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Trump's focus on jobs could give him a tax reform win

Trump's focus on jobs could give him a tax reform win Stephen Webber, the chair of the Missouri Democratic Party, said it's odd that Trump would travel to Missouri during a time of crisis in Texas. President Donald Trump says he wants to work with Republicans and Democrats alike to "bring back Main Street" by reducing the tax burden on companies and workers. [Full Article...]

Venus Williams kicks off US Open with thrilling win

Venus Williams kicks off US Open with thrilling win Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam champion, tested positive for blood booster meldonium in the 2016 Australian Open , her most recent Grand Slam appearance until this week. We'll see. I have no plans. "But I try to be realistic". "I just want to win, and if you get the win, you get the ranking", said Williams, who was previously at No.1 in 2002. [Full Article...]

Police ID victim in Surrey shooting death

Police ID victim in Surrey shooting death SURREY RCMP are now on scene in the Cloverdale area of Surrey for a report of shots being fired. Police say they're now looking for a vehicle that may be associated. He said investigators are conducting neighbourhood canvassing and speaking with witnesses to obtain further information. Surrey RCMP Serious Crime investigators are on scene and will be assisting the Integrated Homicide Investiga... [Full Article...]

Storm surge: AAA already seeing pump prices spike from Harvey

Storm surge: AAA already seeing pump prices spike from Harvey As of the last advisory, at 7 a.m. CDT Wednesday, Tropical Storm Harvey was located about 25 miles west-northwest of Lake Charles, La., and was moving north at 9 mph. Edwards said Louisiana also has offered to shelter storm victims from Texas. "We're a welcoming city, but we are not going to tolerate people victimising, especially committing armed robberies in our community", the police chief ... [Full Article...]

Nostrum Oil & Gas Plc (NOG.L) Moving -1.54% in Session

Nostrum Oil & Gas Plc (NOG.L) Moving -1.54% in Session Sorting through the data can be tough, but taking the time to understand how a company makes money can greatly assist the individual investor. Keeping cool under pressure is a trait shared by many successful investors. On the other hand, a reading of -100 would imply that the stock is oversold and possibly set for a rally. Sometimes stocks may eventually become undervalued or overvalued. [Full Article...]

Federal Judge Blocks Texas' 'Sanctuary Cities' Law

Federal Judge Blocks Texas' 'Sanctuary Cities' Law Federal district judge Orlando Garcia granted a preliminary injunction Wednesday on the implementation of the so called "sanctuary cities" law, Senate Bill 4 , which was set scheduled to go into effect September 1. On the final day of the legislative session in May, tensions boiled over when Republican state Rep. Matt Rinaldi told Democrats that he had called federal immigration agents to report ... [Full Article...]

Trump Defends Decision To Pardon Arizona's Arpaio

Trump Defends Decision To Pardon Arizona's Arpaio The people went insane when I said what do you think of Sheriff Joe, or something to that effect. He was found guilty in federal court of criminal contempt . "We may fund it through the United States but ultimately Mexico will pay for the wall", Trump said. More broadly, it may encourage state and local officers to aggressively enforce federal immigration law. [Full Article...]

CBI registers 18 cases of fraud against company linked to Robert Vadra

CBI registers 18 cases of fraud against company linked to Robert Vadra The CBI registered 18 FIRs on Wednesday after the BJP-led Rajasthan government asked for a probe into alleged land scams in Bikaner. Less than a week after the Rajasthan government recommended a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into controversial land deals allegedly executed by a company owned by Robert Vadra , the agency registered 18 cases of fraudulent and fict... [Full Article...]

Houston reels as Storm Harvey moves on to Louisiana

Houston reels as Storm Harvey moves on to Louisiana The flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey are beginning to drop across much of the Houston area, emergency officials said . Members of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries help rescue Mike Henry, right, and his partner Rosemarie Carpenter during flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan is now Trump's war

Afghanistan is now Trump's war Another reason the Pentagon deliberately undercounts troop levels is because higher numbers of troop deployments can be a political liability for some USA clients, like Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who is up for election next year amid widespread misgivings among Iraqis about the continued presence of US troops there. [Full Article...]

Tropical storm watch posted for Outer Banks and sounds

Tropical storm watch posted for Outer Banks and sounds However, our local National Weather Service Office forecast discussion calls it a coastal low without any mention of a tropical storm and keeps the storm much closer to the city. Healthy rain chances linger into the long holiday weekend, so those labor day weekend plans will probably need an inside plan B. Florida has been experiencing heavy rains for the past several days at this system s... [Full Article...]

At Least 10 Homes Destroyed So Far In Butte County's Ponderosa Fire

At Least 10 Homes Destroyed So Far In Butte County's Ponderosa Fire Officials said at least 50 engines and more than eight aircraft were used to battle the blaze. The grass fire, dubbed the Ponderosa Fire, broke out just before 1:30 p.m.in the Robinson Mill area, near Ponderosa Way, Cal Fire said. In addition to the homes, the fire has destroyed 20 outbuildings. The smoke plume was visible from space, attesting to the explosive growth of the fire. [Full Article...]

Congress seeks apology from PM Narendra Modi on noteban

Congress seeks apology from PM Narendra Modi on noteban Top government officials told ET that judging the success or failure of demonetisation on the basis of currency that came back to the system was "ill-informed" and "incorrect". Accusing Modi of obfuscation, Surjewala said figures given by the RBI had again exposed the government. Perspective: This Rs 16000Cr is just 1% of the total notes demonetised. [Full Article...]

Harvey produces so much rain, NWS adds new colour to maps

Harvey produces so much rain, NWS adds new colour to maps John Nielsen-Gammon, a professor at Texas A&M University and the current Texas state climatologist, later confirmed the record 51.88 inches number. While historic, the rainfall has not yet broken the all-time record. The NWS said because it has been so dry and the speed of the storms , the rain is not expected to produce any flooding. In the last two days, 24.44 inches of rain has fallen. [Full Article...]

United Nations chief takes helicopter tour of Israel-Gaza border

United Nations chief takes helicopter tour of Israel-Gaza border Guterres visited the main United Nations headquarters in Gaza City to receive a briefing from United Nations leaders on the situation in the Gaza Strip.He said that, he is "very proud of the work that the United Nations staff specially in Gaza in support of the people of Gaza in these very hard moments". [Full Article...]

Most who disapprove of Trump like nothing about his presidency

It comes on the heels of a separate Monmouth University poll that said six in 10 people who disapprove of Trump couldn't imagine anything he could do to make them change their minds. Blunt's silence gives the clear impression that he approves of President Trump's hateful and divisive behavior. When asked whether the president is "very" or "fairly" prejudiced, 31 percent of Republicans said no ... [Full Article...]

United Nations extends peacekeeping mission in Lebanon against Hezbollah's buildup

United Nations extends peacekeeping mission in Lebanon against Hezbollah's buildup Some other nations, including Lebanon, wanted the mission's mandate renewed as-is. "It is apparent to everyone who cares to see it", she said. The size of the mission was boosted considerably after the 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah to oversee the ending of hostilities and Gen Beary, who began his two-year appointment as force commander and head of mission last July, is in charge of 10,50... [Full Article...]

Trump approves Louisiana emergency declaration

Trump approves Louisiana emergency declaration Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards had asked Trump for assistance on Sunday, citing the National Weather Service's warning that coming rainfall could pose "serious danger to life and property of the citizens of our state". "Louisiana will remain in this storm's path for the next week, from Southwest Louisiana to North Louisiana". He is set to spend Tuesday in Texas, where at least eight people ha... [Full Article...]

Billionaire kidnapper, Evans arraigned, pleads guilty

Billionaire kidnapper, Evans arraigned, pleads guilty After the charges were read to them, Kazeem, requested for the remand of the defendants. The suspected kidnapper, through a Lagos lawyer, Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje, is praying the court to order his unconditional release from detention or to charge him. [Full Article...]

Trans Military Members Share Uplifting Message At VMAs: "Keep On Marching"

Trans Military Members Share Uplifting Message At VMAs: The network thanked the fearless men and women, including Air Force Airman First Class Sterling James Crutcher , Air Force Staff Sergeant Logan B. Ireland , U.S. "DoD confirms that MTV has invited Service members in their personal capacity to this year's VMAs ", Pentagon Spokesman Lt. Col. Paul Haverstick said on Thursday. [Full Article...]


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