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Colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor

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Statue of Liberty: Colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor
The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York, in the United States. The copper statue, a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States, was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and its metal framework was built by Gustave Eiffel. The statue was dedicated on October 28, 1886.

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Man Pleads Guilty to Plotting to Attack White House With Anti-Tank Missile

Hasher Jallal Taheb, 23, also targeted the Statue of Liberty, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial and a synagogue, prosecutors said.
NYTimes.com - Published

A tribute to Lady Liberty

This week the $100 million Statue of Liberty Museum opens on Liberty Island in New York Harbor. It tells the story of the creation of Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi's statue back in the 1800s - a gift of..
CBS News - Published

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists hoist 'Lady Liberty' statue above city to rally protests

Hong Kong protesters scaled the city's Lion Rock peak and hoisted a large statue they called "Lady Liberty" early on Sunday to rally anti-government activists ahead of more planned demonstrations in..
Reuters - Published

N.J. man scouted potential terror targets in 3 cities, feds say

Prosecutors allege Alexei Saab, aiding Hezbollah, took photos or video of landmarks in New York, Boston and Washington including Statue of Liberty, Fenway Park and White House
CBS News - Published

Ken Cuccinelli: Statue of Liberty poem welcomes "people from Europe"

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, defended his remarks about the poem on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants who can "stand on their own two feet."..
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Stephen Colbert bashes Ken Cuccinelli for Statue of Liberty poem 'update'

Amid Ken Cuccinelli's controversial comments about the famous Emma Lazarus Statue of Liberty sonnet, Stephen Colbert has an edit of his own.
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump immigration official Ken Cuccinelli tweaks the Statue of Liberty poem

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, was asked in an NPR interview if he agreed that the words etched on the Statue of Liberty are part of the American ethos...
CBS News - Published

Google doodle celebrates the US women's soccer team's World Cup win

The Google illustration shows Lady Liberty as "a victorious football player flying the flag of our country," artist Roxie Vizcarra said.
USATODAY.com - Published