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Harvey Continues To Wobble Along TX Coast. Rain Returns This Week

Harvey Continues To Wobble Along TX Coast. Rain Returns This Week Dick Gremillion, Calcasieu Parish director of emergency preparedness, said Vinton had already received more than 2 inches of rain as of Saturday afternoon, leaving some roads flooded and impassable. Lots of rain across much of the ArkLaMiss especially along and south of I-20. High temperatures will range from the mid to upper 80s, and still no rainfall expected. [Full Article...]

Controlled release from Addicks, Barker reservoirs begins

Controlled release from Addicks, Barker reservoirs begins The Addicks and Barker reservoirs, which flank Interstate 10 on the west side of Houston, both flow into the Buffalo Bayou and are surrounded by parks and residential areas. However, there is still some uncertainty over the storm's path. "Residents should always listen to and follow instructions of local emergency management officials". [Full Article...]

President Trump To Visit Texas Tuesday

President Trump To Visit Texas Tuesday These are some of the images emerging from flood-ravaged Texas where human - and animal - endurance has been captured amid the devastation brought by what's being dubbed the "worst natural disaster" to ever hit the state. On Interstate 45 south of downtown, television video showed people climbing over concrete dividers to get to a high-wheel dump truck that appeared to be wheels-deep in water on a... [Full Article...]

North Korea fires unidentified projectile into the sea in suspected missile test

North Korea fires unidentified projectile into the sea in suspected missile test North Korea on Saturday launched three ballistic missiles into the sea east of the Korean Peninsula. The US Pacific Command said it had detected the missile and tracked it, which it described as an intermediate-range missile. Field is on a three-day visit to South Korea as part of his tour of Asia. "They could be ballistic missiles but they could be rockets". In the immediate aftermath of t... [Full Article...]

Special bench with Justice Oka on it will hear noise pollution cases

Special bench with Justice Oka on it will hear noise pollution cases Following the allegations levied against Justice Oka, Bombay high court Chief Justice Manjula Chellur had, upon the government's request, withdrawn the case from him and transferred it to another bench, Scroll.in reported . Chief Justice Manjulla Chellur, on the same day, passed an administrative order allowing the plea and placed the matters before another bench. This order has restored the ho... [Full Article...]

German killer nurse suspected in at least 84 patient deaths, say police

German killer nurse suspected in at least 84 patient deaths, say police Niels Hoegel was convicted in 2015 of two murders and two attempted murders at a clinic in the north western town of Delmenhorst . Relatives of patients who died in clinics where he worked had urged police to investigate further. The authorities exhumed several patients' bodies and detected traces of the drug in five of them, declaring it either the definitive or possible contributing cause. [Full Article...]

12 people dead as auto bomb explodes in Baghdad

12 people dead as auto bomb explodes in Baghdad A police officer, who asked to remain anonymous, said the explosion ripped through a market in northeastern Baghdad leaving "11 dead and 26 wounded". Both officials spoke on condition of anonymity as they aren't authorized to talk to journalists. [Full Article...]

Joe Arpaio Couldn't Believe Trump Pardoned Him at First: 'Is This Fake?'

Joe Arpaio Couldn't Believe Trump Pardoned Him at First: 'Is This Fake?' President Trump is giving cover to white supremacy". Former Arizona lawman, Joe Arpaio , said Sunday that Republicans should rally around President Trump after several voiced their objection to Trump's decision to pardon the controversial sheriff. [Full Article...]

Finnish police say stabbing suspect hid true ID

Finnish police say stabbing suspect hid true ID On August 18, two people were killed and eight others injured in a knife attack in Turku's market square . He was shot in the leg by a police officer and hospitalized. The police have since determined that he was born in 1994, and that his name is not Abderrahman Mechkah, as previously stated. On Saturday, another Moroccan detained in connection with the stabbings was released as he was "no l... [Full Article...]

US Advocacy Group Files Lawsuit Against Trump's Transgender Military Ban

US Advocacy Group Files Lawsuit Against Trump's Transgender Military Ban Trump's guidance directs the military to bar transgender people from entering the military and stop paying for the transition-related health care of active duty transgender troops, but stops short of banning transgender troops, leaving the decision of what the military should do about active-duty transgender troops to military leaders. [Full Article...]

Mumbai University declares third year Bcom results; 65.6% of candidates pass

Mumbai University declares third year Bcom results; 65.6% of candidates pass A total of 79,823 students had appeared in the fifth and sixth semesters of the course - 65,992 from semester 6 and 13,831 in semester 5 respectively. In July, sources within the Mumbai University had said checking of the remaining exam papers would take another two weeks. Another petition was filed by final year law college students Sachin Pawar, Abhishek Bhat and Ravishekhar Pandey who have de... [Full Article...]

NZ Women's rugby team celebrates World Cup victory with Samoan song

NZ Women's rugby team celebrates World Cup victory with Samoan song World-beating rugby players the Black Ferns are heading home via a long-haul flight from Ireland with the Women's Rugby World Cup Trophy in tow. There was however, defiance in defeat. "It was a lot about heart today", New Zealand captain Fiao'o Faamausili said. England winger Lydia Thompson scored the second try of her brace by taking a New Zealand cross-kick and escaping two defende... [Full Article...]

Verstappen patience wearing thin at Red Bull

Verstappen patience wearing thin at Red Bull It is very bad". In 12 races this season, Verstappen has failed to make it to the chequered flag six times, often sidelined by technical issues with his vehicle. We got the safety vehicle, so for sure Lewis [Hamilton] didn't like it too much, and fair enough, but for me it opened up an opportunity on the restart with Valtteri and capitalised on that. [Full Article...]

Renewable energy booming but could soon turn to bust, analysts warn

Renewable energy booming but could soon turn to bust, analysts warn Edis said the renewables sector was on track to meet the federal government's renewable energy target of 20% of total generation by 2020 over a year early, by the end of 2018. Nearly 150,000 small-scale rooftop solar systems were installed during the year to June, which will deliver about $1.6 billion in power bill savings over the next decade, or nearly $10,000 per system. [Full Article...]

North Korea Launches Three Short-Range Ballistic Missiles

North Korea Launches Three Short-Range Ballistic Missiles The participants were military persons, but many curious onlookers and commuters got the message. The region where the missiles were launched, Kittaeryong, is a known military test site frequently used by the North for short-range missile drills, said Kim Dong-yub, a military expert at the Institute for Far Eastern Studies in Seoul . [Full Article...]

Sen. Collins: 'Too Difficult To Say' If Trump Will Be 2020 Nominee

Sen. Collins: 'Too Difficult To Say' If Trump Will Be 2020 Nominee Asked during an MSNBC interview on Monday about whether Trump would be re-nominated in 2020, Collins said "it's far too early to tell " if the president would win. She refused to endorse him in 2016 and was one of three holdouts who doomed an effort to repeal the Obamacare law in July. This just eight months into his presidency. [Full Article...]

As Harvey hits Texas, New York springs into action with response crew

As Harvey hits Texas, New York springs into action with response crew However, officials said depending on conditions, their arrival point could change even before they get there, simply because this situation is still so fluid. The deployed aid team will be based in San Antonio and includes members with experience dealing with Hurricane Katrina and Haiti's 2010 quake. The task force includes firefighters, doctors, paramedics, engineers to check for stability of dam... [Full Article...]

United States and South Korea conduct military drill to tackle chemical weapon attack

United States and South Korea conduct military drill to tackle chemical weapon attack Moon sent a message to China expressing the hope that the two countries' relations could further develop into a "substantial" cooperative one, according to the South Korean foreign ministry. Sky News reports that North Korea appears to have been unnerved by the annual military drill between the US and South Korea because it perceives it as a preparation to invade the country. [Full Article...]

Korea fires three missiles; US says tests fail

North Korea fired several short-range projectiles into the sea off its east coast from eastern Kangwon province on Saturday. Analysts said no matter what was launched on Saturday, or the result of the launch, it represents a win for the Kim regime in developing its missile program. [Full Article...]

Local Red Cross volunteers travel to Texas in wake of Hurricane Harvey

People are evacuated from their homes surrounded by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston , Texas. "Good neighbors are always ready and willing to lend a helping hand when asked", said Cooper. "We think so much of [ Texans owner Bob] McNair and the Texans, and if we can help them in any way, then obviously our doors are open to help them out", Jones said ... [Full Article...]


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