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  • Trump says both sides to blame amid Charlottesville backlash

      New York– In a remarkable news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower, President Donald Trump blamed the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday on both sides of the conflict, equating the white supremacists on one side with the “alt-left” on the other side. “I think there is blame on both sides,” he said. “What about the alt-left that came charging at, as you say, the alt-right, do they have any semblance of guilt?” Trump said. “What about the fact […]

  • Australian body builder with rare disorder dies eating high-protein diet

    Meegan Hefford, a 25-year-old bodybuilder, was found unconscious on June 19 in her Mandurah, Western Australia, apartment, according to CNN affiliate Australia News 7. Days later, Hefford was pronounced dead. Only after her death did her family learn that Hefford, the mother of a 7-year-old girl and a 5-year-old boy, had a rare genetic disorder that prevented her body from properly metabolizing her high-protein diet. Urea cycle disorder, which causes a deficiency of one enzyme in the urea cycle, stops the […]

  • China tells U.S. and North Korea to ‘put the brakes’ on provocative actions

    China urged the US and North Korea to urgently “put the brakes” on provocative actions and words on Tuesday after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared to back away from a threat to fire missiles toward the US Pacific territory of Guam. Speaking with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday in a phone conversation, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi said peacefully solving the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula is in the interest of all relevant parties, including […]

  • Charter school could be opened near where sex offenders offered shelter in North Carolina

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The face of downtown Greensboro, North Carolina is ever-changing, and Marty Kotis’ newest project aims to continue that. The real estate developer bought the Dorothy Bardolph building in 2016, formerly a human services center, with the idea of creating a children’s district around it. The building is centrally located near the library and children’s museum, and he plans to flip the Bardolph building into a retail center and charter school. “I think it’s really exciting to bring […]

  • Map shows what the eclipse will look like from your location

    In less than a week, the sun will disappear — for a short time — across America. For a brief moment, day will turn to night. Animals big and small will go into their nighttime routines. Stars and planets will be visible, and streetlights will turn on in the middle of the day. NASA has an interactive Total Solar Eclipse map where you can zoom in and get detailed eclipse information for any location. Here are some of the things you should know […]

  • Ryan Reynolds releases statement after ‘Deadpool 2’ stunt person dies after on-set accident

    A female stunt person has died while performing a motorcycle stunt on the set of “Deadpool 2,” according to a statement from the Vancouver police. The name of the victim has not been released. A stunt driver has died on the set of Deadpool during a stunt on a motorcycle. VPD & @WorkSafeBC investigators are at the scene. — Vancouver Police (@VancouverPD) August 14, 2017 WorkSafeBC, which oversees occupational safety in the province, and The Coroners Service of British Columbia […]

  • New photos reveal more details of Charlottesville tragedy

    A photographer was on the last day of his job at the local newspaper when he captured the defining images of the violent protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. Ryan Kelly, a staff photographer for Charlottesville’s Daily Progress, snapped photos Saturday as a car barreled into a crowd of counterprotesters marching against a white nationalist rally. One woman died, and 19 people were injured. “I didn’t have any sense of details of what was happening,” Kelly, 30, told CNN’s Anderson Cooper on […]

  • Tearful Jimmy Fallon gets serious about racism

    Jimmy Fallon wasn’t playing it for laughs with his monologue Monday night. Instead Fallon, at times appearing to fight back tears, spoke from the heart about Saturday’s deadly events in Charlottesville, Virginia. While acknowledging that “The Tonight Show” is not political, Fallon opened up about the clashes in Charlottesville between white nationalists and counterprotesters. He said it was his “responsibility to stand up against intolerance and extremism.” “What happened over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, was just disgusting,” Fallon said. “I […]

  • Man stuffs puppy in trunk of car after beating, kicking it in Louisiana Walmart parking lot

    SLIDELL, LA – A Mississippi man has been arrested after he spent 10 minutes beating and kicking a puppy in the parking lot of a Louisiana Walmart. Witnesses called police when they saw 39-year-old Louis Ladner attacking a pitbull puppy around 4 p.m. on August 10, according to the Slidell Police Department. When officers arrived on the scene, they could not locate the puppy. Ladner directed the officers to the trunk of his car, where he had shoved the puppy […]

  • 3-D printer helps Missouri girl recover from brain tumor

    ST. LOUIS, MO – A 3-D printer helped a Missouri 9-year-old recover from a brain tumor. Ahnah Johnson and her mother, Hannah, were having girl’s day at a salon when Ahnah suffered seizure. After suffering four more seizures, Ahnah ended up at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital where doctors discovered she had a brain tumor. Doctors were able to print a small version of Ahnah’s brain using a 3-D printer. Doctors said 3-D printing can not only ease patients and teach […]

  • ‘Deadpool 2’ stunt person dead after on-set accident

    A female stunt person has died while performing a motorcycle stunt on the set of “Deadpool 2,” according to a statement from the Vancouver police. The name of the victim has not been released. “We are deeply saddened by the accident that occurred on the set of ‘Deadpool 2’ this morning,” 20th Century Fox said in a statement. “Our hearts and prayers are with the family, friends and colleagues of our crew member during this difficult time.” “Deadpool 2” is […]