by | August 16, 2017 | 08:52

A group of protesters toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier in Durham, North Carolina , on Monday, in an incident that appears to be a direct response to violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia , over the weekend. Investigations into that attack - carried out by Roof in the hopes of sparking a race war - later unveiled pictures of Roof posing with a gun and the Confederate flag.

by | August 16, 2017 | 08:53

Hogan, a Republican, called for taking down a statehouse statue of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Roger B. Taney, who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision affirming slavery. TIBERII: Fullington says we should not forget the Civil War as part of our history, but he believes Confederate symbols should not be glorified and on pedestals throughout the South.

by | August 16, 2017 | 08:54

Those who attended the vigil said they'll do the same. "We have to dispel that, we can't move on unless we do", Gregory-Smalls said. More than a half-dozen Miami-Dade activists represented LGBTQ-rights group SAVE Sunday night at a "Vigil for the Charlottesville Victims" held at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami.

by | August 16, 2017 | 08:52

A second notice, in the kitchen, meanwhile instructed "Our Jewish guests" that they could only access the facility's freezer between 10 and 11 am and between 4:30 and 5:30 pm. "I hope you understand that our team does not like being disturbed all the time". This surprised the guests and sparked outrage in the Jewish community when the issue made it to the news.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:57

Trooper-Pilot Berke Bates (right) of Quinton, Va., and Lt. H. Jay Cullen, of Midlothian, Va., were killed Saturday when the helicopter they were piloting crashed. A auto plowed into a group of the counterprotesters Saturday, killing a 32-year-old woman and leaving 19 others hurt. President Donald Trump tweeted his condolences for the two officers minutes after the crash - but did not make any comment on the death of the 32-year old woman earlier in the day.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:55

A spokeswoman said : "The chimes are being stopped to provide a safe environment for the people working on the scaffolding". The clock will still tell the time silently until 2021 and the chimes will continue to be rung on important occasions such as New Year's Eve .

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:50

It's the fourth time this year that the Powerball jackpot has gone above $400 million. You must purchase your tickets by 10:00 p.m. ET to be eligible for the drawing. Players are encouraged to sign the back of their tickets at the time of purchase and keep them in a safe place. The winning numbers on Friday's jackpot ticket, sold at Nick's Barbecue in Palos Heights, Illinois, were 23, 33, 53, 56 and 58 and the Mega Ball was 6.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:48

While his actions are said to have been deliberate, the incident is not being treated as a terror attack. An Algerian man drove his vehicle into a group of French soldiers last week, and a truck attack in the French city of Nice left 86 people dead a little more than a year ago.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:44

According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), eight districts have been affected with the number of affected population increasing to 63 329. As per the officials, 10 persons, including women and children, have been killed in the floods so far and almost two million people have been affected by the floods.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:40

IS, who is blamed for several deadly suicide bombings and gun attacks, has become one of the most serious threats to social security of Turkey. The police officer was injured late on Sunday, while transporting the assailant to a police station after his arrest.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:38

Consumer spending and capital expenditure both increased by much more than forecast. Adding: "The pace of growth may moderate slightly, but we are still in recovery mode. The economy strengthened significantly as private consumption and capital expenditure experienced the highest improvement in more than three years, offsetting the contraction in external demand.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:39

Sebastian Gorka , deputy-assistant to President Donald Trump (2nd L), participates in a discussion during the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, on February 24.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:38

A memo to several law enforcement agencies disseminated last month by the Department of Homeland Security revealed an "order to have Senator Rubio assassinated", though it also warned that "no specific information regarding an assassination plot against Senator Rubio has been garnered thus far" and that the US had not been able to verify the threat.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:30

That is Jessica Pettigrew's reaction when the topic of North Korea comes up. Guam is only 30 miles across, with a population of around 160,000 people. Mr Mattis warned the U.S. and its allies would win any arms race or conflict with the rogue state - and called on Mr Kim's regime to "stand down its pursuit of nuclear weapons".

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:32

Police have not yet provided a motive for the incident, but the authorities have opened a civil rights investigation into the crash, a Federal Bureau of Investigation field office said . In an email, Wilson wrote, "Hatred and violence is never a viable solution to any problem. But this is definitely a teachable moment and something we need to be vigilant about, because this stuff is tearing up our country".

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:29

Monday afternoon, the authorities remained without news of this 30 year-old woman, whose body had not been found in the submarine refloated over the weekend. "We're still hoping that we'll find Kim Wall alive", Moller said. As he was being rescued, the researcher's boat sank to the bottom of the sea. Madsen disputed the claim, saying that the submarine developed technical problems.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:28

Trump did not immediately name the hate groups, but criticized "all sides" of the violence. Trump made a statement earlier today said that "racism is evil" and specifically criticized the KKK, Nazis and other groups that organized the rally for the first time.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:26

Per WKMG , the grill was on, and its propane tank was connected and open. The man and woman were traveling in a red Kia Sorento as they left the Central Florida Fairgrounds. After the explosion, the vehicle crashed into a pole. In the accident, which happened on Sunday afternoon, both people inside the vehicle sustained burns.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:21

The media arm of Lebanon's militant Hizballah group says hundreds of Syrian rebels and civilians have started leaving the Lebanon-Syria border area after a deal was reached for their departure. Hezbollah and the Lebanese army are set to launch an offensive to expel IS from the area but no date has been set so far. About 1,200 Lebanese, a lot of them civilians, were killed in the Israeli war on Lebanon in the summer of 2006.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:17

B'nai B'rith global said in Sunday tweet: "There are not 'many sides" to the type of hate displayed in Charlottesville at white nationalist rally. "The President called on our nation to look for ways to come together, to make sure that these extremist groups are pushed out of the public debate and not given the attention that they too often receive", Pence said.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:15

Scaramucci acknowledged that he did not specifically ask for the conversation to be off the record. Anthony Scaramucci became a pop-culture joke for his 11-day stint as White House communications director. "For whatever reason, people have made the decision that they want to eject him". The White House did not immediately respond to CNNMoney's request for comment about Scaramucci's remarks.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:16

Maduro has consistently argued that the U.S. is trying to remove him to get hold of Venezuela's oil reserves - the largest in the world, reports the BBC. He says the US wants to protect the Venezuelan people and "prevent an even greater humanitarian catastrophe". The U.S. vice president has no power to determine U.S.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:14

No arrests have been made. "My basic conversation with them is they have no idea what caused this", Beth said, via the Sentinel. The shooting occurred around 7 Larry's Fun Fest, which is billed as a large drag racing event in Wisconsin in its tenth year, according to a Facebook invite .

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:13

A pharmaceutical CEO left a manufacturing council with U.S. President Donald Trump after Trump's comments regarding the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia Aug. "If you hate him or like him for what he said, can we at least get the facts straight on Mr. Frazier". "We need to all speak plainly vs. wrong". Although Frazier avoided being specific about the reason that prompted him to quit, it is widely believed to be linked to Trump's statement over the clash in Charlottesville in the ...

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:10

Another factor in bitcoin's rapid appreciation was the introduction last week of SegWit2x, an upgraded trading protocol. Two weeks ago Bitcoin went through a hard fork , and came out essentially unscathed . A bitcoin could be bought for around $570 just 12 months ago - reflecting a rise of around 645 percent to today's exchange rate. A few days later Bitcoin locked in SegWit , a code modification that fixes malleability issues and frees up space in blocks, allowing for more ...

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:11

Before the final results were announced, Odinga had rejected the figures being announced by the IEBC , saying they were fictitious. Kenya's opposition said earlier on Friday that it would "not be a party" to the commission's election announcement because its concerns about the election had not yet been addressed.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:09

Dunford made the comments to his counterparts in South Korea as part of a trip to South Korea, Japan and China. Tensions have skyrocketed since North Korea's army said it would complete a plan to fire missiles into the waters off the USA territory of Guam sometime this week.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:09

Luther Strange in an early morning tweet Monday. Hi, this is President Donald Trump , and I love the people of Alabama and I hope you go out and vote for Luther Strange for Senate. "He is helping me in the Senate and is going to get the tax cuts for us". "The President's endorsement says it all", unusual told CNN on Monday after an event at Salem's Diner in Birmingham.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:09

State Secretary Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis delivered the stance on Sunday in a joint contribution to the Wall Street Journal , which was entitled "We are Holding Pyongyang to Account". In response, Trump threatened North Korea last week with "fire and fury like the world has never seen" should it continue its threatening behavior.

by | August 14, 2017 | 01:38

A North Korean national insurance company was able to operate in the United Kingdom and Kim Jong Un's motorcade was armoured in the USA and re-exported without the knowledge of U.S. "In light of the ongoing standoff between the United States and North Korea, as well as President Trump's reckless words, I ask that you immediately call the House of Representatives back into session to debate legislation prohibiting the USA from conducting a pre-emptive nuclear strike without prior ...

by | August 14, 2017 | 01:35

North Korea, according to the director, has been moving at an "ever alarming rate" to develop nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles. CIA Director Mike Pompeo told Fox News Sunday that another North Korean missile test would not come as a surprise amid the rising tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.

by | August 14, 2017 | 01:24

This penalty had been imposed after his conviction for acts subversive against the north Korean regime, the accusations always denied by the canadian government. The pastor, who served in one of the largest churches in Canada, had travelled to North Korea regularly on humanitarian missions before his detainment.

by | August 14, 2017 | 01:11

The Nepal Red Cross Society is also working with local authorities to warn thousands of people of further threats from rising rivers and further landslides. Rescue efforts were hampered by incessant rain and roads that were washed away in many places. The chief officer of one district told the media they are mobilizing all the resources they have to ensure everyone is safe.

by | August 14, 2017 | 01:07

Ms Wall, who had been on the submarine, is a freelance journalist based in China and the United States and her articles have appeared in publications including The Guardian and New York Times . The journalist had been aboard the submarine before it sank. By late Saturday the Nautilus had been recovered and was being towed back to Copenhagen .

by | August 14, 2017 | 01:06

Libyan authorities announced a new search and rescue zone off its coast earlier this week, which MSF says extends into global waters. Sea Eye said it would continue to monitor the "changed security situation" off the Libyan coast. " European states and Libyan authorities are jointly implementing a blockade on the ability of people to seek safety ", Brice de le Vingne, MSF's director of operations, said.