• South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions

    South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions

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    The "air pirates of Guam again appeared in the sky above South Korea to stage a madcap drill simulating an actual war", the command of the Strategic Force of North Korea's military, which controls its missile program, said this month in warning that it was drawing up plans to launch four intermediate-range ballistic missiles toward the territory.
  • Schools cancel class over issue with eclipse glasses

    Schools cancel class over issue with eclipse glasses

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    In addition to the special programming and activities, the school will be educating parents and students about the safety measures associated with an eclipse to ensure a safe viewing experience for all students. Parents should check with their child's school for specific plans. Students will watch the official NASA feed from inside. Two IPS Schools , Longfellow STEM Middle School and Center for Inquiry School 2, have planned events and purchased protective glasses for their students to ...
  • NBC5 Forecast: Weather will Cooperate for the Solar Eclipse

    NBC5 Forecast: Weather will Cooperate for the Solar Eclipse

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    Today - A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. Small craft operators and sea bathers should continue exercising caution. Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers & thunderstorms before 1 am. Both days will be partly to mostly cloudy during the day. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Friday: Mostly sunny - high near 80. Highs Wednesday will only reach the mid 80s! Overnight, we will have clouds clear and will become mostly clear.
  • Srijan scam: Accused Mahesh Mandal, the secret-keeper, dies in Bihar hospital

    Srijan scam: Accused Mahesh Mandal, the secret-keeper, dies in Bihar hospital

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    Mandal's family members alleged foul play in his death and went on a violent protest at the hospital premises on Sunday night. Mandal, who was a Bhagalpur District Welfare Department Accountant (nazir), was arrested on August 13 and sent to jail two days later allegedly for being a conduit in the multi-crore Srijan scam in which an NGO had siphoned off government funds worth crores of rupees with the connivance of State government staff members and bank officials.
  • Pakistan to host World XI in September, confirms PCB chairman Najam Sethi

    Pakistan to host World XI in September, confirms PCB chairman Najam Sethi

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    Najam Sethi has announced that West Indies cricket team will be touring Pakistan for three T20Is in November this year. It will be fine, Punjab government has indicated that the preparation are in full swing. Several countries have refused to tour Pakistan due to security concerns. These two series will end the embargo of worldwide tours to the country since Zimbabwe visited in 2015.
  • Brokerages Set Banco Santander, SA (SAN) PT at $6.34

    Brokerages Set Banco Santander, SA (SAN) PT at $6.34

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    The company is trading up by 2.49% since yesterday's close of $8.42. Banco Santander, earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. A group of bondholders in Banco Popular have filed challenges to European regulatory decisions that put the Spanish bank in resolution on June 7 and led to Santander's immediate purchase of the hastily restructured entity for €1.
  • US Suspends Russia Nonimmigrant Visas in Tit-For-Tat Fallout

    US Suspends Russia Nonimmigrant Visas in Tit-For-Tat Fallout

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    Russia's decision to reduce the U.S. diplomatic presence had called into question Russia's seriousness about pursuing better relations with Washington , the embassy added. On Monday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov rejected the US explanation that it was forced to suspend visas because of reduced staffing levels.
  • US Suspends Russia Nonimmigrant Visas in Tit-For-Tat Fallout

    US Suspends Russia Nonimmigrant Visas in Tit-For-Tat Fallout

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    Russia's decision to reduce the U.S. diplomatic presence had called into question Russia's seriousness about pursuing better relations with Washington , the embassy added. On Monday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov rejected the US explanation that it was forced to suspend visas because of reduced staffing levels.
  • Austin to take down 4 statues of leaders of the Confederacy

    Austin to take down 4 statues of leaders of the Confederacy

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    The University of Texas has made a decision to remove four Confederate monuments from its campus after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville turned deadly. I also revisited the very thorough 2015 task force report . Those three will be moved to the school's Briscoe Center for American History, where they will be accessible for scholarly study, Fenves said.
  • Maharashtra 12th HSC Supplementary 2017 Results Published at @ mahresult

    Maharashtra 12th HSC Supplementary 2017 Results Published at @ mahresult

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    The Board had declared SSC and HSC results on 13th June and 30th May respectively. Students, who wrote their compartment exams in July, may visit the official website (mahresult.nic.in) to check the Maha HSC result 2017. Students can simply get their result by visiting the website . Similarly, on Aug 24th officials will release the exam mark sheet. Take the Print of the same result and keep it safe for further reference.
  • Finnish court identifies Turku stabbing suspect

    Finnish court identifies Turku stabbing suspect

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    Police have requested that Mechkah, who is now in hospital, be detained during preliminary investigations. The two people killed were Finnish; a British man, two Swedes and one Italian were among those injured in the attack in Turku , on the Baltic coast, 90 miles (145km) west of Helsinki.
  • Boks Set for 100th Rugby Championship Test

    Boks Set for 100th Rugby Championship Test

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    So it's safe to say that the Boks will want to take a lot from their first match against the Argentinians into the second, and the fact that they know what to expect should make their preparation even more efficient. The players work so hard without the ball. Our chase lines were excellent. And when asked what was said during half time to help boost the players, Coetzee said: "It was a matter of changing the tactics a little bit and getting the ball in behind them.
  • Sculptor's descendents want Arlington Confederacy monument removed

    Sculptor's descendents want Arlington Confederacy monument removed

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    So what would he think of the state of America today? It, like numerous monuments to Lee and other Confederacy "heroes", was erected as a tool of white suppression. That painful episode, and worse acts, were not unusual in the antebellum South. "We will have to see when it comes", said Fort Myers Councilman Forrest Banks.
  • Duke University removes Confederate statue amid national debate

    Duke University removes Confederate statue amid national debate

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    They tied a rope around a statue of an armed Confederate soldier and pulled it to the ground. His office sits less than two miles from the chapel. "We don't want any part of that; we never have", Gates said. Photos of Roof with Confederate flags and emblems were subsequently discovered. Lee and others were honorable Americans until they chose to side with those who wanted to destroy the Union.
  • Authorities evacuate Dolphin Mall Saturday night

    Authorities evacuate Dolphin Mall Saturday night

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    Miami Dade police had not identified any injured victims by 11:20 p.m. Sweetwater police officers scanned the property in search of an alleged shooter. The traffic around the mall is now under gridlock as shoppers are trying to leave the area. The Florida Highway Patrol and the City of Doral Police Department were also providing assistance in the area, the Miami Herald reported.
  • Woman divorces husband because he wouldn't build a toilet in their home

    Woman divorces husband because he wouldn't build a toilet in their home

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    While passing the judgment on Friday, family court judge Rajendra Kumar Sharma said a toilet was necessary at home and going to defecate in the open was "disgraceful" for society and a "torture" to women. "It is an irony that people who spend a lot of money on alcohol, tobacco and mobile phones, don't have toilets in their homes", said the judgment. "In villages, women have to wait until sunset to answer nature s call.
  • Solution sought for supply ship unit as Maersk sells oil business

    Solution sought for supply ship unit as Maersk sells oil business

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    Moller-Maersk have approved the transaction. The deal is continent on necessary approvals and is expected finalized in the first quarter 2018. "With Maersk Oil's technical and operating competencies and Total's experience and strong financial position, we have an exceptional opportunity to boost the combined competitive position in several core upstream regions and deliver growth, value creation and career opportunities".
  • Facts About Lt Col Purohit, Main Accused In 2008 Malegaon Blast Case

    Facts About Lt Col Purohit, Main Accused In 2008 Malegaon Blast Case

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    At least seven persons were killed and almost 100 injured when a bomb strapped to a motorcycle exploded in Malegaon in Nashik district on September 29, 2008. "From an unsung hero, he has been now called an incarcerated hero", Salve had said while arguing that Purohit has been falsely implicated by the Maharashtra Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) and no report has been filed even after eight years of the Army's Court of Inquiry.