• Baby named 'Eclipse' born at Greenville Memorial; more solar newborns welcomed
Baby named 'Eclipse' born at Greenville Memorial; more solar newborns welcomed

The baby girl was not due until September 3. The Eubanks, who hail from SC, initially planned on naming their little one Violet , but once she was born, they made the executive decision to give her an even more unique namesake. Parents Freedom and Michael Eubanks originally planned to name her Violet . "She'll probably have some pretty spec...

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  • Ivanka Trump praises counter-protesters after demonstrations
Ivanka Trump praises counter-protesters after demonstrations

Trump continued. "I want to applaud the many protestors in Boston who are speaking out against bigotry and hate". His statement was greeted with criticism from both parties, and demonstrations today were organized in anticipation of still more protests by white nationalists emboldened by his remarks.

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  • Hundreds confess to eating human flesh in South Africa
Hundreds confess to eating human flesh in South Africa

Two more men were arrested on suspicion of murder while a fourth man has been charged for possession of human flesh and tissue. Keep an eye out for an update when police release an official statement. Police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbhele on Sunday confirmed that the men were arrested on charges relating to murder and cannibalism. "The fo...

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  • Powerball jackpot surges to $650 million
Powerball jackpot surges to $650 million

In Pennsylvania, tickets will be sold until 9:59 p.m. Wednesday, with the drawing at 11 p.m. The jackpot has rolled over for more than two months, making Saturday's jackpot one of the five largest in US history. The jackpot and the Match 5 prize are not multiplied. Reardon also reminds players to sign the backs of tickets immediately and keep...

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  • Solar eclipse eclipses first day of class
Solar eclipse eclipses first day of class

Police were present to provide security. Per the grant it received, the library was required to offer these programs. "It's wonderful I can experience it with my daughter for the first time", said Wertz at Chimney Rocks Park where they viewed the eclipse.

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  • Governor issues stay of execution for convicted murderer
Governor issues stay of execution for convicted murderer

Gayle purportedly found Williams in her home during the robbery, and then Williams killed the woman. Prosecutors claimed that Williams stabbed Gayle to death after she discovered him burgling her home. Gipson says DNA testing conducted in December 2016 showed that the DNA on the knife used to kill Gayle, was, in fact, not that of Williams'. Gre...

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  • South Korea, US Start Talks on Revising 'Horrible' Trade Deal
South Korea, US Start Talks on Revising 'Horrible' Trade Deal

Kim said the USA promised to reply after taking the proposal home and holding discussions. No dates have been set for future scheduled talks, said Kim, adding that the Korean government intends to wait to hear from the United States regarding Seoul's suggestion to first thoroughly investigate, analyze and evaluate the effects of the trade agreeme...

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  • Police Seize Yuuuge Stash Of Donald Trump-Shaped Ecstasy Pills
Police Seize Yuuuge Stash Of Donald Trump-Shaped Ecstasy Pills

Partiers throughout Europe have been popping Cheeto-colored ecstasy tabs in the shape of Donald Trump's head , but German police just put a dent in the supply. Stamped on the back was the word " Trump ". The father and son were both arrested and their auto was impounded, according to the police statement, and on Sunday, a judge ordered both to b...

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  • Chile court lifts complete ban on abortion
Chile court lifts complete ban on abortion

Chile's blanket ban on abortion will be eased after the constitutional court voted to allow terminations in some circumstances. Maria Stella Toro, from the EPES (Popular Education in Health) collective, said it was "a triumph of reason and an act of justice", and that the move opened up the possibility of a much fuller public debate on aborti...

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  • Democrats: Trump pardon of Arpaio would be win for 'white supremacy'
Democrats: Trump pardon of Arpaio would be win for 'white supremacy'

The problems were topped by comments he made last week about both sides having blame for violence at a white supremacist rally in Virginia. He may be spared prison, however, if - as some political observers predict - President Donald Trump grants him a pardon during a visit on Tuesday to the southwestern U.S.

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  • Indian court declares instant divorce among Muslims unlawful
Indian court declares instant divorce among Muslims unlawful

In a landmark judgment long sought by women activists, India's supreme court on Tuesday ruled as unconstitutional a controversial practice that allows Muslim men to end their marriages instantly. Justice Nariman and Justice Lalit, who were part of the majority judgment, said: "Given that triple talaq is instant and irrevocable, it is obvious th...

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  • 56% of Americans Disapprove of President Trump's Response to Charlottesville
56% of Americans Disapprove of President Trump's Response to Charlottesville

One woman was killed while protesting a white supremacist rally in the town, when a man who had been photographed at the rally earlier that day drove a vehicle into a crowd of counter-protesters. "You have now twice equated neo-Nazis shouting anti-Semitic and racist slurs as they waved swastika flags to the counter-protesters who gathered to re...

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  • North Korea slams US-S.Korea computer-simulated drills
North Korea slams US-S.Korea computer-simulated drills

The caption during that portion of the video reads , "the fate of the sinful USA ends here". Amid heightened tension from the North Korean nuclear threat, the Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) military exercise continues from Monday to August 31.

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  • Severe thunderstorms possible into evening, night
Severe thunderstorms possible into evening, night

A watch means that the conditions are right for the storms to develop not that one has been spotted. Some storms may contain damaging winds and torrential downpours. The line of storms was racing eastward, heading for western New England. A tornado watch has been issued for the Champlain Valley & all of northern NY until 9pm.

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  • Banks to go on strike on Tuesday, services may be affected
Banks to go on strike on Tuesday, services may be affected

The shared platform has also announced it. Banking transactions were paralysed on Tuesday as all the public sector banks and some of the select private sector banks went on a day's strike across Bengaluru. Normally, in the three clearing grids in Chennai , Mumbai and Delhi, on an average, about 40 lakh cheques and instruments worth about ₹20,000...

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  • US, South Korea launch joint military drills despite N Korea threats
US, South Korea launch joint military drills despite N Korea threats

The escalating war of words, coupled with North Korea's rapid progress in developing nuclear weapons and missiles capable of reaching the U.S. mainland, has fuelled a surge in tension. But US Defence Secretary Mattis pointed out that the US had been "very transparent" ahead of the annual military exercises. Pyongyang says it has drawn up plans ...

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  • US and South Korea Began Joint Military Exercises
US and South Korea Began Joint Military Exercises

Two dozen Australian troops have touched down in South Korea for the annual war games. The move should not be exaggerated by North Korea , he said . The latest sanctions were imposed after North Korea tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July. They come this year amid the extremely high tension between the U.S.

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  • 'Judwaa 2
'Judwaa 2" trailer launched: "Relive 90s with Varun Dhawan's twin avtars

Whereas Taapsee Pannu and Jacqueline Fernandez look unbelievable in the trailer. Presented by Fox Star Studios and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala's Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment, the comic caper " Judwaa 2 " sees Varun Dhawan in a double role, replicating the iconic Jodi of Raja and Prem , 20 years since Salman Khan's yesteryear 1997...

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  • North Korea warns USA against military drills with South Korea
North Korea warns USA against military drills with South Korea

Trump had warned the DPRK that the country would be met with "fire and fury" if it continues threat to Washington. "The DPRK is the strongest possessor of ICBMs capable of striking the USA mainland from anywhere and anytime as it pleases", the paper said, according to the North's Korean Central News Agency.

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  • Cambridge University Press backtracks on China censorship
Cambridge University Press backtracks on China censorship

Cambridge University Press received backlash when it made a decision to cave to China's request to censor 300 articles from China Quarterly . According to Pringle, CUP said "they have blocked this in China to avoid having their entire site shut down", something that CUP said "has already happened to several other publishers regarding their jou...

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  • Man Tries To Blow Up Confederate Statue In Houston
Man Tries To Blow Up Confederate Statue In Houston

They say he was holding two small boxes that contained a timer, duct tape, wires and other items. Schneck made his initial court appearance Monday morning and was ordered into government custody until a detention hearing Thursday, according to the USA attorney's office for the southern district of Texas.

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  • Russian Jets Conduct Over 2500 Strikes in Syria in August - General Staff
Russian Jets Conduct Over 2500 Strikes in Syria in August - General Staff

In a statement from the Russian Defence Ministry, Colonel-General Sergei Rudskoi said that the province of Aleppo had been entirely "liberated" with control of 50 population centres and more than 2,700 square kilometres (1042.48 square miles) of territory taken back.

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  • South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions
South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions

State media reported that leader Kim Jong Un would assess the United States' next move before giving launch orders. "Our State Department is making every effort to resolve this global threat through diplomatic means", Mattis said in a written statement , adding "[but] it must be noted that the combined allied militaries now possess the most...

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  • Militia Commander Reveals Details of Operation to Storm Iraqi Tal Afar
Militia Commander Reveals Details of Operation to Storm Iraqi Tal Afar

They later fired mortar rounds and launched drones. In the early hours of Sunday morning, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the commencement of operations by security forces to retake the Tal Afar, which has a large Turkmen population as well as Arabs and Kurds.

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  • United Kingdom to prosecute online hate crime as seriously as offline hate crime
United Kingdom to prosecute online hate crime as seriously as offline hate crime

The updated CPS documents state: " Hate crime can be perpetrated online or offline, or there can be a pattern of behavior that includes both . The fact that people who have never met me feel they have a right to make my girlfriend doubt our relationship because of my sexuality is inexcusably a hate crime".

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  • Search for Barcelona attack van driver extended to Europe: government official
Search for Barcelona attack van driver extended to Europe: government official

He said the suspect was wearing what turned out to be a fake explosives belt. Officials confirmed that Younes Abouyaaqoub, a 22-year-old Moroccan national, was the driver of the van which ploughed into a crowd in Las Ramblas boulevard on Thursday.

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  • McConnell Claims Debt Ceiling Bill Will Pass Congress
McConnell Claims Debt Ceiling Bill Will Pass Congress

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Kentucky, after his stop at GLI at the Olmstead. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday insisted the USA government will raise the debt ceiling and avoid defaulting on its debt. Mnuchin said changing the tax code would help create growth, which would help low-income families. "This is abou...

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  • Swedish Journalist Kim Wall Died in 'Accident,' Submarine Inventor Now Claims
Swedish Journalist Kim Wall Died in 'Accident,' Submarine Inventor Now Claims

Peter Madsen - the Danish inventor who is now charged with manslaughter after the mysterious disappearance of Swedish journalist Kim Wall aboard his submarine - has given new information to police about what happened to his co-passenger. The submarine sank, thus it was believed that the journalist was murdered and that Madsen sank the submarine o...

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  • Judge shot outside OH courtroom; 1 suspect killed, 1 in custody
Judge shot outside OH courtroom; 1 suspect killed, 1 in custody

Sheriff Abdalla says the suspects waited inside the auto, even driving away and coming back, in order to wait for the victim. In a brief update on Facebook, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said the courthouse would remain closed until further notice.

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  • Forecasters: Good Chance That Clouds Will Hide Eclipse
Forecasters: Good Chance That Clouds Will Hide Eclipse

Rain chances should be fairly low, but a late day shower or storm can't be ruled out. But the clouds should dissipate in time for the eclipse . But the good news is much drier air will filter in behind the front Wednesday evening and last the rest of the week , possibly into the upcoming weekend, courtesy of a big area of Canadian high pressu...

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  • United States visa move resembles logic of color revolutionists, says Russian Federation
United States visa move resembles logic of color revolutionists, says Russian Federation

The United States said yesterday it was scaling back its visa services in Russian Federation after Moscow ordered it to sharply cut its diplomatic staff in retaliation over new USA sanctions. In written comments to the Moscow Times, the International Visa Center said the announcement meant the outcomes of 19 applications were now up in th...

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  • Trump's Secret Service agents at risk of not getting paid
Trump's Secret Service agents at risk of not getting paid

Obviously it's important to protect the president and his family, but is it really asking so much that Trump's courses and properties give the Secret Service a break on golf carts and hotel rooms? The agents must protect Trump everywhere he goes, which has included trips almost every weekend of his presidency to one of his properties, such as...

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  • Notre Dame unranked in updated preseason Associated Press top 25 poll
Notre Dame unranked in updated preseason Associated Press top 25 poll

Alabama is the No. 1 team in the country, but Kentucky will avoid the Crimson Tide in conference play. UF finished 14th in last season's final AP poll after defeating Iowa 30-3 in the Outback Bowl to finish 9-4. The Mountaineers reached 10 wins for the first time in the Big 12 and it was the first time that head coach Dana Holgorsen led the team ...

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  • Putin appoints Anatoly Antonov new ambassador to US
Putin appoints Anatoly Antonov new ambassador to US

He became deputy foreign minister in charge of military and political security in December 2016 after serving as the country's deputy defense minister for six years. In contrast to outgoing ambassador Sergei Kislyak, a genial, soft-spoken nuclear scientist who preferred intimate dinners to public appearances, the combative Mr Antonov is expected to...

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  • North Korea warns of nuclear war over USA military drills with South
North Korea warns of nuclear war over USA military drills with South

Pacific territory of Guam. "In close collaboration with our allies, there are strong military consequences if the DPRK initiates hostilities", he said. Russian Federation has also asked for the drills to stop but the US has not backed down. South Korean media reports have said the USA was considering scrapping a plan to bring in two aircraft ...

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