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Trump says he's 'sad' to see 'beautiful' Confederate statues pulled down

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President Donald Trump took a swing at his favorite punching bag Thursday, claiming his comments about the deadly violence in Charlottesville were misrepresented by media. "A whooping Fifty-nine percent of Republicans , approved the president's response, while 19 percent said it was insufficient". Nobody in history is flawless, Foner says, and argues there wouldn't be a lot of statues if that was a prerequisite but believes primarily you need to focus on "what is the most important ... Read More »

Salah features as Mane hands Liverpool first league win of the season

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With more pace and energy along the wings to put even more pressure on wobbling Palace , Liverpool were finally able to make the breakthrough with 12 minutes left with Sadio Mane's scrappy goal. I have no idea how much we had the ball but it was a lot. But the positive thing for me was that we were really concentrated and were really playing as a team. Read More »

Klopp praises Anfield atmosphere for role in Liverpool win

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Mohamed Salah entered the fray on the hour mark, replacing Daniel Sturridge who had shown flashes of skill but not enough to really trouble the opposition. I have no idea how much we had the ball but it was a lot. We were really awake and defended well and I loved the goal because it was not a clear situation. Read More »

Intel CEO leaves Trump's American Manufacturing Council

Trump eventually made a statement condemning bigotry Monday afternoon at a press conference. The son of a janitor, Frazier joined Merck as general counsel of one of the drugmaker's subsidiaries in 1992, working his way up to CEO of the company in 2011. Read More »

One dead, two injured in twin bomb blasts in Bengal hills

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Prima facie, we suspect that Gorkha leaders, namely Bimal Gurung, Prakash Gurung and Praveen Subba, were behind the explosion. Meanwhile, the blast sent shockwaves among the residents of Darjeeling , many of whom were woken up by the loud explosion that was heard throughout the tiny hill town. Read More »

Trump digs in against critics of his Charlottesville violence response

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While many in the news media, in Washington, across social media, and in the streets have swiftly condemned President Donald Trump for his comments asserting that both the white supremacists who gathered in Charlottesville , Virginia and the counter-protesters who demonstrated against the so-called "Unite the Right" rally were to blame for the ensuing violence, a new poll shows that many Republicans agree with him. Read More »

Will Trump Be Impeached? 40 Percent Favor The President's Removal, Poll Finds

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A recent poll from Marist found that the president's job approval among all voters is at its lowers point since he took office, while 55 per cent disapprove of Trump after seven months on the job. After his controversial remarks on Charlottesville, a lot of Americans seem to be asking the same question: will Trump be impeached ? Support for impeachment, overall, has increased by 10 points in the last six months, with only 30 percent of Americans supporting the move in February, which ... Read More »

Oxford University employee charged with murder in Chicago

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The two men turned themselves in to police on August 4, following a two-week manhunt that began after the body of Trenton Cornell-Duranleau was discovered in Lathem's River North apartment. He had been dead more than 12 hours. According to autopsy results released Friday by the Cook County medical examiner's office, Cornell-Duranleau had methamphetamine in his system at the time of his death. Read More »

South Korea's Moon : No war on Korean Peninsula

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Many South Koreans ignore Pyongyang because they have lived with near-constant North Korean belligerence, and sometimes violence, since the Korean Peninsula was divided in 1945 and the two countries fought a bloody, three-year war five years later. Read More »

Mother of slain protester Heather Heyer says she won't talk to Trump

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US President Donald Trump has disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils as a parade of CEOs, prominent Republicans and US ally Britain rebuked him for his comments on a Virginia rally. "What about the alt-left that came charging at as you say the alt-right?" "The people of SC will remember". Trump's remarks were welcomed by former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke , who tweeted , "Thank you President Trump for your honesty & courage to tell the truth". Read More »

President Trump Disbands Two White House Business Councils

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President Donald Trump on Thursday said it was "sad" to see Confederate statues being taken down in the US, attacked two Republican senators on Twitter and was preparing to meet with the head of the Small Business Administration at his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. Read More »

BC wildfire emergency extended to September 1

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As well, the Province remains committed to provide ongoing, direct financial support to evacuees, with $600-per-household funding, being renewed every 14 days until evacuees return home. He points out campfires are still banned across most of the province, offroading is off-limits in the South East, Kamloops and Cariboo Fire Centres, and there's a total backcountry closure in the Cariboo. Read More »

Saudi Arabia to Install Cranes at Three Yemeni Ports

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Yemen suffered more airstrikes in the first half of this year than in the whole of 2016, increasing the number of civilian deaths and forcing more people to flee their homes, according to a report by worldwide aid agencies. He said its contents are still under discussion and the decision of who will be on the blacklist is up to him. In Yemen, 50% of the victims children are the result of the arab Coalition led by saudi Arabia, says the document. Read More »

Young Australian boy missing after van attack

It comes after more than a dozen people were killed in the Spanish city of Barcelona when terrorists used a van to run down pedestrians on the Las Ramblas thoroughfare. The French foreign ministry said 26 French nationals were injured, including 11 seriously. The police force for Spain's Catalonia region says the five suspects shot and killed in the resort town of Cambrils were carrying bomb belts, which were detonated by the force's bomb squad. Read More »

Search on for two fishermen missing near Penfield Reef

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The Coast Guard says it received a report of two people unaccounted for around 7:45 a.m.in the area of Penfield Reef . A Fairfield Police marine unit was able to rescue 4 of the fishermen, but two others couldn't be located. Fairfield police and fire, and marine police from Bridgeport, Westport, and Stratford, along with the U.S. Coast Guard, are involved in the search, using both marine and air assets, MacNamara said. Read More »

Long lost USS Indianapolis wreckage discovered by Paul Allen crew

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In popular culture, the most well-known reference to the USS Indianapolis comes from "Jaws" when actor Robert Shaw, whose character Quint is depicted as a survivor of the incident. "We've assembled and integrated this technology, assets and unique capability into an operating platform which is now one among very few on the planet". Read More »

Iraqi forces prepare to retake Tal Afar from Daesh militants

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Iraqi warplanes bombed Tal Afar - the Islamic State's last stronghold in northern Iraq - in preparation for a ground assault, defense officials said. He was ensuring USA military advisory teams are with the right local units to provide the best support, intelligence gathering, surveillance and advice. Read More »

Authorities evacuate train station in France after reports of a gunfight

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However, after 90 minutes from the initial reports, police said the situation at the station returned to normal. Midi Libre added, that according to its sources, the man's weapon was possibly fake. The station was sealed off while police detained a man with a replica gun which fires blanks, the local prefecture told AFP. French authorities increased checks of its border with Spain after the attacks, and one suspect is believed at large. Read More »

Polls: Majority troubled by Donald Trump Charlottesville response

The controversy has escalated since the death of Heather Heyer , who was killed when a vehicle drove into counter-protesters who objected to the presence of neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, Virginia. Polling numbers indicated that the public remains uneasy about Trump's ability to handle the North Korea situation - 59% said they are uneasy about his ability to do so, while 38% said they have confidence. Read More »

Puducherry safe for women even at night: Lt Governor Kiran Bedi

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In a WhatsApp message to mediapersons after a "night round" of the city riding pillion on a scooter, she said, 'Felt that Puducherry is safe for women even at night'. Bedi has tweeted a post where she posted a picture of herself on a scooter with her face covered on a street in Puducherry . However, Bedi justified her actions saying that she deliberately did not wear a helmet, as she wanted to appear vulnerable. Read More »

Gagan Kang & Arjit Lavania from 'Mahakali' die in auto accident

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The two actors along with Spotboy who was seating in the rear, were returning to their Goregaon home from their studio in Umbergaon in Gujarat, reports TOI . Police said that they have not ruled out the possibility of drunken driving as beer cans were found in the vehicle. The media reports suggest that the cops are waiting for the autopsy reports to figure out if Gagan was drunk at the time of accident. Read More »

Terror cell behind Spanish attacks dismantled - Minister

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Oukabir was among five men shot dead as they launched their assault on tourists and locals in the coastal town west of Barcelona . The four names and photos that have appeared in the media are of Abouyaaqoub, Oukabir, Aallaa and Hychami, CNN reported . Read More »

At least 1 American killed in Spain attacks: Tillerson

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Tacopina said that if Mill's name had been John Smith, "he wouldn't even have been arrested ". Spanish authorities had not yet drawn any direct links between ISIS extremists and the suspects in the Spanish attacks. 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. Read More »

Richarlison scores as Watford see off Bournemouth

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As reported by The Mirror , the deal would represent a reunion for the player with Watford boss Marco Silva , who worked with the player during their respective stints at Sporting Lisbon. "It doesn't surprise me that he is still in the league with a job". Howe said: "Even when we didn't play well a year ago, we created a number of chances in most games, so West Brom was an uncharacteristic, dormant display from us in an attacking sense". Read More »

Newspaper: Smith backs Khawaja's Test return in BD

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Australia are scheduled to play a warm-up game in Fatullah before taking on Bangladesh in the two match Test series that kicks-off on 27th August. Cricket Australia agreed to reschedule the series this year only after Bangladesh promised head-of-state style security for the Baggy Greens. Read More »

Japan to Reportedly Place Extra Interceptors to Stop DPRK's Possible Guam Attack

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While tourists are free to visit the secretive state as part of strictly controlled tour groups, they are told to never take photos of soldiers by their handlers. Pyongyang has said it would take less than 18 minutes for a missile to cross the 3,400km distance to the USA territory. China , North Korea's most important ally and trading partner, has reiterated calls for calm during the current crisis. Read More »

Woman survives her third terror attack

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Saturday that his government was poised to release a "comprehensive national strategy" to protect places of mass gathering from vehicle terror attacks in the wake of the van attack in Barcelona, China's Xinhua news agency reported. Read More »

40% of Americans now say they want Trump impeached

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He lamented an assault on American "culture", revived a bogus, century-old story about killing Muslim extremists, and attacked Republicans with a renewed vigor. At first, the big news was the violence Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, that took the life of a woman protesting white nationalists who flocked to town to oppose the removal of a statute of Confederate Gen. Read More »

Train Derails in India, at Least 14 Killed, Dozens Injured

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The Utkal Express running between the Indian cities of Haridwar and Puri derailed earlier on Saturday. Police said that at least eight carriages jumped the tracks near Muzaffarnagar, about 130km (80 miles) north of the capital Delhi. It comes just a week after dozens of children died at a hospital that had run out of oxygen there. In January almost 40 people were killed when eight coaches and the engine of a passenger train derailed in the forest area of southern Andra Pradesh. Read More »

Chinese troops hurl stones at Indian Army in Ladakh region

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Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hu Chunying said, "I am not aware of the information". Despite the denial from China , PTI reports that army officers of India and China met in Chushul sector of Leh on Wednesday. India objected to the road construction after the Chinese troops ignored Bhutanese protests, triggering the faceoff from June 16. Kovind will present colours to five battalions of the Ladakh Scouts, an infantry regiment of the Indian Army. Read More »

Watching the weather for Monday's eclipse

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The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill's models suggest a fair amount of cloud cover Monday, with the possibility of morning clouds and thunderstorms across the area. It begins at 12:56 p.m. Monday and continues until 3:45 p.m. Those puffy clouds could block the sun at times, but should not block out the eclipse viewing for an extended period. Read More »

'We're The Heirs': Poes Garden Memorial Plan Rattles J Jayalalithaa's Family

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Apart from this, the government is also ordering a one-man committee probe into her death. "I and my sister Deepa are the only legal heirs under the Hindu Succession Act", Deepak has told the Chief Minister. The letter further states that since Jayalalithaa did not leave a Will bequeathing the property to anyone, her mother, Sandhya's Probated Will will hold water. Read More »