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WATCH: Trump slams GOP senator amid Charlottesville criticisms.

President Trump called South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham's statement on his Charlottesville remarks "a disgusting lie" one day after two of Trump's elite advisory councils collapsed due to CEOs' protests.

- ABC News - US

Oldest American Celebrates 114th Birthday.

The oldest known living person in the United States is celebrating her 114th birthday in Pennsylvania. The state Aging Department says Delphine Gibson hit the milestone Thursday, getting a personal greeting from the governor, the AP reports. Gibson was born in South Carolina in 1903 and moved to Pennsylvania after...

- Newser - US

Widening Rift Between Trump, His Party Seen as Unprecedented.

A rift between the U.S. president and his own political party widened Thursday as Donald Trump publicly criticized two Republican senators, and another senator from the party questioned the president’s stability and competence. The latest targets of the president’s wrath are Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and ...

- Voice of America - US

Violence again spurs cities to remove Confederate monuments, but many find hurdles to doing so.

After the 2015 shooting in Charleston, South Carolina in which Dylann Roof killed nine black churchgoers, many cities removed Confederate memorials from public view.

- Washington Post - US

Total solar eclipse: USA TODAY Network will show path of totality via Instagram.

Starting on the West Coast in Oregon and ending in the South Carolina, USA TODAY Network reporters will show you the total solar eclipse on Instagram.         

- USA TODAY - US

Violence again spurs cities to remove Confederate monuments, but many find hurdles to doing so.

Following the 2015 shooting in Charleston, South Carolina in which Dylan Roof killed nine black churchgoers, many cities removed confederate memorials from public view.

- Washington Post - US

Trump hammers Lindsey Graham's 'disgusting lie' over Charlottesville criticism.

President Donald Trump slammed Sen. Lindsey Graham Thursday, calling the South Carolina senator's criticism of his handling of the deadly white supremacist rally last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, a disgusting lie.'Publicity seeking Lindsey Graham falsely stated that I said there is moral equivalency between the ...

- POLITICO - US

Snapchat video appears to show day care worker hitting kids.

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — A Snapchat video titled "nap time struggle" appears to show a worker at a church day care center in South Carolina sitting on and hitting children.

- Billings Gazette - US

Graham responds to Trump's attacks: 'You are now receiving praise from some of the most racist and hate-filled' people in the country.

REUTERS/Brian C. FrankSen. Lindsay Graham shot back at President Donald Trump on Thursday morning, continuing a spat between the two over Trump's controversial response to the weekend's white supremacist rally in Charlottesville. The South Carolina Republican, who is one of the GOP's most outspoken Trump critics, sharply ...

- Business Insider - US

Biryani-loving American comedian Jeremy McLellan takes away fond memories of Pakistan.

Photo: Jeremy McLellan FacebookAmerican stand-up comedian and a self-proclaimed ‘biryani extremist’ Jeremy McLellan had the adventure of a lifetime during his recent trip to Pakistan, where he not only lived out his wildest dreams of tucking into the spiciest food on the planet but also took away unforgettable ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Trump labels Graham's remarks on Charlottesville violence a 'disgusting lie'.

, Aug 17 : United States President Donald Trump has critisised fellow Republican and South Carolina Senator Lindsay Graham's remarks about Saturday's deadly violence in Charlottesville as a "disgusting lie"."Publicity seeking Lindsey Graham falsely stated that I said there is moral equivalency between the KKK, neo-Nazis & ...

- Sify - IN

The latest solar eclipse weather forecast: Clouds could mar view in Oregon, South Carolina

The best weather conditions will likely be from interior Oregon to Idaho, where clouds are expected to be few and far between.         

- USA TODAY - US

TRUMP DIGS IN: GOP senator, media 'totally misrepresent' what I said after Charlottesville

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais President Donald Trump is digging in on widely rebuked remarks he's made in response to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend. "Publicity seeking Lindsey Graham falsely stated that I said there is moral equivalency between the KKK, neo-Nazis & white supremacists and ...

- Business Insider - US

Trump rips senators in early morning tweets

President Trump attacked two members of Congress before 7 a.m. on Thursday, potentially complicating his already contentious relationship with the Senate: Publicity seeking Lindsey Graham falsely stated that I said there is moral equivalency between the KKK, neo-Nazis & white supremacists...... — Donald J. Trump August ...

- The Week - US

Police find baby near body of North Carolina woman

Authorities in South Carolina have rescued a baby who was found inside a parked car which also contained a dead woman.

- WRAL.com - US

Trump's Crisis of Authority

Matt Purple Politics, North America In coming on too strong, he came off as weak. One of the benefits of having a pundit as president is that when the national moment calls for a little vitriol, you've got a natural ready to go. That was the advice that I gave to Donald Trump in the UK Spectator earlier this week: turn a ...

- The National Interest - US

Totally Awesome T-Shirts to Remember the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Remember the Great American Solar Eclipse with these t-shirts featuring cities along the path of totality, from Oregon to South Carolina.

- Space.com - US

Solar eclipse weather forecast: Coastal clouds could mar view in Oregon, South Carolina

The best weather conditions will likely be from interior Oregon to Idaho, where clouds are expected to be few and far between.        

- USA TODAY - US

How a total solar eclipse happens, explained with augmented reality

With an elaborate augmented reality display, The Weather Channel set the stage for what to expect Monday when the total solar eclipse passes along the entire continental United States.  SEE ALSO: How to watch the total solar eclipse from anywhere on Earth An AR demonstration showed how the sun, moon, and Earth will align ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Solar eclipse die-hards use this clever trick to see totality longer than anyone else

ShutterstockFor the first time in nearly 100 years, the shadow of a total solar eclipse is going to sweep across the United States. The umbra — the darkest shadow cast by the moon blocking the sun — will appear in the Pacific Ocean and slice through 14 US states on Monday, August 21. Starting around 10 a.m. PDT, ...

- Business Insider - US

Republicans now have an ethical obligation to quit Trump's party

REUTERS/Jim Bourg"Many Republicans do not agree with and will fight back against the idea that the Party of Lincoln has a welcome mat out for the David Dukes of the world," said Sen. Lindsay Graham of South Carolina on Wednesday. That statement says it all — but not in the way Graham intended. Many Republicans have a ...

- Business Insider - US

Solar eclipse weather forecast: Coastal clouds could mar view in Oregon, South Carolina

The best weather conditions will likely be from interior Oregon to Idaho, where clouds are expected to be few and far between.         

- USA TODAY - US

Utility drops bid to recoup billions after bailing on plant

COLUMBIA, S.C. " A utility is suspending its request to recoup billions more from customers for a South Carolina nuclear power project it bailed on last month.South Carolina Electric & Gas on Tuesday voluntarily withdrew its...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

South Carolina sues OxyContin maker Purdue over opioid marketing

- South Carolina sued Purdue Pharma LP on Tuesday, becoming the latest state or local government to accuse the OxyContin maker of deceptive marketing practices that have contributed to a national opioid addiction epidemic.

- Reuters - US

Ex-South Carolina trooper sent to prison for shooting unarmed black motorist

A former South Carolina state trooper will serve a total of five years behind bars for shooting and injuring an unarmed black driver during a 2014 traffic stop, an incident that added to the debate roiling the country over the treatment of black men by law enforcement officers. Sean Groubert, who is...

- The Raw Story - US

Moral leadership in the wake of Charlottesville

President Trump finally denounced white supremacism on Monday, uttering a detailed if belated message that both Democrats and Republicans said was urgently needed from America's leader, given the violent weekend protests in Charlottesville, Va. Well done Mr. President,' tweeted one of his sharpest critics, Sen. Lindsey ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Ex-South Carolina trooper sent to prison for shooting unarmed black motorist

A former South Carolina state trooper will serve a total of five years behind bars for shooting and injuring an unarmed black driver during a 2014 traffic stop, an incident that added to the debate roiling the country over the treatment of black men by law enforcement officers. Sean Groubert, who is white, shot motorist ...

- Yahoo! News - US

South Carolina sues OxyContin maker Purdue over opioid marketing

South Carolina sued Purdue Pharma LP on Tuesday, becoming the latest state or local government to accuse the OxyContin maker of deceptive marketing practices that have contributed to a national opioid addiction epidemic. The lawsuit by South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson, filed in Richland County Court of Common ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Ex-South Carolina trooper who shot man gets 3 years

- Townhall.com - US

South Carolina official resigns after reported 'kill yourself or leave' remark

A South Carolina county administrator resigned Monday after he reportedly told dissatisfied employees to kill yourself or leave.'

- FOX News - US

Ex-South Carolina trooper who shot man gets 3 years

A former South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper who shot an unarmed man during a traffic stop in 2014 has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.

- FOX News - US

South Carolina sues OxyContin maker Purdue over opioid marketing

Lawsuit accuses pharma company of deceptive marketing of painkillers

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Activists are ready to bring down Confederate statues — with or without lawmakers' help

Two years ago in the scorching July heat, residents of South Carolina watched state troopers permanently lower the red and blue Confederate battle flag. The symbol was taken down only after tragedy struck Charleston; a 21-year-old white supremacist opened fire at the historic A.M.E. Church and killed nine black churchgoers. ...

- ThinkProgress - US

The Deep South has changed but segregation and discrimination remain throughout the nation

I only spent less than a year in the Bible Belts of Georgia, South Carolina and Mississippi in the early fifties and seventies, alien places for non-southerners. I first went South with the US Army before heading overseas, then as a writer, and finally as a tourist. Each time I carried with me south...

- The Raw Story - US

Fighting for LGBTQ Equality in My New Home State of Texas

This year, after 16 years of living in South Carolina, my husband and I relocated to Houston, Texas, in April. I’ve heard it said, “I wasn't born in Texas but I got here as fast as I could” and can honestly say I am starting to feel the same way. I’m no stranger to Texas. In 2015, my work was heavily ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

North Carolina woman seeks retrial in South Carolina killing

An attorney for a North Carolina woman is asking for a new trial or sentencing after she was convicted of killing her husband on a South Carolina beach.

- WRAL.com - US

Gov doubts Confederate monument removal efforts will spread to S.C.

Mayors of Baltimore and Lexington, Ky., will seek to remove monuments in their cities.         

- USA TODAY - US

This English bulldog just became the first female mascot for the Marine Corps' boot camp

Parris Island Facebook page Humans apparently aren't the only ones breaking glass ceilings. The Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, South Carolina just received it's first female mascot, according to the Marine Corps Times. The English bulldog, Opha Mae, is named after the first female Marine — Opha Mae ...

- Business Insider - US

Soaring costs and cheap natural gas deal more setbacks to the nuclear power industry

The nuclear energy industry has had a bad couple of weeks. On July 31, utilities in South Carolina announced that they are stopping work on two new reactors at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Generating Station, saying cost estimates came to more than $20 billion, almost twice what was expected. About ...

- Los Angeles Times - US

He Thought He Stepped on a Shell. Then He Saw a Shadow

Researchers say a teen appears to have suffered a shark bite on South Carolina's Hilton Head Island. Linton Suttle, 13, tells the Island Packet that he was swimming Thursday near Sea Pines Beach Club when he felt a sharp pain in his foot. His parents used photos of comparable bites...

- Newser - US

Teen Is SC Island's 4th Shark Victim This Summer

Researchers say a teen appears to have suffered a shark bite on South Carolina's Hilton Head Island. Linton Suttle, 13, tells the Island Packet that he was swimming Thursday near Sea Pines Beach Club when he felt a sharp pain in his foot. His parents used photos of comparable bites...

- Newser - US

After failure of SC nuke plant, backers seek federal aid

WASHINGTON — Proponents of nuclear power are pushing to revive a failed project to build two reactors in South Carolina, arguing that the demise of the $14 billion venture could signal doom for an industry that supplies one-fifth of…

- Billings Gazette - US

Graham says GOP in trouble if Obama's health care law stands

WASHINGTON " A GOP senator says all Republicans are in trouble politically if they're unable to scrap former President Barack Obama's health care law and replace it with a better one.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Eclipse of reason: Why do people disbelieve scientists?

People reject science such as that about climate change and vaccines, but readily believe scientists about solar eclipses, like this one reflected on the sunglasses of a man dangerously watching in Nicosia, Cyprus, in a 2015 file photo. If you've been paying attention, you know that on Aug. 21, we're in for a special cosmic ...

- The Conversation - UK

Teenager becomes summer's fourth shark bite victim in South Carolina's Hilton Head

The 13-year-old boy is the fourth confirmed shark bite on Hilton Head Island.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

North Carolina boy, 13, bitten by shark at South Carolina island

Linton Suttle was swimming Thursday near Sea Pines Beach Club when he felt a sharp pain in his foot, he told the Island Packet.

- FOX News - US

Teen bitten by shark at South Carolina island

- Townhall.com - US

APNewsBreak: Suit accuses SC power co. of nuclear negligence

WASHINGTON " A South Carolina power company was negligent in charging its customers more than $1 billion to build nuclear reactors that have now been abandoned, according to a lawsuit filed late Friday afternoon.The lawsuit...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Boy, 14, accused of killing 2 last month in South Carolina

A 14-year-old South Carolina boy has been accused in two separate fatal shootings last month.

- FOX News - US

The Latest: Utility drops rate hike plans after project ends

CHARLESTON, S.C. " The Latest on the collapse of plans to build two new nuclear reactors in South Carolina :11:10 a.m.The state-owned utility Santee Cooper has dropped plans for rate increases in the next...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

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