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Counter-protesters scare off white supremacists in North Carolina

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After rumors swirled that white supremacists intended to hold a rally at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill to defend their “Silent Sam” Confederate statue, counter-protesters showed up large numbers to resist their message.

Just a day after the final charges against anti-racist counter-protesters were dropped after a similar protest led to a Confederate statue being torn down in nearby Durham, students and activists rallied on UNC’s campus in response to yet another alleged white supremacist rally.

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Around 3 p.m., Tim Pulliam of local news station ABC 11 noted that there was “no sign” of the rumored Confederate statue defenders as their counter-protesters swelled in number.

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Democrats are finally advancing impeachment — but Pelosi is still reluctant: report

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Democrats have finally begun an official impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. And a big reason for that is that impeachment backers have swayed the most critical ally of all: Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee — one of the House's key investigative bodies and the one responsible for debating articles of impeachment.

According to Politico, one person is still not sold on impeachment, however: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).

Pelosi recently fumed to members of her caucus that the Judiciary Committee is moving too fast and is laying out a roadmap to impeachment without having whipped the votes to do it. "Feel free to leak this," she said.

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‘Abhorrent’: Trump condemned after showing more concern for real estate than human beings in remarks on homelessness

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"He's apparently more concerned with the doorways and streets than with the people who are homeless and sleeping on them."

President Donald Trump on Tuesday complained that California's homelessness crisis is harming the "prestige" of major cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco, remarks that housing advocates said displayed more sympathy for wealthy real estate investors and property than the human beings suffering from soaring rent and lack of affordable homes.

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The Internet pummels CNN for booking Lewandowski the morning after he admitted to lying on TV: ‘Why would you do this?’

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Corey Lewandowski admitted to the House Judiciary Committee that he had lied in TV appearances -- so social media users were appalled that he was booked the following morning to appear on CNN.

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager was confronted with false statements he had made in appearances on MSNBC and CNN, where he was scheduled to appear at 8 a.m. on "New Day," according to the show's executive producer.

COMING UP: Former Trump campaign manager @CLewandowski_ LIVE on @CNN's @NewDay at 8amET on yesterday's contentious hearing and impeachment.

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