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People Harvey changes the equation as do-little Congress returns
Author: 0 Harvey changes the equation as do-little Congress returns

Congress is also expected to authorize another $6.7 billion in expedited aid relief that will be part of a stopgap spending bill to keep the government open until the end of the year. "Determined to avoid an economy-shattering default, the GOP leaders want to link a long-term increase in the debt limit - until 2019 - to the Harvey aid, but that plan faces opposition from conservatives and thus will need Democratic votes", A.P.

Author: 0 Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes

North Korea's detonation of a hydrogen bomb on Sunday marked its most powerful nuclear test to date. The basic premise is that an attack on either ally risked a devastating American response. It was not immediately clear if the draft had the support of North Korean ally China, which along with Russian Federation, while denouncing the latest test, has said that resolving the nuclear crisis is impossible with sanctions and pressure alone.

People Illinois Among States Suing Trump Administration Over DACA
Author: 0 Illinois Among States Suing Trump Administration Over DACA

And I am disgusted and disgusted that we would let young people who were raised here who are contributing to the United States sign up for something and then take it away and put them at risk of deportation. President Trump left it up to Congress to pass a bill in the next six months and if not, he said he would revisit the issue. Four Republican senators have announced their support for it, but Democrats need another eight Republicans for Senate passage.

People Hurricane Katia likely to intensify by landfall in Mexico: NHC
Author: 0 Hurricane Katia likely to intensify by landfall in Mexico: NHC

But the expected path combined with a swath of dry air over Texas and Louisiana means Katia will likely not move far enough to hit the areas already devastated by last week's Hurricane Harvey. It has winds of up to 75 miles per hour. The storm is forecast to begin moving slightly faster in a west-northwest motion during the next two days, according to the NHC.

People House to vote on almost $8B in Hurricane Harvey relief
Author: 0 House to vote on almost $8B in Hurricane Harvey relief

GOP leaders have signaled that they want to use the urgent Harvey aid bill to solve perhaps the most vexing issue facing Congress this month: Increasing the US debt limit to make sure the government can borrow freely again to cover its bills, including Harvey aid.

People Pakistan Has Done Enough to Fight Terror: General Bajwa
Author: 0 Pakistan Has Done Enough to Fight Terror: General Bajwa

About Pakistan's relations with the United States, the army chief said the country wanted to have friendly ties with the USA, not its aid. Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said that Pakistan has done enough in the war against terror and now it was time for the world to do more.

Author: 0 More 'gift packages' on way to US : North Korea

North Korea's test of a nuclear weapon on Sunday prompted White House officials to threaten new sanctions targeting businesses and countries that have continued to do business with Pyongyang. "Advances in the regime's nuclear and missile programme are a threat to us all". "It can no longer be business as usual with this regime". "The chance for sanctions to work is that playbook", Ruggiero said.

People UP: Seven coaches of Shaktipunj Express derail in Obra
Author: 0 UP: Seven coaches of Shaktipunj Express derail in Obra

Anil Saxena who is the Railway Minister Spokesperson says that they have cleared the site and now the situation is normal and under control. All the passengers are safe no one gets injured, they safely taken to the remaining coaches. He had also announced Rs 25,000 for passengers with minor injuries. All stranded passengers have been shifted to non-derailed coaches of the train.

People States, DC Sue Trump Over DACA Program; California Next To Join?
Author: 0 States, DC Sue Trump Over DACA Program; California Next To Join?

YouTubers such as David Dobrik (left) are DACA recipients . While today is a sad day for Dreamers , their courage, industry, and organizing won the DACA program in 2012. The government is "going to have to go through us to get that person", Smith said in a NPR interview. She says they're waiting to hear exactly what will happen when DACA ends.

People US Navy Seals training South Korean 'assassination' squad to take out Kim
Author: 0 US Navy Seals training South Korean 'assassination' squad to take out Kim

He added: It's just amusing the fact that me saying something like that and people saying, "Oh my god Dennis Rodman protecting the marshal of North Korea ". Rodman is said to have given Kim a copy of President Donald Trump's book "The Art of the Deal" during his past visit, The New York Daily News noted.

People Hurricane Irma has more company: No Florida impact expected by Hurricane Katia
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma has more company: No Florida impact expected by Hurricane Katia

As Hurricane Irma inches ever-closer to the USA mainland, passing over Caribbean islands in its approach, the first hints of its potential to devastate are chilling. N.C. Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry says while it's too early to know exactly how Hurricane Irma might affect the state, it is never too early to prepare.

People Valley natives in Florida brace for Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Valley natives in Florida brace for Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Jose comes on the heels of powerful Hurricane Irma , while Hurricane Katia formed in the Gulf of Mexico. The last time this occurred was September 16-17, 2010'. Social media posts show flooding and damage on Saint Martin and, right, Puerto Rico resident Yanina Lopez takes shelter with her family. The massive storm will continue to move toward the U.S.

People Will Harvey Relief Bill Help Avert a Debt Ceiling Crisis?
Author: 0 Will Harvey Relief Bill Help Avert a Debt Ceiling Crisis?

That sobering cost and the urgent needs of Harvey's victims have helped to calm a fiscal storm that had threatened to engulf Congress and President Donald Trump ahead of October 1. It could make it easier to win votes for the debt-ceiling increase in the House, since many Republicans want to offer support for the Harvey bill.

People Trump Cites 'Happiness' At Texas Shelter As Harvey Death Toll Climbs
Author: 0 Trump Cites 'Happiness' At Texas Shelter As Harvey Death Toll Climbs

Many large Texas employers, universities and transit services reopened or began full service on Tuesday after Labor Day, some for the first time since Harvey struck the state on August 25. "We mourn and pray and struggle through the hardships - together". And Trump acknowledged the need for more empathy he addressed the storm with a decidedly more emotional tone during a Wednesday speech on tax reform in Missouri.

People Alaska Catholic bishops take stand on DACA
Author: 0 Alaska Catholic bishops take stand on DACA

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday that the Trump administration will rescind the DACA program by ordering the Department of Homeland Security to stop renewing DACA permits as of March 5. "I join Archbishop Wilton Gregory of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta in expressing deep disappointment in the Administration's decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA)".

People Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' over North Korea impasse
Author: 0 Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' over North Korea impasse

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has urged U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson "not to give in to emotions and show restraint" when dealing with North Korea. He said: "I believe the situation may enter an uncontrollable state if the North does not halt its provocations". "This is a road to nowhere". German Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned North Korea's latest nuclear test as a "flagrant violation" of global conventions, but also said there can only be a "diplomatic and peaceful ...

People Police in Spain, Morocco dismantle terror cell
Author: 0 Police in Spain, Morocco dismantle terror cell

The group was holding late night meetings in which members would discuss plans for large-scale attacks and practise simulation exercises on how to behead victims, the ministry added. The dismantling of the Beni Chiguer cell, the statement suggested, comes at a time where the terrorist threat to Moroccan and Spain has increased as "ISIS tries to intensify its operations outside its strongholds in Iraq and Syria by inciting its loyalists to execute terrorist attacks".

People How de Blasio, Albanese clashed in last Democratic primary debate
Author: 0 How de Blasio, Albanese clashed in last Democratic primary debate

The hourlong debate hosted by CBS at CUNY's Graduate Center Studio in Manhattan was the second time the two men squared off ahead of the September 12 Democratic primary on Tuesday. Albanese critiqued the mayor for constantly antagonizing President Donald Trump and insisted that the Mayor of NY needs to work closely with federal agencies, even as he said that he opposed Trump's "abhorrent" policies.

People White Christians no longer a majority in America
Author: 0 White Christians no longer a majority in America

The PRRI survey polled more than 100,000 people from January 2016 to January 2017. Today, only 43 % of Americans identify as white and Christian, compared to 81 percent 40 years ago. Once the largest group in the United States, PRRI found that white Christians now make up less than half of the adults living in the country. Jewish Americans make up 2% of the public while Muslims, Buddhists and Hindus each constitute just 1% of the public.

People Ambassador Bridge Twin Span Gets Canadian Permit
Author: 0 Ambassador Bridge Twin Span Gets Canadian Permit

Today's announcement reflects that reality and also addresses the physical limitations of the 87-year-old Ambassador Bridge by calling for a replacement span, rather than the construction of a "twin" span. The Windsor Detroit Bridge Authority is responsible for building the rival Gordie Howe Bridge farther west along the Detroit River. "Canada and MI are committed to ensuring sufficient capacity to maintain an efficient trade corridor that can handle trade and traffic growth for the ...

People Jennings out indefinitely with wrist injury
Author: 0 Jennings out indefinitely with wrist injury

Yes, Tennessee had a garbage can on their sideline that was decorated in Vols colors. But there is a possibility that they could play. "It's a heightened awareness of turnovers". "The young receivers are going to have to play a lot more". The quick turnaround could be more daunting for the defense after Georgia Tech ran 95 offensive plays.

People Bombay blasts case: Abu Salem, four others to face punishment today
Author: 0 Bombay blasts case: Abu Salem, four others to face punishment today

The court found Dossa guilty of playing a key role in hatching the conspiracy and supplying arms and ammunitions for the same. In the first part of the trial that ended in 2007, the anti-terrorism court had convicted 100 people, out of which 23 were eventually acquitted, reported NDTV .

People Rohingyas have crossed into Bangladesh
Author: 0 Rohingyas have crossed into Bangladesh

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has also come under increasing worldwide pressure to resolve the humanitarian crisis engulfing Rakhine state . Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded Myanmar's de facto head Aung San Suu Kyi for her leadership in the country's peace process amid Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh following a spike in violence in the restive Rakhine state.

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