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HC extends Haryana Jat quota freeze HC extends Haryana Jat quota freeze
- September 03, 2017

Another Jat leader Sube Singh Samian, while expressing disappointing on the HC decision to put on hold quota law implementation said that we hope that the Government will do its work now. The bill for reservation to Jats and five other communities was passed unanimously in March past year. The new Act provided reservation to Jat and five other communities -Jat Sikh, Mulla JatMuslim Jat, Bishnoi, Ror and Tyagi -under a newly carved backward class (C) category.These communities would be entitled ... (more...)
Hollywood Hills QB Scores TD On Her First Pass Hollywood Hills QB Scores TD On Her First Pass
- September 03, 2017

Neher connected with Alexander Shelton on her third snap when she was put into the game for the Spartans late in the fourth quarter. Neher had played on the school's girls-only flag football team in the spring, but Thursday was her debut as a tackle football player, and she became the first female quarterback in Florida to throw a touchdown pass, the Sun Sentinel reported . (more...)
How Harvey's rain will impact your weekend plans How Harvey's rain will impact your weekend plans
- September 03, 2017

The tropics are boiling. At 500 AM AST the center of Tropical Storm Irma was located near latitude 16.5 North, longitude 32.9 West. Irma is moving toward the west near 12 miles per hour. Also, a new area of interest in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is being closely monitored for possible tropical development this weekend. It is also beginning to pick up speed, accelerating its move away from the region. (more...)
Trump Administration to Request Hurricane Relief Funding 'Shortly' - White House
- September 03, 2017

The entire Nation grieves with Texas and Louisiana . The inner harbor of Corpus Christi will be surveyed Wednesday, he said . The initial package of Harvey aid would replenish Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster funds through September 30. (more...)
Iran: 11 Children Killed in Horror Bus Crash Iran: 11 Children Killed in Horror Bus Crash
- September 03, 2017

Some received outpatient care and didn't sustain any serious injuries, however, 13 were transferred to the hospital. Nouri said two of those injured have lost one of their organs. Twelve people died in a bus crash in Iran , the world's agencies have reported, quoting local media cited by BTA. The Iranian top diplomat also wished patience and blessing for the victims' families and speedy recovery for those wounded in the painful incident. (more...)
Talking to North Korea won't work Talking to North Korea won't work
- September 03, 2017

The test firing of an intermediate-range missile over Japan makes no sense except as an affront, not only to the United States and its allies, but to the entire worldwide community. On Tuesday, North Korea conducted another weapons test by launching a missile over Japan's Hokkaido Island, where the US and Japan had been conducting military exercises. (more...)
Top Iloilo drug lord killed in shootout Top Iloilo drug lord killed in shootout
- September 03, 2017

Initial report from the PNP said members of the Iloilo City Police were serving a search warrant to Richard "Buang " Prevendido when they were met with a volley of gunfire from the suspect while inside his supposed hideout at Landheights Subdivision in Balabago Village. (more...)
Royals trounced 17-0 Royals trounced 17-0
- September 03, 2017

Four hits into Saturday night's 17-0 romp over the Kansas City Royals, Twins first baseman Joe Mauer had a quick conversation with manager Paul Molitor. I am not going to read in to this deep and I'm not going to over think this either. Kyle Gibson allowed just five hits over six scoreless innings in a win over the Royals on Saturday. (more...)
Solarte walk-off HR lifts Padres past Dodgers Solarte walk-off HR lifts Padres past Dodgers
- September 03, 2017

The Dodgers are 22-6 in their last 28 during game one of a series and 20-6 in their last 26 Friday games. The homer gave the Dodgers a 2-1 lead. The best lefty in the game was ruthlessly efficient in a 1-0 Dodgers win, striking out seven Padres in 6.0 innings without a walk. (more...)
Trump weighing termination of South Korea free trade deal Trump weighing termination of South Korea free trade deal
- September 03, 2017

The U.S. International Trade Commission estimated that U.S. exports to South Korea would grow by $10 billion. In 2016, there was a $10.7 billion trade surplus, according to the Office of the U.S. There is no announcement expected on the U.S. The possibility of abandoning the agreement has alarmed economists and some members of the president's own party who fear that such a move would force South Korea to block American manufacturers and farmers from a lucrative market. (more...)
White House says Trump will donate $1 million to hurricane aid White House says Trump will donate $1 million to hurricane aid
- September 03, 2017

The aide wasn't authorized to publicly disclose the information in advance of a formal announcement and spoke on condition of anonymity. But the initial package, to replenish Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster coffers through September 30, shouldn't be controversial. (more...)
North Korea 'has missile-ready nuclear weapon' North Korea 'has missile-ready nuclear weapon'
- September 03, 2017

It was also claimed that the hydrogen bomb had an "explosive power" of between tens and hundreds of kilotons, which could be detonated at high altitudes, resulting in a "super-powerful attack". Its fifth nuclear test in September 2016 was measured to be possibly North Korea's biggest detonation ever, but the natural disaster it caused was still not believed to be big enough to demonstrate a thermonuclear test. (more...)
Japan's Abe, UK May pledge cooperation on North Korea threat
- September 03, 2017

On May's first visit to Japan, Abe welcomed her to the former imperial capital of Kyoto as she emerged from a black auto wearing a string of pearls and her trademark leopard print heels. Behind closed doors, Abe will tell May to ensure that there is minimal disruption for Japanese businesses after Brexit, which include large companies such as Honda, Nissan and Hitachi . (more...)
Trump returns to Texas to meet Storm Harvey victims Trump returns to Texas to meet Storm Harvey victims
- September 03, 2017

The state doubled the number of National Guard troops responding to the disaster, to 24,000, including 10,000 from other states, Mr Abbott said at a news conference. My auto is gone. Robert Hendricks, 48, an electrical engineer standing on line, was dubious. President Donald Trump is helping serve lunch at a Houston shelter for people displaced by Harvey . (more...)
School districts welcome students displaced by Harvey School districts welcome students displaced by Harvey
- September 03, 2017

When Tropical Storm Allison flooded Houston in June 2001, nearly half the district's schools - 125 campuses - received some type of flood damage, according to a district report released to the Houston Chronicle later that year. However, officials told parents they should still "complete and return the application" if they had already started one. "We're trying to get a pulse on who's where", he said. (more...)
Tracking Showers for Part of the Labor Day Weekend Tracking Showers for Part of the Labor Day Weekend
- September 03, 2017

At least temperatures rebounded back to near 70 degrees under plenty of sunshine. Rain is expected Sunday morning and afternoon with a high temperature of 74 degrees. High near 76. Low around 58. We are keeping an eye on the tropics as Hurricane Irma continues to show signs of strengthening as it moves westward across the Atlantic, expected to reach major hurricane strength by Wednesday as it approaches the Leeward Islands and just north Puerto Rico. (more...)
This Miami player's stunting a big ol' gold chain on the sideline This Miami player's stunting a big ol' gold chain on the sideline
- September 03, 2017

Rosier finished seventeen for twenty-eight with 217 passing yards and three touchdowns. This was hardly the most important game of Rosier's career, which now includes 11 games, two starts, and five touchdown passes. "I feel like we came out there and I knew we were going to dominate and that's what we wound up doing". That, to me, that's the best feeling ever. "We can take it both ways - the fact that they did put up points against us brings us back down to earth since during the ... (more...)
Quake hits southeast Idaho and northern Utah Saturday Quake hits southeast Idaho and northern Utah Saturday
- September 03, 2017

Several aftershocks, including a 4.3 magnitude natural disaster were also reported. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The natural disaster which struck just before 6pm was registered at a preliminary 10 kilometers (6.2 mi ) depth. (more...)
Kenyan court overturns president's win and calls for new election Kenyan court overturns president's win and calls for new election
- September 03, 2017

The two judges voting in opposition to the decision said the elections were free, fair, credible and watched by worldwide observers. Kenya's stock exchange halted trading briefly midway through Friday's session after blue chip shares plummeted following the Supreme Court's decision. (more...)
Defensive stand helps SC beat NC State Defensive stand helps SC beat NC State
- September 03, 2017

The last time this state gift-wrapped something for that state like this, the NCAA tournament was exiled to Greenville - where SC also beat a Triangle team that had no excuse for losing. State to just 2.3 yards per play. Though unranked, N.C. State is considered by some to be a dark horse candidate to win the ACC, and potentially make it to the College Football Playoff. (more...)
Trump, first lady arrive in Houston
- September 03, 2017

In a visit to one of Houston's designated emergency refuge areas, the NRG Center, Trump told reporters he is seeing "a lot of happiness". He told volunteers handing out food and hygiene products: "I don't know if it gets better, but we're going to try to make it better". (more...)
US Ponders Withdrawing From Trade Pact With South Korea US Ponders Withdrawing From Trade Pact With South Korea
- September 03, 2017

The U.S. trade pressure on South Korea comes as Washington is trying to maintain Seoul's cooperation in reining in North Korea. Experts believe the move may strike tensions between the two countries. Trump said last month that Canada and Mexico are being "difficult" and he'll probably need to scrap the pact. Lighthizer said at the time that since 2012, the U.S. (more...)
Gas prices spike, up 17 cents since Hurricane Harvey Gas prices spike, up 17 cents since Hurricane Harvey
- September 03, 2017

Tom Kloza, chief energy analyst for the Oil Price Information Service, which tracks retail gasoline prices for AAA , said Louisiana has its own oil supply and refineries, which puts it in better shape than most other states. The national average price for a gallon of regular jumped almost 7 cents to $2.59 a gallon on Saturday, according to AAA. That's up five cents from Tuesday and up 10 cents from the August 21 statewide average of $2.18. (more...)
Kentucky hangs on to defeat Southern Miss Kentucky hangs on to defeat Southern Miss
- September 03, 2017

The Golden Eagles would make another bid for the lead, as Robertson caught another touchdown pass from 26 yards out to give Southern Miss their final score of the game. Both offenses struggled in the opening period. The Wildcats' promising second drive was undone by a Wildcat formation miscue. But Kentucky would finish the third quarter with 10 unanswered points and the Golden Eagles wouldn't recover. (more...)
Blind USC player Jake Olson snaps for extra point in Trojans win Blind USC player Jake Olson snaps for extra point in Trojans win
- September 03, 2017

Memorial Coliseum. After a field goal by Western Michigan, freshman running back Stephen Carr extended USC's lead when he darted toward the sideline for a 52-yard touchdown run, putting it ahead 42-31 with 4:37 left. And it's clear just how much the moment meant to the entire USC squad after Olson perfectly executed the snap for the extra point. The snap was clean. (more...)
Penn State offense hot in opener Penn State offense hot in opener
- September 03, 2017

Stevens came in for a few package plays when starter Trace McSorley was still in the game, once working from the slot and another time going out for a route that led to him catching a pass for a short gain. However, Penn State was left out by the College Playoff Committee because of two early season losses. He tossed a pick into tight coverage in the end zone to toss away points in the first half, and had receiver Juwan Johnson and tight end Mike Gesicki diving for long gainers that should ... (more...)
Eastern Washington at Texas Tech Eastern Washington at Texas Tech
- September 03, 2017

The six former Texas Tech players on Kingsbury's initial staff have, over time, been whittled down to three - Kingsbury, offensive coordinator Eric Morris and first-year offensive line coach Brandon Jones . The Texas Tech defense has also had a decent start forcing a fumble, two punts and a turnover on downs in the first half. And that puts even more added importance on picking up a season-opening win Saturday afternoon for the Red Raiders who host a FCS school, Eastern Washington of ... (more...)
Trump, SKorea's Moon Agree to Boost Seoul's Missile Capabilities Trump, SKorea's Moon Agree to Boost Seoul's Missile Capabilities
- September 03, 2017

Trump is not a model of consistency, so I wouldn't read too much" into what he tweeted and what he reportedly agreed upon with Moon, said Sue Mi Terry, formerly a Central Intelligence Agency analyst and National Security Council director for Korea and Japan. (more...)
At Least Seven People Killed In Attack On Iraq Power Plant At Least Seven People Killed In Attack On Iraq Power Plant
- September 03, 2017

Electricity Ministry spokesman Musaab al-Mudaris said seven employees were killed and eight security forces were wounded. Salahudin's authorities frequently warned that the extremist Islamic State (IS) militants are attacking the cities and villages of the province using the sprawling rugged area that extends from the western part of Salahudin province to the desert in the neighboring Anbar province. (more...)
Turner Announces Mandatory Evacuation for Parts of West Houston Turner Announces Mandatory Evacuation for Parts of West Houston
- September 03, 2017

Residents in the affected communities were told to head to shelters, because prolonged standing water - even at shallow depths - could structurally weaken their homes. on Sunday. They said the water has a powerful current in some areas, and is hiding dangers like open manhole covers. He said that it's in a first responder's nature to go out and help people in need, but that it's not fair for residents to take advantage of that. (more...)