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'Defiant' Woman Grins Down Far-Right Protester

Saffiyah Khan did not give a whit when English Defence League leader got cranky

(Newser) - Around 100 demonstrators representing a far-right UK group gathered Saturday in Birmingham, provoking a presence by law enforcement, counter-protesters, and a photo that's now being shared worldwide. The Guardian reports on the viral image, which was taken when local Saffiyah Khan noticed some English Defence League protesters circling a... More »

Anti-Trump Protester: 'I Tried to Set Myself on Fire'

He is taken to hospital after incident outside Trump hotel in DC

(Newser) - A man protesting the election of Donald Trump outside Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, on Tuesday night was taken to the hospital for burns after a small fire erupted in a pile of debris. But the reason the story is making headlines is this: “I tried to set... More »

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