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Four Confederate Statues Are Coming Down At The University Of Texas

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The University of Texas at Austin is removing the statues of four figures tied to the Confederacy, the school's president said on Sunday, saying they had become symbols of white supremacy.

10 Sailors Missing After US Navy Destroyer Collides With Oil Tanker

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USS John S. McCain collided with the merchant vessel Alnic MC before dawn while heading to Singapore for a routine port call, the Navy said in a statement.

Trump To Skip The Kennedy Center Honors, Too Afraid To Face Honorees

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U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not attend the Kennedy Center Honors in December, the White House announced on Saturday, after several honorees said they would boycott a White House reception before the show.

Huge Crowds In Boston Denounce Trump And Hate Speech

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"These signs and the message so far this morning is all about love and peace," said Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. "That's a good message."

Florida Officer Killed In One Of Several Shootings At Law Enforcement

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Six U.S. police officers were shot and one was killed in three separate encounters with suspects in Florida and Pennsylvania on Friday, and two suspects in those shootings also died, according to officials and local media.

'You're Fired!' Trump Finally Ousts White Nationalist Bannon

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President Donald Trump has decided to push out his chief strategist Steve Bannon, but White House officials were still discussing when and how, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing two unnamed administration officials.

Several People Stabbed In Finnish City Of Turku

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Several people were stabbed in an knife attack in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday but it was not immediately clear if this was a militant action or had some other motive.

Spain Hunts Driver Who Killed 13 In Barcelona, Thwarts Second Attack

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Police said they killed five suspected attackers in Cambrils, a town south of Barcelona, to foil a separate attack using explosive belts.

Trump 'Sad' To See 'Beautiful' Confederate Statues Removed

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U.S. President Donald Trump hit back on Thursday at critics of his response to racial violence in the Virginia city of Charlottesville, and defiantly reiterated his opposition to the removal of monuments to the pro-slavery Civil war Confederacy.

Far-Right Australian Senator Wears Burqa To Parliament

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Anti-Muslim Australian Sen. Pauline Hanson wore a burqa to parliament as part of her campaign to ban the garment worn by some Muslim women.

U.S. Republicans Offer Few Tax Plan Details At High-Profile Event

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Republican tax writers from the U.S. House of Representatives promoted their legislative goals at a special gathering in California on Wednesday, but offered few new details about provisions that may end up in their long-sought overhaul plan.

Trump Is 'Very Nervous And Afraid' Of Firing Steve Bannon: Source

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Bannon has been in a precarious position before but Trump has opted to keep him, in part because his chief strategist played a major role in his election victory.