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Now that Lariviere's Facebook comment has gone viral and been deleted, Lariviere claimed that he didn't want anyone to get killed, and claimed he wasn't a racist who supported the notions of the white supremacists. After Springfield Police Commissioner John Barbieri was alerted to Lariviere's comments via email, an internal investigation was launched. "Unbelievable! There is no place for this in our society, let alone from a Springfield Police Officer", Sarno said.
  • Attack from North Korea not imminent

    Attack from North Korea not imminent

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    There's no indication war will break out, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said in separate Sunday talk-show appearances. "I am certain the United States will respond to the current situation calmly and responsibly in a stance that is equal to ours", he said. "We will defend the country from any attack at any time from any quarter", he said.
  • Legendary Arkansas coach and AD Frank Broyles dies

    Legendary Arkansas coach and AD Frank Broyles dies

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    Broyles became the athletic director because the football coach had the profile and cash to become the director of the athletic department. He retired from the gridiron after the 1976 season to focus on administrative duties. But he and Mr. Broyles later clashed, and Richardson was sacked in 2002. No one expected to see Arkansas basketball be brilliant, and Frank had the vision to hire Nolan Richardson.
  • Mass. cop mocks Charlottesville auto ramming on Facebook: 'Hahahaha love this'

    Mass. cop mocks Charlottesville auto ramming on Facebook: 'Hahahaha love this'

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    I am not a racist and don't believe in what any of those protesters are doing", he said to MassLive . Lariviere said he "made a stupid comment" and "would just like to be left alone". "It reflects badly on the courageous men and women in blue who put their lives on the line day in and day out", Sarno told us. He was responding to a story about the death on Saturday of 32-year-old Heather Heyer , who was struck by a auto that plowed into a crowd of people protesting the white nationalist ...
  • Ryanair is calling for a two-drink alcohol limit in airport bars

    Ryanair is calling for a two-drink alcohol limit in airport bars

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    Some 4,000 cabin crew from the Unite union responded to the survey (of 19,000 asked), with one in five saying they had suffered physical abuse. The airline is also asking United Kingdom airports to ask passengers for their boarding cards when they purchase alcohol in bars and restaurants, just as they do when travellers are buying duty-free alcohol.
  • Scott County Schools will be in session on eclipse day

    Scott County Schools will be in session on eclipse day

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    The best place for students to learn about the eclipse is at school under the instruction of teachers. Abrams says the district is in the area that will have a 98 percent eclipse. Alcoa City Schools' calendar always had designated August 21 as a professional development day, with no students in school. Students will also have access to view the eclipse on television or online.
  • UNR Student Talks After Marching in Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally

    UNR Student Talks After Marching in Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally

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    Lee in Emancipation Park. If the white nationalists and supremacists at the " Unite the Right " rally in Charlottesville , Va., were looking to be noticed, mission accomplished. Social media efforts to name all the participants in Charlottesville have led to some cases of mistaken identity. However, the Southern Poverty Law Center in its definition of white supremacy defines the group's as having ideals that "focus on the alleged inferiority of non-whites", and states that groups ...
  • Trump aide says Tillerson's role is diplomatic, not military

    Trump aide says Tillerson's role is diplomatic, not military

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    Bush and Bill Clinton each considered military action against North Korea but ruled it out because it would have run the risk of a counter-response from Pyongyang that could threaten South Korea and the more than 30,000 USA service members and 100,000 US citizens living there.
  • Young girl killed, five hurt, as auto strikes pizzeria

    Young girl killed, five hurt, as auto strikes pizzeria

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    A man has been arrested after the incident, but it is not yet clear if the act was deliberate. A spokesman for the French Interior Ministry said first indications were it was not terror related and said the male driver was believed to have been suicidal.
  • Coast Guard retrieve diver's body off Donegal coast

    Coast Guard retrieve diver's body off Donegal coast

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    The man is from England but has a house in the area and was an experienced hiker. Rescuers looking for a missing Canadian diver off the northwest coast of Ireland said Sunday they hoped dive teams would help locate the man after almost two days of fruitless searching.
  • Gas prices rise to highest level this summer

    Gas prices rise to highest level this summer

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    GasBuddy .com reports more than a dozen local stations are still selling gas below $2 a gallon. Averages ranged from $2.11 a gallon on the low end to up to $2.19 a gallon at two locations. "Last week saw oil prices fluctuate little until Friday, when prices fell and closed the week under $49 per barrel, with many "wait and see" factors weighing on the market, such as the Venezuela situation, hurricane season and declining US oil inventories", DeHaan said.
  • Luxoft Holding, Inc. Class A Or (LXFT) Saw a 52-Week High

    Luxoft Holding, Inc. Class A Or (LXFT) Saw a 52-Week High

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    The bright side however is that revenue had grown a considerable 17.5% to $209.2 million for the first quarter, but that has not helped as Luxoft's stock slid 35% before slightly regaining steam by midday. AXA added to its stake by buying 29,362 shares an increase of 11.1% in the quarter. Blackrock Inc. controls 503,447 shares valued at $30,635,000. Norges Bank bought a new position in shares of Luxoft Holding during the fourth quarter worth $10,023,000.
  • LONDON 2017: Trinidad and Tobago win men's 4x400 relay

    LONDON 2017: Trinidad and Tobago win men's 4x400 relay

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    Martyn Rooney put up a fearless chase for Britain but was unable to haul in the leading pair and the hosts took bronze. It looked nearly a certainty at that time that TT will earn a medal, but what colour? London ran a split of 44.80 seconds, Roberts 44.00, Cherry 45.10 and Kerley 44.71.
  • US military plans B-1 Bomber strike on North Korea missile sites

    US military plans B-1 Bomber strike on North Korea missile sites

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    North Korea said on Thursday plans would be completed by mid-August to fire four intermediate-range missiles to land near the U.S. Pacific island of Guam , 3,500 km (2,175 miles) away. "We are with you 1,000 per cent, you are safe", he adds. "Eddie, I have to tell you, you're going to become extremely famous". The Japanese and US governments will agree during the two-plus-two meeting, the first since Trump took office in January, on the need to tackle cyberattacks in a ...
  • White House says Trump condemns hate groups

    White House says Trump condemns hate groups

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    U.S. President Donald Trump is meeting Monday with two of his top law enforcement officials about the deadly violence that erupted at a white supremacists' rally in Charlottesville , Virginia over the weekend. I think it's clear I know it's clear in his mind and ought to be clear to all Americans: "We can not tolerate, obviously, that bigotry, that hatred that is rooted in ignorance, ignorance of what America stands for, what America is".
  • Opera Max for Android gets discontinued, removed from Google Play Store

    Opera Max for Android gets discontinued, removed from Google Play Store

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    Here's some great news to start off your Monday: Opera is suddenly and abruptly killing off its Opera Max app . Opera Max was a free VPN service that aimed to compress data before it got to your device in order to lower data usage. Only a few years ago , Opera Max was the rising star in the browser maker's portfolio. With more than 500,000 installs, Max was a popular service - and it gave Opera quite a bit of insight into how people used their phones (though given that its advertising arm ...
  • Guam fliers offer emergency tips for threat from North Korea

    Guam fliers offer emergency tips for threat from North Korea

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    Most of North Korea's recent missile tests have landed in the Sea of Japan , which lies between Japan and the eastern coast of the Asian continent. Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat, said in a statement. Thousands of United States soldiers are stationed in South Korea and Japan. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently tried to calm the situation, saying that North Korea poses no " imminent threat " to the US and that " Americans should sleep well at night ".