National Headlines 8-15-17

The Left Tries To Politicize Charlottesville, And Exposes Its Own Double Standards (Investor’s Business Daily)

Trump Campaign Officials Rebuffed Volunteer’s Attempts To Broker Meeting With Russian Government (Daily Caller)

In direct challenge to Trump, Iran’s president says it could restart its nuclear program ‘within hours’ (Los Angeles Times)

LA County leaders greenlight effort to pay homeowners to house the homeless (Los Angeles Daily News)

Trump defiant on Charlottesville unrest: ‘Blame on both sides’ (AFP)

About 1 in 4 Americans would follow Trump to the end — about the same share that totally rejects him (Los Angeles Times)

Sen. Luther Strange will face jurist Roy Moore in Alabama’s Republican Senate runoff (Washington Post)

Tillerson raps some US allies for religious freedom violations, slams IS (Reuters)

Organizer may cancel Google rallies due to fears of violence (Washington Post)

These slides from Google’s diversity training program may help explain why fired engineer felt silenced (CNBC)

Settlement reached in federal case of Modesto-area farmer fined $2.8 million for plowing his field (Sacramento Bee)