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US Navy to Relieve Admiral of Command After Collisions

US Navy to Relieve Admiral of Command After Collisions

Joseph Aucoin, Commander of the US 7th Fleet, delivers a speech during a press conference in front of the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald at US Navy Yokosuka Base, southwest of Tokyo on June 18, 2017. Ten sailors were missing and five others were injured, officials said. The sailors are feared dead as US Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Scott Swift has announced that divers searching for the missing service members have found human remains in the warship.



US Congressional delegation calls for oil and gas blockade on N. Korea

Sanctions have served as the cornerstone of USA efforts to isolate North Korea economically and diplomatically over the last two decades as the country has developed and tested nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. The Treasury Department said coal trade generates more than $1 billion a year for North Korea, an activity that was targeted in United Nations sanctions imposed in November.


George and Amal Clooney donate $1m to combat USA rightwing extremism

George and Amal Clooney donate $1m to combat USA rightwing extremism

From Amal's successful global law career to George's work with human rights in Sudan through the Not On Our Watch project, the Clooneys have made a serious effort to create positive change around the world. The grant is being characterized as a partnership between the Clooney Foundation and the nonprofit Southern Poverty Law Center , which monitors the activities of domestic hate groups and other extremists.


'Don't look': Trump briefly stared at the sun without eclipse glasses

'Don't look': Trump briefly stared at the sun without eclipse glasses

Trump , extend their sincerest congratulations and well wishes to all of this year's award recipients for their many accomplishments". But of course, Donald Trump is never a man to do things normally and abandoned his protective glasses and sneaked a peek up at the eclipse, risking damage to his eyes.


Rally to remove UNC's 'Silent Sam' has University leaders' attention

Rally to remove UNC's 'Silent Sam' has University leaders' attention

Confederate statues have been the focus of protests since a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville on August 12 resulted in the death of Heather Heyer, who was struck and killed by a vehicle there. UNC officials sent a letter to Cooper asking him to convene the N.C. Historical Commission to decide the ultimate fate on Silent Sam, writing, "our assessment is that there are real safety and security risks associated with either taking the statue down or leaving it up".


Trump applauds protesters 'speaking out against bigotry and hate'

Trump applauds protesters 'speaking out against bigotry and hate'

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh pointed out that some of those invited to speak "spew hate". "Our country will soon come together as one". President Donald Trump on Saturday took to Twitter to voice his opinion on the counter-protests. This story was first published on CNN .com, " Trump applauds Boston protesters for 'speaking out against bigotry and hate.' ". "Police are looking tough and smart!" In addition, two Virginia State Police troopers died in a helicopter crash relating to the ...