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Virginia scandal: Why politicians shouldn't always be purged over past blackface incidents

Virginia scandal: Why politicians shouldn't always be purged over past blackface incidentsEvery decades-old instance of blackface does not deserve the gong and the hook. Especially when civil rights are at stake, as they could be in Virginia.



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France hoping British politicians will approve Brexit deal

France hoping British politicians will approve Brexit dealFrance is hoping that members of Britain’s parliament will approve Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, an official at President Macron’s Elysee department said on Monday. Asked whether France would support an extension to the official deadline to Article 50 – regarding the timetable for Brexit – the official replied: “We would hope that the vote tomorrow is a favorable one.” “Afterwards, if that is not the case, it will be up to the United Kingdom to make a certain number of demands and proposals to the European Union,” added the official. The fate of Britain’s March 29 exit from the EU is deeply uncertain since parliament looks set to reject May’s deal on Tuesday.



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European politicians call for new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

European politicians call for new sanctions on Russia over UkraineA Russian minister said further sanctions would solve nothing and that the incident should not be used to derail the Minsk accord, which aims to end fighting in eastern Ukraine between Kiev’s forces and pro-Russian separatist rebels. Russian assets have come under pressure on financial markets amid concerns that possible new sanctions could hurt the economy, though the rouble on Tuesday clawed back some earlier losses as investors bet any sanctions would not be swift. Russia opened fire on the Ukrainian boats and then seized them and their crews on Sunday near Crimea – which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014.



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Activists, Politicians React With Horror At Border Scenes Of Tear-Gassed Children

Activists, Politicians React With Horror At Border Scenes Of Tear-Gassed ChildrenActivists, Democratic politicians and others watching the news Sunday reacted



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New York City Politicians Welcomed Amazon In 2017 Letter To Jeff Bezos

New York City Politicians Welcomed Amazon In 2017 Letter To Jeff BezosThe vast majority of elected officials in New York City signed a letter to



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Pittsburgh Synagogue Rabbi Ripped Weak Gun Control, Do-Nothing Politicians After Parkland

Pittsburgh Synagogue Rabbi Ripped Weak Gun Control, Do-Nothing Politicians After ParklandThe rabbi of a Pittsburgh synagogue where 11 people were killed by a gunman



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Politicians speak at Aretha Franklin’s funeral

Politicians speak at Aretha Franklin’s funeralFormer President Bill Clinton, former Attorney General Eric Holder and others speak at the funeral of Aretha Franklin



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Trump Blasts D.C. Politicians Over Postponed Military Parade

Trump Blasts D.C. Politicians Over Postponed Military ParadePresident Donald Trump on Friday protested a decision to postpone his planned



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67 NRA-Approved Politicians Voted For New Florida Gun Control Bill: Report

67 NRA-Approved Politicians Voted For New Florida Gun Control Bill: ReportFlorida enacted its first gun control measures in more than two decades on Friday when Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act ― in open defiance of the National Rifle Association. As the Trace reported, 67 members of the Florida House and Senate with “A” or “A-plus” ratings from the gun rights group voted for the bill. If you count Scott, who earned an A-plus rating himself, that makes 68 NRA-approved politicians who chose to break with the group.



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Floridians Tell Politicians Who Do The NRA’s Bidding Their Time Is Up

Floridians Tell Politicians Who Do The NRA’s Bidding Their Time Is UpFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. ― Something powerful is happening in Florida.



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