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Aug 29 2017

Houston Police Officer Drowns in Patrol Car During Harvey Response

Houston police Chief Art Acevedo said over 3,500 people were rescued from the water by Tuesday morning, and a Red Cross spokesperson said 9,000 had arrived at the conven...

Aug 29 2017

Kevin Hart challenges Beyonce, the Rock to help Hurricane Harvey victims

The White House, in a statement , said, "The President's action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency ( FEMA), to coordin...

Aug 29 2017

Levee South of Houston Breached, Residents Told to "Get Out Now"

A warning was posted on Twitter saying, "The levee at Columbia Lakes has been breached!" The flyer being given to residents read 'flooding of Columbia Lakes is imminent. ...

Aug 29 2017

How to help Hurricane Harvey survivors

In-kind donations: The shelter is seeking large bins with lids for food storage, cat litter, brooms, cat beds, liquid laundry soap, leashes and martingale collars of any ...

Aug 29 2017

Trump to visit Texas when conditions allow

In responding to Harvey, Trump appears cognizant of the political pitfalls his predecessors found in their flawed responses to Hurricanes Katrina and Andrew, when the f...

Aug 29 2017

Sea Shepherd won't chase Japan whalers this year

Founded in 1977, Sea Shepherd's self-proclaimed mission is to "end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world's oceans in order to conserve and pro...

Aug 29 2017

Swine flu death toll in Indian state of Gujarat touches 343

The H1N1 patient, who was also suffering from high blood pressure, was referred to SCBMCH in very critical condition on August 24 after haemorrhaging of his brain. The go...

Aug 29 2017

A mistake from Malaysian goalie awards Thailand football gold medal

Playing Malaysia will be tough. Football has caused trouble at previous SEA Games - there was a deadly stampede in the final at the Jakarta Games in 2011. " Thailand ...

Aug 29 2017

Harvey will likely bring late week rain

A large area of Canadian high pressure provided us with a dry, pleasant, and comfortable final weekend of August, although temperatures were cooler than average and somew...

Aug 29 2017

Maharashtra 10th Supplementary Results 2017 Published mahresults

Candidates who had written the exam are eagerly waiting for the Maharashtra SSC Supply Results 2017. Candidates who have appeared for the exam can check their result from...

Aug 29 2017

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan for first time

But a US military strike against North Korea is considered highly unlikely. North Korea will no doubt be watching the world's reaction to see if it can use Tuesday's fl...

Aug 29 2017

United Nations chief faces stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts in first visit

Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu , has accused Iran of building sites to produce missiles in Syria and Lebanon during a meeting with the United Nations ...

Aug 29 2017

Rising floodwaters could free alligators from Texas sanctuary

An area alligator attraction has flooded, and if waters continue to rise, 350 of its alligators will gain their freedom and filter out into the community, according to KF...

Aug 29 2017

PM Modi arrives in Udaipur to inaugurate several road projects

The total outlay on these projects is estimated to be over Rs 15,000 crore, said a government release on Monday. In his 20 minutes address at a public rally, Modi remembe...

Aug 29 2017

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Potential Tropical Storm Impact Tomorrow

The expected track will take the system along the North Carolina coast today before moving out to sea tonight . WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected within...

Aug 29 2017

Mickey: Labor Day weekend could be affected by Harvey

While the chances of tropical development are diminishing, a storm system moving up the coast is likely to deliver similar conditions as it moves through the Outer Banks ...

Aug 29 2017

Donald Trump, Mexico disagree over who will pay for the border wall

In the middle of the hurricane, Trump tweeted : "With Mexico being one of the highest crime Nations in the world, we must have THE WALL". A leading House conservative ...

Aug 29 2017

Trump expresses desire for better relations with Russian Federation

Donald Trump vowed Monday that Mexico would be made to pay for the construction of a wall on the southern United States border, a key campaign pledge the president is ...

Aug 29 2017

Trump sidesteps question about Russian Federation and Finland

President Donald Trump on Monday said he is sticking to his pledge to make Mexico pay for his proposed border wall "one way or the other" - despite his request for ...

Aug 29 2017

Japan: North Korean missile likely an intermediate range rocket

Japan's defense minister did say that the missile fired on Tuesday appeared to be a Hwasong-12. It's not clear whether the discussion North Korea requested wil...