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Updated 9 pm: Police arrest man connected to Iowa homicide Updated 9 pm: Police arrest man connected to Iowa homicide
- August 29, 2017

Crews also found a man severely burned, and he was taken to a local hospital and then moved to a burn unit at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Police in the Grand Forks area are looking for the public's help to track down a potentially risky man who may have information about a murder case in Iowa. (more...)
HBL to shut operations in NY HBL to shut operations in NY
- August 29, 2017

HBL Pakistan is headquartered in Karachi . The NYDFS has imposed fine for violation of the compliance programme and the bank had not complied with the U.S. HBL, the letter states, shall vigorously contest this in the scheduled administrative hearing and the courts of law in the United States, as being unjustified, capricious, unreasonable, not supported by facts or law and as being time barred. (more...)
Pastor Joel Osteen faces online criticism for closing mega church during Harvey Pastor Joel Osteen faces online criticism for closing mega church during Harvey
- August 29, 2017

A notice on Lakewood's Facebook page on Sunday said that "Lakewood Church is inaccessible due to severe flooding ", and referred evacuees to "safe shelters around our city". Celebrity televangelist Osteen is now under Twitter fire for not opening his church, which holds 16,800 people. A twitter user called Phillip Harris said: "Where's Joel Osteen? ". (more...)
Indulto a Arpaio, mala noticia para inmigrantes: Padre 'Prisci' Indulto a Arpaio, mala noticia para inmigrantes: Padre 'Prisci'
- August 29, 2017

Pero el dictamen del actual inquilino del Despacho Oval no sorprendió después de que Trump dio a entender que iba a perdonar a Arpaio , durante un acto con seguidores en Phoenix el martes pasado. El caso judicial contra Arpaio se remonta casi una década atrás, cuando a raíz de las numerosas quejas de que era objeto, el Departamento de Justicia lo empezó a investigar por la presunta violación de los derechos civiles de los latinos en Arizona . (more...)
Defense Department says North Korea fired projectile that flew over Japan Defense Department says North Korea fired projectile that flew over Japan
- August 29, 2017

Japanese broadcaster NHK reported that the North Korean missile broke into three pieces and fell into the sea. Japan's atomic facilities suffered no damage, its Nuclear Regulation Authority said. While the projectile that supposedly blew up immediately after launch was clearly a failure, Kim said the other missiles could have been tests of developmental technologies or deliberate detonations at certain heights and locations. (more...)
Cajun Navy says shots fired at them in Houston Cajun Navy says shots fired at them in Houston
- August 29, 2017

Looters are seen in a video showing two men stealing flatscreen TVs from a Metro PCS in Houston on Sunday. "Because Louisiana has always had its fair share of hurricanes and everybody has always showed up for us, so it's time to give back", Brandon said. (more...)
China bans new business with North Korea in line with sanctions China bans new business with North Korea in line with sanctions
- August 29, 2017

North Korea fired several short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast early on Saturday, South Korea and the USA military said, as the two allies conducted annual joint military drills that the North denounces as preparation for war. (more...)
Texas governor hold news conference on Harvey flooding, cleanup Texas governor hold news conference on Harvey flooding, cleanup
- August 29, 2017

Abbott said there are many concerns regarding the flooding, but the state government's main concern is to save those trapped by the storm. "Because of some clearing today, we may be flying out of Galveston", said Abbott. Hear more about Mexico-US relations in the wake of Harvey on The World, above. Two would be the food supplies. AUSTIN - The state has deployed 20 helicopters, 60 boats, 92 ambulances and "countless" high water vehicles to respond to devastating flooding inundating ... (more...)
PM Deuba returns home from India PM Deuba returns home from India
- August 29, 2017

The Nepal Prime Minister, who is now on a five day-visit to India, went to T-Hub, the start-up incubator facility set up by the Telangana government. The Governor hosted a dinner in honour of the visiting Prime Minister of Nepal. "There shall be no compromise over the internal affairs and Constitution of Nepal". (more...)
Malia Obama Harvard Harassment Malia Obama Harvard Harassment
- August 29, 2017

Malia Obama is experiencing the drawbacks that come with the nation's former First Daughter being the new resident in town. According to entertainment website TMZ , Malia angrily snapped at an unidentified woman for taking a photo of her at Harvard University on Saturday, August 26. (more...)
SC School Bus Driver Arrested with 0.31 BAC SC School Bus Driver Arrested with 0.31 BAC
- August 29, 2017

S.C. 265 is a major truck route. Moore tracked down a state trooper and the bus was pulled over. "I was scared she was going to rear-end me". He says she did not have any driving infractions that he was aware of. "Seven-something in the morning and you're drunk". They said she had several miniature bottles of alcohol, and one of them was open. "Especially when you have this type of job and you're responsible for people's lives, children's lives". (more...)
Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express Gets Derailed Near Titwala in Maharashtra Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express Gets Derailed Near Titwala in Maharashtra
- August 29, 2017

Earlier this week, At least 81 people were injured after nine coaches of the Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express derailed in Auraiya district on August 23 derailed in Uttar Pradesh. The incident occurred at railway crossing near Asangaon, sources said. It was later found that some track maintenance work was going on, on the tracks a few hours before the train derailed. (more...)
Sentence reduced; pair to be fined and deported Sentence reduced; pair to be fined and deported
- August 29, 2017

Abu Dhabi-based newspaper The National also reported that the charges were reduced to a deportation and a fine of 10,000 dirhams (about $2,700), citing the emirate's judicial department. According to Saiful, neither of the Singaporeans was represented by a lawyer in court on the 20th August, nor was there anyone from the Singaporean embassy to assist them. (more...)
Pakistan has greatest stakes in Afghanistan's return to normalcy: PM
- August 29, 2017

Abbasi said his government would focus on cutting "unnecessary" imports. Pakistan on Sunday postponed a visit by a USA acting Assistant Secretary of State, officials said, as protests broke out against Trump's accusations that Islamabad was prolonging the war in Afghanistan, the daily reported. (more...)
President Rivlin to UN Chief Guterres: Stop Discrimination Against Israel President Rivlin to UN Chief Guterres: Stop Discrimination Against Israel
- August 29, 2017

Netanyahu offered no specifics to support his allegations. He urged an improvement in economic and social conditions for Palestinians. He is scheduled to meet today with Netanyahu, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Israeli minister of army Avigdor Lieberman, in addition to visiting the Holocaust Museum. (more...)
300+ gators could escape as Texas flood waters approach height of fences 300+ gators could escape as Texas flood waters approach height of fences
- August 29, 2017

The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office has warned residents of displaced alligators from the flood waters in the area. "As long as I don't open my door, I'm fine, but it's still a little creepy", she said in an email to the Chronicle . The park has more than 350 alligators in its facilities outside of Beaumont, and the owners of the establishment say they've never seen flooding as bad as what they've seen following the landfall of tropical storm Harvey . (more...)
Coast Guard rescued 17 people, dog after Hurricane Harvey Coast Guard rescued 17 people, dog after Hurricane Harvey
- August 29, 2017

In Rockport, the people were spotted by the Coast Guard when they were searching in their helicopter. Coast Guard aircrews have rescued approximately 300 people in distress and Flood Punt Teams have rescued approximately 1200 people in distress. (more...)
Nebraska deploys National Guard to provide hurricane relief Nebraska deploys National Guard to provide hurricane relief
- August 29, 2017

Following Hurricane Katrina in 2005, members of the unit established and operated a helicopter landing zone on a highway overpass in New Orleans that helped evacuate almost 12,000 citizens. The Defense Department is prepositioning troops, search and rescue units, aircraft, vehicles, equipment and supplies to staging areas near the worst of the flooding in southeastern Texas in anticipation of a possible request for assistance, a Pentagon spokesman said here today. (more...)
Thousands rescued amid Houston floods, as many others await help Thousands rescued amid Houston floods, as many others await help
- August 29, 2017

The slow-moving storm crept further inland and settled over Houston. A couple of apartment buildings in Houston were evacuated Saturday night due to heavy flooding. The Army Corps of Engineers began releasing water from two reservoirs in northwest Houston on Sunday that catch runoff from the upper watershed of Buffalo Bayou, which flows through downtown Houston and topped its banks Sunday. (more...)
Only 28 Percent of People Approve of Trump's Response to Charlottesville Only 28 Percent of People Approve of Trump's Response to Charlottesville
- August 29, 2017

President Donald Trump is trying to turn the page on a disastrous week in which his comments responding to white supremacists' actions in Charlottesville, Virginia , were condemned across the political spectrum by all but his adoring base. (more...)
Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
- August 29, 2017

Receive Prospect Capital Corporation News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Prospect Capital Corporation with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter . (more...)
Animal Shelters Filling Up With Pets In Harvey's Wake Animal Shelters Filling Up With Pets In Harvey's Wake
- August 29, 2017

The transfer of the pets is part of a joint effort by Wings of Rescue, GreaterGood.org, Labradors and Friends Rescue, the San Diego Humane Society and Rancho Coastal Humane Society. The estimated costs of intake, shelter and food, for the extra animals tops $20,000, so any and all donations are needed. SAPA said eventually, the animals will be re-homed via permanent adoptions. (more...)
Crews locate missing plane near Bryan-Effingham County line Crews locate missing plane near Bryan-Effingham County line
- August 29, 2017

It is noted that the plane crashed in a wooded area, which rescuers hard to get to the scene of the accident. Air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane shortly after it departed the airport. "So it's going to be an extended operation trying to get those bodies out". Bryan and Effingham emergency officials just provided an update moments ago and said that the aircraft sustained "substantial" damage but there was no fire. (more...)
Trump hits out at party chiefs for debt-ceiling 'mess' Trump hits out at party chiefs for debt-ceiling 'mess'
- August 29, 2017

President Trump once again attacked his own party leadership Thursday in tweets blaming House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for allegedly rejecting Trump's unorthodox attempt at passing debt ceiling legislation. (more...)
President Trump Tweets Criticism Directed at Mitch McConnell & Paul Ryan President Trump Tweets Criticism Directed at Mitch McConnell & Paul Ryan
- August 29, 2017

Since the beginning of Trump's presidential campaign in 2015, Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., who cast the decisive vote in the Senate. Trump also implicitly attacked Arizona's junior senator, Jeff Flake , who has been one of the party's most vocal Trump critics. (more...)
Trump says United States 'very protective' of Baltic region Trump says United States 'very protective' of Baltic region
- August 29, 2017

She then asked what the US would do if the situation in the Baltic were to escalate. U.S. President Donald Trump repeated his arguments that Washington should have a better relationship with Moscow, as he declined to describe Russia's actions in Europe in recent years as a threat. (more...)
Native anglers have caught 20000 farmed Atlantic salmon in Pacific Native anglers have caught 20000 farmed Atlantic salmon in Pacific
- August 29, 2017

The open-net pens held 305,000 Atlantic salmon before they ruptured. "The release of net pen-raised Atlantic salmon into Washington's waters has created an emergency situation that has state agencies working together to protect the health of our salmon", Inslee said in a statement . (more...)
Martin Luther King statue unveiled in Atlanta Martin Luther King statue unveiled in Atlanta
- August 29, 2017

She continued by saying, "Today, we as the sons and daughters of former slaves and former slave owners are here to witness the unveiling of that statue". "I'm in awe of this". Instead, she believes, Dr. King would have urged opponents of the statues to "start praying" for a change of heart among those who worship the statues for reasons related to race. (more...)
Corrections inmate connected to white supremacist prison gang found dead Corrections inmate connected to white supremacist prison gang found dead
- August 29, 2017

Some law enforcement officials have suggested that Ebel killed Clements to repay a debt to Davis . The report also tied numerous members of the 211 Crew by text messages and phone records to the case, and indicated DNA from a third murder victim from Colorado Springs was found on a pipe bomb taken from Ebel's vehicle trunk. (more...)
Year Old Christian Girl Forced Into Muslim Foster Home Year Old Christian Girl Forced Into Muslim Foster Home
- August 29, 2017

The Times said most recently, the girl told her mother that "Christmas and Easter are stupid" and that "European women are stupid and alcoholic". At the girl's current home, her carer wears a burqa when she goes out with the child. Instead, she's trapped in a world where everything feels foreign and unfamiliar. She needs surroundings in which she'll feel secure. An Ofsted inspection report on Tower Hamlets borough's children's services published in April said "there are widespread and ... (more...)

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