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Analysis: How statues of Robert E. Lee and other Confederates got into the US Capitol - Tulsa World

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Analysis: How statues of Robert E. Lee and other Confederates got into the US Capitol
Tulsa World
Here are eight of the statues of Confederate leaders that were installed in the U.S. Capitol between 1909 and 1931. Courtesy/Architect of the Capitol. Courtesy. In a solidarity march on Aug. 13 to protest the deadly violence in Charlottesville ...
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East Idaho survivors' guide to the 2017 Great American Eclipse - Idaho State Journal

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 21:59

Idaho State Journal

East Idaho survivors' guide to the 2017 Great American Eclipse
Idaho State Journal
East Idaho residents will have a front-row seat to a rare, once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event on Monday. But the local population won't be alone for the big show. The Great American Eclipse is expected to bring in hundreds of thousands of eclipse ...
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Billionaire Ally of Putin Socialized With Kushner, Ivanka Trump - Yahoo News

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 21:45

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Billionaire Ally of Putin Socialized With Kushner, Ivanka Trump
Yahoo News
As federal investigators probe possible Kremlin links with the Donald Trump campaign, one connection that hasn't gotten much attention is that between Jared Kushner and one of Russia's most powerful and influential billionaires: Roman Abramovich.
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Rally Against White Supremacy Underway at Dallas City Hall - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 19:22

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Rally Against White Supremacy Underway at Dallas City Hall
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Live video from Texas Sky Ranger will appear in the player above. From time to time the signal may go black -- this is normal and the video should return soon. The Dallas Police Department says close to 2,300 people are gathered in Downtown Dallas ...
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Howard Dean: Trump 'Has No Moral Character,' America May Be Turning Away From the GOP - Breitbart News

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 18:40

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Howard Dean: Trump 'Has No Moral Character,' America May Be Turning Away From the GOP
Breitbart News
Saturday on MSNBC, former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean claimed President Donald Trump “has no moral character.” “I think Mitt Romney came out of that dinner looking pretty terrible,” Dean told host Joy Reid. “The lesson is don't ...

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Researchers find wreckage of lost WWII warship USS Indianapolis - Washington Post

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 18:01

Washington Post

Researchers find wreckage of lost WWII warship USS Indianapolis
Washington Post
Naval researchers announced Saturday that they have found the wreckage of the lost World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis on the floor of the Pacific Ocean, 72 years after the vessel sank in minutes after it was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. The ...
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People turn out across country to send a message against hate - The Boston Globe

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 17:12

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People turn out across country to send a message against hate
The Boston Globe
AUSTIN, Texas — Antiracism rallies were held Saturday in cities across the country, including Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, and New Orleans, in response to the deadly violence in Virginia last weekend. Hundreds of people gathered for a ...

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DJ Arrested for Breaking Window at Apartment Where Confederate Flag Hung - DNAinfo

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 16:08

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DJ Arrested for Breaking Window at Apartment Where Confederate Flag Hung
DNAinfo
Darren Keen, 34, was arrested Friday night and charged with criminal mischief after breaking a neighbor's window that showcased a Confederate flag. View Full Caption. @darren_keen/Instagram. EAST VILLAGE — Police arrested a Midwestern DJ Friday ...

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Eight Charities Pull Their Galas Out of Trump's Mar-A-Lago - TheWrap

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 14:45

TheWrap

Eight Charities Pull Their Galas Out of Trump's Mar-A-Lago
TheWrap
In a week where Donald Trump's business advisory councils were dissolved after several CEOs resigned and all 17 members of the White House Arts Committee quit in protest, the president is also faced with several major charities withdrawing their gala ...

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Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club loses its ninth big charity event this week - Washington Post

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 14:43

Washington Post

Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club loses its ninth big charity event this week
Washington Post
Another Palm Beach charity announced Saturday that it was canceling plans to hold a gala at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club — the ninth to cancel a big-ticket charity event at the club this week. The Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach, a charity ...
Palm Beach charity cancels fundraiser at Trump's Mar-a-LagoThe Hill (blog)
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The Memo: GOP fears damage done by Trump - The Hill

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 14:26

The Hill

The Memo: GOP fears damage done by Trump
The Hill
As a week dominated by President Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., draws to a close, many Republicans are worried that serious damage has been done to their party. Specifically, they argue that Trump may have set back by years ...
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GOP doubts and anxieties about Trump burst into the open - Washington Post

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 11:30

Washington Post

GOP doubts and anxieties about Trump burst into the open
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's racially fraught comments about a deadly neo-Nazi rally have thrust into the open some Republicans' deeply held doubts about his competency and temperament, in an extraordinary public airing of worries and ...
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After Charlottesville, Republicans remain stymied over what to do about Trump - Washington Post

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 11:28

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After Charlottesville, Republicans remain stymied over what to do about Trump
Washington Post
In the aftermath of the white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Republican lawmakers and leaders face the most unpalatable set of choices yet in their relationship with President Trump. They are caught between disgust over his failure to ...
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In wake of Charlottesville, Duke University removes Robert E. Lee statue after it was vandalized - Washington Post

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:20

Washington Post

In wake of Charlottesville, Duke University removes Robert E. Lee statue after it was vandalized
Washington Post
Duke University has decided to remove the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the campus's chapel entrance, a decision that comes shortly after the statue was vandalized and as the country confronts questions about what Confederacy ...
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In wake of Charlottesville, Duke University removes Robert E. Lee statue after it was vandalized - Washington Post

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:20

Washington Post

In wake of Charlottesville, Duke University removes Robert E. Lee statue after it was vandalized
Washington Post
Duke University has decided to remove the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the campus's chapel entrance, a decision that comes shortly after the statue was vandalized and as the country confronts questions about what Confederacy ...
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Duke University Removes Robert E. Lee Statue From Chapel Entrance - NPR

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 09:52

NPR

Duke University Removes Robert E. Lee Statue From Chapel Entrance
NPR
A photo of the statue taken in months before it was damaged and then removed, shows Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee at the entrance to Duke Chapel in Durham, N.C. Allen G. Breed/AP hide caption. toggle caption. Allen G. Breed/AP. A photo of the statue ...

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Charlottesville and Trump's Response Reshape Virginia Gubernatorial Race - New York Times

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 09:06

New York Times

Charlottesville and Trump's Response Reshape Virginia Gubernatorial Race
New York Times
Flowers were layed on the street where Heather Heyer was killed by a car during a protest against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., last week. Credit Mark Wilson/Getty Images. FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The bloody white supremacist rally in ...
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The Latest: Kennedy Center awards to go on without Trump - Washington Post

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 08:57

Washington Post

The Latest: Kennedy Center awards to go on without Trump
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision not to participate in the Kennedy Center arts awards (all times local):. 9:45 a.m.. The Kennedy Center arts awards program will go on. Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein and ...
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Duke University Is Removing The Robert E. Lee Statue From Its Chapel - HuffPost

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 08:40

HuffPost

Duke University Is Removing The Robert E. Lee Statue From Its Chapel
HuffPost
Duke University's president says this statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee will be “preserved” in some capacity “so that students can study Duke's complex past and take part in a more inclusive future.” ...
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Duke University removes statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee - USA TODAY

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 08:26

USA TODAY

Duke University removes statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee
USA TODAY
Duke University on Saturday removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, days after the carved limestone likeness was vandalized amid a heightened debate in the U.S. about Confederate monuments. The university said it removed the statue in the early morning ...

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