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Civil rights hero John Lewis' funeral set for Atlanta church that Martin Luther King Jr once led
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Civil rights hero John Lewis' funeral set for Atlanta church that Martin Luther King Jr once led

King, a former pastor to the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, inspired Lewis' civil rights work as he fought segregation both on the street and during his long tenure in the US Congress

John Lewis, towering figure of America's Civil Rights Movement, dies at 80
Arts & Culture

John Lewis, towering figure of America's Civil Rights Movement, dies at 80

On the front lines of the bloody campaign to end Jim Crow laws, with blows to his body and a fractured skull to prove it, John Lewis was a valiant stalwart of the civil rights movement and the last surviving speaker at the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963.

NIA arrests in Jafrabad: Callous handling of crimes in minority-dominated areas adds to victimisation, alienation
India

NIA arrests in Jafrabad: Callous handling of crimes in minority-dominated areas adds to victimisation, alienation

There are many Jafrabad-like neighbourhoods in urban India, and callous handling of incidents like Wednesday's NIA raids in North East Delhi could push them further away from the mainstream

Brett Kavanaugh versus Christine Blasey Ford in next week's likely showdown: All you need to know about this battle of optics and truth in US election season
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Brett Kavanaugh versus Christine Blasey Ford in next week's likely showdown: All you need to know about this battle of optics and truth in US election season

The congressional showdown taking shape between Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of sexual assault is a battle of optics as much as truth, and it comes at the height of campaign season.

Americans are having a good laugh over the Brett Kavanaugh circus as this wildcard explodes into midterm election calculations
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Americans are having a good laugh over the Brett Kavanaugh circus as this wildcard explodes into midterm election calculations

Recent polling already has the Republicans on the ropes among younger college educated women. The Kavanaugh story will only deepen the cultural chasm. ““The Republican college-educated woman is done...They’re gone. They were going anyway at some point in time. Trump triggers them”, Trump’s exiled chief strategist Steve Bannon said long before Kavanaugh was anywhere on the scene.

Political implications of Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault allegation begin to unravel; Republicans risk alienating female voters
World

Political implications of Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault allegation begin to unravel; Republicans risk alienating female voters

With the fate of US president Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee suddenly uncertain, emboldened Democrats clashed with cautious Republicans on Monday as both parties grappled with an increasingly messy nomination fight weeks before the pivotal midterm elections.

US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's future hangs in balance over sexual assault allegation; he arrives at White House as storm spirals
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US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's future hangs in balance over sexual assault allegation; he arrives at White House as storm spirals

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said Monday he was willing to speak to a Senate panel to "refute" an allegation he sexually assaulted a woman while in high school, after his accuser said via her attorney that she was ready to testify in public.

Despatches from an H1B wasteland amid India-US 2+2 talks: How a non-immigrant work permit has occupied frontlines of US politics
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Despatches from an H1B wasteland amid India-US 2+2 talks: How a non-immigrant work permit has occupied frontlines of US politics

Behind the present day backlash on H-1B visas are cold, hard numbers that say the H-1B cost advantage has vanished, especially if you add the cost of nuisance value which comes bundled with the H-1B process

US midterm elections 2018: Top data cruncher bullish on Democrats' edge, gives party 3 in 4 chance of taking House majority
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US midterm elections 2018: Top data cruncher bullish on Democrats' edge, gives party 3 in 4 chance of taking House majority

America’s best known data cruncher on elections Nate Silver is bullish on Democrats winning the House at the midterm elections 2018. FiveThirtyEight is giving Democrats a 3 in 4 chance of winning enough seats for a majority and it comes with a big caveat: “Relatively small shifts could allow Republicans to keep control of the House, or could turn a blue wave into a tsunami.”

US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump predicts hardline immigration agenda will power Republicans to victory; says America will see a 'red wave'
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US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump predicts hardline immigration agenda will power Republicans to victory; says America will see a 'red wave'

US president Donald Trump sharply accused congressional Democrats of allowing open borders and crime to fester, using a White House event on Monday to stoke a fall campaign fight over immigration and the U.S. southern border.

In US midterm season, Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti considers 2020 bid; fears Democrats bringing 'nail clippers to a gunfight'
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In US midterm season, Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti considers 2020 bid; fears Democrats bringing 'nail clippers to a gunfight'

An attorney who has bedeviled US President Donald Trump during the past year over his personal relationships and immigration policies made a presidential pitch of his own to Democratic voters in New Hampshire on Sunday.

US midterm election 2018: Donald Trump acolyte Steve Bannon warns Republicans they will 'get smoked' if they lean on traditional playbook
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US midterm election 2018: Donald Trump acolyte Steve Bannon warns Republicans they will 'get smoked' if they lean on traditional playbook

During a Sunday interview with The Associated Press, the former chief strategist to Trump said he believes the GOP would lose 35 to 40 seats in the House if the election were held today, thereby ceding their majority to Democrats he's convinced will pursue impeachment.

Donald Trump versus news media: Chaotic landscape with blurred lines between journalism, commentary and outright bias
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Donald Trump versus news media: Chaotic landscape with blurred lines between journalism, commentary and outright bias

In a chaotic media landscape, with traditional guideposts stripped away by technology and new business models, the old lines between journalism and commentary are growing ever fuzzier. As President Donald Trump rewrites the rules of engagement to knock the media off stride, he's found a receptive audience among his supporters for complaints about "fake news" and journalists who are "enemies of the people."

Donald Trump lashes out after newspapers respond to his attacks, claims US Press is  'pushing political agenda' to hurt people
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Donald Trump lashes out after newspapers respond to his attacks, claims US Press is 'pushing political agenda' to hurt people

US President Donald Trump is lashing out at the press as newspapers nationwide launch a coordinated rebuttal to his attacks against what he calls "fake news."

Donald Trump embraces racially tinged rhetoric in midterm election season, hoping for strong conservative turnout
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Donald Trump embraces racially tinged rhetoric in midterm election season, hoping for strong conservative turnout

Democrats are pinning their hopes of flipping control of Congress on mobilizing liberals and minorities, particularly black voters. And Republicans' best chance of holding off a Democratic wave is strong turnout among the conservative white voters who helped sweep Trump into office and often cheer his willingness to dive into hot-button issues with racial overtones.

US midterm elections: Stung by womens' uprising, men scramble to seek refuge in Donald Trump's party
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US midterm elections: Stung by womens' uprising, men scramble to seek refuge in Donald Trump's party

Two prominent data patterns have emerged in the run up to the November midterms in the United States - men are sticking with the Republican party and women are leaning Democratic at a higher rate than men do. The latter is no surprise, that pattern has held for decades; the first one is more striking and has roots in a perceived or real threat to white/ male dominance, says exciting new research informed by the debris left behind by the 2016 US elections.

In US midterm election season, Donald Trump economic fiction on 'record' GDP and jobs cites figures that don't exist
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In US midterm election season, Donald Trump economic fiction on 'record' GDP and jobs cites figures that don't exist

US President Donald Trump is distorting the truth on U.S. economic growth and jobs, pointing to record-breaking figures that don't exist and not telling the full story on black unemployment. He cites the highest-ever gross domestic product for the US that's not there and predicts a spectacular 5 percent annual growth rate in the current quarter that hardly any economist sees.

Donald Trump choice of Brett Kavanaugh for US Supreme Court justice set to spark most turbulent confirmation fight in years
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Donald Trump choice of Brett Kavanaugh for US Supreme Court justice set to spark most turbulent confirmation fight in years

To hear Republicans tell it, Brett Kavanaugh is a skilled and well-respected judge who reveres the Constitution. To Democrats, he's a threat to women's reproductive rights and the Obama health care program. It's likely to become the most turbulent confirmation fight for a Supreme Court justice in years, with Kavanaugh already being cast as a hero or villain.

Donald Trump savours prime time reality show type of reveal for Supreme Court choice at 9pm
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Donald Trump savours prime time reality show type of reveal for Supreme Court choice at 9pm

US President Donald Trump is going down to the wire as he makes his choice on a replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, but he says with his final four options "you can't go wrong." Trump wants to keep the decision under wraps until a 9 pm Monday.