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  2. COVID-19 pandemic - Wikipedia

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    The COVID-19 pandemic, also known as the coronavirus pandemic, is an ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The novel virus was first identified from an outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019, and attempts to contain it there failed ...

  3. Xenophobia and racism related to the COVID-19 pandemic ...

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    On 14 April 2021, the US Senate voted 92–6 to advance the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which would allow the US Justice Department to review hate crimes related to COVID-19 and establish an online database. On 22 April 2021, the Senate voted 94–1 to pass the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act with bipartisan changes.

  4. Boko Haram - Wikipedia

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    Boko Haram, officially known as Jamā'at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da'wah wa'l-Jihād (Arabic: جماعة أهل السنة للدعوة والجهاد, lit. 'Group of the People of Sunnah for Preaching and Jihad'), is a terrorist organization based in northeastern Nigeria, which is also active in Chad, Niger and northern Cameroon.

  5. YouTube - Wikipedia

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    YouTube was founded by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim. The trio were all early employees of PayPal, which left them enriched after the company was bought by eBay. Hurley had studied design at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Chen and Karim studied computer science together at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

  6. List of banned films - Wikipedia

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    2017 Wonder Woman Pulled from distribution in Lebanon before premiere on account of the film's lead star Gal Gadot 's service in the Israeli Army , leading to a campaign against her and in accordance with a decades-old law that boycotts Israeli products and bars Lebanese citizens from traveling to Israel or having contacts with Israelis.

  7. List of conspiracy theories promoted by Donald Trump - Wikipedia

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    Amplifying threat of immigrants and people of color. Alleged actions by Muslims as claimed by Britain First. Syrian refugee as ISIS members conspiracy. Mexican government forces criminals across border. White-nationalist conspiracy theory involving murder of white South African farmers and expropriation of their land.

  8. List of "-gate" scandals and controversies - Wikipedia

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    The suffix-gate derives from the Watergate scandal of the United States in the early 1970s, which resulted in the resignation of U.S. President Richard Nixon. The scandal was named after the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C.; the complex itself was named after the "Water Gate" area where symphony orchestra concerts were staged on the Potomac River between 1935 and 1965.

  9. Timeline of transgender history - Wikipedia

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    The following is a timeline of transgender history.Transgender history dates back to the first recorded instances of transgender individuals in ancient civilizations. The word transgender did not exist until 1965; the timeline includes events and personalities that may be viewed as transgender in the broadest sense, including third gender and other gender-variant behavior, including ancient or ...