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Pope Francis delivers message on ‘the sin of racism’ to US Catholics after George Floyd protests

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Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church, spoke out in solidarity with the black community and protestors of all races following George Floyd’s death in late May. “My friends, we cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion in any form and yet claim to defend the sacredness of every human life,” the pope said.On Wednesday, the pope sent a powerful letter addressing the protestors and Floyd’s family.“Let us pray for the consolation of their grieving families and friends and let us implore the national reconciliation and peace for which we yearn,” the pope said. “May Our Lady…

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Experts: Bill Barr is violating DOJ norms with political actions so close to the election

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Veteran attorneys are shocked by Attorney General William Barr's intervention in November's election on behalf of President Donald Trump.

The Department of Justice has declassified or disclosed sensitive materials related to the prosecution of Michael Flynn, a Senate investigation into the Russia probe and the investigation of discarded absentee ballots in Pennsylvania -- which set off alarms among legal experts, reported Politico.

“These actions are not typical,” said William Jeffress, who served as former President Richard Nixon's defense attorney after he left the White House. “Tradition is that politically sensitive actions by DOJ go dark at least 60 days before an election.”

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Ex-Trump aides say the president regularly mocks his evangelical supporters behind their backs

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Former aides to President Donald Trump tell The Atlantic's McKay Coppins that the president regularly mocks his own evangelical Christian followers behind their backs.

In particular, the aides say the president sees many evangelicals in the same way that he reportedly sees American soldiers who died during World War I as "suckers" and "losers."

"Former aides told me they’ve heard Trump ridicule conservative religious leaders, dismiss various faith groups with cartoonish stereotypes, and deride certain rites and doctrines held sacred by many of the Americans who constitute his base," Coppins writes.

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US designer brands Donald Trump a ‘Ku Klux Klan tyrant’

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A Paris fashion week show has called for the end to the "tyranny" of US President Donald Trump.

American artist Sterling Ruby compared Trump to the racist Ku Klux Klan in his women's Paris show called "Veil Flag", in which a black model was draped in a distressed denim version of the Stars and Stripes.

Ruby's streetwear brand, S.R. Studio. LA. CA., made its fashion week debut in the French capital late Monday with a film featuring the flag and a spoken word poem.

"Where are we, and what has happened?" the poem began.

"No sovereignty, no empathy. A flag worn down, covered in hardship marching against leaderless leadership.

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