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Air Strikes in Yemen Kill At Least 42 People

Air Strikes in Yemen Kill At Least 42 People

Most of the dead at the hotel were merchants. Demonstrators, gathered since the early morning in Sabeen Square in central Sanaa to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the formation of Saleh's General People's Congress (GPC), waved flags, signs and pictures of the man who remains one of Yemen's most powerful politicians and military figures. Read More

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'Active shooter' in downtown Charleston, SC, police say

'Active shooter' in downtown Charleston, SC, police say

An owner of a nearby boutique said the police activity is focused around Virginia's on King, a restaurant in the heart of downtown. This is a breaking news story and will be updated as additional information becomes available. Police later came to the salon and told people to evacuate. The restaurant was packed with a lunchtime crowd and the first officers to arrive were able to get the man who was shot and a number of diners out safely, interim Charleston Police Chief Jerome Taylor ... Read More

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NYC rallies for Colin Kaepernick

NYC rallies for Colin Kaepernick

Kaepernick chose to exercise his first amendment right by protesting the inequitable treatment of people of color in America". He doesn't necessarily sympathize with kneeling down for the national anthem, but he says NFL owners should set that aside. Read More

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2 suspicious packages investigated near White House, US Capitol

2 suspicious packages investigated near White House, US Capitol

According to The Hill , Lafayette Square, across from the White House was also cleared. Reporters and construction crews were evacuated and told to go inside the building by members of the U.S Secret Service. The news comes on the heels of a report of a suspicious package discovered on the steps of House side of the U.S. Capitol. In the recent months many such incidents have come to fore and some of them had to do with suspicious packages being found in the premises as well as some fence ... Read More

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Senator apologises for posting 'I hope Trump gets assassinated'

Senator apologises for posting 'I hope Trump gets assassinated'

However, Parson has said he will ask senators to remove Chappelle-Nadal from office if she does not resign by the time lawmakers convene September 13 to consider veto overrides. Previously, Chappelle-Nadal was a member of eight committees: veterans and military affairs; public assistance; seniors, families and children; judiciary and civil and criminal jurisprudence; government accountability; education; health and pensions; and public employee retirement. Read More

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Police identify three girls found stabbed to death in Maryland home

Police identify three girls found stabbed to death in Maryland home

Police say Williams resided on the same street as the home where the three girls' bodies were found. Police are not releasing any other information on the case, but officials will hold a news conference at 11 a.m. It is not known if the girls were related or not. A Maryland man was arrested on Saturday for the brutal killings of three children, all under the age of 1o, in what local police are calling "one of the most hard scenes" they've worked. Read More

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Butte's July jobless rate up

The official state unemployment rate previously had stood at 2.3 percent for three straight months, April through June . In 2016 it was 4.7 percent. Month over month, Tulare County farms added 100 jobs and nonfarm industries added 2,300 jobs. The biggest job gain from June to July was 2,300 positions in restaurants. Read More

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Solar Eclipse Weather: What To Expect, Opportunity For Research

During a total eclipse , the moon completely blocks the sun and viewers see only the sun's corona, a pearly halo of hot gas. Even if you didn't get the glasses, you can still enjoy the solar eclipse . You won't be looking directly into the sun, since the box will be pointed at the eclipse while you look away and into the box or plate, but you'll be able to see the shadow without harming your eyes. Read More

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