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People Majority of Republicans Agree with Trump's Response to Charlottesville Violence
Author: 0 Majority of Republicans Agree with Trump's Response to Charlottesville Violence

Americans view Trump much less favorably than past Republican Presidents George W. Bush and Ronald Reagan. President Trump's comments on Saturday and Tuesday turned unacceptable by a larger majority. After the attacks, another daily Gallup poll on August 14 said his approval ratings in the poll stood at 34 percent. After his controversial remarks on Charlottesville, a lot of Americans seem to be asking the same question: will Trump be impeached ? Only 51 percent of Republicans said ...

People Top US officer warns NKorea that military ready
Author: 0 Top US officer warns NKorea that military ready

Moon, who took office in May, told a news conference to mark his 100th day in office that US and South Korean policies are aligned on North Korea. "I want all South Koreans to believe with confidence that there will be no war". Under these circumstances, Washington should feel free to impose economic sanctions against China for its trade practices, he said. "North Korea is probably looking at all the cards it has to maximize pressure against the United States, and the drills provide a good ...

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

But, he said: "They'll be ready enough". The town lies at a major crossroads and its recapture by Iraqi security forces was seen as key to preparing the ground for offensives in Anbar province and later Mosul. 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.

Author: 0 Trump isolated after Charlottesville remarks

Trump returned to the podium and to Twitter for the next 48 hours. Three had left the strategy and policy group, all citing the Paris accord decision. She is the seventh person to resign from two major advisory panels this week following Trump's comments. The tweets came as Trump continued to face a torrent of criticism for his remarks Tuesday, with several prominent Republicans in Congress admonishing Trump for his response.

People USS Indianapolis wreckage found
Author: 0 USS Indianapolis wreckage found

The USS Indianapolis , a Portland-class heavy cruiser belonging to the U.S. Navy that was sunk by a Japanese submarine in World War II, was found, it was reported Saturday. The team was able to locate the Indianapolis using "state-of-the-art subsea equipment capable of diving to 6,000 meters" deployed off the 250-foot Research Vessel Petrel , and is still in the process of surveying and mapping the site.

Author: 0 Trump Today: President defends Confederate statues and blasts 2 fellow Republicans

President Donald Trump says it's "Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart" with the removal of Confederate statues and monuments around the country. Mr Trump also used Twitter to turn his fire on fellow Republicans, using another volley of messages to accuse them of distorting his response to the tragic events in Charlottesville.

People Authorities evacuate train station in France after reports of a gunfight
Author: 0 Authorities evacuate train station in France after reports of a gunfight

The Prefect du Gard said on Twitter that it " confirms the absence of shooting in Nimes station ". The evacuation started after police received information that two or three armed persons were in the building. However, after 90 minutes from the initial reports, police said the situation at the station returned to normal. French authorities increased checks of its border with Spain after the attacks, and one suspect is believed at large.

People Two brothers among those suspected over Spain terror attacks
Author: 0 Two brothers among those suspected over Spain terror attacks

He said he doesn't believe another terror attack to be imminent. Hours after the van rampage, police shot dead five people in the Catalan resort of Cambrils, 120 km down the coast from Barcelona , after they drove their vehicle at pedestrians and police officers.

People China should stay neutral if North Korea attacks United States: state newspaper
Author: 0 China should stay neutral if North Korea attacks United States: state newspaper

German Chancellor Angela Merkel responded Friday to Trump's tweet , saying she sees no military solution to North Korea crisis. A White House statement said the USA and China agreed North Korea must stop "provocative and escalatory behavior" - this week, Trump waged a verbal attack on North Korea on the background of its nuclear and ballistic program.

Author: 0 Australian boy Julian Cadman found in Spain following attacks

The British police and security services are "urgently" investigating reports of a missing British child following the Barcelona terror attack . Julian's father and grandmother are travelling to Spain from Australia as they await news, family member Debbie Cadman said.

People Buffon saves Serie A's first VAR penalty in Juve's comfortable win
Author: 0 Buffon saves Serie A's first VAR penalty in Juve's comfortable win

Juventus would go on to win the opener 3-0 after goals from Mario Mandzukic, Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain. Juventus , who sealed a record sixth consecutive Serie A title last season but lost the Champions League final to Real Madrid, take a familiar spot at the top of the fledgling table.

People Irish J1 student doesn't recognise she's serving Leo Varadkar at work
Author: 0 Irish J1 student doesn't recognise she's serving Leo Varadkar at work

Speaking to RTÉ's Ryan Tubridy Show this morning, Kelly said she'd been in Chicago for the past two months and was living with a large group of friends. "Honestly what is wrong with me?" she tweeted. Varadkar said: "Thanks Emma". The two leaders will meet in Montréal on August 20. "Then my friend Emer comes in and says 'do you know that's Leo Varadkar out there at the table?'" "It's just when you are in Chicago working, you just don't expect someone like that to walk in".

People BC state of emergency extended again due to wildfires
Author: 0 BC state of emergency extended again due to wildfires

Before 2017 the province had not issued a wildfire-caused state of emergency since 2003. Now there are approximately 4,400 people affected by 27 evacuation orders, and another 20,700 affected by 40 evacuation alerts, according to the release.

People Train derails in northern India, killing at least 23
Author: 0 Train derails in northern India, killing at least 23

According to AFP, emergency workers were pulling people out of mangled, upended carriages after 14 coaches derailed near Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh state, some 130 kilometers from New Delhi . Over 250 people were killed across the country in train accidents in 2015 and 2016. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu ordered an inquiry into the train derailment.

People Trump Shuts Down 2 Advisory Councils Amid Charlottesville Criticism
Author: 0 Trump Shuts Down 2 Advisory Councils Amid Charlottesville Criticism

When white supremacist David Duke is about your only vocal public supporter, Mr. President, you have a big problem. The U.S. stock market has not followed a 1%-down day with a second straight day of losses since Trump was elected in November, so Friday's session is being watched as a significant test of the market's resilience.

People Most Americans Don't Want Confederate Statues Torn Down
Author: 0 Most Americans Don't Want Confederate Statues Torn Down

Of the several hundred Confederate monuments around the U.S., for example, the majority were put up not in the immediate aftermath of the Civil War itself, but around the years 1905 to 1910 . There are over 700 Confederate monuments still scattered across the US. "The specific history of Confederate memorials is very much connected to the implementation and elaboration of racism in the 20th Century, so the Confederate memorials were not in fact installed directly after the Civil ...

People Watching the weather for Monday's eclipse
Author: 0 Watching the weather for Monday's eclipse

Overall, about half the nation is likely to get favorable eclipse viewing weather, said Mike Musher, a meteorologist at the weather service's Weather Prediction Center. He continued: 'Even though the probability for clouds is pretty low in the Northwest, there could be smoke that could inhibit a ideal view of the eclipse .

People N.Korea threatens to launch missiles towards US' Guam
Author: 0 N.Korea threatens to launch missiles towards US' Guam

President Donald Trump has issued fresh threats of swift and forceful retaliation against nuclear North Korea , declaring the USA military " locked and loaded " and warning that the communist country's leader "will regret it fast" if he takes any action against US territories or allies.

People Video of Chinese Army pelting stones at Indian troops in Ladakh surfaces
Author: 0 Video of Chinese Army pelting stones at Indian troops in Ladakh surfaces

The pelting of stones took place when the two sides were retreating after a face-off at Finger Four and Finger Five near Pangong Lake on August 15. The video, shot from a smartphone, shows an ugly brawl and captures the frayed nerves along the border at a time when the standoff between the two sides in Doklam has continued for the third month.

People Spain terror attacks: 26 French tourists among Barcelona victims
Author: 0 Spain terror attacks: 26 French tourists among Barcelona victims

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the Barcelona attack, the deadliest in Spain since more than 190 people died in the 2004 Madrid train bombs. Tony Cadman, Julian's grandfather, had appealed for help and information about his grandson's whereabouts after the attack. Please like and share. "Julian is 7 years old and was out with Jom when they were separated, due to the recent terrorist activity".

People Police presence expected at
Author: 0 Police presence expected at "Free Speech Rally" on Boston Common

Anger on both sides over Confederate symbols is only the latest symptom of rising US political polarization that sometimes escalates from peaceful protest to public violence. I mean, is it possible that, even though the organizers are saying they are totally against violence and that's not the point of this, could we see a big turnout, you know, with groups on the far right and counter-protesters? "It went from a few hundred to well over 1,000, to now roughly 3,000 pretty quickly".

People Friday weather: Sunny skies, highs in the 80s, some wind
Author: 0 Friday weather: Sunny skies, highs in the 80s, some wind

Winds: S around 5 miles per hour. After some early showers and thunderstorms, Friday evening turns much drier. A southwest wind will blow at five to 10 miles per hour becoming southeast in the evening. It will lower the rain chance a bit Monday - Wednesday however, the humidity will still be with us. SundayMostly sunny, with a high near 96. Southwest wind around 9 miles per hour.

People Chhattisgarh: BJP leader arrested after cows die at government-aided shelter
Author: 0 Chhattisgarh: BJP leader arrested after cows die at government-aided shelter

Rajpur residents and state officials blame Verma for the deaths of the cows. Soon after getting the news of the incident, a team of veterinary doctors was sent to the spot. Sarpanch Sewa Ram Sahu said, "I have warned the owner Harish to keep the cows properly after seeing the pathetic condition of the Gaushala but despite of my warning, Harish did not take the matter seriously".

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