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Former U.S. Attorney Tim Heaphy presents his findings of an investigation about the Aug. 12 "Unite the Right" rally to the Charlottesville city council on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. The Charlottesville City Council is meeting for the first time since the former federal prosecutor released a report sharply critical of the government and law enforcement response to a white nationalist rally this summer. (Ryan M. Kelly/The Daily Progress via AP)
December 05, 2017 - 4:37 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The sharp divisions between Charlottesville residents and their elected leaders and police were on display at a tense, raucous City Council meeting, the first since the release of a scathing report on officials' response to a white nationalist rally this summer. Former U...
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Charlottesville Police Chief Al S. Thomas Jr. listens to Attorney Timothy Heaphy as he delivers an independent report on the issues concerning the white supremacist rally and protest in Charlottesville, during a news conference in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
December 02, 2017 - 3:51 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An independent report that found serious police and government failures in responding to violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville this summer also accuses police agencies of putting up roadblocks to the investigation. The report released Friday by former...
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December 01, 2017 - 9:21 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A former federal prosecutor says the law enforcement response to a white nationalist rally this summer in Charlottesville, Virginia, that erupted in violence was a series of failures. The findings of former U.S. Attorney Tim Heaphy's monthslong investigation were...
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In this photo taken on Nov. 12, 2017, Poland's ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski,right, and Leszlaw Piszewski, the president of the Jewish communities of Poland, pose for a photo during a meeting in Warsaw, Poland. Warsaw prosecutors have opened an investigation Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 into expressions of xenophobia and racism voiced during a march by far-right nationalists earlier this month. (AP Photo)
November 20, 2017 - 3:52 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Prosecutors in Poland opened an investigation Monday to determine if statements expressed during a march by far-right nationalists in Warsaw this month violated laws against propagating racism. The march held on Nov. 11, Poland's Independence Day, drew an estimated 60,000...
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Demonstrators burn flares and wave Polish flags during the annual march to commemorate Poland's National Independence Day in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. Thousands of nationalists marched in Warsaw on Poland’s Independence Day holiday, taking part in an event that was organized by far-right groups. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 13, 2017 - 8:32 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Foreign Ministry said Monday that it strongly condemns racist, anti-Semitic and xenophobic ideas, but insisted that a large weekend march by nationalists in Warsaw was largely an expression of patriotic feeling. The ministry said that the march Saturday on the...
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Banska Bystrica governor and far-right political leader Marian Kotleba speaks to journalists after casting his vote during the Slovak regional elections in Banska Bystrica, Central Slovakia, Saturday Nov. 4, 2017. The fight for new Banska Bystrica governor, in which far-right political leader Marian Kotleba is defending the post against businessman Jan Lunter, will be the most closely followed duel of the Slovak regional elections to be held on Saturday. (Jan Miskovsky/CTK via AP)
November 05, 2017 - 4:27 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's neo-Nazi parliamentary party suffered a blow after its chairman failed to get re-elected as the head of a regional government, according released Sunday. Marian Kotleba heads People's Party Our Slovakia, which openly admires the Nazi puppet state that the...
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This photo provided by the Alachua County Sheriffs Office shows William Fears. Police say three men, Fears, Colton Fears and Tyler Tenbrink were arrested after a shot was fired after an argument with a group of people following the appearance of white nationalist Richard Spencer, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, at the University of Florida in Gainesville. The Gainesville Police Department said in a news release Friday, Oct. 20, the three men were arrested on charges of attempted homicide. (Alachua County Sheriffs Office via AP)
October 20, 2017 - 4:24 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man who fired a shot at anti-Nazi protesters following a speech at the University of Florida by a white nationalist has been charged with attempted murder, police in Gainesville said Friday. Two men who allegedly urged him to shoot face the same charge. A Gainesville...
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Blood runs from the lip of a man wearing a shirt with swastikas after he was punched by a protester outside a University of Florida auditorium where white nationalist Richard Spencer was preparing to speak, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 in Gainesville, Fla. (Will Vragovic/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
October 19, 2017 - 9:02 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Counter demonstrators greatly outnumbered white nationalist Richard Spencer's supporters on Thursday at the University of Florida, their chants drowning Spencer out during his speech. Outside, hundreds more people protested with signs and anti-Nazi chants alongside hundreds...
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FILE - This Saturday Aug. 12, 2017 file photo, an armed militia member stands guard at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. The city of Charlottesville will join a lawsuit that seeks to prevent the heavily armed bands of white nationalists and militia groups that descended on the Virginia city for a violent summer rally from returning. The City Council held a special meeting Thursday, Oct. 12, where they voted to join the lawsuit. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
October 12, 2017 - 11:12 pm
Two newly filed lawsuits against the white nationalists and others who descended on Charlottesville during a summer rally aim to prevent the type of violent chaos that unfolded from happening again. One of the lawsuits was filed Thursday in Charlottesville Circuit Court on behalf of the city, local...
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October 10, 2017 - 6:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Drexel University professor whose tweets suggested a link between white supremacy and the shooting massacre at a Las Vegas country music festival has been has been put on leave. Associate professor George Ciccariello-Maher writes in an op-ed piece published Tuesday by The...
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