• CEO’s Flee Trump Business Panels, So He Dismantles Them
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    NEW YORK (AP) — With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils Wednesday —an attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump announced the action via tweet, although only... Read more »
  • Baltimore Quietly Removes Confederate Statues Overnight
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    A monument dedicated to the Confederate Women of Maryland lies on a flatbed trailer near the intersection of Charles St. and University Parkway early Wednesday morning after it was taken down. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun) BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has a few words of advice for leaders in other... Read more »
  • Mourners Gather To Remember Woman Killed At Virginia Rally
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    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Mourners will gather in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally that descended into violence last weekend. A memorial service for Heather Heyer is scheduled Wednesday morning at a... Read more »
  • China Urges U.S., North Korea To ‘Hit The Brakes’ On Threats
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    BEIJING (AP) — China has urged the United States and North Korea to “hit the brakes” on threatening words and work toward a peaceful resolution of their tense standoff created by Pyongyang’s recent missile tests and threats to fire them toward Guam. The dispute has also raised fears in South Korea,... Read more »
  • LeBron Calls For Love, Unity Before Taking Swipe At Trump
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    SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Along with getting good grades and listening to their parents, LeBron James has encouraged kids in his foundation’s educational program to stand up for their beliefs. On Tuesday night, the superstar gave a lesson in how it’s done. Concluding a day of fun and games at an amusement... Read more »
  • LAPD Shooting Of Unarmed Black Man Justified, Says Panel
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    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police officers acted within department policy when they fatally shot an 18-year-old man last year, whose death sparked a series of protests across the city, the police department’s civilian oversight panel ruled Tuesday. The determination from the Los Angeles Police Commission found the officers involved... Read more »
  • Defiant Trump Doubles Down On Charlottesville: ‘Blame Both Sides For Violence’
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    President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) NEW YORK (AP) — Combative and insistent, President Donald Trump declared anew Tuesday “there is blame on both sides” for the deadly violence last weekend in Charlottesville,... Read more »
  • Second Lawyer Wants Off Bill Cosby Case
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    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A second lawyer who defended Bill Cosby in his sex assault trial that ended with a deadlocked jury wants off the case before the start of his retrial that’s set for November. Los Angeles-based lawyer Angela Agrusa filed documents Tuesday seeking to withdraw as Cosby’s counsel. Lead defense... Read more »
  • Thousands Flee As Iraq Steps Up Airstrikes On IS-Held Town
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    BADOUSH, Iraq (AP) — Thousands of Iraqis have fled an Islamic State-held town west of Mosul as Iraqi and coalition warplanes step up strikes ahead of a ground offensive to drive out the militants. Tal Afar and the surrounding area is one of the last pockets of IS-held territory in Iraq... Read more »
  • Retired Man Builds Mansion For Family And Friends [WATCH]
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    Your browser does not support iframes. Retired Houston executive Reggie Van Lee is putting a new meaning behind the song We Are Family since he has his sisters, brother-in-laws and more with him in a 20,000 square foot mansion he built just for them. Learn more about Mr. Lee’s huge gift above! Like... Read more »