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Donald Trump pledges $1 million donation to victims of Hurricane Harvey Donald Trump pledges $1 million donation to victims of Hurricane Harvey
- September 01, 2017

Announcing the donation to reporters, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Mr Trump was open to suggestions on which organisation to give the money to. Trump's second-quarter salary was slated to go to the Education Department . Sanders also confirmed that Trump is planning to return to Texas for another visit of the damage from the storm , likely traveling to Houston to witness the flooding. (more...)
Don't panic about the new insurance law — Focus at Four Don't panic about the new insurance law — Focus at Four
- September 01, 2017

A law regarding penalties insurance companies pay in the case of a lawsuit goes into effect Friday. State Sen. Kelly Hancock, R-North Richland Hills, who carried the bill in the Senate, emphasized that he now is focused on the storm and making sure Texans get out of harm's way. (more...)
White House vows quick action as Harvey aid estimates soar
- September 01, 2017

Insistent that Texas would get the funding it needed for recovery, Trump added that he thought it would come from outside the larger budget package. "There are many reasons the Trump administration concerns me..." Tens of thousands of people were reportedly still stranded by flooding Monday in the wake of Hurricane Harvey , which made landfall late last week and weakened to a tropical storm. (more...)
British Politicians cast doubts on Theresa May's long-term future as leader British Politicians cast doubts on Theresa May's long-term future as leader
- September 01, 2017

Tory divisions were exposed after Theresa May vowed to lead the Conservatives into the 2022 general election. But the former education secretary Nicky Morgan said it would be hard for May to fight another election, the Tory grandee Michael Heseltine said she had no long-term future and the former chancellor turned Evening Standard editor George Osborne used an editorial to again compare the prime minister to a zombie. (more...)
Theresa May insists she will fight the next general election Theresa May insists she will fight the next general election
- September 01, 2017

Meanwhile, Grant Shapps, the former Tory party chairman, said Mrs May could not "jump straight" from throwing away the Tories' majority to announcing an intention to remain as leader well into the next decade as he signalled she would have to prove herself. (more...)
North Korea threatens to execute South Korean reporters over bad book review
- September 01, 2017

It also objected to the translated title of the South Korean edition as "Capitalist People's Republic of Korea" and the book's cover that replaced the red star in North Korea's official seal with the US dollar mark. In response, another official who accompanied Song explained that the minister had "merely noted that some of our opposition parties and media have been calling for that [redeployment of tactical nuclear weapons]". (more...)
Mattis breaks with Trump on diplomacy with North Korea Mattis breaks with Trump on diplomacy with North Korea
- September 01, 2017

Tensions around the North Korea's nuclear programme have been mounting since a war of words broke out between the Pyongyang government and Donald Trump. China's and Russia's ambassadors to the United Nations said they opposed any unilateral sanctions on North Korea and reiterated calls to halt deployment of a USA missile defense system in South Korea. (more...)
North Dakota doesn't fare well in adult obesity study, Minnesota ranks better North Dakota doesn't fare well in adult obesity study, Minnesota ranks better
- September 01, 2017

Coloradans tend to be more physically active than in other states. Rates of obesity exceeded 35% in five states, were at or above 30% in 25 states, and at or above 25% in 46 states. For instance, nine of the 11 states with the highest obesity rates are in the South. MA had the lowest rate in New England and was the state with the second lowest rate in the country at 23.6 percent. (more...)
Trump phones Bannon behind General Kelly's back, insiders claim Trump phones Bannon behind General Kelly's back, insiders claim
- September 01, 2017

When Kelly's not around, Trump sneaks calls to friends - like former chief strategist Stephen Bannon - on his personal phone, and it's not surprising, friend and former adviser Roger Stone said. "They run counter to Trump's love of spontaneity and brashness, prompting some Trump loyalists to derisively dub Kelly "the church lady" because they consider him strict and morally superior", the Post wrote. (more...)
Tornado destroys homes in Alabama as Harvey hits Tornado destroys homes in Alabama as Harvey hits
- September 01, 2017

Rain bands from Harvey could also generate a few tornadoes across the state through Friday . After Harvey pushed tropical moisture into the Carolinas Thursday, along with the associated rainy periods, it may only get worse later today as Harvey's remains roll up through the Ohio Valley. (more...)
Turkey hits back at USA indictment of Erdogan bodyguards Turkey hits back at USA indictment of Erdogan bodyguards
- September 01, 2017

All have been accused of conspiracy to commit a crime of violence, punishable by a maximum of 15 years in prison. At least other five defendants face additional charges of assault with a deadly weapon. The PKK, an organisation affiliated with the independent Kurdish movement, is banned in Turkey. He remains in the under self-imposed exile in a secluded compound in the U.S. (more...)
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha
- September 01, 2017

Countries in the subcontinent including India will celebrate Eid on 2nd September , while celebrations have already commenced in the Middle East and other parts of the world. How is Eid al-Adha celebrated? The world Eid means festival in Arabic and Adha means sacrifice. I also wish you to have such a faith as that of the prophet Ibrahim, and the same kind of peace in the heart as his son. (more...)
Stephen King Was Surprised by How Good the Film Is Stephen King Was Surprised by How Good the Film Is
- September 01, 2017

With It, New Line and Andy Muschietti's horror reboot is a totally different beast, but the fact that Stephen King wasn't actively involved in the film's creation did raise some cause for concern. "It's not a clown and has nothing to do with pro clowning". However Ms. Moody is adamant that the creepy clown faze of 2016 is still impacting the industry and her in particular. (more...)
Man who chopped wife's body into 70 pieces gets life term Man who chopped wife's body into 70 pieces gets life term
- September 01, 2017

Additional District and Sessions Judge Vinod Kumar held Gulati guilty under IPC Sections 302 (murder) and 201 (destroying evidence), and the quantum of punishment would be announced on Friday. One the night of the incident, Rajesh smothered his wife and chopped her into several small pieces. Rajesh chopped Anupama's body parts, stored them in a freezer, and disposed of them one after another in the forest. (more...)
Oil Prices Set To Rise as Supply-Demand Gap Closes Up Oil Prices Set To Rise as Supply-Demand Gap Closes Up
- September 01, 2017

At least 4.4 million barrels per day (bpd) of refining capacity was offline, or nearly a quarter of total USA capacity, based on company reports and Reuters estimates. The eventual impact to gas prices is likely to be limited by the USA shale oil boom. It will be days or even weeks before the energy sector in the southeast Texas Gulf Coast is back to normal operations as it deals with flooding in the aftermath of Harvey, which has been downgraded to a tropical storm. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey To Impact Gas Prices Over Holiday Weekend Hurricane Harvey To Impact Gas Prices Over Holiday Weekend
- September 01, 2017

According to GasBuddy .com., which tracks retail gas prices in Canada, at least 15 local stations had boosted the posted price for a litre of regular gas to 101.9 cents as of mid-afternoon Tuesday. "When you consider what's happening over in Texas and Louisiana, it does have a direct impact on those of us who are filling up our gas tanks here in Florida", said Mark Jenkins, AAA spokesperson. (more...)
U.S. bombers drill over Korean peninsula after latest N. Korea launch U.S. bombers drill over Korean peninsula after latest N. Korea launch
- September 01, 2017

The council should consider "whether we could do more to prevent the flow of money coming into DPRK from North Korean nationals who are working overseas", he said. However, the US-drafted statement, which was agreed by consensus, does not threaten new sanctions on North Korea . Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said the situation on the peninsula was serious. (more...)
Mackinac Bridge officials looking for Bridge Walk memories Mackinac Bridge officials looking for Bridge Walk memories
- September 01, 2017

He spoke with Michigan News Network about traffic for this year's walk. IGNACE, MI- Please share your photos and videos of this year's Mackinac Bridge Walk on social media. Ignace, will be allowed on the bridge during the walk. All other vehicle traffic will be stopped from 6:30 a.m.to noon while event participants are on the bridge. (more...)
Seoul says not considering redeployment of USA nuclear weapons to S. Korea Seoul says not considering redeployment of USA nuclear weapons to S. Korea
- September 01, 2017

The Korean-language edition, published earlier this month with the title translated as "Capitalist Republic of Korea", was reviewed by South Korea's Dong-A Ilbo and Chosun Ilbo newspapers. In June, it vowed to execute South Korea's former president and her spy chief over an alleged plot to assassinate its leadership. The Defense Ministry briefed Moon on an "aggressive wartime action plan led by our military", the paper reported, citing sources from Cheong Wa Dae, the South Korean ... (more...)
UK's Theresa May doubles down on plan to run for 2022 elections
- September 01, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May has called on China to put more pressure on North Korea to stop its missile tests, saying Beijing should play a key role in global efforts to prevent what it called a major provocation by Pyongyang. If the same was to happen during her three day visit she would follow Japan's J-alert protocol, the Telegraph reported . Dr Go Myong Hyun of The Asan Institute for Policy Studies told The Straits Times that Mr Moon gave a strong response yesterday for two ... (more...)
Syria president travels to newly captured town for prayers Syria president travels to newly captured town for prayers
- September 01, 2017

The Lebanese Hezbollah group said it had received the body of Mohsen Hojaji and would conduct DNA tests before sending his remains to Iran. Hezbollah-affiliated media have reported that the Syrian town of Al-Bukamal, close to the border with Iraq, is the final destination for the convoy. (more...)
Zakir Musa: Will liberate India from cow-worshipping PM Zakir Musa: Will liberate India from cow-worshipping PM
- September 01, 2017

And then there was a time when Army and pro-government gunmen (Ikhwanis) let loose a reign of terror. Taking a dig at Pakistani government and its army for "backstabbing" the Kashmir "Jihad" after 9/11 terror attacks in USA to "please" America and India, he stated, "After American invasion of Afghanistan (in 2001), the Pakistani State closed training camps and even mujahideen associated with Kashmir Jihad were killed". (more...)
Sunil Arora appointed Election Commissioner Sunil Arora appointed Election Commissioner
- September 01, 2017

Before his appointment as home secretary, 62-year-old Mehrishi served as the Finance Secretary. A 1978 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre, Mehrishi was appointed as home secretary two years ago. During 36 years of his long service, he held various crucial positions in State Govt. of Rajasthan and in the Central Government.Prior to joining as Election Commissioner, Shri Arora was serving as Director General (DG), M/o Corporate Affairs since 15th December, 2016 after his superannuation. (more...)
McCain to return to Senate next week McCain to return to Senate next week
- September 01, 2017

We don't answer to him. The senator also wrote about his displeasure with the white supremacy that was on full-display in Charlottesville, Virginia , last month. A new Fox News poll found that only 15 percent of voters polled approved of the job Congress was doing. "We were one vote away", Trump said, referencing McCain. (more...)
Brexit-wary Japan executives to talk with United Kingdom trade chief
- September 01, 2017

On Thursday, May was to address Japan's national security council, where she is due to announce what is billed as an era over closer cooperation over security matters, in part prompted by North Korea. Before the meeting, May described Japan as "the UK's closest security partner in Asia" and a "like-minded partner". She will try to get an agreement from her Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, for a bilateral deal that can follow Brexit. (more...)
Mexico still won't pay for border wall, despite Trump's threats over NAFTA
- September 01, 2017

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...)
Increasing gas prices for SC and GA Increasing gas prices for SC and GA
- September 01, 2017

Exactly how much and how long those hikes last is somewhat dependent on damage left in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, something which was not fully known at press time. Experts said as much as 25 cents per gallon. The company appears to have raised prices first in Columbus, with its website posting prices of $2.55 as early as Wednesday afternoon . (more...)
With Shares Trading unchanged at $35.15 (SGMS) Scientific Games Launches ANCHORMAN
- September 01, 2017

The stock increased 0.29% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $35.05. About 218,095 shares traded. The share price of Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) was up +0.29% during the last trading session, with a day high of 35.25. (more...)
Vettel jokingly plays peacemaker as Ocon and Perez face media Vettel jokingly plays peacemaker as Ocon and Perez face media
- September 01, 2017

We know how to handle things. Force India Chief Operating Officer Otmar Szafnauer confirmed the team's drivers will no longer be allowed to race freely and Ocon believes the onus is on the drivers to change the team's stance again. "I'm very sure it won't happen again". "I don't think many F1 team-mates are friends". It is time that we forget all of that and we work hard for the team. (more...)
Delhi's Ghazipur landfill site caves in: 3 dead, one rescued Delhi's Ghazipur landfill site caves in: 3 dead, one rescued
- September 01, 2017

An NDRF team comprising of 45 personnel was rushed to the cave-in site and a team of divers have also been pressed into service. Rescue operations are underway. The landfill site falls under the jurisdiction of the EDMC (East Delhi Municipal Corporation). According to sources, 4 vehicles, which were moving on a nearby road, fell into the canal after a portion of the mountain of garbage came crashing down on them. (more...)

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