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Thousands of counter-protesters drowned out 2 dozen white supremacists marching to the White House on the anniversary of the deadly Charlottesville rally. See what it looked like on the ground.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Sunday, a white supremacist rally in Washington D.C. was dwarfed by thousands of counter-protesters who out-shouted and out-marched the 20-odd white supremacists who marched from the Foggy Bottom Metro Station to Lafayette Park under heavy police escort. It was clear how Washington D.C. felt toward the […]
Thousands of counter-protesters drowned out 2 dozen white supremacists marching to the White House on the anniversary of the deadly Charlottesville rally. See what it looked like on the ground.
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Dozens of prominent activists have been held for months in Saudi Arabia without charge — and the spotlight on the Kingdom’s human rights record is stronger than ever

Saudi Arabia’s human rights record has come under intense scrutiny in recent months. Earlier this year, the country detained dozens of prominent women’s rights activists – most without access to communication and many who were never formally charged with a crime. Award-winning campaigner Samar Badawi was arrested in August, which […]
Dozens of prominent activists have been held for months in Saudi Arabia without charge — and the spotlight on the Kingdom’s human rights record is stronger than ever
Strategy

I took the excruciating 10-mile journey through Israel’s most notorious military checkpoint that adds hours to the daily commute for 26,000 Palestinians

The Qalandiya military checkpoint in the Palestinian West Bank is the main crossing for thousands of Palestinians to cross into East Jerusalem and Israel. Around 26,000 Palestinians make the commute every day for work, visiting family in nearby villages cut off by a separation wall, or to receive medical treatment. […]
I took the excruciating 10-mile journey through Israel’s most notorious military checkpoint that adds hours to the daily commute for 26,000 Palestinians
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One chart shows how bad the shootings were in Chicago last weekend

“This is the worst I’ve ever seen it.” “There’s a lot of tension … And it might get worse because you can hear people talking about revenge, saying on their cell phones ‘I know who did it. You get him.'” The comments come from a police officer outside of Stroger […]
One chart shows how bad the shootings were in Chicago last weekend
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At least 85 injured after Aeromexico plane crashes in northwest Mexico

At least 85 people were injured Tuesday when an Embraer E190 aircraft from the Mexican airline Aeromexico crashed in a field. Two people are reportedly in critical condition, but Mexican officials said there were no immediate reports of fatalities. The aircraft was transporting 97 passengers and four crew members. Officials […]
At least 85 injured after Aeromexico plane crashes in northwest Mexico
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Zimbabwe is having its first-ever election without Robert Mugabe, after a wild campaign with fake promises about Trump and a bomb at a campaign rally

Millions of Zimbabweans voted for a new president and parliament on Monday. It is the first election in the country’s 38-year history which hasn’t featured Robert Mugabe as a candidate. The main contenders for president are Emmerson Mnangagwa, the current president, and Nelson Chamisa, a former pastor. The election campaign […]
Zimbabwe is having its first-ever election without Robert Mugabe, after a wild campaign with fake promises about Trump and a bomb at a campaign rally
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North Korea’s missile program reportedly continues after Trump and Kim Jong Un’s pledge to promote ‘peace and prosperity’

North Korea is reportedly continuing to build missiles at a research facility despite its leader’s pledge to work toward “peace and prosperity” on the Korean Peninsula, The Washington Post reported on Monday night. US intelligence officials familiar Pyongyang’s operations say that new evidence, including recent satellite photos, suggest the regime […]
North Korea’s missile program reportedly continues after Trump and Kim Jong Un’s pledge to promote ‘peace and prosperity’
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Russian hackers reportedly targeted a vulnerable Democrat using a similar method that led to the release of Hillary Clinton’s emails in 2016

Russia’s GRU foreign-intelligence agency reportedly targeted Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri last year, according to a report from the Daily Beast published on Thursday. The same group was suspected of hacking the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in 2016, and several members were indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller earlier […]
Russian hackers reportedly targeted a vulnerable Democrat using a similar method that led to the release of Hillary Clinton’s emails in 2016
Tech

Read Amazon’s full response to the ACLU report about its facial recognition software misidentifying members of Congress as previously arrested

Amazon is under fire after the American Civil Liberties Union performed an experiment using Amazon’s facial recognition software. The ACLU found that it incorrectly identified 28 members of Congress as different people who had previously been arrested. When we reached out to Amazon for its response to a Thursday report […]
Read Amazon’s full response to the ACLU report about its facial recognition software misidentifying members of Congress as previously arrested
Tech

People are being victimized by a terrifying new email scam where attackers claim they stole your password and hacked your webcam while you were watching porn — here’s how to protect yourself

Did you recently receive an email with one of your old passwords in the subject line and a request for bitcoin? It’s a new kind of scam. The attacker probably took your password from a publicly available database of old leaked passwords and email addresses. Here’s how to keep yourself […]
People are being victimized by a terrifying new email scam where attackers claim they stole your password and hacked your webcam while you were watching porn — here’s how to protect yourself
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A new Russian video may show a ‘doomsday machine’ able to trigger 300-foot tsunamis — but nuclear weapons experts question why you’d ever build one

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in early 2018 that Russia was developing a nuclear-powered torpedo that carries a “massive” nuclear weapon. New videos posted to the Russian Ministry of Defence’s YouTube account appear to show a prototype of such a torpedo codenamed “Poseidon.” If Poseidon is ever completed, it might […]
A new Russian video may show a ‘doomsday machine’ able to trigger 300-foot tsunamis — but nuclear weapons experts question why you’d ever build one
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Former US ambassador to Russia blasts Kremlin’s ‘crazy scheme’ to interview him while Trump considers the idea

President Donald Trump discussed with Russian President Vladimir Putin the possibility of allowing Russian officials to interview 11 Americans, in exchange for special counsel Robert Mueller to interview 12 Russians accused of meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. Russia’s list of interviewees included former US ambassador to Russia Michael […]
Former US ambassador to Russia blasts Kremlin’s ‘crazy scheme’ to interview him while Trump considers the idea
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Trump’s explosive comments with Putin reportedly angered his closest aides so much that Republicans were given permission to speak out

President Donald Trump refused to back the US intelligence community’s assessment on Russia’s 2016 US Presidential election interference and was met with a wave of criticism. Trump’s closest advisers, including Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, reportedly urged him to issue a correction. White House Chief […]
Trump’s explosive comments with Putin reportedly angered his closest aides so much that Republicans were given permission to speak out
Lifestyle

I visited the most contested city in Israel, where Israelis and Palestinians are separated by a gauntlet of military checkpoints — and the harsh, complicated truth of the conflict was immediately clear

Hebron is the biggest city in the Palestinian West Bank with a population of 200,000 Palestinians and around 1,000 Israeli settlers. Many call the city a microcosm of the Israel-Palestine conflict due to its importance to both Jews and Muslims, the many incidents that have occurred there, and the fact […]
I visited the most contested city in Israel, where Israelis and Palestinians are separated by a gauntlet of military checkpoints — and the harsh, complicated truth of the conflict was immediately clear
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Trump calls the European Union, Russia, and China ‘foes’ of the US

President Donald Trump named the European Union as a “foe”, along with Russia and China. When CBS News host Jeff Glor asked him to identify his “biggest foe globally right now”, Trump said the European Union, as well as Russia “in certain respects” and China “economically”. Trump’s comments double down […]
Trump calls the European Union, Russia, and China ‘foes’ of the US
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Trump reportedly wants to repaint Air Force One to look ‘more American’

President Donald Trump reportedly wants to redesign his official presidential planes because they don’t look “American” enough. The colour scheme of the Boeing 747s – which take on the “Air Force One” call sign when the president is onboard – is currently light blue and white, and was personally designed […]
Trump reportedly wants to repaint Air Force One to look ‘more American’
Lifestyle

China’s ‘Big Brother’ surveillance technology isn’t nearly as all-seeing as the government wants you to think

The Chinese government is working to combine its 170+ million security cameras with artificial intelligence and facial recognition technology to create a vast surveillance state. The government isn’t quiet about its efforts, often playing up technological successes in state media to convince the populace of its impressive capabilities. But recent […]
China’s ‘Big Brother’ surveillance technology isn’t nearly as all-seeing as the government wants you to think
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White House claims John Kelly looked ‘displeased’ at NATO summit because ‘because he was expecting a full breakfast and there were only pastries and cheese’

The White House on Wednesday claimed chief of staff John Kelly looked “displeased” at the NATO summit in Brussels because “he was expecting a full breakfast and there were only pastries and cheese.” Reporters at the scene said Kelly looked uncomfortable during a working breakfast at the summit as Trump […]
White House claims John Kelly looked ‘displeased’ at NATO summit because ‘because he was expecting a full breakfast and there were only pastries and cheese’
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Sarah Palin says she was ‘duped’ into participating in a sham interview with Sacha Baron Cohen, alleges she was dropped off at the wrong airport

Former Alaska governor and Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin slammed comedian Sacha Baron Cohen on Tuesday, claiming she was “duped” into giving him an interview for his upcoming show on Showtime, “Who is America.” Showtime and Cohen allegedly lured Palin “to honour American Vets” for a “legit Showtime historical documentary.” […]
Sarah Palin says she was ‘duped’ into participating in a sham interview with Sacha Baron Cohen, alleges she was dropped off at the wrong airport
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‘Those are stupid people’: Trump reportedly tried to calm Putin after he complained that White House officials had tried to stop them from speaking

President Donald Trump in March sought to ease Russian President Vladimir Putin’s concerns that administration officials had been trying to block a phone call between the two, The New York Times reported Monday. After Putin told Trump that White House advisers had tried to interfere, Trump reportedly called them “stupid […]
‘Those are stupid people’: Trump reportedly tried to calm Putin after he complained that White House officials had tried to stop them from speaking
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RANKED: The 25 most powerful nations on earth

US News and World Report ranks nations for a yearly “Best Countries” study. It includes a global power list – a list of the world’s most powerful countries based on their alliances, influence and whether the country is a leader. The US stays in first place this year, but other […]
RANKED: The 25 most powerful nations on earth
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