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71st Independence Day: PM Modi addresses nation

71st Independence Day: PM Modi addresses nation

In his last "Mann Ki Baat" address on July 30, PM had appealed to the public to send their suggestions for his Independence Day speech. Today, the flag can be seen throughout India during Independence Day celebrations, from being hoisted up flagpoles in ceremonies to decorating the clothes, cars and homes of Indian people.


Iranian Drone Passes Close to American Aircraft Carrier

Iranian Drone Passes Close to American Aircraft Carrier

The Iranian UAV, McConnaughey said, "created a unsafe situation with the potential for collision, and is not in keeping with worldwide maritime customs and laws", McConnaughey said, according to the Post . Iranian vessels and US warships have also had tense encounters in recent months. An Iranian drone made several passes near the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz on Sunday, marking the second unsafe interaction between the carrier and an Iranian drone in a week.


City, State Sue Trump Administration Over Latest Attack On Sanctuary Cities

City, State Sue Trump Administration Over Latest Attack On Sanctuary Cities

In the filing, San Francisco calls the added conditions, which require cities to comply in certain ways with federal immigration enforcement, "simply the latest attempt by the Trump administration to coerce state and local jurisdictions into carrying out the federal government's immigration enforcement priorities".


Amazon issues refunds for potentially phony eclipse glasses

Amazon issues refunds for potentially phony eclipse glasses

To directly observe its awesome power without destroying their eyes, stargazers can use special filtered glasses that meet the ISO 12312-2 safety standards. There's an incredible amount of excitement going into next weeks solar eclipse here in the United States . Because of this, you'll see the corona (the upper atmosphere of the sun, not the sun-colored beach brew), which looks like a bright, glowing halo.


Community uproar follows picture of UNR student at Virginia white nationalist rally

Community uproar follows picture of UNR student at Virginia white nationalist rally

Another of the first to be identified Saturday was 20-year-old college student Peter Cvjetanovic , a student at the University of Nevada Reno. "But I hope that the people sharing the..." Following deadly violence during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville , Virginia, on Saturday, Twitter users took to the social media site to decry racism by identifying the "white supremacists" present at the rally.


Vigil held in Nanuet following deadly violence in Charlottesville

Vigil held in Nanuet following deadly violence in Charlottesville

Also on Monday, two days after the attack in Charlottesville, President Donald Trump officially condemned hate groups saying "racism is evil". Organizers wanted to bring the Springfield community together and create a vigil meant to promote racial unity and recognize victims who lost their lives or were harmed.