt who has been involved in peace negotiations between Israel and Palestine, pointed a finger squarely at Hamas for the escalation of violence.
  • U.K.'s Boris Johnson facing Tory party investigation over burqa comments

    U.K.'s Boris Johnson facing Tory party investigation over burqa comments

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    Anti-hate crime groups said the comments by Johnson, who resigned last month, would encourage Islamophobic and sexist abuse at a time when attacks were already on the rise. Johnson remains a backbench member of Parliament and contender to replace May in a future contest for power. Ruth Davidson, the Scottish Tory leader, also tore into him for "gratuitously offensive" comments claiming women in burkas looked like letterboxes and bank robbers.
  • Trump sets goal to create USA military Space Force by 2020

    Trump sets goal to create USA military Space Force by 2020

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    Trump first broached the idea in March, reviving a debate that began nearly 20 years ago about whether the Pentagon's space activities should be moved to a new command. The Department of Defense is expected to release a report later today "outlining the first stages of our administration's plan to implement the president's guidance and turn his vision into a reality", Pence said.
  • 5 things to know about new DG of DSS, Matthew Seiyefa

    5 things to know about new DG of DSS, Matthew Seiyefa

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    The motive for the blockade was not immediately clear. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo had on Tuesday sacked the Director General, Department of State Service, Lawal Daura with immediate effect, over the invasion of the premises of the National Assembly on Tuesday.
  • Community Members Call For Brooklyn Nail Salon To Close Following Brawl

    Community Members Call For Brooklyn Nail Salon To Close Following Brawl

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    Police arrested the customer and one worker after the brawl, according to the New York Post . Witness Mercy Maduka , who posted a widely-shared video of the incident on Facebook, said the fight was sparked by a bad eyebrow job: "So I'm at the nail salon and they fucked up a lady eyebrow and she refused to pay then a fight broke outttt", she wrote, saying the employees hit the customers "like animals".
  • Polls close in OH as elections in 5 states wrap up

    Polls close in OH as elections in 5 states wrap up

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    After Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's stunning victory in NY against Rep. Joe Crowley, progressives hope to demonstrate that their policies can win over voters in the middle of the country. At times, the race centred on Trump's tax cuts as much as the candidates. President Donald Trump is greeted by 12th Congressional District Republican candidate Troy Balderson as he arrives on Air Force One at John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Ohio, Saturday, Aug.
  • Malaysia's former PM Najib to be charged with money laundering

    Malaysia's former PM Najib to be charged with money laundering

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    Malaysian and worldwide authorities want to question Malaysian financier Jho Low , who the Justice Department alleges was a key figure in the theft and global laundering of US$4.5 billion from 1MDB. On Sunday, Low issued a statement through his lawyers condemning Malaysia's possession of the yacht, claiming the move was "politically motivated" and that the decision went against court rulings in the USA and Indonesia.