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White House stands by Trump in blaming both sides for Charlottesville violence - Report: California is No. 1 haven for hate groups - Antifa protesters arrested at Chicago rally against white supremacy

Fox News 456 sources

The White House is pushing President Trump’s remarks at Trump Tower on Tuesday as “entirely correct” in a talking points memo that has been circulating to allies of the Trump administration.

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.

HMS Queen Elizabeth to reach Portsmouth this morning

Daily Mail Online 43 sources

HMS Queen Elizabeth will send a message to the UK's allies and enemies that the country means business, according to her captain. The £3billion behemoth is set to be the nation's future flagship.

UK to seek Irish border waivers on customs and food safety after Brexit

The Guardian 48 sources

Britain reveals plan to ask for exemptions for all small traders and farmers as it pursues goal of avoiding EU border posts

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US stocks rise as Wall Street awaits the release of Fed meeting summary

CNBC / U.S. 42 sources

U.S. equities traded higher on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to a key release from the Federal Reserve.

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.


Brother of suspect in model Chloe Ayling kidnapping is arrested

Metro.co.uk 23 sources

He was arrested on a European Arrest Warrant in the West Midlands,

Trump rips Amazon, says it causes 'great damage to tax paying retailers'; shares decline

CNBC 40 sources

Amazon shares decline as Trump blasts the e-commerce giant again on Twitter


Barack Obama’s Nelson Mandela quote becomes most popular tweet ever

Metro.co.uk 72 sources

More than three million people have liked the tweet in three days.

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 »


US Treasurys lower as investors gear up for Fed minutes release

CNBC / U.S. 31 sources

U.S. government debt prices were lower on Wednesday, as investors turned their attention to the latest Fed minutes.


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…


Daniel Craig denies rumours that he will carry on as James Bond

The Independent 65 sources

James Bond star Daniel Craig has denied rumours that he has signed up to play 007 in the next two instalments of the big screen franchise. The 49-year-old actor said he would love to continue his 11-year-reign as the suave special agent,…


Brexit: Keeping Irish border free of checkpoints is 'top priority'

ITV / News 44 sources

Keeping the Irish border free of checkpoints is the Government's top priority in post-Brexit negotiations, a Whitehall paper will state.


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.

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.


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.

UK plans 'frictionless' Brexit Ireland border

Sky News / UK 44 sources

Ministers will outline on Wednesday how they hope to maintain a "frictionless and seamless" border between Northern Ireland and the Republic when the UK leaves the EU's customs union.


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…

Hoffenheim v Liverpool LIVE!

Sky Sports 90 sources

Liverpool will be without striker Daniel Sturridge for Tuesday night's Champions League play-off first-leg tie at Hoffenheim.

Tuesday, Aug 15

Live blog: Three CEOs quit President Trump's manufacturing council

CNBC 303 sources

Our live blog is tracking news as the CEOs of Intel, Under Armour and Merck resign from Trump's manufacturing council.

North Korea's Kim holds off on Guam missile plan; Seoul says will prevent war

Reuters 326 sources

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea's leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards Guam while he waits to see what the United States does next, the North's state media said on Tuesday, as South Korea's president said Seoul…

Taylor Swift Wins Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against Former Radio Host

NPR 266 sources

A jury ruled unanimously in Taylor Swift's favor today in a case that pitted her against former radio host David Mueller.

Britain could keep EU customs arrangements for interim period, Davis says

Independent.ie 101 sources

Britain could keep the same customs arrangements with the European Union for an interim period in order to avoid "unnecessary disruption" for UK businesses, David Davis has said.

Monday, Aug 14

Girl dies after car ‘deliberately’ driven into pizzeria near Paris

The Guardian / AU 251 sources

Child dies and at least five other people injured after car ploughs into outdoor terrace of restaurant in Sept-Sorts

Trump finally condemns Charlottesville racism, days after violence

The Guardian 472 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’

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…

Charlottesville car-ram suspect James Alex Fields denied bail

BBC 145 sources

A 20-year-old man accused of killing a woman in Charlottesville car-ramming incident is denied bail.

Sunday, Aug 13

‘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.

Bolt pulls up injured in relay as Great Britain wins

Daily Mail Online 132 sources

The sprint legend did not manage to make up for a disappointing third place in the 100m last week as the home team raced to victory in the 4x100m World Championships relay in London.

Charlottesville: man charged with murder after car rams counter-protesters at far-right event

The Guardian 1766 sources

20-year-old James Fields of Ohio arrested on Saturday following attack at ‘Unite the Right’ gathering

Charlottesville: man charged with murder was pictured at neo-Nazi rally

The Guardian 146 sources

Pictures from earlier on day of clashes show James Fields with white supremacist group Vanguard America

Saturday, Aug 12

One dead after car hits protesters at Va. white supremacist rally

NY Daily News 1296 sources

A car plowed into a crowd of protesters gathered for a "pro-white" rally Saturday in Charlottesville, Va., injuring several people.

'HE WILL REGRET IT FAST': Trump issues new warning to Kim Jong Un, says military options now considered

Fox News 232 sources

President Trump said Friday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will "regret it fast" if he threatens or attacks any U.S. territory or ally, while acknowledging his team is considering military options “very carefully.”

North Korea: China urges Trump not to worsen situation

BBC 123 sources

China wants the US and North Korea to show restraint as a war of words escalates.

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…

Friday, Aug 11

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...

Dallas Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games by NFL after domestic violence investigation

Toronto Star 183 sources

A woman, who said she had a dating relationship with the star running back, reported multiple domestic violence incidents to authorities last year.

Is Travis Kalanick a Dead Weight?

Slate Magazine 130 sources

Will Travis Kalanick, the ousted CEO of Uber, ever get a break? Probably not. And he’s probably had enough breaks in his life, anyway.

Donald Trump warns North Korea that US is ‘locked and loaded’

The Guardian 296 sources

US president continues to escalate threats at North Korea over Twitter during ‘working vacation’ in New Jersey