#Virginia

Washington, Jul 17 (PTI) A Pakistani-American running a pizza shop has pleaded guilty to unlawfully exporting semi-automatic rifles, parts and accessories to Pakistan, the Department of Justice said.

.Charlottesville, VA, USA
The statue of General Robert E Lee in Charlottesville that has been taken down. (Photo credit: AFP/File)

  • The removal of the statue of General Lee was greeted with cheers from the onlooking crowd
  • Plans to remove the statue had led to a white nationalist rally in the city in August 2017
  • The Southern US states have numerous memorials to the pro-slavery Confederacy

.Charlottesville, VA, USA
The statue of General Robert E Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia. (AFP file photo)

  • The statue of General Lee would be removed on Saturday from Market Street Park
  • A statue of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, would be removed the same day
  • Tensions over the fate of the Lee statue led to violence in August 2017

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US Supreme Court has upheld a Title IX violation. (Representative image/Pixabay)

  • The court upheld the opinion given by the 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals
  •  Public school students under the 4th, 7th and the 11th Circuit can use the bathroom assigned for their gender identity

A Virginia man was arrested for allegedly breaking into a bank. (Photo credit: Representational/Envato)

  • According to the police, the incident occurred on Monday June 21
  • The suspect was identified after police went through the CCTV footages
  • He was later arrested for a different crime

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
(Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The warning will be in place till 10 pm ET
  • Expected durations of a storm is between 30-45 minutes
  • US National Weather Service released the thunderstorm watch

.Virginia, USA
Derrick Thompson was pulled out of his car by the neck. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Lawsuit was settled at $20,000 with the state admitting to no wrongdoings
  • Superintendent that Hewitt’s conduct was inappropriate
  • The trooper was fired in February

.Virginia Beach, VA, USA
A footage emerged of two police officers detaining a Black army officer at gunpoint. (Photo Credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • Twi police officers were caught on camera pepper-spraying a Black army officer in the face
  • The police accused him of not cooperating
  • The Black army officer has filed a lawsuit, seeking $1 million in damages

.Virginia, USA
Virginia is the first state in the US to legalise pot. (Picture credits: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • The state Senate and House of Delegates voted to allow adults to possess marijuana as of July 1
  • Adults over the age of 21 will be able to legally possess up to one ounce of cannabis
  • New York and Colorado have already approved similar measures

Washington, Apr 7 (PTI) Every adult in the United States will be vaccinated against the deadly coronavirus by April 19, President Joe Biden has announced, advancing by two weeks the previous May ...