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Lines outside the Darien Library as solar eclipse event approaches

Lines outside the Darien Library as solar eclipse event approaches With the Solar Eclipse in Santa Clarita on Monday, it's important to keep safety in mind when viewing this rare natural phenomenon, according to the experts. For those who may have run out of time to get their own pair of "Eclipse Glasses" a simple to make device known as a Pinhole Projector. ELKHART: The Elkhart Public Library will host an eclipse viewing party starting at noon Monday at Cent... [Full Article...]

Joint Drills Could Be Watershed in N.Korea Crisis

Joint Drills Could Be Watershed in N.Korea Crisis North and South Korea are technically still at war after the 1950-1953 Korean War ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. According to South Korean newspaper Hankyoreh , that number is a reduction from 25,000 US troops taking part in Ulchi Freedom Guardian in 2016. [Full Article...]

Houston man charged with planning to blow up Confederate statue

Houston man charged with planning to blow up Confederate statue The Houston Chronicle reports a Houston man has been arrested for allegedly trying to plant explosives at a Confederate statue in Hermann Park. White nationalists rallied earlier this month against proposals to take down a similar statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, and one woman was killed when a man crashed his vehicle into a crowd of anti-racism counterprotesters. [Full Article...]

Troops begin fresh drills in Korean Peninsula

Troops begin fresh drills in Korean Peninsula The US and South Korea have begun their annual drill , which usually triggers a war of words in the divided Korean peninsula. "The Trump group's declaration of the reckless nuclear war exercises against North Korea .is a reckless behaviour driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war", the daily said. [Full Article...]

Another victory for Pakistan Army: Operation Khyber-4 completed successfully

Another victory for Pakistan Army: Operation Khyber-4 completed successfully Details to be added shortly . The DG ISPR also said operation in Shawal valley was remaining and soon a decision would be made in this regard. Pakistani forces have killed 52 terrorists and wounded 31 others in an offensive in a mountainous region in the Khyber tribal region, the military said on Monday. [Full Article...]

Powerball jackpot climbs to $535 million after no victor drawn

Powerball jackpot climbs to $535 million after no victor drawn No, you didn't hit Saturday night's $541.9 million Poweball jackpot. Iowa Lottery players bought almost $2.7 million in Powerball tickets for last night's drawing, including more than $1.4 million in tickets yesterday alone. 1 lucky victor wins the lottery prize among total 13,983,816 with $1 ticket. No one matched all six numbers drawn in Saturday night's Powerball drawing. [Full Article...]

Aurangabad tops in supplementary HSC examinations

Aurangabad tops in supplementary HSC examinations On Aug 21st, officials have published the Maharashtra Board HSC Supply Results 2017. Now all the candidates who have attended the for the Supply exams are surfing the internet for Maharashtra HSC Supplementary Results 2017 . In an important information, the note states that candidate can seek a complete rechecking of the answer sheet, but for that, they have to apply with prescribed fees along wi... [Full Article...]

McConnell says 'zero chance' Congress will fail to raise debt ceiling

McConnell says 'zero chance' Congress will fail to raise debt ceiling McConnell said at an event with Mr. Mnuchin hosted by Greater Louisville Inc., a local business advocacy group in Kentucky. Mnuchin has called for Congress to pass a bill to increase the borrowing limit by the end of September. Congress has until September 29 to raise the debt ceiling before the government risks defaulting on its debt. Mr. Mnuchin reiterated his preference for a "clean" debt-l... [Full Article...]

Pogba, Martial and Lukaku find their shooting boots for Man United

Pogba, Martial and Lukaku find their shooting boots for Man United United came into the game brimming with confidence having dispatched West Ham 4 - 0 in their first game and they continued their run. Phil Jones and Paul Pogba both struck the crossbar - the latter before Eric Bailly poked home the rebound - so Manchester United have now hit the woodwork 22 times in the Premier League since the start of last season. [Full Article...]

Troops rescue Vietnamese sailor off Basilan

Troops rescue Vietnamese sailor off Basilan Hieu, 33, and five other crew members of the M/V Royal 16 were seized by an Abu Sayyaf faction led by commanders Alvin Yusop, Alhabsy Misaya and Radzmil Jannatual while passing through waters near Basilan in November 2016, military officials said. [Full Article...]

Nobody wants to host events at Trump's resorts anymore

Nobody wants to host events at Trump's resorts anymore Profits from Mar-a-Lago are placed in a trust for the duration of Trump's presidency while Eric Trump and Donald Trump , Jr. manage the estate. The Kravis Center's 2018 Wine Auction brings the number to 20. They follow business leaders who distanced themselves from Trump this week after he insisted that counter-protesters shared blame for the violence at a deadly white supremacist gathering in ... [Full Article...]

Swedish Journalist Kim Wall Died in 'Accident,' Submarine Inventor Now Claims

Swedish Journalist Kim Wall Died in 'Accident,' Submarine Inventor Now Claims Madsen initially said that Wall had been on the submarine but disembarked the evening prior to the sinking. Madsen said that he "buried" Wall's body at sea in the Bay of Koge, south of the Danish capital. The journalist was born in Sweden and studied at the London School of Economics, Columbia University in NY and the Sorbonne in Paris. Madsen is a household name in Scandinavia after building th... [Full Article...]

Solar eclipse 2017 weather forecast for NJ calls for clear skies

Solar eclipse 2017 weather forecast for NJ calls for clear skies With just hours to go before a total solar eclipse would reach the Oregon coast, people were streaming into the fairgrounds in Salem, Oregon, to view the spectacle Monday morning. If not, you still have a couple options, but don't wait until the last minute to prepare your homemade viewers. Watch The Eclipse Make Its Way Across The U.S. [Full Article...]

The Trumps Won't Attend Kennedy Center Honors

The Trumps Won't Attend Kennedy Center Honors De Lavallade is one of five artists chosen for the 2017 Kennedy Center Honors, an accolade that includes a visit to the White House for a celebratory reception, Jezebel reports. The Kennedy Center arts awards program will go on. But Trump has long had a contentious relationship with the arts world and some of the Kennedy Center honorees already had said they would not attend the White House re... [Full Article...]

Solar Eclipse: Vancouver ramping up for glimpse of celestial phenomenan

Solar Eclipse: Vancouver ramping up for glimpse of celestial phenomenan The sequence of eclipse visibility began in Columbia at around 1:30 p.m. on Monday , with a small portion of the sun blocked out by the moon . What can happen when you look directly at the sun? Teens and children are more likely to suffer solar retinopathy , damage to the retinas, since their eyes haven't completely matured. [Full Article...]

The 21 Best Solar Eclipse Memes

The 21 Best Solar Eclipse Memes Solar eclipses happen once every 18 months. The Moon is set to pass in front of the Sun, casting a deep shadow that will sweep over the nation from OR in the west to SC in the east, BBC explained. If you're looking for a watch group for the momentous occasion, head to the University of the Virgin Islands , St. Thomas campus, which has been designated NASA's only official viewing location... [Full Article...]

BJP accuses Karnataka government of 'misusing' authority to implicate its leaders

BJP accuses Karnataka government of 'misusing' authority to implicate its leaders However, Dr D Aiyyappa, who had filed the complaint before the ACB against Yeddyurappa, has contended that the complaint was not politically motivated and argued that the former BJP Chief Minister was guilty of denotifying lands in the Shivaram Karanth Layout . [Full Article...]

3 in Preseason AP Poll

3 in Preseason AP Poll And that includes on Twitter, where fans and experts alike shared their opinions on where the teams placed, or didn't place. Kansas State will enter the football season as a ranked team for the first time since 2014. Auburn is No. 12 and LSU is right behind at 13. Others receiving votes: TCU 98, Utah 85, Notre Dame 65, Boise St. 37, N.C. State 26, Northwestern 25, Pittsburgh 23, OR 21, ... [Full Article...]

Visibility issues possible during the solar eclipse

Visibility issues possible during the solar eclipse It will gradually become brighter, and around 4 p.m. the skies will be completely sunny once more. There will be lower humidity and temperatures just below average in the mid to upper-80s. The main areas of concern for cloudy skies is in the central United States and along the Southeast coast. Additionally, scattered thunderstorms will be possible late afternoon with the highest chances in far eas... [Full Article...]

Will Britain's crackdown on internet trolls undermine freedom of speech?

Will Britain's crackdown on internet trolls undermine freedom of speech? The guidance underscores the need for prosecutors to take a proactive approach to hate crime, advising them to understand the changing nature of internet platforms and the policies different social media networks have for removing hate speech. [Full Article...]


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