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World Mother of attacker had no idea he was attending rally
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Lee, a general of the pro-slavery Confederate States Army in the US civil war. The suspected white supremacist who allegedly rammed his vehicle into a crowd of protesters over the weekend was described Monday as a quiet man who has held radical views for years.

World Police officer probed for mocking Charlottesville attack victim on Facebook
Author: 0 Police officer probed for mocking Charlottesville attack victim on Facebook

Except, not by Springfield Police officer Conrad Lariviere , who appeared to laugh at the victims of the attack on social media. "If in fact this post did originate from an officer employed with the Springfield Police Department", Barbieri said, "this matter will be reviewed by the Community Police Hearings Board for further action".

World USA rallies LatAm on Venezuela after Trump military warning
Author: 0 USA rallies LatAm on Venezuela after Trump military warning

Speaking in the Colombian city of Cartagena at the beginning of a regional tour, he said the U.S. would use its "full economic and diplomatic weight to help restore democracy in Venezuela ". President Santos simply responded that "military intervention would be unacceptable to all countries in Latin America". Colombia , Peru and the Mercosur bloc of nations - three of Venezuela's biggest and perhaps most effective detractors in the region - were among those who issued statements ...

World Moon Urges N. Korea to Stop ICBM Provocations, Return to Talks
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Mr Moon sought to ease the tension, telling advisers at a meeting: "Our top priority is the national interest of [South Korea] and our national interest lies in peace". Trump, responding to a report that US intelligence indicates Pyongyang can now put a nuclear warhead on its long-range missiles, vowed to rain down " fire and fury " if challenged.

Author: 0 Bishop made 'false claims' about the NZ Labour Party - Ardern

Joyce joins of a growing list of Australian politicians who have their careers hanging in the balance of the court's decision, with the case of Queensland One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts, who was a British citizen, also heading to the High Court, along with former Turnbull government minister Matt Canavan, who stepped down from Cabinet after discovering that his mother registered the 36-year-old Australian-born Queensland senator as an Italian citizen a decade ago, but did not tell him.

World One mayor in Kentucky is pushing to move Confederate monuments
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Robert E. Lee from a recreation center. Elsewhere in Florida, in Gainesville , construction workers took down a 113-year-old Confederate statue Monday morning. Meanwhile, in Memphis, city leaders re-asserted their longstanding resistance to Confederate monuments on public land, promising again to fight for those statues' removal.

World United Kingdom says it may seek 'temporary' customs union with EU
Author: 0 United Kingdom says it may seek 'temporary' customs union with EU

The Open Britain campaign immediately condemned the Government for "wanting to have their cake and eat it". "Ministers claim we can leave the Customs Union and yet still achieve "the most frictionless customs agreement anywhere in the world", but with absolutely no detail about how such a miraculous new system will be achieved".

World Amazon Is Refunding Purchases of Dodgy Eclipse Glasses
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TV station reported this morning. Even during a partial eclipse , there are safety concerns for students and staff. The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse will pass across the continental US and its complete totality will be within 100 miles of Fort Scott.

World Coulsdon model Chloe Ayling feels 'humiliated' after alleged kidnapping
Author: 0 Coulsdon model Chloe Ayling feels 'humiliated' after alleged kidnapping

REPRESENTATIVES of a British model allegedly kidnapped in Milan have dismissed doubts about the ordeal, saying it was real and terrifying. Normally someone would greet you at the door, closer to the door, but I just didn't hear anything. Ayling, who was bundled into the boot of a auto and told she was going to be sold as a sex slave, also spoke about the moment when she woke up. I was trying to shout and trying to find my way out but I didn't know what was happening.

World Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again — Central Intelligence Agency chief
Author: 0 Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again — Central Intelligence Agency chief

The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, bluntly accused China of "stealing our intellectual property" - long a concern of Western companies seeking a share of the enormous Chinese market. "And I think China will do a lot more". Meanwhile, U S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stated one precondition for direct talks between the USA and North Korea , saying that "stopping missile launches" would be "the best signal that North Korea can give us that they are prepared to ...

World Create an India that does not discriminate: President
Author: 0 Create an India that does not discriminate: President

It was his first ever address after becoming India's President. "On behalf of the people of Singapore, I warmly congratulate Your Excellency and the people of India on the momentous occasion of the Republic of India's 71st Independence Day", Dr Tan wrote according to MFA.

Author: 0 North Korea leader 'briefed' on Guam missile plan

North Korean military figures are putting the final touches on a plan to fire four missiles into the waters around the United States territory of Guam , to be presented to leader Kim Jong Un within days. "How close have we come to this situation?" While North Korea is testing the patience of its longtime benefactor, such a scenario could lead to a unified Korea and push USA troops right up to China's border.

World NASA announces plans to televise solar eclipse
Author: 0 NASA announces plans to televise solar eclipse

The company said Sunday that it contacted and issued refunds to some customers who purchased glasses on Amazon that "may not comply with industry standards". According to NASA , the eye gear must have certification, with a "designated ISO 12312-2 global standard". Areas close to the path of totality will get a near total eclipse.

World Binghamton community looks to eliminate hate at vigil
Author: 0 Binghamton community looks to eliminate hate at vigil

White nationalists, some carrying bats, shields, and guns, physically fought them to get in. "They didn't have to do it", said Inskeep, "it's not their community, as far as immediate community". Though there were a handful of dissenters at the event, they stood in mostly silence. Attorney General Jeff Sessions called the violence a form of domestic terrorism.

World California sues DOJ over threats to withhold federal funds to sanctuary cities
Author: 0 California sues DOJ over threats to withhold federal funds to sanctuary cities

It follows a lawsuit in January that challenged Trump's broader threat to funding sanctuary cities. Those two conditions expanded the requirements on the grants, which go to state and local jurisdictions for a range of crime-fighting programs and issues like drugs, gangs and domestic violence, beyond compliance with a law mandating communication of immigration status to the federal government.

World Top South Korean official: Trump comments 'very worrisome,' causing 'confusion'
Author: 0 Top South Korean official: Trump comments 'very worrisome,' causing 'confusion'

Dunford said the military's "primary focus" is supporting the administration's diplomatic and economic campaign to denuclearize the Korean peninsula, while preparing military options in the event that campaign fails. "It can really get out of control fast". "We are capable of defending them (American and Korean people) right now, against limited attacks and certainly are prepared to be strong in case of deterrent fails", he added.

World Central Intelligence Agency chief: No indication of imminent nuclear war with N. Korea
Author: 0 Central Intelligence Agency chief: No indication of imminent nuclear war with N. Korea

The United States and South Korea plan next week, however, to start annual defensive military drills that the North claims are preparation for invasion. The U.S. -North Korea impasse, which has simmered since the end of the Korean War in 1953, has grown more tense in recent months over worries that the North's nuclear weapons program is nearing the ability to target the U.S.

World Candlelight vigil to be held in San Diego after deadly Charlottesville protests
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The vigil in Bloomington was one of several held across the country Sunday. I think most of us do. A 20-year-old OH man, James Alex Field, is under arrest and charged with second-degree murder. "It's not Muslims, it's not black people. Not just show up in rallies like this so we can feel good and console and comfort ourselves, but really go back into our homes, to our places of work, to our schools and challenge these institutions of oppression".

World White Nationalist Rally At Texas A&M Has Been Canceled
Author: 0 White Nationalist Rally At Texas A&M Has Been Canceled

The A&M System confirmed the cancellation and was working on a statement. The "White Lives Matter" rally was announced this past Saturday by former A&M student Preston Wiginton, shortly after similar White Nationalist protests turned violent in Charlottesville, Va.

World Rare white moose spotted in Sweden
Author: 0 Rare white moose spotted in Sweden

The white look derives from a rare genetic mutation that causes the moose to grow white fur, reported WCVB Boston . The Associated Press reports that there are only around 100 white moose in Sweden. The councillor was lucky enough to get some stunning footage of the nearly mythical-looking Elk. In the first of the two videos Mr Nilsson posted on Facebook the moose is seen grazing from plants near a Swedish motorway.

World United States has 'no interest' in North Korea regime change: Mattis, Tillerson
Author: 0 United States has 'no interest' in North Korea regime change: Mattis, Tillerson

Either way, tensions seem set to rise as the US and South Korea prepare to hold annual exercises, called Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, which are scheduled to run from August 21-31. Song said South Korea can't pinpoint when both could be achieved, but said "it will take at least one to two more years". Financial markets regard tensions between Pyongyang and Washington as more serious than in the past, South Korea's finance minister said.