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Hurricane Harvey causes gas prices to spike Hurricane Harvey causes gas prices to spike
- September 02, 2017

A year ago, the state average was $2.33. AAA said the average in New Jersey is up nine cents compared to Thursday and is up 18 cents compared to just last week. "Let's hope it's short term". The surges are in response to the flooding caused in Texas by Harvey. Hurricane Harvey has been wreaking havoc and destruction since it made landfall on the Texas coast late last week. (more...)
US defense chief rebuffs claims he contradicted Trump on North Korea talks US defense chief rebuffs claims he contradicted Trump on North Korea talks
- September 02, 2017

Although estimates suggest that North Korea has at most 20 of the world's 14,935 known nuclear weapons, it is now the most threatening nuclear power. As Trump was threatening the regime, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was continuing a message of "peaceful pressure" aimed at systematically cutting off Pyongyang's sources of financial and diplomatic support. (more...)
Local volunteers continue to coordinate efforts to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey
- September 02, 2017

Renovations could take about six weeks. According to Department of Homeland Security, about 779,000 Texans have been told to leave their homes and another 980,000 fled voluntarily amid dangers of new flooding from swollen rivers and reservoirs. (more...)
Angels get slugging OF Justin Upton in deal with Tigers
- September 02, 2017

Thursday is the final day that Major League Baseball teams can complete waiver trades and have the players involved available to play in the postseason. Long, a third-round draft pick out of Texas A&M in 2015, has spent most of this season with the Mobile BayBears, the Angels' Double-A affiliate in Alabama. (more...)
A rare yellow lobster joins New England Aquarium's multicolored collection A rare yellow lobster joins New England Aquarium's multicolored collection
- September 02, 2017

To mark this unusual collection of crustacean color, the Aquarium assembled the handsome crustaceans for a photo op. Though the new yellow lobster will not be on exhibit for at least a month as it undergoes quarantine, the others can be found in the Cold Marine Gallery. (more...)
Spain asks North Korea to reduce diplomatic staff in Madrid Spain asks North Korea to reduce diplomatic staff in Madrid
- September 02, 2017

Russia's Foreign Ministry said in a read-out of the call that both Lavrov and Tillerson condemned North Korea for firing a midrange ballistic missile Japan earlier this week and called for dialogue. During a closed door meeting on Tuesday, Russia and China again argued that sanctions would not resolve the crisis over North Korea's missile and nuclear tests, and that talks were needed, a council diplomat said. (more...)
State ban on texting while driving now in effect State ban on texting while driving now in effect
- September 02, 2017

Brownwood News - Drivers in the Brownwood area and all across Texas could soon be facing fines if caught texting while driving. Bass said one in five crashes in the state is caused by distracted driving. This Labor Day weekend law enforcement may be looking for more than just drunk drivers. Drivers who violate the law will have committed a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $25 to $99. (more...)
Two Houston water reservoirs overflowing, nearby residents encouraged to leave Two Houston water reservoirs overflowing, nearby residents encouraged to leave
- September 02, 2017

What are the Addicks and Barker reservoirs? Areas east of the bayou are more capable of handling water, meaning their flooding will not be as intense. "This event has the potential to exceed a 1,000-year flood plain threshold", Russo said. Houston is beginning to dry out, but the floods aren't over yet. (more...)
Mackinac Bridge walk: What you need to know Mackinac Bridge walk: What you need to know
- September 02, 2017

Traffic restrictions will be removed on 77 of 110 projects across the state, starting at 3 p.m. Friday and ending around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning. The bus ride is $5.00. -Buses will be provided to return walkers to north end. Participants can post their memories of walking the bridge either this year or last through September 11 on Instagram or Twitter using #MightyMacWalk17. (more...)
Wildfire burns homes in California area hit hard this year Wildfire burns homes in California area hit hard this year
- September 02, 2017

Brown's declaration for the fire in Trinity County on Thursday night says the blaze has destroyed multiple homes. Gaffney said the heat, expected to hit 100 degrees (37 Celsius) again on Friday, was one of the biggest concerns for crews fighting the flames by the air and ground. (more...)
Christie criticism of Cruz rings hollow
- September 02, 2017

Christie also defended what some critics perceived as a visit that was too early from the president: the governor explained that he was also criticized for evacuating the Jersey Shore before Hurricane Irene in 2011. "And now I hope that the people of New Jersey and NY are willing to let bygones be bygones and vote for relief for Texas'". On Wednesday, Christie played a word-association game with MSNBC hosts. (more...)
Christie defends Trump over visit to Texas amid Harvey
- September 02, 2017

Christie fired shots at Texas lawmakers Monday after they requested federal aid to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, calling them hypocrites because they voted against federal aid to New Jersey after Superstorm Sandy in 2012. (more...)
US NAFTA produce proposal faces opposition by American retailers, restaurants US NAFTA produce proposal faces opposition by American retailers, restaurants
- September 02, 2017

The Sept. 1-5 round will also touch on more thorny topics such as rules governing local content in products made in North America, Mexico's economy ministry said in a statement. NAFTA created a duty-free zone for most of the products traded among the three countries, whose populations total some 460 million people. If NAFTA collapses, costs could rise for hundreds of billions of dollars of trade as tariffs are brought back. (more...)
Mom Whips Out Gun In Walmart During Fight For Last Notebook Mom Whips Out Gun In Walmart During Fight For Last Notebook
- September 02, 2017

No one was hurt in the incident, but Novi Police Detective Scott Baetens called it a "senseless act of violence all the way around". The Farmington Hills duo pulled the younger woman's hair, police and witnesses said. The South Lyon mother, a valid Concealed Pistol Licence holder, then pulled out her gun and told the other two to stop attacking her daughter. However, police are now seeking witnesses to assist in their investigation. (more...)
India most corrupt country in Asia Pacific region India most corrupt country in Asia Pacific region
- September 02, 2017

More than half of 20,000 respondents claimed that they had to furnish bribe at schools, hospitals, procuring ID documents and other utility services. The 18-month long survey by Transparency International was concluded after talking to more than 20,000 people in 16 countries, regions and territories in the Asia Pacific. (more...)
Mueller Gets 1st Draft of Trump's Letter Firing Comey
- September 02, 2017

And the letter is now in the hands of special counsel Robert S. Mueller, who is probing Comey's firing as part of his investigation into Russian meddling in the election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign, The New York Times reported . (more...)
Trump pardons ex-Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio Trump pardons ex-Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio
- September 02, 2017

The announcement came as Trump hunkered down at the Camp David presidential retreat while millions along the Texas coast braced themselves for Hurricane Harvey's impact. Moreover, Mr. Trump may be radicalizing his base with such recent actions as his "many sides" comment about the events in Charlottesville, the ban on transgendered people serving in the military, the inflammatory rally last week in Phoenix and this pardon. (more...)
Sentiments of fear - The debate over confederate monuments wages on Sentiments of fear - The debate over confederate monuments wages on
- September 02, 2017

As a compromise, the commission chose to appoint a committee - which did not occur until July of this year - to provide more historical context for the statues. However, Susan Thomas, who lives just outside of Gettysburg in Liberty Township, said she feels that all military statues, not just Civil War statues, are only appropriate for military areas and battlefields - much like the monuments in Gettysburg - not public places. (more...)
Majority of Americans believe Trump is 'tearing the country apart' Majority of Americans believe Trump is 'tearing the country apart'
- September 01, 2017

Respondents were similarly split on how they felt about Trump's response to the Charlottesville protests , with 72 percent of Republicans approving of the president's response and 91 percent of Democrats disapproving. Forty percent of Republicans also stated that minorities are favored over whites in the USA, compared with 16 percent who said whites had an advantage. (more...)
Tropical Storm Lidia forms south of Mexico's Baja California Tropical Storm Lidia forms south of Mexico's Baja California
- September 01, 2017

Late Thursday, Lidia was about 40 miles (64 km) northwest of the resorts of Los Cabos, blowing maximum sustained winds of 65 mph (105 kph), and moving north-northwest, the NHC said. Far out over the Atlantic, meanwhile, Hurricane Irma formed while following a course that could bring it near the eastern Caribbean Sea as a Category 4 storm by early next week. (more...)
Trump administration seeking $5.95 billion 'down payment' on disaster funding Trump administration seeking $5.95 billion 'down payment' on disaster funding
- September 01, 2017

A Fox News report labeled "bias alert" noted that Vogue.com published one such column with the headline, "Melania Trump's Hurricane Stilettos, and the White House's Continual Failure to Understand Optics". United States President Donald Trump's Homeland Security Advisor, Tom Bossert, has said that about 100,000 homes have been affected by Hurricane Harvey and the White House would soon make the first of the two planned supplemental funding requests to Congress to aid relief efforts in ... (more...)
Militants ambush police vehicle in Pantha Chowk Militants ambush police vehicle in Pantha Chowk
- September 01, 2017

On June 24, a CRPF officer was killed while several others were injured when militants launched a similar attack on Pantha Chowk area. Four cops were injured in the attack. The comes a day after terrorists shot at a Sub-Inspector of Jammu and Kashmir Police in Barbugh area of Shopian district. In a separate incident, Pakistan on Friday violated ceasefire in Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. (more...)
Pyongyang 'sentences to death' reviewers of British book on North Korea
- September 01, 2017

The book, titled "North Korea Confidential" in English, is based on interviews with North Korean defectors, traders, and diplomats, and depicts a growing market economy in which North Koreans enjoy access to South Korean TV shows and music, fashion, as well as Chinese and American films. (more...)
Tay Payers Will Pay Obama 1.1 Million in Tay Payers Will Pay Obama 1.1 Million in "Expenses"
- September 01, 2017

The allowances for an office and expenses - and pension for Obama - originated from a 1958 law, the Former Presidents Act , which provides for presidents when they leave office. Obama is the latest to take them. All living former presidents could learn something from President Jimmy Carter , whose budget is just $456,000, with an Atlanta-based office. (more...)
Part-time DJ Jacinda Ardern set to seize power in New Zealand Part-time DJ Jacinda Ardern set to seize power in New Zealand
- September 01, 2017

The latest 1 News Colmar Brunton poll has Labour ahead of National with the party's support growing to 43 per cent, while National has dropped to 41 per cent. They gave a good account of themselves, with Mr English more assertive and confident on policy issues and Ms Ardern passionate about housing and the poor. (more...)

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