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Harvey Remnants to Impact Arkansas

Harvey Remnants to Impact Arkansas The National Weather Service says a cold front extending from NY to Iowa is moving our way while Tropical Depression Harvey makes its way into the Tennessee Valley. Continued strengthening is forecast as it approaches the Leeward Islands next week. Forecasters are also keeping track on Hurricane Irma , which is making its way along the Atlantic. [Full Article...]

Iran urges expansion of comprehensive ties with S

Iran urges expansion of comprehensive ties with S For her part, Mbete said her country will make efforts to bring Iran to the club of BRICS which includes Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. During a separate meeting with the top South African lawmaker on Saturday, President Hassan Rouhani also said Iran is determined to strengthen ties with African countries especially South Africa. [Full Article...]

President Trump Donating $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Victims

President Trump Donating $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Victims The Trump administration on Friday asked Congress for a higher-than-expected $7.85 billion as part of an initial request for funds in response to Hurricane Harvey , with an additional request expected by the end of this month. On the other, Trump isn't backing off his budget proposal to cut billions of dollars from those agency budgets, a plan Bossert Thursday said repeatedly is a "responsi... [Full Article...]

Cherokee Nation Attorney General Todd Hembree issues statement on Freedmen ruling

Cherokee Nation Attorney General Todd Hembree issues statement on Freedmen ruling Senior US District Judge Thomas Hogan said in his ruling that the paramount question was whether the treaty gave the Cherokee Freedmen " all the rights of native Cherokees ". "As the Attorney General, I see this as an opportunity to resolve the Freedmen citizenship issue and allow the Cherokee Nation to move beyond this dispute". [Full Article...]

Venezuela Bars Opposition Activist Lilian Tintori From Traveling to Europe

Venezuela Bars Opposition Activist Lilian Tintori From Traveling to Europe Tintori said the money was meant to pay for the medical expenses of her 100-year-old grandmother who has been hospitalized in recent days. “It is not a crime to have cash money. "The ambassadors of Spain, Germany and Italy accompanied me, they are witnesses to the dictatorship's abuse", she tweeted with a photo of the diplomats at the airport. [Full Article...]

Iranian female students killed in bus accident in southern Iran

Iranian female students killed in bus accident in southern Iran According to the deputy health minister Iraj Harirchi, unfortunately one of the students suffered major injuries to the face, two lost limbs, and two others picked up spinal injuries. School trips are organized by the Education Ministry's student's organization each year, as part of the ministry's education and recreational programs for students. [Full Article...]

Alleged Iloilo drug lord dead

Alleged Iloilo drug lord dead Senior Superintendent Marlon Tayaba, Iloilo City police chief, who was with the arresting team, said Prevendido and his nephew Jason, who was also killed , were the first to open fire. Supt. Cesar Binag, director of the police regional office in Western Visayas, on Saturday said the appointment of Espenido as officer-in-charge of the Iloilo City Police has been canceled. [Full Article...]

Trump to North Korea: 'Talking is not the answer!'

Trump to North Korea: 'Talking is not the answer!' The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday unanimously condemned North Korea after it fired a missile that flew over Japan's main islands, but it did not specify whether it would impose new sanctions. On Monday, North Korea launched a missile that flew over Japan - a challenge to Trump's August 8 warning to Pyongyang that any further threats to the USA would be met with "fire and fury ". [Full Article...]

Twins rout Royals 17-0

Twins rout Royals 17-0 Joe Mauer went 4 for 4 with two RBIs and Eduardo Escobar hit two home runs while driving in six runs as the Twins erupted for a 17-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night to keep their lead for the second AL Wild Card spot at 1 1/2 games. [Full Article...]

Trump Will Discuss South Korea Trade Deal With Senior Advisers

Trump Will Discuss South Korea Trade Deal With Senior Advisers A USTR fact sheet released with the statement said the USA trade deficit in goods with South Korea had more than doubled from $13.2 billion in 2011 - the year before the pact took effect - to $27.6 billion in 2016. "The president and Nebraska have a basic disagreement about trade", Sasse said in a statement. "It also takes place at a time, after exceedingly threatening North Korean missile tests... [Full Article...]

Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims

Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) also tweeted in response to Trump's request for funding, saying that the Senate was ready to "act quickly". Sandy involved a more public battle between lawmakers from Democratic-leaning NY and New Jersey and GOP conservatives, and Northeast lawmakers have taken to social media sites such as Twitter to say "I told you so". [Full Article...]

Nebraska vs. Arkansas State

Nebraska vs. Arkansas State But Nebraska would stall from there and settle for a 21-yard field goal by senior Drew Brown . The Red Wolves racked up almost 500 yards of offense. Nebraska (1-0) next plays Saturday at Oregon. Arkansas State amassed 123 yards in the first quarter - all of it by way of the pass. The Huskers lead Arkansas State 27-26 at the half. [Full Article...]

Korea says it loaded H-bomb onto missile

Korea says it loaded H-bomb onto missile The missile flew over Japan, further exacerbating tensions between North Korea and the United States and its allies, Japan and South Korea. Pyongyang launched a missile over Japan last week in apparent signal to the USA that the country would not back down over its missiles program. [Full Article...]

Japan's Abe, UK May pledge cooperation on North Korea threat

Last week, Japan expanded its own sanctions against the North, after a similar U.S. move. May announced that China must do "everything it can" to make North Korea refrain from firing more missiles, and refused to rule out cyber warfare. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Hugs Children, Serves Food In Visit To Victims Of Harvey

Donald Trump Hugs Children, Serves Food In Visit To Victims Of Harvey Local authorities said there were at least 47 deaths in Texas so far that were related or suspected to be related to the storm. "To those Americans who have lost loved ones, all of America is grieving with you, and our hearts are joined with yours forever", President Donald Trump said in a speech, a day after viewing some of the damage for himself on a trip to Texas . [Full Article...]

HISD Schools Will Remain Closed Until September 11

HISD Schools Will Remain Closed Until September 11 The new requirement cuts the grace period from eight months to five days, and says after that students must be excluded from class, with exceptions for a couple of circumstances. The waiver omits the school districts from having to make up any of the scheduled instructional days that had to be cancelled because of Hurricane Harvey, later in the school year. [Full Article...]

Soggy start to Labor Day Weekend for the midstate

Soggy start to Labor Day Weekend for the midstate Bands of rain will continue to overspread the region through the day Saturday and Saturday night . Overnight lows tonight slip back into the low to mid 50s as clouds increase ahead of the showers and rain associated with remnants of Harvey slide in early Sunday morning. [Full Article...]

Miami Rewards Big Plays With Giant Gold Chain On The Sideline

Miami Rewards Big Plays With Giant Gold Chain On The Sideline Miami quarterback Malik Rosier had an impressive home debut, completing 17 of 28 passes for 217 yards and a career-high three touchdowns. Take a look and listen below. "Means the world to me", Rosier said. "To me, it felt like I was doing what I was always told to, which is to always just go up and snag it", Langham said about his touchdown reception. [Full Article...]

5.3 magnitude natural disaster rattles southeast Idaho

5.3 magnitude natural disaster rattles southeast Idaho The region experienced six aftershocks with magnitudes ranging from 3.2 to 4.1. There are no reports of damage or injuries at this time. The USGS said a handful of smaller quakes followed for about an hour. While Idaho is rarely associated with earthquakes, due to the state's close proximity to the supervolcano under Yellowstone National Park, seismic activity is possible in the area. [Full Article...]

Kenya's Supreme Court Cancels Presidential Election

Kenya's Supreme Court Cancels Presidential Election Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta had been declared victor of the election which opposition said was marred with irregularities. Deputy Finance Minister, Kweku Kwarteng says Kenya's Raila Odinga-led opposition party should not be too excited about a court ruling ordering the re-run of the presidential elections held in August. [Full Article...]


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