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INDIANAPOLIS | Trump calls Pittsburgh synagogue attack ‘evil’ anti-Semitism

INDIANAPOLIS — President Donald Trump on Saturday condemned the “wicked act of mass murder” at a Pittsburgh synagogue, saying anti-Semitism “must be confronted anywhere and everywhere it appears” and speculating that the death toll would have been curbed if an armed guard had been in the building. With both the number of deaths and details … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | Trump calls Pittsburgh synagogue attack ‘evil’ anti-Semitism

VIRGINIA News: Charlottesville, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Four From California for Conspiracy to Violate Riots Statute

Charges Stem from 2017 Torch-Lit March on Grounds of the University of Virginia and Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia Charlottesville, VIRGINIA – A federal grand jury sitting in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Charlottesville has returned an indictment charging four California men with conspiring to violate … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Charlottesville, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Four From California for Conspiracy to Violate Riots Statute

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | Publisher of ‘Fire and Fury, Stephen Rubin, names successor

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va — Four California men described as “serial rioters” are facing federal charges after prosecutors say they flew across the country for a white nationalist rally in Virginia last year and violently attacked counterprotesters. Federal agents arrested the men Tuesday, and prosecutors identified them as members of the Rise Above Movement, a militant white … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | Publisher of ‘Fire and Fury, Stephen Rubin, names successor

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | 4 men arrested in connection with violent Virginia rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va— Four members of a militant white supremacist group from California have been arrested on charges they traveled to Virginia last year to incite a riot and attack counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally that turned deadly, court documents unsealed Tuesday say. The defendants — Benjamin Drake Daley, Michael Paul Miselis, Thomas Walter Gillen … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | 4 men arrested in connection with violent Virginia rally

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?