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Delayed Homeland Security Report Warns of ‘Lethal’ White Supremacy

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WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security warned on Tuesday that violent white supremacy was the “most persistent and lethal threat in the homeland” in...
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Homeland Security Considered Snooping on Portland Protesters’ Cellphones

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WASHINGTON — Department of Homeland Security officers considered extracting data from cellphones seized from protesters in Portland, Ore., which would have been a remarkable violation...
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Barr Told Prosecutors to Consider Sedition Charges for Protest Violence

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WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr told federal prosecutors in a call last week that they should consider charging rioters and others who had...
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Trump Moves to Cut Federal Funding From Democratic Cities

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President Trump has directed federal officials to find ways to cut funding to a string of cities controlled by Democrats, citing violence amid protests against...
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A Long History of Language That Incites and Demonizes

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WASHINGTON — President Trump has seized on the response in the streets to police brutality against Black men and women to bolster his re-election campaign,...
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Portland Shooting Amplifies Tensions in Presidential Race

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PORTLAND, Ore. — A fatal shooting in Portland, Ore., over the weekend led President Trump to unleash a torrent of tweets and attacks on Sunday,...
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Trump Embraces Fringe Theories on Protests and the Coronavirus

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WASHINGTON — President Trump unleashed an especially intense barrage of Twitter messages overnight and Sunday morning, embracing fringe conspiracy theories claiming that the coronavirus death...
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A Bible Burning, a Russian News Agency and a Story Too Good to Check Out

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WASHINGTON — For some of President Trump’s loudest cheerleaders, it was a story too good to check out: Black Lives Matters protesters in Portland, Ore.,...