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The Rise Above Movement is less like the Klan and more like a fight guild

( CNN) Bigotry today isn’t necessarily represented in hood-clad darknes riders with flaming crosses; it can also look like a roving street-fighting club with taped fists and half-skull bandanas. Exhibit A: the alt-right, militant Rise Above Movement, four of whose members were arrested last week and were suspected of driving from California to inspire a rampage and assault counterprotesters at …

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Trump-backed nominees in Ohio and Kansas locked in close-fisted races

Washington( CNN) Two candidates endorsed by President Donald Trump are locked in tight races, with votes from Tuesday’s polls still left to weigh. In the Republican primary in the Kansas governor’s race, meanwhile, Trump-backed Secretary of State Kris Kobach and incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer were waiting on the outcomes of the densely populated Johnson County, in the Kansas City area. …

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Ex-MMA fighter Sharice Davids could become the first lesbian Native American congresswoman

Washington( CNN) Sharice Davids, the attorney and former professional mixed martial art soldier who won the Democratic nomination for a House seat in Kansas on Tuesday, is the last potentially history-making nominee in 2018 ‘s midterm elections. Davids would also become the second-ever openly lesbian member of Congress, after Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin. And she would be the first openly …

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Supermarket tycoon linked to grisly killing of wife’s lover arrested in Spain, approvals say

Manuel Marin, 64, detained in Spain on Tuesday, years after he fled the U.S. following the harsh assassinate of his wife’s former lover.( Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office) After years on the run for supposedly orchestrating the harsh slaughter of his wife’s former love, a Miami supermarket tycoon was reportedly arrested in Spain this week. Law enforcement sources supported the detention …

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s movement failed to deliver any stunners Tuesday night

( CNN) The progressive left progress vaulted into the national spotlight by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in June suffered a series of setbacks at the sides of Democratic establishment-backed nominees across the Midwest on Tuesday. In Michigan, where Sen. Bernie Sanders prevailed his signature victory in the 2016 presidential primary, former regime Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer routed the revolutionary Abdul El-Sayed. …

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