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Internet firms flex muscle to exile white supremacists

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Silicon Valley joined a swelling backlash against neo-Nazi groups in the United States on Wednesday as more technology companies removed white supremacists from their services in response to weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Read Full Story

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Violence prompts U.S. Congress review of militants

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Violent extremism, including threats from domestic militants, will top the agenda at a Sept. 12 U.S. congressional hearing, following a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned deadly. Read Full Story

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Trump jettisons business councils after CEOs quit in protest

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump announced the disbanding of two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia not only on white nationalists but also ...

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Sessions slams Chicago sanctuary policies

(Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday strongly criticized the city of Chicago’s political leadership, citing its so-called sanctuary policies as an example of the breakdown of law and order in the country. Read Full Story

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Trump’s Virginia remarks frustrate Republicans’ tax push

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) – U.S. congressional Republican leaders were set to promote their tax reform goals at a special gathering in California on Wednesday, but their plans were overshadowed by growing furor over President Donald Trump’s controversial statements on ...

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