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Local Rescue Units, Authorities With Supplies Traveling To Texas For Harvey Relief Local Rescue Units, Authorities With Supplies Traveling To Texas For Harvey Relief
- August 29, 2017

Hurricane Harvey is the type of event the team said they hope never happens, but one they train and prepare for. The firefighters come from agencies that include the Denver Fire Department, North Metro Fire Rescue, South Metro Fire Rescue, Aurora Fire Rescue, Poudre Fire Authority, Castle Rock Fire Department, Greeley Fire and more . (more...)
Police chief resigns after being linked to neo-Nazi websites Police chief resigns after being linked to neo-Nazi websites
- August 29, 2017

Alsbrook's predecessor atop the Colbert police force was sacked in March over a dispute with other city leaders, who reportedly closed City Hall for the day once local journalists showed up asking questions about the termination. In 2005, SPLC revealed that "Blood & Honour USA's Texas coordinator Bart Alsbrook " had traveled to OH for "Blood and Honour" meetings with "skinhead groups from at least eight states". (more...)
Multiple fatalities as police respond to active shooter in Clovis, New Mexico Multiple fatalities as police respond to active shooter in Clovis, New Mexico
- August 29, 2017

The Eastern New Mexico Newsreported that there were fatalities among the wounded. News reports two people died in the shooting at Clovis-Carver Public Library Monday afternoon. Other witnesses tell the newspaper they saw police with guns drawn surround the library. We took off fast. Aguirre said she did not see anyone get shot, but the shooter was still in the library when she left. (more...)
US Federal Spending, Debt Ceiling: What You Need to Know US Federal Spending, Debt Ceiling: What You Need to Know
- August 29, 2017

On Trump's first tweet , filibusters aren't his principal problem . Trump made that promise at several stops during his campaign a year ago. During this same period, Trump ramped up his feud with Arizona's Republican senators, taking veiled shots at Jeff Flake and John McCain during his Phoenix rally, and later tweeting: "Not a fan of Jeff Flake, weak on crime & border!" Trump has taken aim at Sen. (more...)
FEMA says Houston rain is not over FEMA says Houston rain is not over
- August 29, 2017

Over 1,000 people had to be rescued by first responders and good Samaritans. Greg Abbott signed the law in May and it is scheduled to go into effect Friday. "To suggest that we should have evacuated 2 million people is an outrageous statement", Harris County Judge Ed Emmett said, calling the governor's contradictory comments a mistake. (more...)
Gas prices expected to soar as Harvey wallops Texas Gas prices expected to soar as Harvey wallops Texas
- August 29, 2017

Despite the drop, Vancouver gas prices, will still be far and away the highest in Canada. Tom Kloza, global head of energy analysis at Oil Price Information Service, said he expects to see a 10- to 15-cent rise in the national average - at $2.36 per gallon of unleaded fuel Tuesday. (more...)
Rain From Harvey Possibly Late in the Week Rain From Harvey Possibly Late in the Week
- August 29, 2017

Rainfall totals are expected to stay under about an inch. "Isolated higher amounts near 1.5" can not be completely discounted. High pressure over the Great Lakes and developing low pressure off the Georgia coast are combining to bring cool temperatures, a northeast breeze, and mostly cloudy skies to the Rock Hill area on Monday and Tuesday. (more...)
NYC rescue crews deployed to Texas; Suffolk, Nassau send none NYC rescue crews deployed to Texas; Suffolk, Nassau send none
- August 29, 2017

More supplies and resources are on the way including some of life's most basic necessities. Twenty members of the department are heading to Texas to help with ongoing search-and-rescue efforts after receiving activation orders from FEMA . (more...)
Formula One: Hamilton equals Schumacher record with 68th pole
- August 29, 2017

Vettel was on track until the 16th lap, but until then Hamilton had already made some difference on the track. He had been running in fifth place, ahead of Ricciardo, at the time of the problem hitting. The fastest 10 drivers who moved on to Q3 were: Hamilton, Bottas, Raikkonen , Verstappen, Vettel, Ricciardo, Palmer, Perez, Hulkenberg and Ocon. (more...)
Fire ant colonies spotted floating on Harvey floodwaters Fire ant colonies spotted floating on Harvey floodwaters
- August 29, 2017

The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension service warned people not to have any contact with the floating nests, and cautioned that the ant islands are occasionally even found inside flooded buildings, Fox reported. What happens if fire ants do get onto humans? While shocking (but fake) posts about things like sharks swimming on highways often emerge on social media during extreme weather events, many recent reports of tiny islands of fire ants are real. (more...)
Jeff Flake: Donald Trump is 'inviting' a 2020 GOP primary opponent Jeff Flake: Donald Trump is 'inviting' a 2020 GOP primary opponent
- August 29, 2017

One piece of knowledge Trump does not know, and will learn come time , is that an elected official is the punching bag of anything and everything that happens in his or her office. That schism alone could be enough to sink Trump's agenda. On Wednesday, Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter that Mr. Once again, we saw that regardless of how diligently chief of staff John F. (more...)
Military solution can not achieve peace in Afghanistan: China Military solution can not achieve peace in Afghanistan: China
- August 29, 2017

Meanwhile, the Trump administration has doubled down on more of the same. However, Pakistan Foreign Ministry spokesperson Nafees Zakaria underscored that the differences between Pakistan and the US over the new policy did not mean a rupture in ties. (more...)
Militants shot dead police officer in Anantnag Militants shot dead police officer in Anantnag
- August 29, 2017

Anantnag: Suspected militants shot dead a 55-year-old police officer on Monday afternoon when he was regulating traffic in the busy Mahendi Kadal area of main town Anantnag. A senior police official said that searches were underway to locate and either nab or neutralise the terrorists. Meanwhile, reports said, clashes erupted in Vijpara area of Hajin in north Kashmir's Bandipora district after security forces launched cordon and search operation (CASO) in the area. (more...)
Top Lawmakers Call on Congress to Pass Hurricane Relief Bill
- August 29, 2017

The question is whether that money will be offset by cuts to other government programs, whether extraneous spending will be attached to the package, and whether, under any circumstances, Texas Republicans will have a problem voting for it. "He [Cornyn] voted for Sandy relief, just not the package that became law", Brandywine said. Overall, 23 of the 24 Texas Republicans then in the House voted against the Sandy package. (more...)
Hearing of Kenya's presidential election petition kicks off Hearing of Kenya's presidential election petition kicks off
- August 29, 2017

Odinga's opposition coalition said in its court petition that results from more than one third of polling stations are "fatally flawed". Mr Odinga told the court at the start of the hearing of the presidential petition that the integrity of the election was questionable because Mr Kenyatta had consistently maintained an 11 per cent lead from the start to the end of the transmission of presidential results. (more...)
UNT enrolling students displaced by Hurricane Harvey UNT enrolling students displaced by Hurricane Harvey
- August 29, 2017

Several other volunteers are leaving Monday afternoon. The company's fees are waived for people who check in before September 1, according their website . The Red Cross depends on financial donations to be able to provide disaster relief immediately. "It's tiring, its emotionally draining but it's also extremely rewarding because we to meet with people we get to see right there before us the differences that were making", Hendrix said. (more...)
Donate For Harvey Storm Relief Via iTunes Donate For Harvey Storm Relief Via iTunes
- August 29, 2017

Meantime, Red Cross volunteers from Chicago are already assisting in the disaster zone. More than 1,400 people took refuge from the deadly storm Friday night in 24 Red Cross and community shelters. Harvey rolled over the Texas Gulf Coast on Saturday, smashing homes and businesses and lashing the shore with wind and rain so intense that drivers were forced off the road because they could not see in front of them. (more...)
Trump defends pardon of former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio Trump defends pardon of former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio
- August 29, 2017

He had not yet been sentenced, and faced up to six months in prison. Although the original plan was to merely send the Donald and Melania Trump paintings to the White House, Kelly and one of the president's staffers reportedly saw a third portrait, the one featuring Trump hugging his young son Barron at the 2016 Republican National Convention. (more...)
Japanese military to practice missile defence at United States bases in Japan
- August 29, 2017

The exercises will take place today at Yokota Air Base in western Tokyo and at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni in western Japan. North Korea has test fired a missile over Japan in an unprecedented act that is likely to further enflame tensions in the region, Japan's national broadcaster has said. (more...)
Erdogan urges Israel to end occupation attempts of Palestine Erdogan urges Israel to end occupation attempts of Palestine
- August 29, 2017

Their regional tour included holding talks with Saudi, Qatari, Emirati, Egyptian, Jordanian and Palestinian officials. However, while the meeting was held in Ramallah , dozens of Palestinians demonstrated in the city to protest the visit. The report added that the USA is formulating a plan that would include a timetable for the discussion of what are seen as the core issues of a final peace agreement. (more...)
Trump confuses two blonde Finnish journalists during press conference Trump confuses two blonde Finnish journalists during press conference
- August 29, 2017

Trump seemed to dodge the question as it pertains to Russian Federation by saying "I consider many countries as a security threat, unfortunately, when you look at what's going on in the world today". As the two leaders took questions, a reporter asked Trump about recent Russian activity in the Baltics , and whether he views Russia as a threat. We have great friends there, great relationships there. (more...)
Arsenal avoid big names but Everton handed tough draw Arsenal avoid big names but Everton handed tough draw
- August 29, 2017

On Wednesday Liverpool defeated Hoffenheim in the Champions League play-offs but Cologne can restore some Bundesliga pride in Group H against Arsenal, winners of the then Fairs Cup in 1970. Real Sociedad meet 2008 winners Zenit St Petersburg in Group L , which also includes Rosenborg and Vardar. OL - the only French side to win direct qualification for the Europa League group stage via their league finish - got perhaps the toughest draw of the three Ligue 1 Conforama clubs. (more...)
Orbital ATK launches rocket from Cape Canaveral Orbital ATK launches rocket from Cape Canaveral
- August 29, 2017

It was a historic evening for the State of Florida, as this marked the first launch from the Cape Canaveral Spaceport's Space Launch Complex 46 since the state invested more than $6 million dollars into upgrades and renovations. SLC-46 is operated under license by Space Florida . Approximately 28 minutes later, the Minotaur 4 deployed the ORS 5 satellite into its targeted low inclination orbit 372 miles (599 kilometers) above Earth. (more...)
Would-be carjacker gets dragged, loses his trousers Would-be carjacker gets dragged, loses his trousers
- August 29, 2017

A suspected carjacker in the United States was dragged pantless down a road. A witness to the incident recorded video and posted it on social media. When the driver of the vehicle hit the brakes, the man got up and pulled up his shorts before appearing to once again attempt to steal the SUV. The police also say the suspect punched other cars, and was trying to break door handles to get in. (more...)
Rauner Signs Automatic Voter Registration Law, Adding 2 Million To Rolls Rauner Signs Automatic Voter Registration Law, Adding 2 Million To Rolls
- August 29, 2017

The bill, which was originally scheduled to be signed back in July, passed the General Assembly unanimously after changes were made to the language of the law. Other agencies that will participate in this program include divisions of the Department of Human Services, the Department of Employment Security, the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, and the Department of Natural Resources. (more...)
Southwest expanding non-stop service from St. Louis to San Jose, Sacramento Southwest expanding non-stop service from St. Louis to San Jose, Sacramento
- August 29, 2017

Allegiant Airlines launched its inaugural flight to Austin in May, the release said. The Southwest announcement marks Sacramento International Airport's first nonstop flight to Florida, to leisure-market-favorite Orlando, and its eighth nonstop destination on the East Coast. (more...)
Rainfall may reach 50 inches in parts of Texas Rainfall may reach 50 inches in parts of Texas
- August 28, 2017

Prior to Harvey, which has been dumping rain on Texas since the night of August 25, the NWS maps stopped at "greater than 15 inches" designation, marked by a dark mauve. With 15 to 25 more inches expected in the Houston and Galveston areas, catastrophic flooding is expected to continue, the agency warned on Monday, with eventual rainfall totals potentially reaching 50 inches in some locations. (more...)
What's Ahead for Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) After Less Shorted Shares?
- August 28, 2017

It has outperformed by 0.96% the S&P500. (NYSE:HON) has risen 17.66% since August 28, 2016 and is uptrending. Its down 14.99% from 8.04 million shares, reported previously. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, June 30 with "Buy". On Thursday, December 17 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Outperform". (more...)
That Heathers TV series now has its first promo That Heathers TV series now has its first promo
- August 28, 2017

The first trailer debuted on Sunday at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA's), the series will be debuting on Paramount Network next year and is based on the 1988 film. Heather Chandler is described as having a body like Martha Dumptruck . The role was originated by Shannen Doherty . Instead, the show has given the characters a modern update; Heather Chandler (played by Melanie Field in the series and Kim Walker in the original) sports fishnet tights, red leather boots, and a fur coat ... (more...)
Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR) PT Lowered to $18.00 at Morgan Stanley
- August 28, 2017

Avis Budget Group now has $2.65 billion valuation. Upon corrections, the price will meet resistance from the averages between $32.91 and $32.22. The overall volume in the last trading session was 3.05 million shares. (NASDAQ:CAR). Weaver C Barksdale & Assocs reported 0.08% in Avis Budget Group Inc. Dundee Securities reinitiated the shares of P in report on Thursday, February 4 with "Neutral" rating. (more...)

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