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Marker dedicated to honor couple who fought interracial marriage ban

Marker dedicated to honor couple who fought interracial marriage ban

Few cases were more aptly named than Loving v. Virginia , which pitted an interracial couple-17-year-old Mildred Jeter , who was black, and her childhood sweetheart, 23-year-old white construction worker, Richard Loving-against Virginia's "miscegenation" law, the Racial Integrity Act of 1924 , banning marriage between blacks and whites.



Emmanuel Macron's party wins big in France, projections suggest

Election officials on June 12 said that with almost all ballots counted, Macron's Republique en Marche party (Republic on the Move) had 28 percent of the vote in an election marked by a historically low turnout. "We had a recent (presidential) election which shook up the classic parties and I think that the legislative elections give Macron the possibility to show what he is able to do".



Trump Indicates Tape Tweet Was Meant to Affect Comey Testimony

In an interview with Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" that aired Friday morning, Trump said of Pelosi: "I hope she doesn't step down". "When he found out that there may be tapes out there, whether it's governmental tapes or anything else, I think his story may have changed", Trump said in an interview alongside first lady Melania .


More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats

More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats

Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg weighed in on Democrat Jon Ossoff's loss in the special election for Georgia's 6th district during an appearance on The View on Wednesday. Trump was not as deep as Democrats were counting on. Texas Democrats say they feel confident they'll be able to turn red districts blue in the 2018 midterms.



United States jet shoots down 'Iranian drone' in Syria

The statement came amid an increased U.S. bombing campaign and Sunday's downing of a Syrian jet, the first since the start of the civil war six years ago. The U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have killed over 300 militants with the Islamic State (IS ) group and captured four neighborhoods in the Raqqa province over the past two weeks, the group said in a statement Wednesday.



North Korea denies torturing U.S. detainee Otto Warmbier

The KCNA news agency Friday said that Warmbier was treated in accordance with domestic law and said that allegations that he may have been tortured during almost 18 months in detention were "groundless". The 22-year-old was returned comatose to the USA last week with a severe neurological injury after 18 months in captivity in the Hermit Kingdom. "Unfortunately, the very bad torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible ...