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by | August 24, 2017 | 19:57

Lawmakers will have no shortage of work upon their return from August recess, as deadlines to keep the government funded and raise the debt ceiling are quickly approaching. The House has passed a spending bill with funding for the border wall, but it faces an uncertain future in the Senate. That's not the disposition or emotional character Wall Street is looking for when a government shutdown is also intertwined with the politics of raising the debt ceiling, something Congress must do to ...

by | August 24, 2017 | 19:27

Around 100 people evacuated the area after an alarm warned of the slide. Rescue workers were unable to reach eight people in the area despite intense search efforts. Police on Wednesday evacuated Bondo, and had also evacuated two Alpine cabins, pointing to the risk of further landslides . Police said 12 farm buildings, including barns and stables, had been destroyed, while Graubunden's main southern highway was closed to traffic.

by | August 24, 2017 | 19:27

Universities UK (the umbrella body of Britain's universities), other higher education stakeholders and some cabinet ministers have been demanding that global students be taken out of overall migration statistics, since the vast majority of them return home and can not be considered migrants.

by | August 24, 2017 | 18:47

Army soldiers and volunteers have evacuated around 770,000 people from inundated areas. Floods and landslides killed at least 250 people in the state. Army choppers, NDRF and PAC (flood) jawans continued relief and rescue operations round the clock in the severely hit areas of the flood affected districts of the state.

by | August 24, 2017 | 18:44

Trump's approval rating has dropped following his various statements on the subject, as some polls showed the majority of Americans disapproved of his handling of Charlottesville . "If we had a president 30 years ago who said what Donald Trump has said, we would have rejoiced", said Picciolini, specifically pointing to Trump's harsh anti-immigration rhetoric and policies and his infamous " Muslim ban ".

by | August 24, 2017 | 18:16

Bodies of a teenager and a child were among those recovered. Police are investigating what may have caused the vessel to sink and whether it may have been carrying more passengers than it should. Paulo newspaper said the vessel left Monday night from Santarem and was heading to Vitoria do Xingu. Survivors said a large piece of a tarpaulin, which was being used by passengers to shelter from the rain, made it hard for passengers to escape.

by | August 24, 2017 | 18:15

He cautioned that the effort will take time. He demanded that Pakistan should "stop offering safe haven to agents of chaos" as he presented his policy for the 16-year-long war in Afghanistan in his first formal address as the commander-in-chief.

by | August 24, 2017 | 17:55

Supreme Court senior advocate Harish Salve appeared for Pinarayi Vijayan in the Kerala court in April 2017. However, the CBI later filed a revision petition in the Kerala High Court challenging the discharge of Vijayan and eight others accused in the case.

by | August 24, 2017 | 17:37

During his heyday, Berbatov was one of the most respected attackers in the Premier League and left Spurs in 2008 to join Manchester United in a deal worth £30 million. The former Bulgaria worldwide, who made a mark during his stint with Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen, rose to prominence when he forged a successful partnership with Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford between 2007 and 2013.

by | August 24, 2017 | 17:31

A State Department spokesperson for Western Hemisphere Affairs told CBS News they are in " regular contact " with Cuban officials about the incidents . The Canadian government has been especially critical of USA trade embargoes against Cuba, after all, and Canadians make up a significant portion of the nation's tourist market.

by | August 24, 2017 | 17:30

Rick Dearborn , who is now Trump's deputy chief of staff, sent information to campaign officials previous year pertaining to the effort, which had not been previously reported. The Attorney General first acknowledged the meetings in March, despite testifying at his confirmation hearing that he "did not have communications with the Russians" and repeated denials from Trump officials that there were any contacts between the campaign and Russians.

by | August 24, 2017 | 17:07

Commenting on the High Court order, Joint Excise Commissioner, Rajendra Prasad explained that around 2,800 liquor shops would be impacted as there was no possibility now of renewing their licenses at their present locations. which provide connectivity between cities, towns and villages. The order does not prohibit licensed establishments within municipal areas", said the SC order that dismissed a special leave petition (SLP) filed by an NGO from Chandigarh challenging the de-notification of ...

by | August 24, 2017 | 16:06

Other students captured video of a 16-year-old and a teacher exchanging words before the student shoves the teacher and knocks him to the ground, and then continues to punch him. Police say the case against the teen should be presented to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office soon for possible charges of battery to a school district official.

by | August 24, 2017 | 16:00

Well, following the Phoenix rally, the Washington Post did some digging into the background of "Michael the Black Man" as he prefers to be called - also known as Michael Symonette , Maurice Woodside, and Mikael Israel, among his various aliases - and the short answer to that question is, "nothing good".

by | August 24, 2017 | 15:54

After consulting with student leaders and campus stakeholders, Comey will announce the topic of the lectures. As part of his appointment, Comey will start the school year with an address to the University and discuss issues with the university's community through a series of lectures.

by | August 24, 2017 | 15:48

He also said Russian Federation has not lived up to its commitments in the Minsk Agreement to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine, as well as other deals the country has endorsed. A new ceasefire is supposed to come into force on Thursday, Poroshenko said, to coincide with the start of a new school year. Poroshenko told reporters that Crimea is Ukrainian territory.

by | August 24, 2017 | 15:42

This month, the Florida Supreme Court rejected arguments from Asay's attorneys that the new drug would cause too much pain, according to WJAX. Asay is scheduled to be executed Thursday, Aug. Asay said the dispute was over stolen money. In Asay's case however, legal relief was denied. WJXT reported that Marty McClain , Asay's lawyer who was court-appointed after Scott signed a death warrant a year ago, learned Asay had gone for almost a decade without legal representation, and that ...

by | August 24, 2017 | 15:43

Nationally, the racial pattern of death sentences, while not so stark as it is in Florida, leans the same way. "This does nothing to change the 170-year-long history of Florida not executing whites for killing blacks", said Mark Elliott, executive director of Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty.

by | August 24, 2017 | 15:25

The Chief Minister said immersion of idols will take place till 6 PM on Dashami that is on September 30. "This year, Durga Puja and Muharram fall on the same day", she said on Twitter. However, that may not happen this time, because although Banerjee clarified her order on Wednesday evening, it still means no immersion can take place throughout October 1.

by | August 24, 2017 | 14:57

Welcoming a new baby should be among the happiest days of a new mom's life, but one family's joyous celebration turned into an unthinkable tragedy due to a freak accident. The lift was reported to have started moving upwards before her stretcher was fully inside. Her parents learned of her death when they came to visit her that afternoon.

by | August 24, 2017 | 14:48

Prime Minister Najib Razak's visit to the United States will see him paying his respects at the 9/11 memorial in NY on September 11. "At the invitation of the President of the United States of America, Donald J Trump, the Prime Minister of Malaysia Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will undertake a working visit to Washington, DC on Sept 12, 2017".

by | August 24, 2017 | 14:42

Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has pushed for a so-called "uniform" civil code that would apply equally to all Indians, a move some Muslim groups have opposed. "Goa too, has a sizeable population of Muslims and it also a relief for them", BJP State general secretary Sadanand Tanawade told Herald.He said the judgment not only provides justice to Muslim women but also empowers them.

by | August 24, 2017 | 14:00

President Trump has listened to strong recommendations from his national security team and has engaged them in deep and thoughtful discussions, he said. "In the worst case", he accused Pakistan of being guilty of "active direct support" to terrorist groups. "We need to give attention to the important role Pakistan plays in the Afghanistan issue, and respect Pakistan's sovereignty and security concerns, Yang said".

by | August 24, 2017 | 13:19

Your Weather On The 1's Team says Harvey developed into a tropical storm in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico late Wednesday night with winds near 45 miles per hour, and is likely to strengthen into the first hurricane to strike Texas since 2008.

by | August 24, 2017 | 13:09

Authorities in Mumbai have shut down a manufacturing company after it was accused of dumping untreated industrial waste and dyes into a local river that resulted in 11 dogs turning blue. Chauhan characterized the decision to close a single factory as insufficient to address local pollution issues and said it would harm the daily wage laborers who rely on the company for work.