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‘There was blood everywhere’: Trump supporter arrested after attacking gay men at Sydney McDonald’s

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Two men faced charges of assault and affray after attacking two gay men last Monday at a McDonald’s in Sydney, Australia, the Daily Mail reports.

The two men who were attacked, Sam and Andrew, told the Star Observer that they were attacked by a supporter of President-elect Donald Trump while waiting in line at the fast food chain.

“He was saying things like how white men rule now that Trump has won,” Sam said. “I was horrified. I turned around to the guy and said ‘I’m gay – do you have a problem with that?’ and with that he went off.”

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The man was fired up over the comment, and started shouting, “Trump’s won, straight white men rule!”

Friends of the Trump supporter reportedly dragged him out of the restaurant; however, he then remained outside and waited for Sam and Andrew to leave the McDonald’s.

“He hit me on the head,” Sam said. “And because I’m a pretty big guy, I went down hard — immediately there was blood everywhere. He kept mouthing off, but when he hit my head things went a bit blurry from that point.”

A NSW police spokesperson told Daily Mail, “The argument recommenced when the men’s paths crossed outside the restaurant with two men allegedly assaulting two other men before they left the scene.”

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“Don’t just assume it’s 2016 and everything’s okay,” Sam said. “Clearly what’s happening in the world is affecting people’s judgement and mentality.” He added, “I am scared but I also need to stand up because it’s not just about me, it’s about our community.”

Since Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. Presidential election, there has been a spike in hate crimes across the country, including racist, anti-immigrant, misogynistic, Islamophobic, and anti-LGBTQ violence. The election results have clearly impacted communities in other countries, as well.

The two men involved in the Sydney incident are on bail and will appear in Newtown Local Court on Dec. 15.

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Bernie Sanders just lost an important progressive endorsement to Elizabeth Warren

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The Working Families Party, a progressive political party that endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for president in 2016, has now endorsed Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) for president.

The New York Times reports that the labor-aligned organization's members overwhelmingly backed Warren's candidacy.

A spokesperson for the party tells the Times that "tens of thousands" of party members backed Warren's candidacy and that she received 60 percent of votes on the first ballot.

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WATCH: Boris Johnson booed off the stage in Luxembourg while trying to talk about Brexit

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was scheduled to hold a press conference in Luxembourg after talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel.

But according to Business Insider, Johnson was forced to scrap the press conference when he was greeted with a giant mass of booing protestors. Some of the demonstrators played Ludwig van Beethoven's "Ode to Joy," — a symbol of the European Union — and others shouted "We are the smiling piccaninnies of Luxembourg," referencing Johnson's racist remarks about black Africans.

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Justin Amash rips Trump for taking ‘orders’ from Saudi Arabia

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Rep. Justin Amash (I-MI) blasted President Donald Trump for taking "orders" from Saudi Arabia as he threatened a military strike against Iran.

The Republican-turned-independent lawmaker called on Congress to determine what response was necessary to an alleged attack on oil production facilities in the Saudi Arabia, after the president warned the U.S. military was "locked and loaded" and awaiting further instruction from the kingdom.

"Under our Constitution, the power to commence war lies with Congress, not the president and certainly not Saudi Arabia," Amash tweeted. "We don’t take orders from foreign powers."

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