ICE removes Honduran man wanted in home country for murder

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Friday removed a Honduran national who was illegally present in the U.S. and wanted in Honduras for murder. Officers with ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations removed 28-year-old Saudiel Doblado Carias to Honduras, according to a press release from ICE. Once in Honduras, Carias was handed over to Honduran authorities. […]

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Homeland Security Reassigns Official Whose Office Compiled Intelligence on Journalists

WASHINGTON — The head of the Department of Homeland Security’s intelligence branch was removed from his position after his office compiled reports about protesters and journalists covering the Trump administration’s response to unrest in Portland, Ore., last month. Brian Murphy, the acting under secretary for intelligence and analysis, was reassigned to a new position in […]

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City removes last remaining statue of Christopher Columbus

The city has removed the Christopher Columbus statue at East 92nd Street near South Chicago and Exchange avenues. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times file The statue stood in a Far South Side intersection and, for several days, avoided the fate of two other Columbus statues that had been removed from Little Italy and Grant Park. The city’s […]

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Garth Brooks withdraws from CMA top prize because of tweet

Garth Brooks has removed himself from the running for Entertainer of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards this year and it’s all because of a tweet. The country music superstar announced via a virtual press conference Wednesday that a tweet made him come to the magnanimous decision. “There’s one tweet in there that […]

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Lightfoot defends middle-of-the-night removal of Columbus statues

City crews removed the Christopher Columbus statue from its pedestal in Grant Park early Friday morning. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times The mayor would not elaborate on the nature of the threat or the source of the intelligence that led her to believe there would be a repeat of confrontation between protesters and police that occurred the […]

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Efforts underway in Alaska to remove statues of colonialists

As many in the Lower 48 call for statues of Confederate leaders to be removed amid a national reckoning on race, some Alaska residents are conducting a similar movement demanding statues tied to colonization be eliminated or relocated. A statue of Russian colonialist Alexander Baranov will be taken out of public view in one city […]

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‘Monuments to white supremacy’ vs. the legacy of Italians: not all Chicago aldermen agree with statue removal

City crews help guide the Christopher Columbus statue in Grant Park as it is removed by a crane Friday. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times Most Chicago aldermen are praising Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s decision to remove two Columbus statues. But not all are on board for the permanent removal of the statues. Most Chicago aldermen are praising Mayor […]

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Twitter Takedown Targets QAnon Accounts

OAKLAND, Calif. — Twitter said Tuesday evening that it had removed thousands of accounts that spread messages about the conspiracy theories known as QAnon, saying their messages could lead to harm and violated Twitter policy. Twitter said it would also block trends related to the loose network of QAnon conspiracy theories from appearing in its […]

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White House moves Clinton, Bush portraits to little seen room

The official portraits of former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush were removed from the Grand Foyer of the White House within the last week, aides told CNN, and replaced by those of two Republican presidents who served more than a century ago. White House tradition calls for portraits of the most recent American […]

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Megan Thee Stallion Reveals She’s ‘Traumatized’ As She Speaks Out After Shooting & Tory Lanez’s Arrest

Megan Thee Stallion was shot in the foot on July 12, and had to have bullets surgically removed. ‘This is my real life,’ she reminded fans in the emotionally charged tweet. Megan Thee Stallion, 25, has spoken out again following the July 12 incident that left her bleeding and shot. “Black women are so unprotected […]

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Billboards that towered over Black cemetery to come down

Billboards towering over an African American cemetery in suburban St. Louis will be removed in coming months after a settlement was reached in a lawsuit alleging that the signs desecrate the memory of the people buried there By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH Associated Press July 15, 2020, 4:47 PM 2 min read Billboards towering over an African […]

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Confederate statue removed from prominent spot at Ole Miss

A Confederate monument that’s long been a divisive symbol at the University of Mississippi was removed Tuesday from a prominent spot on the Oxford campus, just two weeks after Mississippi surrendered the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem. The marble statue of a saluting Confederate soldier will be taken to […]

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Confederate statue being moved at University of Mississippi

A Confederate monument that’s been a divisive symbol at the University of Mississippi was being removed Tuesday from a prominent spot on the Oxford campus. It will be taken to a Civil War cemetery in a secluded part of campus. Students and faculty who pushed the university for years to move the statue have criticized […]

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Bella Hadid Accuses IG of “Bullying” For Removing Post | E! News

The supermodel accuses Instagram of "bullying" after a photo of her father’s passport was removed. Get the details! Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1168673/bella-hadid-fires-back-at-instagram-for-removing-post-about-her-father-s-birthplace #BellaHadid #ENews #CelebrityNews Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive segments, celebrity highlights, trend reports and more, the E! […]

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Three Confederate Statues Removed in Richmond

new video loaded: Three Confederate Statues Removed in Richmond transcript Back bars 0:00/1:03 –1:03 transcript Three Confederate Statues Removed in Richmond Crews removed a statue of J.E.B. Stuart in Richmond, Va., the latest Confederate monument the city has taken down in recent days. [cheering] [clapping] “Bye, bye.” [cheering] Recent episodes in George Floyd Protests Show […]

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WNBA players want U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler out as Atlanta Dream co-owner

Several current and former WNBA players want Kelly Loeffler removed from the Atlanta Dream ownership team. | Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post via AP Loeffler appeared on Fox News calling armed Black protesters in Atlanta “mob rule.” She also posted a message on Twitter in support of the anti-LGBT group Family Project Alliance of Georgia. Several current and former WNBA players […]

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Richmond removes 2nd Confederate statue as crowd cheers

Work crews have removed a second Confederate statue in Richmond, a monument to Navy officer Matthew Fontaine Maury By The Associated Press July 2, 2020, 7:19 PM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article RICHMOND, Va. — Work crews removed a second Confederate monument in Richmond on Thursday, a statue of Navy […]

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City crews remove some barriers from Seattle protest zone

Crews from Seattle’s transportation department removed some makeshift barriers around the city’s “occupied” protest zone following two fatal shootings in the area By The Associated Press June 30, 2020, 6:53 PM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SEATTLE — Seattle transportation crews used heavy equipment Tuesday to remove […]

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‘Scrubs’ episodes featuring blackface removed from Hulu

Hulu has removed three episodes of “Scrubs” which featured characters in blackface, following a request by the show’s creator Bill Lawrence and ABC Studios, sources have confirmed to Variety. The episodes in question are “My Fifteen Seconds” (season 3, episode 7), “My Jiggly Ball” (season 5, episode 4) and “My Chopped Liver” (season 5, episode 17). […]

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Police in, then out, as Georgia hate crimes bill moves ahead

In an abrupt turn, Republicans in the Georgia Senate have removed protections for police from hate crimes legislation, just days after adding them in over the objection of civil rights groups and Democrats By BEN NADLER Associated Press June 23, 2020, 1:29 AM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this […]

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‘Workaholics’ episode featuring Chris D’Elia as a pedophile taken down

Amazon Prime, Hulu and Comedy Central have all removed an episode of “Workaholics” which featured comedian Chris D’Elia playing the role of a child molester. Last week, multiple women accused D’Elia, 40, of trying to sexually engage with them and solicit nude photos while they were underage. Now, former fans are starting to recall the […]

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NYPD officer in ‘chokehold’ video had prior brutality case

A New York City police officer removed from duty after he was recorded putting a man in what the police commissioner said was a banned chokehold once faced criminal charges alleging he pistol-whipped a teenage suspect and broke two of his teeth By KAREN MATTHEWS and MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated Press June 22, 2020, 2:58 […]

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