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Houston mayor confirms police officer drowned while driving to work

Central Time to ensure public safety. The National Weather Service tweeted Harvey appears to have broken a U.S. record for most rain from a single tropical cyclone, with almost 52 inches (132 centimeters) recorded in the town of Cedar Bayou.

White House still seeking input on charities for Trump's $1 million donation

He did not specify which ones, and the White House did not respond to a request for more information. "He's still repeating the same reprehensible lies about what happened in Sandy (and) called on Congress Wednesday morning to work fast on a bill to aid Texas after Hurricane Harvey ".

Kim Jong-un inspects nuclear bomb making institute

South Korea said it was seeking "the toughest retaliation measures" after the North tested another nuclear weapon, a national security official said. Moon's top national security adviser Chung Eui-yong also held a telephone conversation with his United States counterpart Herbert McMaster, Cheong Wa Dae said.

Gun Runner Stomps Field in G1 Woodward

The roster of horses who have won the 63-year-old race reads like a list of the Hall of Fame's best. Five horses went into the starting gate and when the bell rang four of them were eager to get to the early lead. "Stronger. Faster. Overall, he is just getting better, and he is doing good on the track". "I think she's very good, she's got a very good mind". Winchell said of what would be a highly anticipated rematch with Arrogate in the $6 million Classic, "We'd love to come back and ...

Is North Korea Winning Deterrence War With US?

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watched an H-bomb to be loaded into new ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile), during his visit to the country's Nuclear Weapons Institute, state-owned KCNA news agency reported . Last month , U.S. media reported that USA intelligence officials had concluded Pyongyang had successfully miniaturised a nuclear weapon. First , he said, it is a demonstration of North Korea's ability to launch a missile which can reach Guam.

North Korea claims leader inspects new H-bomb

According to Japanese authorities, the recordings are evidence of the actual veracity of Kim Jong Un's announcement that a hydrogen bomb with "great destructive power" and capable of reaching American shores had been successfully detonated.

Alphons Kannanthanam: An IAS officer turned politicians

Sharma, however, continues to hold the Culture portfolio. What did come as a big surprise, however, was Alphons's almost immediate induction as a National Executive Committee member, superseding many other leaders from the state. Alphons Kannanthanam, popularly known as the Demolition Man of the DDA, has also been inducted into the cabinet. During his stint as IAS officer, Kannanthanam served in different key positions.

Banco Santander-Chile (NASDAQ:BSAC) Stock Rating Lowered by UBS AG

Analysts on average have given a price target of $7.32 to Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. stock. Scotia Howard Weill raised shares of Banco Santander-Chile from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating in a research note on Friday, August 25th.

Texans-Cowboys preseason game is canceled; team returns to Houston

Unfortunately, uncaring ticket scalpers jumped on the opportunity to make a few dollars for themselves on the secondary market...until the re-sale companies stepped up and did the right thing. Now that they don't have to play the last preseason game, the Texans can spend a few days with their families and then begin preparation for the first regular-season game September 10 against Jacksonville at NRG Stadium.

Receiver Breshad Perriman, running back Danny Woodhead return to Ravens practice

With just eight days to go until that opener, Flacco finally returned to practice , and Harbaugh was impressed with what his quarterback showed during the session. Mallett struggled both during camp and during preseason games, making the concern regarding Flacco's back even more significant. The Ravens will not hold a full practice again until September 6 as they prepare for Cincinnati.

North Carolina loses to California in season opener 35-30

State opponent during a second-quarter skirmish. The other came one snap after a pivotal lapse in judgment by UNC defensive tackle Jalen Dalton. "I'm sure that wasn't done on objective", head coach Larry Fedora said , "but it was a flagrant foul and he got kicked out of the game for it".

Red Cross responders from Virginia helping in Harvey relief

An additional $10 million, through the Walmart Foundation, will go to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund , which Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner established earlier this week through the Greater Houston Community Foundation, as well as Feeding America, Convoy of Hope, Team Rubicon , and the Salvation Army.

About 140 hikers trapped between 2 wildfires in Oregon

The fire started about a mile up the Eagle Creek Trail from the Eagle Creek Trailhead, said Rachel Pawlitz, a spokeswoman for the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. A group of three persons, who had been in the most hard location, were airlifted by the Oregon National Guard and were safely returned to the trailhead.

American energy supplies hit with closure of major pipeline

Almost half of the United States refining capacity is in the Gulf Coast , a region with proximity to plentiful crude supplies including Texan oil fields and also Mexican and Venezuelan oil imports. Prices have jumped nearly 20 cents since the storm made landfall one week ago; the national average now sits at $2.52 - the highest average price in at least two years.

Trump Will Discuss South Korea Trade Deal With Senior Advisers

It's very much on my mind", Trump told reporters in Houston when asked whether he was planning to do something about the 5-year-old deal this week. Withdrawing from the trade deal would back up Trump's promises to crack down on what he considers unfair trade competition from other countries, but his top national security and economic advisers are pushing him to abandon the plan, arguing it would hamper US economic growth and strain ties with an important ally.

Trump prepares to discuss withdrawal from KORUS : WP

The US-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS), hammered out by Trump's Democratic predecessor Barack Obama, has been a frequent target for Trump, who in earlier interviews with Reuters threatened to withdraw from what he called an unequal deal in which Washington runs a goods trade deficit of nearly US$28 billion (RM119 billion) with Seoul.

Hajj: NAHCON Commends Saudi Authority Providing logistic for pilgrims

It was reported earlier that around 50 Maldivian pilgrims, all belonging to the Hajj Corporation, were stranded on Arafat plain, after missing their bus. The civil society said a committee comprising of leadership of AHUON - the umbrella body of Independent Tour Operators, NAHCON's inspectorate, evaluation and compliance unit, Mutawwif for African Non- Arab Pilgrims and Saudi Ministry of Hajj, and Umrah, be constituted to look into the issue.

Harvey's record rains just triggered Houston dams to overflow

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers owns and operates the reservoirs. The releases will add to flooding in areas close to Buffalo Bayou, which flows through the center of Houston , said Jeff Linder of Harris County's flood control district.

State Blows by Central Arkansas

The game was even 10-10 after one quarter, but an Isaiah Zuber touchdown catch and D.J. Reed's 62-yard punt return for a score gave the Wildcats some cushion. We didn't throw anything that we wouldn't throw in any particular ballgame. If you have a flaw, they're going to shine a bright light on it, and it's going to stick out like a sore thumb.

Everton star Wayne Rooney set to receive sizeable fine

The Sun newspaper reported that a furious Coleen Rooney jetted in from Majorca to confront her husband after he was arrested for being drunk behind the wheel of a vehicle owned by another woman. The 31-year-old Everton striker had been temporarily detained earlier on, after the police stopped a Volkswagen Beetle he was driving while impaired in the upscale Wilmslow area, reports Efe.

Nirmala Sitharaman Takes Over Defence Ministry From Arun Jaitley

Nine new faces inducted, four ministers elevated to Cabinet ranks and six ministers were shown door as the Narendra Modi Cabinet undergoes third major reshuffle on Sunday. Nirmala Sitharaman , one of the party's chief spokespersons before she was included in the Modi government, is seen to have grown into her role of Commerce minister.

Johor hit and run case: Language barrier led to miscommunication - Tan's friend

Malaysian police have arrested the man believed to be behind the wheel of a vehicle that hit and killed Singaporean Justinian Tan in an accident in Johor Baru on Aug 25, Malaysia's Berita Harian reported on Saturday (Sep 2). "However, the family members opted for discharge at own risk (AOR discharge) and arranged for admission to a hospital in Singapore after understanding the risk involved in further delaying the surgery", he said.

Seattle Storm's Sue Bird becomes WNBA's all-time assists leader

Ticha Penicheiro, who played 15 seasons in the WNBA, previously held the record with 2,599 assists as a member of the Sacramento Monarchs, Los Angeles Sparks and Chicago Sky . Bird is averaging 6.4 assists per game this season, third-best in the league. In 2002, the Storm made Bird the first overall pick in the WNBA Draft out of the University of CT.

Is everything okay: Nitish says 'Not informed by BJP about cabinet reshuffle'

JD (U) chief Nitish Kumar and Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray claimed that whatever information they have received on the Cabinet shuffle has been through media. "I heard about the cabinet expansion from the media". Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said that he had made no contact with the BJP regarding the cabinet reshuffle .

North Korea says it has loaded H-bomb onto ICBM

In a briefing to South Korea's parliament yesterday, NIS officials said they believed Kim's wife, Ri Sol-Ju, gave birth in February, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported . North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was present for the launch of a missile over the Japanese island of Hokkaido that was created to carry a nuclear warhead, Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency said yesterday.

Make it 10 straight wins as Corey Kluber dominates Detroit Tigers

Both struggled in rehab starts on Thursday, and manager Brad Ausmus doesn't know when they will return to Detroit's rotation. Cleveland has outscored Detroit 18-4 in the first three games of the series. His second went considerably farther, reaching the first row of seats in left-center field with two men aboard as Pittsburgh ended a four-game losing streak.

North Korea apparently conducts another nuclear test, South Korea says

Meantime, questions remain over whether nuclear-armed Pyongyang has successfully miniaturised its weapons, and whether it has a working H-bomb, but KCNA said that leader Kim Jong-un had inspected such a device at the Nuclear Weapons Institute.

Two students suspended after posting racist image on Snapchat

While the principal sent a note home to parents calling the prank "repugnant and hateful", parents feel the students who doctored the photo and shared it on social media deserve punishment beyond the suspensions they received. You might want to talk to your child about this incident. This is not the first time Snapchat has been used to harass a student. A former West Mesa High School cheerleader filed a civil rights lawsuit maintaining that during a trip to Phoenix in July 2015 teammates ...

United States takes to skies in show of force against North Korea

Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, commander of U.S. Forces Korea (USFK), noted that the U.S. military opted for the show of force due to the North's disregard for Washington's conciliatory gesture. This came a day after President Donald Trump declared that " talking is not the answer " on North Korea. However, this approach clearly hasn't worked.

Man City furious with Arsenal over failed Alexis Sanchez deal

Once he has played in that, Evans will return to The Hawthorns rather than any new club destinations and expects to discuss his situation with Albion boss Tony Pulis , with the defender hopeful he can just pick up where he left off. "I am going back to Monaco", Lemar told Canal+ Sport . "You have to respect what happens on the negotiation side". Despite Manchester City's move for Sanchez, Wenger confirmed the move was "not close" and is confident the Chilean worldwide remains 100% ...

Female high school quarterback throws TD on 1st pass in varsity game

While the touchdown was Neher's first playing tackle football, she started for Hollywood Hills' girls-only flag football team last spring. A spokesperson for the Florida High School Athletic Associate couldn't confirm that Neher was the first female high school athlete to throw a touchdown pass in the state, but he said he believed she might be.

Man charged after driving auto down stairs in Boston City Hall plaza

Friday night. Upon arriving to the scene, police found a blue Toyota Corolla that had crashed into a light pole that was blocking part of Congress Street. He had "numerous self-inflicted, non-life-threatening injuries" and was transported to an area hospital, the statement said. Investigators believe the suspect suffers from mental health issues and that there is no indication the incident had a connection to terrorism.

Iran Keen to Cement Ties with South Africa: President Rouhani

For her part, Mbete said her country will make efforts to bring Iran to the club of BRICS which includes Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. President Rouhani also went on to mention close views of Iran and South Africa in many global and regional issues, adding: "Iran and South Africa can cooperate more with each other in worldwide communities and help foster peace and stability in the world and secure the interests of developing countries".

Johnson storms into early lead at PGA playoff event

That's the thing - once you know you can make birdies on a golf course , it makes it easier to do that again". He arrived at TPC Boston this week at No. Dustin Johnson , Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas comprised the most notable grouping for Rounds 1-2. Meanwhile, England's Lee Slattery defied miserable conditions to card a superb 65 and post the clubhouse target at seven under par before play was abandoned for the day in the D+D REAL Czech Masters.

Schoolgirls Killed In Iran Road Accident

Three of the critically wounded have been transferred to a hospital in Shiraz. Four others also sustained spinal cord injuries. On the cause of the accident , the state-run press has reported the bus driver as being drowsy. The tragic accident occurred at 4:26 am as the Volvo bus carrying the students hit a bridge and overturned. The country is one of the first places in the world in road accidents.

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