Hate groups

Police prepare to push back against protesters Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Portland, Ore. Small scuffles broke out Saturday as police in Portland, Oregon, deployed "flash bang" devices and other means to disperse hundreds of right-wing and self-described anti-fascist protesters. (Mark Graves /The Oregonian via AP)
August 05, 2018 - 8:52 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Portland police were accused Sunday of being heavy-handed against people protesting a rally by extreme-right demonstrators, reportedly injuring some counter-protesters and prompting the city's new police chief to order a review of officers' use of force. Police in riot gear tried...
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August 05, 2018 - 12:43 pm
Amazon says it has removed items with Nazi or white supremacist symbols from its website after criticism from advocacy groups. An executive for the Seattle-based online retail giant says the company has blocked the accounts of some retailers and might suspend them. Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith...
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Jeanne Bernstein, right, and her husband Gideon, parents of murder victim Blaze Bernstein, speak during a news conference as Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas, left, looks on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Santa Ana, Rackauckas, said Thursday they will file a hate crime sentencing enhancement against 21-year-old Samuel Woodward in the murder of 19-year-old sophomore Blaze Bernstein. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
August 02, 2018 - 2:25 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man charged with the murder of a University of Pennsylvania student carried out the killing because the victim was gay, prosecutors said Thursday. A hate crime sentencing enhancement was being added to a murder charge against 21-year-old Samuel...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook said it has uncovered “sophisticated” efforts, possibly linked to Russia, to influence U.S. politics on its platforms. The company said it removed more than 30 accounts from Facebook and Instagram because they were involved in “coordinated” behavior and appeared to be fake. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
August 02, 2018 - 5:46 am
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Facebook stunned and angered organizers of a protest against white supremacists when it disabled their Washington event's page this week, saying it and others had been created by "bad actors" misusing the social media platform. The company said the page — one of 32 pages...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook said it has uncovered “sophisticated” efforts, possibly linked to Russia, to influence U.S. politics on its platforms. The company said it removed more than 30 accounts from Facebook and Instagram because they were involved in “coordinated” behavior and appeared to be fake. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
August 01, 2018 - 5:09 pm
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Facebook stunned and angered organizers of a protest against white supremacists when it disabled their Washington event's page this week, saying it and others had been created by "bad actors" misusing the social media platform. The company said the page — one of 32 pages...
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July 17, 2018 - 3:24 am
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors are appealing the verdict against a neo-Nazi whose 2 ½-year sentence for supporting a terrorist organization prompted anger last week. Spokeswoman Frauke Koehler said Tuesday that federal prosecutors are only appealing the verdict against Andre Eminger, not that of...
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In this Sept. 22, 2009 file photo, a police officer, top right, watches migrants in the camp known as the "Jungle" in Calais, northern France. President Donald Trump's recent lament this week that immigration is "changing the culture" of Europe is echoing rising anti-immigrant feelings on both sides of the Atlantic, where Europe and the United States are going through transformative demographic changes that makes some of the white majority uncomfortable. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, file)
July 14, 2018 - 6:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lament this week that immigration is "changing the culture" of Europe echoed rising anti-immigrant feelings on both sides of the Atlantic, where Europe and the United States are going through a demographic transformation that makes some of the white...
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Demonstrators hold signs with people killed by the NSU outside the court in Munich, southern Germany, prior to the verdict Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Tobias Hase/dpa via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 11:59 am
MUNICH (AP) — A German court found the main defendant guilty on Wednesday in a string of neo-Nazi killings more than a decade ago — a high-profile trial that raised fresh questions about the treatment of migrants at a time when Germany is grappling with an unprecedented influx of refugees and...
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2017, file photo, people fly into the air as a vehicle is driven into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Federal hate crime charges have been filed against James Alex Fields Jr., accused of driving the car. (Ryan M. Kelly/The Daily Progress via AP, File)
July 05, 2018 - 2:44 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An Ohio man pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges Thursday in a deadly car attack on a crowd of protesters opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia. James Alex Fields Jr. entered the plea during his initial appearance in U.S. District Court in...
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