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Group says Stephen Miller shared story ideas on race, immigration with Breitbart

White House Adviser Stephen Miller
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Emails leaked to Hatewatch, a branch of the Southern Poverty Law Center, show that White House adviser Stephen Miller shared white nationalist content with right-wing news website Breitbart and sought to guide its editorial coverage before he joined the Trump administration.

Why it matters: Miller plays a direct role in shaping the Trump administration's immigration policy.

U.S. joins UN urging Iraq to call early elections

A demonstrator, wounded after security forces' intervention with gas bomb, is seen, during the ongoing anti-government demonstrations in Iraq's capital Baghdad
A demonstrator, wounded after security forces' intervention with a gas bomb, during the ongoing anti-government demonstrations Baghdad on Sunday. Photo: Murtadha Sudani/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

The Trump administration joined the UN Sunday in urging Iraq’s government to hold early elections and "halt the violence against protesters" after scores were killed by security forces in weeks of unrest.

Why it matters: Demonstrations over the past two months have rocked Iraq, which had been in a state of relative stability for two years. At least 320 protesters have died in the unrest, with four more protesters killed and "some 130 wounded in clashes" in the southern city of Nasiryah over the weekend, AP reports.