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Melania Trump Knows It’s Ironic That She Advocates Against Bullying

Melania Trump Knows It’s Ironic That She Advocates Against BullyingMelania Trump acknowledged the irony that she is advocating against bullying



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Voting rights advocates wary of Kavanaugh's nomination to Supreme Court

Voting rights advocates wary of Kavanaugh's nomination to Supreme CourtThe nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge, to the Supreme Court drew instant criticism from women’s rights groups that consider him a potential fifth vote to curtail or overturn the right to abortion. But ahead of his confirmation hearing, voting rights advocates, alarmed about the trend toward disenfranchising young, poor and minority voters, are joining the #SaveSCOTUS and #StopKavanaugh movements.



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The Latest: Advocates: ICE not giving immigrant enough time

The Latest: Advocates: ICE not giving immigrant enough timeHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the planned deportation of a Connecticut man with renal failure (all times local):



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Rights advocates: Venezuela releases 20 political prisoners

Rights advocates: Venezuela releases 20 political prisonersCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan government freed 20 jailed activists Friday who opponents of the socialist administration considered political prisoners, human rights advocates said.



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Saudis detain women's advocates ahead of driving ban lift

Saudis detain women's advocates ahead of driving ban liftSaudi authorities have arrested seven prominent women’s rights advocates, dividing public opinion just weeks before the kingdom is set to lift its driving ban on women. Without naming those detained, Saudi Arabia’s state security apparatus said seven people had been arrested for “attempting to undermine the security and stability of the kingdom… and to erode national unity”. The crackdown comes even as the kingdom breaks with long-held restrictions on women and the mixing of the genders, with its driving ban on women slated to end June 24.



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Jewish Advocates Slam Putin For Implicating Jews In U.S. Election Meddling

Jewish Advocates Slam Putin For Implicating Jews In U.S. Election MeddlingU.S. lawmakers, Jewish groups and prominent Jewish figures bristled at Russian President Vladimir Putin’s suggestion that various minority groups, including Jews, could have been responsible for interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. “It is deeply disturbing to see the Russian president giving new life to classic anti-Semitic stereotypes that have plagued his country for hundreds of years, with a comment that sounds as if it was ripped from the pages of the ‘Protocols of the Elders of Zion,’” Jonathan Greenblatt, Anti-Defamation League chief executive, said in a statement. “Protocols of the Elders of Zion” is an anti-Semitic pamphlet published in Russia in the early 20th century that warned against Jewish world domination.



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Majority of poll respondents say Florida students 'effective advocates for gun control'

Majority of poll respondents say Florida students 'effective advocates for gun control'Monmouth University poll also shows some respondents believe students pushing for reform are ‘being manipulated by outside groups’ Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school student Emma Gonzalez and classmates at a CNN town hall in Sunrise, Florida, on 21 February 2018. Photograph: Michael Laughlin/Sun-Sentinel via ZUMA Wire/Rex/Shutterstock



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NRA accuses gun-control advocates of exploiting FL shooting

NRA accuses gun-control advocates of exploiting FL shootingWASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of the National Rifle Association on Thursday accused gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting, striking a defiant tone amid a renewed debate over guns and school safety.



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Clergy Abuse Advocates Fear Pope Francis Is Making It Harder For Victims To Speak Up

Clergy Abuse Advocates Fear Pope Francis Is Making It Harder For Victims To Speak UpWhen Joelle Casteix heard Pope Francis accuse sex abuse victims in Chile of slander, the pontiff’s words hit close to home.



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Don't Celebrate Trump's DACA Court Loss Too Early, Advocates Warn

Don't Celebrate Trump's DACA Court Loss Too Early, Advocates WarnWASHINGTON ― Immigrant rights advocates are urging undocumented young people to hold off from rushing to reapply for deportation relief ― or celebrating too much ― after a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to reopen much of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Tuesday.



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