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USA Today edits Kavanaugh piece with ‘pedophilia’ hints, gets even more backlash

USA Today has edited an article which added an implied ‘pedophilia’ angle to the saga of SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh after a massive outcry, clarifying that it was an opinion piece and deleting some controversial passages. The article by Erik Brandy, which was published on USA Today’s website on Friday, revolved around Kavanaugh’s words during […]


Backlash after Louisiana mayor 'bans Nike purchases' amid Kaepernick row

The mayor of Kenner City, Louisiana, is facing a backlash after apparently ordering a ban on the purchase of Nike products, amid the bitter row over the sportswear giant’s association with former NFL player Colin Kaepernick. A memo circulating on social media, and appearing to bear Mayor E. Ben Zahn III’s signature, prohibits the purchase […]


UK’s tiny number of Syrian Christian refugees sparks backlash against UN

The UN seeks to “keep families and faith communities together,” claiming “only 0.2 percent of Syrian Christian refugees have relatives in the UK” and denying claims it discriminates against the religious minority. The UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency, has told RT that its priority is to keep families and those of the same religious […]


Daily Mail pulls story about ‘migrant-infested’ Paris suburb after backlash

The Daily Mail has pulled a feature exposing a Paris suburb overrun with illegal migrants after Paris residents pointed out obvious mistakes in the story. It was however based on an actual alarming state report about a wider area. The article, now deleted, promised to blow the lid on “Powder Keg Paris,” advertised as “a […]

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