• Syria's Assad says war still not won but West's plots foiled
Syria's Assad says war still not won but West's plots foiled

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad said Sunday that his government will not allow the enemies and opponents of Syria to achieve in politics what they had failed to gain in battles. "We were preparing to receive visitors when I heard an explosion. then I saw smoke to the side of the entrance to the exhibition hall", 39-year-old Iyad al-Jabiri, a Sy...

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  • NSW boy Julian Cadman confirmed dead
NSW boy Julian Cadman confirmed dead

The family of a British-born seven-year-old boy have posted on Facebook begging for his safe return after he was separated from his injured mother. She had been based in Australia for the past three or four years. The injured include people from 22 nations - including two from Australia - Ms Cadman, and another Australian woman being treated at a...

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  • Family Jumped Their Toyota RAV4 Off A Drawbridge After It Raised Unexpectedly
Family Jumped Their Toyota RAV4 Off A Drawbridge After It Raised Unexpectedly

The operator of New Jersey's Thorofare Bridge was blinded by sunlight and assumed the holidaying family's vehicle had made it across as he initiated the lifting system. Her husband added: "I will never ever drive that bridge or probably any drawbridge again". The bridge tender told police a commercial vessel was approaching and he activated the b...

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  • Julian Cadman, 7, Confirmed As Dead After Barcelona Attack
Julian Cadman, 7, Confirmed As Dead After Barcelona Attack

Relatives appealed for information about his whereabouts in the aftermath of the attack on Facebook as fears for his safety grew, but his family confirmed his death on Sunday. The hunt for the man suspected of driving the van continues with Spanish police looking for 22-year-old Moroccan, Younes Abouyaaqoub. The UK stands with Spain following t...

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  • What Time is the Solar Eclipe 2017?
What Time is the Solar Eclipe 2017?

The maximum coverage of the eclipse will start around 1:28 p.m. local time. Monday's event will be the first total solar eclipse spanning the entire continental United States since 1918 and the first visible anywhere in the Lower 48 states in 38 years.

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  • Small Plane Crashes Near Prime Eclipse Town
Small Plane Crashes Near Prime Eclipse Town

FAA spokesman Ian Gregor has said the plane that crashed Saturday was a single-engine, homebuilt Wheeler Express. The crash occurred at 1:50 p.m.in Willow Creek Canyon, one mile south of the Madras airport. The plane, engulfed in flames, was completely destroyed. The Oregonian/Oregonlive reports that the Federal Aviation Administration and Na...

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  • Jerry Falwell Can't Say If There Were 'Very Fine People' in Charlottesville
Jerry Falwell Can't Say If There Were 'Very Fine People' in Charlottesville

But as host Martha Raddatz pointed out, Trump said Tuesday that there were "very fine people" on both sides of the clashes in Charlottesville. He also noted that as part of his commentary on the Charlottesville violence, Trump had labeled as "evil" white supremacists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members.

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  • Barcelona grieves terror victims in Sagrada Familia mass
Barcelona grieves terror victims in Sagrada Familia mass

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia, along with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, Catalan regional President Carles Puigdemont and other officials, are expected for the Mass celebrated Sunday by the Archbishop of Barcelona, Cardinal Joan Josep Omella.

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  • Tropical Development for Harvey and 92L becoming more unfavorable
Tropical Development for Harvey and 92L becoming more unfavorable

South Florida will see the sun obscured by between 78 and 82 percent, beginning around 1:25 p.m. and peaking a few minutes before 3 p.m. Those odds could increase to 20 percent mid-week for a group of storms and showers about 200 miles north of Puerto Rico.

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  • Shocking: Three young girls murdered by a relative
Shocking: Three young girls murdered by a relative

Police said a 2-year-old girl in the home was not harmed, the station reported. They said Saturday they didn't know why Williams killed the children. Police announced Williams had been taken into custody around 11 p.m. Friday. "Those that responded here today are parents, aunts, uncles of young children that they love very much".

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  • Comedian Jerry Lewis dead at 91
Comedian Jerry Lewis dead at 91

Close friends visited Lewis and said he developed other complications after being admitted. However, the family said the complications from the treatment didn't lead to his death, it was ultimately natural causes. Lewis was more than an actor, he was also a humanitarian. He raised almost $2.5 billion by the late 2000s through his telethons - ...

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  • North Korean seafood trucks get stuck on the border
North Korean seafood trucks get stuck on the border

The U.S. stressed that using military force against North Korea is still an option on the table despite comments made by President Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon, who admitted there is no military solution to North Korea's nuclear threats.

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  • President Trump's Response To Charlottesville Was Offensive, Sad And Predictable
President Trump's Response To Charlottesville Was Offensive, Sad And Predictable

Trump tweeted nine times on Monday and his second to last one read, "Made additional remarks on Charlottesville and realize once again that the #Fake News Media will never be satisfied...truly bad people!" But it seems a combined 49 percent of Americans agree with the president, believing that both groups of protesters were "most responsible f...

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  • President Trump's Popularity Took a Dive In These 3 Key Swing States
President Trump's Popularity Took a Dive In These 3 Key Swing States

President Donald Trump's job approval rating in three key states that helped propel him to the White House - Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin - stands below 40 percent, according to a trio of NBC News/Marist polls . Trump's performance related to the economy did get a nod from majorities in MI and Pennsylvania in the polls, but not by much. ...

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  • Third arrest in wake of terror attacks in Spain
Third arrest in wake of terror attacks in Spain

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said it is aware of the case and is offering assistance. Police seemed to believe the two attacks had been planned by a 12-member terrorist cell. The Islamic State claimed the eruption of violence via its new agency hours after the first attack on Thursday, though it was not immediately clear what if any l...

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  • Doctors warn of 'sunburn of the cornea' during Monday's solar eclipse
Doctors warn of 'sunburn of the cornea' during Monday's solar eclipse

Monday's solar eclipse will be a rare event, but not almost as rare as some media accounts would lead us to believe. All three bodies must line up in the same plane in space. Animals will think nighttime is approaching, so the birds will stop chirping and go back to their nests. What if I don't have glasses? "When eclipse day dawns, weather w...

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  • Nawaz Sharif, sons unlikely to appear before anti-corruption body
Nawaz Sharif, sons unlikely to appear before anti-corruption body

In its July 28 landmark judgment on the Panamagate case, a five-member bench of the apex court unanimously declared that Sharif was not sadiq (truthful) and amen (trustworthy) and hence not qualified to hold a public office. "Nawaz Sharif never evaded accountability". The apex court is likely to take up Sharif's review petition early next month a...

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  • US President Donald Trump lashes 'publicity seeking' Republican who criticised him
US President Donald Trump lashes 'publicity seeking' Republican who criticised him

Lee and this week, Stonewall Jackson". He continued : "the beauty that is being taken out of our cities, towns and parks will be greatly missed and never able to be comparably replaced!" And he berated his critics who, with increasingly sharper language, have denounced his initially slow and then ultimately combative comments on the racial v...

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  • United States lawmakers urge Trump to dismiss white supremacists in White House
United States lawmakers urge Trump to dismiss white supremacists in White House

Heyer". In this Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, photo, white nationalist demonstrators clash with counter demonstrators at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville , Va. "At a time when this is the biggest threat in our country, to pull funding from the only organization in the United States helping people disengage from this is pretty suspect to me...

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  • Solar Glasses, Pinhole Projector A Must To Safely Watch Eclipse
Solar Glasses, Pinhole Projector A Must To Safely Watch Eclipse

However, the area that will see the total eclipse is narrow, with most of the country only experiencing a partial eclipse . Visual effects, such as the appearance of a sunny day viewed through dense polarized sunglasses, only become visible when more than 90% of the sun is covered.

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  • Israeli Officer Lightly Wounded in West Bank Stabbing, Palestinian Assailant Shot Dead
Israeli Officer Lightly Wounded in West Bank Stabbing, Palestinian Assailant Shot Dead

The guard sustained light wounds as a result of "friendly fire" but he was not stabbed by the teen. In that time, Israeli forces killed over 255 Palestinians, most said by Israel to be attackers. The violence had greatly subsided in recent months, but tension around the highly sensitive Al-Aqsa mosque in occupied Jerusalem saw a spike in July...

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  • Trump digs in against critics of his Charlottesville violence response
Trump digs in against critics of his Charlottesville violence response

His formulation of blame "on many sides" ignited the controversy Saturday; his explicit condemnation of white supremacists and neo-Nazis on Monday cooled the temperatures a bit; and his return to the both-sides-are-to-blame formulation Tuesday (and inclusion of "nice" people among the protesters) led to the current firestorm.

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  • Duke University Removes Robert E. Lee Statue Days After it Was Vandalized
Duke University Removes Robert E. Lee Statue Days After it Was Vandalized

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer stands in the rain, in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, near the site where Heather Heyer was killed by a vehicle while protesting a white nationalist rally on Saturday Aug. The statue sat outside the Alachua County Administration building for more than 100 years. Trump on Thursday decried the removal...

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  • JSO Officers Expected To Recover After Shootout With Suspect
JSO Officers Expected To Recover After Shootout With Suspect

The suspect and the officers exchanged gunfire. Just before 11 p.m., four to five officers responded to an attempted suicide call at a home on Seaboard Avenue near Timuquana Road, where there were three victims inside who had retreated to a back bedroom for their safety.

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  • May to publish five new Brexit negotiating papers
May to publish five new Brexit negotiating papers

The British government published two position papers last week. A United Kingdom trade deal with the European Union after Brexit is desirable but not essential, the Institute of Economic Affairs said, in support of Prime Minister Theresa May's repeated assertion that no deal is better than a bad deal.

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  • Sunny skies forecast for Monday's eclipse
Sunny skies forecast for Monday's eclipse

AccuWeather also said the chances of rain will only be 5 percent at 1 p.m. and 1 percent between 2 and 4 p.m. Meteorologist Tim Trudel of the National Weather Service in Cheyenne said that the forecast "generally is that the sky cover looks to be between 30 to 50 percent late morning and early afternoon on Monday ".

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  • US, South Korea to begin military exercise from Monday
US, South Korea to begin military exercise from Monday

During the last Ulchi-Freedom Guardian drills, the North and South exchanged fire after two South Korean soldiers were severely injured by a landmine in the DMZ, which the South said was planted by North Korean infiltrators the night before.

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  • Duke University Removes Robert E. Lee Statue From Chapel Entrance
Duke University Removes Robert E. Lee Statue From Chapel Entrance

Robert E. Lee . They clashed violently with counterdemonstrators, and after authorities ordered the crowd to disperse, a vehicle plowed into a group of marchers, killing a woman and injuring 19 others. But he said people have an "instantaneous revulsion" to removing statues, and "that also makes it a great political issue". "While we can not hide...

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  • Norris holds his nerve to win Fiji International
Norris holds his nerve to win Fiji International

I was definitely going to give it away a few years ago when I thought I was going to lose my [Australasian] card but somehow I got second spot on [the] secondary tour in Australia. "It's been 21 years of misery to get here", Norris joked. "So, you get a pretty good advantage if you're hitting the ball well and controlling your ball well in the wi...

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  • Barcelona terror attack van driver still on the loose, Spanish authorities say
Barcelona terror attack van driver still on the loose, Spanish authorities say

Three of the men, all thought to be of Moroccan origin and including chief suspect Moussa Oukabir , were said to have been killed by Spanish police during the second attack in Cambrils on Thursday night. Satty could have also influenced Said Aallaa, another terrorist cell member, who came from the town of Ribes de Freser, 13 kilometers fro...

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  • Walnut Creek Man in Barcelona Among 14 Killed in Terror Attack: Family
Walnut Creek Man in Barcelona Among 14 Killed in Terror Attack: Family

The California man and his wife were on a romantic getaway when their life together ended. Dan said he and Jared were extremely close, not only as father and son but as business partners and friends. CBS News explained that in the photo, a man was kneeling next to Jared, appearing to be administering aid, which gave the family hope. The couple...

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  • Virginia victim's mother: I won't talk to Trump now
Virginia victim's mother: I won't talk to Trump now

The president dubbed Graham's statement "Such a disgusting lie". Trump's remarks in the tweets above - about Graham's " election trouncing" - is a clear allusion to the fact that Graham does in fact have a history of not being shy in criticizing the president as far back as during the president campaign.

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  • All Blacks legend Sir Colin Meads dies
All Blacks legend Sir Colin Meads dies

And, as well as his life in rugby, New Zealand prime minister Bill English said Meads would also be remembered simply as a good man. The increase in the number of tests played in the modern era might account for that disparity but changing times have done nothing to diminish Meads's place in New Zealand sporting lore.

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  • TV actors Gagan Kang, Arjit Lavania of Mahakali killed in road mishap
TV actors Gagan Kang, Arjit Lavania of Mahakali killed in road mishap

A post from the official Twitter handle of channel Colors, which airs the show, read: "We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of 2 of our "Mahakali" actors Gagan Kang and Arjit Lavania who tragically lost their lives". Report suggest that the duo were in a vehicle with possibly another of the show's crew member, travelling to Mumbai. "Our hearts...

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  • Memphis Rep. Cohen wants President Trump impeached
Memphis Rep. Cohen wants President Trump impeached

In his statement on Thursday, Mr Cohen lambasted the President for not "unequivocally condemning hateful actions by neo-Nazis, white nationalists and Klansmen following a national tragedy". Democrats have quietly been discussing the possibility of impeaching Mr Trump for months, but party leaders have discouraged the talk. He brought up the KKK's...

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