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Monroe County Sheriff's office via AP

A man wanted in connection with a beating that took place two weeks ago in Charlottesville, Va., has turned himself in to authorities.

Alex Ramos, 33, surrendered to authorities in Forsyth, Ga., Monday evening. He has been charged with malicious wounding and has made his first appearance in court since his arrest, authorities said.

A video shared on Twitter captured the fight that broke out between protesters in Charlottesville on Aug. 12. In the video, protesters surrounded 20-year-old DeAndre Harris and stuck him with poles.

Alex Brandon / Associated Press

President Donald Trump opened his political rally in Phoenix on Tuesday with calls for unity and an assertion that "our movement is about love."

Then he erupted in anger.

He blamed the media for the widespread condemnation of his response to violence at a Charlottesville, Virginia, protest organized by white supremacists. And he shouted that he had "openly called for healing, unity and love" in the immediate aftermath of the tragedy and had simply been misrepresented in news coverage.

Revisiting Responses

Todd Kirkland / Associated Press

A diverse crowd of several hundred people marched from downtown Atlanta to the home of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in protest of white supremacists and other hate groups surfacing across America.

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Organizers urged marchers on Saturday to practice King's values and make sure there was no violence.

A woman was killed and 19 others injured in Charlottesville, Virginia, last week after a car plowed into counterdemonstrators at a white nationalist rally.

Cliff Owen / Associated Press

It was a stunning few days in politics: President Donald Trump drew fire from across the political spectrum when he said both sides were equally to blame for the deadly violence in Charlottesville; Georgia's political leaders faced calls for stronger statements about the president and hate groups; there were renewed questions about the future of Confederate monuments and memorials; and the two major state parties engaged in sometimes noisy internal debates among candidates for their nominations for governor.

Steve Helber / associated press

Nicholas Fuentes is dropping out of Boston University and heading south, pressing ahead with his right-wing politics despite receiving online death threats.

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The 19-year-old joined a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend and posted a defiant Facebook message promising that a "tidal wave of white identity is coming," less than an hour after a car plowed into a crowd of counterprotesters.

Now, he's hoping to transfer to Auburn University in Alabama.

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