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Barcelona suspect may have crossed French border

Barcelona suspect may have crossed French border The Barcelona attack was the deadliest in Spain since March 2004, when Islamist militants placed bombs on commuter trains in Madrid, killing 191 people and wounding more than 1,800. "Unfortunately, Spaniards know the absurd and irrational pain that terrorism causes". One of the deportees, a 38-year-old Moroccan, was radicalized while in jail for minor crimes, Italian officials said. [Full Article...]

NASCAR at Bristol 2017 Results: Kyle Busch Takes 40th Career Checkered Flag

NASCAR at Bristol 2017 Results: Kyle Busch Takes 40th Career Checkered Flag Busch's crew chief, Adam Stevens called the No. 18 vehicle to pit road, giving up the playoff point, hoping to put him in the right position for the second half of the event. Koch was able to maintain the 13 position to the end of the stage, which completed on Lap 170. Busch had one more obstacle to hurdle before the end of the race. [Full Article...]

Total solar eclipse weather forecast as of August 19

Total solar eclipse weather forecast as of August 19 Are you traveling for the eclipse , or watching it locally? The only aspect of the eclipse viewers could miss out on due to high cloud coverage is seeing the sun's corona shine behind the moon. As the shadow approaches, the temperature will start to drop and that will stabilize the atmosphere. Cumulus clouds, the "fair-weather clouds" that occur frequently on warm summer days (such as in Au... [Full Article...]

Palestinian Teenager 'Wielding Knife' Killed by Israeli Forces

The teenager "accosted" a soldier and other troops then fired fatal shots at him, the spokeswoman claimed. Israel's public radio said the guard was the victim of "friendly fire". A wave of unrest that broke out in October 2015 has killed more than 294 Palestinians, according to an AFP toll. The violence has decreased in recent months but tensions around the flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound i... [Full Article...]

UK Plans to Keep Visa-Free Travel for EU Citizens

UK Plans to Keep Visa-Free Travel for EU Citizens The EU and Singapore completed their negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) back in 2015, but the deal is still awaiting the backing of the European Parliament and member states. We can not separate free movement of people from the free flow of goods, services and investments'. The court is the judicial authority in the EU. In the Government's customs paper, which can be seen here , com... [Full Article...]

US, South Korea to begin military exercise from Monday

US, South Korea to begin military exercise from Monday The messages in Rodong Sinmun , the official government newspaper, come a day before the USA starts the Ulchi Freedom Guardian military exercises with South Korea. Pyongyang conducted two tests of its long-range missile in July and had threatened to fire four ballistic missiles toward Guam. About 17,500 USA service members will participate, with about 3,000 coming from installations outside South... [Full Article...]

Tillerson says one American dead in Spain attack

Tillerson says one American dead in Spain attack The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world - men, women and children from almost three dozen nations - testifying to the huge global appeal of the sun-kissed city. The pair were both first aid assistance volunteers, and the Green Cross Civil Protection Association in the northern Italian town of Bassano told CNN that Scomazzon was among the 120 injured in Barcelona. [Full Article...]

Confederate Monuments Generate Intense Feelings, For and Against

Confederate Monuments Generate Intense Feelings, For and Against Richmond's Lee statue stands in the middle of Monument Avenue, an idyllic southern corridor lined with trees and handsome homes . The group, founded in 1894 by women descended from Confederate soldiers, put up numerous statues as part of their goal to display what they call "a truthful history" of the Civil War and mark places "made historic by Confederate valor". [Full Article...]

Jason Norris fights back from near death experiences to win Fiji International

Jason Norris fights back from near death experiences to win Fiji International Bogeys at the 10 and 15th were mitigated by a seventh birdie at the 13th and he parred the final three holes to finish with a comfortable cushion over compatriots James Marchesani and David McKenzie as well as Thai Jazz Janewattananond . [Full Article...]

Nimes Railway Station in Southern France Returns to Normal after Evacuation

Nimes Railway Station in Southern France Returns to Normal after Evacuation According to the French prefecture where Nimes is located, a return to normal operations is "imminent". Update [01:46 AM PST]: Police confirmed no shots have been fired at the Nimes train station following a response to reports of armed men storming the area, sources said. [Full Article...]

Suspects in hair stylist stabbing brought back to Chicago

Suspects in hair stylist stabbing brought back to Chicago When police found him, he had already been dead for at least 12 hours. By then, authorities said Lathem and Warren had fled the city. The Cook County medical examiner's office on Friday released the findings in the death of Trenton Cornell-Duranleau. [Full Article...]

Two TV actors killed in auto crash on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway

Two TV actors killed in auto crash on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway The two actors along with Spotboy who was seating in the rear, were returning to their Goregaon home from their studio in Umbergaon in Gujarat, reports TOI. The autopsy report will determine if he was drunk. Both the actors died in the horrific accident after their vehicle crashed into the trailer which was parked on the roadside. [Full Article...]

Wreckage of sunken WWII warship USS Indianapolis discovered, Navy announces

Wreckage of sunken WWII warship USS Indianapolis discovered, Navy announces He said: "To be able to honor the fearless men of the USS Indianapolis and their families through the discovery of a ship that played such a significant role in ending World War II is truly humbling". "There are also lessons learned, and in the case of the Indianapolis , lessons re-learned, that need to be preserved and passed on, so the same mistakes can be prevented, and lives saved". [Full Article...]

Top US general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid North Korea tensions

Top US general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid North Korea tensions Any such missiles would have to fly over western Japan . The state-run Korean Central News Agency reported Tuesday that he intends to "watch a little more " how the USA behaves before deciding whether to carry out a threat to strike waters near the American territory of Guam with ballistic missiles. [Full Article...]

Iraq starts offensive to take back Tal Afar from ISIL

Iraq starts offensive to take back Tal Afar from ISIL Gen. Stephen Townsend, the top USA commander in Iraq, said he sees the Iraqi assault on the IS-held area of Tal Afar "unfolding relatively soon". The town, about 37 miles east of the Syrian border, has both strategic and administrative significance to the Islamic State . [Full Article...]

Watch video of India-China clash at Ladakh

Watch video of India-China clash at Ladakh A scuffle took place between the Indian and Chinese troops this week which saw stones being pelted from both sides. Amidst a standoff with China in the Doka la sector, fresh visuals have emerged showing evidence of a major skirmish between Indian and Chinese forces at Ladakh. [Full Article...]

Injured Sydney mum asking about her missing son after Barcelona attack

Injured Sydney mum asking about her missing son after Barcelona attack Julian Cadman , who previously attended Chiddingstone Nursery where he initially grew up, has been missing since the incident yesterday afternoon. His grandfather Tony Cadman , originally from Dorset but also now living in Australia, also posted an appeal on social media regarding Julian. [Full Article...]

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

Charlottesville violence: Donald Trump lashes out at senator on controversial remarks Democrats were aghast at Trump's comments Tuesday. After unrest in which a counter-protester was killed, Trump was initially criticised for not denouncing white supremacists quickly enough. He become the focus of a social media campaign to persuade him to quit the council after Mr Trump failed to criticise white supremacists. Bro's daughter, 32-year-old Heather Heyer , was killed and 19... [Full Article...]

Rosie O'Donnell's Parting Shot to Steve Bannon Involves a Tiki Torch

Rosie O'Donnell's Parting Shot to Steve Bannon Involves a Tiki Torch Bannon was considered key in helping Trump hone his "America First" message on the 2016 campaign trail - a message that conformed to Bannon's own "populist nationalism" worldview. Bannon, former head of right-wing media Breitbart , was recruited by Trump during the campaign, and played a major role in developing domestic and worldwide policies for the Trump administration. [Full Article...]

At least 10 dead after train derails in India

At least 10 dead after train derails in India Following the derailment, locals rushed to the spot to help people trapped in the derailed coaches. "We have mobilised all our resources to provide the best relief and rescue operations at this time", Saxena told TV channels. Reports said eight coaches derailed from the railway track in Muzaffarnagar, around 100 km from New Delhi, India's national capital. In January this year 39 people were k... [Full Article...]


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