The Sift -> President Donald Trump specifically denounced the KKK and other racists groups in an unscheduled press conference Today

The Sift -> President Donald Trump specifically denounced the KKK and other racists groups in an unscheduled press conference Today

The Sift
 
Monday
Aug 14
 
Here’s what we’re Sifting today

Trump
President Donald Trump specifically denounced the KKK and other racists groups in an unscheduled press conference Monday – two days after a deadly attack in Charlottesville, Va. … MORE
Fields
The Ohio man accused of ramming his car into a crowd of protesters and killing a woman at a white nationalist rally in Virginia was denied bond Monday morning pending being assigned an attorney. … MORE
Merck
The CEO of one of the United States’ largest drug companies announced Monday he is quitting President Donald Trump’s American Manufacturing Council because of the president’s response to violence this weekend at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. … MORE
Sierra Leone
A mudslide that swept through the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, killed at least 200 people after heavy rainfall Monday. … MORE
North Korea
In response to UN sanctions against North Korea, China plans to cut off imports of North Korea’s coal, iron ore, and other goods, the government announced Monday. … MORE
Burkina Faso
Suspected Islamic extremists killed at least 18 people Sunday evening when they attacked a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso. … MORE
Monsoon
Heavy monsoon rains over the weekend triggered landslides and floods, killing at least 173 people in northern India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. … MORE
Charlottesville
The Department of Justice has launched a civil rights investigation a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., that turned violent Saturday. … MORE
Read reports from The Sift throughout the day

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