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  1. City Council's divided vote opens door for 2020 RNC in CharlotteTue, 17 Jul 2018 01:04:40 +0000
    Charlotte is another step closer to landing the Republican National Convention in 2020 despite strong debate among some city leaders and residents over hosting the political event. During a Charlotte City Council special meeting on Monday, called so that council members could vote on items that would open the door for the Republican National Committee's selection of Charlotte as its convention site in two years, a highly divided council voted to allow the city to move forward with awarding contracts More...
  2. Kannapolis 2.0 launched; local developers, industry plan millions of improvements, new projects of their ownMon, 16 Jul 2018 18:58:12 +0000
    Now, developers, business and industry, homebuilders and shopping center builders are planning millions of dollars in development, particularly in western Kannapolis, although much of it is not directly connected to the remake of downtown. More...
  3. Australian fitness concept to make Charlotte debutMon, 16 Jul 2018 18:56:24 +0000
    A popular Australian fitness concept is headed to the Queen City. Katie and Jim Williams have signed on as franchisees for F45 Training, which got its start in Sydney, Australia. We just see the need for additional fitness options, Jim Williams says. I think it will have the same success here that it had in Sydney. The couples first location is slated to open in November at 500 East Morehead Street. The fitness studio will occupy roughly 2,500 square feet. Plans also call for a More...
  4. More residential projects proposed on fringes of Mecklenburg CountyMon, 16 Jul 2018 18:54:26 +0000
    More residential projects on the northern and southern edges of Charlotte are on the table for City Council review, with a continued focus on apartments and townhouses. Developers R2 Development, Dependable Development and NVR recently filed rezoning petitions with the city to build denser residential projects, a hot product type in this expansion period. But as infill sites close to the urban core get snapped up and developed and more expensive real estate companies are turning their eye More...
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  1. Trump, at Putin’s Side, Questions U.S. Intelligence on 2016 ElectionTue, 17 Jul 2018 02:43:06 GMT
    At the end of their first summit meeting, Mr. Trump would not say whether he believes American intelligence agencies or Mr. Putin about Russian electoral interference. More...
  2. After the Summit, the News ConferenceMon, 16 Jul 2018 17:17:10 GMT
    During a news conference with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, President Trump would not say whether he believed Russia meddled with the 2016 presidential election. More...
  3. Putin Says Democrats Are to Blame for ‘Manipulations’ of Their PartyTue, 17 Jul 2018 00:28:11 GMT
    In a Fox News interview, the Russian president said the hacked Democratic emails showed the truth — that the party leadership favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders. More...
  4. news analysis: Trump Sheds All Notions of How a President Should Conduct Himself AbroadTue, 17 Jul 2018 01:52:06 GMT
    Rather than defend America against those who would threaten it, he attacked his own citizens and institutions while hailing the leader of a hostile power. More...
World News Network
  1. Facebook shielding far-right activists, under-age accounts: ReportTue, 17 Jul 2018 05:54 GMT
    London, July 17 (IANS) Moderators at Facebook are protecting far-right activists, preventing their Pages from being deleted even after they violate the rules set up by the social media giant, the media reported. The process called "shielded review" was uncovered by Channel 4 Dispatches - a documentary series that sent an undercover reporter to work as a content moderator in a Dublin-based Facebook contractor. "In the documentary, a moderator... More...
  2. Heatwave blankets Japan, kills 14 people over long weekendTue, 17 Jul 2018 05:49 GMT
    TOKYO (Reuters) - An intense heatwave killed at least 14 people over a three-day long weekend in Japan, media reported on Tuesday, and high temperatures hampered the recovery in flood-hit areas where more than 200 people died last week. ...... More...
  3. UK To Start Launching Rockets From Scottish Spaceport In 2020sTue, 17 Jul 2018 01:55 GMT
    The UK Space Agency has announced that Britain will be getting its very own launch pad, set to open in the early 2020s, IFL Science reports. The agency announced Sunday that the spaceport would be located in Sutherland, a remote peninsula on Scotlands north coast. Initial funding of $3.3 million has been given to the Highlands and Islands Enterprise to develop the site. This spaceport grant will help kick-start an exciting new era for the UK space industry, Graham Turnock, Chief Executive of the UK Space Agency, said in a statement.We are committed to supporting a commercial market for access to space in the UK, and we will continue to engage with any company who seeks to operate here.... More...
  4. Prime Minister Avoids Defeat After Making Concessions To Brexit HardlinersTue, 17 Jul 2018 01:17 GMT
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has narrowly headed off a rebellion in the House of Commons from Conservatives in favor of the United Kingdom remaining in the European Union who were unhappy that she had accepting Brexit hardliners amendments to the customs bill, The Guardian reports. The government majority was reduced to just three votes on the two most controversial amendments after leading Tory remainer Anna Soubry complained that the prime minister had lost control of events by making concessions to the right-wing European Research Group of MPs. The most important of the four amendments from the ERG, chaired by Jacob Rees-Mogg, had been designed to frustrate Mays compromise... More...
BBC News
  1. Trump-Putin summit: US president under fire over poll meddling commentsTue, 17 Jul 2018 05:12:15 GMT
    The US president defended Russia over claims it interfered in the 2016 US election. More...
  2. World Cup 2018: French football fans go crazy as team returns homeMon, 16 Jul 2018 19:01:20 GMT
    Crowds of fans lined the Champs-Elyses in central Paris to give the French World Cup winners a heroes' welcome. French president Emmanuel Macron also celebrated with the team. More...
  3. Russian woman charged with spying in the USMon, 16 Jul 2018 21:05:07 GMT
    Maria Butina is accused of infiltrating political groups on behalf of Russia, prosecutors say. More...
  4. Kilauea volcano: Flying lava injures 23 in HawaiiTue, 17 Jul 2018 04:27:01 GMT
    An explosion from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano strikes a tour boat, injuring 23 people. More...