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Catastrophic Flooding in Houston

The National Weather Services has also been reminding people to never walk into flood waters. Areas south of Houston are seen as the largest risk areas, the AP reported . If you are in need of rescue, call 911 or the U.S. Coast Guard Houston Command Center at 281-464-4851Currently there are five MH-65 Dolphin Helicopters conducting rescues in the greater Houston area.

Heat wave making its way to Southern California

On Saturday , temperatures ranged from the 70s along the coast to 111 in Palm Springs. An onshore breeze should push the smoke out of the valley by midweek, the National Weather Service said. Woodland Hills, one of the hottest spots in the San Fernando Valley, is forecast at 109 degrees early next week, she said. Temperatures were also expected to reach triple-digits in Riverside County's inland valleys, with predicted highs in the city of Riverside set at 108 degrees today.

De Brum helped deepen climate change discussion - Tong

He was also vocal on climate change issues, raising the link between climate change and global security. He played a key role at the Paris talks, helping to form the High Ambition Coalition which brought together around 100 developed and developing nations and proved crucial to forging the Paris Agreement.

White Nationalist Opened Fire At Crowd During Charlottesville Rally, Police 'Never Moved'

Another anti-racist demonstrator, Deandre Harris, was viciously beaten in a parking lot by white supremacists carrying metal poles. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia released the footage and forwarded it to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Kushner: Trump Is Committed to Peace Settlement for Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

He added that the relationship between Israel and America "is stronger than ever". Then at the weekend, Abbas was quoted as telling a delegation of left-wing Israeli lawmakers that despite multiple meetings with USA envoys, he still "can't understand" Trump's position on the conflict.

Beachy Head evacuated after 'chemical mist' leaves walkers in tears

East Sussex police have confirmed they are investigating the incident. Footage has emerged showing people packing up their things and leaving the beach while rubbing their eyes. People on Twitter have reported the mist smelled of chlorine. East Sussex Fire and Rescure Service described the matter as being a "chemical incident".

Andrea Dovizioso wins British MotoGP at Silverstone

Marquez rode the first ever lap under two minutes at Silverstone to clock 1min 59.941sec yesterday with Rossi's Yamaha 0.084sec behind to qualify second for what will be the Italian's 300th MotoGP. With seven to go though, a key contender was removed from the action in a dramatic cloud of smoke as Marquez suffered a rare Honda engine failure, his RC213V expiring at the end of Hangar Straight.

Hawk flies into taxi cab to escape Hurricane Harvey, refuses to leave

When William Bruso got out of his auto to take video of the storm on Friday, he says a hawk swooped into the vehicle and hunkered down in the passenger seat. The hawk, who appears to possibly be injured, does not want to fly away. Bruso eventually took the bird inside and gave it chicken hearts to snack on.

US Military Revises Report on NK Missile Launch

Thousands of US and South Korean troops are now taking part in joint military drills, which are mainly largely computer-simulated exercises. South Korea says North Korea has fired several unidentified projectiles to the sea in what appears to be the latest weapons tests for the country that has been rapidly expanding its nuclear weapons and missile program.

LAX flights canceled to Texas: Has deadly Hurricane Harvey ruined your trip?

Travel is expected to be hugely impacted, both in the air and on the water. At Houston's George Bush International Airport, a major hub for United Airlines, some 66 percent of flights had been canceled for Saturday, according to the FlightAware tracker.

Exclusive first look: Trump attacks Flake in new Ward campaign ad

The 32-year-old radio host was responding to a tweet from journalist David Catanese, who shared that a Trump supporter shouted about the Arizona senator to protesters ahead of the president's campaign-style rally Tuesday night. To absolutely no one's surprise, Trump struck back, tweeting five days later in support of Ward's challenge to Flake: "Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake , who is WEAK on borders, crime and a non-factor in Senate".

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (GLPI) Raised to Buy at BidaskClub

Barclays PLC boosted their price target on Gaming and Leisure Properties from $40.00 to $44.00 and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th. Shares of Gaming and Leisure Properties (GLPI) traded up 0.4722% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $38.4306. Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc.

Give Your Votes to the Best, Group Urges — Anambra APC Primaries

The post APC Primaries, No Candidate Has Been Endorsed - Uba appeared first on leadership.ng . The officer said fake delegates caught were moved to another location for further investigation. Because of the stringent condition, the process has been very slow as only seven out of the twenty-one local government areas of Anambra have voted as at 10.30 pm on Saturday.

North Korea shrugs off United Nations sanctions, fires 3 new missiles

A spokesman for US Pacific Command said none of the missiles, which it said were launched near Kittaeryong, had posed a threat to either North America or the US Pacific territory of Guam. North Korea has accelerated its missile testing programme. Tensions had eased somewhat since a harsh exchange of words between Pyongyang and Washington after U.S.

Tillerson says Trump 'speaks for himself' on racial violence

Donald Trump had provoked an outcry by claiming that the responsibility of violence had to be sought from both sides and that there were "very good people" on both sides. In a statement on August 19, Mr. Mnuchin said that "the president in no way, shape or form believes that neo-Nazi and other hate groups who endorse violence are equivalent to groups that demonstrate in peaceful and lawful ways".

North Korea fires 3 short-range missiles; USA says tests fail

The U.S. and its allies had warned Kim against launching missiles toward Guam, home to key American military bases in the Pacific. "The military is keeping a tight surveillance over the North to cope with further provocations", the ministry said.

Trump Still Insists Mexico Will Pay For The Wall - Eventually

The wall drama plays out as his decision to pour more troops and resources into Afghanistan risks disappointing supporters drawn by his pledges to cut US military involvement overseas. If the two issues are combined, that would compound the economic consequences of a stand-off. The tweet spurred a spike in investor concern that Congress and the White House may not act in time.

At Least 1 Dead In Crash On Route 4 In Paramus, NJ

The passengers were all found in the parking lot. One person in the vehicle was confirmed dead, police said, and another may have died. Another of the passengers - a woman believed to be in her early 20s - died after being transported to the hospital.

Diego Costa is welcome at Everton - Koeman

Meanwhile, people keep asking Everton boss Ronald Koeman about a potential move for Diego Costa , which seems incredibly unlikely but Costa and Atletico keeps not happening and Costa needs to get back to playing if he is to get back into the Spain squad for next summer's World Cup.

LA firefighters, dogs aid in Hurrricane Harvey rescue and relief efforts

The team is comprised of active and retired FDNY firefighters who volunteer through the Red Cross during times of disaster. The hurricane continued to drench southeastern Texas with torrential rain Sunday, and the death toll was expected to rise.

Five mountain climbers die in Austrian Alps

Five climbers have died in an accident in the Austrian Alps. Officials say the climbers were below the Mannlkarscharte pass, in an area with a heightened risk of rockslides. Zell am See provincial government chief Martin Reichholf confirmed the deaths and said there were indications that the climbers were German citizens, adding that details were still emerging.

McMaster: We Need An "Outcome-Based Approach" In Afghanistan

Aside from Pakistan, there are other elements engaged in Afghanistan. It also called for recognition by the Trump administration of Pakistan's many sacrifices — thousands of civilians and security forces have lost their lives in the country's fight against insurgency and militancy on its own soil.

Pakistan, China agree to continue close consultations for Afghan peace

After consulting with three nations, Pakistan will be convening an worldwide conference to highlight its contribution towards the war against terrorism and to adopt a new policy which will call a halt to Washington's unending demand to "do more" on the issue.

Standoff with Congress likely over Donald Trump's shutdown threat

U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he walks from Air Force One as he arrives at Joint Base Andrews, Va., on Wednesday. The rest of the press release expounds upon those first two sentences and cites to various sources which underline the gulf between political realities and Trump's campaign promises.

Sen. Jeff Flake insists he wants to 'work with' Trump

After a tumultuous week following Charlottesville, President Trump returned Tuesday night to one of the places it seems he's most happy: at a podium in a packed auditorium for a campaign-style rally. Trump fumed following the loss, tweeting that the three Republicans let the American people down. Neither was mentioned by name. Mr. McConnell has fought fiercely and loyally for the president at every turn, whether on health care or his judicial nominees, and his support will continue to be ...

Met Commander unapologetic over pre-Carnival raids

Scotland Yard defended the raids on Friday pointing out that the carnival was much more unsafe than Glastonbury, while reiterating their commitment to ensuring the event runs smoothly. Reporting on the carnival often focusses on the amount of crime at the event despite numbers being insignificant when weighted against attendance. Two million people attend the carnival and past year 454 arrests were made.

Terrorists may break into Parliament in less than 5 minutes

Terrorists could force entry into the Palace of Westminster and storm the House of Commons chamber in under five minutes, United Kingdom police have concluded following an exercise simulating an attack. The police have been able to come up with several recommendations on bolstering parliament's security, including special barriers on the river that would prevent boats from coming near the building.

Pakistan minutely reviewing new U.S. strategy about Afghanistan, South Asia: Asif

Both sides also agreed to continue close consultations on efforts for lasting peace and stability in Afghanistan and underscored the importance of the Trilateral Afghanistan-China-Pakistan Foreign Minister's meeting. Afghan media delegation thanked COAS for his time and very candid discussion. The delegation acknowledged that such interactions were useful to understand each other and they are carrying back home a facts-based positivity through this tour.

Former and longest-serving Idaho Governor Cecil Andrus dies at 85

Mark Nye, D-Pocatello, who knew Andrus for more than 40 years and serves as member on the Andrus Center for Public Policy . Among other accomplishments, Andrus was instrumental in passing the Alaska Lands Act, which protected millions of acres of Alaskan wilderness.

Farmington Hills teenager accused of killing his mother

However, Farmington Hills Police Chief Charles Nebus said that at this time, the teen hasn't been charged, although they are treating the incident as a murder investigation. That's how I want to remember her: happy and ready to conquer the world'. 'Nada was a kind and handsome friend, always with a friendly and encouraging word.

Schumacher's son in 'emotional' Spa drive

The 18-year-old drove a demonstration lap at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in his father's old auto. "It was awesome", Mick said. Schumacher told Channel 4 it was "great" to drive the 1994 machine, and added: "I'm just amazed by the vehicle".

52 infant deaths reported at MGM Medical College in 30 days

After Gorakhpur, its is Jamshedpur district of Jharkhand whose hospital has become home to tragedy with the death of several infants in the last 30 days. The incident came to light weeks after more than 60 children were died at a government hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur due to shortage of oxygen.

Two killed on suspicion of cattle smuggling in north Bengal

Two youngsters were reportedly lynched for stealing cows in West Bengal. Such attacks, ostensibly under the pretext of protecting cows, have increased in recent months with critics pointing the finger at Bharatiya Janata Party. "We are also investigating whether this lynching happened because of the villagers' spontaneous rage or was conducted by any organised group under the garb of public rage", an officer said.

French foreign minister, defense minister arrive in Baghdad

The Tal Afar operation began Sunday, and is aimed at driving IS from one of the last major pockets it controls in Iraq . Le Drian's visit came as reports indicated Iraqi forces had captured the city center of Tal Afar, where IS remnants are attempting to hold out, and leaving government troops on the verge of victory in the city that used to be home to about 200,000 people.

More Yemeni civilians fall victim to Saudi airstrikes

The air raid came only a day after a similar airstrike that left almost 50 people dead in a residential area outside the capital. The alliance admitted in a statement on Saturday that "a technical mistake" was behind the accident. The spokesman expressed his deep sorrow over the occurrence of the accident and the damage to Yemeni civilians, as well as his honest sympathy to the victims' relatives.

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