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Author: 0 London's "Big Ben" bell to fall silent for four years

Offering his view on the situation, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said that silencing the bell was "not a national disaster or catastrophe" - and said it would be worth it so renovators can work in safe conditions. Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake, who answers his colleagues' questions on the Commission's behalf, said one concession could be allowing Big Ben to chime on more special occasions.

World Media Mainers to take part in conservative rally, counterprotest
Author: 0 Mainers to take part in conservative rally, counterprotest

In Boston , hundreds of police officers were positioned around a park where one group planned to hold a so-called Free Speech rally with right-wing speakers. The permit issued for the rally on Boston Common came with severe restrictions, including a ban on backpacks, sticks and anything that could be used as a weapon.

World Media USS John S. McCain collides with merchant ship
Author: 0 USS John S. McCain collides with merchant ship

Damage was reported to the rear left side of the ship. A search-and-rescue mission was under way involving Singaporean ships, helicopters and tug boats, as well as U.S. The Navy said the tanker involved is the oil and chemical merchant vessel Alnic MC , which is 600 feet long. The captain of the destroyer, two senior officers and at least a dozen sailors are being disciplined for the horrifying collision that killed seven sailors in June off the coast of Japan.

World Media Silva delighted as Watford comfortable winners at Bournemouth
Author: 0 Silva delighted as Watford comfortable winners at Bournemouth

The Portuguese boss that that is it also " important " that there isn't " too much pressure " put on Richarlison at this very early stage in his Watford career. Watford , meanwhile, wasted a series of good chances, with Nathaniel Chalobah the main culprit as he flashed a header over the bar in the first half and fired a shot at Asmir Begovic's legs when one on one with the goalkeeper in the second half.

World Media Trump defends Confederate statues
Author: 0 Trump defends Confederate statues

Trump's tweets came as he continued to face criticism for comments he made on Tuesday in which he blamed "both sides" of the Charlottesville protests - the white supremacists and those protesting against them - for the violence that took hold of that small Virginia city.

World Media Saudi airline fails to get Doha OK to fly Qatari haj pilgrims
Author: 0 Saudi airline fails to get Doha OK to fly Qatari haj pilgrims

The announcement to reopen the border for Qatari pilgrims came after Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received an envoy from Doha, according to the official Saudi Press Agency , in the first public high-level encounter between the nations after the crisis erupted.

World Media Janet's Planet: Don't forget to use solar eclipse glasses
Author: 0 Janet's Planet: Don't forget to use solar eclipse glasses

You'll also feel the temperature dropping. Here, we will see about 75 percent of the sun covered. If you're driving somewhere to view the eclipse, you need to allow plenty of extra time to get to your destination. Places nearby the path of the total eclipse, like Washington state, experience the total eclipse. For months, news streams across the country have been filled with commentary about The Great American Solar Eclipse that will cross over 14 states in August.

World Media US, South Korea joint drills risky: North Korea
Author: 0 US, South Korea joint drills risky: North Korea

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula soared higher after North Korea threatened last week to fire four ballistic missiles into waters just 30-40 kilometers off the US -controlled Pacific island of Guam. Pyongyang says it needs nuclear weapons to defend itself from possible invasion by its "imperialist enemy" the USA and has long sought to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the United States mainland.

World Media Amber Alert issued for missing NC girl
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued for missing NC girl

They were last seen at 1012 Frans Road in Westfield, North Carolina. Authorities say the abductor is Patrick Ryan McGraw, a white male who stands 6 ft. He was wearing a white t-shirt. The license plate is RDG2189. McGraw is possibly heading to Louisville, Ky, emergency workers say. Anyone with information on Trinity McGraw's whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Stokes County Sheriff's Office at 336-593-8787.

World Media Trump slams Boston demonstrators as 'anti-police agitators'
Author: 0 Trump slams Boston demonstrators as 'anti-police agitators'

The organizers of the rally posted on Facebook on August 15 that their movement was "dedicated to peaceful rallies" and was "in no way affiliated with the Charlottesville rally on August 12". What he means is that there's more people speaking out against hate than with hate. "It's clear today that Boston stood for peace and love, not bigotry and hate", Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said.

World Media Stone pelting reduced in Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh
Author: 0 Stone pelting reduced in Kashmir, says Rajnath Singh

Speaking at the event, Adityanath said India had been at the receiving end of terrorism for long but now, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi , "the nation has given a befitting reply to the perpetrators of extremism". "Fake currency plays vital role in fuelling naxalism and terrorism". Singh said that since its inception in 2009, the NIA has worked out 95 % of the 165 cases it investigated and secured conviction in 94%of the cases.

World Media Good job Kiran Bedi on surprise check, but where is the helmet
Author: 0 Good job Kiran Bedi on surprise check, but where is the helmet

This was the former IPS officer and the Lt. Governor of the Union Territory, Kiran Bedi who has said so after making an inspection round of the city at night. Bedi also urged the residents to approach the police by dialing 100 and connect to the PCR. Her trip was in order to assess safety of the union territory and improve in the areas required.

World Media British-Australian 7-year-old among dead in Barcelona attack
Author: 0 British-Australian 7-year-old among dead in Barcelona attack

In the immediate aftermath of the attack it was unclear what had happened to Julian, who had dual British-Australian nationality. "Your kindness was incredible during a hard time". "The FCO (foreign office), our Australian colleagues and the Spanish authorities continue to do all we can to support his family at this deeply distressing time", he said.

World Media Injuries reported after rocket strikes much-awaited Damascus business fair
Author: 0 Injuries reported after rocket strikes much-awaited Damascus business fair

A source at the hospital in Jaramana, a suburb south-west of Damascus, has told the AFP to have "seen the dead and wounded, in a state of shock" getting to the establishment. The top event on pre-war Syria's economic calendar, the fair is hosting firms from 23 countries that have maintained diplomatic relations with Damascus throughout the conflict.

World Media Family Forced to Jump Jersey Shore Drawbridge in Their Toyota RAV4
Author: 0 Family Forced to Jump Jersey Shore Drawbridge in Their Toyota RAV4

Terrence Naphys said he and his family were heading to Cape May on August 1 for a day of shopping and eating when they nearly ended up plunging 65 feet off the Middle Thorofare Bridge. Terence, his wife Jacqueline, their 16-year-old daughter Kaity, and her friend were in the auto, terrified at what could happen. "Oh, I'll never cross that bridge again", he said .

World Media Barcelona attack: Family of British boy, 7, confirm his death
Author: 0 Barcelona attack: Family of British boy, 7, confirm his death

He had been listed as unaccounted for. The 40-year-old Argentine-Spanish dual citizen had lived in Barcelona for the last 10 years, Argentina's Foreign Ministry said. A former Kent schoolboy who went missing in the Barcelona terror attack has been confirmed dead. According to the news agency, a Spanish police official said those behind the attacks had stored more than 100 gas tanks and explosive ingredients at the house in Alcanar.

World Media Md. Man Admits to Stabbing, Killing Sister, Cousins
Author: 0 Md. Man Admits to Stabbing, Killing Sister, Cousins

He's confessed to the stabbing deaths, police say. A family member arrived at the home located in the 6400 block of Brooke Jane Dr. and found the three girls dead, authorities said. Suspect Antonio Williams , 24, was taken into custody late Friday night. Williams has been charged with three counts of first and second-degree murder and other related charges.

World Media Publicist: Jerry Lewis, comedian , telethon host, dies at 91
Author: 0 Publicist: Jerry Lewis, comedian , telethon host, dies at 91

Jerry Lewis, the entertainer known for his unique slapstick humor, died August 20 . Lewis was known for his comedy routines and became enormously famous when he teamed up with Dean Martin in 1946. He raised almost $2.5 billion by the late 2000s through his telethons - he was also nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 1977 for his efforts in raising awareness and money for the disease.

World Media Can Oil Sanctions Cripple North Korea's Army?
Author: 0 Can Oil Sanctions Cripple North Korea's Army?

Kindly provide us information about the specific steps your administration is taking to advance the prospects for direct negotiations that could lower the potential for catastrophic war and ultimately lead to the denuclearization of the peninsula.

World Media Two dead after small plane crashes on its way to Oregon
Author: 0 Two dead after small plane crashes on its way to Oregon

A small plane crashed in the Willow Creek Canyon area Saturday afternoon, killing its pilot. Officials confirmed both of the plane's occupants, its pilot and passenger, died in the crash. There are several reports that the plane took off from the San Carlos airport but the names of the people on-board have not been released. The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.

Author: 0 Trump, Graham feud over President's Charlottesville response

And that is when Trump had to change his statement . When asked Friday if there was anything she would want to say to Trump, Bro said, "Think before you speak". President Donald Trump Thursday called the removal of Confederate statues and memorials "sad", days after deadly violence at a rally to protest the removal of such an effigy in Charlottesville , Virginia.

World Media Trump's favorability rating falls in three key states he won in 2016
Author: 0 Trump's favorability rating falls in three key states he won in 2016

President Donald Trump's job approval rating in three key states that helped propel him to the White House - Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin - stands below 40 percent, three new NBC News/Marist polls show, NBC News reported. The new polls also showed that just 25% of voters in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin said they felt proud of the president, and 28% of those polled in MI said the same.

World Media Tropical Storm Harvey remnants have 50 percent chance of redeveloping
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Harvey remnants have 50 percent chance of redeveloping

As of Sunday morning Harvey was only a tropical wave in the central Caribbean. A hurricane hunter aircraft is scheduled to fly into the system this evening to determine the latest on the storm. Development or not, Invest 92L could bring heavy rain to Florida. Meanwhile, Central Floridians will see a dry day Sunday as they prepare for Monday's total solar eclipse, with only 30 to 40 percent coverage of rain.

Author: 0 Barcelona Reels From Deadly Terror Attack

Spanish authorities have expanded their search across worldwide borders in the hunt for a terrorist suspect believed to be the driver in a deadly strike that killed 13 people and injured 120 on Thursday in central Barcelona . Their van, however, overturned and police quickly shot them dead, killing four right away. Mr Trapero said he could not confirm who was driving, but said investigators believed only one person was in the van.

World Media Trump Tweets Praise Boston Protest as Chance for Nation to Heal
Author: 0 Trump Tweets Praise Boston Protest as Chance for Nation to Heal

According to the Boston Police Department , 27 arrests were made. Last weekend's violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, where one woman was killed in a auto rampage after bloody street battles, ratcheted up racial tensions already inflamed by white supremacist groups marching more openly in rallies across the United States.

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