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Albuquerque Muslim community in fear after killings of three men in 10 days

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Three Muslim men have been killed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in a span of just 10 days, stoking fear in one of America’s smallest Muslim communities as police have warned the deaths may be linked. The killings also f...

Gay community braces for monkeypox as outbreak spreads in US

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Earlier in the Covid-19 pandemic, members of the gay and bisexual men’s social group Prime Timers St Louis, were “very, very worried” about Covid-19 because of underlying health conditions, said Bob Brinkman, 69, pres...

Community leaders call on new western Sydney minister to invest in local people, talent and diversity

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Western Sydney community leaders are calling on the new state minister for western Sydney, David Elliott, to broaden the scope of his portfolio beyond “roads and sports”. Elliott, who also holds the transport and vete...

Anarchy in paradise: how a fringe community descended into darkness

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The Anarchists, a new six-part documentary series from HBO about a fringe political community in the Mexican resort city of Acapulco, opens with a strange, atmospheric provocation: a book burning on the beach, childre...

Community legal services turn clients away amid funding shortfall as family violence spikes

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Legal services have turned away dozens of clients amid a funding shortfall affecting the sector. The Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (Vals) had stopped taking new clients more than a fortnight ago, about the same t...

‘Go home’: Honduran community fights against crypto colonialists

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Straight ahead of Wilford Webster’s hilltop home, waves break over the turquoise waters that surround the reefs offshore. “Look at this,” he said, his arms framing the panorama. “Who wouldn’t want this?” To the left, ...

Chinese community leader accused of foreign interference allegedly saw Alan Tudge as future PM

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A Chinese community leader accused of planning foreign interference allegedly singled out former minister Alan Tudge because he believed he would one day be prime minister. Prosecutors allege Di Sanh Duong, who uses t...

Garbage island no more: how one Japanese community triumphed over a toxic waste dump

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Toru Ishii remembers when the shredded car tyres, batteries, and runoff the colour and consistency of treacle blighted the landscape on Teshima, his island home in Japan’s inland sea. Those sights are now confined to ...

Katie Price gets 18 months’ community service for breaching restraining order

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The former glamour model Katie Price has been handed an 18-month community order after admitting breaching a restraining order against her ex-husband’s fiancee. Price sent abusive messages to her ex-husband, Kieran Ha...

These community organizers have helped stop daily gun violence. Can their lessons prevent mass shootings?

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For decades, US researchers have studied behavioral signs that could help identify people who are at risk of carrying out mass violence. They have looked at histories of drug abuse, interpersonal violence or “red flag...

Tiny Texas community shaken by arrest of official over cattle rustling

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A senior official in west Texas has been arrested over cattle rustling in a case that has stirred up anger in the tiny county of Loving. Skeet Lee Jones, 71, a judge and chief elected official in the county, faces thr...

Scott Morrison defends marginal seat spending saying MPs ‘know what their community needs’

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The prime minister, Scott Morrison, has defended spending taxpayer funds for projects in marginal seats – including those criticised by the auditor general - saying MPs have more idea about community needs than “publi...

Arrest of Cardinal Zen sends chill through Hong Kong’s Catholic community

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The activist Leung Wing-lai was in prison when he first met Cardinal Zen. In 2018, while Leung was serving a sentence for illegal assembly, Zen visited him at a remote Hong Kong prison. On the day of the visit, Leung ...

‘An insult to the whole community’: Sutton-in-Ashfield people react to MP’s food bank comments

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In a church hall in the market town of Sutton-in-Ashfield in Nottinghamshire, a group of local residents are busily cooking up an array of meals from scratch, using skills they’ve learned over a 15-week community cook...

The cashmere trail: On the road with the Mongolian nomadic community

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Ever since I started my brand in 2002, I have been coming home to Mongolia to visit and spend time with the nomads who take care of the goats that give us cashmere yarns. Much has changed over the years, but one thing...

‘Pupils are distressed’: community fights top London school’s takeover

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Parents and students at one of England’s top academy schools, where the children of Michael Gove and former Commons Speaker John Bercow are pupils, are locked in a bitter dispute with ministers about plans for the sch...

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