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Heather Heyer Remembered By Lawmakers, Activists On Charlottesville Anniversary

Heather Heyer Remembered By Lawmakers, Activists On Charlottesville AnniversaryPoliticians and activists shared tributes to Heather Heyer on Sunday, honoring



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Charlottesville on high alert on the anniversary of white supremacist violence

Charlottesville on high alert on the anniversary of white supremacist violenceA group of anti-fascist activists rallied peacefully in downtown Charlottesville as the city marks the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence. Saturday marks a year since white nationalists marched through the University of Virginia campus with torches, clashing with a group of counterprotesters. The following day, a much larger gathering of white nationalists near a downtown park erupted into violence.



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Charlottesville Anniversary: White Supremacy Didn’t Invade. It Was Always Here.

Charlottesville Anniversary: White Supremacy Didn’t Invade. It Was Always Here.CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. ― On Aug. 12 of last year, after the murder of Heather



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On anniversary of rally, how Charlottesville changed us

On anniversary of rally, how Charlottesville changed usIt’s been nearly a year since white nationalists and neo-Nazis clashed with counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., leaving a young woman and two state police officers dead and a nation that has long struggled with the dark side of its complicated racial history shaken to its core.



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On anniversary of rally, how Charlottesville changed us

On anniversary of rally, how Charlottesville changed usIt’s been nearly a year since white nationalists and neo-Nazis clashed with counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., leaving a young woman and two state police officers dead and a nation that has long struggled with the dark side of its complicated racial history shaken to its core.



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Koreas mark war anniversary in mood of detente, North drops anti-US rhetoric

Koreas mark war anniversary in mood of detente, North drops anti-US rhetoricThe two Koreas Monday marked their war anniversary in a mood of detente, with Pyongyang dropping its customary anti-US rhetoric and Seoul saying talks have begun on moving the North’s artillery back from the tense border. Pyongyang’s tightly controlled official media are normally packed with anti-American invective on June 25, when the North launched a mass invasion of the South in 1950. In the South, Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said discussions were taking place about relocating Pyongyang’s long-range artillery away from their border.



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Spain's king gets key to New Orleans for 300th anniversary

Spain's king gets key to New Orleans for 300th anniversaryNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The king of Spain and New Orleans' mayor saluted the city's centuries-old Spanish heritage during its tricentennial celebration Friday.



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Ten fascinating facts on the anniversary of D-Day

Ten fascinating facts on the anniversary of D-DayOn June 6, 1944, about 150,000 troops stormed the beaches of France in the epic D-Day invasion that proved pivotal to the Allied war effort. But how did the idea originate and how did the Allies pull off such a huge task?



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'Congratulations America': Trump marks Mueller probe's 1-year anniversary

'Congratulations America': Trump marks Mueller probe's 1-year anniversaryPresident Trump marked the one-year anniversary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment to lead the Russia investigation with a caustic tweet, while Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, ripped the probe in a pair of interviews with Fox News.



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Palestinians clash with Israeli forces on 70th anniversary of the Nakba (“catastrophe”)

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces on 70th anniversary of the Nakba (“catastrophe”)Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces in the occupied West Bank and at the Israeli-Gaza border in the Gaza Strip, during protests marking the anniversary of the Nakba, or “catastrophe,” when more than 700,000 Palestinians fled or were expelled in the 1948 war surrounding Israel’s creation. The protests were also a response to the United States’ relocation of its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. (Getty Images)



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