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People French police hunt for girl, 9, who vanished at a wedding
Author: 0 French police hunt for girl, 9, who vanished at a wedding

Police in France say "each passing hour" makes it more likely a girl who vanished from a wedding in the Alps was kidnapped, after her scent was lost in a auto park. A poster appealing for witnesses in the search for Maelys de Araujo , who has been missing since around 3am local time on Sunday in the town of Pont-de- Beauvoisin in the French Alps .

People Federal judge blocks 'sanctuary cities' bill SB4
Author: 0 Federal judge blocks 'sanctuary cities' bill SB4

For rank-and-file illegal immigrants, however, the judge's decision to what critics call the "show-your-papers" law to go into effect is a major blow. Residents urge San Marcos City Council to take a stance against Senate Bill 4 . A U.S. district judge has blocked enforcement of major parts of a Texas "sanctuary cities" law, two days before it was set to be enforced.

People As Hurricane Harvey spins towards Louisiana, death toll hits at least 18
Author: 0 As Hurricane Harvey spins towards Louisiana, death toll hits at least 18

Housing Secretary Ben Carson said his department was reallocating assets from routine spending to disaster relief. More than 3,500 people have been rescued in Houston as churning and rising waters have inundated their homes, with government rescue workers and volunteers with boats, rafts and inflatable dinghies going door to door looking for people who want to escape.

People Joe Arpaio's Family Surprises Him With Detained Hispanic Motorist
Author: 0 Joe Arpaio's Family Surprises Him With Detained Hispanic Motorist

In 2016 Arpaio , along with some of his staff, were referred by Judge Snow for criminal contempt of court after Snow had concluded that the Sheriff's Office under Arpaio had violated a direct order from him. "It sends a wrong message that he pardoned somebody that outright disobeyed the judicial branch and ordered him to stop the racial profiling". And they said that the conviction, even for a misdemeanor, could be used to argue to a judge or jury in a future case that the ...

People Yogi Adityanath, deputy CMs to contest Council bypoll
Author: 0 Yogi Adityanath, deputy CMs to contest Council bypoll

Two UP ministers Swatantra Dev Singh and Mohsin Raza-the only Muslim face in the Yogi cabinet will also contest these elections to the Upper House of the state. Yogi Adityanath further informed that a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) would be signed with the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) on September 15.

People Marcos family offering to return assets, gold: Duterte
Author: 0 Marcos family offering to return assets, gold: Duterte

Among the seized assets, three jewellery collections allegedly owned by Imelda Marcos had been estimated by auction houses Christie's and Sotheby's to be worth more than 1 billion pesos. "She told me, 'A superpower is preventing us". "It really should be returned, but the question is, how much of the money they stole will be returned to us?" "Now it can be told: President Duterte has become the spokesman and the negotiator for the Marcoses".

People Hurricane Harvey: Curfew imposed in flood-hit Houston amid looting incidents
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey: Curfew imposed in flood-hit Houston amid looting incidents

Harvey's flood levels started dropping across much of the Houston area and the sun peeked through thinning clouds Wednesday in the first glimmer of hope in days for the besieged city . According to Bloomberg , rebuilding southeastern Texas, which is now under water, could cost $30 billion. Meanwhile, a much-weakened Tropical Storm Harvey was steering into new territory.

People Pentagon: 11000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Pentagon: 11000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan

The result: The United States is now firmly locked into its forever war in Afghanistan. After the adoption of the policy guidelines, the Senate chairman directed the Foreign Office to send copies of this report to Pakistan's missions overseas and the ambassadors and high commissioners of other countries posted in Pakistan, and an implementation report be submitted in the next session of the Senate, which is scheduled to commence from 11th September.

People One of Two Systems in the Atlantic Could Become Tropical Storm Irma
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That system, located off the southeast USA coast, is expected to move over or near the coast of SC today and move along the North Carolina Outer Banks tomorrow. Once winds reach 39 miles per hour, the system will become Tropical Storm Irma . Forecasters predict for the storm to pick up speed and strength as it passes off the Lowcountry shore later Monday .

People MTV Honours Transgender Military Members At 2017 VMAs
Author: 0 MTV Honours Transgender Military Members At 2017 VMAs

Most opted for t-shirts with their military positions on the front, but Tannehill opted for her full uniform. However it appears the department allowed invited service men and women to attend Sunday evening's ceremony, where they were greeted by Sarah Kate Ellis , the president and CEO of GLAAD , an organisation which aims to hold the media accountable for the words and images they present of gay and transgender people .

People United Nations extends Lebanon peacekeeping; US, Israel spur some change
Author: 0 United Nations extends Lebanon peacekeeping; US, Israel spur some change

Haley has repeatedly criticised the UNIFIL over the past few weeks, calling the United Nations forces' commander " blind " to Hezbollah's activities. Washington regards Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation. "It is apparent to everyone who cares to see it", she said. "No one in this council can imagine for one second the environment that would exist there without UNIFIL".

People Apologise for note ban, Opposition tells Modi
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Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P. Chidambaram asked whether demonetisation was a scheme created to convert black money into white. Accusing Modi of obfuscation, Surjewala said figures given by the RBI had again exposed the government. Mamata Banerjee said on Twitter and Facebook: "Is not the RBI's revelation this evening on demonetisation pointing to a big scam?" This official also said, "It is completely incorrect to say that black money would turn white once they ...

People Houston forecast: 'Unprecedented' 50 inches of rain
Author: 0 Houston forecast: 'Unprecedented' 50 inches of rain

Lewis Kanofsky, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in St. Louis, said there are a number of reasons it's "tough to pinpoint with a lot of accuracy" where the rain might come from. About 2 to 5 inches is expected to fall in the Houston area. The previous rainfall record was 48 inches. Many of Harris County bayous remain high but some of the smaller basins have begun to recede.

People Most Americans believe Trump is 'tearing the country apart'
Author: 0 Most Americans believe Trump is 'tearing the country apart'

Similar divisions exist over whether voters believe the president respects minorities: Eighty-two percent of Republicans said he does, while 92 percent of Democrats said he doesn't. Fifty-one percent of Trump voters responded that the man for whom they cast their ballot is more vehemently opposed to the media than to white supremacists.

People ISRO to launch IRNSS-1H satellite from Sriharikota on August 31
Author: 0 ISRO to launch IRNSS-1H satellite from Sriharikota on August 31

In the future, it is the private sector which is expected to take the lead. The consortium has built the eighth satellite to be launched as part of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) programme, a 29-hour countdown to launch which began at 2pm on Wednesday.

People Boulder weather: Mostly sunny with a high of 88
Author: 0 Boulder weather: Mostly sunny with a high of 88

It could be a bit breezy at times, with wind gusts up to 26 miles per hour. Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Be prepared for a few chilly nights to end the work week. Sunday could have a lingering shower with skies gradually clearing in the afternoon, and highs are in the low 80s. A few patches of low-to-the-ground fog will be possible once again in the morning before another mostly sunny day for Wednesday.

People President Trump approves Louisiana Emergency Declaration
Author: 0 President Trump approves Louisiana Emergency Declaration

This time, Lavergne says the greatest threat is the sheer volume of rainwater. The declaration allows additional federal assistance to be directed toward local response efforts and is geared toward the parishes of Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, and Vermillion in the state.

People FG drags Evans to Lagos, Edo courts for murder, kidnapping
Author: 0 FG drags Evans to Lagos, Edo courts for murder, kidnapping

Among other crimes, they allegedly kidnapped and detained one Duru Donatius and collected the sum of 223,000 Euros from him before he was released. The suspect admitted to two-count charges of conspiracy and kidnapping after he was arraigned, alongside five other accomplices, at the Ikeja High Court, Lagos , on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.

People Departure gate farewells to return as Pittsburgh opens up to non-fliers
Author: 0 Departure gate farewells to return as Pittsburgh opens up to non-fliers

People will be able to access the Airside Terminal by following several key procedures, including checking in on the third-floor ticketing level, showing valid photo identification, obtaining a stamped myPITpass and going through all necessary security checkpoints just as other passengers boarding flights do.

People Muslim Foster Parents Return Christian Girl to Her Family
Author: 0 Muslim Foster Parents Return Christian Girl to Her Family

The family court in London was told this week that the family's wish for the girl to be placed in the temporary care of her grandmother had been under consideration for a number of months. The judge said said "no culturally matched foster placement" was available at the time . Friends of the child's family were "hugely relieved" by the decision published last night, which revealed her grandmother was from a non-practising Muslim background.

People Guard Units From Other States Join Harvey Response in Texas
Author: 0 Guard Units From Other States Join Harvey Response in Texas

The deployments were ordered in support of an emergency management assistance compact request that was made by the state of Texas. According to Nebraska's adjutant general, Maj. The soldiers are trained and equipped to conduct aeromedical evacuation and rescue missions. The National Guard Bureau issued a Warning Order that soldiers and equipment may be needed in Houston, where Harvey - once a Category 4 hurricane and now a tropical storm - has been dumping rain for days, leading to ...

People Houston's Bush, Hobby airports resuming operations after Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Houston's Bush, Hobby airports resuming operations after Hurricane Harvey

Former President George H.W. Bush and first lady Barbara Bush addressed the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in a statement tweeted by their spokesman Monday morning. Many fliers were able to leave town before the storm thanks to offers from multiple airlines to change their flight plans for free. Flights on Southwest Airlines, one of the region's largest carriers, remain suspended at Hobby through noon on Saturday, Sept.

People Columbus Day Out, Indigenous Peoples' Day In
Author: 0 Columbus Day Out, Indigenous Peoples' Day In

Demonstrators with the Mexica Movement marches with other demonstrators to a statue of Christopher Columbus during a protest against Columbus Day in Grand Park, Los Angeles on October 11, 2015. Buscaino and fellow councilmembers Gil Cedillo , David Ryu and Mitchell Englander proposed moving Indigenous Peoples Day to August 9, the same day when native peoples are celebrated by the United Nations, but the council rejected that proposal.

People Google working to comply with European Union antitrust ruling
Author: 0 Google working to comply with European Union antitrust ruling

A spokeswoman for the EU Commission on Competition confirmed to The Register that it received a plan from Google only a few hours shy of the deadline, at around 9pm CET on Tuesday August 29. There's no news yet on if or when Google might launch its appeal. Speaking to Tech Crunch , the spokesperson said that there are no plans to publicly disclose Google's proposals to the EC.

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