New online generation takes up Holocaust denial

Conspiracy theorists are flocking to outlandish websites, warns lecturer A new generation of Holocaust deniers is emerging through a clutch of popular gateway conspiracy theories, according to one of the UKs leading experts on the subject. As Denial, a film about the disgraced historian and notorious Holocaust denier David Irving, hits cinemas later this month, […]

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Out fur a cause: dogs add bark to women’s march against Donald Trump

Pooches sporting placards, slogans and even a wig were out in force during worldwide protests against the new US president Dogs proved themselves womens best friends in global protests against Donald Trumps inauguration as president, with good boys and good girls the world over taking walkies for a cause. Pups against patriarchy and Paws and […]

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Paul Beatty: For me, Trumps America has always existed

Booker prize winner says presidents rise is not a shock and race relations have improved very little, even under Obama When Donald Trump was being inaugurated, Paul Beatty was lying in bed with his wife, groggy with medication halfway around the world, in Jaipur, India. His book, The Sellout, Narendra] Modi here, [ Paul Beatty […]

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The Teutonic cadence was chilling to the Trump opposers in the crowd. Then that chill deepened | Michael Goldfarb

The bullying rhetoric was a dream fulfilled for the cheering faithful. And, for me, a waking nightmare This was real. This was not a nightmare from which you could force yourself awake. Donald Trump raised his hand and took the oath of office, then delivered his inaugural address. Standing just downslope from the Washington Monument, […]

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In Moscow, Trump inauguration inspires Russian hopes of new nationalist era

For Muscovites watching the ceremony, US presidents past warm words towards Vladimir Putin are seen as sign the Kremlin will regain influence Maria Katasonova pointed proudly to the three stylised portraits behind her: versions of Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and Marine Le Pen, all made to look eerily similar with blond hair and identical outfits. […]

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Fight for common sense gun-safety policies far from over

(CNN)I flew 39 combat missions in Operation Desert Storm and left our planet four times in a spaceship. I always thought I had a risky job. But it wasn’t until my wife, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, was nearly assassinated that I learned she had faced a more present danger. Since that horrible day six years ago, […]

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Full text: Trump’s executive order on Obamacare

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How to stay safe at the Women’s March

(CNN)With the nation divided and protests already occurring around President Donald Trump’s inauguration, it might seem that now is a good time to avoid large public gatherings. But Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington is resolutely aimed at being a peaceful and meaningful demonstration against discrimination and hatred. Given this, it is important that none of […]

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Obama plane diverted from Palm Springs because of weather

(CNN)Barack Obama’s got nothing but time these days — but he probably didn’t plan to spend it in a holding pattern. Obama was forced to delay the start of his post-presidential life Friday after unusually bad weather in Southern California prevented the newly minted federal retiree and his family from landing at Palm Springs International […]

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Talladega marching band performs at inaugural parade

(CNN)It was the moment they said they never imagined: The nearly 230 members of the Great Tornado marching band from Talladega College, dressed in crimson and blue, performing in the inaugural parade in front of the President. Band members played a rendition of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” as they stepped in time past President Donald Trump […]

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