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US records 17% spike in hate crimes, African-Americans & Jews most targeted

The US has seen a 17 percent spike in hate crimes in 2017, with the majority of reported incidents targeting African-Americans and Jews, according to the FBI’s annual Hate Crimes Statistics report. The report, released on Tuesday by the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program, breaks down hate crime information from last year, broken down by location, offenders, bias types, ...

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‘Hillary will run again’ is a headline that even Trump haters hate

Twitter has exploded with pleas for Hillary Clinton to reconsider whatever thoughts she might be having about another shot at the presidency after her former adviser suggested she would run as a liberal firebrand in 2020. A Wall Street Journal opinion piece co-authored by Mark Penn, Clinton’s adviser in 1995-2008, came out under a somewhat clickbaity headline: “Hillary Will Run Again.” ...

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Antifa protest at Tucker Carlson's home investigated as possible hate crime

The protesters that descended on Fox News’ Tucker Carlson’s home in Washington, DC, Wednesday night might face hate crime charges, police said. The activists defaced the host’s home as his wife cowered inside. Washington’s Metropolitan Police Department said it is treating the incident outside the home of the conservative news channel star as a “suspected hate crime,” as they believe ...

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Group dressed as KKK members near Islamic centre sparks N. Ireland hate crime probe

Eight people were spotted dressed as members of the Ku Klux Klan outside a Muslim community hall in Northern Ireland. The group has been blasted as “barbarian” on social media, while the incident is being treated as hate crime. Pictures emerged on social media of eight individuals in the white supremacist group’s uniform as they stood near the Bangladesh Islamic ...

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Trump on synagogue massacre: ‘Little to do with gun laws, something has to be done with hate in US’

US President Donald Trump has responded to the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting by saying that something must be done about hate in America, and that armed guards at churches and synagogues are an option. The US president said the shooting has little to do with gun laws, and that results could have been different if someone had been armed inside the place ...

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Vandals destroy Christian cemetery in Israel in apparent hate crime

Some 30 headstones have been smashed in a Christian cemetery belonging to a Catholic monastery located not far from Jerusalem. A local cleric called it a deliberate desecration while the police opened a probe into a hate crime. The vandals tore down concrete crosses marking dozens of graves at the cemetery belonging to the Beit Jamal monastery, a popular pilgrimage ...

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Trump attracts hate for celebrating Columbus ‘genocidal murderer’ Day

Critics of US President Donald Trump are once again waxing apoplectic, after he honored Christopher Columbus on the annual US holiday dedicated to the explorer’s first landing in the New World. “On Columbus Day, we commemorate the achievements of this skilled Italian explorer and recognize his courage, will power, and ambition — all values we cherish as Americans,” Trump wrote ...

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Russophobia Digest Part 12: Bots hate Star Wars, Hillary's bitter and Russians with no conscience

It’s been a week of well diversified Russophobia, from multi-state cross-border accusations of hacking, all the way down to bots being blamed for the last Star Wars movie getting bad reviews. Here’s a look at the last seven days or so of Russophobia. Read more Luke, feel the Russophobia Jedi master Luke Skywalker milked an alien, the plot had more ...

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Hate speech, collusion, and the constitution

Half an hour into their two-hour testimony on Wednesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey were asked about collaboration between social media companies. “Our collaboration has greatly increased,” Sandberg stated before turning to Dorsey and adding that Facebook has “always shared information with other companies.” Dorsey nodded in response, and noted for ...

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Hate speech, collusion, and the constitution

Half an hour into their two-hour testimony on Wednesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey were asked about collaboration between social media companies. “Our collaboration has greatly increased,” Sandberg stated before turning to Dorsey and adding that Facebook has “always shared information with other companies.” Dorsey nodded in response, and noted for ...

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