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Chelsea Clinton defends Barron Trump against criticism over the way he dresses



Source: News | 22 Aug 2017 | 1:09 pm(NZT)

U.S. Navy announces fleet-wide probe after new warship collision; 10 sailors missing

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy announced on Monday a fleet-wide probe and plans for temporary halts in operations to focus on safety, as it searched for 10 sailors missing after the fourth major accident in the U.S. Pacific fleet this year.

Source: Reuters: Top News | 22 Aug 2017 | 12:57 pm(NZT)

When is the next total solar eclipse? 2024 'will be even better'



Source: News | 22 Aug 2017 | 12:44 pm(NZT)

Solar eclipse 2017: Millions watch once-in-a-lifetime spectacle - the best images



Source: News | 22 Aug 2017 | 12:11 pm(NZT)

Chasing the moon's shadow, 40,000ft up

BBC correspondent James Cook views the total eclipse from 40,000ft above the Pacific Ocean.

Source: BBC News - Home | 22 Aug 2017 | 12:10 pm(NZT)



Trump likely to approve modest troop increase for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is likely to open the door to a modest increase in U.S. troop numbers in Afghanistan when he lays out his strategy on Monday night for America's longest military conflict, U.S. officials said.

Source: Reuters: Top News | 22 Aug 2017 | 12:07 pm(NZT)

Solar eclipse: Donald Trump mocked for looking directly at the Sun - the funniest memes and tweets  



Source: News | 22 Aug 2017 | 11:56 am(NZT)

A majority of Americans want to preserve Confederate monuments: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A majority of Americans think Confederate monuments should be preserved in public spaces, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll, a view that is at odds with efforts in many cities to remove them.

Source: Reuters: Top News | 22 Aug 2017 | 11:55 am(NZT)

Libya crisis: Benghazi shootings video mars 'victory'

Just weeks after the Libyan city was declared liberated from Islamists, footage shows more bloodshed.

Source: BBC News - Home | 22 Aug 2017 | 11:40 am(NZT)

Can these super-crops feed Africa?

Africa's population is set to boom over the next few decades - reaching 2.5 billion people by 2050. Scientists in Kenya are trying to find ways of growing enough food for everyone.

Source: BBC News - Home | 22 Aug 2017 | 11:36 am(NZT)

Angola to vote to replace long-serving President Dos Santos

Angolans go to the polls on Wednesday as President Dos Santos steps down after 38 years in power.

Source: BBC News - Home | 22 Aug 2017 | 11:27 am(NZT)

Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United States

CHARLESTON, S.C./SHERIDAN, Oregon (Reuters) - As millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward on Monday at the extraordinary sight of a total solar eclipse, one Connecticut man had his eyes set firmly on a different prize.

Source: Reuters: Top News | 22 Aug 2017 | 11:24 am(NZT)

The Battle of Hill 70: Canada's forgotten World War One victory

A new monument will commemorate the first time a Canadian commander led Canadian troops in WW1.

Source: BBC News - Home | 22 Aug 2017 | 11:20 am(NZT)

Earthquake hits historic Italian island of Ischia, killing 1 and causing buildings to collapse



Source: News | 22 Aug 2017 | 11:10 am(NZT)

North Korea shipments to Syria chemical arms agency intercepted: U.N. report

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country's chemical weapons program were intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential United Nations report on North Korea sanctions violations.

Source: Reuters: Top News | 22 Aug 2017 | 10:36 am(NZT)

A man accused of killing a journalist on his private submarine ‘buried her at sea,’ police say


An inventor charged with killing a journalist on his personal submarine has admitted that she died on board “and that he consequently buried her at sea” off the coast of Copenhagen, police announced Monday. But Peter Madsen, who is being held by police, contends that reporter Kim Wall died in an “accident” before he threw her into the water, according to […]

Source: WorldViews | 22 Aug 2017 | 7:41 am(NZT)

A U.S. soldier who defected to North Korea in 1962 has died, his Pyongyang-born sons say

Five decades after a 21-year-old soldier from Richmond named James Joseph Dresnok sprinted through the demilitarized zone and began his new life as a propaganda tool for North Korea, his Pyongyang-born sons have announced his death. Dresnok's health had been failing for years, and his sons said he died of a stroke in November. He was […]

Source: WorldViews | 22 Aug 2017 | 4:35 am(NZT)

In reversal, Cambridge University Press restores articles after China censorship row


BEIJING — Cambridge University Press reversed course Monday after facing a major backlash from academics over its decision to bow to Chinese government demands to censor an important academic journal. The British-based publisher announced Friday it had removed 300 articles and book reviews from a version of the China Quarterly website available in China at […]

Source: WorldViews | 22 Aug 2017 | 4:09 am(NZT)



‘Sad, but a happy sad’: Londoners fret about four years without Big Ben

LONDON — Big Ben rang out 12 times at noon on Monday before halting its regularly scheduled bonging for four years to allow for major renovations at the Houses of Parliament. The 13-ton bell will still sound for special occasions such as New Year’s Eve, but parliamentary officials say the bonging must be muted while […]

Source: WorldViews | 22 Aug 2017 | 4:02 am(NZT)

The USS John S. McCain was struck in some of the world’s busiest waters


After the USS Fitzgerald collided with a giant container ship in mid-June, killing seven sailors, Adm. William F. Moran, vice chief of naval operations, said that the Navy crew's lack of preparedness was partly to blame. “Clearly at some point, the bridge team lost situational awareness,” Moran said. Two months later, another destroyer from the same fleet […]

Source: WorldViews | 22 Aug 2017 | 3:03 am(NZT)

Spain attacks: Police hunt Barcelona driver

An international manhunt was underway Saturday for the driver of a van that killed 13 people in Barcelona, as police probed the wreckage of a suspected bomb factory for clues to the cell behind two terror attacks in Spain.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 20 Aug 2017 | 10:20 am(NZT)

Is Europe still a safe travel destination?

The threat of terrorism has become a grim fact of life for parts of Europe.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 19 Aug 2017 | 8:31 pm(NZT)

Finland attack: Several people stabbed in Turku

Police in Finland have shot and arrested a suspect after several people were injured in a stabbing spree in the southwestern city of Turku.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 19 Aug 2017 | 10:12 am(NZT)

Spain was under threat long before attacks, experts say

Spaniards have expressed shock over two deadly terror attacks that hit the region of Catalonia just hours apart, having enjoyed years of calm since a decades-long separatist insurgency burned out.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 19 Aug 2017 | 3:18 am(NZT)

Witness: Attack sent 'tidal wave' of people running from scene

People on the scene recount what it was like as a van plowed through a crowded plaza in a popular Barcelona area

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - World | 18 Aug 2017 | 1:45 pm(NZT)















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