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Police used law created to combat KKK to arrest counterprotesters at neo-Nazi rally in Georgia

Police arrested counterprotesters who wore masks at a neo-Nazi rally in Newnan, Georgia, over the weekend, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. More than 700 law enforcement officers were on hand to help keep peace during the planned National Socialist Movement rally. Police arrested a group of NoNaziNewnan Coalition (an …

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Senior House Dem. leadership member: ‘All of us have to go’ if Republicans win midterm elections

A leading congressional Democrat has called for the resignation of his party’s leadership if Democrats do not manage to take back House seats in this year’s midterm elections. “If we’re still in the minority, all of us have got to go,” said Rep. James Clyburn …

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A Colorado bill would punish striking teachers with jail time, firing, and fines

Teachers in Colorado plan to start the latest in a string of teachers’ strikes across the nation later this week, but state lawmakers have drafted a bill that could send teachers to jail for not going to work, KMGH-TV reported. What’s the story? Like teachers …

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At college with large Jewish population, huge ‘yes’ vote to divest from firms with Israel ties

At New York City’s Barnard College — where a third of students are Jewish — a whopping 64 percent of students who voted on a referendum on whether or not to tell the administration to divest in companies doing business with Israel voted yes, WCBS-TV …

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Orthodox Jew rescued from anti-Semitic attacker by ‘good Samaritan’ nurses

An Orthodox Jewish man was attacked by an anti-Semitic assailant in Brooklyn on Sunday night, and he may have had his life saved by two “good Samaritan” nurses who came to his aid, WCBS-TV reported. What happened? A Jewish man, who chose to keep his …

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Actress arrested on charges related to an alleged sex cult; other Hollywood celebrities implicated

Actress Allison Mack was arrested on Friday, after being indicted on charges of sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy, and forced labor conspiracy. Mack is best known for her role as Chloe Sullivan, Clark Kent’s friend who ran the poorly named “Isis Foundation” in the long-running …

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Outing Club at major college actually barred from outside activities over ‘student safety’ concerns

Believe it or not, the Outing Club at Penn State University — a student organization that’s been sponsoring day hikes and backpacking trips for students over the last 98 years — has been barred by the college from conducting outside activities. The reason? “Student safety” …

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Ahead of talks, South Korea stops blaring propaganda over the border into North Korea

For years, the South Korean military has blared propaganda across the Demilitarized Zone into North Korea, trying to demoralize North Korean troops and convince them to defect. Now the loudspeakers have gone silent. What’s the story? South Korea’s Defense Ministry announced that the speakers had …

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NYT reporter: Trump is ‘abusive’ to everyone around him, including his family — but especially Cohen

A New York Times reporter who covers the White House alleged Monday that President Donald Trump is “abusive” to everyone around him, including his family, but especially toward his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen. The comments came on CNN’s “New Day.” What was said? New York …

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Country superstar says she would have voted for Trump — then walks back comments after huge backlash

Country music superstar Shania Twain said that if she were a U.S. citizen, she would have voted for President Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election. Twain, who is Canadian, spoke to the Guardian for a wide-ranging interview published Sunday, in which politics was one …

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