Trump: Keep our 'beautiful' Confederate monuments
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:44:28 -0400
“The beauty that is being taken out of our cities, towns and parks will be greatly missed and never able to be comparably replaced!” the president tweeted.
Does the Radical Left Pose a Violent Threat?
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:55:34 -0400
The FBI tracks both the radical left and right, but warns that it's white supremacist extremists who pose a greater threat of violence.
Furor erupts over killing of teenager as Philippines drugs war escalates
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:28:54 -0400
By Erik De Castro and Manuel Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines police came under pressure on Friday to explain the killing of a high-school student after the 17-year-old became one of at least 80 people shot dead this week in an escalation of President Rodrigo Duterte's ruthless war on drugs. Television channels aired CCTV footage that showed Kian Loyd Delos Santos being carried by two men to the place where his body was later found, raising doubt about an official report that said he was shot because he fired at police officers first. Witnesses told the ABS-CBN channel that the teenager did not have a firearm and police officers at the scene handed him a gun, asked him to fire the weapon and run.
Prominent investigator exits Mueller team
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:10:20 -0400
Rachel Maddow reports on the surprising departure of Peter Strzok, a prominent counter-espionage investigator who had been working on Robert Mueller's Trump Russia investigation.
New York to axe Confederate busts from 'hall of fame'
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:04:56 -0400
New York authorities are taking steps to remove two busts of Confederate commanders from a "Hall of Fame" as America's most populous city joins others in erasing symbols of the pro-slavery Civil War South. Bronx Community College said the bust of General Robert E. Lee, the commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, and another of one of his top generals, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, would be removed in two to three days. "We want to make it sure we get it done quickly, but without causing damage," said Karla Williams, executive legal counsel at the College, which is part of The City University of New York.
Natalee Holloway's Dad Leads Investigators In New Special as Authorities Dispute Discovery of Remains
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:12:00 -0400
Dave Holloway said he originally did not want her to go on the trip.
Anti-Muslim Australian senator wears burqa in Parliament
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:53:06 -0400
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian senator provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face covers.
Shocking Video Shows Bear Biting Off Man's Arm After He Provokes It
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:21:37 -0400
The man ignored warning signs outside the cage and climbed over the fence to feed the bears milk.
KKK leader threatens to 'burn' black Latina journalist and calls her a 'n*****' during interview
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:10:00 -0400
An Afro-Latina journalist conducting an interview with a member of the Ku Klux Klan has said he threatened her so violently that she was concerned for her safety. Ilia Calderón, a Univision journalist with both African and Colombian heritage, agreed to visit KKK leader Chris Barker on his wooded North Carolina property. Almost immediately, Mr Barker asked her why she didn’t “go back” to her country of origin.
Former CIA chief: Trump's Charlottesville comments 'a national disgrace'
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:50:01 -0400
Former CIA director John Brennan blasted Trump over statements he made at a press conference concerning the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va.