A mayor in Kentucky is pushing to relocate two Confederate statues following protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, that resulted in three dead and several more injured. Today in Virginia we saw the extent to which white supremacists will go to protect their "heritage". We have thoroughly examined this issue, and heard from many of our citizens. "While it will never make up for the loss of a member of our community, we will pursue charges against the driver of the vehicle that caused her death and are confident justice will prevail", the city of Charlottesville said in a statement. Gray asked the Lexington city council to support his petition for removal next week. But New Orleans avoided the violence that befell Charlottesville as that city prepares to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee; Charlottesville renamed its Lee Park as Emancipation Park. Morgan was a general for the Confederacy as well as a slave owner.
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If his petition is successful, the statues of Confederate Brig. Gen.
Lexington honors history. But that history must be accurate, he said.
Ideally, the statues would be destroyed instead of just relocated, but I understand that might be a tough sell.
Trump responded to that development by threatening to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea if it continued to threaten the U.S. McMaster also said while poised militarily, the USA is exploring other avenues to confront the threat from Kim's weapons program.
Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn has reaffirmed Cambodia's stance of taking no sides in territorial disputes in the South China Sea. But even this future Code of Conduct, China insists , must not be legally binding .
Authorities said yesterday that beaches would be cleaned once power and water plants are secured and the spill is under control. The joint operations center in the Saudi border town of Khafji said facilities there have not been affected by the spill.
North Korea's latest missile test was its 13 (and tenth successful one) since US President Donald Trump assumed office in January. Friday: The US president warns that military solutions are "locked and loaded" should North Korea "act unwisely".
He also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for being unbiased and for demonstrating its independency. We will continue to pray for him, we want him to be fit but that does not mean that we will go to sleep.
Police found 17 undocumented immigrants locked inside a tractor trailer in Edinburg on Sunday according to ABC affiliate, KRGV . James Bradley, 60, the driver of the trailer, was arrested and charged with smuggling the people.
As you can see, he went down in a heap. "It's insane , but it's definitely great to see him up in spirit and walking around". Harper had hit a ground ball to the right side and first baseman Ryder Jones made a lunging stop before racing to the bag.
Rory McIlroy and his wonderful cart-path par
He played basketball and football as a kid, but quickly learned his best chances were in a sport where size didn't matter as much. A nice 14-15 foot for par steadied me and on seventh two good shots to get to around 25 feet and two-putted for par.
Trump tells Calvo he's behind Guam "1000%"
Eddie Calvo to express his support to the US territory amid the threats of an imminent strike from North Korea . North Korea has also threatened to fire intermediate-range ballistic missiles at Japan, the Daily Mail notes.
Aaron Carter Gets Emotional At a Gay Bar
According to Aaron Carter , one of his biggest male crushes is Adam Lambert, and he has admired the singer for quite a long time. A source said: "Madison was not a good influence on Aaron, and Aaron is better off without her". "And that was it".
Tainted eggs found in Hong Kong, checks intensified
The Netherlands is Europe's biggest egg producer - and one of the largest exporters of eggs and egg products in the world. Heather Hancock, FSA chairwoman, said it was not "something to worry about" and that any health impact was unlikely.
Police hunt gunman who fired on officers
The officer dived for cover before calling for backup. "Then a little bit later we saw four figures running towards our house". The police officer withdrew immediately from the scene and as he did so came under further fire from the offender, he said.