Unite the Right rally organizer Jason Kessler says the Charlottesville police refused to do their job on Saturday after the white nationalist rally descended into deadly clashes. Continue reading
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe says current political rhetoric has bred “bigotry and hatred” and urges people to “call it out for what it is.” Continue reading
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA , UNITED STATES (AUGUST 12, 2017) (REUTERS) – White nationalists clashed with counter-demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday (August 12) ahead of a rally to protest the planned removal of a Confederate general’s statue that critics say glorifies the era of slavery. Continue reading
A mural by British graffiti artist Banksy highlighting the alleged use of tear gas on migrants from the “jungle” camp in Calais has appeared on a hoarding near the French embassy in London.
A Black Lives Matter protest shut down the Bay Bridge in San Francisco causing hundreds of cars to get stuck in a massive traffic jam.
Hong Kong bookseller’s disappearance sparks protests outside Beijing representative office. Julie Noce reports. Continue reading
A man who was so distracted by his cellphone didn’t see a 60-foot drop in front of him and tumbled to his death off a California cliff on Christmas Day.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announce the birth of their daughter and say they will give away 99 percent of their Facebook shares to a new charity.
In a new report released by U.N. Children’s Agency (UNICEF), the organisation warns that the number of child brides in Africa could more than double to 310 million by 2050, if current practices continue. Just over one in three African girls marry before the age of 18, most commonly in poor, rural families which often receive a bride price or dowry in exchange for their daughter.
City officials estimate 3.5 million spectators will crowd New York City to watch Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, held under tight security two weeks after the attacks in Paris. Jillian Kitchener reports. Continue reading