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NJ representatives won't hold grudge against Texas, promise to support Harvey aid

NJ representatives won't hold grudge against Texas, promise to support Harvey aid The Federal Emergency Management Agency's disaster fund now contains more than $3 billion, but FEMA on Monday said response to Harvey is "quickly drawing down" disaster balances. On Friday as Hurricane Harvey crashed into his home state, Cruz signed a letter calling on President Trump to declare the situation a "major disaster". [Full Article...]

Raikkonen fastest in final Belgian GP practice

With Hamilton holding on, the race leader says it took some clever tactics to prevent Vettel from overtaking. The fastest 10 drivers who moved on to Q3 were: Hamilton, Bottas, Raikkonen , Verstappen, Vettel, Ricciardo, Palmer, Perez, Hulkenberg and Ocon. [Full Article...]

Finnish Police Confirm Moroccan Behind Turku Knife Attack

Finnish Police Confirm Moroccan Behind Turku Knife Attack Finnish police say they have released a man in connection with the August 18 stabbing attack in the western city of Turku that left two people dead and eight injured. The man had claimed to be an 18-year-old Moroccan named Abderrahman Mechkah. On Wednesday police released a man suspected of involvement in the stabbing case. [Full Article...]

Plan includes private scholarship tax credits

Plan includes private scholarship tax credits Illinois State Police Director Leo Schmitz said the legislation "reinforces local, county, state ability to work with the federal government and our federal partners to protect the neighborhood". But the Illinois Association of School Administrators does not support the idea of 75 million dollars in publicly funded tax credits being used for private school scholarships. [Full Article...]

India's role in Afghanistan focused on economy, not security

India's role in Afghanistan focused on economy, not security But that will have to change, and that will change immediately. "This approach is in tune with the prescriptions for Afghanistan issued by the previous US administration, which, as is known, failed to improve the security in the region", she added. [Full Article...]

Trump's news conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto at 4:30 pm

Trump's news conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto at 4:30 pm President Donald Trump says the United States stands "in solidarity" with Finland against the threat of terrorism. President Trump declined to explicitly say whether or not he considers Russian Federation a "security threat" during his press conference today with Finland President Sauli Niinistö . [Full Article...]

Trump defends pardon of former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio

Trump defends pardon of former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio Arpaio's team said they'll fight the case to the Supreme Court - even though there's no chance the former Maricopa County, Arizona, sheriff would do any jail time. "And I think this pardon by President Trump of Joe Arpaio is going to play to that same extremist view because what Arpaio was doing was profiling and judging people on the basis of their skin color and that is something all leaders... [Full Article...]

Israeli forces detain 11 Palestinians from the West Bank, Jerusalem

Israeli forces detain 11 Palestinians from the West Bank, Jerusalem For his part, Kushner said that President Trump "sends to President Abbas his best wishes and best hopes, and we have been sent today from Washington to talk about a very important subject, peaceful relations between the countries of the region as a whole". [Full Article...]

Houston family gets unexpected guest from rising flood waters

Houston family gets unexpected guest from rising flood waters Houston resident Viviana Saldana found a humorous way to deal with flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey . Saldana wrote on Facebook . The video, which has been viewed about 25 million times as of Monday morning, shows the man splashing around in knee-high water and chasing after the fish as he belly-flops around the living room. [Full Article...]

New face at Justin Trudeau's table following cabinet shuffle: Ginette Petitpas Taylor

New face at Justin Trudeau's table following cabinet shuffle: Ginette Petitpas Taylor It's a restructuring move Trudeau says is about resetting the nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous people. However, O'Regan - as a former morning TV show host, a guest at Trudeau's controversial winter holiday to the Aga Khan's private Bahamian island and an MP who publicly battled an alcohol addiction - has had a higher profile than Petitpas Taylor. [Full Article...]

SC questions Gujarat over slow pace of Asaram trial

SC questions Gujarat over slow pace of Asaram trial It is for the court to take a decision (on expediting the trial). Earlier this year as well, the apex court had asked the Gujarat court to speed up the recording of the evidence of the victims and other witnesses since more than 40 witnesses are believed to have not yet recorded their statements in the age-old case. [Full Article...]

Teheran warns IAEA against succumbing to U.S. inspection demand

Teheran warns IAEA against succumbing to U.S. inspection demand He also accused the United States of exploiting the issue "for ill-wishing political means". No foreign and domestic official and not even unauthorized officials of the Iranian Armed Forces are allowed to inspect Iran's military sites without Imam Khamenei's permission, Major General Hassan Firouzabadi, who advises the Leader on military affairs, said on Sunday. [Full Article...]

7-year-old kidnapping victim strangled, thrown off bridge into Worcester lake

7-year-old kidnapping victim strangled, thrown off bridge into Worcester lake Police arrested Joshua Hubert, 35, on charges of kidnapping. Hubert was ordered held without bail in Worcester District Court. The girl was found around 4 a.m., according to police. Hubert's appointed attorney, Richard Welsh, said the defendant will plead innocent. A woman opened the door to find the victim standing in soaking wet pajamas. [Full Article...]

Renewable energy booming but could soon turn to bust, analysts warn

Renewable energy booming but could soon turn to bust, analysts warn Renewable energy is well on the way to meeting Australian domestic power demand, a new report reveals. "Renewable energy, particularly wind and solar, are now beginning to emerge as a significant source of power", Director of analysis and advisory Tristan Edis said. [Full Article...]

'Heathers' Promo: First Look At Paramount Network Series Based On Movie

'Heathers' Promo: First Look At Paramount Network Series Based On Movie Should we all be frightened of the new look Heathers gang? The lead Heather (played by Melanie Field ) is nothing like the blonde ringleader of yore; instead, she's a brunette with a slicked-back bouffant who wears a gold H pendant and earrings that spell out "fuck". [Full Article...]

Pakistan can not bring Afghan war into Pakistan: Qamar Bajwa

Pakistan can not bring Afghan war into Pakistan: Qamar Bajwa Gen Bajwa proposed the working group during a discussion with Afghan Army chief Gen Sharif Yaftali on the sidelines of the Quadrilateral Counter-terrorism Coordination Mechanism (QCCM)'s meeting in Tajikistan. According to Dawn News, participants at the meeting signed an outline cooperative mechanism which will come into force after its endorsement by respective governments. [Full Article...]

Rs 50000 reward for courageous cop who saved 400 children

Rs 50000 reward for courageous cop who saved 400 children The footage - spanning 12 seconds - has gone viral on social media. A 40-year-old Madhya Pradesh Police Head Constable saved lives of 100 children and many other villagers when he carried a bomb found in the backyard of a school over his shoulder and disposed it off far away from human habitation. [Full Article...]

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated first LNG terminal

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated first LNG terminal He said the world was thinking that the project would take several years but the government succeeded by introducing the LNG-based energy. He said that import of LNG would benefit the economy to the tune of 1.5 billion dollars annually, and would also save precious foreign exchange as LNG would replace the expensive furnace oil. [Full Article...]

President Trump Tweets Criticism Directed at Mitch McConnell & Paul Ryan

President Trump Tweets Criticism Directed at Mitch McConnell & Paul Ryan Republicans in Congress were stunned on Thursday with Donald Trump's tweets suggesting that a vote to raise the debt ceiling should be tied to a veterans benefits bill. For now, Senate and House Democrats are watching Republicans and the Trump administration wrangle over the debt ceiling, with no clear plan yet in sight. [Full Article...]

Man Arrested For Lying About Being Stabbed for Looking Like Neo-Nazi

Man Arrested For Lying About Being Stabbed for Looking Like Neo-Nazi Witt claimed the man stabbed him in the hand. Joshua Witt , 26, called the police saying a black man approached him after getting out of his auto in the Steak and Shake's parking lot in Sheridan, Colo., on August 16, according to 9News. Witt also posted that he is serving in the U.S. Navy. The man Witt had described as the "suspect" was found to be a nearby transient who was cleared of any in... [Full Article...]


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