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Brawl erupts in Maryland school after white student wears Confederate flag shirt to class

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A group of teenagers attacked a white classmate who wore a Confederate flag shirt to their Maryland high school.

The brawl, which was recorded on cell phone video, spilled out of the classroom and into a hallway at Kenwood High School in Essex, reported WBFF-TV.

“The people were just randomly seeing the guy, hearing about him wearing the shirt like that, and then when they just saw him they decided to be rash about it,” said student Alex Wilkinson, who was in a classroom next door.

A photo of the teen wearing the flag as a shirt was posted on Facebook by a parent.

“I would like to know what happened to dress codes and school rules??” said parent Chandy Lewis. “Why would someone be allowed to wear this to school and not be told to change it? Just horrible.”

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Baltimore County Schools prohibit clothing considered to be disruptive to the school environment, including “plainly offensive” messages, but does not specifically ban the Confederate flag.

“Why would his parents let him wear it from the jump, knowing it was going to lead to something crazy,” said mother Lashawn Holmes.

School officials confirmed “there was a fight of some sort,” but declined to provide additional details about the incident.

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White supremacists accounted for majority of terror-related arrests in last year: FBI director

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FBI Director Christopher Wray told lawmakers on Tuesday that his agency has so far made roughly 100 terrorism-related arrests so far this fiscal year -- and the majority of them are related in some way to the white supremacist movement.

As Washington Post reporter Matt Zapotosky reports, Wray made his remarks about white supremacist terrorists while being questioned by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) during an appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Despite the fact that white supremacists accounted for a majority of terror-related arrests in the first three quarters of this fiscal year, however, Wray also said that the FBI still considers jihadi-inspired terrorism to be the greater overall threat.

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Florida cop runs down joy-riding black teen on bicycle — then officers shock him with a Taser

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Florida police chased down a joy-riding black teenager, struck the bicycle he was riding and then violently arrested him after he fled in terror.

Jaydon Stubbs and four friends were riding July 17 on their way to Hollywood Beach when an officer spotted the teens in an area where there had been a string of recent burglaries, reported WPLG-TV.

The officer saw the boys popping wheelies and ignoring traffic laws, so she tried to stop them for questioning -- but they split up and rode away from her.

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Here’s how Boris Johnson is already shaping up to be Britain’s Trump

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On Tuesday, Boris Johnson, former British Foreign Secretary and leader of the Conservative Party, secured the votes in Parliament to become the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

It is an outcome that was long considered likely — and it creates parallels with the 2016 election of President Donald Trump in the United States, as there are a great many similarities between the politics and styles of these two men, notes NPR.

First, and most obviously, both men are brusque right-wing populists who have made controlling immigration their core issue on the political stage — in Trump's case it is building the wall, while in Johnson's case it is implementing Brexit.

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