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Author Says New Zealand Massacre Points To A Global Resurgence Of 'Extremism'

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| J.M. Berger, who studies extremist movements, warns that white nationalism is a growing phenomenon worldwide — with many in the movement drawing inspiration from President Trump.

Students In Ukraine Learn How To Spot Fake Stories, Propaganda And Hate Speech

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A new report says students who received media literacy training were 18 percent better at identifying false reports than students without the lessons. Girls gained more knowledge than boys.

Analysis: The End Of The 'Caliphate' Doesn't Mean The End Of ISIS

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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced Friday that ISIS' territorial caliphate has been eliminated in Syria. Even so, its threats remain.

2 American Service Members Killed In Afghanistan

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About 14,000 U.S. troops are in Afghanistan. U.S. representatives have been negotiating a peace deal with the Taliban and President Trump has said he wants to cut down the U.S. presence there.

New Zealand Banning Weapons Like Those Used In Mosque Attacks In Christchurch

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Thursday that the government will ban "military-style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles," to avert "the kind of horror and attack that we saw on Friday."

Radovan Karadzic Gets Life As Hague Court Upholds Genocide Conviction

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Judges in The Hague upheld the Bosnian Serb leader's conviction in connection with the 1995 Srebrenica massacre that claimed the lives of 8,000 Muslim men and boys.

San Francisco To Pay $13.1 Million To Man Framed By Police For Murder

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Jamal Trulove spent more than six years in prison before being acquitted in 2015. A jury found police deliberately fabricated evidence and withheld exculpatory material.

Coping With The Persistent Trauma Of Anti-Muslim Rhetoric And Violence

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After the New Zealand terrorist attacks, mental health professionals are asking: what does persistent trauma do to a generation of young Muslims growing up in the midst of it all?

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New Zealand PM Ardern Urges Her Nation To Make Gunman 'Nameless'

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Jacinda Ardern repeated her pledge to change New Zealand's gun laws and she questioned the role of social media in publicizing the attack by a self-proclaimed white supremacist.