November 2016

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Texas A&M confirms white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at university

Alt-right figure invited to campus by former student, not university, which defends event on grounds of free speech despite protests Texas A&M University has confirmed that Richard Spencer, a prominent figure in the white nationalist alt-right movement, will be allowed to speak at the university, despite protests against his appearance. Spencer hosted a widely criticized

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Standing Rock protest: North Dakota governor orders immediate evacuation

Governor orders thousands of activists to leave the encampment, citing harsh winter conditions, but does not authorize police to carry out evacuation North Dakota governor Jack Dalrymple ordered the immediate evacuation of the main encampment of activists opposing the Dakota Access pipeline, but a state official said he would not authorize law enforcement to carry