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Black Americans Aren't Buying Omarosa's Turn Against Trump

For years, Omarosa Manigault Newman stood at Donald Trump's side, making her deeply unpopular with African-Americans who see her as a sellout for aligning herself with a president who has hurled one insult after another at black people. Her falling out with Trump and her decision to call him a racist as she sells her new book — and in turn, his ...

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Chamorro: Nicaragua protests must be 'peaceful'

A Nicaraguan opposition leader says the country is now facing a "national revolt" by many groups.

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Protesters in Russia Accuse Government of Entrapping Young Critics

As the number of Russian teenagers arrested on extremism charges rises significantly, parents and others accuse the government of silencing dissent.

Afghan forces confront Taliban militants in Ghazni days after brazen attack

Afghan security forces are engaged in intense fighting with Taliban militants in Ghazni, three days after the start of an offensive on the strategic ...

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14-Year-Old Boy Uses Legal Quirk to Run for Vermont Governor

One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn't old enough to vote, let alone ...

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Yemeni TPS Holders Have 60 Days to Re-Register

Yemeni TPS holders have 60 days to renew their Temporary Protected Status beginning Tuesday. The U.S. government had announced in early July that ...

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#ShutItDownDC: Counter protesters vastly outnumber white supremacists at D.C. rally

On the one-year anniversary of the deadly racist rally in Charlottesville, Va., white supremacists descended on the nation’s capital to hold a “Unite The Right 2” rally, calling for “white civil rights.” Ummm…ok…. However, they ...

Anti-government protesters and police clash in Romania

A large anti-government protest in Romania's capital, Bucharest, turned violent as demonstrators and police clashed, state media reported, leaving many in need of medical care.

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Tense Confrontation Amid Peaceful Vigils in Charlottesville

The city of Charlottesville marked the anniversary of last summer’s white supremacist violence that sent ripples through the country with largely peaceful vigils and other events, but police had a brief, tense confrontation with students angry over the heavy security presence there this weekend. “Why are you in riot gear? We don’t see no riot ...

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Romania protests: Thousands hold new rally after clashes

Police fired tear gas against anti-corruption protesters in the capital Bucharest on Friday.

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Trump Calls for Unity Ahead of White Nationalist Anniversary Rally

As officials in the U.S. capital of Washington and in the neighboring state of Virginia brace for the first anniversary of a white nationalist rally ...

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Where One Hears Free Speech, Another Hears Hate Speech

College students and educators continue to struggle with balancing free speech rights on campus while keeping debate from turning violent as a new school year approaches. In the United States, the free exchange of ideas is the bedrock of college ...

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DC, Virginia Brace for White Nationalist Rally

Officials in the U.S. capital of Washington and in the neighboring state of Virginia are bracing for the first anniversary of a white nationalist rally that exploded in deadly violence. Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser said Thursday she signed an order to escalate emergency operations in preparation of the rally that is scheduled to take place ...

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Tense Calm in Nicaragua as Fears for the Future Grow

A political crisis that started in April is forcing Nicaraguans to seek asylum in neighboring countries like Costa Rica. Thousands are leaving their country. Meanwhile, the White House and U.S. Congress have warned the government to respect human rights and democracy. And as Cristina Caicedo Smit reports the U.N. Human Rights Commission is in ...

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The Interpreter: With Alex Jones, Facebook’s Worst Demons Abroad Begin to Come Home

The social network’s links to violence and unrest may not be exclusive to developing countries like India or Myanmar, as some once argued. /
Black Lives Matters protesters confronted one of the officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark, hours before his wedding

Black Lives Matters protesters confronted one of the officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark, as the officer sat with his groomsmen just hours ...

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US Braces for Possible Cyberattacks After Iran Sanctions

The U.S. is bracing for cyberattacks Iran could launch in retaliation for the re-imposition of sanctions this week by President Donald Trump, ...

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Remembering the 1988 Burma Uprising

On 8 August 1988, the Burmese military cracked down on anti-government demonstrations, killing hundreds of protesters.

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Trump Reimposes Iranian Economic Sanctions

The United States has reimposed economic sanctions on Iran that were originally put in place to pressure the country to limit its nuclear program and later lifted under a 2015 international agreement. President Donald Trump has been a frequent critic of that deal and withdrew the United States from the agreement three months ago, setting in ...

Families of anti-Ortega protesters flee to Managua cathedral

Mothers and other family members of detained anti-government protesters fled to the Managua Metropolitan Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception after pro-government groups harassed them, the Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights said.

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‘There’s No Law’: Political Crisis Sends Nicaraguans Fleeing

Dread and anxiety pervade the Central American country after a crackdown by Daniel Ortega’s government.

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Student Protesters Clash With Police in Bangladesh

The police in Dhaka fired tear gas and used batons on Saturday to disperse hundreds of protesting students.

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Trump Reimposes Economic Sanctions on Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump has reimposed economic sanctions against Iran, effective at midnight Monday, assailing Tehran as "a murderous ...

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Violent Chicago Weekend Leaves at least 10 Dead, Dozens Hurt

Chicago police say separate weekend shootings across the city left at least 10 people dead and dozens wounded. The violence peaked early Sunday ...

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US Navy's Top Admiral Cites Increased Threat in Ocean Nearest Washington

Chinese military vessels are now operating in the Northern Atlantic, and Russian submarines are prowling those same waters at a pace not seen since the end of the Cold War, the Navy’s top admiral told VOA in an exclusive interview.   Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson said China's military movements from the North Atlantic into the ...

Led by Druze, thousands protest Israel's nation-state law

Tens of thousands of protesters packed Tel Aviv's Rabin Square on Saturday night in the largest protest yet against Israel's controversial nation-state law. Led by Israel's Druze minority, the crowd, filling nearly every square foot of the city's central square, repeatedly cheered "Equality!" as speakers railed against the recently passed ...

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‘They took my humanity’: Pro-government paramilitaries terrorize Nicaraguan protesters

About 600 people have been captured by armed groups and have gone missing, according to one human rights group.

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