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Czech forward Schick moves to Roma in record deal for club

Czech forward Schick moves to Roma in record deal for club The issue didn't put off Roma however, as an agreement was reached which includes an immediate loan fee of €5 million with an obligation to make the transfer permanent for a further €9m if the striker meets criteria laid out in the deal. If Schick is sold before that date, Sampdoria will receive 50% of the transfer fee or another 20 million euros. Schick said he liked the coach, Eusebio Di Franc... [Full Article...]

Harvey horror: Toddler found clinging to drowned mother

Harvey horror: Toddler found clinging to drowned mother The vehicle then became stuck and the mother exited the auto with her daughter. Riley said the woman "absolutely saved the child's life". Two Beaumont Police Officers and two Beaumont Fire Rescue divers in a Zodiac boat, spotted the mother floating with the small child. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey rainfall poses a risk to New Orleans

Hurricane Harvey rainfall poses a risk to New Orleans Landrieu said the city should expect some rain and thunderstorms from Harvey and the storm could produce slight chances for tornadoes. Harvey could bring heavy rain and flooding to the area. Maj. Gen. Glenn Curtis of the Louisiana National Guard said the state has positioned six boats and 15 high-water vehicles in the New Orleans area and can dispatch more to other parts of the state if needed... [Full Article...]

Bannon Breaks With Trump, Backs Roy Moore In Alabama Run-off

Bannon Breaks With Trump, Backs Roy Moore In Alabama Run-off Luther Stranger (R-AL), who was appointed to take Attorney General Jeff Session's seat when he joined the administration. Bannon's apparent support of Moore puts him on opposing sides with Trump, who endorsed unusual ahead of the Republican primary earlier this month. [Full Article...]

Rainy Labor Day Weekend in store for the midstate

Rainy Labor Day Weekend in store for the midstate This system will move pretty quickly. There could be locally higher amounts. Saturday appears to be the pick of the weekend at this point, with mainly sunny conditions and temperatures roughly 5 to 10 degrees warmer that Friday , and less breezy. [Full Article...]

Investors Focused Stock:: KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KS)

The institutional investor owned 19,681 shares of the basic materials company's stock after selling 470 shares during the period. About 102,881 shares traded. It dropped, as 30 investors sold PKG shares while 155 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. Financial Prtn Mngmt Lc accumulated 139,341 shares or 2.82% of the stock. [Full Article...]

Louisiana braces for Harvey's rain as it marks Katrina's 12th anniversary

In Houston , the main shelter for flood refugees, the convention center, has nearly 10,000 evacuees, double its capacity, so the city has opened a shelter for families with children at the nearby Toyota Center - where the Houston Rockets play - and is preparing NRG Park, home of the Texans, with room for another 10,000 people. [Full Article...]

Harvey Making Louisiana Landfall Early Wednesday Morning

Harvey Making Louisiana Landfall Early Wednesday Morning Some New Orleans neighbourhoods flooded earlier this month during a deluge that exposed problems with the city's pump and drainage system. New Orleans was on the outskirts of Harvey's rain bands Monday, but residents are on edge because the pumping system still isn't working at full capacity. [Full Article...]

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It has since downgraded to a tropical storm, but the massive amount of rain it unleashed has caused widespread flooding in low-lying Houston , the fourth most populous USA city. Traffic on the bridge from New Orleans' west bank to the main part of the city was light during what normally would be rush hour Tuesday. The city's public schools were closed, along with six universities and a medical ... [Full Article...]

Harvey's Heavy Rains Ratchet Up Flooding Fears in Louisiana

He said 3-4 inches of rain have fallen so far around the city, with some isolated areas receiving up to five inches. Some refineries were preparing for restarts, but heavy rains are expected to last through Wednesday, adding to catastrophic flooding in Houston . [Full Article...]

President Trump Hopes for 'Good Relations With Russia'

President Trump Hopes for 'Good Relations With Russia' Trump asked Niinistö, demonstrating a ideal grasp of communication in the English language. 'It seems that on the sale side, past decisions and hopes about future decisions have mixed. Navy variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C, conducts a test flight February 11, 2011 over the Chesapeake Bay. Trump largely ignored the point of the question, instead answering, "Finland is respected... [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn thanks Kezia Dugdale for her 'tireless service' to Labour

Jeremy Corbyn thanks Kezia Dugdale for her 'tireless service' to Labour KEZIA DUGDALE has announced that she has stepped down as the leader of the Scottish Labour party . In an interview with the BBC last night, Ms Dugdale, 36, said that she had made a decision to stand... Brian Roy, general secretary of Scottish Labour, said: "Over the coming weeks the Scottish Executive Committee of the Labour Party will decide the process and timetable for a leadership election... [Full Article...]

Defense Secretary Mattis pauses military transgender policy

Defense Secretary Mattis pauses military transgender policy Now, Mattis has announced that he has a panel of experts that will make a recommendation at a later date regarding transgender individuals in the military. The ACLU said 8,800 transgender people serve in the military. Every justification that the president has offered in support of the ban has already been thoroughly reviewed and debunked by the Department of Defense itself when it adopted a... [Full Article...]

Tech Tools for Donating to Harvey Relief Efforts

Tech Tools for Donating to Harvey Relief Efforts If someone reaches out to you over the phone asking you to donate and you are unsure, one way to make sure they are not a scammer is to ask them for a call back number. "They might have been taken off of another website". Unfortunately, disasters like the ongoing flooding in Texas bring about charity scams, where none of the money raised actually goes toward the cause. [Full Article...]

Republicans brace for a challenging September amidst Trump attacks

Republicans brace for a challenging September amidst Trump attacks And the criticisms of the country's 45th president do not end there, with a strong majority of Americans similarly indicating that they largely disagree with both Trump's policies and his conduct since entering the White House. Because Congress ate up so much of the year with a failed push to repeal the Affordable Care Act, they have an extremely narrow time frame left to pass a budget, raise th... [Full Article...]

Kansas City Royals Continue Record Setting Scoreless Drought

Kansas City Royals Continue Record Setting Scoreless Drought Vazquez singled in the second and fifth innings, homered in the seventh and doubled in the eighth to help the AL East-leading Red Sox avoid their first five-game losing streak of the season. "But, that one pitch, that one hanger (to Bonifacio). kind of hard to swallow". "I was throwing a lot of strikes and just attacking hitters". "It came down to one pitch, and I didn't make that pitch". [Full Article...]

UN Security Council 'strongly condemns' NKorea missile test

UN Security Council 'strongly condemns' NKorea missile test The launch seemed created to show that North Korea can back up a threat to target Guam , if it chooses to do so, while also establishing a potentially risky precedent that could see future missiles flying over Japan . President Donald Trump repeated his warnings that "no options are off the table" when it comes to dealing with rogue state. North Korea has "violated every single U.N. [Full Article...]

China plans to stay in disputed mountainous area with India

China plans to stay in disputed mountainous area with India Under relentless pressure from China to move out of Doklam , Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a firm stand that India would not compromise its interests and allow the Chinese to build a road there. Wang added that now that the impasse had been resolved, both sides should work towards maintaining steady bilateral ties. The duo met in Hamburg during the G20 meeting, both agreeing the issue s... [Full Article...]

Teenager filmed setting dog on fire with aerosol can and lighter

Teenager filmed setting dog on fire with aerosol can and lighter The video went viral, and police were alerted to the alleged animal abuse. Animal control started investigating after a video of the incident was posted to social media over the weekend. "There could be, possibly, very serious charges", Sgt. David Posten with the Guilford County Sheriff's Office told Fox 8. "These children are in danger of being charged with very serious charges", said Posten. [Full Article...]

Pakistan's USA envoy calls former colleague Abdul Basit's letter about him 'disgusting'

Pakistan's USA envoy calls former colleague Abdul Basit's letter about him 'disgusting' The scathing letter, allegedly written by Pakistan's former ambassador to India Abdul Basit , is dated July 5, but surfaced online days after a speech by US President Donald Trump in which he blamed Pakistan for harbouring Afghan militants. [Full Article...]


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