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Harvey's rainfall so extreme, new colors have been added to maps Harvey's rainfall so extreme, new colors have been added to maps
- Августа 31, 2017

Abbott made the announcement in a late-night tweet on Sunday, bringing the total number deployed national and state guard service members to more than 4,000, as officials continue to devote resources toward rescue and recovery missions in flood-torn areas across the state. (more...)
Most Americans don't like Trump's conduct as president, poll shows Most Americans don't like Trump's conduct as president, poll shows
- Августа 31, 2017

On Tuesday, North Korea launched a missile over Japan and Trump visited Texas as it braced itself for a second slam by Hurricane Harvey. Republican-leaning respondents largely felt conflicted about Trump's behavior. Though Pew did not survey Democrats' sentiment on President Barack Obama's conduct, 82% of Democrats said in an August 2009 survey that they approved of his job performance. (more...)
India's first private built navigation satellite set to be launched today India's first private built navigation satellite set to be launched today
- Августа 31, 2017

For the first time, private players have been actively involved in building a full satellite. The 1.4-tonne satellite will be launched aboard the PSLV-C39 rocket on Thursday, August 31, from the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) spaceport at Sriharikota off the Bay of Bengal in Andhra Pradesh, about 80 km northeast of Chennai at 7:00 pm. (more...)
Boulder weather: Mostly sunny with a high of 88 Boulder weather: Mostly sunny with a high of 88
- Августа 31, 2017

Skies will improve some overnight as fog will once again become patchy and dense dropping visibility under 1/4 mile in spots. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 82. Expect skies to keep featuring plenty of sun and highs in the middle 70s for the afternoon. 27 Storm Track meteorologist Branden Borremans forecasts areas of fog early Wednesday before it turns sunny and warmer, a few evening showers and thundershowers, quiet weather to follow, with just a few evening and night showers and ... (more...)
Trump declares emergency in Louisiana for storm Harvey Trump declares emergency in Louisiana for storm Harvey
- Августа 31, 2017

Forecasts show the storm moving slowly eastward, threatening up to two feet of rain in parts of southwestern Louisiana. "We're not certain that the president will come", Edwards said. "Given the extent of the potential destruction, we urge anyone in the path of the storm to make their way to higher median incomes immediately", said Louisiana Gov. (more...)
Feinstein Stuns SF Crowd by Expressing Hope for Trump Feinstein Stuns SF Crowd by Expressing Hope for Trump
- Августа 31, 2017

She continued, "I just hope he has the ability to learn and to change and, if he does, he can be a good president". And if he does, he can be a good president. The statement was aimed at people who hadn't seen the entire event, but only the "good president" snippet of video that exploded on social media, said Ashley Schapitl, a spokeswoman for the senator. (more...)
Billionaire Kidnapper, Evans' Judgement Hits Roadblock in Lagos Court Billionaire Kidnapper, Evans' Judgement Hits Roadblock in Lagos Court
- Августа 31, 2017

The female defendant, who was the only one who pleaded not guilty to all the charges, is to be remanded at the Kirikiri Female Prison until October 19. "The assertion that we refused service of the fresh application can not be true when judgment has already been reserved", he said. "However, the defence team just had the opportunity of meeting our clients this morning in court for the first time, we were just served with documents in the open court this morning". (more...)
Pittsburgh Airport Opened to Non-Flyers Pittsburgh Airport Opened to Non-Flyers
- Августа 31, 2017

Officials have stressed the decision will not affect security at Pittsburgh International Airport. During those hours, the general public will be able to check-in on the third floor of the airport, across from Allegiant's ticketing location, by showing a photo ID. (more...)
Child in Muslim foster home row may be taken out of Britain Child in Muslim foster home row may be taken out of Britain
- Августа 31, 2017

The mother of the five-year-old "Christian" girl who complained her daughter had been placed with Muslim foster carers was herself born into the Islamic faith. She said social services had since carried out an assessment of the mother's mother as a possible long-term carer. Robert Halfon MP, head of the Commons education select committee, said: 'I think the judge has made a wonderful decision and deserves full praise for doing what's right'. (more...)
Michigan National Guard teams may deploy to TX Michigan National Guard teams may deploy to TX
- Августа 31, 2017

Gen. Don Dunbar, Wisconsin's adjutant general. "As the people of Houston and other nearby areas continue to struggle with the awful impacts of Hurricane Harvey, Virginia is ready to provide whatever assistance we can", said Governor McAuliffe. (more...)
Area airports to reopen Wednesday afternoon following Hurricane Harvey Area airports to reopen Wednesday afternoon following Hurricane Harvey
- Августа 31, 2017

More than 1,100 flights to and from Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport were canceled on Wednesday and 331 were canceled at Houston's Hobby Airport, according to the flight tracking service FlightAware . This we know: "Houston, and Texas, will come together and rebuild", the statement continued. Air services in the region had been crippled since Friday by the storm, as historic flooding swallowed roads leading into airports and created risky travel conditions. (more...)
Los Angeles ditches Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples Day Los Angeles ditches Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples Day
- Августа 31, 2017

He had pushed to declare August 9 as Indigenous Peoples Day and replace Columbus Day with a day celebrating diverse cultures in Los Angeles. Councilman Joe Buscaino (left) was the lone "no" vote on Wednesday.He sided with Italian-Americans, who view Columbus Day as a celebration of their national heritage. (more...)
Evangelical leaders spark controversy with statement on 'Biblical sexuality' Evangelical leaders spark controversy with statement on 'Biblical sexuality'
- Августа 31, 2017

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry spoke out against the statement Tuesday, in an attempt to clear up any confusion caused by the title. The manifesto was introduced at the national conference of the South Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission last Friday in Nashville, The Washington Post reports , to outline 14 core doctrines for modern Christians. (more...)
Dollar Falls to Its Lowest Level Since January 2015 Dollar Falls to Its Lowest Level Since January 2015
- Августа 31, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guided a launch of an intermediate-range ballistic missile on Tuesday in a drill to counter the joint military exercises by South Korean and US militaries, the North's official KCNA news agency said on Wednesday. (more...)
Woman dies after rosary beads shoved down her throat Woman dies after rosary beads shoved down her throat
- Августа 31, 2017

They also reported finding bruises and scratches on her face. She was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The boyfriend was identified as 34-year-old Pierre Jones, according to PIX11. "But we don't know what happened", she added. "She was very, very respected in the building", a neighbor told ABC. "She kept a close eye on her children". (more...)
WSU student faces legal action over R14m payment 'error' WSU student faces legal action over R14m payment 'error'
- Августа 31, 2017

The university said that it was investigating why the student did not report the cash transfer, but the student disputes this, the report says . Intellimali , a company that administers payments for students on financial aid at Walter Sisulu University (WSU), has threatened to pursue a case against a student who was mistakenly paid R14-million instead of the allocated R1 400 for food allowance. (more...)
3 officers shot in Sacramento, conditions unknown - sheriff 3 officers shot in Sacramento, conditions unknown - sheriff
- Августа 31, 2017

Additional officers went to the Ramada Inn in the 2600 block of Auburn Boulevard to serve a search warrant when they were shot at by a suspect. Three officers were shot Wednesday near a Sacramento County motel off Capital City Freeway, and at least four people were detained in connection with the shooting, according to the California Highway Patrol . (more...)
Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to assist hurricane Harvey relief effort Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to assist hurricane Harvey relief effort
- Августа 31, 2017

You may do this by contacting 1-855-92 RC CAR, 1-855-927-2227. Rob Vincent of the Salvation Army . Because of the advanced technology at San Diego's Red Cross Headquarters, the building will be used as a call center for case workers to help Harvey victims after the storm passes. (more...)
FEMA offering tips on how to help disaster survivors in Texas FEMA offering tips on how to help disaster survivors in Texas
- Августа 31, 2017

All donations will go to Harvey relief efforts in Texas. Forecasters said there was a risk of tornadoes across a large part of the South as Harvey trudged northeast toward northern Louisiana . John Bel Edwards says winds could cause damage to trees and power lines if they're strong enough, but the main concern is heavy rain and flooding. It was quickly repaired, officials said, and was ready for Tuesday's rains. (more...)
National Charities Gearing Up to Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey National Charities Gearing Up to Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey
- Августа 30, 2017

That said, relief agencies will need money beyond first few days or even weeks, so if the ease of text donations appeals to you, tap away. He also warned that crowdfunding sites like GoFundMe may have good intentions, but if you can't confirm that the money donated will go where you want it to, you should look at other options. (more...)
Melania Trump Used Her Tropical Storm Harvey Trip to Debut FLOTUS Merch Melania Trump Used Her Tropical Storm Harvey Trip to Debut FLOTUS Merch
- Августа 30, 2017

The liberal satire's host Trevor Noah said that North Korea's latest nuclear provocations this week had taken a back seat to Trump doing "something much worse:" going to Houston in high heels. During last year's presidential campaign, Donald Trump transformed his four-word slogan into must-have MAGA merch for his supporters, and the famed red baseball caps are now sold in the White House gift shop as a souvenir to commemorate the, um, historic, administration. (more...)
Mattis refreezes Pentagon policy on transgender troops Mattis refreezes Pentagon policy on transgender troops
- Августа 30, 2017

This past June, Mattis extended that study through January 2018. After President Trump tweeted in late July that the military would ban transgender people from service, the Pentagon waited for official word from the President on how to implement the request, since direct orders generally don't come by way of social media. (more...)
Chance the Rapper to grill at new Nando's restaurant for CPS Chance the Rapper to grill at new Nando's restaurant for CPS
- Августа 30, 2017

This is par for the course for the South African chain. "Nando's has a history of supporting public schools and community non-profits when they open new restaurants, which I really admire", Chance said in a statement. The 12th Nando's to open in Chicago will be donating all of the food proceeds from their grand opening between September 5th to 7th directly to Chicago public schools and Lil Chano from 79th will be on hand, grilling up the brand's famous peri-peri chicken. (more...)
Chance the Rapper Will Be Grilling for Charity at Nando's in Chicago Chance the Rapper Will Be Grilling for Charity at Nando's in Chicago
- Августа 30, 2017

The 12th Nando's to open in Chicago will be donating all of the food proceeds from their grand opening between September 5th to 7th directly to Chicago public schools and Lil Chano from 79th will be on hand, grilling up the brand's famous peri-peri chicken. (more...)
Christopher Columbus Bust Beheaded In New York Christopher Columbus Bust Beheaded In New York
- Августа 30, 2017

The Christopher Columbus statue in Columbus Circle was dedicated in 1892. Many Italian-Americans say the Columbus statue - which was created by an Italian-born sculptor and funded by an Italian-language newspaper in 1892 on the 400th anniversary of Columbus landing in the Americas - is a point of pride for ancestors of immigrants who contributed to the culture of NY and the country. (more...)
Man gets leg stuck in sinkhole in Brooklyn crosswalk Man gets leg stuck in sinkhole in Brooklyn crosswalk
- Августа 30, 2017

Crews were able to safely rescue the 28-year-old. Suarez was shook as he had no idea what the fate of his entire right leg would be. "I didn't know what was going on". "They didn't know I could pull my leg out because somebody had already tried and it didn't work". He seemed to be in a lot of pain'. Suarez actually sustained a hairline fracture when his leg fell through. (more...)
Steve Bannon Breaks With Trump, Backs Moore in Alabama Steve Bannon Breaks With Trump, Backs Moore in Alabama
- Августа 30, 2017

AL.com quoted NAGR director Dudley Brown saying, "Judge Roy Moore has proven to be a strict constitutionalist and has given good reason to believe he'll be a gun rights champion and vocal supporter of the Second Amendment in the U.S. In the Republican primary earlier this month, Moore won 39 percent of the vote while unusual received 33 percent, forcing a September 26 runoff for the seat, AL.com reported. (more...)
Newspaper: Panama papers case NAB summons three JIT members Newspaper: Panama papers case NAB summons three JIT members
- Августа 30, 2017

The other five JIT members are Amer Aziz of the State Bank of Pakistan, Executive Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan Bilal Rasool, NAB Director Irfan Naeem Mangi, Brig Muhammad Nauman Saeed of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and Brig Kamran Khurshid of the Military Intelligence (MI). (more...)
Arsene Wenger should leave the club, says former striker Ian Wright Arsene Wenger should leave the club, says former striker Ian Wright
- Августа 30, 2017

Wright's critical assessment was not finished there, with the former striker slamming the club's handling of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who now looks set to join rivals Chelsea. "You do feel it's nearly like his blanket, his comfort blanket", Wright said. I'd like him to go because I do not believe now he can motivate the players. (more...)
Prabhas' role in Saaho revealed Prabhas' role in Saaho revealed
- Августа 30, 2017

Now, Mirror has learnt that Jackie Shroff , Mandira Bedi , Chunky Panday, Mahesh Manjrekar and Tinnu Anand have come on board as the rest of the cast members in the high-octane action-drama. Having starred in five films with Prabhas , her onscreen chemistry with the actor is great. There has been no official confirmation on Mohanlal's participation in the film just yet but various reports claim the veteran has agreed to play a part which is nearly as important as the lead role played ... (more...)

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