Monday October 23-rd, 2017

House Could Vote On Harvey Relief Package As Soon As Next Week

President Donald Trump is pledging $1 million in personal money to Harvey storm relief efforts. Trump's Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert says "no individual human being should worry about their immigration status unless they've committed a c...

Trump Demands Wall Funds From Congress, Claiming Mexico Will Pay

The second option was a politically unsafe one before Hurricane Harvey tore through southern Texas, and it looks even riskier now. "Not only did many independents and democrats vote for President Trump, many of them still support him, and as a ...

Iran's Foreign Minister Discredits US Ambassador to the UN

Last week Haley said the U.S. wants inspections of Iranian military and non-military sites to determine its compliance with the landmark 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers. Former officials say the Trump White House is putting pressure ...

Sen. Feinstein issues clarification after saying Trump 'can be a good president' Sen. Feinstein issues clarification after saying Trump 'can be a good president'

The stunned silence came from a packed crowd of 850 at the Herbst Theater, where the Commonwealth Club hosted Feinstein as part of its regular series of lectures from policymakers and public intellectuals. "The duty of the American president is to br...

Musharraf declared fugitive in ex-PM Bhutto's murder Musharraf declared fugitive in ex-PM Bhutto's murder

As the defence and prosecution completed their arguments yesterday, Judge Muhammad Asghar Khan of the Anti-Terrorist Court, Rawalpindi , will announce its verdict in Benazir Bhutto assassination case on Thursday. Despite her affection for London's p...

A torn Trump weighs fate of young immigrants A torn Trump weighs fate of young immigrants

Hundreds of U.S. activists and immigrants have marched in New York City to express their resentment against President Donald Trump's plan to scrap a program that prevents the deportation of certain illegal immigrants who entered the country as mino...

How to get tickets to Bruce Springsteen on Broadway How to get tickets to Bruce Springsteen on Broadway

Those who registered will be selected randomly to receive text messages with offer codes several hours before tickets go on sale. Additional performance times and ticketing information for the extension will be announced shortly. (Again, no big surpr...

Houston Rainfall Totals: Harvey Sets Records Houston Rainfall Totals: Harvey Sets Records

The new scale resets the dark purple color to indicate 15-20 inches of rain - and tacks on "two additional lighter shades of purple to denote 20-30 inches and greater than 30 inches". But the figures being produced by Harvey right now are mind boggl...

Trump urges Salman to find solution to standoff with Qatar Trump urges Salman to find solution to standoff with Qatar

Qatar has denied funding extremists. In a brief statement, she expressed her "profound gratitude to King Salman for his generous hospitality and special care and attention" she has been receiving. According to a report from White House, Trump discu...

Will the French unions destroy Emmanuel Macron's 'mother of all labour reforms'? Will the French unions destroy Emmanuel Macron's 'mother of all labour reforms'?

The planned changes, around one of the thorniest areas of French politics, include making it easier to hire and fire workers and bring negotiations with unions to a company, instead of national, level. With the changes, companies with fewer than 50 e...

300 displaced pets from Harvey arrive in Seattle 300 displaced pets from Harvey arrive in Seattle

The Humane Rescue Alliance is one of many shelters across the country that's receiving animals that have been separated from their owners or were homeless strays prior to the storm. "I think just like everyone else you feel helpless because we were...

Azerbaijan marks Eid al-Adha Azerbaijan marks Eid al-Adha

Last year, the Red Sea governor Ahmed Abdallah has announced a EGP 50,000 fine for anyone who slaughters animals in the streets of Hurghada as part of the traditional Eid al-Adha celebrations. They may sacrifice a sheep or goat and share the meat w...

3 officers shot in Sacramento, conditions unknown - sheriff 3 officers shot in Sacramento, conditions unknown - sheriff

A multi-agency auto theft task force was investigating suspects at the Ramada Inn. Authorities are now saying that a total of three law enforcement officers were shot near Fulton Avenue and Auburn Boulevard. After an exchange of gunfire in which a ...

What China has to say on being given face-saver on Doklam stand-off What China has to say on being given face-saver on Doklam stand-off

India says that as per the terms of a pact arrived at with China in 2012, disputes over tri-junction areas-boundaries falling between three countries like in Doklam-have to be settled by all the three parties. Doklam standoff: China's Global Times a...

Kate wears striking Prada print dress for visit to Princess Diana garden Kate wears striking Prada print dress for visit to Princess Diana garden

The group reflected on Diana's achievements, and the legacy of her work which continues to resonate with so many today. She has visited Diana's former home nearly every year since the princess's death on August 31, 1997. William and Harry have sp...

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to private interview with Senate Judiciary Committee Donald Trump Jr. agrees to private interview with Senate Judiciary Committee

Grassley and the top Democrat on the panel, Dianne Feinstein of California, said in a statement Tuesday night that Trump Jr. agreed to a date for his interview shortly after telling the panel in late July he'd be willing to meet with them. Comey subs...

Turkey protests U.S. indictment against security personnel involved in brawl Turkey protests U.S. indictment against security personnel involved in brawl

Relations between Ankara and Washington have been strained over Washington's support of Syrian Kurdish forces battling the so-called "Islamic State". Turkey says the US-backed Syrian Kurds are an arm of the PKK. In all, nine people were hurt. Video...

Merkel: Russia, Germany would benefit from lifting of sanctions Merkel: Russia, Germany would benefit from lifting of sanctions

He also compared her to former German chancellor Helmut Kohl, who like Merkel, spent more than a decade in office. During the 2016 state elections, after almost 1 million migrants arrived in Germany in 2015, AfD attracted 31.9 percent of the votes ...

Amid Life-Saving Work After Hurricane Harvey, Pet Rescuers Are Hard At Work Amid Life-Saving Work After Hurricane Harvey, Pet Rescuers Are Hard At Work

The Louisiana SPCA is preparing to take in animals rescued from the floodwaters inundating Houston . Dogs being evacuated during Hurricane Harvey . The animals are expected to arrive via airplane today at Morristown Municipal Airport before headi...

Ex-White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer Finally Meets Pope Francis Ex-White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer Finally Meets Pope Francis

Spicer could be seen snapping a cellphone photo of Pope Francis in an image posted to Vatican Radio's Facebook page . Finally, Pope Francis presented the faithful with a way to keep the flame of love alive in their hearts. Founded in 2010 by C...

Ironman legend Dean Mercer dead Ironman legend Dean Mercer dead

He was treated by paramedics for an hour before being rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital in critical condition, but died in the emergency room. Mercer, a retired Ironman, won two Australian crowns and held a plethora of titles including an ...

Teheran warns IAEA against succumbing to United States inspection demand Teheran warns IAEA against succumbing to United States inspection demand

Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley - would "not be allowed under any circumstance". The US position on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran's nuclear program casts doubt on Washington's ability to execute agreements, the Russia...

Hazlewood replaced by O'Keefe in Australia Test squad Hazlewood replaced by O'Keefe in Australia Test squad

With Australia needing 156 more runs to win with eight wickets in hand, Hazlewood will be available to bat, and Cricket Australia is likely to name a replacement on Wednesday. Tamim brought up his 24th Test half century, and second in the match. ...

After North Korea launch, United States successfully tests missile interceptor

Vertically-launched from a a MK 41 VLS canister, the Mach 3.5+ Standard Missile-6 originally has been designed for anti-air warfare, anti-surface warfare missions, but has been modified in 2015 for sea-based terminal ballistic missile defense (dubbed...

BJP's Vishwajit Rane wins Valpoi bypoll with 10066 votes BJP's Vishwajit Rane wins Valpoi bypoll with 10066 votes

Talking about the election procedure, he says that the party's stand on the voting machines hasn't change and that "VVPAT's must be used in every election". After his stint as the defence minister, Parrikar had returned to state politics in March. ...

Lebanon finds suspected remains of troops held by Daesh Lebanon finds suspected remains of troops held by Daesh

A coalition spokesman, Colonel Ryan Dillon, threatened Wednesday that a convoy of buses and ambulances carrying hundreds of ISIS fighters and their families was a legitimate target for US forces. Critics inside Lebanon say Hezbollah's involvement in ...

Hillary Clinton making stop in Boston for 'What Happened' book tour Hillary Clinton making stop in Boston for 'What Happened' book tour

Clinton will be at the Brookfield Costco on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Clinton made no visits to Wisconsin as the Democratic nominee, and only pushed a late charge in MI once internal polling showed the race tightening. She added she wished she co...

Top EU lawmaker says Brexit delays raise need for transition Top EU lawmaker says Brexit delays raise need for transition

The European Parliament has an oversight role in the negotiations and crucially must approve any final Brexit accord. Erdogan's crack-down since the aborted military coup previous year has raised fears about his commitment to European Union val...

Human cases of West Nile virus confirmed in Frisco, Flower Mound Human cases of West Nile virus confirmed in Frisco, Flower Mound

In 2002, four people died from the disease, but more recent cases have not been fatal. MSDH said we are still in the peak West Nile Virus season, although cases can occur at any time of the year. Properly dispose of items around your property tha...

Family Members Found Dead In Van After Harvey Floodwaters Recede Family Members Found Dead In Van After Harvey Floodwaters Recede

An elderly couple and four great-grandchildren were found inside the submerged van in a bayou. Ric Saldivar said the Harris County Sheriff's Office told him his brother was stuck in the water for 45 minutes. Sometime Tuesday or early Wednesday, p...

Defense Secretary Mattis assembling panel to discuss transgender troops

The primary concerns of the study will be promoting "military readiness, lethality, and unit cohesion", and interim guidance will be released soon, said Mattis, himself a retired U.S Marine Corps combat veteran. The military now is the largest empl...

South Korea: Kim Jong Un's third child born in February South Korea: Kim Jong Un's third child born in February

According to information from the NIS, Ri gave birth to her first child in 2010 and the second one in 2013. The Kim family has ruled North Korea since the country's founding in 1948, but very little is known about its members . However, the det...

President Trump looks to frame tax reform debate Wednesday President Trump looks to frame tax reform debate Wednesday

He said "one by one we're fixing it". Administration officials have said Trump plans to hold events around the country in the coming weeks to promote the tax overhaul. The president is scheduled to visit a company in Missouri that manufactures fans...

Water Tops Spillways At Houston Dams As Harvey Drifts Toward Louisiana Water Tops Spillways At Houston Dams As Harvey Drifts Toward Louisiana

Both reservoirs are at record highs. Of course, it was the only choice the Corps really had considering both reservoirs had already taken in more than 25 inches of rain and the National Weather Service is predicting another 25 inches may fall on ...

Joel Osteen To Open Megachurch To Harvey Victims After Receiving Backlash Joel Osteen To Open Megachurch To Harvey Victims After Receiving Backlash

We love you and continue to pray for all of Houston and Texas. After public pressure Joel Osteen has seen the light, and will now open his spacious 16,800-seat megachurch to hurricane refugees. Now living in a $10.5 million, 17,000 square f...

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