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'Get out now;' Harvey floodwaters breach key levees, threaten neighborhoods 'Get out now;' Harvey floodwaters breach key levees, threaten neighborhoods
- August 29, 2017

Francisco Sanches, spokesman for Harris County, where Houston is located, said if you're in this area, get yourself "out of harm's way" immediately, and there isn't much time to get out. According to the Houston Chronicle , the Brazos River rose to historic heights on Monday, putting the levees at risk of failure. Two days ago, residents had been told to evacuate the area and travel to a nearby shelter in Angleton as the Brazos river began to fill to capacity. (more...)
WW Grainger, Inc. (GWW) Sees New 52-Week Low
- August 29, 2017

It has underperformed by 21.51% the S&P500. Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund increased its stake in shares of W.W. Grainger by 17.7% in the second quarter. $66,704 worth of Actuant Corporation (NYSE:ATU) shares were sold by Rennie Stephen. Finally, Enterprise Financial Services Corp raised its position in W.W. (more...)
Top cop arrested in custodial death case in Himachal Pradesh Top cop arrested in custodial death case in Himachal Pradesh
- August 29, 2017

Her body was found in the morning of July 6 from a nearby forest. The custodial death took place on July 20 after the main accused in the gang-rape and murder, Rajinder Singh, is said to have smashed in the head of Suraj, a Nepalese labourer and accomplice, blaming him for spilling the beans about the crime and implicating him. (more...)
Are Analysts Bullish Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) After Last Week? Are Analysts Bullish Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) After Last Week?
- August 29, 2017

The Company also manufactures and markets rubber-related chemicals for various applications. Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2016 Q4. Investors with a record date on early Tue, Aug 1st will be paid dividend of $0.10 for a share. Geode Capital Management Limited Liability Company has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT). The Company specializes in the design, manufacture, marketing and sales of passenger vehicle, light truck, medium truck, ... (more...)
North Korea missile an 'unprecedented, grave' threat - Japan PM Abe North Korea missile an 'unprecedented, grave' threat - Japan PM Abe
- August 29, 2017

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the missile launch an "unprecedented, serious and grave threat " and an "outrageous act". China has pledged to try to restrain North Korea's tests but also appealed to Trump to lower his aggressive rhetoric. (more...)
Jean-Claude Juncker: The UK government's Brexit position papers are not 'satisfactory' Jean-Claude Juncker: The UK government's Brexit position papers are not 'satisfactory'
- August 29, 2017

Barnier, he said, had firm instructions from the other 27 governments on the phasing of talks, even if he accepted that some issues could not be fully settled without knowing how trade will work. "I believe we should reflect on better relations with Russian Federation". May's spokeswoman said Britain feels it is in a good position in the negotiations and wants to agree with the European Union to move on to discussions about its future relationship by October, when EU leaders next hold a ... (more...)
Arrest made after woman, 72, found dead in West Bridgewater Arrest made after woman, 72, found dead in West Bridgewater
- August 29, 2017

Police responded to a West Bridgewater home at about 6 p.m. Sunday where they found the victim suffering from "obvious signs of trauma". Cruz said yesterday his office would seek Daniel Jose Lopes Jr.'s return to MA through a governor's warrant to face charges he murdered 72-year-old Julia Fernandes. (more...)
Russian Federation invites foreign military top brass and journalists to West-2017 drills Russian Federation invites foreign military top brass and journalists to West-2017 drills
- August 29, 2017

Ahead of the Zapad 2017 exercise, Moscow has said it sent 5,500 troops into the country which borders Poland, Lithuania and the Ukraine to join 7,200 Belarusian soldiers as well as 700 pieces of military equipment. At the same time, a source in the Russian Defense Ministry said that special press tours would be arranged for Russian and Western journalists to provide them with an opportunity to see the highlights of the West-2017 military exercise. (more...)
Kenya bans plastic bags Kenya bans plastic bags
- August 29, 2017

In Africa, Kenya is one of several nations, including Cameroon, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mauritania and Malawi, that have enacted laws against the bags. Conservationists hailed the court's decision to allow the plastic ban to be implemented in full, saying it marked a critical milestone in Kenya's transition to green economy. (more...)
France's Macron: France's Macron: "No Alternative" for Iran Nuclear Deal
- August 29, 2017

In order to tackle the threat of terrorism, Macron in June ordered the establishment of a national counterterrorism task force that would be under his direct supervision. It enables a constructive and demanding relationship with Iran", he said. He won kudos for making a bold start on the global stage, hosting both Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin within his first weeks in office. (more...)
Karan Johar praises Rajkummar Rao's 'super talent' in 'Newton' trailer Karan Johar praises Rajkummar Rao's 'super talent' in 'Newton' trailer
- August 29, 2017

While we had only been hearing of this upcoming Rajkummar Rao film for a while, the trailer of Newton just came in. Rajkummar says, "Shooting for Newton has been one of the most enlightening experiences in my career". I have been an admirer of your work for a long time, but you performance in this film is really attractive. The film uses comedy to bring out some of the deepest human emotions and thoughts that question our innate being. (more...)
Shah Rukh Khan REACTS to the Ram Rahim Verdict Shah Rukh Khan REACTS to the Ram Rahim Verdict
- August 29, 2017

Yes, she is soon to start prepping for her the film industry and who better than Shah Rukh's good friend Karan Johar to mentor her? Farah Khan was grateful for his positive vibes and support. The foreign show featured Hollywood stars competing with each other and lip syncing to popular hits, building up the mood and atmosphere with props and costumes. (more...)
Governor requests federal emergency declaration for southwest Louisiana parishes Governor requests federal emergency declaration for southwest Louisiana parishes
- August 29, 2017

Trump's action on Monday will make available federal assistance for the state, where severe flooding from Harvey is expected, and allows the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to coordinate all disaster relief efforts. On Sunday, Edwards warned Louisiana residents to remain vigilant. Edwards said Cameron Parish is under an evacuation order, but there has not been significant structural damage reported in Louisiana at this time . (more...)
Feds Look Into If Trump Covered for Donald Jr Meeting Feds Look Into If Trump Covered for Donald Jr Meeting
- August 29, 2017

In his initial response to the report , which Pres. Trump admitted he "weighed in" on, Don Jr. described the encounter as a "short introductory meeting" held to discuss American-Russian adoption policy. The sources told NBC News that prosecutors want to know what Trump knew about the meeting and whether he sought to hide its objective. "In theory, this would then facilitate Mueller's investigation, as these individuals would have to tell Mueller everything they know". (more...)
President Trump Tells Staff, 'I Want Tariffs' President Trump Tells Staff, 'I Want Tariffs'
- August 29, 2017

I want tariffs.' And what do they do? "I can't put a tariff on IP". "No, I'll sign it, but it's not what I've asked for the last six months", Trump replied. Trump also appeared to direct most of his frustration at Cohn, a former Goldman Sachs executive who has feuded with the Bannon wing of the White House over trade issues. (more...)
Arizona sends helicopters, personnel to help Harvey response Arizona sends helicopters, personnel to help Harvey response
- August 29, 2017

Well before Long's plea, local residents were already responding with small boats and searching neighborhoods for those needing assistance in the absence of official aid. A new record daily max rainfall of 16.07 inches was set at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston on Sunday, breaking the old record of 8.32 inches that was set in 1945, according to NWS measurements. (more...)
Netanyahu warns United Nations secretary-general of Iran's 'warfronts' in Syria, Lebanon Netanyahu warns United Nations secretary-general of Iran's 'warfronts' in Syria, Lebanon
- August 29, 2017

Amid his first visit to Israel since taking office at the start of this year, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stopped on Monday at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem , where he pledged to "do everything possible to fight anti-Semitism in all its expressions". (more...)
Godman Rampal acquitted in 11-year-old rioting case Godman Rampal acquitted in 11-year-old rioting case
- August 29, 2017

Rampal's lawyer AP Singh termed the decision as a victory of truth. During search of his ashram, a huge cache of arms, a private swimming pool, state-of-the-art elevators and 24 AC rooms with one having a massage bed were found inside the highly-fortified Satlok Ashram from where Rampal was taken out in 2014. (more...)
Maharashtra: Class 10 SSC supplementary results soon Maharashtra: Class 10 SSC supplementary results soon
- August 29, 2017

Further reports state that the overall pass percentage recorded in the Maharashtra SSC supplementary results upon the declaration of the result of the same today, has come out to be at only 24.44 %. Visit the official website maharesult.nic.in to check your result. The result of the regular board exams were released On June 1, 2017 in which 88.74% students had passed. (more...)
PM Modi arrives in Udaipur to inaugurate several road projects PM Modi arrives in Udaipur to inaugurate several road projects
- August 29, 2017

It took as many as 10 years for the project to be completed and build India's longest hanging bridge. The Prime Minister will later visit the Pratap Gaurav Kendra in Udaipur. Talking about the golden quadrilateral, Modi said that everyone had praised the initiative taken and completed by former Prime Minister Atal Bihar Vajpayee of building the golden quadrilateral joining the four Metro cities in India. (more...)
Second sailor killed in USS John S. McCain mishap identified Second sailor killed in USS John S. McCain mishap identified
- August 29, 2017

According to MPA, the Singapore-coordinated search and rescue efforts with the US, Indonesia, Malaysia and Australia covered 5,524 square km and involved more than 300 personnel from various Singapore agencies over the past four days. Tugboats from Singapore assist the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain as it steers towards Changi Naval Base, Republic of Singapore following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC on August 21, 2017. (more...)
Pennsylvania Rep. Barletta set for Senate run against Casey Pennsylvania Rep. Barletta set for Senate run against Casey
- August 29, 2017

According to sources close to Barletta, the official announcement will be made at 7 a.m. via a videotaped statement. "I wasn't born with a famous last name". But Mr. Barletta's entry could attract the attention and campaign apparatus of Mr. Trump, who carried the state a year ago as GOP Sen. "But I want to offer Pennsylvania more than just being a better option than Bob Casey", Barletta said. (more...)
Tropical storm may form off South Carolina: National Hurricane Center Tropical storm may form off South Carolina: National Hurricane Center
- August 29, 2017

RAINFALL IMPACTS: Locally heavy rain will be likely at times from late this afternoon through the overnight hours. "This will be one day". As of 5 p.m., the center of Tropical Cyclone 10 was located about 110 miles south of Charleston, South Carolina, and about 245 miles south-southwest of Wilmington, North Carolina. (more...)
Tropical storm warning issued for NC coast Tropical storm warning issued for NC coast
- August 29, 2017

The potential for flooding exists in low-lying areas. While steering currents are weak right now, soon-to-be Irma should slowly begin to move northward towards the Carolinas and then quickly accelerate northeastward out to sea this week. (more...)
Nazarbayev proposes to legalize status of all de-facto nuclear states Nazarbayev proposes to legalize status of all de-facto nuclear states
- August 29, 2017

In Kazakstan this week, the International Atomic Energy Agency is opening a new facility that will serve as a bank for Low Enriched Uranium. The chairman of the Kazakh parliament's upper chamber, Qasym-Zhomart Toqaev, said last week that the ceremony would be attended by President Nursultan Nazarbaev and IAEA officials. (more...)
Hamas Leader Hails Iranian Military Support Hamas Leader Hails Iranian Military Support
- August 29, 2017

The leaks from Liberman's office in response have only served to bolster the families' suspicions. Addressing the resignation of Col. (res.) Lior Lotan, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's former coordinator on the issue of prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action, Lieberman referred to the 2011 deal which released over 1,000 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for setting free Schalit, who was held captive by Hamas for five years. (more...)
Coast Guard searching Lake Erie for two missing fishermen off Edgewater marina Coast Guard searching Lake Erie for two missing fishermen off Edgewater marina
- August 29, 2017

Maryland Natural Resources Police, Charles County Fire Department, Prince William County Fire Dept., Prince William County Police Dept., Quantico Fire Dept., and Fairfax Air Rescue also launched to search. The fishing boat Patricia Lynn radioed the Coast Guard for assistance after one crew member was experiencing symptoms characteristic of a heart attack. (more...)
Trump hopes government shutdown won't be necessary over wall funding Trump hopes government shutdown won't be necessary over wall funding
- August 29, 2017

Mexico is paying for the very, very attractive wall. President Donald Trump is unlikely to win congressional support for funds he wants for a proposed U.S. He later added that the initial funding may come from the United States, but that Mexico would "ultimately" pay for it. "They had a sweetheart deal for so many years", Trump said. (more...)
Sea Shepherd ends decade-long fight against Japanese whaling Sea Shepherd ends decade-long fight against Japanese whaling
- August 29, 2017

Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson said the group won't be sending a ship to the south this year, with Japan's military monitoring the group's vessels ― meaning Sea Shepherd can't get close enough to Japanese whaling ships to monitor or disrupt them. (more...)
LA firefighters, dogs aid in Hurrricane Harvey rescue and relief efforts LA firefighters, dogs aid in Hurrricane Harvey rescue and relief efforts
- August 29, 2017

Some of the rescue crews going to Texas assisted with rescues last fall during the flooding caused by Hurricane Mathew. Two N.C. Emergency Management coordinators are already in Texas and will meet with the rescue crews this afternoon. In addition, 7 members of the Red Cross Disaster Assistance Response Team left NY for Texas on Sunday to support the Red Cross response to Hurricane Harvey . (more...)