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Passenger reportedly tried to break into cockpit on American Airlines flight

Bob Ross, president of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, on Saturday said the attendants intervened to "defuse a high-risk situation". Lee and Penny Lorenzen of Orange County were sitting in first class and saw a unusual look on the flight attendant's face. “She jammed the cart in that the doorway and she just said, ‘Youre not coming in here, ” Lee Lorenzen said.



New Orleans to take down Robert E. Lee statue on Friday

The Robert E. Lee statue was a familiar landmark for tourists and commuters who travel busy St. Charles Avenue by vehicle or on one of the city's historic streetcars. Speaking of the Confederate past, he said: "It's my history, but it's not my heritage". It's an image of Lee standing tall in uniform, with his arms crossed defiantly, looking toward the northern horizon from atop a roughly 60-foot-tall column.



Final Confederate monument to come down in New Orleans

Instead, perhaps these statues come to life and roam the streets, Godzilla-style, at night. (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld). Anti-monument protesters Rose Hunter, left, and her son, Deshaun Washington make their case with pro-monument supporters, right, near the statue of Confederate Gen.



Anthony Weiner's wife Huma Abedin files for divorce

The latest series of sexting allegations is a far cry from Weiner's congressional days, when he became a political star on C-SPAN and MSNBC - championing health care reform and other liberal causes. Qeiner and Abedin have been estranged since last summer. During his plea allocution, Weiner admitted to having "sexual and non-sexual" conversations with multiple women over social media, including "obscene" exchanges with a 15-year-old high school student.


President Trump denies collusion with Russian Federation

President Trump denies collusion with Russian Federation

USA intelligence agencies have made clear their conclusion that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 election. Meanwhile, Reuters regarded Donald Trump's tweet as a "warning to ousted FBI Director James Comey not to talk to the media, a highly unusual move that prompted fresh charges the president is trying to silence the man who led an investigation into possible collusion between Trump's election campaign and Russian Federation".



Trump Tells Russians Comey Ouster Eased Pressure on Probe

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who on Wednesday appointed Mueller to lead the new iteration of the investigation, reportedly said the conversation where Trump asked Comey to back off of the Flynn investigation had moved the probe into new directions.