by | August 31, 2017 | 05:39

Arpaio was convicted in July of criminal contempt for disobeying a federal judge's order on detaining individuals suspected of being in the USA illegally. Later that month, a Republican-appointed judge recommended that Arpaio be prosecuted for criminal contempt - an offense that carries a sentence of up to six months in prison - as part of a racial profiling lawsuit Arpaio had been fighting since 2007.

by | August 31, 2017 | 05:38

The Pentagon revealed Wednesday that there are approximately 2,600 more USA troops in Afghanistan than had been officially disclosed due to a change in its accounting procedures. The Pentagon reported that us troops killed the leader of ISIS-K, Abu Sayed, in a drone airstrike on July 11. This month, Mattis indicated that the Trump administration was considering various options for dealing with the war in Afghanistan, including increasing the American military footprint by thousands ...

by | August 31, 2017 | 05:24

He said the system could form into either Tropical Storm Irma or Subtropical Storm Irma by 11 a.m. "We could get a minor tropical system", Sovine said. As highs approach 80 under the bright September sunshine, I hope you'll smile fondly with good memories of the summer of 2017 as we all begin to turn our attention to autumn.

by | August 31, 2017 | 05:25

Thirty-three percent say the president is "drawing the country together", sentiments expressed following a tumultuous three weeks for Trump since the August 12 rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned violent when white nationalists clashed with counter-protestors.

by | August 31, 2017 | 05:19

The city held its collective breath, hoping to avoid the destruction brought on by Katrina, which flooded 80 percent of New Orleans leaving an indelible mark on the city. "When we came across Lake Pontchartrain to see the bridge, it was gone". The pump that caught fire had undergone repairs in recent weeks - and it services a station that's crucial to getting water out of the city.

by | August 31, 2017 | 04:57

And Harvey's rainfall patterns have so far been hard to predict. Previous maps had a dark red that simply indicated greater than 15 inches of rain. According to NOAA's data , the wettest tropical cyclone record still belongs to Hurricane Hiki, which developed off the coast of Hawaii in August 1950 and dropped 52 inches of rain.

by | August 31, 2017 | 04:51

The letter refers to reports [materials] from September 2015 and September 2016, which address the increasing violence between Saudi Arabia-backed supporters of exiled President Hadi, and the Houthi governement led by President Saleh, which took control of the capital of Sana'a in late 2014.

by | August 31, 2017 | 04:41

It could be a bit breezy at times, with wind gusts up to 26 miles per hour. With increased clouds and steady winds overnight we should manage to escape fog for the Thursday morning commute. Through the early evening, we will see temperatures in the 70s, dropping into the upper 60s around 9 PM. Sunday could have a lingering shower with skies gradually clearing in the afternoon, and highs are in the low 80s.

by | August 31, 2017 | 04:41

Gov. John Bel Edwards sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting he declare an Emergency Disaster effective August 27, 2017, for the State of Louisiana as a result of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey. ABC News meteorologists say Harvey is expected to make its third landfall east of Galveston on Wednesday morning and continue to move into northern Louisiana and southern Arkansas by the end of the week.

by | August 31, 2017 | 03:31

The "manifesto , " which is composed of 14 beliefs, rejects the idea that "otherwise faithful Christians should agree to disagree" on gay, lesbian, and transgender issues. In addition to Piper and Butterfield, the list of those who have signed the statement includes evangelical figures J. I. Packer, James Dobson, John MacArthur, Russell Moore, Wayne Grudem, Tony Perkins, D.

by | August 31, 2017 | 03:14

Both major airports that service Houston , Texas, will reopen for limited service on Wednesday, with full services being restored by the weekend. Read the Hobby airport post here and the Bush airport post here. Only those with a ticket for a confirmed scheduled flight should come to the airport. Let us know what you think in the comments. "This is going to be a phased process", Houston airport system spokesman Bill Begley told AFP, adding that domestic flights would resume first.

by | August 31, 2017 | 02:53

The city of L.A. will no longer recognize Columbus Day after a majority vote on the motion introduced by Councilman Mitch O'Farrell. "We just don't want it to be at the expense of Columbus Day". 'Replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day is a very small step in apologizing and in making amends, ' Council Member Mike Bonin , who supported the change, said.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:06

Added comedian Jessica Kirson: "Brilliant idea @ FLOTUS ". President Donald Trump´s outfit was more in line with what politicians normally wear to visit tired survivors of deadly natural disasters: a black hooded rain jacket, khaki pants and brown boots.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:05

Sheriff's deputies had a gun battle with the shooter, who Turnbull said was on the room's balcony. Turnbull said when the chase ended, there was another shootout. A helicopter above the scene was warning neighbors to lock doors and stay inside. He looked outside to see officers shooting at someone, and a person then walked with an AK-style assault rifle.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:00

All staff were evacuated from the plant, and the company is now working with the DHS to set up a command post near the site. Facility managers said they were monitoring the temperature levels remotely, and working with officials from the Department of Homeland Security.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:32

Executive director for the Red Cross of South Texas, Danella Hughes, said at the moment the local chapter is sending truckloads of supplies to the coastal bend twice a day. Vincent said right now is not the time to send material goods such as clothing. "It's unsafe there, and if you're not part of a certified or qualified relief organization, you'll be turned away".

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:06

FEMA says it had 900 Urban Search and Rescue personnel "working to save lives" in south Texas as of Sunday, part of an overall force of more than 1,800 employees. Multiple other federal agencies were also helping state and local officials in Texas with the response to severe flooding in the state. "We are not out of the woods yet, not by a long shot", Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke said at a news briefing early on Monday.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:05

Additional information can be found online . Currently, charities like Save the Children and Catholic Charities USA need financial donations, while others like the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center need blood donations. While there are a lot of immediate needs, Palmer says, "charities are going to need support on the long haul". Always verify the background and legitimacy of the charitable organization you're considering donating to.

by | August 30, 2017 | 23:40

However, this isn't a win. The US official added that for now, the current policy in respect to transgenders serving in the military remains in effect. The Pentagon does not track how many transgender service members there are in the military, but about 250 service members were either transitioning genders or had changed their genders in personnel records.

by | August 30, 2017 | 22:58

The Christopher Columbus statue in Columbus Circle was dedicated in 1892. The recently toppled version was made of plaster, a decision made after a thief made off with the bronze original 12 years ago. For many Italian-Americans, Columbus provides a positive image because "we're all taught that Columbus was a source of pride because of his achievements", de Blasio said at an unrelated bill-signing ceremony at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn.

by | August 30, 2017 | 21:00

The show, titled " Ball in the Family ", unveiled the trailer on its official Facebook page . The series, Mom's Movie Review and What's Good In Your Hood , will debut on Facebook Watch tomorrow (Aug. The first episode of " Ball in the Family " will premiere on August 31. "We are thrilled to work with the Ball family to share their remarkable story at a pivotal moment in their lives", said Gil Goldschein, chairman and CEO Bunim-Murray Productions.

by | August 30, 2017 | 20:59

The projectiles, launched at 6:49 a.m. from Gangwon Province, flew 155 miles in a northeasterly direction, South Korea's joint chief of staff said in a text message. Analysts said the photos were a sign from North Korea to the world, to show their solid fuel missile program is improving at a steady rate. In fact, the North test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile the day before the anniversary past year.

by | August 30, 2017 | 20:12

The firm earned "Sector Perform" rating on Thursday, February 11 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, August 31. 25 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. Kcg Inc reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC). Beck Capital Management Llc, a Texas-based fund reported 270,553 shares.#img1#.

by | August 30, 2017 | 19:58

The Met office has said that the city is likely to see less rainfall today. Television channels showed people wading through waist-deep water and cars stranded on roads that looked like rivers. Mumbai : Torrential rain accompanied by strong winds for second consecutive day pummelled Mumbai and adjoining areas, severely affecting rail, road and air services and throwing life out of gear.

by | August 30, 2017 | 18:56

As tens of thousands of Houston residents contend with Hurricane Harvey , one of the worst natural disasters in Texas history, animal shelters are overflowing with rescued pets. Pets Alive is a non-profit charity operating exclusively on individual donations, receiving no funding from the city or state. They are also helping them find homes.