How White nationalists evade the law and continue profiting off hate

At the rally — which turned deadly — he participated with gusto, carrying a banner that, according to court documents, said, “Gas the kikes, race war now!” during a march past a synagogue. But when Robert Warren Ray was indicted in June 2018 for using tear gas on counter-protesters at the event, police discovered he […]

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Russia & Japan could finally sign WWII peace deal as Tokyo says it is ready to continue negotiations over disputed Kuril Islands

Seventy-five years since fighting stopped, Russia and Japan could at last officially end WWII after Tokyo expressed hope that negotiations could continue despite Moscow’s refusal to hand over a disputed Pacific Ocean archipelago. At a briefing with journalists on Monday, Katsunobo Kato, the chief secretary of the country’s cabinet, suggested that the two countries could […]

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Head of Afghan peace process visits Pakistan as talks continue – Times of India

ISLAMABAD: The Afghan official overseeing Kabul’s efforts to forge a deal with the Taliban arrived Monday for a three-day visit to Pakistan, the influential neighbour considered vital to the peace process. Abdullah Abdullah, previously Afghanistan’s chief executive, was meeting senior officials in Islamabad for the first time as chair of his country’s High Council for […]

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Worrying times in Kiev as Ukraine hits daily record of Covid-19 cases, while infections in Russia also continue to rise

As Western European countries, such as the UK and France, face a likely second wave of Covid-19, Eastern Europe – less severely hit in spring – may be following in tow. Russia and Ukraine are now seeing an uptick in infections. In Ukraine, doctors over the last 24 hours confirmed 3,833 new cases of Covid-19, […]

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Russia’s Coronavirus Cases Continue Steady Rise Past 500K as Country Emerges From Lockdown – The Moscow Times

Moscow lifted restrictions including compulsory travel passes on Tuesday, a move welcomed by residents who rushed out to enjoy the streets and parks. Many other regions are lifting lockdown restrictions as Russia is preparing to hold a July 1 national vote despite the pandemic.    President Vladimir Putin is seeking public backing for constitutional amendments that would […]

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Minneapolis BANNING police from chokeholds as protests continue over George Floyd’s death

Police in Minneapolis are being banned from using chokeholds when restraining suspects under new measures agreed between city officials and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights in the wake of George Floyd’s death. The new agreement would be enforceable in court, unlike the department’s current policies on the use of police force. It outright bans […]

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As nationwide protests continue, Walmart removes firearms and ammunition from some stores

Floyd, an unarmed 46-year-old black man, died last week at the hands of police in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Protests erupted across the US, demanding justice for Floyd and an end to police brutality. Many businesses — including major retailers such as Target — were damaged or looted during the unrest. Cities across the US have imposed […]

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Live Updates on George Floyd Protests: Impassioned Rallies Continue Across U.S.

Peaceful protesters defied curfews, but minimal mayhem was reported overnight. For an eighth day and night, tens of thousands of people staged peaceful protests and impassioned marches across the United States, while the widespread destruction and looting that had followed demonstrations in recent days was largely absent. President Trump called on states to bring in […]

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‘Prudent planning measure’: Pentagon flies 1,600 active-duty troops into DC area to be on standby as protests continue

3 Jun, 2020 02:29 Follow RT on Some 1,600 soldiers have been deployed to the region around Washington, DC to manage ongoing demonstrations over the death of George Floyd, the Pentagon said, noting the troops had not yet been deployed in the city. “Active duty elements are postured on military bases in the National Capitol […]

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