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More than half of online gamers hit with racist or sexist harassment: Anti-Defamation League

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Two-thirds of the people who play video games on the internet find themselves subjected to campaigns of “hate, harassment and discrimination,” according to a new study conducted by the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Technology and Society.

The ADL says that it has found that 65 percent of gamers surveyed said they had experienced forms of “severe” harassment such as physical threats and stalking, while 74 percent of gamers experienced some lesser form of online harassment.

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What’s more, the nature of this harassment had a decidedly racial edge, as 53 percent reported “being targeted based on their race, religion, ability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or ethnicity.”

Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said that online harassment of gamers was a problem that should be taken seriously given the important role video games play in American culture.

“Online hate causes real harm,” he said. “Every time someone in an online multiplayer game physically threatens or harasses another player repeatedly because of who they are or what they believe, that experience doesn’t just end for that individual when the game is over.”

Read the whole report here.

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Eric Trump bashes the children of politicians profiting off their family name to enrich themselves: ‘It is sickening’

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President Donald Trump third child blasted children of politicians profiting from their relationship during a Saturday night appearance on Fox News with Jeanine Pirro.

"So where does Joe Biden get off been so pompous and above it all?" Pirro asked.

"If I was doing the same thing that that family was doing I’d be in jail," Eric Trump said.

"Why is it that every family in politics enriches themselves?" he asked. "It is sickening."

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Trump ‘has done nothing wrong’: Lindsey Graham does not think ethnic cleansing is an impeachable offense

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) slammed President Donald Trump for allowing Turkey's ethnic cleansing of the Kurds in Syria, but then defended the president against impeachment during a Saturday night appearance on Fox News.

Graham told Fox News personality Jeanine Pirro that he worried that 15,000 ISIS fighters could escape, allowing the terrorist caliphate to reconstitute.

The South Carolina Republican declared that America "will not tolerate" ethnic cleansing.

But then he was asked about impeachment.

"Impeachment is a bunch of bull," Graham declared. "It is BS."

"The president has done nothing wrong," Graham argued.

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Trump is ‘feeling threatened and running scared’ to cancel G-7 at Doral: ‘Art of the Deal’ co-author

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President Donald Trump announced late on Saturday evening that he was reversing his administration's decision to hold the G-7 Summit at his Trump National Doral Miami golf club.

Trump had received harsh criticism for the selection violating the constitution’s domestic and foreign emolument clauses.

Tony Schwartz, who co-wrote The Art of the Deal with Trump, said the announcement was a sign Trump is feeling threatened.

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