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Wear solar specs or make a viewer to safely watch eclipse

A report by executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray, & Christmas, Inc., suggests that the solar eclipse could cost employers around $694 million, with states and metro areas falling directly into the path of the eclipse taking the biggest hit ...

List of local eclipse watch parties

First off - the when and where. It should also be OK in northern Georgia and the western part of SC. If you don't want to bother with buying a device to help you view the eclipse you can make a pinhole projector . As the Great American Eclipse ...

Digital rights group warns that Google's stance on neo-Nazis is 'dangerous'

The company says it has more than 250 million users. Apple is giving $1 million apiece to Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League. The american service of online payments PayPal has assured that "working to ensure that our se...

Catalonia terror attacks: Third suspect arrested, police confirm on Twitter

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair called it bad news: "We stand with Spain and all those impacted by this terror attack ". Spanish authorities say Canada is among 34 countries with citizens killed or injured in the terrorist attack in Barcelona .

China nixes military option for North Korea

Given that Kim Jong Un would want to demonstrate to military and party elites, rather than the population at large, that he had won a concession in return, face-saving might not even require the agreement to be made public. The North Korean state m...

Seoul says no more war on Korean Peninsula

Annual military drills involving tens of thousands of USA and South Korean troops are due to begin on Monday . But we don't need to be impatient. Secretary Mattis reaffirmed the ironclad USA commitment to defend the ROK and emphasized the military...

Guam starts new school year despite North Korea threat

Trump appeared to escalate tensions on the Korean peninsula last Friday, when he tweeted that US military options were "locked and loaded ". Trump calling the bilateral FTA with South Korea "a disgusting deal" has ordered his trade representative...

Republican Senate Candidate Rides to Alabama Polls on a Horse

The survey of likely 2017 special election primary voters released on Friday shows Moore with 35.07 percent, followed by unusual at 23.07 and Brooks in third with 19.68 percent. Trump tweeted an endorsement of odd for the second time Monday mor...

NY welcomes Trump with protests, security measures

According to Curbed , several protests have been planned for the duration of Trump's stay in ny. "It is the outlines of a new civil war in this country", Dix said. "They just threw this girl on the floor", said Gia Greer, running away from the ...

Closing hole giving golfers fits at PGA Championship

Thomas sandwiched a birdie between two bogeys on the first three holes, but bounced back with birdies at seven, nine and 10 - the last after his putt hung on the edge of the cup for almost 10 seconds before falling in. And he had a quiet tie for sec...

PGA Championship: Kisner survives wild finish to take lead

He is Chris Stroud , and he earned an apt nickname while playing at Lamar University in Beaumont after turning down offers from Texas, Texas A&M and Baylor, among others. He started nervously (bogey on 1), found his rhythm (1 under over his next 10 ...

Kenyatta Wins Kenya Presidential Election

Kenyatta garnered 54.27% of the final vote, similar to what he had in a preliminary count. "To our brothers, our worthy competitors, we are not enemies, we are all citizens of the same republic". Earlier Friday, worldwide observers called upon candid...

'Rhinestone Cowboy' Glen Campbell dies at 81

His breakout success came in 1967 with the song, Gentle On My Mind . "When I got home Kim was heartbroken and furious and I was afraid she was going to take Cal and leave". But Campbell was big. He became a mainstay of gossip columns in 1980, with...

India notified of road work: China

China has settled boundary dispute approximately of 20,000 km with 12 countries out of the 22,000 km and is yet to settle about 2,000 km of boundary involving India and Bhutan . Bhutan has protested to China, saying the area belonged to it and acc...

Beem backs McIlroy to beat Spieth to career Grand Slam

After 16 months of renovations, Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte is ready for the 99th PGA Championship . The 99th PGA Championship also marks the 100th major start for two veteran stars, four-time major champion Ernie Els of South Africa and five...

Bipartisan Dialogue for Health Insurance Market

This could potentially be the third Senate seat Democrats need to take the majority. Democrats could insist that CSR payments be part of a continuing resolution, just as Republicans could insist that some of Trump's funding for a wall on the U.S....

Ashwin five-for helps India overpower Sri Lanka

India now have a lead of 572 runs. Kusal Mendis (16 not out) and home skipper Dinesh Chandimal (8 not out) will resume on the third morning with a massive task on their hands of they want to save the game and series. Welcome to the Live Coverage...

West Virginia's Democratic governor switches to Republican Party

Jim Justice's switch to the Republican Party serves as a boon to an embattled President Trump and a blow to a Democratic Party that has hemorrhaged support in state legislatures over the years. But for crowd, the controversies of the Trump presidency...

Venezuela's top prosecutor opens probe into electoral fraud

Maduro not only stood by the official count of 8 million-plus votes cast in Sunday's divisive election, but proclaimed that an additional 2 million people would have voted if they hadn't been blocked by anti-government protesters. Venezuelan Presi...

USA vacates Russian Federation compounds targeted over sanctions

This is the first time Washington has made a move against Moscow without European consent. Russian Federation is open to co-operating with the U.S. Politically, it will be tough for Trump to push for lifting the sanctions . The move might be...

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Polls open in Kentucky primary

Are schools open on Election Day? Now that the primary is over, Stankiewicz said he's gotten numerous complaints about how the election was run, including some from elected offi...

Farm Bill fails in House of Representatives

Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) responded, "Some of the best mothers in the world are poor mothers and some of the worst mothers in the world are rich mothers". I have a clear bias to...

Trump to press South Korea's Moon before summit with North

Last week , Trump said Xi "could be influencing" Kim to take a harder line with the USA after North Korea threatened to walk away from the summit. "We believe there is a 99.9 pe...

Syria war: Army takes full control of Damascus after ousting IS

Syrian government forces have regained full control of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee in southern Damascus , the Al-Masdar news outlet reported on Monday. ISIS had controlle...

Haspel: CIA 'a National Treasure,' Will 'Forge Ahead with Determination'

President Donald Trump made a rare visit to CIA headquarters on Monday to deliver remarks at incoming director Gina Haspel's swearing-in ceremony and expressed his optimism for...

American Idol finalists prepare for star-studded finale

Series host Ryan Seacrest was pleased with the way the inaugural season of the ABC series turned out, but revealed he would change one large aspect of the show. Did American ge...

Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle

Alan Myers of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. SJ Brooks, 32, was killed and Isaac Sederbaum, 31, was seriously injured by the mountain lion on Sunday. According t...

Road tripped: Celtics' Game 3 loss another playoff pothole

LeBron James scored 44 points on 17-of-28 shooting to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 111-102 victory over the visiting Boston Celtics to even the Eastern Conference finals ...

Trump attacks ex-CIA chief over 'hit job' Russian Federation probe

Rep. Devin Nunes, an ardent Trump supporter and head of the House intelligence committee, has been demanding information on an FBI source in the Russian Federation investigation. ...

Video shows lava spewing from Kilauea volcano

Hawaii residents dealing with Kilauea's volcanic eruption faced a potentially deadly new challenge on Sunday as lava that reached the Pacific Ocean threatened to send up laze , a ...

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Says He's Running For Re-Election

Sen. Bernie Sanders Says He's Running For Re-Election

According to the campaign, Sanders' name will appear on the Democratic primary ballot. He says he's very proud to have represented Vermont for two terms in the U.S. In the past...

Win Awesome Solo: A Star Wars Story Merch!

Win Awesome Solo: A Star Wars Story Merch!

I didn't think that was that weird. "How can you not be pansexual in space?" he said. "There's a fluidity to Donald and Billy Dee's [portrayal of Lando's] sexuality". "And, to ...

Trump tightens Venezuela financial sanctions after 'sham' vote

Trump tightens Venezuela financial sanctions after 'sham' vote

Meanwhile, a number of countries said they would not recognize the election results. The United States and the European Union have also expressed concern. Mr. Maduro attributes t...

Kentucky Derby victor Justify captures Preakness

Kentucky Derby victor Justify captures Preakness

Coming off an impressive victory in the Kentucky Derby , Justify is the 1-2 morning-line favorite for Saturday's second race in a field of eight horses. Baffert has never lost t...

US Warns Of Sanctions Risk To Germany-Russia Gas Pipeline

US Warns Of Sanctions Risk To Germany-Russia Gas Pipeline

A consortium of western companies and Russia's Gazprom said this week it was starting preparatory work off Germany's Baltic coast. "Does he agree that there appears to be no ...

EU TO Defend Firms Against US Iran Sanctions - Macron

EU TO Defend Firms Against US Iran Sanctions - Macron

The European Union and Iran have launched a vigorous campaign to safeguard the 2015 nuclear deal that the USA has recently ditched by trying to keep Iran's oil and investment flow...

Soldier killed in Pak firing along IB in Jammu

Soldier killed in Pak firing along IB in Jammu

The slain officer was identified as a 28-year-old constable Sitaram Upadhyaya of 192 Battalion. In total, six persons, including a BSF officer, were injured in the firing. On Tue...

China, Signaling Thaw With US Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal

China, Signaling Thaw With US Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal

In addition, Toshiba will retain a 40 per cent stake and, together with technology firm Hoya, will ensure that Japanese companies retain a controlling stake of just over 50 per cen...

Christine and Frank Lampard expecting their first baby

Christine and Frank Lampard expecting their first baby

I'm actually 21 weeks, about four and a bit months. Frank posted a picture on Instagram with Christine, his two daughters and dog with the caption: We have some exciting news we ...