• 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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  • Heather Heyer's mom says she is refusing to speak to Trump
Heather Heyer's mom says she is refusing to speak to Trump

Echoing his comments on Tuesday, Trump tweeted Thursday that the removal of Confederate statues could lead to the removal of monuments to the US's founding fathers. Trump's response to the bigotry, racism and ignorance in Charlottesville is embarrassing to the business leaders and unsafe for the country. "I wish the President would find...

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  • North Korea Takes Propaganda to New Level
North Korea Takes Propaganda to New Level

Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. Trump has urged Beijing, North Korea's only major ally, to bring greater pressure to bear in reining in its neighbour's nuclear efforts, suggesting that the United States may offer concessions on trade in return.

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  • Pasadena man sentenced for murdering his son in Santa Barbara
Pasadena man sentenced for murdering his son in Santa Barbara

Aramazd Andressian Jr., who his parents called "Piqui", disappeared in April when his father took him to Disneyland. Andressian was the prime suspect from the start, but he feigned innocence and was released after initial questioning due to lack of evidence.

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  • US Navy to remove commander of 7th Fleet amid latest accidents
US Navy to remove commander of 7th Fleet amid latest accidents

The U.S. Navy will relieve Seventh Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin from his duties. Aucoin was initially assigned to Fighter Squadron 101 for initial training in the F-14 Tomcat. But he noted that the investigation was in its earliest stages and said, "We are not taking any consideration off the table". But a military unit needs milita...

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  • Ex-CIA agent wants to take over Twitter to fire Trump
Ex-CIA agent wants to take over Twitter to fire Trump

The $1 billion dollar goal would still be far too little to gain a controlling interest in Twitter. There really is a serious thought behind what seems at first glance like a quirky endeavor. (Its market cap is about $12 billion right now.) But Wilson says that if she owned a significant stake, that it would put pressure on the company. "With a...

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  • Harvey, 92L potential rainmakers for Texas and Florida
Harvey, 92L potential rainmakers for Texas and Florida

Tropical Storm Harvey - which passed through the Caribbean on Friday and then broke up into remnants over the weekend - is much more likely to turn back into a storm. If necessary, advisories could be resumed and tropical storm watches or warnings issued before Harvey regains tropical cyclone status. Forecasters are also watching two other ...

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  • Tillerson notes signs of 'restraint' in North Korea and hints at dialogue
Tillerson notes signs of 'restraint' in North Korea and hints at dialogue

The drills, which the North routinely describes as preparation for invasion, run until August 31, and included South Korean a civil defense exercise on Wednesday that saw traffic halted, movie screenings interrupted and hundreds of thousands of people directed to underground shelters.

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