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After firing, Bannon returns to his 'killing machine'8/19/2017 3:08:00 AMWASHINGTON - With Stephen Bannon, the worry always was that he could be even more disruptive to President Donald Trump’s White House from outside than he was within.Trump dumps controversial chief strategist Bannon in latest upheaval8/19/2017 1:41:08 AMWASHINGTON/HAGERSTOWN, Md. - President Donald Trump on Friday fired his chief strategist Steve Bannon in the latest White House shake-up, removing a far-right architect of his 2016 election victory and a driving force behind his nationalist and anti-globalization agenda.Investor Carl Icahn steps down as adviser to President Trump8/18/2017 11:58:58 PM - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn ended his role as a special adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday after facing criticism that policy recommendations he offered could help his own investments.Mayor says Lee statue must go as debate over U.S. slave past rages8/19/2017 2:21:54 AMRICHMOND, Va. - The mayor of Charlottesville called on Friday for a special session of Virginia's legislature to let localities decide the fate of Confederate monuments like the statue at the center of a far-right rally last week that turned deadly.Roadblocks, weapons bans as Boston braces for 'Free Speech' rally8/19/2017 1:25:27 AMBOSTON - Boston officials are planning road blockades and even banning food vendors from the historic Boston Common as they step up security around a "Free Speech" rally on Saturday featuring right-wing speakers, aiming to avoid a repeat of last weekend's violence at a white supremacist rally in Virginia.Barcelona van attacker may still be alive, on the run: police8/19/2017 12:09:43 AMBARCELONA - The driver of the van that plowed into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people, may still be alive and at large, Spanish police said on Friday, denying earlier media reports that he had been shot dead in a Catalan seaside resort.What's in a name? Virginia school enters Confederate symbols battle8/18/2017 9:35:01 PMMANASSAS, Va. - In the northern Virginia county where Confederate general Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson earned his famous moniker, a battle has begun to remove his name from the local high school where it appears in large white letters on the red brick facade.Summer rumblings could herald a stormy fall for U.S. stocks8/18/2017 7:05:48 PMNEW YORK - The Trump-fed rally in stocks, lately showing signs of faltering as the long Wall Street summer nears its end, faces a key test in the weeks ahead with the approach of a historically unkind season for equities and a clutch of issues - such as raising the debt ceiling - awaiting the return of lawmakers to Washington.White House lawyer Cobb predicts quick end to Mueller probe8/19/2017 1:38:49 AMWASHINGTON - White House special counsel Ty Cobb predicts the cloud of an investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election will soon be lifted from President Donald Trump and says he would be "embarrassed" if it still hangs over the president in 2018.Finnish knife attacks investigated as terror crimes: police8/19/2017 8:56:01 AMHELSINKI - Finnish police are investigating Friday's knife attacks that killed two and wounded eight in the city of Turku as crimes related to terrorism, they said on Saturday.