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Unofficial end of summer brings no heat relief in US West

Unofficial end of summer brings no heat relief in US West West. California Department of Fire spokespeople say they have no new information on firefighters' efforts to save the grove. A rare heat wave has taken hold of the San Francisco Bay area and residents have chose to laugh through the sweat by creating memes and sharing their misery over social media. [Full Article...]

Suresh Prabhu tweets 'Bye Bye' to railway family

Suresh Prabhu tweets 'Bye Bye' to railway family She is a politician and represents the state of Karnataka in Rajys Sabha and also serves as Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, as well as a Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs under the Ministry of Finance headed by Arun Jaitley. [Full Article...]

Georgia Power Taps Bechtel for Nuclear Power Plant Expansion Project

Georgia Power Taps Bechtel for Nuclear Power Plant Expansion Project More than 6,000 workers from across the country remain on-site today working to complete the nation's first new nuclear units in three decades years. Now, Bechtel will work under the direction of Southern Nuclear , the Southern Company subsidiary which operates the existing units at Plant Vogtle. [Full Article...]

Castro Valley man accused of killing Sacramento deputy in shootout dies

Castro Valley man accused of killing Sacramento deputy in shootout dies Officers arrested them after a high-speed chase. Priscilla Prendez, 23, faces charges of vehicle theft and felony evasion in connection with Wednesday's events. He crashed the vehicle just west of Watt Avenue and fired at officers again, detectives said. A judge ordered his arrest for twice failing to show up in court this summer after agreeing to a plea deal. [Full Article...]

Trump visits Texas to meet victims of Storm Harvey

Trump visits Texas to meet victims of Storm Harvey Trump had been expected to request $5.95 billion for the recovery effort after Harvey flooded areas of Houston and other parts of Texas. President George W Bush's administration was roundly criticised for its botched early response to the storm. [Full Article...]

May Seeks to Reassure Japan and Tease Out Post-Brexit Trade Deal

May Seeks to Reassure Japan and Tease Out Post-Brexit Trade Deal Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Teresa Mei and her Japanese counterpart agreed to work together to counter the threat posed by North Korea during May's visit to Japan . The tea ceremony hosted in honor of May is reportedly to reciprocate Abe being invited to the British prime minister's official Chequers residence during his visit there in April. [Full Article...]

North Korea: Kim Jong Un observes missile-ready hydrogen bomb

Pyongyang's official mouthpiece, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), said on Sunday leader Kim Jong Un was present at a factory as the nuclear weapon was loaded onto a missile. Despite the successful tests, analysts have been uncertain about the ability of Pyongyang to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile and get that warhead to survive the tremendous heat generated on the missile's re-entr... [Full Article...]

North Korea claims to have more advanced hydrogen bomb

North Korea claims to have more advanced hydrogen bomb Its fifth nuclear test in September 2016 was measured to be possibly North Korea's biggest detonation ever, but the natural disaster it caused was still not believed to be big enough to demonstrate a thermonuclear test. North Korea's latest claim follows the July ICBM tests that brought Kim's regime a step closer to achieving its aim of being able to deploy a nuclear warhead over the continental... [Full Article...]

White House expected to request US$5.9 billion in emergency Harvey funds

White House expected to request US$5.9 billion in emergency Harvey funds The emergency funding request is expected to come as soon as Friday. Harvey's flood waters have heavily damaged tens of thousands of homes across Texas and killed at least 30 people. Houston Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee has already said it could take an aid package of $150 billion to handle the disaster. The White House did not say whether the money would come from Trump or his found... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation warns new sanctions, use of force against North Korea

Russian Federation warns new sanctions, use of force against North Korea The president's morning tweet came a day after a highly provocative North Korean missile test that flew over Japan, a close American ally, potentially endangering civilians on the ground. While Moon has sought to be "more accommodating" to North Korea than his predecessor and looked for nonmilitary ways to resolve the situation, Schuster said, North Korea's recent actions have undermined his confi... [Full Article...]

Heavy rain expected as Harvey heads toward Kentucky

Heavy rain expected as Harvey heads toward Kentucky About a half-inch of rain is expected to fall throughout central Pennsylvania from early Saturday morning until Sunday afternoon, forecasters said. HERE COMES IRMA: "Potential Tropical Cyclone 10" is just east of Jacksonville, Florida , early this morning, and is expected to become Tropical Storm Irma within the next 24 hours. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Will Donate $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief

But with the proposal written prior to Hurricane Harvey , lawmakers are now expected to pivot funding directives to match the needs of the programs aiding recovery efforts . But as I said , he'll pledge , proudly, a million dollars of his own personal money to help the people of both Texas and Louisiana. Then the House would swiftly vote again to send it to Trump. [Full Article...]

Mattis contradicts Trump on negotiations with North Korea

Mattis contradicts Trump on negotiations with North Korea The North set off global alarm Tuesday when it fired an intermediate-range missile over the Asian island nation, triggering condemnation from world leaders including the U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe exchanged views during a second phone call, following North Korea's launch of a midrange missile that flew over Japan. [Full Article...]

PM May says agreed with Japan to speed up North Korea sanctions

PM May says agreed with Japan to speed up North Korea sanctions May agreed, noting that China, North Korea's lone major ally, had been involved in U.N. Security Council debate earlier this week. They agreed to work in coordination to put more pressure on North Korea, including at the United Nations, and to urge China to play a greater role in the matter, the ministry said. [Full Article...]

Penn State notebook: Offense lives up to preseason hype

Penn State notebook: Offense lives up to preseason hype Then McSorley took over, completing four of his five attempts on the drive. "You look at Saquon Barkley's stats, and obviously he had a great game, he was very, very productive, but I love the fact that we got quarterbacks that can beat you". [Full Article...]

Royals blanked 17-0 by Twins

Royals blanked 17-0 by Twins He gave up a walk to Dozier, a double off the wall to Mauer, a standup triple to Buxton and a double to Jorge Polanco before recording his first and only out. Another fun thing to see was Niko Goodrum making his Major League debut. Gibson added to the Royals' misery by not giving them any chance to come back. [Full Article...]

North Korea warns it has 'powerful hydrogen bombs'

North Korea warns it has 'powerful hydrogen bombs' Scientists further upgraded its technical performance at a higher ultra-modern level on the basis of precious successes made in the first H-bomb test, said the report referring to the said H-bomb, which it said had all its components home made and was "a multi-functional thermonuclear nuke with great destructive power which can be detonated even at high altitudes". [Full Article...]

Abe backs the United Kingdom economy after Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May said she wanted to continue as Britain's leader beyond the next parliamentary election, not due until 2022, dismissing expectations she could stand down after Brexit as early as 2019. "Whilst Theresa May is desperately trying to spin this visit as scoping out a future bilateral trade and investment agreement, the reality is that the government is spooked by the fact that... [Full Article...]

Ben Woodburn "over the moon" with debut goal

Ben Woodburn I definitely won't sleep tonight, that's one thing", he told reporters. On Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 21:45, Cardiff at the Cardiff City Stadium will host a qualifying round match for the World Cup in Russian Federation in 2018, which will meet the national teams of Wales and Austria . [Full Article...]

School district ready for new school year, new school

School district ready for new school year, new school The longer schools stay closed, the more that gap between students could grow. Students and staff at Toledo Public Schools are raising money for their counterparts in Houston , after the city - and much of its public school district - were devastated by Hurricane Harvey. [Full Article...]


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