• Virginia State Police ID two officers killed in helicopter crash
Virginia State Police ID two officers killed in helicopter crash

Officials in Charlottesville in the U.S. state of Virginia have declared a state of emergency ahead of a large march by white nationalists. White nationalists and their opponents promoted the event for weeks. They clashed with another group of people who were opposing this rally of white nationalists. The confrontation was a stark reminder ...

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  • Ben Rhodes Slams Trump for 'Lie' About Nuclear Arsenal
Ben Rhodes Slams Trump for 'Lie' About Nuclear Arsenal

The spread of fallout, and the threat of a spiral of attacks that could bring about a "nuclear winter", all but guarantee that Americans would share in the suffering and loss of a nuclear exchange on the Korean peninsula or anywhere in the Pacific.

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  • Korea tensions cast long shadow over markets
Korea tensions cast long shadow over markets

By the close of trading, the FTSE 100 was down 84.46 points, or 1.1%, to 7,305.48, having dropped 1.4% on Thursday. "The war of words taking place between the U.S. Asian regional stock markets took a pounding. Hong Kong shed more than one percent and Shanghai also closed lower, while Seoul shares continued their sell-off after slumping Wedn...

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  • Suspect in auto attack at Virginia rally possibly identified
Suspect in auto attack at Virginia rally possibly identified

A 32-year-old woman died when a auto was driven into the crowd during the anti-rally protest earlier today. 20, of OH, is charged with second-degree murder, three counts of malicious wounding and one count of failing to stop for a hit and run with injury.

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  • Canadian pastor returns home after release from North Korean prison
Canadian pastor returns home after release from North Korean prison

They declined to provide details on negotiations with the North Koreans. South Korea, the US and others often accuse North Korea of using foreign detainees to wrest diplomatic concessions, and foreigners have said after their release that their declarations of guilt were coerced while in North Korean custody.

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  • NASA to study Earth's ionosphere during total solar eclipse
NASA to study Earth's ionosphere during total solar eclipse

The next solar total eclipse in Louisville will be on October 17, 2153. that's 136 years away. The eclipse in 2024 will have 98% coverage in Louisville. While it is still not completely clear why animals react in a certain way during such celestial events, perhaps knowing the animals' awareness of the event is a good reminder that humans are ...

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  • Sharad Yadav sacked from Rajya Sabha post
Sharad Yadav sacked from Rajya Sabha post

Earlier in the day, the JD (U ) replaced Mr Yadav with R.C.P. Singh as its leader in the Rajya Sabha . Sharad Yadav was not in favour of Nitish Kumar's decision to form an alliance with BJP to form the government in Bihar. As far as the party is concerned, it has already taken its decision. BJP president Amit Shah had extended the invite to...

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  • J&K: Gun battle underway between security forces, terrorists in Shopian
J&K: Gun battle underway between security forces, terrorists in Shopian

In the ensuing encounter, five soldiers were injured and were evacuated to the 92 Base Hospital of the Army where two among them succumbed to their injuries. "As the security forces tightened the cordon, hiding terrorists opened fire at the party". The sources said the cordon-and-search operation was launched following inputs about the presence o...

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  • Mama C's Donuts Link in Ohio Norovirus Outbreak
Mama C's Donuts Link in Ohio Norovirus Outbreak

The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department is expected to update the media on the outbreak on Friday. All had similar symptoms and had eaten food from the shop between August 4 and Tuesday, health department officials said. The health department said Norovirus is common this time of year, and those affected should refrain from handling and worki...

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  • European Union imposes tougher sanctions on N. Korea for missile tests
European Union imposes tougher sanctions on N. Korea for missile tests

Following the Council's decision, the blacklist now includes 62 persons and 50 entities subject to an asset freeze and travel restrictions in the EU. The UN Security Council tightened sanctions against North Korea for the missile tests carried out by the country on Saturday.

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  • Danish Inventor Charged with Murder After Submarine Is Wrecked
Danish Inventor Charged with Murder After Submarine Is Wrecked

However, Swedish police said later on Friday they were investigating the whereabouts of a missing woman who had been on the submarine at some point. She lived in New York and Peking, her family said, and had written for The New York Times , The Guardian , the South China Morning Post and Vice Magazine, among other publications.

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  • Two die in state police helicopter crash near Charlottesville
Two die in state police helicopter crash near Charlottesville

Police said the crash happened shortly after 5 p.m. No one on the ground was hurt. Two people died in the crash, Virginia State Police confirmed, adding that police are investigating the incident. WTVR CBS 6 News has a crew headed to the scene. Virginia governor Terry McAuliff has declared a state of emergency in the city, following one death a...

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  • UP: CM Yogi asks madarsas to record I-Day celebrations on camera
UP: CM Yogi asks madarsas to record I-Day celebrations on camera

The nation would be on high alert during the Independence Day celebrations. The order was issued by registrar of UP Madrasa Shiksha Parishad, Rahul Gupta, who said there was nothing wrong with the order. "However, the order to madrasas to take pictures of Independence Day celebrations, including hoisting of the Tricolour, cultural programmes on t...

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  • Muslim woman wins $85k case
Muslim woman wins $85k case

LOS ANGELES | A muslim woman who had her veil forcibly removed by police officers during his time in custody, will receive $ 85,000 from the city of Long Beach, in the suburbs of Los Angeles, in the framework of an amicable agreement. 'She felt that the male officers and male inmates had seen parts of her body that they should not have seen, accor...

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  • North Korea sticks to its nuclear dreams despite China's warnings
North Korea sticks to its nuclear dreams despite China's warnings

On Saturday, the United Nations Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions against North Korea that include a ban on coal and other exports worth over $1 billion - a huge bite in its total exports, valued at $3 billion previous year.

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  • Snapshot of Recent Traded Stock: FS Investment Corporation (FSIC)
Snapshot of Recent Traded Stock: FS Investment Corporation (FSIC)

TheStreet upgraded shares of FS Investment Corporation from a c rating to a b rating in a report on Monday, April 17th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $10.00 target price on shares of FS Investment Corporation in a report on Friday, April 28th.

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  • Letting Obamacare implode might be Trump's least popular position yet
Letting Obamacare implode might be Trump's least popular position yet

More Americans say it is more important for President Trump and Republicans to now make the Affordable Care Act's insurance marketplaces work better (69%) than to continue plans to repeal and replace the law (29%). Overall, 52 percent of respondents now approve of ObamaCare - a 9 point jump since Trump's election - while 39 percent disapprove....

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  • Facebook anonymously launched an app in China
Facebook anonymously launched an app in China

Paul Mozur of TheNYT was able to detect the clandestine, worldwide business maneuver by comparing Facebook's Moments app to the one being tested in China. It's no secret how badly Facebook wants to take on the Chinese market. In 2009, Chinese authorities banned Facebook in China, followed by Instagram its app for photo-sharing in 2014, and Wha...

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  • 15 killed in Pakistan bus stop bombing
15 killed in Pakistan bus stop bombing

At least 12 people were killed and 30 injured after explosion rocked a high-security zone of Quetta's Pishin Stop in Pakistan. Baluchistan's Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti said the bomb was apparently kept in a vehicle parked near the bus stop.

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  • China protests after U.S. warship sails near South China Sea
China protests after U.S. warship sails near South China Sea

Thursday's operation, reported by Reuters , was the latest attempt to counter what Washington sees as Beijing's efforts to limit freedom of navigation in the strategic waters, and comes as Trump is seeking China's cooperation to rein in North Korea.

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