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Antonio Williams (25) was charged with three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of second-degree murder of in the deaths of his sister Nadiara Janae Withers (6) and their cousins Ariana Elizabeth Decree (9) and Ajayah Royale Decree (6).
  • What's 'alt-left'? Experts say it's 'made-up term'

    What's 'alt-left'? Experts say it's 'made-up term'

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    Not all of those people were neo-Nazis , believe me. The strategy forum, which is led by Blackstone Group LP's Stephen Schwarzman, planned to inform the White House Wednesday before making the announcement public, according to another person familiar with the matter, who wasn't authorized to discuss the news publicly .
  • Malala Yousafzai 'so excited' to go to Oxford

    Malala Yousafzai 'so excited' to go to Oxford

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    INSPIRATIONAL Malala Yousafzai who was gunned down by the Taliban for going to school has won a place to study at Oxford University. An advocate for girls' education and women's equality and also the United Nations messenger of Peace will be pursuing her higher studies in the University of Oxford.
  • U.S. says still interested in dialogue with NKorea

    U.S. says still interested in dialogue with NKorea

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    Trump warned North Korea last week it would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States, prompting North Korea to say it was considering plans to fire missiles toward Guam . air force bases. The North's leader Kim Jong-Un said Tuesday, August15, he would "watch a little more" before making a decision on the Guam missile launch, a declaration Trump lauded as " very wise ".
  • Sierra Leone Mudslide: Mass Burial Conducted For Hundreds Of Victims

    Sierra Leone Mudslide: Mass Burial Conducted For Hundreds Of Victims

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    Reports from the International Red Cross indicate that at least 312 people have been killed and more than 2,000 have been left homeless in flooding and mudslides near Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown . The first Israeli aid packages arrived and west African governments delivered cash and rice. Flooding is not unusual in Sierra Leone, where unsafe housing in makeshift settlements can be swept away by heavy rains.
  • Bushes 'pray for Charlottesville' and 'reject racial bigotry'

    Bushes 'pray for Charlottesville' and 'reject racial bigotry'

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    Trump also claimed that the nationalist protesters, who chanted "blood and soil" and "Jews will not replace us", had "very quietly" spoken out against the removal of a Confederate statue. May has been widely criticised by political opponents in Britain for her efforts to cultivate close ties with Trump since he took office in January.
  • Trump to make ObamaCare payments to insurers for August

    Trump to make ObamaCare payments to insurers for August

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    If Obamacare-entering its fifth open enrollment period this fall-is so fragile that losing a few million dollars of advertising will tank insurance markets, what does that say about the stability, let alone the wisdom, of the law in the first place? There are three ways his administration is helping things along, and three ways California is trying to counteract the federal moves (see video).
  • Korean leader's 'wise' decision to halt Guam missile test

    Korean leader's 'wise' decision to halt Guam missile test

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    And not one to leave the last word on the table, on Friday, Trump tweeted, "military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely". But that may be only a pretense. Today is a public holiday in North Korea (Liberation of the Fatherland Day - marking the end of World War II). It would be a test of the Hwasong-12, a new missile the country flight-tested for the first time in May.
  • European stocks slide amid US-North Korea tensions

    European stocks slide amid US-North Korea tensions

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    The last time the S&P closed down more than 1 percent was May 17 when it fell 1.8 percent. Platinum fell 1.2 percent to $968.50 after hitting a five-month high on Friday, while palladium rose 0.1 percent to $893.40. The Asian markets are poised to build on this momentum", said Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at Think Markets. If geopolitical risk and uncertainty continues to strengthen the Yen, USDJPY bears are likely to have found enough inspiration to conquer the stubborn 109.00 ...
  • Gray: Confederate statues to be removed

    Gray: Confederate statues to be removed

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    Lexington Mayor Jim Gray said he was going to unveil his relocation plan next week, but the "tragic events in Charlottesville have accelerated the announcement". According to the Herald-Leader, the Urban County Arts Review Board advocated back in November 2015 for the statues to be removed. A crowd of demonstrators stormed the site of a Confederate monument outside a courthouse in Durham, North Carolina, on Monday and toppled the bronze statue from its base.
  • Hurricane Gert to create major waves in Halifax area

    Hurricane Gert to create major waves in Halifax area

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    It is forecast to evade the USA and Bermuda, staying over water as it accelerates to the northern Atlantic and transitions into a non-tropical low pressure system. On Aug. 9, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration updates its hurricane season predictions , noting the season will be more active than initially realized.