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George Washington And Thomas Jefferson Statues 'Need To Come Down — CNN Commentator George Washington And Thomas Jefferson Statues 'Need To Come Down — CNN Commentator
- August 19, 2017

Lee was met with anti-racist counter-protesters. "So foolish!" Trump added. Politicians from the Democratic Party have joined the anti-statue brigade too. Robert E. Lee , Stonewall Jackson - who's next, Washington, Jefferson? We need to call it what it is". "So this week, it is Robert E. Lee ". "Look. (more...)
N. Korea reveals plan to fire four missiles at Guam
- August 19, 2017

Merkel declined to say whether Germany would stand with the U.S.in case of a military conflict with North Korea . She added: "I think escalating the rhetoric is the wrong answer". "If somebody else uttered the exact same words that I uttered, they'd say 'what a great statement, what a wonderful statement, '" Mr. Trump said on Friday. (more...)
Find out what time the solar eclipse will happen where you live Find out what time the solar eclipse will happen where you live
- August 19, 2017

Computer-generated forecasts don't quite agree about cloud cover, except for the Pacific Northwest and SC. "You need an unobstructed view". If the GFS model above is correct, the areas from OH to ME and south to parts of Maryland should see generally clear skies. (more...)
The Hain Celestial Group, Stake Trimmed by Cedar Wealth Management
- August 19, 2017

Susquehanna Bancshares Inc set a $46.00 target price on shares of The Hain Celestial Group and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. owns 117,687 shares or 1.41% of their United States portfolio. Finemark Natl Financial Bank stated it has 81,211 shares. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 3 think it is Overweight. (more...)
France's Macron warns against 'escalation of tensions' over North Korea France's Macron warns against 'escalation of tensions' over North Korea
- August 19, 2017

Trump also spoke with Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo, reassuring him that US military forces stand ready to ensure the safety and security of the USA territory, a White House statement said. Trump has threatened to unleash "fire and fury like the world has never seen" in response to Kim's warnings of imminent attacks on the U.S. Meanwhile, Kim has said his country was preparing to fire missiles into waters around Guam. (more...)
Chinese troops hurl stones at Indian Army in Ladakh region Chinese troops hurl stones at Indian Army in Ladakh region
- August 19, 2017

However, there were reports of troops from both sides exchanging candies on the occasion on Tuesday . A few seconds later another soldier is on the ground, hit by a stone thrown by a rival soldier. Army Chief General Bipin Rawat will reportedly pay a three-day visit to Ladakh beginning Sunday during which he will take stock of the security preparedness along the border with China besides discussing key operational matters with top commanders, official sources said on Sunday. (more...)
Barcelona attack: Search for missing boy, 7, with United Kingdom links Barcelona attack: Search for missing boy, 7, with United Kingdom links
- August 19, 2017

A longtime friend of the family, known only as Scott, told Sydney's 2GB Radio that Andrew Cadman was flying to Spain on Friday evening to be reunited with his seriously injured wife and begin the gut-wrenching search for his missing son. (more...)
Two Jacksonville Sheriff's Officers stable following shooting with suicidal suspect Two Jacksonville Sheriff's Officers stable following shooting with suicidal suspect
- August 19, 2017

At last check, one officer was in critical condition and the other officer was in stable condition, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said. No further details were available. When they began approaching the front door, someone inside began shooting through it with what they learned later was a high-powered rifle, Bruno said. (more...)
Boston preparing as thousands expected at protests Saturday Boston preparing as thousands expected at protests Saturday
- August 19, 2017

Smaller protests were expected in cities throughout the nation. Walsh said the city would do whatever is necessary to head off violence initiated by either side. Another organizer who holds the rally permit had not yet arrived. Chapman and Biggs are probably the most controversial. "Instead, they aggressively patrol our neighborhoods, enforce laws unequally, systematically impose poverty, and suppress the voices and needs of oppressed communities", the group said. (more...)
Weekend weather: Sunny, with highs in the 80s Weekend weather: Sunny, with highs in the 80s
- August 19, 2017

Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. It will be mostly sunny on Sunday and Monday . If you have any outdoor plans today , expect a few showers and scattered thunderstorms to develop this afternoon any time after 1 p.m. Wind: SE 5-10 miles per hour. Tuesday will have patchy fog in the morning then will be mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 3 to 7 miles per hour. (more...)
200 cows die in shelter run by BJP leader 200 cows die in shelter run by BJP leader
- August 19, 2017

However, Verma blamed the BJP-led state government for not providing him with enough funds to take care of the cows in his shelter. Veterinarians say that they want to conduct postmortem on the cows to find out the reason behind the deaths, the veterinarians allege that the locals are not allowing them to conduct autopsy on the cows, according to newswire agency ANI. (more...)
Man In Indore Gym Hits Woman For Complaining Against Him Man In Indore Gym Hits Woman For Complaining Against Him
- August 19, 2017

The gym members then rushed to rescue the girl and pulled the man aside. In the video, the man can be seen getting ready for his workout while another man adjusts his weights. The video soon had gone viral and caught the attention of police and the people. The man was identified as Punit Malviya, according to a report. Punit Malviya is yet to be arrested. (more...)
Vandals strike Confederate statue at Durham's Duke Chapel Vandals strike Confederate statue at Durham's Duke Chapel
- August 19, 2017

Lee ". It was shameful enough that the president proved unwilling or unable to forthrightly condemn white supremacists. "Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our lovely statues and monuments", Mr Trump wrote in a string of tweets. (more...)
10 coaches of Utkal Express derail in Muzaffarnagar, over 15 feared dead 10 coaches of Utkal Express derail in Muzaffarnagar, over 15 feared dead
- August 19, 2017

The train was on its way to Haridwar in Uttarakhand from Puri in Odisha . Prabhu took to Twitter to share information on the same and posted, "Have ordered inquiry into the unfortunate accident to ascertain the cause". Several people were reportedly injured but officials are yet to determine the extent of casualties in the derailment of Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express near Khataulli station. (more...)
Trump Is Said to Abandon Plan for Council on Infrastructure Trump Is Said to Abandon Plan for Council on Infrastructure
- August 19, 2017

However, amid a widening corporate backlash over Trump's insistence on blaming "both sides" for clashes between white supremacists and anti-fascist demonstrators, in which a 32-year-old woman was killed when a auto rammed a crowd on Saturday, 12 August, the White House said yesterday the council "will not move forward". (more...)
South Korea pledges 'no war on Korean peninsula' South Korea pledges 'no war on Korean peninsula'
- August 19, 2017

He said US President Donald Trump had assured South Korea he would consult with them before making any military decisions on North Korea . President Trump had also promised " fire and fury " and said that Washington's weapons were "locked and loaded" . (more...)
Trump Rips Into 'Publicity Seeking' Lindsey Graham
- August 19, 2017

Lee from a city park and questioned how many more statutes and monuments would be removed. Lindsey Graham over the President's response to racially motivated protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, continued Thursday, with the SC senator accusing Trump of stoking tensions, a claim Trump called "a disgusting lie". (more...)
North Korea hones Guam strike plans, mocks Trump North Korea hones Guam strike plans, mocks Trump
- August 19, 2017

Alarm about North Korea has been steadily growing in the past six months, but it took on a new urgency this week, as President Donald Trump ratcheted up his rhetoric and Kim Jong Un promised to strike the tiny USA territory of Guam. (more...)
United States general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attack United States general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attack
- August 19, 2017

While the threat of war between the US and the North has subsided, the USA and its Pacific allies remain on the "front line" in the simmering conflict, Mr. Photo American Marines during a joint exercise with Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force in Eniwa on Monday. The United States reaffirmed that the military option remained on the table. (more...)
Deepa Jayakumar opposes plans to convert Jaya's residence into memorial Deepa Jayakumar opposes plans to convert Jaya's residence into memorial
- August 19, 2017

Her previous move to enter the Poes Garden residence (Jayalalithaa house) was sabotaged as guards deployed there stopped her from entering it. Deepak has written to incumbent Chief Minister E Palaniswami that the government should seek their consent before taking over the property. (more...)
Trump to sit out annual Kennedy Center Honors Trump to sit out annual Kennedy Center Honors
- August 19, 2017

The president and first lady usually hold a reception each year for the honorees and appear alongside them during the award ceremony. Singer Lionel Richie also indicated that he might also boycott the event, rapper LL Cool J has not indicated if he would attend, while singer Gloria Estefan said she would attend to try to lobby the president on immigration issues. (more...)
Mattis vows 'immediate, specific' actions to intercept NK missile Mattis vows 'immediate, specific' actions to intercept NK missile
- August 19, 2017

Tokyo, wary of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile development programs, said Japan must now contend with "a new level of threat", Kyodo News reported Thursday. The introduction of the new system will "largely" strengthen Japan's missile defense, according to a ministry source, but some critics say it could increase tension in the surrounding region. (more...)
Eclipse to take place Monday Eclipse to take place Monday
- August 19, 2017

The sun doesn't become more unsafe on the day of the eclipse. As the moon moves in front of the sun, be prepared for darkness. In a total solar eclipse , the moon moves between the Earth and the sun. More: Can't Get Your Hands On Eclipse Glasses? Read and follow any instructions printed on or packaged with the filter. You can still see views of the eclipse safely in Westport, where we will observe a 70% partial solar eclipse. (more...)
Suspects Arrested Following Barcelona Attack That Killed 13 Suspects Arrested Following Barcelona Attack That Killed 13
- August 19, 2017

Sydney man Tony Cadman has posted on Facebook that his grandson Julian Cadman is missing and the boy's mum Jom is in a serious but stable condition in hospital. "Please share if you have family or friends in Barcelona". Another woman, also from NSW, was seriously injured but is now in a stable condition. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says four Australians were injured in the attack. (more...)
Will act if N Korea launches missile Will act if N Korea launches missile
- August 19, 2017

The new US Ambassador to Japan, William Hagerty, said he had arrived at a hard time and the United States wanted to work with Japan to "calm the rhetoric" over North Korea . He talked about purging rivals from the Defense and State departments to advance a more hawkish policy. "I'm getting Susan Thornton [acting head of East Asian and Pacific Affairs] out at State". (more...)
Korea tensions ease as Moon urges calm
- August 19, 2017

The move is created to calm the situation in the region after North Korea and the United States have exchanged threats of war for weeks. The seeming indifference among South Koreans can be explained in part by the simple fact that, despite talk of possible war, there are no telltale signs of either the United States or North Korea preparing to start one. (more...)
"US will act calmly" - S Korea's Moon
- August 19, 2017

But North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has absolutely no intention of giving up his nuclear weapons since he knows what will happen to him the moment he does. President Moon assured that his government "will block war by all means" and said that only South Korea could give consent to initiate any conflict with the North. (more...)
Shahbaz bars party leaders from giving statement against govt institutions Shahbaz bars party leaders from giving statement against govt institutions
- August 19, 2017

In a TV interview, the first salvo was sacked by Rashid who sounded a upset with Nisar on what the interior ministry could and could not have done during Nawaz Sharif's third term as prime minister. This was Pervaiz Rashid's first public statements after he was sacked following the controversial Dawn Leaks saga. "Differences within parties are the beauty of democracy", he stated. (more...)
North Korean Ambassador says Self-Defense is Non-Negotiable North Korean Ambassador says Self-Defense is Non-Negotiable
- August 19, 2017

The South Korean president has vowed to avoid "losing everything" in another conflict with the North, adding that Seoul can veto United States military action in the region. But even when-not if-North Korea has the ability to strike the United States , that does not mean it will use that capability against us. "This is an unpardonable plot toeing the USA line to suffocate the DPRK", it said, using the abbreviation of the North's official name. (more...)
US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter N.Korea US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter N.Korea
- August 19, 2017

Mattis reaffirmed the ironclad USA commitment to defend South Korea and emphasized the military's role in providing extended deterrence, she added, and expressed his commitment to the ongoing diplomatic effort to achieve the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. (more...)

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