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Kosher restaurant attacked in Chemnitz amid German neo-Nazi protests

Masked assailants hurled rocks and bottles at a Jewish restaurant, injuring the owner, in an apparently anti-semitic attack on the sidelines of a wave of neo-Nazi protest in an east German city, authorities and reports said Saturday.

A spokesman for the regional interior ministry said "a politically-motivated act with an anti-semitic background was the most plausible" explanation for the attack in Chemnitz, late last month.

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Fascist Nation: The “Alt-Right” Menace Persists, Despite Setbacks

The failures of far-right white nationalist rallies over the last month are significant as a barometer for telling us where we stand as a country. The reactionary “Patriot Prayer” and “Proud Boy” groups failed to galvanize a mass turnout in their “Freedom March,” in Portland in early August, with only 400 supporters attending, in comparison to more than a thousand counter-protesters.

Maxime Bernier has a base. Is it big enough to protect him?

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer hasn't said whether he'll boot Bernier from caucus. Can he afford to?

Maxime Bernier came within a few thousand votes of Andrew Scheer in the 2017 Conservative leadership race. But does he still represent a significant portion of the party? (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press)

Is Maxime Bernier too big to boot?

Clement says this 'isn't the Max Bernier' he supported in the leadership race

Clement compares Bernier to Kellie Leitch, Bezan says he's exercising 'poor judgment'

The Canadian Press · Posted: Aug 17, 2018 1:00 PM ET | Last Updated: August 17

Maxime Bernier's recent online comments railing against 'extreme multiculturalism' are being disavowed by his caucus colleague Tony Clement, who supported him for the party leadership in 2016.

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Conservative MP Tony Clement says Maxime Bernier is "raging at the sky" and isn't the same politician he supported during last year's Conservative leadership race.

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