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Conservative student transfers out of BU because of death threats

Nicholas Fuentes, an 18-year-old student who attended the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va., this past weekend, said that he’s received death threats for months over his conservative viewpoints — enough for him to decide it’s time to leave Boston University. Fuentes said he made the decision to abandon his Political Science degree a month ago after being constantly threatened ...

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LeBron James slams Trump as ‘so-called president’ in Ohio speech

LeBron James slammed President Trump during a speech at an Ohio amusement park Tuesday, calling Trump the “so-called president” while pleading for people to unite following the Charlottesville tragedy. James spoke at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio, and told the crowd he wanted to spend a moment to address last weekend’s violent protests where Heather Heyer, 32, was ...

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Tillerson, Mattis rebuff Bannon claim of no ‘military solution’ for North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday rebuffed White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s claim to a liberal magazine that “there’s no military solution” for North Korea’s nuclear threats. Bannon unloaded in an interview published late Wednesday by The American Prospect. He hammered the importance of what he called the “economic war with China,” dubbing ...

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Bug burgers to hit Swiss grocery store shelves next week

Creepy, crawly and just in time for dinner, insect-based food products are set to hit the shelves of Coop — Switzerland’s second-largest supermarket chain — on August 21. Thanks to a recent revision of Swiss food safety laws, the nation is the first in Europe to authorize the sale of insect-based foods for human consumption, a spokeswoman for the country’s ...

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Taylor Swift’s groping trial jury reaches its verdict

The jury has reached a verdict in Taylor Swift’s groping trial. After about three hours of deliberation, the jury ruled in favor of Swift, granting her a symbolic $1. The decision by the six-woman, two-man jury was read Monday in U.S. court in Denver. Per the ruling, the jury unanimously agreed that former DJ David Mueller was not entitled to ...

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