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Concern raised about Trump, nuclear codes

New United States President Donald Trump has not fared very well in his first eight months in office. His bid to stop the entry of visitors from six mostly Muslim countries was held back for months by courts. He has received no support for his plan to build a wall along the border with Mexico. The US Congress, despite its Republican majority, has not approved his health care bill with which he had hoped to replace the previous administration’s Obamacare.

Actor George Clooney and his humanitarian lawyer wife, Amal Clooney, have donated $1 million to the Southern Poverty Law Center, a US non-profit that monitors extremists and domestic hate groups, in response to protests in Charlottesville, Virginia earlier this month.

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Thousands of anti-racism demonstrators flooded the streets of Boston Saturday, dwarfing a gathering of white nationalists in the city and triggering scuffles with police but avoiding the serious violence that marred a similar event a week earlier in Virginia.

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With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils Wednesday – an attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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US President Donald Trump, under pressure to explicitly condemn a weekend rally by white supremacists that ended in bloodshed, on Monday denounced racism and slammed the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazis as “criminals and thugs.”

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3 dead after white nationalist rally

A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one person, hurting more than a dozen others, and ratcheting up tension in a day full of violent confrontations.

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