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Aug 17 2017

California's Power Grid Braces For Loss of Energy During Solar Eclipse

It's the most anticipated natural phenomenon in a generation, and solar energy plants are preparing for this month's eclipse. PJM said they project the eclipse to impact ...

Aug 17 2017

Virginia governor encourages removal of Confederate statues

CBS News reported Takiyah Thompson tied a rope around the neck of a statue of an armed Confederate soldier before she, along with a cheering crowd, pulled it to the ...

Aug 17 2017

Baltimore Mayor On Confederate Statues: 'I Wanted Them Out Of The City'

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh told the Baltimore Sun that crews began removing the city's Confederate monuments late Tuesday and finished around 5.30am on Wednesday. ...

Aug 17 2017

Dublin welcomes London moves on Northern Ireland Brexit deal

The U.K. government has published a policy paper outlining its position on issues related to Ireland and Northern Ireland ahead of Brexit negotiations later in August t...

Aug 17 2017

2K Getting You Shook with New NBA 2K18 Gameplay Trailer

These new squads will bring the total number of classic teams to a whopping 63 overall . National Basketball Association 2K18 will be available for PS4, PS3, Xbox On...

Aug 17 2017

Armed men enter Barcelona restaurant after van drives into crowds

Several people were injured in a "massive crash", the Spanish police said on Twitter. Details are still coming in. El pais newspaper reports that the driver of the ...

Aug 17 2017

Charlottesville protests: a quick guide to the violent clashes this weekend

Some may say that the president's words adequately rebuked the neo-Nazis , but it's clear that many white supremacists have been emboldened by Trump and took comfort i...

Aug 17 2017

Spain rescues 600 migrants in 24 hours

More than 9,000 migrants have reached Spain by sea so far this year, more than the total for all of 2016. Tens of thousands of migrants from Africa attempt the perilous...

Aug 17 2017

Ronaldo sent off after scoring in Madrid's 3-1 win at Barca

Karim Benzema added a second shortly before half-time to give Real a 5-1 aggregate win, which was richly deserved and led Barca defender Gerard Pique to declare he felt i...

Aug 17 2017

UK 'plans to continue visa-free travel from EU post-Brexit'

The UK's Department for Exiting the European Union on Tuesday, August 16 proposed the establishment of a new customs relationship with the EU, the highlight of whic...

Aug 17 2017

Brigitte Macron seeks to calm first lady storm with glossy interview

Speaking to French Elle magazine , Brigitte Macron said the French will know "exactly what I'm doing" after more than 300,000 French people signed an online petition a...

Aug 17 2017

Residents Urged to Protect Eyes During Solar Eclipse

Many public libraries will also have glasses and solar viewers. "It involves a lot of education about what exactly the eclipse is, and our relationship as a plane...

Aug 17 2017

United Nations says number of S. Sudan refugees in Uganda hits 1million

The figures make Uganda the country with the highest number of refugees in Africa. There are fears the huge influx of people might lead to tensions with local communiti...

Aug 17 2017

Thousands Gather for Peaceful Candlelight Vigil at University of Virginia

Marchers Wednesday peacefully assembled in the same place where hundreds of torch-carrying white nationalists marched Friday, when several fights broke out. "The way she ...

Aug 17 2017

What the eclipse will look like in the Berks area (INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC)

Its path of totality will stretch 70 miles wide and ripple through the skies from, you guessed it, OR to SC. According to NASA , observers in this "path of totali...

Aug 17 2017

OR abortion law funds procedures for illegal immigrants

The Reproductive Health Equity Act requires that health insurance providers cover birth control and abortion without co-pay, and allows for the use of state funds to ...

Aug 17 2017

Tamil Nadu CM announces judicial probe into Jayalalithaa's death

The move by the EPS camp is seen as a step to placate the rival OPS camp within the AIADMK ahead of a possible merger between the two factions. The former CM further cl...

Aug 17 2017

China Military Criticizes 'Wrong' US Moves on Taiwan, South China Sea

The United Nations Security Council unanimously passed a resolution earlier this month, which will slap new sanctions on North Korea in retaliation for its repeated bal...

Aug 17 2017

Trump has now lost 6 members of his manufacturing council since Charlottesville

He said that the executives were "not taking their jobs seriously" and suggested they had stepped down from his manufacturing advisory council because they were making pr...

Aug 17 2017

Experts named the city with the best living conditions

The magazine released their annual Global Liveability Report for 2017 Wednesday, with Calgary holding the same position (tied with Adelaide , Australia ) for the seco...