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‘Hate you Chinese f*ckers’: California train passenger’s ‘deplorable’ racist attack caught on video

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Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) authorities are opening an investigation into a violent racist incident that took place Monday night on a light rail train.

CBS News said that multiple passengers called 911 around 10 minutes after 10 p.m. on Monday to report that a white man was attacking an Asian man on a train bound for Warm Springs Station.

In video taken by another passenger, the man shouted racist epithets and slapped the other man’s face.

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“I hate you Chinese f*ckers,” the attacker said.

When the other man stood up and appeared to be preparing to fight, other passengers urged him to be calm.

Police boarded the train in Union City but were unable to locate the suspect.

BART officials called the attack “deplorable” and “unfortunate” but commended the passengers for contacting authorities and not escalating the violence.

“About 420,000 people ride BART each day, according to BART officials,” CBS said. “While the agency says it’s increasing its police presence and hiring 40 new officers, it says that it also relies on riders to report crimes.”

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Trump campaign provokes outrage with demand that media stop saying protesters were tear gassed

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On Tuesday, the Trump campaign issued a statement demanding that the media "correct or retract" the reports that peaceful protesters were tear gassed in front of the White House — citing claims from the U.S. Park Police that the substance used to forcibly disperse the crowd was not tear gas.

This demand did not go over well on social media, with commenters siding with journalists over the official reports — and others asking what the point is for the White House to dispute the type of substance they sprayed at peaceful protesters.

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700 paratroopers ‘issued bayonets’ as 82nd Airborne prepares to carry out ‘Operation Themis’ at #DCprotests: report

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President Donald Trump's controversial decision to use the United States military against civil rights protesters in Washington, DC could escalate after airborne troops from Fort Bragg were staged outside the capital.

"Aircraft flying over DCA last night in a show of force against #GeorgeFloyd protesters were ordered by President [Trump] - US forces in DC are operating under an official mission: Operation Themis—Greek mythology, Themis = divine law & order," Associated Press correspondent James LaPorta reported Tuesday.

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Trump campaign demands media ‘retract’ claim that protesters were tear gassed at the White House

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On Tuesday, President Donald Trump's campaign released a statement demanding that media outlets "correct or retract" the reporting that protesters were tear gassed outside the White House.

The campaign cited claims from the U.S. Park Police that tear gas was not used, only smoke and pepper balls — which is still disputed by journalists who were on the scene.

The campaign further asserted that a stash of blunt objects was discovered in the vicinity of the protest, and therefore the protest could not be described as "peaceful" — even though reporters did not see any acts of violence from the crowd prompting the police and military to clear the area.

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