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Trump to propose initial $5.9B in Harvey aid Trump to propose initial $5.9B in Harvey aid
- September 03, 2017

House GOP leaders have signaled they are aiming to act fast on Harvey aid and a vote is likely next week. The White House is shopping the measure to key Republicans, who may press for more. Sandy involved a more public battle between lawmakers from Democratic-leaning NY and New Jersey and GOP conservatives, and Northeast lawmakers have taken to social media sites such as Twitter to say "I told you so". (more...)
North Korea says H-bomb loaded into ballistic missile North Korea says H-bomb loaded into ballistic missile
- September 03, 2017

The depth of the quake was recorded as zero meters, the China natural disaster administration said, according to Reuters. The United States Geological Survey called the quake a "possible explosion". US President Donald Trump has warned Pyongyang that it faces a rain of "fire and fury", and that Washington's weapons are "locked and loaded". North Korea said the test fire of a missile that flew over Japan was a "curtain-raiser" for its "resolute countermeasures" against ongoing US-South Korean ... (more...)
May, Abe Vow To Strengthen Security Ties Amid North Korea Crisis
- September 03, 2017

North Korea launched a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday. The two agreed to urge China to step up pressure on North Korea to end its nuclear weapons development, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said. May added: "China has a key role to play in this - I have said this to President XI and I know others have as well". Mrs May held private discussions with the bosses of Nissan, Toyota and Hitachi yesterday as Japanese leaders queued up to seek reassurance on ... (more...)
Melania Trump to Hurricane Victims: 'Be Strong' Melania Trump to Hurricane Victims: 'Be Strong'
- September 03, 2017

For now, south western Louisiana is taking the hardest hit, with a levee being breached in the town of Gueydan. The state doubled the number of National Guard troops responding to the disaster, to 24,000, including 10,000 from other states, Mr Abbott said at a news conference. (more...)
Houston students will return to classes sooner than many expected Houston students will return to classes sooner than many expected
- September 03, 2017

It remains to be seen how the devastation of Tropical Storm Harvey will impact the education of students from Texas, but Louisiana's schools chief is already encouraging districts to prepare for possible new students this year. The boys weren't complaining about missing school, but their mother was more wary. Navasota ISD is offering an expedited registration process to students displaced by Harvey, though Jessica Johnson, communications director for the district, said there hasn't had ... (more...)
Rain to go away for Labor Day weekend Rain to go away for Labor Day weekend
- September 03, 2017

The rain is expected to end Sunday morning across the southern areas of the region and during the early afternoon in the Lehigh Valley and points north. For Saturday , expect rain through out the day and a high near 62. Nicer weather is expected to work its way back to the area for Labor Day and Tuesday of next week, meteorologists say. (more...)
Miami gives out awesome gold chain as reward for big plays Miami gives out awesome gold chain as reward for big plays
- September 03, 2017

Homer had 103 yards on just 11 rushes and two receptions for another 25. "It felt great to go out there and run for 100 yards", Walton said. "He handled the game well and his decisions, I thought, were pretty darn good", Miami coach Mark Richt said. (more...)
5.3 quake recorded southeast of Soda Springs 5.3 quake recorded southeast of Soda Springs
- September 03, 2017

One that struck at 6:39 p.m. had a magnitude of 4.1. The quake was felt in Preston, Logan and as far south as Hyrum. A Dispatcher at the Caribou County Sheriff's Office says they received many calls about the quake, but they have not received any reports of injury or damage as of about 6:30 p.m. (more...)
Kenya Elections: Opposition parties not out of the woods- Kweku Kwarteng Kenya Elections: Opposition parties not out of the woods- Kweku Kwarteng
- September 03, 2017

The court has yet to release its detailed findings, but the chief justice intimated that the court had reached its verdict not because Mr Odinga had proved fraud but due to the opaque manner in which the count was conducted. Kenyan judges made history today by ordering the re-run of last month's presidential election - the first time a court has made such a ruling in Africa. (more...)
South Carolina WR Deebo Samuel returns opening kickoff for TD South Carolina WR Deebo Samuel returns opening kickoff for TD
- September 03, 2017

Deebo Samuel took the opening kickoff back 97 yards for the score. On the last defensive play of the game, D.J. Smith tipped a Finley pass out of the back of the end zone to seal the Gamecock win. State, even if one prognosticator picked them to make the College Football Playoff (bless his heart). Rico Dowdle would make it a two-touchdown lead, punching it in from seven yards out after the defense forced a fumble giving the offense the ball back inside the Wolfpack 10 yard line. (more...)
Ohio Man Facing Charges After Slitting Puppies' Throats Ohio Man Facing Charges After Slitting Puppies' Throats
- September 03, 2017

According to the Humane Society of Richland County , police and shelter officials responded to assist five puppies. He was arrested by Mansfield police after attempting suicide and being held on $25,000 cash bond. The humane society shared photos of the puppies on its Facebook page. And we are all very upset over the situation, but condemning the person responsible in the comments section is not going to change or help the situation. (more...)
Trump Will Discuss South Korea Trade Deal With Senior Advisers Trump Will Discuss South Korea Trade Deal With Senior Advisers
- September 03, 2017

One reason top White House advisers are trying to stop Trump from withdrawing from the South Korea free trade agreement is because they do not want to isolate the government in Seoul at a time when North Korea has become increasingly adversarial with its missile program, testing nuclear weapons and firing missiles over Japan in a way that has alarmed the worldwide community. (more...)
Bay state gas prices rise as USA taps petroleum reserves Bay state gas prices rise as USA taps petroleum reserves
- September 03, 2017

The supply crunch is being felt in Dallas-Fort Worth, where QuikTrip, one of the nation's largest convenience store chains, is temporarily halting gasoline sales at about half of its 135 stores in the area. "However, a clear understanding of overall damage at the refineries is unknown". Sitton said two pipelines were shut down due to the hurricane. Houston is the oil and gas business hub of the United States and the flooding has already affected production in the country. (more...)
Blind USC long-snapper Jake Olson perfectly executes on extra point Blind USC long-snapper Jake Olson perfectly executes on extra point
- September 03, 2017

Following a Trojans touchdown that put Saturday's game against Western Michigan out of reach late in the fourth quarter, Olson came on and snapped for a successful extra point. Ronald Jones II ran the ball for 16 yards for the first score of the game. Quarterback Jon Wassink threw a backyard pass to Keishawn Watson , who tossed it back across the field to Wassink. (more...)
Penn State vs Akron: DeAndre Thompkins scores on 61-yard punt return Penn State vs Akron: DeAndre Thompkins scores on 61-yard punt return
- September 03, 2017

The Nittany Lions, who routinely put up 400-yard outings of total offense and averaged 37.6 points per game, posted 569 yards of total offense in a 52-0 win against Akron - a yardage figure that would have been good for the team's second-best total last season. (more...)
'Hot autumn' looms as militants fight Macron's union reforms 'Hot autumn' looms as militants fight Macron's union reforms
- September 03, 2017

France is the No. 2 economy in the euro zone, but its chronic 10-percent unemployment has long weighed on the region's growth. Greater emphasis on in-house labour talks Workers and employers would be able to negotiate agreements on a firm-by-firm basis. (more...)
United States To Withdraw Free Trade Deal With South Korea United States To Withdraw Free Trade Deal With South Korea
- September 03, 2017

South Korea and the US's missile agreement is a voluntary arms-control pact know as the Missile Technology Control Regime. He has complained about an increasing trade deficit with South Korea. The 1979 guideline was last amended five years ago to extend the allowed range of South Korean ballistic missiles to nearly 500 miles and increase their payload to 1,100 pounds. (more...)
In Iraq attacked a power plant In Iraq attacked a power plant
- September 03, 2017

According to Police First Lieutenant Numaan al-Jubouri, seven other people - mostly security personnel - were also killed in the attack, while 11 others were injured. One attacker was shot dead and the others blew themselves up. Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasool said two attackers disguised themselves as workers and a third wore a security forces uniform. (more...)
Denny Hamlin wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Darlington Denny Hamlin wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Darlington
- September 03, 2017

Hamlin would pass Joey Logano, then Logano would pass Hamlin back in the closing laps. But a caution came out for the ninth and final time when series points leader Elliott Sadler hit the wall attempting to move up. "I just got out-motored on the restart". Kevin Harvick, who won the first two stages, wound up third after leading 54 laps. "But just a great vehicle". (more...)
North Korea Says It Has Developed Hydrogen Bomb to Suit ICBM North Korea Says It Has Developed Hydrogen Bomb to Suit ICBM
- September 03, 2017

There has been no independent verification of the claims. Last week, North Korea launched a KN-17 intermediate range missile over Japan, according to US officials. Experts and outside governments are skeptical of the hydrogen claim, but it is nearly impossible to independently confirm North Korean statements about its highly secret weapons program. (more...)
North Korea State Media Claims 'More Developed' Hydrogen Bomb North Korea State Media Claims 'More Developed' Hydrogen Bomb
- September 03, 2017

North Korea past year conducted its fourth and fifth nuclear tests, saying the fourth in January 2016 was a successful hydrogen bomb test, although outside experts questioned whether it was a full-fledged hydrogen bomb. Mount however said he didn't expect the North would need to conduct such a test, which would likely draw extremely harsh reactions from the worldwide community. (more...)
Temple Student Jenna Burleigh Missing Temple Student Jenna Burleigh Missing
- September 03, 2017

Burleigh's family contacted Temple police when the 22-year-old woman never came home Thursday. In his statement to police, Hupperterz "admitted to elements of the crime", Philadelphia Police said during the press conference. Police said there was no indication Burleigh and the suspect had a prior relationship before meeting at the bar. According to 6ABC , homes in Jenkintown and Lackawanna County were also searched. (more...)
Eid-ul-Adha prayers being offered at mosques today Eid-ul-Adha prayers being offered at mosques today
- September 03, 2017

Immigrants from West Africa exchanged greetings of Eid Mubarak with Traboulsi, a Syrian native; Indian immigrants sat next to American-born Muslims who took advantage of prayer breaks to peek into one another's Snapchat stories. "The occasion teaches us to rededicate ourselves for the service of people, reaffirm our commitment towards brotherhood and selfless service to humanity", Khan said. (more...)
Kim Jong Un Fathers a Third Child
- September 03, 2017

Kim's wife Ri Sol-ju gave birth in February, although the baby's name and gender have not been disclosed, the NIS said during a meeting of a parliamentary committee. Ballistic missiles in a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea , on April 16, 2017. Kim Jong Un arrived at the launching ground early at dawn and watched the artillerymen promptly moving and deploying the Hwasong-12 rocket launcher, praising them for their smart and accurate movement. (more...)
Construction Workers Accidentally Find Old Triceratops Fossil Construction Workers Accidentally Find Old Triceratops Fossil
- September 03, 2017

Sertich is the museum's curator of dinosaurs. "My heart was racing". The triceratops was at least 66 million years old - something a little different from the 10,000 to 12,000-year-old fossils Sertich says are usually found in the Denver area. (more...)