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‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh released from prison

John Walker Lindh, the Californian who joined the Taliban before the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and who still is said to favor radical ideology, has been released from prison ahead of his 20-year sentence.

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New museum celebrating the history of the Statue of Liberty opens

The new Statue of Liberty Museum opened today on Liberty Island. Visitors can trace the history of the statue, touch a model of the foot, and add to a digital gallery while you learn about one of New York’s greatest icons, reports Derick Waller for WABC Eyewitness News  The original torch, which was replaced in […]

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Trump administration balks at global pact to crack down on online extremism

As French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern meet in Paris to sign “the Christchurch Call,” an international agreement designed to pressure the large internet platforms and social media to eradicate extremist content, the White House has released a statement saying it will not sign.

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