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Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way for racism reasons Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way for racism reasons
- August 18, 2017

As for Boston, they just finished up against St. Louis in a two-game set. Jose Ramirez scored on both of Encarnacion's homers. Rick Porcello picked up the win on the mound, giving up three earned runs on eight hits with six strikeouts and two walks over seven innings. (more...)
China, US militaries agree to boost ties to avoid war
- August 18, 2017

Speaking to reporters after viewing a Chinese military exercise outside the northeastern city of Shenyang, Dunford said he told Gen. Fang Fenghui that the US hoped diplomatic and economic pressure would convince North Korea to end its nuclear program, but that it was also preparing military options. (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms
- August 18, 2017

Skies are expected to stay mostly sunny to partly cloudy at times, with winds staying out of the south around 5 to 15 miles per hour. Partly cloudy with a low around 74. Afternoon highs will be right at average in the mid 80s. Saturday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 6 miles per hour. (more...)
How to view the eclipse with a cereal box How to view the eclipse with a cereal box
- August 18, 2017

Even those glasses you ordered from Amazon specifically for this event might not be safe , and at this point, eclipse glasses for sale online are expensive or not available until after the eclipse (tres helpful). Cardboard box - any size will work but you have to hold it up during the eclipse. Put the plain piece on the ground. The organization published instructions of how to make a pinhole projector to view the eclipse safely. (more...)
Mattis, Tillerson say North Korea could face "military consequence"
- August 18, 2017

Much of the discussion focused on North Korea, which also poses a threat to Japan. The drill, part of a 19-day exercise, came after a tense war of words between the United States and North Korea over Pyongyang's threats to fire missiles towards the Pacific island of Guam. (more...)
El kirchnerismo denunció que el Gobierno El kirchnerismo denunció que el Gobierno "secuestró los votos"
- August 18, 2017

La Policía Federal capturó a ocho personas buscadas por delitos de robo, sustracción de menores, tráfico de drogas, infracción al código aduanero y falsificación de documento público, entre otros, en operativos en las provincias de Buenos Aires , Misiones, San Luis y Mendoza. (more...)
Australia announce ODI and T20 squads for India tour, Mitchell Starc rested Australia announce ODI and T20 squads for India tour, Mitchell Starc rested
- August 18, 2017

Australia will arrive in India on September 17 for five one-day internationals and three Twenty20 matches. Play the CPL T20 challenge and win cash prizes daily! Mitchell Starc has been rested and the uncapped left-arm pacer Jason Beherendorff's was named in his place for the T20Is. (more...)
Va. cop killed during Charlottesville attack was 'wonderful man' Va. cop killed during Charlottesville attack was 'wonderful man'
- August 18, 2017

Lee, the Confederacy's top general. He ignored reporters' shouted questions, including whether he wanted the support of white nationals who have said they backed him or if the auto crash in Virginia were deemed intentional, would it be declared to be terrorism. (more...)
Confederate Monument in Arizona Tarred and Feathered Confederate Monument in Arizona Tarred and Feathered
- August 18, 2017

State property. It is vandalism. It has since been power washed. The DPS says a suspect described as a white man in his 40s was last seen riding a bicycle nearby. Breaking the law and destroying property isn't the answer", Ducey said in a statement on Thursday afternoon. The President was backed by Maine's Governor Paul LePage, a Republican, who said taking down Confederate statues is "just like" removing a monument to the victims of the 9/11 attacks. (more...)
Mary Barra No Longer Working With Trump as Advisory Council Ends
- August 18, 2017

Barra was not among the CEOs who immediately resigned from the presidential council's after Trump's comments regarding events in Charlottesville. So after learning about this latest loss of confidence by his former strategic and policy forum , Trump tried to put a more favorable spin on the defections. (more...)
Trump Scolds CNN's Jim Acosta For Asking About Charlottesville Trump Scolds CNN's Jim Acosta For Asking About Charlottesville
- August 18, 2017

The Washington Examiner reports that President Trump's reply "they've been condemned , they've been condemned" referred to a statement he made yesterday to the media, in which he refused to take reporter's questions. ACOSTA: Can we ask you some more questions then, sir? Trump walked out of the room, but Acosta called out, "Haven't you spread a lot of fake news yourself, sir?" "But I like real news, not fake news ". (more...)
War Stories Introduces Next Chapter in World of Tanks History War Stories Introduces Next Chapter in World of Tanks History
- August 18, 2017

No other details were shared on where else players could find themselves in World of Tanks' single-player campaign. This War Story will entertain and train incoming players with three separate chapters that cover basic movement, scouting, sniping and a brief overview on tank armor and performance capabilities. (more...)
War 'horrific' but N.Korea nukes 'unimaginable' War 'horrific' but N.Korea nukes 'unimaginable'
- August 18, 2017

Moon's remarks followed a heated war of words between Washington and Pyongyang. "The people worked together to rebuild the country from the Korean War, and we can not lose everything again because of a war", Mr Moon said in a nationally televised news conference. (more...)
South Korea: Trump Won't Go to War Without Our Say-So South Korea: Trump Won't Go to War Without Our Say-So
- August 18, 2017

Washington is "prepared militarily" to respond, if necessary, he said. Questioned on this position, the american ministers of foreign Affairs and Defence, Rex Tillerson and Jim Mattis, has confirmed its strategy of "pressure" coupled with a threat of military action. (more...)
Barcelona terror: Sydney schoolboy missing after deadly attack that killed 16 Barcelona terror: Sydney schoolboy missing after deadly attack that killed 16
- August 18, 2017

Her son, Julian Cadman , was separated from his mother during the van attack on the boulevard, his family said. Australian schoolboy Julian Cadman is believed to be missing in Barcelona following the deadly terror attack. Foreign minister Julie Bishop said earlier today that four Australians were hurt in the attack , including a woman in a serious condition in hospital, while one person is missing. (more...)
JNU students allege assault and molestation at Asola sanctuary JNU students allege assault and molestation at Asola sanctuary
- August 18, 2017

The female student alleged that she was threatened with rape. She was then allegedly dragged to a temporary shed by a man. "One of them suggested that we should be tied to a tree and chopped into pieces and thrown into the lake". They made comments like " Tera kapda cheena huwa hai ya itna hi hai (were your clothes taken away or were they short anyway)" and " Yeh free sex ka culture jail mein karwatey hai (we'll show you how to indulge in free sex in jail)". (more...)
Trump under fire for failing to condemn white supremacy Trump under fire for failing to condemn white supremacy
- August 18, 2017

CNN named the driver of the auto as James Alex Fields Jr , 20. Fields was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in Heyer's death. Two Virginia State Police officers died a few hours later when their helicopter crashed outside Charlottesville. (more...)
Boston approves 'free speech' rally, Congressman Kennedy holds anti-hate meeting Boston approves 'free speech' rally, Congressman Kennedy holds anti-hate meeting
- August 18, 2017

The permit, which was obtained by 7News from the Boston Parks Department, shows the rally is approved for 12 p.m.to 2 p.m. A large counter-protest, which Walsh has said should be referred to as a peaceful rally, is expected to take place at the same time as the Free Speech event. (more...)
Thunderstorm chances up today and turning less humid Friday Thunderstorm chances up today and turning less humid Friday
- August 18, 2017

Readings begin in the upper 60s to middle 70s. Highs today will be around 90 with a heat index nearing 100 or so. The beginning of the work week on Monday will see a mostly sunny sky with temperatures in the 80s. Tonight the storm chance increases throughout the night with lows in the low 70s. Wednesday will see scattered showers and storms over the area. (more...)
Security manager sacked for harassing woman at Delhi's Aerocity hotel Security manager sacked for harassing woman at Delhi's Aerocity hotel
- August 18, 2017

She is seen clutching her saree tightly while speaking to the man, in the video. She refused after which he pulled her towards himself and tried to take off her saree. Hotel's PRO, Raja Singh, said he doesn't know about the woman's suspension but the assaulter has been suspended. Shockingly, on Thursday, her duty manager asked her to visit the HR department following which the victim received the termination notice. (more...)
Karti Chidambaram directed to appear before CBI on Aug 23 Karti Chidambaram directed to appear before CBI on Aug 23
- August 18, 2017

The Supreme Court asked CBI and Karti Chidambaram to file their respective reports before it on August 28, the next date of hearing. Senior Advocate Gopal Subramanium , who appeared for Chidambaram before a Bench of Chief Justice JS Khehar and Justice DY Chandrachud , told the Court that Chidambaram is ready to appear before the IO. (more...)
Your solar eclipse questions answered Your solar eclipse questions answered
- August 18, 2017

The new moon will line up perfectly between Earth and the sun, causing a rare solar eclipse on Monday. A total eclipse will cross the entire country, coast-to-coast, for the first time since 1918, on Monday, Aug. nasa .gov. The path across the United States that will experience total coverage will be a thin swath about 70 miles wide, and will cross from west to east from OR to SC. (more...)
Trump Ends Manufacturing Council Following Resignations, Backlash To Charlottesville Comments
- August 18, 2017

On Twitter, Trump said it was his decision to disband both councils. Meanwhile the chief executives of 3M Co . and Campbell Soup Co. on Wednesday became the latest corporate leaders to leave a separate White House council on manufacturing after President Donald Trump's responses to the recent violence in Charlottesville, Va. (more...)
Pence urges Latin American nations to cut ties with N. Korea Pence urges Latin American nations to cut ties with N. Korea
- August 18, 2017

After issuing an ultimatum to North Korea for threatening the United States, President Donald Trump, earlier, in a series of tweets, said that the US nuclear arsenal is now "far stronger and more powerful than ever before". "We have no plans to cut off diplomatic relations with North Korea", Muñoz said, following the U.S. request as a retaliatory measure for the country's nuclear program. (more...)
FG- ASUU Meeting Ends in Deadlock, To Reconvene Within One Week FG- ASUU Meeting Ends in Deadlock, To Reconvene Within One Week
- August 18, 2017

ASUU consequently rejected the FG's request to call off the strike. He, however, added that the request of the lecturers that federal universities in the country be exempted from the treasury single account (TSA) will not be granted. "The Babalakin committee is working on those issues and I know that ASUU, as knowledgeable men, are aware that ILO conventions permits that there should be renegotiation and that was why we allowed the Ministry of education go ahead with the renegotiation of the ... (more...)