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There are cities where the eclipse will be more visible than others. As many as 7.4 million people are expected to travel to areas where the Moon will completely block out the Sun, and excitement ahead of the event has led to shortages of solar eclipse glasses in some USA cities.
  • Lindsey Graham to Trump:

    Lindsey Graham to Trump: "Your words are dividing Americans"

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    Graham said Trump's remarks were a "step backward" and that the president made a "moral equivalency" between white supremacists who attended the weekend rally and Heather Heyer , a 32-year-old woman who was killed after being hit by a auto allegedly driven by a man with far-right views.
  • Man and woman shot dead in the Irish capital

    Man and woman shot dead in the Irish capital

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    It is believed the attack was gang related but not connected to the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan feud . "Gardaí and emergency services are at the scene of a shooting incident at Balbutcher Drive in Ballymun, Dublin 11". A submachine gun and a pistol were recovered nearby. Speaking at Ballymun garda station, Chief Supt Lorraine Wheatley: "We are appealing for information in relation to a shooting at 4pm today in Balbutcher Drive".
  • Kim Jong Un briefed on plans for missile tests near Guam

    Kim Jong Un briefed on plans for missile tests near Guam

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    US President Donald Trump took to Twitter today to confirm that military solutions are "now fully in place, locked and loaded , should North Korea act unwisely". But its comments appeared to signal a path to defuse the crisis by saying Kim would watch US conduct before giving his orders. The office of South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said military options would be used if diplomatic and economic sanctions fail.
  • Global security company hired for Pakistan by ICC: Sethi

    Global security company hired for Pakistan by ICC: Sethi

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    On the political front, the Pakistani government must make efficient use of the cricket diplomacy to strengthen its ties with other states. The board has cleared a three-match T20 tour including a return to Lahore . Sethi added that the security company is expected to visit Pakistan in the last week of August or the first week of September. He said the PCB wanted a FICA representative to accompany the ICC security company so that foreign players concerns about playing in Pakistan are cleared.
  • Faith Muthambi a no-show in Parliament

    Faith Muthambi a no-show in Parliament

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    The Office of the ANC Chief Whip received a letter from members of the ANC Study Group on Public Service and Administration stating that they have chose to suspend all study group and portfolio committee meetings until their grievance in relation Khoza has been addressed.
  • Charlottesville: Theresa May slams Trump for failure to condemn far right

    Charlottesville: Theresa May slams Trump for failure to condemn far right

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    After a few more hours, he proceeded to blame " many sides " for the violence that claimed three lives. Trump has been widely lambasted for the statements he made on Tuesday as well as his initial response to Saturday's violence in Charlottesville , in which Heather Heyer , 32, was killed when a man plowed his vehicle into a group of counterprotesters .
  • Omar Abdullah snubs PM Modi over 'Kashmir remark' in I-Day address

    Omar Abdullah snubs PM Modi over 'Kashmir remark' in I-Day address

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    Similar thoughts were echoed by Anand Sharma who asked why the prime minister or home minister have not taken any action against those who had "created an atmosphere of fear and violence due to which people are feeling insecure"."Why has action not been taken against such individuals or organisations, when they have their government in the Centre and states?" "I'm telling you this because Mr Narendra Modi's policy has created a space in Jammu and Kashmir for Pakistanis to misbehave", he ...
  • Where do Confederate statues go after they're removed?

    Where do Confederate statues go after they're removed?

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    Though technically not a Confederate, Taney became a Confederate hero as supporters of slavery widely celebrated the decision. The mayor of Baltimore says it was important for the city to move quickly and quietly to remove its Confederate monuments .
  • Both Korean Leaders, US Signal Turn To Diplomacy Amid Crisis

    Both Korean Leaders, US Signal Turn To Diplomacy Amid Crisis

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    He called for a peaceful resolution to the nuclear issue even as he acknowledged that the process might be hard. China , meanwhile, signaled a potentially important break with North Korea as part of global sanctions. -South Korean military exercises that enrage the North each year could make diplomacy even more hard. Mr Moon wants to engage with the North, but his efforts have so far been met with a string of threats and missile tests as Pyongyang works to build nuclear-armed missiles ...