Kanishka Singh is a reporter for Reuters.

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Jury Awards $25 Million Damages Over 2017 Charlottesville Rally

by Kanishka Singh, Reuters 11-23-2021

White nationalists participate in a torch-lit march on the grounds of the University of Virginia ahead of the Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Va., on August 11, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

A federal jury in Charlottesville, Va., looking into the “Unite the Right” white nationalist rally in 2017 found defendants liable in four out of six counts and awarded $25 million in damages, according to media reports on Tuesday.

The jury awarded the money to nine people who suffered injuries, the New York Times and the Associated Press reported.

U.S. Judge Orders Two Georgia Counties to Halt Voter Purge Ahead of Senate Runoff

by Kanishka Singh, Reuters 12-29-2020

A man points out hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes to a voter in the U.S. Senate runoff elections on the first day of early voting in Atlanta, Dec. 14, 2020. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo

A federal judge on Monday ordered two Georgia counties to reverse a decision removing thousands of voters from the rolls ahead of Jan. 5 runoff elections that will determine which political party controls the U.S. Senate.