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Vehicle plows into protesters in Charlottesville

Vehicle plows into protesters in Charlottesville

White nationalist demonstrators use shields as they guard the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.

Earlier in the day Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency in Charlottesville as violent confrontations broke out between neo-Nazi protesters and counter-protesters.

Bodybuilder breaks neck, dies after botched back flip
It reports that he was tipped for a bright future, having been a former IFBB Junior World Champion in the up to 75kg category. A South African bodybuilding champion lost his life after a botched backflip during a competition over the weekend.

The counter protesters were there in response to a "Unite the Right" rally, which consists of white nationalists and other right-wing groups, according to the city's verified twitter account.

President Donald Trump has come under fire, including from fellow Republicans, for his apparent refusal to criticize far-right hate groups. There is no place for this kind of violence in America.

Guam advising residents to prepare for missile attack
South Korea's conservatives want still more sanctions and pressure; they call his pleas for talks a "one-sided love affair". It is important that the USA does not push North Korea into a dead end so they feel they are left with no options.

The vehicle ramming killed a 32-year-old woman and wounded 19 people, including some with life-threatening injuries. Many are outraged by the city's plans to remove the confederate history.

US Navy challenges China's claims in disputed territory
The Chinese frigate "called and said 'Please turn around, you are in our waters, '" a USA defense official told the Guardian . The expert also shared his thought on the possibility of an open military confrontation in the South China Sea.


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