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Tension, Scuffles as Thousands Protest in Boston

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A large coalition of left-wing groups such as Antifa and Black Lives Matter showed up by the thousands to protest it. Marena Blanchard, a Portland organizer who co-founded For Us, By Us, a fund to support people of color in ME, was at the Fight Supremacy rally in Roxbury Saturday where people were getting ready to march to Boston Common. Read More »

USS John S. McCain collides with merchant ship

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Initial reports indicate the U.S. ship sustained damage to its aft port (rear left) side, the Navy statement said. The U.S Navy is working with local authorities as they conduct search and rescue efforts. That collision resulted in the deaths of seven USA sailors. USS John S McCain is the second United States warship to be involved in a collision in the Pacific in just over two months post USS Fitzgerald . Read More »

Marco Silva "very satisfied" with Watford win over Bournemouth

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The victory marked Watford's first win of the new Premier League campaign and Silva stated to the press that his team thoroughly deserved the win, Hertfordshire Mercury understands. "I know we're a lot better than that but I thought our tempo was too slow last week and it was a similar problem today". We prepared very well and the players did everything like we prepared. Read More »

Mexico Man Smuggled 13lbs of Meth Using a Drone

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Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol urges immigrants against entrusting smugglers and warns against the dangers of crossing illegally into the US through unsafe environmental conditions. Acting U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California, Alana Robinson, added that drones are not appealing to smugglers because their motor noise attracts attention, battery life is short, payload is small compared to vehicles, boats or tunnels. Read More »

Man Caught Using Drones to Smuggle Drugs Over the Border

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Drug Enforcement Administration said in a recent annual report, they can only transport small amounts at a time. Authorities, on Friday, said a 25-year-old USA citizen has been charged with using a drone to smuggle more than 13 pounds of methamphetamine from Mexico by drone. Read More »

Trump made excuses for neo-Nazis, but we cannot

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Lee statue. The resolution censures the president for his perceived misconduct, as well as calls on him to fire "any and all White House advisors who have urged him to cater to the white supremacist movement in the United States". And honestly, if the press were not fake and if it was honest, the press would have said what I said was very nice. The violence in Charlottesville was not caused by the 'alt-left, ' (whatever that may be). Read More »

Moon Jae-in: There will not be war on Korean Peninsula

Overnight an emergency alert was mistakenly broadcast to Guam residents amid fears of North Korea's "imminent" threat of nuclear missile strikes. Pyongyang's state media denounces South Korean president's "hypocrisy" over sanctions after first 100 days in office . Read More »

Eclipse: What to expect Monday in western MA

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Here are some frequently asked questions about the upcoming phenomena. Outside of the United States , the next eclipse will occur in 2019 and will be viewable from the South Pacific, Chile, and Argentina. People may be parking, walking and cycling alongside the road before the eclipse to get a view. Can I take pictures of the eclipse? . Experts at Blue Moon Camera and Machine in Portland told FOX 12 that photographers using a camera with a zoom or telephoto lens will want to ... Read More »

No more war on Korean peninsula: Moon

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U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford is visiting Seoul to discuss the rise in tensions between North Korea with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Defence Minister Song Young-moo ahead of major joint U.S. The chairman said the men shared some thoughts about the common challenges facing their nations, but focused mostly on North Korea . "We must peacefully resolve the North Korean nuclear issue no matter how many ups and downs there are". Read More »

THE PEOPLE SPEAK: President Trump failed in his responsibility

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Signer's statement came almost a week after white supremacists descended on the city and violently clashed with counter protesters. The President mourned the death of counter-protester Heather Heyer in a tweet and condemned James Alex Fields, the alleged driver of the vehicle which plowed into the crowd in Charlottesville , killing her. Read More »

Netanyahu to meet Putin, aiming to keep Iran away from Israel's border

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This will be Netanyahu's fourth visit to Russian Federation in some 16 months, a testament to Moscow's influence in the region as a result of its intense engagement in Syria. Israel has expressed its opposition to a cease-fire in Syria brokered between Russian Federation and the United States, because it leaves Iranian positions in place. Read More »

Donald Trump Thanks Boston Police for Handling Protesters

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But instead of aligning himself with the tens of thousands of peaceful demonstrators in Boston - people who spoke out strongly against the hatred we saw in Charlottesville , Virginia just last weekend - he chose to lie about the protesters and talk about how great Steve Bannon is. Read More »

Library hosting viewing party, distributing final eclipse glasses

A map showing the path of eclipse totality. Chris Watson's field recording of starlings reminds us how animals tend to spook when the sky goes dark at midday. While solar eclipses are not rare - one happens somewhere on the globe about once every 18 months - they are typically only viewable by less than 0.5% of earth's surface . Read More »

Stone pelting reduced in Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh

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Singh said that because of the NIA's work in Jammu and Kashmir, there had been a major drop in the number of stone-pelting incidents in the state. While speaking at the event, Rajnath Singh commended the agency for its exemplary conviction rate. Read More »

8 year old missing in Stokes County

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The Stokes County Sherrif's Dept is searching for Trinity Lakin McGraw. Deputies say she has brown eyes and light brown hair with blond streaks. Patrick McGraw stands six-feet tall and weighs 220 pounds. He was wearing a white shirt. Investigators say McGraw left Westfield, N.C. traveling in a gray 2016 Ford Focus with a Georgia license plate of RDG2198. Read More »

Donald Trump drops plan to create infrastructure council: White House

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That's the message the mother of Heather Heyer who was killed in Charlottesville at a white supremacist rally has given to her daughter's mourners. Trump initially condemned violence on "many sides" on Saturday after a man believed to have ties to neo-Nazi groups drove his auto into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injuring some 20 others. Read More »

Syria's Assad says war still not won but West's plots foiled

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He said that the deep regime in the United States doesn't share power with the US President; it only gives him a margin. Striking a victory tone, Assad that the war price in Syria was steep, "but the result was failing the Western scheme in Syria and the world". Read More »

British-born boy missing after Barcelona terror attack confirmed dead

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A pharmacist who comforted Mrs Cadman in the immediate aftermath of the attack has described how she ignored her own as she begged for information about her son. Cadman was met by Australian consular officials at Barcelona airport on Saturday afternoon, local time, and driven directly to the Ciutat de la Justicia. Read More »

Family Jumps Rising Drawbridge in Car, Lands on Other Side

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With not many options to choose from, driver Terence Naphys chose to put his foot down and see if he could make the gap. According to troopers, a bridge employee in control of operating the steel grate may not have seen the Naphys family's vehicle going over the bridge due to sun glare. Read More »

Missing British boy confirmed dead in Barcelona attack

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Julian Cadman has been confirmed as one of the victims of the Barcelona attack. "We are just so anxious", she said. Ireland's foreign affairs minister, Simon Coveney, said: "In a way it's a miracle that more Irish people weren't involved, given that there are so many Irish people in Spain, Barcelona and Cambrils at this time of year". Read More »

The Great American Eclipse Is Almost Here. This Is Your Complete Guide

For an observer watching from Richmond, the moon will start crossing into the sun at 1:18 p.m. and the sun will gradually appear to take on a crescent shape over the next hour. The next annular - or ring-like - eclipse in either Richmond or Virginia will happen on August 4, 2111. One tracked as close as Petersburg on May 30, 1984, but overcast weather prevented many from enjoying the sight. Read More »

Remembering Victims of Barcelona Attacks

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Trapero confirms the one man injured in a house explosion Wednesday in Alcanar was arrested Thursday after the attack in Barcelona. He also read a message from Pope Francisco, which said it was a "grave sin" to attack "against the lives of people who are the same as you, innocent people and children", while asking for heart to be "filled with fraternity, mercy and peace". Read More »

Julian Cadman , a British-Australian national, victim of attack in Spain

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She asked me 'where is my son.' She told me he was 7 years old". Multiple news outlets over the weekend had reported the boy, a British-Australian national, had been found alive in hospital. He left Sydney on Friday to travel to Spain. The plan will provide a do-it-yourself toolkit on installing bollards and planters, and other methods of mitigating a hostile vehicle attack to businesses, councils and private operators. Read More »

Family Member Charged With Killing 3 Girls Under The Age Of 10

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Williams, 25, admitted to killing the girls, authorities said. Nadira Withers , six, and her two cousins nine-year-old Ariana DeCree and six-year-old Ajayah DeCree , were found dead early Friday morning in Clinton, Maryland. Williams has been charged with three counts of first degree murder and three counts of second degree murder. "This is one of the the most hard scenes that our officers arrived on", Donelan said, adding that the neighborhood where the children were found was quiet. Read More »

China's crackdown on North Korea over United Nations sanctions starts to pinch

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Dunford also told reporters in Beijing that "there's no question" any potential military action in the Korean Peninsula would be taken only in consultation with South Korea. Also referenced was Malaysia's report in March to an worldwide body regarding "the use of a chemical warfare agent, VX" in the alleged assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Read More »

One person - not 2 - dead after Madras plane crash, investigators say

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The fire has been extinguished and officials said it is no longer a threat to the area. The Statesman Journal newspaper reported that about 400 planes had been flying into that airport in advance of Monday's total solar eclipse. Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkin says the crash started a brushfire on a cliff. Kurt Chapman, spokesman for the Joint Information Center for the Eclipse at Deschutes County, said he did not know the travel plans or direction of the plane. Read More »

Trump's Approval Rating Stands Below 40 Percent in Three Key Midwest States

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That was most true in MI, where 48 percent of voters favored Democratic control, compared to 35 percent who favored the GOP remaining in power. Perhaps even worse for the president, however, is that nearly two-thirds of voters in those states said that Trump's conduct as president was an embarrassment, with only 25 to 28 percent saying that his conduct was making them proud. Read More »

US military head warns of 'difficult issues' with China

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China supports economic penalties that punish North Korea for defying the United Nations and continuing its testing programs. But negotiations that build on cooperation between the USA and China remain the best path forward in this dark and risky situation with North Korea. Read More »

'Country being ripped apart' by monument removals

But he prompted another firestorm of criticism on Tuesday when he again blamed " both sides " and suggested that the white supremacist protesters included some "very fine people". "I don't forgive you for that", Bro said in another interview to MSNBC. That day, Trump tweeted , "Memorial service today for attractive and incredible Heather Heyer, a truly special young woman". Read More »

Suspected van driver in Barcelona attack was killed by cops

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A 15h person was killed in another attack hours later in Cambrils , 70 miles south of Barcelona . Most of those believed to be behind the twin terror attacks on Thursday came from Ripoll . It was the deadliest atrocity in Spain since March 2004, when militants inspired by al-Qaeda placed bombs on commuter trains in Madrid, killing 191 people and wounding more than 1,800. Read More »