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The empty plinth where a statue of Confederate commander General Robert E. Lee once stood is flanked by statues of Thomas Jefferson and the poet Sidney Lanier at the entrance to Duke University's Duke Chapel after officials removed the controversial statue early Saturday morning in Durham, North Carolina, U.S., August 19, 2017. Reuters photo

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Duke University removed a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from the entrance of a chapel on the Durham, North Carolina, campus, officials said on Saturday, days after it was vandalized.

Euclid police release statement on violent arrest captured on video, shared on social media

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A video posted to Facebook and Instagram on Saturday shows a violent altercation between Euclid policemen and a man who was stopped for a traffic violation.

White nationalists, neo-Nazis and "alt-right" members attempt to guard the entrance to Lee Park during the "Unite the Right" rally on August 12, 2017. Photo - Getty/AFP

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US President Donald Trump blamed "many sides" for violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, in the wake of a white nationalist demonstration, drawing swift reactions.

President Donald Trump, flanked by Sen. Tom Cotton, R- Ark., left, and Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Aug. 2, 2017, spotlighting legislation that would place new limits on legal immigration. Photo: voanews

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday endorsed a measure to dramatically reduce the number of low-skilled immigrants admitted to the United States and introduce a merit-based points system.

Trump Fires Scaramucci From Communications Director Role

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday abruptly fired Anthony Scaramucci as his communications director, just over a week after the New York financier started work in the key White House post.

Reince Priebus (L) and John Kelly (R) Photo: Reuters

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President Donald Trump on Friday replaced his chief of staff, Reince Priebus, and tapped Homeland Security head John Kelly as his successor.

US Senate rejects partial Obamacare repeal in shock blow to Trump

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Dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump's agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health care law after a night of high suspense in the U.S. Capitol.

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) looks on during a press conference about his resistance to the so-called "Skinny Repeal" of the Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 27, 2017. Photo: Reuters

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In the end, it was a simple hand gesture - Senator John McCain pointing his right index finger in a downward motion to register a no vote - that ruined his party's seven-year effort to repeal Obamacare.

Hillary Clinton’s New Book ‘What Happened’ Examines 2016 Campaign

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The title and cover of Hillary Clinton's highly-anticipated memoir about the 2016 presidential election was revealed Thursday — and the former secretary of state says she'll be "letting my guard down" in the book.

Tech company workers agree to have microchips implanted in their hands

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Some workers at a company in Wisconsin will soon be getting microchips in order to enter the office, log into computers and even buy a snack or two with just a swipe of a hand.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks with reporters after Vice President Mike Pence broke a 50-50 tie to start debating Republican legislation on Obamacare repeal. Photo: newswires

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The US Senate voted 50-51 Tuesday to proceed with a debate on Republican plans to repeal Barack Obama's health care reforms.

Protesters rally outside the federal court just before a hearing to consider a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of Iraqi nationals facing deportation, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., June 21, 2017. Reuters photo

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A federal judge in Michigan halted on Monday the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals from the United States, the latest legal victory for the Iraqi nationals facing deportation in a closely watched case.

Nine Suspected Migrants Dead After Packed, Overheated Tractor-Trailer Found in Texas Walmart Parking Lot

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At least nine men were found dead on Sunday alongside dozens of people discovered inside a sweltering tractor trailer parked at a Walmart store in San Antonio, Texas, in what authorities called a case of "ruthless" human trafficking.

Anthony Scaramucci and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer (L) - Photo credit - slate

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White House press secretary Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump's embattled spokesman during the first six months of his presidency, is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.

OJ Simpson to be paroled in October after serving nine years for robbery

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O.J. Simpson was granted parole on Thursday and will be released in October following an emotional hour-long hearing that centered on a botched armed robbery in a Las Vegas hotel room that sent him to prison for nine years.

Body Camera Video Allegedly Shows Baltimore Police ‘Plant’ Drugs

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Body camera video produced Wednesday appears to show a Baltimore police officer plant drugs in late January, an act that later resulted in a criminal arrest.

Trump (R) says he should not have picked Sessions (L) as attorney general: NY Times. Photo - Newswires

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would not have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general if he had known Sessions would recuse himself from the Russia investigation, according to a New York Times interview.

Trump administration allowing up to 15,000 more foreign worker visas

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The Department of Homeland Security announced today that it will allow for a one-time increase of up to 15,000 H-2B nonimmigrant visas through the end of the 2017 fiscal year.

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