Hate groups

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail shows James Alex Fields Jr., accused of plowing a car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., killing a woman and injuring dozens more, has been charged with federal hate crimes. The Department of Justice announced that Fields was charged in an indicted returned Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail via AP, File)
June 27, 2018 - 12:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal hate crime charges were filed Wednesday against a man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing a woman and injuring dozens more. The Department of Justice announced that an indictment...
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Ivanka Trump listens during a meeting between President Donald Trump and Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 20, 2018 - 2:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the firestorm over forced separations of migrant families consumes the White House, Ivanka Trump, the presidential adviser who has billed herself as a "force for good" in the administration, has remained out of sight. In a closed-door meeting with Republicans late Tuesday,...
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Members of the Mississippi Poor People's Campaign burn a Confederate battle flag at the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Miss., Monday, June 18, 2018. Protesters also burned a Mississippi state flag. The campaign, held the last of its weekly protests in Jackson, joining a nationwide effort that called for lawmakers and statewide elected officials to address the need for union rights, living wages, fully funded anti-poverty programs and properly fund public education. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
June 18, 2018 - 6:33 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A group of about 30 demonstrators on Monday burned a Mississippi state flag, saying it symbolizes the racism at the heart of the state's problems with poverty, education and health care. Demonstrators with the Poor People's Campaign burned a Confederate battle flag and then a...
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Remnants of a Mississippi state flag burn in front of the Governor's Mansion after members of the Mississippi Poor People's Campaign burned it and a Confederate battle flag in protest in Jackson, Miss., Monday, June 18, 2018. The campaign, held the last of its weekly protests in Jackson, joining a nationwide effort that called for lawmakers and statewide elected officials to address the need for union rights, living wages, fully funded anti-poverty programs and properly fund public education. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
June 18, 2018 - 6:27 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A group of about 30 demonstrators on Monday burned a Mississippi state flag, saying it symbolizes the racism at the heart of the state's problems with poverty, education and health care. Demonstrators with the Poor People's Campaign burned a Confederate battle flag and then a...
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Mack Stilson, left, plays his mandolin and Victor Reuther, right, plays his guitar in a park in Portland, Ore., as they practice for an upcoming bluegrass gig during their lunch hour on June 7, 2018. Stilson and Reuther, both Portland residents, say they are proud of the city's reputation for activism but they are concerned about dueling demonstrations that have turned violent in the past year in downtown Portland. A right-wing group called Patriot Prayer and self-described left-wing anti-fascists clashed in the streets on June 3, in some cases drawing blood, and police made four arrests. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
June 09, 2018 - 12:24 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Viral videos of bloody skirmishes between right-wing activists and self-described anti-fascists have drawn national attention to Portland, Oregon — a city of storied political activism that has struggled to keep the peace at dueling rallies illustrating a microcosm of the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2017 file photo Oregon Gov. Kate Brown speaks during a news conference in the Capitol ceremonial office in Salem, Ore. Brown is asking Oregon's attorney general to bring legal action against the federal government over President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration. A conservative group is taking aim at the nation's oldest statewide sanctuary law, with a drive to repeal a 31-year-old Oregon mandate limiting police coordination on immigration arrests. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky, File)
June 02, 2018 - 12:49 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A conservative group is taking aim at the nation's oldest statewide sanctuary law, with a drive to repeal a 31-year-old Oregon mandate limiting police coordination on immigration arrests. But critics say hate groups are funding the effort to abolish the law, and allege paid...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2017 file photo Oregon Gov. Kate Brown speaks during a news conference in the Capitol ceremonial office in Salem, Ore. Brown is asking Oregon's attorney general to bring legal action against the federal government over President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration. A conservative group is taking aim at the nation's oldest statewide sanctuary law, with a drive to repeal a 31-year-old Oregon mandate limiting police coordination on immigration arrests. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky, File)
June 02, 2018 - 11:43 am
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A conservative group is taking aim at the oldest statewide sanctuary law in the nation, with a drive to repeal a 31-year-old Oregon law limiting police coordination on immigration arrests. But critics say paid signature gatherers deceived voters during a canvassing push for the...
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In a photo from, Friday, April 27, 2018, a statue of former Mayor Orville Hubbard, who spent decades trying to keep the city all white, is displayed in Dearborn, Mich. The statue was socked away for more than a year after leaders decided it didn't belong outside a new City Hall. Vestiges of racism and intolerance are slowly being moved and removed in Michigan and other northern states as calls continue in the South to take down such monuments. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
May 20, 2018 - 10:58 am
DETROIT (AP) — A nearly 80-year-old statue depicting a European settler with a weapon in his hand towering over a Native American that some say celebrates white supremacy has been dismantled by crews in southwestern Michigan's Kalamazoo. And at the University of Michigan, regents have voted to...
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In a photo from, Friday, April 27, 2018, a statue of former Mayor Orville Hubbard, who spent decades trying to keep the city all white, is displayed in Dearborn, Mich. The statue was socked away for more than a year after leaders decided it didn't belong outside a new City Hall. Vestiges of racism and intolerance are slowly being moved and removed in Michigan and other northern states as calls continue in the South to take down such monuments. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
May 20, 2018 - 10:56 am
DETROIT (AP) — Vestiges of racism and intolerance are slowly being moved and removed in Michigan and other northern states as calls continue in the South to take down such monuments. Crews in southwestern Michigan's Kalamazoo have dismantled a nearly 80-year-old statue depicting a European settler...
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Director Spike Lee, centre, holds aloft the Grand Prix award for the film 'BlackKklansman' as he poses with musicians Sting, left, and Shaggy, right, on the steps of the Palais des Festival after the closing ceremony of the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Monday, May 7, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
May 19, 2018 - 4:20 pm
A tumultuous Cannes Film Festival culminated Saturday with the Palme d'Or awarded going to Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's "Shoplifters," a tender portrait of a poor, improvised family, while Harvey Weinstein accuser Asia Argento vowed justice will come to sexual predators. At the closing...
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