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Charlottesville Attack Sparks Renewed Push To Remove Confederate Statues

Charlottesville Attack Sparks Renewed Push To Remove Confederate Statues

Taney Monument on Mount Vernon Place, and the Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "I wholeheartedly oppose their actions". On Saturday, the mayor of Lexington, Kentucky said that Confederate-era symbols - statues of Generals Breckinridge and Hunt Morgan - will be taken down from the city's historic courthouse precinct.


Global Markets, Dollar Rally As North Korea Blinks

Global Markets, Dollar Rally As North Korea Blinks

Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.84 percent, or 164.76 points, to sit at 19,564.98 by the lunch break, while the broader Topix index of all first-section issues fell 0.82 percent, or 13.30 points, to 1,603.95. BMO Nesbitt Burns downgraded all three companies to "market perform", saying prospects for a near-term settlement of the U.S. "Worries about a conflict between the United States and North Korea are not completely gone, but the market seems to be settled now", said Masashi Oda, ...


NASA issues a solar glasses warning ahead of August 21 eclipse

NASA issues a solar glasses warning ahead of August 21 eclipse

Tauber said. The 70-mile-wide path of totality of the coast-to-coast solar eclipse will cross 2,800 miles and 14 states from OR to SC in just 90 minutes. Hoosiers in east-central in will be able to see nearly all of the sun blocked by the moon. The best scientific use of total solar eclipses is that they allow us to study the solar corona , an aura of plasma that surrounds the Sun that is hard to observe otherwise.


Ukraine Denies Supplying Rocket Engines To North Korea

Ukraine Denies Supplying Rocket Engines To North Korea

The report names Pivdenmash, which The New York Times describes as "one of Russia's primary producers of missiles even after Ukraine gained independence", as the most likely supplier of technology for building the engine for the North Korean missile.


Garden Bridge project abandoned after lack of support from Mayor

Garden Bridge project abandoned after lack of support from Mayor

He told supporters of the garden bridge: "For the past few months following the Mayor of London's withdrawal of support for the project, we have been in detailed discussions with potential benefactors who were willing to provide the required operations guarantee refused by the Mayor".


Korea unlikely to launch attack against Guam: S. Korean defense minister

Korea unlikely to launch attack against Guam: S. Korean defense minister

EST. The action comes as the United States has been seeking help from China to curb North Korea's development of nuclear weapons. "We will safeguard the copyrights, patents trademarks, trade secrets and other intellectual property that is so vital to our security and our prosperity", Trump said .