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Aug 18 2017

Free admission to Adler Planetarium for total solar eclipse

The Adler Planetarium is hosting "Chicago's Eclipse Fest", a free block party with activities and music + incredible views of the eclipse. The program is for all ages a...

Aug 17 2017

Curtis ahead in early returns in race to succeed Chaffetz in Utah

Herrod, 51, and Ainge, 33, both voted for Trump, but all three candidates say they support the president's agenda - including plans to build a wall along the U.S. The Pro...

Aug 17 2017

Soundcloud raises new funding, names former Vimeo exec as CEO

While the new investment has resulted in a change in management - and a considerable write down of the digital company's valuation - it will bring to an end weeks of sp...

Aug 16 2017

China, India soldiers hurl stones at 1 another in Kashmir

The report, however, said the army refused to confirm the incident. U.S. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert further said, "Just that we are encouraging both p...

Aug 16 2017

Chinese Army becomes stone-pelters, targets Indian troops: Beijing says, 'not aware'

An Indian official briefed on the matter also said "flag meetings", or ceremonies involving Chinese and Indian soldiers at five points along the frontier usually held o...

Aug 16 2017

Gillette Stadium a potential host for 2026 World Cup games

The big cities , as expected are there. The United Bid Committee will review the submissions from each city and will issue a shortlist of cities by September. RFK is...

Aug 16 2017

Trump Comments On Charlottesville Please, Anger, Then Please Hate Group Leaders

On Monday, NBC News tweeted that Susan Bro, the mother of the counter-protester killed on Saturday, had thanked Trump for "denouncing those who promote violence and...

Aug 15 2017

Moon Urges N. Korea to Stop ICBM Provocations, Return to Talks

Senior U.S. national security officials say a military confrontation with North Korea's isn't imminent. Moon's meeting with the U.S. four-star general is expected to fo...

Aug 15 2017

Come let us work together - Uhuru to NASA

Protests erupted in Odinga's strongholds in western Kisumu county and poor areas of Nairobi nearly immediately after the election results were declared Friday, with gun...

Aug 15 2017

Deadly Flooding, Heavy Rainfall in Nepal Strands Hundreds

Landslides and flooding are common in the Himalayan region during the monsoon season, which runs from June through September. Meanwhile, Nepal's Energy Minister Mahen...

Aug 14 2017

North Korea develops its nuclear programme "at an alarming rate"

Pompeo's remarks cap a week in which US President Donald Trump vowed "fire and fury" if North Korea continued to threaten the United States with nuclear weapons, and Pyon...

Aug 14 2017

Trump should have been 'much harsher' with Charlottesville statement, Scaramucci says

A photograph shows Fields standing among members of Vanguard America, a group associated with the white supremacy movement, although the organization has denied that he's...

Aug 14 2017

Guam's governor says he's 'never felt' safer

With all the sabre-rattling of North Korea and the prospect of the waters off Guam becoming a new testing ground for its intermediate-range missiles, the people of this...

Aug 13 2017

Trump 'to call for China IP trade probe tomorrow'

Speaking to MSNBC's Chris Hayes, Col Wilkerson said that the country needed to get away from the grand rhetoric that President Trump had been using and criticised the Pre...

Aug 12 2017

Best times for you to view this weekend's Perseid meteor shower

The Perseids can be seen every year when Earth passes through the trail of the ancient comet Swift-Tuttle. NASA says the shower officially peaks at 1 p.m. It is n...

Aug 12 2017

Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Wells Fargo & Company

Snap said quarterly revenue was $181.7 million, missing the $185.8 million average estimate of analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. The stock declined by as much as 17% in ...

Aug 11 2017

North Korea Sets Canadian Pastor Free

Lim's family told local media they became very anxious about his welfare since American college student Otto Warmbier died in June just days after being released from a...

Aug 10 2017

Chances for scattered showers, storms increase Wednesday evening

There's a 30 percent chance for showers and storms overnight, mainly after 5 a.m., as the low falls to around 62. Showers and thunderstorms will develop, especially durin...

Aug 10 2017

United Nations decries excessive force in Venezuela's crackdown on protests

TRT World's Sara Firth has this report. Peru's president has been vocal in rejecting the new Venezuelan assembly, but the region has had trouble agreeing on collecti...

Aug 10 2017

Three-year-old boy dies after 11 hours in hot nursery van in Florida

Myles was found around 8:30 p.m. after his grandmother called police when he failed to come home from Little Miracles Academy. Temperatures in Orlando reached a high of...