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Gov. Abbott commends neighborly actions during Hurricane Harvey Gov. Abbott commends neighborly actions during Hurricane Harvey
- September 07, 2017

The president, joined by first lady Melania Trump , visited the NRG Center in Houston , which has been turned into an emergency shelter for about 1,800 refugees, and walked along a Houston street that, until recently, had been completely underwater. (more...)
Matthew Phelps: Pastor Allegedly Kills Wife, Blames It On Cold Medicine Matthew Phelps: Pastor Allegedly Kills Wife, Blames It On Cold Medicine
- September 07, 2017

According to police, Lauren Ashley-Nicole Phelps was found with stab wounds and taken to the hospital where she was proclaimed dead, the News & Observer reported . "I know it can make you feel good and a lot of the time I can't sleep at night so I took some", Phelps said. One health study published one the US National Library of Medicine website said if it's abused, the drug can cause euphoria, agitation, and could lead to hallucinations. (more...)
World Cup Qualifier sells out World Cup Qualifier sells out
- September 07, 2017

The Socceroos dominated their final group stage qualifier with Thailand in Melbourne but recorded just a 2-1 win, allowing Saudi Arabia to snatch a direct place on offer at the 2018 tournament. He manages to compose himself to say: 'The second goal for our national team. Since then, we've played nine games but only won three - that includes tonight, the Confeds and the friendly against Brazil. (more...)
Japan, S. Korea can buy more USA military equipment
- September 07, 2017

Putin said Tuesday at a news conference in China that Russian Federation saw the test as "provocative". At the start of his meeting with Moon, the Russian president said he looked forward to discussing various issues, including the North Korean nuclear and missile issues that "we think are concerning". (more...)
There are 3 hurricanes in the Atlantic right now There are 3 hurricanes in the Atlantic right now
- September 07, 2017

Jose could grow into hurricane by Friday, the center says. It posed no immediate threat to land, the National Hurricane Center said, but it noted the path could change at any moment. At 11 p.m. ET, Jose was packing 50 miles per hour winds and was moving west at 14 miles per hour. This development comes even as many Caribbean islands brace for the impact of Irma, now a Category 5 hurricane, with 175 miles per hour winds. (more...)
Trump Meets with GOP Leaders on Tax Reform Trump Meets with GOP Leaders on Tax Reform
- September 07, 2017

Now, much of south Texas is still underwater, and the impacted cities need billions of dollars for recovery. "But believe me, if we have to close down our government, we're building that wall ". For instance, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said funding for Trump's proposed wall along the Mexican border would be addressed in December, when the CR would likely run out again. (more...)
Alice Creek Fire grows to 21000+ acres, 4 structures lost Alice Creek Fire grows to 21000+ acres, 4 structures lost
- September 07, 2017

Not much has changed since the BC Wildfire Service last provided an update on current wildfire conditions around the province. Here's a look at fire news as of Wednesday morning and how you can help . Although officials have yet to confirm if the burnt structures are homes or outbuildings. On September 1, the provincial state of emergency that was first declared on July 7 was extended for the fourth time. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey may cost U.S. $180bn Hurricane Harvey may cost U.S. $180bn
- September 07, 2017

That has some advising homeowners to demolish their homes , rather than fix them. "I'm just praying on some help right now so I can get this over, behind me and try not to think about it", said Georgia Calhoun, whose family is sleeping on air mattresses inside her damaged home after taking ruined furniture to the curb. (more...)
Trump seeks US$7.85b for Harvey relief, warns on debt ceiling Trump seeks US$7.85b for Harvey relief, warns on debt ceiling
- September 07, 2017

A Republican-led Congress with no major legislative achievement in the first seven months of Trump's presidency also is intent on overhauling the nation's tax code, hoping for a political win after the failure of repealing and replacing Barack Obama's health care law. (more...)
Charlottesville City Council to vote on future of another Confederate statue
- September 07, 2017

The Dallas City Council on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to immediately remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee , joining a growing list of cities that have made a decision to do away with Civil War-era monuments, according to a local news outlet. (more...)
The Blue Whale Challenge The Blue Whale Challenge
- September 07, 2017

According to reports, the latest incident happened on Monday (5 September) night when the girl left home on the pretext of going to market. The Blue Whale Challenge game is targeted at teenagers and forces them to perform several risky activities, finally leading them to commit suicide . (more...)
Japan Preps For Evacuations From South Korea If War Breaks Out Japan Preps For Evacuations From South Korea If War Breaks Out
- September 07, 2017

August 3, 2016: North Korea fires a ballistic missile directly into Japan's maritime economic zone for the first time. Yonhap news agency reports that Seoul's defense ministry also measures North Korea's nuclear test at 50 kilotons. North Korea condemns the annual U.S. South Korean President Moon Jae-In, once an advocate of dialogue with the North, called for the "strongest punishment". (more...)
More than 100 hikers rescued amid wildfires in Oregon More than 100 hikers rescued amid wildfires in Oregon
- September 07, 2017

No known residential structure losses have been reported. As of today, it grew significantly this morning and a new fire started near Archer Mountain in Washington. Officials identified a 15-year-old boy from Vancouver, Wash.as a suspect in the cause of the fire. Numbers wise, they say the fires are not going to decimate all Columbia coho. (more...)
Michelle Obama, Serena Williams recreate Beyoncé's 'Formation' look for her birthday Michelle Obama, Serena Williams recreate Beyoncé's 'Formation' look for her birthday
- September 07, 2017

Michelle Obama made a splash by channeling Beyonce's " Formation " for the singer's 36th birthday. It seemed that Beyonce was divulging much of her own personal struggle and experience in a very real and transparent way. The serenade included two versions of the " Happy Birthday " song - first the traditional one, followed by the Stevie Wonder rendition, Page Six reported . (more...)
NATO urges tougher implementation of sanctions after North Korea missile test NATO urges tougher implementation of sanctions after North Korea missile test
- September 07, 2017

The city sits on the border with North Korea, close enough to the nuclear test site for the tremors to be clearly felt - and seen. Amid this tense climate, the good news is that many countries across the world are now opposed to North Korea's nuke test. (more...)
NAFTA talks report progress - key issues remain NAFTA talks report progress - key issues remain
- September 07, 2017

The first round in Washington highlighted issues in the rules of origin in the automotive sector and Chapter 19, according to press releases; however, the agenda for this first round of negotiations also included financial services, investment, digital commerce and the textile sector, SMEs, barriers to trade and government purchases. (more...)
Putin: North Korea will 'eat grass' before giving up nukes Putin: North Korea will 'eat grass' before giving up nukes
- September 07, 2017

China is the biggest foreign food supplier to North Korea, which has limited farmland and relies on imports to fill the gap. Such measures should include completely cutting off oil supplies to the impoverished North, Moon said. China has the economic tools to pressure North Korea but fears pushing Kim Jong Un's government so hard it collapses. But he stopped short of expressing willingness to impose more sanctions on North Korea, saying Moscow viewed them as "useless and ineffective". (more...)
Ann Coulter Slams President Trump Over DACA and Border Ann Coulter Slams President Trump Over DACA and Border
- September 07, 2017

Huckabee Sanders said, "It's not coldhearted for the President to uphold the law". "Above all else, we must remember that young Americans have dreams too", Mr. DACA has provided almost 800,000 young immigrants a reprieve from deportation and the ability to work legally in the U.S. As CNSNews.com reported , current DACA recipients won't be impacted until six months from now - on March 5, 2018, giving Congress time "to consider appropriate legislative solutions". (more...)
Supreme Court asks government for detailed reply on deportation of Rohingyas Supreme Court asks government for detailed reply on deportation of Rohingyas
- September 07, 2017

He said state authorities have been asked to identify and deport them. It also cites the Directive Principle of State Policy which requires India to foster respect for global law and treaty obligations in the dealings of organised peoples with one another. (more...)
Road accidents claimed almost 400 lives every day in India in 2016 Road accidents claimed almost 400 lives every day in India in 2016
- September 07, 2017

As many as 17 people died in 55 road accidents per hour on average a year ago, with almost half of them in the 18-35 age group, according to an official report released Wednesday. Among states, Tamil Nadu topped the total number of road accidents with a percentage share of 14.9%, followed by Madhya Pradesh (11.2 per cent), and Karnataka (9.2 per cent). (more...)
China taking over territory gradually, testing India's threshold: Army chief Bipin Rawat China taking over territory gradually, testing India's threshold: Army chief Bipin Rawat
- September 07, 2017

Referring to China, Rawat said it had started flexing muscles to prove that it is the big power in Asia and Pakistan which is being supported by China would take advantage of the situation developing along the northern border. "The kind of propaganda that is prevailing on the west makes them believes that India is their long term adversary and will continue to remain. Therefore, while they have launched this proxy war against us, how long will the country (India) will be able to bear this ... (more...)
Tropical Storm Jose is expected to become a hurricane later today Tropical Storm Jose is expected to become a hurricane later today
- September 07, 2017

The government of Mexico has issued a hurricane watch for the coast of the state of Veracruz from Tuxpan to Laguna Verde. It's now about 1,040 miles east of the Lesser Antilles, a collection of islands in the Caribbean Sea. The mandatory evacuation for Monroe County , home to the Florida Keys, is for visitors. Meanwhile, the U.S. is still recovering from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey , which made landfall on August 25, leaving devastation and severe flooding in many parts ... (more...)
United Nations investigators report Syrian air force used sarin gas in Khan Sheikhoun United Nations investigators report Syrian air force used sarin gas in Khan Sheikhoun
- September 07, 2017

Perpetrators had not been identified yet in six attacks, they said. The White House last month called on the worldwide community to unite to ensure that anyone using chemical weapons faced "serious consequences" without commenting further on what those would be. (more...)
Pregnant woman wearing crop top denied service at Wash. restaurant Pregnant woman wearing crop top denied service at Wash. restaurant
- September 07, 2017

However, upon arriving, the server denied the expecting mother service, claiming that she has violated the "no shoes, no shirt, no service" health code policy by wearing a crop top. Gobin said she and her family went to another restaurant after being turned away at the Buzz Inn and there was no problem. "I was livid", she told Kiro 7 in Washington. (more...)
Facebook says it sold $100000 in ads to Russian propaganda company Facebook says it sold $100000 in ads to Russian propaganda company
- September 06, 2017

The review triggered by concerns about organized efforts to deceptively use the leading social network to influence United States politics uncovered accounts that may have been part of an orchestrated campaign to exacerbate political divisions. (more...)