Total Eclipse, Afghanistan Plans, Dick Gregory and Jerry Lewis Dead: A.M. Links


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    The United States will experience the first total solar eclipse over the country in nearly 40 years.

  • President Trump will address the nation on the war in Afghanistan tonight; he is expected to announce a troop surge.
  • Mudslides in Sierra Leone have killed almost 500 people.
  • North Korea threatened a "second Korean war" over planned U.S.-South Korea computer simulation war games.
  • Ten sailors are missing after the U.S.S. John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel off the coast of Singapore.
  • Police in Barcelona are still looking for the alleged driver behind last week's van attack.
  • Comedians Dick Gregory and Jerry Lewis died over the weekend.