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CHILMARK, Massachusetts (AFP) – President Barack Obama said Thursday the United States has canceled military exercises with Egypt to protest the killing of hundreds of protesters.

Obama warned that Egypt had entered a “more dangerous path” but stopped short of suspending $1.3 billion in annual military aid.

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Reprinted with permission from ProPublica

While the 2020 election went more smoothly than most had dared to hope, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, a nonpartisan election protection group, nonetheless received a steady drumbeat of complaints to its hotline about voter intimidation and harassment during early voting and on Election Day.

The reports described threats, overly aggressive electioneering, racist language and more. They came from states across the country, including those where the outcome was decided by relatively small numbers of votes.

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