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Trump stands by remarks on Charlottesville: 'George Washington was a slave owner'

Trump stands by remarks on Charlottesville: 'George Washington was a slave owner'Trump had a heated debate with reporters over the violence that took place in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend and said there was "blame on both sides."

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:18:15 -0400
Could Trump's Comments Lead To a GOP Presidential Primary?

Could Trump's Comments Lead To a GOP Presidential Primary?Trump's media availability drew intense criticism from the right. Former GOP Rep. David Jolly says today may be the start of a primary movement to replace Trump. He joins O'Donnell and Jarvis DeBerry to discuss Trump's long pattern of bigoted behavior.

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:21:32 -0400
Man beaten at protest says police were indifferent to attack

Man beaten at protest says police were indifferent to attackMcLEAN, Va. (AP) A Virginia man says police failed to come to his aid as he was beaten by white supremacists during Saturday's violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, that led to three deaths.

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:32:45 -0400
Nigeria suicide bombers kill 28, wound 82

Nigeria suicide bombers kill 28, wound 82Three women suicide bombers blew themselves up at the entrance to a camp for displaced people in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, killing 28 people and wounding 82, local sources said. The attack -- the latest in a string of assaults in the troubled region -- took place in the town of Mandarari, 25 kilometres (15 miles) from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, said Baba Kura, a member of a vigilante force set up to fight jihadists. "Three female bombers triggered their explosive outside of the IDP (internally displaced persons) camp... killing 28 people and wounding 82 others," Kura said.

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:10:42 -0400
U.S. court rules Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood funding

U.S. court rules Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood fundingA U.S. appeals court on Wednesday reversed a ruling that prevented Arkansas from cutting off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood following the release of controversial videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis reversed a ruling forbidding Arkansas from carrying through with Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson's directive to suspend Medicaid reimbursements to a Planned Parenthood affiliate.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:41:53 -0400
SeaWorld Orca Dies After Long Battle With Lung Infection

SeaWorld Orca Dies After Long Battle With Lung InfectionAn orca at SeaWorld San Diego was euthanized Tuesday evening after a long battle with a bacterial respiratory infection.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:55:40 -0400
The Latest: Critic: Removing Confederate statues was wrong

The Latest: Critic: Removing Confederate statues was wrongBALTIMORE (AP) The Latest on the removal of Confederate monuments in Baltimore (all times local):

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:21:20 -0400
Dizzying artwork video uses oil, paint, and soap to create otherworldly movement

Dizzying artwork video uses oil, paint, and soap to create otherworldly movementThese dizzying images use oil, soap and paint to create movements that feel otherworldly, and seem to psychedelically burst from their surroundings.

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:07:36 -0400
How To Wash Radioactive Material From Your Body After A Nuclear Blast

How To Wash Radioactive Material From Your Body After A Nuclear BlastAccording to certain guidelines, hair conditioner could bind radioactive material to your hair after exposure.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:04:58 -0400
Top Military Leaders Who Advise President Trump Speak Out Against Racism

Top Military Leaders Who Advise President Trump Speak Out Against Racism"No place for racial hatred or extremism"

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:25:54 -0400
Robert E. Lee's Descendant Denounces White Nationalists

Robert E. Lee's Descendant Denounces White Nationalists"We don't want people to think that they can hide behind Robert E. Lee's name for these senseless acts of violence."

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 21:07:05 -0400
Jeff Sessions says Charlottesville car attack 'could be a hate crime'

Jeff Sessions says Charlottesville car attack 'could be a hate crime'Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the attack on counter-protesters at a neo-Nazis rally in Charlottesville "could be considered a hate crime". Mr Sessions said federal authorities were waiting for more details from the investigation before filing charges over the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer who was killed when a car ploughed into a group of anti-fascist protesters at the white supremacist event last week.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:02:03 -0400
Grace Mugabe claims diplomatic immunity in S.Africa assault case

Grace Mugabe claims diplomatic immunity in S.Africa assault caseZimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe has claimed diplomatic immunity after being accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model, South African police said Wednesday, in an incident that could test cross-border relations. The 52-year-old wife of President Robert Mugabe is accused of attacking Gabriella Engels on Sunday evening at a Johannesburg hotel where the first lady's two sons were staying. Engels has registered a police case alleging assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm, saying she suffered deep cuts to her forehead and the back of her head.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:40:36 -0400
India, China soldiers involved in border altercation: Indian sources

India, China soldiers involved in border altercation: Indian sourcesBy Sanjeev Miglani and Fayaz Bukhari NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Indian and Chinese soldiers were involved in an altercation in the western Himalayas on Tuesday, Indian sources said, further raising tensions between the two countries which are already locked in a two-month standoff in another part of the disputed border. A source in New Delhi, who had been briefed on the military situation on the border, said soldiers foiled a bid by a group of Chinese troops to enter Indian territory in Ladakh, near the Pangong lake. Some of the Chinese soldiers carried iron rods and stones, and in the melee there were minor injuries on both sides, the source said.

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:57:41 -0400
New tower fuels concerns over changing face of San Francisco

New tower fuels concerns over changing face of San FranciscoSAN FRANCISCO (AP) More than 60 stories above the ground, construction workers climb makeshift stairs and cross narrow steel planks to put the finishing touches on Salesforce Tower, now San Francisco's tallest building.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:31:02 -0400
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