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New York condo building becomes the 7th to remove Trump’s name since 2016

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A Manhattan condominium building on Thursday will become the seventh to remove the Trump name from its facade since 2016.

The New York Times reported that the residents of 200 Riverside Boulevard in the borough’s tony Upper West Side are looking forward to the removal of the “Trump Place” branding on October 18.

The 46-story building will join its neighbors with the removal of the president’s moniker.

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The Washington Post‘s David Fahrenthold noted on Twitter that 200 Riverside Boulevard is the seventh Trump-branded building to have the president’s name removed since 2016.

The others, Fahrenthold added, are three other “Trump Place” buildings in New York alongside Trump hotels in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan and those in Toronto and Panama.

“Also,” the reporter added, “NYC took his name off a carousel in Central Park, which Trump had unilaterally renamed after himself.”

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Confederate battle flag banned — Marine Corps declares it a ‘threat to our core values’

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The United States Marine Corps banned the public display of the Confederate battle flag on Friday.

"Depictions of the Confederate battle flag are unauthorized in public and work spaces aboard an installation," the Marine Corps wrote in guidance to the troops.

The ban applies to bumper stickers, clothing and flags among other items.

"The Confederate battle flag has all too often been co-opted by violent extremist and racist groups whose divisive beliefs have no place in our Corps," the Marines explained.

"Our history as a nation, and events like the violence in Charlottesville in 2017, highlight the divisiveness the use of the Confederate battle flag has had on our society," the continued. "The presents a threat to our core values, unit cohesion, security, and good order and discipline."

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BUSTED: Police arrest Anthony Brennan III on assault charges after viral video of attack on teenage protesters

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On Friday, The Washington Post reported that authorities have arrested Anthony B. Brennan III, a man suspected of being the attacker caught on camera in Maryland attacking teenagers putting up posters protesting the death of George Floyd, and charged him with second-degree assault.

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Trump is ‘a soulless man with a broken mind’: George Conway calls out his wife’s boss in scathing op-ed

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George Conway, the prominent Republican attorney married to White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, blasted his wife's boss in a new Washington Post op-ed published online on Friday evening.

"Until three brief months ago, President Trump never faced a serious crisis, at least one not of his own making. But now he has faced two, and is failing two, in short order: the covid-19 pandemic, with its concomitant economic devastation; and now social unrest, and rioting, stemming from the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody," Conway wrote. "Lacking in humanity, Trump has had no idea how to handle either one."

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