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Third Confederate statue removed in New Orleans

Third Confederate statue removed in New Orleans

Three people were detained. Two of them have been charged with public intoxication and setting fire to some trash. The statue came down just after 3 a.m. As the city plans to remove a fourth and final monument - a statue of Robert E. Lee in New Orleans' prominent Lee Circle - cities from St. Louis to Orlando are considering removing their own Confederate memorials.


2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

Another tornado flattened much of a subdivision on the southern fringe of Elk City, Oklahoma, about 110 miles (180 kilometers) west of Oklahoma City. The National Weather Service says the storm started Tuesday night in the panhandle of Oklahoma and tracked into Kansas.



Laptop ban in Europe would cost airline passengers $1.1 billion

Now, the administration wants to widen the ban to include passengers on all inbound flights from Europe. IATA needs to be told more about USA concerns in order to contribute to developing a solution, de Juniac said, adding: "We can provide appropriate advice when it comes to security and protection measures for passengers".


US Navy admiral sentenced to 18 months in bribery scandal

US Navy admiral sentenced to 18 months in bribery scandal

U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Robert Gilbeau was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in San Diego after pleading guilty to one count of making false statements. In a plea bargain, Gilbeau admitted to lying to federal agents about the nature and extent of his relationship with Francis, a longtime Navy contractor known as "Fat Leonard".



Is Trump Recording Oval Office Visitors? Speculation Grows as Impeachment Talk Swirls

Republicans from Colorado's congressional delegation appear more interested in seeking the truth of allegations that President Trump's potentially could have obstructed justice. "I'm not going to sit here and prejudge this thing", Graves said. For one, he asked Vice President Mike Pence and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to leave the room before speaking privately with Comey about Flynn, according to a Comey associate.


Oklahoma officer testifies at her manslaughter trial

Oklahoma officer testifies at her manslaughter trial

Tulsa officer Betty Jo Shelby is accused of killing 40-year-old Terence Crutcher last September. Speaking in her own defense during the second week of her trial, Shelby testified that she thought she saw Crutcher reach into his vehicle's window and that her training kicked in.