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Global Media Preparing for the First TOTAL Solar Eclipse Since 1979
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A solar eclipse is something that holds a special kind of appeal for many people. One week from Monday, the moon's shadow will block the sun from view in a total solar eclipse. Available in a two pack and single pack, the "Explore Scientific Sun Catcher" solar eclipse glasses offered by 7-Eleven are approved for viewing by the American Astronomical Society (AAS).

Global Media U.S. stocks jump as tensions with North Korea appear to ease
Author: 0 U.S. stocks jump as tensions with North Korea appear to ease

Japan's Nikkei share average tumbled to near a three-month low on Monday, recoiling in response to a stronger yen as tensions between the United States and North Korea prompted investors to dump riskier assets. "Worries about a conflict between the United States and North Korea are not completely gone, but the market seems to be settled now", said Masashi Oda, general manager at the strategic investment department at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management.

Author: 0 Kim Jong Un reviews "plans" to shoot missiles near Guam

President Donald Trump has boasted that the U.S. military was " locked and loaded ". Mr Trump reached the White House via a career in property and reality television, followed by an unprecedentedly populist election campaign that upended the United States political establishment.

Global Media PM Modi To Address Nation On 71st Independence Day
Author: 0 PM Modi To Address Nation On 71st Independence Day

Before the 70th Independence Day, the Modi-government has launched a fortnight-long celebration of Independence Day during which Union Ministers had highlighted the contributions of freedom fighters and martyrs among school children. The Congress on 14 August said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should include issues related to the economic slowdown and employment crisis in his Independence Day speech.

Global Media Shining a light on solar eclipse safety
Author: 0 Shining a light on solar eclipse safety

As the demand for solar eclipse glasses continues to spike, Amazon is issuing refunds for customers who may have bought fake protective wear. Amazon also said in the email they were refunding buyers in full. However, that's only for the places in the direct path of totality . You can't buy new eyes, so the one thing you should do is protect the ones you have.

Global Media Dunford Arrives in China
Author: 0 Dunford Arrives in China

The top US military officer and the senior American commander in South Korea vowed to press ahead with planned military drills with Seoul this month, despite claims by the North that such exercises are a direct threat to the regime in Pyongyang.

Global Media Durham protesters topple Confederate statue outside courthouse
Author: 0 Durham protesters topple Confederate statue outside courthouse

Engraved on the front of the monument is "The Confederate States of America". Protesters can be seen kicking the statue and celebrating its fall in videos taken at the scene. "People can be mobilized and people are angry", said Takiyah Thompson, one of the demonstrators. Virginia State Police officers H. Jay Cullen and Berke M.M.

Global Media Schools plan to shield students, staff from solar eclipse
Author: 0 Schools plan to shield students, staff from solar eclipse

Louis, St. Louis County and St. Charles County, have acquired eclipse glasses for all students and are planning eclipse viewings and lessons for August 21. All after-school programs will operate in those elementary schools that have them and students will remain in the building until 4:00 p.m. "Extra-curricular activities for the middle and high schools will operate as normal due to their later release times".

Author: 0 Moon breaks silence, urges North Korea to halt threats

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford arrived at the Osan Air Base, and is scheduled to meet with the leaders of US Forces Korea and South Korea President Moon Jae-in, reports CNN. In a meeting with top aides at the presidential Blue House, Moon said South Korea would work to safeguard peace on the peninsula in co-operation with the United States and other countries.

Global Media Cavaliers release 2017-18 regular season schedule
Author: 0 Cavaliers release 2017-18 regular season schedule

All of the above was done to not only protect the players, but also to improve the product on the court for the fans. The NBA is going to great lengths to prevent what was an uncomfortable, common occurrence last season: Teams resting their best players, especially on the road and in nationally televised games.

Global Media Two Canadians killed in Burkina Faso attack
Author: 0 Two Canadians killed in Burkina Faso attack

Burkina Faso's Foreign Ministry earlier said one Canadian was killed. The government said that it was a terrorist... United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the terrorist attack carried out yesterday in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.

Global Media Rebels and refugees leave Lebanon enclave for Syria
Author: 0 Rebels and refugees leave Lebanon enclave for Syria

The fighters and their families will go to another part of Syria which he did not identify. About 300 rebels belonging to a Free Syrian Army-allied group Saraya Ahl al-Sham, and 3,000 refugees will leave an Islamic State enclave near the Lebanese town of Arsal.

Global Media Willie Nelson Ends Show Abruptly Due To Health Reasons
Author: 0 Willie Nelson Ends Show Abruptly Due To Health Reasons

In August 2012, he was scheduled to perform at a fundraiser in Denver, Colorado, another high-altitude city, but concertgoers were notified that the " On the Road Again " singer was experiencing "breathing problems due to the high altitude and emphysema".

Global Media Texas A&M cancels campus event planned by white nationalist
Author: 0 Texas A&M cancels campus event planned by white nationalist

Sen. Royce West, a Dallas Democrat who is black, had planned to go to the Texas A&M campus on September 11, saying, "We will stand strong against those hate groups, neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan". After the weekend's deadly confrontations in Charlottesville, Virginia surrounding protests by white nationalists, eyes are on the University of Florida and whether a controversial speaker associated with the movement will be allowed to take the stage.

Global Media Rare white moose steps out of a fantasy, into a Swedish creek
Author: 0 Rare white moose steps out of a fantasy, into a Swedish creek

Nilsson, who is a local commissioner in Eda, Sweden and a "nature lover" said white moose are extremely rare. There are only 100 of these moose in the entire country, reported BBC News . It is thought that the Elk is either an albino, meaning it has no pigment, or has leucism, a condition similar to albinism but which doesn't affect the colour of the eyes.

Global Media Trump is 'seriously considering' a pardon for Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Author: 0 Trump is 'seriously considering' a pardon for Sheriff Joe Arpaio

However, since he is 85 years old and has no prior convictions, some attorneys doubt he will receive any jail time. On Monday, the president condemned hate groups and said racism is evil in a statement that was much more forceful than he'd made earlier after the weekend clashes in Virginia that left one woman dead after a vehicle plowed into a group of counter-protesters who opposed a rally by white nationalists.

Author: 0 War with N.Korea not imminent

Ambassador Moon criticized the Trump administration for what he said was a lack of clarity over North Korea. "Isolating the North Koreans has not halted their pursuit of nuclear weapons", Democratic Sen. A spokesman for SDF said the missiles were being deployed not to intercept missiles, but rather "just in case". The disagreement between the Washington , D.C., and Seoul , however small, is exactly what North Korea wants, according to experts who say the outlaw regime in Pyongyang ...

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