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SAN FRANCISCO | San Francisco statue that some call racist is removed

SAN FRANCISCO — A 19th century statue near San Francisco’s City Hall that some said is racist and demeaning to indigenous people was removed early Friday. A group of Native Americans chanted, beat drums and burned sage as the workers used a crane to take down the “Early Days” statue depicting a Native American at … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | San Francisco statue that some call racist is removed

VIRGINIA News: Roanoke, United States Attorney’s Office to Deploy Resources to Underserved Areas in the Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, and Route 29 Corridor

Roanoke, VIRGINIA – United States Attorney Thomas T. Cullen announced today a plan that will provide greater prosecutorial resources to underserved areas of the Western District of Virginia and allow his office to more efficiently prosecute federal crimes throughout the Charlottesville and Harrisonburg Divisions. The WDVA Consolidation and Winchester Expansion Plan will take unprecedented steps … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Roanoke, United States Attorney’s Office to Deploy Resources to Underserved Areas in the Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, and Route 29 Corridor

WASHINGTON | Trump and Omarosa spar over claim he used N-word

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings, an ethnic slur and plenty of insults — reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain. Late Monday, Trump tackled Manigault Newman’s claim that she had heard an audiotape … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump and Omarosa spar over claim he used N-word

WASHINGTON | Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off Monday in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings and plenty of insults — reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain. Trump accused Manigault Newman, the former White House liaison to black voters, as “wacky” and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?

WASHINGTON  | Charlottesville anniversary: Few arrests, peaceful protests

WASHINGTON  — Thousands of people wanting to send a message that racism isn’t welcome in the United States gathered in a park outside the White House to protest a white nationalist rally on the anniversary of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. In the end, less than two dozen white nationalists showed up. The events … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Charlottesville anniversary: Few arrests, peaceful protests

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | The Latest: 1 arrest made in DC in Charlottesville protests

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The police chief in Washington, D.C., says only one person was arrested after a chaotic day of protests and counterprotests centered around a white nationalist rally in front of the White House. … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | The Latest: 1 arrest made in DC in Charlottesville protests

CHARLOTTESVILLE | Vigil, marches mark anniversary of deadly far-right protest

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A year after a deadly gathering of far-right extremists in Charlottesville, Virginia, a few dozen white nationalists marched Sunday across from the White House, their numbers dwarfed by thousands of counterprotesters, while the mother of a woman killed at last summer’s protest said the country continues to face unhealed racial wounds. The … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE | Vigil, marches mark anniversary of deadly far-right protest

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | The Latest: Small group of white nationalists end DC rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— The Latest on events marking the anniversary of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local): 6:20 p.m. White nationalists who marched on Washington and rallied at a park near the White House have left the area in white vans under a police escort. The demonstration led by the principal organizer … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | The Latest: Small group of white nationalists end DC rally