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KKK rally in Virginia met with large counterprotest

At least 23 people have been arrested during a march in the US state of Virginia by supporters of the white supremacist group, Ku Klux Klan. A few dozen Klansmen protesting against the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville were met by hundreds of jeering counter-protesters on Saturday. The two groups were separated by a metal barricade and a phalanx of armed police. The Klan group shouted “white power” and brandished Confederate flags and signs with anti-Semitic messages. They marched past hundreds of people shouting “racists go home” and other chants. READ MORE:...

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NBA: Harden pens $160m contract extension with Rockets

The Houston Rockets have signed star guard James Harden to a four-year, $160m contract extension, giving him the richest contract in NBA history at $228m over six years. The Rockets said on Saturday that the extension will run through 2022-23 season but will not kick in until 2019. “It’s my pleasure to announce we’ve reached agreement with James Harden on a long term contract extension,” Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander said in a statement.  He added that Harden’s “incredible work ethic, desire to win, and passion to be the best” make him “the perfect leader in our pursuit of...

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