Tag Archives: Virginia

11Sep/17

In observance of 9/11, a flag draped over the Pentagon

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 11, 2017) (RESTRICTED POOL) – A large American flag was draped over the facade of the Pentagon building on Monday (September 11) in commemoration of the attack there 16 years ago.
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13Aug/17

Virginia governor: “We need to call it out for what it is”

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe says current political rhetoric has bred “bigotry and hatred” and urges people to “call it out for what it is.” Continue reading

13Aug/17

Two Virginia policemen killed in helicopter crash linked to clashes

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 12, 2017) (NBC) – Two Virginia state policemen were killed on Saturday (August 12) when a helicopter in which they were riding crashed after assisting in efforts to quell clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville. Continue reading

12Aug/17

Car plows into crowd in Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 12, 2017) (REUTERS) – White nationalists clashed with counter-demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday (August 12), prompting the governor to declare an emergency and halt a rally to protest the planned removal of a Confederate general’s statue from a public park.
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12Aug/17

State of emergency declared in Virginia amid ongoing clashes during counter rallies

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA , UNITED STATES (AUGUST 12, 2017) (REUTERS) – White nationalists clashed with counter-demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday (August 12) ahead of a rally to protest the planned removal of a Confederate general’s statue that critics say glorifies the era of slavery. Continue reading

28Aug/15

Online posts by Virginia shooter show alarming trend in social media

Shocking social media posts by the man suspected of shooting two television journalists during a live broadcast in Virginia showed a disturbing premeditated attack in which the internet was used by a killer for maximum exposure.

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09May/15

New radar technology already saving lives in disaster zones

The prototype of a new radar technology designed to detect the heartbeats of victims trapped in rubble is demonstrated. The technology was developed by NASA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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06Apr/15

Rolling Stone retracts University of Virginia rape story deemed a ‘journalistic failure’

Rolling Stone retracted an explosive article Sunday (April 05) detailing an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity after an outside review concluded that the story failed to follow journalistic standards.

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22Mar/15

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to announce presidential run

U.S. Republican Senator Ted Cruz is expected to announce that he will run for president in 2016, aide

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