Protesters handcuffed ahead of KKK event in Charlottesville

Laura Goldbatt

Laura Goldbatt

The North Carolina-based group is protesting the city council's decision to remove the statue of Lee from the park. Instead, they stood waving Confederate flags, Klan banners and hand-lettered signs proclaiming their white supremacist views. Police in riot gear showed up to try to divide the two groups.

A statue of Confederate Gen.

Laura Goldbatt
Laura Goldbatt

Klan members will reportedly arm themselves for the rally in the open carry state.

Protesters lined the streets of Charlottesville on Saturday afternoon ahead of a planned KKK event.

Korean leader urges int'l support for people of N. Korea
The new South Korean leader was scheduled to stay in Berlin for two days at the invitation of German Chancellor Angela Merkel . President Moon Jae-in left for Germany on Wednesday for an official visit to Berlin and to attend the G20 Summit in Hamburg.

The Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan have threatened that many of their members will be armed. "They are trying to erase whites and our great culture right out of the history books".

"They only thing they seem to want is division and confrontation and a twisted kind of celebrity", he said. A space was permitted for KKK supporters at Justice Park, but they were met by hundreds of Black Lives Matter and anti-fascist demonstrators.

Massachusetts Lawmakers Prepare to Vote on New State Budget
Leaders of the six-member conference committee charged with hammering out the compromise offered few details about the final bill. MA still doesn't have a state budget for fiscal year 2018 or the rewrite of marijuana laws that lawmakers pledged to get to Gov.

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