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Saudi Arabia led coalition to blame for half of Yemen children deaths

Saudi Arabia led coalition to blame for half of Yemen children deaths

The United Nations has worked to avert attacks on Hodeidah port, where around 80 percent of Yemen's food imports arrive. The Houthi movement denies the allegations. O'Brien and Ould Cheikh Ahmed also pushed the Saudi-led coalition to allow civilian traffic to land at the airport in Yemen's capital Sanaa. Since then, the Iranian-backed Houthis have been dislodged from most of the south, but remain in control of Sanaa and much of the north.


Man visually impaired by eclipse warns others of viewing solar event

Man visually impaired by eclipse warns others of viewing solar event

A man whose retina was burned at the 1962 eclipse warns of the risks 55 years after his own experience with eclipse-related eye damage. By the time he and his friend were walking home, both had noticed blurry spots in their vision. "Millions of people out there are going to be looking out at it..." The blind spot, he says, is about the size of a pea. "Some damage occurs pretty quickly, but a lot of damage can take hours to days to really come to bear", Lujan said.


Behind the Scenes as Trump Councils Fell Apart

Behind the Scenes as Trump Councils Fell Apart

Trump on Tuesday when he equated white nationalist hate groups with the protesters opposing them. Today, the members of the President's Strategic and Policy Forum agreed to disband. "Racism and murder are unequivocally reprehensible and are not morally equivalent to anything else that happened in Charlottesville ". Trump has criticized those who left the group, and accused them of "grandstanding".


Six Flags Over Texas no longer flying Confederate flag

Six Flags Over Texas no longer flying Confederate flag

The entrance to the park now welcomes guests with six American flags. Flags were replaced Friday at Six Flags Over Texas , Six Flags Fiesta Texas and Six Flags Over Georgia, the only parks where the flags were flown. Some threatened to cancel their season passes while others applauded the theme park chains for taking down the flags. The Stars and Bars version, a name often misappropriated to the battle flag, has a field made up of three alternating red and white horizontal stripes with ...