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U.N. rights chief slams populists like Trump, warns of bigotry

In this June 13, 2016 file photo, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, of Jordan, delivers a speech during the opening of the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The U.N. human rights chief says U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump and Dutch nationalist Geert Wilders are among “populists and demagogues” who have mastered propaganda like the Islamic State group, saying that they “benefit from each other.” In exceptionally strong terms, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein warned about …

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Jimmy Carter says both U.S. presidential candidates are ‘quite unpopular’

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter holds a morning devotion in Memphis, Tenn., on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, before he and his wife Rosalynn help build a home for Habitat for Humanity.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday that both major presidential candidates are “quite unpopular,” but he knows who’s more qualified and he’s voting for Democrat Hillary Clinton in November. The 91-year-old Carter spoke with The Associated Press on the site of a Habitat for Humanity construction project …

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