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People First responders pull more than 200 in Texas from floodwaters
Author: 0 First responders pull more than 200 in Texas from floodwaters

According to the National Hurricane Center in Miami , Flo., Harvey has downgraded to a tropical storm due to a drop in wind speeds and storm intensity. The Virginia Beach Fire Department is the sponsoring agency. With the money, the task force is able to maintain a 140-person team at any given time. Indiana Task Force 1 is taking with them two different types of boats, along with food, tents and medical supplies.

Author: 0 Why Trump's Wall Is Not Going to Happen

Joining us to discuss this is NPR's congressional correspondent Susan Davis. Tensions between McConnell and the president haven't improved since Trump sent out three tweets criticizing McConnell's work passing legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare.

People Houston Resident Kristin Tate: Mayor 'Completely Failed the City'
Author: 0 Houston Resident Kristin Tate: Mayor 'Completely Failed the City'

Fights broke out on the highways and a bus carrying nursing home evacuees caught fire, killing 24 people on board. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a state of disaster for 30 Texas counties that will be impacted by Harvey. The National Weather Service predicts an additional 15 to 25 inches of rainfall through Friday along the upper Texas coast and southwest Louisiana and storm totals in some locations approaching 50 inches.

People Harvey expected to trigger modest gas price hike
Author: 0 Harvey expected to trigger modest gas price hike

Gasoline futures - the wholesale prices charged to gas stations - in the USA were up 5 percent early Monday, the highest since July 2015, after surging to as much as 7 percent, CNN Money reported . In the Fort Worth-Arlington area, the price on Sunday was $2.19, up from $2.12 a week ago. "Multiple refineries and drilling rigs had to be evacuated ahead of the storm, and the Houston Ship Channel was closed".

Author: 0 NJ Won't Hold Sandy Votes Against Texas, Christie Says

Cruz was among 36 members of the Senate - all Republicans - to vote against the bill. A House Republican aide said that the Federal Emergency Management Agency had $1.8 billion available for immediate disaster needs as of Friday, adding that amount is sufficient, for now.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton wins the Belgian Grand Prix in dominating fashion

Hamilton's speed on the slower tyre would suggest that his Mercedes team hold the advantage at this high-speed track which is expected to play to their strengths. Raikkonen had been the fastest of the weekend so far with his time of 1:43.916 set in FP3 using Pirelli's ultra soft slicks. A switch to an unused ultrasoft compound tire was made by Vettel in hopes of making up ground on Hamilton, but to no avail.

People KRP: Turku terror suspect's identity has been confirmed
Author: 0 KRP: Turku terror suspect's identity has been confirmed

Finnish police said on Sunday it had found out his real identity through global cooperation, but did not disclose his real name. "Identity of the Moroccan man suspected of murders and attempted murders with terrorist intent has been confirmed with the help of worldwide police".

People School stunner: 'Compromise' education bill fails in Illinois House
Author: 0 School stunner: 'Compromise' education bill fails in Illinois House

Such a scenario would mark another significant defeat for the reelection-seeking governor after the Democratic-led General Assembly, with the help of some Republicans, disregarded Rauner vetoes and enacted a state budget and tax package that effectively ended a two-years-long impasse.

Author: 0 Pakistan Angry Over New US Afghan Policy

But that will have to change, and that will change immediately. If the leaked figure of 4000 more U.S. troops is correct, and they were to be predominantly young officers and NCOs, capable of training and accompanying the Afghanistan army in combat, they could dramatically increase the effectiveness of up to 100 Afghan battalions.

People Trump to Harvey victims: 'We are 100 percent with you'
Author: 0 Trump to Harvey victims: 'We are 100 percent with you'

Mr. Trump said that many countries are a threat, and "I hope that we do have good relations with Russian Federation". President Donald Trump continues to insist Mexico will pay for his long-promised border wall. The White House says the presidents had earlier discussed terrorism, Afghanistan, Russia and the Arctic, among other topics. "As President Niinistö told, he's been raising the issue about the security situation in the Baltic region, and the Baltic Sea specifically".

People Trump defends decision to pardon former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio
Author: 0 Trump defends decision to pardon former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio

Additionally, Trump and his supporters claim that Arpaio's conviction of criminal contempt stemmed from him simply "doing his job". Trump seemed to expect the question at his press conference; as he began to explain why he issued the pardon, he pulled some papers out of his inner left jacket pocket and read off them.

People Palestinian President Suspends Diplomatic Action against Israel
Author: 0 Palestinian President Suspends Diplomatic Action against Israel

Negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians have been at a standstill since the failure of US mediation in the spring of 2014. "The key to success here is protecting the rights of the Palestinians", Erdoğan said. Issam Baker, coordinator of the national and Islamic faction told Xinhua that the demonstrators stressed the need not to return to negotiations under USA auspices, which has been tried for more than 20 years.

People Federal Indigenous Affairs split into two departments
Author: 0 Federal Indigenous Affairs split into two departments

The former Health Minister and Trudeau favorite Jane Philpott is now the new minister of Indigenous Services, responsible for providing services for non-self-governing communities, while Ms. Petitpas Taylor, the Liberal MP for Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe, was sworn in during a lunch-hour ceremony at Rideau Hall. Asked his feelings about being named to cabinet, O'Regan would only say, "For once, I'm speechless".

People Iran rejects inspection of military sites under nuclear deal
Author: 0 Iran rejects inspection of military sites under nuclear deal

He accused Washington of using the issue "for ill-wishing political means". "We will continue to cooperate with the agency in line with previous commitments and we will certainly not cross any of the red lines set by the Islamic Republic of Iran", Bahram Qassemi said in an interview with the IRIB news agency.

People Man kidnaps 7-year-old girl, throws her off bridge
Author: 0 Man kidnaps 7-year-old girl, throws her off bridge

Sunday, the Globe said. Herbert, a resident of Bernice Street in Worcester, was described by police as a "family friend" who took the child "without the permission of her parents". A dangerousness hearing is scheduled for Thursday, August 31. A woman opened the door to find the victim standing in soaking wet pajamas. She was able to tell officers what happened, authorities.

People First 'Heathers' Reboot Trailer Is Here and It Is Fierce AF
Author: 0 First 'Heathers' Reboot Trailer Is Here and It Is Fierce AF

Instead, the show has given the characters a modern update; Heather Chandler (played by Melanie Field in the series and Kim Walker in the original) sports fishnet tights, red leather boots, and a fur coat instead of a tweed blazer. Heather Duke, who was originally played by Shannen Doherty , is now a gender-queer student played by Brendan Scannell . The Heathers are back, and this time, it's millennial.

People Pakistan, Afghanistan Agree to Form Army Working Group
Author: 0 Pakistan, Afghanistan Agree to Form Army Working Group

Besides border security management other key factor for enduring peace is dignified repatriation of Afghan refugees. General Bajwa said that Pakistan Army had conducted operations against militants and terrorists without discrimination. The mechanism will come into force after its endorsement by the respective governments. Speaking on the occasion, General Qamar Javed Bajwa highlighted achievements of Pakistan in fight against terrorism for eliminating terrorists' safe havens from its soil.

People Fearless cop runs 1 km with 10 kg bomb, saves school kids
Author: 0 Fearless cop runs 1 km with 10 kg bomb, saves school kids

Journalists were taken by surprise and one person somehow managed to take a quick video of Patel sprinting with the bomb. He added that police and army have launched a parallel investigation on how the bomb reached the school backyard. I was afraid it would blow up and chose to take it as far away as possible", he said. Initial reports indicate that the bomb may have come from an army range that is located close to the village.

People PM inaugurates LNG terminal at Port Qasim
Author: 0 PM inaugurates LNG terminal at Port Qasim

Speaking on the occasion of the inauguration of an LNG terminal at Karachi Port Qasim, the premier said that in the past, efforts to bring LNG to Pakistan remained unsuccessful. He said so far 100 ships had arrived at the port carrying 6.1 million tons of LNG. He said the second terminal would start functioning in November this year followed by at least two other terminals in the private sector.

People A Government Shutdown Is A Stupid Strategy For Political Gain
Author: 0 A Government Shutdown Is A Stupid Strategy For Political Gain

Trump is seven months into his presidency without a legislative win; it's entirely possible he will decide to risk it all on getting some money for his wall, now that it's clear he has no intention of forcing Mexico to pay for it. Even the leaders of some of the top Fortune 500 companies in the US have sought out distance from the president in light of his recent shortcomings regarding his messaging and public relations.

People Stabbing Victim Made Up Story About Neo-Nazi Attack
Author: 0 Stabbing Victim Made Up Story About Neo-Nazi Attack

He told detectives he got out of his vehicle when a black man in his mid-20s wearing a green shirt and blue trousers came up to him and asked, "Are you one of them neo-Nazi?" before trying to stab him with a small knife. Witt, a U.S. Navy boatswain's mate who lives in San Diego, was charged with falsely reporting a crime to authorities. They also discovered that a transient man matching the description lived nearby.

People Coast Guard responds to assist crewmembers aboard vessels in Lydia Ann Channel
Author: 0 Coast Guard responds to assist crewmembers aboard vessels in Lydia Ann Channel

When the Coast Guard arrived, a good Samaritan was already there helping the distressed boaters. Further south along the Texas Gulf Coast, Coast Guard officers pulled 20 people in separate rescues from boats and barges. The Coast Guard brought the man on board and was able to tow the disabled vessel to Willoughby boat ramp. Reports are coming in of additional tornadoes in the regions northwest of Houston , America's 4th largest city.

People Mexico: We Won't Pay For Border Wall 'Under Any Circumstances'
Author: 0 Mexico: We Won't Pay For Border Wall 'Under Any Circumstances'

Either that, or Bitcoins. "Mexico will pay for (the wall) through reimbursement/other", tweeted Trump, who vowed during his 2016 presidential campaign that Mexico would finance the multibillion-dollar construction. "Thousands rescued", Trump wrote. Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker last week said Mr Trump had yet to demonstrate "the stability, nor some of the competence" needed to be a successful leader.

People SEA Games 29: Vietnam drops to third place on day eight
Author: 0 SEA Games 29: Vietnam drops to third place on day eight

Ong came close to ending the drought when he finished second, one stroke behind Thailand's Kosuke Hamamoto in the final round of the individual event on Thursday. Both Nabila and Panjarat also clinched a bronze medal each in the ball (13.950 points) and ribbon (13.700 points) apparatus, while another Thai gymnast Thanyaphat Sungvornyothin bagged bronze in the clubs apparatus with 14.100 points.

People PA Task Force One members heading to Texas
Author: 0 PA Task Force One members heading to Texas

In total, four water rescue teams from around the state were deployed to the devastated areas of Texas, including a team from the Los Angeles County Fire Department. "91 cents of every dollar goes into direct service with the american red cross ", Kirby said. "We really don't know what to expect". "As we have done in the past, Mexico stands with Texas in this hard moment", said Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez, the Mexican consul general in Austin.

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