CBC Trump vows to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan but won't reveal details 2017-08-21T20:51:44.000000000-04:00 U.S. President Donald Trump vowed Monday to keep American troops fighting in Afghanistan despite his earlier inclination to withdraw them. But he insisted the U.S. would not offer "a blank cheque" after 16 years of war, and he pointedly declined to say whether or when more troops might be sent. Earthquake hits Italian resort island of Ischia 2017-08-21T19:06:12.000000000-04:00 An earthquake hit the island of Ischia, off the coast of Naples, on Monday night, officials said. First reports said one person was killed, seven were missing and at least 20 people injured in the collapse of several buildings. World's largest bicycle parking garage opens in the Netherlands 2017-08-21T17:23:16.000000000-04:00 Grand openings for parking garages don't usually make international news. But they do in the the Dutch city of Utrecht, which just opened the world's largest garage for bicycles. Rare solar eclipse astounds sky gazers: 'Like nothing else you'll ever see' 2017-08-21T14:09:28.000000000-04:00 Millions view a rare celestial phenomenon — the first total solar eclipse to sweep across the U.S. in almost a century — with Canadian sky gazers soaking in a partial eclipse of as much as 90 per cent. 'This doesn't represent us': Spanish town linked to attack suspects reeling 2017-08-21T13:25:40.000000000-04:00 Police and many residents in Ripoll turn their attention to local imam who hasn't been seen since last week. Submarine owner says missing reporter died in accident 2017-08-21T07:35:59.000000000-04:00 The owner of a home-built submarine has told investigators that a missing female Swedish journalist died aboard in an accident, and he buried her at sea in an unspecified location, Danish police say. Police kill driver of van from deadly Barcelona attack 2017-08-21T06:35:13.000000000-04:00 Police have shot and killed the chief suspect behind last week's deadly van attack in Barcelona, authorities said. The suspected driver was shot in a community west of the Spanish city. Driver in Marseille vehicle crashes has psychological problems, official says 2017-08-21T05:41:41.000000000-04:00 A man who rammed his white van into two bus stops in the southern French city of Marseille, killing a woman, is being treated for psychological problems, according to a French official. While millions watch the eclipse from Earth, NASA observes from the sky 2017-08-21T05:00:00.000000000-04:00 While millions watch the eclipse from Earth, NASA will be watching from the sky. Data gleamed from the eclipse may help us understand and predict solar weather patterns. Texas university removes Confederate statues 2017-08-21T02:20:53.000000000-04:00 The University of Texas at Austin removes the statues of three Confederate-era figures from a main area on campus, saying they had become symbols of white supremacy and that they were taken down overnight to avoid confrontations.