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Tropical Storm Watch issued for NC, SC coast

Tropical Storm Watch issued for NC, SC coast There remains the possibility that the system will move far enough to the east that the rain stays offshore. "This will be one day". The storm is now 260 miles south-southwest of Myrtle Beach and is moving 35 mph, the briefing states. Sunday: Heavy rain and gusty winds are possible from South Florida into coastal Georgia and the southern coast of SC. While the chances of tropical developmen... [Full Article...]

Trump on Harvey destruction: 'We are one American family'

Picking up on the words of his FEMA administrator, Trump vowed that federal government would continue to provide support for the "long and hard road" ahead. "It's just 45 minutes up the road", is how Trump's homeland security adviser Thomas Bossert described the planned weekend at Camp David during a White House briefing Friday. [Full Article...]

Trump Heads For Texas To Inspect Storm Damage

Trump Heads For Texas To Inspect Storm Damage Mexico responded with a press release clarifying its position. Obama advisers said then that while they didn't believe the president's Sandy efforts were a deciding factor in the election, the praise he received from Republicans was helpful in the midst of a highly partisan campaign. [Full Article...]

Ford and Domino's are testing out pizza deliveries with driverless cars

Ford and Domino's are testing out pizza deliveries with driverless cars Starting Wednesday, some pizzas in Domino's hometown of Ann Arbor will arrive in a Ford Fusion outfitted with radars and a camera that is used for autonomous testing. The test cars will actually be manually driven by a Ford safety engineer and staffed with researchers, according to the release. Foremost among them: Can they deliver pizza? Hackett is considering delivery of goods such as food a... [Full Article...]

March against hatred commemorates King speech

March against hatred commemorates King speech Other confirmed participants will include Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, Speaker David Ralston and representatives from the King family. "Today, he is one of the most loved men in the world". but what we are doing here in State College is I believe unique and very special". The project was delayed in 2015, when the original sculptor, Andy Davis, was fatally injured in auto accident. [Full Article...]

Wealthy Businessman Murders Wife and Teen Daughter Before Killing Himself

Wealthy Businessman Murders Wife and Teen Daughter Before Killing Himself Authorities identified the dead as 56-year-old Steven Dym, 50-year-old Loretta Dym, and their 18-year-old daughter Caroline. State police did not release the cause of death, but they did report that the bodies were discovered by a housecleaner. [Full Article...]

Volunteer 'Cajun Navy' is saving lives in Houston

Volunteer 'Cajun Navy' is saving lives in Houston The Cajun Navy has previously mobilized to aid in the rescue efforts during the historic flooding in Louisiana that took place past year, and KTRK reports that they track their beginnings back to when Hurricane Katrina devastated Louisiana in 2005. [Full Article...]

North Korea fires missile over Japan, Opposing US - South Korean military drill

North Korea fires missile over Japan, Opposing US - South Korean military drill North Korea has fired a missile that flew over Japan , the Pentagon confirmed. The top diplomat of Laos expressed concerns over North Korea's ballistic missile launch on Tuesday and committed his country's support for South Korea's efforts to peacefully resolve the security issues involving North Korea, the foreign ministry here said. [Full Article...]

Joel Osteen responds to criticism on social media for Harvey reaction

Joel Osteen responds to criticism on social media for Harvey reaction The post then went on to point people to other shelter resources in the area. However, soon enough, people started posting photos of the street, on which Lakewood Church is situated, which suggested there wasn't a lot of water there for Osteen to shut the church's door. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis to visit to Myanmar, Bangladesh this year

Pope Francis to visit to Myanmar, Bangladesh this year The possibility of a papal trip to Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) had been a subject of heavy speculation for several weeks. Often described as the world's most persecuted minority, the plight of Rohingya Muslims has been considered as Myanmar's most contentious human rights issue. [Full Article...]

Not Just Houston - Here's the Latest on Harvey's Impacts in Texas, Louisiana

Not Just Houston - Here's the Latest on Harvey's Impacts in Texas, Louisiana On Aug. 28, Trump authorized the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security to coordinate all disaster relief efforts in Louisiana. More than a dozen pumps remain offline, compromising drainage capacity. The storm has brought catastrophic flooding to Texas, including the Houston metropolitan area. [Full Article...]

Kentucky Air Guardsmen To Help With Hurricane Harvey Rescue Efforts

Kentucky Air Guardsmen To Help With Hurricane Harvey Rescue Efforts Rain from now-Tropical Storm Harvey could top 50 inches this week, the Weather Service forecast. "I'm preparing to send people now", Kuzik said. And several hospitals in the Houston area were evacuated due to the rising waters. President Donald Trump says he will be traveling to Texas "as soon as that trip can be made without causing disruption" in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. [Full Article...]

North Korea fires short-range missiles in latest test

North Korea fires short-range missiles in latest test They are the first known missile firings since July, when the North successfully flight tested a pair of intercontinental ballistic missiles that analysts say could reach deep into the US mainland when perfected. military said, following weeks of heightened tensions between Washington and Pyongyang. North Korea launched three missiles into the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan on Sa... [Full Article...]

Blast kills one near USA embassy in Afghanistan

Blast kills one near USA embassy in Afghanistan It is believed the blast happened at around 10am local time - around 5am United Kingdom time. "An explosion has happened near Massoud Square in Kabul ". No one has claimed responsibility for the blast yet. "At least nine others were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest in front of a Kabul Bank branch", said Basir Mujahid, a Kabul police spokesman. [Full Article...]

An Afghan policy doomed before its announcement

While campaigning for president, Trump opposed the war in Afghanistan . USA frustration with Pakistan goes back to the 1990s, when Pakistan supported Islamist militants in India-held Kashmir - and saw these groups as important allies in the country's struggle with India. [Full Article...]

Sensex makes 155-pt gain on easing Indo-China tension

Sensex makes 155-pt gain on easing Indo-China tension Top gainers on Monday included Infosys, NTPC , Hero Motocorp, Sun Pharma , Yes Bank and Adani Ports while Dr Reddy's Labs, Power Grid Corp, Tata Motors, SBI, TCS and Tata Steel declined. The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) rose by 55.75 points or 0.57 per cent to provisionally close at 9,912.80 points (at 3.30 p.m.). [Full Article...]

Harvey expected to trigger modest gas price hike

Harvey expected to trigger modest gas price hike Incessant rain from Harvey, which slammed ashore as a strong hurricane late last week, has submerged much of Houston and shut down Texas's oil and gas industry. Now, storm-related shutdowns and interruptions in shipping are having a greater effect, he said. At least 10 refineries have been knocked offline by historic flooding in the Houston and Corpus Christi regions. [Full Article...]

Borussia Dortmund sign £23m Andriy Yarmolenko as Ousmane Dembele replacement

Borussia Dortmund sign £23m Andriy Yarmolenko as Ousmane Dembele replacement Per reports, Dortmund have secured Andriy Yarmolenko from Dynamo Kyiv. The Ukraine global has joined Dynamo Kyiv from Desna Chernihiv for a fee in the region of 250,000 euros in January 2007. Although Yarmolenko brings different qualities to the club than Dembele, he should fit right into Dortmund's quick-attacking style of play. Borussia Dortmund has signed Ukraine forward Andrey Yarmolenko f... [Full Article...]

Force India threatens drivers with race bans

Force India threatens drivers with race bans Some only allow passing if there's an order from the pit wall while others let the drivers go all out, as long as they don't take out their teammate. On the team radio, Ocon was livid. It was not all down to him as he joined the team at the time their race-winning form evaporated, but his driving was messy, with a number of mistakes and clashes with other cars. [Full Article...]

'Restraint' Appears To Be Over As North Korea Launches Missile Test Again

'Restraint' Appears To Be Over As North Korea Launches Missile Test Again The test "shows an advance in capability", says The Times because the "missiles were 300-millimeter rockets fired from a multiple-tube launcher". Major anniversaries would fall in October, including the 10th anniversary of the Oct. The U.S. State Department did not immediately comment about the Saturday launches. The White House said President Trump was briefed on what happened and "we are m... [Full Article...]


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