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Trump finally comments on white nationalist rally, violence in Charottesville

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Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock After hours of silence, President Donald Trump finally commented on the white nationalist rally and related violence happening in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday. Am in Bedminster for meetings & press conference on V.A. & all that we have done, and are doing, to make it better-but Charlottesville sad! Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 12, 2017 SEE ALSO: A round of applause for student counter-protesters who stood up to white supremacists at UVA Trump tweeted after 1 p.m. on Saturday, almost two hours after Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency in Charlottesville and the city determined […]

Airbnb deletes accounts of neo-Nazis ahead of ‘Unite The Right’ rally

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Airbnb is actively deleting people from the site.Image: JENS KALAENE/PICTURE-ALLIANCE/DPA/AP IMAGES Airbnb isn’t letting neo-Nazis take advantage of its services, Gizmodo reported early Monday. SEE ALSO: What is an Airbnb ‘superhost’ exactly? It has to do with hospitality, not safety The home-sharing platform has deleted the accounts of suspected attendees of the United The Right, an event to be held in Charlottesville, Virginia this Saturday. The event is being organized by The Daily Stormer, a racist website. Gizmodo cited tweets about the issue that included screenshots of emails from Airbnb about the user’s account being in “violation of our Terms […]