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How much more Harvey rain will New Orleans get? How much more Harvey rain will New Orleans get?
- August 30, 2017

Unlike earlier tropical storms, which have generally dissipated or moved, Harvey has been wedged in place by two high-pressure areas which essentially act as buffers. The city's fire department has given out 35,800 sandbags to residents, Landrieu said. FEMA Administrator Brock Long said Monday that more than 450,000 people were expected to seek disaster assistance due to flooding from Harvey. (more...)
Trump says US is '100 percent' with Texas, Louisiana Trump says US is '100 percent' with Texas, Louisiana
- August 30, 2017

Niinisto told journalists before leaving Finland that he and Trump would talk about the Baltic Sea. "We consider that a very, very important part of the world", Trump said referring to the Baltic. He also spoke to the rebuilding measures that will be employed once the storm has passed, saying "we will be bigger, better, and stronger than ever before". (more...)
Transgender armed services members sue Trump over military ban Transgender armed services members sue Trump over military ban
- August 30, 2017

In a series of tweets sent in late July, Trump said the military "cannot be burdened by the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail". He lied to the LGBT community and singled out many of our potential transgender military volunteers by denying them a chance to become members of the U.S. (more...)
Things to Consider When Donating to Charities Things to Consider When Donating to Charities
- August 30, 2017

If you want to make a donation, go to the website of the charity of your choice and make a donation. Click on "Hurricane Harvey" under "Hot Topics". To determine the trustworthiness of a charitable organization the FTC recommends you do some research into them. (more...)
Republicans Will Let America Burn While Holding Out for Tax Cuts Republicans Will Let America Burn While Holding Out for Tax Cuts
- August 30, 2017

At least, that is the clear impression one gets from a spate of recent headlines, such as "Trump distances himself from GOP lawmakers to avoid blame if agenda stalls ", "Deepening GOP split, Trump attacks Republican senators " and " Trump sticks it to GOP ". (more...)
US Signals Stronger Response Following North Korean Missile Test Over Japan US Signals Stronger Response Following North Korean Missile Test Over Japan
- August 30, 2017

He said the North would only increase its isolation and that "all options" were on the table . The country's state-run Korean Central News Agency reported leader Kim Jong Un presided over the dawn launch Tuesday of the "ultra-modern rocket system", the first missile ever fired from the capital Pyongyang. (more...)
Bhutan welcomes end of Doka La stand-off Bhutan welcomes end of Doka La stand-off
- August 30, 2017

The stand-off in the Himalayan region began when India sent troops to stop China building a road in the remote, uninhabited territory of Doklam, claimed by both China and Bhutan. Modi refused to join President Xi Jinping's signature Belt and Road initiative to knit together Asia and beyond, making India the lone country to boycott a summit in Beijing in May. (more...)
Border Guard Bangladesh sends back 171 Rohingya refugees Border Guard Bangladesh sends back 171 Rohingya refugees
- August 30, 2017

Bangladesh, which already hosts some 400,000 Rohingya who have fled Myanmar over the years, has vowed to block new arrivals and has deported some of those it has caught trying to make the crossing. Myanmar considers the Rohingyas as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and imposes multiple restrictions on them, including limiting their freedom of movement. (more...)
September 1, Muslim Feast of Sacrifice, declared a holiday September 1, Muslim Feast of Sacrifice, declared a holiday
- August 30, 2017

Under Republic Act 9849, the 10th day of Zhul Hijja, the 12th month of the Islamic calendar, is declared as national holiday for the observance of Eid'l Adha. Eid al-Abha is one of the two most important Islamic festivals, and is known as the Feast of the Sacrifice, as it recalls Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to Allah. (more...)
Letter criticising envoy 'comes at a hard time' Letter criticising envoy 'comes at a hard time'
- August 30, 2017

Earlier, he was Pakistan's ambassador to Turkey. Chandry, however, said the letter was "rude and uncalled for". The letter carried signatures of the former high commissioner. The content of the letter has not been formally acknowledged by Pakistan's Foreign Office, but it has gone viral on the internet and Pakistani media have confirmed its authenticity. (more...)
American Red Cross of Alaska taking donations for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts American Red Cross of Alaska taking donations for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts
- August 30, 2017

Big Y customers and employees can donate to Red Cross disaster relief at all Big Y locations throughout MA and CT from Friday through September 16. Della, who is a board member of the Red Cross Southern Maryland chapter and used to work for Senate President Thomas V. (more...)
Melania Flaunts High Heels To Visit Tropical Storm Harvey Melania Flaunts High Heels To Visit Tropical Storm Harvey
- August 30, 2017

The Mirror pointed out that Mrs. Trump wore "a towering pair of stiletto heels while her husband wore cream-coloured pants - though she later switched to trainers". Melania taking off for Houston on AF1.in stilettos. The former model is always elegantly turned out and perfectly coiffed, and Tuesday was no exception as she left the White House with her president husband for storm-ravaged Texas. (more...)
'Reform labour laws to ease compliance' 'Reform labour laws to ease compliance'
- August 30, 2017

The NITI Aayog survey, conducted between April 2015 and April 2016, only takes inputs from firms in the formal manufacturing sector. This has been verified by the World Bank. Enhancing access to low-priced capital to businesses could serve as an important vehicle for improving the business environment, especially in poor states like Bihar, the NITI Aayog has recommended. (more...)
Pakistan Suspends Talks with U.S. after Trump's Allegations Pakistan Suspends Talks with U.S. after Trump's Allegations
- August 30, 2017

With Trump administration continuously accusing Pakistan of not doing enough to fight terror groups on its soil, Islamabad has reportedly suspended bilateral talks with Washington. A series of demonstrations on Monday also condemned Trump's allegations. This will not only be vital in cementing existing mutual economic linkages, but will also go a long way in projecting Pakistan as a mature and responsible country, promoting a soft image. (more...)
Talks with U.S. suspended in protest: Pakistan Minister Talks with U.S. suspended in protest: Pakistan Minister
- August 30, 2017

While we await concrete numbers and analysis, I have full confidence in the president's method and leadership in going forward with this plan. "How does the U.S. Some years ago the "Afpak" idea was born in Washington under which India was expected to take on enhanced security responsibilities in Afghanistan within a US-led programme. (more...)
Nick Saban previews Florida State, updates Davis situation
- August 30, 2017

I think each player knows that the player that he's playing against is a really good player and he's going to know his number too. "I think this schedule has got everything involved in it". "We played on the same 7-on-7 team at the Opening our senior year", Fitzpatrick said. "It doesn't seem like our players were guilty of anything other than being out late". (more...)
Views of Mumbai submerged under relentless rain and waterlogged streets Views of Mumbai submerged under relentless rain and waterlogged streets
- August 30, 2017

The state government has requisitioned the services of five disaster management teams, including three from Pune, and a holiday has been declared August 30 for all colleges and schools, said Education Minister Vinod Tawde. "All these factors have led to very heavy rain over the Konkan coast, especially Mumbai ", said KS Hosalikar, deputy director general, western region, India Meteorological Department (IMD). (more...)
American Electric Technologies, Inc (NASDAQ:AETI) Moves -6.06% For The Week American Electric Technologies, Inc (NASDAQ:AETI) Moves -6.06% For The Week
- August 30, 2017

The original version of this article can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/08/29/mirador-capital-partners-lp-sells-209-shares-of-magellan-midstream-partners-l-p-mmp.html. (NYSE:SHLX) has a Q.i. Among 13 analysts covering CONE Midstream Partners LP ( NYSE:CNNX ), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. (more...)
Les Miles lands job just in time for college football season Les Miles lands job just in time for college football season
- August 30, 2017

Helfrich will call a "full slate of games" throughout the season alongside play-by-play announcer Justin Kutcher and analyst Petros Papadakis, Fox Sports announced Tuesday, confirming a move that was first reported almost a month ago. Helfrich will pair up with play-by-play announcer Justin Kutcher and fellow analyst Petros Papadakis. Helfrich coached at OR for four seasons before being fired after the 2016 season. (more...)
Double trouble: In-N-Out Burger sues Smashburger in trademark beef Double trouble: In-N-Out Burger sues Smashburger in trademark beef
- August 30, 2017

In In-N-Out's view, the Triple Double is infringing on the Southern California-based burger chain's famed Double Double territory. In-N-Out's equal ingredient burgers feature two patties and two slices of cheese, three patties and three slices of cheese and so on. (more...)
7 children die of encephalitis in 48 hrs in Gorakhpur's BRD hospital 7 children die of encephalitis in 48 hrs in Gorakhpur's BRD hospital
- August 30, 2017

Singh, the principal of Baba Raghav Das (B.R.D.) Medical College, Gorakhpur said on Wednesday. According to news agency ANI, the two were arrested from Kanpur and the STF officials were taking them to Gorakhpur where the college is based. (more...)
Trump Demands Wall Funds From Congress, Claiming Mexico Will Pay Trump Demands Wall Funds From Congress, Claiming Mexico Will Pay
- August 30, 2017

He admitted the wall would need initial funding from the United States government, but that Mexico would reimburse the costs. Mexico's Foreign Ministry reiterated in its statement that "as the Mexican government has always maintained, our country will not pay, under any circumstances, for a wall or physical barrier that is built on U.S. (more...)
WSJ ed board urges Congress to ignore Trump and break promises WSJ ed board urges Congress to ignore Trump and break promises
- August 30, 2017

But hard-core conservative Republicans in Congress could block raising the ceiling by insisting such legislation include big cuts in federal spending. Trump tweeted Friday morning. President Donald Trump picked a new fight on Thursday with his fellow Republicans, saying congressional leaders could have avoided a "mess" over raising the US debt ceiling if they had taken his advice. (more...)
Two lorry drivers charged over deadly road crash in Britain Two lorry drivers charged over deadly road crash in Britain
- August 30, 2017

Mr Masierak, of Barnards Close, Evesham, Worcestershire, appeared at High Wycombe Magistrates' Court earlier. Six men and two women travelling in a Ford Transit minibus died in the collision with Masierak's Scania lorry and a second lorry on the southbound carriageway near Newport Pagnell. (more...)
Harvey to bring heavy rain into Kentucky Harvey to bring heavy rain into Kentucky
- August 30, 2017

Rain moves in tonight with up to a half-inch possible along the CT shoreline. Sewerage & Water Board reports 107 of 120 pumps "are available to be operational in the event of heavy rainfall", according to the city. As for RAIN chances, they are highest EAST of Dallas. Gov. John Bel Edwards made the request on Sunday evening in advance of heavy rain from Tropical Storm Harvey . (more...)
22-year-old Queens man arrested for trying to join ISIS 22-year-old Queens man arrested for trying to join ISIS
- August 30, 2017

Ahmed was arrested after flying from NY to Saudi Arabia in June 2017 to celebrate Ramadan with two other individuals, and then attempted to cross into Syria. Agents then gained access to his home computer, where they found other disturbing propaganda, such as lectures by radical clerics Anwar al-Awlaki and Abdullah el-Faisal. (more...)
Mother arrested for drink driving after son, 11, calls police from auto Mother arrested for drink driving after son, 11, calls police from auto
- August 30, 2017

Washington County Deputies said they stopped her on Southwest Oleson and Garden Home Road. Two other drivers had also reported the woman to police. At around 9:30 Saturday night, an 11-year-old boy called saying that his mother was driving under the influence while he was in the auto with her. (more...)
Rain from Harvey reaches Kentucky later this week
- August 30, 2017

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. This front will hang around our area through the week and into the weekend, keeping our weather pattern wet and cloudy. Today: More Clouds than Sun. Clouds decrease Wednesday as Irma takes off to the northeast. We should start to see a few showers from Harvey late in the week on Thursday into Saturday . (more...)
Would-Be Terrorists Among Migrants: Libya Invokes Terrorism to Ask for EU Money Would-Be Terrorists Among Migrants: Libya Invokes Terrorism to Ask for EU Money
- August 30, 2017

The meeting hosts the leaders of Germany, Italy and Spain as well as the leaders of Chad, Niger and Libya - all three of them transit countries for migrants . The total number of people who reached Italy from Africa between January and 23 August this year was 98,072, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations migration agency - a fall of only 7,000 from the same period last year. (more...)
Grand Jury Indicts 19 Over Melee Outside Turkish Embassy Grand Jury Indicts 19 Over Melee Outside Turkish Embassy
- August 30, 2017

The indictment accused the group of "conspiracy... to: (1) assault and kick protesters who were assembled in front of the Turkish Chief of Mission Residence ... The rest remain at large. A man with a bullhorn was repeatedly kicked in the face. On the day of the violence, police detained two members of Erdogan's security detail but released them shortly afterward. (more...)

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