• Justice Department Launches Charlottesville Civil Rights Probe
Justice Department Launches Charlottesville Civil Rights Probe

Sessions said the name on the statement was irrelevant. The case become a federal one partly because the chief suspect, 20- year-old James Alex Fields, Jr, crossed state lines, from OH to Virginia. Sessions implied Trump was speaking to the deep-seated issues of violence that have happened historically in America. Fields is in police custody. "...

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  • 'People need to stop hating,' father of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer says
'People need to stop hating,' father of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer says

Felicia Correa, who grew up with Ms Heyer, said her friend was no different to a casualty of war. Heyer's last post on social media, written last year, spoke to that in a sentiment that's been voiced by activists for years: "If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention", she wrote on Facebook.

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  • Nationalist marcher Cole White is fired after being outed on Twitter
Nationalist marcher Cole White is fired after being outed on Twitter

It's bad enough that white terrorists can not openly admit the violence that they've wrought on humankind in this world, they have to try and slight us by saying things like this: "As a white nationalist, I care for all people. "White nationalists aren't all hateful; we just want to preserve what we have". Cvjetanovic didn't respond to a request ...

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  • London Waterloo chaos after train collides with wagon
London Waterloo chaos after train collides with wagon

Commuting isn't optional, you know". As a result of these incidents, trains are now unable to use platforms 1 to 13 at Waterloo. South West Trains said in a statement: 'A points problem and an operational incident between Vauxhall and London Waterloo is causing disruption to journeys between these stations.

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  • Throw Grace Mugabe in jail for wounding my daughter - Gabrialla's mother
Throw Grace Mugabe in jail for wounding my daughter - Gabrialla's mother

Zimnewsnet is reliably informed that an assault charge was laid against Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday in Sandton and police investigations are already underway. The party said on Twitter it was the first lady who was the victim of an attempted assault "by a Johannesburg woman". She alleges that the wife of President Robert Mugabe att...

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  • Kerala: Despite restrictions, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat hoists national flag
Kerala: Despite restrictions, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat hoists national flag

Karnaki Amman School is an RSS-run school that receives aid from the state government. The collector ordered the district police chief, tahsildar, deputy tahsildar and deputy director of education to ensure compliance with the rule. Ahead of the flag hoisting, the RSS and BJP strongly criticised the move and blamed the ruling CPI (M) for the di...

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  • Ways That North Korea Could Strike Back At America
Ways That North Korea Could Strike Back At America

China would not be happy either if a nuclearized North Korea prompts South Korea and Japan to bring U.S. tactical nuclear weapons or seek their own armament to counter threats from the North. "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded , should North Korea act unwisely ". "I am certain the United States will respond to th...

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  • North Korea's envoys to key states summoned to Pyongyang for special meeting
North Korea's envoys to key states summoned to Pyongyang for special meeting

Mike Pompeo says Pyongyang is moving at an "ever alarming rate" with its weapons program. The comments come after US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said the United States would know the trajectory of a missile fired by North Korea within moments and would "take it out" if the missle looked like hitting the US Pacific territory of Guam.

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  • Trump Eyes China Sanctions While Seeking Its Help on North Korea
Trump Eyes China Sanctions While Seeking Its Help on North Korea

If a missile is judged to be headed for the island, Mattis said: "We'll take it out". He added, "That's exactly the policy of the Trump administration". Mogherini called on North Korea "to refrain from any further provocative action that can only increase regional and global tensions". He defected to South Korea in October 2014 and has lived ...

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  • Mali: attack against the HEADQUARTERS of the United Nations in Timbuktu, 7 dead
Mali: attack against the HEADQUARTERS of the United Nations in Timbuktu, 7 dead

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday condemned the attacks against the camps of the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, China's Xinhua news agency reported. The peacekeeping mission in Mali, where over 100 peacekeepers have been killed so far, is considered the deadliest of the UN's 16 global peacekeeping operations.

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  • Broad: England need to adapt on the fly
Broad: England need to adapt on the fly

The series against a raw Windies side looks the flawless opportunity for Broad to overtake "Beefy", arguably the country's most celebrated modern-day cricketer, and match the feat his pace partner Anderson managed in 2015 against the same opposition.

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  • LTFRB orders 1 month suspension for Uber
LTFRB orders 1 month suspension for Uber

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has not given a reason for the decision, which came amid disputes with Uber and Grab that have prompted investigations by Congress. In the appeal to the LTFRB, Uber said it had the right to due process and wanted a stay of implementation of the suspension. For her part, Senator Grac...

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  • Donald Trump condemns white nationalists who rallied in Charlottesville
Donald Trump condemns white nationalists who rallied in Charlottesville

Then, taking pains to insist "as I said on Saturday", Trump denounced the hate groups and called for unity. "We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence", President Trump said. Trump's top advisers later struggled to explain Trump's position, offering different responses. And every 140-charact...

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  • Trump finally denounces hate groups-2 days after Charlottesville violence
Trump finally denounces hate groups-2 days after Charlottesville violence

Robert E. Lee. During today's Charlottesville court hearing, as NPR's Debbie Elliott reports, Fields "appeared by video from jail, dressed in a gray and white-striped prison jumpsuit". Weimer says Fields was smart, that he had friends and that he used history to back up his ideas. Two Virginia State Police troopers died when a helicopter c...

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  • Era of Military Threats Over
Era of Military Threats Over

His first stop was in the Colombian city of Cartagena, where he met with President Juan Manuel Santos , who was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his efforts on promoting the peace with the guerrilla movement FARC, after over half a century of conflicts.

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  • Korean leader urges N. Korea, US to resolve ongoing stalemate peacefully
Korean leader urges N. Korea, US to resolve ongoing stalemate peacefully

Moon apparently sought to calm the U.S. down, saying the Korea-U.S. alliance was aimed at defending peace. As is customary, the man is being questioned to find out why he chose to enter South Korea, which offers refuge to defectors from the North subject to a period of acclimatization.

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  • Aussie Deputy PM caught in dual-citizenship crisis
Aussie Deputy PM caught in dual-citizenship crisis

But with the government and Joyce resisting calls from the opposition to stand aside from the ministry, the bitterness of the fight in the Australian parliament, where the government has a one seat majority, is apparent in threats by the Coalition to refer Labor MPs to the High Court over their citizenship.

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  • War with N.Korea not imminent
War with N.Korea not imminent

Pompeo praised the efforts of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in getting China and Russian Federation to join in a unanimous U.N. At a regional security conference in Manila last week, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged his North Korean counterpart, Ri Yong Ho, to comply with United Nations...

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  • Sessions Won't Say If His Home State Should Take Down Confederate Statues
Sessions Won't Say If His Home State Should Take Down Confederate Statues

After a series of hearings, the commission concluded that two monuments-the Lee-Jackson Monument in Wyman Park and Roger B. Taney Monument in Mount Vernon-should be removed and that the two monuments honoring Marylanders-the Confederate Women's Monument and Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument-should be recontextualized.

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  • Solar eclipse glasses may not be safe for viewing
Solar eclipse glasses may not be safe for viewing

During totality it is safe to look directly at the sun, because it will be completely obscured by the moon, However, since CT will be hundreds of miles away from totality, you'll need to take some precautions. Sorensen says once you're in complete totality, your glasses can come off and you can view the event with your naked and unprotected eye...

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  • Lighthizer says China intellectual property probe a high priority
Lighthizer says China intellectual property probe a high priority

The final version of the memorandum reflected a desire to put some more distance between Trump and a potential investigation of Chinese trade practices, according to a senior administration official. Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo said on "Fox News Sunday". USA officials also played down talk of military action. But there ar...

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  • UK To Seek Transition Period For EU Customs Union
UK To Seek Transition Period For EU Customs Union

A TEMPORARY customs union could be put in place to prevent chaos at Britain's borders after Brexit, the government has said. Experts have warned it will be extremely hard to negotiate a new EU-UK free trade agreement before Britain leaves the bloc - particularly as Brussels has so far refused even to start trade talks.

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  • N. Korea leader gets plans for missile tests near Guam
N. Korea leader gets plans for missile tests near Guam

Kim said that the United States must "make a proper option first and show it through action, as it committed provocations after introducing huge nuclear strategic equipment into the vicinity of the peninsula" and that it "should stop at once arrogant provocations" against North Korea, the Korean Central News Agency said.

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  • 'We condemn the far right': Britain and Germany respond to Charlottesville
'We condemn the far right': Britain and Germany respond to Charlottesville

Jeremy Corbyn has criticised Donald Trump for his failure to specifically condemn white supremacist groups following the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia . The White House has said that Mr Trump was condemning "all extremist groups" including white supremacists but the President has yet to comment on them himself.

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  • Solar Eclipse Safety Glasses Available At Douglas County Public Library
Solar Eclipse Safety Glasses Available At Douglas County Public Library

If you plan on taking photos or video during the eclipse , you will need a filter for your camera in addition to eclipse glasses . There are two types of eclipses: solar and lunar . Amazon is offering a refund to customers who bought counterfeit eclipses safety glasses to watch the solar eclipse next week. At least three schools and dozens...

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  • Police officer probed for mocking Charlottesville attack victim on Facebook
Police officer probed for mocking Charlottesville attack victim on Facebook

Officials say the matter will be taken before a police review board if the investigation finds the officer did make the comment. MassLive .com reported that Facebook user Conrad Lariviere commented on a post about the crash, writing: "Hahahaha love this, maybe people shouldn't block roads".

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  • Iran raises budget for missiles, troops after United States curbs
Iran raises budget for missiles, troops after United States curbs

When some Iranian border guards were killed on duty in Mirjaveh, in the southeastern province Sistan and Balouchestan, the IRGC Ground Force promised to take revenge, he said , adding that the IRGC Ground Force's move to smash the so-called Ansar al-Furqan terrorist group and kill its ringleader, Jalil Qanbarzehi, was a revenge against the group.

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  • Canada's British Columbia to ban grizzly bear trophy hunting
Canada's British Columbia to ban grizzly bear trophy hunting

There are an estimated 15,000 grizzly bears in B.C. Each year, approximately 250 are taken by hunters. "This action is supported by the vast majority of people across our province". "Additionally, government will be moving forward with a broader consultation process on a renewed wildlife management strategy for the province", stated the release.

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  • Prayer vigil set in Concord following Virginia violence
Prayer vigil set in Concord following Virginia violence

The Durham vigil was hosted by the Indivisible Triangle Daily Call to Action group. "Let us be clear", said speaker Wandalyn Savala, speaking on behalf of Planned Parenthood Advocates of IN and Kentucky. Speakers offered several different suggestions for getting involved in the wake of the events in Charlottesville. The Madison rally was organi...

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  • Pictures of Charlottesville United in Mourning Are Heartbreaking and Hopeful
Pictures of Charlottesville United in Mourning Are Heartbreaking and Hopeful

He injured 20 people in the attack, and Heyer died. Although Blair walked away with just a scraped arm and a bruise on her leg, Martin attended the memorial service for 32-year-old fatal victim Heather Heyer in a wheelchair with a broken leg.

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  • Trump on his threat to North Korea: 'Maybe it wasn't tough enough'
Trump on his threat to North Korea: 'Maybe it wasn't tough enough'

We go to Tumon bay my son they go to school here we go to Jeff's Pirates Cove so we obviously, we have a vested interest here and we feel safe here right now", said Deputy Operations Group Commander Lt. Monte Mesa, who is vice-chairman of the Guam Visitors Bureau, said the Mass at Blessed Diego de San Vitores Catholic Church in Tumon was comforti...

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  • Top US military officer warns NKorea that US military ready
Top US military officer warns NKorea that US military ready

He also indirectly urged the US - the South's key ally and security guarantor - to resolve the crisis peacefully. Some analysts expect further escalation in the coming days as both North and South Korea celebrate the August 15 anniversary of the end of Japan's occupation of the Korean peninsula, and the latter conducts joint military exercises wi...

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  • Protesters Pull Down Confederate Statue in Durham, NC
Protesters Pull Down Confederate Statue in Durham, NC

The statue was erected in 1924 "in memory of 'the boys who wore the gray, '" and is one of several war monuments around the courthouse. WNCN reports that a woman climbed a ladder and placed a rope around the statue at approximately 7:10 p.m.

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  • Top US military officer warns North Korea that US military ready
Top US military officer warns North Korea that US military ready

However, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford also underlined the USA was ready to use the "full range" of its military capabilities in case of provocation. The CIA chief described Kim as "rational" and responsive to "adverse circumstances". He continued his heated tone Friday morning on his Twitter feed.

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  • Springfield Protests In Support Of Charlottesville Victims
Springfield Protests In Support Of Charlottesville Victims

The "vigil in solidarity with Charlottesville" was held by a broad coalition of active organisations in Chicago . A 20-year-old OH man, James Alex Field, is under arrest and charged with second-degree murder. "And to say to the people of Charlottesville who resisted that hate and to say to each other, we refuse, we want to be a place where love wi...

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