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Chanting bigoted rhetoric, they clashed with counter-protesters in a showdown that resulted in the death of civil rights activist Heather Heyer when she was run over by James Alex Fields Jr . The authorities, however, declined to say publicly that Fields, 20, was the driver. James Alex Fields Jr .is accused of ramming his vehicle into a group of marchers after a white supremacist rally on August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville , Virginia.
  • Vehicle plunges seven floors from parking garage into alley below

    Vehicle plunges seven floors from parking garage into alley below

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    Officer say she hit the wrong pedal on the 7th floor of the garage, breaking through the cable wiring linking the outer parking spots. The video shows the auto hit the pavement nose-first, clipping the rear of another vehicle as it comes to rest in the alley of the garage at 508 Brazos Street in downtown Austin.
  • Trump to declare opioid crisis a 'national emergency'

    Trump to declare opioid crisis a 'national emergency'

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    The Trump Administration and Congress should prioritize scaling up access to the overdose-reversal drug naloxone and medication-assisted treatment, like methadone and buprenorphine, and resist efforts to expand the use of mandatory minimum sentences and criminalization.
  • Russian Federation flies military observation plane over Capitol, Pentagon, CIA

    Russian Federation flies military observation plane over Capitol, Pentagon, CIA

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    Russian spy planes got a low-altitude view of Washington , D.C. - followed by a trip up to the Bedminster, New Jersey golf course where President Trump is staying Wednesday. The agency can only confirm specific locations once a mission is over. Both the USA and Russian Federation are signatories to the treaty along with 32 other nations.
  • Trump's new DC hotel turning a profit

    Trump's new DC hotel turning a profit

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    Nightly rates at competing luxury hotels like the Hay-Adams and the Four Seasons hover around a measly $495. The $4.1 million swing from projected losses to profitability represents a 192 percent improvement from what the Trump family planned to make when the company opened the hotel in the fall.
  • Gunman shoots NY police officer before taking his own life

    Gunman shoots NY police officer before taking his own life

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    The officer did not return fire, O'Neill says. Nguyen has been with the department for two years. Officers were told the suspect was armed with some type of rifle, what the NYPD refers to as a "long gun". "Thank goodness, the officer is gonna be fine", the police commissioner said. Dozens of residents watched the scene unfold from cars, sidewalks and their homes.
  • Video Captured on Officer's Eyeglasses Helps Convict Man Who Shot Him

    Video Captured on Officer's Eyeglasses Helps Convict Man Who Shot Him

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    Amazingly, Smith survives the shooting. As he is tended to by paramedics at the scene, Mr Smith urges them to "secure my glasses, my body camera is on it". I've seen you [go] after him. The incident began at 11 a.m. when Smith responded to a suspicious person call at the Charles Party Shop along US 321.
  • Gold Rallies On Geopolitical Tensions, NK Threatens Guam

    Gold Rallies On Geopolitical Tensions, NK Threatens Guam

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    South Korea's military said on Thursday North Korea's recent statements regarding striking the US territory of Guam are a challenge against Seoul and the US-South Korea alliance. North Korea's apparently rapid progress in developing nuclear weapons and missiles capable of reaching the United States mainland has fuelled tensions that erupted into a war of words between Washington and Pyongyang this week, unnerving regional powers and global investors.
  • South African rand weakens against dollar amid Zuma's no confidence vote

    South African rand weakens against dollar amid Zuma's no confidence vote

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    Zuma's replacement is set to be chosen at a party conference in December this year. Some members of his own party voted against Zuma. Zuma's nine lives pay off Zuma is celebrating after narrowly surviving his eighth no-confidence vote. Many predicted the vote would fail, saying most members of the decades-old liberation party would hesitate to make any major leadership changes initiated by the opposition.
  • Babysitters seen putting 7-month-old in fridge

    Babysitters seen putting 7-month-old in fridge

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    After a few seconds, they open the door and take the baby out of it. Danvers police told Boston 25 News that they learned about the disturbing video from neighboring Swampscott police on Monday night. The two babysitters have been charged with child endangerment, assault and battery with a unsafe weapon. These teenagers, I don't believe they did it to harm my child.
  • Sharad Yadav says entire Opposition disappointed over alliance failure in Bihar

    Sharad Yadav says entire Opposition disappointed over alliance failure in Bihar

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    Party sources said that CM Nitish Kumar was unhappy with Yadav over his public remarks expressing his reservations with the developments that transpired last month. What Sharad Yadav is doing is against the party. The JD-U will instead set him up for a fall; a suspension from the party will mean that Sharad Yadav will be disqualified if he does not follow formal party orders or whips to support the BJP-led government in Parliament.
  • Merger of AIADMK factions just a speculation, says Swamy

    Merger of AIADMK factions just a speculation, says Swamy

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    In an effort to drive home the point that only the office bearers appointed by late Jayalalithaa continue to steer the AIADMK, KA Sengottaiyan and Dindigul C.Sreenivasan, who were appointed as presidium chairman and treasurer by Sasikala in February, did not sign the resolution, though they attended the meeting.
  • European Union increases bans on North Korea

    European Union increases bans on North Korea

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    This April 15, 2017 picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 16, 2017 shows Korean People's ballistic missiles being displayed through Kim Il-Sung square during a military parade in Pyongyang marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung.
  • HHS Secretary: National Health Emergency Declaration Not Necessary to Treat Opioid Epidemic

    HHS Secretary: National Health Emergency Declaration Not Necessary to Treat Opioid Epidemic

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    Later in the day, when asked by reporters why Trump was not yet declaring a national emergency as his commission recommended, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said the president was certainly taking the issue seriously. Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia have some of the nation's highest rates of addiction and overdose deaths due to heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and abuse of prescription opioids such as oxycodone.
  • Nagasaki Mayor Urges Nations: Abandon Nuclear Programs

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    The Japanese city Nagasaki on Wednesday marked the 72nd anniversary of the USA atomic bombing during World War II, with Mayor Tomihisa Taue insisting that Tokyo joins a treaty to ban nuclear weapons. about 600 metres above the Hiroshima. "The Japanese government's stance of not even participating in the diplomatic negotiations for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty is quite incomprehensible to those of us living in the cities that suffered atomic bombings", the Mayor said.
  • How to prepare for the solar eclipse

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    The short-term rental company is giving away one night in a geodesic dome in OR and a private jet flight through the path of totality, when the sun is completely covered by the moon. Just do not forget to be safe and protect your eyes. Remember when you're mom told you to not look directly at the sun? There is one exception to this rule.
  • Troubled Sarah Harding receiving special treatment in the Celebrity Big Brother house

    Troubled Sarah Harding receiving special treatment in the Celebrity Big Brother house

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    Speaking to Closer magazine about her boob-spiration, Jem explained: 'When I began glamour modelling, I was massively inspired by Katie and the way she looked, so I went for the biggest implants I could have'. It was only a matter of time until Sarah Harding was asked about Cheryl on Celebrity Big Brother . "I had one drink in here, for [expletive] sake, and now it's all ruined because of one night".
  • USDA Emails Suggested Employees Not To Use 'Climate Change,' But 'Weather Extremes'

    USDA Emails Suggested Employees Not To Use 'Climate Change,' But 'Weather Extremes'

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    On Monday, The Guardian reported that they'd obtained emails that had explicit instructions from USDA officials to NRCS staffers to use language like " weather extremes " instead of " climate change ". The emails, dated from earlier in 2017, were sent internally to staffers at the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a small agency at the USDA that's tasked with maintaining the health of U.S.
  • Iranian Drone Comes Close to US Fighter Jet, Jet Takes Evasive Action

    Iranian Drone Comes Close to US Fighter Jet, Jet Takes Evasive Action

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    The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that despite repeated radio calls to stay clear of the United States plane, the Iranian drone "executed unsafe and unprofessional altitude changes" close to the USA navy F/A-18E. This created a collision hazard and "is not in keeping with worldwide maritime customs and laws", according to the Navy. The official described the interaction as "unsafe and unprofessional".
  • Trump delighted over

    Trump delighted over "tough and decisive" action on North Korea

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    One intelligence official said that the report itself was insignificant and not a sign that North Korea was preparing to test a missile or make any other provocation. The frightening claims were made in the Washington Post , citing a confidential assessment by the US Defense Intelligence Agency. Trump tweeted early Tuesday " After many years of failure, countries are coming together to finally address the dangers posed by North Korea ".
  • Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: Congress's fate depends on NCP legislators

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    The elections are significant due to the high-profile candidates involved - BJP president Amit Shah , Union minister Smriti Irani and senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel . Meanwhile, for the third seat, it is still short of 14 votes which seems like an uphill task in the current political scenario in the state. In a political battle between the two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ) and Opposition Congress, Gujarat is witnessing one of the most awaited Rajya Sabha election.
  • Christy Clark to resign as leader of BC Liberal Party

    Christy Clark to resign as leader of BC Liberal Party

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    The statement says that Coleman and the BC Liberal Caucus will get straight to work preparing for the recall of the Legislature and will also provide details of critic appointments. The liberals have to set a date for a leadership vote within the next month. "I think she just thought, 'I want to give these guys a chance to renew, '" he said.
  • UNSC Imposes New Sanctions on North Korea

    UNSC Imposes New Sanctions on North Korea

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    State Department's acting assistant secretary for East Asian and Pacific affairs, previously told reporters. According to local analysts, the timing and choice of location for the current exercises is more to do with reasserting China's regional power than an immediate need to test new hardware.
  • Tillerson urges Pyongyang to stop missile tests

    Tillerson urges Pyongyang to stop missile tests

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    Foreign ministers of the 27-member ASEAN Regional Forum , including the U.S., Japan , China , South Korea and Russian Federation, were expected to urge North Korea to "exercise self-restraint in the interest of maintaining peace, security and stability in the region and the world", according to a draft statement.