• After China, Russia too is preparing response to latest U.S. sanctions
After China, Russia too is preparing response to latest U.S. sanctions

Some of the prominent companies and individuals slapped with sanctions are China-based Dandong Rich Earth Trading Co, Moscow-based Gefest-M LLC and its director, Russian national Ruben Kirakosyan and China and Hong Kong-based Mingzheng International Trading Limited.

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  • Search continues for shooting suspects, missing man identified
Search continues for shooting suspects, missing man identified

The investigation into the shooting began about 45 minutes after police discovered an abandoned 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt on Laurel Road in Nelson County. Police also noted that due to the ongoing search for the suspects, those attending the Lockn' Festival in Nelson County this week can expect to see an increased police presence.

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  • $700M Powerball jackpot up for grabs
$700M Powerball jackpot up for grabs

Since 2010, the New York Lottery has awarded $197.6 million to 276 second-prize winners. To date, her largest one-time winning has been $150. Now the jackpot is the second highest in history. But the loss last week and unfavorable odds weren't going to keep her from trying her luck again Wednesday. "You should play anyway", Lefton says.

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  • 45% turnout in Delhi's Bawana bypoll
45% turnout in Delhi's Bawana bypoll

The seat which is reserved for scheduled caste category saw a heavy weight campaigning from the Aam Aadmi Party which is in power in Delhi and the Bhartiya Janata Party holding the reigns of the Central government. The other major contender is of the Congress , which is trying hard to open its account after being relegated to zero seat in the legi...

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  • Understanding letters and numbers - GCSE grading
Understanding letters and numbers - GCSE grading

MORE: 86 photos of students celebrating exam results in the 2000s - are you one of them? A third wave of 9-1 graded GCSEs - including psychology, ancient history, business, information and communications technology (ICT) and media studies - will be taught from September 2017 with exams in 2019.

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  • WWE NXT: What's Next for Asuka?
WWE NXT: What's Next for Asuka?

WWE announced via their website that Asuka has a broken right collarbone, suffered during her match with Ember Moon at NXT Takeover Brooklyn III . If the injury is legitimate, it's an incredibly tough blow, and we can only wish her the best in her recovery over the next couple of months. NXT women's champion Asuka has dominated thro...

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  • Police Officer Joins 92 Year Old Woman Dancing Alone
Police Officer Joins 92 Year Old Woman Dancing Alone

Millie added that she loves it when people join her on the dance floor, wherever she decides to make her own dance floor! The video was shared on the Austin Police Department-Minnesota Facebook page last Thursday. Lenz drove up, turned up her squad car's radio, got out and started dancing with Seiver. Millie, though, is surprised her little dan...

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  • 6 in 10 Americans reject Trump reaction to Charlottesville
6 in 10 Americans reject Trump reaction to Charlottesville

KKK?" I hit them with everything. The Quinnipiac University Poll reported 62 percent of the voters it surveyed felt that Trump is increasing divisions in the country; 31 percent said they felt the opposite. Fifty-six percent of voters who approve of Trump's job performance blame both groups equally, and another 15 percent blame the counterprote...

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  • Melania and Donald Trump Briefly Looked at the Solar Eclipse Without Glasses
Melania and Donald Trump Briefly Looked at the Solar Eclipse Without Glasses

According to Real Clear Politics , Trump's approval rating ranges from 35 to 42 percent depending on which of the recent polls you read . Among independents, 55% disapproved compared to just 28% approving. Pastor Mark Burns, an African-American televangelist who leads a small congregation in SC and serves on the board, said in an interview on MSNB...

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  • Within 24 hours, a pair of wildly different Trump speeches
Within 24 hours, a pair of wildly different Trump speeches

Trump's remarks come at a time when he is facing continued pressure to stem the divisions exposed by a deadly rally in Charlottesville, Virginia , this month, which was organized by hate groups including the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazi sympathizers.

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  • Gorakhpur Tragedy: Yogi Adityanath ousts additional chief secretary Anita Bhatnagar Jain
Gorakhpur Tragedy: Yogi Adityanath ousts additional chief secretary Anita Bhatnagar Jain

The Allahabad High Court today asked the Uttar Pradesh government to inform it about action taken on the inquiry report of the chief secretary into the deaths of children in the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur . Principal Secretary, Revenue, Rajnish Dubey has been given additional charge of the medical education department. However, the...

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  • Keene white nationalist faces three felony charges
Keene white nationalist faces three felony charges

The Albemarle County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office issued four warrants for the arrest of a white nationalist featured in a VICE News documentary that aired August 14, reports The Hill . The suspect told the New York Times that he was willing to turn himself in for the alleged crimes, which stemmed from an incident in which he pepper spr...

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  • Trump goes off prompter, lashes out in Phoenix rally speech
Trump goes off prompter, lashes out in Phoenix rally speech

Police deployed tear gas after the protesters threw bottles and rocks. As several news outlets reported , a police helicopter circling overhead told the demonstrators to leave the area while the officers on the ground threatened them with arrest for "unlawful assembly" if they did not vacate the premise.

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  • Percent of Americans See Trump as Divider, Poll Finds
Percent of Americans See Trump as Divider, Poll Finds

Trump's job approval also sank to one of the lowest levels of his turbulent seven-month presidency, as respondents savaged his handling of racial issues following the deadly chaos that gripped the Virginia city, according to the latest Quinnipiac University Poll .

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  • 7th Fleet Commander to Be Relieved After Deadly Ship Collisions
7th Fleet Commander to Be Relieved After Deadly Ship Collisions

Rear Adm. Phillip Sawyer, who was slated to take over the Yokosuka-based 7th Fleet during a change-of-command ceremony on September 7, will assume command "immediately", the statement said. The cause of the collision has not been determined. Swift said the Malaysian navy had reported locating other potential remains and was working to confirm the...

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  • US Seeks $11 Million From Companies It Says Conspired With North Korea
US Seeks $11 Million From Companies It Says Conspired With North Korea

The photos were carried in the morning edition of the Rodong Sinmun, the ruling party's newspaper, and released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) just two days after the United States and South Korea began annual military exercises that the North claims are a rehearsal for war.

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  • Five Killed, Dozens Wounded In Helmand Bombing
Five Killed, Dozens Wounded In Helmand Bombing

No group including the Taliban insurgents has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident. The wounded children were studying at a nearby mosque when the explosion happened, the governor's spokesman said. "The auto bomb targeted a number of army vehicles parked in the parking lot". For years Helmand province, of which Lashkar Gah is the c...

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  • Confederate statues gone at University of Texas
Confederate statues gone at University of Texas

Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia this week. By contrast, Robert E. Lee commanded an army through years of slaughter and destruction in an effort to dismantle the nation that Washington built. It's about what we choose to remember and to forget . Statues of Confederate icons appear to be dividing the nation nearly 150 years after the Civil...

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  • 'Extremely Disturbing': Clapper Questions Trump's Fitness for Office After Rally
'Extremely Disturbing': Clapper Questions Trump's Fitness for Office After Rally

In fact, Stelter even retweeted a Washington Post article about the questions on Trump's fitness that admits those questions "inevitably devolve into speculation". "It's just so objectionable on so many levels". In his speech Tuesday night, the president said that he had repeatedly condemned white supremacists, neo-Nazis and members of the Ku K...

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  • Magnitude Quake in Ormoc Kills 2
Magnitude Quake in Ormoc Kills 2

Superintendent Elena delos Santos, the deputy police chief of Ormoc City , said the two fatalities, aged 51 and 70, came from two "barangay" (villages) in the city. All classes were suspended following the tremor. TWO persons were killed while scores of others were injured after a moderately strong quake shook some parts of Leyte on Wednesday mor...

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