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Predominantly Black armed protesters march through Confederate memorial park in Georgia

Predominantly Black armed protesters march through Confederate memorial park in GeorgiaA predominantly Black group of heavily armed protesters marched through Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta on Saturday, calling for removal of the giant Confederate rock carving at the site that civil rights activists consider a monument to racism.



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Pompeo says Afghanistan peace progress made since his March 23 Kabul visit

Pompeo says Afghanistan peace progress made since his March 23 Kabul visitU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said a U.S.-led Afghanistan peacemaking drive has seen progress since he visited Kabul last month to persuade the Afghan president and his main political foe to end their leadership feud. “We’ve made some progress, but we see them posturing in the media, we see statements that come out,” Pompeo told a State Department news conference. Pompeo paid a one-day visit to Kabul on March 23 to pressure Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and political rival Abdullah Abdullah to end a feud over a disputed September presidential election that saw them both claim victory and hold competing inaugurations.

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