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Air Force Academy cadet admits to writing racist graffiti outside his own dorm room

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One of the black Air Force cadets targeted by racist vandalism has admitted to writing the slurs on the dormitory message boards.

A spokesman for the Air Force Academy said the cadet candidate was no longer a student at the preparatory school, reported the Air Force Times.

The racial slurs were discovered outside the dorm rooms of the black cadet candidates in late September, and academy superintendent Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria strongly denounced the vandalism in an address to cadets and academy personnel.

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Video of Silveria’s speech, which called for racists to leave the service branch, went viral.

“Just in case you‘re unclear about where I stand on this topic … if you can’t treat someone from another race or a different color skin with dignity and respect, then you need to get out,” Silveria said.

The Air Force Academy said its investigation of the vandalism incident was complete, and no additional details were released.

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Millions around the world joined #ClimateStrike — demanding bold climate action

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Masses of children skipped school Friday to join a global strike against climate change that teen activist Greta Thunberg said was "only the beginning" in the fight against environmental disaster.

Some four million people filled city streets around the world, organizers said, in what was billed as the biggest ever protest against the threat posed to the planet by rising temperatures.

Youngsters and adults alike chanted slogans and waved placards in demonstrations that started in Asia and the Pacific, spread across Africa, Europe and Latin America, before culminating in the United States where Thunberg rallied.

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Trump announces new sanctions on Iran — and deploys US troops to the Middle East

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The United States announced Friday that it was sending military reinforcements to the Gulf region following attacks on Saudi oil facilities that it attributes to Iran, just hours after President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions on Tehran.

Trump said the sanctions were the toughest-ever against another country, but indicated he did not plan a military strike, calling restraint a sign of strength.

The Treasury Department renewed action against Iran's central bank after US officials said Tehran carried out weekend attacks on rival Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure, which triggered a spike in global crude prices.

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‘Do a lot of stupid sh*t as quickly as possible’: Ambassador Power breaks down ’The Trump Doctrine’

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The former ambassador to the United Nations explained "The Trump Doctrine" during a Friday evening interview with comedian Bill Maher on HBO's "Real Time."

Samantha Power, the author of the new book, The Education of an Idealist, was asked by Maher about the foreign policy mantra of the Obama administration.

"Obama's foreign policy doctrine was famously summarized as 'don't do stupid sh*t," Maher noted. "Trump's, of course, is 'Do stupid sh*t.'"

"Do stupid sh*t as quickly as possible," Power clarified.

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