At least one person was killed and another injured in Marseille on Monday when a van crashed into two bus shelters in different parts of the French city, police said, in an incident not being treated as terrorism at this stage. U.S.
With a dozen deep bongs, Britain’s Big Ben sounded the hour for the last time Monday before falling silent for repair work due to last almost four years. Washington Post
Police in Finland on Monday requested that five Moroccan men be held in pre-trial detention following their arrest after a knife attack in the city of Turku killed two and injured eight. U.S.
The NBA has asked the Lakers to provide "any correspondence pertaining to" George, his agent and his parents. Indianapolis Star
The sale would increase Totalâs overall production by 160,000 barrels a day in 2018 and make it one of the largest operators of offshore rigs in northwest Europe. U.S.
Losing the famous U.S. brand to China may not be acceptable to Washington. CNBC
The attitude of people around Charlottesville—the silent majority—deserves to be noted. The Daily Signal
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price says China has been an "incredible partner" in cracking down on synthetic opioids seen as fueling fast-rising overdose deaths in the United States. Bloomberg.com
China has been an "incredible partner" in cracking down on synthetic opioids seen as fueling fast-rising overdose deaths in the United States, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Monday during a visit to the country considered the source of many of the deadly substances... ABC News
The Steelers remain without Le’Veon Bell for the time being, which leaves plenty of work for the team’s other running backs to do in practice and in the team’s preseason games. On… ProFootballTalk
Here’s everything that stood out — for the right reasons, and the wrong ones — in Sunday’s preseason action. SBNation.com
Kylie Jenner opened up about Tyga on Life of Kylie this week. She also gushed about her new man and his supposed obsession over her. The Hollywood Gossip
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been leaking like crazy lately, and a new leak has just popped up. If you take a look at the provided image down below, you w AndroidHeadlines.com |
It’s not like it was the bestest kept secret in the universe, but the Galaxy Note 8 just starred in its biggest leak yet. Samsung briefly posted the phone on its website a few days ago, or just eno… BGR
A police investigation is currently underway after a woman was killed when a car rammed into people at a bus stop in Marseille. Nerdcore Movement
Danish inventor Peter Madsen has said he "buried" missing reporter Kim Wall at sea, police say. BBC News
Today is all about the eclipse, and thereâs a viewing option for almost anyone. Elsewhere, Acorn TV heads to India with an escapist medical melodrama. Washington Post
With (fully protected) eyes on the skies, we watch for the moon to pass in front of the sun. Washington Post
Watch live: London landmark Big Ben set to fall silent euronews
MPs gather to hear the final chimes before the bell is silenced for £29m renovation of the Elizabeth Tower the Guardian
The Latest on a van ramming two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille (all times local): Washington Post
Cathay Pacific Airways (0293.HK) said on Monday it has agreed to buy 32 new planes from Airbus Group (AIR.PA) at a list price of $4.06 billion, just a week after it posted its worst first-half loss in at least two decades as it continued to lose customers. U.S.
U.S. stock futures turn higher on Monday, as Wall Street, faced with little in the way of economic data or corporate earnings, focuses instead on geopolitical events. TheStreet
Madsen said that he buried Kim Wall at sea. Washington Post
Danish police say that the owner of a home-built submarine has told investigators that a missing female Swedish journalist died onboard in an accident, and he buried her at sea in an unspecified location. Washington Post
But French police said the incident was not initially treated as a terrorism investigation. Washington Post
Experts estimate a thirty-five-per-cent chance of a U.S. civil war over the next ten to fifteen years. What do historians of the Civil War think? The New Yorker
Kylie Jenner is one smitten kitten. On tonight’s episode of ‘Life Of Kylie,’ the reality star gushed over her sizzling romance with Travis Scott — who is totally ‘obse… Hollywood Life
What was supposed to be an amicable departure for the presidentâs chief strategist became a messy exit after public furor over the presidentâs response to a race-fueled melee. Twitter
Dokalam solution soon; forces have might to protect borders:HM miamiherald
Jerry Lewis, the slapstick-loving comedian, innovative filmmaker and generous fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, died Sunday after a brief illness, said his publicist, Candi Cazau. He was 91. WQAD.com
People gathering to oppose Unite the Right demonstration say they were hit with pepper spray and lighter fluid in clash on University of Virginia campus the Guardian
Charlottesville, Va., continues to recover after white supremacists rallied and three people died. NPR has the latest on investigations into the motorist who rammed his car into counter protesters. NPR.org
It’s been a big summer for Vive and our ever-growing VR Ecosystem, and we’re ramping up for a fantastic holiday season. Starting today (8/21), we are reducing the price of Vive by $200. The high-end, PC-based consumer Vive that is in market today, and will be for the foreseeable future, will now be available for $599. All Vive purchases come Read more VIVE Blog
Chinese and Indian troops came to blows in the western Himalayas on August 15 amid another border dispute between the two countries farther east. Business Insider France
The U.S. said it’s slashing visa services in Russia after the Kremlin ordered it to cut two-thirds of staff at its embassy and consulates as relations between the former Cold War rivals spiraled. Bloomberg.com
The U.S. Embassy in Russia is temporarily suspending processing non-immigrant visas applications in response to Russia’s expulsion of American diplomats Washington Post
Russia ordered U.S. diplomatic staff in the country cut by nearly two-thirds following Congress approval of new sanctions. Washington Post
These companies sold prescription narcotics chemically akin to heroin and did so on a massive scale. WCPO
The Ministry of Health is advising the public to be cautious during the partial solar eclipse that will occur today.Jamaicans are being urged not to look at the sun during the eclipse as this can cause damage to the retina."It is important that... The Repository
Without proper safety measures, the solar eclipse set to sweep across the U.S. next week could be the last thing you see with decent vision. The Repository
European markets edged lower on Monday morning as geopolitical uncertainty trickled over from Asian trading, though mining stocks helped to limit losses. CNBC
University of Texas President Greg Fenves said such monuments have become "symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism." NBC News
The U.S. Embassy in Russia will suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas in Moscow for eight days from Wednesday and will stop issuing visas at its consulates elsewhere in Russia in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff, the embassy said Monday. Washington Post
The US embassy in Russia is suspending all “nonimmigrant visa operations” in Russia as of August 23. Visa operations will be resumed only in the main embassy building in Moscow on September 1. RT International
The United States said on Monday it was scaling back its visa services in Russia after Moscow ordered it to sharply cut its diplomatic staff in retaliation over new U.S. sanctions. U.S.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized her predecessor, Gerhard Schroeder, on Monday for taking a new job at Russian oil producer Rosneft and said she did not intend to take any posts in industry once she leaves politics. U.S.
Yahoo News went into the crowd in Boston Saturday and talked to mostly right-wing marchers for “free speech” and to mostly progressive counterprotesters. CNN
Opacity about visitor logs means the courts may have to step in. Washington Post