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Groups Collide Around Texas Mosque Protests as KKK Enters the Fray

The Ku Klux Klan has entered the fray of groups rallying at the Islamic Center in Irving, Texas. A white supremacist group, the Texas Rebel Knights, planned a rally at the mosque for December 12. A counter-rally to the KKK rally has been planned by religious groups, now 400 strong, reported WFAA8 in Dallas.

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Rahm Emanuel Fires Police Chief Garry McCarthy

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired his top cop, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, on Tuesday morning as the controversy over the 2014 shooting of Chicago teenager Laquan McDonald continues to reverberate in the Windy City.

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Why Donald Trump Is Winning When He’s Wrong

Donald Trump leads the Republican polls despite being proved wrong about “thousands” of Muslims in Jersey City celebrating the 9/11 attacks. An interview Tuesday morning by CNN’s Alisyn Camerota of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani shows why.

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Donald Trump: We Should Take Oil From ISIS

During an exclusive interview, Donald Trump cited his negotiating skills and ability to handle complex situations as two strengths he’d bring to the Oval Office as President. He also criticized the Obama administration for not “putting the bombs in the right places” in the fight against ISIS.

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Armed Protesters Plan Another Demonstration at Texas Mosque

The group that organized the armed protest at a mosque in Irving, Texas, in November is planning another protest. This protest is scheduled for December 12 at a mosque in Richardson, Texas. The organization caught heat last week for reveling the names and addresses of Muslims and others who opposed the City of Irving’s support of a Texas legislature bill to ban Sharia law from Texas courts.

A woman walks by a closed factory on May 20, 2013 in Waterbury, Connecticut. Waterbury, once a thriving industrial city with one of the largest brass manufacturing bases in the world, has suffered economically in recent decades as manufacturing jobs have left the area. According to recent census data, 20.6%. of the city's residents are living below the poverty level.

American Manufacturing Is in Recession

The Institute of Supply Management’s PMI Index, a composite of several economic indicators, showed manufacturing slipped to 48.6 in November, well below October’s 50.1 reading. A reading below 50 indicates contraction within the manufacturing sector.