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Storm Harvey: Trump to make second visit to Texas Storm Harvey: Trump to make second visit to Texas
- September 07, 2017

Authorities considered it an initial search, though they did not say what subsequent searches would entail or when they would commence. Arkema had said Harvey's floodwaters engulfed its backup generators at the plant, knocking out the refrigeration necessary to keep the organic peroxides, used in such products as plastics and paints, from degrading and catching fire. (more...)
Congressional Democrats back Harvey aid with three-month debt limit increase Congressional Democrats back Harvey aid with three-month debt limit increase
- September 07, 2017

The House passed aid for Harvey , 419 to 3, Wednesday. Republicans had pressed for a longer debt extension, and conservative groups criticized the deal for handing Democrats more power over a spending bill at the end of the year. Donald Trump has gone rogue. Pelosi and Schumer saw. " President Trump's action today is an affront to who we are as Americans", she said. "That will include the debt ceiling, that will include the CRs, and it will include Harvey". (more...)
Police on toes to prevent BJP's 'Mangaluru chalo' Police on toes to prevent BJP's 'Mangaluru chalo'
- September 07, 2017

The police has permitted the BJP to hold a public meeting only at the Nehru Maidan from 11 am to 2 pm on Thursday. The Freedom Park in Bengaluru witnessed chaos on Tuesday with BJP workers going ahead with their rally and subsequently being detained by the police.It was hours of high drama as the police aborted the " Mangaluru Chalo" bike rally organised by the Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha in Bengaluru and Hubballi on Tuesday. (more...)
University of Tartu again ranks high among world's best universities University of Tartu again ranks high among world's best universities
- September 07, 2017

The Times rankings are the only global university league tables to judge research-intensive universities across all of their core missions-teaching, research, knowledge transfer and worldwide outlook. The QAU improves its ranking by 281 spots from last year's 746 to this year's 465. The research university made its debut in the rankings in 72nd place, the highest ranking French institution on the list, and the 22nd ranking European institution. (more...)
Harvey aid package likely vehicle for debt ceiling increase Harvey aid package likely vehicle for debt ceiling increase
- September 07, 2017

Financial markets have been anxious about the possibility of the debt ceiling not being raised, which could cause a US credit default and send economic shockwaves worldwide. "I think we have every reason to believe that that's going to happen in a responsible way", he said. The initial Harvey package is just the first installment for immediate disaster response like housing assistance, cleanup and FEMA-financed home repairs. (more...)
Hundreds gather in Chicago to protest Trump immigrant action Hundreds gather in Chicago to protest Trump immigrant action
- September 07, 2017

Graham said he believed Congress would be pushed to act. The rarely used method requires a simple majority of signatories to circumvent party leaders and bring a bill up for a vote by the full House. Trump gave lawmakers a six-month delay in an attempt to craft immigration legislation. "They have declared war on immigrants". That's the word from Rep. (more...)
Putin opposes tougher sanctions against N. Korea Putin opposes tougher sanctions against N. Korea
- September 07, 2017

He also faulted South Korea for its " talk of appeasement ". In another phone call with Abe, the two leaders condemned North Korea's continued destabilising and provocative actions. Countless American businesses would be shuttered or hard hit, eliminating jobs along with them. China reportedly cut the crude supply for three days, and it moved its rogue ally to the table. (more...)
North Korea warns more North Korea warns more "gift package" for US
- September 07, 2017

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said separately that he planned to travel to South Korea and Japan in October. Han's Tuesday comments aren't the first time that North Korea has referred to its actions as a " gift " for the United States . (more...)
White House Steps Back From Ending Korea Trade Pact White House Steps Back From Ending Korea Trade Pact
- September 07, 2017

Click the audio player above to hear the full story . "While conventional wisdom and the national security apparatus suggest that the North Korean nuclear crisis is precisely the wrong time to undermine relations with South Korea, signals have been emerging from the White House that the president may be moving in an opposite direction", AAFA said. (more...)
Trump's Tough Talk On North Korea Puts China In A Tough Spot Trump's Tough Talk On North Korea Puts China In A Tough Spot
- September 07, 2017

It would allow the government to immediately alert Australians of any changes to the situation and know where Australians were if an evacuation was necessary. While US President Donald Trump continues to work the phones, speaking with Chinese President Xi Jinping overnight, labelling the conversation as "frank" and that the President has committed to "doing something". (more...)
Russia, China See No Point to More North Korea Sanctions Russia, China See No Point to More North Korea Sanctions
- September 07, 2017

North Korea claimed that its nuclear warhead could be mounted onto an intercontinental ballistic missile, which would signal considerable progress in its nuclear programme. "The Russian leader added that trade turnover between Russia and North Korea nearly equals zero". On August 5th, the UN Security Council unanimously agreed to impose more restrictive measures against Pyongyang, banning exports of coal, iron, lead and seafood, with the main burden for the implementation falling on China. (more...)
GOP Sen. Sasse Rips Trump's Deal With Dem Leadership GOP Sen. Sasse Rips Trump's Deal With Dem Leadership
- September 07, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Wednesday that he will incorporate the debt limit and government funding extensions into the upper chamber's Harvey assistance package and that the measure likely will pass by the end of the week. (more...)
Five charred to death in Juhu building fire Five charred to death in Juhu building fire
- September 07, 2017

Fire officials said they received a call at 10.10 p.m. about a fire on the ground floor of the 13-storey Prarthana building on Gulmohar Road. The injured have been admitted to the nearby Municipal run, R N Cooper Hospital. "Most of them are critical". Earlier in 2016, a 70-year-old woman was killed and 11 were left injured when a leaking LPG cylinder exploded at a residence in Kalyan. (more...)
Powerful Hurricane Irma bears down on Caribbean islands Powerful Hurricane Irma bears down on Caribbean islands
- September 07, 2017

Officials earlier warned people to seek protection from Irma's "onslaught" in a statement that closed with: "May God protect us all". Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello urged the 3.4 million residents of the USA territory to seek refuge in one of 460 hurricane shelters in advance of the storm and later ordered police and National Guard troops to begin evacuations of flood-prone areas in the north and east of the island. (more...)
US House votes for Hurricane Harvey relief package US House votes for Hurricane Harvey relief package
- September 07, 2017

Leading U.S. lawmakers said on Tuesday they were preparing to swiftly approve disaster relief for victims of Hurricane Harvey and two other must-pass priorities: preventing a default on U.S. The aide also said Ivanka Trump dropped into the meeting to "say hello", and Republican leaders were visibly annoyed by her presence. House Speaker Paul Ryan is telling Republicans that they will address the issue of immigration through the regular legislative process. (more...)
White House Announces Details of Trump's Personal Donation to Hurricane Harvey Relief White House Announces Details of Trump's Personal Donation to Hurricane Harvey Relief
- September 07, 2017

A source briefed on the meeting said Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and all Republicans there argued for a debt limit increase for a longer period. Some Republicans, led by House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., have urged Trump not to end the program and save almost 800,000 from threat of deportation. (more...)
Who trades with North Korea?
- September 07, 2017

For now, though, he is pursuing tougher economic sanctions, including an oil embargo, and opposed to making any concessions that might look like appeasement , insisting that more pressure on the regime of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is needed before it is time to talk. (more...)
Iowa joins lawsuit against DACA reversal Iowa joins lawsuit against DACA reversal
- September 07, 2017

The lawsuit , filed in the Eastern District of ny, argues that Trump's decision to end the program, which protects immigrants who were brought to the USA illegally as children, violates the due process and equal protection clauses of immigrants as well as the Administrative Procedure Act. (more...)
Two killed in Israeli strike on Syrian army positions Two killed in Israeli strike on Syrian army positions
- September 07, 2017

Al-Mayadeen gave no further details in its Thursday morning report . An Israeli army spokesperson earlier declined to discuss reports of the air strike, saying the army did not comment on operational matters . Even before the outbreak of the war in Syria , the bombed centre was on Israel's radar. Israel's 10-day military exercise, which got underway on Tuesday, was described as an exercise in rapid military escalation, requiring forces to defend Israel against multiple terrorist ... (more...)
Quickly strengthening Jose, Katia tropical storms upgraded to hurricanes Quickly strengthening Jose, Katia tropical storms upgraded to hurricanes
- September 07, 2017

Hurricane Jose is now hovering over the Atlantic Ocean about 1,000 miles east of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean, according to The Weather Channel . A hurricane watch is in effect from Cabo Rojo to Laguna Verde, the National Hurricane Center said . Earlier in the day, Katia was slightly nearer to the Mexican coast, and at about 10 p.m. (more...)
Sarasota County schools closed on Friday
- September 07, 2017

All after-school activities planned for Friday and Monday, as well as all weekend activities have been canceled in Flagler. "In addition, all after-school activities will be cancelled for Thursday and Friday". "No one knows how to prepare for hurricanes better than Floridians", said Desjarlais. "We will call them today to determine their needs for support when we call for that evacuation", Mayfield said. (more...)
House passes $7.9B Harvey disaster aid package House passes $7.9B Harvey disaster aid package
- September 07, 2017

It could make it easier to win votes for the debt-ceiling increase in the House, since many Republicans want to offer support for the Harvey bill. That sobering cost and the urgent needs of Harvey's victims have helped to calm a fiscal storm that had threatened to engulf Congress and President Donald Trump ahead of October 1. (more...)
Senate Committee to Interview Trump Jr. Behind Closed Doors Senate Committee to Interview Trump Jr. Behind Closed Doors
- September 07, 2017

He wrote, "We look forward to a professional and productive meeting and appreciate the opportunity to assist the committee". The Senate Judiciary Committee had issued a subpoena for Trump Jr.to testify about foreign lobbyist registration and the Trump dossier, but settled for a private interview and documents instead. (more...)
'Achieved phenomenal success in war on terror': Pak army chief hits back 'Achieved phenomenal success in war on terror': Pak army chief hits back
- September 07, 2017

As the nation is commemorating the sacrifices of 1965 war's heroes on Wednesday (today) with a renewed pledge to defend the motherland against all threats, the chiefs of Pakistan Armed Forces shared special messages on the occasion of Defence Day, ARY News reported. (more...)
US Must Put 'All Measures of Pressure' on North Korea - White House
- September 07, 2017

Speaking at a United Nations arms conference in Geneva on Tuesday, the envoy said he was proud of Pyongyang's latest nuclear test, saying it's a necessary deterrent, against perceived signs of hostility from the U.S. "Advances in the regime's nuclear and missile programame are a threat to us all. now is the time to say tests, threats and destabilising actions will no longer be tolerated", Wood said. (more...)

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