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Author: 0 NY sending emergency teams to assist with Harvey

There are also more than a dozen of local Red Cross volunteers packing up and heading to the Lone Star state. "People get to a point of desperation they never expected to be in and it can be very sudden", Davis said. Marine helicopter that will help get them to remote areas hit by a devastating quake in Turkey. The Red Cross has 20 shelters already set up in Texas, but because of the continued rain and flooding they are set to expand that number to 50 shelters, according to Benjamin.

Author: 0 Palestinian president to hold talks in Ankara

In contrast, the Al-Monitor news site reported Friday that Abbas came away from the meeting pleased with Trump's commitment to the peace process. White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is part of a delegation that traveled to the Middle East for peace talks, the Trump administration said Tuesday.

Global Venezuela shuts 2 radio stations, holds military exercises after threat from US
Author: 0 Venezuela shuts 2 radio stations, holds military exercises after threat from US

The executive order signed by Trump bars US institutions from buying new debt issued by the Venezuelan government or from the state-owned oil company Petróleos de Venezuela SA. The sanctions also ban business dealings with Venezuela's state oil company, PDVSA. "Cuba rejects these sanctions which violate global law against Venezuela and the government led by President Nicolas Maduro", said Moreno.

Global Lebanon: Remains of Soliders Missing from 2014 Found
Author: 0 Lebanon: Remains of Soliders Missing from 2014 Found

The Lebanese army, which announced the cease-fire in a statement , said the truce had been meant to allow negotiations for the recovery of its missing soldiers . Last week, Lebanon and Hezbollah each announced they had made significant gains against ISIL fighters, driving them back into a smaller part of the arid hills on the border.

Global Tillerson distances himself from Trump's Charlottesville response
Author: 0 Tillerson distances himself from Trump's Charlottesville response

Chris we express America's values from the State Department. When asked about that, Tillerson tried to act like Trump is just a guy talking, and not the president of the United State of America. Tillerson on Sunday also said Sebastian Gorka was "completely wrong" in his criticism of Trump's recent Afghanistan speech because it did not include the words "radical Islam" when referring to USA efforts to rid the country of terror groups like ISIS.

Global Trump Gives Up on GOP Lawmakers, Getting Anything Done
Author: 0 Trump Gives Up on GOP Lawmakers, Getting Anything Done

Customarily that's a routine legislative necessity, but Republicans have made a political issue of it in the past, generally to call attention to their own budget priorities. In discussing Trump's border wall after the hearing, Flake pointed out that he supported an ultimately unsuccessful 2013 measure that would have provided money for hundreds of miles of fencing and increased the number of agents serving in the U.S.

Global Man shot in Brussels after knife attack on soldiers
Author: 0 Man shot in Brussels after knife attack on soldiers

The assailant, against whom the soldiers have made use of their firearms, "died", she added. Another said: 'Heard two bangs and loads of sirens in Brussels , anyone know what's happening?' He attacked three soldiers patrolling in the central Boulevard Émile Jacqmain shortly before 8.30pm local time (7.30pm BST) on Friday.

Global Violence Deeply Distressing, Situation Being Closely Monitored: PM Narendra Modi
Author: 0 Violence Deeply Distressing, Situation Being Closely Monitored: PM Narendra Modi

However, that Modi does not want his visit to be interpreted in a different light can be measured from that he is going to skip a luncheon that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had offered to have together. Lalu Prasad Yadav-led RJD questioned the goal of Modi's visit to the state now that the water has already receded in many parts. Following this meeting, PM announced the Relief for Rs 500 Crore to the locations badly affected by the flood.

Global Children Dead After Saudi-led Airstrike hits Yemen capital Sanaa
Author: 0 Children Dead After Saudi-led Airstrike hits Yemen capital Sanaa

Friday's air raid destroyed two buildings in the southern district of Faj Attan, leaving people buried under debris, said an AFP photographer on the scene. The conflict has killed more than 10,000 civilians, displaced three million people and pushed the impoverished nation to the brink of starvation. When the review was complete it would announce the results, it said.

Global Trump aide Sebastian Gorka resigns from White House
Author: 0 Trump aide Sebastian Gorka resigns from White House

If true, it's a pretty harsh move, considering Gorka was on vacation at the time . The White House has said that adviser Sebastian Gorka no longer works for US President Donald Trump . Gorka wrote in his resignation letter that he chose to leave after "forces" inside the White House who do not support the Make America Great Again agenda are "ascendant".

Global Bridgeville Man Wins Big on Powerball
Author: 0 Bridgeville Man Wins Big on Powerball

The January 2016 jackpot was scooped by winners who bought tickets in Tennessee, California and Florida. Ms Wanczyk has two children-a son and a daughter. Bolduc said he missed out on all the confusion since he hadn't seen the initial announcement about the Watertown shop. "We were as surprised as everybody else".

Global How Hurricane Harvey Is Impacting Carnival Cruisers
Author: 0 How Hurricane Harvey Is Impacting Carnival Cruisers

As for the Carnival Breeze , it is now docked in Cozumel and will depart for Galveston Saturday. The ships packing almost 12,000 guests and roughly 3,700 crew members combined may be delaying returns to the Port of Galveston , a Gulf Coast stop near Houston.

Global Man storms Buckingham Palace with knife, injures police
Author: 0 Man storms Buckingham Palace with knife, injures police

The third officer did not require hospital treatment. The two officers endured wounds to their arms, Met police said . Detective Superintendent Guy Collings praised the quick and fearless actions of the officers, which he said led to the suspect being quickly detained, so preventing any interaction with the public.

Global Trump says criticism of him by Republican Senator Corker 'strange'
Author: 0 Trump says criticism of him by Republican Senator Corker 'strange'

Corker has served in the Senate since 2007, and is up for re-election in 2018. Trump expressed frustration over a bipartisan bill sanctioning Russian Federation and tried to convince Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) that it wasn't good policy, according to three people familiar with the call.

Global Trump signs memo implementing military transgender ban
Author: 0 Trump signs memo implementing military transgender ban

A spokesperson for the Pentagon said via email that, "At this time , DoD has not received formal guidance from the White House as a follow-up to the Commander-in-Chief's announcement on military service by transgender personnel". But it also drew widespread condemnation from Democrats and some Republicans, who argue the policy shift is discriminatory and would disrupt military readiness.

Global President Trump pardons controversial ex-sheriff
Author: 0 President Trump pardons controversial ex-sheriff

Trump added. "Arpaio's life and career, which began at the age of 18 when he enlisted in the military after the outbreak of the Korean War, exemplify selfless public service", Trump said in a statement . The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1925 that a presidential pardon for a criminal contempt of court sentence was within the powers of the executive, and Trump had telegraphed his move for days.

Global One week in, Trump says he'll 'probably' cancel NAFTA
Author: 0 One week in, Trump says he'll 'probably' cancel NAFTA

The negotiation between the three countries has formally started last week. It went into effect in 1994. In a press release the group said, "Under NAFTA and its forerunner, the Canada-US FTA, farm input costs have gone up and inflation-adjusted commodity prices have dropped, yet the farmer's share of the grocery dollar is smaller.

Global Another tropical storm may hit Hong Kong over the weekend
Author: 0 Another tropical storm may hit Hong Kong over the weekend

In Zhuhai, which borders Macau, about 275 homes had collapsed, with the typhoon causing an estimated 5.5 billion yuan (€700m) in damage, according to the state-run Beijing News. Macau has been rapidly transformed from a sleepy fishing village over a decade ago into a major gambling hub, but infrastructure has mostly failed to keep pace with its development.

Global Ram Rahim Guilty Of Rape, Violence Erupts Near Court
Author: 0 Ram Rahim Guilty Of Rape, Violence Erupts Near Court

Prosecution lawyer H.P.S. Verma said Friday the guru , who calls himself Saint Dr. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan, has been found guilty in the 15-year-old case. The Chandigarh unit of the CBI launched an investigation after a case was registered on December 12, 2002, under Section 376 (rape), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 509 (insult to the modesty of woman) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Global Iraqi army uncovers mass grave with 500 bodies in Mosul
Author: 0 Iraqi army uncovers mass grave with 500 bodies in Mosul

The spokesman for the US -led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq says the militants are "completely surrounded" in the town of Tal Afar and "are being killed". Tal Afar , which had a predominantly ethnic Turkmen population of 200,000 before it fell to IS in June 2014, sits on a major supply route between Mosul, about 55km (35 miles) to the east, and the Syrian border, 150km (90 miles) to the west.

Author: 0 Sen. Flake Wants Details of Trump's Call for Border Wall

Those sources also said Trump was surprised that his positive tweet last week about Kelli Ward, the former state senator who had already entered the race, was taken by some as an endorsement, and that Trump did not mean it as one. "I don't know. I want to work with the president when I think that he's right, and I'll challenge him when I think that he's wrong", Flake said. His threat to shutter the government over wall funding could have ramifications that stretch far beyond United ...

Global Arrest threat as Yingluck Shinawatra misses verdict
Author: 0 Arrest threat as Yingluck Shinawatra misses verdict

Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra greets her supporters as she leaves the Supreme Court in Bangkok on July 21, 2017. She always said that she would not run the country as did his brother Thaksin, a former Prime minister himself, who has taken the road of exile in 2008 after being sentenced to two years in prison for corruption.

Global Cohn Says Trump To Launch Major Push On Tax Reform Next Week
Author: 0 Cohn Says Trump To Launch Major Push On Tax Reform Next Week

Cohn, who is Jewish, described his disappointment with his boss' equivocating statements that essentially equated white supremacists and the anti-racists marching to oppose them. Asked whether the focus on tax reform had been complicated by Twitter attacks by the Republican president on McConnell and Ryan, Cohn said the White House officials worked well with the two "and we have made a massive amount of progress" on taxes.

Global Myanmar: 12 killed in Rohingya attacks in Myanmar west
Author: 0 Myanmar: 12 killed in Rohingya attacks in Myanmar west

The Myanmar Army chief on Friday said that at least 32 people were killed, including 11 Myanmar security personnel after alleged Rohingya militants attacked remote border posts in Rakhine State . Myanmar says the group is headed by Rohingya insurgents who were trained overseas but it is unclear how large the network is. Weapons have been taken away from police officers.

Global FBI Arrest Chinese National Linked To OPM Data Breach Malware
Author: 0 FBI Arrest Chinese National Linked To OPM Data Breach Malware

He is accused of conspiracy to commit computer hacking in connection with at least four other alleged cyber intrusions at United States companies between 2012 and 2014. It says the group's first attack, using a remote access trojan, took place in 2011 on an unidentified company. "The Chinese government takes resolute strong measures against any kind of hacking attack", China's Foreign Ministry told Reuters in 2015.

Global Paul Ryan to Trump: Don't shutdown government over border wall
Author: 0 Paul Ryan to Trump: Don't shutdown government over border wall

That could hurt the United States' credit rating, cause financial turmoil, harm the US economy and possibly trigger a recession. See: Trump Today: President blames McConnell and Ryan for debt ceiling 'mess.' Although Trump and congressional Republicans were able to work together on Trump's "rare legislative successes", including the appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court and widespread deregulation, "the lesson he seems to have taken from the Senate healthcare failure is ...

Author: 0 More Voters Trust Media Over Trump

The survey commissioned by George Washington University found that 53 percent of Americans disagreed with Trump's way of handling the recalcitrant regime, while 43 percent approved. Ten percent of survey respondents said they did not know whether to trust Trump or the news media. Asked if the white supremacist groups pose a threat to the USA, 64 percent agreed while 34 percent disagreed.

Global Florida to execute man in race-motivated murder
Author: 0 Florida to execute man in race-motivated murder

The Florida supreme court signalled a resumption of executions earlier this month , ruling that only inmates sentenced to death by majority jury verdicts after 2002 could seek resentencing. Executions statewide came to a stop as Florida lawmakers drew up new legislation, with the result being that ultimately, a jury is required to unanimously agree before sentencing someone to death, the Washington Post notes .

Global US Navy Halts Operations After Warship Collision
Author: 0 US Navy Halts Operations After Warship Collision

Two months ago, seven United States sailors were killed when the USS Fitzgerald collided with a container ship in Japanese waters near the port city of Yokosuka. The Navy has ordered an operational pause for its fleets worldwide to make sure all steps are being taken to ensure safe and effective operations.

Global 8 people missing following landslide in Switzerland
Author: 0 8 people missing following landslide in Switzerland

Around 100 residents were evacuated from the community but rescue teams are still searching for six missing persons, police said. You might also be interested in. Wednesday's landslide was not the first to hit Piz Cengalo. The alarm system in Bondo was installed after a huge landslide on the slopes of Piz Cengalo in 2012 which crashed into an uninhabited valley.

Global Charleston police responding to 'active shooter situation'
Author: 0 Charleston police responding to 'active shooter situation'

This is not a hate crime. Officials told The Associated Press said the gunman is a disgruntled employee. Tom and Patsy Plant told newspaper they were eating at Virginia's restaurant and saw a man come out of the kitchen with a gun in his hand and said "there's a new boss in town".

Global Rotterdam terror threat over after concert canceled, police say
Author: 0 Rotterdam terror threat over after concert canceled, police say

They refused to comment further, but in an interview previous year with British daily The Guardian , they said they had receive emails from Muslims offended by their name - but "that absolutely wasn't our intention". Police said the man in Brabant was arrested after a search of his home: "He is in custody and being questioned about the threat in Rotterdam ". By around midnight, the area was calm and police had lifted the cordon they earlier put up around the venue, the NOS reported.

Global Washington mulls supplying Ukraine with lethal weapons
Author: 0 Washington mulls supplying Ukraine with lethal weapons

More than 10,000 Ukrainians have died as a result of the military aggression in Donbas, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said speaking at the military parade in Kyiv on the occasion of Ukraine's Independence Day, APA reported citing Kyiv Post.

Global US Sanctions Russian and Chinese Companies over DPRK Relations
Author: 0 US Sanctions Russian and Chinese Companies over DPRK Relations

The list of those sanctions includes Chinese and Russian businesses and individuals. China's imports from North Korea slowed in July while its exports to the sanctions-hit country dwindled after surging in recent months, according to official Chinese statistics.

Global Motorist Injures Marchers After Vigil for Trans Woman Killed by Police
Author: 0 Motorist Injures Marchers After Vigil for Trans Woman Killed by Police

Louis home. A risky moment during a street protest in St. Louis on Tuesday night: Protesters gathered around a vehicle at an intersection, and the driver eventually pushed through the pack, reports the St. Louis police report of the shooting identified Herring as a male, as opposed to a trans woman. Three people suffered minor injuries after the Mercedes ran into protesters , according to Riverfront Times .

Global Dera verdict: Indefinite curfew imposed in Sirsa, 3 villages
Author: 0 Dera verdict: Indefinite curfew imposed in Sirsa, 3 villages

The case of molestation was filed by CBI, in 2002, on the orders of Punjab and Haryana High Court following anonymous letters circulated about the Gurmeet molesting two 'sadhvis' (female followers). The government also have imposed the prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC in all districts and also restricted private persons from carrying any weapon.

Global Evansdale-sold ticket just misses huge jackpot payout
Author: 0 Evansdale-sold ticket just misses huge jackpot payout

Lottery officials added that it's the fourth time a winning Powerball jackpot ticket was sold in MA - the most recent in 2013. The winning numbers of Wednesday's drawing were 6, 7, 16, 23 and 26, and the Powerball number is 4. According to the Minnesota State Lottery, 511,867 winning tickets sold in Minnesota won $4,084,276 during this jackpot run. Michael Sweeney, the lottery's executive director, tells WBZ-AM they had a "couple of excited people at 1 o'clock in the morning" but said ...

Global Justice Department amends demand for information on anti-Trump website visitors
Author: 0 Justice Department amends demand for information on anti-Trump website visitors

Elizabeth Goitein, co-director of the Brennan Center's Liberty and National Security Program, said the DOJ's decision to narrow the warrant is a clear retreat from a troubling and controversial approach. The authorities added that "the site was even used to verify the identity of people in closely-held meetings that were not open to the media or public, where organizers required attendees to log-in to the website to prove their credentials".

Global More gold medals for Vietnam in cycling, shooting
Author: 0 More gold medals for Vietnam in cycling, shooting

In the end, Singapore finished more than two seconds faster than nearest rivals Thailand who took silver in 3:46.46. Although he was dethroned from his 2015 gold at this same meet, Phuoc's mark this time around was nearly a second faster than his 1:48.96 that earned the top prize 2 years ago.

Global Barack & Michelle Obama Move Malia Into Harvard During Solar Eclipse
Author: 0 Barack & Michelle Obama Move Malia Into Harvard During Solar Eclipse

She's now officially part of the prestigious university's class of 2021. The 19-year-old took a gap year before starting college, and Harvard is no odd place in her family. Freshman move-in day at Harvard University had a bit of an edge this year thanks to the arrival of Malia Obama . Even if Malia tried to behave like any other freshman, she couldn't help but turn heads.

Global Melania Trump thanks Chelsea Clinton for defending her son, Barron
Author: 0 Melania Trump thanks Chelsea Clinton for defending her son, Barron

The most punishing critique came from " Saturday Night Live " writer Katie Rich. "Barron will be this country's first homeschool shooter", she joked. Referring to the shark T-shirt photo, Springer said Barron looked like he was "hopping on Air Force One for a trip to the movie theatre" - as opposed to his father and mother, who "traveled in their Sunday best".

Global Cape Cod beach closed after shark bites paddle board
Author: 0 Cape Cod beach closed after shark bites paddle board

Looking at Beaty's concerns through a different lens, the conservancy said the presence of white sharks off Cape Cod is an indication of a healthy eco-system - not a public threat. "I thought it was a person", Greenspan said. "They come to these areas to feed on a natural prey item - seals", they said. "For me to go near water again, it'll take some time", said Schlinger.

Global Why Would Anyone Want Ecstasy Pills Shaped Like Trump?
Author: 0 Why Would Anyone Want Ecstasy Pills Shaped Like Trump?

The van was driven by a 51-year-old man and his 17-year-old son who claimed they were headed to Hanover after going to the Netherlands to buy a auto. The driver and his son were heading to Austria at the time of the traffic stop. Police made the discovery of what they called the "Drugs of the Year" after stopping a Peugeot 307 on the Autobahn. As British newspaper the Metro reported in July, the pills have already made their way to the United Kingdom and are going for £8 a pill.

Global Meet baby Eclipse, born on a most heavenly day
Author: 0 Meet baby Eclipse, born on a most heavenly day

For the Eubanks family, the highly anticipated solar eclipse in SC was quickly overshadowed when they brought their little ray of sunshine into the world. The baby's middle name is also a little different. Eclipse Alizebeth Eubanks was born just after 8 a.m. Monday at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

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