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Thousands gather for candlelight vigil in Charlottesville

People rallying against white supremacists. Date : August 17, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network VIRGINIA, U.S. - Following the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer, who was killed in the violence that broke out at a rally organized by white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, thousands gathered for a peaceful candlelight vigil on Wednesday night. The vigil came five days after the violent white nationalist rally, in which protesters locked horns with counter-protesters, leading the Heyer’s death and 19 others being injured. Addressing mourners ...Full Story

POLITICS

White nationalists march in Virginia, chant Nazi slogans

Date : August 13, 2017 Reporter : BNN The groups chanted Nazi slogans and held torches VIRGINIA, U.S. - Hundreds of white nationalists as part of various groups gathered under the banner of ‘Unite the Right’ and held marches at the University of Virginia, in Charlottesville. The groups chanted Nazi slogans ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Republicans hate it, Democrats hate it - But Trump does not!

Date : August 2, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Defending his use of Twitter WASHINGTON, U.S. - Republicans might fear it, Democrats might despise it - but Donald Trump loves it and so he shall continue doing it. Defending his use of Twitter, something that has come under harsh criticism ever since he ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

WB predicts decline in oil supplies from non-OPEC countries

Date : April 27, 2016 Reporter : Trend WB latest Commodity Markets Outlook April 27 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: The World Bank (WB) predicts a decline in oil supplies from the non-OPEC countries by 0.7 million barrels per day in 2016 mainly due to a decrease in production at the US onshore fields, said WB ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Charlottesville and Trump: Hatred and violence grips America

Date : August 13, 2017 Reporter : BNN Virginia as White Nationals staged VIRGINIA, U.S. - On Saturday, the violence that broke out in Charlottesville, Virginia as White Nationals staged a controversial march and were met with opposers shocked not only the rest of the country but also the world.  The ...Full Story

HISTORY

U.S. Republicans divided after second healthcare bill collapses

Date : July 18, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Trump calling for an outright repeal of Obamacare PanARMENIAN.Net - Republicans in the U.S. Congress were in chaos over healthcare legislation after a second attempt to pass a bill in the Senate collapsed late on Monday, July 17, with President Donald Trump calling for an outright ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Thousands gather for candlelight vigil in Charlottesville

Date : August 17, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network People rallying against white supremacists. VIRGINIA, U.S. - Following the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer, who was killed in the violence that broke out at a rally organized by white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, thousands gathered for a peaceful ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

The American political drama that has magnified silently in the background: Trump v/s Obama

Date : July 2, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Fourth Congress of the Indonesian Diaspora JAKARTA, Indonesia - Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. out of the landmark Paris climate agreement, didn’t go down well with many political and business leaders across the world and more so in the U.S. His ...Full Story

EDUCATION

FacebookTweetEmailShareThisUS Cities, States, Businesses Back Climate Change Agreement

Date : June 3, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Klimate agreement signed in Paris U.S. President Donald Trump said he represented "the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris" when he announced the U.S. withdrawal from the historic climate agreement signed in the French capital.   But Bill Peduto, ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Google engineer who wrote memo on gender differences fired

Date : August 9, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Google diversity policies CALIFORNIA, U.S. - A Google engineer who created a firestorm across Silicon Valley after he wrote an internal memo blasting the web company’s diversity policies, has now been fired. Google has said that it fired the employee ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Top ten airports in world revealed

Date : September 10, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Beijing remains hot on the heels of Atlanta MONTREAL, Canada - While Middle East carriers such as Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways are making robust inroads into international air travel, the North America region still handles more passengers and cargo than any other ...Full Story

SPORTS

Rio 2016 - Margarita Mamun is the current World Record holder

Date : August 23, 2016 Reporter : The Daily Star/ ANI A win for two countries One of the best rhythmic gymnasts in the world, Margarita Mamun won the individual all-around gold in Rio de Janeiro and helped Russia win the competition for the fifth straight Olympics. A score of 76.483 was enough for her to finish ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Trump’s working vacation watched curiously by Americans

Date : August 9, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network 17-day getaway has become nothing short of a reality show NEW JERSEY, U.S. - U.S. President Donald Trump’s 17-day getaway has become nothing short of a reality show for America that is watching its president’s moves closely and curiously.  Trump, who is currently on day ...Full Story

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