Electronics

Trump announces new strategy for Afghanistan that calls for a troop increase – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

President Trump on Monday sought to rally the nation in support of a new strategy for the U.S. war in Afghanistan, taking greater ownership of a protracted conflict that he had long dismissed as a waste of time and resources. Trump’s plan involves a modest increase of several thousand troops and the president said success would be determined by conditions on the ground and not dictated by a specific timeline….

A Total Solar Eclipse Leaves a Nation in Awe – New York Times

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Mr. Trump at first glanced up at the sun without wearing protective glasses, ignoring the shouts of an aide below. Later he and the rest of the family donned the glasses and watched the partial eclipse for about a minute and a half before going inside. Advertisement Continue reading the main story In St. Louis, the largest metropolitan area along the eclipse path, the northern boundary of totality sliced diagonally…

Ohio judge shot in ‘ambush’ carried out by father of man convicted in Steubenville rape case, officials say – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Jefferson County (Ohio) Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. (WTOV-TV via AP) An Ohio judge was shot Monday morning outside his courthouse in an ambush attack that ended when the judge and a probation officer returned fire, killing the attacker, authorities said. Police said a man apparently waiting for Judge Joseph J. Bruzzese Jr., who sits on the Jefferson County Court of Common Pleas, ran up to the judge and began shooting when…

After Dangerous Collisions, Navy Will Pause for Safety Check – New York Times

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

“That gives great cause for concern that there’s something out there that we’re not getting at,” Admiral Richardson told reporters at the Pentagon during a brief news conference. Photo The John S. McCain being guided by a tugboat outside Changi Naval Base in Singapore on Monday. Credit Roslan Rahman/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Off the Singapore coast, search teams scrambled on Monday to determine the fate of the missing sailors…

‘We are all just mind-boggled:’ scenes from the total solar eclipse of 2017 – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

For one brief moment, day became night. And the sun was replaced by a black circle — ringed on all sides with gleaming white fire. As the Great American Eclipse made landfall in the tiny coastal town of Newport, Ore., the rowdy crowd that gathered on its beach was stunned by the sight into an eerie silence. In Casper, Wyo., a man blew a shofar, as others rang bells and…

Yes, Donald Trump really did look into the sky during the solar eclipse – CNN

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

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