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Harvey aid, debt on returning Congress' daunting to-do list

Harvey aid, debt on returning Congress' daunting to-do list With his tendency to send conflicting policy signals and attack fellow Republicans, Trump may present the biggest uncertainty as Congress gets back to work. While Republican leaders haven't said how long they plan to extend the debt limit, it was expected that it would be longer than three months. Lawmakers have approved almost $8 billion in funding for relief aid following the devastation left ... [Full Article...]

Trump Jr. to meet Senate Committee over Russian Federation hacking

Trump Jr. to meet Senate Committee over Russian Federation hacking 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. Trump Jr refuted the claim saying the meeting which was attended by the then campaign manager, Paul Manafort and Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner was not in respect to the election and thus falsely reporte... [Full Article...]

North Korea warns more "gift package" for US

The White House said yesterday President Donald Trump had agreed "in principle" to scrap a warhead weight limit on South Korea's missiles. Though political analysts has spoken against the sanctions saying that these can certainly be addressed via talks, US is very much serious about this where US Secretary of Defence along with US Ambassador to UN, Nikki Haley has given a stern warning to the... [Full Article...]

Tropical storms Jose, Katia upgraded to hurricane status

Tropical storms Jose, Katia upgraded to hurricane status He added that police and firefighters, in a unsafe major hurricane, would have to evacuate until wind and surging waters abate. Although this is a 35 miles per hour decrease from the current wind speeds, it is still strong enough wind to cause major damage . [Full Article...]

Dennis Rodman does karaoke with Kim Jong

Dennis Rodman does karaoke with Kim Jong He added: It's just amusing the fact that me saying something like that and people saying, "Oh my god Dennis Rodman protecting the marshal of North Korea ". Donald Trump's attitude is he loves to be cocky, he loves to be the boss, he loves to be the man. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (C), accompanied by his wife Ri Sol-Ju (L), enjoying a joint performance by the state merited chorus and t... [Full Article...]

Protesters in Bradenton support immigration as President Trump begins dismantling DACA

Protesters in Bradenton support immigration as President Trump begins dismantling DACA Though screening for DACA was previously touted as being sufficient in keeping criminals out, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) revealed that more than 2,100 recipients had their status revoked for being criminals or gang members. [Full Article...]

Katia becomes hurricane in Gulf of Mexico

Katia becomes hurricane in Gulf of Mexico The Atlantic hurricane season's average peak is September 10, so we're not quite halfway through this already active season. And while Irma's occurrence itself would alone be newsworthy, its place in a rarely seen succession of powerful hurricanes has made this season even more notable. [Full Article...]

DACA recipient anxious time in classroom, United States might come to an end

DACA recipient anxious time in classroom, United States might come to an end The DACA EAD renewal application should be filed as soon as possible to minimize any potential gap in work authorization. DACA participants get a two-year reprieve from deportation and are permitted to work in the United States. "There is no plan at this time to target persons outside those parameters". But those aspirations are threatened because Garcia came to the United States from Mexico a... [Full Article...]

Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes

Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes The examples of Iraq and Libya have convinced the North Korean leadership that only nuclear deterrence can protect them, so no sanctions can dissuade them, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. " Ramping up military hysteria in such conditions is senseless; it's a dead end ", he added. In an early morning tweet Tuesday, Trump said, "I am allowing Japan & South Korea to buy a substantially incre... [Full Article...]

Uttar Pradesh: Shaktipunj Express gets derailed in Sonbhadra, no injuries reported

Uttar Pradesh: Shaktipunj Express gets derailed in Sonbhadra, no injuries reported The train was travelling at a speed of about 40 km/hr and due to the low speed which prevented any injuries. In this train accident, around seven cans of Shaktipunj Express have derailed. All passengers safe, no injury. Seven coaches of the Howrah-Jabalpur Shaktipunj Express today derailed near Obra in Sonbhadra district in Uttar Pradesh , according to reports. [Full Article...]

Trump sends Congress $7.9 billion request for hurricane recovery aid

Trump sends Congress $7.9 billion request for hurricane recovery aid Speaking briefly with reporters as he toured a Harvey relief center in Houston's NRG stadium, Trump said, "Really, I think people appreciate what's been done". During his brief stop in Lake Charles, Trump met with first responders and a group of volunteers known as the Cajun Navy, many of whom were in cowboy hats and waders. [Full Article...]

House Overwhelming Passes $7.9 Billion Harvey Aid Package

House Overwhelming Passes $7.9 Billion Harvey Aid Package The 419 to 3 vote sent the aid package - likely to be the first of several - to the Senate in the hope of sending the bill to President Donald Trump before dwindling disaster reserves run out at the end of this week. May 17, 2017. "Without raising the debt limit, I'm not comfortable that we would get the money that we need this month to Texas to rebuild", Mnuchin said. [Full Article...]

Mumbai serial blasts sentencing

Mumbai serial blasts sentencing The March 12, 1993, serial blasts killed 257 and left over 700 injured. The court found them guilty of conspiracy and terror activities in connection with the case. Another accused, Abdul Qayyum, was acquitted. According to the prosecution, Mustafa Dossa, Tiger Memon and Chhota Shakeel organised training camps in Pakistan and in India to impart and undergo weapon and arms training and handli... [Full Article...]

War on terror: If we fail, region fails: Gen Bajwa

War on terror: If we fail, region fails: Gen Bajwa However, he added, if the global powers can not support Pakistan then they should at least not hurl accusations. "If Pakistan has not done enough in the war against terrorism, nobody has done anything in this direction", he said. Bajwa's comments came against the backdrop of an increasingly assertive United States that has repeatedly slammed Islamabad for being selective in fighting terrorism . [Full Article...]

Fire in under construction building kills 6 in India's Mumbai

Fire in under construction building kills 6 in India's Mumbai All 24 persons were rescued from the spot, of whom six were declared dead at the BMC's Cooper Hospital. Meanwhile, the police said that the victims could not be identified as their bodies were charred beyond recognition. Eight of them are said to be critical. Soon after the fire broke out, locals alerted the fire brigade and 3 engines were rushed to the location near Kishore Kumar Garden. [Full Article...]

Rohingyas are illegal immigrants in India: Kiren Rijiju

Rohingyas are illegal immigrants in India: Kiren Rijiju Refugees arriving in Bangladesh have said their homes were destroyed by government troops. "They need medicine, they need emergency shelter, they need food, they need clean drinking water". The treatment of Buddhist-majority Myanmar's roughly 1.1 million Muslim Rohingya is the biggest challenge facing Ms Suu Kyi, who has been accused by Western critics of not speaking out for the minority... [Full Article...]

Australians warned as North Korea threat looms

North Korea on Sunday triggered global alarm when it detonated what it described as a hydrogen bomb designed for a long-range missile, which was followed by signs that Pyongyang was preparing a new missile launch. The White House said that Australian and British leaders agreed with Trump that "this latest reckless act only strengthens the worlds determination to confront the growing North Korean t... [Full Article...]

Von Miller claims Trevor Siemian has 'Peyton Manning vibe'

Von Miller claims Trevor Siemian has 'Peyton Manning vibe' I want those guys to be on every day. Appearing on PFT Live on Tuesday, linebacker Von Miller said third-year quarterback Trevor Siemian reminds him of Peyton Manning (and he wasn't joking). "No one player can replace those two guys, no two players". "Well, great leadership", Joseph said. "As far as how he's worked, how's he helped the young guys". [Full Article...]

Forward Air Corporation (FWRD) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts

Sealed Air Corporation's payout ratio is 33.16%. Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The Private Bank & Trust Co holds 4,451 shares with $1.03M value, up from 2,062 last quarter. The industrial products company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.01. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose expected to strengthen, moving west

Hurricane Jose expected to strengthen, moving west Irma, which is now a threat to Florida, was carrying winds of 185 miles per hour , the highest ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, according to the National Hurricane Center . "The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb [29.77 inches]". As for the three storms now occupying the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico, all three are expected to take very different paths. [Full Article...]


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