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Solidarity rallies continue in Connecticut following violence in

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Solidarity rallies continue in Connecticut following violence in

- Following a night of solidarity rallies and vigils across Connecticut, another event is planned for Thursday morning in Hartford. Local lawmakers said they can't be silent after the events that led to a protester's death in Charlottesville, VA over the weekend. Thursday's rally, which was organized by gubernatorial hopeful and Middletown Mayor Dan Drew, in Hartford began at 11 a.m. Officials said they'll be standing together on the steps of the state capitol to speak out against white supremacy
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Candles, hymns for woman killed in racial violence - Reuters TV

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Candles, hymns for woman killed in racial violence - Reuters TV

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Trump's stance on Virginia violence shocks America's allies

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Trump's stance on Virginia violence shocks America's allies

- By Noah Barkin and Alistair Smout. BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) - America's closest allies condemned U.S. President Donald Trump in unusually strong and personal terms on Wednesday after he put part of the blame for violent clashes in the state of Virginia on those marching against gun-brandishing neo-Nazis. British Prime Minister Theresa May, widely criticised at home for cultivating close ties to Trump during his first half year in office, spoke out after the president repeated his view that the white nationalists and counter-protesters were both to blame
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Governor Bevin addresses Charlottesville violence ahead of KY State Fair

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Governor Bevin addresses Charlottesville violence ahead of KY State Fair

- LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Kentucky's governor is welcoming everyone to the state fair, in light of racial tension throughout the nation. Just before Thursday morning's Commodity Breakfast, Gov. Matt Bevin addressed the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. "What we've made clear from the very beginning to any and all people is that there's no room for racial intolerance in this state
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Charleston church members reflect on Charlottesville violence, forgiveness

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Charleston church members reflect on Charlottesville violence, forgiveness

- is the oldest African Methodist Episcopal church in the Southern United States. Although this church, its parishioners and this community know heartache -- they also know how to forgive. Here, the healing will never stop. But the open dialogue and message of forgiveness may help heal the wounds that were ripped open more than two years ago when the church was attacked by white supremacist
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Push to remove confederate monuments renewed after Charlottesville violence

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Push to remove confederate monuments renewed after Charlottesville violence

- Thursday, August 17, 2017 07:15AM "Hand in hand." That was the spirit of a massive vigil in Charlottesville, Va., Wednesday night. People in Chicago also gathered to honoring Heather Heyer, the woman killed during the violence in Virginia over the weekend. That violence grew out of a protest around the removal of a statue of confederate General Robert E. Lee. But the protest may have had the opposite effect, adding fuel to the movement to take down confederate symbols
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Trump isolated as US military, business and political leaders condemn violence

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Trump isolated as US military, business and political leaders condemn violence

- The US's top military brass issued a rare public statement condemning racist violence Trump's two business councils collapse after eight CEOs res (CNN)US President Donald Trump found himself more isolated than at any point in his presidency on Thursday, cast aside by business allies, condemned by prominent Republicans and the subject of a rare, if coded rebuke from two living predecessors
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Apple's Tim Cook 'disagrees' with Donald Trump's take on neo-Nazi violence in Charlottesville

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Apple's Tim Cook 'disagrees' with Donald Trump's take on neo-Nazi violence in Charlottesville

- Apple CEO Tim Cook called for an "unequivocal" denouncement of the neo-Nazi demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend, stressing he disagreed with comments by President Donald Trump that attributed the violence there to "many sides" — and not white supremacists. In a note to Apple's employees, obtained late Wednesday by Recode, Cook also announced the company would donate $1 million each to the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League
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Report of child kidnapping at Concord Walmart leads to domestic violence arrest

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Report of child kidnapping at Concord Walmart leads to domestic violence arrest

- By ALYSSA DANDREA Monitor staff Police arrested an Allenstown man Tuesday following a domestic violence incident at the Concord Wal-Mart, which was initially reported as a child kidnapping. A 911 call was made just before 11:30 a.m. for a report of a kidnapping of a 4-year-old girl by someone known to her. Several Concord patrol officers and detectives responded to the Wal-Mart on Loudon Road within minutes, Concord police Lt
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Charlottesville violence revives painful past for minorities

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Charlottesville violence revives painful past for minorities

- Bernard Lafayette fought to end segregation during the civil rights movement. But after watching events in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend and hearing President Donald Trump blame both sides for the deadly violence, he realized that changing laws did not change enough hearts and minds. "It was below the surface," said Lafayette, the 77-year-old chairman of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. "It was always there
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Who was responsible for the violence in Charlottesville? Here's what witnesses say

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Who was responsible for the violence in Charlottesville? Here's what witnesses say

- The clashes that broke out over the weekend at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., have become a new touchstone in the nation’s long-running debate over racism, free speech and violence. One woman was killed and many more injured when a car, allegedly driven by a rally participant, sped into a crowd of anti-racism protesters. Two state troopers monitoring the action died in a helicopter crash later in the day, though no foul play was suspected
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Boy, 16, fatally shot in Jeffery Manor identified

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Boy, 16, fatally shot in Jeffery Manor identified

- Chicago police said a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and killed on a basketball court in the city's Jeffery Manor neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.
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1 dead, 3 hurt after gun battle in St. Louis

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1 dead, 3 hurt after gun battle in St. Louis

- ST. LOUIS • One woman is dead and three men are injured after a gun battle erupted on a city street Wednesday evening. Police say a black woman in her 20s was fatally shot on the 5800 block of Wabada Avenue at about 7:30 p.m. The incident followed a exchange of gunfire between occupants of a car and people the front porch of a residence, said John Hayden, commander of the St
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Hamden man arrested in Wallingford road rage incident - Dauer: 19 Sekunden

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Hamden man arrested in Wallingford road rage incident - Dauer: 19 Sekunden

- A Hamden man is facing threatening and breach of peace charges stemming from a road rage incident on Interstate 91 in Wallingford Tuesday.
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Boyfriend denies assaulting girlfriend charged with two DWIs in 24 hours

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Boyfriend denies assaulting girlfriend charged with two DWIs in 24 hours

- PLAISTOW — A man charged with assaulting his girlfriend shortly before her second arrest in 24 hours for allegedly driving under the influence denies the allegations. Jeremy Stephenson, 34, of Plaistow, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Wednesday on domestic violence simple assault and simple assault charges stemming from the incident that allegedly occurred Aug. 13 in between Sharon Estevao’s two DWI arrests — one of which involved the couple’s 4-month-old daughter who was in the car
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State Police: Driver Pointed Gun At Another on I-91 In Wallingford

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State Police: Driver Pointed Gun At Another on I-91 In Wallingford

- A Hamden man was charged with threatening Tuesday after he allegedly pointed a gun at another motorist, state police said. Robert Laporta, 33, also was charged with breach of peace, police said. Troopers were sent to I-91 south about 5:45 p.m. after learning that a driver had pointed a gun at someone in another car. After Laporta was located, he told troopers that he was cut off by a driving changing lanes, causing him to almost lose control of his vehicle, according to state police
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Facing more violence, some fire stations are responding with security

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Facing more violence, some fire stations are responding with security

- ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Because of increasingly dangerous situations, Fire Station 1, which responds in the downtown area of Anchorage, is responding with extra people to provide security for fire fighters and stations rigs. The Anchorage Fire Department says that when Station 1 responds to Bean's Cafe, Brother Francis Shelter, and Karluk Manor, vehicles have been vandalized, and some of the firefighters have dealt with crowds of people who can turn violent when crews arrive at the shelters
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    By Noah Barkin and Alistair Smout. BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) - America's closest allies condemned U.S. President Donald Trump in unusually strong and personal terms on Wednesday after he put part of the blame for violent clashes in the state of Virginia on those marching against gun-brandishing neo-Nazis. British Prime Minister Theresa May, widely criticised at home for cultivating close ties to Trump during his first half year in office, spoke out after the president repeated his view that the white nationalists and counter-protesters were both to blame
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