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Muslim Youth Groups Clean Up National Parks Amid Government Shutdown

"Service to our nation and cleanliness are important parts of Islam," said Dr. Madeel Abdullah, president of The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association.

Twitter @MKA_DC/ Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association

A group of teen boys and young Muslim men in multiple cities are cleaning up the nation's parks and memorials because Trump's government shutdown over his border wall has debilitated the National Park Service.

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Unite the Right White Supremacist Kessler Approved to Throw a Rally in D.C.

Trump's National Park Service says they focus on public safety, not content of the message.


Jason Kessler is pursuing anniversary rallies in Charlottesville and D.C. across from President Trump's front lawn to discuss discrimination against white people and "civil rights abuse" by the government at last year's rally. His D.C. application was approved by the National Park Service, which said they only focus on public safety, not content. Charlottesville denied Kessler's return, but he is suing the city.

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Trump's 'Sad' Donation to National Parks 'Publicity Stunt'

Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club, called Trump's donation a "sad consolation prize" and "a distraction" from his $1.5 billion budget cut to the Department of the Interior.

National Park Service Superintendent Tyrone Brandyburg (C) and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke hold a check donated by U.S. President Donald Trump salary to the National Park Service as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer (R) holds a daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, April 3, 2017. / REUTERS

President Donald Trump's donation to the National Park Service has been recognized by at least one organization for what it is: a "publicity stunt."

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'Redskins' Name Hindering NFL Team's New Stadium

Obama administration considers team's name "a relic of the past and believes it should be changed."

The Washington Redskins football team, which has been fighting controversy for years over its nickname, now may be blocked by the Obama administration from building a new stadium in Washington, D.C., unless the team changes its name.

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