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Activist bloodied in brawl at protest ahead of white supremacist’s Auburn University speech

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Protests at Auburn University turned violent on Tuesday as critics and supporters of white supremacist Richard Spencer clashed ahead of his planned speech there, AL.com reports.

Spencer spoke Tuesday night after a federal judge issued a court order requiring Auburn University allow the white supremacist to speak after originally cancelling the even due to safety concerns.

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“This afternoon, a federal judge ruled that Auburn must allow Spencer to speak in the Foy Auditorium tonight,” the university said in a statement. “It is now more important than ever that we respond in a way that is peaceful, respectful, and maintains civil discourse.”

Prior to the speech, protestors and counter-protestors gathered outside the auditorium where Spencer was set to speak. One conservative identified as Chad, told AL.com he wore a helmet in case “the other side” starts throwing rocks. Though most of the protestors were peaceful, at least one fight broke out, resulting in at least one arrest.

During his speech, Spencer claimed “a major victory for the alt-right.”

Watch the video below, via AL.com:

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Trump ‘specifically pressured the president of Ukraine’: WSJ reporter explains bombshell report

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MSNBC anchor Nicolle Wallace on Friday interviewed one of the reporters behind a bombshell story on President Donald Trump and his interactions with Ukraine that are at the center of the whistleblower scandal.

"President Trump in a July phone call repeatedly pressured the president of Ukraine to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ’s son, urging Volodymyr Zelensky about eight times to work with Rudy Giuliani, his personal lawyer, on a probe, according to people familiar with the matter," The Wall Street Journal reported.

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Images from global climate strikes show city streets packed with millions of people

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This Friday, millions of people around the world are skipping school and work to demand action on climate change. According to reports, "global climate strikes" are currently taking place in over 150 countries, all designed to take place ahead of the opening of the United Nations General Assembly and the Climate Action Summit this coming Monday.

Images coming out of New York City alone show the massive scale of the protests. Tweeting from the NYC march, climate activist Greta Thunberg said that "lower Manhattan is absolutely packed with people."

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WATCH: Barbara McQuade explains how she jailed mayor of Detroit — for same thing Trump did

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On Thursday, it was revealed that a whistleblower in the intelligence community has submitted a complaint about President Donald Trump's conduct with a foreign leader.

There was widespread speculation Friday on the nature of the complaint, but experts suspect it has to do with the president trying to extract opposition research on Joe Biden from the president of Ukraine. Recently, Trump's lawyer and friend Rudy Giulani traveled to the country to unearth dirt on Biden's son.

And experts are concerned that Trump promised the foreign leader a better relationship with the U.S. in exchange.

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