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Kian's parents promised swift probe on son's death Kian's parents promised swift probe on son's death
- August 29, 2017

THE government's investigation on the death of 17-year-old Kian Loyd delos Santos allegedly in the hands of police during an anti-drug operation will bring out the truth, a spokesman in Malacanang said on Tuesday. "Your duty requires you to overcome the resistance of the person you are arresting", Duterte told the chief . Duterte said "murder and homicide and unlawful killings" were not allowed and that police had to uphold the rule of law while carrying out their duties. (more...)
Red Sox's Sale aims to rebound against Blue Jays Red Sox's Sale aims to rebound against Blue Jays
- August 29, 2017

But Devers was batting just.074 (2-for-27) in his last seven games heading into Sunday's contest against the Baltimore Orioles , and Red Sox manager John Farrell said it's up to the young infielder to turn that around. "We're not a big swing-of-the-bat type of lineup, so to play catch-up, that's a little bit more hard (with) the way we're constructed". LHP Chris Sale (14-6, 2.88) will start Tuesday for the Red Sox. (more...)
Trump says US should start 'termination process' to get better Nafta deal
- August 29, 2017

Trump and Niinisto will begin speaking at 4:30 p.m. Watch live in the player above. The two presidents met at the White House on Monday. Niinisto last visited during Barack Obama's term in 2016. As the leaders took questions from the press pool, Mr Niinisto called on a reporter. So, my question to you, Mr. President, would be: Mr. Trump , would you consider Russian Federation as a security threat? "My answer was that we are also training in Baltic Sea with United States and Sweden, and ... (more...)
North Korea Fires 3 Missiles Over Japan North Korea Fires 3 Missiles Over Japan
- August 29, 2017

There were no reports of damaged ships as the missile flew over, Japanese officials said. As per the reports of NYTimes, the missile it fired over the Japan on Tuesday is an intermediate range missile that can target South Korean, Japanese and American bases in Southeast Asia. (more...)
Same-sex marriage in Australia 'a threat to freedom of religion' Same-sex marriage in Australia 'a threat to freedom of religion'
- August 29, 2017

Unlike a referendum, where the citizens' vote often changes the law or at least can not be easily dismissed, the plebiscite is only a sampling of public opinion and is not legally binding. The Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne , Denis Hart, said that its 180,000 employees such as teachers and nurses would be fired if they had same-sex marriages. (more...)
Local gasoline prices may increase in hurricane aftermath
- August 29, 2017

A gallon of unleaded regular average $2.359 Monday morning in the Capital Region, up from $2.339 a week earlier and $2.230 a year ago. In Allen County, gas prices were 13 cents higher than last month's average of $2.16, and were up 11 cents from last year's average of $2.18. (more...)
Trump insists Mexico will pay for border wall Trump insists Mexico will pay for border wall
- August 29, 2017

The couple will then head to Austin for a tour of the Texas Department of Public Safety's Emergency Operations Center. Triggering the process, however, would not necessarily lead to a pull-out: It would only give the United States the option of withdrawing after the six-month period elapsed. (more...)
AAA: Harvey to impact gas prices
- August 29, 2017

The [Aug. 28, 2017] average price of per gallon of gasoline in Oklahoma today is up 1 cent from last week to average out of $2.10. The price in New Hampshire was unchanged from last week, at $2.28 per gallon. Any disruption in refinery operations from the powerful hurricane that hit the Texas coast last week could be delayed, warned Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.com. (more...)
Louisiana braces for Harvey's rain Louisiana braces for Harvey's rain
- August 29, 2017

Louisiana Gov John Bel Edwards wrote to President Trump on Sunday requesting that he declare an Emergency Disaster for the state. "This is going to play out over several days". Edwards said 40 people from Louisiana's Department of Wildlife are in Texas are helping with rescue efforts, and added that Louisiana has not received a specific request from Texas or Houston to take in evacuees. (more...)
Lorry driver to face court over M1 death crash Lorry driver to face court over M1 death crash
- August 29, 2017

Two lorry drivers have been charged with causing death by risky driving. The lorry driver facing 20 charges over a horror crash on the M1 has appeared in court. Another employee, Mano Ranjan Panneerselvam, is one of those critically injured in hospital along with the five- year-old girl who is understood to be the daughter of one of the other passengers. (more...)
Family of 6 believed drowned in Harvey floodwaters, report says Family of 6 believed drowned in Harvey floodwaters, report says
- August 29, 2017

The four children and their great-grandparents were trying to make the journey from their home to another family member's home when they were caught in floodwaters at the intersection of Green River Drive and John Ralston Road, Ashley Hiser-Jackson, a California-based relative, told BuzzFeed News. (more...)
NC sends crews to Texas to help with Harvey NC sends crews to Texas to help with Harvey
- August 29, 2017

Gabreski Airport in Westhampton, to Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas, on Saturday to assist with ongoing rescue efforts as the slow-moving remnants of Hurricane Harvey continue to dump unrelenting rain along Texas's eastern coast and Houston, the nation's fourth largest city. (more...)
Mayweather defeats McGregor to remain undefeated
- August 29, 2017

Some had argued that the ski mask was meant to represent Mayweather "robbing" those who had funnelled money into the fight, with many expecting him to swiftly defeat McGregor for an easy pay check. And there were some big shots landed as well in the early rounds. But the tide of the fight turned in the fourth round as Mayweather seemed to figure out what he had to do and began aggressively stalking McGregor. (more...)
Mumbai rains: Colaba records massive 152 mm of rains: More in Offing Mumbai rains: Colaba records massive 152 mm of rains: More in Offing
- August 29, 2017

As per an alert issued by Head of Bhivpuri and Khopoli Hydro Power Station, the Walwhan Lake situated in Lonavla is overflowing and had reached a level of 633.79 Mtr by 8 am on August 27. Officials said the incessant rain over Monday night and Tuesday have severely affected affected the city's lifeline, the suburban railway services. (more...)
Civil Rights Organizations File Lawsuits Against Trump's Transgender Military Ban Civil Rights Organizations File Lawsuits Against Trump's Transgender Military Ban
- August 29, 2017

The ACLU , along with Covington & Burling LLP, filed the lawsuit Monday on behalf of the ACLU of Maryland and six transgender service members. Slamming the move, Democratic U.S. Trump's move halted years of efforts to eliminate barriers to military service based on sexual orientation or gender identity, including a 2016 order by Obama created to let transgender people serve without fear of discharge. (more...)
Hamilton holds off Vettel's late move to win Belgian GP
- August 29, 2017

Hamilton clinched his fifth win of the season and 58th overall, having equaled Michael Schumacher's pole record. "I was waiting for Lewis to make a mistake and he didn't", the German driver said. The Spanish driver has completed only three races so far. After the race he suggested the safety vehicle deployment had been a bit "like Nascar where they keep pulling out the safety cars for no reason". (more...)
Whereabouts of ex-Thai PM Yingluck unknown: Defence minister Whereabouts of ex-Thai PM Yingluck unknown: Defence minister
- August 29, 2017

Yingluck, 50, was elected Thailand's first female prime minister in 2011 and is the sister of ousted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. He noted that Thailand has more than 5,000 kilometre long natural borderline with neighbouring countries and it is hard for officials concerned to monitor the long borderline 100 percent. (more...)
Hundreds of water rescues in Houston Hundreds of water rescues in Houston
- August 29, 2017

My last look at the KHOU Channel 11 lobby before it was flooded by Harvey. The driver was able to hang onto a tree limb and escape. The van was swept up in the current, and the driver was able to crawl out. Good news is that we have great talent on the ground. "Harvey is still a unsafe and historic storm". The National Weather Service has deemed the flooding in the area "life-threatening", and residents have been warned not to leave their homes. (more...)
Taylor Swift's 'Look What You Made Me Do' Video References, Decoded Taylor Swift's 'Look What You Made Me Do' Video References, Decoded
- August 29, 2017

It got 19 million views in just the first 24 hours. Dressed as the singer from the 2009 MTV VMAs - where Kanye famously interrupted her speech for video of the year to announce that Beyoncé's was better - the final Taylor says while holding a moon person, "I would very much like to be excluded from this narrative". (more...)
Pakistan postpones USA visit after Trump speech
- August 29, 2017

America's longest war is going to get longer after President Trump late Monday outlined a strategy for the US military in Afghanistan that gives the Pentagon the authority to increase troop levels and "fight to win" the almost 16-year-old conflict. (more...)
Saudi coalition: 'Technical mistake' in deadly Yemen strike Saudi coalition: 'Technical mistake' in deadly Yemen strike
- August 29, 2017

Coalition spokesman Col. Turki al-Maliki said in a statement that Friday's bombing in the capital, Sanaa, was "accidental" and "unintentional". The coalition also accused rebels of setting up a command center in the residential area in order to use civilians as human shields. (more...)
Blast kills one near U.S. embassy in Afghanistan Blast kills one near U.S. embassy in Afghanistan
- August 29, 2017

Health Ministry official said that one person killed and eight wounded in explosion, but casualty toll could rise, reports Afghan media. Danish further added that the death of at least four people have been reported so far with three others who have sustained injuries. (more...)
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...)