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Facebook, Preparing for Chauvin Verdict, Will Limit Posts That Might Incite Violence

Facebook, Preparing for Chauvin Verdict, Will Limit Posts That Might Incite Violence

Facebook, Preparing for Chauvin Verdict, Will Limit Posts That Might Incite Violence Facebook, Preparing for Chauvin Verdict, Will Limit Posts That Might Incite Violence Facebook on Monday said it planned to limit posts that contain misinformation and hate speech related to the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, to keep …

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Northern Ireland Sees Spasm of Violence as Old Tensions Resurface

Northern Ireland Sees Spasm of Violence as Old Tensions Resurface

Northern Ireland Sees Spasm of Violence as Old Tensions Resurface Northern Ireland Sees Spasm of Violence as Old Tensions Resurface LONDON — A bus hijacked, pelted with stones, then set on fire. Masked youths rioting, hurling missiles and homemade bombs. A press photographer attacked on the streets. For almost a week, scenes of violence familiar from Northern Ireland’s brutal past …

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Biden condemns ‘international embarrassment’ of US gun violence as White House unveils executive orders

Biden condemns ‘international embarrassment’ of US gun violence as White House unveils executive orders

Biden condemns ‘international embarrassment’ of US gun violence as White House unveils executive orders Biden condemns ‘international embarrassment’ of US gun violence as White House unveils executive orders Joe Biden has dismissed “phony arguments” that his administration is stripping Second Amendment protections as the White House unveils six executive orders to combat gun violence and urges Congress to move on …

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U.S. Looks to Build on Secret Portions of Taliban Deal to Reduce Violence

U.S. Looks to Build on Secret Portions of Taliban Deal to Reduce Violence

U.S. Looks to Build on Secret Portions of Taliban Deal to Reduce Violence U.S. Looks to Build on Secret Portions of Taliban Deal to Reduce Violence DOHA, Qatar — U.S. diplomats are trying to build on parts of the peace deal made with the Taliban last year, specifically the classified portions that outlined what military actions — on both sides …

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‘They Told Us Not to Resist’: Sexual Violence Pervades Ethiopia’s War

‘They Told Us Not to Resist’: Sexual Violence Pervades Ethiopia’s War

‘They Told Us Not to Resist’: Sexual Violence Pervades Ethiopia’s War ‘They Told Us Not to Resist’: Sexual Violence Pervades Ethiopia’s War Mona Lisa lay on a hospital bed in Mekelle, the main city in war-torn northern Ethiopia, her body devastated but her defiance on display. Named for the iconic painting, the 18-year-old Ethiopian high school graduate had survived an …

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Prabal Gurung on Anti-Asian Violence, Discrimination and the Duties of Success

Prabal Gurung on Anti-Asian Violence, Discrimination and the Duties of Success

Prabal Gurung on Anti-Asian Violence, Discrimination and the Duties of Success Prabal Gurung on Anti-Asian Violence, Discrimination and the Duties of Success Prabal Gurung, the Nepalese-American designer, has been a vocal proponent of inclusion and diversity since his first show in 2009. In the wake of the Atlanta shootings and an upswing in anti-Asian violence, he talked to The New …

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From better lighting to ‘safe spaces’, students protest across UK to demand action on sexual violence

From better lighting to ‘safe spaces’, students protest across UK to demand action on sexual violence

From better lighting to ‘safe spaces’, students protest across UK to demand action on sexual violence From better lighting to ‘safe spaces’, students protest across UK to demand action on sexual violence Students across the country have protested against sexual harassment and violence on campus as they call for more to be done to support victims and help women feel …

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Here Are Five Key Facts About Gun Violence

Here Are Five Key Facts About Gun Violence

Here Are Five Key Facts About Gun Violence Here Are Five Key Facts About Gun Violence It’s a dismal ritual of American life: A mass shooting occurs — sometimes more than one, in quick succession. The country mourns the victims. And nothing changes. I expect the same will happen following the killings in Atlanta and Boulder, Colo. But it is …

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Erdogan Pulls Turkey From European Treaty on Domestic Violence

Erdogan Pulls Turkey From European Treaty on Domestic Violence

Erdogan Pulls Turkey From European Treaty on Domestic Violence Erdogan Pulls Turkey From European Treaty on Domestic Violence ISTANBUL — In two surprise midnight decrees, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has withdrawn Turkey from an international treaty on preventing violence against women and removed the head of the central bank, moves likely to please his followers but further estrange him from …

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How Anti-Asian Activity Online Set the Stage for Real-World Violence

How Anti-Asian Activity Online Set the Stage for Real-World Violence

How Anti-Asian Activity Online Set the Stage for Real-World Violence How Anti-Asian Activity Online Set the Stage for Real-World Violence Negative Asian-American tropes have long existed online but began increasing last March as parts of the United States went into lockdown over the coronavirus. That month, politicians including Representative Paul Gosar, Republican of Arizona, and Representative Kevin McCarthy, a Republican …

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