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British PM Complained To Trump About Terror Tweets

Bloomberg reports: Theresa May complained directly to Donald Trump after the U.S. president said on Twitter that the people behind a Friday bombing in London were known to British police, according to a U.K. government official familiar with the conversation. Trump called the British prime minister to offer his condolences over the attack on a subway train, which injured 22 ...

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London Cops Slam Trump’s “Unhelpful” Terror Tweets

Buzzfeed News reports: The Metropolitan police has called Donald Trump’s comments on the Parsons Green explosion “pure speculation” and “unhelpful” after the US president posted a series of tweets following the terror incident in west London. “Anyone with information relating to the investigation should contact the counter-terrorism hotline,” the spokesperson told BuzzFeed News. Trump had tweeted to say the attack ...

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Terror Attack On London Tube, 18 Minor Injuries

The New York Times reports: Britain was hit by another terrorist attack on Friday morning, when a crude device exploded on a crowded London Underground train, injuring several commuters, sowing panic, disrupting service and drawing a heavy response from armed police officers and emergency workers. The explosion occurred at 8:20 a.m. on a District Line train as it left the ...

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Virginia’s Nazi Rally Was Planned From Trump’s Hotel

Business Insider reports: Richard Spencer, a noted white nationalist and supporter of President Donald Trump, is one of many frequent guests at the new Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C., according to a New York Times report published Friday. Spencer was spotted at the hotel in early August, the Times reported, along with Evan McLaren, who works at Spencer’s white ...

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RNC Readies Formal Anti-Nazi Resolution

The Associated Press reports: The Republican National Committee is headed toward adoption of a resolution condemning white supremacists, at the strong urging of the party’s national chairwoman but also with groans from some party activists. The grumbling reflects a difference between RNC leaders concerned about the party’s image in light of President Donald Trump’s latest rhetorical thicket and newer, more ...

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VIRGINIA: Court Denies Bail For The Weeping Nazi

The New York Post reports: A neo-Nazi who said he pepper-sprayed a demonstrator in self-defense on the campus of the University of Virginia was denied bail Thursday. Christopher Cantwell, who has justified the death of a woman protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, made his first court appearance after surrendering to police in Lynchburg, Va., late Wednesday. The New ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Mediaite reports: After an extended hiatus from the White House Press Room, Sarah Huckabee Sanders will appear at the podium today in order to hold an on-camera briefing. The event is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. EST. Today’s briefing will be the first since the nation was shaken by the racially-charged events of Charlottesville. The issue has become a ...

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VIRGINIA: Ad Agency Tweaks Iconic State Slogan

Ad Week reports: Back in 1969, it was a playfully controversial tagline. Today, one small tweak turned it into a statement of tolerance and solidarity in an increasingly divided America. The Martin Agency of Richmond, Va., responded to the violence and hatred displayed in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend by telling as many people as possible that its home state is ...

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66 Former State Attorneys General Urge Trump Not To Equivocate On Hate Groups: Tell Them “Kiss My Ass”

Buzzfeed reports: A bipartisan group of more than five dozen former state attorneys general on Monday issued a call for leaders — including the president — not to “equivocate” when faced with “the voice of hate.” In a statement, 66 former state and territorial attorneys general, including former Senators Joseph Lieberman and Slade Gorton, call for a strong response to ...

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Four Arrest Warrants Issued For “Weeping Nazi”

The New York Times reports: Officials at the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office of Albemarle County in Charlottesville said on Monday morning that four warrants had been issued for Mr. Cantwell’s arrest. The office referred questions about the nature of the charges to the University of Virginia Police Department. A spokesman at the department did not respond to requests for comment on ...

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Nazis Erupt In Infighting Over Vile Tweet Attacking “Disgusting” Charlottesville Terror Victim Heather Heyer

The Los Angeles Times reports: A tweet from the account of the far-right activist who organized the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally insulted the protester who was killed at the event, saying late Friday night that her death was “payback time.” “Heather Heyer was a fat, disgusting Communist,” said the tweet on the account belonging to Jason Kessler . “Communists ...

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Bill Maher: Fox News Reanimated The Nazis [VIDEO]

“They are the Jurassic Park that took the DNA of the Nazis and reanimated it. I believe that without Fox News for years giving the kind of poison they give over their airwaves, putting it into people’s heads, and then the internet, I think, which you know – people say they get radicalized on the internet. Before if you were ...

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Trump: Stop Terrorism By “Whatever Means Necessary”

Business Insider reports: Tweeting the morning after 13 people were killed in Barcelona after a van plowed through crowds in a busy pedestrian area, President Donald Trump called on American courts to “give us our protective rights back” to stop “Radical Islamic Terrorism.” The president has been heavily criticized by human rights and civil liberties advocates for his stances on ...

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Fox CEO Donates $1 Million To Fight Nazis

The New York Times reports: James Murdoch, the chief executive of 21st Century Fox and the son of a frequent ally of President Trump’s, condemned the president’s performance after the violence in Charlottesville, Va., and pledged to donate $1 million to the Anti-Defamation League. In an email on Thursday, a copy of which was obtained by The New York Times ...

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Heather Heyer’s Mom: I Won’t Talk To Trump [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The mother of the 32-year-old woman killed amid the racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Va. on Saturday said on Friday she has not spoken with President Trump and she is not planning to. ABC News’ Robin Roberts asked Susan Bro, who is the mother of Heather Heyer, if she has spoken to the president in the wake ...

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Trump Again Repeats Debunked Claim About Torturing Muslims With Pig Blood In Response To Barcelona Attack

In his tweeted response to today’s terror attack in Barcelona, Trump alluded to a debunked story he repeated on the 2016 campaign trail. Here’s what he said last February about the supposed actions of US Gen. John Pershing during the Philippine-American war of 1899-1902: “They were having terrorism problems, just like we do. And he caught 50 terrorists who did ...

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SPAIN: Barcelona Hit In Likely Terror Attack [VIDEO]

The Telegraph reports: At least two people have reportedly been killed and several others are injured after a suspected terrorist crashed into a crowd of people on a pavement in a popular tourist area of Barcelona. There are also reports of a live hostage incident at a Turkish restaurant near the scene. The vehicle hit pedestrians in Las Ramblas, a ...

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POLL: 67% Of Republicans Back Trump On Nazis

CBS News reports: Nearly two-thirds of Americans consider the attack that led to loss of life in Charlottesville an act of “domestic terrorism,” a view that spans partisan lines. But President Trump’s response to Charlottesville finds more division. He gets majority disapproval overall for his response to the events, while most Republicans approve. Republicans interviewed following Tuesday’s press conference also ...

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NEW YORK: Gov. Andrew Cuomo Proposes Adding “Inciting To Riot” To Hate Crime Laws Because Nazis

The New York Daily News reports: In the wake of the deadly hate march in Charlottesville, Va., Gov. Cuomo said Tuesday he will introduce legislation designed to prevent a similar situation in New York. The bill being drafted would add to the state hate crimes law the new offenses of rioting and inciting to riot when the actions target protected ...

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Former Presidents Bush I and Bush II React To Trump: America Must Always Reject Racial Hatred In All Forms

USA Today reports: Former presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush released Wednesday a joint statement condemning the hatred that was at the heart of the violent clashes in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. “America must always reject racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred in all forms,” the father and son said in their statement. “As we pray for ...

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