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Arsenal kicks-off English Premier League on a high

Arsenal kicks-off English Premier League on a high I'm not saying he should be Arsenal's number one striker; that wouldn't be enough if Arsenal were trying to win a Premier League or Champions League which a club of this size should be. And City captain Wes Morgan believes Vardy, 30, is showing signs he still has the pace and form that helped Leicester win the title two seasons ago and made the former non-League striker an worldwide and ... [Full Article...]

Charlottesville vigil to be held in Raleigh Monday night

Charlottesville vigil to be held in Raleigh Monday night At the event in West Hartford, Governor Dannel Malloy addressed the crowd of hundreds, calling for a moment of silence for the people who were killed this weekend in Virginia, in the wake of two days of demonstrations by white supremacists groups. [Full Article...]

Sayer, Okla. man arrested following auto bombing attempt

Sayer, Okla. man arrested following auto bombing attempt Anti-government extremist Timothy McVeigh's 1995 bombing on a federal building in Oklahoma City left 168 people dead. After the bomb failed to go off, law enforcement agents arrested him. Varnell is scheduled to appear in federal court Monday afternoon on a charge of attempting to use explosives to destroy a building in interstate commerce. [Full Article...]

U-turn on North Korea; US opts for diplomacy

U-turn on North Korea; US opts for diplomacy While Trump's comments have been criticized as incendiary by some political opponents, foreign governments and experts, they have been supported by others. But UN Secretary General António Guterres hinted that Trump's remarks risked derailing the diplomatic process. United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric says Guterres "welcomes all initiatives that will help de-escalate the tensions and a re... [Full Article...]

Search intensifies for journalist missing amid submarine mystery

Search intensifies for journalist missing amid submarine mystery Police said Swedish journalist Kim Wall, 30, was still missing after taking a ride on Peter Madsen's home-made 17-metre sub, which sank on Friday morning. "There are no persons in the submarine, either dead or alive", said the Copenhagen police homicide chief, Jens Moller , adding that the vessel appeared to have been scuttled deliberately and was being treated as a possible crime scene. [Full Article...]

Amit Shah invites Nitish Kumar to join NDA; Bihar politics heats up

Amit Shah invites Nitish Kumar to join NDA; Bihar politics heats up NEW DELHI BJP President Amit Shah said on Saturday that he has invited Janata Dal-United, the party's new alliance partner in Bihar, to rejoin the National Democratic Alliance. We founded the party. Yadav and senior leaders in his faction, including two Rajya Sabha members and several national office-bearers, are likely to present letters of support from 14 state unit presidents to claim that... [Full Article...]

Powerball jackpot rises to $430 million

Powerball jackpot rises to $430 million Winners have 180 days from the applicable drawing to claim their prize. Vicki's winning ticket matched the first five numbers but missed the Powerball in the August 5 drawing to win a $1 million prize. One of the five $1 million consolation winning tickets for the Saturday drawing was sold in Westchester. The numbers drawn were 20, 24, 26, 35, 49 and the Powerball number was 19 . [Full Article...]

Trump Doubles Down On Establishment Candidate Day Before Alabama Primary

Trump Doubles Down On Establishment Candidate Day Before Alabama Primary The 63-year-old Republican is a Freedom Caucus member and an immigration hardliner who calls opponent Luther Strange "Lying Luther", echoing Trump's penchant for bestowing insulting nicknames on his political foes. Moore was suspended form Alabama's Supreme Court in 2015 after refusing to enforce same-sex marriage handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Moore and unusual campaigns did not res... [Full Article...]

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray Proposes Moving Confederate Statues

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray Proposes Moving Confederate Statues Trump's statements since Saturday's deadly clash between white nationalists and counter-protestors in Virginia did not go far enough and only "dialed up the rhetoric of hatred", he said. "Relocating these statues and explaining them is the right thing to do". Kentucky was officially neutral during the Civil War, but came under Union control early in the conflict. [Full Article...]

Dunford to Visit China, South Korea, Japan to Discuss Range of Issues

Dunford to Visit China, South Korea, Japan to Discuss Range of Issues Mr Moon told the visiting top United States military official that there must be a diplomatic solution to the crisis. Trump doesn't just need to "justify" THAAD's Northeast Asian deployment in the eyes of Russia, China and the global community at large, but most importantly he needs to convince his new South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-In that this move is in his country's best interests. [Full Article...]

Trump to arrive in NYC today after protests at Trump Tower

Trump to arrive in NYC today after protests at Trump Tower There are also street closures in effect in Sunday, August 13 for the Dominican Day Parade. " New York Post: The paper normally quick to take the president's side thinks he blew it. "Don't drive on Fifth Ave.in that part of midtown", de Blasio said on WNYC Friday. It will be Trump's second trip to Manhattan since becoming president in January; he visited in May for an event on the USS Intrep... [Full Article...]

Charlottesville suspect a Hitler fan says teacher; wanted to send a message

Charlottesville suspect a Hitler fan says teacher; wanted to send a message Derek Weimer, a teacher of who taught Fields in school told media that he has had a history of infatuation with Nazis and their ideologies. "It was obvious that he had this fascination with Nazism and a big idolatry of Adolf Hitler", Weimer said . [Full Article...]

Sensex rises 100 points in early trade, Nifty above 9750

Sensex rises 100 points in early trade, Nifty above 9750 The S&P BSE mid-cap index rose by 2.49 per cent and the small-cap index by 2.48 per cent. Mixed sentiment in other Asian markets helped the Sensex rise, reported Mint . Aggarwal, Chairman and Managing Director, SMC Investments and Advisors. The S&P BSE metal index augmented by 433.49 points, followed by the consumer durables index by 432.96 points, and the capital goods index by 349.96 points... [Full Article...]

Trump's White House will still barely commit to denouncing Nazis

Trump's White House will still barely commit to denouncing Nazis By contrast, the statement President Donald Trump issued after the incident sought to spread the blame more widely, decrying the violence by " many sides ". Mike Pence has explicitly condemned the white nationalists in Charlottesville: "We will not tolerate hatred and violence of groups like white supremacists , the KKK and neo-Nazis". [Full Article...]

Wisconsin and Notre Dame officially announce football series for 2020, 2021

Wisconsin and Notre Dame officially announce football series for 2020, 2021 The news conference will be at 11:30 a.m.at the Under Armor Brand House at 600 N. Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago . Notre Dame football will play a pair of marquee games on two major stages in the coming years. Wisconsin played LSU at Lambeau Field previous year and won 16-14 to open the season. Lambeau Field will host in 2020, Soldier Field in 2021. The Badgers last played at Soldier F... [Full Article...]

Killed When Police Helicopter Crashes While Responding To Charlottesville Riot

Killed When Police Helicopter Crashes While Responding To Charlottesville Riot State police, the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the helicopter crash. Trooper-Pilot Berke Bates (right) of Quinton, Va., and Lt. Police have confirmed a Virginia State Police helicopter crashed outside Charlottesville. Lt. Cullen graduated from the Virginia State Police Academy in May 1994 as a member of the 90th Basic Ses... [Full Article...]

Our friendship is sweeter than honey: Chinese vice premier to Pakistan

Our friendship is sweeter than honey: Chinese vice premier to Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and all three chiefs of the country's armed services were present on the occasion that marked the day when Pakistan and India got freedom from British colonial rule. The change of guards' ceremony will also be held at Mazar of Quaid-e-Azam, where a contingent of Navy will assume the guard duties. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah as well as Governor... [Full Article...]

Facing North Korean nuclear threat, Guam Catholics urged to 'look to God'

Facing North Korean nuclear threat, Guam Catholics urged to 'look to God' North Korea, meanwhile, has threatened to lob four intermediate-range missiles into the waters near the USA territory of Guam . Guam also has a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system, similar to one recently installed in South Korea. [Full Article...]

Matic: I will be a United player for a long time

Matic: I will be a United player for a long time It has been very good to watch. Last season we were also top of the league in the first match and we finished sixth so this means nothing. Among the many positives for United, Nemanjan Matic's man-of-the-match performance was a highlight in midfield. [Full Article...]

Independence Day: President Mamnoon, PM Abbasi call for unity, supremacy of Constitution

Independence Day: President Mamnoon, PM Abbasi call for unity, supremacy of Constitution Interim Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in his first Independence Day speech on Monday called upon the global community to play role in resolving Kashmir dispute. Until and unless those conflicts are resolved amicably people of region can not achieve prosperity and progress. The day began with a 31-gun salute in the federal capital along with a 21-gun salute in each provincial ... [Full Article...]


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