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Trump Settles on Afghan Strategy Expected to Raise Troop Levels

New York Times - 19 minutes ago
President Trump with Defense Secretary James Mattis at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., last month. Mr. Mattis said Sunday that the president had decided on a plan for Afghanistan after a...

Carr, Mack promote unity, racial harmony during national anthem

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area - 9 hours ago
OAKLAND – All eyes shifted to the Raiders sideline Saturday night when the national anthem played. Yep, Marshawn Lynch took a seat. No shocker there. He did the same thing last week, and while he...

Another US Navy destroyer collides with a merchant ship, rescue efforts underway

Washington Post - 40 minutes ago
SEOUL — A U.S. Navy destroyer has been involved in a collision at sea, with the USS John S. McCain hitting an oil tanker near Singapore early Monday morning. It was not immediately clear whether...

The slapstick, the telethons, 'Laaa-dy!' — comic and philanthropist Jerry Lewis dies at 91

Los Angeles Times - 49 minutes ago
For decades, Jerry Lewis' star had been as bright as any comedic force in America. His partnership with Dean Martin forged the hottest comedy team of an era, and his films were embraced by...

Liberty University alumni to return degrees in protest

CNN - 14 minutes ago
(CNN) More than 200 Liberty University alumni have signed on to a Facebook group proposing they return their degrees in protest of University President Jerry Falwell Jr.'s unwavering support of...

In totality's path, eclipse mania overshadows fears of Eclipsemageddon

for now - 53 minutes ago
Ashley Ann Sander, left, and Alexandra Dowling hawk solar eclipse glasses for $10 a pair on the side of the road to tourists approaching Clayton, Ga., Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. Clayton is in the path of...

Senator who hoped for Trump assassination in post apologizes

ABC News - 4 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2014, file photo, Missouri state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal speaks on the Senate floor in Jefferson City, Mo. Chappelle-Nadal says she posted and then deleted a comment on...

Powerball jackpot soars to whopping $650M — the third largest prize in US history

New York Daily News - 9 hours ago
The Powerball jackpot has soared to an estimated $650 million, making it the third largest in U.S. history. The payoff, fueled by intense sales after no one matched the numbers in Saturday's...

One Dead in 'Domestic Incident' at UNC's Baity Hill

Chapelboro.com - 7 hours ago
What police are describing as a “domestic incident” resulted in one fatality and multiple other injuries at UNC's Baity Hill family housing community. UNC Police are investigating after...

Magic Johnson at center of NBA probe into Paul George tampering

ESPN - 3 hours ago
The possibility of impermissible contact between Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and four-time All-Star Paul George is at the crux of an NBA probe into possible...

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Lawyer who saw Diana's death crash breaks 20-year silence to claim "other forces" were behind accident

Mirror.co.uk - 4 hours ago
A witness to Princess Diana's death crash says her chances of survival were greatly reduced by emergency service delays – and he believes “other forces” were behind the tragic accident....

CPS to crack down on social media hate crime, says Alison Saunders

The Guardian - 2 hours ago
Rhodri Philipps was convicted of sending menacing messages after he offered money on Facebook for anyone to run over anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller. Photograph: Alastair Grant/AP. Hate...

Julian Cadman confirmed dead in Barcelona terror attacks

NEWS.com.au - 10 minutes ago
JULIAN Cadman will forever be remembered as the “cheeky” boy who always brought a smile to the faces of his family. The seven-year-old has now been confirmed as one of the 14 people killed in the...

US Navy ship collides with oil tanker off Singapore

BBC News - 10 minutes ago
A US guided-missile destroyer has collided with an oil tanker off the coast of Singapore, the US Navy says. The USS John McCain was approaching the port in the Strait of Malacca, near Malaysia, when...

Cromer 'in lockdown' after travellers descend on car park and teen raped

Express.co.uk - 12 hours ago
CROMER was put on lockdown after violent disorder forced pubs and bars in the Norfolk seaside resort to shut. By Simon Osborne. PUBLISHED: 13:40, Sun, Aug 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 15:29, Sun, Aug 20,...

Antonio Conte warns Spurs: Wembley will inspire your opponents

The Guardian - 5 hours ago
Antonio Conte raises his fists in triumph at the final whistle. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images. Premier League. Antonio Conte warns Spurs: Wembley will inspire your opponents. • Chelsea...

Davis calls on EU to move Brexit talks forward amid warning of delays

Sky News - 21 minutes ago
As Britain prepares to publish five papers, it urges the EU to consider discussing trade relations along with divorce issues. 01:38, UK, Monday 21 August 2017. Britain's Secretary of State...

The slapstick, the telethons, 'Laaa-dy!' — comic and philanthropist Jerry Lewis dies at 91

Los Angeles Times - 49 minutes ago
For decades, Jerry Lewis' star had been as bright as any comedic force in America. His partnership with Dean Martin forged the hottest comedy team of an era, and his films were embraced by...

Imported pork from leading supermarkets may cause hepatitis

The Guardian - 2 hours ago
PHE stressed this 'does not infer blame on the supermarket' and along with FSA, said they will not be naming the store. Photograph: Tetra Images/Getty. Pork. Imported pork from leading...

Top US commander in Afghanistan tells troops 'we are with you' with Trump set to address nation

The Independent - 4 hours ago
Signalling that the military expects its mission to continue, the top US commander in Afghanistan has hailed the launch of the Afghan Army's new special operations corps, declaring that “we are...

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