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Solar eclipse 'amazing' experience for local viewers

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For local residents that would like to experience today's solar eclipse without having to leave town, you can head to the Jacksonville Public Library for a special viewing event. "I was meant to be here", Kalin said. "It's kind of been a mad scramble because i didn't expect near as many people", says Andy Oliver, San Angelo Astronomy Association President. Read More »

South Korea: Trump Won't Go to War Without Our Say-So

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Will the allies keep it low-key, or focus on projecting strength? -South Korean military drills it claims are an invasion rehearsal, senior US military commanders on Tuesday dismissed calls to pause or downsize exercises they called crucial to countering a clear threat from Pyongyang . Read More »

Context is key on Confederate monuments

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How far do we go? Duke University announced that it removed a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday after it had been vandalized. He withdrew his loyalty to the United States of America by fighting for the Confederacy. It is hard to imagine another country to allow members of a defeated military to leave the war with their horses, rifles and lives intact, as was the case in the Civil War. Read More »

South Korea, US Set For Divisive Military Drills

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An image of South Korean and United States troops staging the Ulchi Freedom Guardian military drills . After a July missile test by North Korea , Mr Trump went on Twitter to ask whether Mr Kim had "anything better to do with his life?" In a commentary carried by the official Rodong Sinmun newspaper, the North warned of an "uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war" on the peninsula. Read More »

Samsung's Bixby Voice Now Available in Over 200 Countries

The presumed Galaxy Note 8 , meanwhile, is a successor of the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 , whose production was suspended a year ago due to a battery problem. The Galaxy S8 has a 5.8-inch screen. Samsung continues to lead the smartphone market of India with record market share of 24%. "Although demand for utility smartphones remains strong, there is growing demand in emerging markets for 4G smartphones, with more storage, better processors and more advanced cameras". Read More »

War Games to Begin as US, South Korea Brace for North's Fury

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Both South Korea and the USA intend to move forward with the scheduled exercises that are set to begin Monday. "As far as a timeline, it would be insane for me to share with you those tripwires in advance". The US-South Korea joint war game would last till the end of this month. "That reason has not yet emerged", he said. The first official response from the North to the annual exercises came in a military statement from Pyongyang. Read More »

Seoul Warns Pyongyang Not To Exploit Joint US Military Drills

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The messages in Rodong Sinmun , the official government newspaper, come a day before the U.S. starts the Ulchi Freedom Guardian military exercises with South Korea . "But we don't need to be impatient", Moon said. But it declined to comment on whether the drills would be scaled back in an effort to ease tensions. Read More »

There will not be war on Korean Peninsula - Jae

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Even though North Korea has backed off its plans to launch a missile strike near Guam this month, it may just be a matter of time before things re-escalate. If the president is to be believed, he stands ready to run any risk, pay any price and do whatever necessary to keep the US safe. "In close collaboration with our allies, there are strong military consequences if DPRK initiates hostilities", Mattis said, referring to an abbreviation of the North's official name, the Democratic People's ... Read More »

Trump, Charlottesville violence and southern monuments

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Police arrested James Alex Fields Jr. of Maumee, Ohio, accusing him of ramming his vehicle into a crowd of protesters, killing Heather Heyer , 32, a Charlottesville paralegal, and injuring 19 people. The backlash to his remarks was swift and bipartisan, and the fact that white supremacists cheered his statements did not go unnoticed. Instead, he argued that at both the Friday night tiki-torch rally on the University of Virginia's campus and the white supremacy rally in downtown ... Read More »

North Korea tells United Nations chief nuclear program not up for negotiation

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The North responded by threatening to fire missiles toward the US Pacific island territory of Guam, but later said it was holding off while it waited to see what the United States would do next. "The Trump group's declaration of the reckless nuclear war exercises against the DPRK ... is a reckless behavior driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war", Rodong Sinmun said, using the acronym for Democratic People's Republic of Korea , the nation's official name. Read More »

BMW shows off the new M5 in Need for Speed Payback

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As expected , the sports sedan is powered by a 4.4-liter bi-turbo V8 engine delivering 600 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque, allowing it to go zero-to-62 miles per hour (0-100 km/h) in 3.4 seconds, on its way to an electronically limited 155-mph top speed . Read More »

Trump labels Graham's remarks on Charlottesville violence a 'disgusting lie'

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Lee and this week, Stonewall Jackson ". As a crisis deepened over Trump's response to violence last Saturday in the Virginia college town of Charlottesville arising from a white nationalist protest against the removal of a Confederate statue, the White House knocked down rumours that Trump economic adviser Gary Cohn might resign. Read More »

South Korea, US begin annual military drills, riling the North

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Kim added, "If the Yankees persist in their extremely risky reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and in its vicinity, testing the self-restraint of the DPRK, the [North] will make an important decision as it already declared", meaning he might still order a strike against Guam, or put some missiles offshore to test American resolve. Read More »

Trump Defends Monuments To The Pro-Slavery Confederacy

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Carson said that while the speaker has a "tough job", he would "get more respect from his constituents and from the American people if he becomes bolder in rebuking and distancing himself from the Trump administration". Robert E. Lee from a downtown park. The Twitter posts were the latest in his escalating remarks that critics contend validates white supremacist groups who led a bloody rally over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia . Read More »

Leading Republican senator joins criticism of Trump

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Neither did Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ11), whose legislative district covers part of Sussex County. The city erupted in violence that would claim the life of Heather Heyer after she was struck by a vehicle driven by an alleged white supremacist . Read More »

Republicans, Dems split on Trump's response to Virginia attack

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Signer called for the removal of Confederate statues from downtown Charlottesville and asked that the governor and the state's General Assembly "come together in a special session so the legislature can swiftly act to enable localities to determine the fate of monuments like the Lee statue". Read More »

Death toll in Spain terror attacks rises to 15

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Mr Saliba said Barcelona seemed like a safe place to holiday and the attack did shock him but the couple would not let the terrorist attack change their plans. Meanwhile, it has emerged that the apparent ringleader of the attacks - Imam Abdelbaki es Satty - had links to one of the men behind the 2004 Madrid attack . Read More »

Trump 'sad' over removal of 'our handsome statues'

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He also said responsibility for the violence lay with both sides. Trump made it clear though on Thursday that he opposed removing Confederate monuments. "What about the alt-left that came charging... at the, as you say, the alt-right?" The nuanced statements reflect the party establishment's delicate dance. Read More »

Android Oreo is Google's new mobile OS

Speaking of booting, one of the most interesting features Android Oreo has is its ability to fix itself from bootloop issues , at least when software is concerned. Security is boosted by Google Play Protect (which will also be available for older versions of Android ) and a find my device feature which means smartphone can be wiped if it is lost. Read More »

China urges halt to US-South Korea military drills

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But Joseph Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, said last week that the military exercises were "not now on the table as part of the negotiation at any level" and the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian (UFG) exercises were going ahead as planned. Read More »

US, South Korea to conduct joint exercise Aug 21-31 - Pentagon

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If North Korea uses the drills this week as a reason to launch missiles around Guam or elsewhere, it could set off a new cycle of escalation. The North last week canceled the ostensible plan to strike Guam with ballistic missiles, saying it will watch the conduct of the U.S. Read More »

Google officially releases Android 8.0 Oreo

Even Evan Blass, a popular tech tipster, said that Android O will stand for Android Oreo . The two companies came together to turn Android O into Android 8 .0 Oreo . It will also limit some background services and location updates when an app isn't in use. It is basically aimed at improving the overall user experience. Read More »

Moon Warns N.Korea Is Nearing 'Red Line'

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Red missiles emerge from a North Korean flag with the words: "Our answer!" I think Kim Jong Un also works that way. Moon acknowledged that South Korea is the country most affected by North Korea's nuclear weapons and missiles, but did not say whether this is already a clear and present danger. Read More »

Dry skies to stick around for Great American Eclipse — FORECAST

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However, a few breaks in the clouds can not be ruled out. We will have scattered clouds along with a 10% chance for an isolated shower. Thicker clouds can bring some spotty showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. The high will be 90 and the low around 68. Thunderstorms could move in during the afternoon, but the area can expect a nice rest of the week . Morning showers possible with a higher chance of rain showing up in the afternoon. Read More »

How to watch the eclipse without eclipse glasses

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The first 100 patrons will receive eclipse glasses. In case you haven't heard, there's a solar eclipse happening today. This evening the moon will pass in front of the sun around 7.30pm. And before you buy or use eclipse glasses, make sure they are ISO 12312-2 certified . "It doesn't get any worse or better". Only park in designated areas or lots. Read More »

Could clouds block our view of the eclipse?

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The team has chose to station volunteers all along the entire path of totality of eclipse from OR into Idaho , Wyoming , Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia , North Carolina and, finally, South Carolina . Read More »

PGA TOUR: Stenson ices victory at Wyndham

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Stenson, who moved from No. 9 to No. 6 in the world rankings , registered birdies on Nos. Lahiri's card could well have been an even better and as low as a 61 or 62 had some of the short putts dropped. Dru Love shot 75 on Saturday and won't play in the last round (he tied for 75th). "It was anyone's tournament on the back nine", Stenson said. In third place was former US Open champion Webb Simpson at 18-under par after he shot a three-under round of 67. Read More »

Le conducteur de la camionnette de las Ramblas identifié — Attentat de Barcelone

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Il a été abattu par et aurait été trouvé porteur d'une ceinture d'explosifs. Les enquêteurs estiment que cette explosion a poussé la cellule à agir précipitamment avec des véhicules pour tuer à Barcelone puis Cambrils . Ils étaient tous trois Marocains, Moussa Oukabir (17 ans, dont le frère Driss a été arrêté), Saïd Aallaa (18 ans) et Mohamed Hychami (24 ans). Elle n'est pas facile pour un pays où le tourisme représente plus de 11% du PIB, et dont le gouvernement aimerait sans doute ... Read More »

Eclipse Day Comes to the USA

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The last time India witnessed a Total Solar Eclipse was on October 24, 1995. The Indiana Department of Educated released a statement to warn parents and students to be well-supervised during the event because staring directly into the sun during an eclipse can cause vision damage. Read More »