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Charlottesville events marking one year since violent protest

Charlottesville events marking one year since violent protest

Jason Kessler, organizer of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville , submitted the application and wrote that he expects 400 supporters of the alt-right agenda. Bro said Heyer, a paralegal for a Charlottesville law firm, helped her understand white privilege, and she has been attempting to explain that to others.


Judge Threatens to Hold Jeff Sessions in Contempt of Court Over Deportation

Judge Threatens to Hold Jeff Sessions in Contempt of Court Over Deportation

But Attorney General Jeff Sessions , along with Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen and other officials, could face consequences for the government's handling of the case if the judge believes they did not fully comply with his orders. Some of Carmen's friends and co-workers have already been murdered, the ACLU claims. But their case was halted when officers found they did not have a "credible fear of persecution".


Colbert Has A Guess Where Trump's Space Force Idea Came From

Colbert Has A Guess Where Trump's Space Force Idea Came From

In terms of practical considerations, Pence mentioned a couple of activities that will be folded into the space force. In addition to angry comments denouncing the very idea and several attempts at memes, the responses contained alternate proposals for a Space Force logo - including the Federation symbol from Star Trek and the Galactic Empire logo from Star Wars .


Virginia declares state of emergency ahead of anniversary of violent Charlottesville rally

Virginia declares state of emergency ahead of anniversary of violent Charlottesville rally

Merchants already suffered a downturn after last year's event; sales tax revenue dropped 11 percent in September 2017 compared with the year before, according to city figures. Murphy also made a decision to close the City Market Aug. 11 due to public safety concerns in the downtown area. Condemning racism in any form is the kind of pro forma gesture that would have been unremarkable for every commander in chief in recent decades.


Man suspected of sparking huge California forest fire facing life in jail

Man suspected of sparking huge California forest fire facing life in jail

Jerry Brown on Thursday night declared a state of emergency for two counties near Los Angeles as a nearby fire spread to cover more than 10,000 acres. The fire started several days ago near Holy Jim Canyon in Orange County, allegedly on goal by a local resident. Orange County sheriff's deputies received a call reporting "erratic behavior" by Clark on July 23 and placed him on a psychiatric hold, said Carrie Braun, a department spokeswoman.


Turkey's partnership with USA in jeopardy, Erdogan warns

Turkey's partnership with USA in jeopardy, Erdogan warns

Mr Erdogan also wrote in the New York Times that unless the USA changed course, Turkey would look for new friends and allies. "Aluminum will now be 20% and Steel 50%", President Donald Trump tweeted ". His cause resonates with Mr Trump's Christian conservative supporters. Securing the release of Brunson, arrested in 2016, is a top priority for the United States, and it is also tussling with Turkey over the detention of three locally employed US embassy staff, trade issues and differences ...