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Mumbai building collapse results in deaths, injuries Mumbai building collapse results in deaths, injuries
- September 01, 2017

According to authorities, nine families lived in the six-storey building which sat between narrow streets in a densely populated area, where some buildings are almost a hundred years old. Rent control acts mean landlords can not afford to maintain buildings while poor people choose to remain in homes even after they have been declared unsafe because they have nowhere else to go. (more...)
Trump has pledged $1 million to Harvey relief, White House says Trump has pledged $1 million to Harvey relief, White House says
- September 01, 2017

However, the USA first lady's heels didn't last long! He joked that Pope Francis dresses in all white "like he's going to a P. Diddy party" and he's not judged for what he wears when he helps people. The sporty shoes were on full display a short time later when the first couple arrived at a local fire station for a media briefing on the punishing storm. (more...)
Suarez cleared by Barcelona for Uruguay-Argentina clash Suarez cleared by Barcelona for Uruguay-Argentina clash
- September 01, 2017

This match against Uruguay , we've been working on it for some time . The first World Cup final, in 1930, was played out between these two nations, a derby of the River Plate won by Uruguay , the hosts. "Of course, making a great defensive job, make a great instalment, being close to each other to intercept any passes to Messi , specially the areas of the field where he can be more important, that's important and it's not only the defence's job but the whole team's". (more...)
Steve Mnuchin Won't Commit to Putting Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill Steve Mnuchin Won't Commit to Putting Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill
- September 01, 2017

Previous year the Treasury Department announced it would have the new $20 bill feature the Underground Railroad leader who helped slaves escape to safety. Mnuchin has authority to use a range of bookkeeping maneuvers to avoid breaching the limit through September 29, although private analysts believe the actual deadline for Congress increasing the current $19 trillion limit will be in mid-October. (more...)
Six Flags announces new record-breaking coaster Six Flags announces new record-breaking coaster
- September 01, 2017

Like we said, either the stuff of dreams or pure nightmare fuel, depending on your perspective. For thrill-seekers in search of brand new attractions, Six Flags Great America has been a reliable destination over the past few years. The ride specifications tout it at the "world's largest coaster of its kind" with 360-degree revolutions with multiple inversions; 32 seats with guests seated back-to-back and face-to-face; and inverted hang-time for riders, suspending them upside down for ... (more...)
China invites Egypt, Kenya to 2017 BRICS Summit China invites Egypt, Kenya to 2017 BRICS Summit
- September 01, 2017

That adds to Indian frustration over lopsided trade that saw China record a trade surplus of about $40 billion with India a year ago. Pakistan's move had come from the global isolation India had inflicted on it over its stand on terrorism, and the country badly needs a " big brother" on its side. (more...)
North Carolina sends 5 water rescue crews to Texas North Carolina sends 5 water rescue crews to Texas
- September 01, 2017

Their boats with the big fans can get to areas other boats can't. EMAC is a mutual aid agreement among states that streamlines deployment of special teams and other personnel, with all expenses being paid by the requesting state. It is unclear how long the VFRS members will be in Texas, but Gormick says it'll depend on how many operational periods this crisis will last for. Vermonters are urged to follow this guidance, which includes ensuring those interested in volunteering affiliate with an ... (more...)
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? 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...)

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