Mark Potok

Editor, Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Report

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Director of the Intelligence Project at the Southern Poverty Law Center, based in Montgomery, Alabama, and editor of its Intelligence Report

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More than 100 Jewish community centers and schools nationwide have  faced bomb threats . The FBI is  investigating , but so far have not identified a suspect.

Bomb threats to Jewish centers stir up fears over heightened anti-Semitism

More than 100 Jewish community centers and schools nationwide have faced bomb threats . The FBI is investigating , but so far have not identified a suspect.

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Janet Reno, the nation’s first female attorney general, died this morning from complications of Parkinson's Disease.

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Janet Reno, the nation’s first female attorney general, died this morning from complications of Parkinson's Disease.

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LaVoy Finicum, one of the armed protesters occupying a wildlife refuge in Burns, Oregon, during the past two months was killed yesterday afternoon in a police confrontation.

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LaVoy Finicum, one of the armed protesters occupying a wildlife refuge in Burns, Oregon, during the past two months was killed yesterday afternoon in a police confrontation.

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