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People Amazon offers refunds for dodgy solar eclipse glasses
Author: 0 Amazon offers refunds for dodgy solar eclipse glasses

Amazon says it is taking action against potentially counterfeit solar eclipse glasses. It did not name any of those listings in its statement. The internet retailer began notifying buyers of the unverified glasses of the move on Saturday, warning them not to use the product for viewing the much-anticipated total solar eclipse later this month.

People North Korean tensions put Americans on tiny Guam in crosshairs
Author: 0 North Korean tensions put Americans on tiny Guam in crosshairs

Tens of thousands of U.S. troops also remain stationed in South Korea and in nearby Japan . The Archdiocese of Agana invited people to a noon rosary prayer rally, where hundreds gathered under an overcast sky at the ruins of the old Spanish government palace in the heart of Hagatna , Guam's capital.

Author: 0 Trump Just Blamed Obama's Competence And Steadiness For The North Korea Mess

Souza joins an ever-increasing group of individuals calling for the president to either stop tweeting or be pulled off the platform, a group that includes Trump's own voters and an overwhelming majority of American citizens. Nowhere is that reality more visible than the latest crisis involving North Korea's growing nuclear threat. "The erratic and fiery belligerence of his statements and tweets do little to defuse the situation and threaten to make a bad situation worse", Rep Adam Schiff ...

People Family, law enforcement remember troopers killed in helicopter crash
Author: 0 Family, law enforcement remember troopers killed in helicopter crash

Sources familiar with the operation said state police were filming the Charlottesville protests from the helicopter. Officials responded around 5:00 p.m. Local 8 News said Lieutenant Cullen graduated from the Virginia State Police Academy in May 1994 as a member of the 90th Basic Session. The city of Charlottesville also expressed their sorrow over the deaths of Cullen and Bates.

People Local rally and vigil held in solidarity with Charlottesville victims
Author: 0 Local rally and vigil held in solidarity with Charlottesville victims

The goal of the vigil was to show that while Fresno is on the other side of the country from Charlottesville, its residents don't stand for hatred anywhere. Partners at Indivisible and the organizations whose logos appear on this page are providing this tool to assist activists in organizing their own events.

People Commonwealth Bank head to retire amid money laundering claims
Author: 0 Commonwealth Bank head to retire amid money laundering claims

The bank has suffered damage to its reputation from problems in its financial planning business and its insurance operations. CBA chair Catherine Livingstone termed it a "retirement", with Narev's exact departure date dependent on how quickly the bank can replace him.

People 17 dead, 8 injured in Burkina Faso cafe attack
Author: 0 17 dead, 8 injured in Burkina Faso cafe attack

Police spokesman Capt. Guy Ye told The Associated Press the target of the attack was a Turkish restaurant known as Aziz Istanbul. "The attack claimed 17 victims, their nationalities are yet to be confirmed, and eight injured", said a government statement quoted by the AFP news agency.

Author: 0 President Trump to launch investigation into China trade violations

Should Lighthizer decide to launch such an investigation, "he will have at his discretion broad powers to use all applicable measures, including, but not limited to, Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, which provides a basis for addressing technology transfer practices that may be harming the USA economy, exports and American jobs", an administration official said.

People Gardai search area in Chapelizod for missing Naas man Trevor Deely
Author: 0 Gardai search area in Chapelizod for missing Naas man Trevor Deely

Mr Deely was 22 when he vanished in south Dublin after calling to his office in the then Bank of Ireland Asset Management building on Wilton Terrace in the early hours of December 8 2000 following a work Christmas party. Associates of the alleged suspect were involved in running street prostitution in the Baggot Street area at the time of Mr Deely's disappearance. Gardaí launched a complete review of the investigation a year ago.

Author: 0 Trump calls for "swift restoration of law and order" in Charlottesville

Governor Larry Hogan, as well as Maryland U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings, and other U.S. leaders reacted on Saturday to the violence in Charlottesville that claimed the lives of 3 people. A 32-year-old woman, who was named on Sunday as Heather Heyer, a legal assistant with a law firm in Virginia, was killed when an Ohio-registered auto ploughed into a group of counter-protesters.

People Kentucky mayor pushes to remove 2 Confederate statues
Author: 0 Kentucky mayor pushes to remove 2 Confederate statues

Morgan, a Confederate general, is best known for "Morgan's Raid", a Southern incursion into the Union states of IN and OH IN 1863. But New Orleans avoided the violence that befell Charlottesville as that city prepares to remove a statue of Robert E.

People Princess Diana named her vibrator and took it everywhere
Author: 0 Princess Diana named her vibrator and took it everywhere

As with everyone she met, the princess left a lasting impression on Murray Walker, a Melbourne artist and anthropologist, when she was visiting Melbourne in 1985 for the state's 150th anniversary celebrations. The transcript had been published by national newspapers in January 1993, just over a month after the Prince and Princess formally separated and during a period when Diana was attempting to establish herself as a national figure in her own right.

People Australian deputy PM says he may not be eligible for parliament
Author: 0 Australian deputy PM says he may not be eligible for parliament

Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has revealed it's possible that he holds dual citizenship with New Zealand , meaning that he could be forced to resign. Joyce is now the fifth federal politician whose citizenship will be assessed by the High Court . Joyce said he was informed by New Zealand officials last week that he may be a citizen by descent.

People U.S. opioid crisis a 'national emergency', says Trump
Author: 0 U.S. opioid crisis a 'national emergency', says Trump

Trump said earlier in the week that the country would "win" the battle against drug addiction but ignored the recommendation from the presidential opioid commission , led by Christie, to announce it as an emergency . Pointing to data from the Kaiser Family Foundation, Neal noted that the number of individuals addicted to heroin more than doubled from 2006 to 2015, while the number of opioid-related deaths nationwide almost tripled.

People Iran condemns USA military threats against Venezuela
Author: 0 Iran condemns USA military threats against Venezuela

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday claimed that Washington is exploring "many options regarding Venezuela, including a possible military option if necessary". Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), has been secretly negotiating since at least early this year with Russia's biggest state-owned oil company, Rosneft - offering ownership interests in up to nine of Venezuela's most productive petroleum projects, according to a top Venezuelan government official and two industry sources familiar with the ...

People Illegal immigrants found locked in hot trailer in Edinburg, Texas
Author: 0 Illegal immigrants found locked in hot trailer in Edinburg, Texas

The Edinburg Police Department confirmed that 17 immigrants were in the back of the trailer, KRPC reported . A man and woman who oversaw that trailer have been detained and the U.S. A male and female of Cuban nationality who were accountable for the tractor-trailer were kept, police said. Other details about the incident were not released.

People Illinois Senate Overrides Rauner's Veto of School Funding Plan
Author: 0 Illinois Senate Overrides Rauner's Veto of School Funding Plan

The Illinois Senate overrode Governor Bruce Rauner's partial veto that would have cut millions of dollars for Chicago's cash-strapped school district, bringing the state closer to ending an impasse that's prevented aid from flowing to elementary and high schools.

People Charlottesville: Christians voice their horror at White Supremacist march
Author: 0 Charlottesville: Christians voice their horror at White Supremacist march

Fields was arrested and charged with one count of second-degree murder, three counts of malicious wounding, and one count of hit-and-run, according to The Washington Post , citing local police . "The Richmond FBI Field Office, the Civil Rights Division, and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Virginia have opened a civil rights investigation into the circumstances of the deadly vehicular incident that occurred earlier Saturday morning", Sessions said .

People Two US service members killed in northern Iraq
Author: 0 Two US service members killed in northern Iraq

The troops were taking part in operations against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL). "The entire counter-ISIS Coalition sends our deepest condolences to these heroes' families, friends and teammates", said Lt. Close to 5,000 USA troops are now aiding in the fight against ISIS. A US-led coalition is supporting Iraqi forces in operations against the jihadist Islamic State group, notably in the north of the country.

Author: 0 Democrat walks back comment that Kim Jong-un 'more responsible' than Trump

The kind of dying one might expect when two unhinged narcissists who happen to lead nuclear-armed countries get into an "I'm-tougher-than-you" standoff. I don't think we are there yet. Clapper said the United States and North Korea could "blunder" into global military conflict as they exchange escalating hostilities.

People Solly March
Author: 0 Solly March "proud" to make Premier League debut

I was manager of Barcelona and Bayern Munich so I can handle that situation. "If we can keep (captain) Vincent Kompany fit and in the team alongside the new signings, then I think we have everything ready for a very successful 2017/18 campaign".

People United Kingdom should stay out of US-North Korea war: Jeremy Corbyn
Author: 0 United Kingdom should stay out of US-North Korea war: Jeremy Corbyn

The editorial claimed that Kim Jong-un's army is "capable of fighting any war the US wants" and that the military is "on the standby to launch fire into its mainland, waiting for an order of final attack". Gasps could be heard from the crowd of left-wing activists when Ellison made his remarks. "That was one of those I wish I'd not said", Ellison told the Post.

People US says aircraft to help Philippines fight pro-IS militants
Author: 0 US says aircraft to help Philippines fight pro-IS militants

The statement also appealed to ASEAN members and China. "We felt that you were forced to fulfill a mission that the United States had given you", Wang said, referring to Kono's earlier remarks regarding China's military buildup in the contested waters of the South China Sea .

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