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People North Korea fires missile over Japan
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USA stock futures and Asian share markets tumbled after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan, promising to fan simmering tensions with the U.S. In a rare move, South Korea's military released footage of its own missile tests it says were conducted last week. One option is to fly a Tomahawk cruise missile over North Korea and directly over Pyongyang to illustrate that two can make threatening gestures.

People Mueller team asking if Trump tried to hide objective of 2016 meeting
Author: 0 Mueller team asking if Trump tried to hide objective of 2016 meeting

In theory, President Donald Trump could try to shut down the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign by preemptively pardoning every member of his campaign team implicated in possible collusion. One source told them Mueller was seeking to discover if Trump had knowingly made a false statement about the meeting. Federal investigators are now exploring whether Pres.

People More Texas Guardsmen Deploy as Harvey Causes Catastrophic Flooding
Author: 0 More Texas Guardsmen Deploy as Harvey Causes Catastrophic Flooding

Greg Abbott said today during a news conference in Austin, Texas. 10 of 15 Texas National Guard soldiers arrive in Houston on August 27, 2017 , to aid citizens in heavily flooded areas from the storms of Hurricane Harvey. The fund, administered by the Greater Houston Community Foundation, will accept tax deductible flood relief donations for victims that have been affected by Harvey.

People United Nations chief seeks 'dream' of Israel-Palestinian peace in first visit
Author: 0 United Nations chief seeks 'dream' of Israel-Palestinian peace in first visit

Netanyahu plans to talk to Guterres about Israel's disapproval of the presence of Iran and Hezbollah in Syria and the fear of Iran's expansion of its military industry in Lebanon. "It is very clear for me that Jerusalem is a holy place of three religions and needs to be respected like that", he said during an exclusive interview with Channel 2 News.

People Committed to completing projects in time-bound manner: Modi
Author: 0 Committed to completing projects in time-bound manner: Modi

Appreciating the bold step taken by the Vasundhara Raje-led Rajasthan government, he said that it s a big day for the state as the beginning of schemes worth Rs 15,000 crore is a big achievement. "We will together come out of situation", he added. The cable stayed bridge over the Chambal river has been built at an approximate cost of Rs 277.67 crore.

People New 7th Fleet chief thanks navies for support
Author: 0 New 7th Fleet chief thanks navies for support

GREG MYRE, BYLINE: The Navy says it's identified the body of just one sailor , 22-year-old electronics technician Kenneth Smith from New Jersey. The Yokosuka-based guided-missile destroyer was traveling to Singapore for a routine port visit early Monday when it collided with a Liberian-flagged oil tanker east of the city-state, injuring five sailors and leaving 10 missing.

People Storm drenches Lowcountry, sunny skies to return Tuesday
Author: 0 Storm drenches Lowcountry, sunny skies to return Tuesday

Depending on how closely the low tracks to the Southeast coast early this week, areas as far north as the coastal Carolinas could see bands of heavy rain. As of Sunday evening, the forecast track puts coastal communities at the greatest risk for heavy rain and gusty winds . "We could see some gust tomorrow into tomorrow night between 30 and up to 50 miles per hour with the OBX having the best chance to see 50".

People Tropical Storm Irma to pound Carolinas, send rain and wind to Delaware
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Irma to pound Carolinas, send rain and wind to Delaware

Regardless of development, heavy rain, gusty winds and minor coastal flooding are expected from the Southeast coast to the mid-Atlantic. Maximum sustained winds remained near 40 miles per hour (65 km/h). Tonight we should continue to see overcast skies with lows near 71 and a chance of isolated showers and light winds . Windy. Winds: E 15-20, with gusts up to 30 miles per hour.

People Mexico ETFs On Watch As Trump Renews Wall Threats
Author: 0 Mexico ETFs On Watch As Trump Renews Wall Threats

Just hours after Trump's tweets, Mexico's Foreign Relations Minister Luis Videgaray took to Twitter , claiming that he had been on the phone with Texas Governor Greg Abbott to offer help in the storm recovery process. "It's needed from the standpoint of security, for the drugs that are pouring in. and the tremendous crime problem". "That's right", Trump said. "The wall will stop much of the drugs from pouring into this country and poisoning our youth", he added.

Author: 0 FDNY Crew Heads To Texas To Help With Hurricane Harvey Rescues

A search-and-rescue team from San Diego that previously deployed to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 arrived Monday night to a staging area in San Antonio to offer help to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Texas officials will fully reimburse North Carolina for total costs incurred during the 10-day period NC HART crews are in the state. The EMAC system was developed by state governors following Hurricane Andrew in 1992 when critical resources were needed by the state of Florida.

Author: 0 Trump hopes government shutdown won't be necessary over wall funding

Russian Federation carried out a joint naval exercise recently with China in the Baltic Sea. "Americans are grateful for your steadfast support as an ally in the fight against terrorism", said Trump. At the beginning of August, Finland and Estonia were forced to scramble jets to intercept three Russian warplanes in the Baltic sea. Putin has defended such flights, arguing that they are no different to patrols carried out by United States fighter jets.

People It's time to get serious, Brussels tells Britain
Author: 0 It's time to get serious, Brussels tells Britain

He said the position papers that the United Kingdom government published earlier this month did not "remove ambiguity". Our goal remains the same. This is necessary to make sufficient progress... must start negotiating seriously. Earlier this month, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar suggested during his first visit to Northern Ireland an EU-UK customs union and a transition period for the UK as a way of keeping an economic border open in Ireland after Brexit.

People HBL to close NY branch
Author: 0 HBL to close NY branch

The fine and the latest controversy is a big blow to the Bank which aimed to expand its United States operations after spreading its branches in over 25 countries around the world. Xinhua news agency reported the Bank has decided not only to contest the fine in court but close its operations in NY with the DFS allowing it to submit a withdrawal operation.

People Refineries Shut Down, Gas Prices Soar, but Ultimate Effects Uncertain
Author: 0 Refineries Shut Down, Gas Prices Soar, but Ultimate Effects Uncertain

The national average was $2.36 per gallon for regular gas on Monday, according to AAA's gas report, and Kansas City, Kansas was trending higher, increasing about 29 cents a gallon from last week. "If it goes much higher than that, as we know, there is the potential for using the disrupter clause", he said. One side effect of Harvey is that it could result in gas shortages into September.

Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey: Gas Prices Might Not Go Up Because of Supply

AAA Mid-Atlantic's Weekly Gas Watch predicted an increase due to Harvey's flooding of the Texas Gulf Coast, home to almost a quarter of United States gas production. The Midwest, in particular, is likely to see prices jump by about 25 cents a gallon on Tuesday or Wednesday, DeHaan said. The shutdown of these refineries is stripping the nation of its oil supply, causing the price per barrel to skyrocket, with the increase expected to be around seven percent, according to CNN.

People President Trump declares state of emergency for Louisiana
Author: 0 President Trump declares state of emergency for Louisiana

In southeast Louisiana, meteorologist Christopher Bannan said 3 to 6 inches (about 7-15 centimeters) are possible through Tuesday, with 5 to 10 inches (about 12-25 centimeters) through Thursday. But as the Louisiana parish where he serves as emergency preparedness director faces its own deluge from Tropical Storm Harvey , Gremillion also is advising local residents to stay home if they can.

People New York Air National Guard Helping Harvey Recovery Effort
Author: 0 New York Air National Guard Helping Harvey Recovery Effort

To get updates on their trip to Texas, follow the team on Facebook . "As Hurricane Harvey continues to devastate the Gulf Coast, I am deploying emergency personnel and equipment to help mitigate damage and aid in the recovery effort", Cuomo said.

People Traffic nightmare in Mumbai after heavy rains; flights, train services hit
Author: 0 Traffic nightmare in Mumbai after heavy rains; flights, train services hit

The downpour led to waterlogging at locations such as Hindmata, Lalbaug, GTB Nagar, Sion, Mulund and low lying areas in Khar, Parel, Worli, Matunga and Dadar TT. The ground floor has four wards. Three teams of ( NDRF ) stationed in Mumbai put on alert and two additional teams have been moved from Pune to the capital.

People Woman finds two alligators swimming around her backyard during Harvey
Author: 0 Woman finds two alligators swimming around her backyard during Harvey

Floodwaters in Texas could lead to the escape of hundreds of alligators from the Gator Country Adventure Park in Beaumont, park owner Gary Saurage said. In an interview with the local press, she said at first she spotted an alligator swimming behind her home, but when she went to confirm, she noticed a second one drifting in her yard.

People Indian students stranded in Houston floods: Sushma
Author: 0 Indian students stranded in Houston floods: Sushma

Several Telugu families have thrown open their homes by specifying where they live and how many people can be accommodated in their houses. The students' names are Shalini and Nikhil Bhatia . Meteorologists have forecast that the historic rainfall will dump up to 50 inches by Wednesday. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said almost 200 Indian students at the University of Houston were stranded in the floods in the city triggered by Hurricane Harvey.

People North Korea fires three short-range ballistic missiles, says USA military
Author: 0 North Korea fires three short-range ballistic missiles, says USA military

People are seen past a television screen showing file news footage of a North Korean missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul . Last month North Korea fired its first intercontinental ballistic missiles, technically capable of reaching the mainland United States, and this month warned that it was considering launching missiles into the Pacific Ocean near the American territory of Guam .

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