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  10 hrs | ESPN pulls announcer from game for having same name as Confederate general

              Sports channel ESPN says it has pulled an Asian announcer from a football game at the University of Virginia for having the same name as Confederate General Robert E. Lee. (more)   


  United States     

 

 19 hrs | Unattended package causes lockdown at the White House

              The White House in Washington, D.C. was put on lockdown Tuesday and the North Lawn was evacuated after the discovery of an unattended package, officials say. The all clear was given about an hour later. (more)   


  Washington, D.C.        1 UPDATES

 

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 1 day | VIDEO: President Trump delivers address to the nation

              President Donald Trump addressed the nation at 9 p.m. ET to reveal his strategy for the U.S. military operation in Afghanistan.   


  Arlington, VA     

 

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 2 days | Trump to address the nation on U.S. role in Afghanistan

              U.S. President Donald Trump will deliver an address to the nation on Monday night to discuss his plans for the future of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, the White House announced on Sunday. It will be his first address to the nation. (more)   


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 6 days | Confederate monuments removed in Baltimore as debate intensifies

              The debate over confederate monuments remains in the spotlight, as cities decide what to do with these relics of the past that some see as symbols of Southern heritage and some see as racist. Nathan Frandino reports.   


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 1 wk | Protesters tear down Confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina

              Protesters in Durham, North Carolina, have toppled a Confederate monument that stood outside the county's old courthouse for nearly 100 years. It comes just days after a white supremacist rally in Virginia ended in violence. (more)   


  Durham, NC     

 

URGENT
 1 wk | Kim Jong Un briefed on Guam missile plan, does not issue order

              North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been briefed on a proposal to launch missiles near the U.S. territory of Guam in a show of force, but he stopped short of issuing an order to go ahead with the plan, state-run media reports. (more)   


  North Korea     

 

 1 wk | GoDaddy bans neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer

              Internet hosting provider GoDaddy has banned The Daily Stormer after the prominent neo-Nazi website published an article that attacked the victim of Saturday's car-ramming attack at a protest in Charlottesville.   


  United States     

 


 1 wk | CNN fires political commentator Jeffrey Lord

              CNN has fired political commentator Jeffrey Lord after he tweeted "Sieg Heil!" in response to a comment, but the former Reagan administration official says his comment was misunderstood and was meant to mock fascists. (more)   


  United States     

 
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  2 wks | U.S. warns North Korea against actions that would ‘end its regime’

              U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has warned North Korea to stop considering actions that would "lead to the end of its regime and the destruction of its people," an apparent reference to the North's threat to attack Guam. (more)   


  Washington, D.C.     

 




 
Breaking Now

Protesters tear down Confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina     1 wk  

Trump removes White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci     3 wks  

U.S. to ban transgender people from serving in the military      4 wks  

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to resign     1 mon  

U.S. Senator John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer     1 mon  


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Kim Jong Un briefed on Guam missile plan, does not issue order     1 wk  

Trump replaces White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus     3 wks  

Federal contractor arrested for leaking top secret NSA report     2 months  

Driver claiming to have bomb causes alert at the White House     5 months  

U.S. Justice Department rescinds plan to phase out private prisons      6 months  



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VIDEO: President Trump delivers address to the nation     1 day  

Trump to address the nation on U.S. role in Afghanistan     2 days  

WATCH LIVE: U.S. Attorney General Sessions testifies before Senate committee     2 months  

WATCH LIVE: Sky News coverage of the UK general election     2 months  

VIDEO: The Inauguration of Donald Trump     7 months  


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