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by | August 15, 2017 | 00:58

Mr. Frazier announced his resignation in a statement Monday, citing Mr. Trump's reaction to the Charlottesville, Virginia , protests over the weekend. But Trump had himself not said so yet, publicly. Trump said in a speech Saturday that "many sides" have displayed "hatred, bigotry and violence", sparking sharp criticism for stopping short of a clear-cut condemnation against white supremacist groups.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:57

Democrats blocked him because they considered him racially "insensitive". Republican Senator Luther Strange , who now holds the seat, said Saturday that President Donald Trump's endorsement was "critical" in the campaign's homestretch.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:57

Two people were killed after a helicopter crashed on Saturday seven miles southwest of Charlottesville, in the state of Virginia. "It went down relatively quick", Noll concluded. The helicopter left the area to provide support for a motorcade which featured Governor Terry McAuliffe. President Donald Trump tweeted his condolences for the two officers minutes after the crash - but did not make any comment on the death of the 32-year old woman earlier in the day.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:57

Violent clashes cost at least one life, that of a young woman counter-protester run down by a vehicle driven into the crowd, and also left 19 injured. Trump's national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, said Sunday that he considered the attack to be terrorism. "Trump's comments were good". We ALL must be united & condemn all that hate stands for.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:50

Environmental conditions are expected to be generally conducive for development of this disturbance for the next several days while it moves westward at about 15 miles per hour over the tropical Atlantic. It still looks to be a storm for the fish... staying over the ocean as it tracks about 400miles southeast of southern New England mid-week. "That's typically what we see when we have a tropical cyclone out in the Atlantic".

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:44

On Monday, Trump is expected to announce an investigation into the matter, potentially triggering the imposition of sharp tariffs on Chinese exports to the U.S. From tomorrow, no iron, iron ore and seafood will be imported from China from North Korea . The nationalist Global Times newspaper said a trade war with China could "boomerang" on Trump, because US society and opinion could not withstand the losses that would result.

by | August 14, 2017 | 01:23

Wind: SE 5-10. Low: 71. Over night Sunday a low of 47, before we start a bit of a warming trend to begin the work week. Today: Mostly sunny and handsome, turning less humid this afternoon. Over the next few days we have higher rain coverage tomorrow into Monday , but a chance for showers every day with more sunshine coming by mid week.

by | August 14, 2017 | 01:12

The vote comes amid growing tensions with the United States over the Iranian nuclear deal, which President Trump has said he would like to see cancelled. The bill came after the US House of Representatives and then the Senate passed a sweeping package of bills on sanctions against Iran, Russia, and North Korea.

by | August 13, 2017 | 01:11

A vehicle hit a crowd during the rally. Fortunately, students aren't on the UVA campus yet, and don't arrive until August 18th . Earlier this year, the city council voted to rename the park and move the statue of Confederate Gen. She said some injuries had been reported. But the president's words didn't sit well with Duke, who began by claiming that the violence was initiated by "the same radical leftists" who previously caused disruptions at Trump rallies.

by | August 13, 2017 | 01:08

Moreover, Sharif expressed confidence that he will be elected as Prime Minister of Pakistan for the fourth time. However, key leaders from Sharif's ruling PML-N party were conspicuous by their absence, with some commentators suggesting this could be a reflection of disagreements within the party.

by | August 13, 2017 | 01:06

Police said the woman driving the BMW mistook the gas pedal for the brakes and crashed through the parking garage barriers. After slamming into the ground, the vehicle hit a passing SUV, but inflicted only minor damage and did not injure its driver.

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:34

Trump's simplistic approach to a complex problem echoes the "Just Say No" campaign promoted by the Reagan administration in the '80s. "But if they don't start, it will never be a problem". To put the funds size in perspective, Congress provided a total of $1 billion over two years in its 2016 21st Century Cure Act to fight opioid abuse.

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:31

The flight passed over downtown Washington at an altitude of 3,700 feet and then moved on to the Maryland base where Air Force One is based. The Tu-154 carried no armaments, but likely did possess a full complement of intelligence gathering equipment, as authorized by the Treaty on Open Skies the United States first agreed to on March 24, 1992.

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:30

Police say after being hit, the officer did not return fire. Hours after surviving four shots fired off by a crazed gunman , an NYPD cop was all smiles as he recuperated from a Queens hospital bed, a law enforcement source said Friday. Heavily-armored officers and vehicles, as well as numerous ambulances and NYPD cars were at the scene during the standoff. "If you talk to him, he like, 'I'm stressed out, '" he said.

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:30

Smith walked toward Orr, who was seen defying the officer's orders to stop. Orr looks straight at him and pulls out what officials have said is a 9 mm handgun. -Hampton County, South Carolina, police officer, Quincy Smith, spent $30 to buy his own security eyepiece camera. Smith was struck with four shots, according to CBS News.

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:42

The injured included a French man and a Canadian woman. The Chinese Red Cross Foundation has sent work teams to verify the casualties and damage, and has allocated 100,000 yuan (over 14,914 US dollars) for emergency aid. As the quake knocked out power and phone networks, rescuers dug through rubble with their hands. Dynasty Travel's director of public relations and communications Alicia Seah said the tour agency is closely monitoring the situation to ensure the safety of its customers who ...

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:42

As per Laurent de Boeck , IOM chief in Yemen , fearing an arrest the survivors pushed migrants into the coast as some type of authority was in their line of vision. They had been buried by survivors. International Organization for Migration spokeswoman Olivia Headon tells VOA the migrants knew they could die, but were helpless to resist.

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:42

A number of American diplomats working at the US embassy in Havana, Cuba have returned home after suffering hearing loss and other injuries over the past year. A USA government official said several colleagues at the United States embassy in Havana were evacuated back to the U.S. for hearing problems and other symptoms over the past six months.

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:39

Some market watchers argued ahead of the vote that it would fail, noting that Zuma's term as leader of his party, the African National Congress , ends in December 2017, anyway, although his term as president ends in 2019. Opposition leaders said between 26 to 39 ANC members had voted with the opposition and nine abstained. Parliamentary speaker Baleka Mbete decided to make the secret ballot after an opposition party moved the case to the Constitutional Court to enable more ANC members of ...

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:34

He further added that entire opposition is disappointed with alliance failure and even some people from NDA didn't like this. In the three-day Jan Samvad Yatra , Yadav would be visiting Patna , Sonpur, Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga, Madhubani, Supaul, Saharsa, and Madhepura.

by | August 10, 2017 | 00:45

When he talked about Vietnam, Trump said his conquests and bravery were all fabrications and he cried, begging for forgiveness like a baby. President Donald Trump's latest Tweetstorm was a hypocritical rant early Monday morning targeting Sen.

by | August 10, 2017 | 00:45

The draft report, by agencies such as NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, echoes that message. Federal government scientists despaired this week, as a draft report confirmed global warming is making ruinous advances.

by | August 10, 2017 | 00:46

In its updated outlook, NOAA said the season "has the potential to be extremely active". There have already been 6 named storms this season, which is double the amount that would normally form by this time. The season isn't necessarily a month ahead of schedule, though. There have been six named storms in the first nine weeks of the season, according to NOAA.

by | August 10, 2017 | 00:40

Hotel rooms and campsites in and near the path of totality have been gobbled up for months. Those that remain are selling at a premium mark-up. A total solar eclipse will occur from coast to coast across a portion of the United States on August 21, when the moon will cast a shadow on Earth and fully or partially block the sun's light in some areas.

by | August 10, 2017 | 00:43

Clapper Jr., to North Korea . The Rev. Lim Hyeon-soo was released for "humanitarian" reasons a day after a top aide to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in Pyongyang to discuss his imprisonment, CNN reported . In letters to his family, the South Korean-born pastor complained of stomach pains and high blood pressure. A Canadian pastor imprisoned in North Korea since 2015 has been released on humanitarian grounds because of his ill health, according to the country's ...