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Trump pledges $1 million for hurricane relief, White House says

Sanders said the President intends to return to the Southwest on Saturday to view flood damage with stops possible in Houston and Lake Charles, Louisiana. Bossert said the Department of Housing and Urban Development is working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, as well as state and local officials, to take stock of available housing for displaced residents.

Seoul says North Korea may have conducted nuclear test

The report could not be independently verified. Tests of ICBMs in July brought Kim Jong Un's isolated regime a step closer to achieving its aim of being able to deploy a nuclear warhead over the continental U.S. But the sanctions that have been implemented to isolate the country have in many ways failed. That would be a major step forward for Pyongyang, which says its missile development is part of a defensive effort to build a viable nuclear deterrent that can target USA cities.

For storm-ravaged Houston, Trump's visit and baseball's return

Officials estimate as many as 67,000 Texas homes could be damaged from Harvey. On Saturday, the president traveled to Houston, which has been reeling from record rainfall and unsafe flooding due to the storm. "This flooding poses an ongoing threat to Beaumont and the surrounding area", Texas Governor Greg Abbott said in a news conference. Abbott, who is advocating for U.S.

Houston floods: White House seeks disaster aid from Congress

United States President Donald Trump's Homeland Security Advisor, Tom Bossert, has said that about 100,000 homes have been affected by Hurricane Harvey and the White House would soon make the first of the two planned supplemental funding requests to Congress to aid relief efforts in the affected regions.

Trump to donate $1 million of personal funds to Harvey relief

And as is customary when Trump reads scripted remarks, his delivery lacked the passion that he generates with his improvised rhetoric. The plan is still tentative, but the White House signaled it's on board with the idea. Ted Cruz, would start working on a supplemental appropriation bill when they return to Washington next week. "He's actually asked that I check with the folks in this room, since you are very good at research and have been doing a lot of reporting into the groups and ...

North Korea: Mattis warns of 'massive military response' if North threatens US

Mattis was most likely referring to the U.S. military's roughly 28,000 troops located in South Korea and its massive presence in Japan and in the Pacific. This word choice was a blunder along the lines of the promise of "fire and fury' against any North Korean threats", said Frank Aum, a visiting scholar at the U.S.

NKorea says it has loaded H-bomb onto ICBM

The United States and South Korea agreed Friday, September 1, to strengthen Seoul's defenses and Washington gave a nod to billions in arms sales to the country, the White House said, days after North Korea fired a missile over Japan and threatened further launches.

Israel Police Detain And Question Suspects Again In Submarine Probe

David Sharan, an American-born former Netanyahu aide, was reportedly arrested on suspicion of accepting bribes, fraud, breach of trust and conspiracy. She added that because of the nature of this complicated investigation, there are not alternatives to the arresting procedure. Before that he worked with Yuval Steinitz when the latter was minister of finance.

Varun Dhawan To Romance This Newbie In 'October'…

Varun, who has been finalised as the leading man, put an end to conjecture about the film's heroine. And finally, Shoojit Sircar has introduced the heroine of " October " - Banita Sandhu. Varun Dhawan and Shoojit Sircar are collaborating for the first time for a love story. "When it comes to the genre of romance, it is always attractive to see a fresh pairing".

Josh Rosen and Darren Andrews connect for lucky TD pass

The fake spike was indeed a calculated risk. "We're not used to this heat", said James Tinker, class of 1998, who lives in Seal Beach, California. "So we faked it, threw it up, the (defensive back) realized at the last second the play was actually a pass, and (Lasley) made an incredible catch".

Trump weighs pulling out of free trade deal with South Korea

Walking out of the deal would have stunned Seoul officials. "President Trump is committed to substantial improvements in the Korean agreement that address the trade imbalance", added Mr. "President Trump provided his conceptual approval of planned purchases by South Korea of billions of dollars in American military equipment". Trump is also likely to face resistance from within his own administration to any move to quit KORUS.

Dixon closes in on Indycar Championship lead

Group 2 saw Dixon lead ahead of Ryan Hunter-Reay, Sebastien Bourdais , Graham Rahal , Simon Pagenaud and Carlos Munoz. On Rossi's second pit stop, there was an issue with the fuel hose - similar to what happened at Indy in 2016. Thank you for your opinion. Dixon, 37, was delighted with the outcome after making a poor start in wet weather at the Watkins Glen International circuit.

Lil Wayne hospitalised after multiple seizures

According to TMZ , Wayne (real name: Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.) was found unconscious in his Westin Hotel room on Sunday afternoon (Sept. 3). Lil Wayne is no stranger to hospitalisation for seizures. Exactly a year ago, the New Orleans-born rapper had taken to Twitter to announce he was " mentally defeated " over his rift with Young Money Cash Money Billionaires (YMCMB) record label.

Bell Pottinger CEO James Henderson resigns, retains stake

Henderson ordered an investigation into the firm's dealings with the family in July. She criticised Henderson, who owns 40% of Bell Pottinger, for failure to release the independent report by the end of August. UK PR firm, Bell Pottinger apologises in statement and adds that they have appointed a law firm to review the work it did for Gupta-owned company Oakbay Capital.

Trouble flares at Birmingham Prison

Prison officials told The Guardian the unrest was confined to one wing of the prison. In December 2016, hundreds of inmates were caught up in disorder at the prison which lasted for more than 12 hours. A G4S spokesperson said it was working with the Prison Service "to bring the incident to a safe conclusion". "No staff or prisoners were injured during the incident and the rest of the establishment was unaffected".

Teacher arrested, suspended on charges of sending nude pictures to students

The teacher then kicked the students who wore the shirts out of her class to turn the shirts inside out. "I don't care what you do in other classes". 'Just like you can not wear a swastika to school. "The teacher in question has been suspended at this time". In June, a New Jersey high school in Wall Township removed the "Make America Great Again" slogan from a student wearing a Trump t-shirt for his yearbook photo.

Theresa May calls on China to act over North Korea missile launches

Welcoming the United Nations condemnation of the act, the British leader went further urging China, North Korea's big trading partner, to exert further pressure on Pyongyang. "What will the eventual deal with trade relationship look like". She will spend a significant amount of face to face time with the Japanese Premier during two dinners and multiple meetings, hoping to calm Brexit concerns.

Msia calls for Myanmar to find holistic approaches to Rakhine crisis

Marsudi, the president said , left for Myanmar Sunday afternoon to ask the government to stop and prevent violence, urging them to provide protection to all its citizens including Muslims, and provide access to humanitarian aid. On Aug 30, about 1,200 protesters, including Rohingyas, gathered in several locations in Kuala Lumpur in a demonstration against the atrocities in the Rakhine state.

Labor day weekend means it's time to fill the boot

In addition to SmallCakes, the firefighters provided an old and out-of-service boot to Havasu Hardware and Scoops to collect donations for MDA through the busy weekend. They are raising awareness and money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. A Baltimore County fire lieutenant was struck by a vehicle in Rossville while collecting money for the "Fill the Boot" Muscular Dystrophy Association fundraiser Sunday morning, the department said.

Woodland Hills Mall Shoppers Donate To Harvey Relief

Anyone interested in supporting the American Red Cross' Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts should visit the Red Cross website to make a donation or to volunteer. Tens of thousands of people are escaping the devastation in hundreds of Red Cross and community shelters, many having lost everything except what they could carry as they fled their flooded neighborhoods.

Putin wades into North Korea crisis warning of IMMINENT 'large-scale conflict'

USA heavy bombers and stealth jet fighters took part in a joint live fire drill in South Korea on Thursday, intended as a show of force against the North, Seoul said. Last year, the East Asian state launched a nuclear missile. The tested rocket was an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). That test involved a Hwasong-12 missile - believed to be capable of carrying a nuclear payload - that traveled almost 2,700 kilometers into the Pacific, including over northern Japan.

Merkel says Turkey should not become European Union member

Merkel's strong stance against Turkey appeared to steal the show from Schulz, who had minutes earlier called for an end to the European Union membership talks. Her show of experience appeared to work with voters. But Merkel countered that: "In the life of a chancellor, there comes a time when you have to make a quick decision".

Texas authorities have estimated the damage from hurricane "Harvey"

He said Harvey could ultimately cost more, considering the greater magnitude of Harvey compared to Katrina . "You're saying that you believe federal government will need to give north of $100 billion?" It was later downgraded to a tropical storm as it caused further devastation elsewhere.

United States conducts computer war games in response to North Korea missile launch

Trump also gave "conceptual" approval to the purchase by the South of billions of dollars of US military hardware, the White House said. North Korea has been working to develop a nuclear ICBM capable of striking the US. French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday said the global community, including the U.N. Security Council on which the country sits, should react quickly and firmly to North Korea's latest nuclear test.

Bucs trade JJ Wilcox to Steelers, fill practice squad

Tampa Bay recently signed former Broncos safety T.J. Ward, who is expected to start for the team. Saturday, the Steelers sent wide receiver Sammie Coates to the Browns and cornerback Ross Cockrell to the Giants for draft picks. In addition to the trade for Wilcox, the Steelers signed 10 players to their practice squad: center Kyle Friend, tight end Jake McGee, running back Fitzgerald Toussaint, wide receivers Marcus Tucker and Justin Thomas, linebacker Matt Galambos, safety Jacob Hagen, ...

Japan's military seeks record-setting budget of $47B

The United States has sent its newest and most advanced fighter, the U.S. Marine Corps' F-35B Lightning II, to join its air force Lancers and the forces of Japan and South Korea on a first-ever bilateral mission across the Asia Pacific region.

Barack Obama offers Trump advice in Inauguration letter

US President Trump on 05 March 2017 demanded from Congress to investigate an alleged wire-tapping of Trump's offices by Obama during his election campaign. "[Obama] didn't congratulate [Trump] on his victory, he congratulated him on his run". Animosity has defined the pair's relationship for years - for instance, Mr Trump famously offered $US5 million ($6.25 million) to anyone who could produce Mr Obama's birth certificate, because he claimed Mr Obama was born in Kenya.

New American Red Cross volunteers willing to relocate to Texas

During the campaign, customers can donate any amount to the American Red Cross at registers in Walmart stores and Sam's Clubs or on Walmart.com and Samsclub.com . "Everybody that needs our assistance is going to get our assistance", said Brad Newcomb, Disaster Program Manager for Red Cross Metro. "You don't get that from a startup".

North Korea claims it's developed a hydrogen bomb

North Korea's sixth nuclear test went off precisely at noon Sunday Pyongyang time, according to the South Korean and Japanese governments, as well as numerous nongovernment experts in the United States. KCNA also released a photograph of Kim purportedly inspecting the hydrogen bomb. The undated report included photographs of Kim dressed in a black uniform, posing with a peanut shaped metal object.

Donald Trump and Melania Trump Attend Church for National Day of Prayer

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Texas Sen. At the site, he called the federal, state and local response to the disaster "fantastic". He also repeatedly praised Abbott as "great", noting that he was doing so well while "cameras are blazing". Melania Trump will not be shamed into sneakers. The storm brought five straight days of rain totaling close to 52 inches (1.3 meters) in one location, the heaviest tropical downpour ever recorded in the continental U.S.

Forecast: Expect a pleasant Labor Day in metro area

Again, Harvey is the cause. The big change is the temperatures. Rain will be steadiest and perhaps heaviest early. From Thursday on through the weekend, we will have sunny skies with practically no chance of any rain! Labor Day will be lovely with high temperatures in the low 80s under sunny skies.

North Korea's top newsreader announces H-bomb success

Trump tweeted . Often critical of Trump, Flake declined to address his comment about South Korea's "talk of appeasement", but said: "I think South Korea will be with us whatever we decide". A quake's magnitude is used in calculating a nuclear device's yield. US President Donald Trump says North Korea's "words and actions continue to be very hostile and dangerous" to the United States.

North Korea detonates its sixth and most powerful nuclear test yet

North Korea's state-run broadcaster announced the test on TV, while the Korean Central News Agency issued an unusually fast report in English calling it a "perfect success". Hours after the North's sixth nuclear detonation, an announcer on its official Korean Central Television declared "the hydrogen bomb test was a flawless success".

A Dozen Seriously Injured When Burnout Goes Wrong At Event

Many spectators captured the moment the fuel ignited on their smartphones. Twelve people have been taken to hospital after they were splashed with burning fuel at a drag racing event in Alice Springs. "This is a distressing situation, however all patients are receiving the care they need", the spokesperson said. Northern Territory Major Events Company released a statement, confirming 12 spectators were injured, many of whom were set alight in the fireball.

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku fires Belgium into 2018 World Cup

Belgium can secure their place at FIFA World Cup 2018 with victory over Greece on Sunday, September 3, at the Stadio Georgios Karaiskakis in Athens. Kevin De Bruyne and Vincent Kompany will start for Belgium tonight away in Greece against the 2004 European champions, and the job for the Red Devils is quite simple: three points and automatic qualification is guaranteed.

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