People

by | August 30, 2017 | 01:46

SC is sending helicopters, National Guard soldiers, rescue swimmers and others to Texas to help deal with the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. "They have a specific skill that they thought would benefit the community down there", Evans said.

by | August 30, 2017 | 01:30

Yet in the months that he was working the Moscow deal for the Trump Organization, he was also giving regular interviews to the press on the campaign issues of the day, firing off campaign-related tweets, giving comment on Trump's behalf, and organizing events with and outreach to constituent groups.

by | August 30, 2017 | 01:21

Witham is the director of domestic operations for the National Guard Bureau. "This will be a long-term effort", Witham told reporters Tuesday at the Pentagon. The trucks can drive through 2 to 3 feet of standing water and are being used to evacuate stranded residents. Currently, the National Guard has requested 24 helicopters in addition to the 30 helicopters already deployed.

by | August 30, 2017 | 00:51

They're the same men and women heading in to that flood water anyway because it's their job. Four members of California Task Force 5 are veterans of Hurricane Katrina , which devastated New Orleans and other cities in 2005. "That's the unknown and how people are going to react", said Settergren. "Every dollar helps", she said. Abbott said the focus was on rescue in the Houston area, citing multiple high-level vehicles sent in late Saturday night that were being manned by the National ...

by | August 30, 2017 | 00:52

Archbishop Timothy Costelloe explained in the statement that individual Catholic bishops will be allowed to make decisions about "how to manage any issues that may arise", in the event that same-sex marriage becomes legal in the country. "They give an indication certainly that a majority of people of the major faiths also support same-sex marriage and probably will do so in this vote".

by | August 30, 2017 | 00:46

One photo shows Spicer in the front row, taking photos of the pope with his phone. Spicer, who is Catholic, was serving as President Donald Trump's press secretary when Trump traveled to the Vatican in May. Founded in 2010 by Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna and British parliamentarian Lord David Alton, the ICLN brings together Catholic legislators to discuss issues of common concern and share ideas about how best to bring their common faith to bear on their work for the common good.

by | August 30, 2017 | 00:38

Retired US basketball player Dennis Rodman , who visited Pyongyang in 2013, identified Kim's second child as a girl, named Ju-ae. Rumors about her pregnancy persisted a year ago as she was removed from the public eye for some nine months.

by | August 30, 2017 | 00:34

The statement credited to the Mexico's foreign ministry reads, "As the Mexican government has always stated, our country will not pay, under any circumstances , for a wall or physical barrier built on U.S. and Mexico . "I have to have Mexico pay for the wall - I have to". A recently leaked phone conversation between Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto revealed Trump had asked Mexico's leader to soften public opposition to the wall back in January.

by | August 30, 2017 | 00:33

Donald Trump may have been in office for over seven months but Eminem still struggles to warm to him. In October of past year, he released the song " Campaign Speech ", in which the rapper which said, "You say Trump don't kiss ass like a puppet?" "I don't want to cause any controversy so I won't say no names but this motherfucker, Donald Trump, I can't stand", he cried out.

by | August 30, 2017 | 00:21

This apology did not prove to be enough to save Storey from his bad-take, as the University of Tampa posted a press release today stating: " We condemn the comments and the sentiment behind them, and understand the pain this irresponsible act has caused ".

by | August 29, 2017 | 23:48

US District Judge Jed Rakoff , who sits in Manhattan, wrote in Tuesday's opinion dismissing the case that Palin failed to present any facts that showed that the author of the editorial deliberately published inaccurate information in order to harm Palin.

by | August 29, 2017 | 23:41

Located along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, Balochistan and KP are believed to be home to a large concentration of jihadists organizations, namely al-Qaeda, the Afghan Taliban , and their ally the Haqqani Network , which is considered the principal threat to US troops.

by | August 29, 2017 | 23:40

Most locations under mandatory or voluntary evacuations are southwest of Houston's city center . Others have noted that the flooding on a main freeway out of Houston would have submerged cars. In Houston, water is running over the spillway of a key dam. Meanwhile, flood gauges on the Barker dam have themselves been put out of action by the deluge.

by | August 29, 2017 | 22:52

There have been questions about whether Berry would remain in his job because a portion of his online state department bio is in the past tense. In 2015 , the Obama administration announced the creation of an "envoy" to promote homosexuality overseas, called the Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons.

by | August 29, 2017 | 22:16

According to the Hamas source, the group's position remains the same as it has been since the end of the war: Before beginning any negotiations, Israel must release the prisoners who were rearrested in the weeks before the 2014 conflict after being set free in the swap for IDF soldier Gilad Shalit deal.

by | August 29, 2017 | 22:06

Houston's two main airports reportedly suspended commercial flights and two hospitals evacuated their patients. A local television station also was knocked off the air. The number of shelters was expected to increase dramatically. Hurricanes are nothing new but the USA has seen two of its worst storms ever in a little over a decade.

by | August 29, 2017 | 22:02

Hurricanes are nothing new but the United States has seen two of its worst storms ever in a little over a decade. The slow-moving storm has caused catastrophic flooding in Texas . The storm is set to bring more downpours to Houston , the state's biggest city, with the life-threatening flooding predicted to peak on Wednesday and Thursday.

by | August 29, 2017 | 22:01

Search and rescue crews are working to recover his body, the Chronicle reported . Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. Mayor Sylvester Turner has defended that decision, saying it's often more unsafe to evacuate a city during a hurricane. The storm has brought almost 50 inches of rain since it came inland.

by | August 29, 2017 | 21:47

That's meant rain, not wind, have been the primary concerns. By midday Monday, our high pressure system was colliding into Harvey's low pressure pattern just over the Texas panhandle, creating an imaginary wall. The demand on the convention center is expected to grow, and city officials are considering opening more . Amid Hurricane Harvey wrecking havoc on the US Gulf Coast, Dan McTeague, senior petroleum analyst, told Radio Sputnik that Harvey's damage to US infrastructure may be ...

by | August 29, 2017 | 21:44

Residents in an area south of Houston have been urged to leave their homes after a key flood defence system was breached. A staggering 49.32 inches of rain was recorded in a location southeast of Houston, according to the National Weather Service.

by | August 29, 2017 | 21:39

The rest of them were immediately adoptable and some were placed in PetSmart adoption partnerships by Saturday. I have an animal who needs rescue, what do I do? "We've been receiving reports from shelter partners in areas expecting the most flooding that over the course of the next 24-72 hours, they are anticipating another significant influx of animals that they may not be able to help", the center said.

by | August 29, 2017 | 21:32

Expressing grief over the loss of life and property affected by the Hurricane Harvey and the catastrophic flooding, Trump said that his administration is closely coordinated with state and local authorities in Texas and Louisiana to save lives.

by | August 29, 2017 | 21:24

So far, 32 swine flu patients have been discharged. Doctors at the civil hospital said that isolation wards have been arranged for swine flu patients and the Tamiflu drug, too, is in stock. The death toll due to swine flu in Odisha has increased to 29 today with two more deaths while the number of infected persons has increased to 297, official sources said.

by | August 29, 2017 | 21:27

The 12-year mission of harassment against whaling in Antarctic waters, launched each year from Australian ports, has been stopped because Japan is using "military surveillance to watch Sea Shepherd ship movements in real time by satellite".

by | August 29, 2017 | 21:21

We need to be focussed to create our own history, make the people proud and reach the target set for us, which is the gold medal", said Adam. SEA Games debutant Amira Sofiya said all of their hard work had paid off and believed their routine was much cleaner than their performance in the single apparatus (five hoops) final yesterday.