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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Virginia

All time
# White House
Steve Bannon out of job as Trump's chief strategist
It comes after a huge backlash over Trump’s response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia,
# heather heyer
Thousands hold vigil for Charlottesville victim as Trump pays tribute to 'truly special young woman'
Those in attendance at the vigil sang several spirituals and observed a moment of silence.
# Explainer
Why are statues of US Civil War leaders being removed from across the US?
“You’re changing history. You’re changing culture,” Trump said of the removal of statues of Confederate leaders.
# Charlottesville
Both Bush presidents condemn racial bigotry after Trump's 'both sides' statement
President Donald Trump disbanded two business councils after CEOs began resigning from them.
# heather heyer
Charlottesville victim's mother: 'This is not the end of Heather's legacy'
Hundreds gathered for a memorial of Heather Heyer, who was killed after a white supremacist rammed a car into protesters.
# Charlottesville
Donald Trump doubles back - says there was 'blame on both sides' at Virginia
He also defended his advisor Steve Bannon as “not a racist”.
# Xenophobia
The number of hate groups in the US has been on the rise since 2014
President Trump denounced “evil” racism, bigotry and hatred during a speech today.
# Charlottesville
Donald Trump calls KKK and neo-Nazis 'repugnant' in new statement on Virginia marches
The US President has been criticised strongly after initially stating that there was violence “on many sides”.
# Virginia
'Get the f*** out of here': Organiser of white nationalist protest chased out of press conference
Jason Kessler had barely begun speaking before protesters began shouting over him.
# Virginia
Charlottesville mayor: Killing of woman was 'terrorist attack with a car used as a weapon'
There were widespread scenes of violence yesterday in the Virgina city as white supremacist and nationalist demonstrations clashed with counter-protesters.
# Charlottesville
One killed and 19 injured after vehicle hits counter-demonstrators at white supremacist rally in Virginia
There were violent altercations today in the small city as demonstrators and counter-demonstrators clashed.
# Death Penalty
Last-minute appeals for mentally ill prisoner due to be executed tomorrow in the US
William Morva was convicted of killing a police officer and a prison guard.
# Steve Scalise
Trump says Republican who was shot yesterday is 'in some trouble'
Louisiana congressman Steve Scalise was shot and wounded at a Republican charity baseball game yesterday.
# Virginia
Republican congressman shot at baseball game 'remains in critical condition' tonight
Five people were shot by gunman James Hodgkinson, who also lost his life, during the incident.
# Virginia shooting
Bernie Sanders says suspect who shot Republicans volunteered on his campaign
“Let me be as clear as I can be. Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society,” Senator Sanders told Capitol Hill.
An Irish view of a Swing State: 'Trump supporters think they're going to shock the world'
David Kenny gives a snapshot from the swing state of Virginia where there is “a lot of enthusiasm for a Donald Trump presidency”.
# Roanoke
FBI investigating if double stabbing was linked to Islamic extremism
Authorities said a man is currently being held without bond at a jail in Roanoke.
# Virginia
Jury recommends two-and-a-half year sentence for police officer who killed unarmed black man
The ex-officer, Stephen Rankin, shot 18-year-old William Chapman in the face and chest outside a Wal-Mart store last year.
# tim kaine
Hillary Clinton has picked this guy as her running mate for the presidency
Virginia senator Tim Kaine is seen as a popular centrist choice for a brutal electoral campaign.
# Navan
Elderly patient in Meath forced to wait 35 minutes for ambulance from Cavan after collapse
The 75-year-old collapsed in Navan on Friday afternoon.
# Virginia
Man wrongfully convicted of murder to be released after 33 years in prison
Keith Harward was acquitted with the help of DNA evidence after spending over three decades in prison.
# canine training
CIA accidentally left explosive material under school bus
It was left behind after a training exercise.
# Virginia
Suspect shot dead after opening fire at bus station
A state trooper has life-threatening injuries while civilians have also been taken to hospital.
# Virginia
US police officer shot dead on her first shift
Officer Ashley Guindon was sworn in on Friday.
# Virginia
Powerful storm rips across US coast, leaving child (2) among four dead
A state of emergency has been declared in Virginia as the two-day death toll from the storm rises to seven.
# Virginia
Cavan courthouse cleared as bomb squad inspects suspect device
Virginia Main Street was closed for several hours after the morning alert.
# the breffni
16 of the most Cavan things that have ever happened
Cavan now so ya are.
# Old Flames
After 70 years apart, D-Day veteran and wartime sweetheart to reunite
10,000 miles and seven decades are not enough to keep them away from each other, apparently.
# Cavan
Woman in her 80s dies after being hit by a van
The incident happened in Cavan shortly after 7am this morning.
# Virginia
Schools shut down in Virginia district after outrage over Islamic calligraphy lesson
An assignment given to students in one school involved copying a Muslim statement of faith in Arabic.
# Concealed Carry
University president tells students to get guns to "end those Muslims before they walk in and kill"
His comments were rebuked by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe as “rash and repugnant”.
# conscientious
Two men stole a car with a child still in it, dropped the child to school, then escaped
As you do.
# linwood lambert
WATCH: US police use stun gun on black man outside hospital, an hour before his death
Linwood Lambert’s family’s lawyer: ‘Anyone who watches this would not think it is outrageous to suggest that what these police officers did was tantamount to murder.’
# Alfredo Prieto
"Let's get this over with" - multiple murderer's final words before Virginia execution
Alfredo Prieto was executed late last night, as last minute appeals were rejected.
# Virginia
Man (69) dies after falling off roof in Cavan
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Virginia
American teacher suspended for using offensive word during class discussion of racist terms
Lynne Pierce was teaching an advanced placement history class in which her students were discussing racist and derogatory terms.
# wdbj shooting
The survivor of the Virginia shooting is awake and talking about the horrific attack
Vicki Gardner was wounded as she fell to the ground after hearing the first shots.
# Tragedy
Killed reporter's last message to her boyfriend: 'Good night sweet boy'
The shooter’s family have said their thoughts and prayers were with the victims’ families.
# wdbj shooting
Everything we know about Virginia shooter Vester Lee Flanagan
“This gentleman was disturbed at the way things had turned out at some point in his life. Things were spiralling out of control.”
# Adam Ward
'We are heartbroken': Tributes pour in for journalists killed live on air
The alleged shooter Vester Lee Flanagan II, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, said the Charleston shooting in June led him to buy a gun.