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Lee in Charlottesville, Va. Spencer - who was famously punched in the face in D.C. on inauguration day - attended the University of Virginia, which is located in Charlottesville, and led both protests. Some protesters at the afternoon Jackson Park rally spoke to the press and denied they were white supremacists. Spencer spoke at an earlier Charlottesville rally Saturday and tweeted a picture of himself holding a torch at the night protest.
  • Portugal Wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

    Portugal Wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

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    Last Tuesday Blanche from Belgium finished fourth in the first semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 with 165 points. "Music is not fireworks, music is feeling". One dignitary, however, wasn't present. In a grim reminder of the continued conflict in the east, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko cancelled his scheduled appearance at the competition after four civilians were killed in artillery attacks that Kiev blamed on the separatist rebels.
  • Japan says N. Korea may have tested new missile

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    He says the missile was not flying toward Japan and that the country did not launch a safety alert system. According to senior presidential secretary Yoon Young-chan, Moon expressed "deep regret" over the fact this "provocation" occurred just days after a new government was sworn in in South Korea.
  • Guardiola praises 'brave' referee after bizarre penalty

    Guardiola praises 'brave' referee after bizarre penalty

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    Leicester winger Marc Albrighton received a nasty bruise under his eye after being caught by Fernandinho's elbow in a second-half challenge. Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta will end his nine-year spell with the club in the summer, the Premier League side have announced.
  • Trump urges Liberty U grads to stand up to criticism

    Trump urges Liberty U grads to stand up to criticism

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    Last year, after Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. threw his support behind the businessman, some 2,000 Liberty students signed an open letter opposing candidate Trump and expressing their frustration about the institution's connection to him.
  • Schumer: No new Federal Bureau of Investigation director without a special prosecutor

    Schumer: No new Federal Bureau of Investigation director without a special prosecutor

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    The ranking Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee called it "inappropriate" because Sessions pledged to recuse himself from investigations into Russian interference in the election. "It's not a criminal investigation". Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, who is overseeing his department's Russian Federation probe, has not signaled that he plans to appoint an independent investigator.
  • Schumer pushes for independent probe of Russia-election meddling allegations

    Schumer pushes for independent probe of Russia-election meddling allegations

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    The ranking Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee called it "inappropriate" because Sessions pledged to recuse himself from investigations into Russian interference in the election. Calls for the release of recordings came as new polling showed opposition to Trump's decision to dismiss Comey. "If there are no tapes, he should apologize to both Jim Comey and the American people for misleading them".
  • Duterte Visits Chinese Warships Visiting Philippines President's Hometown

    Duterte Visits Chinese Warships Visiting Philippines President's Hometown

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    But in the statement issued after he hosted the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Manila, Duterte merely took note of 'concerns expressed by some leaders over recent developments in the area. "We reaffirmed the importance of the need to enhance mutual trust and confidence, exercising self-restraint in the conduct of activities and avoiding actions that may further complicate the situation and pursuing the peaceful resolution of disputes without resorting to the threat or use of ...
  • BC Greens break through, capture three seats

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    Clark's Liberals won 43 of the 87 seats in the legislature, while the NDP had secured 41. Weaver confirmed that he had met with NDP leader John Horgan , and that the two leaders agreed on many issues, including education and income disparity.
  • Philly judge orders prosecutors to charge engineer in fatal Amtrak derailment

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    The order came two days after prosecutors announced they would not bring criminal charges against Bostian. Thomas Kline represents the Jacobs family, who lost their daughter, Rachel, in the crash. At the time the train derailed in Philadelphia, according to the findings of the National Transportation Safety Board, it was going 106 miles per hour on a curve with a posted speed limit of 50 miles per hour.