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Harvey death toll reaches 60 as thousands remain displaced

Harvey death toll reaches 60 as thousands remain displaced Many Houston streets remain 4 or more feet underwater after being pelted by 50 or more inches of rain over the past week. "I went to the Aranas Pass Facebook page and found out they have a gofundme campaign going on", she said. "The EPA is going to get on top of that". "I got a really poignant email yesterday from the town of Stafford (located in the southwest part of Houston ) and their ... [Full Article...]

United Nations must take strongest action to deter North Korea: Nikki Haley

United Nations must take strongest action to deter North Korea: Nikki Haley World powers are scrambling to respond to the latest advance in North Korea's rogue nuclear weapons programme, which has sent global tensions soaring. " Pyongyang's missile and nuclear program is a crude violation of UN Security Council resolutions, undermines the non-proliferation regime and creates a threat to the security of northeastern Asia", Putin said at a joint news conference. [Full Article...]

WATCH THIS: Texas woman steals police auto, crashes in chase

WATCH THIS: Texas woman steals police auto, crashes in chase Sponsler was picked up just before 5pm on Saturday in response to a call of a possible shoplifter at the beauty chain Ulta. Sponsler was found to be in possession of methamphetamine after her arrest, and will be charged with that offence as well as serious bodily injury, threat of a deadly weapon, aggravated assault, evading arrest with a vehicle and unauthorised use of a vehicle. [Full Article...]

Israel to donate $1 million to Houston Jewish community hit by Harvey

Israel to donate $1 million to Houston Jewish community hit by Harvey Under Israeli law, if Jews can prove their families lived in east Jerusalem homes before the 1948 war they can demand that Israel's general custodian office release the property and return their "ownership rights". Over the past few weeks, we have witnessed an acceleration of Israeli plans to further annex territory from the occupied State of Palestine as well as to consolidate and cement the pres... [Full Article...]

Israel Begins the Largest Military Exercises in 19 Years

Israel Begins the Largest Military Exercises in 19 Years For the next 10 days , ground, air, sea and intelligence forces will all participate in drills meant to test Israel's defensive preparation along its northern border. Israel last held an exercise of such magnitude in 1998, a drill that simulated a war with Syria and was led by Meir Dagan. Over the following two weeks, The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) will practice multiple simultaneous incu... [Full Article...]

Korea - US Free Trade Agreement is a Good Deal for Agriculture

Korea - US Free Trade Agreement is a Good Deal for Agriculture Last month, Trump's chief trade negotiator, Robert Lighthizer, held a daylong meeting by video with South Korea's trade minister, Kim Hyun-chong, and there have been subsequent discussions between officials to resolve complaints that Korea has not fulfilled its commitment to open up its services market, among other issues. [Full Article...]

Everything you need to know about Sen. Menendez's bribery trial

Everything you need to know about Sen. Menendez's bribery trial Robert Menendez and Salomon Melgen, a Florida ophthalmologist prosecutors say lavished the senator with private plane flights and other gifts in exchange for political favors that included intervening in a Medicare billing dispute. But what was initially missing was that Menendez is a Democrat. If Menendez is convicted and either resigns or is expelled by his colleagues before January, his repla... [Full Article...]

Donations sought for Hurricane Harvey relief during UT football game

Donations sought for Hurricane Harvey relief during UT football game As Harvey approached, storm-battered Louisiana - where memories of Hurricane Katrina , which hit the state 12 years ago this week, are still fresh - hunkered down, evacuating hundreds of people and deploying the Louisiana National Guard. [Full Article...]

Trump has no good options on N. Korea

Trump has no good options on N. Korea In July, North Korea carried out two ballistic missile tests. In a separate phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin also on September 4, Moon said the U.N. "I shall stress that in terms of resolving the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, the use of military means is not a viable choice and sanctions alone will never be a way out", he added. [Full Article...]

Republic of Ireland 0-1 Serbia

Republic of Ireland 0-1 Serbia Group leaders Germany, who are five points clear of Northern Ireland , need only a point from their final two games to seal top spot. The QPR striker helped the Irish guarantee themselves at least a second place Group C finish as they bid to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals in Russian Federation next year. [Full Article...]

Lucknow Metro bans media entry inside Metro premises

Lucknow Metro bans media entry inside Metro premises The BJP had then attacked Akhilesh government during the election campaign, pointing out why Lucknow Metro trains were not running despite the inauguration. "Despite that the metro failed on the first day!" The metro will be open for public use from tomorrow and will be operational from 6am to 9pm. ALSO SEE Lucknow Metro begins service! They were later made to exit through the emergency do... [Full Article...]

Lenovo settles software issue with California

Lenovo settles software issue with California The states alleged that the program not only viewed online browsing activity so that it could inject product recommendations and advertising based on the websites a consumer visited, but also acted as a “man-in-the-middle, ” causing both the browser and the website to believe that they had established a direct, encrypted connection. [Full Article...]

BRICS calls for action against terrorism, names Pakistan groups

BRICS calls for action against terrorism, names Pakistan groups The declaration adopted by BRICS countries at their 9th Summit here deplored all terrorist attacks worldwide, including attacks in BRICS countries. On Monday, leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations at the 9th BRICS Summit in China. [Full Article...]

Alleged Xiaomi Redmi 5A as Xiaomi MCT3B Spotted on TENAA

Alleged Xiaomi Redmi 5A as Xiaomi MCT3B Spotted on TENAA Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has teamed up with Google and announced a "designed by Xiaomi" and "powered by Google" smartphones in a first global launch for Xiaomi held in India. In addition, an improved Beautify mode that makes selfies look more natural, now works with the both the front 5MP camera as well as the 12MP dual rear camera . [Full Article...]

Terror funding: NIA raids on LoC traders in Srinagar and Delhi

Terror funding: NIA raids on LoC traders in Srinagar and Delhi In a statement, a Jama'at spokesperson said government of India is "frustrated by the resolve and commitment" of Kashmiris who are serving the just and genuine freedom struggle to get the issue resolved as per the resolutions passed by United Nations Security Council to which India itself is signatory. [Full Article...]

Fast food workers rally for $15 minimum wage

Fast food workers rally for $15 minimum wage Protests are planned in 300 cities across the United States. Demonstrators took their voices to the annual Labor Day parade that began in Corktown and eventually ended in Hart Plaza. "The schedule was a huge problem for me, because there was no regularity in my weeks, and I never felt like I was making as much money as I deserved for the work I did". [Full Article...]

Syria's World Cup hopes alive after miracle equalizer

Syria's World Cup hopes alive after miracle equalizer Forced to play their home games away due to security concerns, Ayman Hakeem's Syria have embarrassed a succession of better-resourced opponents to sit third in Group A of Asian qualifying, behind leaders Iran and South Korea. A June defeat at last-place Qatar cost Uli Stielike his job as head coach with two games remaining. With Omar Khribin and the recently recalled Omar Al Soma leading the... [Full Article...]

UTC moves to acquire Rockwell Collins

UTC moves to acquire Rockwell Collins Finally, Harfst & Associates Inc. bought a new position in shares of Rockwell Collins during the 1st quarter worth approximately $114,000. Equity investors also sold the stock Tuesday. ( COL ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 10, 2017" with publication date: "August 09, 2017. This dividend represents a yield of $1.01. Rockwell Collins's payout ratio is 26.04%. [Full Article...]

Four additional THAAD launchers to be installed in Seongju on Thursday:MND

Four additional THAAD launchers to be installed in Seongju on Thursday:MND The US Forces Korea will reportedly position the launchers at a new base in Seongju, some 300 kilometres south of Seoul, on Thursday. That same month, anti-THAAD activists had a tense standoff with police in Seongju over protesters attempting to stop and inspect vehicles which they suspected could be secretly delivering supplies for the missile defense system. [Full Article...]

Swedish reporter killed by falling sub hatch cover, accused inventor says

Swedish reporter killed by falling sub hatch cover, accused inventor says But he slipped and lost his grip on the door, which fell on her head, killing her instantly and causing her to bleed from the head, the court heard. The inventor said he initially considered suicide by sailing the submarine out to deep water in nearby Copenhagen Sound, then changed his mind and chose to instead dispose of Wall's body at sea. [Full Article...]


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