At Least One Dead in Violent Protest in Virginia

At Least One Dead in Violent Protest in Virginia

Rescue workers and medics tend to many people who were injured when a auto plowed through a crowd of anti-facist counter-demonstrators marching through the downtown shopping district in Charlottesville, Virginia. During a press conference after the clashes, McAuliffe confirmed that three people have been killed in the city.

A vehicle rammed into a crowd of protesters, killing a 32-year-old woman, and a state police helicopter crashed into the woods, leaving two troopers onboard dead.

Sessions said the federal investigation "will have the full support of the Department of Justice".

Georgia political leaders took to social media throughout Saturday to express their outrage over a protest that turned violent in Charlottesville, Va.

Earlier, US president Donald Trump tweeted that "we ALL must be united & condemn all that hate stands for".

Before the Saturday rally, hundreds of white supremacists marched through the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville on Friday night, waving torches and chanting "White lives matter", "You will not replace us", "Jews will not replace us" and so on.

A suspect, identified as 20-year-old James Fields from OH, has been detained on suspicion of second-degree murder.

The CPD estimated that between 2,000 and 6,000 people planned to attend the "Unite the Right" rally, reports local newspaper The Daily Progress.

President Donald Trump has come under fire, including from fellow Republicans, for his apparent refusal to criticize far-right hate groups.

Corinne Geller, a State Police spokeswoman, said that the crash occurred a few hours after the downtown car-plowing attack and linked it to the violence.

They were protesting against the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

In related news, the Detroit Red Wings have issued a statement condemning and denying any connection to a Michigan-based group of white supremacists using the Red Wings logo. "I urge all people of good will-go home". "We don't need that right now in this country", Walsh said of what happened in Virginia.

Related News:

  • Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea

    That prompted Trump to reassure citizens of the United States territory that the American military was prepared to ensure their safety.
    No change to Alexis Sanchez situation says Arsene Wenger

    No change to Alexis Sanchez situation says Arsene Wenger

    Sanchez's last game was the Confederations Cup final for Chile on July 2 and he was given an extended summer break. "He will not play at Stoke either".
    Denis Shapovalov says he doesn't remember taking that photo with Rafael Nadal

    Denis Shapovalov says he doesn't remember taking that photo with Rafael Nadal

    When the new world rankings come out on Monday he will be 67th in the world and the youngest player in the top 100. If I felt like I couldn't do all these things, it would not be enjoyable or I wouldn't be doing it any more.
  • Tech companies lead worst day for stock market since May

    The S&P 500 added 3.11 points, or 0.1%, to 2441.32, ending the week down 1.4%, its biggest loss since March. The Swiss franc was on track for its biggest single-day rise against the euro in more than 2 1/2 years.
    FTSE 100 takes cover from war of words over South Korea

    FTSE 100 takes cover from war of words over South Korea

    The broad-based S&P 500 shed 0.6 percent to 2,459.50, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index tumbled 0.8 percent to 6,299.12. The market was waiting f or USA consumer inflation data on Friday that would offer more clues about future Fed decisions.
    Chelsea ready to make second bid for Danny Drinkwater

    Chelsea ready to make second bid for Danny Drinkwater

    According to the Telegraph , Chelsea are getting ready to submit a second offer for Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater . The report says the Foxes have put a £40m price-tag on the midfielder - the same fee the Blues received for Matic.
  • Shares hit by US-North Korea tensions

    Shares hit by US-North Korea tensions

    The pan-European Stoxx 600 ended over 1% lower to a five-month low with nearly all sectors in negative territory. The S&P 500 added 3.11 points, or 0.1%, to 2441.32, ending the week down 1.4%, its biggest loss since March.
    Wenger admits uncertainty over future affected Arsenal

    Wenger admits uncertainty over future affected Arsenal

    The compilers of calendar of the Premier League never has wished, and sent him to open the season, Arsenal and Leicester . Why, they must wonder, are Arsenal such notoriously slow starters in the Premier League.
    Tesla Model 3's battery-pack size revealed in EPA documents

    Tesla Model 3's battery-pack size revealed in EPA documents

    Musk's tweets can be seen as him taking a stand against those questioning him as his company has been thrust into the spotlight. The new capital they raised will help finance this expansion of Tesla's production capacity.
  • Fired engineer James Damore: Google is 'almost like a cult' (GOOG)

    Fired engineer James Damore: Google is 'almost like a cult' (GOOG)

    Ads criticizing Google over firing James Damore have been plastered on benches and bus stops near the company's office in Venice. There may, indeed, be biological differences between the sexes that keep women from excelling in engineering and other sciences.
    Anna Paquin jokes about BBC breast broadcast

    Anna Paquin jokes about BBC breast broadcast

    Her husband and co-star Stephen Moyer also saw the amusing side and replied on her post by writing, "This is awesome and making me very happy ".

    Gold spirals on brewing tension between US, NK

    President insists on ramping up the war of words, there is a decreasing chance of any diplomatic solution", Carnell said. Risk sentiment soured in the financial markets to drive US Treasury yields down and in turn weigh on the dollar.


Most liked

North Korea: US diplomacy is gaining results, says Mattis
Moon is likely to highlight his policy on North Korea on the holiday, the only one the two Koreas share. Security Council's statement that Pyongyang poses a global security threat.

Kuldeep Yadav roped in as India opt to bat : Pallekele Test
India's lower order led by Hardik Pandya and Wriddhiman Saha will have to soak the pressure and put some runs on the board. Ravichandran Ashwin (31) looked compact but became leftarm seamer Vishwa Fernando's scalp at the fag end of the day.

Karan Johar unveils Dulquer Salmaan's Solo teaser
Reports also suggest that this upcoming film will also feature popular Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan and actress Mithali Palkar. On Saturday, filmmaker Karan Johar took to Twitter to unveil the first look teaser Solo starring Dulquer in the lead.

Sanchez to miss start of the season
With Giroud replacing Holding, Wenger switched the formation from a 3-4-2-1 to a 4-4-2 with Giroud and Lacazette up front. They've spent big on some quality additions to the squad but are looking increasingly likely to lose Riyad Mahrez .

Guam residents stoic in the face of North Korean missile threat
Even if the launch is intercepted, however, the ensuing consequences could be devastating. Meanwhile, US-South Korean joint military exercises are due to begin later this month.

Sanchez to miss Arsenal's EPL opener against Leicester
But do I feel sorry for Chelsea because they don't have enough players? No'. Wenger added: "For us Alexis Sanchez is a loss, of course".

North Korea tensions are set to cause a stir on Wall Street
Many markets had already been at record or multi-year highs after an extended rally, leaving them vulnerable to a sell-off. Ongoing global glut concerns lingered in oil markets despite a bigger-than-expected draw in USA crude inventories.

At least 6 killed, many houses and vehicles damaged in Himachal landslide
The Army and NDRF teams have reached the spot and started rescue operation along with the police, administration and local people. Six bodies were recovered from the site of the landslide. "My condolences with the families of the deceased", Modi tweeted.

Fresh Game of Thrones trailer teases a major revelation
But one good thing is that most of the gold from the war has been shipped to King's Landing and can be returned to the Iron Bank. Daenerys ( Emilia Clarke ) attempts to turn her enemies into allies on the upcoming episode of " Game of Thrones " season 7.

Can the Twins top the Tigers again? MLB Predictions 8/12/17
Detroit doesn't have the bullpen to back him up while Berrios has still shown his ability to shut down lineups in recent starts. Joe Mauer cleared the bases with a double to get the Twins on the board and Eddie Rosario crushed a game-tying homer.

Robin Haase reaches the semi-finals at the Rogers Cup
Shapovalov double-faulted as he crumbled for the first time, handing Zverev a 5-4 lead, and the German served out the set. Haase passed up five break points, while Schwartzman missed six points to win the game before finally clinching it.

Leaders of US, France Discuss N. Korean Issue
North Korea responded by saying it was considering a plan to attack Guam and dismissed Trump's warnings as a "load of nonsense". It prompted Mr Trump to warn that he would unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea if it did not stop its threats.

Futures lower as N.Korea tensions extend to third day
While the French CAC 40 Index fell by 0.6%, the German DAX Index slumped by 1.1% and the UK's FTSE 100 Index plunged by 1.4%. Labor Department is likely to report that initial jobless claims remained unchanged at 240,000 for the week ended August 5.

For First Time, A Kashmir Shutdown In Support Of Indian Constitution
The BJP has historically opposed it and asked for the abolition of Article 370 and special status for the state. Last month center was told by the supreme court to file a reply to writ petition within three weeks.

Project Your Eyes During a Solar Eclipse
Also, always avoid looking at the sun through an unfiltered camera, smartphone, telescope, or any other optical device. Two to five eclipses occur each year, and only occur when the moon's orbit crosses the Earth's ecliptic plane.