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Trumpet star Blanchard: Confederate statue removal historic

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Wednesday said workers removed a statue of Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard from City Park, calling it a "another step forward for our city". "Removing New Orleans's Confederate monuments from places of prominence is an acknowledgment that it is time to take stock of, and then move past, a painful part of our history", Landrieu wrote.



From US House Floor, Texas Democrat Calls For Trump's Impeachment

That Democratic loyalty ultimately helped keep Clinton in office - when not a single Democratic senator voted to impeach the president, the viability of ousting him was squashed. The process hasn't started - and may never start. "I rise today Mr. Speaker to call for the impeachment of the President of the United States of America for obstruction of justice ".



Roger Ailes's death is a monumental moment for conservatives

A longtime confidant of media titan Rupert Murdoch who became a central figure in the conservative United States political movement, Ailes stood down at Fox in July past year under the cloud of a sexual harassment lawsuit from former news host Gretchen Carlson - one of a string of such allegations against him.



Auburn announces transfers of freshmen Marlon Character, Antwuan Jackson

Bell started all 13 games at right guard during the 2015 season. He was a 2016 U.S. Army All-American and one of the nation's Top 50 players coming out of high school. "They've made a decision to move on", Malzahn said. Both Jackson and Character redshirted last season after signing with the Tigers as a part of their 2016 recruiting class.


Two Senate committees want Comey memos; intelligence panel asks him to testify

Two Senate committees want Comey memos; intelligence panel asks him to testify

Mark Warner of Virginia, said the panel invited Comey to testify in open and closed sessions. The Senate intelligence and judiciary committees both sent requests for Comey's documents, detailing his conversations with Trump. The FBI is investigating to determine whether Trump or his associates colluded with Russian Federation, although no evidence to support the allegation has surfaced.


Racial, ethnic intermarriages rise in U.S.

Racial, ethnic intermarriages rise in U.S.

Pew's Intermarriage in the US 50 Years After Loving v. Virginia shows one in ten married people (not just newlyweds) in 2015 also had a spouse of a different race or ethnicity. Only 10 per cent of white women married outside their race or ethnicity, while only 12 per cent of black women were involved in intermarriage - half the rate of black men.