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Hurricane Harvey: Police officer found dead Hurricane Harvey: Police officer found dead
- September 01, 2017

A longtime veteran of the Houston Police Department has died, drowning in the flooding from Hurricane Harvey while attempting to get to work. Hurricane Harvey slammed into southeast Texas with 130mph winds and the tropical storm has devastated Houston and the surrounding regions. (more...)
Milwaukee Sheriff, Trump Supporter Clarke Resigns Milwaukee Sheriff, Trump Supporter Clarke Resigns
- September 01, 2017

But now Clarke has resigned his position as sheriff. In May, during a radio interview, he said he had been offered a job as an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson said the letter doesn't give the reason for Clarke's resignation. The frequent Fox News guest earned more than $105,000 a year ago in speaking fees - nearly as much as his sheriff's salary - at more than three dozen events across the country. (more...)
IAEA: Iran complying with 2015 nuclear deal IAEA: Iran complying with 2015 nuclear deal
- September 01, 2017

Last week, the Trump administration sent US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley to Vienna to lobby with the IAEA to request access to Iranian military sites as part of the deal, a move generally considered as an attempt at undermining the JCPOA. (more...)
North Korea tensions at a 'tipping point,' China warns North Korea tensions at a 'tipping point,' China warns
- September 01, 2017

Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the remarks when asked at a briefing about Japan's push to slap new sanctions on North Korea . " We hope relevant parties can consider how we can deescalate the situation on the peninsula and realize peace and stability on the peninsula ", she added. (more...)
Charlie Hebdo magazine cover portrays Hurricane Harvey victims as neo-Nazis Charlie Hebdo magazine cover portrays Hurricane Harvey victims as neo-Nazis
- September 01, 2017

The cover for its Friday magazine showed an image of drowning limbs saluting Nazi flags, accompanied by the text: "God exists". However, with its latest edition, Charlie Hebdo has directly mocked the victims in Texas , making it seem that as neo-Nazis they deserved the bad destruction and loss that has occurred. (more...)
USA orders Russian Federation to close 3 diplomatic buildings USA orders Russian Federation to close 3 diplomatic buildings
- September 01, 2017

The State Department said on Thursday it had complied with Russia's demand. The newly arrived Russian ambassador to the United States has invoked Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin in saying Moscow will carefully consider its response to the order to close its consulate in San Francisco and scale back operations in Washington and NY. (more...)
Russia warns US against news sanctions on North Korea Russia warns US against news sanctions on North Korea
- August 31, 2017

The conversation occurred after President Donald Trump took to Twitter Wednesday and said "taking was not the answer" to the North's continued missile and nuclear tests, seemingly suggesting that a diplomatic approach could not work. The United States and Russian Federation agreed Pyongyang's missile launch represented another serious violation of UN Security Council resolutions, while Lavrov urged the United States from taking military action against North Korea that could lead to ... (more...)
Bakers stuck by floods bake bread for evacuees Bakers stuck by floods bake bread for evacuees
- September 01, 2017

Since the bakery, which specializes in Mexican cakes and pan dulce sweet bread, was dry and still had electricity, the four men chose to work through the night and day after to bake bread for those whose lives had been devastated by the storm that caused catastrophic flooding in the city. (more...)
UN Chief Tours Gaza Frontier, Visits Hamas Terror Tunnel UN Chief Tours Gaza Frontier, Visits Hamas Terror Tunnel
- August 31, 2017

Gen. Aviv Kochavi explained Israel's security challenges as well as the situation in the Gaza Strip under Hamas rule. "Living conditions in the Gaza Strip constitute one of the most "dramatic humanitarian crises" in the word", United Nations Secretary General António Guterres said during a visit to the area Wednesday. (more...)
Watchdogs Press Ukraine to Halt Expulsions of Russian Reporters Watchdogs Press Ukraine to Halt Expulsions of Russian Reporters
- August 31, 2017

Merkel and Macron said they were concerned that the security situation in eastern Ukraine had not significantly improved since they held a four-way telephone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in the so-called Normandy format on August 22. (more...)
Russian Federation 2018 Asian Qualifiers: Korea Republic vs Iran Russian Federation 2018 Asian Qualifiers: Korea Republic vs Iran
- August 31, 2017

To football and Iran's national football team have hit the training ground ahead of their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against hosts South Korea . Grouped with China, Iran, Qatar, Syria and Uzbekistan, Korea is now in second place with 13 points from four wins, one draw, and three losses, just one point ahead of Uzbekistan. (more...)
Tycoon David Tang dies just days before his farewell party Tycoon David Tang dies just days before his farewell party
- August 31, 2017

Well known throughout the worldwide Cuban cigar community, Tang founded Pacific Cigar in 1992 after being granted exclusive distribution rights by Habanos S.A. Last February, he gave a fiery defence of Hong Kong values at a sold-out talk at the Foreign Correspondents' Club. Mr. Tang enjoyed a reputation as the best-connected person in Hong Kong and London. (more...)
Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) : How Do the Technicals Stack Up?
- August 31, 2017

NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 950 shares of the aerospace company's stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 250 shares during the last quarter. JASPER PHILIP J also sold $710,702 worth of Rockwell Collins, Inc . The dividend will be $0.330 per share for the quarter which comes to $1.32 on an annualized basis. (more...)
Gas Will Be More Expensive Than Ever Before In Montreal Gas Will Be More Expensive Than Ever Before In Montreal
- August 31, 2017

The website has Missouri's average at $2.29. About a dozen refineries in the Texas Gulf Coast region have been shut down, he said. Hurricane Harvey has shut down completely or partially at least 14 oil refineries and gas prices could rise as much as 20 cents nationally and as much as 35 cents in parts of Texas and Louisiana, according to the Washington Post Wednesday. (more...)
Auto travel remains most popular way to get to work in Louth Auto travel remains most popular way to get to work in Louth
- August 31, 2017

Past year there were 81,897 parents with children under 15 who spent an hour or more commuting to work . Just under half of working commuters living in Dublin city and the suburbs commuted by auto, while more than six in 10 travelled by vehicle in Cork and Limerick, and their suburbs. (more...)
Trump, Saudi king discuss dispute with Qatar Trump, Saudi king discuss dispute with Qatar
- August 31, 2017

According to a report from White House, Trump discussed the issue Wednesday in a telephone conversation with Saudi's King Salman, with Trump telling Salman that a diplomatic resolution would fulfill a commitment - made when Trump visited Riyadh - to maintain unity while fighting terrorism. (more...)
Buckingham Palace sword suspect charged with terrorism offence Buckingham Palace sword suspect charged with terrorism offence
- August 31, 2017

Mohiussunnath Choudhury, 26, of Luton, has been charged with engaging in conduct in preparation for giving effect to his intention to commit an act or acts of terrorism following an incident on 25 August. Police said the man repeatedly yelled "Allahu Akbar", which means "God is Great" in Arabic. Another man, 30, who was questioned by counter-terrorism police in connection with the same incident faces no further action. (more...)
Narendra Modi holds talks with Swiss President Doris Leuthard Narendra Modi holds talks with Swiss President Doris Leuthard
- August 31, 2017

He said, "Today, for the world, bringing transparency in financial transactions has become a problem". Prime Minister Modi recollected his visit to the country past year in the run up to the plenary session of NSG and urged closer continued cooperation in this sphere. (more...)
Ex-JDU MLC's son Rocky Yadav convicted in road rage case Ex-JDU MLC's son Rocky Yadav convicted in road rage case
- August 31, 2017

Earlier in the day, ANI had quoted Aditya's parents as saying: "We hope that the law does justice with us and with our son". Rakesh Ranjan alias Rocky Yadav had surrendered in a local court in Gaya in 2016. Rocky was arrested from his father Bindi Yadav's mixer plant in Gaya on May 10 past year. His name was included along with his father Bindi Yadav in the case of recovery of liquor bottles which were found when police raided his mother's house looking for Rocky. (more...)
Opposition meets President, seeks TN floor test Opposition meets President, seeks TN floor test
- August 31, 2017

Stalin had accused Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao of indulging in politics and blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Union government of being responsible for the unstable administration. "The MLAs who are like sleepers cells in the AIADMK will get activated at an appropriate time and one by one will join us", he said. In the given situation an opposition delegation will meet the President in Delhi on Thursday. (more...)

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