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Cindy Brings Flood Of Trouble To Gulf Coast

Cindy Brings Flood Of Trouble To Gulf Coast As tropical storm Cindy is heading toward the Gulf Coast states, millions of people are bracing for heavy rain and potential flash flooding. Cindy is forecast to drop between 3-6 inches (7.5-15 centimeters) of rain, "with isolated maximum amounts up to 12 inches (30 centimeters)" over parts of Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas through Friday . [Full Article...]

Army firing in Gorkhaland protest kills 3

The GJM supporters took out the rally to protest against the police raid at Bimal Gurung's residence and arrest of the GJM MLA Amar Rai's sone Vikram Rai, who is also Morcha's media manager. "We said (at that time) kindly examine the merits of the case individually". Singh also spoke to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday and discussed with her the situation prevailing the... [Full Article...]

Barack Obama attacks the 'fundamental meanness' of Republican healthcare plan

Barack Obama attacks the 'fundamental meanness' of Republican healthcare plan Scott Applewhite). "We urge you to seriously consider the impact on states, especially related to the Medicaid program", House Appropriations Chairman Chris Jones, R-Suffolk, and Senate Finance Co-Chairman Emmett Hanger, R-Augusta, said in a three-page letter to U.S. [Full Article...]

Disability advocates arrested during health care protest at McConnell's office

Disability advocates arrested during health care protest at McConnell's office As NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben reports , the BCRA is similar in many ways to the House's health care alternative, the American Health Care Act, that passed last month. Policy experts said that would keep more young, healthy people out of the market and likely create a sicker patient pool. "Let's be very clear". The tax, which affects high-income Americans and was imposed to help pay for Obamacare, ... [Full Article...]

Man charged with murder over London mosque attack

Man charged with murder over London mosque attack Mr Ali, a father-of-six and grandfather-of-two, came to the United Kingdom from Bangladesh when he was 10 years old and was said to be a well-known face around Finsbury Park through his regular attendance at worship. Police said the rented van involved had been driven from Cardiff to London on Sunday and officers appealed for anyone who saw it to come forward. [Full Article...]

NDA Presidential candidate Kovind meets Vajpayee

With the selection of Kovind as India's top constitutional head, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah have played a political masterstroke on opposition parties in more than just ensuring entry into Raisina Hills. Maintaining that Meira Kumar had been made a "scapegoat" by the Congress, the BJP questioned why the party did not nominate her when it was in a position to g... [Full Article...]

'Making A Murderer' Subject Closer To Release After Appeals Court Win

'Making A Murderer' Subject Closer To Release After Appeals Court Win The three-judge panel from the court of appeals ruled on Thursday that the lower court's decision was correct, almost a year after the original decision. Magistrate Judge William Duffin said in the ruling that investigators made false promises to Dassey by assuring him "he had nothing to worry about". [Full Article...]

FBI Investigating Flint Airport Attack As Terrorism

Police in Montreal went to an apartment building in the city's Saint Michel area on Wednesday in connection with the stabbing , according to Radio-Canada, the French-language arm of Canada's public broadcaster. Earlier, Michigan State Police had said on Twitter that the officer had been in critical condition. He wanted to identify an worldwide airport, but, Gelios said, authorities "have ab... [Full Article...]

Grenfell Tower blaze started in fridge freezer

Grenfell Tower blaze started in fridge freezer The concerns come as safety tests showed 11 high-rise tower blocks in eight local authority areas have been found to be covered in combustible cladding . In a statement WCHG said: "Following the tragic events from the Grenfell Fire, Wythenshawe Community Housing Group, working with the Greater Manchester Fire service, has conducted a comprehensive review of all ten tower blocks within Wythenshawe... [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn polls better than Theresa May on Prime Minister suitability

Jeremy Corbyn polls better than Theresa May on Prime Minister suitability At the same time , a group of some 30 Conservative MPs are lobbying Theresa May to rule out walking away from Brexit without a deal with the European Union , as she goes into Wednesday's Queen's speech as the first prime minister in decades to announce a legislative programme without a House of Commons majority. [Full Article...]

Portugal: Pedrogao wildfire tamed

Portugal: Pedrogao wildfire tamed Meanwhile, a separate fire, in the village of Gois further north, was very worrying, Victor Vaz Pinto, commander of the civil protection agency, said. On Sunday afternoon, almost 900 firefighters and 300 vehicles were still battling the blaze as scenes of devastation could be seen around the town. [Full Article...]

Iran says it fired missiles targeting Daesh in Syria

Russian Federation threatened aircraft from the USA -led coalition in Syrian-controlled airspace and suspended a hotline meant to avoid collisions in retaliation for the US military shooting down a Syrian warplane on Sunday. "The first message is that Iran punishes terrorists", he said. Said Sharif. " Obviously and clearly, some reactionary countries of the region, especially Saudi Arabia, had ann... [Full Article...]

FBI Investigates Anti-Trump Gunman Who Shot 4 People at Virginia Ballpark

FBI Investigates Anti-Trump Gunman Who Shot 4 People at Virginia Ballpark The young woman's boyfriend later confronted Hodgkinson, and Hodgkinson pulled out his shotgun, hit the younger man in the face with the wooden stock of the gun, then fired a single shot that missed, according to police. A neighbor called it in but because the home is in the County there's no law against it. The Washington Post quoted an acquaintance of Hodgkinson as saying they met campai... [Full Article...]

Merkel says May's offer on expats 'good start' but many questions remain

They were briefed by Michel Barnier , who launched the Brexit negotiations for them on Monday, and discussed the move of two European Union agencies from London after Britain quits. "But of course there are many, many other questions about Brexit - about finances, about the relationship with Ireland - which means we still have a lot to do until October". [Full Article...]

Brussels on high alert as extra security deployed at landmarks, events

Brussels on high alert as extra security deployed at landmarks, events He then ran back up to the concourse where commuters had been milling around and rushed toward a soldier shouting " Allahu akbar " - God is greater, in Arabic. Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel says that the shooting of a suspect at the Brussels Central train station "could have been potentially very unsafe". [Full Article...]

Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind

Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind He has undergone several surgeries and remains in hospital. By the weekend, it was upgraded to serious, before Wednesday's boost to fair. Hodgkinson sprayed rifle fire at Republican congressmen on Wednesday as they practiced for a charity baseball game. [Full Article...]

Pregnant mother shot, killed by police in Seattle

An African-American mother was fatally shot by Seattle police Sunday morning after she called them for help. The Seattle Times reports Charleena's family says she had been struggling with mental health issues. They also talk about the woman making "weird statements" about her and her daughter turning into wolves. Lyles' friends and family wondered aloud how police could shoot and k... [Full Article...]

Dash cam video showing Philando Castile killing released

Yanez orders her not to move, then says , "F-", multiple times. He also told jurors that he feared for his life. Castile's girlfriend has insisted her boyfriend was reaching for documentation the officer asked him for. "He did nothing but comply with Officer Yanez's instructions to get his driver's license". It comes just days after a jury acquitted Yanez of all charges, including se... [Full Article...]

Philippines says Islamist fighters trapped in corner of besieged town

Cpt Arvin Encinas , spokesman of the military division in the area, said the BIFF fighters initially meant to attack a local security post located near the Malagakit Elementary School, but were thwarted by government troops. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has apologised to the people of Marawi for declaring martial law in Mindanao island and vowed to rebuild the city which was destro... [Full Article...]

Trump Says He Didn't Tape Conversations With Comey

Trump Says He Didn't Tape Conversations With Comey Trump's tweets , old and new, left many perplexed about whether there was motive or strategy behind the whole affair. CNN reported on Thursday that two top US intelligence officials told investigators Trump suggested they publicly deny any collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation, but that they did not feel he had ordered them to do so. [Full Article...]


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