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Tot found clinging to mom who drowned due to Harvey

Tot found clinging to mom who drowned due to Harvey Penisson said a witness saw the woman take her 18-month-old daughter and try to walk to safety when the swift current of a flooded drainage canal next to the parking lot swept her and her child away. The mother died but the child is in stable condition. The storm that first came ashore on Friday has forced tens of thousands of people to flee deluged homes and caused damage estimated at tens of b... [Full Article...]

Patrik Schick declares Roma 'my ideal team'

Patrik Schick declares Roma 'my ideal team' Sporting director Monchi also spoke to the site, and praised the potential of the 21-year-old. A further €8m could be paid by Roma to Sampdoria upon the success of various performance-related bonuses, dependent on how well both the player and the club do during his stay at the Serie A side. [Full Article...]

Amid pumping failures, New Orleans readies for possible Harvey flooding

Amid pumping failures, New Orleans readies for possible Harvey flooding The Obama administration gave New Orleans $2 billion in 2015 to upgrade its infrastructure, a portion of which was supposed to go towards the pump system. The mayor is urging people to clean catch basins. Now, the city faces Harvey with diminished pumping capacity. Rainwater also explained that the agency is ensuring that all crews have the basic equipment they need to man the stations. [Full Article...]

Remnants of Harvey expected to move into the Carolinas late this week

Remnants of Harvey expected to move into the Carolinas late this week High pressure provides enough of a buffer to keep a tropical low well to the south. High tide occurs each day in the morning hours. After Harvey moves out, the rain threat diminishes, though another round of showers may be possible next week. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation 2030 bond, held by rescued Otkritie, falls to 21-mth low

Russian Federation 2030 bond, held by rescued Otkritie, falls to 21-mth low The central bank would "provide financial support to the bank, guaranteeing the continuation of its activities", the statement said. Otkritie is also Russia's largest private bank, according to its website, which says that it has 412 branches and 3.6 million private clients throughout the country. [Full Article...]

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KS) Shares Sold by Aperio Group LLC

About shares traded. Packaging Corp Of America (NYSE: PKG ) has risen 54.92% since August 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.08% the S&P500. "Management Wants You to Know" published on August 02, 2017, Fool.com published: "3 Reasons The Procter & Gamble Company Stock Could Fall" on August 18, 2017. [Full Article...]

Oil prices dip as market grapples with hurricane damage

Oil prices dip as market grapples with hurricane damage Several Jefferson Parish deputies left Tuesday morning to assist with water rescues in southwest Louisiana, officials said. Mayor Mitch Landrieu opened his Tuesday news conference with a moment of silence for Katrina victims and words of support for Harvey's victims in Texas and southwest Louisiana. [Full Article...]

Western Louisiana in crosshairs as Harvey moves back to land

Western Louisiana in crosshairs as Harvey moves back to land Zorilla says the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals also will pick up and house pets owned by homeless people who enter a New Orleans shelter during flooding from Harvey . On Tuesday, rains flooded a few of the city's streets, but not to the same extent. "Tomorrow still looks pretty wet, but we're setting up to dry out a bit on Thursday", Shields said. [Full Article...]

Harvey's Heavy Rains Ratchet Up Flooding Fears in Louisiana

Harvey's Heavy Rains Ratchet Up Flooding Fears in Louisiana He said 3-4 inches of rain have fallen so far around the city, with some isolated areas receiving up to five inches. Some refineries were preparing for restarts, but heavy rains are expected to last through Wednesday, adding to catastrophic flooding in Houston . [Full Article...]

Harvey Dumps More Rain On Southern Texas, Louisiana

Harvey Dumps More Rain On Southern Texas, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says Louisiana is offering to shelter storm victims from Texas while the state also helps its own residents who were rescued from Harvey's floodwaters overnight. Several Jefferson Parish deputies left Tuesday morning to assist with water rescues in southwest Louisiana, officials said. FEMA Administrator Brock Long said Monday that more than 450,000 people were expecte... [Full Article...]

Finnish President Calls Trump's Statement on US Fighters 'Businessman's Speech'

Finnish President Calls Trump's Statement on US Fighters 'Businessman's Speech' Niinisto has not corrected Trump, but later took on Twitter, saying that the statements regarding the purchase of fighters were "nonsense". 'It seems that on the sale side, past decisions and hopes about future decisions have mixed. The Republican-led House of Representatives last month had approved a bill that includes USD1.6 billion fund for building Trump's long- promised wall along the US-Me... [Full Article...]

Kezia Dugdale quits as Scottish Labour Party leader

Kezia Dugdale quits as Scottish Labour Party leader Alex Rowley, the interim leader of Scottish Labour said: "Under the leadership of Kezia Dugdale, the Scottish Labour Party is stronger and more united than it was when she took the job, we have a platform on which to build". Previously Dugdale criticised the Labour leader and also faced criticism herself from left-wing Labour members, according to the BBC. Neil Frindlay, a Labour MSP who is asso... [Full Article...]

Israeli forces detain 15 Palestinians in West Bank raids

Israeli forces detain 15 Palestinians in West Bank raids Negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians have been at a standstill since the failure of US mediation in the spring of 2014. "To find a solution and provide peace is not only in Palestinians' favor, but also that of Israel", says Erdogan, according to Turkish media. [Full Article...]

Mattis allows transgender troops to continue serving pending review

Mattis allows transgender troops to continue serving pending review In a statement on Tuesday evening , Mr. Mattis said that he was establishing a panel of experts, serving within the Pentagon and the Homeland Security Department, whose task will be to " provide advice and recommendations on the implementation of the president's direction". [Full Article...]

Here's how Arizonans can donate to Harvey victims and avoid scams

Here's how Arizonans can donate to Harvey victims and avoid scams There are a number of resources available to check the legitimacy of a charity that are worth visiting before giving money . Emails users should use caution before clicking any links or opening any attachments included in unsolicited emails, the notice said , and refer to a separate warning issued Monday by the Federal Trade Commission's consumer information office. [Full Article...]

Trump attacks another Republican, Congressional-GOP support uncertain

Trump attacks another Republican, Congressional-GOP support uncertain He will pardon people, he will use executive powers - like the transgender ban in the military - and he will make decisions about foreign policy on his own. Supreme Court. Trump can not afford to lose any of the 52 Republican votes in the Senate on future legislation, as happened with health care. President Trump is more vulnerable than most. [Full Article...]

Royals snap scoreless, losing skid against Rays

Royals snap scoreless, losing skid against Rays Kansas City remained three games behind Minnesota for the second AL wild card. Merrifield, Jorge Bonifacio and Eric Hosmer homered as the Royals snapped a 45-inning scoreless streak on their way to a 6-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un says missile test is a Guam prelude

Kim Jong Un says missile test is a Guam prelude The launch early Tuesday was the first test of such a sophisticated weapon over the landmass of a US ally and an obvious warning to the United States that North Korea could easily target USA military facilities on Guam or elsewhere in the Pacific region. [Full Article...]

Bhutan hails end of Doklam standoff

Bhutan hails end of Doklam standoff The denouement of the Doklam standoff highlighted that New Delhi succeeded in attaining this outcome - all without Bhutan having to diverge from its carefully calculated position of silence. Regarding the statements from the two sides, analysts say China and India had to make such announcements for domestic audiences, but either way the issue has been resolved. [Full Article...]

'You Have Been Pakistan's Worst Foreign Secretary Ever'

'You Have Been Pakistan's Worst Foreign Secretary Ever' Former Pakistan high commissioner to India Abdul Basit sent an official letter to Islamabad's ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, pointing out to him that he was "the worst foreign secretary ever". Basit cites two incidents as examples of Chaudhry's purported failure. In an editorial, The Nation called it an "undiplomatic letter" and "thoroughly unprofessional". [Full Article...]


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