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Louisiana Governor Declares New Orleans State of Emergency

The new outage affects the East Bank of New Orleans - all areas west of the Industrial Canal. The city hadn't finished cleaning up from last weekend's flooding before it faced the possibility of more. Louisiana's governor declared a state of emergency in New Orleans on Thursday as the city's malfunctioning water-pumping system and the threat of more rain left some neighborhoods at greater risk of flooding.

Japan prepares to intercept stray missiles from N. Korea

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff have issued a strong response to Pyongyang's threat toward Guam and other recent threats to South Korea and the U.S. The U.S. bases another TPY-2 at Andersen Air base in Guam. Gen. Kim Rak Gyom, North Korea's commander of strategic rocket forces, spoke to state media Thursday and launched a number of insults at the US president.

What Does the US Military Do on the Island of Guam?

President Donald Trump on Friday again delivered a bold warning to North Korea, tweeting that the US military is "locked and loaded" if the isolated rogue nation acts "unwisely", escalating an exchange of threats between the nuclear-armed nations.

Jogger arrested, accused of pushing woman in front of London bus

Video footage from May 5 showed a male jogger knocking the 33-year-old woman onto the road as she walked across Putney Bridge on the River Thames. According to Thursday's police statement, the bus stopped and some passengers got off to help the victim.

United Kingdom to overhaul data protection

In addition to implementing the GDPR , the New Data Protection Bill will implement the Data Protection Law Enforcement Directive (the "DPLED"), which would otherwise not have direct applicability to United Kingdom law. Ahead of the new regulation, which comes into effect across the European Union from May 25 next, the IT security firm has invested €300,000 in staff training, accreditation and new hires to make this new service available.

Driver survives seven-storey plunge from Texas auto park

Police have released CCTV capturing the moment a BMW plunged from the top floor of a auto park in Austin on July 13, narrowly missing another vehicle that was backing out of the facility below. Police released video of the crash August 10. In a clip, the vehicle falls out of the sky, crashing into the back of Burch's SUV and lands upside down.

Mariners' James Paxton placed on 10-Day DL

Sponsored Content: Sign up for a free webinar as the U.S. Trade and Development Agency and Small Business Administration explore the hybrid IT environment in government. He allowed only two hits in his first four innings, although one of those hits was a second-inning solo home run to Jefry Marte. Just like that, the Mariners' 5-1 lead disappeared.

Olympics could open North Korea -- Rex Tilley

Some 3.5 million North Korean citizens have signed up to enlist in the army to fight against the USA, as tension between Washington and Pyongyang continues to mount, state media reported on Saturday. "They are monitoring how Japan and China and other surrounding countries are reacting to each development". "I'd say [Trump's] being incredibly irresponsible and he's putting us in a situation where you could have an accidental launch".

SC tells Kerala police to share records of 'Love Jihad' case

The court said that it felt that "the petitioner (Jahan) does not desire the correct and independent view of the controversy" be brought before it. Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh, for NIA, had moved the SC in the morning for a judicial order directing the Kerala Police to hand over the case records.

USA denies air strike killed civilians in Afghanistan

Saaz Wali Shinwari, the district governor of Haska Mina in Nangarhar province, said the raid was carried out by USA troops although there was no official confirmation from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Casualties among Afghan civilians, especially women and children, have risen to a record this year, according to a recent United Nations report. "We are deeply concerned by the harrowing reports of civilians being killed and atrocities being committed", UNAMA chief Tadamichi Yamamoto said.

War of Words Heats Up between President Trump and North Korea

But Trump said Friday that millions of Americans support their president "sticking up" for the US and its allies. "I think he's made a decision long ago, quite frankly, to try to negotiate the threat with North Korea, to try to find a way through negotiations to end the threat to the American homeland", he said.

Library giving out 500 pairs of eclipse glasses on Monday

On Aug. 21, Americans will be able to see the moon eclipse the sun - but must wear special-purpose "eclipse glasses" to view it safely. "One can even develop something called a macular hole that requires surgery to fix", Weng said. "The other piece of advice I have is when you're watching the eclipse with your children, be sure your kids have their eye protection on". DIY eclipse viewers were discouraged by the AAS because of the safety risks.

USA nuclear arsenal stronger than ever, claims Trump

However, according to an article in the Boston Globe , quoting an expert in the realm of presidential power, Trump has nearly "unchecked authority to order the use of conventional or nuclear weapons against North Korea". "But I think what the president was just reaffirming is the United States has the capability to fully defend itself with any attack, will defend our allies, and we will do so".

In phone call, Trump assures Guam of safety - and fame

Eddie Baza Calvo said in a video message posted to Facebook Saturday afternoon local time. "Nobody loves a peaceful solution more than President Trump, that I can tell you ..." "Governor, I just want to let you know we're with you 1,000 percent", Mr Trump told Mr Calvo.

Hundreds honor Justine Damond at memorial

Ruszczyk, 40, called 911 late July 15 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley near her home. Lawyers for the killer police officer, Noor, 36, claim he felt he was being ambushed when he pulled the trigger and shot Ms Damond. "I don't understand. I should have been on a plane to her wedding when I was flying to her funeral". The life of Justine Damond, 40, will be celebrated Friday night at Lake Harriet Band Shell in southwest Minneapolis.

Private submarine feared missing in Denmark found, crew safe

Anna Göransson, a spokesperson from the police in Scania, told Aftonbladet that the woman had been on board and had been reported missing by her boyfriend. "But I guess that was pretty good because I otherwise still would have been down there". A Swedish woman journalist, who had been on board the "Nautilis" submarine, is missing.

Mega Millions numbers drawn for $393 million jackpot

If you match all six numbers drawn on Friday night , you will be the#lottery's newest mega-millionaire. That sometimes leads to multiple winners who have to split the jackpot. How much money will the victor take home? Of course, a victor of either game probably wouldn't get a prize of more than $350 million. Those prizes are based on annuity options, paid over 29 years.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (CTB) Stake Increased by Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp

The company has market cap of $1.77 billion. About shares traded. Molina Healthcare, Inc. Cooper Tire & Rubber had a return on equity of 17.67% and a net margin of 6.71%. ViewRay, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRAY) shares were last seen down -1.09% at $5.45, which is 72.41% higher than the previous trading session. With that said, researchers took a deep dive into the hotly debated question: is it too early to buy The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT).

Victim In Brutal River North Slaying Was Stabbed Nearly 50 Times

Mr Warren, of Swindon, Wiltshire, did not fight rendition to Chicago when he appeared in court on Friday in San Francisco, where he surrendered himself after eight days as a fugitive. Cornell-Duranleau, a hair stylist, was stabbed more than 40 times, police said. He appeared in court earlier this week and will be returned to Chicago for questioning.

United States cargo ship runs aground in Northern Michigan waterway

The plan is to tow the ship to Lake Nickolet to further examine the exterior and interior hull. Transit on the river is closed and so far, the ship is blocking 17 vessels from passage. The vessel's company, Grand River Navigation Inc., is taking precautionary measures to help ensure the safety of the environment and developing a salvage plan, said the Coast Guard.

Immigration arrests, deportations surge in Chicago

Numbers of the immigrants arrested in Chicago surged in the first six months of the Trump administration, compared to the same period past year, a new data revealed on Thursday. ICE says some of those arrested are undocumented immigrants, including nationals from the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Mexico, Peru and Trinidad and Tobago.

China should be 'neutral' if N. Korea strikes US

North Korea continues to ideal its nuclear weapons and missile programs, President Trump is not known for his patience and Congress is not known for its speed. That said, the North Korean regime has been notably adept at evading the consequences of sanctions, largely by engaging its closest ally of China. On Friday, he tweeted: "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely".

A Rally Cat Lookalike Is in Custody - Could It Be the One?

As of early this morning, a cat that bore a very, very strong resemblance to the courageous little beast dubbed Rally Cat was in the custody of St. Louis Feral Cat Outreach - and was both alive and well. Rigley says a volunteer was able to set a trap and catch the cat Thursday night. It was eventually captured at the wall by Lucas Hackmann, a member of the stadium's grounds crew, who was seen recoiling in agony as he received a few bites from the feisty feline while carrying it away from ...

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Boosts Stake in Celgene Corporation (CELG)

Celgene Corp now has $102.93 billion valuation. Corporate insiders own 0.95% of the company's stock. About 2.64M shares traded. More notable recent Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: " Celgene : Expect The Story To Continue" on July 28, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "A Celgene-Ius Investment" published on August 10, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: " Celgene : Gearing Up For New Highs" on July 25, 2017.

Muslim woman awarded £65000 after police pulled off her hijab

Powell then spoke to Muslim civil rights organisation CAIR about the issue and filed the lawsuit, claiming her first Amendment rights were violated. "I want my Muslim sisters to always feel comfortable and safe wearing a hijab and to stand up for what's right". After Powell's suit was filed, a police spokesperson confirmed that "during the booking process Powell's hijab was removed and placed into her property bag where it was secured".

New Huddersfield Captain Tommy Smith Relishing Premier League Challenge

A super computer may have the answer. "We are a close, tight-knit bunch who stick together through the thick and thin and if we do that, I'm sure we will be alright". "It's something I've worked towards for a lot years", said the 26 year old, signed for a club record $13 million by the Terriers off the back of last season's standout loan spell from Manchester City .

Virginia governor urges people to avoid far-right rally

Terry McAuliffe said in a statement . McAuliffe asked both supporters and opponents of the rally to stay away. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is representing the event's organizer - right-wing blogger Jason Kessler - in a lawsuit filed August 10 against the city of Chartlottesville and City Manager Maurice Jones.

Huevos contaminados, reporta el ministerio francés

En estos cuatro países, hay granjas "bloqueadas". Ya son siete los países que han alzado su voz de alarma por un posible consumo de huevos contaminados con fipronil , un insecticida contra ácaros usado en granjas para gallinas ponedoras.

As Trump Threatens, US Negotiates With North Korea

Trump said that past administrations had not done enough to take on North Korea and that it is time a President "stuck up for the country". She called on the U.N. CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy says that China, in particular, would be happy to see the annual joint U.S. The UN recently approved further economic sanctions against Pyongyang over its nuclear weapons programme.

Jose Mourinho provides update on potential Zlatan Ibrahimovic return

He added: "I dream of winning more titles with Chelsea , win a Champions League and Fifa Club World Cup with Chelsea and be one of the best players in the world, as well as win titles with the Selecao (Brazil) and a World Cup". The South American winger hailed both Mourinho and the Italian manager, while explaining the differences between Chelsea and United's manager. I'm not in a position of crying, of moaning, protesting.

Franklin weakens to tropical storm over Mexico

After becoming the Atlantic Basin's first hurricane of 2017 over the Bay of Campeche, Franklin made landfall around midnight CDT Thursday in the Mexican state of Veracruz as a Category 1 hurricane with maximum estimated winds of 85 miles per hour.

Trump To Declare Opioid Crisis National Emergency

Two million Americans are addicted to prescription opioids, according to the American Society of Addiction Medicine. However, many, many more Americans have used prescribed opioids responsibly. But in Portsmouth, Ware said the community had learned a tough lesson. "We can not "arrest" our way out of the problem". He said, "If this statement gets more money, that's good".

Donald Trump Announces Plan to Declare Opioid Crisis a State of Emergency

Trump made no mention of Christie's report on Tuesday during a briefing on the opioid crisis , instead focusing on deterrence and federal drug crime prosecutions - something not mentioned in the Christie report - and teaching young people that drugs are "no good; really bad for you".

Trump Touts News Report Based on Anonymous Sources

Haley said she asked countries. The prospect of pocketbook pain is always persuasive, and North Korea's blustery response arrived as if on cue. North Korea's warheads - which, according to the Washington Post on Tuesday, may have already crossed a major miniaturisation threshold - and its missile capacity are sufficient to ensure its survival, much as Iran had reached a critical point in the development of its nuclear capacity.

Bondsman shoots, kills client during struggle in Stillwater office building

Police were called to the area, and the bondsman said she had just shot a client who was being revoked, officials said. Carey told investigators a fight broke out between her and Williams during the meeting. SPD Capt. Kyle Gibbs said investigators determined the shooting was not a justifiable act of self defense and referred the case to prosecutors. Employees at the Payne County Court Clerk's office said the affidavit could be available as early as Friday afternoon.

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