• London Underground Station was Evacuated Briefly because of Damaged Train
London Underground Station was Evacuated Briefly because of Damaged Train

I was towards back of crowd'. Commuters said smoke poured through a train carriage and onto the platform after a "loud bang" at around 9am on Tuesday (15 August). Police said they had responded to fire and smoke alarm messages in a subway vehicle. Last week there were reports of panic at Oxford Circus after a Bakerloo Line train filled wi...

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  • Virginia governor to white supremacists:
Virginia governor to white supremacists: "Go home"

The police chief of Charlottesville , Va., denied Monday that cops were ordered not to intervene or make arrests during the violent clashes that led to the death of an anti-racist protester. A rally was also held in Montreal according to social media and local media reports . She says the driver "deserves everything he gets and more".

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  • Perseid meteor shower set to peak at weekend
Perseid meteor shower set to peak at weekend

The sky will light up this weekend across Northern California as the Perseid meteor shower moves through the Earth's atmosphere. The Perseids will be a little more hard to see this year due to the presence of the moon, which will be three-quarters full and will rise shortly before the shower hits its peak around midnight.

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  • War with N.Korea not imminent
War with N.Korea not imminent

The United States and South Korea remain technically still at war with North Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. The U.S. has 28,500 troops permanently stationed in South Korea and 54,000 troops in Japan . "I am certain the United States will respond to the current situation calmly and responsi...

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  • Illinois Home To 32 Hate Groups: Southern Poverty Law Center
Illinois Home To 32 Hate Groups: Southern Poverty Law Center

Neo-Nazis and white supremacists encircle counter protesters at the base of a statue of Thomas Jefferson in Virginia. In 2011 the groups peaked at more than 1,000 before decreasing to 784 in 2014. But in the a year ago, those numbers slightly increased by 8% to 1,621 hate crimes nationwide in 2015. The SPLC defines a hate groups as ones with ...

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  • Terry McAuliffe attends a church after the tragedy in Charlottesville
Terry McAuliffe attends a church after the tragedy in Charlottesville

The governor of Virginia has told President Trump that he must act to deal with hate speech in the United States following a weekend of violence in Charlottesville. Attorney General Mark R. Herring said that while it a hard and a tragic day for the community and for the country, Sunday's thoughts should be of peace.

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  • Cruz calls for Justice Department investigation into Charlottesville violence
Cruz calls for Justice Department investigation into Charlottesville violence

After the rally around Lee's statue, in the recently renamed "Emancipation Park", had been dispersed, one woman, now identified as 32-year old Heather Heyer, a local paralegal, was killed and several others seriously injured, when a auto sped into a counter-protest rally taking place on the other side of Charlottesville's central downtown mall.

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  • Charlottesville victim 'was there standing up for what was right,' friend says
Charlottesville victim 'was there standing up for what was right,' friend says

Correa said she recently was swamped with medical bills after complications related to her multiple sclerosis, so she went to a Charlottesville law firm. "For her, it wasn't just lip service", he said. "I've not only lost a daughter; his mother has lost her son", Bro said of the mother of the suspect .

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  • UNR Student Talks After Marching in Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally
UNR Student Talks After Marching in Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally

Images of torch-bearing white supremacists began circulating on social media after the Twitter user @YesYoureRacist appealed for help in identifying people taking part in the far-right rally. "It was a huge tragedy", he told KRNV upon returning to Reno from Virginia. "White nationalists aren't all hateful; we just want to preserve what we have...

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  • South West Train derailment at Waterloo causes major travel disruption
South West Train derailment at Waterloo causes major travel disruption

Waterloo is Britain's busiest railway station, and an £800m upgrade means that almost half of its platforms are closed until 28 August. "Train services running to and from these stations may be cancelled, delayed or revised". South West Trains are only reporting the incident as an "operational incident". Disruption will continue until the end of ...

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  • Zimbabwe first lady charged with assault
Zimbabwe first lady charged with assault

Mugabe allegedly used an extension cord to assault Gabriella and her two friends while the two sons and Mugabe's bodyguards stood idle. "What is a girl compared to a woman beating you and 10+ bodyguards standing back, leaving her to do this sh*t", she tweeted about the incident.

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  • Mohan Bhagwat defies collector's order, hoists tricolor at Kerala school
Mohan Bhagwat defies collector's order, hoists tricolor at Kerala school

However, Bhagwat simply ignored the order and hoisted the flag. This was done after a memo was issued to the school by the District Collector which said that a political leader should not be allowed to hoist a flag in an aided school which would be deemed inappropriate.

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  • US, France pledged to work to denuclearize North Korea
US, France pledged to work to denuclearize North Korea

New United Nations sanctions condemning the North's rapidly developing nuclear program drew fresh ire and threats from Pyongyang . The North Korean leader accused Washington of provoking Pyongyang by "introducing huge nuclear strategic equipment into the vicinity of the peninsula" and urged the United States to stop "arrogant provocations ag...

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  • North Korea recalls key ambassadors home for meeting: Yonhap
North Korea recalls key ambassadors home for meeting: Yonhap

His comments come amid growing tensions between the U.S. and the rogue nation - over its nuclear program. "I'd love to see it, but I don't think that's in the cards", Clapper said on CNN's "State of the Union". "The bottom line is, we will defend the country from an attack; for us (U.S. military) that is war", Mattis said. But Mattis told repor...

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  • Trump Eyes China Sanctions While Seeking Its Help on North Korea
Trump Eyes China Sanctions While Seeking Its Help on North Korea

Japan, which would be under the flight path of any missile fired towards Guam, will be seeking further reassurance from Washington in meetings between Japan's defense chief and foreign minister and their US counterparts on Thursday. The plans are based on the Hwasong-12, a new missile the country successfully flight-tested for the first time in May...

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  • UN Chief Condemns Attacks On Peacekeeping Mission In Mali
UN Chief Condemns Attacks On Peacekeeping Mission In Mali

In the Timbuktu attack, the mission said five Malian security guards and a Malian contractor working for the mission were killed along with a member of the Malian gendarmerie. It is unknown what group or individual is behind the attack, but Jama'a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin' (JNIM), which is Al-Qaeda's arm in Mali, has claimed responsibility.

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  • LTFRB orders 1 month suspension for Uber
LTFRB orders 1 month suspension for Uber

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) did not give a reason for its decision, which came amid regulatory disputes with Uber and rival Grab that have prompted investigations by both chambers of Philippine Congress.

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  • Accused Virginia Rally Attacker Is Northern Kentucky Native
Accused Virginia Rally Attacker Is Northern Kentucky Native

A Dodge Challenger has plowed into a group of protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia , killing a 32-year-old woman and injuring at least 19 others. Field's mother, Samantha Bloom, told The Associated Press on Saturday night that she knew her son was attending a rally in Virginia but didn't know it was a white supremacist rally.

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  • Accused Virginia Rally Attacker Is Northern Kentucky Native
Accused Virginia Rally Attacker Is Northern Kentucky Native

A Dodge Challenger has plowed into a group of protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia , killing a 32-year-old woman and injuring at least 19 others. Field's mother, Samantha Bloom, told The Associated Press on Saturday night that she knew her son was attending a rally in Virginia but didn't know it was a white supremacist rally.

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  • Friend of Charlottesville victim speaks up
Friend of Charlottesville victim speaks up

A man who survived the crash spoke about what happened. Fields is also at the center of a civil-rights investigation. The 32-year-old killed during the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville , Va., will be buried Wednesday, her family said .

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