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House passes $7.9bn Harvey aid bill

House passes $7.9bn Harvey aid bill Senate Republicans want to link Harvey aid to debt limit increase into 2019 after the midterm elections. "If the Republicans won't fix [our debt problem] when we're in charge, who will?" "I'm willing to not say that hurricane relief has to have offsets", said Rep. [Full Article...]

Trump, Schumer to push permanent repeal of debt ceiling

Trump, Schumer to push permanent repeal of debt ceiling Meanwhile, Democrats urged Mr. Ryan and Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, to immediately consider the Dream Act . And third, Democrats have the votes on these issues. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told Fox Business on Thursday he's comfortable with a three-month deal to increase the debt ceiling. "We have many , many things that are on the plate". [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma Has Destroyed This Famous Airport

Hurricane Irma Has Destroyed This Famous Airport Severe damage can be seen inside the airport, including check-in counters and terminal areas. PTZtv.com hosts the Maho Beach camera. Pictures show that the Category 5 storm has wreaked havoc on the Princess Juliana International Airport on the island of St. [Full Article...]

U.S. disaster agency FEMA may run out of funds Friday: senators

U.S. disaster agency FEMA may run out of funds Friday: senators FEMA) is about to run out of money. The combined $1.013 billion in the Disaster Relief Fund is unlikely to be enough for the extreme challenges created by Harvey and the other disasters. With only three of 422 lawmakers voting no on the aid, the package is headed to the US Senate where Florida's Senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson are urging officials to also consider the Category 5 hurricane... [Full Article...]

Betsy DeVos to make Title IV announcement in Virginia

Betsy DeVos to make Title IV announcement in Virginia Betsy DeVos testifies before the Senate Health, Education and Labor Committee confirmation hearing to be next Secretary of Education on Capitol Hill in Washington on January 17, 2017. DeVos has said Obama-era rules on investigating campus sexual assault aren't working and suggested that revisions were necessary. Without specifying how her department plans to move forward, she cited several grou... [Full Article...]

Isaiah Thomas Opened Up About Playing After His Sister's Tragic Death

Isaiah Thomas Opened Up About Playing After His Sister's Tragic Death But this year ... man, it's not even going to be a thing. When will Thomas return? He refused to answer any questions about Thomas' hip, instructing the media to focus its attention elsewhere. Thomas will be the starting point guard for the Cavs next season, and he should benefit from playing alongside James . There's a lot riding on Thomas' hip. [Full Article...]

China Offers Support for UN Efforts on N. Korea Nuclear Issue

China Offers Support for UN Efforts on N. Korea Nuclear Issue We support Moon's efforts to renew peace talks with the North accompanied by a gradual stepping up of global sanctions against North Korea if necessary, deeper Chinese involvement in bringing Kim to heel and less bombast from Trump, who sometimes sounds like he's the one "begging for war". [Full Article...]

Leading Scientist on Irma: 'Climate Change Effects Are No Longer Subtle'

Leading Scientist on Irma: 'Climate Change Effects Are No Longer Subtle' He continued, "There is scientific consensus now that the strongest hurricanes will get stronger as the world's oceans warm, at a rate of roughly 10 miles per hour for each degree Fahrenheit of warming". Climate change can "badly exacerbate" the impact of the hurricanes, even if it's not the initial cause , he said. If this were a Sci-Fi movie, everyone in the audience would know things are goi... [Full Article...]

Cosmo DiNardo and Sean Kratz back in Bucks County court

Cosmo DiNardo and Sean Kratz back in Bucks County court DiNardo, 20, of Bensalem, waived his preliminary hearing on Thursday, according to the Bucks County District Attorney's Office. He is set to appear in court again October 6 for a formal arraignment before a county judge on the homicide, robbery, theft, firearms and related counts he waived today. [Full Article...]

Huntington Beach Police Shooting: Full Story & Must-See Details

Huntington Beach Police Shooting: Full Story & Must-See Details John Domingo. Bennett says the officers were in stable condition. When officers arrived, a man approached them. The officers were also hospitalized with undisclosed injures. All three were reported to be in stable condition. I've been sent out of college, with honors and such, on the search for the American Dream. This story will be updated as new details become available . [Full Article...]

Iowa high school football players photographed in KKK hoods with burning cross

Iowa high school football players photographed in KKK hoods with burning cross Creston Community High Principal Bill Messerole said his staff is going to have to figure out a way to address what happened. "We took immediate action around 8 this morning and discipline was handed out", Messerole said. A person who answered the phone at the police department Wednesday afternoon referred questions from the AP to Union County Sheriff Rick Piel. Piel said there appears to be... [Full Article...]

Russia Says UN Vote Monday on North Korea Sanctions 'Premature'

Russia Says UN Vote Monday on North Korea Sanctions 'Premature' Pyongyang has blasted the joint exercises, viewing them as a rehearsal for invasion, while the US and South Korea say they are acting defensively. Trump has offered "conceptual approval" on the purchase of billions of dollars' worth of US military weapons and equipment by South Korea . [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey may have damaged one million cars in Texas

Hurricane Harvey may have damaged one million cars in Texas Tropical Storm Harvey has been looming around for some time now in the Western Gulf of Mexico and is now expected to be a major hurricane by the time that it makes landfall somewhere around Corpus Christi, Texas . "If you have water in your homes, I have issued a mandatory evacuation for them because it's risky for those who are choosing to live there", Mayor Sylvester Turner told NBC's "Mett th... [Full Article...]

Congress will 'make a deal' to spare dreamers from deportation

Congress will 'make a deal' to spare dreamers from deportation Zuckerberg repeated his earlier condemnation of Trump's decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA , which allowed recipients known as "Dreamers" to live, work and study in the USA without fear of deportation . [Full Article...]

Turkey's economy minister defends predecessor over Iran sanctions charges

Turkey's economy minister defends predecessor over Iran sanctions charges Prosecutors have now charged Caglayan and former Halkbank general manager Suleyman Aslan and two others, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY. The conspiracy allegedly included a gold export scheme and transactions falsely described as payment for food and medicine for Iran. Also named in the latest indictment was Suleyman Aslan, the general manager of a Turkis... [Full Article...]

Crews fight wildfire in Routt County

Crews fight wildfire in Routt County One ranch has had to be evacuated and structures that were immediately threatened have been evacuated. Officials said there are 42 addresses within a five-mile radius of the fire. Almost 170 firefighters are working the blaze, which is burning in conifer, aspen and gambel oak trees on a mix of private and Bureau of Land Management property. [Full Article...]

Name of Taco Bell robbery suspect who was fatally shot released

Name of Taco Bell robbery suspect who was fatally shot released He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead. The McDonough Police Department has issued a lookout for the suspect, described as a black male wearing a camouflage boonie-style hat, white mask, black T-shirt and black trousers at the time of the robbery. [Full Article...]

Trump meets top lawmakers at White House amid DACA, hurricane concerns

Trump meets top lawmakers at White House amid DACA, hurricane concerns Hundreds of protesters, many of whom are recipients of the DACA program, gathered outside the White House to voice their anger on Tuesday. President Trump's statement Tuesday formally announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, will come to an end early next year . [Full Article...]

Russian President calls for talks with North Korea

Russian President calls for talks with North Korea North Korea on Sunday claimed to have detonated a new hydrogen bomb , confirming suspicions of the reclusive state's sixth-ever nuclear test . Beijing fears that completely cutting off North Korea could lead to its collapse, unleashing a wave of refugees into China's northeast. [Full Article...]

Russia may force US to cut diplomatic staff more, Putin says

Russia may force US to cut diplomatic staff more, Putin says This may end up in a global catastrophe and huge amount of human life lost", Putin told reporters during a visit to China. While US Defense Secretary James Mattis warned of a "massive military response", US President Trump suggested a massive clampdown on trade with countries that do business with North Korea. [Full Article...]


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