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9-foot alligator pulled from Texas home after Harvey

Lake Houston resident Brian Foster found the unwanted guest after enlisting the help of a clean-up crew to assess the flood damage in the wake of the devastating storm that has left tens of thousands homeless. Wildlife officials now plan to move the beast back into its natural habitat. Especially if the alligator is in your home. Alligators, snakes and other wildlife have been displaced during flooding, and officials are urging caution.

Wild West weather has California baking: The Weather Channel

An excessive heat warning was still in place for the area, with officials advising people to stay hydrated and to seek shelter in places with air conditioning. Officials said that if winds do not pick up, they were confident they could confine a blaze that was just 10 percent contained. Triple-digit temperatures in the Los Angeles area are expected to drop into the 90s for the weekend, before falling more dramatically next week.

Mayor Turner calling for mandatory evacuations in west Houston

A mandatory evacuation order has been issued for flooded homes south of I-10, north of Briarforest, east of reservoirs and west of Gessner. Residents in the affected communities were told to head to shelters, because prolonged standing water - even at shallow depths - could structurally weaken their homes.

Teen arrested after chase, attempted Uber getaway

Officers responding to the chase successfully deployed stop sticks on Broadway between 77th and 85th St. N. Several mailboxes were hit by the suspect and he crashed into a pole in the 100 block of Stoneridge in Valley Center. Law enforcement officers set up a perimeter at around noon on Saturday and were searching when a Valley Center police officer recognized the suspect in the back seat of an Uber vehicle passing by, Crittenden said.

Mandatory evacuations ordered for 500 acre Palmer Fire in Beaumont

Mandatory Evacuations are in place for the on Live Oak Canyon Road, between San Timoteo Road and Interstate 10. An evacuation center has been set up at Redlands Community Center, 111 W. The Palmer Fire in Beaumont is seen in a photo released September 2, 2017, by Cal Fire Riverside. It was being dubbed the Palmer Fire. Two hundred fifty firefighters, four air tankers, two bulldozers and two helicopters were assigned to the blaze.

N Korean leader's third child born

The statement was included in a South Korean intelligence report submitted to parliament on Tuesday. Chosun Ilbo reported there was speculation about a possible pregnancy past year after Ri stopped appearing in public. Kim Jong Un arrived at the launching ground early at dawn and watched the artillerymen promptly moving and deploying the Hwasong-12 rocket launcher, praising them for their smart and accurate movement.

Tirumala should be role model for other temples: President Ram Nath Kovind

Kovind on Friday had offered prayers at the temple of Goddess Padmavathi at Tiruchanur near here. The President informed Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu that he wanted to invite the archakas and Executive officers of all important temples in the country to Rashtrapati Bhavan and explain the arrangements at Tirumala to be followed as role model.

Beaumont Leaders Don't Know When City Will Get Safe Water

The city has already suffered major shortages of clean running water and power due to flooding, and more flooding is expected, CNN reports. The Harris County Flood Control District put it into staggering perspective: At the height of the flooding, 70 per cent of the county's almost 5,000 sq km were covered with at least 0.5m of water.

Woman in critical condition after hit-and-run in Washington Heights

The 43-year-old woman and her dog was crossing St. Nicholas Avenue just before 11:30 p.m. when she was hit by a dark-colored Chrysler, police said. The woman was transported to a hospital where she is being treated for severe trauma to the head and body.

WNBA transactions: Minnesota Lynx sign Sylvia Fowles to multi-year extension

Over the last three years, Sylvia has been an integral part of our success and is undoubtedly one of the elite centers in the WNBA. Next year, the WNBA All-Star Game will take place in a new location for the second season in a row: Minneapolis.

Trump Makes Nominations to Key Posts

Grenell, a 50-year-old MI native, is a former spokesman for the U.S. at the United Nations and was one of the President's earliest and most vocal foreign policy supporters, vociferously backing the real-estate magnate at a time when many in the Republican foreign policy establishment were publicly and staunchly opposed to his candidacy.

Profiles of new ministers to be inducted into cabinet

Another former IAS and Lok Sabha MP from Arrah (Bihar), Raj Kumar Singh will also take oath. As Police Commissioner in Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur, he is credited with breaking the backbone of organised crime syndicates in the 1990s. The latest turn of events has come as damper for the supporters of Uma Bharati and Kulaste but no one is ready to come out in the open for the fear of the national leadership of the party.

Four dead as Tropical Storm Lidia hits Mexico's Baja California

Some of the coldest cloud top temperatures exceeded minus 81 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 63 degrees Celsius). Temperatures that cold indicate strong uplift in the storm and cloud tops high into the troposphere. As Lidia was moving over land on September 1, infrared data showed that cloud top temperatures have been warming during the early morning hours. The estimated minimum central pressure is 988 millibars.

Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) Buy, Sell or Hold Now?

Newell Brands Inc. ( NWL ) closed -3.32% below its 200-day moving average and is -8.33% below another chart threshold, its 50-day moving average. About 152,406 shares traded. 69 funds opened positions while 232 raised stakes. Invesco accumulated 0.14% or 9.31 million shares. Skylands Capital Lc owns 4,596 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio.

Traders Secrets on Aflac Incorporated (AFL), Kohl's Corporation (KSS)

Palisade Asset Management LLC increased its position in Aflac by 0.6% in the first quarter. Trillium Asset Management Llc sold 17,891 shares as Umpqua Hldgs Corp (UMPQ)'s stock declined 8.16%. Rand Wealth Llc who had been investing in Arista Networks Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.87 billion market cap company. The Business's insurance business consists of two segments: Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S.

Opposition leader Kem Sokha arrested for treason in Cambodia

Hun Sen is determined to extend his three decade rule and withstand the burgeoning popularity of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP). It was not immediately clear why the arrest took place. Kem Sokha, 64, became the president of the CNRP in March 2017, replacing his long-serving predecessor, Sam Rainsy, who resigned in February.

Opposition leader Kem Sokha arrested for treason in Cambodia

Hun Sen is determined to extend his three decade rule and withstand the burgeoning popularity of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP). It was not immediately clear why the arrest took place. Kem Sokha, 64, became the president of the CNRP in March 2017, replacing his long-serving predecessor, Sam Rainsy, who resigned in February.

Germany Frankfurt WWII Bomb

More than 2,000 tonnes of live bombs and munitions are found each year in Germany, even under buildings. "It's not just fragments that are the problem, but also the pressure that it creates that would dismantle all the buildings in a 100m radius".

Terrorist Who Killed Young Army Officer In May, Shot Dead In Kashmir

The security forces retaliated, killing Padder. Army and Police officials confirmed Padder was involved in the murder of Army officer, Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz in May this year. The young Army officer's body was found in Shopian, 30 kilometres from his village, with bullets in his head and abdomen. Padder was also accused by police in some bank robberies in south Kashmir and an attack on a police station in Yaripora.

Thomas Lemar rejected Arsenal move, says Arsene Wenger

French newspaper L'Equipe, as quoted by the Daily Express , is reporting that the France worldwide was pushing for a transfer to Anfield but a move failed to materialise. "I am a Monaco player and I am very happy there", he told Canal Plus . "I know we live in an era of transparency but at some stage to respect everybody you have to not talk too much about that".

United States conducts missile defense test off Hawaii coast

Hawaii missile test on Monday: The latest US test came days after North Korea fired a Hwasong-12 missile over Japan, an ally of the United States. A US official, however, told CNN the test had been planned for a long time and before North Korea's latest provocation.

Justice Dept: No evidence of Trump Tower wiretapping

As the president and his legal team continue their smear campaign against Mr. Comey, Special Counsel Mueller and others investigating him, this filing confirms that even Trump's own Department of Justice does not believe he has credibility on a key element of the Russian Federation investigation.

Hockey India sacks chief coach Oltmans

High Performance Director David John will be in charge till a suitable replacement is found for a smooth transition of the men's team. The Hockey Indian team performance in Hockey World League semi final which took place in London is not good.

8 killed in attack on power plant in Iraq

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement. He recalled running with colleagues away from the shooting. Prefabricated houses where employees were sleeping were destroyed as explosions rang out in the power plant, an AFP reporter said. The police official said security reinforcements evacuated the employees.

Activist Tintori says she is barred from leaving Venezuela

While no explanation for the move was forthcoming, the seizure came one day after she was ordered to appear before a judge over a large sum of money found her in vehicle. Tintori, who is four months pregnant, has been ordered to appear at a Caracas court on Tuesday to answer questions over 200 million bolivars of cash found by police in her auto.

Man stabbed during attempted robbery on subway at Columbus Circle

When the victim fought back, the attacker stabbed him three times in the abdomen. Officials said officers were waiting when the train pulled into the 59th Street-Columbus Circle station and arrested the alleged attacker. "Someone just jumped on to our C train stabbing people", one commuter tweeted. Police have one man in custody. The 61-year-old man was taken to St.

Vietnam Protests Over Chinese Military Drill in South China Sea

Referring to terrorism in the region, he said the United States is working with lot of progress with its allies in the region to counter terrorist organisations which are trying to reconstitute, regroup in this part of the world and South East Asia particularly.

I don't have any information about Union Cabinet reshuffle, says Nitish

The Sena, with 18 Lok Sabha members against two from the JD (U), wanted its share of representation in line with that of the Nitish Kumar-led party, which would have meant several more berths for the Maharashtra party, a demand the BJP did not concede, the sources said.

Roaming 'zombie dogs' put Chicago residents on edge

Coyotes with mange are being confused with stray pets in Chicago suburbs, Hanover Park police said. The coyotes have something called mange, which is a skin disorder resulting in hair loss. Attached are photos of normal coyotes and an infected coyote'. Cops say they're not normally aggressive but should still be avoided. Police say residents can best keep the animals from yards and neighborhoods by securing garbage cans and not leaving food outside.

France unveils labour reforms in first step to re-shaping economy

The 39-year-old centrist sees overhauling France's rigid labour regulations as key to tackling the unemployment rate which is now 9.5% - roughly twice the level of Britain or Germany. Compensation for unjustified termination is capped: A labour court can award a maximum of ten monthly salaries to an employee who has worked for 10 years at a company.

Hiring and firing to be made easier under French labor reforms

The French government has unveiled labour reforms created to reduce unemployment in the first political test of president Emmanuel Macron . The plan is expected to give businesses more flexibility to define internal working rules instead of being bound by sector-wide rules.

Over 800 engineering colleges across the country face closure

AICTE has introduced the plan for teachers training keeping in mind the quality of engineering education and their employability being a big challenge. Many private engineering colleges are either seeking for progressive closure or opt for turning the existing onces into polytechnics or science and art colleges.

Gorakhpur tragedy: sacked Dr Kafeel Khan in police custody

On Friday, a UP court issued a non-bailable warrant against Dr Khan and six others in connection with the BRD deaths. The warrants were issued against in charge of AES ward Dr Kafeel Khan, anesthetist Dr Satish, pharmacist Gajanan Jaiswal, accountant Sudhir Pandey, assistant clerk Sanjay Kumar Tripathi and gas suppliers Uday Pratap Singh and Manish Bhandari, investigating officer C Abhishek Singh said.

Fatal Landslide On Chandigarh-Shimla National Highway Buries Several Vehicles

Travellers didn't see it coming and before they knew, a huge portion of the hill collapsed while sweeping many vehicles in the process. People were alerted when some boulders and rocks rolled down approximately fifteen minutes before the landslide, as per Hindustan Times .

Massive landslide on Chandigarh-Shimla NH

A video released by news agency ANI shows that a part of the hill fell down on roads taking away many cars which were plying on the road. People were alerted when some boulders and rocks rolled down approximately fifteen minutes before the landslide, as per Hindustan Times .

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