Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan also pushed to remove a statue of Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney, who authored the landmark 1857 Supreme Court Dred Scott decision that said blacks were not considered American citizens and the federal government couldn't regulate slavery. Confederate women's groups helped raise funds for numerous monuments.
Ignoring the outcry over his response to the Charlottesville protests, President Trump on Thursday further waded into the controversy, calling it "foolish" to remove "our attractive statues and monuments". Similar reports are coming from other parts of the country as well.
"Robert E Lee, Stonewall Jackson - who's next, Washington, Jefferson?" There are parks, schools and army bases named after confederate leaders and generals.
"I would say that's up to a local town, community, or the federal government, depending on where it is located", he said Tuesday.
At least seven people were arrested in Durham County, North Carolina, for tearing down a statue of a Confederate solider on their own on Monday. She said she told herself: "There are enough grandstanding speeches being made". We are ashamed of the monument'.
The list of Confederate symbols also includes 109 public schools - at least 39 of which were built during the civil rights movement, after the Brown v. Board of Education case desegregating public schools in the United States. "Confederate memorabilia have no place in this country and especially not in the US Capitol", he said.
Mentioning that the current unfolding of events in Virginia is not linked to his presidency, Trump said, "It has been going on for a long time in our country - not Donald Trump, not Barack Obama".
After the white nationalist rally turned deadly on Saturday, Trump initially said that many sides were to blame. Prior to joining Merck , Frazier was a partner at the Philadelphia-based law firm Drinker Biddle & Reath.
Instant Apps were announced over a year ago at Google I/O 2016 and now finally are available on 500 million Android devices. Jet, a US-based app which provides a shopping platform, has found that their conversion rate increased by 27 percent.
The firm owned 353,330 shares of the basic materials company's stock after buying an additional 148,977 shares during the period. About 1.08 million shares traded. (NASDAQ:STLD) earned "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, January 12.
Paul Pogba scored in the 4-0 trouncing of West Ham United on Sunday, and he was one of the many heroes for the Red Devils . Few defenders can replace him but it won't be their natural position to play and could make a leaky defense.
Tayag assured that the chances of survival of bird flu patients are big, especially if the illness is detected and managed early. The two were discharged from the hospital on Tuesday night. "The other day, I had a cough but got rid of it quickly".
Investors as well as the sell-side will be paying close attention to how the actual numbers compare with the estimates. Sterling Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Co stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE:PIR).
F7 PG aircraft, while on a routine operational training mission crashed near Sargodha, a statement from the spokesperson said. Back in 2002, F7-PGs were first inducted in the PAF as a replacement for the F-6, which was then decommissioned.
Every device using the Secure Enclave chip is assigned a unique identifier that is used to create encryption keys on your device. Communication between the processor and the Touch ID sensor takes place over a serial peripheral interface bus.
The second - alternative history - about the British tankers as part of the group trying to break the blockade of West Berlin. Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher and one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market.
England beat U.S. 47-26 to reach semi-finals
But USA scored three more tries - through full-back Cheta Emba and wings Naya Tapper and Kris Thomas to earn a bonus point. England will play New Zealand in the semifinals, while Wales and Hong Kong compete to get through the quarterfinals.
Trump pulls plug on American manufacturing council
The chief executive of tech giant Intel is the latest high-profile figure to quit a group that advises the Trump administration. The rally subsequently led to clashes and culminated in the auto ramming attack that killed one person and injured 19 others.
Rhumbline Advisers Boosts Stake in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK)
Finally, Private Advisor Group LLC purchased a new position in Alaska Air Group during the first quarter valued at about $216,000. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, August 18 report. 191,759 are held by Deutsche Natl Bank Ag.
Brokers Recommendations on: Foot Locker, Inc. (FL)
Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 8,964 shares in the company, valued at $532,461.60. The fund purchased 6,850 shares of the athletic footwear retailer's stock, valued at approximately $338,000.
What Game Of Thrones' Littlefinger Is Planning With That Note
Thanks to the perpetually skeevy Littlefinger, the Stark sisters have managed to alienate each other rather than becoming allies. Robb Stark did eventually see this letter himself, but Maester Luwin told Robb that it was Cersei's words with Sansa's writing.