Idaho Anne Frank memorial defaced with racist language

A memorial to teen Holocaust diarist Anne Frank in Boise, Idaho, was vandalized with anti-Semitic and racial slurs. The memorial is one of the few locations worldwide where the human rights declaration is displayed in its entirety. Replacing the ta... More..

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Heavy police presence as 2nd Confederate monument removed in New Orleans

Crews, wearing masks to cover their faces, worked under a heavy police presence starting at 3 a.m.to dismantle the statue, which was erected in 1911, almost 50 years after the end of the war, and commissioned b...More..

Zillow listing for 'nightmare house': Don't ask about mysterious occupant upstairs
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Zillow listing for 'nightmare house': Don't ask about mysterious occupant upstairs

This woman below appears to be the one who spotted the listing and posted it on Twitter first, calling it a "nightmare house". "Upstairs apartment can not be shown under any circumstances", the listing stat...More..

Executive director believes Confederate monuments would be great for Beauvoir
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Executive director believes Confederate monuments would be great for Beauvoir

The opposing sides screamed insults and threats at one another as police separated them using barriers. A large cheer erupted when the statue was finally lifted into the air. Just beyond the chain link fence ...More..

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Rex Tillerson Spells Out US Foreign Policy

In a press conference after the meeting, State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for Southeast Asia Patrick Murphy reported Tillerson as saying this after making it clear that the Trump administration's a...More..

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France President-elect Emmanuel Macron triumphs but focus turns to challenges ahead

Austria's presidential election a year ago took three rounds but ultimately resulted in pro-Europe Green candidate Alexander Van den Bellen being elected. Changing the name was discussed at the height of Le Pen...More..

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Tillerson: US reviewing climate change policy

However, he said that Washington will take its time to make the right decision on the issue. "The Arctic is warming at more than twice the rate of the global average, note with concern that the pace and scale...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Detention of American Christian in North Korea 'concerning' - White House

When an American citizen is reported detained, the USA works with the Swedish Embassy in the North Korean capital, since the US and the North do not have diplomatic relations. Last year's party congress, the ...More..

Officials from Arctic nations meet amid drilling concerns
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Officials from Arctic nations meet amid drilling concerns

Former president Barack Obama and former secretary of state John F. Kerry made climate change a central issue for the two-year USA chairmanship of the group made up of the United States, Canada, Russia, Finla...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Washington 'will make right decision for US' on climate change policy

Though President Donald Trump remains publicly suspicious of the Paris accord, especially with regards to its potential impact on the US economy and American jobs, he has yet to articulate a formal position and...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief for 'insubordination'

He said, You are not under investigation Trump recounted, repeating an assertion made when the White House announced Comey's firing on Tuesday. Several candidates are being considered to replace Comey, a seni...More..

Senate committee subpoenas disgraced Trump adviser Michael Flynn over Russian Federation
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Senate committee subpoenas disgraced Trump adviser Michael Flynn over Russian Federation

The retired Army lieutenant general is also being investigated by other congressional committees and by the Pentagon's inspector general regarding his contacts and earnings from organisations linked to the Russ...More..

Lawmakers Didn't Pull Any Punches When Criticizing Airline Reps
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Lawmakers Didn't Pull Any Punches When Criticizing Airline Reps

Dao was, ever, and we understand that", Munoz said . United passenger dragged off overbooked flight at O'Hare; officer placed on leave " This committee does not want half fixes and temporary measures", said Sc...More..

Donald Trump contradicts his own White House about James Comey firing timeline
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Donald Trump contradicts his own White House about James Comey firing timeline

It's a stunning reversal. The original explanation was never a sustainable one. The White House has spent the past two days trying to adjust their spin to accommodate reality. "He said, 'you are not under i...More..

White House Struggles to Straighten Its Story on Comey
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

White House Struggles to Straighten Its Story on Comey

Comey declined to make that pledge. Stump, 70, who works at a auto dealership in Hamburg, Pennsylvania, said he's not yet formed an opinion about Trump's firing of Comey, preferring to let the story develop. ...More..

Trump pushes Senate Republicans to act on bill
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Trump pushes Senate Republicans to act on bill

House members are now back in their districts for a one-week recess as Senate Republicans get to work on their own Obamacare repeal plan. "And when there's a tax cut, either the deficit goes up or they get the ...More..

Acting FBI director defends Comey, insists Russian Federation investigation unaffected by firing
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Acting FBI director defends Comey, insists Russian Federation investigation unaffected by firing

The bureau's acting director, Andrew McCabe, contradicted White House claims that rank-and-file agents had lost confidence in Comey, offering a spirited defense of his former boss to lawmakers on Thursday. Rose...More..

United States working on new DPRK sanctions: Tillerson
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

United States working on new DPRK sanctions: Tillerson

He's alluding to President Donald Trump's insistence that the North America Free Trade Agreement must be renegotiated or canceled. He said ties with both aren't "as rocky as it looks sometimes". He said the Tru...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

AP Analysis: S. Korea's Moon floats summit; will North bite?

North Korean officials described the alleged assassination attempt as a "declaration of war" and "state-sponsored terrorism" on Friday. "None of the brutal perpetrators of ugly state-sponsored terrorism aimin...More..

James Comey's farewell letter to his FBI colleagues
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

James Comey's farewell letter to his FBI colleagues

The president fired Comey the following day. "It hasn't recovered from that". At a Senate hearing Thursday , Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe would not confirm whether Comey did tell Trump that. During t...More..