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James Fields, accused driver in Charlottesville attack, appears in court

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The Florence Police Department, where Mr. Fields and his mother lived, declined to comment Monday. Fields was arrested Saturday on suspicion of second-degree murder, hit and run and three counts of malicious wounding after his Dodge Challenger smashed into a group of activists demonstrating against a gathering of white supremacists. Read More »

Auto rams French café killing girl

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French officials said the driver intentionally steered into the restaurant, but there was no indication that the crash was an act of terrorism, the Associated Press reported. The incident reignited fears in France after a string of attacks in which a vehicle was the weapon of choice. On August 9, six soldiers were injured after they were hit by a rented BMW in the western Paris suburb of Levallois- Perret. Read More »

White nationalist loses job after photo goes viral

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After he was outed by internet sleuths on Twitter, Cvjetanovic wants everyone to know his intentions for the march and why he isn't as racist as everyone thinks he is. A petition has gathered 6,500 signatures. "Racism and white supremacist movements have a corrosive effect on our society". It noted, however, that the university respects the peaceful exchange of different views and civil debate. Read More »

China says trade with USA has no connection to North Korea

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They added that the trade measure would be carried out under the rules of global law and would not trigger greater conflict with China . But Trump also told Xi about the move toward a possible inquiry into China's trade practices, according to two USA officials familiar with that conversation. Read More »

Willie Nelson Quits Utah Show Early Due To Breathing Problems

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The altitude just got to me. Concert goers say Nelson appeared to be struggling through the first half hour at the Utah venue. A bandmate told the crowd that Nelson needed a break after the singer stepped off stage. As of now, no further changes have been to Nelson's upcoming touring schedule, including four shows that are slated for later this week in California. Read More »

T&T wins gold in 4 x 400m relay

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I look forward to getting back healthy and the next stage of my career. "Just to put the United States of America uniform on my body is a wonderful feeling". Running at his last major championship this week, the Jamaican got a royal farewell from the 60,000 fans at the Olympic Stadium on Sunday as they cheered his famed "To The World" pose. Read More »

Possible signs to watch for nuclear danger from North Korea

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Like other US territories, Guam has a sometimes complicated relationship with the USA mainland but many across the island say despite the threats and concerns they feel reassured and protected by the military - especially in times of tense, geopolitical sparring. Read More »

Trump 'seriously considering' pardoning ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio

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He said Arpaio was a "great American patriot" who had "done a lot in the fight against illegal immigration". Arpaio had maintained the law enforcement patrols for 17 months thereafter. "I might do it right away, maybe early this week". His Democratic successor, Sheriff Paul Penzone, pledged to close the "Tent City" jail , in which Arpaio housed inmates outdoors in the scorching Arizona heat . Read More »

Colorado DJ's suit against Taylor Swift dismissed

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Martinez said, however, it was possible a jury could award Mueller damages for Swift's staff interfering with his employment contract with Denver station KYGO. He also challenged Mueller's testimony that someone else, including one of his bosses, could have been the one who groped Swift, saying it was a "complete, made-up story to stick it to his boss two years after the fact". Read More »

SC to hear Centre's plea over action against Karti Chidambaram

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If he is in Delhi, he will be questioned in Delhi. None of the five accused ever appeared before the agency. we had some bad experiences, we allowed people to go overseas and they never returned back", a bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud asked senior advocate Gopal Subramanium, representing Karti. Read More »

Arsenal battle back to win seven-goal thriller

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It was one of the great days for me in recent weeks [when he said he would stay]. "I don't know whether it was lack of concentration or game management". However, despite the competition for places at Arsenal having moved up a notch this summer, Giroud confirmed his intention to remain in the English capital and fight for his place this season following his late victor over Leicester City on Friday. Read More »

Millions affected by floods in northeast India

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He assured the flood affected people of adequate relief measures and said that district administration has already been pressed into the service to meet the requirement of flood victims. For the last 24 hours, an unapproachable extream situation has been in the states of Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh . On Sunday, the CM visited flood-affected areas of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts, two of the worst-affected districts in the state. Read More »

Charlottesville vigil to be held in Raleigh Monday night

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They sent a message to the hate groups in Idaho, that they're not welcomed here. The vigil began at six p.m. and people were told not to bring wax candles, they were encouraged to bring flashlights or LED candles instead. Two troopers were killed after a police helicopter crashed 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Charlottesville. Mayor Jennifer Roberts tweeted her support for Charlottesville and its mayor Saturday night, saying the city of Charlotte stands "against these unimaginable acts of ... Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests man in plot to detonate bomb at Oklahoma bank

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A federal complaint filed on Sunday says a confidential informant told the FBI in December that Varnell wanted to blow up a building and "that Varnell was upset with the government and was seeking retaliation". If convicted, he would face a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. In one instance, he said he believed in the " Three Percenter " ideology, which pledges resistance against the U.S. Read More »

Inventor held in Denmark over missing journalist

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Police have said that Swedish journalist Kim Wall, 30, is missing after taking a ride on Peter Madsen's homemade 17-meter-long sub, which sank Friday morning. The navy says that the 40-ton, almost 18-meter-long (60-foot-long) submarine with at least two people on board had been "found sailing" south of Copenhagen. Read More »

United States lawmakers: Trump remarks "boon to N. Korea"

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They added China should end its long running alliance and trade relationship with the dictatorship to put a stop to nuclear proliferation on the peninsula. According to two U.S. military sources which spoke to NBC, U.S. intelligence has identified at least two dozen targets in the DPRK, which they say consist of missile launch sites, testing grounds, storage facilities and support equipment. Read More »

$1 million Powerball victor sold in Avoca

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No one won the Powerball prize Wednesday or Saturday, so officials say they expect the jackpot to reach $430 million ($273.4 million cash option) for this Wednesday's drawing. Dixon, who is originally from the Denison area in western Iowa, bought the ticket at Wings America Travel Centre in Avoca. For almost five weeks, Enrico Pelausa had a million-dollar secret. Read More »

Can Trump Endorsement Save Senator Strange Tuesday?

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The latest RealClearPolitics average shows former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore with a three-point advantage over Luther Strange, who was appointed to fill Sessions' vacant seat and who has received the endorsement of President Trump. In a telephone interview, Brooks noted that Trump followed his endorsement of unusual with a barrage of Twitter criticisms aimed at McConnell, which Brooks called "extraordinarily baffling". Read More »

Man accused of car-ramming in Charlottesville remains jailed

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The hatemonger's mother, Samantha Bloom, said that her son had told her he was going to a rally, which she thought "had something to do with Trump". Lee statue in the city. Gov. John Kasich tweeted that "There is no place in America for this violence and vicious hatred coming from white nationalist, KKK & neo-nazi groups". Read More »

Notre Dame, Wisconsin to make football scheduling announcement Monday

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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 leads the all-time series 8-6-2, while the teams have not met since 1964. The Badgers bested LSU at the home of the Packers to start the 2016 season. The University of Wisconsin played in Green Bay past year, defeating 5th-ranked LSU at Lambeau Field in the season opener. Read More »

Bellamy: 'We're going to be stronger' after violence in Charlottesville

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Two state police officers, Berke M.M. Bates and H. Jay Cullen also died Saturday when their helicopter crashed outside the University town. Counter-protesters were also on hand, and the two sides clashed, numbering more than 1,000, with people throwing punches, hurling water bottles and unleashing chemical sprays. Read More »

Chinese vice premier arrives in Pak for I-Day celebrations

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A change of guard takes place at national monuments, including the mausoleums of MuhammadIqbal, who was a poet, philosopher, and politician, and Muhammad Ali Jinnah , Pakistan's founder and Quaid-i-Azam (supreme leader). The minister said the other dimension of Wang Yang's visit was his meeting with Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in which they discussed progress on CPEC. Read More »

State Troopers Dead After Helicopter Crash in Albemarle County

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Jay Cullen, 48, and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates were aboard the Bell 407 helicopter when it crashed seven miles southwest of downtown Charlottesville at 4:50 p.m. "Jay was the greatest son a person could ever have, a great father to his two sons, a loving husband to his wife, Karen, and he was doing something that he loved." Our hearts go out to their wives and children, and we stand by to support them during this hard time. Read More »