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UNCW Emphasizes Safety and Educational Events during the August 21 Solar Eclipse

UNCW Emphasizes Safety and Educational Events during the August 21 Solar Eclipse All eyes will be pointed to the sky Monday, Aug. 21, when the first total solar eclipse within the contiguous United States since February 26, 1979, will occur. Just be sure to exercise caution, or as NASA and others warn you could suffer damage to your eyes - damage that could lead to blindness. Some NASA officials are predicting that this could be one of the worst traffic days in US hi... [Full Article...]

US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter North Korea

US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter North Korea Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the United States wants dialogue with Pyongyang, but only if it were meaningful. Kono said the security environment in the Asia-Pacific is becoming "increasingly severe" in an apparent reference to North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programmes. [Full Article...]

North Korea tells United Nations chief nuclear programme not up for negotiation

North Korea tells United Nations chief nuclear programme not up for negotiation The office of South Korean President Moon Jae-in is refuting claims the president challenged the United States in a speech he delivered on the 72nd anniversary of Korean independence on Tuesday. Inter-Korean dialogue should resume, he said, but added that there was no need to hurry. America's annual joint military exercises with South Korea always frustrate North Korea. [Full Article...]

Entire nation pays homage to eminent social activist, Dr Ruth Pfau: FO

Entire nation pays homage to eminent social activist, Dr Ruth Pfau: FO Dr Ruth's state burial service was performed with national respects at St Patrick's Cathedral prior today. Known as "Pakistan's Mother Teresa", she died on August 10 at age 87 in Karachi . She was granted Pakistani citizenship in 1988 and was widely recognized for her service to humanity. "We will remember her for her courage, her loyalty, her service to the eradication of leprosy and most of a... [Full Article...]

Talks on the merger of AIADMK are going on smoothly

Talks on the merger of AIADMK are going on smoothly AIADMK had split into two factions after the demise of former Chief Minister Jayalalitha, one faction led by Edappadi K Palanisamy the incumbent Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and the other led by former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam . Though the visit of the family members coincides with Sasikala's birthday, Mr. Dhinakaran is reported to have used the occasion to brief the jailed interim gene... [Full Article...]

Eight injured in stabbing attack in Russia's Surgut

Eight injured in stabbing attack in Russia's Surgut The Investigative Committee said it had established the man's identity, saying he was a local resident born in 1994, and that they were looking into "his possible psychiatric disorders". Russian police are now trying to identify the attacker and determine a motive for the stabbing spree. Surgut, a comparatively large Siberian city 1,700 miles East of Moscow is home to a number of power plants,... [Full Article...]

North korea: Trump welcomed the decision "wise", Kim Jong-un on Guam

North korea: Trump welcomed the decision It can be recalled that earlier this week, North Korean state media KCNA reported that Kim Jong Un postponed his plans to fire missiles on a trajectory of Guam after reviewing the matter. The secretary-general warned that tensions on the Korean peninsula are at their highest level in decades and said it's important now "to dial down the rhetoric and to dial up diplomacy". [Full Article...]

Patty Jenkins will most probably direct 'Wonder Woman 2'

Patty Jenkins will most probably direct 'Wonder Woman 2' All of these accolades are vindication for director Patty Jenkins , who first campaigned to direct Wondy over a decade ago. Deadline reports that director Patty Jenkins will return to helm the sequel to Wonder Woman , the summer box office smash that has made almost $800 million at the global box office to date and reinvigorated the DC Universe franchise. [Full Article...]

There will not be war again on Korean Peninsula - South Korean president

There will not be war again on Korean Peninsula - South Korean president The missile plans were previously announced, and Kim said North Korea would conduct the launches if the "Yankees persist in their extremely unsafe reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and its vicinity" and that the United States should "think reasonably and judge properly" to avoid shaming itself, the news agency said. [Full Article...]

Seoul looks to jumpstart diplomacy in N. Korea standoff

Seoul looks to jumpstart diplomacy in N. Korea standoff Another Washington D.C. source, familiar with both the South Korean and US situation, said , "Realistically, it's hard to minimize or adjust the scope of the Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise, which is happening very soon", but also added that, "however, offering the possibility of minimizing and adjusting the next exercise could be part of a viable negotiation strategy toward North Korea ". [Full Article...]

Billionaire Icahn Steps Down as Trump Adviser

Billionaire Icahn Steps Down as Trump Adviser He announced the move in a pair of tweets. 2/2 Here is a copy of the letter that I delivered to President Trump confirming this decision. The value of Icahn's stake in the Texas refiner increased some $491 million between November 8 and August 2 to about $1.4 billion, a period that starts with Trump's election and the day before reports surfaced that the Trump administration was set to rej... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Challenges Lindsey Graham for 'Disgusting Lie' About Charlottesville Statements

Donald Trump Challenges Lindsey Graham for 'Disgusting Lie' About Charlottesville Statements President Trump lashed out at "publicity seeking" Senator Lindsey Graham in an early morning tweet storm. "[Heather] Heyer", referring to the young woman killed in a vehicle attack by a Nazi sympathizer. "That's a sign of weakness, and I don't think the American people and the Republican Party is going to forget", said Palomarez, who noted he would remain on Trump's diversity council "for now... [Full Article...]

Amit Shah's visit has rattled Congress leaders, says Suresh Kumar

Amit Shah's visit has rattled Congress leaders, says Suresh Kumar City BJP President Dr. B.H. Manjunath said that Amit Shah had given broad guidelines for the party to spring back to power and the entire party machinery was geared up to chalk out new strategy to defeat Congress in the 2018 polls. Mr Shah, it is learnt, discussed the feedback from states and reviewed the implementation and impact of Central government schemes. Shah also assigned a cluster of ... [Full Article...]

The Taliban just trolled the White House over its Afghanistan war plan

Friday's Camp David talks on Afghanistan appear to have ended without a final decision by President Trump on troop levels , as he continues to resist pressure from top cabinet officials to sign off on a massive escalation of the 16-year-old conflict with thousands of fresh troops. [Full Article...]

Drive Sober of Get Pulled Over 2-week initiative planned for Mentor

Drive Sober of Get Pulled Over 2-week initiative planned for Mentor More than 400 police agencies from across New Jersey are gearing up for the state's largest annual drunk driving crackdown. The high-visibility national enforcement campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over , begins this week and runs through the Labor Day weekend holiday. [Full Article...]

Another charity cancels event at Mar-a-Lago

Another charity cancels event at Mar-a-Lago On Thursday, three large funding organizations pulled their events from the Palm Beach resort, including the Cleveland Clinic and the American Cancer Society. But the president walked back some of his strong language on Tuesday by defending those who participated in the white nationalist rally and accusing counterprotesters ― whom he referred to as the "alt-left" ― of also acting violently... [Full Article...]

Barcelona police disperse far-right protest after scuffle with anti-fascist activists

Barcelona police disperse far-right protest after scuffle with anti-fascist activists The terrorists were preparing bigger atrocities than those they carried out, police said. The Barcelona attack left 13 dead and more than a hundred injured after the suspect drove a van into crowds along a busy tourist street. It looks like the site of an natural disaster - a heap of rubble and tangled wreckage that marks the spot where a two-storey home was destroyed by a massive gas explosio... [Full Article...]

US Formally Launches Probe Of China's Intellectual Property Practices

US Formally Launches Probe Of China's Intellectual Property Practices Of his economic war with China , Bannon said: "We have to be maniacally focused on that". The Cohn-led group proved more influential in the administration's decisions in April not to label China a currency manipulator and to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement instead of terminating it. [Full Article...]

Acting President in Rwanda for Inauguration of Kagame

Acting President in Rwanda for Inauguration of Kagame Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and newly re-elected President Paul Kagame say Africa must begin to look inwards to solve its numerous problems, noting that "Africa can indeed solve its own problems". But Kagame also enjoys widespread popularity, having transformed the country ravaged by genocide and civil war into one of Africa's stablest nations. [Full Article...]

Charlottesville Mayor Calls For Removal Of Confederate Statues!

Charlottesville Mayor Calls For Removal Of Confederate Statues! The monuments, as well as the names of many roads, schools, and public buildings, mostly celebrate Lee, the leader of the Confederate forces; Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederacy; and General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, one of Lee's top commanders. [Full Article...]


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