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USA chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff notes 'difficult issues' with China


This includes US arms sales to Taiwan, the US Navy's South China Sea patrol, and the Pentagon's deployment of a missile defence system in South Korea. "For other businessmen who have more goods stuck there, they can lose $150,000". He thinks the grip has been slowly tightening on North Korea in recent years but not because of sanctions per se. Read More »

In wake of rally, Richmond's mayor reconsiders monuments

By contrast, Ducey this past week made the pronouncement he does not favor removal of any of the monuments. On one hand, the removal of hundreds of Confederate and related statues bears a troubling resemblance to efforts by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin or the Islamic State to selectively erase inconvenient history. Read More »

Chile rejects USA request to cut ties with Korea


Tensions on the Korean peninsula appear, however, to have de-escalated this week, with Trump on Wednesday saying Kim Jong Un had made a "wise and well-reasoned decision" to postpone an alleged plan to strike the USA territory of Guam . "Before the 19th (Party) Congress, China fears more of its border instability than a nuclear-armed (North Korea)". He raised concerns about the presence of USA military aircraft in the South China Sea, saying that their reconnaissance activities in ... Read More »

Photos of four Barcelona suspects released as terror manhunt continues

The van rammed through the crowds for more than 500 metres (yards), leaving bodies strewn along the boulevard as others fled for their lives. Citizens of at least 34 countries affected. Police destroyed explosive belts the men had been wearing, though they turned out to be fake. Local authorities have identified six of the victims of the Barcelona attack as an Italian, one Portuguese, three Spanish and one Spanish-Argentine. Read More »

Libraries to host viewings of rare eclipse


Have an event we missed? "Are things happening randomly up in the heavens, or can we predict them with a lot of precision?" "I'm heading down to my sister's house". Florida Mesa Elementary, 216 Highway 172: Florida Mesa Elementary School will host a school-wide eclipse viewing at its campus at 11:20 a.m. According to NASA , the only safe way to look directly at the eclipse when some of the sun's rays are visible is through "special-purpose solar filters, such as " eclipse glasses " ... Read More »

Your Beaufort County eclipse guide: Glasses, traffic, weather and more


The coming total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017 is widely called the Great American Eclipse because it will be so accessible to so many millions of Americans. If you weren't able snag at pair of certified solar eclipse glasses, it's more than likely too late. PG&E and the California Independent System Operator plan to replace that supply with other fast-ramping power sources, including abundant clean, renewable hydropower available after a banner rainy season. Read More »

Two bodies identified in terror-linked house — Spain attacks


All had roots in Morocco; only Moussa Oukabir was born in Spain , according to the document. One of those killed in Wednesday's blast at the bomb factory in Alcanar could have been former imam, Abdelbaki es Satty, who is said to have been a spiritual ringleader of the group. Read More »

Shocking : Utkal Express Train accident in UP, 23 dead


Indian rescue workers and officials are watched by bystanders as they inspect derailed coaches of The Mahakaushal Express Train at Mahoba some 140kms southwest of Kanpur on March 30, 2017. Notably, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday directed Chairman, Railway Board, to fix responsibility on prima facie evidence by the end of the day into the derailment of the Utkal Express in Uttar Pradesh. Read More »

United Kingdom will see partial solar eclipse for 40 minutes


Grid managers say they've been preparing extensively for more than a year and are confident nobody will lose power. You can see links and explanation per retailer below. Be aware that they are selling fast. According to Shannon Schmoll, director of the Abrams Planetarium at Michigan State University, solar eclipses happen when our view of the sun is blocked by the moon. Read More »

Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer's mother to Trump: "Think before you speak"

Trump also went after the media for what he said was "misrepresenting" his comments about "hate, bigotry, etc". The congressman's call to remove Mr. Trump said: "You had a group on one side and a group on the other and they had clubs and they came at each other.' Then , to add more confusion, he said there was another group who came in 'violently". Read More »

Democrat Proposes Impeachment Articles Against Trump for Charlottesville Remarks


Independents and Democrats, and the country overall, said they felt the President's description of blame in the events is inaccurate; Republicans said they felt it is accurate. While Dimon had long emphasized the need to work with a sitting president on economic and regulatory policies that would benefit both USA business and consumers, he pointed out Wednesday that reaching those goals alone "will not matter if we do not address the divisions in our country". 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 »

Powerball numbers for $541.9 million jackpot


If there is more than one victor, the prizes will be split evenly across the group. Tickets are $2 and can be bought at lottery retailers across the state and online . People across metro Atlanta are buying more tickets hoping to change that. So who is making out in the lottery sales? Bowler Samuels buys a Powerball ticket for Saturday's drawing at Bodie's convenience store on 13th Street in Augusta, Ga., Friday afternoon August 18, 2017. Read More »

U.S. and China Agree to Better Lines of Communication


Though China's position on North Korea is clear and consistent, United States policy is based on the assumption that China's position will change. Earlier this year, senior-level North Korean defector Ri Jong Ho said that North Korea was likely still buying diesel from Russian oil companies via trading companies in Singapore. Read More »

Barcelona van attacker may still be alive, on the run


Hours after the van rampage, police shot dead five people in the Catalan resort of Cambrils , 75 miles down the coast from Barcelona , after they drove their auto at pedestrians and police officers. "North Africa is becoming more of a focus in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Europe", a Whitehall source told the paper. A total of 54 were still in hospital this weekend, 12 of them in a critical condition. Read More »

Father: 'Everybody loved' U.S. man killed in Spain


Tucker deemed it "really bizarre" that his son was the one American among the 13 people who were fatally struck by the terrorist . "I don't know what else to say". His wife, badly injured in the attack, worked at a meat shop in Rubi, a nearby town where they both lived. The fact he could be assisted gave her hope. Read More »

Solar event to eclipse first day of class


A partial solar eclipse . Virginia Beach will be the last part of the state to see the sun fully restored at 4:07 p.m. It's been 99 years since the U.S. "Scammers are opportunists who take advantage of whatever is going on in the news and in the world", said Katherine Hutt, BBB national spokeswoman. Read More »

NC Senate leader criticizes Charlottesville violence, Durham vandalism - and Roy Cooper

The National Register of Historic Places does not keep a detailed list of Confederate memorials across the United States . I understand that some view Confederate monuments around our state as monuments celebrating slavery and segregation, some see them as monuments honoring their ancestors, while others view them as reminders of the stain that slavery and segregation left on our state and country. Read More »

U.S. extend Solheim Cup lead


It is the first time in Solheim Cup history that the Americans have won all four matches in a session and now have a comfortable 5½-2½ lead as a result. Twelve of the top 15 players in the world ranking are not eligible for the American or European teams. McIlroy had said after he finished at the PGA Championship on Sunday that he could feel a back muscle spasm in recent weeks as he practiced more to get ready for the final major of the year and he might not play competitively again until ... Read More »

1st Test: Cook double hundred puts England on Top


Only Jermaine Blackwood , left stranded on 79 not out, showed any fight. England had a mini-collapse in the second session after Malan's departure as the struggling West Indies took five wickets for 65 in the best period of a hard test so far for the visitors. Read More »

Manchester United in second 4-0 thrashing


Nemanja Matic's presence meant that Swansea couldn't pass their way through United - not even once. Meanwhile, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said it could be years before his troubled team are capable of dominating at home and overseas. Read More »

Duke University Removes Robert E. Lee Statue Days After it Was Vandalized

What he would definitely oppose would be hatred and violence. Again, I don't know, but I respectfully raise the question and offer the possibility that there is more than one answer. So as the controversy surrounding the violence this past weekend in Charlottesville has continued to boil throughout our nation, I've been trying to put things in historical perspective as best I can. Read More »

See the eclipse at Shakopee Public Library


A solar eclipse is when "the shadow of the moon completely obscure (s) the sun". On the West Coast, the eclipse is due to start a little after 9 am local time and peak about 10:15 am. MI isn't in the path of totality for Monday's solar eclipse. On Aug. 21, the moon will pass between the sun and Earth, causing a total solar eclipse that will last almost three hours over the United States . Read More »

Here are the paths of the next 15 total solar eclipses


Radford University will host a community event to celebrate the eclipse. They block 100 percent of harmful UV and infrared light and 99.9 percent of intense visible light, which is the ISO 12312-2 global standard for safe solar eclipse glasses. Read More »

'Bannon the Barbarian' Plans to Crush the Opposition Back at Breitbart


But the violence in Charlottesville pushed Mr Bannon closer to Mr Trump; he encouraged the president to stand by his impulses in his response and sought to stay on longer. However, explicitly explaining the recent spike in turnover within the White House is hard due to a lack of a clear dismissal pattern. "And there'll be all kinds of fights, and there'll be good days and bad days, but that presidency is over", said Bannon, who is generally perceived as the driving force behind Trump's ... Read More »

What we know — Barcelona attack


Spanish media said several children were killed. Markets have been concerned that growing tensions over Trump's reaction to the Charlottesville , Va., attack have put doubt over whether he can deliver his policy agenda. The five attackers died from a shootout with police. Led by King Felipe and PM Mariano Rajoy, the silence was followed by applause for the victims. Read More »

China urges Trump not to worsen situation — North Korea


Seoul's local stock markets and currency took a tumble after U.S. President Trump warned there would be severe consequences for Pyongyang, if it carries out a strike on American soil. "Doesn't the Moon Jae-in government have to say something about Trump's over-the-line comments?" China remains North Korea's major trading partner, providing the regime's economic lifeline. Read More »

PM Modi has created 'environment of hatred' in Kashmir: Rahul Gandhi


Gandhi said that the work done by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for 10 years to maintain peace in the Valley had been "destroyed" by Modi in one month. He also, cited the spurt in the number of income-tax filers with 5.6 million new filers coming during April-August 2016-17 against 2.2 million in the previous year. Read More »