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Watch the eclipse without these shades and you could go blind


Jefferson Pointe will host a solar eclipse viewing party 1-3 p.m. Monday at its courtyard fountain. But each location has different exact times . The last eclipse that went coast-to-coast was in 1918, 99 years ago. That the path of totality crosses three distinct weather zones also has to be factored in by meteorologists. There have been eclipses in the USA since then, but this is the first one that goes coast to coast since 1918, and that's pretty cool. Read More »

Japan Installs Extra Missile Defense After N Korea Threat to Guam


It's small but strategically significant. US President Donald Trump has told Guam's Governor North Korea's plan to launch a missile strike near the small pacific island has made the nation "extremely famous". "The embassies and consulates in general, including the one in Agana, Guam, have contingency plans which are regularly updated to enable them to respond to emergencies", Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said Thursday. Read More »

US war games with S. Korea to go ahead

On Tuesday, China, which has been accused by the United States of not doing enough to rein in Kim's authoritarian regime, started implementing a ban on North Korean imports of iron, iron ore and seafood as part of a far-reaching UN Security Council resolution passed earlier this month. Read More »

South Africa Borders On 'Red Alert' For Grace Mugabe


He, however, said she had not made attempts to flee. Her present whereabouts were not known to the authorities. Dlamini-Zuma, who was in the running to lead the ANC in December when the party will elect a new leadership, launched her book about her time at the AU in Pretoria on Thursday. Read More »

Gov't Again Urges N. Korea to Respond Positively to Dialogue Proposals


US military officials have repeatedly said that they would utilize diplomatic means before all else, but that they have the capability to respond with deadly and bad force in the event of Pyongyang acting in aggression. president has done in recent memory. All sides moved to tamp down tensions this week and signaled they may be willing to move toward negotiations. North Korea appears to have left open some room for a quid pro quo, added Narang. Read More »

Android O will eclipse all other tech news on August 21

Whatever the case, the new Android OS will set a new standard for the operating system, with better optimizations and improved productivity within applications. But nevertheless, the prospects of having the next Android version called Oreo does seem promising. Google took down the promo video and replaced it with another one, which was similar to the previous video, only this time it had a different file name, "OctopusTeaser.mp4". Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Dummy Unit Images Surface

But Samsung isn't the only mobile brand that's releasing a lovely phablet this month. In the report, it was advised that consumers should stop using the refurbished Galaxy Note 4 devices and power them down immediately. Are you a techie who knows how to write? Therefore it will be very interesting to see how Samsung will bring the next Note model differently. The dual sensors will also be able to capture more light which will allow for very good low-light performance. Read More »

Stabbings in Finland town Turku


Police are now searching for other suspects who may have been involved in the stabbing attack. Conflicting reports suggest that the knifeman was either arrested or shot by police. Investigators from Finland s National Bureau of Investigation were also examining surveillance camera footage from the scene. It said the Nordic country is now considered part of the coalition against the Islamic State group. Read More »

Back of Barcelona's shirts to carry name of city instead of player


He had been on holiday in Barcelona with his family. In their van according to police they had knives, they had an ax, and they were wearing what police described as fake suicide vests. Four men are in custody, aged 21, 27, 28 and 34. The driver of the van fled on foot and was believed to be still at large on Friday. Temporary barriers have also been erected during several events this summer including during the Wimbledon tennis tournament, the Edinburgh Festival and the BBC Proms music ... Read More »

Carvajal: Real Madrid were all over Barcelona

However, Barcelona have confirmed that the Belgium global was back in training on Friday morning as Ernesto Valverde's players continued the preparation for the first La Liga encounter of the new season against Betis. The hosts have made an important signing in the shape of Schar in defence, although the club have unlikely done enough in the transfer market to provide much of a test for Los Blancos . Read More »

NASA will learn about climate from solar eclipse


The University of Texas will have a heliostat at a free viewing event to project the solar eclipse to a room at the department's 13 floor, which holds about 30 people. Also, if you're planning on viewing the eclipse , don't be an idiot about it. Even with one-day shipping, orders aren't expected to arrive until Monday. Read More »

Canada is failing to see the North Korea crisis clearly — Conrad Black


YUN: Thank you so much, Audie, for having me. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) responded by announcing that by mid-August it would complete a plan to launch a strike against Guam , a US territory. But this has been going on for many years. Guamanians are American citizens by birth but not allowed to vote in the American presidential election. Read More »

Trump says his North Korea comments 'may not be tough enough'


China is the North's biggest economic partner and source of aid, but says it alone can't compel Pyongyang to end its nuclear and missile programs. Earlier, President Trump said the United States military was "locked and loaded" to deal with North Korea , should the need arise, as the countries' leaders increased bellicose rhetoric this week. Read More »

Trump praises North Korea's leader Kim for 'wise' decision on Guam


But on Monday , KCNA reported thatKim "will watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct" of the United States before he decides to launch any missiles toward Guam . Zoom in on these pictures from state media and they show a trajectory starting on North Korea's east coast, home to its submarine base, and moving over Japan, before landing roughly 20 miles from the Guam shoreline. Read More »

North Korea delays Guam missile firing, waits to see what Washington does


He said that the "alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" North Korea and the USA have been trading threats and displaying shows of strength for weeks . To kill time until he tried, a bullying, nuclear-endowed North Korea would likely sell nukes to Iran and anyone else evil enough to deploy them with glee. Read More »

US, South Korean defense chiefs to meet this month: Pentagon


Moon also insisted that "any military action to be taken on the Korean Peninsula requires South Korea's consent unless it is taken outside the peninsula". Considering the U.S. -South Korean alliance and the speed with which the U.S. under President Harry Truman came to the rescue of South Korea after the North Korean invasion in June 1950, Moon's show of cooperation with the Americans should not really be a surprise. Read More »

Protecting your eyes critical during rare solar eclipse


Sad if you're not able to travel to see this one? A lunar eclipse, on the other hand, occurs when the sun, earth and moon are aligned and the moon passes directly behind the earth. "Even the smallest sliver of the sun peeking out from behind the moon can cause long term or even permanent eye damage". Most of Canada will get to see a partial eclipse, where the moon partially obscures the sun. Read More »

Chinese Media Posts Video on India Border Standoff That Many Consider Racist


China , which does not have formal diplomatic ties with Bhutan, has repeatedly denied that it has violated any treaties and has called India's involvement in the issue "utterly unjustifiable". "However, after the recent Chinese provocative actions, entire global community will have to send a message to China", Japan's Defence Minister had then said. Read More »

USA military ready in case of provocation


But its proposal for North Korea to suspend arms programs in return for the United States halting military drills in the region has been ignored. After the news came, US President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong-un that he would unleash " fire and fury " on North Korea if it does not stop issuing threats to the US. Read More »

China, US to boost military ties amid North Korea crisis

Instead, said retired PLA major general Xu Guangyu, Chinese military leaders might have opted to discuss overall strategy and policy over operational details in dealing with the North Korean crisis. "We will not", she added, "negotiate our way to talks". Chilean Foreign Minister Heraldo Munoz says "we have not contemplated" such a move. "The more we isolate them, the less leverage we have". Read More »

Top 6 Tips for students on A Level exam results day


Anisha will be going to the University of Exeter to study flexible combined honours, within the social sciences. "Students leave here not only with strong academic results but also well prepared for the challenges and opportunities of adult life". Read More »

United Nations chief Guterres condemns deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona


There are two suspects; one, identified as Moroccan-born Driss Oukabir , was identified by police as one of the suspects, but new reports say he claims his identity was stolen. Regional police and emergency services were deployed to the area, which is at the heart of the city's touristic centre and is visited by thousands every day. Read More »

Top US general: North Korean nuclear attack is 'unimaginable'


Both Secretary Mattis and Minister Song reiterated the importance of the U.S. -ROK Alliance and expressed their commitment to build a stronger partnership based on mutual trust and cooperation. "I think we've had a very transparent exchange with our Chinese interlocutors about North Korea as well", Dunford said. SEOUL - Jeong Kyeong-doo, the nominee for South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) chairman, said Friday that if appointed, he would strive to build a strong military "feared ... Read More »

Trump Seeking To Speak With Charlottesville Victim's Family


Heightening the controversy that has swirled over Trump's insistence that "both sides" share the blame for the violent encounter in Charlottesville, a House Democrat is calling for impeachment. John McCain wasn't a war hero because he was a POW. America is still stinging from the Obama years and before, and we all need to focus less on hate and angst and more on true reforms that could benefit the American people. Read More »

North Korea dashing hopes of South Korea's president for stronger ties


On Monday, China said it was moving to implement a ban on imports of North Korean iron ore, iron, lead and seafood effective from the next day. China, which is Pyongyang's main diplomatic ally, has repeatedly called on the United States and North Korea to tone down their bellicose rhetoric in recent days. Read More »

Cooperation Between White Supremacist Groups Seen In Charlottesville. But Who Are They?


Heather D. Heyer , 32, died on Saturday when a vehicle allegedly driven by 20-year-old OH resident James Alex Fields Jr . plowed into a group protesting against white supremacy. Bloom told officers Fields was on medication to control his temper. State Delegate David Toscano, a Charlottesville Democrat and the minority leader of Virginia's House, praised the response by Charlottesville and state police. Read More »

Modi swears by economic cleansing, promises New India by 2022


But the Government is committed to making Kashmir a paradise once again, the Prime Minister said. Taking a swipe on those who cast their apprehension over its impact or to allay the fears that it hit the economy adversely, he said: "They said Modi gaya after demonetisation but it broke the back of corruption in country". Read More »

Humid - then storms later today, some could be severe


However, don't expect the temperatures to drop too much. - Warm, unsettled and muggy on Friday . Southerly winds are transporting some very moist air into the region, taking our dew points into the lower 70s this afternoon. Our rain chance today will be about 40%. The big weather story is the seasonal temperatures for the next week with highs dependent on storm chances. Read More »

Trump encourages gross violence against Muslims after Barcelona attack


Pershing, as Trump told a SC rally, was a "rough guy, rough guy" fighting terrorism in the early 1900s. President Trump apparently thinks pigs have helped discourage Islamic-related terrorism in the past. The region "remained in constant unrest during the period of American rule and into the period of independence, right down to the present". According to the myth-busting site Snopes , the notion that pig's blood is some sort of kryptonite to Muslims stems from a 1939 film, and the ... Read More »

There will be no war on Korean peninsula: Moon Jae


Chief White House strategist Steve Bannon said there was "no military solution" to the nuclear threats posed by North Korea because of its massive arsenal pointed at the South's capital, Seoul . President Moon said he is also considering sending a special envoy to Pyongyang. Soon after coming to office he delayed the deployment of the US-developed THAAD anti-missile system. Read More »