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Black Lives Matter agitators block roads, disrupt access in UK
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Black Lives Matter agitators block roads, disrupt access in UK

Black Lives Matter activists protesting against racism in the UK have blocked roads in three major cities including London, where traffic has been brought to a standstill outside Heathrow airport. As the movement carried out a coordinated day of action, pol...
Boston police unions demand more guns, armor
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Boston police unions demand more guns, armor

The three city unions representing rank-and-file officers have sent a scathing letter to the city's top cop demanding long guns, ballistic helmets, extra-loaded magazines and other equipment in light of "worldwide" murders of police. The blistering letter w...
Black Lives Matter agitator sues Baton Rouge police over arrest
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Black Lives Matter agitator sues Baton Rouge police over arrest

Baltimore schools administrator and Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson has filed a class-action lawsuit against Baton Rouge over the arrests of hundreds during the protest of a deadly police shooting last month. Mckesson's attorney, Roy J. Rodney Jr...
Survey: Many people talk politics only with like-minded friends
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Survey: Many people talk politics only with like-minded friends

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A new survey by the Pew Research Center finds nearly half of all Hillary Clinton supporters said they do not know of any friends who support Donald Trump and 31 percent of Trump supporters said the same about Clinton backers. The finding...
Clint Eastwood Defends Trump, Blasts the PC, 'Kiss-A** Generation'
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Clint Eastwood Defends Trump, Blasts the PC, 'Kiss-A** Generation'

Another Republican luminary has gone public with strong feelings about Donald Trump. Really, really strong feelings. He didn’t pussyfoot like Paul Ryan. He wasn’t a convention no-show, like John Kasich. Hollywood tough guy Clint Eastwood emptied both barrel...
Rio de Janeiro riot police fire tear gas at protesters as Olympic torch arrives
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Rio de Janeiro riot police fire tear gas at protesters as Olympic torch arrives

RIO DE JANEIRO (UPI) -- Riot police fired tear gas at protesters gathered along the pathway for the Olympic torch relay as it arrived in Rio de Janeiro. Hundreds of people were on the scene the protest the high cost of hosting the Olympic Games, which offic...
Supreme Court allows VA school to block biological female from using boy's restrooms
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Supreme Court allows VA school to block biological female from using boy's restrooms

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court surprised some observers Wednesday by stepping in the middle of a bathroom battle involving a transgender teen in Virginia, with an emergency order to keep him out of the boys' room at his high school. In a 5-to-3 ...
Somali attacker stabs 5 in London; authorities unable to determine motive
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Somali attacker stabs 5 in London; authorities unable to determine motive

LONDON (AP) -- A man who stabbed an American woman to death and injured five other people in London's Russell Square is a Norwegian of Somali origin, police said Thursday. They said they have found no signs of radicalization as a motive. Metropolitan Police...
Obama commutes 214 prison sentences in largest order since 1900
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Obama commutes 214 prison sentences in largest order since 1900

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday granted more requests for clemency for U.S. prisoners than any presidential administration has done in more than a century, the White House said. Obama commuted the sentences of 214 prisoners -- the mo...
Dems petition Ted Cruz to investigate Donald Trump's Russia hacking comments; How will Cruz respond?
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Dems petition Ted Cruz to investigate Donald Trump's Russia hacking comments; How will Cruz respond?

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Two Democratic senators have petitioned Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, to investigate Donald Trump's comment suggesting Russia should turn over any emails it has of Hillary Clinton's during her time as secretary of state. Russia, if you’re list...