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Baltimore removes four Confederate statues after Virginia rally

(Reuters) – Baltimore removed four monuments to the pro-slavery Civil War Confederacy before dawn on Wednesday, working quickly so the city could avoid protests like the one organized by white nationalists that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia. Reuters: U.S.

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Trump’s stance on Virginia violence shocks America’s allies

BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) – America’s closest allies condemned U.S. President Donald Trump in unusually strong and personal terms on Wednesday after he put part of the blame for violent clashes in the state of Virginia on those marching against gun-brandishing neo-Nazis. ...

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Backlash against Trump intensifies after his comments on Virginia violence

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Several leading members of Donald Trump’s Republican Party and key ally Britain sharply rebuked the U.S. president on Wednesday after he insisted that white nationalists and protesters opposed to them were both to blame for deadly ...

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Trump loudly insists both sides to blame for Virginia violence

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump loudly insisted on Tuesday that both left- and right-wing groups used force in the aftermath of a white supremacist rally and that all of the facts were not yet in about street ...

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Trump hits back at CEOs over response to Virginia violence

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump hit back on Tuesday at business leaders who quit a presidential advisory panel in protest over his response to a rally by far-right groups that turned deadly in Virginia, calling the executives “grandstanders.” ...

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Trump faces renewed pressure over Virginia white nationalist violence

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump faced renewed pressure on Monday to respond more forcefully to a violent white-nationalist rally in Virginia, after drawing a storm of criticism when he avoided explicit condemnation of far-right groups. Reuters: Top ...

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Victim in Virginia melee wept for social justice, her boss says

(Reuters) – Heather Heyer came to downtown Charlottesville with her friends to make a stand against white nationalists who converged on the Virginia college town to demand the city keep a statue honoring a Confederate war hero, her boss said ...

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FBI probe underway into Virginia white nationalist post-rally violence

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Reuters) – U.S. authorities on Sunday are investigating the outbreak of violence in Virginia following a white nationalist rally that killed one person and injured more than 30, presenting U.S. President Donald Trump with a major domestic challenge. ...

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Two Virginia policemen killed in helicopter crash linked to clashes

(Reuters) – Two Virginia state policemen were killed on Saturday when a helicopter in which they were riding crashed after assisting in efforts to quell clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville. Reuters: U.S.

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Virginia police, FBI probe deadly violence at white nationalist rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Reuters) – U.S. authorities will investigate on Sunday the violence stemming from a white nationalist rally a day earlier that killed one person, injured more than 30, and challenged U.S. President Donald Trump’s leadership. Reuters: U.S.

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