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Anti-Cop Protests at California College:  Manhattan Institute scholar Heather MacDonald was greeted by roughly 250 aggressive protesters at an address Thursday at Claremont McKenna college.  Jennifer Kabbany at the College Fix reports that the protesters effectively shut down the speech as they surrounded the building, preventing ticket holders from getting in and forcing the MacDonald to give the talk via livestream to a near-empty room as they yelled "F*ck the police" and "Black Lives Matter" and banged on windows.  MacDonald, author of the book "The War on Cops", which exposes the false narrative of racist police murdering blacks, has become a target of anti-police protesters who shouted her down at another address at UCLA earlier this week.  Protesters organized Thursday's assault on Facebook, announcing their intention to "Shut Down Anti-Black Fascist Heather Mac Donald" and suggesting she pushes "fascist ideologies and blatant anti-Blackness and white supremacy....Together, we can hold CMC accountable and prevent Mac Donald from spewing her racist, anti-Black, capitalist, imperialist, fascist agenda." 

Terrorist Runs Down Crowd in Stockholm:  Five people are reported to have died from a terrorist attack on shoppers at a crowded shopping center in Stockholm Thursday.  The Daily Mail reports that a hijacked beer truck drove into the crowed at about 3:00 PM and burst into flames after crashing into a building.  Three men exited the truck and and began to shoot and attempt to stab the stunned shoppers.  Police subdued and arrested two of the attackers but one escaped but was later caught and arrested after a manhunt.  Police reported that armed terrorists were also seen running into the city's central railway station opening fire.  Two people at the station were reportedly stabbed, and the station was shut down.  Prime Minister Stefan Löfven said everything pointed to the incident being a terror attack.  Last February, President Trump was widely panned in the media for saying that crime has increased in Sweden after admitting thousands of middle eastern immigrants.  A conflicting story in the Express quotes journalist Amy Horowitz warning that if Sweden did not change its (immigration) policy soon, then they will have to prepare for "social unrest and terrorism just like in France and Belgium".

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