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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.

Baltimore takes down Confederate statues in middle of night

The Guardian / US 92 sources

Journalists in Maryland city post images of monuments being removed after death of civil rights activist at Charlottesville protest

HMS Queen Elizabeth: Carrier arrives in Portsmouth

BBC 43 sources

Spectators gathered on the shoreline to watch the ship's arrival in Portsmouth Harbour.

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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Man held in model kidnap case

News.com.au / World 23 sources

POLICE investigating the alleged kidnapping of British model Chloe Ayling have arrested the brother of prime suspect Lukasz Pawel Herba.

Trump praises N.Korean leader's decision not to fire missiles towards Guam

Reuters 90 sources

BEIJING/TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday praised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a "wise" decision not to fire missiles towards the U.S. territory of Guam, which has eased escalating tension between the two…

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500 bodies found after 'huge' mudslides

Sky News 50 sources

Around 500 bodies have been found so far after "huge" mudslides hit the capital of Sierra Leone - and more heavy rain is feared to be on the way.

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Utah Mayor Wins GOP Primary for Chaffetz Seat

Voice of America 54 sources

A Utah mayor overcame nearly $1 million in attacks from out-of-state groups to win a three-way Republican primary in a race to fill a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives vacated by Jason Chaffetz.

Donald Trump Criticised By Theresa May For Defending White Supremacists

Huffington Post UK 8 sources

Theresa May has criticised Donald Trump for claiming there is “equivalence” between white supremacist and anti-fascists.

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Moscow hopes Iran won't quit nuclear deal

Reuters 77 sources

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday he hoped that Iran would not quit the agreement Iran reached in 2015 with world powers to curb Tehran's nuclear work in return for the lifting of most sanctions.

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Trump’s U.S. Senate Pick Advances in Alabama Republican ...

Bloomberg / News 61 sources

Luther Strange, the U.S. Senate candidate from Alabama backed by President Donald Trump, advanced to a run-off election for the Republican nomination to ...

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China angered at U.S. criticism of religious freedom, says U.S. not perfect

Reuters 12 sources

BEIJING (Reuters) - China hit back on Wednesday at criticism by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of its record on religious freedom, saying the United States was not perfect and should be looking after its own affairs rather than…

Australian agency believes it can locate MH370 with 'unprecedented precision'

Reuters / World 18 sources

SYDNEY/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Australia's main scientific agency said on Wednesday it believed with "unprecedented precision and certainty" that a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft crashed into the sea northeast of an area scoured in a…

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Brexit Bulletin: No Hard Border

Bloomberg 44 sources

Sign up to receive the Brexit Bulletin in your inbox, and follow @Brexit on Twitter. You wait months for the British government to publish a single position paper on Brexit and then two come along almost at once. A day after Prime Minister…

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Did Trump's tough talk work on Kim Jong Un?

Fox News / World 90 sources

Rogue regime backs off threat to fire missile near Guam; panel reacts on 'The Story'

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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.

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.

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North Korea delays Guam missile firing; U.S. says dialogue up to Kim

Reuters 90 sources

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delayed a decision on firing missiles toward Guam while he waits to see what the United States does, the North's state media reported on Tuesday as the United States said any…

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A Combative Trump Criticizes ‘Alt-Left’ Groups in Charlottesville

The president said he did nothing wrong in his first remarks on Saturday following racial unrest in Virginia.

Tuesday, Aug 15

Davis wants two-year customs union after Brexit

Sky News / US News 101 sources

A temporary customs arrangements with with European Union will be "in both sides' interests", the Brexit Secretary has said.

Sierra Leone mudslides: Urgent plea for help as death toll rises

BBC.com 176 sources

The president urges assistance as the death toll nears 400 with hundreds more reportedly still missing.

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.

N Korea leader 'briefed' on Guam plan but opts to wait

BBC 326 sources

Kim Jong-un reviews plans for firing at Guam, but opts to watch the US before acting, state media say.

Monday, Aug 14

Trump finally condemns Charlottesville racism, days after violence

The Guardian 632 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’

Sierra Leone mudslide kills hundreds as houses are buried

BBC.com 193 sources

There are fears for many who may have been asleep when the mudslide hit near Freetown, Sierra Leone.

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.

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

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.

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

The Guardian 1736 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

Trump's threat of Venezuela military action could bolster Maduro

Reuters / World 133 sources

CARACAS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's talk of possible military action in Venezuela could be a political life-line for the country's unpopular leader, who has long used the threat of U.S. aggression to justify policies that…

Saturday, Aug 12

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: 'I'm not going to rule out a military option' in Venezuela

CNBC / World 232 sources

President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not rule out a "military option" in Venezuela.

Trump: N. Korea Leader 'Will Not Get Away With What He's Doing'

NBC News 232 sources

President Donald Trump on Friday warned North Korea's leader that he "will not get away with" it if he does anything against the U.S. or its allies.

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.

Friday, Aug 11

Trump Toughens Warning on North Korea, Despite Bipartisan Criticism

The president said that perhaps his earlier “fire and fury” comment was not strong enough, though he did say he was open to negotiations with the North Koreans.

Uhuru Kenyatta wins Kenya presidential election

Al Jazeera 145 sources

Incumbent's win comes amid allegations of voting fraud made by supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga.

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.

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