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Storm Harvey: Texas floods spread as 2000 people rescued Storm Harvey: Texas floods spread as 2000 people rescued
- September 01, 2017

City officials have reported instances of looting , armed robberies and of people impersonating police officers. "He tried to get to his post". But he planned to return to the region Saturday to meet with some of the victims, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. (more...)
UN Security Council condemns 'outrageous' North Korea missile test
- September 01, 2017

Just before he was sacked, White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon said what many in Washington were thinking: There's no viable military option for preventing a nuclear North Korea . The position on trade is consistent with May's negotiating stance on several central issues of Brexit talks with Brussels: to closely replicate numerous existing arrangements Britain has as an European Union state and then gradually introduce change. (more...)
Surrey resident gunned down in his driveway outside his Cloverdale home Surrey resident gunned down in his driveway outside his Cloverdale home
- September 01, 2017

A coroner's van was observed behind the police tape. SURREY RCMP are now on scene in the Cloverdale area of Surrey for a report of shots being fired. on Tuesday night. The vehicle was last seen driving east on 64th Avenue from 166th Street. When they arrived, they found Singh in the driver's seat of a vehicle parked in the driveway of a home. (more...)
Sensitise teachers, students on Blue Whale Challenge: Maneka Sensitise teachers, students on Blue Whale Challenge: Maneka
- September 01, 2017

Jayamani also wanted the creator of the Blue Whale challenge to be identified and booked on murder charges. His parents were informed about the tragedy and they are on their way to Puducherry, police said. This is not a game but danger. The tasks include the final challenge to commit suicide. He demanded that the central and state governments ban the game . (more...)
Texas Mother Drowns Trying To Save 3-Year-Old Daughter From Flood Texas Mother Drowns Trying To Save 3-Year-Old Daughter From Flood
- September 01, 2017

They managed to pull the body of Sulcer and the girl, who suffered from hypothermia, on their boat. Spokeswoman for the Beaumont Police Department Carol Riley said that Sulcer's actions "absolutely saved the child's life". Officers pulled the child and the mother into the boat and got them to the area of the 3700 block of Bayou", the statement explained. First responders lifted the girl from her mother's body and tried to revive the woman, but she did not regain consciousness. (more...)
What Are Analysts Report About UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)
- September 01, 2017

The Florida-based Cypress Cap Gru has invested 0.16% in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH). UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) ended its day at $195.88 with the rising stream of -0.43% and its total traded volume was 1.48 million shares less than the average volume. (more...)
Trump Says US Pays N. Korea 'Extortion Money' - What Does That Mean?
- September 01, 2017

It flew for 1,677 miles and reached a maximum hieght of 341 miles, according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff . The Prime Minister of United Kingdom, Theresa May advised China to arbitrate more vigorously in curbing the North Korea's crisis and missile ambitions. (more...)
Theresa May expresses unity with Japan in face of North Korea threat
- September 01, 2017

May was to tell the security council that the closer ties "must include confronting the threat that North Korea poses and ensuring the regime stops its aggressive acts", according to an excerpt of the speech released by Downing Street. (more...)
Kings' Randolph charged with two misdemeanors for pot arrest, reduced from felony Kings' Randolph charged with two misdemeanors for pot arrest, reduced from felony
- September 01, 2017

According to TMZ , Randolph has now been charged with misdemeanor possession of more than one ounce of marijuana and misdemeanor resisting arrest. The marijuana possession count carries a possible sentence of up to six months' county jail, a fine not more than $500, or both. (more...)
Analyst says Harvey will cost United Airlines $265 million Analyst says Harvey will cost United Airlines $265 million
- September 01, 2017

That slide intensified after the industry in July threw off signals that more price cuts could be on the horizon and that unit revenue, or an airline's sales in relation to its overall flight capacity, might not be as strong as once anticipated. (more...)
Everton striker Wayne Rooney 'arrested on suspicion of drink-driving' Everton striker Wayne Rooney 'arrested on suspicion of drink-driving'
- September 01, 2017

Rooney has often been criticized for messing up his personal life with his football . The 31-year-old announced retirement from worldwide football in August, after becoming England's all-time leading goalscorer with 53 goals. Rooney last month called time on his often tempestuous global career, retiring from duty after spurning an offer to return to the squad. Firmino had 46 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of his breath, which is above the legal limit of 35. (more...)
Russian, South Korean Presidents to Meet at EEF Forum Wednesday
- September 01, 2017

In Seoul, a senior South Korean official also urged Pyongyang on Friday to return to the negotiating table, while warning against "continuing provocations". On Tuesday, the reclusive nation fired a ballistic missile over Japan in defiance of UN resolutions and new sanctions imposed in August, which are expected to slash its export revenues by one-third. (more...)
Houston police officer drowned while trying to get to work Houston police officer drowned while trying to get to work
- September 01, 2017

Perez drove into an underpass that's about 16.5 feet and drove into the water". As was protocol, he informed his chain of command and tried to get to the closest command post in Kingwood, but got caught in flood waters under an overpass near the Hardy Toll Road and Beltway 8. (more...)
Kenya election overturned, new vote ordered within 60 days Kenya election overturned, new vote ordered within 60 days
- September 01, 2017

On his part, Mr Kenyatta urged the court to dismiss the case, saying that a voter who queued for hours to make his choice can not be punished for the mistakes of a poll official. "It's a huge red flag that something weird is going on", he said. The lawyer said that the essence of the vote is about who voted because numbers matter and the most important thing is to show that the victor had the numbers, in this case, President Kenyatta. (more...)
Texas police won't stop illegal immigrants from Harvey relief Texas police won't stop illegal immigrants from Harvey relief
- September 01, 2017

On Friday, just as Hurricane Harvey was about to make landfall, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials reportedly left these predominantly Central American asylum-seekers stranded at a San Antonio Greyhound bus station after bus services were cancelled because of the impending storm. (more...)
Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims
- September 01, 2017

Responding to a question about whether the president planned to personally contribute, Sanders said Trump "would like to join in the efforts that a lot of the people that we've seen across this country do, and he's pledging $1 million of personal money to the fund". (more...)
Four people pulled from sinking boat near Port Aransas Four people pulled from sinking boat near Port Aransas
- September 01, 2017

Coast Guard Twitter account. A tug dispatched to help the 12-person crew of the Gulf Justice could not reach the ship. Kevin Oditt says helicopters have rescued more than 100 people in the Houston area as Tropical Storm Harvey floods numerous neighborhoods. (more...)
Angels acquire slugger Justin Upton from Tigers
- September 01, 2017

In a deal that went down to the final minutes, perhaps seconds, before the Major League Baseball trade waiver deadline at midnight Thursday, the Astros swung a deal for Tigers ace Justin Verlander , the teams announced early Friday morning. (more...)
TDP bags 32 of 48 seats in Kakinada civic body polls TDP bags 32 of 48 seats in Kakinada civic body polls
- September 01, 2017

TDP along with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won 30 seats so far out of 48 wards. Counting of votes for the Kakinada Municipal Corporation (KMC) Election began at 8 AM at Rangaraya Medical College. After a gap of seven years, Kakinada went for Corporation elections. The elections were conducted in 196 polling stations with a voter turnout of about 67%. (more...)
President Trump Approves Emergency Declaration for Louisiana President Trump Approves Emergency Declaration for Louisiana
- September 01, 2017

Edwards said Cameron Parish is under an evacuation order, but there has not been significant structural damage reported in Louisiana at this time. "Trump declared that an emergency exists in the State of Louisiana and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local response efforts", the White House said in a statement . (more...)
'One way or the other, Mexico will pay for wall' 'One way or the other, Mexico will pay for wall'
- September 01, 2017

US President Donald Trump has said that he hopes to have a good relationship with Russian Federation and that it could prove to be a good step towards world peace. "It's (Russia) a big country, it's a nuclear country, it's a country that we should get along with, and I think we will eventually get along with Russian Federation", he said in response to a question. (more...)
Texas governor reportedly accepts Mexico's offer to help after Harvey Texas governor reportedly accepts Mexico's offer to help after Harvey
- September 01, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will reportedly meet with White House officials regarding the border wall and other fiscal issues on September 6. The wall isn't the only topic Trump has prioritized this weekend. Federal disaster funds were not freed for Texas until late Friday night, after Trump had pardoned controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio and officially barred new transgender military service members. (more...)
Lucknow: teacher slapped class 3 Boy for 40 times Lucknow: teacher slapped class 3 Boy for 40 times
- September 01, 2017

The video of teacher hitting the child has gone viral now and is being shared by people on multiple platforms. As a result, he fell unconscious on the floor and the teacher left the classroom. The parents were assured that her service was being terminated. He approached school principal Ronald Rodriguez, who fired Retica after reviewing CCTV footage of the classroom despite her appeals to reconsider. (more...)
North Carolina sends 5 water rescue crews to Texas North Carolina sends 5 water rescue crews to Texas
- September 01, 2017

According to the NYPD, "New York Task Force 1 (NY-TF1) conducted search and rescue operations in Brazoria County, Texas". The team will be bringing equipment that was loaded earlier to assist them. He says the same team went to Louisiana and MS to help out after Hurricane Katrina. Huffman says, "They're pretty overwhelmed over there". "We'll do all we can to help those affected by this storm". (more...)
Trump pledges his own money for Harvey relief
- September 01, 2017

President Donald Trump could be headed to Louisiana soon to survey the damage caused by Harvey. "He would like to join in the efforts that a lot of the people we've seen across this country do, and he's pledging $1 million of personal money to the fund", she said . (more...)
Eight dead in Karachi as Pakistan hit by monsoon floods Eight dead in Karachi as Pakistan hit by monsoon floods
- September 01, 2017

Many train services were disrupted and the authorities announced that schools and colleges would remain closed, fearing more rains, said the city's mayor, Wasim Akhtar. In view of the precarious weather conditions in various parts of the province, the officials in Pakistan's Meteorological Department (MET) office in Karachi has predicted heavy showers on Friday as well. (more...)
China factory activity expand further in August: Caixin China factory activity expand further in August: Caixin
- September 01, 2017

Futures prices for steel reinforcing bars used in construction have risen around 11 percent so far this month and 51 percent this year. Output prices also rose at the fastest pace since December, indicating strong pricing power for producers, which should fatten profit margins and give firms extra breathing room in the country's fight against a rapid build-up in debt. (more...)
Sealed Air Corporation (SEE) Position Increased by Ray Gerald L & Associates Ltd.
- September 01, 2017

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.3 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell. (more...)
Trump looks to frame tax reform debate Wednesday Trump looks to frame tax reform debate Wednesday
- September 01, 2017

Tom Cole, R-Okla., referring to Trump's star turn on the reality television show. His speech is laying out his vision for rewriting the tax system for the first time since the mid-1980s. Trump is expected to make the trip along with his wife, Melania, but is not expected to visit Houston where his presence might disrupt rescue operations. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey affecting local gas prices before holiday weekend
- September 01, 2017

Eyes are turning to the gas pump as Labor Day weekend approaches. Now the average price of gasoline in the nation sits at $2.404. "We continue to monitor the gas prices ". "If they're having any kind of issues delivering, they can't get their trucks out because flooded roads are getting in the way and making it hard for them or worse case scenario if they needed to shut down one of them", Ernie King said, the general manager of the Columbia AAA. (more...)