The move, outlined in an internal cable obtained by Reuters, comes after President Trump directed federal agencies to end programs or concepts that the White House deems divisive, including that the United States is "fundamentally racist or sexist."
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Thai king's praise for loyalist stirs passions amid protests
Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn's praise for a "very brave" man who held up a royal portrait at an anti-establishment rally has won acclaim from monarchists but scorn from demonstrators in a nation convulsed by three months of protests.
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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan launched a fresh attack on his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday, saying he needed mental treatment over his attitude towards Muslims and Islam.
U.S. sanctions Russian institute linked to dangerous malware
Washington imposed sanctions on Friday on a Russian research institute tied to the development of a dangerous computer program capable of causing catastrophic industrial damage, a move that Russia called illegitimate.
Polish President Duda infected with coronavirus; thousands protest against curbs
Polish President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for coronavirus, authorities said on Saturday, and police used tear gas on several occasions as thousands of people protested in Warsaw against restrictions aimed at curbing the surging epidemic.
Guinea's Conde wins presidency with 59.5% of vote: election commission
President Alpha Conde of Guinea won the Oct. 18 election with 59.5% of the vote, according to a full preliminary tally from the election commission on Saturday.
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