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Clinton to Visit Wisconsin to Promote New Book 'What Happened' Clinton to Visit Wisconsin to Promote New Book 'What Happened'
- August 28, 2017

The memoir, her "most personal" yet, recounts the unprecedented 2016 election from her perspective. Hillary Clinton's new memoir , " What Happened ", is slated for release on September 12 and will explore the former secretary of state's experience as the Democratic nominee during the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
How Republicans are responding to Trump's government shutdown threat How Republicans are responding to Trump's government shutdown threat
- August 28, 2017

The Treasury Department, already using "extraordinary measures" to remain current on its obligations, has said the debt limit must be raised by September 29. Just Trump, Ryan and McConnell. But Trump's attacks on Ryan and McConnell have raised questions about whether the passage of debt-ceiling legislation will be as smooth as congressional leaders hope. (more...)
Orbital ATK Minotaur IV rocket launch from Cape Canaveral Orbital ATK Minotaur IV rocket launch from Cape Canaveral
- August 28, 2017

Following a almost 3 hour delay due to day long dismal weather causing locally heavy rain storms and lighting in central Florida, an Orbital ATK Minotaur IV rocket carrying the ORS-5 tracking satellite for the USAF finally lifted off in the wee hours Saturday morning, August 26 at 2:04 a.m. (more...)
How Best to Help Harvey Victims from Home How Best to Help Harvey Victims from Home
- August 28, 2017

Southeastern Texas has been pummeled with unprecedented flooding this weekend after the arrival of Hurricane Harvey , leaving thousands of residents stranded and in need of help. A Coast Guard official said helicopters rescued 18 people from boats and barges. There are now 30 shelters set up in Texas, "last night we had over 2,000 people staying in our shelters", Fortune said, "we're expecting that number to grow astronomically today and Monday". (more...)
Rain From Harvey Possibly Late in the Week Rain From Harvey Possibly Late in the Week
- August 28, 2017

Areas that have already seen rainfall above 20 inches could pick up another 20 through Thursday. - More seasonable Monday through Wednesday and staying dry. This evening and overnight tonight clouds will stick around with temperatures in the lower 70s and a good chance to see some of those outer rain bands make their way to the I-20 corridor. (more...)
Houston homeowners catch fish in living room Houston homeowners catch fish in living room
- August 28, 2017

The absurdity of the situation, combined with her father's antics, elicited laughs from the family and racked up over 25 million views online. The man can be seen belly-flopping around the flooded living room until he grabs the fish by its tail. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey slams Texas before becoming tropical storm Hurricane Harvey slams Texas before becoming tropical storm
- August 28, 2017

A hurricane in the heart of the USA energy industry is set to curtail near-record us oil production for several weeks, with the impact expected to reverberate throughout the country and across global energy markets. President Donald Trump will visit Texas on Tuesday to survey storm damage caused by Harvey, the first major USA natural disaster since he took office in January, the White House said on Sunday. (more...)
N. Korea Urges UNSC to Discuss S. Korea-US Joint Drills N. Korea Urges UNSC to Discuss S. Korea-US Joint Drills
- August 28, 2017

In March, ahead of the start of the U.S. Kim Byung-kee, a lawmaker of South Korea's ruling Democratic Party (DP) said the NIS reported that North Korea "has completed its preparation to carry out a nuclear test at Tunnel 2 and Tunnel 3 of the Punggye-ri nuclear test site". (more...)
Killer : German nurse suspected of killing at least 84 patients Killer : German nurse suspected of killing at least 84 patients
- August 28, 2017

Niels Hoegel, a German nurse, is believed to have been responsible for killing 84 people, local media reported Monday, citing recently revealed investigation results. Oldenburg Police Chief Johann Kühme said the sheer scale of Niels H's. crimes was "bewildering", adding that some cases will never be proved as the bodies had since been cremated. (more...)
Afghanistan surge is about regime change in Iran — MARSDEN Afghanistan surge is about regime change in Iran — MARSDEN
- August 28, 2017

Subsequently, inconvenient rulers were replaced by outside powers in Iran or elsewhere. Were this to happen, the change of sovereign in Saudi Arabia could usher in peace within Saudi borders as well as in Yemen and Syria . He was treated as an honoured guest, plied with lucrative military contracts and was sufficiently effusive about Saudi Arabia to encourage Riyadh to act against Qatar. (more...)
Hamas: Bodies of Israelis in exchange for security prisoners Hamas: Bodies of Israelis in exchange for security prisoners
- August 28, 2017

He also made a point to note that numerous prisoners released in the Shalit deal have since been arrested again and seven Israelis were murdered either directly or indirectly as a result of their release. "1,027 terrorists were released including murderers and their activators such as Mahmoud Kawassmeh, who was released to the Gaza Strip and funded the kidnapping and murder of three youths, and Yahya Sanwar, who leads Hamas in Gaza". (more...)
At least 12 killed in auto explosion near Baghdad At least 12 killed in auto explosion near Baghdad
- August 28, 2017

The blast occurred at the Jamila market in Baghdad's district of Sadr City, the Xinhua news agency reported, citing a source in the Iraqi Interior Ministry. The mangled hull of a vehicle suspected of being the auto packed with explosives could be seen in the area. The attacks in Baghdad come as Iraqi forces are poised to retake Tal Afar district in western Mosul from ISIL terrorist organization. (more...)
Chicago Tribune columnist: Trump's Arpaio pardon a signal to snitches, 'gangsta politics' Chicago Tribune columnist: Trump's Arpaio pardon a signal to snitches, 'gangsta politics'
- August 28, 2017

He had said during the campaign that U.S. District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel, born in the U.S. and of Mexican heritage, would not be fair in a case involving Trump University because of Trump's proposal for a wall along the border of Mexico. (more...)
Allow transgender people to serve in the U.S. military Allow transgender people to serve in the U.S. military
- August 28, 2017

The lawsuit says Trump's policy violates the equal protection rights of transgender service members who now have "grave reason to fear for their careers". Trump said transgender troops are a tremendous burden. "Anything else is not just discriminatory, it is disruptive to our military and it is counterproductive to our national security". (more...)
Black Ferns win another world title Black Ferns win another world title
- August 28, 2017

Despite leading 17-10 at half-time, the English would only score two more tries in the second half, as New Zealand's class shone through in a 41-32 win. Her second brought New Zealand level and the Black Ferns were ahead when Charmaine Smith drove into the right-hand post. Following the semi-final victory, England head coach Simon Middleton said: "It was a game befitting of a World Cup semi-final". (more...)
Controlled release of Barker & Addicks Reservoirs to impact thousands Controlled release of Barker & Addicks Reservoirs to impact thousands
- August 28, 2017

Roadways around the reservoirs are expected to be underwater, and officials said houses will flood in at least these two neighborhoods. "It's going to be better to release the water through the gates directly into Buffalo Bayou as opposed to letting it go around the end and through additional neighborhoods and ultimately into the bayou", Zetterstrom said. (more...)
Kenya bans plastic bags, may fine violators $38000 Kenya bans plastic bags, may fine violators $38000
- August 28, 2017

According to research, 4,000 tonnes of plastic bags are produced each month in Kenya and half of that ends up in the waste stream without proper management. Some Kenyans took to social media sites to complain of overzealous police stopping vehicles in downtown Nairobi and searching them for plastic bags and, they alleged, bribes. (more...)
North Korea Fires Missiles Into Sea Of Japan North Korea Fires Missiles Into Sea Of Japan
- August 28, 2017

The U.S. Pacific Command issued a statement shortly after the launch, saying that one of the missiles blew up within moments of launch. Pyongyang has recently faced a wave of worldwide sanctions over its test-firing of two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) last month that apparently brought most of the United States into range for the first time. (more...)
Lewandowski: 'If Donald Trump runs, he will be the Republican nominee' Lewandowski: 'If Donald Trump runs, he will be the Republican nominee'
- August 28, 2017

That was a very hard position for me to take, ' she said. "I'd never taken it before". However, considering the last incumbent president to face a primary was almost 30 years ago, I'd say it's likely Trump will be the Republican nominee. (more...)
Rajasthan: BJP MLA from Mandalgarh passes away due to swine flu Rajasthan: BJP MLA from Mandalgarh passes away due to swine flu
- August 28, 2017

A team of at least 12 doctors was working round the clock looking after the MLA, her staff said. "She was brought here late yesterday evening", a doctor at Fortis Hospital told IANS. He has left from Udaipur for Bhilwara to be present during the last rites. "The death happened due to the negligence of the health department". Of the 79 deaths reported so far, 18 have been from Jaipur . (more...)
Local Red Cross volunteers travel to Texas in wake of Hurricane Harvey Local Red Cross volunteers travel to Texas in wake of Hurricane Harvey
- August 28, 2017

The storm is expected to hover over parts of Texas and Louisiana for several days. 80 volunteers from NY will be arriving in Texas Monday to help with the recovery efforts . The Washington Post reported that more than 200,000 people across Texas were without power early Saturday. We'll have volunteers working in the shelters. (more...)
China Bans New Business Ventures By North Koreans
- August 28, 2017

The U.S. Pacific Command has revised its assessment of the latest North Korean missile launches, saying the first and third projectiles did not fail in flight. The launches occurred in the midst of the US and South Korea's annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian military exercises. South Korea's Yonhap news agency has also reported the possible test, citing the country's military. (more...)
South Korea, China Reaffirm Unwavering Bond In 25th Anniversary Of Bilateral Ties South Korea, China Reaffirm Unwavering Bond In 25th Anniversary Of Bilateral Ties
- August 28, 2017

South Korea and the United States agreed to deploy the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) anti-missile system in response to the growing missile threat from North Korea . When being asked about this decision on August 21, China's foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying claimed she was "not aware of the detailed arrangements". (more...)
Louis Chapter of American Red Cross sending supplies to Texas Louis Chapter of American Red Cross sending supplies to Texas
- August 28, 2017

Upon completion of this training, volunteers will be official Red Cross shelter workers and will be trained to assist in the opening, organizing, operating and closing of a Red Cross shelter. Trailers full of shelter supplies including cots and blankets - enough to support more than 20,000 people - are scheduled to arrive in Texas. " New Yorkers first-hand know the damage Mother Nature can cause, and we stand shoulder to shoulder with Louisiana and Texas as they brace for Hurricane ... (more...)
Markets rally as Sensex jumps more than 150 points, Infosys sees gains
- August 28, 2017

At 10.15 a.m., the 30-share BSE index Sensex was up 190.29 points or 0.6 per cent at 31,786.35 and the 50-share NSE index Nifty was up 56.35 points or 0.57 per cent at 9,913.40. Domestic markets started the week on positive note. European markets were down at the open. On 30-share benchmark, among top gainers were Infosys (4.18%), NTPC (1.54%), ICICI Bank (1.01%), Adani Ports (0.92%) and HDFC (0.87%). (more...)
Maharashtra government apologises to Justice Abhay Oka for alleging bias Maharashtra government apologises to Justice Abhay Oka for alleging bias
- August 28, 2017

An embarrassed Maharashtra government apologised for levelling allegations of bias against Justice Abhay Oka of the Bombay High Court . The three-judge bench has asked for a written apology in an affidavit from a senior Maharashtra government official. (more...)
Aadhaar, PAN linking deadline is near Aadhaar, PAN linking deadline is near
- August 28, 2017

It said that for the goal of e-filing of returns (by August 5), it would be sufficient to quote Aadhaar , on the e-filing website of the department. Linking of PAN with Aadhaar is mandatory for filing tax returns , the opening of bank accounts, to avail government subsidies and welfare schemes among others. (more...)
Solomon Hill Reportedly Underwent Surgery on Hamstring Injury Solomon Hill Reportedly Underwent Surgery on Hamstring Injury
- August 28, 2017

In a written announcement, the Pelicans say the injury occurred while Hill was working out in Los Angeles. Hill underwent successful surgery by Dr. Gerhardt in Santa Monica, CA and is expected to make a full recovery. Jordan Crawford and E'Twaun Moore could see more playing time on the wing with Hill unavailable, but New Orleans could also look outside the roster for help at the position. (more...)
Rampant Liverpool Decimates Arsenal 4-0 Rampant Liverpool Decimates Arsenal 4-0
- August 28, 2017

Bournemouth visit after the global break, but then comes a trip to Chelsea and Stamford Bridge has become something of a torture chamber for the Gunners in recent years. After being brutally outclassed by Liverpool at Anfield today, the Arsenal stars have been at the center of heavy criticism by numerous pundits and fans for their disastrous performance. (more...)
FEMA: 30000 expected in shelters following storm Harvey
- August 28, 2017

FEMA's Acting Deputy Administrator David Grant sat down with Gray Television Washington News Bureau's Ted Fioraliso, and says residents in Texas should prepare for a "big, dangerous, life-threatening storm". "Right now, we are trying to figure out who need what, where and when", said Earl Armstrong, a spokesperson for FEMA. Long's appearance came as many political analysts and media are questioning how focused President Donald Trump is on the storm. (more...)