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Confederate flags found at Martin Luther King church

Four Confederate battle flags were found on Thursday at the historic Atlanta church where civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. once preached, in a chilling reminder of the shooting of nine African-Americans at a South Carolina church in June.

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Anti-Semitic incidents soar in the UK

The number of recorded anti-Semitic incidents in Britain soared in the first six months of this year compared with 2014, probably due to a surge in reporting among fearful Jews, a report by a Jewish community body said on Thursday.

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Lord Sewel resigns amid cocaine scandal

A senior British lord quit his post on Sunday and will face a police investigation after a tabloid newspaper released a video alledgedly showing him semi-naked and snorting white powder through a banknote while partying with two women.