美联社新闻一分钟2017.08.12

3 people are dead after a car rammed into a crowd of protesters and a helicopter crashed into the woods on Saturday, as tension boiled over a white supremacist rally in Virginia. Dozens were injured after chaos erupted around what is believed to be the largest group of white nationalists to come together in a decade - rallying against the protested removal plans to remove a confederate statue in Charlottesville.

President Donald Trump blamed “many sides” for violent clashes in Virginia and asserted the “hatred and bigotry” across the country taken root long before his political ascendancy. Trump spoke from his golf clubhouse in Bedminster, New Jersey.

In Caracas, thousands of Venezuelan oppositions supporters marched against the government. Many at the march said they are against president Trump’s talk of a potential “military option” to resolve their country’s political crisis.

Hundreds of Iraqi civilians are fleeing the villages around tal afar in anticipation of a government attack on one of the last towns under control of the Islamic state group in northern Iraq. Around 150 people arrived at a collection point west of Mosul on Saturday after a long, strenuous journey.

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