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Trump dumps controversial chief strategist Bannon in latest upheaval
WASHINGTON/HAGERSTOWN, Md. (Reuters) - 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 Trump
(Reuters) - 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.

After firing, Bannon returns to his 'killing machine'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 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.

Barcelona van attacker may still be alive, on the run: police
BARCELONA (Reuters) - 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.

Mayor says Lee statue must go as debate over U.S. slave past rages
RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - 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' rally
BOSTON (Reuters) - 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.

Finnish police 'quite certain' about attacker's identity: local media
TURKU, Finland (Reuters) - Finnish police raided an apartment in eastern Turku and said it was "quite certain" it had identified the attacker who killed two people and wounded eight during a stabbing rampage on Friday, local media reported.

What's in a name? Virginia school enters Confederate symbols battle

White House lawyer Cobb predicts quick end to Mueller probe

Summer rumblings could herald a stormy fall for U.S. stocks