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A total solar eclipse is a phenomenon when the moon passes in front of the sun . The last time the contiguous USA saw a total eclipse was in 1979. You can buy protective glasses, use a homemade projector (mentioned below) or watch it on various streaming videos that day. The first and most important precaution is to find a pair of eclipse viewing glasses.
  • Parliament not undermined after Nawaz's ouster: Qamar Zaman Kaira

    Parliament not undermined after Nawaz's ouster: Qamar Zaman Kaira

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    Sources quoted Zardari saying that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief has a different attitude when he is in power and a completely different tone when he is not. "Sharif is following the policy of "no democracy sans him", which is dangerous", he added. Clarifying his earlier statement about not having any relations with Nawaz, Zardari said that the two had maintained contact when he was in the United States and Nawaz was in exile, but they have not been in touch since then.
  • Leading wildlife conservationist murdered in Tanzania

    Leading wildlife conservationist murdered in Tanzania

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    His strategy was simple, but groundbreaking - turn the poachers into gamekeepers. African elephant populations shrunk by an estimated 30% between 2007 and 2014, according to the latest elephant census data . Wayne Lotter with his colleagues at PAMS. He was a big figure in the worldwide conservation community, having served on the boards of several conservation groups and was the Vice President of the global Ranger Federation.
  • USA and South Korea to Conduct Military Exercises on August 21-31

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    About 17,500 US servicemembers will participate, with about 3,000 coming from other countries. Top U.S. general Joseph Dunsford said on Thursday the United States and South Korea would go ahead with joint military drills next week despite pressure from North Korea and its main ally, China, to halt the contentious exercises that Pyongyang routinely describes as preparation for war.
  • U.S. revokes citizenship of Palestinian convicted of terrorism in Israel

    U.S. revokes citizenship of Palestinian convicted of terrorism in Israel

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    As part of a plea deal , Rasmea Odeh admitted that she failed to disclose the convictions when she entered the U.S. and later went through the citizenship process in 2004. She is widely respected for her work with immigrants, especially Arab women. A Palestinian who lied about her involvement in terrorist attacks was ordered to be deported for illegally obtaining her citizenship from the United States, where she has lived for 22 years.
  • 40 percent now support impeaching President Trump, poll shows

    40 percent now support impeaching President Trump, poll shows

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    In his announcement, Cohen pointed to potential obstruction of justice and violations of the Constitution's emoluments clause. "No moral president would ever shy away from outright condemning hate, intolerance and bigotry", Cohen said. The Newsweek article lays out an entire scenario, which some on the right dismiss as fanciful. White evangelical Protestants are not enthusiastic about the idea of impeaching the president, with 79 percent saying they're against it.
  • New Pro-Maduro Assembly In Venezuela Takes Over Powers Of Congress

    New Pro-Maduro Assembly In Venezuela Takes Over Powers Of Congress

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    This is the second attempt since March by the government of Maduro to usurp functions of the legislature: the Supreme Court issued a decision in late March saying it would assume the role and functions of the Assembly, a move that triggered a widespread and ongoing Constitutional crisis, which forced Maduro to call on a supra-Constitutional Constituent Assembly as a means of retaining and amplifying the power of the executive.
  • 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' gets FCAT clearance with eight minor cuts!

    'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' gets FCAT clearance with eight minor cuts!

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    The director of the film Kushan Nandy shared the development on Twitter informing his followers that the FCAT has cleared his film with eight minor and voluntary cuts despite Pahlaj Nihlani's request to stop it. He has been replaced by adman-lyricist Prasoon Joshi. "They said you can explain why such objectionable words and scenes are there in the film". Jatin Goswami, an actor who got his break in the Bollywood industry by sharing space with both Seema Biswas and Nawazuddin Siddiqui ...