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People LA cemetery removes Confederate monument as issue heats up
Author: 0 LA cemetery removes Confederate monument as issue heats up

Lee monument in Charlottesville, Virginia on Friday and Saturday. On Wednesday, the head of President Trump's personal legal team, John Dowd, forwarded to more than two dozen conservative journalists and government officials an email with the subject line: "The Information that Validates President Trump on Charlottesville", The New York Times reports .

People North Korea's leader holds fire on Guam missile launch
Author: 0 North Korea's leader holds fire on Guam missile launch

Japan's Minister of Defence, Itsunori Onodera, and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Taro Kono, travel to the USA capital this week for "two-plus-two" meetings with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the Japanese government announced on Tuesday.

People Trump ramps up Guam assurances over N. Korea threat
Author: 0 Trump ramps up Guam assurances over N. Korea threat

China has urged the United States and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on threatening words and work toward a peaceful resolution of their tense standoff created by Pyongyang's recent missile tests and threats to fire them toward Guam .

Author: 0 Korean Defense Chief to Discuss Revision of Missile Payload with US Counterpart

Trump's recent aggressive comments about deploying possible military options underscored his resolve to counter the threat from the North's nuclear weapons and missile programs. In an interview, Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon said there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions.

People China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats
Author: 0 China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats

The president spoke later Friday with Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo, promising: "You are safe". Japan has started deploying land-based Patriot interceptors after North Korea threatened to send ballistic missiles flying over western Japan and landing near Guam.

People Federal Court Blocks Texas Voter Maps as Racially Biased
Author: 0 Federal Court Blocks Texas Voter Maps as Racially Biased

But we're not done with the courts yet: The same three judges are still considering the legality of the state House maps. The ruling said the Republican-controlled Legislature illegally used race as the predominant factor in drawing the district "without a compelling state interest".

People Madhya Pradesh Civic Polls: Bharatiya Janata Party Wins 25 Seats, Congress 15
Author: 0 Madhya Pradesh Civic Polls: Bharatiya Janata Party Wins 25 Seats, Congress 15

Surprisingly, opposition Congress won posts of heads in 15 local bodies, followed by independents in three local bodies. The rest of the seats were won by independent and other parties including BSP. Parshuram said the counting was done at the headquarters of all urban bodies. Mr. Chouhan, who had campaigned for the party's candidates, attributed the win to development.

People Pauline Hanson's Burqa Stunt Slammed In The Senate
Author: 0 Pauline Hanson's Burqa Stunt Slammed In The Senate

Attorney-General George Brandis hit back at Hanson for the stunt, saying it offended the "religious sensibilities" of Australians. Mr Brandis received a standing applause from opposition parties. Coalition MPs remained seated during the standing ovation. Greens Leader Richard Di Natale also labelled Ms Hanson's actions "disgraceful" and argument for a multicultural code of conduct for the parliament to prevent future stunts.

People Lebanon ends loophole for rapists who marry victims
Author: 0 Lebanon ends loophole for rapists who marry victims

Danielle Hoyek, Founder of Abaad , a local NGO campaigning against the law, said "we can not but say thank you to the Lebanese parliament for this achievement and victory for women and girls in Lebanon ". "Parliament should now follow this up by passing pending legislation to end child marriage and marital rape, both of which are still legal in Lebanon", he added.

People Practice safety during solar eclipse
Author: 0 Practice safety during solar eclipse

The astronomy education group Slooh will be offering access via their robotic telescope network , which will provide live feeds from cameras across the United States pointed at the sky in the path of totality-the relatively narrow zone stretching from OR to SC where the entire face of the sun will be perfectly covered by the moon.

People Judge hits 37th, Yankees beat Mets again
Author: 0 Judge hits 37th, Yankees beat Mets again

Judge hit a towering home run off of Gsellman in the third inning, breaking a 1-1 tie between the Mets and his New York Yankees . The ball traveled to the third deck in left-center field, and upon contact, not one Mets outfielder budged.

People Married mother is arrested for abusing children
Author: 0 Married mother is arrested for abusing children

A friend of Keri Harwood had discovered the videos after she gave him access to her email account so he could help her play the mobile game Pokémon Go. Because the Pokémon Go account was attached to Harwood's Gmail account, her friend was able to see her emails. He then allegedly asked her to send him videos of her performing sex acts with the children.

People Natalee Holloway's dad finds human remains in Aruba
Author: 0 Natalee Holloway's dad finds human remains in Aruba

Van der Sloot is now serving a 28-year prison sentence in Peru for killing student Stephany Flores on the fifth anniversary of Holloway's disappearance in 2010. She was last seen about 1 a.m. getting into a gray Honda with van der Sloot and the Kalpoe brothers as they left Carlo 'N Charlie's. In March 2016, van der Sloot appeared to have made a shocking confession to an undercover reporter about having murdered Natalee.

People Congratulate your child/ grandchild/ sibling/ friend on A Level results day 2017!
Author: 0 Congratulate your child/ grandchild/ sibling/ friend on A Level results day 2017!

I did worse than expected at A level: what are my options? This year's results are the first since the government introduced major reforms to A-levels. Be patient and persistent. There's no rush to make a decision but do some further research as it may just be what you were after but didn't realise the option existed! Got your A-level results? "So, if you have any questions please do give them a call".

People Fire breaks out at Southend airport
Author: 0 Fire breaks out at Southend airport

London Southend Airport is around 68 kilometers (42 miles) east of the United Kingdom capital. A spokesperson for Essex Fire Brigade said: "Firefighters have been called to an incident this morning involving an aircraft hangar". "The hangar did not have any aeroplanes inside", said Essex County Fire and Rescue Service in a statement. A total of eight crews have been sent to the scene from Southend, Rayleigh, Rochford, Shoeburyness, Hawkwell and Chelmsford.

People United States service member killed in eastern Afghanistan on wednesday
Author: 0 United States service member killed in eastern Afghanistan on wednesday

The Resolute Support mission added that the wounded were medically evacuated for treatment. Identities have not been released, pending next-of-kin notifications. Earlier this week, when the military announced that it had killed a senior leader in the group, Gen. John Nicholson, commander of US forces in the country, said the U.S.

People Flood fury continues in Assam; 10 more deaths take toll to 28
Author: 0 Flood fury continues in Assam; 10 more deaths take toll to 28

The photo has gone viral. Assam is hit by the flood wave for the second time this year. "It was an hour-long program during which all of us sang the national anthem and Vande Mataram", Mizanur Rahman said. Sonowal also said that his government has adopted a policy of zero-tolerance against any form of corruption in the state. But this wasn't the only moving image from Assam.

People USA faces its own hell with white supremacists
Author: 0 USA faces its own hell with white supremacists

A white nationalists' rally erupted into deadly violence on Saturday as a auto plowed into a crowd while demonstrators and counter-protesters clashed, spurring President Donald Trump to condemn " hatred , bigotry and violence on many sides".

People President Trump weighs in on Confederate monument debate
Author: 0 President Trump weighs in on Confederate monument debate

The incident - for which Mr Trump had placed blame on "many sides" - resulted in the death of a young woman after a vehicle plowed into a crowd. "The president was entirely correct - both sides of the violence in Charlottesville acted inappropriately, and bear some responsibility", the White House said.

People Boycott of Makhosi Khoza disappointing - EFF
Author: 0 Boycott of Makhosi Khoza disappointing - EFF

Muthambi and her department officials, including her head of department, Mashwahle Diphofa, have been subpoenaed to appear before the committee next week. In a statement released shortly after the meeting, Mthembu said study groups do not have the authority to suspend any work they are deployed to do and he made it clear that they were expected to attend the meeting.

People India to grant pending medical visas to Pakistani nationals
Author: 0 India to grant pending medical visas to Pakistani nationals

On the occasion of the Independence Day, New Delhi has made a decision to issue visas to all Pakistanis, who applied for the travel document to undergo medical treatment in India. The Indian Medical Visa can be taken for medical treatment in the country. Kulbhushan Jadhav was sentenced to death by a military tribunal in Pakistan for espionage and terrorism earlier this year.

People Trump Officials Draw Hard Line at Start of New NAFTA Talks
Author: 0 Trump Officials Draw Hard Line at Start of New NAFTA Talks

As the United States prepares to begin an aggressive renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement , Democrats and unions may find themselves wishing for an unlikely ally, hoping the Trump administration will take their lead on issues such as currency manipulation, government procurement and labor rights.

People Moon: US to seek Seoul's approval on N.Korea action
Author: 0 Moon: US to seek Seoul's approval on N.Korea action

If this were to happen though, Kim Jong Un has ways to raise supplies and cash from illicit channels to keep the military going, analysts say. North Korean state media reported Monday that the military delivered a plan to leader Kim Jong Un to test-fire missiles into the waters around the USA territory of Guam in the South Pacific.

People Phoenix Mayor Asks Trump to Delay Rally
Author: 0 Phoenix Mayor Asks Trump to Delay Rally

President Donald Trump plans to rally supporters in Phoenix next week. "In preparation for this event", he concluded, "my focus and that of the Phoenix Police Department is on keeping everyone - those attending the rally, those expressing their First Amendment rights outside and the general public - safe".

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