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Source: CBS News

Hate Rising: White supremacy's rise in the U.S.

Tuesday 21:51 GMT

In the intervening days, debate has raged over just how America's national conversation has become a real-time discussion of white supremacy and its place in the U.S., muddied by President Trump's ambiguity on the matter.

Beirich is the director of Southern Poverty Law Center's (SPLC) Intelligence Project, which monitors hate group activity online. "In all of our years of tracking, we've never seen this many [hate] groups," Heidi Beirich told CBS correspondent Tony Dokoupil.

Source: BBC

The online abuse hurled at Malaysia's Muslim women

Tuesday 12:43 GMT

In Malaysia, women of all races face abuse, but activists say Muslim women are particularly targeted because of certain societal expectations.

Juana Jaafar says, "The counter-propaganda method can be extremely hostile and when they're facing women, it becomes a violent exchange where women are attacked, body-shamed, and policed about their Muslim identities."

Source: Washington Post

More than 300 employees reported for abuse or neglect in one Md. school district

Today 04:16 GMT

Child welfare authorities and police received more than 300 reports of suspicious conduct by Montgomery County school employees during the most recent school year, down nearly 9 percent from the year before, according to data from a new report.

School officials described the 8.6 percent dip as a sign of growing awareness and understanding of child abuse and neglect among the district’s 23,400 employees.

Source: Fox News

Italian rescue workers rescue three brothers from rubble following earthquake

Today 04:15 GMT

Italian firefighters extracted three young siblings from the rubble of their home early Tuesday following a 4.0-magnitude earthquake on the resort island of Ischia off Naples that killed at least two people.

The quake on Aug. 24, 2016, killed more than 250 people in Amatrice and beyond and set off a months-long series of powerful aftershocks that emptied many towns and hamlets of their people.

Source: The Guradian

Spain terror suspect tells court cell was planning much bigger attack

Today 04:15 GMT

One of the suspected members of the terrorist cell that brought carnage to north-eastern Spain, killing 15 people and injuring more than 130, has told a judge that the cell had been planning attacks on a much larger scale.

Mohamed Houli made the admission after being brought before a judge in Madrid, Spanish media reported, quoting court officials. Houli, 21, is said to have confirmed that the group had been planning large-scale bomb attacks before an explosion ripped through a house where a number had been staying, killing two of the plotters.

Source: Washington Post

Maryland to get full federal funding agreement for Purple Line

Tuesday 23:42 GMT

Maryland will obtain a full federal funding agreement for the Purple Line “in the very near future,” state officials said Monday, a major step forward for the oft-delayed project. The breakthrough came after “very productive, high-level conversations” on Friday and Monday between Gov. Larry Hogan (R) and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Hogan spokesman Doug Mayer said.

“The Hogan administration fully expects the Purple Line Full Funding Grant Agreement to be signed in the very near future,” Mayer said.

Source: Global News

Young people with chronic disease at greater risk of suicide: study

Tuesday 22:46 GMT

Research out of the University of Waterloo has found teenagers and young adults living with a chronic disease are three times more likely to attempt suicide.

The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, Depression Hurts and Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 all offer ways for getting help if you, or someone you know, is suffering from mental health issues.

Source: Common Domain

Stop spending thousands of dollars on back pain surgery and treatments that don’t work

Tuesday 19:05 GMT

Ramin’s search for better treatments, paired with four decades as an investigative journalist, resulted in her latest book, “Crooked: Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting on the Road to Recovery.”

The book’s conclusions are a sweeping indictment of a $100 billion industry: There’s a dearth of evidence supporting medical and surgical interventions in most cases of back pain, she says, from surgery to injections to opioids.

Source: BBC

Sierra Leone mudslide: How survivors lost everything

Today 04:16 GMT

More than 3,000 people lost their homes in last week's mudslide in Sierra Leone, which killed at least 499 people, with more than 600 still missing.

She asks me to wait a minute and runs off to get photos of those she has lost, including her four children and baby grandson. "That's my youngest daughter, Jeneba," she says pointing at a six-year-old girl striking a pose while cradling her grandson.

Source: Common Domain

The hit that gave the Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. a sprained ankle was legal. But was it dirty?

Today 04:15 GMT

New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. sprained his left ankle during a controversial play in an exhibition game against the Cleveland Browns on Monday night.

As Beckham was coming down with a pass from quarterback Eli Manning in the second quarter, Browns defensive back Briean Boddy-Calhoun hit him around the knee with his helmet and shoulder, taking Beckham’s legs out from underneath him and causing the superstar to fall hard to the ground.

Source: The Guradian

George and Amal Clooney donate $1m to combat US rightwing extremism

Today 04:16 GMT

George and Amal Clooney have announced a partnership with the Southern Poverty Law Center to combat “bigotry and hate” in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The Clooney Foundation for Justice says that it will bestow a grant of $1m to the SPLC in order to assist the civil rights organization in its attempts to combat violent extremism in the US, following the death of counter-protester Heather Heyer at a white supremacist rally in the campus city earlier this month.

Source: Common Domain

The 1st Amendment guarantees a right to 'peaceably' assemble. It doesn't entitle Nazis to bear arms at rallies

Tuesday 12:43 GMT

The 1st Amendment does guarantee “freedom of speech” and “the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” Note a key operative word: “peaceably.”

In fact, since the deadly violence at a Charlottesville, Va., white supremacist rally, California affiliates of the American Civil Liberties Union have issued a strong statement qualifying their traditional defense of the 1st Amendment.

Source: CBS News

Cyber Soldiers: White-hat hackers

Tuesday 20:01 GMT

"White-hat hackers" are the good guys — paid by companies to hack their systems and find flaws before they are exploited by cyber criminals, or "black-hat hackers". CBS News traveled to Mumbai, India to meet one of the world's best white-hat hackers, Sandeep Singh, better known by his online moniker "Geekboy."

"We have more options to hack thing legally and make them more secure…". So is white-hat hacking necessary in the fight against cyber crime?

Source: Fox News

Court cop charged in sex assault on woman in New York courthouse, DA says

Tuesday 19:05 GMT

A court officer was charged Monday after he allegedly forced a woman to perform sex acts on him in a public stairwell while the woman was waiting for her boyfriend at a New York City courthouse last year, the Brooklyn district attorney's office announced Monday.

The woman said she has returned to the courthouse, but is "scared" of court officers because "they'd look like him."

Source: Fox News

Ambushed Ohio judge was presiding over man's lawsuit

Today 04:16 GMT

The judge who was ambushed outside an Ohio courthouse Monday was presiding over a wrongful-death case involving his attacker, one of several new details emerging Tuesday that shed light on what led up to the incident.

Richmond arrived at a neighboring bank a short while before the shooting, left, then returned and walked quickly toward the judge from a parked car and fired, and the judge returned fire, said Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla.

Source: Common Domain

16-member White House arts committee is latest group to quit Trump

Sunday 15:26 GMT
Source: CBS News

Sen. Kaine says Va. could "probably do better" on state's chosen statues in Capitol

Monday 15:27 GMT
Source: New York Times

Stocks Drop as Attacks in Spain Push Investors to Safe Havens

Saturday 13:35 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Cyberattack cost Maersk as much as $300 million and disrupted operations for 2 weeks

Saturday 09:55 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Brooklyn's social housing microgrid rewrites relationships with utility companies

Thursday 09:56 GMT
Source: Washington Post

That brutal, bizarre Chicago murder case began with sex and suicide fantasies, prosecutors say

Monday 11:46 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger gets day off after spraining ankle

Sunday 20:00 GMT
Source: Fox News

New move to build tiny home community for homeless veterans

Today 04:16 GMT
Source: NBC News

Australia's top Olympian, Airway CEO urge support for same-sex marriage

Today 04:15 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Musicians turn to boutique licensing firms to get their songs in TV shows, movies and on streaming sites

Today 04:15 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Amazon says new accounting rule will change when it recognizes sales of its devices

Tuesday 17:18 GMT
Source: NBC News

On 'The Bold Type,' actress Nikohl Boosheri plays a 'confident, empowered' Lesbian Muslim

Today 04:15 GMT
Source: NBC News

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's wife defends wealth in Instagram tirade

Today 04:15 GMT
Source: New York Times

Brand to Know: a Canadian Line Inspired by the Designers’ Friends

Today 04:16 GMT

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