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The white supremacist who helped lead the Charlottesville rally has been banned from Facebook

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YouTube/VICE News Facebook has banned the Facebook and Instagram accounts of a white nationalist who attended the rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended in deadly violence.
Facebook spokeswoman Ruchika Budhraja told the Associated Press on Wednesday that the profile pages of Christopher Cantwell have been removed as well as a page connected to his podcast.
Cantwell was featured in a widely viewed Vice News documentary released Monday, in which he denigrated black and Jewish people, embraced violent protest tactics, and declared the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer at the rally as...
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The 10 most liveable cities in the US

The 10 most liveable cities in the US

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Getty Images In the United States, unrest seems to be growing by the day.
Over the weekend, a white supremacist plowed through a crowd of counter-protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia. Several cities, like Baltimore , Maryland, New Orleans , Louisiana, and Lexington , Kentucky are removing confederate monuments , despite rallies from white nationalists to preserve them.
Mass shootings in 2017 are outpacing those in previous years as well, with over 150 attacks so far. In the past few months, there have been instances of domestic terrorism and racially motivated violence, including...
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Pence stands with Trump as pressure mounts to rebuke his Charlottesville comments

Pence stands with Trump as pressure mounts to rebuke his Charlottesville comments

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As the debate surrounding President Donald Trump's response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia reached a fever pitch on Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence said that he stands by Trump's words.
Pence also announced that he will fly back to the US tomorrow, ending his trip to Latin America a day early.
Pence, who defended the president's controversial remarks over the weekend and attacked the media for criticizing them, ignored a reporter's questions about Trump's free-wheeling Tuesday press conference , in which he equated the white supremacist marchers with the...
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The chilling worldview of this white supremacist who helped lead the Charlottesville rally shows why so many people are furious with Trump

The chilling worldview of this white supremacist who helped lead the Charlottesville rally shows why so many people are furious with Trump

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Vice News interviewed white supremacist Christopher Cantwell, who helped lead the Charlottesville rally
Cantwell embraced violent tactics and predicted more violence in the future
The extreme views he describes explain why so many are furious at President Trump over his Charlottesville response
On Monday, "Vice News Tonight" published a chilling 22-minute documentary featuring interviews with several of the white nationalists who helped lead the "Unite the Right" rally that devolved into violence and chaos in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend.
Most prominently featured throughout...
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Sean Spicer says he regrets making assertions about Trump's inauguration...

Sean Spicer says he regrets making assertions about Trump's inauguration crowd size during his first briefing as press secretary

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Here are 3 issues that will take center stage at this week's UN summit

Here are 3 issues that will take center stage at this week's UN summit

AP Photo/Evan Vucci The United Nations convenes this week for its annual General Assembly speeches and meetings, with President Donald Trump making his debut appearance before... Read more ...

Tesla hits an all-time high

Tesla hits an all-time high

REUTERS/Jason Reed Tesla hit an all-time high on Monday. The stock jumped 2.03% to $389.57 in mid-day trading, but it's now trading fractionally lower at $383.77. Tesla's... Read more ...

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Solar power could protect the US military from dangerous threats to the electric grid

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'He didn't make any comment about refugees' Bangladesh Prime Minister expects no help from Trump on Myanmar crisis

NEW YORK - Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday about Rohingya Muslims flooding into her country from Myanmar, but... Read more ...

Toys R Us could file for bankruptcy on Monday

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Getty/Bennett Raglin The toy retailer Toys R Us may be on the brink of filing for bankruptcy. It's one of several options the chain is considering to pay down $5 billion in... Read more ...

Don't buy the new iPhone - fix your old one

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FBI agents reportedly photographed Paul Manafort's expensive suits during...

FBI agents reportedly photographed Paul Manafort's expensive suits during its July raid at his house in Virginia

Jeff Chiu/AP New details about a July FBI raid at Paul Manafort's home in Virginia shine a new light on the tactics Robert Mueller is using in his investigation of the Trump... Read more ...

GOP senators 'cautiously optimistic' they won't fail to repeal Obamacare again

GOP senators 'cautiously optimistic' they won't fail to repeal Obamacare again

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images WASHINGTON - As Senate Republicans barrel forward with another - and possibly - final attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the... Read more ...