• Charlottesville Violence Prompts Other Cities To Consider Removing Confederate Monuments
Charlottesville Violence Prompts Other Cities To Consider Removing Confederate Monuments

No mention of where the statues would be relocated. And within three days, politicians in a number of cities, far from protecting their own Confederate monuments , had instead moved to hasten their removal. The board suggested removing two of the four, but for some unknown reason, the process stalled almost a year before Rawlings-Blake left offi...

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  • Amazon offers refund on unconfirmed solar eclipse glasses
Amazon offers refund on unconfirmed solar eclipse glasses

However, Amazon has not been able to verify all of the glasses comply with industry standards and are from reputable sources. Where can you buy real solar eclipse glasses? "Besides just observing, we have so many different activities planned", said Nolin, "Talking about history and what did past civilizations think when solar eclipses hap...

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  • Acting Bezeq chair, political adviser remanded in money laundering probe
Acting Bezeq chair, political adviser remanded in money laundering probe

Tal Silberstein , a former consultant to the Austrian chancellor and former Israeli premier Ehud Barak, and David Granot , acting chairman of the Bezeq telecoms group, were also arrested as part of the raids. However, police later said those detained included Steinmetz and Silberstein. Kern's Social Democrats issued a statement saying they will ...

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  • China issues ban on North Korean imports to comply with United Nations sanctions
China issues ban on North Korean imports to comply with United Nations sanctions

Trump wants trade officials to look at Chinese practices that force American companies to divulge their proprietary intellectual information in order to do business in China . "We will safeguard the copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets and other intellectual property that is so vital to our security and to our prosperity", Trump said ...

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  • United Kingdom says it may seek 'temporary' customs union with EU
United Kingdom says it may seek 'temporary' customs union with EU

The move is meant to reassure businesses that they will not face a "cliff-edge" after Brexit and face tariffs on goods and new customs checks when the United Kingdom leaves the European Union in March 2019. The government is putting forward two options, including one for a customs partnership that would negate the need for a customs border between ...

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  • German Chancellor Condemns Violence in US City of Charlottesville
German Chancellor Condemns Violence in US City of Charlottesville

Asked whether the USA president's response had been robust enough, Theresa May's spokesman said that Donald Trump's words were "a matter for him", but added: "We are very clear". He pointed out that Merkel stands in solidarity with the relatives of the killed woman. The German leader made the comments when asked whether she would "stand by the ...

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  • North Korea moving missiles, say US — HIGH ALERT
North Korea moving missiles, say US — HIGH ALERT

But Mattis told reporters that war could break out if North Korea were to fire a missile at the United States. Kim appeared in photos sitting at a table with a large map marked by a straight line between what appeared to be northeastern North Korea and Guam , and passing over Japan - apparently showing the missiles' flight route.

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  • Oklahoma park hosting events to celebrate, watch solar eclipse
Oklahoma park hosting events to celebrate, watch solar eclipse

However, as OR broadcaster KGW reported , in some cases, those who purchased the glasses from Amazon recently received email from the company recalling glasses from certain third-party vendors. They also recommend not using glasses that are more than 3 years old, just in case you had a pair in the back of your closet from decades ago, and don'...

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  • Police Officer On Charlottesville Attack:
Police Officer On Charlottesville Attack: "Hahahaha Love This"

Lariviere admitted what he said , apologized for his "stupid" comments "about people blocking streets", said he didn't support murder, was not a racist and just wanted to be left alone. Domenic Sarno, the Democratic mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts, openly condemned Lariviere's online comments. During a Sunday interview with the publication, ...

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  • We will never tolerate U.S. inspections at military sites
We will never tolerate U.S. inspections at military sites

Also, IRGC Ground Force Commander Mohammad Pakpour said that Iran's military presence in Iraq and Syria is aimed at providing their militaries with advisory assistance. Iran's Parliament has voted to allocate US$520 million (S$708 million) to develop its missile programme to fight the US' "adventurism" and sanctions, and to boost the foreign ...

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  • Grizzly bear trophy hunt to end November 30
Grizzly bear trophy hunt to end November 30

The ban will start on November 30, 2017, the same day that the grizzly trophy hunt closes for the season. "People in the province have come to their understanding, their point of view that the trophy hunting of grizzly bears is not a socially acceptable practice in B.C.in 2017", Donaldson said.

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  • Independence Day gift: Sri Lankan cricket team to tour Pakistan in September
Independence Day gift: Sri Lankan cricket team to tour Pakistan in September

If all goes well, Pakistan is likely to host at least one of the T20I games in their country. The team is none other than Sri Lanka which was attacked and that was the last time Pakistani grounds witnessed worldwide games. 'Once Sri Lanka has toured Pakistan, the door will be open for safe passage of other teams to the country, ' he claimed. The ...

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  • Jersey City hosts vigils after violence at white nationalist rally
Jersey City hosts vigils after violence at white nationalist rally

It is being staged by the city's Unite Against Fascism, Black Lives Matter, Stand Up To Trump, and Stand Up To Racism groups. In Keene and Portsmouth, residents gathered during the day Sunday to show their support for those in Charlottesville.

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  • Heather Heyer: Full Story & Must-See Details On Charlottesville Victim
Heather Heyer: Full Story & Must-See Details On Charlottesville Victim

Bro said she had dinner with her daughter about a week ago. "You're college-educated, but if you walk into the store you may have people following you, and it's not fair", Wilson quoted Heyer as having said to him often. Born in Charlottesville, the home of the University of Virginia's main campus, Heyer was raised in a nearby town and graduated...

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  • Hundreds attend vigil in solidarity with Charlottesville
Hundreds attend vigil in solidarity with Charlottesville

Natalie Romero , 20 (pictured), from Texas, is now recovering in a hospital in Virginia. Ericka Chaves said Monday that her 20-year-old daughter, Natalie Romero, suffered a skull fracture and other injuries Saturday in Charlottesville, which is home to the university.

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  • Japan deploys missile defence over North Korea threat to Guam
Japan deploys missile defence over North Korea threat to Guam

Japan has deployed the missile interceptors in the past ahead of other North Korean launches but has never actually shot anything down. But residents are increasingly anxious over Washington's escalating war of words with North Korea . " Enjoy the beaches ", Calvo said. "No one, not even the North Koreans, knows the CEP of the HS-12", said Mike...

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  • Dunford says United States military options only if sanctions fail: South Korea
Dunford says United States military options only if sanctions fail: South Korea

Sanctions against the North were approved by the UN Security Council on 5 August in response to its recent wave of missile tests and increased military rhetoric. "What matters is that if a second conflict (on the peninsula) erupts, that can not help but lead to a nuclear war", the North's official Korean Central News Agency said in a commentary.

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  • Calif. Adds 2 Suits To Sanctuary City Funding Fight
Calif. Adds 2 Suits To Sanctuary City Funding Fight

We stopped him in court. The showdown over so-called sanctuary cities has been heating up in recent months as some local governments have refused to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, though a wave of smaller, cash-strapped communities have shed their sanctuary status.

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  • Durham protesters topple Confederate statue outside courthouse
Durham protesters topple Confederate statue outside courthouse

At group of protesters in Durham, North Carolina, pulled down a Confederate statue and kicked it while it laid on the ground Monday. It's not clear where law enforcement officers were during the protest. After taking down the statue, protesters marched down Durham's Main Street chanting "I believe that we will win". The action took place just t...

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  • Dunford reassures South Korean allies at Combined Forces Command
Dunford reassures South Korean allies at Combined Forces Command

Pompeo said Kim responds to "adverse circumstances", suggesting that the North Korean leader will realize he doesn't want a military confrontation with Washington. Pyongyang, which claims the drills are war preparation, says it will be ready to send its Guam missile launch plan to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for approval just before or as the d...

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