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Final confederate statue coming down in New Orleans

Final confederate statue coming down in New Orleans

Two of them have been charged with public intoxication and setting fire to some trash. "How the city can get away with moving a 102-year-old monument, against the advice of the Lt. Last minute appeals - the vocal kind - were made Tuesday by members of the Monumental Task Committee, apparently to no avail. The towering sculpture of Lee, dedicated with great fanfare in 1884, was one of the first Confederate monuments erected in the South and the last of four contentious Civil War-related ...


Chelsea Manning Posts First Picture Of Herself Since Release

Chelsea Manning Posts First Picture Of Herself Since Release

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has said the arrest of Assange, who has been living in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since 2012, was a priority. Transgender celebrities such as Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox have become part of the mainstream. Manning was released from Kansas' Fort Leavenworth Wednesday morning after serving seven years behind bars for contributing classified materials to WikiLeaks.


Should Boston Celtics Keep the First Pick or Not? Team Entertaining Offers?

Should Boston Celtics Keep the First Pick or Not? Team Entertaining Offers?

That gave Celtics fans a day to dream about next year's team, which could add a college star like Washington's Markelle Fultz; at least one fan showed up at Wednesday's game with Fultz's name written on his Celtics T-shirt in marker. I still can't quit D'Angelo Russell, but I wouldn't think about taking on those bad contracts. And now we squeeze in the lottery and win the pick. Getting superstar potential on a rookie contract is how a team can stack talent the way the Warriors have (looking ...


Special counsel appointment complicates Comey testimony

Special counsel appointment complicates Comey testimony

He joked that some US media were acting like communist newspapers in the former Soviet Union and not offering real news. Comey may still decide to come testify in open hearings about his firing and what Trump told him before. Mueller's appointment was announced. "There is no collusion between, certainly myself and my campaign, but I can only speak for myself and the Russians".


NC lawmakers searching for more details about Trump's disclosure to Russians

NC lawmakers searching for more details about Trump's disclosure to Russians

He said Trump discussed a range of subjects with the Russians, including "common efforts and threats regarding counter-terrorism". Republicans weren't going that far. Notably, neither Trump nor his advisers have explicitly denied the president shared classified intelligence. National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster said Tuesday that the common threat that the US and Russian Federation face from ISIS justified the disclosure.



Democrats seek impeachment of Donald Trump

The White House has denied reports that Trump pressed Comey to drop an investigation into National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. President Putin deployed his trademark sarcasm on Wednesday to make clear he thought the accusation that Trump had divulged secrets absurd .