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Senior officers in the U.S. Armed Forces are strongly condemning the resurgent white nationalism that has shocked the country the past few days — in what many read as an implicit rebuke of their commander in chief. President Trump has vacillated between blaming “both sides” and specifically condemning the white nationalists who organized a violent rally last weekend in Charlottesville, Va., that left one counterprotester dead. On Tuesday, Trump insisted there were some “very good people” at the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally, which opposed the removal of a Confederate statue from the city.
Trump's media availability drew intense criticism from the right. Former GOP Rep. David Jolly says today may be the start of a primary movement to replace Trump. He joins O'Donnell and Jarvis DeBerry to discuss Trump's long pattern of bigoted
A North Carolina woman who confronted a man flying a Nazi flag outside his home says she felt the need to stand up to his show of hate in the wake of violence that erupted during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. “We need to call it out,” Page Braswell told the Charlotte Observer on Monday. Braswell said she had heard about the flag display being near her Gaston County home and went looking for it.
Confederate-era statues in Baltimore, Maryland have been torn down in the middle of the night after the city council voted unanimously to remove them. Four monuments that paid tribute to leading members of Confederate were toppled, including the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument and the Confederate Women’s Monument, as well as statues commemorating Confederate Army generals Robert E Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson and pro-slavery Supreme Court judge Roger B Taney. It follows violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, that centred on the city’s plans to remove a statue of Robert E Lee, who led the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.
Two former Florida prison guards who were members of the Ku Klux Klan have been convicted of plotting to murder a black inmate after his release. A Columbia County jury found David Elliot Moran, 49, and Charles Thomas Newcomb, 45, guilty of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, Attorney General Pam Bondi announced on Tuesday. “These Klansmen plotted to murder a black inmate after he was released from prison, but swift action and clever investigative tactics on behalf of investigators foiled their plot and may have saved a life,” Bondi said in a statement.
A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday reversed a ruling that prevented Arkansas from cutting off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood following the release of controversial videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis reversed a ruling forbidding Arkansas from carrying through with Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson's directive to suspend Medicaid reimbursements to a Planned Parenthood affiliate.
The husband of Utah blogger, Ashlee Swenson, was found dead Sunday, weeks after he went missing. "Our family has learned the heart-wrenching news that the body of our beloved Paul Heiner Swenson has been found. Please pray for us. #lovelikepaul With love, Ashlee Swenson, Reed & Maryanne Swenson, John & Tresa Martindale," his wife wrote on her Instagram account.
A dinosaur that puzzled researchers thanks to the incredibly puzzling design of its body finally has its place in history thanks to a team of scientists from Cambridge and the Natural History Museum in London. After its fossils were initially discovered, Chilesaurus was thought to be a part of the Theropod group of dinos — which includes the T. rex— due to its advanced digestive system.
Some human remains that could be that of the missing Alabama teen have reportedly been found in Aruba, where she vanished without a trace during a school trip back in 2005. Holloway's father, Dave Holloway, says a new informant may have revealed the spot where longtime suspect Joran van der Sloot and an accomplice disposed of the body of the 18-year-old. “We actually found human remains,” Dave Holloway said.
Former President George H.W. Bush and former President George W. Bush, in a rare joint statement, declared Wednesday that Americans must reject “hatred in all its forms” in the aftermath of the white supremacist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Va. “America must always reject racial bigotry, anti-Semitism, and hatred in all forms,” the father-son duo said in the statement, which was released by both their offices.
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President Trump appeared to accidentally promote a user who called him a “fascist” Tuesday and left the insult visible on his page for several minutes before it was removed. The user who called Trump a fascist was responding to a story that Trump was considering a pardon for former Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Donald agrees with me, he RTd it.
Iran's president warned Tuesday that it could ramp up its nuclear program and quickly achieve a more advanced level if the U.S. continues "threats and sanctions" against his country, which signed a landmark nuclear accord with world powers in 2015. Hassan Rouhani's remarks to lawmakers were his most direct warning that the deal could fall apart and risked ratcheting up tensions with the United States. President Donald Trump has repeatedly said he wants to scuttle the accord, which limited Iran's ability to produce a nuclear weapon while ending most sanctions against it.
Two UN investigators killed in March likely died at the hands of Congolese militia members, a UN inquiry found, adding that further investigation will be required to "fully ascertain the identity" of those involved. Michael Sharp, an American, and Zaida Catalan, a Swedish-Chilean dual national, were found murdered in March in the Democratic Republic of Congo while on a UN mission investigating violence and mass graves in the country's restive Kasai province. "A group of Congolese, likely militia members from the Kasai Central province, was responsible," read the board's executive summary, obtained Wednesday by AFP.
Former President Barack Obama's response to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend is officially the most liked tweet ever.
An orca at SeaWorld San Diego was euthanized Tuesday evening after a long battle with a bacterial respiratory infection. The park said it had been treating Kasatka for a respiratory infection, also known as lung disease, for several years. It’s the same illness that ultimately killed Tilikum — the orca featured in the 2013 documentary “Blackfish” who died last year at the age of about 35.
The growing tension and threats between the United States and North Korea have suddenly thrown the U.S. territory, Guam into the limelight. According to the new guidelines, in case of exposure to radioactive material, don’t reach for hair conditioner as it could bind radioactive material to your hair. The reason why conditioner is so hazardous is because of the physical characteristics of human hair.
The mother of Heather Heyer, the 32-year-old woman who was killed at a white nationalist rally in Virginia, has issued a defiant response to the rally attendees. "They tried to kill my child to shut her up," Susan Bro told the crowd gathered at her daughter's memorial service. Ms Heyer was one of hundreds of people who gathered to protest the white nationalist gathering this weekend.
More than $118,000 (£91,700) has been raised for an African American man who was brutally beaten by a group of white supremacists in a horrific attack in Charlottesville. Shocking pictures and footage were captured of Deandre Harris being chased by a gang of white men before he was savagely beaten with what appear to be poles at the protests in Virginia this weekend, leaving him needing hospital treatment. The 20-year-old was left covered in blood with a broken wrist and needing eight staples for his head wounds when the attack happened in a parking garage near Charlottesville police station.
A Florida student is facing serious charges after cops say she threatened to kill her teacher on social media. The Pasco County Sheriff's Office said in a press release this week that 18-year-old Desiree Zio posted on the River Ridge High School teacher
After the AFL-CIO leader left the president’s manufacturing council following Trump’s highly criticized response to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va., Trumka slammed the council’s lack of productivity. “The council itself was totally ineffective. Trump disbanded the council Wednesday afternoon following the resignations of several business leaders, writing on Twitter, “Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both.
Indian and Chinese soldiers yelled and hurled stones at one another high in the Himalayas in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Indian officials said Wednesday, potentially escalating tensions between two nations already engaged in a lengthy border standoff elsewhere. The Chinese soldiers hurled stones while attempting to enter Ladakh region near Pangong Lake on Tuesday but were confronted by Indian soldiers, said a top police officer. The officer said Indian soldiers retaliated but neither side used guns.
More than three years after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, Australian scientists are claiming they can find it. In a report out Wednesday, released to the public by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization said, “It is possible to identify a most-likely location of the aircraft with unprecedented precision and certainty.” Drumroll, please: The bureau said that location is 35.6°S, 92.8°E. And if it’s not there, MH370 may be at 34.7°S, 92.6°E. Or 35.3°S, 91.8°E, according to a news release. All are off the western coast of Australia in the Indian Ocean, which is where the Boeing 777 is thought to have crashed on March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board.
The 82nd Airborne Division fought several campaigns against Nazi Germany during World War II. “Anyone can purchase that hat,” 82nd Airborne wrote on its official Twitter page. The infantry unit, nicknamed the All American Division, was reacting to a photograph that Brandon Friedman, a former Obama administration official, shared of the demonstrator on Twitter.