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Driving safety for the solar eclipse

Driving safety for the solar eclipse Also, live-streaming along the swath where the total 100 percent eclipse moves will be available for viewing on nine foot screens in OCTC Great Room 101, Kaplan Hall (Newburgh) and Sandra and Alan Gerry Forum room 010, Rowley Center for Science and Engineering (Middletown), rain or shine. [Full Article...]

Heyer was 'beautiful and incredible'

So foolish!' he wrote Thursday in series of tweets . Duke, a former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard, was pleased with the President's words and took to Twitter following Trump's comments Tuesday to thank him for his "honesty and courage". [Full Article...]

Duke University removes Robert E. Lee statue from chapel

Duke University removes Robert E. Lee statue from chapel The prestigious university will preserve the statue of Lee, who led Confederate forces in the American Civil War of 1861-1865, and use it as an educational tool so that students can study "Duke's complex past", Price added. Duke is a private university and outside the scope of that law. The counter-protesters had been vocally opposing the message of the controversial white supremacist message of t... [Full Article...]

Calls grow among Democrats to remove Confederate monuments from the US Capitol

Calls grow among Democrats to remove Confederate monuments from the US Capitol The same goes for his tweets calling it "foolish" to tear down "our lovely statues and monuments" to Confederate leaders because "you can't change history". Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both. Trump, who has criticized others for failing to use the phrase "radical Islamic terrorism", declined to call the inc... [Full Article...]

Top Republicans Pile Pressure On US President Over Virginia Response

He also repeated what he said in his contentious press conference in NY earlier this week, when he questioned whether statues of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson be removed because they were both slaveowners. "And nobody wants to say that". "As horrifying as what the president has said is, you have to have an affirmative agenda", he said. Trump is also under fire for his equivocal resp... [Full Article...]

Confederate statues represent 'image of America as a white society,' says historian

With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Donald Trump burrowed deeper into the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials and lashed out at members of his own party in the latest controversy to engulf his presidency. [Full Article...]

Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer's mother to Trump: "Think before you speak"

Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer's mother to Trump: Heyer". In moments like this, of national crisis or tragedy, presidents typically shed their political skin, at least briefly. George W. Bush famously climbed atop a pile of rubble in New York City to speak through a bullhorn after the September 11 terrorist attacks. [Full Article...]

Dolphin Mall in Miami under lockdown after reports of active shooter

Dolphin Mall in Miami under lockdown after reports of active shooter NY [U.S.], August 20: The Dolphin Mall in Florida, United States has been on lockdown after reports of an active shooter. According to a Miami-Dade police detective at the scene, the mall was being evacuated and a perimeter had been set up around the mall as police look for a shooter. [Full Article...]

Charlottesville Victim's Mother Says She Will Not Take Trump's Calls

Charlottesville Victim's Mother Says She Will Not Take Trump's Calls She also said she has yet to speak with Trump, who said he would reach out to her. Bro told Tur she has received three calls from the White House, but has not been able to return them amid media appearances and appointments to set up a foundation for Heyer. [Full Article...]

Mandatory evacuation issued for Yosemite's Wawona as South Fork Fire threatens

Mandatory evacuation issued for Yosemite's Wawona as South Fork Fire threatens It has burned 3.5 square miles (9 square kilometers) of wilderness and pine forests 65 miles (105 kilometers) north of Fresno. The fire is 10 percent contained. where air quality specialists will be available to answer residents questions regarding the effects of smoke in the area. For now, the area east of Highway 41 on Forest Drive and Chilnualna Falls Road remains closed. [Full Article...]

Government's 'ambitious' European Union customs plan welcomed by trade

Government's 'ambitious' European Union customs plan welcomed by trade However, the paper said the length of the interim period "needs further consideration". A deal on the Northern Irish border with Ireland will not be made until trade issue have been ironed out, David Davis has said. The CFOs place most trust in finance minister Philip Hammond and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, who score 8 and 8.6 our of 10 respectively. Prime Minister Theresa May got a ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says protests can help 'heel' divided US

Donald Trump says protests can help 'heel' divided US President Trump looked at TV coverage of the event and tweeted that he saw a lot of "anti-police agitators" on the streets, but later followed up by congratulating participants for standing up to racism. "Sometimes you need protest in order to heal, and we will heal and be stronger than ever before!" And while the tweets were deleted and reposted correctly, Twitter can neither forget nor keep ca... [Full Article...]

Corruption of billions being committed in KP: Bilawal

Corruption of billions being committed in KP: Bilawal The upcoming elections will be held on time, and the parliament should complete its term, he remarked. The former president said he had always sided with political forces and tried to unite them on a single platform. 'PPP welcomes Imran Khan in Sindh and their well wishes were with him, ' he said. The talk of revolution does not suit you because you are the product of dictatorship. [Full Article...]

Barcelona terror attack: Spain maintains alert level with reinforced security measures

Barcelona terror attack: Spain maintains alert level with reinforced security measures There are also inconsistencies between ISIS' statement and the police version of events. Daesh terrorist group (IS, outlawed in Russia) claimed responsibility for the attack. To them we sent our deep condolences". The police firstly thought the driver was Moussa Oukabir, one of the terrorists gunned down in Cambrils, and later they turned their attention to Younes Abouyaaqoub . [Full Article...]

Northeast's insurgency reduced by 75 percent with NIA's efficiency: Rajnath

Northeast's insurgency reduced by 75 percent with NIA's efficiency: Rajnath Expressing surprise over the statement of Union Home Minister that solution to Kashmir problem would be found by 2022, JKPCC has questioned the basis of these claims, when there is overall deterioration in the situation during 3 years of BJP rule at the Centre and the present coalition in the State. [Full Article...]

More than 16 million people affected by flooding in southern Asia

More than 16 million people affected by flooding in southern Asia Food shortages were feared as crops were wiped out, and the risk of diseases such as cholera was high. The attacker, who stole the weapon... The agency cited local authorities as saying that flood levels have already reached record highs in Bangladesh, and water of major rivers such as the Jamuna has surpassed warning levels set in 1988, the deadliest floods the country has ever faced, China's o... [Full Article...]

Barcelona reminds us there is no 'end' to terrorism

Barcelona reminds us there is no 'end' to terrorism Tillerson on Friday said the USA citizen died in Thursday afternoon's van attack in Barcelona , where the driver plowed into dozens of pedestrians on that northeastern city's Las Ramblas boulevard , Efe news reported . The Manchester suicide bomber was born in Britain but had Libyan parents, two of the London Bridge attackers were of North African backgrounds, and Anis Amri, who drove a lorry i... [Full Article...]

Statue at Duke Chapel Defaced

Statue at Duke Chapel Defaced I own many heirlooms from 19th century Richmond that include household items from the historic Jackson Ward to Confederate relics and items that reflect the most painful chapter in Richmond and American history: slavery. But the Democratic governor says he doesn't want Trump to come "to continue on with the speeches he has given the last couple of days". Shawn Alexander, associate professor of... [Full Article...]

Dead in Plane Crash Near Oregon Eclipse Viewing Site

Dead in Plane Crash Near Oregon Eclipse Viewing Site KPIX has learned the plane was registered to a Menlo Park man and it took off from the San Carlos airport at about 11 o'clock Saturday morning. Repman could not confirm what type of plane crashed, but said it was one of hundreds of planes that flew into the region for the total solar eclipse. [Full Article...]

New team athletics competition between Britain and U.S. launched

New team athletics competition between Britain and U.S. launched They didn't disclose specific names or the exact format for the meeting, which is scheduled for July 21. The U.S. has topped the overall medal standings at every Olympics and world championships since 2004, while Great Britain is one of three countries to earn at least five medals at every Olympics and World Championships since 2007. [Full Article...]


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