• US Navy 7th Fleet commander dismissed after a series of ship collisions
US Navy 7th Fleet commander dismissed after a series of ship collisions

The U.S. Navy directed its worldwide fleet to take stock of operations and pinpoint gaps after the second collision involving an American naval vessel in Asia in recent months left 10 sailors missing. In May, the guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain collided with a South Korean fishing vessel, and in January, another cruiser, the USS Antietam,...

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  • Feds pare back demands for data from anti-Trump protest site
Feds pare back demands for data from anti-Trump protest site

The new warrant would also limit the time frame for records, exclude draft posts that were never published on the website, and spell out that prosecutors are looking for evidence of planning and coordination of criminal activity. DreamHost's arguments, made in a court filing last week, largely centered on the claim that forcing a company to turn o...

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  • Trump looks at solar eclipse without glasses
Trump looks at solar eclipse without glasses

Scientists had issued stern warnings that looking directly at the sun during the eclipse could result in permanent eye damage. The organisation explained that the only safe way to look directly at the sun is by using special-purpose solar filters like eclipse glasses .

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  • Boston 'Free Speech Rally' Ends Early, Thousands Join Counterprotest
Boston 'Free Speech Rally' Ends Early, Thousands Join Counterprotest

Boston's mayor is thanking the thousands of counterprotesters who took over the the city's streets Saturday in opposition to a conservative rally. A woman was killed at that Unite the Right rally, and scores of others were injured, when a auto driven by a white supremacist plowed into counter-demonstrators.

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  • United Kingdom academic publisher reposts blocked China articles after outcry
United Kingdom academic publisher reposts blocked China articles after outcry

Global scholars decried the decision as an affront to academic freedom, while hundreds of academics threatened to boycott the publisher if it acquiesced to China's demands. Reza Hasmath, a professor at Canada's University of Alberta who has written on sensitive subjects such as ethnicity and civil society in China, said the reposting of the articl...

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  • Nigerian Kids Used as
Nigerian Kids Used as "Human Bombs" Since January, Says UNICEF

The extremists have for several years been using children to attack crowded markets, mosques and camps for internally displaced people in northeast Nigeria and the broader Lake Chad region. The Nigerian army has been fighting against Boko Haram, pledging allegiance to the Islamic State terror group (outlawed in Russia), for around eight years.

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  • North Carolina combines for first flawless game at LLWS since 2008
North Carolina combines for first flawless game at LLWS since 2008

The loss, the first for Rancho in 18 games this summer, drops the West Region champion into the loser's bracket, where it will play Jackson, N.J., in an elimination game Monday. Greenville got on the board early Sunday with a run in the first on a double by Matthijs and a Thomas Barrett single. While North Carolina's bats were hot - scoring fou...

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  • Woodbury Common agrees to drop NY trade restrictions
Woodbury Common agrees to drop NY trade restrictions

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has reached an antitrust settlement with Simon Property Group that requires the Indianapolis-based real estate giant to pay $945,000 and revise lease terms of tenants at its popular Woodbury Common Premium Outlets.

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  • PM Modi to visit Bihar's flood-affected areas on Aug 26
PM Modi to visit Bihar's flood-affected areas on Aug 26

A road construction department statement said a total of 203 state highways and other roads under it were damaged in flood waters in different places out of which 95 per cent have been repaired and made motorable. Meanwhile, the death toll in Assam has risen to 70. "For the flood victims, 1,608 community kitchens have been set up", the official...

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  • 56% of Americans Disapprove of President Trump's Response to Charlottesville
56% of Americans Disapprove of President Trump's Response to Charlottesville

Almost one in 10 Americans think it's acceptable to hold white nationalist or neo-Nazi views, according to a new poll that also tracked President Donald Trump's response to the violence that erupted in Charlottesville , Virginia earlier this month.

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  • Area counties see a rise in unemployment numbers
Area counties see a rise in unemployment numbers

McDowell County had the highest unemployment rate at 9.9 percent, followed by Mingo County at 9.8 percent. A total of 257 people was looking for work in July, up 12.7 percent over June (down 29.8 percent since July 2016). The Kokomo Metropolitan Statistical Area, comprising all of Howard County, had a 3.5 percent unemployment rate last month, a dec...

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  • Clooney donates $1 million to track and stop hate groups
Clooney donates $1 million to track and stop hate groups

In a controversial rebranding move, the Trump administration made a decision to steer current government counter-extremism efforts that target all forms of violent extremism - including violence committed by white supremacy groups - toward a sole focus on countering Islamic extremism .

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  • Online campaign ad from Jeff Flake starts hitting back at Kelli Ward
Online campaign ad from Jeff Flake starts hitting back at Kelli Ward

The ad , put out by the Senate Leadership Fund, coins a catchy, Trump-style nickname for Ward: "Chemtrail Kelli". And Trump went even further; he praised Kelli Ward , a conspiracy theory-friendly former Arizona state senator who unsuccessfully ran against McCain during the 2016 primary and hopes to unseat Flake in 2018.

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  • Chemical shipments intercepted en route from North Korea to Syria
Chemical shipments intercepted en route from North Korea to Syria

North Korean shipments of chemical weapons bound for Syria were intercepted just months after the regime of Bashar Al-Assad killed at least 90 people in a sarin gas attack, a confidential United Nations report has outlined. KOMID, the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation, was sanctioned by the UNSC in 2009. The U.S. and its allies have ...

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  • Vatican's Pietro Parolin meets Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov
Vatican's Pietro Parolin meets Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

The second most senior Vatican official, Pietro Parolin, arrives in Russian Federation today to hold talks with Patriarch Kirill, head of the Orthodox Church, and President Vladimir Putin over the coming days. Regarding global affairs, Cardinal Parolin said he and Lavrov discussed several ongoing conflicts, including the war in Eastern Ukraine and ...

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  • Tillerson 'pleased' with North Korea's recent 'restraint'
Tillerson 'pleased' with North Korea's recent 'restraint'

The agency slapped sanctions on 16 Chinese and Russian individuals and companies, accusing them of supporting North Korea's nuclear program and attempting to evade USA sanctions. "And I want to take note of that". U.S. President Donald Trump earlier this month warned North Korea it would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States ...

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  • Support for Trump Among Black Republicans Wavering
Support for Trump Among Black Republicans Wavering

The departure of White House strategist Steve Bannon has not significantly affected GOP voters' opinion of President Donald Trump , according to a poll released Tuesday. "Unfortunately he wavered back and forth", Collins said. He is the leader of the Republican Party - maybe that is why they won't speak out against him.

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  • Pence: Need More, Not Less Monuments
Pence: Need More, Not Less Monuments

Pence also defended Trump on another issue gripping the U.S.: The racial division after deadly violence rocked Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier this month. Trump's strategic guidance for South Asia unveiled on Monday states that U.S. support in Afghanistan is not unlimited and will not serve as a "blank check".

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  • NEET only basis for admission in Tamil Nadu medical colleges
NEET only basis for admission in Tamil Nadu medical colleges

The Supreme Court's verdict on NEET is expected on Tuesday. Some of the students even prepared for NEET giving up further studies. The Tamil Nadu government got the ordinance cleared by Law and the Human Resource Development ministries but it was referred back to attorney general KK Venugopal by the health ministry.

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  • Barcelona Take Legal Action Against Neymar
Barcelona Take Legal Action Against Neymar

On Sunday, Neymar criticised the Barcelona board after helping PSG beat Toulouse in Ligue 1. Barcelona are suing Neymar for €8.5million (£7.8 million) for alleged breach of contract and demanding he return the loyalty bonus paid after he renewed his deal in October, less than a year before he signed for Paris St-Germain, the club said Tue...

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