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by | September 07, 2017 | 10:37

The administration and GOP leaders were making plans to add the debt limit increase to the Harvey relief bill in the Senate and send it back to the House, a plan that quickly provoked conservative ire and a familiar intramural GOP dispute.

by | September 07, 2017 | 10:30

The injured were moved to Cooper hospital. Most of the labourers hailed from West Bengal. Damaged LPG cylinders were also recovered from the site of the fire. The explosion triggered a fire which reportedly gutted the ground floor of the building. Later, the fire brigade team took out seven more persons and rushed all the victims to hospital.

by | September 07, 2017 | 10:27

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Hurricane Irma has become an extremely unsafe category 5 hurricane. Officials warned people to seek protection from Irma's "onslaught" in a statement that closed with: "May God protect us all".

by | September 07, 2017 | 10:23

If passed by the Republican-led Congress, the three-month agreement would avert an unprecedented default on USA government debt, keep the government funded at the outset of the fiscal year beginning October 1 and provide aid to victims of Hurricane Harvey .

by | September 07, 2017 | 10:19

Counting on Ty Montgomery to be a full time RB is the only concern I have for this certainly potent offense, but Rodgers is the great equalizer. "Just full-time preparation. They tried to shore up the interior offensive line by adding 12-year veteran guard Jahri Evans. Callahan was added to Green Bay's 10-player practice squad.

by | September 07, 2017 | 10:15

Trump is meeting lawmakers and officials today on the issue . Funding for federal agencies runs out when the 2018 fiscal year begins on October 1. Congress has to take two steps to keep government agencies running: authorizing their activities and paying for them.

by | September 07, 2017 | 10:11

Many Democrats and some Republicans , along with USA business leaders, have strongly criticized Trump for overturning DACA , former President Barack Obama created by memorandum when Congress failed to act on immigration reform. Supporters of the Dreamers filled the sidewalk outside the federal immigration building chanting, "I believe that we will win" and temporarily blocking traffic down Broad Street.

by | September 07, 2017 | 10:06

The storm is moving east at 2 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour. Jose is in the Atlantic, and is expected to turn more to the north later in the week from its current westward track. The NHC said the storm should strengthen further and would probably start drifting towards the southwest before it is forecast to hit the state of Veracruz by early Saturday.

by | September 07, 2017 | 10:05

According to the state of Florida's executive order, the five-day forecast from the National Hurricane Center predicts that by Saturday, Sept. 9, Hurricane Irma will be located somewhere north of Cuba and south of the Andros Islands in the Bahamas.

by | September 07, 2017 | 09:54

The 419 to 3 vote Wednesday sent the aid package - likely the first of several - to the Senate in hopes of sending the bill to President Donald Trump before dwindling disaster reserves run out at the end of this week. Congress needs to combine a $7.9 billion disaster relief package for Harvey with a contentious increase in the nation's borrowing limit, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says, arguing it is needed to ensure storm victims in Texas get the help they need.

by | September 07, 2017 | 09:50

FEMA officials said Monday that about 560,00 families registered for the program, which helps families find long term shelter if their homes are uninhabitable or inaccessible due to Harvey's widespread flooding . That's critical because they can be trucked, or just as easily flown, to a disaster site within hours. The churches are in Cypress, Cleveland and Rockport, Texas , all in the path of Harvey .

by | September 07, 2017 | 09:39

Today, only 43 % of Americans identify as white and Christian, compared to 81 percent 40 years ago. While non-Christian religious groups are growing, they still account for less than 10% of the American population. Jewish Americans make up 2% of the public while Muslims, Buddhists and Hindus each constitute just 1% of the public. While just 11 percent of Catholics and white Protestants are under 30, according to the report.

by | September 07, 2017 | 09:27

He told a UN-sponsored conference on disarmament in Geneva that North Korea's measures were "an exercise of restraint and justified self-defence". North Korea says its recent missile launch and other "self-defense" measures were a " gift package " to the United States.

by | September 07, 2017 | 09:22

According to reports, since the train was running at a relatively slow speed of 40 km/hr there was minimal damage when the Shaktipunj Express derailed around 6:00 AM, however, the cause of the derailment is yet to be identified. This is the fourth incident of a train derailing with in the span of 20 days. Total five coaches and engine of Nagpur Mumbai Duronto Express derails in Maharashtra.

by | September 07, 2017 | 09:18

In a presidential order in June 2012, president Barack Obama launched DACA - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals - that aimed to provide a stable future for people who arrived in the country illegally as children and stayed. "They're things I've been saying for a long time", Valadao said. The lawsuit argues that rescinding DACA harms Vermont's proprietary interests and impacts Vermont families and businesses.

by | September 07, 2017 | 09:21

Rodman said: 'It was the fact that he loves basketball and I think that's the key for anything in the world - basketball and music. Rodman said: "For me to go over there and see [Kim] as much as I have, I basically hang out with him all the time".

by | September 07, 2017 | 09:18

People pick up debris as Hurricane Irma howled past Puerto Rico after thrashing several smaller Caribbean islands, in Fajardo, Puerto Rico September 6, 2017 . Tropical storms Jose and Katia strengthened Wednesday afternoon, bringing the number of hurricanes churning in the Atlantic basin to three. Cooper says residents throughout the state need to be prepared and take the threat of this storm seriously.

by | September 07, 2017 | 09:19

The previous toll given by France's overseas ministry was two dead and two seriously injured on the eastern Caribbean islands St Barts and St Martin. The Category 5 hurricane , the highest possible level, has sustained wind speeds reaching 295km/h.

by | September 07, 2017 | 09:19

The Trump administration has urged that the two measures be combined. "Providing aid in the wake of Harvey and raising the debt ceiling are both important issues, and Democrats want to work to do both", said Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California in a joint statement Sunday.

by | September 07, 2017 | 09:19

Still, critics said he failed to adequately express compassion for the families of those killed in the storm's path or those whose homes were flooded. Saturday's stops offer Trump another opportunity to serve as the nation's " comforter in chief " following the tragedy, his first major crisis while in office.

by | September 07, 2017 | 09:09

If anyone should be analyzed or placed on the chopping block it should be the men and women who sought to pull the wool over our eyes and deceive us, including President Obama who put these laws in position and then manipulated them however he wanted once they were in place.

by | September 07, 2017 | 09:05

Texas Republicans won a minor victory Tuesday in their battle to implement a voter identification law. The civil rights groups, Democratic politicians and minority voters who challenged the voter ID law have several options. "This is now the second time that the 5th Circuit Court has taken her ruling and done a 180 on it". Logan Churchwell, spokesman for the Public Interest Legal Foundation, said that the 5th Circuit's decision was an "expected but still welcome" decision, and explained ...

by | September 07, 2017 | 09:04

The film will combine Malek's voice along with Mercury's voice, the Independent says . What are your thoughts on Malek playing Mercury? Speaking to Howard Stern, Cohen said: "A member of the band - I won't say who - said: 'You know, this is such a great movie because it's got such an fantastic thing that happens in the middle'".

by | September 07, 2017 | 08:58

And he criticized the mayor's relationship with the city police department. De Blasio's job-approval rating plummeted over the summer to a 50 to 42 percent margin, according to a Quinnipiac University survey released in late July. "You're not a cheerleader". And he pledged to restore respect for the NYPD , which he said had been missing under de Blasio . They also agreed on whether the Red Sox should be punished for spying on the Yankees, even though the mayor, from Boston, is a Red Sox ...

by | September 07, 2017 | 08:43

Immediately after the explosions, the state government had set up a special court under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act to hold trials in the case. Siddiqui was convicted under Section 3 (3) of the TADA Act, The Indian Express reported. The prosecution had said that Salem too deserved death, but it can not demand the maximum penalty for him because of the terms of the extradition treaty with Portugal.