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Man With Eye Damage From 1962 Eclipse Warns Others To Be Careful

Man With Eye Damage From 1962 Eclipse Warns Others To Be Careful Tomososki, 70, was a high school kid in 1962 when he and a friend looked up to glance at a partial solar eclipse - "We were just doing it for a short time, he says" - and saw a flash of light similar to that of a camera flash. Indeed, Tomososki said his doctors can often tell that he once looked directly at the sun. Tomososki has been sharing his story because he worries people will look directl... [Full Article...]

California woman desperately searching for husband gone missing in Barcelona

California woman desperately searching for husband gone missing in Barcelona While desperately searching for her husband, Nunes-Tucker told NBC News about her experience during the attack. Nunes said the couple were savoring drinks in the famous tourist area of La Ramblas when chaos broke out. Jared Tucker , who has three teenage daughters from previous relationships, was visiting Europe for the first time and was booked on a flight back to the United States on Friday, h... [Full Article...]

3M CEO takes moral high ground while Trump equivocates

3M CEO takes moral high ground while Trump equivocates WASHINGTON-Roughly 30 minutes after Inge Thulin, 3M's chairman, president and CEO, announced on Twitter that he would step down from the Jobs Manufacturing Initiative, President Trump said he would dissolve the council. "Sustainability, diversity and inclusion are my personal values and also fundamental to the 3M Vision". Several CEOs who formed part of the various councils stepped away from t... [Full Article...]

Vice's documentary on Charlottesville is really worth watching

Vice's documentary on Charlottesville is really worth watching The Daily Stormer , a site frequented by Mr Cantwell and other white supremacists, was banned by both United States domain host GoDaddy and search giant Google . Cantwell was featured in a Vice News documentary about the rally and its aftermath. The same Cantwell was also a member of OkCupid, but as soon as the dating service website learned about him being a member on their platfo... [Full Article...]

Insider's take on North Korea's mindset

Insider's take on North Korea's mindset Bannon admitted any attempt to strike North Korea would lead to the death of "millions". "We are prepared, we are prepared militarily, we are prepared with our allies to respond, if that is necessary". The drill, known as Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, takes place in South Korea. Whether the US will risk the life of its citizens in New York, Washington or Los Angeles to prove its commitments to South... [Full Article...]

NEET 2017: Supreme Court Bars Tamil Nadu Medical Admissions Till August 22

NEET 2017: Supreme Court Bars Tamil Nadu Medical Admissions Till August 22 Meanwhile, the Centre told Madras high court on Wednesday that in a day or two it would take a decision on Tamil Nadu's two legislations to exempt the state from NEET for both MBBS/BDS and pot-graduate medical admissions permanently. He added that the court could not come in the way of and that the ordinance was likely to be passed by Tuesday. ".Status quo, existing as on today, as regards the... [Full Article...]

Powerball jackpot jumps to $535 million

Powerball jackpot jumps to $535 million That historic prize totaled almost $1.6 billion. The last time a player in MI won the Powerball was Julie Leach of Three Rivers. Pennsylvania Lottery has sold 17 Powerball jackpot-winning tickets since joining the multi-state game 15 years ago this summer. [Full Article...]

Roadblocks, Weapons Bans as Boston Braces for 'Free Speech' Rally

Roadblocks, Weapons Bans as Boston Braces for 'Free Speech' Rally As has happened too often in recent years and months, our nation has been shaken by an act of violence-this time the fatal motor vehicle attack on counter-protesters at the demonstration in Charlottesville. It also says it's not affiliated with the organizers of a rally in Charlottesville last weekend that erupted into violence and left one person dead. The counterprotesters plan a 2-mile (3.2-k... [Full Article...]

James Franklin receives six-year extension from Penn State

James Franklin receives six-year extension from Penn State With all the particulars out of the way, here's what the deal means for both James Franklin and the Penn State program. Josh is now a member of the FWAA and USBWA. "James and his staff have done an exceptional job with our football student-athletes and in all aspects of the football program", Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour said. [Full Article...]

Third Trump council falls after Charlottesville controversy

Third Trump council falls after Charlottesville controversy News of the panel being scrapped was leaked to Bloomberg News on Thursday after the Guardian approached the White House for comment. Trump had tapped NY developers Richard LeFrak and Steven Roth, whom he described as friends, to lead the panel, which he established by an executive order on July 19. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Praises Jeff Flake Challenger Dr. Kelli Ward

Donald Trump Praises Jeff Flake Challenger Dr. Kelli Ward Trump lamented the "removal of our attractive statues" in response to several cities across the country taking down monuments to Confederate generals and figures. Flake is up for reelection in 2018 and is considered one of the more vulnerable GOP senators in the next election cycle. "Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake, who is WEAK on borders, crime and a non-fac... [Full Article...]

Government Defends Fiona Nash's Last-Minute Citizenship Announcement

Nationals Deputy Leader Fiona Nash is the latest MP to be embroiled in the dual citizenship drama dropping a bombshell on her senate colleagues on Thursday after revealing she was a dual UK-Australian citizen. In the next weeks, more names emerged: Matt Canavan (former resources minister, possibly an Italian citizen); Senator Malcolm Roberts (claims he has renounced United Kingdom citizenship); an... [Full Article...]

In Mumbai, stray dogs are turning blue in colour

In Mumbai, stray dogs are turning blue in colour Lately, blue stray dogs have been spotted running around Navi Mumbai, India , and it's no laughing matter. Industries are pumping the waste of their wastes into the Kasadi River and dogs often wade into water for food. A spokesman said: "Allowing the discharge of dye into any water body is illegal". After today's healthy live discussion with MPCB -regional officer Shri Anil Mohekar I can ... [Full Article...]

Sierra Leone: ECOWAS donates $400000 to mudslide victims

Sierra Leone: ECOWAS donates $400000 to mudslide victims Some 600 people are still thought to be missing while more than 400 people are known to have died. The disaster began Sunday night, following three days of torrential rain. "The worldwide community must follow our lead and step up to the plate", said Britain's global Development Secretary Priti Patel. "Britain was at the forefront in tackling that deadly disease and we remain shoulder to shoulde... [Full Article...]

Turkey, Iran to share intelligence on anti-terror fight

Turkey, Iran to share intelligence on anti-terror fight Turkey's president has condemned Germany's mainstream parties and urged German-Turkish voters not to support them in the country's upcoming elections. The German leader didn't acknowledge the protests in a 32-minute speech that covered the campaign themes of the diesel scandal, her CDU's hewing to a balanced budget and pledges to increase domestic security. [Full Article...]

Erdogan tells Turks in Germany to vote against Merkel

Erdogan tells Turks in Germany to vote against Merkel Speaking in Ankara on Thursday, Omer Celik called Merkel's statement "unfortunate", adding that it was a reaction to rising tensions between the two countries, and urged European Union institutions not to "allow Germany to turn this into an European Union matter". [Full Article...]

Essex County cops look out for drunk driving

Essex County cops look out for drunk driving Summer is winding down, but with the Great American Eclipse and Labor Day weekend just around the corner, Idaho's summer travel season should be busy to the very end. "Drunk driving is not acceptable behavior", said Lt Phil Ashby. That's why, during the Labor Day holiday, we will make zero exceptions for drunk driving. [Full Article...]

Osinbajo Attends President Kagame's Inauguration In Rwanda

Osinbajo Attends President Kagame's Inauguration In Rwanda The 59-year-old former guerrilla leader had secured 98.8 percent of vote in the election on August 4. Kagame noted African countries must join forces for the benefit of all its people. But he has also faced mounting criticism for what human rights groups say are widespread abuses, a muzzling of independent media, and suppression of political opposition. [Full Article...]

White House to elevate cyber to full combatant command

White House to elevate cyber to full combatant command The U.S. Cyber Command "plans, coordinates, integrates, synchronizes and conducts activities to lead day-to-day defense and protection of DoD information networks". It also defends the United States from digital threats and cyberattacks on key federal and military systems. At the time, he believed that the NSA's desire to collect intelligence was preventing the military from eliminating IS' abil... [Full Article...]

California adds 82600 jobs in July; unemployment rate rises to 4.8%

Several states saw strong job growth between June and July. "We're seeing much more positive trends", Walls said. The New England unemployment rate averaged 4.1 percent, with 2.8 percent in New Hampshire; 3.1 percent in Vermont; 4.3 percent in MA; 4.3 percent in Rhode Island; and 5.0 percent in CT. [Full Article...]


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