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by | August 30, 2017 | 05:02

City officials were preparing to shelter up to 19,000 people, with thousands more expected to flee the area as the flooding entered its fourth day. That is in addition to upwards of 90 centimeters of rain that has already fallen in some areas, including around the city of Houston .

by | August 30, 2017 | 04:49

Juncker says that Prime Minister Theresa May and her Government's handling of the Brexit process had an "enormous amount" of issues. Downing Street has said the government will not back away from its demand to kick off negotiations on a post-Brexit trade deal as soon as possible - even though the European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker , flatly dismissed the idea on Tuesday.

by | August 30, 2017 | 04:34

The Wilkes-Barre area's gas average at $2.52 Monday was unchanged overnight and down a penny in the last week. At $2.37, today's national gas price average is four cents more expensive on the week and one of the largest one-week national gas price surges seen this summer.

by | August 30, 2017 | 04:31

As the family attempted to reach higher ground, their vehicle was overrun with water on a bridge over Greens Bayou on Green River Road. Ric said Sammy lives in Missouri and was staying in Houston to take care of their parents, Bedia Saldivar, 81, Manuel Saldivar , 84, who were diagnosed with dementia.

by | August 30, 2017 | 04:20

The photo of her wearing a pale pink dress sitting at the US president's seat drew swift criticism and viewed as the ultimate in nepotism. In May, Vanity Fair published a piece titled "Inside the Trump marriage: Melania's burden, which among other bombshell allegations, claimed that Donald forced Melania into a baby contract allowing her to fall pregnant, so long as the former model got her body back".

by | August 30, 2017 | 04:20

Yadav also warned the people of India to be wary of the NDA saying it was trying to split the nation on political and religious lines that could spell major trouble for the nation like the ones in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iraq. There were many voices that spoke at the rally, but the loudest voice was that of Sharad Yadav . Lalu and Tejashwi found a staunch ally in JDU leader leader Sharad Yadav who expressed his disappointment at the breakup of the Mahagathbandhan and promised another ...

by | August 30, 2017 | 04:18

Mohammad, who regretted the demise of the affected pilgrims, said the commission will release their names after reaching out to their families. The widening divide between traditionalist states like Saudi Arabia and backers of political Islam in Turkey and Qatar threatens to break apart America's traditional security coalition and create a new axis of conflict in an already tumultuous region.

by | August 30, 2017 | 03:57

Gallery Furniture owner Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale has always been known for his charitable actions, according to the Houston Chronicle . After he posted an announcement on Facebook Sunday opening his stores to anyone in need of shelter, food and more, the response was overwhelming.

by | August 30, 2017 | 03:50

The trial, which lasted for 10 days, tried to blame the shooting on the woman's medications, however the defense didn't succeed and a jury found her guilty after only eight hours of deliberation. "I personally think he was there and he remembers it and he was saying it", Duram's father, Charles Duram, told WOOD-TV. Martin's mother Lillian Duram said: "That bird picks up everything and anything and it's got the filthiest mouth around".

by | August 30, 2017 | 03:47

But instead she was a no-show, with junta and party sources saying she had fled overseas. Yingluck, 50, was elected Thailand's first female prime minister in 2011 and is the sister of ousted former prime minister Thaksin. Army chief General Chalermchai Sitthisad gave a lengthy defence yesterday, which offered insights into how military intelligence kept track of Yingluck and how she might have slipped the net.

by | August 30, 2017 | 03:40

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) later denotified Sharif as a member of the National Assembly and also asked the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to remove him as the party head. The former PM's daughter also came down hard on the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and said in what capacity were they asking for votes in the constituency while they have been criticised the development in Punjab.

by | August 30, 2017 | 03:36

Two show the figures less than the actual for personal motives and unfair distribution of resources between the provinces may prove unsafe for the country's development, he said. The transgender people in Sindh have chose to join the protest of political parties against the provisional census results. He said all over the world people moved to urban centers from rural areas but the census results indicate the opposite.

by | August 30, 2017 | 03:13

CNN reporter Rosa Flores was shooting a live segment from the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston on Tuesday and interviewing Hurricane Harvey victims who had to evacuate from their homes. "And you ain't really trying to understand ..." One user agreed , saying, "stop putting these cameras in people's faces and help them". Exhausted and distraught, Danielle replied: 'We walked through four feet of water to get them food on the first day - yeah, that's a lot of shit.

by | August 30, 2017 | 03:08

Police have plucked more than 3,000 people from flooded neighbourhoods across the city, with the coastguard's boats and helicopters rescuing another 3,000. Texas officials said Tuesday that fatalities caused by Tropical Storm Harvey could significantly rise once floodwaters recede from Houston , while rain southeast of the fourth-largest United States city broke records and the official death toll was raised to 15.

by | August 30, 2017 | 02:38

Also present during the said meeting were Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, Public Attorneys Office (PAO) chief Persida Acosta, and Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) chair Dante Jimenez. Senior figures in the powerful Catholic Church have now widely criticised Duterte's drug war, with the head of the Society of Jesus in the Philippines Father Antonio Moreno stating on Thursday "we can not build the Philippine nation on the cadavers of the Filipino people".

by | August 30, 2017 | 02:32

Alex Michael Ramos was wanted in connection with the August 12 assault of DeAndre Harris, who was beaten in Charlottesville on the same day a man drove a auto into a group of counterprotesters, killing a 32-year-old woman and injuring many more.

by | August 30, 2017 | 01:52

India is keenly looking forward to Modi-Xi meeting in Xiamen to bring its bilateral relations with China back on track after the face-off at Doklam Plateau. Bhutan separately expressed relief the crisis was apparently over. 29 de agosto de 2017, 15:27Beijing, Aug 29 (Prensa Latina) China " s border troops continue to patrol the Dong Lang (Doklam) area on Tuesday, stated the Chinese Foreign Ministry.

by | August 30, 2017 | 01:54

Cooke Aquaculture had applied for a new fish-net permit in the state, but Governor Jay Inslee's office has put a hold on the permit for now. The first estimates was that 4,000 Atlantic salmon had escaped, but that number could be as high as 185,700 escaped salmon , according to Washington state's incident response team.

by | August 30, 2017 | 01:46

The Ministry of Defense of Belarus sent an invitation to observers from seven countries to attend the joint Russia-Belarus Zapad-2017 (West-2017) military exercises. In Poland on August 25, Stoltenberg said that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation would "be watching very closely the course of these exercises" and that Russian Federation and Belarus should "respect the obligation to be transparent".

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.