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Author: 0 NJ representatives won't hold grudge against Texas, promise to support Harvey aid

Cruz, R-Texas, and other critics of the $60 billion Sandy aid package claimed that it was wasteful spending. "What was wrong was for Ted Cruz to exploit the disaster for political gain - that's what he was doing". What I said at the time, both to him and to everybody else was, if you represent a coastal state, don't do this, because your day is going to come and you're going to expect people to help you.

Author: 0 Why 85% of Houston homeowners have no flood insurance

And what would occur is the NFIP lapsed? "A single event, like Hurricane Harvey , does not precipitate insurance premium changes nationwide", a FEMA spokesman said in an email. Hurricane Katrina was the costliest natural disaster in the US history causing $15 billion in flood insurance losses. It will likely have to borrow more money to pay for Harvey, which is on track to be one of the most destructive in USA history.

Sport Manchester United Continue Premier League Sprint With Bolt In Attendance
Author: 0 Manchester United Continue Premier League Sprint With Bolt In Attendance

Leicester City also had a glorious chance to score in the 60th minutes when Jamie Vardy was superbly set up by Riyad Mahrez , but the forward could not beat David De Gea in goal for Manchester United . And like last week at Swansea , Mourinho's subs made the difference, scoring two vital goals to ensure that the Red Devils will go into the global break at the top of the Premier League table.

Sport City to return to Arsenal with improved bid for Sánchez
Author: 0 City to return to Arsenal with improved bid for Sánchez

Manchester City and Arsenal are now negotiating a deal for Alexis Sánchez, and the Gunners have asked for Raheem Sterling and cash to complete the transfer. Arsenal have insisted that Sanchez is not for sale even though he only has one year left on his contract. England forward Sterling has featured in all three of City's games so far this season.

Sport Roger Federer vs Frances Tiafoe
Author: 0 Roger Federer vs Frances Tiafoe

Open. Tiafoe, one of the best of the "New Gen" players who have been making their mark this year, mixes explosive power with a fine touch. "It was exciting and this is why I came to NY, to go through these emotions", he said with a laugh.

Sport Mourinho wants Ibrahimovic, Lukaku to compete
Author: 0 Mourinho wants Ibrahimovic, Lukaku to compete

Incredibly, no team has scored against them so far despite Mourinho's side having notched 10 goals so far. Early days, perhaps, but heady ones all the same for Jose Mourinho's side, who made it three wins out of three as they go into the global break sitting top of the table.

Sport Chelsea Strike £35m Deal With Arsenal To Sign Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain
Author: 0 Chelsea Strike £35m Deal With Arsenal To Sign Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain

A fee of around £35m was agreed with Arsenal for Oxlade-Chamberlain earlier this week and Chelsea had initially been confident they would deflect Liverpool's interest to secure the England global. "In the past year, he has made huge progress and personally I want him to stay here for a long time ". While Chelsea can't be held accountable for Oxlade-Chamberlain's silly decision-making, they can be held accountable for leaving this so late that we now barely have enough time to sign ...

Sport World No.1 Nadal starts US Open with comfortable win
Author: 0 World No.1 Nadal starts US Open with comfortable win

Czech 25-year-old Pliskova, the runner-up to Angelique Kerber in 2016, eased past Poland's Magda Linette 6-2, 6-1 on the back of eight aces and 29 winners. When Tiafoe netted a final forehand, Federer raised his arms aloft. Tiafoe, who is from Maryland and now is based in Florida, is ranked 70th and has never been past the second round at a major tournament.

Sport US Open 2017: Frances Tiafoe makes statement against Roger Federer
Author: 0 US Open 2017: Frances Tiafoe makes statement against Roger Federer

Be sure to join The Roar for live scores of this first round match from around 10:30am (AEST) or at the completion of Elise Mertens and Madison Keys on the Arthur Ashe Stadium and don't forget to add a comment below. As much as the developing star has the weapons to trouble many players on the ATP circuit, Federer , even playing at half of his best isn't one of them.

Sport US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova beats Timea Babos to reach third round
Author: 0 US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova beats Timea Babos to reach third round

She was able to battle back to 6-6 and send the set to a tiebreaker. Her outfit Wednesday afternoon is a light shade of that dress. Eugenie Bouchard slumped to a 7-6 (7-2) 6-1 loss to Russia's Evgeniya Rodina with the Canadian hitting 46 unforced errors in an ugly snapshot of her season so far.

Sport Barcelona to hijack Liverpool's move for Lemar
Author: 0 Barcelona to hijack Liverpool's move for Lemar

That is the dream scenario for Liverpool fans with the transfer window shutting tomorrow. The Frenchman's reasoning was that the Ligue 1 champs, having already seen their title-winning squad depleted by the departures of Tiemoue Bakayoko, Bernardo Silva and Benjamin Mendy, were quite simply unwilling to sell any more players.

Sport Enigmatic as ever, Nick Kyrgios makes early exit from US Open
Author: 0 Enigmatic as ever, Nick Kyrgios makes early exit from US Open

Although he said he was focused on the US Open , Kyrgios said he had not always been dedicated, citing his behaviour at the Cincinnati Open, where he reached the final. John Millman is cherishing, if not celebrating, one of the most significant wins of his career after cashing in on Nick Kyrgios's physical frailties to storm into the second round of the US Open for the first time.

Author: 0 Roger Federer nearly falls to teen sensation Frances Tiafoe at US Open

The match started to turn in the second set as Federer broke serve for 3-1 on his way to levelling the match before claiming another early break in the third. Referencing back issues that have caused him problems in the last few weeks, Federer said that he was happy to get through his opening match unscathed.

Sport Hamilton talks at end of season
Author: 0 Hamilton talks at end of season

However, the safety auto and restart cost him a place on the podium and most likely any chance of fighting for the championship, as after today, he is 41 points behind championship leader Sebastian Vettel and 34 points behind his teammate Lewis Hamilton .

Sport US Open 2017: Federer Beats Tiafoe In 5 Set Thriller, Nadal Advances
Author: 0 US Open 2017: Federer Beats Tiafoe In 5 Set Thriller, Nadal Advances

Federer had to battle 19-year-old Tiafoe all the way into the fifth set before finally clinching the first round encounter 4-6 6-2 6-1 1-6 6-4 in a long two and a half hour battle. I think Frances connected well. I was hoping to start better. "I was maybe a bit anxious from the beginning with my back issue, but eventually I was able to let go", said Federer .

Sport US Open: Federer ousts teen Tiafoe in five-set thriller
Author: 0 US Open: Federer ousts teen Tiafoe in five-set thriller

Tiafoe raged back with a 24-minute 6-1 fourth set to level the match, but couldn't consistently out muscle Federer as the Swiss broke Tiafoe to close out the match. "What are the chances that a kid like me, a kid with immigrant parents who picked up the game the way I did, who came up how I came up, would ever get the chance even to lay eyes on Roger Federer? ".

Sport Patriots acquire Marquis Flowers in trade with Bengals
Author: 0 Patriots acquire Marquis Flowers in trade with Bengals

They released a statement supporting Burfict, saying his hit on running back Anthony Sherman was legal. Thrash today reduced the suspension to three games. "This is not your first offense with respect to illegal hits to defenseless players", Runyan said in a letter to Burfict announcing the punishment .

Sport Chelsea & Atletico Madrid 'agree' Diego Costa deal
Author: 0 Chelsea & Atletico Madrid 'agree' Diego Costa deal

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo is " optimistic " that his side will land Chelsea striker Diego Costa before the end of the transfer window. That is why Everton , Las Palmas and Besiktas have all reportedly shown interest in borrowing the Brazil-born poacher until then. And they are ready to make an improved offer for Everton's Ross Barkley after having an initial £25m bid rejected.

Sport Arsenal manager Wenger at risk of destroying his legacy
Author: 0 Arsenal manager Wenger at risk of destroying his legacy

The quality of the players are completely different. For Arsenal to be in such a panicked state is a huge blow to Wenger just three months after an FA Cup final triumph against Chelsea that the 67-year-old hoped would herald a new era of sustained success.

Sport Ex-Eagles goalkeeper Enyeama ready to come back, says Rohr
Author: 0 Ex-Eagles goalkeeper Enyeama ready to come back, says Rohr

Gernot Rohr announced that the FC Ifeanyi Ubah goalkeeper will be in goal on Friday during team's press conference at Le Méridien Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort. "Although we have athletes who had competed in other sports and had won laurels for the country, we felt it was economical to present the basketball team which was handy on ground in view of the fact that if you look at the components of players, they were mixed with national players and foreign based".

Sport Wait what? Swansea to sign Renato Sanches from Bayern Munich!
Author: 0 Wait what? Swansea to sign Renato Sanches from Bayern Munich!

Manager Paul Clement signalled an approach for the midfielder earlier this week after calling his old boss Carlo Ancelotti at Bayern and asking for the 20-year-old on loan. Liverpool had recently dropped out of the race for Sanches, Kaveh Solhekol writing on social media that "Liverpool have dropped their interest in Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches ".

Author: 0 Arsenal Legend Ian Wright Says Wenger Should Quit The Club

The teenager was reportedly keen to join Arsene Wenger's side 18 months ago, encouraged by the former Monaco manager's reputation for developing young talent. We were not good enough. "But in our time we were winning and we had the strength to not play well but somehow manage to win the game 1-0". Wright told BBC Radio 5 Live: "When you go through the list of everything that is going wrong, and you've got to throw in recruitment - whoever's doing the recruitment, someone's got to have a ...

Sport Chiefs acquire OL Cameron Erving from Browns
Author: 0 Chiefs acquire OL Cameron Erving from Browns

Hours after releasing two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden , the Browns announced on Twitter that they traded offensive lineman Cameron Erving to the Kansas City Chiefs in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Erving, 25, was a first-round pick of the Browns in 2015. Erving's versatility had attracted him to the Browns, who were convinced the former Florida State standout could be a building block in their turnaround.

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