Neo-Nazism

In this Aug. 9, 2017, photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is interviewed by The Associated Press in her office at the Education Department in Washington. It’s been six months since her bruising Senate confirmation battle, and DeVos remains highly divisive. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
August 17, 2017 - 4:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing criticism over her muted response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday condemned those "tragic and unthinkable" events and blasted "neo-Nazis and other racist bigots" in a letter to staff. DeVos' email to Education...
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In this Aug. 9, 2017, photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is interviewed by The Associated Press in her office at the Education Department in Washington. It’s been six months since her bruising Senate confirmation battle, and DeVos remains highly divisive. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
August 17, 2017 - 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After criticism over her muted response to the violence in Charlottesville, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has written a letter to her staff condemning the "tragic and unthinkable" events and blasting "neo-Nazis and other racist bigots." DeVos' email to Education Department...
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This photo combo of images shows, clockwise, from upper left: a Google sign at a store in Hialeah, Fla., the Twitter app displayed on a smartphone, PayPal headquarters in San Jose, Calif., and the Facebook app displayed on an iPad. It took a violent rally to get tech companies, such as these and others, to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. (AP Photo)
August 17, 2017 - 3:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. In the wake of the deadly clash at a white-nationalist rally last weekend in Virginia,...
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Marcus Martin, right, hugs his fiance Marissa Blair, left, during a memorial for Heather Heyer Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Va. Martin pushed his fiance out of the way of the vehicle that killed Heyer last Saturday. (Andrew Shurtleff/The Daily Progress via AP, Pool)
August 17, 2017 - 2:44 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that erupted into deadly violence (all times local): ___ 2 p.m. A Civil War history group has denounced Gov. Roy Cooper's call to take down Confederate monuments in North Carolina and says it will...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 1995 file photo, Johnny Cash performs during his segment of the Concert for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. In a lengthy Facebook post from John Carter Cash on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, the siblings say they were “sickened” when they were alerted to a video of a self-proclaimed neo-Nazi wearing a T-shirt with their father’s name at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., that erupted into deadly violence. The post, says Johnny Cash’s heart “beat with the rhythm of love and social justice.” They requested his name “be kept far away from destructive and hateful ideology.” (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
August 17, 2017 - 11:24 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The children of Johnny Cash are asking white supremacists and other hate groups not to wear or use the country singer's name or image. In a lengthy Wednesday night Facebook post from son John Carter Cash, the siblings say they were "sickened" when they were alerted to a...
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FILE - This file photo from July 29, 2016, shows the gate of the former German Nazi death camp of Auschwitz in Oswiecim, Poland. The museum and memorial site appears to have weighed in on the debate over U.S. President Donald Trump's response to the outpouring of anti-Semitic and racially charged hatred in Charlottesville, Virginia. The state museum wrote Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, on Twitter: "One of the hardest lessons for us today. Perpetrators were people. They accepted an ideology that rationalized and promoted hatred & evil." (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)
August 17, 2017 - 10:41 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The memorial site of Auschwitz-Birkenau is weighing in on the anti-Semitic and racially charged violence that has erupted in the United States, noting that hatred comes from people who promote it. The state museum, which preserves the site of the former Nazi German death camp...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump talks with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Republican leaders on Wednesday, Aug. 16, tiptoed around Trump's extraordinary comments on white supremacists. Ryan said on Aug. 15 "white supremacy is repulsive,' but ignored the presidents comments. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
August 17, 2017 - 6:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Republicans (all times local): 6:20 a.m. President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at a fellow Republican, calling Sen. Lindsey Graham a "publicity seeking" lawmaker. In a daybreak post on his Twitter account Thursday, Trump faulted the GOP...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2015, file photo, Muslim comedian Dean Obeidallah speaks at a news conference in New York. Obeidallah, a Muslim-American radio host, is accusing Andrew Anglin, the publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website, of defaming him by falsely labeling him the “mastermind” of a deadly concert bombing in England, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
August 16, 2017 - 7:12 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A neo-Nazi website's publisher said Wednesday that he has "effectively been completely banned from the internet" after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. "Clearly, the powers that be believe that they have the ability to...
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2017 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks on Capitol Hill Washington. McConnell is condemning the “messages of hate and bigotry” carried by the KKK and white supremacist groups. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
August 16, 2017 - 6:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican reaction to President Donald Trump's comments about the weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times EDT): 6 p.m. A Jewish member of President Donald Trump's Cabinet says Trump has "done a good job of speaking for himself" and has made clear...
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Tae Phoenix, a singer-songwriter and activist, hands out signs as people gather for "Solidarity Against Hate," a counter-protest to the "Freedom Rally" group, at Denny Park in Seattle Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times via AP)
August 16, 2017 - 6:01 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The deadly white nationalist demonstration in Virginia has brought new attention to an anti-fascist movement whose black-clad, bandanna-wearing members have been a regular presence at protests around the country in the last year. Members of the "antifa" movement were among those...
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