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Boston ‘free speech’ rally and counterprotest

Boston ‘free speech’ rally and counterprotest'Boston Free Speech Rally' activists and counterprotesters gather in Boston Common drawing thousands a week after a demonstration in Virginia turned deadly.


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How the Charleston massacre changed the Confederate flag market

How the Charleston massacre changed the Confederate flag marketA look at how Confederate flags are made and where they are sold today. Spoiler alert: Some of the flags waved at the white nationalist rally in Charleston may have been made in China.


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In the shadows of a racist past, Boston braces for a far-right rally

In the shadows of a racist past, Boston braces for a far-right rallyThe “Boston Free Speech Rally,” is scheduled for Saturday, just one week after a protest at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., turned deadly.


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A Trump pardon of Joe Arpaio would break Justice Department guidelines

A Trump pardon of Joe Arpaio would break Justice Department guidelinesBut the pardon, if Trump decides to issue it, would be highly unorthodox and break with the Justice Department’s guidelines for clemency, according to legal experts.


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‘Alt-right’ figure who set up Assange meeting refuses to cooperate with Senate intel probe

‘Alt-right’ figure who set up Assange meeting refuses to cooperate with Senate intel probe“I’m absolutely not” going to cooperate with the committee, the far-right provocateur Charles C. Johnson said in an interview, after returning from London.


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Monday's total solar eclipse: What to know

Monday's total solar eclipse: What to knowOn Monday, Aug. 21, a solar eclipse is set to dazzle viewers across the United States. The moon’s path will cross with the sun’s, casting a shadow on Earth.


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Steve Bannon is leaving the White House

Steve Bannon is leaving the White HousePress secretary Sarah Sanders issued a statement describing the move as a mutual decision between Bannon and White House chief of staff John Kelly.


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The 'body politic' rejects Donald Trump

The 'body politic' rejects Donald TrumpThe body politic, like the human body, can protect itself by rejecting what it perceives as alien or harmful. And that is what is happening to Trump.


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Mitt Romney: 'This is a defining moment for President Trump'

Mitt Romney: 'This is a defining moment for President Trump'Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called on Trump to apologize for his remarks on Charlottesville in which he blamed "both sides" for the brutal clashes.


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White supremacists cheer Trump's evolving response to Charlottesville

White supremacists cheer Trump's evolving response to CharlottesvillePresident Trump’s comments about violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend have been condemned by Democrats, Republicans, business leaders and even athletes. “I think he’s speaking to the fact that a nation should respect its heritage, its identity, its heroes, and we shouldn’t engage in antiwhite multicultural political correctness,” Matthew Heimbach told Yahoo News on Thursday. Heimbach was scheduled to speak at the event, which attracted supporters from white supremacist, “alt-right” and neo-Nazi groups.


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