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Myanmar opposition calls for national uprising against army

BANGKOK ((DailyNews)) — The main underground group coordinating resistance to Myanmar’s military government issued a sweeping call for a nationwide uprising on Tuesday, raising the prospect of spiraling unrest. The …

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Virginia is set to remove Richmond’s Lee statue on Wednesday

RICHMOND, Va. ((DailyNews)) — A towering statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia, is expected to be taken down on Wednesday as a symbol of racial injustice, …

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Americans warier of US government surveillance: AP-NORC poll

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — As the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks approaches, Americans increasingly balk at intrusive government surveillance in the name of national security, and only …

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Texas Legislature sends sweeping GOP voting bill to governor

AUSTIN, Texas ((DailyNews)) — The GOP-controlled Texas Legislature passed a broad overhaul of the state’s election laws Tuesday, tightening already strict voting rules and dealing a bruising defeat to Democrats …

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Democrats face new hurdles in legal fight over redistricting

The fight over redrawing political maps is just ramping up in state legislatures and nonpartisan commissions around the country. But both Republicans and Democrats already are planning for major showdowns …

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