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Trump Taunts GOP Leaders Over Debt Ceiling After Claiming They're 'United' Trump Taunts GOP Leaders Over Debt Ceiling After Claiming They're 'United'
- August 29, 2017

John McCain , R-Ariz., who cast the decisive vote in the Senate. "I was taught if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all". "We have to get rid of what's called the filibuster rule; we have to". He added: " Mitch McConnell , I'm going to light him up". "However, that is far better than the GOP as a whole", the Hill reported. To break this promise Ryan has been making all year (again) by ceding the power of the purse to a recalcitrant Democrat Senate minority is ... (more...)
Trump Taunts GOP Leaders Over Debt Ceiling After Claiming They're 'United' Trump Taunts GOP Leaders Over Debt Ceiling After Claiming They're 'United'
- August 29, 2017

John McCain , R-Ariz., who cast the decisive vote in the Senate. "I was taught if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all". "We have to get rid of what's called the filibuster rule; we have to". He added: " Mitch McConnell , I'm going to light him up". "However, that is far better than the GOP as a whole", the Hill reported. To break this promise Ryan has been making all year (again) by ceding the power of the purse to a recalcitrant Democrat Senate minority is ... (more...)
Multiple fatalities as police respond to active shooter in Clovis, New Mexico Multiple fatalities as police respond to active shooter in Clovis, New Mexico
- August 29, 2017

A suspect, whose name has not been released, has been taken into custody, NBC News reported . Clovis is about 220 miles east of Albuquerque, and is located near the Texas border. local time. Vanessa Aguirre told the newspaper that she was in the library with her son when a man came in and started to shoot into the air. We took off fast. (more...)
Trump says GOP botched debt ceiling negotiations Trump says GOP botched debt ceiling negotiations
- August 29, 2017

John le Carré, the British author of espionage novels and a former spy, suspects Russian Federation has something on President Trump. The Congress fixed the maximum level of the federal debt ceiling , which must regularly be removed by a vote, opportunity for some and the other to claim a variety of concessions, the conservatives often requiring counterparties to austerity. (more...)
Would-be carjacker gets dragged out of his shorts on busy street Would-be carjacker gets dragged out of his shorts on busy street
- August 29, 2017

News website KIRO 7 reported police confirmed the man in the footage was arrested, and was also a suspect in other attempted carjackings. At one point the driver of the SUV stops and the man stands up and tries to open the vehicle door as his shorts are around his knees. (more...)
Sri Lanka fear ICC will ban Tharanga Sri Lanka fear ICC will ban Tharanga
- August 29, 2017

Virat Kohli and boys will look to clean this one up in a hurry and take the series. Pallekele: Sri Lanka batsman Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the remaining two matches in the One-day International (ODI) series against India after fracturing his thumb in game three. (more...)
Mayor defends decision to not issue mandatory evacuation order Mayor defends decision to not issue mandatory evacuation order
- August 29, 2017

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a state of disaster for 30 Texas counties that will be impacted by Harvey. Turner argued that an evacuation order has to be "very well-coordinated all the way from Houston to the destination point". At least five fatalities have been reported in the Houston area, according to The Weather Channel , whose meteorologist and hurricane specialist, Dr. (more...)
Don't panic, Hurricane Harvey could send gas prices up
- August 29, 2017

That's going to mean higher gas prices at the pump. In addition, rigs out in the gulf were shut down last week, as the storm approached. "There are some concerns about supplies over the next several days", Albert Said. But DeHaan also said that refineries in the Corpus Christi area are believed to have escaped major damage. She continued: "Despite the country's overall oil and gasoline inventories being at or above 5-year highs, until there is clear picture of damage and an idea when ... (more...)
Xi vows to address differences with South Korea Xi vows to address differences with South Korea
- August 29, 2017

According to a release from the South Korean Foreign Affairs Ministry, Moon took note in his message to Xi of the "significant development" in bilateral relations since 1992. Beijing has retaliated against Seoul by suspending visits to South Korea by Chinese tour groups and trips to China by South Korean entertainers. North Korea has conducted two nuclear tests and dozens of missile tests since the beginning of previous year, significantly raising tension on the heavily militarised ... (more...)
FDNY, NYPD, Red Cross Members Deploy to Texas to Help Harvey Response FDNY, NYPD, Red Cross Members Deploy to Texas to Help Harvey Response
- August 29, 2017

Cuomo cited the nation's resolve in helping New York State during Hurricane Sandy. - With the floods from Hurricane Harvey ravaging Houston, help has already arrived from the NY area. Mayor Bill de Blasio made sure NY answered the call, too. "New Yorkers first-hand know the damage Mother Nature can cause, and we stand shoulder to shoulder with Louisiana and Texas". (more...)
Finnish court names knife attack suspect Finnish court names knife attack suspect
- August 29, 2017

The identities of all of the suspects linked to the spree are known to the authorities, Crista Granroth, the detective chief inspector in charge of the pre-trial investigation at KRP, told Helsingin Sanomat on Sunday . Three others are being held on suspicion they helped plan the attack. The main suspect in the Turku knife attacks participated in his remand hearing via a video link while in hospital last Tuesday. (more...)
More, More, More! Israel Signs Deal for 17 Additional F-35 Jets More, More, More! Israel Signs Deal for 17 Additional F-35 Jets
- August 29, 2017

Israel announced this weekend it is acquiring 17 additional F-35 Lightning II multi-role fighters from Lockheed Martin , which will bring the Israeli Air Force fleet of the jets to 50. "Israel has purchased until now", Lavi said, also hinting Israel may consider buying up more jets to create a third squadron thanks to the lowered price tag. (more...)
Pakistani police fire tear gas to disperse anti-US crowd
- August 29, 2017

Trump's team has surely taken all these problems into consideration when it got the US President to demand that Pakistan must end - right now - its unacceptable commitment to jihadi terrorism. I have a quibble with his use of the word "often", because harbouring the bad guys has been part of Pakistani statecraft and the Yanks know that pretty well by now. (more...)
NC rescue crews arriving in Texas to help people trapped in floods NC rescue crews arriving in Texas to help people trapped in floods
- August 29, 2017

They left in a caravan of vans and boats and are expected to arrive in Texas Sunday night and get right to work. The total staff deployment is two swift water rescue teams comprised of 18 members and seven logistical support members. The task force is headed to Katy, Texas and will be deployed from there. The task force assembled at Fire Station 88 in Sherman Oaks and were dispatched to Texas Saturday night, Los Angeles Fire dispatcher Margaret Stewart said. (more...)
Two women dead in crash outside New Jersey shopping center
- August 29, 2017

Authorities say a vehicle overturned on a major New Jersey highway and ended up in a mall parking lot, leaving two women dead and two other people injured. A 23-year-old man was treated and released. No identifying information has been released for the victims. Bergen County prosecutors say Jasmine Cruz faces two counts of death by auto. (more...)
Top Lawmakers Call on Congress to Pass Hurricane Relief Bill Top Lawmakers Call on Congress to Pass Hurricane Relief Bill
- August 29, 2017

The federal government has - for now - enough disaster aid money to deal with the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, but the ongoing storm appears sure to require a multibillion-dollar recovery package as did Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. (more...)
Trump's news conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto at 4:30 pm Trump's news conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto at 4:30 pm
- August 29, 2017

He went on to extoll America's relationship with the Baltic states, noting Vice President Mike Pence's recent visit there , but did not explicitly identify Russian Federation. Trump adds that he stands by his pardon and says, "I think the people of Arizona who really know him best would agree with me". "We see neighbor helping neighbor, friend helping friend and stranger helping stranger", he said. (more...)
Colorado politicians divided by party on Trump's Arpaio pardon Colorado politicians divided by party on Trump's Arpaio pardon
- August 29, 2017

But Trump pushed back on the assumption the timing was meant to bury the news, claiming instead that he'd announced the pardon then because he knew people would be watching. I thought that was a very, very unfair thing to do". Rich's wife, Denise, was a major Democratic contributor, and Israeli officials had raised his case during Clinton's final days in office. (more...)
What Harvey will mean for gas prices in your neighborhood What Harvey will mean for gas prices in your neighborhood
- August 29, 2017

Bell. Beyond the storm's potential impact on the oil industry, crude remains in ample supply globally despite efforts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to hold back production to prop up prices. In addition to the refineries, about 22% of offshore production - almost 380,000 barrels a day - has been shut in as has about 830 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas production - just over 25% of usual daily production. (more...)
Kushner promises to present peace plan within four months Kushner promises to present peace plan within four months
- August 29, 2017

Abbas demanded warranties for the peace process based on the two-state solution from Kushner who said he would suggest the matter to US President Donald Trump but didn't promise to back such a solution. Kushner told Abbas that President Trump "is hopeful and grateful for all the efforts you have made so far, and is also grateful for these discussions and relations". (more...)