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A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Monday rejected a challenge to local government officials in Lakeland, Florida, attempting to move a Confederate monument. The ruling found that the plaintiffs did not have sufficient legal standing and that they failed to allege “a concrete, particularized injury.” The plaintiffs [...]

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The corruption case against the former South African president Jacob Zuma resumed on Tuesday after Zuma’s efforts to delay or avoid prosecution were denied. Tuesday’s pre-trial hearing attempted to establish a firm date start for the case and was heard by the Kwa-Zulu Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg. However, Judge Dhaya Pillay, ultimately decided not [...]

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The US State Department on Monday designated four more Chinese news organizations as foreign missions. The move signals a downturn in the US-Chinese relationship and raises the total to nine organizations that have received that label from the State Department this year. In a press release from the State Department’s spokesperson Morgan Ortagus, the department [...]

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In response to the Supreme Court’s recent decision not to immediately end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that his administration would continue with its own plans to end DACA. Trump’s tweet recognizes that although the Supreme Court ruling allows DACA to continue, the decision was [...]

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A separatist group in Yemen on Saturday led a coup on the island of Socotra, deposing the government forces previously stationed there. The move represents growing fractures within the broader Saudi-led Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen, which supports the internationally recognized government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in the ongoing conflict against the radical [...]

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Facebook removed a series of President Trump’s campaign ads on Thursday, claiming it violated the company’s policy against organized hate. The ads included an inverted red triangle, a symbol that was used by Nazis to identify political prisoners in concentration camps. A Facebook spokesperson told CNN Business that “We removed these posts and ads for violating [...]

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