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State Police escort local resident, John Miska, red hat, after he was arrested in the locked down downtown area in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. Miska purchased razor blades, which are banned items, in a downtown drugstore. On the the anniversary of white supremacist violence, state and local authorities framed the weekend's heightened security as a necessary precaution. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 11, 2018 - 7:15 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville, Virginia, was marking the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence with marches, vigils and other community events that began unfolding peacefully Saturday amid a heavy police presence. As many businesses in a popular downtown shopping...
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State Police escort local resident, John Miska, red hat, after he was arrested in the locked down downtown area in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. Miska purchased razor blades, which are banned items, in a downtown drugstore. On the the anniversary of white supremacist violence, state and local authorities framed the weekend's heightened security as a necessary precaution. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 11, 2018 - 5:19 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville, Virginia, was marking the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence with marches, vigils and other community events that began unfolding peacefully Saturday amid a heavy police presence. As many businesses in a popular downtown shopping...
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Susan Bro, mother of Heather Heyer who was killed during last year's Unite the Right rally, speaks with reporters at the spot where her daughter was killed in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The governor has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of the anniversary of the rally. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 11, 2018 - 9:44 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police are blocking off streets and mobilizing hundreds of officers for the anniversary of a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, alarming activists who plan to rally against the hatred and bloodshed that shocked the nation last summer. State and...
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This photo combo of images shows, clockwise, from upper left: a Google sign, and apps for Twitter, Spotify and Facebook. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify and other sites are finding themselves in a role they never wanted, as gatekeepers of discourse on their platforms, deciding what should and shouldn't be allowed and often angering almost everyone in the process. (AP Photo)
August 10, 2018 - 2:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Who knew connecting the world could get so complicated? Perhaps some of technology's brightest minds should have seen that coming. Social media bans of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones have thrust Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and others into a role they never wanted — as gatekeepers of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2012 file photo, U.S. Park Police are seen working in riot gear in Washington. Government and police officials in the nation’s capital say they are confident the city can manage to host this weekend’s planned white nationalist rally without violence. A small rally will take place Sunday in front of the White House and the participants may be dwarfed by larger counter-protests with police keeping the two sides apart. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
August 10, 2018 - 11:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government and police officials in the nation's capital say they are confident the city can manage this weekend's planned white nationalist rally without violence. Meanwhile Washington's robust local activist community is also gearing up for counter-protests. The Unite the Right 2...
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August 10, 2018 - 11:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government and police officials in the nation's capital say they are confident the city can manage this weekend's planned white nationalist rally without violence. The Unite the Right 2 rally will take place Sunday afternoon in Lafayette Park in front of the White House. One year...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 20, 2016, file photo, conservative political commentator Laura Ingraham speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Ingraham says she disavows the support of white nationalists and claims that her views about the nation's demographic changes have been distorted. The Fox News personality responded to critics of her commentary that massive demographic changes that most Americans don't like have been forced upon the country by legal and illegal immigration. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
August 10, 2018 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel's Laura Ingraham says she disavows the support of white nationalists and claims that her views about the nation's demographic changes have been distorted. The prime-time personality responded to critics of her commentary that massive demographic changes that most...
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This photo combo of images shows, clockwise, from upper left: a Google sign, and apps for Twitter, Spotify and Facebook. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify and other sites are finding themselves in a role they never wanted, as gatekeepers of discourse on their platforms, deciding what should and shouldn't be allowed and often angering almost everyone in the process. (AP Photo)
August 10, 2018 - 10:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Who knew connecting the world could get so complicated? Perhaps some of technology's brightest minds should have seen that coming. Social media bans of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones have thrust Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and others into a role they never wanted — as gatekeepers of...
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2017, file photo, people fly into the air as a vehicle drives into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Efforts to take down America’s monuments honoring slain Confederate soldiers and the generals who led them gained explosive momentum following the deadly violence a year ago in Charlottesville. The vehicle plowed into a crowd protesting a gathering of white supremacists whose stated goal was to protect a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee. (Ryan M. Kelly/The Daily Progress via AP, File)
August 08, 2018 - 3:57 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and the city of Charlottesville on Wednesday proactively declared a state of emergency ahead of the one-year anniversary of a violent white nationalist rally that left one person dead and dozens of others injured. Officials said the declaration would...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, Spike Lee appears after the premiere of his film "BlacKkKlansman" at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Lee is releasing his latest film this weekend, a year after the violent clashes in Charlottesville in which anti-racism activist Heather Heyer was run over and killed. Lee’s film is about an earlier chapter in white supremacism and the Ku Klux Klan: when African-American police detective Ron Stallworth infiltrated a Colorado Springs, Colorado, chapter of the KKK in 1979. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
August 08, 2018 - 1:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee says that President Donald Trump's refusal to condemn the white supremacists who marched in Charlottesville a year ago was a "pivotal moment in American history." Lee is releasing his latest film, "BlacKkKlansman," this weekend, a year after the violent clashes in...
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