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Trump to donate $1 million to Texas recovery

Asked Thursday whether the donation would come from Trump's own fortune or from the coffers of the Trump Organization, Sanders indicated she wasn't sure legally where the donation would originate, but that it would be the President's own money.

United States sets terms for military aid to Pakistan

The state department revealed that the decision was consistent with the new South Asian policy which would give leverage to Trump-led America to review level of cooperation with Pakistan prior to committing new security assistance resources.

Trump Administration Settles Case Tied to First Travel Ban

Protesters rally at John F. Kennedy International Airport in NY on January 28, a day after President Donald Trump issued his first immigration travel order. The government plans to send letters to notify those who were denied entry under the first travel ban that they are now eligible to reapply for a visa - using the most current information from their visa applications.

Cantwell denied bond after Commonwealth appeals original decision

A white supremacist accused of assault during a torch-lit march at the University of Virginia on August 11 was granted bond in Albemarle County General District Court Thursday morning. Prosecutors are appealing, and a hearing is set for 3 p.m. Cantwell is being held at Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail. Cantwell faces charges after pepper-spraying counter-protesters.

Preliminary hearing for Penn State frat members continues

Lawyers for five of the eight fraternity brothers who face the most serious offenses, including involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault, attacked the prosecution's case in hopes District Judge Allen Sinclair would at least pare down the hundreds of charges they collectively face.

Montgomery County DA announces arrest of ex-cop

After his dismissal from the Lower Providence Police Department, Charles Murray parked his auto at St. Teresa of Avila at Parkview Drive and Trooper Road in Norristown Wednesday morning and attempted suicide through carbon monoxide poisoning, according to a criminal complaint obtained by NBC10.

Federer taken to five sets again before winning at US Open

In his only previous match against Federer, earlier this year in Miami, Tiafoe had pushed Federer to a first-set tiebreaker before losing in straight sets. "Great show", tweeted the Wall Street Journal's Jason Gay. But Tiafoe tested him. It was Federer's 79th career victory at the US Open, equaling Andre Agassi for second-most.

What's Next for Summit Materials Inc (SUM) After Today's Big Increase?

Several analysts have released their opinion on Summit Materials, Inc. The construction company reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.09. DA Davidson upgraded the shares of SUM in report on Monday, August 17 to "Buy" rating. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.69, for a total transaction of $2,869,000.00.

FEMA Expects Nearly A Half Million Harvey Victims To Seek Disaster Assistance

President Trump plans to call for an initial $5.95 billion in emergency relief funding in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey , according to multiple reports Thursday. Then the Senate could decide to pass the same bill, or attach an increase in the debt ceiling to the legislation because it would likely have bipartisan support.

Teacher slaps student 40 times in 3 minutes

A school teacher in the Utrethia district of Lucknow was suspended after the CCTV cameras verified her assaulting a class III student when he did not stand up after his name was called out during the attendance. As per an ABP report, the father of student said, "School principal asked for the reason behind this inhumane behaviour over which the teacher answered that she got angry".

China to step up patrolling of Doklam

In June China quietly began construction of a road across the Doklam Plateau, an area that Indian ally Bhutan also claims. China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) said on Thursday it would "strengthen patrolling and defence" of "every inch" of the disputed Doklam region, and would make plans in the future for infrastructure construction taking into account local factors.

Games Done Quick supporting those affected by Hurricane Harvey

While Games Done Quick usually does a biannual Twitch stream of Awesome Games Done Quick and Summer Games Done Quick, this is a wonderful show for support by those affected by Harvey. Games Done Quick will provide an update as soon as one is found. Aside from those changes, though, the core of GDQ stays the same: we'll be treated to a group of speedrunners showcasing their abilities while raising money for a good cause.

USA tightening of sanctions on Venezuela could well prove to be counter-productive

Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said funds would be made available from Citgo, the USA subsidiary of Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA. " This is an expression of solidarity by Venezuela, beyond any political differences we have, in the face of a devastating phenomenon ".

State Supreme Court Rules Motor Vehicle Sales Tax Constitutional

The nonprofit's initiative secured signatures from 15 percent of the city's residents, triggering a state law that required Upland officials to either adopt the initiative or put it up to a vote in a special election. Timing of elections is one thing, but the procedural hurdle that really matters is the vote threshold. The City thus concluded that the initiative constituted a general tax that could not be voted on at a special election but rather, under Proposition 218, it had to be voted on ...

Hurricane Harvey evacuees haven't forgotten about their pets

That included Rosana Nagera, 27, who took shifts with her husband in the rain with their shivering dog. Wings of Rescue has transported more than 100 animals from temporary shelters in Texas to out of state shelters. The animals are from coastal Louisiana animal shelters where they were awaiting adoption. A large number of cats were transferred to the Arkansas Valley Humane Society.

Analysts Near-Term outlook: Duke Realty Corporation (DRE), Hologic, Inc. (HOLX)

Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE ) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at - in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 4.72 and sector's optimum level is 15.28.

Imo Lawmakers Condemn Owerri Market Killing

He said under Okorocha, Imo State Government was sending struggling families to severe poverty and misery through bad governance. Security chiefs, market trader associations and government officials in the state were among those who met with the governor to address the lingering issue.

Dera chief Ram Rahim Singh's aide surrenders, arrested

But the security arrangements across the city, however, will continue, they added. Documents recovered from the vehicle revealed that the auto was registered in the name of the Dera Sacha Sauda , Sirsa, he said. As a result, a curfew has been imposed in several areas of the states, and the capital Delhi has been placed on alert. Madhur Verma, Delhi Police's Public Relations Officer, said additional forces have been deployed in sensitive areas and senior officers are keeping a tight vigil.

Officers stable, suspect dead after California home shootout

Bakersfield Police identified the two officers Thursday as Matthew Johnson and Joshua Deutinger. When they arrived, the responding officers were shot in the upper body by a man armed with a gun inside the home. They have since been taken to the hospital and listed in stable condition. Authorities received the call about 9:18 p.m. from a home in the 600 block of Pacheco Road, according to Sgt.

Watford Signs Goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis From Udinese on Loan

Watford have completed the signing of Greece global goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis from Italian side Udinese on a season-long loan deal, the Premier League club said on Thursday. But he was not been included in either of Udinese's opening two league squads in readiness for an imminent move. Newcastle were also interested in taking him on loan, while Palace made enquires, too.

Brexit-wary Japan executives to talk with United Kingdom trade chief

Pushed again if she wanted to fight the next election as leader of the Conservatives , by ITV, Mrs May said: "Yes, there's been an very bad lot of speculation about my future which has no basis in it whatsoever". "My own guess is they won't". "The premiership of Theresa May staggers on oblivious". Days after the election in June, Osborne said May was a "dead woman walking" .

Kim Jong-un watched firing of intermediate-range Hwasong-12 missile: KCNA

While North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was busy firing off missiles, his wife appears to have given birth to a third child, according to South Korean reports. North Korea's current fertility rate is 1.9 children per woman. North Korea threatened to fire four Hwasong-12 missiles into the sea near the U.S.

Newcastle United 'to keep Dwight Gayle after failing to bring in replacement'

We've got a feeling Niang won't be the only forward linked with a move to St James' Park this transfer deadline day. Keith Downie, a Sky Sports journalist for the north east, has revealed that Perez is the most likely candidate to potentially replace Gayle , while Chelsea's Loic Remy and Liverpool's Danny Ings are in the mix too.

Trevor Noah Defends Melania Trump Against Shoe Critics: 'Who Cares?'

I don't know why anyone should care what anyone wears when they're on their way to help people", Noah continued. "People were like, 'Why is she wearing those heels when she's gonna help people?' Who cares? All white with giants bling, he looks like he's going to a P.

Led airstrikes block IS evacuees from reaching eastern Syria

The US-led coalition against Isis has carried out an air strike to stop jihadists evacuated from fighting in Lebanon from reaching militant strongholds in east Syria, Central Command has said . believed the relocated ISIS fighters meant to cross into Iraq, but that the convoy has not yet crossed the border. "We have obvious concerns, however, for any action that provides ISIS capabilities to shift its forces and thus put more civilians in harm's way", said Edgar Vasquez, a regional ...

Pelicans rookie Frank Jackson to have surgery for broken right foot

The Pelicans traded a pair of second-round picks to move up to the No. 31 selection so they could take Jackson, a combo guard known for his bounce off the dribble and accuracy from beyond the 3-point line. He averaged 10.9 points and 1.7 assists in 36 games for the Blue Devils last season. Jackson had surgery on the same foot in May, forcing him to miss the entire NBA Summer League.

Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MYGN) Shooting Higher to New Recent High

Consonance Capital Management Lp holds 4.26% of its portfolio in Myriad Genetics, Inc . for 2.33 million shares. The volume of 1.18 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 1.28 Million shares. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy" on Friday, July 28. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, July 13 with "Hold".

India to report GDP growth accelerating as economy stabilises

Rs 16,000 cr out of demonetised notes of Rs 1544000 cr did not come back to RBI . Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked all the states to give priority to 'Government e-Market (GeM)' portal in procurements. Certainly not. Black money is stashed in cash necessitating the demonetisation. This has now been affirmed by the RBI's report stating nearly 99 percent of the junked notes were returned.

Louisiana governor warns the worst of Harvey 'is yet to come'

We've been staging assets and personnel. Edwards is also pledging to help Texas with the storm, sending high-water vehicles and 40 wildlife officials to the Houston area. "We believe going forward this will remain primarily a rain event", he said. Trump's emergency declaration on Monday initially covers five parishes in southwest Louisiana: Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis and Vermillion.

Prince's sister says that his favourite colour wasn't even purple

The vice-president of the Pantone Color Institute said in a statement: "A musical icon known for his artistic brilliance, Love Symbol #2 is emblematic of Prince's distinctive style". Prince did, that's who. Well you should know that it is nothing! This post does not intend to discredit Tyka Nelson whatsoever. Which is totally fair.

Ethanol Group Asks EPA to Expand Hurricane Harvey Fuel Waiver

The waiver is in effect through September 15. In a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, the Renewable Fuels Association asked the agency to "take immediate action to expand the scope and geographic coverage" of the fuel waiver issued by the agency August 26 in response to Hurricane Harvey.

Eagle Materials Inc (NYSE:EXP) Quarterly EPS Review

A key indicator that can help investors determine if a stock might be a quality investment is the Return on Equity or ROE. About shares traded. Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF) has risen 48.79% since August 30, 2016 and is uptrending. 6,740 shares were sold by Metcalf Keith W , worth $714,170. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2016 Q4. It is positive, as 28 investors sold Eagle Materials, Inc.

Emergency crews overwhelmed by rescue calls

The Coast Guard said it also had rescued more than 3,000 by boat and air and was taking more than 1,000 calls per hour. The U.S. Coast Guard responds to search and rescue requests in response to Hurricane Harvey in the greater Houston Metro Area Aug.

Homeless man in his 50s found dead near Grafton Street this morning

A 26-year-old woman was found dead at a hotel she had been living in with her two children in Co Kildare on Wednesday night. Its understood that South Dublin County Council had offered the woman permanent social housing in recent days, which she had accepted.

Utah law enforcement ramps up DUI enforcement for Labor Day weekend

Pride, Patrol superintendent. Included in the increased patrol and enforcement campaign is an emphasis on the nationwide "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" enforcement initiative to curb drunk driving. Drivers arrested for a DUI stand to face jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes and license suspensions. "This is why Oceanside PD is working to remind drivers that impaired driving is not only illegal, it is a matter of life and death", Davis said.

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