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Trump ‘pee on me’ statues erected in New York, dogs encouraged to urinate on tiny president (PHOTOS)

A New York artist is encouraging dogs to urinate on the US President by leaving small statues of Donald Trump around Brooklyn with the accompanying sign ‘Pee On Me’. The ‘art exhibit’ is by Phil Gable, who serves as creative director for the brand content company Porcupine Armadillo. Gable said the purpose of the installation is to add “a little ...

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Statues of Nazi-saluting wolves appear in Chemnitz, Germany amid far-right & counter demos

Under the eyes of Chemnitz’s Karl Marx statue, the sight of snarling bronze wolves with their right paws outstretched seems out of place. However, the artist behind the work hopes it will spark a “discussion” in German politics. Titled “the wolves are back?,” the installation features ten bronze statues of aggressive-looking wolves, many with their right paws outstretched as if ...

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No hard feelings: Clergy visit prompts Russian fine arts school to hides statues’ naughty parts

A fine arts school in Russia’s Siberia has been criticized online after deciding to hastily cover up its nude antique sculptures – all because they thought it might upset visiting Orthodox Christian priests. The unusual take on artistic nudity occurred in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk on Thursday. Photos and a video from the State University of Architecture, Design and ...

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Hitler, Jacko and Maradona: Statues and waxworks best forgotten (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A French museum has been forced to rethink its wax tribute to Emmanuel Macron following widespread ridicule. The institution may yet melt down the ‘president’ after an appearance on TV saw viewers compare it to a crazed robot. The French leader is not the first person to fall victim to a poorly mastered waxwork or statue. Historical and contemporary figures ...

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Easter Island statues could be lost to sea, warns UNESCO

Easter Island, the remote volcanic island home of nearly 900 ancient monumental statues, is at risk of disappearing into the sea, according to the latest report from UNESCO. The world heritage body blamed rising tides, which have been rapidly eroding the island’s coasts for years. However, the group is now warning that rising sea levels could completely destroy the island’s ...

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Trump-bashing, dodgy statues & big-money bouts: Take RT Sport’s quiz of the year!

Published time: 31 Dec, 2017 14:44 A lot has happened in the world of sport this year, but have you been paying attention to the big issues and most controversial stories? Take RT Sport’s quiz to find out – there are 17 questions to see out 2017! Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT Sport News

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A look at NYC's contentious statues as uproar over removal mounts

Deep within the leafy realm of Inwood Hill Park at the top of Manhattan there sits a time-worn rock with a faded plaque that honors a legendarily dubious event in New York history. On that spot in 1626, claims the rock, Peter Minuit, director of the Dutch East India Company, “purchased” Manhattan Island from the Mohawks and Lenape Native Americans ...

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De Blasio, pols clash over removal of NYC statues denoting hate

Mayor de Blasio wouldn’t rule out targeting some big names — including Christopher Columbus to President Ulysses S. Grant — with the commission he is forming to root out symbols of hate on city property. Also in the crosshairs is a portrait that sits just outside the mayor’s offices but has drawn little notice, of a New York governor who ...

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DeMarcus Cousins on Confederate Statues: 'Take All Them Motherf**kers Down'

DeMarcus Cousins On Confederate Statues: ‘Take All Them Motherf**kers Down’ 8/18/2017 12:30 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE DeMarcus Cousins says there’s no question about it … every single Confederate statue needs to COME DOWN ASAP. With Confederate monuments coming down in Tampa, Baltimore and Virginia … we asked the Pelicans star about rebel statues in New Orleans and in his home state of ...

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LePage compares Confederate statues to 9/11 victims memorial

Maine Gov. Paul LePage suggested Thursday we might as well just get rid of the 9/11 memorial, too. LePage said during a radio show that taking down statues of Confederate heroes is “just like” removing a monument to victims of the Sept. 11 attacks. The Republican governor made the comments on WGAN in Maine when asked for his reaction to ...

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