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11 killed in Mumbai building collapse, at least 30 still trapped 11 killed in Mumbai building collapse, at least 30 still trapped
- August 31, 2017

According to reports, the four-storey building collapsed around 08:40am (03:10 GMT) after heavy rains in India's financial capital that have killed more than 10 people. "I am just trying to help with rescue operations", he said. Severe downpours began on Tuesday and caused flooding across Mumbai and the neighbouring region of Thane. (more...)
Mueller reportedly teams up with Schneiderman in Manafort probe Mueller reportedly teams up with Schneiderman in Manafort probe
- August 31, 2017

Citing unnamed sources, Politico reported that Mueller's team has shared evidence and discussed a potential case with Schneiderman, indicating that the federal probe is "intensifying". Last week, Mueller reportedly issued grand jury subpoenas for testimony from six public relations firms linked to Manafort on suspicion that he ran an global campaign between 2012 and 2014 to facilitate Ukraine's entry into the European Union. (more...)
1 dead, many feared trapped after three-storey building collapses in Dongri 1 dead, many feared trapped after three-storey building collapses in Dongri
- August 31, 2017

At least 10 fire tenders, two rescue vans, and several ambulances were stationed at the spot. Later reports suggested more rescuers had joined the search operation. The fire brigade is taking precautions as the building is in a precarious state.July 25: A four-storey building in Ghatkopar came crashing down last month, killing 17 people and injuring 13 others. (more...)
7 killed in Mumbai building collapse; many feared trapped 7 killed in Mumbai building collapse; many feared trapped
- August 31, 2017

Rescuers are searching for at least 30 people feared trapped in a building collapse in Mumbai . So far, three people have been pulled out of the debris, reported ANI . We are looking for other survivors. As many as 791 buildings have been identified as the "most dangerous" in its pre-monsoon survey. Property prices and rent in Mumbai are among the highest in Asia. (more...)
Rohingya, including children, drown fleeing Myanmar Rohingya, including children, drown fleeing Myanmar
- August 31, 2017

The identity of the victims - 10 children and seven women - could not be known immediately. The boat capsized at the west beach (Paschim Saikat) of Subrang union in Shah Pori Dweep in the upazila. "We have given shelter to a huge number of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on humanitarian grounds and it's a big problem for us", she said, according to the state-run BSS news agency. (more...)
Houston Food Bank back open, in need of registered volunteers, donations Houston Food Bank back open, in need of registered volunteers, donations
- August 31, 2017

Insane as it seems, until today, the Houston Food Bank has not been able to open due to high water surrounding the building, but thankfully it did not endure flooding inside and is finally able to get down to business. Those in need of food and supplies can contact the Houston Food Bank Helpline at 832-369-9390. Hurricane Harvey has left it's mark on Texas and with the storm not letting up the Food Bank is offering aid. (more...)
Liverpool handed transfer blow as German defender completes Juve move Liverpool handed transfer blow as German defender completes Juve move
- August 31, 2017

Things have gone a little sour for him in previous months, as new coach Tedesco opted to strip Höwedes of the captaincy and hand it to goalkeeper Ralf Fahrmann , in a move that came as a surprise to much of Germany. " Juventus announces the agreement with FC Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04 for the temporary acquisition, until 30 June 2018, of the registration rights of the player Benedikt Howedes has been finalized for a consideration of €3.5m, to be paid within 15 September 2017". (more...)
Pirates workhorse Nova faces Cubs Pirates workhorse Nova faces Cubs
- August 31, 2017

The Pirates right-hander needs just five innings to surpass his single-season high of 170 1/3 innings set with the New York Yankees in 2012. Tonight, the Pirates will look to avoid being swept by the Cubs. He owns a 4.65 ERA, a 4.83 FIP, and a 35.6 percent hard contact rate in these 21 starts. He'll take a seat for this one as Ian Happ plays second base and hits fifth against Nova. (more...)
Marawi: Bishop says she offered further assistance to Duterte in IS fight Marawi: Bishop says she offered further assistance to Duterte in IS fight
- August 31, 2017

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Australia would be "ready to support the Philippines in the same way we are supporting Iraq in advising, assisting and training". The conflict between the government troops and Islamist extremists prompted the President to declare military rule in Mindanao. He explained that the stalemate could not prolong for more than one year. (more...)
WW2 'blockbuster' bomb to force evacuation of 70000 in Frankfurt WW2 'blockbuster' bomb to force evacuation of 70000 in Frankfurt
- August 31, 2017

The evacuation will take place at 8 a.m. local time on Sunday, authorities said. The German media quotes the massive 4,000 pound bomb as having been given the nickname "Wohnblockknacker", or " Blockbuster " in English, during the war. (more...)
May visits Japan with 'lofty' goal of mirroring European Union trade deal May visits Japan with 'lofty' goal of mirroring European Union trade deal
- August 31, 2017

She also said Britain would later be able to change the terms of such trade deals. Agriculture, food and drink feature heavily among the19 US-EU agreements highlighted by Open Britain, including a fisheries convention for the north-west Atlantic, public health guarantees for beef, veal and pork, and agreements over the trade in bananas and duties on whiskies, gin and other spirits. (more...)
First lady Melania Trump offers support following Hurricane Harvey visit First lady Melania Trump offers support following Hurricane Harvey visit
- August 31, 2017

Earlier, we posted about Melania Trump receiving Twitter backlash for wearing stilettos as she departed the White House for Texas to tour the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey . She stepped off Air Force One wearing black pants and a white button up shirt, trading the stilettos for white tennis shoes. And even if she did keep her heels on, the internet's scrutiny of the first lady is an example of how women are critiqued more for their appearance than for their actions. (more...)
Liberal MP for Kiama Gareth Ward targeted in NY massage scam Liberal MP for Kiama Gareth Ward targeted in NY massage scam
- August 31, 2017

The Daily News said one of the boys began filming on his mobile phone, and demanded $1000 from Ward or "we're going to tell everyone we're minors". Mr Ward is the Liberal member for Kiama and the parliamentary secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast and the parliamentary secretary for education. (more...)
Local volunteers look to help victims of Tropical Storm Harvey
- August 31, 2017

Boeing is active and engaged in Texas communities, contributing more than $3.2 million in charitable contributions in 2016. Actress Sandra Bullock announced on Wednesday that she will donate $1 million to the American Red Cross to aid the victims of Hurricane Harvey . (more...)
Trump May Step Away From Alabama Senate Race Trump May Step Away From Alabama Senate Race
- August 31, 2017

In the Republican primary earlier this month, Moore won 39 percent of the vote while odd received 33 percent, forcing a September 26 runoff for the seat, AL.com reported. McConnell and Republican donors have thrown millions behind odd in the election. The Strange money advantage has not translated so far into votes. The release marks the campaign's first direct attack against Moore, who led odd by 25,000 votes in the August 15 primary. (more...)
Trump calls Saudi King Salman, urges resolution for Qatar dispute Trump calls Saudi King Salman, urges resolution for Qatar dispute
- August 31, 2017

The crisis in Qatar's relations with the Arab states flared up in the beginning of this summer. A visit this week to the UAE and Qatar by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov showed no signs of having eased tensions among the Gulf Arab powers. (more...)
Wajid Zia records statement at NAB Lahore Wajid Zia records statement at NAB Lahore
- August 31, 2017

On July 28, the Supreme Court had ordered NAB to file a reference against Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar within six weeks. In reply to another question with regard to re-opening of the Hudaibiya case, the Rawalpindi DG NAB said it was a complex legal issue on which the courts had given the decision between 2011 and 2014. (more...)
Several Groups Plan Protests of Trump Visit Several Groups Plan Protests of Trump Visit
- August 31, 2017

With Congress due to return next week after the August recess, focus is turning to tax reform . Tax reform was at the core of Trump's economic proposals during his campaign and it's an issue that Trump feels he can effectively pitch to the public. (more...)
Zimmer hints starters may play Thursday Zimmer hints starters may play Thursday
- August 31, 2017

If the starters take the field on Thursday at home against the Miami Dolphins, there is the obvious increased chance for injury. Bridgewater has been spotted slinging the ball around the practice field, but Zimmer reminded reporters that there is more to being game ready than just throwing. (more...)
Senator Kamala Harris Says She'll Support a Single-Payer Health Care Bill Senator Kamala Harris Says She'll Support a Single-Payer Health Care Bill
- August 31, 2017

Thank you @KamalaHarris for your support. "This is about understanding, again, that health care should be a right, not a privilege". The term is synonymous with single-payer health care, a system in which the government operates health care financing, ending the need for insurance companies. (more...)

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