It descended into violent street brawls and one woman was killed when a auto ploughed through a crowd of counter-protesters.
In the days following the incident, President Trump made a number of controversial comments including his statement that monuments to Confederate general Robert E. Lee should not be removed from public life.
Few people probably knew ESPN would be covering the University of Virginia's opening game against William & Mary on September 2 in Charlottesville.
ESPN said they approached Lee as events in Charlottesville were unfolding and saw moving him to a different game as a way to avoid the sports anchor becoming a meme or punchline. He will instead announce the Youngstown State vs. University of Pittsburgh match-up. But the similarity of his name to the Confederate general Robert E. Lee in the wake of the Charlottesville protest, in which one person was killed by an alleged white supremacist, was considered a controversial circumstance for the cable channel.
ESPN certainly has an issue on its hands, but it's hard to say whether the decision was right or wrong because it ultimately was up to Lee, who reportedly felt more comfortable making the switch. Just imagine the potential ribbing you would have gotten if a guy named Robert Lee called a football game in Virginia.
Robert Lee became a trending topic on Twitter overnight as the network's decision was widely met with criticism.
This would never have been an issue at all, except for the fact that it was leaked to Clay Travis of Outkick the Coverage, who frequently critiques ESPN and has accused the company of having a liberal bias. Sopan Deb, a culture writer at the New York Times joked, "I wish Skip Bayless was named Robert Lee while he was at ESPN".
The network came to the decision after a white supremacist rally protesting Charlottesville's planned removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee turned violent, culminating in a man driving his vehicle into a group demonstrating against the neo-Nazis and killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer.
The source also added that there are continued reports of more attacks affecting USA embassy workers in Cuba. Canada's government has said at least one Canadian diplomat in Cuba also had been treated for hearing loss.
Two Kennedys were arrested in Cape Cod, Mass. after they refused to tone down a loud party early Sunday morning. The property does not belong to the Kennedys - although Max lives elsewhere in Hyannis Port .
After traveling to Dallas for a Sunday Night Football assignment, the Giants host the Detroit Lions on Monday Night Football. Two-time All-Pro center Ryan Kalli also practiced Monday after sitting out two games with a shoulder injury and could play.
Prince Harry says his father was there for them, and they were glad to have been part of the day of her funeral. Prince Harry then shares that Diana once lost her patience and confronted the photographers.
The San Francisco company reported a $645 million loss for the second quarter, narrowing from $708 million in the first quarter. The company's adjusted net loss fell almost 14 percent to US$645 million from the same quarter past year , Uber confirmed.
Microsoft has launched a special edition of the Xbox One S Minecraft Edition Bundle for avid Minecraft players and collectors. Keep in mind this is purely speculative and of the imagination of the author, though not completely out of the question.
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It's fairly easy to imagine how all three will play in VR, though Doom VFR in particular should be a very intense affair. And Fallout 4 VR will round out the company's 2017 VR schedule by launching exclusively on the HTC Vive on December 12.
A few of the employees had also gathered in front of the Regional Office of Canara Bank in Nazarbad and staged protest. However, private sector banks like ICICI Bank , HDFC Bank , Axis Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank , remained open today.
Police say voluntary evacuations were in effect at Indian Creek from 103rd and Stateline to Wornall Road and 99th and Holmes. The flooding prompted several schools in the region to either cancel Tuesday's classes or delay the start of them.
Abbas to meet with USA delegation on Thursday
Kushner and Greenblatt traveled to the Middle East previously this summer to meet with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. He texted a friend: 'I'm not going to breathe the same air as that terrorist, ' according to the report.
West Nile mosquitoes found in Louisville
Two cases also have been reported in Arkansas, but Arkansas State Health Department did not say where those cases were reported. Zilka said some residents have criticized mosquito spraying, however he said it is necessary to combat West Nile.
Harvey's back: Hurricane watch posted for parts of Texas coast
Tropical Depression Harvey in the southern Gulf of Mexico is forecast to head toward Texas and then meander into early next week. Harvey will help push in more tropical moisture, but for the next few days drier air from the north will keep us mainly dry.
Gionee launches X1 with Android Nougat, priced at Rs 8999
In terms of design, the Gionee X1 sports a metal unibody design with a metal frame all around, giving it an overall premium look. Promotional offers that come with the phone include 10 GB additional data per month for Airtel subscribers for 6 recharges.