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COVID at the UN: One topic, used to make many points

For the United States, COVID-19 was about leadership and “a dose of hope.” For Iran, it was about the inhumanity of sanctions. Tiny Palau, largely virus-free, used its precious speech …

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Neo-Nazis are still on Facebook. And they’re making money

BRUSSELS ((DailyNews)) — It’s the premier martial arts group in Europe for right-wing extremists. German authorities have twice banned their signature tournament. But Kampf der Nibelungen, or Battle of the …

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Petito case renews call to spotlight missing people of color

SALT LAKE CITY ((DailyNews)) — In the three months since 62-year-old Navajo rug weaver Ella Mae Begay vanished, the haunting unanswered questions sometimes threaten to overwhelm her niece. Seraphine Warren …

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Northern Idaho’s anti-government streak hampers COVID fight

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho ((DailyNews)) — Northern Idaho has a long and deep streak of anti-government activism that has confounded attempts to battle a COVID-19 outbreak overwhelming hospitals in the deeply …

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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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