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Aug 18 2017

Trump shuts down business advisory councils after business leaders resign

Following the deadly attacks in Charlottesville and the United States president's refusal to unconditionally denounce literal Nazis, #QuitTheCouncil trended on Twitter ,...

Aug 18 2017

Trump calls CNN reporter 'fake news' during contentious exchange

After Trump signed a memorandum on China's laws and practices relating to intellectual property, Trump did not take questions from reporters. He said they've been condemn...

Aug 18 2017

Moment workers flee as blaze breaks out at Glasgow Fruit Market

There are no reports of any injuries. He said: "The operation is dealing with an extensive and complicated fire in hard conditions for our firefighters. The Scottish Fi...

Aug 18 2017

South Korea's President Promises No War on the Peninsula

U.S. President Donald Trump said last week that North Korean threats would be met with " fire and fury; " however, Moon said Trump assured him he would seek South Korea's...

Aug 18 2017

Barcelona terror attack: Family plea for Australian boy lost on Los Ramblas

The ABC reports the boy's father , Andrew Cadman, said he had spoken to the pair several hours before the attack. Her husband is now flying over from Australia to searc...

Aug 18 2017

Justice Department wants records on visitors to Trump protest site

That should be enough to set alarm bells off in anyone's mind. If you answered yes, you should be alarmed by the shockingly broad search warrant sought by the Justice D...

Aug 18 2017

Sunny Thursday, more storms possible early Friday in central Oklahoma

Tropics: As of 5pm Thursday , the lead tropical wave has turned into Tropical Storm Harvey and is moving west @ 18 miles per hour. More scattered showers and thundersto...

Aug 18 2017

Mali ex-jihadist liable for 2.7 mn euros for Timbuktu destruction

Judges said that the victims of the Malian city's destruction be compensated with "individual, collective and symbolic" reparations particularly those who relied on the s...

Aug 18 2017

Trump's Business Councils Disband After CEOs Defect

But Trump's insistence that blame fell on "many sides" for the violence that occurred in Charlottesville over the weekend, which included the alleged killing of a woman b...

Aug 18 2017

Donald Trump likely to resign by fall: Tony Schwartz

Trump must be isolated. "Resistance every day. The end is near but must keep pressure high", tweeted Schwartz . In a follow-up tweet, he added: "Trump's presidency i...

Aug 18 2017

Malala Yousafzai, Shot by the Taliban, Is Going to Oxford

Yousafzai will study at Lady Margaret Hall, an Oxford college whose notable alumni include the late Benazir Bhutto, the one-time leader of Pakistan and a hero of Yousafza...

Aug 18 2017

Economist cover shows Trump speaking with KKK hood

White supremacists, neo-Nazis and KKK leaders gathered in Charlottesville last weekend for a "Unite the Right" rally to protest the planned removal of a Confederate statu...

Aug 18 2017

ASUU strike: No going back - UniAbuja chapter declares

He believes that the committee will closely monitor the negotiation process between the federal government and the union to ensure an amicable settlement of the matter. H...

Aug 18 2017

Trump Abandons Plans for Infrastructure Advisory Council

Trump announced in January that he was putting billionaire real estate developers Richard LeFrak and Steven Roth in charge of the council to help oversee his national re...

Aug 18 2017

Tillerson says USA seeks to pressure North Korea to resume diplomatic talks

Tillerson and USA defense secretary Jim Mattis sought to present a united front on Thursday, speaking to reporters alongside their Japanese counterparts following talks. ...

Aug 18 2017

Chinese general criticizes 'wrong' U.S. moves on Taiwan

His comments followed Mattis' threat that it would be "game on" if North Korea carried out its threat to fire missiles toward the United States island territory of Guam. ...

Aug 18 2017

Scientists, Non-Scientists Join Forces To Study Solar Eclipse

To protect your eyes when viewing the sun or an eclipse, NASA and the American Astronomical Society advise using solar eclipse glasses or other solar filters from recom...

Aug 18 2017

4 apps that will make Solar Eclipse 2017 epic

It is only by the time the eclipse reaches about 90 percent coverage that you will start to notice a landscape dimming, and by about 95 percent you will definitely be awa...

Aug 18 2017

Japan plans new defence systems to protect against North Korea

Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera is expected to explain the plans to the USA government during his current visit to Washington with Foreign Minister Taro Kono...

Aug 18 2017

OkCupid bans 'white supremacist' from dating app

The site also implored users to reach out if they know of any others "involved in hate groups". Cantwell appeared to dismiss his dismissal, and in an email to USA Toda...