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Three charged over 'Isis-inspired' mosque attack in Melbourne

Three charged over 'Isis-inspired' mosque attack in Melbourne The other two men facing charges are in custody and awaiting trial for allegedly planning militant attacks around Christmas Day 2016 in Melbourne. Police said the arrest of the man on Saturday came after extensive investigations into fires at the Melbourne mosque - but said it did not relate to any direct threat to the community. [Full Article...]

Going to Totality? Look for These Features During The Eclipse

Going to Totality? Look for These Features During The Eclipse The exception is during the brief total phase of a solar eclipse, a phase that will only occur along a 70-mile-wide corridor stretching across the contiguous United States. For the first time in almost four decades a total eclipse of the sun is coming over the continental United States with a brief appearance on Monday, Aug. [Full Article...]

After vandalism, Missouri United Daughters of the Confederacy requests removal of monument

After vandalism, Missouri United Daughters of the Confederacy requests removal of monument According to the statement, the Missouri Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy actually requested its removal 'from its current location to a place of safety to prevent further vandalism'. The memorial was erected in 1934 to honor the Confederate women left behind during the Civil War. After much hubbub - and an act of vandalism - a Confederate monument at 55th Street and Ward Park... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Harvey could regroup but stay clear of Florida

Tropical Storm Harvey could regroup but stay clear of Florida Harvey has therefore degenerated into an open wave, and Saturday 11 p.m. advisory could be the last advisory. Locally heavy rains, along with gusty winds, are possible. If you had to schedule a solar eclipse of the sun in South Florida on a summer afternoon in August, a time when it often rains, Monday looks like a pretty good day. [Full Article...]

Nawaz Sharif to depart for London on August 24

Nawaz Sharif to depart for London on August 24 The NAB has sought the complete details of bank accounts of the Sharif family from the central bank, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the Express Tribune reported. Moreover, NAB also wrote a letter to the excise and taxation department asking for details on assets and cars registered in the name of Ishaq Dar. NAB was also tasked to file four references including three against the Sharif family ... [Full Article...]

Duke University removes statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee

Duke University removes statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee Lee. The limestone carving was one of 10 figures memorialized near the chapel door; its face was vandalized Wednesday amid controversy over the similar statues honoring Confederate figures that are displayed throughout much of the country, especially in the South. [Full Article...]

Anger simmers in Philippines over Duterte's drug war

Anger simmers in Philippines over Duterte's drug war Police raids dubbed "One Time Big Time" saw at least 76 people shot dead, authorities said, as rights groups and lawmakers condemned the operation as an alarming "killing spree" in Duterte's flagship campaign. More than 12,500 people, many small-time drug users and dealers, have been killed since Duterte took office in June 2016. The Roman Catholic Church, which is one of the nation's oldest and... [Full Article...]

Trump, Graham feud over President's Charlottesville response

Trump, Graham feud over President's Charlottesville response The mayor of Charlottesville took a moral stand when he declared, "We don't want you here", after 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed and 19 others injured when James Alex Fields, 20, a neo-Nazi enthusiast, drove his auto into a crowd of counter-protesters. [Full Article...]

10 get death penalty over plot to assassinate Hasina

10 get death penalty over plot to assassinate Hasina Besides, nine other people were sentenced to 20 years imprisonment, while one person received a life sentence. The 76kg bomb was recovered at the Sheikh Lutfor Rahman Ideal College under Kotalipara upazila in Gopalganj on July 21 in 2000 which was planted aiming to kill the then prime minister Sheikh Hasina , who was supposed to address a rally there the next day. [Full Article...]

International Security Agency To Assess Pakistan Before World XI Tour

International Security Agency To Assess Pakistan Before World XI Tour Notably, the security firm is based in the United Arab Emirates, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Former Australia World Cup winning captain Michael Clarke and Proteas batting superstar Hashim Amla are among the names, who could feature in a World XI side set to visit Pakistan in September. [Full Article...]

This Detroit Locale is Giving Out Free Certified Eclipse Glasses Today

This Detroit Locale is Giving Out Free Certified Eclipse Glasses Today Also, on typing appropriate keyword in the search box (in this case eclipse ), the NASA app drops down the total number of images, videos, tweets and articles they have on that particular topic. Some eye doctor offices are also selling or giving out the glasses. Stand still and cover your eyes with your eclipse glasses or solar viewer before looking up at the bright sun. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Calls Out 'Publicity Seeking' Lindsey Graham Over Charlottesville Jabs

Donald Trump Calls Out 'Publicity Seeking' Lindsey Graham Over Charlottesville Jabs President Donald Trump fired off a string of tweets on Thursday morning, invoking the name of the murdered Charlottesville protester while bragging about winning the 2016 Republican primary. Flake, who is running for re-election, wrote Tuesday: "We can't accept excuses for white supremacy & acts of domestic terrorism". Today, Trump lashed out at both on Twitter . [Full Article...]

City prepares for 'once in a lifetime' solar eclipse

City prepares for 'once in a lifetime' solar eclipse On average, any one spot on the Earth experiences a total solar eclipse once every three or four centuries. If clouds obscure this total solar eclipse , there won't be another one visible in the lower 48 states until April 2024, according to NASA . [Full Article...]

Trump kills advisory panel on infrastructure needs

This comes just one day after two other advisory groups were dismantled over the furor caused by Trump's remarks on white supremacists. Violence between far-right protesters and counter-protesters led to the death of a woman and injured dozens, with Trump coming under a barrage of criticism for apportioning equal blame to the left-wing anti-fascist protesters at an ill-tempered press conference ... [Full Article...]

Rouhani Gets Iran Parliament's Approval for Cabinet Nominees

Rouhani Gets Iran Parliament's Approval for Cabinet Nominees Parliament on Sunday voted to reappoint Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, top Rouhani allies during his first term. He was expected to appoint a caretaker for the Science Ministry later in the day. Vice-presidents do not have ministerial responsibility and do not need parliamentary approval. [Full Article...]

Golden retriever digs up $85000 worth of heroin in Oregon backyard

Golden retriever digs up $85000 worth of heroin in Oregon backyard Residents of the county of yamhill counties in OR in the United States have been, to say the least surprised at the beginning of the month of August so that their dog has not brought back the ball, but a quantity of heroin, the value of which amounted to 85 000$. [Full Article...]

Republican doubts and anxieties about Trump burst into the open

Republican doubts and anxieties about Trump burst into the open After a moment he said , "I would say that is up to a local town, community, or the federal government, depending on where it is located". "I wanted to see the facts", he blathered at one point, then lapsed into that awful tendency to refer to himself in the third person. [Full Article...]

Freedom is for all, even neo-Nazis

Freedom is for all, even neo-Nazis Alex Benshoff, another organizer of the event, said he hopes they can help people feel like it's like any other day in Charlottesville while still respecting the victims of last week's events. "But not all of those people were neo-Nazis, believe me. Or Klansmen, or terrorists". Polls taken after last weekend's violence offer some evidence backing Bannon's and Trump's view. [Full Article...]

Comments twisted by media: Donald Trump

GREENE: We're joined by Robert Costa. "His comments were nothing new", Edward Ahmed Mitchell, the executive director of the Georgia Council on American-Islamic Relations, told CNN on Wednesday. That's why Trump maintained - falsely - that among the torch-bearing Charlottesville white supremacists there were also plenty of "nice people". He concluded, "What they're hearing is: We don't like... [Full Article...]

Confederate statues represent 'image of America as a white society,' says historian

With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Donald Trump burrowed deeper into the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials and lashed out at members of his own party in the latest controversy to engulf his presidency. [Full Article...]


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