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OR boy calls 911 from back seat to report mom driving drunk

OR boy calls 911 from back seat to report mom driving drunk Deputies said the driver, Nicole Norris, was arrested after deputies said she failed a sobriety test. The boy spotted a restaurant, and dispatchers were able to use its location and Global Positioning System coordinates from the cellphone he was using to track Norris down, the deputy said. [Full Article...]

Tracking Tropical Storm Harvey and where the impacts could be felt next

Heavy rain from Harvey continues to fall in Houston this morning with rainfall totals from the powerful storm cited at over 40 inches in some spots. Right now it appears the position of Harvey will allow for increased low level moisture. The main action arrives Thursday into Friday . "If anything, the remnants of Harvey may provide some needed rain for parts of the area that have been... [Full Article...]

Migrant crisis: Europe, African states agree on plan to tackle human trafficking

Migrant crisis: Europe, African states agree on plan to tackle human trafficking In the wake of last week's attacks in Spain, Italian and Spanish officials said they also wanted to discuss counter-terrorism cooperation during an evening session between the four European countries. Almost 120,000 migrants , including refugees, have entered Europe by sea so far this year, according to the International Organisation for Migration. [Full Article...]

Kentucky lawmakers hold private pension meeting

Kentucky lawmakers hold private pension meeting Lawmakers are scheduled to discuss a state-funded report recommending major changes to the public pension system. "Change is necessary", Bevin said. "In effect, the Speaker of the House has chose to call a meeting of the entire House for the goal of discussing public business", Associated Press attorney Brian Barrett wrote in a letter to the Speaker's office. [Full Article...]

Nineteen indicted over brawl during Turkish leader's USA visit

Nineteen indicted over brawl during Turkish leader's USA visit Relations were severely strained between the United States and Turkey even before the melee, which came as Erdogan arrived May 16 at the Turkish ambassador's residence after a White House meeting with President Donald Trump. Guards for Erdogan attacked protesters near the embassy in a brawl that was caught on video . The rest remain at large. But Washington's police chief said the attack was ... [Full Article...]

Queens man arrested for trying to join ISIS

Queens man arrested for trying to join ISIS Parveg Ahmed, 22, of Ozone Park, was arrested after flying from NY to Saudi Arabia and then attempting to cross into Syria, law enforcement officials tell NBC 4 NY. Al-Awlaki was killed in 2011, and el-Faisal was indicted in NY just last week and arrested in Jamaica. "Ahmed also took extraordinary measures to destroy the electronic foot print he created", NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill said in ... [Full Article...]

U.S. aims to push Venezuela towards default: envoy

U.S. aims to push Venezuela towards default: envoy Rodríguez blamed the Venezuelan opposition for the sanctions, claiming they asked the United States military to intervene on the country and requested that U.S. Then, last Friday, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order , which prohibited "negotiations on new debt and capital issued by the Venezuelan government and its state oil company". [Full Article...]

Library Shooting Kills 2, Injures 4 in New Mexico

Library Shooting Kills 2, Injures 4 in New Mexico Police are pursuing two charges of first degree murder, assault with intent to commit a violent felony, aggravated battery with a weapon and child abuse. "Run!" eyewitness Lisa Baird told The Eastern New Mexico News the gunman yelled at her. Pastor David Stevens told the newspaper the teen was living "a hard life" and his daughter recently discovered he was "laying with a gun at his side and a... [Full Article...]

Trump plans to return to Texas on Saturday

Trump plans to return to Texas on Saturday He cautioned that forecasters will know more when the tropical storm starts migrating into the state. Meteorologists now predict Harvey could break a US record for the most rainfall from a tropical system. Abbott said last weekend that the president "gets an A+" for his response to the crisis. Erik Peterson and his son, Carlos, 10, are rescued from their house to a dam on the Addicks Reservoir... [Full Article...]

Harvey is pushing gasoline prices higher, even as oil remains cheap

Harvey is pushing gasoline prices higher, even as oil remains cheap Last week, as the storm gained strength in Texas, gas prices rose by $0.07 in the Queen City. "I was sad I needed gas today and didn't get it three days ago when it was cheaper", said one driver. Prices at the pump are already increasing. Not all areas across the US will feel the cost increase equally. McTeague says Vancouver gas prices are already "hyper over-speculated", something he blame... [Full Article...]

UK Government's Brexit papers branded 'unsatisfactory'

UK Government's Brexit papers branded 'unsatisfactory' She repeated Brexit Secretary David Davis' call for the European Union to show "imagination and flexibility" in the talks. But EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said Brexit secretary David Davis had to "start negotiating seriously". Davis's team have been stung by suggestions the government should have published a paper setting out its own position on the withdrawal bill - pointing out that the... [Full Article...]

Hateful Images In Queens Lobby Sparks Day Of Action On Tenants Rights

Hateful Images In Queens Lobby Sparks Day Of Action On Tenants Rights State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has also opened an investigation into residents' complaints, according a spokeswoman for his office. The CCHR also said that the investigation is now in its interviewing phase, where it will attempt to gather more information from tenants and look for people to step forward and file formal complaints regarding tenant harassment and discrimination within... [Full Article...]

Sharad faction of JD(U) to hold national council meet in Delhi

Sharad faction of JD(U) to hold national council meet in Delhi The JD (U ) faction, led by Sharad Yadav, today threatened to take "appropriate" action against the "unconstitutional acts" of the Nitish Kumar-led faction which had yesterday said that Yadav had indulged in "anti- party activities" by attending Lalu Prasad's rally. [Full Article...]

Five Nigerian Hajj pilgrims confirmed dead in Saudi Arabia

Five Nigerian Hajj pilgrims confirmed dead in Saudi Arabia Mohammad, who regretted the demise of the affected pilgrims, said the commission will release their names after reaching out to their families. A total 81,200 Nigerian pilgrims are performing this year's hajj, all of whom have converged on Makkah after some of them visited and prayed at the Prophet Mohammed's mosque in Madinah. [Full Article...]

Eight Members Resign from Trump's Cybersecurity Council

Eight Members Resign from Trump's Cybersecurity Council The council, created in 2001, advises the president through the Homeland Security secretary on critical USA infrastructure and information systems. The council, which was created by former President George W. "The administration's actions undermine that foundation", continues the letter, which was obtained and published (PDF) by NextGov . Earlier this month, the president disbanded the Manufa... [Full Article...]

Minnesota Supreme Court Will Decide on Gov Dayton Line-item Veto

Minnesota Supreme Court Will Decide on Gov Dayton Line-item Veto It's not clear when the Supreme Court will rule. Hanson was arguing that Dayton did not functionally erase the House and Senate from existence, since legislative leaders are able to ask the court for relief until the governor and GOP lawmakers resolve the dispute that precipitated Dayton's veto. [Full Article...]

Houston furniture stores open as Harvey shelter

Houston furniture stores open as Harvey shelter McIngvale, whose Twitter handle is "Matress Mac", opened up two stores as shelters and people can also bring their pets. The stores are stocked with food, water and mattresses. McIngvale said the community has always supported him in the toughest of times. 'Then I came into work the next day and I saw the devastation of the entire area and decided it would be best if we opened this 100,000-squ... [Full Article...]

Husband of missing Delray Beach woman arrested

Husband of missing Delray Beach woman arrested Coast Guard conducted a massive air and sea search for Isabella Hellmann, a 41-year-old Delray Beach woman who went missing from her 37-foot catamaran in the Florida Straits in the early morning hours of May 15. When he went topside to investigate, he saw that his wife was no longer where he had last seen her and said the boat was taking water. According to documents filed in the US District C... [Full Article...]

Nawaz Sharif is 'Sadiq and Ameen' says Maryam

Nawaz Sharif is 'Sadiq and Ameen' says Maryam Maryam Nawaz also asked the party supporters to pray for her mother. Sharif will spend Eid with his wife and other members of his family in London. "What did they do where they were elected?" she queried. "Sit-ins, iqamas and Panama leaks were mere excuses as the main target was always Nawaz Sharif", she maintained, adding that the case in the apex court started with Panama Papers and ended ... [Full Article...]

Teen posts heartbreaking message before she's swept away by flood

Teen posts heartbreaking message before she's swept away by flood He told everyone to get out of the van using the back door, but the van quickly sank, KHOU reported . On Monday alone, authorities said they rescued hundreds of people from floodwaters in the Houston area. A Texas teenager feared dead in Harvey's floodwaters expressed anxiety and fear as the storm bore down. Houston police Chief Art Acevedo earlier told The Associated Press that he had no i... [Full Article...]


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