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Gov. Cooper: UNC Can Take 'Immediate Measures' to Remove Silent Sam Monument

It was signed by the UNC system's president, the chairman of the board that runs the UNC system, the chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill and the chairman of the board at UNC-Chapel Hill. The Confederate monument at the edge of UNC's campus has always been a site of protests, including one that occurred a day after the violence in Charlottesville that resulted in the death of one woman and two state police officers whose helicopter went down.

Bus Stop Info Released for School Year

Cleveland said the new app has been easy to use . "Please be mindful that parents should still adhere to their child's bus schedule". Students who must cross the roadway to board the bus must watch for their driver to give the "thumbs-up" signal and look both ways to ensure traffic has come to a complete stop before crossing the road.

Boy sent home from school over long hair

A four-year-old boy was excited to go to school... but then, the school sent him home. By day three, he was sent home and no longer allowed in class because of the length of his hair. The school policy clearly states the conditions for boys: above the eyes, ears and neck. Oates said on Friday the school reminded her that documentation for her son was needed and asked her to have it by Monday.

Sexual activity on flight to McCarran investigated by Las Vegas police

Officials from McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, have asked the owners of corporate planes to make parking reservations ahead of time if they are planning to attend the upcoming fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr . John Liberty told KSNV-TV . "They were all over each other". After the couple was identified, all the information will allegedly be turned over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Total solar eclipse moves across US

Several minor-league baseball teams - one of them, South Carolina's Columbia Fireflies, outfitted for the day in glow-in-the-dark jerseys - briefly suspended play. At this stage the temperature dropped, birds quietened down and prepared to roost, and crickets chirped. People enjoyed the eclipse while meeting new members of the community.

More than 500 Evacuated Due to Fire in Russian Federation

A source in the regional department of the Russian Emergencies Ministry told TASS that, according to the latest reports, as many as 107 buildings, including 83 homes, have been damaged, the source said. Open Russia has quoted residents as saying that men who introduced themselves as representatives of construction companies had tried to get them to leave the area, offering them financial compensation that was much lower than the cost of land in the city center or threatening to burn their ...

Cardinal Parolin 'to build bridges and dialogue in Russia'

Cardinal Pietro Parolin arrived in Moscow on August 21 for an official visit slated to include a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Cardinal Parolin remarked that some sources of tension between the Vatican and Russian Federation remain unresolved, including the provision of residency permits for Church personnel in Russian Federation and the "restitution of several churches necessary for the pastoral care of Catholics in the country".

42 civilians dead in US-led strikes in Syria's Raqa

More than half of the city has been claimed by the coalition US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces . The SDF surrounded and isolated Raqqa , considered the Islamic State's Iraqi capital, before launching its offensive to recapture the city - similar to what Iraqi security forces are doing in their ongoing offensive toward Tal Afar .

Showers and thunderstorms, high near 86 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Gusty winds will be the primary threat with any of these storms, but we could see some pockets of heavy rain. Heavy rainfall could also lead to localized flash flooding in some areas. Daytime high temperatures will soar into the middle and upper 80s, a few select communities might even hit 90°. Highs will range in the mid-upper 70s with flawless conditions.

Hezbollah extends its battlefield against ISIS to Lebanon

This video was shared by the Lebanese Army and is described as showing advances against Islamic State in Ras Baalbek and Qaa , two of the last remaining IS strongholds in the country. On Friday, the Lebanese army said it had discovered surface-to-air missiles in a weapons cache left by the Nusra militants in an area captured by Hezbollah and then taken over by the army.

Provident Financial shares plunge after second profit warning

Manjit Wolstenholme, Executive Chairman, commented: "I am very disappointed to have to announce the rapid deterioration in the outlook for the home credit business". Tesco was the standout gainer on the FTSE as it came out way ahead in terms of market share at 27.8%, although this was down a touch from 28.1% a year ago.

Manhunt underway to find escaped inmates who stole transport van in Oklahoma

Tuesday and took the van on US 412 north of Fairview. The transport company also had scheduled stops in Oklahoma, Colorado, and Wyoming to pick up inmates at facilities there, according to the news station. Authorities don't know where the pair was headed. Darren Walp is described as a 37 year old white male from Liberal Kansas, with a medium build. His final destination was supposed to be Seward County Sheriff's Department in Kansas.

Fiorentina striker Nikola Kalinic joins AC Milan on loan

Big-spending Milan have already signed Leonardo Bonucci , Andre Silva, Andrea Conti, Hakan Calhanoglu, Mateo Musacchio, Ricardo Rodriguez, Lucas Biglia, Franck Kessie, Antonio Donnarumma and Fabio Borini this summer, as they attempt to challenge both at home and overseas.

No war on Korean Peninsula: South Korea's Moon

Moon's commitment to a peaceful solution is even more credible since it comes right when North Korea and the U.S. appear to be each taking a step back. The drills, which began in the 1970s and involved 25,000 American and 50,000 South Korean soldiers previous year, consist mainly of computer simulations aimed at honing joint-decision making and planning and improving command operations.

Search underway for missing sailors; Navy chief orders probe

The other vessel involved in the collision was identified by the 7th fleet as the Alnic MC , now listed as a Liberian-flagged oil and chemical tanker en route to Singapore from the Port of Pyeongtaek-Dangjin in South Korea. The ship is now sailing under its own power and heading to port, it said. He later tweeted "2 clarify Re: possibility of cyber intrusion or sabotage, no indications right now ...

White House placed on lockdown after suspicious package found

It is unknown at this time if the package is related to the evacuation of the North Lawn. A spokeswoman for the U.S. Capitol Police said no hazards were found, but a man was arrested and charged with unlawful entry; the steps are off-limits to the public.

Ominous war clouds gather again in the Korean peninsula

Kim would "watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees", a North Korean statement said last week. If that was not a call for a truce, it was certainly backing off. Since then North Korea has backed off but he says American and South Korean joint military exercises could provoke North Korea . but when I asked him what the possibility of a nuclear war would be, he said not likely comparing North Korea to a threatened individual simple flexing it's muscles.

North Korea warns of nuclear war over U.S. military drills with South

As tensions escalate, South Korean President Moon Jae-in promised his citizens last week there "will be no war on the Korean Peninsula ever again". These annuals drills are often heavily criticised by North Korea, which considers such events as preparation for an actual invasion against the Kim Jong-un regime .

Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff

In 2014, the USA and South Korean defense chiefs agreed to delay shift of war-time command role to South Korean command leadership until Seoul has better military capabilities to counter the kinds of nuclear weapons and missile threats posed by North Korea.

US, South Korea begin military drill as North reacts

Have you read Trendiee Today? With the crisis at a crossroads, the annual South Korea-US joint military exercise which kicked off Monday could determine the future course of events. Earlier this month, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un suspended a plan to fire ballistic missiles close to American forces based on the Pacific island of Guam.

S.Korea, US begin annual military drills

Days after the drills, the North carried out its fifth and biggest nuclear test to date. Moon made the remark during a Cabinet meeting as the allies kicked off the annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) exercise that the communist nation has long denounced as a rehearsal for an invasion of the northern country.

Trump looks at sky during eclipse; aide shouts 'don't look'

At the peak of the solar eclipse. US President Donald Trump and Ivanka Trump have often been trolled on social media for their administration and their policies. At around the same time Trump took off his eclipse glasses (not something eye doctors would recommend) Sessions was filmed putting his on. "In a solar #eclipse, the moon passes between the sun & Earth & blocks all or part of the sun for up to about 3 hrs".

Milestone Group Inc. Has $316000 Position in Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD)

The stock rose 0.08% or $0.02 reaching $25.25. The Df Dent & Co Inc holds 1.42 million shares with $50.20 million value, down from 1.50M last quarter. (NYSE:EPD). The stock has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, November 18. The stock of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) has "Overweight" rating given on Wednesday, January 20 by Morgan Stanley.

Chelsea Clinton Defends Barron Trump

And, with everything going on in the world, do we really need to complain about the fact that the youngest Trump prefers loafers to dress shoes? The writer went onto add that the way the president's son dresses (in this particular case it was a red t-shirt and khaki shorts) isn't "normal", and it looks like he is heading on a trip to the movie theatre.

Surviving Barcelona and Cambrils attacks suspects appear at Madrid High Court

Investigators have said that the Barcelona and Cambrils terror attacks are closely linked as that was hatched in a house that the plotters had used as a bomb factory, the Telegraph reported. Three of them were arrested on August 17 and 18 in the northern Catalan town of Ripoll. The four living members were facing the National Court in Madrid on Tuesday.

Manyi to buy Gupta media assets

There have been numerous allegations of state capture and corruption, which included kick back scandals involving tech companiesSoftware AG and SAP , levelled at the Gupta's following the controversial Gupta Leaks, a series of emails between the family and supposed business partners across South Africa.

U.S. treasury secretary's wife draws heat for bragging about wealth, shaming woman

In the photo, she is leaving a government plane, with Mnuchin close behind. "I'm pretty sure we paid more taxes toward our day "trip" than you did". She went on to call the commenter's response "passive aggressive" and "nasty" before ending her retort with a suggestion that the critic, "go chill out and watch the new game of thrones".

Injured Scalise makes surprise call to GOP colleagues

He's going to be able to walk. Scalise, the No. 3 House GOP leader and his party's top vote counter, is out of the hospital but continuing to recover in a rehabilitation facility. Scalise's spokeswoman, Lauren Fine, told The Associated Press on Monday that his return to Congress will be based upon doctors' advice. The congressman has tweeted about several news stories while in recovery, including a message of support for Sen.

North Korea Warns US Against Participating in Military Exercises With South Korea

The Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise is set to run from Monday through August 31 with the participation of some 17,500 United States service members, down from 25,000 past year. "I want to warn North Korea to do no more unsafe gambling", Moon said. "This right now is an exercise to make certain that we're ready to defend South Korea and our allies over there", Mattis told reporters aboard an aircraft flying to Amman, Jordan.

Government to replace physical police verification of passport with online verification

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Singh said , the portal is a platform for citizens to file online crime related complaints and also request for antecedent verification. Under the new system, police officers will be given handheld devices that will enable them to go to an applicant's place and quickly upload their address and other details into the network, he said.

Clare Average Rents Rise By Over €100 Per Week

This is down nearly 20% from the same date a year ago, which is a new low for stock availability. The latest report from Daft .ie says on average rents are up 12 % but in Dublin prices are almost 20 % higher than their peak in the Celtic tiger.

Trump Administration Blacklists 4 Russian Citizens, 1 Company Over North Korea

The 16 sanctioned entities are doing business with previously sanctioned companies and people, work in North Korea's energy sector, help move North Korean workers to jobs overseas and allow the government to evade sanctions and access global financial markets, Treasury said .

USS Indianapolis, Sunk By Japanese in WWII, Found 72 Years Later

The Indianapolis delivered key components of what would become the "Little Boy" atomic bomb to the island of Tinian, the take-off point for the bomber Enola Gay's mission to Hiroshima in August 1945. As the naval flagship of the Fifth Fleet, the sunken Indianapolis was the object of many previous search efforts. "The Petrel and its capabilities, the technology it has and the research we've done, are the culmination years of dedication and hard work", said Robert Kraft, director of ...

The Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) President Sells $3695050.00 in Stock

It has underperformed by 10.29% the S&P500. Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Delta Air Lines, Inc., where 1 6 analysts have given a Buy signal, 1 said it's a HOLD. Massachusetts Finance Service Com Ma holds 2.88 million shares. About 1,458 shares traded. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.305 per share.

Trump calls Graham statement 'disgusting lie'

President Donald Trump on Thursday started his morning by lashing out at Sen. "He just can't forget his election trouncing", he said. Graham released a statement saying he does not endorse parts of Trump's response to the violence that broke out in Charlottesville, Va .

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