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Joe: Trump has chosen the wrong side

MSNBC 456 sources

Joe Scarborough shares his thoughts on President Trump's latest remarks about the violence in Charlottesville, saying the president has chosen the wrong side.

ABC13 viewers weigh in on Houston's Confederate statues

ABC13.com 105 sources

In Houston, the "Spirit of the Confederacy" was dedicated at Sam Houston Park back in 1908. Now some people want it removed.

Army helicopter with 5 aboard crashes off Hawaii - US Coast Guard

Reuters 49 sources

(Reuters) - Rescue teams searched for a downed Army Black Hawk helicopter with five crew members aboard that was last reported off the west coast of Hawaii, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday.

How will you know if the eclipse damaged your eyes? Here are symptoms.

NewsObserver.com 63 sources

Carolinians have been repeatedly told that the Monday solar eclipse will damage their eyes if viewed without protection, but if history is any indication, some people will look anyway. Following … Click to Continue »

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Hope Hicks named White House communications chief

New York Post 24 sources

Hope Hicks, a longtime aide to President Trump, will be named the new White House director of communications, according to a report on Wednesday. Hicks, 28, will fill the post left vacant after Anthony Scaramucci was fired by White House…


Mourners gather to remember woman killed at Virginia rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Mourners will gather in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd ...

‘I wasn’t worried’: Man drives himself to hospital after shooting nail into his heart

Vancouver Sun 39 sources

After X-rays were taken, Doug Bergeson was rushed by ambulance to another Wisconsin hospital. ‘I offered to drive myself, but they wouldn't let me’


Firefighters extinguish fire in CN Tower antenna mast

CTV News 10 sources

Firefighters have put out a smouldering fire at Toronto's landmark CN Tower that broke out in the early morning hours Wednesday.


Trump stance on Charlottesville violence angers Republicans

BBC / News 3 sources

Leading Republicans reject Mr Trump's view that "both sides" were to blame for Saturday's violence.

Obama tolerance tweet becomes most liked

BBC / Technology 63 sources

It may be President Trump's communication tool of choice - but it's a tweet by former President Barack Obama that has become the most liked in Twitter's history. The tweet, the first in a series of three, quoted Nelson Mandela and was…


UK's new £3bn warship arrives home in Portsmouth

Sky News / UK 47 sources

Britain's biggest-ever warship has arrived at its base in Portsmouth for the first time.


John Curtis wins Utah GOP primary for Jason Chaffetz's old House seat

The Weekly Standard 54 sources

The Associated Press reported Curtis defeated two challengers — former state lawmaker Chris Herrod and Tanner Ainge, a business consultant a...


Luther Strange, Roy Moore head to GOP Senate primary runoff in Alabama

Washington Times 103 sources

Sen. Luther Strange, former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore head to GOP primary runoff for Senate seat.

Who are the members of white supremacist groups?

CBS News / U.S. 6 sources

Christian Picciolini, a former skinhead, now says "it's the average American" and that they feel affirmed by Trump


Bishop: Tree plaques in Brooklyn honoring Gen. Lee to be removed

Newsday 21 sources

Two plaques honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that mark a maple tree outside a Brooklyn church will be removed Wednesday, the spiritual leader of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island said Tuesday.


What's rarer than a total solar eclipse? Finding a pair of eclipse glasses.

Madison.com 63 sources

With the solar eclipse less than a week away, a frenzy of hopeful viewers have scooped up most of the specialized glasses needed to avoid eye damage, making it nearly impossible to find a pair nationally, online and at Madison…


Donald Trump Defends People Who Attended White Supremacist Rally In Charlottesville (Plus A Whole Lot More)

The Huffington Post 47 sources

President Donald Trump defended his initial statement on the white supremacist conflict in Charlottesville, Virginia, blasted protesters “on both sides” and argued against taking down Confederate statues on Tuesday.

NC gov calls for bringing down Confederate monuments

The Hill 38 sources

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is calling for the state to remove Confederate statues from state property.In a blog post on the website ...


Holocaust Memorial in Boston Is Vandalized for Second Time This Summer

The Boston police commissioner said that the behavior was “senseless and shameful,” especially after the turmoil in Charlottesville, Va.

The DOJ is demanding IDs of people who visited anti-Trump site, but web host won't comply

CNBC / U.S. 42 sources

A web hosting company said the Justice Department is asking for too much information on users.


CBO: Higher premiums if Trump stops Obamacare subsidies

Newsday / Nation 89 sources

People buying individual health care policies would face sharply higher premiums, and some may be left with no insurance options if President Donald Trump makes good on his threat to stop "Obamacare" payments to insurers, congressional…

Tuesday, Aug 15

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank says he is leaving Trump's manufacturing council

CNBC / U.S. 697 sources

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank said Monday evening he is leaving Trump's manufacturing council.

Trump says 'blame on both sides' in bizarre Charlottesville rant

NY Daily News 456 sources

President Trump lashed out at the “alt-left” when pressed on his lackluster condemnation of white supremacists after violence in Virginia.

In Trump We Trust? Three More CEOs Turn Backs on CEO President

Bloomberg 303 sources

Could America’s first CEO president lose America’s CEOs? It was a question that came to the fore again Monday when first Merck & Co.’s Kenneth Frazier, then Under Armour Inc.’s Kevin Plank and Intel Corp.’s Brian Krzanich stepped down from…

Monday, Aug 14

Trump finally condemns Charlottesville racism, days after violence

The Guardian 734 sources

After widespread criticism over initial response to white nationalists, Trump says: ‘Racism is evil and those who cause violence in its name are criminals’

Charlottesville Suspect Denied Bond at First Court Appearance

NBC News 185 sources

James Alex Fields Jr. appeared in a Charlottesville court room via video conference and did not enter a plea in connection with the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer.

Denver responds to violence in Charlottesville with peaceful gathering in City Park

The Denver Post 203 sources

With about a day's notice, approximately 1,000 protesters gathered at the MLK statue in Denver's City Park on Sunday afternoon. They came with signs, matching shirts and exasperation that had risen from the aftermath of Saturday's violence…

GoDaddy to Pull Plug on Daily Stormer After Article Mocks Charlottesville Victim

NBC News / News 222 sources

Domain hosting company GoDaddy said Monday that neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer has 24 hours to find a new provider before its service is canceled following the publication of a disparaging article about the woman killed in the…

Sunday, Aug 13

One dead after violent clashes at white nationalist rally

The Hill 1766 sources

One person was killed and 19 others were injured when a car plowed into a group of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., turning a day of violent demonstrations into a tragedy that rocked th...

Taylor Swift groping trial draws attention to hidden outrage

Samaria Alli talks about attending the morning session of a civil trail for pop singer Taylor Swift, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Denver. Swift testified Thursday that David Mueller, a former radio DJ, reached under her skirt and…

‘DIED DOING WHAT WAS RIGHT’ Charlottesville victim ID’d as Virginia paralegal Heather Heyer, 32

Fox News 104 sources

The woman who died during the weekend in Charlottesville has been identified by friends and family as paralegal Heather Heyer, the New York Daily News reports.

Saturday, Aug 12

State of Emergency Declared in Charlottesville After Protests Turn Violent

Protests of a plan to remove a statue of a Confederate general led to clashes that left several injured.

Judge dismisses DJ's case against Taylor Swift in groping trial

WCVB.com 250 sources

The high-profile case involving pop superstar Taylor Swift has been thrown out.

Trump Threatens Venezuela With Possible 'Military Option'

The Huffington Post 232 sources

“The people are suffering and they are dying. We have many options for Venezuela including a possible military option if necessary.” U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday threatened military intervention in Venezuela, a surprise escalation…

China's Xi Seeks to Calm North Korea Tensions in Trump Call

Bloomberg / News 123 sources

China’s President Xi Jinping moved to calm growing tensions over North Korea, telling U.S. Presient Donald Trump in a phone call that all sides should maintain restraint and avoid inflammatory comments. Xi’s comments, reported by China’s…

Friday, Aug 11

Trump declares US opioid pain drugs national emergency

BBC / US / Canada 178 sources

Painkillers that are claiming four times as many lives now as 20 years ago.

North Korea warns of nuclear war, Trump says U.S. is 'locked and loaded'

Reuters 296 sources

BEDMINSTER, N.J./BEIJING (Reuters) - President Donald Trump issued a new threat to North Korea on Friday, saying what he called U.S. military solutions were "locked and loaded" as Pyongyang accused him of driving the Korean peninsula to…

Trump: Maybe threat on North Korea wasn't 'tough enough'

The Hill 212 sources

President Trump on Thursday ramped up his war of words against North Korea over its nuclear program, saying his warning of "fire and fury" against the rogue nation "may not be tough enough."Even as he underlined hi...

Trump thanks Putin for kicking out US diplomats: 'We're trying to cut down our payroll'

CNBC / World 93 sources

Russian President Vladimir Putin has President Donald Trump's thanks — for booting U.S. diplomats out of his country.