For years, major charities have been holding fundraisers at Mar-a-Lago, the Palm Beach resort owned by President Trump. Now, in the wake of his comments on Charlottesville, many are turning away.
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"We don't feel we have to represent any group – including white supremacists – seeking to demonstrate with firearms," said the organization, which has long defended groups unpopular with its members.
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Anchorage Police are searching for five people involved in an assault and kidnapping in East Anchorage.
Police say the suspects abducted and beat 24-year-old Abshir Mohammed on Sunday in a house on the 6500 block of Cimmaron Circle. They allegedly put him in a dog kennel where he was discovered and driven to the hospital by a person who was not believed to be involved with the assault.
On Friday, police released a statement saying Mohammed is still in critical condition and asked for help from the public to find the people who assaulted him.
Police spokesperson MJ Thim said evidence suggests Mohammed was targeted and the assault was not random. However, he said the department has not yet determined why, but they’ve ruled out the possibility that it was a hate crime.
“We have a bunch of theories and that’s what we’re trying to determine which one is the correct one that happened and why,” Thim said.
Officers are searching for four alleged assault suspects — Macauther Vaifanua, Faamanu Vaifanua, Jeffery Ahvan and Tamole Lauina — as well as a fifth unnamed person of interest who is believed to have been at the home where Mohammed was assaulted.
Ahvan and the Vaifanuas face charges of kidnapping and assault while Lauina faces a kidnapping charge.
APD said all five should be considered armed and dangerous.
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The move Friday marks a new milestone in President Nicolas Maduro's campaign to consolidate power, giving the lawmaking power of the opposition-packed congress to the legislative superbody he created.
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Business leaders have resigned from Trump's council over his response to Charlottesville. But evangelical leaders say they see their role differently.
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Derek Jeter had a spectacular career playing shortstop for the New York Yankees, during which he managed to avoid scandal and embarrassment and kept his private life tastefully private. So, what might all that brilliance as a player mean for him as he now becomes an owner?
When the University of Louisville took down a monument to Confederate soldiers from the Civil War, a nearby Kentucky town welcomed the statue — and residents still like that it's there.
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In August of 1992, a standoff between right-wing fundamentalists and the federal government turned deadly at Ruby Ridge in Idaho. Twenty-five years later, the event still looms large in the imaginations of far-right sympathizers and militia members.