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Wear solar specs or make a viewer to safely watch eclipse

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An annular eclipse, for those unfamiliar with the term, is a near-total eclipse in which the moon's elliptical orbit takes it slightly farther away from Earth. ECLIPSE CALENDAR: A list of the 80 additional solar eclipses that will occur in the USA this century and the states in which they will be visible. Read More »

8-year-old abducted from Stokes County

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Trinity was last seen wearing a watermelon design nightgown. Patrick Ryan McGraw was identified as the abductor, the alert said. She has brown hair. McGraw may be in a 2016 Silver Ford Focus with a Georgia license plate number RGD2198, deputies say. Anyone with information should call the Stokes County Sheriff's Department at 336-593-8139 or call 911. Read More »

Cow Protection for BJP Means Killing of Minority People: Congress

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A government cattle shelter in Chhattisgarh turned into a death trap after nearly 200 cows died due to starvation in the last two days, a village head alleged. "Every such allegation will be investigated", Chhattisgarh Rajya Gau Seva Ayog Chairman Bisesar Patel told The Sunday Standard. "It appears that the cows died due to lack of water and fodder". Read More »

At Least Four Killed as Militants Shell Damascus Int'l Fair

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The casualties and wounded were first transported to a hospital in Jaramana area near the fairgrounds, and later to the Mujtahid hospital in Damascus. While Damascus has been insulated from much of the worst violence of the country's war, several key rebel enclaves remain in the Eastern Ghouta region outside the city. Read More »

Don't Blow Flag Issue Out Of Proportion, Says Jokowi

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The Malaysian Organizing Committee said its chairman and Malaysia's minister would meet with Imam Nahrawi to apologize, reported The New Indian Express . The mistake, spotted at the opening of the games in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur , on Saturday (August 19) was shared on social media website by Indonesian Youth and Sports Minister Imam Nahrawi, who posted pictures of the mistake on his Twitter account and called it a "fatal careless mistake". Read More »

Lots Of Americans Aren't Sure If We Should Take Down Confederate Statues

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Under fire for defending racist activist groups, President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Thursday that he was "sad" to see United States' history torn apart by the removal of "our lovely statues and monuments", echoing a popular refrain of white supremacist groups that oppose the removal of Confederate monuments. Read More »

Police identify three girls found stabbed to death in Maryland home

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The other victims are 9-year-old Ariana Decree and 6-year-old Ajayah Decree , of Newark, New Jersey. Police are working to establish a motive. Exactly how the young girls, who were between the ages of nine and five, died is not clear, but police said they had experienced "trauma to the body". Read More »

President Trump's Popularity Took a Dive In These 3 Key Swing States

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A suite of new NBC News/Marist polls has found that majorities in three key states that helped tip the election for President Donald Trump now say they feel "embarrassed" by his conduct in office. Fifty-five percent of MI voters and 54 percent of Pennsylvania voters agreed. In Michigan , 28 percent say they are "proud". And in Wisconsin, it's dead even at 41 percent each. Read More »

Summons not received: Nawaz, sons refuse to present before NAB

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Earlier, it was reported that Sharif family has decided not to appear before NAB until a decision is taken in its review petition on Panama Leaks verdict in Supreme Court. "We are investigating the Sharif family in different corruption cases on the order of the Supreme Court", he said. The bureau has already issued summons to members of the Sharif family in references related to Azizia Steel Mills and the four upscale Avenfield flats. Read More »

Comedian Jerry Lewis died at age 91, Death cause of natural

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He was known for his slapstick routines and became enormously famous when he teamed up with Dean Martin in 1946. Jerry Lewis in 2015. Jerry starred in more than 50 films, including classics like "My Friend Irma", " The Nutty Professor ", " The King of Comedy ", " The Bellboy " and "Cinderfella". Read More »

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America's president

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Previous presidents have had no trouble denouncing hate. Heather Heyer , 32, was killed when a man drove a vehicle into a group of left-wing protesters, injuring 19 others. Trump hit back at another favorite target as well, the media: "The public is learning (even more so) how dishonest the Fake News is". Early this week, Trump had said he will speak to Bro. Read More »

Solar eclipse 2017: Don't have glasses? Here's how you can still watch

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Here in New Jersey the eclipse will reach about 77 percent. While Davis schools wisely took the eclipse into consideration in setting a start date two days after totality , many school districts already have begun the fall term. The only ones that are safe for direct viewing of the Sun with your eyes are those of Shade 12 or higher. You should be able to see an image of the partial eclipse on the blank sheet with absolutely no danger - it really works. Read More »

Trump blasts Republican senator on "moral equivalency" after Virginia attack

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The man charged in her killing has been described as a Nazi sympathizer. After denouncing neo-Nazis and the KKK, the president then reverted to his initial statement that counter-protesters were also responsible for the violence. Abraham Lincoln, the United States president who freed the slaves and defeated the southern confederacy in the 1861-1865 civil war, is a prominent Republican and one of the most revered figures in U.S. Read More »

Trump belatedly says what Americans need to hear about racism

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Graham had, on Wednesday, criticized Trump's reaction to the hate group gathering in Charlottesville that claimed the life of Heather Heyer , 32, who was peacefully protesting the event when a auto rammed into a crowd on Saturday. That evening, white nationalists from various alt-right groups descended on the campus for the "Unite the Right" rally to oppose the removal of the Robert Edward Lee statue in the city. Read More »

Busch wins in Bristol, rolls to sweep of all three weekend races

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Busch was too fast off pit road and would have to start Stage 2 from the rear of the field. Busch was called for speeding at the end of Stage 1 and was mired back in 19th place. Bristol Motor Speedway applied resin to the bottom groove before the races this week. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver starts 18th Saturday night in the NASCAR Cup event, a grueling 500-lap affair. Read More »

Portland Metro Saturday Weather: Morning clouds, then clear skies

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Anderson, who runs the Eclipsophile weather website, said people east of Idaho and west of the Appalachian Mountains may have to drive a bit to find clear skies, but with a little effort they can find them. If a cloud moves over the sun, you miss the corona, Anderson said. "We can plan for everything except the weather", Ishman said. "One thing is certain: It will get dark", Carney said. Read More »

Israeli forces shoot, kill Palestinian after stabbing attack

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MDA reported that the injured IDF soldier was evacuated to Beilinson Hospital and apparently suffered from a bullet fragment wound in his leg. Identified as Qutayba Ziad Yosuf Zahran, the 17-year-old was killed at the Zatara checkpoint in Nablus, said the ministry. Read More »

UK Plans to Keep Visa-Free Travel for EU Citizens

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Significantly, these papers include proposals for a transition period - this is the first time that it has been official government policy to have an interim deal after March 2019. Despite being open to the idea of a temporary customs union , Mr Hookham said such a system could hinder United Kingdom needs beyond Europe. "But during this period, it [the UK] would also expect to be able to negotiate its own global trade deals, something which can not be done as an EU customs union member". Read More »

Social Media Reacts to Trump's Comments on Confederate Statues

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Richmond's Lee statue stands in the middle of Monument Avenue, an idyllic southern corridor lined with trees and attractive homes . The majority of the street had been named Springer since the 1970s. "And they did it with abandon". In addition, there are six statues of Confederate private soldiers, located in Greenbrier, Logan, Monroe, Randolph, Summers and Wood counties. Read More »

North Korea: US can not dodge 'merciless strike'

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On Friday, the Pentagon has announced that both the United States and South Korea will be conducting a joint military exercise entitled Ulchi Freedom Guardian from August 21 to August 31. US President Donald Trump assured South Korea he would consult with them before making any military decisions on North Korea, according to Moon. "The goal of military reform lies in making an army that wins (battles), is full of patriotism and morale among all ranks of soldiers, and is trusted by the ... Read More »

Norris leading Fiji International golf

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Two more Australians, David Mckenzie and James Marchesani , were four shots behind Norris, along with Thai Jazz Janewattananond . The Fiji International is tri-sanctioned by the Australasian, European and Asian Tours. Ormsby birdied his next four holes in a row, before adding a further three to his card to fire the round of the day; 6-under 66 seeing him one clear on top of the leaderboard at 10-under the card. Read More »