by | September 01, 2017 | 09:20

Members of the team were expected to land late Sunday night and get to work first thing Monday morning, said Miami-Dade Fire Rescue spokesman Lt. Felipe Lay. Some of the same crews heading to Texas helped rescue people trapped in floodwaters last fall following Hurricane Matthew . Harvey marks the first time since the 9/11 terrorist attacks that FEMA's 28 Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) teams were all mobilized, Virginia Department of Emergency Management state coordinator Jeff Stern noted ...

by | September 01, 2017 | 07:57

So many blondes, so little time. Smith has been trying to get the President to come to Missouri, telling a Missourinet reporter in Jefferson City in March that " Donald Trump will make it to Missouri". Like the failed push to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law, the tax effort is likely to encounter strong Democratic opposition and divisions among Republicans , leaving its fate uncertain.

by | September 01, 2017 | 07:08

Houston may be almost 2,000 miles away, but we're feeling the impact of Hurricane Harvey here in western MA at the gas pumps. For the upcoming holiday weekend, McTeague believes prices are going to continue to rise. "If they're having any kind of issues delivering, they can't get their trucks out because flooded roads are getting in the way and making it hard for them or worse case scenario if they needed to shut down one of them", Ernie King said, the general manager of the Columbia ...

by | September 01, 2017 | 06:53

That, at least, is what is being read into the Prime Minister's remarks during her trip to Japan that she is in it "for the long term". "I am not a quitter". "She's ideally placed to deliver a great outcome for our country and then deliver what we all want to see, which is this exciting agenda of global Britain".

by | September 01, 2017 | 06:40

In addition, OHP also made 749 OVI arrests that weekend. More than 1,000 people arrested during the holiday previous year were driving impaired by drugs or alcohol. Additionally, officers issued 60 citations for seatbelt violations and 10 citations for child restraint violations. "State troopers will be on full patrols, actively looking for unsafe drivers in an effort to keep the number of traffic crashes, injuries and fatalities as low as possible", McDonough said.

by | September 01, 2017 | 05:13

Mr Trump plans to return to the region on Saturday to survey the damage and meet with some victims, Ms Sanders said. "The first thing he should have said was that his heart goes out to those people in Houston who are going through this, and that the government is here to help them recover", Fleischer told Fox News Channel.

by | September 01, 2017 | 05:13

President Trump runs the risk of "seeming irrelevant", Dan Rather said Wednesday, addressing the president's recent trip to Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey . "You've inspired the nation by your resilience and by your courage, and we just came here to commend you", the Vice President said to applause. The first lady changed into something a bit more disaster-appropriate on the flight to the hard-hit coastal city of Corpus Christi - the Trumps' first stop in Texas.

by | September 01, 2017 | 05:06

Lew also proposed putting women on the back of the $5 and $10 bills, while leaving Alexander Hamilton and President Abraham Lincoln on the front of those notes. " Right now, we've got a lot more important issues to focus on ", he added. But this is the Trump administration we're talking about. - Expressed confidence that Congress will pass legislation needed to raise the government's borrowing limit this fall and avoid a catastrophic default on the nation's debt.

by | September 01, 2017 | 05:04

A further 1.5% cycled, while 7.4% walked. Commuters in Louth had an average travel time of 27.7 minutes, compared to 26.3 minutes in 2011. Just 0.9% used public transport, compared to 9.3% who did so nationally. Have you ever wondered how your commute to work stacks up against other people? Commenting, Deirdre Cullen, senior statistician said: "This report presents detailed statistics on and analysis of the commuting patterns of workers and students in April 2016".

by | September 01, 2017 | 04:53

Our meteorologists say the storm's remnants will affect Arkansas, possibly bringing the chance of heavy rainfall to portions of Arkansas by late Wednesday morning through Thursday . We will keep the rain chance at 30%, but High School Football games should be dry. The threat continues all day today , so make sure you have a way of getting weather updates if severe weather heads your way.

by | September 01, 2017 | 04:46

The news of the new arrival in Kim's family emerged as North Korea further increased tensions in the region after firing a long-range ballistic missile on Tuesday (29 August ), which flew over northern Japan for the first time in eight years.

by | September 01, 2017 | 04:49

In the 2015-16 season, he was voted as Chelsea's Player of the Year and after that, he signed a new deal with the club worth (Daily Mail ) £120,000-a-week ($155,000-a-week). Smalling has been stuck on the bench for each of United's opening three Premier League fixtures. To be honest, the Welshman has struggled to find his mojo at Real Madrid lately.

by | September 01, 2017 | 04:37

Theresa May's leadership has been under strain ever since the election and Hague has tipped an "outsider" to replace her. Another added that the Tory leader was "harbouring delusions". Theresa May will become a national hero if she can deliver a full Brexit , a Eurosceptic Tory MP has told Nigel Farage. "We need to get the Brexit deal right, deliver the right deal for the people of the United Kingdom but we also need to ensure that after we have left the European Union, global Britain is ...

by | September 01, 2017 | 04:22

He says it's a historic day that will bring "more equality, more fairness and better opportunity" to students across IL. The Democratic legislature this week approved a $100 million tax-credit scholarship program along with a new school funding formula that provides an additional $450 million for the insolvent Chicago Public Schools.

by | September 01, 2017 | 04:21

Look at that! All white with giant bling? As photos emerged of the president and first lady departing the White House and walking to Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base Tuesday morning, many people took notice of Melania's attire, which included a bomber jacket and a pair of stiletto heels.

by | September 01, 2017 | 04:16

Was demonetisation a scheme created to convert black money into white? As a result, Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes were banned. Sharma argued that the average income of new taxpayers was Rs 2.7 lakh, which meant they would pay tax only on Rs 20,000 above the tax exemption limit of Rs 2.5 lakh.

by | September 01, 2017 | 04:02

The Texas Tribune interviewed Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton about these reports and rumors. "All day at work people were talking about there being gas shortages", said David of Cedar Park, who asked his last name not be mentioned.

by | September 01, 2017 | 03:44

Abbott , seeking to ensure the White woman that she held the right skin complexion, said, "But you're not Black . Remember, we only shoot black people", the police veteran of almost three decades can be heard saying in the cam footage. A Georgia cop is in hot water after his car's dash cam caught him making light of racism in the police force. "She does have a legitimate concern", Chadha Jimenez said.

by | September 01, 2017 | 03:20

A man tried to escape arrest on foot before swimming more than a mile out to sea. Fortunately, he also eluded a shark that was swimming near him, as captured by drone footage from the Surf City Police Department. Zachary Kingsbury, 20, was pulled over for a traffic stop just before 5 Surf City, according to WECT . That's when, according to Surf City Police Chief Ron Shanadan, the chase "became a rescue operation".

by | September 01, 2017 | 03:16

Iraqi forces have in recent days recaptured nearly all of the northwestern city of Tal Afar, long a stronghold of Islamic State. The city, along with towns in the area, was the group's last major stronghold in Iraq since the liberation of Mosul in early July.

by | September 01, 2017 | 03:15

Two top Republican Senators on Wednesday sent a lengthy letter to new FBI Director Christopher Wray in an attempt to discredit former FBI Director Jim Comey . OSC ended its investigation into Comey when Trump fired him this spring - but not before it began conducting interviews with the former FBI chief's underlings.

by | September 01, 2017 | 03:07

A French satirical magazine famous for its provocative and inflammatory cartoons was met with backlash on Thursday after it released a cover that characterized Hurricane Harvey victims as neo-Nazis . " Charlie Hebdo has no need of God, nor any need of Wall Street". In 2014, a cover depicted an Islamist militant decapitating Muhammad, who is saying, "I'm the prophet, idiot".

by | September 01, 2017 | 03:01

Sidelined AIADMK leader T T V Dhinakaran yesterday said a decision would soon be taken on the next course of action to ease out Chief Minister K Palaniswami from his post. The DMK has written two letters on this issue to Governor Rao so far and its leaders have warned that if there was no satisfying response from the Raj Bhavan, they would approach the President for remedy.

by | September 01, 2017 | 02:42

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has visited the Gaza Strip in a desperate bid for funding and other measures to alleviate the Palestinian "open air prison's" burgeoning humanitarian crisis. "I learned a lot about the hard challenges facing the IDF, Israeli residents living in the nearby areas and the residents of Gaza, as a result of Hamas' misuse of humanitarian aid and its commitment to terrorism and violence", Greenblatt said.

by | September 01, 2017 | 02:36

The Portuguese player has four years left on his lucrative Bayern contract and, although the season-long loan move would include a fee, it is believed the German club might pay some of his wages. Bony was probably expecting to line up alongside Sergio Aguero , but spent the majority of his City career on the bench, which resulted in him scoring just six league goals in 36 appearances for them.