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Paul Ryan Says He 'Will Not Support' Censuring of President Trump

Paul Ryan Says He 'Will Not Support' Censuring of President Trump He called Trump's August 14 speech, in which the president denounced white supremacist groups by name , "pitch-perfect". "I'd like to ask you what concrete steps that you will take to hold the president accountable when his words and executive actions either implicitly or explicitly condone, if not champion, racism and xenophobia", the woman, Dina Feingold, said. [Full Article...]

Girl in Slender Man stabbing case pleads guilty to lesser charge

Girl in Slender Man stabbing case pleads guilty to lesser charge The teenager will now face trial next month to establish the state of her mental health. Weier has no known history of mental illness. Her trial, set to begin next month, will now only focus on whether mental illness makes her legally responsible for the crime. [Full Article...]

Alabama starts No. 1 in AP poll for second straight year

Alabama starts No. 1 in AP poll for second straight year I'm sure the eclipse won't have anything in there that can help stop Florida State's offense. 1 team in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll, so it wouldn't be too surprising to see them in the top spot in today's AP Poll. The program was ranked second by AP and the Amway Coaches previous year. This marks the sixth consecutive year Clemson has been ranked in the preseason top 25. [Full Article...]

Trump Looks At The Sun During Full Solar Eclipse Despite Shouted Warning

Trump Looks At The Sun During Full Solar Eclipse Despite Shouted Warning President Donald Trump did exactly what scientists have been warning people not to do for weeks: stare directly at the sun without protective glasses. The Kennedy Center said that in addition to the Trumps' not attending, the traditional pre-ceremony reception at the White House was cancelled this year. [Full Article...]

After years of anticipation, total solar eclipse moves over Georgia

After years of anticipation, total solar eclipse moves over Georgia The "path of the totality" is the narrow lane on the planet's surface from which a full eclipse is visible. One bar had installed outdoor speakers which blasted Bonnie Tyler's mega-hit "Total Eclipse of the Heart" - which she also performed live on a cruise ship on Monday. [Full Article...]

US, South Korea drills begin amid tensions over North

US, South Korea drills begin amid tensions over North On Monday, South Korea and the U.S. began their much-anticipated joint military exercises. North Korea has warned the United States will be "pouring gasolene on the fire" by conducting a war game with its long-time southern foe. According to translations cited by the Washington Post, the video shows missiles launching and warns the U.S. it won't know whether their rockets will harass them. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's comments on Charlottesville legitimise violence by right-wing extremists

Donald Trump's comments on Charlottesville legitimise violence by right-wing extremists He wasn't talking about beauty in earlier tweets , lashing at GOP Sens. Trump himself has called Confederate memorials, majority actually erected decades after the Civil War, "beautiful statues" that reflect "our nation's history and culture". [Full Article...]

Now have a Oreo with Google's next Android flavour Oreo

This will thankfully be livestreamed, the company revealed . Going by Google's traditional snack-themed codenames in the past, Oreo could very well be what the next Android version is called. Are you eager to get Android 8 .0 Oreo on your phone? The software , which will be available as a free update to users of smartphones including by Samsung, HTC and Huawei, has been labelled "... [Full Article...]

Young mother crushed to death after giving birth when hospital elevator malfunctions

According to The Telegraph , Nunez was being wheeled out of an elevator when it started to go up, trapping the mom of three against the ceiling. Precise details are unclear, but part of her body was outside the elevator and part was in, and the BBC picks up reports that suggest she was decapitated. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump refuses to condemn the white supremacists of Charlottesville

Donald Trump refuses to condemn the white supremacists of Charlottesville What will it mean for the president's ability to govern, and what will it mean for the country? Duke also tweeted that Trump should "take a good look in the mirror & remember it was White Americans who put you in the presidency, not radical leftists". [Full Article...]

Woman dies after quake strikes Italian tourist island

Woman dies after quake strikes Italian tourist island Ischia's only hospital was also hit and had to be partially evacuated. Pictures posed on social media show residents standing in front of rubble blocking off entire streets. The television reports said the buildings appeared to have been inhabited and a number of people were missing. Civil protection squads were already on the island because of brushfires and more were arriving from the mainla... [Full Article...]

Missing soldiers identified as Coast Guard ends search for Black Hawk crew

Missing soldiers identified as Coast Guard ends search for Black Hawk crew On Wednesday, firefighters found and collected what appeared to be pieces of helicopter fuselage and a helmet. Lt Cornel Curtis Kellogg, a spokesman for the 25 Infantry Division, said on 17 August that the investigation was still a highly active search and rescue operation. [Full Article...]

Mira-Bhayander polls: BJP wins 61 seats in civic polls, rivals decimated

Mira-Bhayander polls: BJP wins 61 seats in civic polls, rivals decimated Until this noon, as per the counting, BJP clinched 47 out of 95 seats. Despite winning in 27 wards, the NCP remained out of power, while the Congress could grab just 19 seats. This year in February, the BJP jumped from 31 seats in 2012 to 82 in the elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Sena won 84. [Full Article...]

Breitbart Uses Photo of German Soccer Star to Illustrate Human Trafficking Story

Breitbart Uses Photo of German Soccer Star to Illustrate Human Trafficking Story Podolski was shown flashing a peace sign while riding on the back of a jet-ski. Breitbart had issued an apology when the article was updated, this time with a different picture. Right-wing news site Breitbart News has apologized to German football star Lukas Podolski after publishing a photo of the 32-year-old former worldwide player accompanying a story about human traffickers operating bet... [Full Article...]

Buhari calls for unity after returning to Nigeria

In recent months, the Islamist militant group Boko Haram stepped up its attacks in a conflict that has killed tens of thousands of people and pushed parts of the northeas to the brink of starvation. When former President Musa Yar'Adua was ill overseas for months before coming home to die in 2009, northerners blocked his southern Vice President Goodluck Jonathan from assuming power, creating a mont... [Full Article...]

The International Space Station just photobombed the eclipse

The International Space Station just photobombed the eclipse Crew members on Expedition 52 had their cameras outfitted with special filters to allow them to photograph the solar eclipse aboard the station. "Voila! The #Eclipse2017 shadow from the ISS, no words needed" he tweeted alongside the incredible images. [Full Article...]

Charities Abruptly Cancel Fundraisers at Mar-a-Lago

Charities Abruptly Cancel Fundraisers at Mar-a-Lago On Thursday, The Washington Post reported that The American Cancer Society , the Cleveland Clinic , and The American Friends of Magen David Adom (a charity which supports an Israeli counterpart to the American Red Cross), would no longer host their annual fundraising galas at Mar-a-Lago. [Full Article...]

Russian jets kill over 200 IS militants near Syria's Deir al-Zor

Russian jets kill over 200 IS militants near Syria's Deir al-Zor The Syrian land forces and the Russian air force are continuing their joint operation against the militants, said the Russian Ministry of Defence. The Russian strikes have killed an estimated 800 militants across the country this month alone. [Full Article...]

Texas man charged with trying to bomb Houston Confederate statue

Texas man charged with trying to bomb Houston Confederate statue A recreation center officer doing a normal watch of the territory around Hermann Park on Saturday discovered Schneck bowing in the brambles close to the statue of Richard Dowling, a leader in the Confederate armed force. He would plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge and $160,000 fine. In 2016, he was released on probation after serving time for storing explosives in his home. [Full Article...]

US, South Korea launch annual military drills

US, South Korea launch annual military drills Washington and Seoul have claimed the annual exercise, Ulchi Freedom Guardian, is merely a defensive drill and acts as a deterrent against a provocative Kim Jong Un . The latest sanctions were imposed after North Korea tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July. It is understood they were capable of hitting Alaska, but not yet the USA mainland. [Full Article...]


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