• Seven-year-old Australian boy missing after Barcelona attack
Seven-year-old Australian boy missing after Barcelona attack

It is not clear if Australian seven-year-old Julian Cadman , earlier reported missing, is the same child or if he holds dual citizenship. "Please share if you have family or friends in Barcelona ". Around the world, people who lost loved ones said they were just trying to cope with the loss of their friend, their colleague, their family member an...

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  • Pioneer Library System warns eclipse viewing glasses may be unsafe
Pioneer Library System warns eclipse viewing glasses may be unsafe

This might sound like a lot, but unless the sun is 100% shaded, complete darkness won't happen due to the shear power and brightness of the sun. But there is some evidence from previous eclipses to suggest that birds may fly home to roost, cattle may head towards barns, and even light sensitive plants like poppies may close as day turns to night....

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  • Hong Kong student leaders jailed for 2014 pro-democracy umbrella protest
Hong Kong student leaders jailed for 2014 pro-democracy umbrella protest

Alex Chow and Nathan Law , who were also student leaders in the 2014 protests, were jailed for seven and eight months, in a move that critics said was created to keep them off the local legislature and deter future protests. "At a time when Hong Kong has been gradually turning into an authoritarian system, we have seen constant assaults on the r...

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  • Alibaba sees Q2 revenue surge 56%
Alibaba sees Q2 revenue surge 56%

Thereby, the company was benefiting from more Chinese consumers buying an increasing proportion of everything from food to clothing to luxury items online . Walmart and Target reported strong gains in digital sales when they posted their most recent earnings this week. The company is betting data and cloud technology can change the way brands mo...

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  • Top LeT terrorist Ayub Lelhari killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir
Top LeT terrorist Ayub Lelhari killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

Sources said that Lelhari was recently injured in an encounter with police in which one Lashkar terrorist from Pakistan was killed in Pampore. A police spokesman said two police men also sustained injuries during the gunfight. His close associate and neighbour Arif Nabi Dar alias Rehan alias Arif Lalhari was killed along with the LeT's Abu Dujana...

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  • Here's Why the CEOs Leaving Trump's Councils Aren't Heroes
Here's Why the CEOs Leaving Trump's Councils Aren't Heroes

Trump's comments Tuesday, we don't find it hard to distinguish between a monument to George Washington , say, and statues to Confederate generals that were erected in the 20th century with the goal of maintaining white supremacy". Ohio Gov. John Kasich was among the most vocal, calling Trump's response "pathetic". Trump's move Wednesday ...

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  • Drone video shows aftermath in Sierra Leone
Drone video shows aftermath in Sierra Leone

Now, to the latest on the deadly mudslide in Sierra Leone , The West African country's president has declared seven days of national mourning for the victims of Monday's natural disaster. The British Red Cross reported that volunteers had rescued 71 people from mud and debris, on Tuesday. "We have logistical constraints including a lack of glove...

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  • Malala gets accepted to study at Oxford University
Malala gets accepted to study at Oxford University

Her career as an activist began in early 2009, when she started writing a blog for the BBC about her life under Taliban occupation and promoting education for girls in Pakistan's Swat Valley. A gunman fired three shots at the girl, then 14, while she was travelling home on a school bus. She was flown to the central English city of Birmingham for ...

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  • Dolphin dies after swimmers hand it round for selfies
Dolphin dies after swimmers hand it round for selfies

The dolphin appeared off the beach of Mojacar on August 11 , and people began crowding around, trying to touch it. Equinac claimed, "It took us 15 minutes to arrive, but the animal was already dead". Some accidentally covered the dolphin's spiracle, the blowhole the animals use to breath, the group said. Its death triggered a round of publ...

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  • Trump hits CEOs who left manufacturing council as 'grandstanders'
Trump hits CEOs who left manufacturing council as 'grandstanders'

Responding to clashes surrounding an August 12 white nationalist rally and a vehicle attack that left one woman dead, Trump spoke vaguely of "bigotry" and and violence "on many, many sides ". Trump went after Frazier within minutes of his announcement Monday morning, but did not comment on Plank nor Krzanich directly. Grandstanders should note ...

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  • Many US Allies Trust Putin Over Trump, Survey Finds
Many US Allies Trust Putin Over Trump, Survey Finds

At first blush, it seemed as if another shoe may be dropping for an associate of President Donald Trump in the investigations into Russia's 2016 election interference when the news broke Monday night that a campaign adviser had repeatedly tried to arrange meetings with Russian contacts.

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  • Police, Zimbabweans And Grace Mugabe's Lawyers Discuss Model Assault Case
Police, Zimbabweans And Grace Mugabe's Lawyers Discuss Model Assault Case

In a statement, the Ministry of Police said these discussions are "to make sure that the suspect is processed through the legal system". Grace Mugabe is cock-a-hoop that anyone with authority or power in SA has so far failed to arrest her for allegedly assaulting a woman at a Sandton hotel.

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  • PM negative about calls for S. Korea's nuclear armament
PM negative about calls for S. Korea's nuclear armament

Tension on the Korean peninsula has risen over North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, with North Korea and the United States exchanging a flurry of strong rhetoric, each threatening military action, in recent days. North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile last month - the second launch of an ICBM in its history - leading the Uni...

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  • Asian Shares, Dollar Rally as North Korea Blinks
Asian Shares, Dollar Rally as North Korea Blinks

If geopolitical risk and uncertainty continues to strengthen the Yen, USDJPY bears are likely to have found enough inspiration to conquer the stubborn 109.00 support level. North Korea has always viewed the training as preparation for an invasion. "Although we certainly can get a 5 to 7 percent correction, we don't think it's the start of a signi...

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  • Charlottesville Violence Prompts Other Cities To Consider Removing Confederate Monuments
Charlottesville Violence Prompts Other Cities To Consider Removing Confederate Monuments

Some cities around the nation are calling for the statues' removal similar to the way the Confederate battle flag was shunned by some following a mass shooting by a white supremacist inside a SC church. The Hunt Morgan statue was dedicated in 1911 and paid for in part by the state and by the Kentucky Division of the United Daughters of the Confeder...

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  • Canadian province to ban grizzly bear trophy hunt
Canadian province to ban grizzly bear trophy hunt

The change, which takes effect at the close of this year's hunting season on November 30 , also bans all hunting of grizzlies within the Great Bear Rainforest. Grizzly hunt opponents Wilderness Committee applauded the decision. "That said, virtually no one legitimately hunts grizzlies for food", he said.

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  • Rare white moose parades for camera in remote Sweden
Rare white moose parades for camera in remote Sweden

The animals are not albino, but grow white fur due to a generic mutation. That's what makes this footage so increds. Hans Nilsson captured the video and told Sweden's Sveriges Radio the experience was "as great as seeing a leopard in Africa".

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  • Rupert Murdoch has 'urged Trump to cut Steve Bannon'
Rupert Murdoch has 'urged Trump to cut Steve Bannon'

While Scaramucci tried to keep the interview light, host Stephen Colbert had a different agenda in mind, and filled the two-segment interview with a series of pointed lines of questioning, starting with Trump's failure to condemn white supremacist after the violence in Charlotteville.

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  • Japan's PM Abe sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine
Japan's PM Abe sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine

Past visits by Japanese leaders to Yasukuni have outraged Beijing and Seoul because it honours 14 Japanese leaders convicted by an Allied tribunal as war criminals, along with other war dead. Abe himself avoided visiting the site in person, and instead dispatched a proxy to offer a donation called tamagushi-ryo (monetary offering) on his behalf.

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  • United States Vice President Mike Pence meets with Venezuelans in Cartagena
United States Vice President Mike Pence meets with Venezuelans in Cartagena

The couple prayed together with the group, then listened as the Venezuelans recounted their experiences. The uprising in Venezuela began when President Nicolas Maduro re-wrote the country's constitution, despite an overwhelming majority of the country voting against the measure.

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  • World Cup 2026 bid to consider 49 sites across North America
World Cup 2026 bid to consider 49 sites across North America

Nearly every major USA city was included on Tuesday's preliminary list. In March, the committee will then include 20-25 venues in its final submission to Federation Internationale de Football Association, world soccer's governing body, to determine the chance of hosting matches or other possible opportunities.

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  • Military 'Locked And Loaded' If North Korea Missteps
Military 'Locked And Loaded' If North Korea Missteps

North Korea announced on Thursday plans to fire missiles near the US Pacific territory of Guam, even though there was no indication an attack is imminent. "The president noted the current security conditions on the Korean Peninsula constituted a more serious, real and urgent threat than ever created by the advancement in North Korea's nuclea...

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  • Big Ben's bongs to fall silent until 2021 for repairs
Big Ben's bongs to fall silent until 2021 for repairs

If Big Ben doesn't bong in 2019, potentially Britain may not leave the European Union at all. The hourly ringing of Big Ben is without a doubt the most iconic sound in England's capital, London , but as of next Monday it won't be heard again for another four years.

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  • No issues expected from Tropical Storm Gert in the Carolinas
No issues expected from Tropical Storm Gert in the Carolinas

The storm has maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour and is moving north-northwest at 13 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center. The National Hurricane Center is also watching a new development off the coastline of Africa which has a chance of developing into a storm within the next five days.

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  • Millions affected by floods in northeast India
Millions affected by floods in northeast India

Nagaon is one of the latest additions among the affected districts. The second wave of floods caused by yet another burst of heavy rains in Assam and other parts of northeast India has led to the deaths of 10 more people. Rescue and relief measures are being carried out on a war footing. Flood water has also inundated several wildlife parks inclu...

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  • Charlottesville: Donald Trump condemns white supremacists two days after deadly Virginia rally
Charlottesville: Donald Trump condemns white supremacists two days after deadly Virginia rally

Hundreds of white supremacists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan gathered in downtown Charlottesville as tensions escalated and counter-protesters rallied in attempts to shut down the " Unite the Right" rally. Beth Moore tweeted , "We can not renounce what we will not name". The FBI is investigating the incident and Department of Justice has open...

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  • China says trade with U.S. has no connection to North Korea
China says trade with U.S. has no connection to North Korea

The move comes amid growing tension over the threat of North Korea using nuclear weapons, and a week after the US received China's help in the United Nations Security Council to impose tougher economic sanctions on Pyongyang. In an editorial on Monday, the state-run newspaper China Daily said the investigation will " poison " relations and wa...

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  • Charlottesville attack suspect denied bail
Charlottesville attack suspect denied bail

The 20-year-old man charged with murder over the Charlottesville auto attack at an anti-far right protest has been denied bail. Fields is charged with second-degree murder and other counts after authorities say he drove into the crowd, fatally injuring one woman and hurting 19 others.

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  • Warm temps, chances of rain for your Sunday afternoon
Warm temps, chances of rain for your Sunday afternoon

Winds W at 5 to 10 miles per hour. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s. Rain and clouds eventually clear overnight with lows in the 50's. Tuesday: Mostly sunny with a slight chance of isolated showers/storms. The humidity will also go down; the dew point temperatures will drop into the upper 40s and lower 50s and highs will only reach ...

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  • Bryce Harper has hyperextended knee, will get MRI Sunday
Bryce Harper has hyperextended knee, will get MRI Sunday

He was placed on the 10-day disabled list. The Nationals' training staff and manager Dusty Baker rushed to the field to help Harper off, as Harper was unable to walk off under his own power. Edwin Jackson gave up just one run in six innings to earn a 3-1 win over the Giants on Saturday. Armed with a 14.0 game lead in the National League Ea...

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