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Bodies of Missing USS McCain Sailors Recovered

The fleet identified on its website the 10 John S. McCain sailors, ranked first to third class officers. The navy found the remains of missing sailors inside sealed sections of the damaged hull of the warship, which is moored at Singapore's Changi Naval Base.

SCOTUS Grants Temporary Stay In Texas Redistricting Case

Alito is the justice assigned to handle emergency motions arising from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which includes Texas. "The Court concludes that the racially discriminatory intent and effects that it previously found in the 2011 plans carry over into the 2013 plans where those district lines remain unchanged", Rodriguez wrote.

At Least 6 Shot, 2 Fatally, at New Mexico Library

Air ambulances were dispatched, according to the Eastern New Mexico News , via police scanner traffic. Other witnesses tell the newspaper they saw police with guns drawn surround the library. "My purse is still in the there". Aguirre said she did not see anyone get shot, but the shooter was still in the library when she left. The conditions of the wounded people at the library has not been made clear.

Hurricane May Cause Slight Rise In Gas Prices, Analyst Says

AAA says the lowest average price was about $2.31 per gallon in the Lansing area. "Historically, spikes in the prices at the pump due to hurricanes tend to be brief but dramatic", said Daniel Armbruster, spokesman for AAA. Meanwhile, the average USA gasoline price increased by 5 cents during the week to $2.38 a gallon, GasBuddy reported. "Multiple refineries and drilling rigs had to be evacuated ahead of the storm , and the Houston Ship Channel was closed".

Explosion heard in downtown Houston

Flames roared through an office building in rain-soaked downtown Houston on Monday, making for an eerie image of a booming inferno against the backdrop of empty flooded-out streets. The fire has reportedly been extinguished, a senior executive producer for local news outlet KPRC 2 tweeted . The report comes as Houston is dealing with historic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.

Heavy police presence on Las Vegas strip

At one point, the crowd reportedly grew to as large as 1000 people. Travel lanes on Las Vegas Boulevard in front of the hotel were blocked as police responded to the situation. Officers were called to The Cromwell hotel-casino, located on the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo Road, at about 2 a.m. with numerous calls of a possible shooting.

Tracking Tropical Storm Harvey and where the impacts could be felt next

Temperatures will be in the mid to upper 60's. TRACKING THE TROPICS: Harvey will maintain its strength as a tropical storm through Tuesday as it heads into the Gulf of Mexico and then tracks back inland and farther northeast to Arkansas and Louisiana Thursday and Friday - bringing heavy rain and more devastating flooding to and around Houston, Texas.

China tech groups to demand ID verification for online posts

Under the new regulations, it will be the responsibility of service providers to request and verify real names from users when they register. Also, it wasn't always evident who was supposed to enforce rules - the Cybersecurity Administration of China is clearly the one wielding authority here.

Two victims identified in deadly Bryan County plane crash

He said state foresters were cutting a path for investigators and recovery crews to reach the crash site. The coroner is now on scene. Three people died Monday when a single-engine charter plane crashed in dense woods in Georgia. Bryan County Emergency Management Agency Chief/Director Freddy Howell said he does not think anybody survived the crash. The plane turned around and was trying to get back to Savannah.

North Korea talks tough as South says nuclear test may be coming

The warning comes from Seoul's National Intelligence Service (NIS) to South Korea lawmakers, according to the news network. However, the fact remains that North Korea is an existential threat to the US and her allies in the region, even more so with nuclear weapons and an ICBM to launch them.

Thai junta denies cutting deal for Yingluck to escape

Yingluck is the younger sister of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra who was ousted in a military coup in 2006 and fled overseas to avoid a corruption conviction. Yingluck was accused of negligence in her handling of a multi-billion-dollar rice subsidy scheme, under which the government bought rice from farmers at inflated prices.

Canada Introduces Gender 'X' on Passports So Transgenders 'Can Feel Safe'

Canadian officials said the change is meant to offer transgender individuals the option to accurately describe their gender identity without being forced to identify as their birth gender. Canada is not alone. In a move to promote acceptance and equality, Canada has introduced a third sex category option on passports and other government documents.

Don't Touch The Ball Of Floating Fire Ants

However, none of those compare to the potential pain to be inflicted by an encounter with another unsafe menace: floating colonies of fire ants. The ants flee from their underground homes when floodwaters start rising, and begin to form a loose ball with one another.

Adolphus Washington acquitted of weapons charge

Per the arrest and investigation report , Washington was at Splash Cincinnati Water Park as police officers were clearing out a crowd in a lot. Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Adolphus Washington Monday was found not guilty of a misdemeanor charge of improperly carrying a concealed firearm, a Hamilton County (Ohio) Court clerk said.

Carlow Teen In Texas Floods Rescued In Time For Cancer Treament

Without a transfusion, Ms Tynan said: "She will only get worse". "We've been talking to the doctors in Texas Children's hospital, they're waiting for her to get in but now our complex is surrounded by five feet of water". Leona has said that her daughter Shauntelle is waiting on emergency services to airlift her to hospital but has been told there are thousands of people to be rescued.

Trump Sticks to Status Quo With Idiotic Afghanistan Plans

Other demonstrators punched the air and held up placards reading, 'US President Donald Trump (is) stupid'. Put simply, Trump's critics say the U.S. has no option but to acquiesce in the Pakistan army's nuclear blackmail, accommodate its claims for a dominant role in Afghanistan, and acknowledge its deep insecurities about India.

State Trooper Suspended in ATV Chase That Ended with Detroit Teen's Death

Police say the trooper used lights and sirens to stop the ATV but the driver refused to stop. But on Monday, state police announced that a "preliminary investigation" revealed that the trooper who made the stop "deployed a Taser during the pursuit, striking the fleeing" boy.

Right To Privacy: Father's Judgement Overruled By Son As 'Seriously Flawed'

Writing the landmark judgment, Justice DY Chandrachud today observed, "Privacy is a constitutionally protected right which emerges primarily from the guarantee of life and personal liberty in Article 21 of the Constitution". "No civilised state can contemplate encroachment on life and personal liberty". "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 ...

NY sending emergency teams to assist with Harvey

The current law applies to buildings with 10 or more units. The city now has nearly 30 tobacco retailers per square mile, Deputy Mayor Herminia Palacio said - meaning there are more places to buy tobacco in the city than there are Starbucks and pizzerias combined, de Blasio said.

Christian girl forced to live with Muslim foster families

A 5-year-old girl in the United Kingdom, a native English speaker, was placed in the foster care of Muslim families, where women wear "niqabs" and "burqas" to cover their faces, according to a report . She needs surroundings in which she'll feel secure and loved. According to a friend of the child's biological family, the young girl, with regard to her placement in a Muslim home, feels "trapped in a world where everything feels foreign and unfamiliar".

Top Lawmakers Call on Congress to Pass Hurricane Relief Bill

MSNBC host Katy Tur asks Senator Ted Cruz what he has to say about voting against relief aid for the catastrophic Hurricane Sandy back in 2012, but now asking for Hurricane Harvey relief aid, which happens to be in his own state of Texas.

Police Search For Man Suspected of Attempted First Degree Murder

Manchester police said there were reports of shots fired in the park, but the initial investigation came up empty. The 17-year-old victim was released from the hospital after being treated for his non-life threatening gunshot wound. Residents in the area said they are afraid to talk to police out of concern that whoever is responsible will retaliate against them. Both remain under investigation.

Mississippi Red Cross team heading to LA, TX

That is why those in Chicago and around the country are staffing phone banks to take in donations . The American Red Cross: Donate money on their website or text 90999 to donate $10. The Palmetto region deployed 48 volunteers and three emergency response vehicles to the area. They are already on the ground. "They want to get us down there early because there's not much time between now and when it really gets ugly, ' a Red Cross volunteer , said.

You can now donate to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts via iTunes

The company's fees are waived for people who check in before September 1, according their website . After training, volunteers will be deployed to disaster in Texas and Louisiana. The Red Cross will also be sending trailers full of shelter supplies including cots and blankets for more than 20,000 people. "I mean we really have a lot of volunteers on the ground that are helping those that do have those immediate needs and making sure they're taken care of", said King.

Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is Considering a Senate Run

Trump himself has not-so-subtly encouraged other candidates to run against Flake, whom the president recently nicknamed "Flake Jeff Flake " and accused of being "weak" on crime and border control. "I think this is separate". "What do you say to your critics, some even in your own party, who say it was the wrong thing to do?" "I can understand Democrats", Arpaio said on the Todd Starnes Show.

N. Korean missile passes through Japanese airspace

In the early hours of Saturday morning, the regime fired several short-range projectiles into the sea off its east coast from its eastern Kangwon province. Panicked residents awoke to the government's J-Alert warning system message and advised people in the area to take precautions. "It seems that DPRK missile passed over our airspace", Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said, according to NHK, Japan's national public broadcasting organization.

Trump's news conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto at 4:30 pm

He rattled off a prepared list of people Democratic presidents had pardoned before him, including Bill Clinton's pardoning of Marc Rich and Barack Obama's commutation of Chelsea Manning's sentence . But he adds, "if it's necessary, we'll have to see". "You will get what you want very, very quickly", he said. "You're going to give her the same one?" The White House says the presidents had earlier discussed terrorism, Afghanistan, Russia and the Arctic, among other topics.

Two dead in China landslide

A landslide buried almost 34 homes in southwest China's Guizhou province today, killing at least two persons and leaving 25 others missing, a media report said. The state-run news agency Xinhua is reporting that four people have been rescued so far. There was no immediate word on the cause of the disaster, although southern China has been battered in recent days by a pair of typhoons bringing heavy rain that can saturate soil and leave it prone to slipping away on steep angles.

South Korea Foreign Minister Asks Russia to Have Influence on North Korea

Top diplomats of South Korea and Russian Federation on Friday agreed to closely work together to bring North Korea to the negotiating table over its nuclear programs. Hit by economic sanctions for two intercontinental ballistic missile tests in July, North Korea is offering Russian punters a 15-day stay for £1,500 each.

China bans new business with North Korea in line with sanctions

It added that they had posed no threat to North America or Guam . Experts believe the North's new intercontinental ballistic missiles can strike deep into US territory, delivering nuclear payloads to targets across the continental U.S.

Korea to Develop Stronger Nuclear Missile, Japan to Impose More Sanctions

Though North Korea says it now has the ability to send missiles to the United States mainland, U.S. defense officials said these short-range missiles did not pose a threat to North America or Guam. Meanwhile, Japan says it will impose additional sanctions on North Korea. A photo made available by the North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the state news agency of North Korea, shows North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un (C) supervising the second test-fire of ICBM Hwasong-14 at an ...

North Korea fires three short-range missiles

The South Korean and USA militaries are in the midst of annual defensive drills, which the North routinely describes as preparation for invasion, that involve computer simulations of a war to test readiness. Kim Jong Un , the North Korean dictator, inspected a special operation forces training of the army which simulated attacks on South Korean islands, according to state media in Pyongyang.

Thousands of ATMs go down in Indonesia after satellite problems

Rohan said Mandiri has 17,695 ATMs, of which 2,000, mostly in remote areas, rely on a system called Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) to connect to a satellite transponder. Telkom is shifting its connection from Telkom-1 to two other satellites owned by the company and other satellites owned by foreign companies which cover Indonesia.

'Restraint' Appears To Be Over As North Korea Launches Missile Test Again

The projectiles were launched from a site near Gitdaeryong in Gangwon Province at around 6.49 a.m, according to the South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), Xinhua reported. Those flew more than 250 kilometers in the northeastern direction, it added. The U.S. government and South Korea are now engaged in their annual war games that will last until the end of August.

State Police identify Wareham motorcycle crash victim

State Police say the motorcycle, a Suzuki GSX-R1000, struck the left side guardrail causing the operator, 24-year-old Matthew Perry of West Warwick, RI to be thrown from the motorcycle onto the roadway. According to police, at 5:58 p.m. on August 27, East Precinct and Traffic Division officers responded to the report of a single motorcycle crash on the ramp from northbound Interstate 205 to westbound Interstate 84, exit 21B.

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