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SUV carrying barbecue grill explodes when woman lights cigarette

SUV carrying barbecue grill explodes when woman lights cigarette Police said Dadaille originally stated that Dessource lit a cigarette moments before the explosion, but then later recanted and said all he could remember was placing a lighter on top of the dashboard. The vehicle traveled off the road and crashed into a pole, police said. Orlando police released photos of the Kia Sorento that showed extensive damage to the SUV with the roof blown out and the a... [Full Article...]

Canada NAFTA Negotiations: Freeland Says 'Moments Of Drama' Expected In Talks

Canada NAFTA Negotiations: Freeland Says 'Moments Of Drama' Expected In Talks In a speech at University of Ottawa Monday, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Canada's free-trade agreement with the European Union is an example of the kind of "progressive" trade pact Canada wants to see in a new NAFTA . [Full Article...]

Lynch sits, eats banana during national anthem

Lynch sits, eats banana during national anthem While the rest of the team continued its routine of last season of standing with locked arms along the sideline during the anthem , Bennett sat on a bench with a towel draped over his shoulder pads. James was filling holes and tracking down receivers throughout the first half and ended with team-high seven tackles. Matthews finished the two-hour practice on Sunday before being escorted off the ... [Full Article...]

Yuzhmash denies links with North Korean missile programs

Yuzhmash denies links with North Korean missile programs North Korea has managed in two years to line up a new type of missile intermediate range, the Hwasong-12 and its big brother, the Hwasong-14, an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tested with success on two occasions in recent weeks. [Full Article...]

Mossad: Iran and its proxies filling void left by defeated ISIS

Mossad: Iran and its proxies filling void left by defeated ISIS The Iranian Regime is increasingly reviled by its own people and if the worldwide community really wants to stop the destructive behaviour of the Regime, they should support the people. "Takfiris backed by hegemonic powers and Saudi Arabia attacked Iraq and Syria , and if they hadn't been stopped, they would have left behind no trace of Damascus, Karbala, Najaf and Shiites". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom may seek temporary customs union after Brexit

United Kingdom may seek temporary customs union after Brexit The CBI's deputy director, Josh Hardie, welcomed the publication of fresh details of the government's aims for a new customs deal. The Brexit Secretary will publish a paper today outlining proposals for a time-limited transition, meaning businesses on both sides of the Channel only have to adapt once to rule changes. [Full Article...]

VP Mike Pence: US not going to stand by while Venezuela 'crumbles'

VP Mike Pence: US not going to stand by while Venezuela 'crumbles' El Aissami told the crowd. A state of emergency was declared in Virginia this weekend after the rally - thought to be the largest gathering of white supremacists in the USA for over a decade - turned violent, leaving at least 35 others injured and one 32-year-old woman dead after a auto ploughed into the crowd. [Full Article...]

Kentucky mayor says he wants to move two Confederate statues

Kentucky mayor says he wants to move two Confederate statues During the vigil, organizers say they will also take some time to congratulate the mayor on his announcement to recommend the relocation of Lexington's confederate monuments. The violence in Charlottesville triggered the latest push to remove Confederate symbols from city squares across the US. While proponents of the removals argue it sends a signal to marginalized communities that the ideology t... [Full Article...]

Australian deputy prime minister under citizenship cloud

Australian deputy prime minister under citizenship cloud In a bombshell announcement in Parliament yesterday, Mr Joyce said he was "shocked" to learn he might be a New Zealander. "However, to provide clarification to this very important area of the law, for this and future Parliaments, I have asked the government to refer the matter (to) the High Court". [Full Article...]

World stock markets recover from last week's nuclear fallout

World stock markets recover from last week's nuclear fallout The S&P 500 jumped 24.52 points, or 1%, to 2,465.84. On the Dow, major movers included Goldman Sachs, which climbed more than 2% and JP Morgan Chase, which increased 1.5%. In currencies, the USA dollar rose 1 percent against the Swiss franc, erasing much of the greenback's losses last week against the safe-haven currency, which was set for its biggest one-day drop against the dollar since July... [Full Article...]

Marion Library runs out of solar eclipse glasses in 7 minutes

Marion Library runs out of solar eclipse glasses in 7 minutes Pam Ledbury bought a pair of glasses to watch the celestial event Monday off of Amazon, but days later she got a letter from the retail giant recalling the potentially phony frames. Libraries around the country were distributing free solar glasses but most are out of supply . A solar eclipse is something that holds a special kind of appeal for many people. [Full Article...]

US Navy reports another tense encounter with an Iran drone

US Navy reports another tense encounter with an Iran drone The Navy has recorded several unsafe interactions with Iranian forcesM including last week when a drone approached a US fighter jet as it prepared to land. - This is the 14th unsafe and/or unprofessional interaction between US and Iranian maritime forces in 2017. But the QOM-1 drones have only become a problem recently, officials said. [Full Article...]

SF, CA Sue Trump Administration Over Sanctuary City Threats

SF, CA Sue Trump Administration Over Sanctuary City Threats San Francisco announced Monday it had filed a lawsuit against new grant conditions by the Department of Justice (DOJ) that would force cities to give federal immigration agents access to people in local jails. Becerra and San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, who filed a parallel lawsuit Monday on behalf of the city, announced the suits at a press conference together, arguing that "It's ... [Full Article...]

Gus Malzahn Names New Starting Quarterback at Auburn

Gus Malzahn Names New Starting Quarterback at Auburn That will happen September 2 against Georgia Southern, a date that Stidham said has been marked on his calendar since he arrived on campus. The announcement was mde on Malzahn's twitter account, saying "Just told the team Jarrett Stidham will be starting QB. [Full Article...]

Central Intelligence Agency chief: Nothing imminent' in standoff with North Korea

The Trump-Xi phone call came as Japan set up a missile-defense system in western areas of the country, following a threat by North Korea to fire missiles over Japan toward the USA territory of Guam . What followed was a week of escalating warnings from the USA, culminating in the president's promise that America's military was "locked and loaded". [Full Article...]

India Independence Day 2017

India Independence Day 2017 The Indian tricolor (saffron, green and white) flag was unfurled by Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, at the Red Fort of Delhi, marking the birth of world's biggest democracy. Mr Modi last month, during his monthly radio broadcast "Mann Ki Baat", had requested people to send him ideas for the Independence Day address. They line up the roads all leading to the fort and eagerly wa... [Full Article...]

Amazon offers refunds to customers who may have purchased counterfeit eclipse glasses

Amazon offers refunds to customers who may have purchased counterfeit eclipse glasses Students can also view the eclipse if they bring their own safety glasses. Available in a two pack and single pack, the "Explore Scientific Sun Catcher" solar eclipse glasses offered by 7-Eleven are approved for viewing by the American Astronomical Society (AAS). [Full Article...]

Vigil Held In Center City For Charlottesville Victims

Vigil Held In Center City For Charlottesville Victims Organizers say the protest in Charlottesville shows a side of America that is hard to acknowledge but also courage for protestors that stood up to the white-supremacist group. This just one day after a violent white nationalist rally there. The D.C. vigil crowd marched from the White House down Pennsylvania Avenue to a statue of Confederate General Albert Pike , which is located near the D.C. [Full Article...]

Top US Military Officer Hopes For Peaceful Resolution With North Korea

Top US Military Officer Hopes For Peaceful Resolution With North Korea Both Russia and China have previously denounced North Korea's missile launches, but have also called on the USA to halt military drills in the region. military was " locked and loaded " if North Korea acted unwisely after threatening last week to land missiles near the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam. [Full Article...]

Protesters in North Carolina topple a statue of a Confederate soldier

Protesters in North Carolina topple a statue of a Confederate soldier The statue pays tribue to Confederate soldiers - you know, the guys who were fighting for secession and slavery. It is one of about 120 Civil War monuments across North Carolina, according to the News and Observer . "When I see a Confederate statue in downtown Durham, or really anywhere, it fills me with a lot of rage and frustration". "I share this to say that there is a statute in place makin... [Full Article...]


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