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Man killed in Belgian raid on suspected far-right extremists

Sep. 28, 2022 10:14 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Anti-terror raids targeting a group of suspected far-right extremists left one person dead in Belgium after police exchanged gunfire with a man at one location Wednesday, justice officials said. The federal prosecutor’s office said a dozen searches were carried...

Germany: Teen arrested for alleged extremist attack plans

Sep. 22, 2022 12:04 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A teenager accused of planning an Islamist-motivated attack in Germany was arrested Thursday, the federal prosecutor's office said. The dual German-Kosovar citizen detained in the western town of Iserlohn allegedly was under the influence of an Islamic State group...

China envoy vows 'fight' over alleged Xinjiang rights abuses

Sep. 22, 2022 09:49 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — An envoy from China's Xinjiang province said Thursday that Chinese authorities are ready for a “fight” with “anti-China” critics in the West and elsewhere over allegations of rights abuses in the anti-extremism campaign against Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic groups in the...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Sep. 21, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

Palm Beach Post. September 19, 2022. Editorial: With hate on the rise, all of us need to unite against anti-Semitism, white supremacy, bigotry In July, anti-Semitic and anti-social justice posters were draped on the walls of a progressive church in Fort Lauderdale. In...

US Senate candidates in Louisiana release new campaign ads

Sep. 20, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With midterm elections just weeks away, Louisiana's likely front-runners in this year's U.S. Senate race — Republican Sen. John Kennedy and former Navy fighter pilot Luke Mixon, a moderate Democrat — released TV ads Tuesday seeking to get more supporters to the polls...

Biden: Hate-fueled violence 'has no place in America'

Sep. 15, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A grocery store in Buffalo. A nightclub in Orlando. A Walmart in El Paso: All sites of hate-fueled violence against Black, Hispanic or LGBTQ Americans over the past five years. And all somber symbols of a “through line” of hate that must be rooted out, President Joe Biden...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Sep. 11, 2022 13:32 PM EDT

Dallas Morning News. September 8, 2022. Editorial: Texas’ cautious approach to marijuana use has been the correct path As support grows for cannabis, following scientific research make more sense. A leading medical marijuana retailer just opened its...

FBI: Soldier linked to racist post, online extremism

Sep. 08, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

A soldier in the U.S. Army wrote on Instagram that he joined the military “for combat experience so I’m more proficient in killing” Black people, investigators say. Killian Mackeithan Ryan also had five Instagram accounts that were in contact with others "associated with...

Elected officials, police chiefs on leaked Oath Keepers list

Sep. 07, 2022 05:37 AM EDT

The names of hundreds of U.S. law enforcement officers, elected officials and military members appear on the leaked membership rolls of a far-right extremist group that's accused of playing a key role in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, according to a report released Wednesday. ...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Sep. 06, 2022 15:03 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 6 The Washington Post on immigration Border Patrol agents are stopping unauthorized migrants coming from Mexico at record levels. Little wonder more than half of Americans now say an...