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Charlottesville white nationalist marchers face backlash — BBCI

Charlottesville white nationalist marchers face backlash — BBCI The rally slated for Saturday saw thousands protest the city's removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee . The social media account then said it was the Cole White who was an employee of Top Dog . Twitter didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Top Dog , Cole's former place of employment, said he was sacked as a direct result of his involvement with hate groups who marched in Char... [Full Article...]

Another Close Call for US Jet and Iranian Drone in Persian Gulf

Another Close Call for US Jet and Iranian Drone in Persian Gulf The Iranian Sadegh drone flew without any warning lights Sunday night while shadowing the USS Nimitz , said Lt. Ian McConnaughey, a spokesman for the Bahrain-based 5th Fleet. The official said at the time that it was the 13th such incident in 2017. Iranian vessels and US warships have also had tense encounters in recent months. [Full Article...]

Incredibly rare white elk spotted in Sweden

Incredibly rare white elk spotted in Sweden Moose, known as the king of the forest, are normally brown. The short clip shows the white moose on the banks of the stream, wading into the water to cross over before climbing back out in the direction of the cameraman. As Swedish biologist Göran Ericsson explained to National Geographic , because white moose are cropping up almost every year, he's been wondering whether the animals are increa... [Full Article...]

California, San Francisco sue DOJ over sanctuary city grants

California, San Francisco sue DOJ over sanctuary city grants The state filed a lawsuit Monday challenging sanctuary city restrictions on public safety grants. To view the full article, register now. "San Francisco faces an unacceptable choice: either comply with DOJ's unconstitutional new grant conditions and abandon local policies that San Francisco has found to promote public safety and foster trust and cooperation between law enforcement and the publ... [Full Article...]

Stephenville's Stidham earns starting role for Auburn Tigers

Stephenville's Stidham earns starting role for Auburn Tigers Malzahn said Stidham's leadership and ability to win over his teammates and coaches stood out as much as the on-the-field abilities. "There's going to be some learning processes that you can only do in the course of games", Malzahn said. "I think we've also got to keep in mind that (Stidham)'s still an inexperienced guy", Malzahn said Monday night. "He's got a lot of skills that could be a very ... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un Hidden from Public Eye for 2 Weeks

The North's leader ordered the army should always be fire-ready should he make a decision for action, the report said . President Donald Trump warned last week the U.S. He declared that any such North Korean attack could lead to war. Later he said, "If they shoot at the United States, I'm assuming they hit the United States". [Full Article...]

PM Modi To Address Nation On 71st Independence Day

PM Modi To Address Nation On 71st Independence Day It also demanded that the Prime Minister must also give an account "about the downsliding economy". Today, the flag can be seen throughout India during Independence Day celebrations, from being hoisted up flagpoles in ceremonies to decorating the clothes, cars and homes of Indian people. [Full Article...]

Amazon contacting, refunding customers who bought potentially phony eclipse glasses

Amazon contacting, refunding customers who bought potentially phony eclipse glasses Those who didn't receive a warning email from Amazon are safe to use their product on 21 August. The recent recall of some solar eclipse viewing glasses has some people wondering whether their glasses are safe. Maine will next see a total solar eclipse April 8, 2024 when the path of totality goes through Western Maine. These can be found at department stores or you can order online via ... [Full Article...]

Candlelight vigil in Raleigh for Charlottesville victims

Candlelight vigil in Raleigh for Charlottesville victims Similar rallies took place across the country. "It's an America problem and it's one that every single one of us as Americans need to stand up and confront", Kathy Stadler, an organizer with San Diego Invisible, said. Two police officers also died in a helicopter crash as they were responding to the incident. This just one day after a violent white nationalist rally there. [Full Article...]

Top US General to Meet Moon Amid N.Korea Tensions

Top US General to Meet Moon Amid N.Korea Tensions Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., welcomed Trump's pugnacious approach, arguing that numerous president's critics failed to stop North Korea from developing a nuclear weapon that could hit the United States. But Trump on Friday appeared to set another red line - the mere utterance of threats - that would trigger a USA attack against North Korea and "big, big trouble" for Kim. [Full Article...]

Protesters pull down Confederate statue in North Carolina

Protesters pull down Confederate statue in North Carolina According to the News Observer, almost 100 demonstrators, describing themselves as anti-fascists, used a ladder to tie a rope around the statue. It is engraved with the phrase "The Confederate States of America" and on top of it was a statue of a Confederate soldier. [Full Article...]

These schools are closing on eclipse day

These schools are closing on eclipse day Abrams says the district is in the area that will have a 98 percent eclipse. The majority of the eclipse will not be safe for the human eye to view without specialized eyewear. Sumter County schools have made the decision to cancel school on Monday for the total solar eclipse. A number of logistical issues could arise from holding school on August 21: Traffic could complicate transporting studen... [Full Article...]

Top US general to meet with South Korean president about crisis

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 with the USA starting August 21. [Full Article...]

Texas A&M cancels campus event planned by white nationalist

Texas A&M cancels campus event planned by white nationalist A&M says that proves it isn't canceling the event over free speech concerns alone, despite Spencer being known for saying things like "at the end of the day, America belongs to white men". None of the 1200-plus campus organizations invited Preston Wiginton nor did they agree to sponsor his events in December 2016 or on September 11 of this year. [Full Article...]

Trump takes a swipe at CNN's Jim Acosta after Charlottesville press briefing

Trump takes a swipe at CNN's Jim Acosta after Charlottesville press briefing Please support our writing, video blogs, and upcoming podcasts with a $25 donation . "The president said we just had a press conference". Acosta then asked for a press conference on the issue. And those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including the KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other hate groups that are repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans". [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association front-loads its 2017-18 schedule with marquee games

National Basketball Association front-loads its 2017-18 schedule with marquee games The release of last season's schedule let Cavs fans know when and against whom the team would raise its championship banner and receive its rings, and when that trip to the White House might materialize. Earlier that day, NBA TV will feature a doubleheader that will see Charlotte Hornets All-Star guard Kemba Walker and veteran big man Dwight Howard play at the Detroit Pistons in the opener (12... [Full Article...]

Fighters, refugees leave Lebanon enclave for Syria

Fighters, refugees leave Lebanon enclave for Syria On Friday, the Lebanese security official overseeing the arrangements, General Abbas Ibrahim, said that a group of civilians would go to Assal al-Ward, an area just across the border from Arsal and held by the Syrian government. The troop deployment is the next step in the process of "encircling and tightening the noose around the Islamic State terrorist group in Jeroud Ras Baalbeck and Qaa", due ... [Full Article...]

4 dead during suspected jihadist attack in Burkina Faso

4 dead during suspected jihadist attack in Burkina Faso The incident happened late Sunday when suspected Islamic terrorists opened fire at a Turkish restaurant in the country's capital, killing 18 people in all. Six Canadians were also among those killed in that attack. The victims were from different nationalities, he said. The assailants arrived at the restaurant on motorcycles and began shooting randomly at the crowds dining there on Sunday evenin... [Full Article...]

Benchmark tells Uber employees: This is why we're suing Travis Kalanick

Benchmark tells Uber employees: This is why we're suing Travis Kalanick Benchmark Capital, one of Uber's most prominent investors , last week sued Kalanick for fraud , asking a judge in DE to kick him off the board and block him from appointing his allies as directors. To make matters more complicated, Japanese tech firm SoftBank also is rumored to be shopping for an Uber investment. The lawsuit attempts to void the three board seats that the board of director... [Full Article...]

Sledgehammer Games updates gamers on features of Call of Duty WWII Beta

Sledgehammer Games updates gamers on features of Call of Duty WWII Beta Stand to attention soldier, and prepare for the start of Call of Duty: WW2 's private multiplayer beta . In terms of the multiplayer , you should know divisions replaces the Pick 10 Create-a-Class system, and delivers the fantasy of enlisting in one of five iconic fighting groups in the world's most brutal conflict. [Full Article...]


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