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The Latest: Probe into racist yearbook photo to cost $300k

May. 22, 2019 3:19 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the results of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (all times local): 3:15 A law firm's probe into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia's governor will cost about $300,000. Eastern...

Mystery of racist photo in governor's yearbook left unsolved

May. 22, 2019 2:22 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The mystery of whether Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam was in the racist yearbook photo that nearly destroyed his career remains unsolved. A months-long investigation ordered up by Eastern Virginia Medical School failed to determine whether Northam is in the picture published in 1984 of a...

Virginia gov's yearbook: Probe of racist photo completed

May. 21, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page 35 years ago, and is expected to release the results on Wednesday. Eastern Virginia Medical School announced Tuesday that it plans a news conference and will make a...

Westboro Baptist protests Morehouse over transgender policy

May. 20, 2019 3:39 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Westboro Baptist Church protested outside of the country's only all-male historically black college over the school's new admission policy that accepts transgender men. WXIA-TV reports the demonstrators from the Kansas-based church appeared outside Morehouse College in Atlanta on Sunday...

Judge refuses to toss suit over Pepe the Frog poster sales

May. 17, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

A federal judge will let a jury decide whether conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' Infowars website had a legal right to sell a poster featuring the image of Pepe the Frog, a cartoon character that became hijacked by far-right extremists. U.S. District Judge Michael Fitzgerald refused Thursday to throw out a...

Ohio man sues white supremacists over 2017 Virginia rally

May. 17, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

An Ohio man has is suing white supremacists and neo-Nazi protesters in federal court, saying he was severely injured during their rally in Virginia two years ago. Bill Burke of Athens, Ohio, filed the lawsuit Friday in U.S. District Court in Ohio. He says he was struck by the car driven by James Alex Fields Jr.,...

Neo-Nazi who planned to kill UK lawmaker is jailed for life

May. 17, 2019 12:38 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A judge in Britain has sentenced an alleged member of a banned British neo-Nazi group to life in prison for planning to murder a U.K. lawmaker. Jack Renshaw had pleaded guilty to buying a machete and intending to kill Labour Party lawmaker Rosie Cooper and threatening to slay a police...

Europe's far-right parties hunt down the youth vote

May. 16, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

BOKRIJK, Belgium (AP) — They are strikingly young, but emphatic that they should not be considered newcomers. Rather, they are claiming the mantle of Old Europe at its most traditional. Several of this year's far-right candidates in Europe are well under the age of 30 — just like some of their most...

Mayor: City doesn't want to be identified with Klan group

May. 16, 2019 9:27 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The mayor of an Indiana city is distancing his community from a local Ku Klux Klan group that is planning a rally in Ohio this month, saying the city doesn't "stand for any kind of hate." The Facebook page for the Honorable Sacred Knights lists a post office box in Madison, Indiana...

AP Exclusive: Europe's far-right wooing the young

May. 16, 2019 4:05 AM EDT

BOKRIJK, Belgium (AP) — They are strikingly young, but emphatic that they should not be considered newcomers. Rather, they are claiming the mantle of Old Europe at its most traditional. Several of this year's far-right candidates in Europe are well under 30 — as are some of their most ardent...