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Richmond, like so many cities across the South, has been grappling with the future of its monuments for years - forced to consider whether they should remain part of the city's landscape or be taken down to ensure those who fought to preserve slavery are not glorified.
  • Timeline: Trump has yet to speak with Heather Heyer's family

    Timeline: Trump has yet to speak with Heather Heyer's family

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    During a panel discussion on CNN's The Lead today, host Jake Tapper remarked that this was disastrous for this administration and wanted to know what they planned on doing to fix it. A day later, on Tuesday, Bro said she did not recall praising or criticizing Trump. She concluded with a simple message to Trump: "Think before you speak".
  • The mother of the victim of Charlottesville refuses to talk to Trump

    The mother of the victim of Charlottesville refuses to talk to Trump

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    Despite the threats, Bro said she refuses to live in fear and has vowed to continue to carry on her daughter's legacy by establishing a foundation in her name. She acknowledged a statement that she had released Monday, in which she thanked Trump for his "words of comfort and for denouncing those who promote violence and hatred" that day.
  • Suspects in River North high rise murder return to Chicago

    Suspects in River North high rise murder return to Chicago

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    The 26-year-old hair stylist's body was found July 27. Authorities said the attack was so violent the blade of the knife they believe was used was broken. and 12 a.m.in the custody of the Chicago Police Department. Lathem was an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Northwestern, while Warren is an employee of Somerville College, in the Oxford system, in Great Britain.
  • Poll finds many call Saturday's events in Charlottesville 'domestic terrorism'

    Poll finds many call Saturday's events in Charlottesville 'domestic terrorism'

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    While many in the news media, in Washington , across social media, and in the streets have swiftly condemned President Donald Trump for his comments asserting that both the white supremacists who gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia and the counter-protesters who demonstrated against the so-called "Unite the Right" rally were to blame for the ensuing violence, a new poll shows that many Republicans agree with him.
  • No military action on Korean Peninsula without S. Korea consent: Moon

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    Moon, who took office in May, told a news conference to mark his 100th day in office that United States and South Korean policies are aligned on North Korea . "I have heard folks talking about being on the cusp of a nuclear war", CIA Director Mike Pompeo told Chris Wallace on "Fox News Sunday", explaining that there is now "no intelligence that would indicate that we are in that place today".
  • Iraqi forces prepare to retake Tal Afar from Daesh militants

    Iraqi forces prepare to retake Tal Afar from Daesh militants

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    Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, the top US commander in Iraq, told reporters that "the last days of Mosul looked like Iwo Jima to me", referring to a bloody World War II battle in the Pacific. Thousands of troops stand ready at the frontline, awaiting orders from Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to start the offensive, Iraqi army Major-General Uthman al-Ghanimi said this week.
  • Henrik Stenson leads by one stroke

    Henrik Stenson leads by one stroke

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    But the 41-year-old sank nine birdies - five of which came on the opening nine holes - to soar up the leaderboard and beat his previous best round by two shots. "I had some goals at the beginning of the week". "With a 31 on the front nine I put myself in good position to shoot a good score but I had a couple of unforced errors on the back", he said.
  • Sydney schoolboy missing after splitting from family in Barcelona attack

    Sydney schoolboy missing after splitting from family in Barcelona attack

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    After Ciutat de la Justicia, Andrew was expected to next go to the hospital where his wife is being treated for serious injuries. Other family members are also at Jom's bedside, it is believed. A family friend, known only as Scott, told Sydney's 2GB Radio that the child's father, who had stayed behind in Australia, learned of the terrorist attack shortly after arriving at work.
  • Wreck of USS Indianapolis, lost for 72 years, found by civilian expedition

    Wreck of USS Indianapolis, lost for 72 years, found by civilian expedition

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    Important chapter of WWII history concludes-I hope survivors/families gain some closure. An image shot from a remotely operated vehicle shows the bottom of an anchor clearly marked "U.S. I'm glad that the search was successful. Researchers got a break a year ago, however, when Richard Hulver, a historian with the Naval History and Heritage Command, identified a naval landing craft that had recorded a sighting of the Indianapolis hours before it was sunk.
  • Trump's stance on statues alienates Republicans

    Trump's stance on statues alienates Republicans

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    A fresh debate over Confederate symbols has roiled the United States since Saturday's violence during a protest by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, against the removal of a Lee statue in which one woman died. Overall, 55 percent of those polled said blaming both sides is inaccurate, 83 percent of Democrats and 53 of independents said blaming both sides is inaccurate.