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Wyoming school district reschedules first day for eclipse Wyoming school district reschedules first day for eclipse
- August 15, 2017

Students will be heading back to school just in time to catch one of the biggest cosmic events in decades: The Total Solar Eclipse. "So looking directly into the sun can cause serious eye damage and potentially blindness", said Robert Edgcom, community and information specialist with the Volusia County School District . (more...)
Angela Merkel says Charlottesville far-right violence is 'absolutely repulsive' Angela Merkel says Charlottesville far-right violence is 'absolutely repulsive'
- August 15, 2017

Theresa May and Angela Merkel strongly condemn the "repulsive" actions of far-right protesters in Charlottesville, their spokesmen have said. Asked whether the USA president's response had been robust enough, Theresa May's spokesman said that Donald Trump's words were "a matter for him", but added: "We are very clear". (more...)
Pence Defends Trump's Charlottesville Response, Suggests Media Was Unfair Pence Defends Trump's Charlottesville Response, Suggests Media Was Unfair
- August 15, 2017

Pence on Sunday evening denounced Maduro's tactics and said the US will not stand by as Venezuela "crumbles". Pence's visit comes as he tries to rally the region against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's attempts to consolidate power. (more...)
John Oliver Slams Donald Trump for Comments on Charlottesville Violence - Watch Here! John Oliver Slams Donald Trump for Comments on Charlottesville Violence - Watch Here!
- August 15, 2017

This was a white nationalist rally! "We are going to fulfill the promises of Donald Trump ". John Oliver accused President Donald Trump of "feeding" the Nazi sentiment that was on full display during a weekend of violent clashes in Charlottesville, Va . (more...)
North Korea Missile Crisis Seen Pushing South Korea to Gun Up North Korea Missile Crisis Seen Pushing South Korea to Gun Up
- August 15, 2017

In addition to there being "no imminent threat", Torres added that the US also has a military presence in Japan. Dunford arrived at Osan Air Base Monday, and is scheduled to meet with the leaders of U.S. "Hopefully it will all work out", he told reporters in Bedminster, New Jersey. China - North Korea's ally - also voted to impose the sanctions. Beijing is reluctant to put so much pressure on the regime that it risks collapse, in part to avoid a scenario that could lead to a unified Korea ... (more...)
IRGC Commander: Iran Never Allows US Visit to Military Sites IRGC Commander: Iran Never Allows US Visit to Military Sites
- August 15, 2017

One senior official who attended the meeting told Walla that Iran topped the agenda. Several weeks ago، Trump warned Iran to adhere to the terms of the nuclear deal with world powers or "there will be big، big problems" for Tehran. Iran's parliament voted overwhelmingly Sunday to increase spending on its ballistic missile program and the foreign operations of its paramilitary. (more...)
Charlottesville white nationalist marchers face backlash — BBCI Charlottesville white nationalist marchers face backlash — BBCI
- August 15, 2017

However, the Southern Poverty Law Center in its definition of white supremacy defines the group's as having ideals that "focus on the alleged inferiority of non-whites", and states that groups including the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and racist skinheads are also considered to be white supremacists, despite Cvjetanovic's protestations. (more...)
Charlottesville auto attack sparks solidarity rallies across MI Charlottesville auto attack sparks solidarity rallies across MI
- August 15, 2017

Bloom told officers Fields was on medication to control his temper. Fields' court-appointed lawyer, Charles "Buddy" Weber, could not immediately be reached for comment. The mayor of Charlottesville, political leaders of all political stripes, and activists and community organizers around the country planned rallies, vigils and education campaigns to combat the hate groups. (more...)
Rare white moose captured on film in Sweden Rare white moose captured on film in Sweden
- August 15, 2017

Nilsson, who is a local commissioner in Eda, Sweden and a "nature lover" said white moose are extremely rare. According to Swedish broadcaster Sveriges, Mr Nilsson had been searching for one of the animals for three years - the BBC report that it is estimated only 100 white moose exist in Sweden. (more...)
Girl, 8, killed as car plows into French pizzeria Girl, 8, killed as car plows into French pizzeria
- August 15, 2017

The suspect, a 36-year-old Algerian man, was later shot and wounded after a dramatic motorway chase. France's Interior Ministry says a man who drove his vehicle into a pizzeria was apparently suicidal and the incident is not believed linked to terrorism. (more...)
Traders Alert on Luxoft Holding, Inc. (LXFT) Traders Alert on Luxoft Holding, Inc. (LXFT)
- August 15, 2017

Past 5 years growth of the company observed at 18.08%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow the company are expecting its growth at 19.37%. Legal & General Group Plc boosted its position in Luxoft Holding by 13.2% in the first quarter. Luxoft Holding, Inc. (LXFT ) has 33.51 Million shares outstanding and 21.68 Million shares were floated in market. (more...)
Farmyards turned into fortresses as rural crime rises Farmyards turned into fortresses as rural crime rises
- August 15, 2017

United Kingdom statistics show the cost of rural crime in the previous year is now an estimated £39.2m. 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...)
Baylor's London helps U.S. to silver in 4x400 relay Baylor's London helps U.S. to silver in 4x400 relay
- August 15, 2017

Martyn Rooney put up a courageous chase for Britain but was unable to haul in the leading pair and the hosts took bronze. Overall, athletes with SEC ties collected a total of 20 medals (8 gold, 6 silver, 6 bronze) by eight conference schools at the World Championships. (more...)
KKK, White Supremacists 'Repugnant to Everything We Hold Dear' KKK, White Supremacists 'Repugnant to Everything We Hold Dear'
- August 14, 2017

While there is no single domestic terrorism statute, "domestic terrorism" is defined under federal law for purposes of other crimes and investigations, as criminal acts "dangerous to human life" and "appear to be meant to intimidate or coerce a civilian population". (more...)
Burkina Faso: Many Killed When Gunmen Attack Burkina Faso Restaurant Burkina Faso: Many Killed When Gunmen Attack Burkina Faso Restaurant
- August 14, 2017

Express.co.uk. quoted a police spokesperson as saying that the restaurant witnessed heavy gunfire and security forces have been deployed at Ouagadougou post attack. No one has yet claimed they were behind the latest attack. - November 20: Gunmen take guests and staff hostage at the luxury Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako in a siege that leaves at least 20 dead, including 14 foreigners. (more...)
CNN's Acosta Blasts Trump Over Charlottesville CNN's Acosta Blasts Trump Over Charlottesville
- August 15, 2017

Acosta also asked why Trump wasn't having a press conference today , like he said there would be on Friday. Acosta previously criticized Trump for calling his remarks on Charlottesville a "press conference" despite taking no questions from reporters. (more...)
Mueller Probe Seeks WH Documents on Flynn's Business Ties
- August 15, 2017

They also are probing whether Flynn Intel kicked-backed payments to the businessman, Ekim Alptekin, "for helping hide the source of the money", according to the report . Flynn Intel signed a $600,000 deal that day with Inovo BV, a Dutch company owned by Alptekin, the Turkish-American businessman. The lobbyist's spokeswoman Molly Toomey insisted they were refunds for unfulfilled work, telling the New York Times: "They were legal, ethical and above board". (more...)
Undaunted by tensions, Chinese tourists flock into North Korea Undaunted by tensions, Chinese tourists flock into North Korea
- August 15, 2017

But any anxiety in South Korea is mitigated by the experience of living through multiple crises with the North that were eventually contained to prevent a war that would be catastrophic for both sides. Japan's chief government spokesman Yoshihide Suga stated earlier this week that Tokyo "can never tolerate" provocations by North Korea and that the Japanese army will "take necessary measures". (more...)
Suspect in deadly Virginia vehicle ramming due in court Suspect in deadly Virginia vehicle ramming due in court
- August 15, 2017

When asked if he was able to afford a lawyer, Fields responded "no, sir". One person died and 19 were injured Saturday when a auto rammed a crowd of counterprotesters gathered to oppose a "Unite the Right" rally of white nationalist and other right-wing groups. (more...)
USA has 'no interest' in North Korea regime change: Mattis, Tillerson USA has 'no interest' in North Korea regime change: Mattis, Tillerson
- August 15, 2017

But Tillerson and Mattis suggest things should work differently, and that North Korea should pause its illegal hostilities before the USA pauses its legal military exercises with South Korea. "North Korea now faces a choice". While some officials of ASEAN members acknowledged concerns about North Korea, they also cited concerns about trade relations with the United States. (more...)