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More than 600 still missing after deadly floods in Sierra Leone More than 600 still missing after deadly floods in Sierra Leone
- August 22, 2017

A relationship between the Saddlers and people living in the West African country of Sierra Leone was established previous year by Steve Davies, secretary of the Walsall FC Supporters' Trust. At Connaught Hospital, morgue worker Mohamed Sinneh Kamara said: "We buried 50 more bodies on Friday". "Initially, we had a large number of corpses that were recovered, but for the past two or three days, I think the average has been about ten". (more...)
Grifton public library gives out free solar eclipse glasses Grifton public library gives out free solar eclipse glasses
- August 22, 2017

Jamaicans are being urged not to look at the sun during the eclipse as this can cause damage to the retina. For the more adventurous star-gazer or just simply people who want to appreciate the event in person a pair of special glasses with solar filters commonly referred to as "Eclipse Glasses". (more...)
Texas man charged with trying to bomb Houston Confederate statue - RT America Texas man charged with trying to bomb Houston Confederate statue - RT America
- August 22, 2017

The statue of Dowling, a Houstonian who served as a Confederate officer during the Civil War, is one of hundreds of monuments to the Confederacy that have come under increased scrutiny after a white supremacist rally in Virginia supporting such memorials became violent. (more...)
North Korea issues new threats after U.S. confirms nearby military exercises North Korea issues new threats after U.S. confirms nearby military exercises
- August 22, 2017

In response, President Moon Jae-in warned Pyongyang on August 21 not to use the joint military exercises as a pretext for provocations, stressing the drills are "defensive in nature". Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea have grown in recent weeks. It added: "Reckless and wild acts of the United States can accelerate its final ruin". (more...)
No Powerball Winner, Jackpot Jumps to $650 Million For Wednesday No Powerball Winner, Jackpot Jumps to $650 Million For Wednesday
- August 22, 2017

None were sold in Maryland. A Powerball jackpot hasn't been hit since June 10 when $447.8 million was awarded to a single victor in California. The jackpot now rolls to an estimated $650 million for Wednesday's drawing, according to officials. (more...)
Mitch McConnell: 'Zero Chance' US Fails to Raise Debt Ceiling Mitch McConnell: 'Zero Chance' US Fails to Raise Debt Ceiling
- August 22, 2017

What is still unclear is how the debt ceiling might get raised, while the bill will be a significant test for the Republican majorities in Congress and President Donald Trump . Mr. Mnuchin reiterated his preference for a "clean" debt-limit increase without policy strings attached. "I think that everybody understands this is not a Republican issue, this is not a Democrat issue", Mnuchin said. (more...)
Confident United an improvement on last season - Pogba Confident United an improvement on last season - Pogba
- August 22, 2017

Fellow Sky Sports analyst Thierry Henry agreed, adding: "That's something he needs to bring to his game". "Now even when you score people say you should do more, that's the way it is". "There was happiness in our play", United manager Jose Mourinho said. "I didn't feel the risk was big". Last week, Mourinho said United were looking to sign a winger after signing three of his four transfer targets - defender Victor Lindelof, midfielder Nemanja Matic and striker Romelu Lukaku ... (more...)
Filipinos killed in fresh Abu Sayyaf attack in southern Philippines Filipinos killed in fresh Abu Sayyaf attack in southern Philippines
- August 22, 2017

Among the dead were villagers and a militiaman. The first attack was on February 27, 2010 by 70 Abu Sayyaf bandits, setting fire to homes and killing at least 11 people. THE military rescued Vietnamese sailor, Do Trung Huiqe, kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in November previous year and held captive on Mataja Island in Basilan. (more...)
Yet another group pulls event out of Trump's Mar-a-Lago Yet another group pulls event out of Trump's Mar-a-Lago
- August 22, 2017

According to the Palm Beach Post , the Cleveland Clinic - a leading research hospital - and the American Cancer Society have pulled upcoming events from being held at the Florida estate. "We have an unyielding commitment to inspire people to act on behalf of wildlife and the natural world", said Andrew Aiken, the zoo's CEO and president. (more...)
Missing journalist Kim Wall 'died in an accident,' submarine owner says Missing journalist Kim Wall 'died in an accident,' submarine owner says
- August 21, 2017

A major search was launched involving the Danish Navy, including two helicopters and three ships, which briefly spotted the sub before it sank. Rescue crews reported seeing Madsen standing aboard the submarine wearing trademark military fatigues in the vessel's tower whilst it was still afloat. (more...)
Total solar eclipse completes path across America Total solar eclipse completes path across America
- August 21, 2017

Those participating will make "glow in the dark slime" before they go outside to experience the eclipse. Maggie Bockus, a retired school teacher in Saint John, N.B., said she expects watching the eclipse will make her feel "humble". But don't be tempted to look at the sun directly. Watch The Eclipse Make Its Way Across The U.S. Zoo spokesman Jim Bartoo says people were camping out at the zoo entrance at 6 a.m., three hours before the gates opened and seven-and-a-half hours before totality. (more...)
Safe Viewing Tips & Where To View The Eclipse In San Antonio Safe Viewing Tips & Where To View The Eclipse In San Antonio
- August 22, 2017

You can make a pinhole projector out of a box , or use any other object with tiny holes - like a piece of cardstock with a hole, or your outstretched, interlaced fingers-to project an image of the partially eclipsed Sun onto the ground. Yes - it is time for a solar eclipse! Finding a pair online can be a bit expensive (and good luck getting them delivered in time for the event). (more...)
President Trump, Ivanka Trump to Watch Eclipse From White House Balcony President Trump, Ivanka Trump to Watch Eclipse From White House Balcony
- August 21, 2017

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rejected calls for him to resign in protest of President Donald Trump's response to violence at a white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend, and defended the president in a statement Saturday evening. (more...)
NASA's stream of the solar eclipse NASA's stream of the solar eclipse
- August 21, 2017

Long lines have formed outside places, selling special protective eclipse sunglasses, with the planetarium, libraries and rooftop bars all offering viewing events to make the most of the occasion. Today is the first time a total solar eclipse has been visible in the US mainland since 1979 , and the first time since 1918 that it's been visible from coast to coast. (more...)
Congress will retain power, if polls held now Congress will retain power, if polls held now
- August 21, 2017

Speaking to media persons thereafter, Ananth Kumar charged that Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is misusing the Bureau to cow-down political opponents. In a counter to his allegations, the ACB had released a statement, saying it was a feeble attempt by Basavarajendra to build a false defence. Yeddyurappa said that the corruption case against him is bogus and is just a part of political vendetta against him. (more...)
Georgia ranked same place as coaches poll — Preseason AP poll Georgia ranked same place as coaches poll — Preseason AP poll
- August 21, 2017

The Tigers will face three of those teams this season - LSU on October 14, Georgia on November 11 and Alabama on November 25 - as well as defending national champion and No. Reed, and defensive end Reggie Walker. Penn State has the record at 34 from 1968-2002. Oklahoma, 8. Washington, 9. Preseason rankings are rare in Manhattan. (more...)
Have you experienced hate crime online? Have you experienced hate crime online?
- August 21, 2017

It follows that hateful language should be policed and prosecuted as vigorously online as on the street, Ms Saunders says. The Director of Public Prosecutions appeared on talkRADIO this morning to map out her team's new plans to tackle hate crime. (more...)
US Defense Chief to Visit Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine US Defense Chief to Visit Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine
- August 21, 2017

Tensions with Russian Federation will get ratcheted up this week when Secretary of Defense will travel to Ukraine to deliver a message on behalf of President Donald Trump: the US still backs Ukraine's claim to Crimea. Mattis will begin his engagements in Jordan on August 21, meeting with King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lieutenant General Mahmoud Freihat. (more...)
Protests in Hong Kong over jailing of pro-democracy leaders Protests in Hong Kong over jailing of pro-democracy leaders
- August 21, 2017

A protester dressed as a judge and with a mask of Chinese President Xi Jinping stands outside the Court of Final Appeal after marching in Hong Kong on August 20, 2017, to protest the jailing of Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow (not pictured), the leaders of Hong Kong's so-called Umbrella movement, after their sentencing at the High Court on August 17. (more...)
152 dead, 1.5 crore people hit by flood in WB: CM Mamata 152 dead, 1.5 crore people hit by flood in WB: CM Mamata
- August 21, 2017

The Chief Minister also demanded a central government package for her flood-hit state, on the lines of the grants given to BJP-ruled Assam and Gujarat. The condition of South and North Dinajpur districts, majorly affected in the latest flood, was becoming normal though some places in both districts continued to be waterlogged. (more...)

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