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Brazil presidential candidates exchange insults on Twitter

Oct. 16, 2018 7:55 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — The right-wing front-runner in Brazil's presidential race called his leftist rival a "puppet" while his opponent mocked him for avoiding debates, engaging in a heated Twitter exchange Tuesday less than two weeks before their runoff election. The candidates haven't met in any of a series of...

Judge denies release of alleged Charlottesville rioter

Oct. 15, 2018 9:18 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A California man accused of traveling across the country for a white nationalist rally in Virginia that turned deadly has been ordered detained until his trial. Cole Evan White is charged along with three other men with traveling to incite riots and conspiracy to riot. The August...

Government spends millions to guard Confederate cemeteries

Oct. 15, 2018 12:59 PM EDT

ALTON, Ill. (AP) — After last year's deadly clash between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, the federal government quietly spent millions of dollars to hire private security guards to stand watch over at least eight Confederate cemeteries, documents from the Department...

3 arrested in clashes following speech by far-right leader

Oct. 13, 2018 8:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three people were arrested in New York City following violent clashes after a speech by the founder of a far-right group, and police said Saturday they were reviewing video of the clashes and could make additional arrests. The violence Friday night followed a speech by Gavin McInnes, the...

Prosecutors: Man with KKK robe had unregistered machine gun

Oct. 11, 2018 5:31 PM EDT

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to illegally having an unregistered machine gun, months after he was arrested and found with other firearms, a methamphetamine pipe and a Ku Klux Klan robe. Court records show 39-year-old James Christopher Varner of...

4 indicted on charges stemming from Charlottesville rallies

Oct. 10, 2018 3:46 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted four California men on conspiracy and rioting charges in connection with a torch-lit march and a rally of white nationalists in Virginia last year. U.S. Attorney Thomas Cullen's office announced the indictment Wednesday. It came about week after...

Lawyer removed from rally lawsuit he says he never agreed to

Oct. 10, 2018 12:44 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The attorney who says his signature was placed on court documents without his knowledge has been removed from a lawsuit related to the 2017 deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Daily Progress reports that a judge granted Richard Harry's request...

German police end neo-Nazi concert after violence, injuries

Oct. 7, 2018 6:59 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German police have ended a far-right concert early after eight officers were slightly injured by neo-Nazis throwing bottles and rocks at them. The German news agency dpa reported Sunday that some 800 neo-Nazis attended the concert late Saturday in the eastern German town of Apolda, while...

Man accused of stopping train in Nebraska sentenced

Oct. 5, 2018 6:18 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Missouri man who pulled an emergency brake and prompted panic aboard an Amtrak train in southern Nebraska was sentenced Friday to 14 years in federal prison. Taylor Michael Wilson, 26, of St. Charles, Missouri, was sentenced in a Lincoln federal court, the Lincoln Journal Star...

APNewsBreak: 'Alt-right' group regains IRS tax-exempt status

Oct. 4, 2018 3:45 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service has reinstated the tax-exempt status of a nonprofit operated by white nationalist Richard Spencer, who has been banned from using mainstream online platforms to raise money. Spencer's Alexandria, Virginia-based National Policy Institute Inc....