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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“They tried to kill my child to shut her up,” said Susan Bro, dwarfed by the large stage and cinema screen at the Paramount Theater in downtown Charlottesville, Virginia. The 1,200 mourners in the room rose to their feet and applauded as the mood ebbed between somber reflection, defiance and a celebration of 32-year-old Heather Heyer’s life.
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.
By Ed Cropley JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace whipped two South African women in a Johannesburg hotel room with an electric cable, the mother of one victim said, adding that the attack must be punished. Debbie Engels told Reuters her daughter Gabriella, a 20-year-old model, suffered a gash on her forehead that required eight stitches and another on the back of her head that needed six. Engels did not witness the attack and Reuters has not been able to verify key aspects of the allegations independently.
As CEOs of major corporations began fleeing President Trump’s two business advisory councils yesterday to protest his remarks on the neo-Nazi violence in Virginia, Trump disbanded both groups. “Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both. Thank you all!” Trump tweeted.
The man who has been exposing the names of the torch-wielding white supremacists from last weekend’s rallies in Charlottesville, Va. said he won’t stop his work until the demonstrators rethink their actions and stop marching. Logan Smith — who runs the viral Twitter handle, @YesYoureRacist — has revealed on the account the identities of about a dozen people who participated in rallies in the Virginia city over the weekend. “It’s a real shame these people were led down a path of bigotry and white supremacy, and they are so filled with hate they feel the need to go intimidate people of color with torches,” Smith, 30, told TIME on Tuesday.
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.
Taiwan suffered a massive power blackout on Tuesday evening that hit businesses and residential homes, affecting close to seven million households on the heavily industrialized island amid sweltering heat.
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.
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.
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A woman who was resigned to never seeing her beautiful engagement ring ever again - and had bought a smaller one as a replacement - was shocked when her daughter-in-law found it on a carrot. The family had harvested some carrots from their farm in Alberta, Canada, for dinner, and one had grown around the engagement ring, which was then pulled from the ground. Mary Grams, 84, had lost her beloved ring in 2004 while she was in the garden, and thought she would never see it again.
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 FBI has reportedly reopened an investigation into a meeting between Bill Clinton and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch - a runway tarmac encounter during the election campaign that Donald Trump claimed was an attempt to influence a probe into his rival's use of a private email server. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) made a request for the FBI to reopen its consideration of their push for documents relating to the meeting. The chief counsel for the ACLJ is Jay Sekulow, one of the people on Donald Trump's legal team.
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
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 $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.
Three women suicide bombers blew themselves up at the entrance to a camp for displaced people in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, killing 28 people and wounding 82, local sources said. The attack -- the latest in a string of assaults in the troubled region -- took place in the town of Mandarari, 25 kilometres (15 miles) from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, said Baba Kura, a member of a vigilante force set up to fight jihadists. "Three female bombers triggered their explosive outside of the IDP (internally displaced persons) camp... killing 28 people and wounding 82 others," Kura said.
A Swiss hotel has sparked outrage after posting signs addressed to “Jewish guests”, warning them to shower before going swimming and that they can only use the refrigerator at certain times. A second sign, also addressed to “our Jewish guests”, warned that they could only access the refrigerator at certain times of the day. This is the sign found by a Jewish family in a Swiss hotel in Arosa.
Saudi Arabia’s main news outlet has aired an animation showing how the kingdom’s air force would shoot down a Qatari passenger plane if it failed to heed a Riyadh-imposed blockade amid heightened tensions between the neighboring Gulf Arab monarchies. The clip by Al Arabiya, which has close ties to Saudi Arabia’s royal family, was posted to YouTube last week and was described as an informational video on the “emergency corridors” that allow Qatari flights to squeeze through tight air restrictions placed on Doha by Saudi Arabia and allies Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, but only under extraordinary circumstances. The 3-D animation imagines a scenario in which an airplane bearing the name and logo of Qatar’s flagship carrier, Qatar Airways, breaches the aerial blockade and is met by a violent response from Saudi Arabia.