University of Texas removes Confederate statues Play

University of Texas removes Confederate statues

The University of Texas in Austin (UT-Austin) has removed its four remaining statues honoring Confederate figures overnight.The removal of the statues depicting General Robert E. Lee  Albert Sidney Johnston, John Reagan and James Stephen Hogg began just before midnight local time, reported KSAT 12. Aug 21, 2017
Marseille crash: One dead after van ploughs into two bus stops Play

Marseille crash: One dead after van ploughs into two bus stops

One person has died after a car crashed into two bus shelters in different areas of the southern French city of Marseille, according to local police.Julien Ravier, a local mayor, told Frances BFMTV news channel that the victim of the crash at the second bus shelter was a woman in her 40s. She was waiting alone at the stop. Aug 21, 2017