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Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies - ABC News

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Los Angeles Times
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
ABC News
FILE - In this July 21, 2012 file photo, comedian and activist Dick Gregory poses for a portrait during the PBS TCA Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to ...
Dick Gregory, comedy legend and civil rights activist, dead at 84New York Daily News
Dick Gregory, Trailblazer of Stand-Up Comedy, Dies at 84Hollywood Reporter
Dick Gregory, civil rights activist and comedian, dead at 84CNN
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Heather Heyer's cousin: Racism will get worse unless we stop it now - CNN

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CNN
Heather Heyer's cousin: Racism will get worse unless we stop it now
CNN
Diana Ratcliff is a cousin of Heather Heyer. A political science graduate of the University of Michigan, she interned in the US Senate and worked on Al Gore's presidential campaign staff. She is now studying nursing. The opinions expressed in this ...
Why white nationalists chose Charlottesville — a liberal and cosmopolitan university townBusiness Insider
Should statues come down?Post-Bulletin
Charlottesville Mayor Changes Position, Agrees With Confederate Statue RemovalNBCNews.com
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Rooting For Her

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Kesha’s New Album Is A Victory For Her And For UsView Entire Post ›

After Charlottesville, Republicans remain stymied over what to do about Trump - Washington Post

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
After Charlottesville, Republicans remain stymied over what to do about Trump
Washington Post
In the aftermath of the white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Republican lawmakers and leaders face the most unpalatable set of choices yet in their relationship with President Trump. They are caught between disgust over his failure to ...
Trump, Neo-Nazis and the KlanNew York Times
The Memo: GOP fears damage done by TrumpThe Hill
President Trump Cedes Moral Leadership To Big BusinessHuffPost
Fox News -Minneapolis Star Tribune -Los Angeles Times -Sioux City Journal
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East Idaho survivors' guide to the 2017 Great American Eclipse - Idaho State Journal

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Idaho State Journal
East Idaho survivors' guide to the 2017 Great American Eclipse
Idaho State Journal
East Idaho residents will have a front-row seat to a rare, once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event on Monday. But the local population won't be alone for the big show. The Great American Eclipse is expected to bring in hundreds of thousands of eclipse ...
Eclipse weather forecast: Best in West, least in EastBusiness Insider
Eclipse weekend: Idaho towns ready and waitingKTVB
Travel is ramping up across Idaho as eclipse nears. What does that mean for traffic?Idaho Statesman
Spartanburg Herald Journal -PEOPLE.com -myfox8.com
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Charlottesville and Trump's Response Reshape Virginia Gubernatorial Race - New York Times

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New York Times
Charlottesville and Trump's Response Reshape Virginia Gubernatorial Race
New York Times
Flowers were layed on the street where Heather Heyer was killed by a car during a protest against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., last week. Credit Mark Wilson/Getty Images. FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The bloody white supremacist rally in ...
Historians: 'Defending history' is complicated in the USCNN
Duke University removes contentious Confederate statue after vandalismNew York Daily News
In wake of Charlottesville, Duke University removes Robert E. Lee statue after it was vandalizedWashington Post
NOLA.com -USA TODAY -Fredericksburg.com -Inside Higher Ed
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Trump's mixed messaging sparks concerns of 'emboldened' white supremacists - CNN

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Trump's mixed messaging sparks concerns of 'emboldened' white supremacists
CNN
Washington (CNN) With major cities across the country bracing for an unusual wave of far-right rallies in the coming days, local and federal law enforcement officials are concerned about the potential for more violence amid warnings that white ...
After Charlottesville, Republicans remain stymied over what to do about TrumpWashington Post
Trump, Neo-Nazis and the KlanNew York Times
The Memo: GOP fears damage done by TrumpThe Hill
HuffPost -Miami Herald -Minneapolis Star Tribune -Salon
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Where CEOS could really hit Trump: commentary - OregonLive.com

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OregonLive.com
Where CEOS could really hit Trump: commentary
OregonLive.com
The CEOs of Under Armour (Kevin Plank, left), Intel (Brian Krzanich, second from left), Merck (Kenneth Frazier, second from right) and Campbell Soup (Denise Morrison, right) led the exodus from Donald Trump's business advisory panels this week. The ...
UPDATE 1-Trump's Virginia comments last straw for disenchanted CEOsBusiness Insider

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Thousands attend rally against white supremacy in Dallas - KHOU

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KHOU
Thousands attend rally against white supremacy in Dallas
KHOU
DALLAS - Thousands of people attended a rally against white supremacy in what has been mostly a peaceful demonstration, but as night fell, a small faction of that crowd broke away and arguments began to grow tense. At the height of the rally, about 2 ...
More than 1000 people gather in Austin to rally against white supremacy SaturdayKVUE
More than a thousand people gather at Austin' 'Rally Against White Supremacy'KXAN.com
Rally Against White Supremacy Over in DallasNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
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Republican 2016 Also-Ran May Take Another Run At Trump In 2020 - Western Journalism

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Western Journalism
Republican 2016 Also-Ran May Take Another Run At Trump In 2020
Western Journalism
The man who came in fourth place in the 2016 Republican primary is reportedly moving closer to challenging President Donald Trump in 2020. Willie Geist, host of NBC's Sunday Today, said via his Twitter account that sources from Ohio Gov. John Kasich's ...

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The Memo: GOP fears damage done by Trump - The Hill

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The Memo: GOP fears damage done by Trump
The Hill
As a week dominated by President Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., draws to a close, many Republicans are worried that serious damage has been done to their party. Specifically, they argue that Trump may have set back by years ...
GOP doubts and anxieties about Trump burst into the openWashington Post
Howard Dean: Trump 'Has No Moral Character,' America May Be Turning Away From the GOPBreitbart News
GOP in despair after Trump's 'f*cking disaster' week: 'I have no idea where we go from here'Raw Story
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Apparently The Guys Who Invented The Washing Machine Have A Famous Great Granddaughter

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But, does she get free appliances?View Entire Post ›

Howard Dean: Trump 'Has No Moral Character,' America May Be Turning Away From the GOP - Breitbart News

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Breitbart News
Howard Dean: Trump 'Has No Moral Character,' America May Be Turning Away From the GOP
Breitbart News
Saturday on MSNBC, former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean claimed President Donald Trump “has no moral character.” “I think Mitt Romney came out of that dinner looking pretty terrible,” Dean told host Joy Reid. “The lesson is don't ...
GOP doubts and anxieties about Trump burst into the openWashington Post
Collins and Reed, unlike other Republicans, keep quiet over Trump's remarksBuffalo News
The Incredible Shrinking PresidentU.S. News & World Report
Western Journalism -Madison.com
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Lee Statue Vandalized in Dallas, Demonstrators Defend it - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Lee Statue Vandalized in Dallas, Demonstrators Defend it
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
A city parks crew packed up power-washing equipment after cleaning the statue of Robert E. Lee at the Oak Lawn park named in tribute to the Confederate general. Demonstrators stood watch over the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Dallas ...
The Latest: Dallas police pull 4 protesters over barrierWSB Radio
Thousands attend rally against white supremacy in DallasKHOU
More than 1000 people gather in Austin to rally against white supremacy SaturdayKVUE
Fort Worth Star Telegram -KXAN.com -KTRK-TV -Albany Times Union
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Lawmaker Pens Bill Requiring Trump To Undergo Mental Health Evaluation

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) isn't a psychiatrist, but she wants to make the president see one.

Inside the call where CEOs found their moral compass and steered away from Trump - Washington Post

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Washington Post
Inside the call where CEOs found their moral compass and steered away from Trump
Washington Post
Courage is not a currency companies trade in very often. But there wasn't much needed this past week. President Trump's tepid condemnation of white supremacists who demonstrated in Charlottesville gave chief executives — usually ready to answer any ...
Turnover in the Trump White House: A timelineThe Hill
If you were on a Trump council, what would you do? CEOs share their thoughtsMiami Herald
Inside the CEO Rebellion Against Trump's Advisory CouncilsNew York Times
Politico -Quartz -U.S. News & World Report -New York Post
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Trump adviser resigned ahead of negative magazine story - Washington Post

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Washington Post
Trump adviser resigned ahead of negative magazine story
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who resigned Friday from an unpaid post as President Donald Trump's adviser on deregulation efforts, stepped down as The New Yorker was preparing to publish a lengthy article detailing Icahn's potential ...
STASI: Trump should quit the White House now that Carl Icahn has boltedNew York Daily News
Billionaire Carl Icahn is reportedly in 'legal jeopardy' for trying to influence Trump policyBusiness Insider
Investor Carl Icahn steps down as adviser to President TrumpAOL
Chicago Tribune -SFGate -New York Magazine -International Business Times
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Duke University removes damaged Robert E. Lee statue - NOLA.com

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NOLA.com
Duke University removes damaged Robert E. Lee statue
NOLA.com
FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017 file photo, the defaced Gen. Robert E. Lee statue stands at the Duke Chapel on Thursday, Aug. 17 2017, in Durham, N.C. Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday, Aug. 19, days after it was ...
In wake of Charlottesville, Duke University removes Robert E. Lee statue after it was vandalizedWashington Post
What would Robert E. Lee think of the monument issue?Fredericksburg.com
Duke Takes Down Lee StatueInside Higher Ed
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After Charlottesville, Republicans remain stymied over what to do about Trump - Washington Post

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Los Angeles Times
After Charlottesville, Republicans remain stymied over what to do about Trump
Washington Post
In the aftermath of the white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Republican lawmakers and leaders face the most unpalatable set of choices yet in their relationship with President Trump. They are caught between disgust over his failure to ...
Historians: 'Defending history' is complicated in the USCNN
Trump, Neo-Nazis and the KlanNew York Times
The Memo: GOP fears damage done by TrumpThe Hill
HuffPost -Politico -Minneapolis Star Tribune -NorthJersey.com
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More than 1000 rally against white supremacists at Austin City Hall - MyStatesman.com

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More than 1000 rally against white supremacists at Austin City Hall
MyStatesman.com
Judd Farris listens at the “Rally Against White Supremacy” at Austin City Hall on Saturday. The Austin Police Department estimated at least 1,000 people attended the event. Posted: 5:27 p.m. Saturday, August 19, 2017 ...

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The Memo: GOP fears damage done by Trump - The Hill

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The Memo: GOP fears damage done by Trump
The Hill
As a week dominated by President Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., draws to a close, many Republicans are worried that serious damage has been done to their party. Specifically, they argue that Trump may have set back by years ...
Trump, Neo-Nazis and the KlanNew York Times
Historians: 'Defending history' is complicated in the USCNN
President Trump Cedes Moral Leadership To Big BusinessHuffPost
Politico -Minneapolis Star Tribune -NorthJersey.com -San Francisco Chronicle
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Duke University removes damaged Robert E. Lee statue - NOLA.com

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NOLA.com
Duke University removes damaged Robert E. Lee statue
NOLA.com
FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017 file photo, the defaced Gen. Robert E. Lee statue stands at the Duke Chapel on Thursday, Aug. 17 2017, in Durham, N.C. Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday, Aug. 19, days after it was ...
AP News in Brief at 11:04 pm EDTWashington Post
Lawmakers urge removal of Robert E. Lee statue at AntietamPolitico
Duke University Removes Contentious Confederate Statue After VandalismU.S. News & World Report
Los Angeles Times -Durham Herald Sun -Duke Chronicle -Townhall
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Civil Rights Activist And Comedian Dick Gregory Dead At 84

The iconic performer, who had marched with Martin Luther King Jr., dedicated his life to the civil rights movement.

People Form Human Chain to Save Swimmer in NJ

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Rescuers formed a human chain to save a swimmer from the waters off the Jersey Shore on Saturday evening, authorities said.

Photo Credit: Cape May Fire Department

Fueling Hate

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How Women In The KKK Were Instrumental To Its RiseView Entire Post ›

Billionaire Ally of Putin Socialized With Kushner, Ivanka Trump - Bloomberg

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Bloomberg
Billionaire Ally of Putin Socialized With Kushner, Ivanka Trump
Bloomberg
Follow @bpolitics for all the latest news, and sign up for our daily Balance of Power newsletter. As federal investigators probe possible Kremlin links with the Donald Trump campaign, one connection that hasn't gotten much attention is that between ...
Jared and Ivanka are failing a basic moral testCNN
US Jewish criticism of Trump expands to some supportersFox News
Seth Meyers Points Out Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Are Always on Vacation When Trump 'Goes Haywire'Newsweek
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Barcelona terrorist attack: Who are the victims? - CBS News

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CBS News
Barcelona terrorist attack: Who are the victims?
CBS News
BARCELONA -- Thirteen people were killed Thursday in the popular tourist destination Las Ramblas when a van plowed into a crowd filled with people from around the world. Another woman, Ana Maria Suarez, was killed in the related attack in the resort ...
Barcelona Attack: Jared Tucker, California Man, Among Those Killed, Family SaysNBCNews.com
Bay Area Man in Barcelona Missing Following AttackNBC Bay Area
Spain attacks could have been bigger, police sayCNN

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Thousands Protest White Supremacy In New Orleans

"We want all statues dedicated to white supremacists taken down," an organizer said.

Charlottesville and Trump's Response Reshape Virginia Gubernatorial Race - New York Times

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New York Times
Charlottesville and Trump's Response Reshape Virginia Gubernatorial Race
New York Times
Flowers were layed on the street where Heather Heyer was killed by a car during a protest against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., last week. Credit Mark Wilson/Getty Images. FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The bloody white supremacist rally in ...
Historians: 'Defending history' is complicated in the USCNN
In wake of Charlottesville, Duke University removes Robert E. Lee statue after it was vandalizedWashington Post
Duke University removes damaged Robert E. Lee statueNOLA.com
Fredericksburg.com -Inside Higher Ed -Savannah Morning News -USA TODAY
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Trump's rift with Flake, other GOP senators expected to take center stage at Arizona event - Fox News

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Trump's rift with Flake, other GOP senators expected to take center stage at Arizona event
Fox News
President Trump's increasing divide with congressional Republicans is expected to take center stage when he campaigns next week in Arizona, where outspoken Trump critic and GOP Sen. Jeff Flake is seeking re-election. Flake's opposition to Trump has ...
GOP doubts and anxieties about Trump burst into the openWashington Post
Russian network amplified Trump's Flake criticismUSA TODAY
You say you want a GOP revolutionAlbany Times Union
New York Times -Politico -Buffalo News -WLS
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