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People Local Red Cross volunteers head to Texas for Hurricane Harvey help
Author: 0 Local Red Cross volunteers head to Texas for Hurricane Harvey help

A search and rescue task force from the San Diego Fire Department also was activated Saturday night and was preparing to travel to Houston , the Department wrote on Facebook . The National Hurricane Center said Harvey continues to cause " catastrophic flooding in southeastern Texas". It killed at least one person and flattened homes, tore off roofs, knocked out power and uprooted trees across a swath of several dozen miles.

People Liverpool 4-0 Arsenal: Talking points from Anfield
Author: 0 Liverpool 4-0 Arsenal: Talking points from Anfield

The darling of the home crowd, Sadio Mane , added a second five minutes before the break before Egyptian Mohamed Salah stole the ball from a hesitant Hector Bellerin 12 minutes into the second half before scoring the third. Cesc Fabregas broke Everton's resistance by coolly clipping into the bottom corner from Alvaro Morata's instinctive knockdown, ending a smart move that began with a quick free-kick.

People Nandyal bypolls: TDP crushes YSR Congress Party by a huge margin
Author: 0 Nandyal bypolls: TDP crushes YSR Congress Party by a huge margin

Although a tough contest was expected between ruling TDP and Opposition YSRCP, the latter's choice of candidate may have spoiled its chances. The counting began at 8:00 am, at the Nandyal Government Polytechnic College. even at the end of the seventh round, TDP is leading with the majority of votes. He was referring to objectionable remarks made against him by YSR Congress president Y.S.

People Japan to conduct missile interceptor drills at USA bases
Author: 0 Japan to conduct missile interceptor drills at USA bases

The test came just days after senior USA officials praised North Korea and leader Kim Jong Un for showing restraint in not firing any missiles since late July. Tokyo's decision to expand its list comes after Washington announced on Tuesday the freezing of assets and banning financial transactions with more than fifteen Chinese and Russian entities and individuals for their association with North Korea .

Author: 0 North Korea fires 'short-range projectiles,' South Korea says

South Korea's Yonhap news agency has also reported the possible test, citing the country's military. Yoshihide Suga told reporters the missiles early Saturday did not fall into Japan's territorial waters or the coastal 200-mile economic zone.

People North Korea test-fires three ballistic missiles amid tensions with the United States
Author: 0 North Korea test-fires three ballistic missiles amid tensions with the United States

Kim Dong-yub, a former South Korean military official who is now an analyst at Seoul's Institute for Far Eastern Studies, said that South Korean assessment doesn't necessarily contradict the U.S. The US State Department did not immediately comment about the Saturday launches. His comments had come soon after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the North has demonstrated some level of restraint in recent days, "that we've not seen in the past".

People Sensex rises near 150 points, Nifty trades at 9899
Author: 0 Sensex rises near 150 points, Nifty trades at 9899

However, soon enough the Nifty slipped below the psychological mark of 9,900. Asian shares moved both ways. Infosys rose 2.95% to Rs 939.40 at 9:32 IST on BSE after the company appointed Nandan Nilekani as its non-executive chairman.

People Rain From Harvey Possibly Late in the Week
Author: 0 Rain From Harvey Possibly Late in the Week

Tropical storm Harvey will remain over Texas through the middle of the week, and some of the outer bands may bring us some rain showers, especially Monday. A flash flood watch is in effect through Thursday evening for southwestern Louisiana, where forecasters warned that another 12 to 18 inches of rain could fall through Tuesday, with locally higher amounts possible.

People Muted US response to North Korean short-range missile launches
Author: 0 Muted US response to North Korean short-range missile launches

U.S. Army soldiers prepare for their military exercise in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. The missile launches come as tens of thousands of South Korean and U.S. North Korea's ICBM launches last month triggered an intense warning by Trump that Washington could rain "fire and fury" on the North. The U.S. Pacific Command says its assessments indicate that the three missiles failed.

People Heavy clashes in last pocket of IS fighters near Tal Afar
Author: 0 Heavy clashes in last pocket of IS fighters near Tal Afar

The terror group, which emerged in Iraq in 2014, lost the northern city of Mosul, its last urban base in the country, to Iraqi forces last month. The attack comes as the Iraqi forces are in final stages of recapturing the northern town of Tal Afar from IS.

People U.S. says N.Korea missiles failed in flight, exploded on launch
Author: 0 U.S. says N.Korea missiles failed in flight, exploded on launch

That puts the North well ahead of the pace it set a year ago when 24 missiles were fired. All three appeared to be short-range missiles, rather than the long-range types created to be able to strike the United States, and were launched from Kittaeryong on North Korea's east coast.

People North Korea shrugs off United Nations sanctions, fires 3 new missiles
Author: 0 North Korea shrugs off United Nations sanctions, fires 3 new missiles

An ICBM launched July 28 reached an altitude of 3,700 kilometers and flew for 45 minutes, giving it a range of about 10,000 kilometers if fired at a typical trajectory. Kim expressed "great satisfaction" at the success of the contest, the agency said. The projectiles, launched at 6:49 a.m. from Gangwon Province, flew 250 kilometers (155 miles) in a northeasterly direction, South Korea's joint chief of staff said in a text message.

People North Korea fires flurry of missiles
Author: 0 North Korea fires flurry of missiles

Analysts said the launches appeared to be a response to the ongoing joint exercises between the United States and South Korean militaries, exercises that North Korea always strongly protests because it considers them preparation for an invasion.

Author: 0 North Korea continues advancements in missile technology

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said that a "projectile" had been fired on Saturday morning and that it was working to determine what kind of missile it was, according to the South's Yonhap News Agency. North Korea is approximately 3,400 km from Guam, and 8,400 km from Britain. Tillerson called North Korea's "restraint" pleasing and said it could open a pathway for dialogue in the near future.

People N.Korea tests short-range missiles as S.Korea, US conduct drills
Author: 0 N.Korea tests short-range missiles as S.Korea, US conduct drills

Those flew some 250 km in the northeastern direction before falling into the sea, the Yonhap news agency cited the JCS as reporting, claiming that the projects appeared to be short-range missiles. "The second missile launch at 12:07pm appears to have blown up nearly immediately". The United States and South Korea are technically still at war with the North because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty.

People GOP divided on Trump's shutdown threat; Dems opposed
Author: 0 GOP divided on Trump's shutdown threat; Dems opposed

President Trump declared that Mexico would pay for his promised border wall on Sunday. Trump, in a speech on Tuesday, threatened a shutdown if Congress didn't agree to fund constructing the wall, a signature promise of his presidential campaign, which added a new complication to Republicans' months-long struggle to reach a budget deal.

People Eight mountain climbers die in accidents in Austrian and Italian Alps
Author: 0 Eight mountain climbers die in accidents in Austrian and Italian Alps

Five mountain climbers died in the Austrian Alps on Mount Gabler, east of Innsbruck, and a sixth climber was severely injured. Apparently, one member of the group slipped and fell on a glacier , bringing the others down with him. The cause of the fall was not immediately known. "We think a rope came loose", Anton Voithofer, head of the Red Cross rescue team, said. It also wasn't clear how exactly the five persons died.

Author: 0 Pakistan Tells US They Are Not Looking For US Financial Aid

Bajwa offered to form a Pakistan and Afghan army working group to jointly work and formulate security recommendations for the government-level discussion aimed at addressing mutual concerns. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on August 27 said the administration's new strategy in Afghanistan is created to put pressure on the Taliban to enter into negotiations with Kabul by "sending a message.that we are not going anywhere".

People Seoul: North Korea fires several projectiles to sea
Author: 0 Seoul: North Korea fires several projectiles to sea

The South Korean Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said the projectiles flew in a northeasterly direction for about 250 kilometres (155 miles) into the sea. Benham said the command is working with its Interagency partners "on a more detailed assessment and will provide a public update if warranted". Japan's NHK broadcast said the projectiles did not appear to be objects that could threaten Japan's safety.

People Trump to lift bar on military gear for cops
Author: 0 Trump to lift bar on military gear for cops

The person insisted on anonymity to discuss the plan ahead of an official announcement. Trump has been a vocal supporter of police during both his campaign and his administration. In addition to the aircrafts, command units, battering rams, and riot gear, that Obama's executive order made exceptions for, police departments will, once again, be able to receive "armored vehicles, large-caliber weapons, and ammunition" from the Department of Defense.

People China slams India road project close to Pangong Lake
Author: 0 China slams India road project close to Pangong Lake

Doklam standoff: India and China have chose to disengage their soldiers in the Doklam region of Sikkim sector, External Affairs Ministry said today. The statement is as follows: "In recent weeks, India and China have maintained diplomatic communication in respect of the incident at Doklam".

People Swine Flu death toll in Odisha climbs to 26
Author: 0 Swine Flu death toll in Odisha climbs to 26

Also, 26 dengue cases were reported in the state in 2016 out of which six people died. The doctor from a well-known hospital in south Mumbai sent her swab for testing and waited for four days till the report confirmed swine flu before putting her on Oseltamivir.

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