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Mother of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer says she won't talk to Trump


Antifa grabbed major headlines by throwing Molotov cocktails, destroying property and wearing black masks in Berkeley in the US state of California earlier this year, when they protested Trump's supporter Milo Yiannopoulos, a conservative political commentator, who was to hold a speaking event at the University of California. Read More »

Highland County, are you ready for Monday's eclipse? View safely, experts warn


Even if it's broad daylight, this'll make the sky look totally dark. When the moon passes, it then blocks the sun for an hour or longer, creating a solar eclipse . Call your local stores to check if there are any left in stock. Things are expected to get a little hectic on the day of the eclipse, and it doesn't help that August is peak highway construction season, either. Read More »

Solar eclipse 2017: Don't have glasses? Here's how you can still watch


This simulation can help give you a better idea of what to look for during the solar eclipse and determine if you should make the trek to the path of totality . A total eclipse happens when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun and completely blots out the sun's light, except for the corona of its outer atmosphere. Read More »

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Your astronomical guide


ECLIPSE HISTORY: Links to digitized images of newspaper articles reporting on some of the eclipses that have occurred throughout US history. Also, on typing appropriate keyword in the search box (in this case eclipse), the NASA app drops down the total number of images, videos, tweets and articles they have on that particular topic. Read More »

US military head warns of 'difficult issues' with China


His next official visit will be Japan. North Korea manages to skirt financial sanctions mostly through the use of Chinese nationals who lend their name and businesses for transactions in exchange for a handsome payoff, according to spies and defectors. Read More »

7 things you need to know about Monday's Solar Eclipse


Here in New Jersey the eclipse will reach about 77 percent. "Adults should take special care to help protect the eyes of children during this event". Both methods provide clear images of the phases of eclipse . Regular sunglasses don't make the cut. Even if you don't have special glasses that you have researched thoroughly and feel comfortable wearing, there are ways to enjoy viewing the eclipse safely. Read More »

Top US general vows to work through difficulties with China


Dunford said he believes the U.N. Security Council vote imposing sanctions on Chinese exports was a great first step. On Aug. 7, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi acknowledged this and called them the "4 No's." North Korea and the US exchanged threats of military action last week, with Pyongyang saying it will develop a plan to strike the US Pacific territory of Guam . Read More »

Barcelona to wear commemorative shirts in tribute to victims of attacks

Moroccan-born Younes Abouyaaqoub has now been named by Spanish media as the person they believe was behind the wheel of the van in Barcelona . After the attacks, police reported that four attackers were killed by police in Cambrils. The grandfather of Julian Alessandro Cadman made a plea for information about the boy, who became separated from his mother during the attack in Barcelona . Read More »

Five things to know for watching Monday's solar eclipse in Victoria


Experts warn that looking directly at the eclipse can burn the retina, possibly causing lasting blind spots. On Earth, the two appear to be the same size, so they have to line up exactly for a total eclipse to occur. I recruited my husband, who reluctantly abandoned his plans for a solitary eclipse viewing in OR and agreed to accompany us. This app will tell you the percentage of the eclipse you can see from your location, the weather forecast for the afternoon, and it also provides an ... Read More »

Kyle Busch Sweeps the Weekend at Bristol


Kyle Busch (18) took the green flag from the pole, drove off into the first turn, and looked like he would run away from the other 39 cars in the race. "We gained spots on pit road all night". We're there towards the back. "I thought today was actually going to be that day". They always say you have to lose one or two before you win one. Read More »

Over 20 Dead, At Least 40 Injured in Train Derailment in Muzaffarnagar


Muzaffarnagar: 10 bins of Kalinga Utkal Express near Khatauli of Muzaffarnagar have come off the track. Meanwhile, in the first definitive step taken post the deadly derailment, an FIR has been lodged against unknown persons under various sections including 304 A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) (death due to negligence). Read More »

Majority of Americans disapprove Trump response to Charlottesville

The president initially took heat for blaming "many sides" for the violence . Trump was not done with his apology for white supremacists. He went on to say the panel is "personally involved" in the lives of those in the White House and are daily "praying for all these people, answering their questions". Read More »

Trump Rips Into 'Publicity Seeking' Lindsey Graham


Pressured by advisers, the president had softened his words on the dispute Monday, two days after he had enraged many by declining to single out the white supremacists and neo-Nazis whose demonstration against the removal of a Robert E. Read More »

Rare Solar Eclipse Will Take Place On Monday


Catch the eclipse on August 21 at some point between 9:15 noon, because the next chance to view an eclipse in the United States will be in April 2024, with a totality from Texas to Maine. Courtesy photo On Monday, Aug. 21, there will be an eclipse of the sun that will occur along a path stretching from OR to SC. Thousands of solar viewing glasses have been given away or sold for a few dollars. Read More »

Trump kills advisory panel on infrastructure needs


But at a moment of political crisis, he has chose to run headlong into its arms. Never mind that the last time he was taken even remotely seriously was in 1991 when he ran for governor of Louisiana. He then added to his expression of support a tweet reviving a debunked legend about a USA general subduing Muslim rebels a century ago in the Philippines by shooting them with bullets dipped in pig blood. Read More »

Trump defends 'beautiful' Civil War statues

But he also said: "You also had people that were very fine people , on both sides". Few top Republican officeholders want to defend the president in the midst of an escalating political crisis, yet they are unwilling to declare all-out opposition to him and risk alienating his loyalists. Read More »

US, Japan discuss North Korean threat


The top USA general said President Donald Trump has asked military leaders to develop credible, viable military options. Joe Dunford is traveling in Asia and involved in high-level discussions centered on the nuclear threat posed by North Korea , but he took time to address the recent tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia. Read More »

Numbers drawn for the $535 million Powerball jackpot


It has been six months since someone matched all six balls, with the jackpot growing larger and larger each time. The world-record jackpot in early 2016 was nearly $1.6 billion. Lotto players now have 535 million reasons to play Powerball . The numbers drawn were 17, 68, 19, 43, 39. Just because there are more players, doesn't mean your chances of winning get worse. Read More »

Barcelona attack: Catalan police name 22yo Moroccan as main suspect


The attackers mowed down crowds along Barcelona's famed Las Ramblas boulevard , leaving mangled bodies in their wake, before regrouping and launching the second van attack in Cambrils , which killed one woman and injured six others. Seven victims were injured in that attack, one of whom later died. "We express our deepest sympathies to the loved ones of this individual" and to others who suffered from the attack, Tillerson said. Read More »

Family Fears San Francisco Man Among 13 Killed In Barcelona Terror Attack


The California man and his wife were on a romantic getaway when their life together ended. Collins said Nunes Tucker was very happy. On Thursday, the couple had just finished enjoying some drinks on an outdoor patio when Nunes, a 40-year-old teacher chose to look at some jewelry in a shop, and Jared took off to find a restroom. Read More »

Removal of statues won't rewrite history


Councilwoman Teresa Watkins Brown said the statue has been there since she was a child. "We think about who and what Robert E. Lee signifies". "But they were there to protest - excuse me - you take a look, the night before, they were there to protest the taking down of the statue of Robert E. Read More »

Anderson strikes as West Indies slump to 145-8 in 1st Test


Sadly for him and the West Indies , none of his team-mates could demonstrate his skill or ability to stick it out against James Anderson and Co. West Indies left out experienced fast bowler Shannon Gabriel, who had no-ball problems in last week's floodlit warm-up match against Derbyshire and was deemed not to have regained full fitness following an injury lay-off. Read More »