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House to vote on Hurricane Harvey aid measure

House to vote on Hurricane Harvey aid measure The bill's spending levels match a Friday request from the White House. The bulk of the funds would replenish the Federal Emergency Management Agency 's disaster relief coffers. But several leading Republicans on the right of the House GOP conference are loudly complaining about the expected strategy to tie the increase to the debt limit to the disaster relief legislation. [Full Article...]

Putin calls sanctions on North Korea "useless"

Putin calls sanctions on North Korea Putin's remarks Tuesday are the latest in a series of tense diplomatic exchanges between the two nations following United States allegations that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election. Previous estimates have ranged from 50 kilotons to 120 kilotons. "There is no other way to solve the North Korean nuclear issue , save that of peaceful dialogue". [Full Article...]

End to DACA prompts protests in Tucson

End to DACA prompts protests in Tucson The rally , organized by the Pioneer Valley Workers Center (PVWC), brought together a large crowd of local residents outside the group's office at 20 Hampton Avenue in the city's downtown area. Thousands of Nigerian children immigrants are now being protected by the policy. Bookbinder said Tuesday, however, that immigration policy is a bipartisan problem-and not a grievance to to be laid mere... [Full Article...]

Labour says it will oppose Brexit repeal bill over 'power grab' fears

Labour says it will oppose Brexit repeal bill over 'power grab' fears The statement came as Brexit Secretary David Davis prepares to deliver a statement in the House of Commons on divorce talks with the EU. Corbyn, like key lieutenant John McDonnell, hails from the remnant's of Labour's old Eurosceptic tradition, and he voted to leave the European Economic Community in 1975; against the Maastricht Treaty which transformed it into the European Union; and against ... [Full Article...]

BRICS leaders deplore North Korea n-test

BRICS leaders deplore North Korea n-test Many experts believe North Korea would not use the weapons first. He spoke in reference to North Korea's 1994 deal with the USA to constrain its nuclear program, that eventually fell apart in 2003 under the Bush Administration for lack of implementation. [Full Article...]

Modi Cabinet 3.0 - 9 Ministers Take Oath; 4 Others Elevated

Modi Cabinet 3.0 - 9 Ministers Take Oath; 4 Others Elevated Pradhan is known to have spearheaded one of Prime Minister Modi's main schemes - the "Give it Up" plan for people to forego subsidised cooking gas or LPG voluntarily. Puri will take forward the work done by M. Venkaiah Naidu before he was chosen to contest the vice presidential poll. Former IAS officer of UT cadre KJ Alphons is the new tourism minister. [Full Article...]

Kenyan opposition leader rejects date of new elections

Kenyan opposition leader rejects date of new elections Kenya's Supreme Court annulled the elections saying that the commission had committed irregularities in adding up the votes. The court said a new election needs to be held by 31 October. "We will not do a mistake twice and expect to get a different result", he said. Mr Odinga's opposition Nasa alliance went to the Supreme Court to challenge President Kenyatta's win arguing that the results had... [Full Article...]

United States warns Kim Jung un of "total annihilation" for any attack

United States warns Kim Jung un of General Mattis said: "Any threat to the USA or it territories, including Guam, or our allies will be met with a massive military response - a response both effective and overwhelming". Ultimately, though, every threat of violence squeezes the options available to the US. Both China and Russian Federation have confirmed they agree "to adhere to the goal of the denuclearisation of the Korean Pen... [Full Article...]

Escaped tiger near Atlanta found, shot by police

Escaped tiger near Atlanta found, shot by police According to Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary , officers initially called requesting they respond to the scene. Police have confirmed that a tiger that was running loose on a Georgia highway was shot and killed . She says her dog is okay but is obviously shaken. "We don't know where the tiger came from". FOX 5 also reported that the dog, a small dachshund mix named Journey, survived the attack. [Full Article...]

Jacob Rees-Mogg says abortion is 'morally indefensible'

Jacob Rees-Mogg says abortion is 'morally indefensible' But Mr Rees-Mogg, who became an unexpected favourite over the summer months to replace Theresa May in Downing Street , played down speculation yesterday, insisting interest in him would fade as Parliament resumes after the summer recess. "I think we were too diffident about announcing our successes, particularly on welfare". Bookmaker Paddy Power said the odds of Rees-Mogg taking the top job w... [Full Article...]

Onyango positive despite Egypt setback

Onyango positive despite Egypt setback The three-time World Cup qualifiers hope second-place Egypt and leaders Uganda draw later Tuesday before an expected 70,000 crowd in Mediterranean city Alexandria. Mohamed Salah scored the only goal of the game as the Pharaohs overtook their East African opponents into top spot in Group E, while Denis Onyango's heroics between the sticks for Uganda ensured the outclassed Cranes remained in c... [Full Article...]

Putin: Trump Can't Disappoint Me, We're Not Married

Putin: Trump Can't Disappoint Me, We're Not Married Experts told NBC News that Trump's suggestion would strip consumer goods from the shelves of American stores, jeopardize hundreds of thousands of U.S.jobs and spark a meltdown across the global economy . Meanwhile, Putin told his Moon that Russian Federation does not recognize a nuclear North Korea. China objects to both the military drills and the deployment in South Korea of an advanced USA... [Full Article...]

Egyptian president invites Putin to visit Cairo

Egyptian president invites Putin to visit Cairo The Interior Ministry in the past has denied allegations of systemic torture, blaming any abuses on individuals and saying they are held accountable. Most of the detainees are alleged supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood group, which rose to power after the 2011 uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak but has been the target of a sweeping crackdown since the military overthrew an elected I... [Full Article...]

Severe thunderstorm risk into Tuesday evening

Severe thunderstorm risk into Tuesday evening The National Weather Service wants to give an advanced-alert to everyone in the area to be weather prepared in case of a severe storm. Areas to be affected include Batavia, Darien Lakes State Park, Pembroke, Attica, Byron, Oakfield, Stafford and Alabama. [Full Article...]

Trump and Australian prime minister hold 'very constructive' call on N.Korea

Trump and Australian prime minister hold 'very constructive' call on N.Korea A mock North Korea's Scud-B missile, left top, and South Korean missiles are displayed at Korea War Memorial Museum in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept. Speaking at a joint press conference following their summit, Putin said his country can not accept a nuclear-armed North Korea, according to the Korean translation of his remarks. [Full Article...]

Hazardous air quality from fires could threaten Oregon, Oregon St. games

Hazardous air quality from fires could threaten Oregon, Oregon St. games The air quality in much of the state of OR has hit the "hazardous" range, where it could potentially be harmful with long exposure. The Oregonian reported that though forecasts call for showers later this week, air quality in Eugene was deemed "hazardous" by the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency as of Tuesday morning. [Full Article...]

Mueller team has draft letter on Comey firing

Mueller team has draft letter on Comey firing She went on, "I asked if that letter was not problematic". But he said "it's probably past time for our committee to subpoena the White House to make sure we get all relevant documents". Trump had composed with Stephen Miller, one of the president's top political advisers - to Mr. Comey. Cobb told Business Insider last weekend that there was "little if any pushback" from within the White H... [Full Article...]

Qatar Launches Largest Port in Middle East

Qatar Launches Largest Port in Middle East On June 5, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic, business and travel ties with Qatar alleging Doha for supporting terrorist organizations. The capacity of Hamad Port is to reach 7.5 million twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) annually on completion of all construction phases. The new routes connect Qatar ports to Sohar and Salalah ports in Oman, Shuwaikh Port in Kuwait, Karachi ... [Full Article...]

Hokies coach praises QB Josh Jackson

Hokies coach praises QB Josh Jackson We'll give the Hokies the full 24 hours to celebrate their 31-24 win over the Mountaineers. "I think he'll continue to get better", head coach Justin Fuente said. "Would we like to have some plays back?" Phillips caught seven passes for 138 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Mountaineers. Quarterback Josh Jackson has been named the ACC's Rookie of the Week after the freshman became the f... [Full Article...]

AP defends itself after EPA attacks 'misleading' report on Superfund sites

AP defends itself after EPA attacks 'misleading' report on Superfund sites Greg Abbott said Sunday he expects the Environmental Protection Agency "to get on top" of the threat of possible water contamination after an Associated Press report of highly toxic waste sites flooded in the Houston area. The statement neglected to mention the other reporter listed as an author on the story , Jason Dearen, from the ground in Texas. "Once again, in an attempt to mislead Ame... [Full Article...]


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