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This is How Hurricane Harvey Is Driving the Price of Gas

Rescue workers were so overwhelmed with calls for help on Sunday that they initially were responding only to life-and-death situations. "More people die of inland flooding than any other hurricane threat", the National Weather Service tweeted multiple times.

NWS issues excessive heat warning as heat wave ramps up

Dangerously hot weather is expected in the majority of the Bay Area. The "coolest" area will be the San Francisco Bay Shoreline. Temperatures here will range from 85-94 degrees. What's the difference? Here are definitions for each term, straight from the National Weather Service. An Excessive Heat Warning is issued within 12 hours of the onset of extremely risky heat conditions.

Still unclear whether PE2017 will be walkover as Nomination Day is announced

The nomination centre is the auditorium of the People's Association headquarters along King George's Avenue. Businessman Salleh Marican , who was the first to submit his applications to the Elections Department last Wednesday, said he now eagerly awaits the decision on whether he qualifies as a candidate.

Joe Biden: President Trump has 'emboldened' white supremacists

While Biden acknowledges that battles with "neo-Nazis and Klansmen" have been fought throughout America's history, he says this period distinguishes itself because of the actions of the current US president, Donald Trump. We have to remember our kids are watching. "The neo-Nazis, Klansmen, and white supremacists emerging from dark rooms and remote fields and the anonymity of the web into the bright light of day on the streets of a historically significant American city", Biden wrote.

Minotaur rocket roars from Cape Canaveral

After 10 minutes of the igniting of the fourth one, the fifth stage of the rocket propelled to circularize the flight path at 372 miles and to eradicate the slope, putting the spaceship on a route directly over the equator. This mission's Minotaur IV configuration included three decommissioned Peacekeeper stages, an Orion 38 solid-fuel upper stage and an additional Orion 38 insertion stage for the payload.

France's Political and Economic Risk in Iran

It could not only increase its influence in Iraq, Yemen and Syria more than it already has, it could also open up opportunities in other Gulf states, including Bahrain and Kuwait. Q: Moving to Iran, what potential significance if any do you see to that country's forthcoming Presidential elections on February 26? Jeffrey said: "Consider the 2009 protests resulting from popular feelings that the election results were rigged".

N. Korea launches first missiles since nuke threats row with US

According to the US Department of Defense, the drills involve 17,500 US troops, staff from the South Korean military and government services and United Nations Command forces from seven countries, including Australia, Canada, Columbia, Denmark, New Zealand, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

Finland police confirm identify of suspect in stabbing attack

The identities of all of the suspects linked to the spree are known to the authorities, Crista Granroth, the detective chief inspector in charge of the pre-trial investigation at KRP, told Helsingin Sanomat on Sunday . Worldwide police contacts provided Finnish investigators with his true identity, Granroth said. Investigators have determined that the suspect is a Moroccan man born in 1994.

Vehicle bombing kills 11 in Baghdad

Iraqi sources said the number of the casualties could go up due to severe injuries among the wounded. A vehicle bomb has killed at least eight people in a crowded vegetable market in a Shi'ite Muslim district of Baghdad in an attack claimed by Islamic State.

Trump asked attorney general about Arpaio case

The Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan , said Saturday that Trump should not have pardoned Arpaio . The pardon also drew criticism from The National Immigration Law Center, Congressman Beto O'Rourke, Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Jeff Flake and others in the political sphere.

ACLU sues Donald Trump over transgender military ban

Both lawsuits say the ban violates USA constitutional guarantees of equal protection and due process under the Fifth Amendment. "If the President enacts this ban, which would harm our military readiness, the Democratic and Republican Members of Congress who oppose this discrimination must enact legislation that prevents it from taking effect", Duckworth added.

Germany: Nurse believed to have killed at least 84 patients

However, numerous patients who died have since been cremated. Police said Monday that investigators exhuming and analyzing more bodies had since found evidence of scores of additional murders. The investigations have been made more hard because many patients were cremated. "The horrific deeds of Niels H. go beyond any imagination", Johann Kuehme, the head of Oldenburg police told the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper after presenting the results of the investigation.

Iran's gas condensate exports show significant rise

As regards the main projects following the July contract on development of the 11th phase of the South Pars gas field, Zanganeh pointed to enhancement plans in the South Pars oil layers and development projects in various oilfields such as Azar, Sohrab, Abteimour, Mansouri and Azadegan.

Ex-England Rugby captain Gill Burns camps in bar

But the team only needs to look back two months for a reminder of the threat posed by England , who beat them 29-21 in Rotorua in June to clinch a four-nation tournament . However, a few tears were also shed by England fans at the final whistle as the Kiwis emerged with a 41-32 win. "I was a bit anxious after England beat us the last time we played and then they dominated possession in the first half".

Verdict expected in Ibrahim Halawa case

It appears that the desperate pleas and begging from Leo Varadkar have amounted to absolutely nothing in Egypt as Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been postponed yet again for at least a further three weeks. Mr Halawa was 17 when he was detained and jailed. His solicitor Darragh Mackin, of Belfast-based human rights legal firm KRW Law, said n o specific evidence was introduced in the long-running trial relating to Mr Halawa.

Former PM likely to fly to London to celebrate Eid

Mr Sharif is expected to leave for London this week. "The Sharif family appears to be not trusting anyone else in the party to oversee the campaign in NA-120 in their absence and, therefore, Maryam is not going to see her ailing mother", a PML-N source told the newspaper.

Kenya bans plastic bags, may fine violators up to $38000

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) petitioned the president in July against the ban. At a press conference, National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) said it is also lobbying for tax incentives for the producers of plastic bag alternatives.

S Korean Intelligence Says N Korea Finished Preparations for New Nuclear Test

USA officials reported two of the missiles traveled about 150 miles before splashing down in the sea. Pyongyang test-fired three short-range projectiles, which South Korea's military saw as short-range ballistic missiles, on Saturday amid the ongoing U.S.

Water to be released from Houston reservoirs

What are the Addicks and Barker reservoirs? Roadways around the reservoirs are expected to be underwater, and officials said houses will flood in at least these two neighborhoods. Rising water levels and continuing rain was putting pressure on the dams that could cause a failure without the release. VanDyk said communities west of the reservoirs, such as Katy and Fulshear, will benefit from the releases.

Pope visit confirmed, due in Burma from 27-30 November

The Vatican, confirming an earlier Reuters report, said on Monday he would visit Myanmar from November 27 to 30, stopping in Yangon and in the capital, Naypyitaw. Pope Francis appointed Patrick D'Rozario, the archbishop of Bangladesh as the first ever cardinal from Bangladesh on 19 November 2016, the press release said.

Israel rules out prisoner swap deal with Hamas

Liberman said the return of Israeli citizens and bodies of soldiers continues to be a top priority. Those releasees included "murderers and those who sent them; including Muhammad Kawasme, who was freed to the Gaza Strip only to fund the kidnap of the three teens [Gil-Ad Sha'er, Naftali Fraenkel and Eyal Yifrah, who were murdered after being kidnapped while hitchhiking near Alon Shvut in the Etzion bloc]; and Yahya Sinwar, the leader of Hamas in Gaza [who served 22 years of a life sentence ...

Pink accepts VMAs award with inspiring message to daughter: 'You are beautiful'

Her long-time rival Taylor Swift is also set to debut the music video for her latest single, Look What You Made Me Do . She told of how her daughter once said to her, "I am the ugliest girl I know". 'No, mama.' Do you see me changing my body? In the final scene of the video, one of the Taylor's says to the other: "There she goes playing the victim again".

Followers of convicted Indian guru Ram Rahim Singh end standoff with soldiers

Followers of Ram Rahim Singh, whose loyalists went on a rampage after he was found guilty Friday, began trickling out one by one under army guard from the compound of their spiritual headquarters in Sirsa , a town in the northern state of Haryana.

BJP legislator in Rajasthan Kirti Kumari dies of swine flu

She was 50-year-old. "Early morning at around 7.15 a.m. she breathed her last". Kirti Kumari had been admitted to SMS Hospital on Sunday. At the latter hospital, Kirti Kumari was put under ventilator as a team of 12 doctors kept watch.

NC sends crews to Texas to help with Harvey

These teams are self-sufficient and can be deployed for up to two weeks. "We're there to provide it", another volunteer said. "The league and Houston will make that decision, but we stand ready to help them out", Stephen Jones. Texas requested help from North Carolina through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact, which helps disaster-stricken states get the resources they need as quickly as possible.

Right to privacy: Justice Chandrachud overrules his father's Judgment as seriously flawed

As the Supreme Court pronounced the landmark judgement that Right to Privacy is a fundamental right, one of the judges in the nine-judge constitution bench, D.Y. "The right to personal liberty has no hallmark and therefore, when the right is put in action, it is impossible to identify whether the right is given by the constitution or existed before the constitution", Justice YV Chandrachud had said.

Aadhaar Linking: Last Date August 31, Deadline Unlikely to Change

The actual linking of PAN with Aadhaar can be done subsequently, but any time before 31st August, 2017. According to the BBC : "When the Aadhaar database was launched, the authorities said it would be a voluntary scheme which would help them weed out corruption while passing on welfare benefits to the most needy citizens".

Liverpool trounce against Arsenal in EPL

That's because there's more concentration and they have to defend more. Humiliation for Arsenal at Liverpool . Liverpool: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Arsenal still represent a major test for his side's credentials despite no longer being a Champions League team.

FEMA Chief: We'll Be In Houston 'For Years'

The largest storm to hit the United States since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Harvey has exacted a trail of destruction along the Texas Gulf Coast that is only growing as the storm lingers over the Houston region, inundating the city's bayous with rain.

Whole Foods set to lower prices Monday as part of Amazon takeover

That means that Amazon Prime members will be able to receive in-store savings and benefits when they shop at Whole Foods . In addition to cutting prices for all shoppers, Amazon Prime members will eventually get special discounts and in-store benefits.

In past 3 years, MEA rescued 80000 from unfavourable situations: Sushma Swaraj

In her address on the occasion, she said that ever since the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party government assumed office in 2014, "the face of the Ministry of External Affairs has changed". "Being an global class city, Mumbai works very closely with the MEA and the Videsh Bhavan will help even more", he said. Earlier, Sushma Swaraj lit the ceremonial lamp to inaugurate the Videsh Bhavan in the presence of Minister of State for External Affairs Gen.

Mumbai univ promises results by Aug 31

The Mumbai University also declared results for 432 out of the 477 candidates who appeared for the fifth semester TYBCom examinations. Among those who appeared for the semester 5 exams, three achieved outstanding grades, 119 achieved an "A" grade while 5,359 students failed the semester.

North Korea fires short-range missiles: U.S. military

The easing of tension followed weeks of harsh threats, with the North's leader Kim Jong-un threatening to fire missiles into the sea near Guam. The rival Koreas recently saw their always testy relationship get worse after Trump traded warlike threats.

Conway says Trump will make sure Congress pays for Mexico wall

The Mexican Foreign Ministry also addressed the first part of the USA president's statement, saying that "violence generated in Mexico by the illicit drugs, arms and money trafficking between our countries" was "a shared problem that will only end if its root causes are addressed: high demand for drugs in the United States and supply from Mexico (and other countries)".

North Korea fires three missiles into sea: United States military

The missiles did not pose a threat to North America nor to the US territory of Guam, said the Pacific Command. Last month North Korea fired its first intercontinental ballistic missiles , technically capable of reaching the mainland United States , and this month warned that it was considering launching missiles into the Pacific Ocean near the American territory of Guam.

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