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How Militias Became the Private Police for White Supremacists

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The bloody weekend in Charlottesville that began with several hundred chanting white supremacists on a torch-lit march will long be remembered for the searing image of a growling muscle car ...

[Readings]

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Charlottesville suspect's mother: 'I told him to be careful,' peaceful

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The mother of the man who allegedly plowed into a group of people protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in Virginia said she knew her son was attending a rally ...

Down the Breitbart Hole

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3 mentions4 days ago
If you visited Breitbart regularly in recent months, you could see a shift underway. On any given afternoon, you were still likely to encounter headlines about ‘‘illegal aliens’’ invading the ...

Trump Tells Aides He Has Decided to Remove Stephen Bannon

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Mr. Bannon’s many critics bore down after the violence in Charlottesville. Outraged over Mr. Trump’s insistence that “both sides” were to blame for the violence that erupted at a white ...

This Is Why European Diplomats Think Donald Trump Is Dangerous

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LONDON – Even before the latest escalation of nuclear threats between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s North Korea, senior diplomats and officials from America’s European allies have been warning that ...

Cholera count reaches 500 000 in Yemen

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The total number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen this year hit the half a million mark on Sunday, and nearly 2000 people have died since the outbreak began to ...

Trump 'seriously considering' a pardon for Sheriff Joe Arpaio

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4 mentions6 days ago
EXCLUSIVE: President Trump may soon issue a pardon for Joe Arpaio, the colorful former Arizona sheriff who was found guilty two weeks ago of criminal contempt for defying a state ...

Our Broken Economy, in One Simple Chart

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17 mentions2 weeks ago
Many Americans can’t remember anything other than an economy with skyrocketing inequality, in which living standards for most Americans are stagnating and the rich are pulling away. It feels inevitable.

Scott Pruitt Is Carrying Out His E.P.A. Agenda in Secret, Critics Say

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Together with a small group of political appointees, many with backgrounds, like his, in Oklahoma politics, and with advice from industry lobbyists, Mr. Pruitt has taken aim at an agency ...

Fox News, Daily Caller delete posts encouraging people to drive through protests

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Originally published by The Daily Caller and later syndicated or aggregated by several other websites, including Fox Nation, an offshoot of Fox News' website, it carried an unsubtle headline: "Here's ...