BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Alabama's attorney general is suing the City of Birmingham and its mayor for obscuring a Confederate monument in a downtown park. Legislators passed a law earlier this year prohibiting the removal of historical structures including rebel memorials. So Birmingham Mayor William Bell ordered the city's 52-foot-tall Confederate obelisk covered with wooden panels. Attorney General Steve Marshall said Wednesday the city's actions violate the Alabama Memorial preservation Act.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A neo-Nazi website's publisher says he's "effectively been completely banned from the internet" after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. Andrew Anglin said by email he is "figuring out the next step" after four domain registrars refused to service his site, The Daily Stormer, which is named after a Nazi propagandist newspaper.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - President Donald Trump says his endorsement of Sen. Luther Strange had a big impact in Alabama's Senate primary. Trump used Twitter twice Wednesday to comment on the Alabama Senate race after former state Chief Justice Roy Moore beat Strange by six percentage points, forcing a September runoff between the two Republicans. Trump's latest tweet says: "Wow, Senator Luther Strange picked up a lot of additional support since my endorsement." Earlier, Trump congratulated both top finishers.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A neo-Nazi website's publisher says he's "effectively been completely banned from the internet" after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. Andrew Anglin had been publishing The Daily Stormer from an undisclosed location. He complained to The Associated Press in an email that every authorized registrar of domain names he's tried either considers "hate speech" a violation of service, or can't protect the site from hackers.
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