“Divisive” in the news

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www.independent.co.uk
The Independent
· Manchester City braced to face the biggest test of their Abu Dhabi era as FFP appeal case looms  
FFP is almost as divisive and intractable as the UK’s quest to leave the European Union.  Copy example sentence
www.si.com
Sports Illustrated
· Drew Brees' Anthem Comments Draw Criticism from Roderic Teamer  
Instead, those words have become divisive and hurtful and have misled people into believing that somehow I am an enemy.  Copy example sentence
www.nytimes.com
The New York Times
· What We Know About the Shooting Death of Ahmaud Arbery  
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, a Republican who has created a lot of ill will among people of color, particularly in Georgia, for a very divisive campaign, talked about the need for Georgians to find justice in this case.  Copy example sentence
www.aljazeera.com
Al Jazeera
· Revolt of the generals: Trump faces heat from US military leaders  
Trump's former Trump defence secretary, General James Mattis, chimed in with a strongly worded statement criticising Trump directly for his divisive rhetoric during the protests.  Copy example sentence
chinapost.nownews.com
The China Post
· Kentucky governor: Jefferson Davis statue should be moved  
Andy Beshear said Thursday that he sees the Davis statue as a divisive symbol that should be removed from the Capitol Rotunda.  Copy example sentence
www.channelnewsasia.com
CNA
· Al Sharpton: The black rights firebrand still fighting injustice  
But critics have accused Sharpton, who placed himself at the centre of some of the most racially explosive issues of the 1980s in his native New York, of being a divisive racial provocateur.  Copy example sentence
www.france24.com
FRANCE 24
· Al Sharpton: the black rights firebrand still fighting injustice  
But critics have accused Sharpton, who placed himself at the center of some of the most racially explosive issues of the 1980s in his native New York, of being a divisive racial provocateur.  Copy example sentence
www.theatlantic.com
The Atlantic
· Why Trump Is So Obsessed With Antifa  
This nation has been roiled with anguish and anger this past week over the police and extrajudicial killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, and yet the White House is engaging in the same old rhetorical tactics of divisive scapegoating.  Copy example sentence
www.channelnewsasia.com
CNA
· Memorial for George Floyd set for Thursday after days of protest, rage  
MINNEAPOLIS: Minneapolis was set to hold an emotionally charged memorial service on Thursday (Jun 4) for George Floyd, the black man whose death in police custody set off a wave of protests and unrest that has roiled America in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and a divisive presidential election campaign.  Copy example sentence