Facebook said Tuesday that it had shut down pages and accounts associated with what it said was a hate group, whose members were discussing bringing weapons to the protests that are happening across the country.
Rev. Gini Gerbasi, the rector at St. John"s Episcopal Church of Georgetown, said she was at the scene when police fired smoke canisters and pepper balls to disperse the crowds so that President Donald Trump could walk over to the church and take photos.
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Nine-term Congressman Steve King of Iowa will lose his Republican primary race to state senator Randy Feenstra on Tuesday, CNN projected, after King"s racist comments led to his ostracization in Washington and Feenstra mobilized conservative Republicans to his insurgent campaign.
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