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ITunes is accepting donations for Hurricane Harvey relief ITunes is accepting donations for Hurricane Harvey relief
- August 28, 2017

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides global humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. (more...)
Ram Rahim Sentencing Tomorrow - Mobile Internet Blocked in Punjab & Haryana Ram Rahim Sentencing Tomorrow - Mobile Internet Blocked in Punjab & Haryana
- August 28, 2017

They were produced before the court on Saturday which sent them to seven-day police custody, said Singh. While the sects headquarter is located in Sirsa in Haryana , its biggest congregation centre in Punjab is at Salabtpura in Bathinda. Section 144 imposed in Uttarakhand's Nainital and Noida, Ghaziabad and Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh. Giving more details, he said among the centres which have been locked included 13 in Ambala, 10 in Kurukshetra and 8 in Yamunanagar. (more...)
Hundreds trapped in '500-year flood' after Harvey dumps rain on Texas Hundreds trapped in '500-year flood' after Harvey dumps rain on Texas
- August 28, 2017

The National Weather Service in Houston issued a sobering message about how serious the situation is becoming in the area. "Only call if in imminent danger". Several bayous are out of their banks or close to it. At least two people have died as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to dump rain on Southeast Texas. (more...)
Bodies of All 10 Sailors Found After USS McCain Collision Off Singapore Bodies of All 10 Sailors Found After USS McCain Collision Off Singapore
- August 28, 2017

The two deadly collisions between Navy destroyer ships and cargo ships in the last three months are nearly certainly influenced by the fact that the Navy is still operating at a high level with smaller crews who have had less training, shipboard veterans told the New York Times . (more...)
What would it take for Democrats and Republicans to work together? What would it take for Democrats and Republicans to work together?
- August 28, 2017

Both Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi have invited Trump to take a long walk off a short pier. The ministry also reacted to a different Trump tweet Sunday morning about the North American Free Trade Agreement. (more...)
Coast Guard rescues 15 people from Port Aransas waters Coast Guard rescues 15 people from Port Aransas waters
- August 28, 2017

After receiving notifications of people in distress aboard the vessels, watchstanders directed a launch of two Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews to make the rescues. It is not clear what caused the boat to capsize. He spent about two hours trying to swim to safety before he was rescued, Barney said. Barresi says the woman who died never resurfaced. (more...)
Nth Korea fires missiles into Sea of Japan Nth Korea fires missiles into Sea of Japan
- August 28, 2017

North Korea denounced the ongoing joint U.S. "As an update to our initial release, the first and third missiles. did not 'fail in flight, '" the Pacific Command said. Neither has Washington, Beijing nor Tokyo issued any remarks criticizing the North for its latest test. The White House said that President Donald Trump , who has warned that he would unleash " fire and fury " if the North continued its threats, was briefed on the latest North Korean activity and "we are monitoring the ... (more...)
Nick Hundley is back on Giants' bench Saturday Nick Hundley is back on Giants' bench Saturday
- August 28, 2017

Corbin has given up one run in his last four starts covering 30 1/3 innings, and that was a homer by New York Mets rookie shortstop Amed Rosario on Tuesday. "We got some guys really struggling". You have to back the D-Backs here as more of a fade from the Giants. Three Arizona relievers combined to hold the Giants to one hit in 2 2/3 innings. (more...)
Two teens arrested in fire that killed 5-month-old in Edmonton Two teens arrested in fire that killed 5-month-old in Edmonton
- August 28, 2017

Tuesday fire that killed baby Hunter and left his mother, Angie Tang, 29, in critical condition in hospital. Woycenko has been charged with second-degree murder. Firefighters later pulled two people out of the home. His baby, Hunter Brown, died due to smoke inhalation in a deliberately set house fire in Ambleside on Tuesday morning. (more...)
'Harvey' Floodwaters in Houston Force CBS TV Affiliate Out of Station 'Harvey' Floodwaters in Houston Force CBS TV Affiliate Out of Station
- August 28, 2017

Later tweets said the station was being evacuated due to flooding. Water began flowing into the lobby of the building Sunday morning, and the news station first moved its crew upstairs as the first floor studio began to flood. For "I don't even know how long", Smith remained on air as they waited for a rescue boat to reach the window of the truck's cab and extricate him to safety. (more...)
Palace on Kian: Let law take due course Palace on Kian: Let law take due course
- August 28, 2017

Kian Loyd delos Santos was dragged by plain-clothes policemen to a dark, trash-filled alley in northern Manila, before he was shot in the head and left next to a pigsty, according to witnesses whose accounts appeared to be backed up by CCTV footage. (more...)
North Korea fires 'several projectiles', says South North Korea fires 'several projectiles', says South
- August 28, 2017

One of the three missiles blew up "almost immediately", with none of the weapons posing a threat to either North America or the U.S. territory of Guam, the spokesman said. It comes amid a war of words between Pyongyang and Donald Trump which has exacerbated the already tense relations between North Korea and the US. (more...)
President Donald Trump Renews 'Mexico To Pay For Wall' Campaign Pledge President Donald Trump Renews 'Mexico To Pay For Wall' Campaign Pledge
- August 28, 2017

Maybe the plan here is to crash the US economy so badly that Mexico builds its own wall to keep fleeing Americans out. Earlier this month, Trump threatened a government shutdown should Congress not allocate money to build the wall that Mexico has refused to fund. (more...)
Local non-profits to provide relief to hurricane victims Local non-profits to provide relief to hurricane victims
- August 28, 2017

In response to the tragic situation in Texas, several national charity groups are soliciting donations to provide direct assistance to Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey . "It's good to know this stuff is going toward something as helpful as what we're doing down there", Tyler Ellis said. People watching from the rest of the world may feel helpless, but there are ways to get involved and help the victims of this massive storm. (more...)
USA revises initial assessment on N. Korea's missile launches USA revises initial assessment on N. Korea's missile launches
- August 28, 2017

Applications for new or expanded investment in North Korea by Chinese companies would not be approved, the ministry said. The county's military didn't mention any failures. All of the missiles failed - one blowing up nearly immediately after launch, while two others failed in flight, it added. North Korea has conducted more than a dozen missile tests this year, including two ICBMS, leading to a war of words earlier this month between U.S. (more...)
China urges halt to US-South Korea military drills China urges halt to US-South Korea military drills
- August 28, 2017

The messages in Rodong Sinmun, the official government newspaper, come a day before the U.S. starts the Ulchi Freedom Guardian military exercises with South Korea on Monday. However, the US and South Korea maintain they are purely defensive. In addition to the Treasury sanctions, the Justice Department filed suit against two of the companies, Velmur Management of Singapore and China's Dandong Zhicheng Metallic Material Co., demanding that they forfeit more than $11 million that they ... (more...)
In Harvey's wake:1 dead, smashed homes, businesses and heavy rain In Harvey's wake:1 dead, smashed homes, businesses and heavy rain
- August 28, 2017

Emergency agencies have warned that recovery from Harvey could take years. Local, state, and federal resources have been deployed to help Texas recover. Heavy rains for several days in the same area are a recipe for unsafe flooding. "Our focus is shifting to the extreme and potentially historic levels of flooding that we could see", said Eric Blake, a specialist at the National Hurricane Center in Miami. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey: Thousands of prisoners evacuated as flood waters rise Hurricane Harvey: Thousands of prisoners evacuated as flood waters rise
- August 28, 2017

It has since lingered over Houston, dumping amounts of rain that threaten to break the record established almost 40 years ago when Alvin, Texas, was deluged by 43 inches of rain in 24 hours from July 24-25, 1979. Coastal areas are now hunkering down in anticipation of severe flooding as a result of overflowing rivers and bayous. Gov. Greg Abbott said it would probably be several days before electricity is restored. (more...)
Local firefighters assisting with search and rescue efforts in Texas Local firefighters assisting with search and rescue efforts in Texas
- August 28, 2017

Early Sunday morning, the mayor announced that 120 members of the FDNY's Incident Management Team and the Urban Search and Rescue Rapid Response Team had been deployed to assist Texas authorities on the ground. The team is self sufficient for 72 hours, Aseltine said. "I believe we're ready to face any danger". It assisted after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the massive quake in Haiti in 2010, and rescued or evacuated more than 100 people hit by Hurricane Matthew in North Carolina a year ago. (more...)
Alabama defensive lineman Raekwon Davis suffers gunshot wound Alabama defensive lineman Raekwon Davis suffers gunshot wound
- August 28, 2017

Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office said in a press release that a 20-year old was shot in the right leg and that the damage was "minor". It has not been made immediately apparent if the injury will affect his status for the team's season-opener against the No. (more...)

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