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Aug 19 2017

21st Century Fox CEO Speaks Out Against Racism

Apple CEO Tim Cook also pledged that his company will donate $1 million each to the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center in the wake of the rally....

Aug 19 2017

MSU won't let white supremacist Richard Spencer speak at school

The university said in a statement Thursday that the decision was made "due to significant concerns about public safety". Gainesville Police Chief Tony Jones says the d...

Aug 19 2017

Pelosi calls on Trump to fire additional staff

The resolution censures the president for his perceived misconduct, as well as calls on him to fire "any and all White House advisors who have urged him to cater to the w...

Aug 19 2017

North Korea warns Trump to 'talk and act properly'

USA officials have said new US steps targeting Chinese banks and firms doing business with Pyongyang are in the works, but these have appeared to be put on hold to give B...

Aug 19 2017

Obama's post-Charlottesville message most-liked tweet ever

Mr Obama's post now has more than 3.1 million likes. The former United States president followed the tweet with more from Mandela's autobiographical Long Walk to Freed...

Aug 19 2017

US President to discuss South Asia strategy with top aides

We will meet with the president, Tillerson and I, and some others from the national security team. Some close aides of President Trump are opposing the wisdom of investin...

Aug 19 2017

Top American general says attack on Japan same as attack on US

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff agreed Friday that their countries should step up their bilateral coordination in de...

Aug 19 2017

Arts Committee Members Resign, Call for Trump to do Likewise in Letter

The President's "false equivalency" of counter-protesters' violence and that of neo-Nazi "further emboldens those who wish America ill", the artists said. The letter ...

Aug 19 2017

Crusader Who Saved Elephants From Poachers Is Shot Dead in Tanzania

His strategy was simple, but groundbreaking - turn the poachers into gamekeepers. African elephant populations shrunk by an estimated 30% between 2007 and 2014, accordi...

Aug 19 2017

New Pro-Maduro Assembly In Venezuela Takes Over Powers Of Congress

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has issued an order to the military to prepare to "shoulder arms", in case of a USA invasion, Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lope...

Aug 19 2017

Eclipse weather forecast: Best in West, least in East

We're carefully tracking the forecast for the total solar eclipse on Monday . The moon will be directly between the sun and the earth, casting a shadow on the earth. Sun...

Aug 19 2017

Aretha Franklin planning to open nightclub in MI

Franklin's final scheduled show will be at the Toronto Jazz Festival on June 28, 2018. . The legendary singer is set to retire in her hometown of Detroit, Michigan, and...

Aug 19 2017

Syracuse basketball: Andrew White signs with Boston Celtics

A general view of TD Garden during the third quarter of Game Five of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics o...

Aug 19 2017

Policy of "No democracy sans Sharif" is unsafe: Zardari

Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that they can not meet the expectations of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). "But, at present democratic system in the countr...

Aug 19 2017

Charlottesville violence: Donald Trump lashes out at senator on controversial remarks

But it was Trump's response to the Charlottesville attack that really turned her off. While the president has felt compelled to distance himself from the hate and big...

Aug 19 2017

Maximising grazing in hurricane-like weather conditions

It will be dry apart from passing light showers which will fall mainly during the afternoon with highs of 18 degrees Celsius. There will be more northwest breezes tomor...

Aug 19 2017

North Korea is a rogue state, taking threats to a unsafe level

North Korea's latest propaganda posters shows the country bombing the United States as their "answer" to the latest UN sanctions against the country. In that case Kim J...

Aug 19 2017

Lawmakers slam Trump's latest defense of Charlottesville response

The vast majority of congressional Republicans remain supportive of the Trump presidency, because the vast majority of GOP voters do. Wisconsin helped Donald Trump be...

Aug 19 2017

The Punisher: Netflix Releases First Trailer for Frank Castle's Return

As Frank Castle works out his aggression with a sledgehammer, we see flashes of the former Marine's family and glimpses of the violence he wreaks against the criminal und...

Aug 19 2017

Aussies join US, South Korea wargames

About 17,500 US servicemembers will participate, with about 3,000 coming from other countries. The war of words between Pyongyang and Washington had fuelled tensions in...