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Trump Signs Into Law Hurricane Harvey Aid, US Debt Limit Increase

Trump Signs Into Law Hurricane Harvey Aid, US Debt Limit Increase The result of an agreement between Trump and the Democratic opposition, the bill passed the House of Representatives earlier Friday by a vote of 316-90, Efe news reported. Storm-weary residents of Houston and other Texas cities began returning home to assess flood damage from Hurricane Harvey but officials warned the danger was far from over in parts of the battered state. [Full Article...]

Some MU students could be affected by the end of DACA

Some MU students could be affected by the end of DACA Only 1000 have managed to become United States citizens. By manipulating the public's perception and misrepresenting immigrants, establishment politicians have been able to skirt their responsibilities and continue to exploit the system while assigning blame to a scapegoat. [Full Article...]

Principal Financial Group Inc. Raises Stake in Xylem Inc. (XYL)

It increased, as 40 investors sold Xylem Inc shares while 157 reduced holdings. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 515,354 shares of the industrial products company's stock valued at $28,566,000 after purchasing an additional 85,765 shares in the last quarter. [Full Article...]

Thousands join anti-Brexit march through London

But critics say ministers are also handing themselves sweeping powers to change laws without full parliamentary scrutiny. Labour voted for the article 50 legislation because we respect the referendum result and recognise that Britain will leave the EU. [Full Article...]

Putin urges Trump to avoid hysteria on North Korea

Putin urges Trump to avoid hysteria on North Korea US President Donald J. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke for 45 minutes on Wednesday, amid Pyongyang's stepped-up pace of nuclear and missile tests. "We will not be putting up with what's happening in North Korea", Trump told reporters on Wednesday after the conversation. Both leaders "condemned North Korea's continued reckless and unsafe behavior" and reaffirmed the importance of clo... [Full Article...]

North Korea Crisis: Russia's Putin Warns of 'Global Catastrophe'

Lavrov also said Moscow is "willing to consider" a USA draft resolution condemning North Korea's nuclear test submitted to the U.N. Security Council if its stance opposing a military response is taken into account. "It doesn't seem much time is left before North Korea achieves its complete nuclear armament ", South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon told defense ministers Thursday, according to C... [Full Article...]

Putin Says At This Point, Sanctions Against North Korea Are 'Useless'

Putin Says At This Point, Sanctions Against North Korea Are 'Useless' In short, we can not make a deal on the North's nuclear weapons, take them out, or ignore them. "We are alarmed by this unsafe provocation". Australia is a staunch U.S. And U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned "any threat to the United States. or our allies will be met with a massive military response". The summit used to be held annually but it has become increasingly hard to set the da... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Jose forms in the Atlantic

Tropical Storm Jose forms in the Atlantic Hurricane Irma has been gaining strength in the Caribbean for over a week. Irma has been slamming Caribbean islands and was projected to reach Florida over the weekend. Hurricane Katia weakened as it was making landfall in Mexico on Friday night. A mandatory evacuation order was given for the Florida Keys. The hurricane center warned Friday night that Katia could bring a unsafe stor... [Full Article...]

Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall near Tecolutla, Mexico

Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall near Tecolutla, Mexico Katia is now one of three active hurricanes in the Atlantic, as well as Jose and Irma. Many updates are disguised as warnings, often quoting the National Hurricane Centre or National Weather Service. Hurricane Irma is expected to be a Category 4 or 5 storm when it approaches Florida this weekend. A hurricane watch has been issued for the state of Veracruz in Mexico as the storm and its 75 mi... [Full Article...]

Four Texas House Members Voted Against Harvey Relief...for Texas

Four Texas House Members Voted Against Harvey Relief...for Texas That's only an eighth of an inch (3.2 millimeters) behind the USA record set in Hawaii in 1950. So, in other words, Barton's excuse may sound plausible, but it's really just a lot of sound and fury that has nothing to do with what the GOP was actually seeking before the deal to push through Hurricane Harvey relief was made. [Full Article...]

An open letter from Desmond Tutu to Aung San Su Kyi

Earlier, several thousand supporters of Bangladesh's main opposition political party formed a human chain to protest against the treatment of Myanmar's Rohingya minority. As you know that we have all been in the administration only 18 months. "How many Rohingya have to die; how many Rohingya women will be raped; how many communities will be razed before you raise your voice in defence of those w... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey among costliest, deadliest in US history

Hurricane Harvey among costliest, deadliest in US history The old debate on whether environmental protection and economic prosperity are compatible is distorted. At a time when damage from climate change is escalating, we need sensible policy in Washington to protect the citizens of this country, both by reducing future climate change and by preparing for its consequences. [Full Article...]

U.S. determined to have United Nations vote Monday on N.Korea sanctions

U.S. determined to have United Nations vote Monday on N.Korea sanctions The fate of the Trump administration's resolution may hinge in part on North Korean actions in the next few days. "The US intelligence community has been all over this program for the last 25 years", he said. A U.N. resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by the United States, Britain, France, Russia or China to pass. Pak asked Osnos. "Does the Congress want a war?" Merkel, who was ... [Full Article...]

Space station captures Hurricanes Irma, Jose churning in the Atlantic

Space station captures Hurricanes Irma, Jose churning in the Atlantic On Friday, Jose became a unsafe Category 4 hurricane, threatening Caribbean islands already devastated by Irma. The death toll in the Caribbean stood at at least 21 and was expected to rise as rescuers reached some of the hardest-hit areas. [Full Article...]

KC Pet Project helps family fleeing Hurricane Irma with 30 dogs

KC Pet Project helps family fleeing Hurricane Irma with 30 dogs Sunday morning and hopes to have the animals in NY by late Sunday evening. Several relatives living in Florida covered the trailers with a black tarp and drove over a thousand miles to take refuge with relatives in the area. "Taking this many animals will be a burden as far as space goes", said Tori Fugate, with KC Pet Project . They placed the 14 dogs not brought to the shelter at relatives' h... [Full Article...]

Trump wants denuclearisation of North Korea

Trump wants denuclearisation of North Korea Washington, Sep 6 (PTI) US President Donald Trump discussed the latest nuclear test by North Korea this week with the British and Australian leaders as part of his outreach to worldwide leaders, the White House said today. It was hoped this morning's discussion would be more productive than their famous telephone clash over a refugee deal early in Trump's presidency. Mr Trump in recent days ... [Full Article...]

Is Amgen Inc. (AMGN) Buy Now?

Is Amgen Inc. (AMGN) Buy Now? UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 2,719,874 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $446,250,000 after purchasing an additional 81,362 shares during the last quarter. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust raised its stake in shares of Amgen by 0.5% in the third quarter. State Bank Of Montreal Can, a Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 9.27M shares. [Full Article...]

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has refused "to remain silent" on San Suu Kyi

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has refused However, the organisation that oversees the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday said the 1991 prize awarded to Suu Kyi can not be revoked. Olav Njølstad, head of the Norwegian Nobel Institute, told AP that neither the will of the prize's founder, Alfred Nobel, nor the Nobel Foundation's rules provide for the possibility of withdrawing the honour from laureates. [Full Article...]

Ever Tropical Storm Warning for Atlanta

Irma began passing over the Florida Keys this morning with winds of 130 miles per hour. Listen for possible changes to the forecast.* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION: - For information on appropriate preparations see ready.gov - For information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.org - For additional disaster preparedness information see redcross.orgNEXT UPDATE --The next local ... [Full Article...]

Gov. Kay Ivey activates national guard, emergency services for Hurricane Irma

Gov. Kay Ivey activates national guard, emergency services for Hurricane Irma Over the 24-36 hours between Monday and Wednesday, De Block said that those in manufactured or mobile homes in the path of Irma might consider moving to a more sturdy place of shelter, as he and other forecasters are increasingly concerned about the impact of falling trees on structures. [Full Article...]


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