A defiant President Donald Trump shrugged off a barrage of bipartisan criticism on Thursday and said USA culture and history were being "ripped apart" by the removal of Confederate statues. You can't change history, but you can learn from it. Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson - who's next, Washington, Jefferson?
With moves to dismantle Confederate monuments gaining momentum, Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader in the House of Representatives, called for Confederate statues to be removed from the US Capitol.
Abraham Lincoln, the USA president who freed the slaves and defeated the southern confederacy in the 1861-1865 civil war, is a prominent Republican and one of the most revered figures in U.S. history. On "Fox & Friends" Monday morning, Trump surrogate Katrina Pierson said that slavery was part of America's "good history". Again, Trump drew criticism from prominent Republicans, including U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers of OH, the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee.
A 32-year-old woman was killed and 19 other people injured when a man suspected of being a white nationalist drove his vehicle into a crowd of counter-protesters.
But Trump himself, staying at his golf club in New Jersey, was increasing rather than slowing his tweet-a-thon. "For the sake of our Nation, as our President, please fix this", Mr Graham wrote on Twitter.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon took issue with Trump saying there were "very fine" people on both sides of the protests: "When the likes of [former Ku Klux Klan leader] David Duke praise you, you are on the wrong side". Among those was Campbell Soup Co. president and CEO Denise Morrison, who directly attributed her resignation to President Trump's comments: "Racism and murder are unequivocally reprehensible and are not morally equivalent to anything else that happened in Charlottesville".
"I was so exhausted I don't remember saying something nice or derogatory about him", she said.
"I think there is blame on both sides". A casual consumer of the news might assume that Charlottesville has been a political triumph for Democrats, and a disaster for Trump and the GOP.
He also has lashed out at his critics in the Republican Party, aiming angry tweets at Sen.
According to Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, large sums have begun to be placed on Trump calling it quits, taking the odds into evens, the equivalent of 50 percent. And honestly, if the press were not fake and if it was honest, the press would have said what I said was very nice.
The president, he argues, failed the "presidential test of moral leadership" by suggesting that both the white supremacists and those who oppose them were in the wrong. "They totally misrepresent what I say about hate, bigotry etc. Shame!"
"It's up to the people of they want to take it down take it down".
A man is found dead in the auto but the interior ministry denies earlier reports he was killed by police gunfire. He reportedly turned himself in, telling police he was not involved and that his documents had been stolen.
In the wild, when a male lion ages, it's a rogue lion that kills the head of the pride (sound familiar?) and takes over. Then the new younger lion kills the king. "Now he's the new lion that's running the pride", Hahn explained.
The current tensions in the Korean peninsula started increasing following multiple missile tests by North Korea. He said Thursday that Trump agreed to consult South Korea before taking any military action against Pyongyang.
Tomososki told Today.com that he suffered permanent eye damage when he looked up at the partial solar eclipse over OR in 1962. Hopefully the effects are minimal and, for the next eclipse, you buy a pair of protective eclipse glasses or stay inside.
Prince George's County Police have announced an arrest in the killing of three girls whose bodies were found at a home in Clinton. According to the authorities, the man is now in the police custody where the police are investigating with him about the case.
Google is going to officially announce the Android O today at an event to take place in New York City at 2:40 PM ET. Background limits: Android Oreo has been created to help minimise background activity in the apps you use least.
Times article about the "dramatic shakeup" (their characterization) published just before 1 p.m. on Monday. Dearborn would like The Times to be a more authoritative voice reaching Asia and South America.
Russ Feingold of Wisconsin, who grew up in the same city as Ryan . "You're not a good person if you're there", Ryan said. CNN extended invitations to people from Ryan's district and selected which questions will be asked.
As previously reported, the couple split just two days after attending Vanity Fair's Oscars afterparty together in February. As far as Perry is concerned, their relationship has no label, and they're simply enjoying being in each other's lives.
Iowans choose new license plate design
The Iowa Transportation Department said Monday that the design dubbed "City and County Reboot" received more than 113,000 votes. Givernor Adam Gregg and Iowa DOT Director Mark Lowe revealed the three potential plate designs at this year's Iowa State Fair.
Welfare recipients to be randomly drug tested
The rate of ice-fuelled hospitalisations in the area has increased by more than 2000 per cent in the past seven years. And, if you fail the test a few times , you will be referred to medical professionals for assessment and treatment.
PHL sweeps golds in Seag triathlon
Huelgas, Chicano, Mangrobang and Adorna-the four members of the Philippine triathlon squad -claimed the top medals in their event. Huelgas already established a lead of over 50 meters over Chao going into the third lap, with only one lap to go to win the gold.
Why Chrissy Teigen is cutting out alcohol
Furthermore, regarding taking medications for postpartum depression and anxiety, " alcohol is like the least thing that helps". As if we needed another way to relate to Chrissy Teigen , she just opened up about how alcohol used to be a problem for her.