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Inside the White Supremacist Group Hiding in Plain Sight 13.11.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. In the hours after the slaughter in El Paso, Texas, on Aug. 3, a final toll emerged: 22 dead, […]
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Opinion: We're quickly moving toward a world where drone executions are the norm 13.11.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Turkey may target the Kurdish military leader in Syria for assassination, using the U.S. drone program its model.

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As Lebanon looks to form a new government, all eyes turn to Hezbollah 30.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has resigned, a victory for anti-government protesters. But now they face a new challenge in Hezbollah.

Traditional Chinese medicine doctors are secretly helping Hong Kong protesters 30.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Traditional medicine is long-revered in Hong Kong, a bastion of Chinese cultural tradition even among residents who resent Chinese Communist Party rule.

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Hong Kong Protesters Planning 'Massive Terror Attack' to Coincide with 9/11 Anniversary, Chinese State Media Claims 10.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Hong Kong edition of the China Daily newspaper said it had uncovered the plot via a post on the Telegram encrypted messaging app, prompting online ridicule.
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Everything Announced and Shown During the Latest Nintendo Direct 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Nintendo Switch Online service is getting SNES games.
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Iran's Opposition Groups are Preparing for the Regime's Collapse. Is Anyone Ready? 28.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Many analysts say current tensions could easily escalate into an armed conflict and the collapse of the Tehran regime. That prospect has raised the question of what kind of Iranian government might come next.
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Gabby Giffords talks gun control in Aurora: “Be bold, be courageous” 27.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords told Colorado gun control supporters Monday night that fighting gun violence takes courage, but they must never stop fighting.
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Biden Recalls Deaths of MLK & RFK, Asks Voters to Imagine if Obama Had Been Assassinated 25.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"My two political heroes were MLK and Bobby Kennedy. My senior semester, they were both shot and killed."
Accused mosque bomber's attorneys say hate crime law doesn't apply to Hari's case 20.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Attorneys for a man suspected in the firebombing of a suburban Twin Cities mosque two years ago say that the most serious charges against their client should be dismissed. Michael Hari is accused of hate crimes in the attack on the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington.
Illinois GOP Calls Mock Assassination of Donald Trump at Democratic Fundraiser 'Inexcusable' 20.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Illinois state Senator Martin Sandoval has been criticized by both Republicans and Democrats for allowing a mock assassination of President Donald Trump to be staged at his fundraiser.
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'Wu Assassins' on Netflix: The True Story of Chinatown's Little Pete 9.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
While "Wu Assassins" is about elemental, magic monks, its Chinatown crime story takes inspiration from the true story of San Francisco gang leader, Little Pete.
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Accused Bloomington mosque bomber tries to cast doubt on FBI evidence 9.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Michael Hari faces federal hate crime and explosives charges in connection with the attack on the Dar al Farooq Islamic Center two years ago.
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'Just Cause 4' DLC 'Danger Rising' Gives Rico a Hoverboard 9.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Danger Rising" adds new missions, weapons and vehicles, but the real draw in the upcoming "Just Cause 4" DLC is Rico's new hoverboard.
White Supremacist Attacks Have Grown Deadlier During Trump’s Presidency 8.8.2019 Mother Jones
Two years ago, after President Donald Trump infamously defended a white supremacist rally that brought violence to Charlottesville, Virginia, some law enforcement leaders sounded the alarm about a resurgent threat of far-right extremism. Trump’s “very fine people” remarks in the aftermath of the deadly car attack in August 2017 amounted to “a disaster,” as one […]
A Former FBI Whistleblower Explains Why the Federal Government Is Failing on Domestic Terrorism—And How to Fix it 8.8.2019 Mother Jones
A little more than a week before a shooter intent on attacking “as many Mexicans as possible” killed 22 people and wounded dozens in El Paso, Texas, FBI Director Christopher Wray told the Senate that most domestic terrorist arrests in 2019 have involved some form of white supremacy. He noted that such acts of violence […]
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Trump officials have redirected resources from countering far-right, racism-fueled domestic terrorism 6.8.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Despite President Trump's condemnation of racism and white supremacy, his administration has redirected money and attention from Homeland Security programs targeting domestic terrorism threats from far-right, white nationalist and anti-government groups.

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Pompeo seeks to win back U.S. influence in Southeast Asia amid China's rise 1.8.2019 LA Times: Nation

Against a backdrop of China's rising economic and military power, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo arrived in the Thai capital of Bangkok this week for meetings with leaders of 10 nations.

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Russia Accuses U.S. of Stealing Syria's Oil, Using Money to Fund Militant Groups 29.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A senior Russian military official claimed that the U.S. was using insurgents to sabotage Syrian government oil and gas facilities while looting such natural resources from areas under the control of its allies.
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This Iranian opposition group was labeled a terrorist organization. Now it has supporters in the White House 29.7.2019 LA Times: Nation

How an Iranian opposition group that has little domestic support in Iran went from being designated as a foreign terrorist organization by the U.S. to having the support within Trump's inner circle.

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