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ISIS loses Tal Afar, Iraq ISIS loses Tal Afar, Iraq
- September 01, 2017

With Tal Afar liberated, all of Nineveh province - the first area Daesh militants captured in a 2014 blitz - "is in the hands of our fearless troops", al-Abadi said. On Tuesday, al-Abadi had criticized the deal, which allowed hundreds of militants to leave to an Daesh-controlled area near the Iraqi border, and describing it as "worrying and an insult to the Iraqi people". (more...)
Beaumont Leaders Don't Know When City Will Get Safe Water Beaumont Leaders Don't Know When City Will Get Safe Water
- September 01, 2017

They say there's no water supply for Beaumont's water system at this time. "Our faith remains steadfast that our community will continue to persevere in this crisis". We will have to wait until the water levels from this historical flood recede before we can determine the extent of damage and make any needed repairs. (more...)
Gas Hits $8 Per Gallon At One Texas Station Gas Hits $8 Per Gallon At One Texas Station
- September 01, 2017

Christopher Cook said the police department had seven reports of customers cutting in line or expressing belligerent behavior at various gas stations around the city. Company officials are letting approximately 50 QuikTrip stores in north Texas run out of fuel to keep gasoline fully stocked at other locations after Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on oil refineries on the Gulf Coast. (more...)
Governors Kasich, Hickenlooper propose bipartisan plan for healthcare changes Governors Kasich, Hickenlooper propose bipartisan plan for healthcare changes
- September 01, 2017

The governors also recommended that President Donald Trump commits to cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers and that Congress fund those offsets through at least 2019. Just last week a small county in OH became the latest in the country to have only one insurance provider on the marketplace, a problem facing many counties across the country. (more...)
Swansea City Have Serie A Competition For Wilfried Bony Swansea City Have Serie A Competition For Wilfried Bony
- September 01, 2017

Bony scored 25 Premier League goals for Swansea before his move to Manchester and is being targeted after the Swans accepted an offer from Tottenham Hotspur for last-season's top scorer Fernando Llorente , who is also a target for Chelsea . (more...)
Comey drafted Clinton exoneration before finishing investigation, GOP senators say Comey drafted Clinton exoneration before finishing investigation, GOP senators say
- September 01, 2017

Senators Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa, and Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., say newly released transcripts from a federal watchdog agency indicate that Comey made a decision to draft a statement exonerating Clinton in May of 2016, before Clinton was interviewed by the FBI . (more...)
1-year-old child and mom taken, last seen near Pueblo 1-year-old child and mom taken, last seen near Pueblo
- September 01, 2017

The Adams County Sheriff's Office says Samantha Adams and her son Zayed Adams were abducted in the 7400 block of Dexter Street at around 11:30 a.m. Authorities are canvassing the area, and multiple agencies are investigating this incident. (more...)
Sanders Says It's 'Probably Too Soon' For Trump To Head To Texas Sanders Says It's 'Probably Too Soon' For Trump To Head To Texas
- September 01, 2017

Congress must approve a measure to keep the government funded and prevent a shutdown. "Republicans must be ready to join Democrats in passing a timely relief bill that makes all necessary resources available", said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. (more...)
Michael Phelps wants to know if he should swim against Conor McGregor Michael Phelps wants to know if he should swim against Conor McGregor
- September 01, 2017

When asked what he had said to McGregor , Mayweather replied: "I said: 'You still haven't knocked me out?" He will stick to his announcement that this was his last fight and he will go down in history with a 50-0 record, passing Rocky Marciano who was 49-0. (more...)
Haryana cops, part of Dera chief's security, dismissed Haryana cops, part of Dera chief's security, dismissed
- September 01, 2017

The conviction of the Dera chief on charges of raping two of his women followers had sparked widespread protests across Haryana, in which at least 38 people were killed and over 260 injured. Revealing other startling facts, the CBI investigation has stated that the Dera chief threatened the two rape victims if they disclose his wrongdoings. (more...)
United Kingdom looking to replicate EU's external trade deals after Brexit -PM May United Kingdom looking to replicate EU's external trade deals after Brexit -PM May
- September 01, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to reassure Japanese business leaders about Brexit on Thursday , saying she is laying the foundation to take the bilateral trade and investment relationship to "a whole new level" as the United Kingdom leaves the European Union . (more...)
Amit Shah's meeting with eight ministers fuels cabinet reshuffle buzz Amit Shah's meeting with eight ministers fuels cabinet reshuffle buzz
- September 01, 2017

As a precursor to the mega exercise, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Sanjeev Balyan, and Faggan Singh Kulaste resigned from the Council of Ministers on Thursday. Besides, there is also likely to be an exchange between the BJP organisation and the government with some ministers likely to move to the party and some partymen moving to the government. (more...)
Led Coalition Denies Strikes on Daesh Convoy on Syria-Lebanon Border Led Coalition Denies Strikes on Daesh Convoy on Syria-Lebanon Border
- September 01, 2017

The cease-fire paved the way for Hezbollah to broker the evacuation deal for the ISIS militants to be bused from a border crossing in Syria's western Qalamoun region to the militant-held town of al-Bukamal in eastern Deir Ezzor. An earlier coalition airstrike destroyed a small bridge and cratered a road, hindering the movement of the evacuees. But U.S. -led coalition forces blocked the convoy from moving into Islamic State-held territory on Wednesday by striking the road ahead and some ... (more...)
Trump Surveys Harvey Disaster Zone Trump Surveys Harvey Disaster Zone
- September 01, 2017

And it's, maybe someday going to disappear. According to reports , the photo was taken when Trump was still in Washington , D.C., as attested by some journalists who were there to cover the event. His split in focus between federal disaster relief for Texas and a host of other issues he delved into last weekend on Twitter came under scrutiny, but a senior USA official argued Monday morning that the president has the ability to multitask. (more...)
Death of 69-year-old manatee Snooty was preventable Death of 69-year-old manatee Snooty was preventable
- September 01, 2017

Among the findings, there were museum employees who knew there was a problem with an underwater panel that led to a maintenance area. "Due to breakdowns in record keeping, reporting, communication and follow-through, while some action was taken no action culminated in an effective fix", the museum said in a release . (more...)
Concrete Border Wall Prototype Contractors Announced Concrete Border Wall Prototype Contractors Announced
- September 01, 2017

Vitiello. Among the finalists is Houston-based Texas Sterling Construction, the only Texas firm in the bunch. Thursday's announcement by U.S. Customs and Border Protection did not include the winners of the non-concrete wall prototype. Trump initially insisted that Mexico would pay for the wall, but its leaders have flatly rejected that idea. Trump promised in his election campaign a year ago to build a wall to keep out illegal immigrants. (more...)
Rajasthan lands scam: CBI files 18 FIRs, 4 against Robert Vadra's firm Rajasthan lands scam: CBI files 18 FIRs, 4 against Robert Vadra's firm
- September 01, 2017

Speaking over phone from New Delhi , R K Gaur, spokesperson, CBI, said, "We have registered 18 cases under Section 420 (cheating), 461 (dishonestly breaking open or unfastening any closed receptacle containing or supposed to contain property), 468 (forgery for the objective of cheating) and 471 (using as genuine a forged document or electronic record) of the IPC on the request of Rajasthan government and further orders by the government of India". (more...)
Kangana Ranaut : I suffered huge humiliation, want an apology! Kangana Ranaut : I suffered huge humiliation, want an apology!
- September 01, 2017

In the interview, Kangana can be seen talking openly about the big controversy related to Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan that she was recently involved in. Some of the lines in the mail read- 'Does our love really exist or it's just a fantasy?', 'If our love is real then why is it intangible?', 'What if someday I meet you and you tell me that you haven't received anything, you don't even know me, you never loved me'. (more...)
West Brom complete Gibbs transfer West Brom complete Gibbs transfer
- September 01, 2017

Latest reports revealed that Arsenal had leaped ahead of Manchester City and were the new favourites to land the 29-year-old. "I watched the boys [WBA] in the first few games of the season and they've got a lot of energy", said Gibbs. West Brom confirmed the transfer on their official website . West Bromwich Albion is off to a good start in the Premier League , as its two wins and a draw in the first three matches has Tony Pulis' side in fifth place heading into the worldwide break. (more...)
Pentagon admits thousands more troops are in Afghanistan than previously disclosed Pentagon admits thousands more troops are in Afghanistan than previously disclosed
- September 01, 2017

Defense officials have long acknowledged that there are about 7,000 troops in Iraq, overshooting the 5,200 cap. In the name of "transparency", Defense Secretary James Mattis has directed the Defense Department to be more accurate about the number of deployed troops carrying out major operations in Afghanistan. (more...)
Harvey forces evacuation of KHOU in Houston Harvey forces evacuation of KHOU in Houston
- September 01, 2017

Some people used inflatable beach toys, rubber rafts and even air mattresses to get through the water to safety. We are doing the things we tell you not to do. Smith said. "I feel like I can finally breathe kind of a sigh of relief that he is OK". "They haven't located the bodies, but from what my aunt has said, the vehicle is still in the water". (more...)
Dead, At Least 30 Feared Trapped As Mumbai Building Collapses Dead, At Least 30 Feared Trapped As Mumbai Building Collapses
- September 01, 2017

Officials estimated that up to 40 people could have been caught up in the disaster. Rescuers, including a team from the National Disaster Response Force, said the area's narrow roads were making it hard to bring in the excavators. "Strict action will be taken against those found guilty", the industries minister Subhash Desai, was quoted as saying by the PTI. It was not immediately clear if the building collapse in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazar area was connected to the flooding in the city, but ... (more...)
United Nations chief takes helicopter tour of Israel-Gaza border United Nations chief takes helicopter tour of Israel-Gaza border
- September 01, 2017

The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has welcomed a visit by United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres to the Gaza Strip , urging him to seek the lifting of the inhumane Israeli blockade on the coastal sliver. Mr Guterres said he "dreamed" of the day when Gaza would form part of a sovereign Palestine - but relatives of prisoners held in Israeli jails held angry demonstrations as his convoy passed by. (more...)
State Supreme Court Backs Gov. Scott On Shifting Death Penalty Cases State Supreme Court Backs Gov. Scott On Shifting Death Penalty Cases
- September 01, 2017

Since Ayala made that proclamation, Scott has reassigned 29 murder cases from Ayala to another state attorney. Ayala challenged his authority to reassign cases without her consent, and the Florida Supreme Court is set to make a decision on that anytime. (more...)
Moscow Day of Knowledge saved from terror attacks Moscow Day of Knowledge saved from terror attacks
- September 01, 2017

Earlier this month, the FSB arrested four suspects accused of planning suicide bombings on Moscow's transit system and shopping malls. One of the Daesh terrorists meant to detonate himself in a crowd, the FSB announced. "Information on contacts with this organization's recruiters and instructions for the planned crime were found on his mobile phone", FSB said", wrote TASS. (more...)
Majority of Americans believe Trump is 'tearing the country apart' Majority of Americans believe Trump is 'tearing the country apart'
- September 01, 2017

Only 15 percent of Republicans and 53 percent of independents agree. The results hark back to a July Washington Post/ABC News poll , in which 70 percent of Americans described Trump's behavior as "unpresidential" and just 24 percent said it was "fitting and proper" for a president. (more...)
Trump, first lady arrive in Harvey-ravaged Texas Trump, first lady arrive in Harvey-ravaged Texas
- September 01, 2017

Trump's official hat comes in red, white, and camo print, and the hat sold at Walmart is available in a brighter, more vibrant red, white, and black. But all in all, Trump struck the right tone, holding up the Lone Star state flag for a memorable image - and Melania changed to sneakers in time for the tour. (more...)
State Police Release Names in New Milford Police Officer-Involved Shooting State Police Release Names in New Milford Police Officer-Involved Shooting
- September 01, 2017

Police responded to a report of a subject with a gun. He was the only officer to fire at Sfaelos. Kostatinos Sfaelos, 62, was shot and killed by New Milford police officer Christopher Hayes, 33, after Sfaelos approached officers with a shotgun Monday evening, according to a news release. (more...)
Barcelona give Suarez all clear for crucial qualifiers Barcelona give Suarez all clear for crucial qualifiers
- September 01, 2017

In the last five matches , Uruguay team lost their all five games against Italy and Republic of Ireland respectively in the International Friendly match. Argentina are in fifth place in the South American qualifying group, one place outside the automatic qualifiers for Russian Federation 2018, a point behind fourth-placed Chile. (more...)
'We Only Kill Black People, Right?' 'We Only Kill Black People, Right?'
- September 01, 2017

The officer had told the driver to call the person she had told to come pick her up after a highway stop because he was arresting her and was going to impound her vehicle. Bottom line: No matter the context, the remarks are despicable, and display an appalling lack of judgement and sensitivity. The study, completed by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, have encouraged the Cobb County , Georgia police department to track officers interactions with individuals from different ... (more...)

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