• Hundreds rally at City Hall to protest Virginia violence
Hundreds rally at City Hall to protest Virginia violence

But on Tuesday, at an impromptu Q&A at Trump Tower in NY, reverted to his initial equivocation, saying there was "blame on both sides". The two Virginia State Police troopers who were killed in a helicopter crash amid violent clashes during a white nationalist rally Saturday were seasoned veterans, including one who was supposed to celebrate hi...

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  • Spain Rescues Nearly 600 People At Sea As Migration Patterns Change
Spain Rescues Nearly 600 People At Sea As Migration Patterns Change

And this doesn't take into account those crossing by land into Ceuta and Melilla, two Spanish territories in northern Morocco. Police arrested one of the smugglers at Algeciras, another two in Ceuta and said two more were on the run and subject to worldwide arrest warrant.

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  • Barcelona need more new signings following Neymar departure - Busquets
Barcelona need more new signings following Neymar departure - Busquets

New Barca coach Ernesto Valverde therefore has a tactical conundrum on his Camp Nou bow to fill the void alongside Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez up front. Suarez headed a rebound of Messi's strike parried by Navas off the upright in the 71st. Barcelona's night to forget started when Pique slid to defend a cross by Marcelo , only to redirect t...

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  • Theresa May drafts new plans to exit the EU
Theresa May drafts new plans to exit the EU

The proposed plan which will overrule the need for a physical post-Brexit border would see Britain and the European Union enforcing each other's customs rules. Michel Barnier , the European chief negotiator for Brexit , tweeted: "The quicker #UK & EU27 agree on citizens, settling accounts and #Ireland, the quicker we can discuss customs & ...

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  • Brigitte Macron: 'I don't feel like a First Lady'
Brigitte Macron: 'I don't feel like a First Lady'

Brigitte Macron: "Me with my wrinkles, him with his freshness", his confidences on his life with Emmanuel MacronBrigitte Macron has just spoken publicly for the first time since the presidential election in an exclusive interview with Elle magazine .

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  • In East Darfur, UN refugee chief urges worldwide support for Sudan
In East Darfur, UN refugee chief urges worldwide support for Sudan

Driven by the ongoing violence in South Sudan , refugees have been entering Uganda in their thousands, especially since the spread of the conflict to formerly peaceful areas after July 2016. The UN officially confirmed today (17 August) that the number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million. In addition to the mi...

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  • Hundreds turn out for vigil in Charlottesville to rally against white supremacists
Hundreds turn out for vigil in Charlottesville to rally against white supremacists

Marchers Wednesday peacefully assembled in the same place where hundreds of torch-carrying white nationalists marched Friday, when several fights broke out. "I think that we are back on our feet we are going to be stronger than ever, Charlottesville", Mayor Mike Signer said, CNN affiliate WVIR reported.

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  • ONU Observatory Open for Solar Eclipse Viewing
ONU Observatory Open for Solar Eclipse Viewing

Learn more safety tips from NASA here: https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/safety. On Monday, the best spot to watch the eclipse locally will be at the Robert Ferguson Observatory in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, where filtered telescopes will give an up-close look.

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  • Local retailers already sold out of eclipse glasses
Local retailers already sold out of eclipse glasses

Barton explained that it's the first time in nearly four decades, that the moon will pass between the sun and the earth and will cross the entire USA continent. "Homemade filters or ordinary sunglasses, even very dark ones, are not safe for looking at the Sun". The sky will not go dark, but it will still be an unbelievable sight and worth dragging ...

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  • Oregon Governor Signs Reproductive Care Bill
Oregon Governor Signs Reproductive Care Bill

Oregon Governor Kate Brown has signed into law a bill to require health insurance policies to cover the cost of abortions . "Oregon taxpayers already cover almost 50 percent of all abortions in the state whether they like it or not", Atteberry said .

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  • Actor Kamal at it again, targets chief minister
Actor Kamal at it again, targets chief minister

If those tools R blunt find others (sic)", read the second tweet."We remain enslaved until and unless we break free from corruption. Responding swiftly to Haasan's tweets, Dairy Development Minister KT Rajenthra Bhalaji and A Anwhar Raajhaa, a Member of Parliament of the AIADMK (Amma), said the actor was issuing "sweeping statements", reported th...

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  • Jayalalithaa's death to be probed by commission headed by retired judge
Jayalalithaa's death to be probed by commission headed by retired judge

EPS, as Palanisami is referred to in political circles, and his loyalists within the AIADMK have been working out a blueprint to bury differences with the camp led by Panneerselvam , known as OPS, and either sideline or win over those within the AIADMK who still owe their allegiance to jailed party chief and Jayalalithaa's confidante, VK Sasi...

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  • Top US military leader warns North Korea conflict would be 'horrific'
Top US military leader warns North Korea conflict would be 'horrific'

Joint Chiefs of Staff, reportedly told Fang Fenghui, chief of the Joint Staff Department of the People's Liberation Army during a visit to Beijing . "What is unimaginable is allowing (North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un) to develop ballistic missiles with a nuclear warhead that can threaten the United States and continue to threaten the region".

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  • 5th executive leaves Trump's manufacturing council in aftermath of Charlottesville
5th executive leaves Trump's manufacturing council in aftermath of Charlottesville

By departing, Paul, Trumka and Lee follow in the footsteps of three CEOs - Merck's Kenneth Frazier , Under Armour's Kevin Plank and Intel's Brian Krzanich - who resigned from the council on Monday following the president's heavily criticized handling of the deadly violence that erupted at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville,...

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  • The 10 Best Cities to Live in Around the World
The 10 Best Cities to Live in Around the World

Each city is assigned a score for over 30 qualitative and quantitative factors across five broad categories of Stability, Healthcare, Culture and environment, Education and Infrastructure. Australia's second-largest city and capital of Victoria - received flawless scores for healthcare, education and infrastructure. However, Melbourne is not wi...

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  • Australia hand debut to New Zealand-born Curtis Rona against All Blacks
Australia hand debut to New Zealand-born Curtis Rona against All Blacks

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has opted for young gun Damian McKenzie at fullback for the Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship opener against Australia in Sydney. Plenty have rumours have linked the 25-year-old to a rugby league return, but he says he's nearly certain to remain in the 15-man game. "On the field is where the contest is, no...

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  • White Nationalists in The White House: Darcy cartoon
White Nationalists in The White House: Darcy cartoon

Bannon's supporters say Trump is being pressed by advisers such as chief economic adviser Gary Cohn and deputy national security adviser Dina Powell. "What about the fact that they came charging with clubs in their hands swinging clubs?" His comments came as Mr.

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  • Defence Secretary Mattis seems to be confused over the trans troop ban
Defence Secretary Mattis seems to be confused over the trans troop ban

Since the military has to recruit and train a replacement for each service member discharged, the authors explain, the total price of a ban was derived by multiplying the number of service members who will be discharged by the cost of recruiting and training a replacement.

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  • Hostage-taking at Dutch radio station ends peacefully
Hostage-taking at Dutch radio station ends peacefully

The man reportedly threatened the woman, an employee at the station, by holding a knife against her throat in the auto park. According to a statement by the police, the 33-year-old suspect has been taken to the local police station for interrogation.

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  • Trump Business Advisory Council to Disband
Trump Business Advisory Council to Disband

The heads of drugmaker Merck , sports apparel giant Under Armour , tech multinational Intel, the Alliance for American Manufacturing and the largest group of unions in the USA, the AFL-CIO, have all exited Mr Trump's council. Several White House aides told colleagues they were dismayed with Trump's return to the Charlottesville episode Tuesday....

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