Common Ties That Bind

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June 12th, 2014
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Immigration reform supporters crash the primary-night party of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., after he delivered a concession speech in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, June 10, 201, Cantor lost in the GOP primary to tea party candidate Dave Brat, who rode a wave of conservative anger over immigration. Cantor’s defeat almost certainly dooms the issue in the House.
Has immigration reform been defeated in the House of Congress with the loss Eric Cantor suffered in Tuesday's primary election in Virginia? There are many who believe that immigration may have cost Majority Leader Eric Cantor his election, and his defeat will almost certainly dooms the issue in the House. Cantor, R-Va., was supposed to cruise to victory in Tuesday's GOP primary over Dave Brat,...
June 5th, 2014
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In this Sept. 22, 2013. file photo, Jay Schechter holds a sign, while participating in a protest rally outside Craig Cobb's house in Leith, N.D. The town of Leith has invited Gov. Jack Dalrymple and members of North Dakota's congressional delegation to help the community celebrate its birthday and the end of a months-long clash with Cobb, who unsuccessfully tried to take over the town. Leith is holding is 105th birthday bash the weekend of July 19-20.
Leith North Dakota will celebrate the end of the terror that Craig Cobb, a white supremacist, inflicted on this small community. Leith officials have invited the state's top politicians to help celebrate the end of the months long clash with the white supremacist who tried, but failed, to take control of their town. Officials in Leith have invited Gov. Jack Dalrymple, U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and...
May 14th, 2014
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This Nov. 8, 2010, file photo shows the "Three Mounds" site at Effigy Mounds National Monument in Harpers Ferry, Iowa. Records show that National Park Service officials approved $3 million in illegal construction projects over a decade that damaged one of the nation’s most sacred Indian burial sites.
American Indian sacred burial sites have been damaged by construction projects approved by the National Park Service. The federally protected sites are located in northeast Iowa. National Park Service officials approved $3 million in illegal construction projects over a decade that damaged one of the nation's most sacred American Indian burial sites, but few have been punished for the...
May 8th, 2014
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The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is considering a requirement where all undergraduate student must take a class relating to diversity in order to graduate.
University of California, Los Angeles officials are considering a requirement that most undergraduate students take a class in racial cultural, gender or religious diversity as part of their pursuit of a degree. University of California, Los Angeles officials are proposing that most undergraduate students be required to take a class in racial cultural, gender or religious diversity in order to...
April 30th, 2014
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FIFA president Sepp Blatter and UEFA president Michel Platini, both voiced approval on Wednesday for the NBA's decision to ban L.A. Clippers owner for life after his racist words.
European soccer executives and players call for resolve to fight against racism that is on the rise in stadiums across the continent. The NBA's lifetime ban for Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling won swift support in Europe but also produced calls for soccer to show similar resolve against racism. FIFA president Sepp Blatter and UEFA president Michel Platini, via his spokesman, both...

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