• Ric Flair placed in medically-induced coma before surgery
Ric Flair placed in medically-induced coma before surgery

But there is some good news in this latest Ric Flair update : according to Fox News , who shared a statement from the WWE, Flair is out of surgery and "resting", however, it doesn't seem to be that he's completely out of the woods quite yet.

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  • Dutch count massive cost of tainted-egg scare
Dutch count massive cost of tainted-egg scare

By conducting a swift inspection of egg farms with more than 200,000 hens by Tuesday night, the minister said, what amounts to about 25 percent of the eggs that would normally reach the market on a daily basis can be sold on Wednesday. "The men are to appear in a closed hearing before a judge who will have to decide if they will remain in custody f...

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  • KKK, neo-Nazis, white nationalists 'criminals and thugs'
KKK, neo-Nazis, white nationalists 'criminals and thugs'

In some instances, Trump issued statements condemning violence only after bowing to mounting political pressure. President Trump: "It doesn't bother me at all". Trump walked out of the room, but Acosta called out, "Haven't you spread a lot of fake news yourself, sir?" Trump said he had spoken with the head of the FBI, who updated h...

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  • KCNA: Kim Jong Un briefed on Guam missile tests
KCNA: Kim Jong Un briefed on Guam missile tests

The Labour leader's intervention comes after China's President warned the U.S. and North Korea not to exacerbate tensions after Mr Trump said Kim would "truly regret" military action. A spokesman for SDF said the missiles were being deployed not to intercept missiles, but rather "just in case". They're part of the tougher sanctions approved...

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  • Emails Show Trump Volunteer Tried To Broker Russia Meeting
Emails Show Trump Volunteer Tried To Broker Russia Meeting

A self-described energy consultant, Papadopoulos was the youngest and least experienced member of the small foreign policy team Trump abruptly formed last March after coming under criticism for his lack of foreign policy expertise. The exchanges are among more than 20,000 pages of documents the Trump campaign turned over to congressional committe...

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  • Buffalo State professor offers perspective on North Korea crisis
Buffalo State professor offers perspective on North Korea crisis

Through a clandestine diplomatic avenue, dubbed "New York Channel", North Korea and the United States have reportedly been engaging in a series of diplomatic talks, including negotiations over the release of USA prisoners held in North Korea.

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  • Tropical Storm Gert strengthens in the Atlantic Ocean
Tropical Storm Gert strengthens in the Atlantic Ocean

The storm could reach hurricane strength this week. Swells generated by Gert will begin to affect portions of Bermuda and the U.S. East Coast - from North Carolina to NY - over the next couple of days. Swells generated by Gert will begin to affect portions of Bermuda and the U.S. East Coast — from North Carolina to NY — over the next couple of da...

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  • Holocaust memorial in Boston vandalized for second time this summer
Holocaust memorial in Boston vandalized for second time this summer

The teen hurled a rock through a glass panel etched with numbers, representing those tattooed on the arms of the Jews and others in the concentration camps operated by Nazi Germany, police said . The repairs for that incident were finished in July and Isaac has pleaded not guilty to vandalism charges. Jeremy Burton, who manages the site from the...

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  • Asian Neighbors Protest As Japan PM Sends Offering To War Dead Shrine
Asian Neighbors Protest As Japan PM Sends Offering To War Dead Shrine

Abe has been eager to change Japan's war-renouncing constitution. Masahiko Shibayama, a lawmaker from Abe's Liberal Democratic Party, delivered the "tamagushi" tree offering on Abe's behalf. The shrine is viewed by Seoul and Beijing as reflecting Tokyo's militaristic past. On North Korea's recent string of missile launches and heated rhetoric, ...

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  • BBCI: Three Britons sentenced to jail and caning in Singapore
BBCI: Three Britons sentenced to jail and caning in Singapore

The three were in Singapore in September as part of a group of nine for a bachelor party, and attended an electronic music festival called Ultra Singapore. In passing her sentence, Judicial Commissioner Hoo Sheau Peng called the incident "disturbing". Son received the most severe sentence for having had unprotected sex with the woman, exposing ...

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  • 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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