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Eagles' Chris Long and Malcolm Jenkins criticize Trump's response to Charlottesville events Eagles' Chris Long and Malcolm Jenkins criticize Trump's response to Charlottesville events
- August 15, 2017

Chris Long and Kyle Long , both National Football League players and Charlottesville natives addressed the tragic events in Charlottesville while at their respective training camps for the Bears and Eagles . "I don't tell people to stick to their job when they want to talk politics". "This isn't political. Everybody is trying to turn this into a political issue". (more...)
This Twitter Account is Outing the Men Behind the Violence in Charlottesville This Twitter Account is Outing the Men Behind the Violence in Charlottesville
- August 15, 2017

One person was killed after a auto mowed down a group of protesters in the city of Charlottesville on Saturday while the two other victims, Virginia State Police Department officers, died when a helicopter crashed nearby, reports The Hill magazine. (more...)
Mike Tomlin tempered enthusiasm about TJ Watt starting for Steelers Mike Tomlin tempered enthusiasm about TJ Watt starting for Steelers
- August 15, 2017

Watt of the Houston Texans , made his presence felt in his first game of National Football League action by recording not one, but two sacks in the first quarter of the game alone. Austin Gearing was signed to give Watt and other outside linebackers a breather in practice and preseason, Tomlin said, starting Monday with Gearing's arrival at St. (more...)
'There Are No Mixed Messages' From Our Administration on North Korea 'There Are No Mixed Messages' From Our Administration on North Korea
- August 15, 2017

When asked what options the USA has ready, Mattis declined to answer, saying instead, "I'm not going to tell the enemy what we're going to do". Trump has notched up his criticism of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, saying he has "gotten away with [horrific] things for a long time between him and his family" and that he wouldn't let Kim "get away it" now. (more...)
Ted Cruz urges DOJ to investigate Charlottesville's 'grotesque act of domestic terrorism' Ted Cruz urges DOJ to investigate Charlottesville's 'grotesque act of domestic terrorism'
- August 15, 2017

US officials have opened a civil rights investigation into the circumstances of the deadly vehicle attack that took place amid clashes of white nationalists and counter-demonstrators here, and three more men have been arrested. Sessions made the comments during an interview on "Good Morning America.' The 'GMA" appearance was one of several done by the Attorney General just days after the violence at a protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. (more...)
Tillerson, Mattis present united front on North Korea Tillerson, Mattis present united front on North Korea
- August 15, 2017

As North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump's war of words escalates, Independence Day celebrations - commemorating the Korean Peninsula's 1945 liberation from Japanese colonial rule - are unfolding in both North and South Korea. (more...)
Canada Could Walk From NAFTA Over Changes to Dispute Settlement Panel Canada Could Walk From NAFTA Over Changes to Dispute Settlement Panel
- August 15, 2017

She says Ottawa also aims to cut down on bureaucracy and harmonize regulations to ease the flow of cross-border business. These included improving market access in Canada and Mexico for American manufacturing, agriculture and services. In a speech delivered Monday morning, the minister of foreign Affairs asked by chrystia Freeland presented the priorities of Canada in the renegotiation with the United States and Mexico. (more...)
Solar Eclipse: Central Florida schools take measures to protect students Solar Eclipse: Central Florida schools take measures to protect students
- August 15, 2017

A Wyoming superintendent has postponed his district's first day of school because he says he "grossly underestimated" how significant the solar eclipse is going to be. "Elementary students will be learning about the solar eclipse in class and will have the opportunity to view the experience around 2:30 p.m. on the playground with special glasses that have been ordered for all students, faculty and staff", a statement from Villa Madonna Academy said. (more...)
Merkel calls out 'naked racism' in Charlottesville as 'repulsive' Merkel calls out 'naked racism' in Charlottesville as 'repulsive'
- August 15, 2017

Violent clashes erupted in Charlottesville on Saturday at a white supremacist demonstration. A 20-year-old from OH identified as James Alex Fields, who was pictured taking part in one of the far-right rallies, plowed into a crowd of people with his Dodge Challenger, killing one person and injuring 19 others. (more...)
White nationalist rally at Texas A&M canceled, chancellor says White nationalist rally at Texas A&M canceled, chancellor says
- August 15, 2017

Organizer Preston Wiginton said he was inspired by Saturday's Unite the Right event in Charlottesville, Virginia. "Now the eyes of the world are on Texas and the planned rally at Texas A&M on one of the most solemn days of our nation, September 11", said Giddings, calling on the Texas A&M System, administrator, studens and alumni to "unequivocally denounce and fight against this violent group and their venom". (more...)
Iranian General speaks against U.S. inspections of Iran's military sites Iranian General speaks against U.S. inspections of Iran's military sites
- August 15, 2017

We're mostly talking about Syria", he said. The comments come amid tensions between Iran and the US over the nuclear deal signed between Iran and world powers in 2015. "The response is clear". Sunday's report by Fars news agency also noted that Aerospace Force Brigadier General, Amir Ali Hajizadeh made similar remarks last week regarding visits to Iranian military sites by officials from the U.S. (more...)
Twitter users call out participants of white supremacist rally in Virginia Twitter users call out participants of white supremacist rally in Virginia
- August 15, 2017

The organizer of the march on Sunday claimed that white supremacists were victimized by counter-protesters and said police were to blame for the violence through what he alleged was a failure to separate the white supremacists from counter protesters. (more...)
Trump administration faces deep divisions over North Korea threat, analysts say
- August 15, 2017

He added that he doesn't think North Korea poses an "imminent threat ". Hours earlier, North Korea's army had said in a statement it was exploring plans for attacking the tiny United States territory, which houses USA military bases and is a common refuelling stop for U.S. (more...)
Virginia protest auto death suspect denied bail at court hearing Virginia protest auto death suspect denied bail at court hearing
- August 15, 2017

Judge Robert Downer said during a bail hearing on Monday that he would appoint a lawyer for James Alex Fields Jr. "On many occasions there were times he would scream obscenities, whether it be about Hitler or racial slurs", Robinson said. (more...)
Rare white moose caught on video Rare white moose caught on video
- August 15, 2017

Last month, an extremely rare pale tiger in Southern India also went viral after it was photographed for the first time. On Friday evening when I shot the video everything fell into place-the location, the light and the calmness. According to the BBC , there are only about 100 of the white moose in the country. The moose is not albino, but instead appears to have a genetic mutation that turns its fur white. (more...)
Girl killed as vehicle rams pizzeria in village near Paris Girl killed as vehicle rams pizzeria in village near Paris
- August 15, 2017

Pierre-Henry Brandet told BFM television four of those injured were in a condition of "absolute emergency". The driver was believed to be driving a dark BMW and crashed into the terrace of the bustling restaurant. The public prosecutor's officer in the town of Meaux said that investigators believe the act was deliberate, but "apparently has no connection with a terrorist act". (more...)
Is Buying Luxoft Holding Inc (LXFT) Here a Winning Strategy? Is Buying Luxoft Holding Inc (LXFT) Here a Winning Strategy?
- August 15, 2017

The recent change has given its price a -26.43% deficit over SMA 50 and -32.65% deficit over its 52-week high. The firm is expected to issue its next earnings report on Thursday, August 10th. Comgest Global Investors S.A.S. boosted its position in shares of Luxoft Holding by 43.1% in the first quarter. Blackrock Inc. now controls 503,447 shares worth $30,635,000. (more...)
Rural crime costing the county £840000 Rural crime costing the county £840000
- August 15, 2017

The biggest increase was in Essex where countryside crime rose by 44.2 per cent, with Lincolnshire is counting the biggest cost at £2.5million. Farmers tools and specialist equipment were the most common items targeted, whilst more than £2m worth of quad bikes were stolen during the same period. (more...)
Cop probed for 'mocking' counter-protesters at white power rally Cop probed for 'mocking' counter-protesters at white power rally
- August 15, 2017

He was responding to a story about the death on Saturday of 32-year-old Heather Heyer, who was struck by a auto that plowed into a crowd of people protesting the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. "Never would I want someone to get murdered", he said. Lariviere in Springfield was not immediately returned. Video of the incident showed a gray 2010 Dodge Challenger plow into a crowd on a pedestrian mall. (more...)
LONDON 2017: Trinidad and Tobago win men's 4x400 relay LONDON 2017: Trinidad and Tobago win men's 4x400 relay
- August 14, 2017

Yeah, they're disappointed. They went in thinking they could win. By comparison, Kerley and third leg Michael Cherry just finished their senior seasons at Texas A&M and LSU, respectively, while London won't turn 20 until Thursday. Bolt, who had to limp off the track Saturday after pulling up injured in the men's 4×100-m, returned Sunday night on the final night of the World Athletics Championships in London to say his final farewell to athletics - and perform his signature celebration- ... (more...)
Central Intelligence Agency chief: Korea not 'imminent
- August 14, 2017

The minister explained that the basis of his judgment came from close consultations between top South Korean and U.S. military officials. Article 2 of that treaty included a mutual defense provision; China would help North Korea should it face attack and North Korea would do the same. (more...)
Trump tells Calvo he's behind Guam Trump tells Calvo he's behind Guam "1000%"
- August 14, 2017

The surface-to-air missile defence systems were deployed in four prefectures of western Japan after North Korea said it is "seriously examining" a plan to simultaneously fire intermediate-range ballistic missiles in an "enveloping strike at Guam". (more...)
Trump condemns KKK, neo-Nazis as 'thugs' Trump condemns KKK, neo-Nazis as 'thugs'
- August 14, 2017

Lee. The White House scrambled to stem the tide of criticism, dispatching aides to the Sunday talk shows and sending out a statement that more forcefully denounced the hate groups. Opponents have attacked him for his explosive rhetoric toward North Korea and he is publicly fuming with fellow Republicans in Congress over their failure to notch up any major legislative wins during his first six months in office. (more...)
Gunmen attack Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso capital -Reuters witness Gunmen attack Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso capital -Reuters witness
- August 14, 2017

AQIM and related jihadi groups were largely confined to the Sahara desert until they hijacked a Tuareg rebellion in Mali in 2012 and swept south. Moscow strongly condemns Sunday's terrorist attack in the capital of Burkina Faso, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a commentary. (more...)
President Trump to send envoys to Middle East to discuss peace President Trump to send envoys to Middle East to discuss peace
- August 14, 2017

Trump believes regional talks are important but he "reaffirms that peace between Israelis and Palestinians can only be negotiated directly between the two parties and that the USA will continue working closely with the parties to make progress towards that goal", the official added. (more...)