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TF1 assisting with Harvey storm relief in Houston

TF1 assisting with Harvey storm relief in Houston Eleven MFRD personnel along with three Rutherford County Special Operations Response Team members deployed with rescue boats and other equipment to travel to Texas following a briefing at TEMA on Sidco Drive. The program started after Hurricane Fran in 1996. The first responders involved represent 23 city, county and state emergency, fire, medical and rescue agencies. [Full Article...]

No immigration enforcement at Harvey relief sites

No immigration enforcement at Harvey relief sites Mayor Turner - a lawyer - on Monday tried to address immigrants' concerns, telling reporters that he would "represent them myself" if anyone faced deportation as a result of trying to get help. But council members defended the action. I commend and sincerely thank Council Members Paul Lopez and Robin Kniech and city staff for their leadership, as well as the community for staying engaged in this... [Full Article...]

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

Trump used a similar "reporters decide" gimmick at the beginning of his administration, that time with his presidential salary, which he is declining to accept. She said the President hadn't determined which organization to support, but solicited requests from the media for worthy groups. Trump was criticized for failing to address victims of the storm early on, and has been criticized in the pa... [Full Article...]

Torrential Rains Lash Southern Pakistan, Cause Flooding in Karachi

Torrential Rains Lash Southern Pakistan, Cause Flooding in Karachi PAF spokesman said the aircraft and helicopters have been allotted on directive of Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman for use in rescue and relief activities to the masses. An eight-year-old boy was killed in a building collapse in Clifton area of the city. Downpour wreaked havoc on the power supply system and municipal infrastructure as electrocution and falling billboard incidents left at least thi... [Full Article...]

Japan's factories sustain solid growth in August as orders quicken: PMI

Japan's factories sustain solid growth in August as orders quicken: PMI China's manufacturing sector has been posting solid growth thanks to domestic infrastructure spending and a recovery in exports. The sustained rally in industrial commodities' prices largely reflects stronger demand for building materials and government efforts to reduce excess capacity by shutting inefficient and heavily polluting mines and mills. [Full Article...]

Sealed Air Corporation's (SEE) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets

Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE ) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at - in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 2.85 and sector's optimum level is 15.48. [Full Article...]

Finland Denies Fighter Deal with Boeing After Trump's Comments

Finland Denies Fighter Deal with Boeing After Trump's Comments Trump will talk about the need to make America more globally competitive and the tax code more equitable, by cutting the rates paid by businesses and individuals as well as by eliminating special interest loopholes that benefit the wealthy, the officials said . [Full Article...]

Gas prices in region climb 10 cents more

Gas prices in region climb 10 cents more Right now, the statewide average for a gallon of regular unleaded gas in North Carolina is $2.22. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.36/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. [Full Article...]

Japanese Official Retracts Statement That Hitler Had 'Good Intentions'

Japanese Official Retracts Statement That Hitler Had 'Good Intentions' Aso made the comments while providing an example that politicians are remembered for the results they achieve regardless of their motivations. JAPANESE Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso has been forced to apologise after suggesting Hitler had good intentions. [Full Article...]

Theresa May insists she is 'here for the long term'

Theresa May insists she is 'here for the long term' Warren told Bloomberg that the Japanese government has grave doubts about Brexit: "The Japanese simply don't understand why we're doing this". The reality is that May will need all her powers of persuasion to extract commitments from the Japanese, given that her own team of negotiators in Brussels has failed to convince the European Union to hurry divorce talks onto commerce. [Full Article...]

Houston students to get 3 free meals a day

Houston students to get 3 free meals a day Following fresh evacuation orders and a series of chemical plant explosions caused by flooding and power losses, Houston's recovery from Hurricane Harvey has a long way to go. The federal and state-approved waiver will take effect immediately. The district is still asking families to complete and return the application, which is available online . [Full Article...]

Caught On Camera: Lucknow School Teacher Brutally Beats Student

Caught On Camera: Lucknow School Teacher Brutally Beats Student According to reports, the incident took place on Tuesday in the Saint John Vianny School near SGPGI in Lucknow where the teacher, V. Ritika John, lost her temper when the boy, Ritesh Gupta, did not respond to the attendance call. When his parents contacted his friends, they found out, to their horror, how their son had been assaulted in class. The following day, the boy's father went to meet the... [Full Article...]

Trump, lawmakers considering request for $6 billion in emergency Harvey-related aid

William "Brock" Long, newly installed as director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, said in an interview a few weeks ago that there was one thing that anxious him most when it comes to natural disasters: "You know what's keeping me up at night?" Harvey made landfall Friday night and has since broken the USA record for rainfall from a single storm, CNN senior meteorologist Dave Hennen... [Full Article...]

Stock Trading Watch for In Ovations Holdings Inc (INOH)

Stock Trading Watch for In Ovations Holdings Inc (INOH) About 15 shares traded. The firm saw a rise in short interest between July 31, 2017 and August 15, 2017 of 1.06%. Taurus Asset Management Llc decreased Coca Cola Co (KO) stake by 76.2% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. On Wednesday, July 26 the stock rating was maintained by Maxim Group with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating by Needham given on Thursday, August 18. Williams Jones & Associates Llc ... [Full Article...]

DUI crackdown through Labor Day; checkpoints begin Thursday

DUI crackdown through Labor Day; checkpoints begin Thursday All traffic laws will be strictly enforced including texting while driving, speeding, seat belt use and sober driving. "We've stepped up our game". Other agencies will continue the high-visibility crackdown through the holiday. If you've had too much to drink, don't get behind the wheel. Research shows, Knox said, that crashes involving an impaired driver can be reduced by up to 20 percent whe... [Full Article...]

May visits Japan with 'lofty' goal of mirroring European Union trade deal

May will be joined in Tokyo by a 15-strong delegation of United Kingdom business leaders, along with International Trade Secretary Liam Fox. Tokyo planned to enhance efforts with Washington to persuade China and Russian Federation to change their positions against an envisaged oil embargo with a new UN Security Council resolution, Japan's Jiji news agency reported Thursday, citing informed s... [Full Article...]

Brazil court suspends decree allowing Amazon reserve mining

Brazil court suspends decree allowing Amazon reserve mining The judge's injunction was handed down a day after the federal government announced it would replace last week's decree to extinguish Renca (National Reserve of Copper and Associates), after a wave of criticism from environmentalists and worldwide entities. [Full Article...]

Court Rules Dog Owner Must Have Pets' Vocal Cords Surgically Removed

Court Rules Dog Owner Must Have Pets' Vocal Cords Surgically Removed The second time, neighbors Debra and Dale Krein filed a nuisance suit against Szewc and her husband, Jon Updegraff, that claimed the couple had not taken the necessary steps to prevent dogs on their property from "barking incessantly". "We have the dogs to protect our sheep". A judge ordered that Szewc and Updegraff pay a $238,000 fine to the Kreins in 2015, however, that did not deter the disru... [Full Article...]

White House: Donald Trump Donating $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Victims

White House: Donald Trump Donating $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Victims Perry was due to meet Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev on Monday and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday. Alleging that Trump is "really engaged" in responding to the floods, Perry said Trump is "multitasking" and " a lot of other things going on, as the president of the United States". [Full Article...]

Ronaldo scores hat-trick in Portugal's 5-1 victory

Ronaldo scores hat-trick in Portugal's 5-1 victory Iran's Ali Daei is the top men's career worldwide goal scorer with 109 goals in 149 games. Hungary are still in the hunt for World Cup qualification with a 3-1 win over Latvia as Luxembourg narrowly beat Belarus 1-0. Carvelho returned the compliment seven minutes later when he slipped the ball to Ronaldo who dummied and fired a left foot shot past Nielsen. William Carvalho restored the two... [Full Article...]


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