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Hatewatch Headlines 5/2/2016

Trump lavishes praise on Putin; Oregon man makes racist threats against Obama; ‘Prepper’ had stockpile of weapons in his bunker; and more.

Right Wing Watch: Donald Trump praises Russia’s Vladimir Putin in interview with far-right conspiracy host.

Think Progress: KKK ‘Imperial Wizrd’ endorses Trump, won’t vote for Cruz because he was born in Canada.

Media Matters: CNN highlights how anti-Semitic Trump fans attack critical reporters.

The Oregonian: Medford man accused of threatening President Obama says he makes racist online threats to ‘blow off steam.’

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Illinois man arrested in Missouri with bomb components spoke against Obama, for Hitler.

Tribune-Star (Terre Haute, IN): Antigovernment ‘Sovereign citizen’ murders wife, kills himself day after pleading guilty in traffic charges.

Salt Lake Tribune: University of Utah removes references to anti-LGBT groups from bio of honorary-degree recipient.

Huffington Post: This Islamophobic conspiracy theorist lectured police officers about Islamic extremism.

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