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Sentencing moved up for man in deadly Charlottesville rally

Jun. 17, 2019 10:56 AM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A sentencing hearing has been moved up for an avowed white supremacist convicted of federal hate crimes for plowing his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters at a 2017 white nationalist rally in Virginia. James Alex Fields Jr. was originally scheduled to be sentenced July...

Road once adopted by KKK is sponsored by gay pride group

Jun. 17, 2019 10:48 AM EDT

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — A stretch of road on Florida's Gulf Coast that was adopted by the Ku Klux Klan 25 years ago is now being sponsored by a gay rights group. Pasco Pride recently adopted the stretch of Moon Lake Road in New Port Richey. WUSF in Tampa reports that the KKK adopted the 1-mile...

Man accused in New Zealand mosque killings pleads not guilty

Jun. 14, 2019 8:52 AM EDT

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges Friday before a judge who set his trial for next May. The courtroom was filled with 80 survivors and family members of the 51...

Cadet to be removed from Army ROTC for 'pro-Nazism' tweets

Jun. 12, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

A cadet will be removed from the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps for posting racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic and "pro-Nazism" messages on social media, an Army official said Wednesday. Martha Gerdes is on a "leave of absence" from the program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte pending her...

Judge awards $4.1 million in neo-Nazi website lawsuit

Jun. 12, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge awarded a Muslim-American radio host $4.1 million in monetary damages Wednesday after he successfully sued a neo-Nazi website operator who falsely accused him of terrorism. SiriusXM Radio show host Dean Obeidallah filed the civil complaint against The Daily Stormer...

The Latest: Judge awards $4.1 million in neo-Nazi case

Jun. 12, 2019 12:29 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a defamation lawsuit against a neo-Nazi website operator (all times local): 12:30 p.m. A federal judge has awarded $4.1 million to a Muslim-American radio host who accused a neo-Nazi website operator of falsely accusing him of terrorism. U.S. District Court Judge Edmund...

Detroit chief says neo-Nazis sought gay pride event violence

Jun. 10, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police officers prevented violence by a neo-Nazi group that wanted to spark "Charlottesville No. 2" during a gay pride festival over the weekend, the city's police chief said Monday. Chief James Craig said five people among about 15 white supremacists were openly carrying firearms...

Infowars to pay $15K for unauthorized Pepe the Frog posters

Jun. 10, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

Conspiracy-promoting website Infowars will pay $15,000 to resolve a copyright infringement lawsuit over its sales of a poster featuring the image of Pepe the Frog, a cartoon character that was hijacked by far-right extremists and racist internet trolls. "Infowars" show host Alex Jones on Monday signed his...

Leaders of white supremacist prison gang charged in killings

Jun. 6, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Leaders of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang were charged Thursday with directing killings and drug smuggling from within California's most secure prisons, U.S. prosecutors said. The charges detail five slayings and accuse an attorney of helping smuggle drugs and cellphones to aid...

Leaders of notorious white supremacist prison gang in California charged in killings, drug-trafficking

Jun. 6, 2019 1:37 PM EDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Leaders of notorious white supremacist prison gang in California charged in killings, drug-trafficking.