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Drivers Warned, Don't Pass Stopped School Bus

Drivers Warned, Don't Pass Stopped School Bus Buses will be picking up and dropping off of students at many locations throughout Trumbull. Police will periodically monitor school bus stops to help ensure the safety of students as they travel back to school to begin the new school year. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey Hits Houston: Stranded 200 Indian Students Safe, Says Consul

Hurricane Harvey Hits Houston: Stranded 200 Indian Students Safe, Says Consul Five persons have died in the resulting floods. Both the students were treated with CPR, until medical help arrived, said the police. They were taken to the CHI St. "I am with the 200 Indian students". Meteorologists have forecast that the historic rainfall will dump up to 50 inches by Wednesday. "More than 200 Indian students are trapped in the USA city of Houston; two of them in the ICU, a... [Full Article...]

Legendary MSU Basketball Coach Jud Heathcote Dies At Age 90

Legendary MSU Basketball Coach Jud Heathcote Dies At Age 90 All that was recognized in 2009 with his induction into the College Basketball Hall of Fame. "Coach Heathcote had an impact on so many people", MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis said. He coached former MSU Basketball star Magic Johnson and was instrumental in the hiring of the current MSU Basketball coach, Tom Izzo . During Heathcote's farewell tour during the 1994-95 season, many schools gav... [Full Article...]

North Korea fires missiles into Sea of Japan

North Korea fires missiles into Sea of Japan Applications for Chinese new or expanded investment in North Korea by Chinese companies would not be approved, the ministry said. North Korea launched three missiles into the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan on Saturday morning, reigniting tensions after a month of heated rhetoric between Pyongyang and Washington . [Full Article...]

2 women killed, 2 people hurt when auto overturns on highway

2 women killed, 2 people hurt when auto overturns on highway Classmates and relatives crowded around a makeshift memorial at Century Field to honor Jennah DiSclafani and her best friend, Mariah Gomez, who were in the severely damaged Ford Mustang involved in the accident. The Garfield woman was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center in critical condition with injuries and the Paterson man was treated at the hospital and released. [Full Article...]

TV reporter helps rescue truck driver in Houston floods live on air

TV reporter helps rescue truck driver in Houston floods live on air My last look at the KHOU Channel 11 lobby before it was flooded by Harvey. The victims include four children (all 16 or younger) and their great-grandparents. The US National Weather Service said the flood threat was spreading to Louisiana, with up to 25 inches of rain expected in southwestern parts of the state. [Full Article...]

How Pakistan can respond to US's new 'stick' strategy in Afghanistan

On Sunday, the Pakistani Foreign Ministry and the U.S. embassy in Islamabad released similarly-worded statements saying that her visit has been postponed at Pakistan's request until a " mutually convenient time ". Pakistani officials argue that the Afghan Taliban has no reason to launch attacks out of Pakistani territory given that the terrorist group is already well established inside Afghanist... [Full Article...]

Osteen's Houston Megachurch Ripped for Closing Its Doors

Osteen's Houston Megachurch Ripped for Closing Its Doors Joel Osteen has responded to the harsh criticism he received today after his church closed when Hurricane Harvey rolled into Houston over the weekend. Many readers located a 2010 CultureMap story about the $10.5 million River Oaks home where Osteen lives with his wife and family, and a vigorous debate ensued in the comments section about the "prosperity preacher" and his reaction to the hurrica... [Full Article...]

Deadly explosion heard near USA diplomatic mission in Kabul

Deadly explosion heard near USA diplomatic mission in Kabul Officials say at least one person has been killed by the blast. Reports suggest that a suicide bomber detonated explosives after being spotted by guards near Massoud Circle in Kabul . No group or individual has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident. It was the latest explosion to rock the war-weary Afghan capital and comes a week after United States President Donald Trump committ... [Full Article...]

North Korea fires new missile over Japan

North Korea fires new missile over Japan Trump matched that rhetoric earlier this month when he warned continued North Korean threats would be "met with fire and fury like the world has never seen". The adoption of North Korea sanctions , Resolution 2371, at the United Nations Security Council on August 6 has also prompted the regime to intensify "propaganda and ideological education", according to the NIS. [Full Article...]

Facts or fiction? Cajun Navy founder talks about rumors of a shooting

Facts or fiction? Cajun Navy founder talks about rumors of a shooting They have dispatched people to help during Harvey. Looters are seen in a video showing two men stealing flatscreen TVs from a Metro PCS in Houston on Sunday. There is no respite on the horizon, with another 50 inches of rain scheduled to land over the course of the week. 911 operators are having to choose between life-fearing callers and panicked residents are clambering to their roofs to wave t... [Full Article...]

Ky. Air Guardsmen assisting with Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts in Texas

Ky. Air Guardsmen assisting with Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts in Texas Hynes said they are equipped for aeromedical rescue missions as well as "hoist recovery" missions, such as lifting stranded people from rooftops. "One of the benefits of being a local guard member is you can actually help your local citizens where an active duty doesn't get to do that". [Full Article...]

Abbott Grades Federal Government's Response to Hurricane Harvey an A+

Abbott Grades Federal Government's Response to Hurricane Harvey an A+ Abbott, a Republican, said that 30,000-40,000 Texans are in shelters after Tropical Storm Harvey flooded Houston and surrounding areas, and that number is expected to rise. These 18 counties are able to get help from FEMA. Abbott said Sunday at an Austin news conference he'd called Tuner's cell phone "several times" to "let him know that, whatever he needs, the state of Texas will provide". [Full Article...]

Malia Obama Harvard Harassment

Malia Obama Harvard Harassment The incident happened in the Harvard Square area on Saturday, August 26. Malia Obama , daughter of former U.S. President Barack Obama recently settled in the dormitory of Harvard University. It is unclear what she is taking in the university. Due to the gap year, Malia was expected to be part of Harvard's Class of 2021 . She has previously been seen walking into the Weinstein produ... [Full Article...]

Coaches Of Duranto Express Derail Near Thane

Coaches Of Duranto Express Derail Near Thane Five-six persons sustained minor injuries, but no case of casualties or major injuries were recorded in that accident. Officials said the suburban local train services of the Central Railway in Mumbai and Thane were affected due to the derailment, hitting morning peak hours and commuter traffic. [Full Article...]

Mumbai University declares third year Bcom results; 65.6% of candidates pass

Mumbai University declares third year Bcom results; 65.6% of candidates pass This will, however, be clear once the colleges receive the consolidated result for all students, the Times of India reported. The results for the remaining 8,000 students have been withheld for unknown reasons. Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao had set the initial 31 July deadline, following which the university claimed they would declare all results by 5 August. [Full Article...]

Cross-Dressing Sentences Reduced by UAE Court

Cross-Dressing Sentences Reduced by UAE Court Authorities arrested photographer Muhammad Fadli Abdul Rahman and Nur Qistina Fitriah Ibrahim on August 9 in a mall food court in the UAE, where cross-dressing is illegal. Mr Fadli's family has received the good news from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms Teo said. Their families and the Singaporean Embassy in Abu Dhabi declined to comment. [Full Article...]

Atlanta city leaders to unveil Martin Luther King memorial statue Monday

Atlanta city leaders to unveil Martin Luther King memorial statue Monday The project to build this structure on Georgia Capitol grounds was endorsed three years ago. Monday's march marks the 54th anniversary of King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech delivered from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. This is not the only tribute efforts that will be made to Dr. King's contributions. "When the time comes, I'm confident in the city of Atlanta that we will walk it togeth... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu: Iran building missile production sites in Lebanon, Syria

Netanyahu: Iran building missile production sites in Lebanon, Syria Guterres asked Netanyahu that Israel help improve the Palestinian economy as a way to show the Palestinians that making peace with Israel will pay. The worldwide community generally views Israel as an "occupying power" in East Jerusalem , the West Bank and the Gaza Strip - territories it seized during the 1967 Arab-Israeli War. [Full Article...]

Harvey Unleashes Unprecedented Flooding Across Houston; Civil Emergency Issued

Harvey Unleashes Unprecedented Flooding Across Houston; Civil Emergency Issued Flood waters are making hundreds of people across Houston and South in need of rescue. "We have 4.7 million people spread over 1,800 square miles", he said. Acevedo says the city has 185 critical rescue requests still pending as of Monday morning. The Army Corp of Engineers is releasing water from reservoirs north and west of the city to relieve pressures on two dams, he said. [Full Article...]


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