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Fake eclipse glasses could be unsafe

There are more free eclipse viewing glasses available at the Fauquier County Public libraries, library officials announced Thursday. Once the camera on the phone is good to go, the app will work out where you are and automatically take photos of the sun 15 seconds before totality and then take shots periodically throughout the whole event.


NY high school football player killed by log during drill

NY high school football player killed by log during drill

Sachem School District canceled all sports and other district activities for the day. Mileto was in the 11th grade. School officials have so far declined to comment on the workout program or how it is run. and the teen was taken from the practice field to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The unexpected event shook the community and calls for prayer and condolences for Mileto's team, friends and family streamed in on Twitter.


Mehbooba Mufti calls on Rajnath Singh, may have discussed Article 35A

Mehbooba Mufti calls on Rajnath Singh, may have discussed Article 35A

Mehbooba who also held a meeting with the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee chief G A Mir said that she was planning to talk to other leaders and political parties to "build a consensus on how to protect our special status". "Mehbooba, despite her compulsions arising out of local party politics, realises that the hardened stance towards terrorism and terror funding is the need of the hour if the situation in J&K is to be normalised in 2-3 months".


Cop shot in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, NYPD says

Cop shot in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, NYPD says

Two bullets hit the officer's bulletproof vest and another shot hit his arm after bouncing off his watch. "As [Nguyen] approached a rear bedroom, the suspect fired several shots", said Police Commissioner James O'Neill. Shortly after the officers arrived, a police radio transmission reported that one of the officers was shot. "This young man was definitely saved by his vest, it made all of the difference here", Mayor de Blasio said.


Majority says current Congress a failure so far

Majority says current Congress a failure so far

Republican respondents are split over whether this Congress is a success or failure, with both options getting 44 percent. When Democrats think about their party's problems on the political map, they tend to think of President Trump's ability to win the White House despite losing the popular vote and Republicans' potent efforts to gerrymander congressional districts.



China responds to United States freedom of navigation

It is believed to be the third time the US Navy has conducted a freedom-of-navigation operation or "fonop" under the Donald Trump presidency, Reuters reported. China has territorial disputes with its neighbors over the area. Beijing claims most of the South China Sea, through which $5 trillion in trade passes every year.