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Boston march against hate speech avoids Charlottesville chaos

BOSTON Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Boston on Saturday to protest a "free speech" rally featuring far-right speakers a week after a woman was killed at a Virginia white-supremacist demonstration. | Video

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Barcelona van attack suspect may have crossed into France: Spanish police

BARCELONA, Spain Spanish police hunting for a suspect after the Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people said on Sunday they could not rule out that he had slipped over the border into France. | Video

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Solar eclipse presents first major test of power grid in renewable era

HOUSTON As Monday's total solar eclipse sweeps from Oregon to South Carolina, U.S. electric power and grid operators will be glued to their monitoring systems in what for them represents the biggest test of the renewable energy era.

Science, U.S. Aug 19 2017

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over jailing of democracy activists

HONG KONG Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against the jailing of three young democracy activists, with many questioning the independence of the Chinese-ruled city's judiciary.

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U.S. warship Indianapolis found 18,000 feet deep in Pacific Ocean

Researchers have found the wreckage of the U.S. warship Indianapolis, which was sunk by a Japanese torpedo in the final days of World War Two, more than 18,000 feet (5.5 kilometers) below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, the Navy said on Saturday.

U.S., Japan Aug 19 2017

Bankruptcy fight over Oncor to test Warren Buffett's discipline

Warren Buffett takes pride in naming his price to buy a company, and not paying a nickel more. But the largest U.S. natural gas distribution utility, an unyielding hedge fund, and a Delaware bankruptcy judge now present one of the biggest challenges to the billionaire's legendary discipline.