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August 20, 2017
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Bannon is out, Barcelona rallies and eclipse plans Steve Bannon is out as White House chief strategist ? we start there today. Also, what President Trump got wrong about General Pershing and terrorism. Plus, how East Germany fell in love with Frank Zappa.
Terror in Barcelona, how other countries deal with problematic monuments, Reagan's infamous joke A van was used to carry out a terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday. Also, we look at how South Africa has dealt with monuments that honor apartheid-era leaders. And we remember how a joke uttered by President Ronald Reagan caused a lot of anxiety in the Soviet Union.
Meet the antifa, responding to racism, NAFTA talks start A guide to becoming an engaged, change-making citizen in the age of Trump. Plus, a profile of an anti-fascist activist in Charlottesville. And a veteran eclipse watcher from Australia travels to Idaho.
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IS conflict: Iraq launches ground offensive in Tal Afar The northern city, one of the last held by IS, has been a target since the fall of Mosul in July.
Boston march against right-wing rally draws thousands Anti-racism protesters converge on the "Free Speech" rally featuring right-wing speakers.
Barcelona attack: Government says terror cell dismantled The hunt continues for Younes Abouyaaqoub, who police say may have driven the van that killed 13.
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