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Texas University Removes Confederate Era Statues Overnight

The University of Texas at Austin removed the statues of three Confederate-era figures from a main area on campus on Monday. They were taken down secretly during the night to avoid protesters, especially after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 12 when white nationalists protesting against the planned removal of a statue of Confederate military leader Robert E. Lee.  ...Read more

Trump Could Leave Himself Friendless If Impeachment Comes

The Senate has to weigh charges against President Trump from an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, but that’s not stopping him from putting the pressure on Republican Senators. More than half of the 11 Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee, have got into it with the Republican president about varying issues.  ...Read more