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  • What is Antifa?

    After protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned violent on Saturday, leaving one person dead and dozens injured, the world is still grappling with what happened, who was involved and why. Hundreds of white nationalists took to the streets over the weekend to protest the removal of a Gen. Robert E. Lee statue. But members of a controversial opposing group, known as Antifa, also showed up to condemn hate and racism. Here’s a closer look at Antifa protesters, who have become more […]

  • 10-year-old rape victim unknowingly gives birth in India

    A ten-year old rape victim who was denied an abortion has given birth in northern India. The 10-year old delivered a baby girl via Caesarian section at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Chandigarh, a city in North India. Both the girl and her baby are in stable condition, according to Dasari Harish, one of the doctors caring for the girl. The girl was forced to have the baby after India’s Supreme Court rejected the family’s plea for an […]

  • 5 rumors you’ve probably heard about the eclipse that just aren’t true

    Idaho Falls, ID — Over the past few days, EastIdahoNews.com has received a lot of messages from our users asking questions about the eclipse. Many want to know if statements or rumors they’ve seen online are true. We’ve taken five questions we’ve been asked the most and tracked down the truth. 1. ANIMAL / HUMAN SACRIFICES QUESTION: “I was told that (my city) is warning people to stay in/close to home during the eclipse because there have been threats and warnings of […]

  • Multiple people killed, dozens injured after van plows into Barcelona crowd

    At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 injured after a van rammed through crowds of people in the heart of Barcelona Thursday in an apparent terror attack. Eyewitnesses reported panic and chaos as the van plowed through crowds in the renowned Las Ramblas avenue, which was teeming at the time with locals and tourists. One person has been arrested, Catalan police said. Police are treating the incident as a terror attack and have sealed off the area. […]

  • Trump defends Confederate statues: Here are 1,500 symbols of the Confederacy in the US

    As a growing number of American cities worked to remove statues commemorating the Confederacy, President Donald Trump defended the statues again Thursday, arguing that removing them uproots American “culture” and history. “Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our beautiful statues and monuments,” he said in a series of tweets. “You……..can’t change history, but you can learn from it. Robert E Lee, Stonewall Jackson – who’s next, Washington, Jefferson? So […]

  • Apple’s Tim Cook: I disagree with Trump on Charlottesville

    Apple CEO Tim Cook says President Trump’s response to the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville contradicts American values. In an email to Apple employees on Wednesday night, Cook called for an “unequivocal” denouncement of hate and bigotry, rejecting Trump’s widely criticized remarks on Charlottesville. “I disagree with the president and others who believe that there is a moral equivalence between white supremacists and Nazis, and those who oppose them by standing up for human rights,” Cook wrote. “Equating the two runs […]

  • Neo-Nazi website loses protection from key tech firm

    Another important tech company has cut ties with neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer. Internet firm Cloudflare said Wednesday it has terminated The Daily Stormer’s account, which means it won’t protect the site from cyberattacks that could cause it to go down. The Daily Stormer site has already been dumped by the web-hosting services of GoDaddy and Google this week after it published a derogatory story about Heather Heyer, who was killed while protesting against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday. […]

  • What happened behind the scenes as Trump’s business councils fell apart

    President Trump’s two business councils were already on shaky ground Wednesday. By early afternoon, both had fallen apart. “Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both,” Trump tweeted at 1:14 p.m. ET “Thank you all!” The Twitter announcement marked a stunning collapse for the two panels, the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative and the Strategic and Policy Forum. Trump hoped the two would help advise him on jobs and the economy. The CEOs of […]

  • Here are all the active hate groups where you live

    That’s the number of hate groups operating in the US, according to data from the Southern Poverty Law Center. The Alabama-based nonprofit activist group tracks civil rights and hate crimes and defines a hate group as an organization with “beliefs or practices that attack or malign an entire class of people, typically for their immutable characteristics.” “Over the course of a year, we have a team of investigators that scours the internet for racist publications and real world activities to […]

  • Bannon says US locked in ‘economic war’ with China, slams White House colleagues

     Embattled White House chief strategist Steve Bannon declared in an interview published Wednesday that the US is at “economic war with China,” promised aggressive trade actions against Beijing and said he is “fighting” other top White House aides “every day.” Bannon also dismisses the ratcheting up of tensions stemming from North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile activity as “just a sideshow” and argues there is “no military solution” to the growing crisis, despite President Donald Trump’s promises of “fire and fury” if North Korea […]

  • US military leaders condemn racism after Charlottesville violence

    In a rare move, top commanders in the US military are speaking out in the wake of the deadly violence that erupted at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. Five US Joint Chiefs are issuing public condemnations of white supremacist groups in the wake of the weekend’s racial unrest. President Donald Trump expanded the controversy Tuesday when he appeared to draw a moral equivalency between neo-Nazis and counter-protesters by blaming “both sides” for contributing to violence. […]

  • Heather Heyer memorial: Killer ‘just magnified her,’ mother says

    Heather Heyer once posted on Facebook an anonymous quote that resonated after her violent death: “If you’re not outraged, you’re not paying attention,” the quote, displayed on a purple background, reads. Her mother made that a call to action Wednesday in a memorial service for the 32-year-old Charlottesville paralegal, who was killed Saturday when a car hit her and other counterprotesters who opposed a “Unite the Right” rally of white nationalists. “They tried to kill my child to shut her […]