He deferred to local authorities on whether all statues of Confederate Army Gen. Robert E. Lee should remain in place. "Because of the manner in which you have handled the Charlottesville tragedy you are now receiving praise from some of the most racist and hate-filled individuals and groups in our country".
Sam Howard were ambushed at about 9:30 p.m.at Palmway Street and East Cypress Street, O'Dell said. Earlier, the police chief said officers were investigating several suspicious persons. Two other officers were wounded in a separate shooting in Jacksonville, Fla., on Friday while responding to an attempted suicide call. "Today, I join every Floridian to honor these law enforcement officers, their brothers and sisters in uniform, and their families", he said.
Despite the national uproar over Confederate symbols, Florida is keeping its statue for now. Mississippi's delegation includes Davis and James Zachariah George, a Confederate colonel and member of the Mississippi Secession Convention. This week, he renewed his call. But there is something to be said for simply abrogating the tradition of the states getting to choose which 100 Americans should be honored so uniquely in the U.S.
According to reports , Five persons were killed and over 4o passengers were injured in the accident. Updates on the toll and number of people injured, relief measures, etc are still coming in. Senior administrative, police and railway officers are on the spot to monitor rescue and relief operation. Two National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams, comprising 45 personnel each, and two canines have been mobilised to the accident site from their base in Ghaziabad.
No large bags, sticks or weapons will be permitted into the rally. ANSWER Coalition which stands for "Act Now to Stop War & End Racism" also stated that they plan to address institutionalized and systematic racism, white supremacy and intolerance.
Finnish television channel MTV said security had been heightened at Helsinki's global airport but didn't give details. Two people have died and six others have been injured after a knife attack in a busy market square in Finland . The Finnish Security Intelligence Service says the nation's "more grounded profile inside the radical Islamist purposeful publicity" prompted the change.