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Updated at 12:14 a.m. ET on Sunday

Federal prosecutors have charged Robert Bowers, the 46-year-old suspected gunman who carried out a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday morning, with 29 counts in the deaths of 11 people, The Associated Press reports.

"Please know that justice in this case will be swift and it will be severe," Scott Brady, the chief federal prosecutor in western Pennsylvania, said at a news conference, according to the AP, describing the massacre as a "terrible and unspeakable act of hate."

Four men connected to a white supremacist group based in California have been arrested and charged with rioting at last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va.

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Local billionaire Les Wexner says he is no longer a Republican. 

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The Maumee man charged with driving a car into a crowd of protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia last year has pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges. 

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Federal court documents show a lawsuit over white nationalist Richard Spencer's effort to speak at the University of Cincinnati has been dropped. 

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White nationalist Richard Spencer has backed out of public speaking at colleges and universities, and is dropping lawsuits against schools who blocked his events.  

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A new attorney for white nationalist Richard Spencer's campus tour efforts says he plans to drop a lawsuit against Ohio State University. 

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The University of Cincinnati's president says white nationalist Richard Spencer's plan to speak on campus during spring break is no longer an option. 

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Kent State University has reiterated it cannot accommodate a request to allow a white nationalist to speak in early May as part of his campus tour. 

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An attorney for white supremacist Richard Spencer has given Kent State University until the end of the day today to allow him to speak in May or face a lawsuit.  

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An attorney representing the campus tour organizer for white nationalist Richard Spencer says he'll sue Kent State University if it doesn't agree to rent space for a Spencer speech. 

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 Kent State University is denying a request to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus on the day marking the anniversary of the Ohio National Guard shootings. 

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An associate of white nationalist Richard Spencer is suing the University of Cincinnati over fees for his upcoming speech.

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Ohio State University is asking a federal judge to dismiss a free speech lawsuit filed by an associate and organizer of campus tours for white nationalist Richard Spencer. 

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The Ohio man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia has been indicted on 10 felony counts, including first-degree murder.

Updated at 6:30 p.m. ET

An independent review of Charlottesville's handling of the white nationalist rally there in August found that law enforcement and city officials made several significant mistakes, resulting in violence and distrust.

The city commissioned the report, which was prepared by Timothy Heaphy, a former U.S. attorney in Virginia. In conducting the investigation, Heaphy said his team pored through hundreds of thousands of documents, interviewed hundreds of witnesses, and reviewed countless hours of video and audio.

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The University of Cincinnati board of trustees has condemned hate speech while defending its decision to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus.

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An associate and organizer of campus tours for white nationalist Richard Spencer is suing Ohio State University after school officials refused to rent campus space for a speech.

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Ohio State University has denied a request to rent space for an appearance by white nationalist Richard Spencer, citing risks to public safety.

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Ohio State University has denied a request for a group to rent campus space for a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer next month.

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