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Jo Cox was a rising star in the Labour Party and an advocate for Britain remaining in the European Union. The motive for the attack was not yet known.

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This year’s lieutenant governor race has attracted the most demographically diverse statewide pool of candidates in Washington.

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Rodrigo Duterte outpolled rivals with incendiary rhetoric, criticism of political establishment and advocacy of extrajudicial killings to stamp out crime.

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More than 200 anti-Trump protestors peacefully demonstrated before and after the event, repeating chants like “love trumps hate” and “si se puede.”

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Gov. Jay Inslee and others gathered at El Centro de la Raza Friday to denounce presidential contender Donald J. Trump, one day before he visits Washington.

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Legislation addressing racial equity in schools, police body cameras and the Washington Voting Rights Act were among the bills the groups watched.

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Friends of Russian President Vladimir Putin and relatives of prime ministers in Britain, Iceland and Pakistan have been linked to the offshore companies.

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More than 230,000 participated in Washington's Democratic caucus on Saturday, which Sen. Bernie Sanders won overwhelmingly.

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The Yakima City Council may drop its appeal of a $1.8 million ruling against it in the federal Voting Rights Act lawsuit that reshaped its council majority.

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The change comes after decades of struggle, but Aung San Suu Kyi's party still must share power with the army.

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State Sen. Pramila Jayapal joins fellow Democrats Joe McDermott, a King County Councilmember, and State Rep. Brady Walkinshaw in the 7th District race.

Gabriel Ray Pierre (left) high fives a student at Leschi Elementary School on Friday, as part of #SeattleHigh5. The event aimed to show children of color positive images of black men and women in their community. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)

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Among the proposed changes in the bill are cultural competence training for teachers and other staff and a change to school discipline.

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Avina Gutierrez, one of Yakima's first three Latina women to be elected to the city council, this week was promoted unanimously to mayor by her fellow council members.

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An alternative to I-732 that would raise carbon tax revenue to help poor communities and communities of color is being planned for the November ballot.

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The Washington Community Action Network followed 34 bills last legislative session in its racial equity report card.

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30 percent of Republicans and 19 percent of Democrats were in favor of bombing Agrabah, the fictional country from the 1992 Disney movie "Aladdin."

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It was the most dramatic response by a candidate yet to the San Bernardino, CA, shooting spree last week by two Muslims who the FBI said were radicalized.

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Yakima voted in districts for the first time after a federal judge ruled the previous system marginalized Latinos and violated the Voting Rights Act.

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President Tayyip Erdogan cast the return of Turkey to single-party rule as a vote for stability, but opponents fear it heralds growing authoritarianism.

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How can Seattle improve safety in the International District? The Seattle Globalist asked the Seattle City Council candidates.

Members of anti-racist group holding a sign at the City Council committee hearing on Wednesday. (Photo by Goorish Wibneh)

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What can the city do to change the youth justice system? The Seattle Globalist asked the Seattle City Council candidates.