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Global Jerry Falwell Can't Say If There Were 'Very Fine People' in Charlottesville
Author: 0 Jerry Falwell Can't Say If There Were 'Very Fine People' in Charlottesville

After one of President Trump's most ruinous weeks in office, the White House sent none of its officials to defend him on Sunday talk shows - leaving the task to Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr . Last October, some Liberty students circulated a petition opposing Trump after the release of a 2005 Access Hollywood video where he could be heard bragging about groping women without their consent.

Global Man arrested after three girls found dead in Maryland home
Author: 0 Man arrested after three girls found dead in Maryland home

Police said they found a 2-year-old girl, who was unharmed, in the home when they arrived. They said Saturday they didn't know why Williams killed the children. "Those that responded here today are parents, aunts, uncles of young children that they love very much". They were found to have suffered from 'trauma to the body, ' Donelan said.

Global Comedian Jerry Lewis died at age 91, Death cause of natural
Author: 0 Comedian Jerry Lewis died at age 91, Death cause of natural

But the popular entertainer also enjoyed a long film and stage career after he split with Martin in 1956, writing and directing acting in many hit movies through the 1950s, 60s and 70s, including " The Nutty Professor ", " The Bellboy " and "The Ladies Man".

Global US military head warns of 'difficult issues' with China
Author: 0 US military head warns of 'difficult issues' with China

On the other hand, North Korea's regime gets much of its income by exporting counterfeit pharmaceuticals such as Viagra to Japan and elsewhere, narcotics such as methamphetamine, counterfeit cigarettes and fake $100 US bills, and by selling small arms and missile parts to terror groups and rogue nations.

Author: 0 Trump attacks removal of Confederate statues around the country

Graham had said the USA president "took a step backward" Tuesday "by again suggesting there is moral equivalency between the white supremacist neo-Nazis and KKK members who attended the Charlottesville rally" and people like Heyer. Mr Graham said on Wednesday Mr Trump's words suggested "moral equivalency" between the two sides and called on the President to use his words to heal Americans.

Global President Trump's Popularity Took a Dive In These 3 Key Swing States
Author: 0 President Trump's Popularity Took a Dive In These 3 Key Swing States

In both MI and Wisconsin, 64 percent of voters surveyed say they've been embarrassed by Trump, and 63 percent of voters in Pennsylvania said the same. Of course, the NBC/Marist polls were also conducted from August 13-17, during arguably the worst week of Trump's presidency thanks to his widely condemned response to the deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia the weekend before.

Global Spanish police hunt for suspected Barcelona van driver
Author: 0 Spanish police hunt for suspected Barcelona van driver

Police in Spain say a fourth person has been arrested in connection with the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils as the death toll Friday was raised to 14. Mr Trapero said he could not confirm who was driving, but said investigators believed only one person was in the van. In a chilling echo of the London Bridge attack in June, Catalonia president Carles Puigdemont said the five terrorists in the Cambrils auto were wearing fake suicide belts when they were stopped.

Global The eclipse of 2017 has nothing to do with politics
Author: 0 The eclipse of 2017 has nothing to do with politics

If the awe of it all causes you to drop your mobile phone, you'll easily see it on the ground. Now imagine that as you work, the sky begins to darken, as if clouds were slowly obscuring the sun. Safety first! Also, do not forget to take a few seconds here and there to check out the sky during totality. You could easily damage your eyes or worse.

Global NAB summons Nawaz, family in Lahore today
Author: 0 NAB summons Nawaz, family in Lahore today

According to sources, Nawaz Sharif after consulting his legal counsels refuses to present before NAB when notices surfaced on media and said that they have not received summons yet. However, sources told that the NAB would not seek appearance of Sharifs again and shall the references in the light of report of Joint Investigation Team submitted to SC on July 10.

Global White House braces for fallout from Trump remarks on Charlottesville violence
Author: 0 White House braces for fallout from Trump remarks on Charlottesville violence

Lee", Trump said , adding that he noticed a statue of Stonewall Jackson is coming down. And he berated his critics who, with increasingly sharper language, have denounced his initially slow and then ultimately combative comments on the racial violence at a white supremacist rally last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Global Racial politics haunt GOP in the Trump era
Author: 0 Racial politics haunt GOP in the Trump era

Overnight though, in the exact same spot where the clashes took place, locals gathered for a vigil preaching peace and tolerance. "That doesn't heal, and I think that's a mistake to focus on those". President Donald Trump erased any lingering doubt about his true feelings over the Charlottesville tragedy when he doubled down on his Saturday assertion faulting white supremacist demonstrators and those opposing them.

Global Sky Watch: It's solar eclipse time!
Author: 0 Sky Watch: It's solar eclipse time!

As so many are now warning looking directly at a partial eclipse of the sun is not a good idea. America will experience the next total solar eclipse passing through its mainland only in April 2024 when the totality will cross from Texas, through the Midwest, Indianapolis, Cleveland, New York, up over New England and out over ME and New Brunswick, Canada.

Global Israel kills Palestinian teen after 'stabbing attempt'
Author: 0 Israel kills Palestinian teen after 'stabbing attempt'

One soldier, 21, was lightly wounded from a ricochet, and taken to a hospital for treatment. Another officer opened fire at him, Samri said . Palestinian health ministry confirms 17-year-old killed at military checkpoint in occupied West Bank.

Global Jacksonville Officers Shot With High Powered Rifle
Author: 0 Jacksonville Officers Shot With High Powered Rifle

A third person is at large and officers said they'd like to speak with a fourth person, as well. "There's not a lot that's designed that you could wear on a daily basis that does stop that, and these officers know that", he said. Both officers, whose names have not yet been released, were both taken to the hospital. "We often talk about the inherit dangers of police work". The Sheriff's Office has blocked off a portion of Seaboard Avenue off Timuquana Road, with police officers, ...

Global Forecasters: Perfect weather expected for viewing eclipse
Author: 0 Forecasters: Perfect weather expected for viewing eclipse

But Musher predicts "unfavorable" heavier cloud cover in the Southeast, particularly in North Carolina and SC, which could hinder eclipse viewing, though northern Georgia should be alright. However, like any forecaster, Trudel can't 100 percent guarantee there won't be clouds hampering our views as the eclipse moves through its path of totality.

Global Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2017 exercise to begin August 21
Author: 0 Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2017 exercise to begin August 21

North Korea has yet to issue a response to the proposal. Just last week, Pyongyang said it had finalized a plan to fire four missiles toward the United States territory of Guam. It backed off from the threat on Tuesday. US, North Korea war of words: Where is this heading? "If the enemy provokes, [our military] will retaliate resolutely and strongly to make it regret bitterly", said General Jeong Kyeong-doo, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in his inauguration speech.

Global Australian Jason Norris wins Fiji International title by four strokes
Author: 0 Australian Jason Norris wins Fiji International title by four strokes

It's a life changing victory for the 43-year-old who now has status on the European Tour, Asian Tour and ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia. I didn't expect to hole that putt. "I'm just happy to be here and get through it". I made a mistake off the tee and I paid the price for it. McKenzie begun his round in fine style with three consecutive birdies to move to eight under for the tournament.

Author: 0 Terror attack victims hailed from all over the world

An worldwide manhunt was underway Saturday for the driver of a van that killed 13 people in Barcelona as police probed the wreckage of a suspected bomb factory for clues to the cell behind this week's two terror attacks in Spain . She added that Moussa's older brother, Driss - arrested on Thursday - was a "very well-raised boy". Neighbours said they were shocked by the news of Moussa Oukabir's alleged involvement.

Global California man on delayed honeymoon among Barcelona victims
Author: 0 California man on delayed honeymoon among Barcelona victims

Jared had just headed to a restaurant to use the restroom, and moments later, as chaos unfolded, his wife, Heidi Nunes sought shelter in a kiosk, Dan Tucker said. "No more than ... thirty seconds to a minute after he left, all mayhem broke out and people were screaming and crying and running", Nunes-Tucker said.

Author: 0 Donald Trump is 'just six Senate votes from impeachment'

Since February, the share of Democrats saying they support impeachment jumped from 58 percent to 72 percent, while the share of independents advocating for Trump's removal from office increased from 27 percent to 38 percent. "No moral president would ever question the values of Americans protesting in opposition of such actions". Cohen argues that none of the marchers chanting anti-Semitic phrases could be considered very fine people.

Global Television show 'Mahakali' actors Gagan and Arjit die in road accident
Author: 0 Television show 'Mahakali' actors Gagan and Arjit die in road accident

Actors Gagan Kang and Arjit Lavania who are known for their roles in Colors' mythological show Mahakali-Anth Hi Aarambh Hai lost their lives in a road accident on Mumbai-Ahmedabad national highway, a police official said. "We found the cellphones of the deceased and managed to establish the contact with the family members to inform them about the accident and they are on their way to collect the bodies of the deceased", said the officer.

Global Japan's Abe holds talks with top U.S. military officer
Author: 0 Japan's Abe holds talks with top U.S. military officer

The meetings came amid heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula after North Korea threatened to fire missiles into the waters close to the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam. Trump has embraced in his public comments against the North. The meetings took place after Stephen K. Bannon, Trump's strategic advisor, told a magazine that there was no military solution to the North Korea problem.

Global Mother of Charlottesville victim won't speak to Donald Trump
Author: 0 Mother of Charlottesville victim won't speak to Donald Trump

He said the driver of the auto that killed Heyer had done a "horrible, inexcusable thing" and condemned the white supremacists and neo-Nazis who organized the rally in Charlottesville. When asked what message she might have for Trump, Bro said: "Think before you speak". Saturday's killing of Heather Heyer during Charlottesville's "Unite the Right" rally has only served one objective: to magnify the victim's voice .

Global A Stomach-Turning Percentage Of Republicans Agree With Trump's Handling Of Charlottesville
Author: 0 A Stomach-Turning Percentage Of Republicans Agree With Trump's Handling Of Charlottesville

Hundreds of white supremacists , neo-Nazis and white nationalists flocked to Charlottesville , Virginia, lsst weekend to protest the removal of a confederate statue from one of the city's public parks. Trump has received extensive criticism from civil rights groups as well as lawmakers on both sides of the aisle for having recently suggested moral parity between anti-racist counter-protestors and the white nationalists they confronted Saturday in the streets of the city.

Global Suspects in River North high rise murder return to Chicago
Author: 0 Suspects in River North high rise murder return to Chicago

Detectives were expected to continue questioning the men in the fatal stabbing of Trenton Cornell-Duranleau before they appear in bond court. Chicago police said Lathem and Warren arrived in the city between 10 p.m. Authorities have said the attack on Cornell-Duranleau, a MI native who moved to Chicago past year, was so brutal that the blade of the knife investigators believe was used in the stabbing was broken.

Author: 0 Will Trump Be Impeached? 40 Percent Favor The President's Removal, Poll Finds

Most Republican voters also agreed with Trump, with 64 percent believing both groups were responsible for the violence while blame for one side or the other was similar. The poll also showed Trump's favorability rating is at 38 percent, while 56 percent of people view him unfavorably. On July 12, Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman formally filed an article of impeachment against Trump in relation to his controversial dismissal of FBI Director James Comey.

Author: 0 Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula

Joint US-South Korean war games have been held since the Korean War ended in an armistice and ceasefire in 1953. Tensions have flared since US President Donald Trump , responding to the North's latest missile tests, warned it of "fire and fury like the world has never seen".

Global Iraqi forces prepare to retake Tal Afar from Daesh militants
Author: 0 Iraqi forces prepare to retake Tal Afar from Daesh militants

Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the top US commander in Iraq, says he sees the Iraqi assault on the IS-held area of Tal Afar "unfolding relatively soon". Some 50,000 people have fled the areas surrounding Tal Afar since April, Al Jazeera reports , adding that at least 50,000 more may try to escape the city in the near future.

Global 7yo British dual national missing after Barcelona attack, says Theresa May
Author: 0 7yo British dual national missing after Barcelona attack, says Theresa May

Hopes were fading for seven-year-old British boy Julian Cadman on Saturday as Spanish authorities revealed they were no longer searching for any missing youngsters. The terrorists behind deadly attacks in Spain that killed 14 people were preparing bigger atrocities than those they carried out, police said. Meanwhile, Germany's foreign office says at least 13 German nationals were injured in the attack - "some of them seriously, so seriously that they are still fighting for their lives", ...

Global Henrik Stenson leads by one stroke
Author: 0 Henrik Stenson leads by one stroke

Webb Simpson recovered from two consecutive bogeys to join fellow American Ryan Armour in the lead on 13-under par after the second round at the Wyndham Championship on Friday. Languishing in 199th position, Harrington needs to either win the tournament or finish second to retain his PGA Tour card for 2018, though he does have a medical exemption following back surgery in March which will entitle him to play in nine tournaments next year should he miss out this weekend.

Global French police arrest man carrying pistol at train station
Author: 0 French police arrest man carrying pistol at train station

Police ordered commuters to rapidly leave the train station at around 21:15 local time, the Midi Libre newspaper reported. The spokesman said the man has no apparent connection to Thursday's attacks around Barcelona, about 380km southwest of Nimes.

Global Lost USS Indianapolis found Saturday in the Philippine Sea
Author: 0 Lost USS Indianapolis found Saturday in the Philippine Sea

The ship was located on the floor of the northern Pacific Ocean at a depth of more than 18,000 feet. The Indianapolis was tragically lost in the final days of World War II when it was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in the early morning hours of July 30, 1945.

Global Trump thanks ousted chief strategist Steve Bannon
Author: 0 Trump thanks ousted chief strategist Steve Bannon

Bannon was sacked on Friday and just hours after his ouster, Breitbart News announced that he was back as executive chairman of the ultra-conservative website. Kelly, to fire Bannon in an effort to tame warring factions and bring stability to a White House at risk of caving under its self-destructive tendencies.

Global 10 die in train derailment in India's Uttar Pradesh
Author: 0 10 die in train derailment in India's Uttar Pradesh

Eight of the train's coaches derailed and toppled over each other, police said. The injured were taken to a hospital, where doctors described their condition as stable. The death toll in the the northern state of Uttar Pradesh was expected to rise, officials said. "I am personally monitoring the situation". Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has pledged to invest $137 billion over five years to modernize the crumbling railway network, making it safer, faster and more efficient.

Global North Korea hones Guam strike plans, mocks Trump
Author: 0 North Korea hones Guam strike plans, mocks Trump

He added that he hopes North Korean leader will " find another path ." . President Trump also stated he is neither weak nor ineffective and will follow through on his threat of a powerful response if North Korea does launch a missile attack .

Global Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' in N.Korea confrontation
Author: 0 Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' in N.Korea confrontation

President Trump also stated he is neither weak nor ineffective and will follow through on his threat of a powerful response if North Korea does launch a missile attack . Calvo said Wednesday that "there is no change in the threat level resulting from North Korea events" and that "there are several levels of defence, all strategically placed to protect our island and our nation".

Global Video Shows Clashes Of Indian, Chinese Soldiers At Ladakh
Author: 0 Video Shows Clashes Of Indian, Chinese Soldiers At Ladakh

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat will reportedly pay a three-day visit to Ladakh beginning Sunday during which he will take stock of the security preparedness along the border with China besides discussing key operational matters with top commanders, official sources said on Sunday.

Global Trump follows Barcelona response with discredited story of pig's blood executions
Author: 0 Trump follows Barcelona response with discredited story of pig's blood executions

Now let's summarize the latest facts known about Barcelona. "But CNN also reports that the perpetrators" motive is still unclear . The Islamic State group claimed responsibility . It doesn't seem to matter how many times people say this isn't true. Trump told this story of how Pershing handled the terrorists at a campaign rally previous year.

Global Donald Trump's tweet following Barcelona terror attack is enraging
Author: 0 Donald Trump's tweet following Barcelona terror attack is enraging

Is Kim Jong-un planning a hydrogen bomb? Snopes , an additional fact-checking outlet, similarly rated the story as false. CNN, reporting today (9:30 AM Denmark time, several hours after Trump's response), writes that the first major ramming attack which occurred at 5 PM yesterday Spanish local time (and killed 13) was described by Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy as "jihadi terrorism" during a news conference late Thursday.

Global Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitol
Author: 0 Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitol

Unlike post-war Germany, which made efforts to renounce Nazism (Nazi symbols are banned in the country), the USA is still grappling with its deeply racist past, despite it being more multi-racial and multi-ethnic than other nations. The events in Charlottesville were a demonstration of the extremist elements of American society that now feel emboldened following the election of Trump, Smith said .

Global Trump reassures Guam it is secure
Author: 0 Trump reassures Guam it is secure

US military forces "stand ready" to safeguard Guam after after North Korea threatened to fire ballistic missiles toward the American Pacific island territory, the White House said early Saturday. It said the U.S. was ready "along with its allies, to apply the full range of diplomatic, economic and military measures" to end any nuclear threat from the North .

Global Marty Walsh on Saturday's rally: 'I think we'll be fine'
Author: 0 Marty Walsh on Saturday's rally: 'I think we'll be fine'

Activists say that the rally being held by the Boston Free Speech Coalition is giving a platform to people who promote racists and white nationalist ideas. The rally could be dwarfed by a "Fight White Supremacy" march starting in the city's historically black Roxbury neighborhood and ending at the Common, which organizers expect to draw thousands.

Global Duke University removes statue of Confederate general
Author: 0 Duke University removes statue of Confederate general

Durham has been a focal point in the debate over Confederate statues after protesters tore down a bronze Confederate soldier in front of a government building downtown on Monday. "For an individual or group of individuals to take matters into their own hands and vandalize a house of worship undermines the right, protected in our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion , of every Duke student and employee to participate fully in university life", Price said.

Global CBS2 Friday Afternoon Weather Headlines
Author: 0 CBS2 Friday Afternoon Weather Headlines

Of course, we're carefully tracking what to expect during the solar eclipse Monday at 11:47 a.m. local time! Highs in the upper 80's. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Temperatures will bottom-out in the mid to upper 60s with light winds shifting out of the southeast. Today , partly sunny, hot and humid with isolated thunderstorms.

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