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Stricken US destroyer arrives in Singapore after collision, 10 sailors missing
Washington Post
SEOUL — The USS John S. McCain, significantly damaged after colliding with an oil tanker three times its size off the Strait of Malacca early Monday morning, limped into the Changi Naval Base in Singapore with a large hole in its side at the waterline.
10 Missing After US Navy Ship and Oil Tanker Collide Off SingaporeNew York Times
Search underway for 10 sailors after USS John S. McCain collision near Singapore; ship has significant damageFox News
Ten sailors missing after US warship, tanker collide near SingaporeReuters
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Trump to outline Afghan strategy in national TV address
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will use a nationally televised address to outline for a war-weary nation the strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan after 16 years of combat and lives lost.
Trump to present vision for US strategy in Afghanistan warNew York Daily News
The victor, the spoils? Trump eyes Afghanistan's elusive mineral richesReuters
White House Watch: Trump Decides on Afghanistan Troop SurgeThe Weekly Standard
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The day the sun disappears is here
For complete coverage of the Eclipse of the Century go to Watch live, in virtual reality, as the eclipse moves coast to coast Monday. (CNN) It's not fake news; it's good news. It's a story that could eclipse all other stories. There is ...

US, South Korea begin computer-simulated drills amid North Korea tension
A U.S. Air Force U-2 Dragon Lady takes part in a drill at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, August 21, 2017. Lee Sang-hak/Yonhap via REUTERS. Christine Kim. 5 Min Read. SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean and U.S. forces began ...
Fresh Threats From Pyongyang As Joint Military Exercise BeginsNPR

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Winter Is Coming
Book-Reader's Recap—Game of Thrones, Episode 706—”Beyond the Wall”
Winter Is Coming
Spoiler Note: This post is intended for those who have read the books in the Song of Ice and Fire series. As such, the post itself and the comments will contain spoilers. If you haven't read the books yet, you can discuss this episode in our non-book ...
Game of Thrones season 7 finale preview reveals epic reunion (blog)
Game of Thrones Definitely Should Not Have Gone Beyond the WallE! Online
'Game of Thrones' Trailer: What to Expect From the Season 7 FinaleHollywood Reporter
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Jerry Lewis telethons raised billions for muscular dystrophy. Many cheered when he went off the air.
Washington Post
As Jerry Lewis continuously rose and fell in the eye of public opinion throughout his career, one thing remained constant: every Labor Day weekend from 1966 to 2010, he and celebrity pals such as Sammy Davis, Johnny Carson and Jack Benny would be on ...
The slapstick, the telethons, 'Laaa-dy!' — comic and philanthropist Jerry Lewis dies at 91Chicago Tribune
Jerry Lewis, Hollywood survivor, showman, dies at 91ABC News
Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91New York Daily News
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1 reportedly killed as car crashes into Marseille bus stop
CBS News
Last Updated Aug 21, 2017 5:50 AM EDT. Police in Marseille, southeastern France, detained the driver of a vehicle on Monday who crashed into two bus shelters in the city, killing one person, according to the Reuters news agency and local media. Reuters ...
1 dead after car crashes into bus stops in FranceWPXI Pittsburgh
Vehicle Rams Into Two Marseille, France Bus Stops & Claims At Least One LifeBustle
At least one killed in car-ramming at Marseille bus stopUSA TODAY
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University of Texas removes 4 Confederate statues overnight
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The University of Texas at Austin is removing four Confederate monuments that it says have become symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism, the school announced on Sunday. The university said the monuments -- which honor four figures tied ...
Confederate Statues Are Coming Down At The University Of TexasNPR
The University of Texas at Austin Is Removing the Statues of Four Figures Tied to the ConfederacyTIME
University of Texas removes four Confederate statues from campus overnightNew York Daily News
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Spain Terror: Suspect in Barcelona Attack Named as Younes Abouyaaquoub
Police in Spain say they have identified the driver of the van that careered down Barcelona's busy La Rambla thoroughfare Thursday, killing 13 and injuring more than 100. A tweet from Catalan police Monday stated they now knew who the driver was but ...

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Liberty University graduates return diplomas because of support for Trump by Jerry Falwell Jr.
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Since the early days of the 2016 presidential campaign, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. has been a staunch supporter of Donald Trump. For some students and alumni of the evangelical Christian school in Lynchburg, Va., Liberty's perceived ...
'This Week' Transcript 8-20-17: Jerry Falwell Jr. and Jeh JohnsonABC News
Prominent US Religious Conservatives Defend Trump After CharlottesvilleU.S. News & World Report
Falwell backs Trump on Charlottesville, admits president could be more 'politically correct'Fox News
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