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Two Dead After State Police Helicopter Crashes In Charlottesville

Two Dead After State Police Helicopter Crashes In Charlottesville

The protest came after months of tension over the local government's decision to recall the statue in honor of Robert E. Lee (1807-1870), a Confederate Army general during the Civil War, historic symbol of "Southern White Power", who fought against the Northern States for maintaining the system of slavery.


Euro falls as European Central Bank minutes reveal exchange rate fears

Euro falls as European Central Bank minutes reveal exchange rate fears

The language of the minutes was, as usual, careful in tone, expressing the need to " gain more policy space and flexibility", underlining the ECB's cautious "wait and see" stance. Although the eurozone economy is growing at a strong pace, inflation is only at an annual rate of 1.3 percent, well below the 2 percent target that the European Central Bank considers most suitable for a healthy economy.


Man and woman critically injured in shooting in Ballymun

Man and woman critically injured in shooting in Ballymun

It is understood the pair who were killed may not have been the intended targets. She said that two men pulled up to the house and one opened fire "indiscriminately" at the house, which had children inside. Sinn Fein TD forDublin North West, Dessie Ellis, urged people to "desist", saying: "Nobody should be targeted, nobody should retaliate or get involved".


Safety tips for viewing the solar eclipse

Safety tips for viewing the solar eclipse

Certified eclipse glasses are a must to view the solar eclipse directly. This is your signal that it is completely safe to remove them and look directly at the eclipsed sun. - Visions of the upcoming total solar eclipse are getting astronomers and everyday stargazers revved up for an astronomically good time. Seek expert advice before using a solar filter with a camera, telescope, binoculars or any other optical device.


PLA, US Military to Work Together

PLA, US Military to Work Together

General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the highest-ranking military officer of the United States Armed Forces, traveled to Beijing to meet with his approximate Chinese counterpart Fang Fenghui, chief of the Joint Staff Department of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) and one of China's highest ranking military officials.