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Tropical Storm Harvey lashing Louisiana exactly 12 years after Katrina Tropical Storm Harvey lashing Louisiana exactly 12 years after Katrina
- September 02, 2017

Images of flood devastation in Houston revived painful memories for survivors of Hurricane Katrina , which made landfall in the Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005. "We acknowledge that we are certainly much better off that we could have been at this point", Bourriaque said. "That's important", said Ed Emmett, chief executive of Harris County, which includes Houston. (more...)
Part-time DJ Jacinda Ardern set to seize power in New Zealand Part-time DJ Jacinda Ardern set to seize power in New Zealand
- September 02, 2017

Tava said the one certainty of this election campaign is volatility. The New Zealand dollar fell from $0.7169 to $0.7148, an almost-three month low, after the poll result was released. New Zealand has been among the fastest growing economies in the developed world, but is suffering from a skilled labor shortage and struggling to build enough houses to meet demand from a growing population buoyed by record migration. (more...)
South Korea Rules Out Bringing Back US Nukes After Missile Launch South Korea Rules Out Bringing Back US Nukes After Missile Launch
- September 02, 2017

This is not the first time the Kim Jong Un-ruled country issues absurd and risky accusations against South Korean entities or citizens for reportedly violating its dignity and political system. According to the official, President Trump stressed to Moon that now is not the time to talk to the North , and all countries must remain firm in opposing North Korean provocations. (more...)
Germany to veto EU-Turkey Customs Union review Germany to veto EU-Turkey Customs Union review
- September 02, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, poised to win a fourth term as leader of Europe's largest economy, has a secret wish: to host her own television talk show. Both parties have been billed as potential partners within a coalition government led by either Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) or the Social Democratic Party (SDP), which is the CDU's strongest contender. (more...)
Spire Healthcare Group PLC 5.3% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital Spire Healthcare Group PLC 5.3% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital
- September 02, 2017

Stocks of 3i Group (LON:III) transacted up 1.20% throughout intraday market trading on Early Thur, reaching GBX 969.50. the firms shares had a trading volume of 2,706,389 Stocks. Therefore 30% are positive. Associated British Foods PLC has GBX 4000 highest and GBX 2300 lowest target. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the past year is GBX 448.14 ($5.80). (more...)
2 robbers walk into a bar-full of cops 2 robbers walk into a bar-full of cops
- September 02, 2017

While the two clearly got roughed up a bit during their arrest, none of the bar employees, patrons, or the off-duty cops were injured during the robbery, WBAL-TV reported . They reportedly pulled out guns and demanded the cashier give them money. Peach said that the two alleged robbers must not have known, and likely didn't intend to rob a bar filled with police officers. (more...)
Massive fire rips through 5-story building in Lower Manhattan Massive fire rips through 5-story building in Lower Manhattan
- September 02, 2017

Several fourth-floor windows overlooking the intersection blew out around 7:45 p.m., raining glass over the street. A massive fire ripped through a Tribeca building Friday evening. The Fire Department says 10 firefighters were treated for minor injuries. The smell of smoke carried all the way to Brooklyn as the building burned just one block away from City Hall. (more...)
Teen Detained in Death of 14-Year-Old Bedford Teen Kaytlynn Cargill Teen Detained in Death of 14-Year-Old Bedford Teen Kaytlynn Cargill
- September 02, 2017

After finding the body, however, investigators announced that evidence definitively proved she died due to "homicidal violence". Cargill's mother, Trisha West, told police she found her daughter's dog tied to a fence at a dog park while she searched for the teen. (more...)
Readout of Secretary Mattis' Call with Japan Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera Readout of Secretary Mattis' Call with Japan Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera
- September 02, 2017

US and South Korean defense leaders are today discussing ways to make the alliance stronger in face of continued outrageous acts by North Korea . "We continue to work together, and the minister and I share a responsibility to provide for the protection of our nations, our populations and our interests, which is what we are here to discuss today", he said during a meeting with South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo. (more...)
U.S. says diplomats in Cuba hit by another sonic assault last month U.S. says diplomats in Cuba hit by another sonic assault last month
- September 02, 2017

The State Department said that the move was not a form of retaliation or a sign that the USA believes Cuba is behind the attack but rather to punish Cuba for its failure to keep American diplomats safe - something it is obligated to do under an global treaty known as the Vienna Convention. (more...)
Korea Welcomes UNSC Denouncement of N. Korea's Missile Launch Korea Welcomes UNSC Denouncement of N. Korea's Missile Launch
- September 02, 2017

North Korea says it needs nuclear weapons to protect itself against the U.S. and analysts say Pyongyang has made rapid strides in its ballistic technology in defiance of seven sets of United Nations resolutions. President Donald Trump has said that "talking is not the answer" when it comes to North Korea. Any new test worries Washington and its allies because it presumably puts North Korea a step closer to its goal of an arsenal of nuclear missiles that can reliably target the United ... (more...)
National Day of Prayer: Read President Trump's Full Statement Here National Day of Prayer: Read President Trump's Full Statement Here
- September 02, 2017

Separately, the administration is expected to ask for authority to spend $6 billion in disaster relief for FEMA more quickly, the administration officials and a senior House GOP leadership aide said. He has pledged $1 million in personal funds to Harvey relief efforts. He also says no routine sweeps will be conducted in emergency shelters. "Friend helping friend, neighbor helping neighbor, stranger helping stranger - we've seen it perhaps more so than at any time, so vividly at least, ... (more...)
Bofors case to reopen, Supreme Court will hear plea in October Bofors case to reopen, Supreme Court will hear plea in October
- September 02, 2017

Agrawal had moved the court in 2005 challenging a Delhi High Court order quashing the CBI case against the three Hinduja brothers in the Bofors case. It was accepted by the apex court on October 18, 2005. The December 1, 2016 hearing had taken place after a gap of nearly six years since August 12, 2010. (more...)
Area rescue groups ready to help animals in Harvey disaster Area rescue groups ready to help animals in Harvey disaster
- September 02, 2017

We don't have to hold them here because they don't belong to anyone right now. Health conditions of all of the dogs are unknown, according to the Maryland SPCA , but some appear to have heartworms or non-contagious but serious diseases that need to be treated. (more...)
Brush fire closes 210 Freeway in Sun Valley area Brush fire closes 210 Freeway in Sun Valley area
- September 02, 2017

The blaze broke out for unknown reasons about 1:25 p.m. near the 10800 block of La Tuna Canyon Road, just south of the Foothill (210) Freeway, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The fire could potentially reach up to 2,000 acres with the fire jumping the 210, according to an earlier update from the LAFD. The California Highway Patrol issued a SigAlert about 2:20 p.m., saying lanes were closed in both directions at La Tuna Canyon Road. (more...)
Jonathon Simmons Details Escape From Hurricane Harvey Jonathon Simmons Details Escape From Hurricane Harvey
- September 02, 2017

Regular folks, National Basketball Association players. One of the people he rescued? "I had bought all of these air mattresses and covers and blankets and food and water for everybody", Simmons added. "We still had to ride a boat, walk through muddy water and ride on the back of a dumpster truck for like five miles". It was insane, " Simmons recalled. (more...)
Controversial Indian 'god man' sentenced to 10 years Controversial Indian 'god man' sentenced to 10 years
- September 02, 2017

The special court of India's Central Bureau of Investigation delivered the sentence near New Delhi on Monday. In addition, he has also been slapped with a fine of Rs 14 lakh and Rs 15 lakh in two rape cases, resepectively. There were initial reports of a 10-year sentence but his lawyers confirmed the sentencing was of consecutive, not concurrent, terms. While the defence (sect) counsel had argued for minimum punishment for the disgraced sect chief saying that he was a social worker and ... (more...)
North Korea's Kim Jong-Un Has Third Child North Korea's Kim Jong-Un Has Third Child
- September 02, 2017

Both the House and Senate are expected to receive a briefing next week on North Korea and Afghanistan from top Trump administration national security officials, according to three congressional sources. The missile landed harmlessly in the ocean. In 2013, Mr. Trump questioned the financial relationship between South Korea and the United States for protection from North Korea. (more...)
Pope Francis admits he saw a psychoanalyst 'to clarify a few things' Pope Francis admits he saw a psychoanalyst 'to clarify a few things'
- September 02, 2017

That, the leaders said , has resulted in a deterioration of both humans and the natural environment, which disproportionately affects the world's "most vulnerable". However, the message continued, our attitude and behavior towards creation has over time obscured our calling as God's "co-operators". "We no longer respect nature as a shared gift; instead, we regard it as a private possession", the two leaders said. (more...)
Tillerson praises Mexico's generosity in offering Harvey aid Tillerson praises Mexico's generosity in offering Harvey aid
- September 02, 2017

Welcome to the State Department again. FOREIGN SECRETARY VIDEGARAY: You're absolutely welcome, and we are - we're here to help. Although tensions with the nation are running high - like in regard to the infamous wall, for example - Mexico's diplomats in the United States remain steadfast in their affirmation of Mexico and Texas standing together as neighbors and friends, joined by more than a border. (more...)

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