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  • 3 dead, dozens injured in violent white supremacist rally in Virginia

    United States (US) President Donald Trump blamed "many sides" for the violent clashes between protesters and white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday that left one person dead and dozens others injured as emergency was declared in the state...

    A silver Dodge Challenger allegedly driven by Fields suddenly came barrelling through "a sea of people” and smashed into another car, said Matt Korbon, a 22-year-old...

  • Muslim teen assaulted outside US mosque, found murdered in Virginia

    A 17-year-old American Muslim girl was beaten and abducted after leaving a mosque in Virginia on Sunday by a man who police later arrested on suspicion of murder after her body was found dumped in a pond, authorities said...

    The attack spurred an outpouring of grief and horror in a Muslim community that has been gathering to pray at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society mosque about 30 miles outside Washington in observance of the last...

  • Virginia police probe Muslim girl's killing as 'road rage' incident

    A teenage Muslim girl killed by a bat-wielding motorist near a Virginia mosque was an apparent victim of "road rage" and her death is not being investigated as a hate crime, police said on Monday...

    Nabra Hassanen, 17, was attacked early on Sunday in Sterling, Virginia, about 30 miles west of Washington, after attending late-night prayers for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when many Muslims fast from dawn until sunset...

  • ‘Virginia Woolf’ playwright Edward Albee dies at age 88

    NEW YORK: Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee, who challenged theatrical convention in masterworks such as “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” and “A Delicate Balance,” died on Friday, his personal assistant said...

    ”Albee was proclaimed the playwright of his generation after his blistering “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” opened on Broadway in 1962...

  • A look at what's in Amazon's new deal with Virginia

    Virginia regularly awards grants, tax breaks and other goodies to businesses that move to the state or expand their operations, sometimes even for small projects that produce just a dozen or so jobs...

    In current dollars, Virginia has paid as much as $80,000 per job for some economic development deals, he said...

  • 11 people killed in Virginia Beach shooting in US; suspect dead

    A longtime, disgruntled city employee opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach in the United States on Friday, killing 11 people before police fatally shot him, authorities said...

    Six other people were wounded in the shooting, including a police officer whose bulletproof vest saved his life, said Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera...

  • Thousands of armed activists attend Virginia’s pro-gun rally

    RICHMOND: Thousands of armed pro-gun activists from across the United States rallied outside Virginia’s capitol building on Monday to protest new restrictions proposed by state lawmakers, with authorities bracing for violence...

    Those backing tougher gun restrictions see Democrats taking control of the Virginia legislature for the first time in a generation on campaign promises of tougher access to arms as offering a model for other...

  • Central American ‘caravan’ women and children enter US, defying Trump

    MEXICO CITY: Hopes rose on Tuesday among a caravan of migrants who travelled from Central America to seek asylum in the United States after US border authorities allowed the first small group of women and children entry from Mexico overnight...

    Gathering people along the way, the caravan set off a month ago on a 3,220-km trek across Mexico to the US border, drawing attention from American news media after President Donald Trump took...

  • Weary Central American migrants still far from reaching US border

    HUIXTLA: Thousands of Central American migrants awoke on Tuesday in a makeshift encampment in a rain-soaked town square in far-southern Mexico, some weary, foot-sore and coughing, still distant from their goal of reaching the US border...

    A team of AP journalists traveling with the caravan for more than a week has spoken with Hondurans, Guatemalans and Salvadorans, but has not met any Middle Easterners, who Trump suggested were “mixed...

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