Hundreds of white supremacists march through Lincoln Memorial in ‘Reclaim America’ march

Videos show a long parade of Patriot Front members stomping past the Lincoln Memorial with shields, upside-down American flags, and a large banner reading ‘Reclaim America’ Hundreds of members of the hate group “Patriot Front” marched through downtown Washington, DC on Saturday evening. Videos of the march show a long parade of masked men stomping past the LincolnContinue reading “Hundreds of white supremacists march through Lincoln Memorial in ‘Reclaim America’ march”

Washington: Explosion rattles Islamic Center of Olympia in apparent act of intimidation

Someone tossed an explosive device at the Islamic Center of Olympia last week, the latest in a string of assaults on houses of worship in the region. Someone tossed an explosive device at the Islamic Center of Olympia last week, an apparent act of intimidation and the latest in a string of assaults on houses of worshipContinue reading “Washington: Explosion rattles Islamic Center of Olympia in apparent act of intimidation”

Delhi remains engulfed in toxic smog; schools shut, entry of trucks banned – WION

India’s capital Delhi and the surrounding areas meanwhile continue to battle the toxic smog blanket that has engulfed the region. In the latest effort to reduce air pollution, the commission for air quality management has issued a slew of orders to combat the situation.

‘No more negotiation’: Ethiopians denounce U.S. at rally – Reuters

Ethiopians rallied in Addis Ababa in support of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the military campaign against the Tigrayan forces in the north of the country. Demonstrators also denounced the U.S., which called for a ceasefire in the year-long conflict.

Let’s talk about hindsight and how it could’ve been different – Beau of the Fifth Column

After Decades-Long Fight, Nathan Bedford Forrest’s Bust Is Out Of The Tennessee Capitol

The bust of confederate general and KKK grand wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest has been removed from the Tennessee State Capitol. Advocates cleared the final hurdle Thursday, after decades of protesting and months of jumping through legislative hoops. Gov. Bill Lee voted along with the majority of the state building commission to move the bust toContinue reading “After Decades-Long Fight, Nathan Bedford Forrest’s Bust Is Out Of The Tennessee Capitol”

Oregon governor signs bill banning guns at Capitol, requiring safe storage at home

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) on Tuesday signed a bill that will prohibit guns from being carried inside the state capitol. “Today, I am signing SB 554 with the hope that we can take another step forward to help spare more Oregon families from the grief of losing a loved one to gun violence,” Brown tweeted. TheContinue reading “Oregon governor signs bill banning guns at Capitol, requiring safe storage at home”

Oregon lawmaker who let far-right demonstrators into Capitol charged with criminal misconduct

An Oregon lawmaker who let violent far-right demonstrators into the state Capitol during a Dec. 21 special session was criminally charged on Friday with first-degree official misconduct and second-degree criminal trespass. Rep. Mike Nearman, R-Independence, was caught on security videos opening a door and allowing demonstrators to enter the building. He had been under investigationContinue reading “Oregon lawmaker who let far-right demonstrators into Capitol charged with criminal misconduct”

U.S. investigating peculiar attacks with hallmarks of ‘Havana syndrome’ near White House

Federal agencies are investigating at least two mysterious incidents on U.S. soil with some hallmarks of the “Havana syndrome.” Lawmakers on the House and Senate Armed Services Committee confirmed to NBC News on Thursday that they were briefed in April on the investigation. In 2016, U.S. diplomats and their support staff stationed in Havana reportedContinue reading “U.S. investigating peculiar attacks with hallmarks of ‘Havana syndrome’ near White House”

Virginia Man Arrested for Scaling Fence Outside Capitol: Police

U.S. Capitol Police said Monday they’ve arrested a man for unlawful entry after he climbed the fence around the Capitol building. Officials say Marc Beauchamp, 22, of Henrico, Virginia, parked his car on the lawn outside the Lincoln Memorial around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, before scaling the barrier erected in the wake of the Capital riot earlier thisContinue reading “Virginia Man Arrested for Scaling Fence Outside Capitol: Police”

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