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by | August 31, 2017 | 07:37

Congress will reauthorize and revamp the National Flood Insurance Program before it expires at the end of September. After Hurricane Ike hit Galveston and Houston in 2008 causing $29 billion in damages, business and government leaders suggested building the "Ike Dike" along the coast to protect against future hurricane storm surges.

by | August 31, 2017 | 07:30

With their initial cash bid for Sanchez turned down, City are expected to return with an improved offer for the forward, who is now in Chile for Thursday's World Cup qualifier with Paraguay. It is believed that Arsenal would only consider a £70 million deal for Sanchez, but City have not been willing to meet that asking price, and have therefore added Sterling to the deal.

by | August 31, 2017 | 07:15

Manchester United have kept a clean sheet in their opening three league games of a season for the sixth time in their history and fourth in the Premier League era. "I have to say Smalling is in very good conditions and I have also to say Victor is improving every day". "After the penalty, we were emotionally in trouble", Mourinho recalled of the March draw, "and this time we missed a penalty and we weren't emotionally in trouble".

by | August 31, 2017 | 06:34

At 36-years-old, he's still one of the best tennis players in the world and won his eighth Wimbledon title earlier in the year. He said, "Some fans call me that; I don't call myself that". "I'll definitely try and get myself organized, prepared and ready so that I'll have the best chance to do well at the US Open ", said Federer . Under pressure, and facing the prospect of a first-ever first-round loss in New York , Federer managed to secure an early break in the fifth set but could ...

by | August 31, 2017 | 06:21

There will however be football to see at Old Trafford next weekend, with the return of the United Legends. "You've got to compete against them and do well against them, but I am quite confident that the boys can do that this year and we can compete against the best".

by | August 31, 2017 | 05:38

President Trump declared a state of emergency for Louisiana after Edwards asked him for assistance in a Sunday statement saying Harvey could pose "serious danger to life and property of the citizens of our state". "Secondly, we're going to urge juries and judges to give you the toughest sentence that you can possibly get", he said in a warning to criminals.

by | August 31, 2017 | 05:36

According to the Houston Chronicle , Alexander has told the mayor about the increased contribution but the team will not put out a statement on the matter because Alexander does not want the additional donation to bring attention to himself.

by | August 31, 2017 | 04:51

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte had made it clear he wanted to add further to his squad before the transfer window closes on Thursday. While Chelsea can't be held accountable for Oxlade-Chamberlain's silly decision-making, they can be held accountable for leaving this so late that we now barely have enough time to sign a Papy Djilobodji, let alone a useful player.

by | August 31, 2017 | 04:44

What a way to introduce the 2017 FedExCup last week at the Northern Trust. With 96 players set to tee off at the Dell Technologies Championship on Friday, these five sleepers will play for their FedEx Cup lives, and look to thrive at TPC Boston .

by | August 31, 2017 | 03:46

When asked over the weekend whether Trump represented American values with his comments, Tillerson gave a direct response, "The president speaks for himself". And here we had sitting members of an administration, top key members of an administration both letting friends know, giving interviews in which it was pretty clear that they didn't approve of the president's remarks, and this tells me that there's still something not right in the White House.

by | August 31, 2017 | 03:40

The five-time US Open champion drew on all of his experience to quell Tiafoe's power and take a 2-1 lead, but the youngster failed to read the script as he took the match to a deciding set. What he could count on, despite the nationality of his opponent, was the support of the majority of the crowd, and he again took control with a break early in the fifth set.

by | August 31, 2017 | 03:24

Against him will be 19-year-old American Tiafoe, who he beat in straight sets at Miami this year and who should not offer too much resistance. This was the Swiss's 79th win at the US Open , which ties him for second with Andre Agassi and behind Jimmy Connors with 98.

by | August 31, 2017 | 03:12

The five-time major champion is playing in her first Grand Slam tournament since serving a 15-month doping suspension. Wednesday's match will mark the first meeting between Sharapova and 59th-ranked Babos, who was dispatched by Halep in the third round of last year's U.S.

by | August 31, 2017 | 03:03

Against Millman, Kyrgios' shoulder was massaged by a trainer during changeovers in the third set. Kyrgios turned in a typically perverse performance as he departed the tournament in the first round, trailing code violations and broken rackets in his wake.

by | August 31, 2017 | 02:12

Federer , who won the last of his five US Open titles nine years ago, said: "Frances has done well this year". He won the national 18-and-under title last year and certainly impressed Isner, who told him after last year's match, "You're going to be great".

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:53

A crowd of nearly 24,000 packed in to see his return to NY, but 19-year-old Tiafoe ensured they saw a far closer contest than expected. I was anxious about the back injury. I still believe that. "I think I did that, so I'm really, really excited that I won tonight". "I'd imagine I was playing against Rafa or Roger in the US Open , that those guys were just on the other side of the wall".

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:50

The match marked only the second time in the last 15 years that Federer was pushed to five in a Slam opener, and the first since Wimbledon 2010. Federer did not drop a set en route to Wimbledon glory in July, the Swiss dug deep to take the next 6-2.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:49

The initial suspension came after the National Football League reviewed what they deemed to be an "illegal" hit on the Chiefs' Anthony Sherman in Week 2 of the preseason. It's the latest violation of player safety rules. The suspension for the Bengals linebacker reveals some flaws in one of the NFL's new rules. The Bengals also placed running back Cedric Peerman on injured reserve Tuesday after he suffered a shoulder injury in the team's third preseason game Sunday against the Washington ...

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:43

Wright added: "Chelsea want him [Oxlade-Chamberlain] - Chelsea, the champions will take him". The 23-year-old only joined the French giants in January and impressed following his transfer from Wolfsburg but the world-record deal for Neymar and the imminent arrival of Kylian Mbappe in the French capital leaves the German tumbling down the pecking order.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:42

But after a disappointing debut season, the club's CEO told Kicker that the Portugal worldwide will join former Bayern assistant Paul Clement in Wales for the coming campaign. However, his debut season at the German champions didn't go so well, making just 25 appearances in all competitions, failing to score a single goal.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:21

The clubs have discussed an initial fee of about £40 million with the rest in add-ons for the striker who has not returned to the west London club this season. But with the Spanish side unable to register new players until January because of a transfer ban, and a loan move has been mooted in the meantime, with Everton mentioned as a possible destination.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:02

Rohr said he has a good team to face the Cameroonians but his challenge was with the goalkeeper's position. He said that two of his goalkeepers were injured, explaining however, that he would start the match with Ikechukwu Ezenwa at the goal.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:00

Massimino's 1985 Villanova team capped off an unfathomable run from No. 8 seeds to national champions by upsetting Patrick Ewing-led Georgetown in the title game. After joining the Big East in 1980, Massimino lead 'Nova to the NCAA Tournament in nine of the next 12 seasons. Following his memorable stint in Philadelphia, Massimino later coached at UNLV, Cleveland State and most recently, Keiser University of the NAIA since 2006.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:40

It's just that the characteristic of the players is different now than it used to be before. Performances and, more importantly, results it seems, have had an effect on whether Arsenal's players want to stay or go-and in most cases it's the latter.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:07

Hours after releasing Joe Haden the Browns dumped another first round pick. The Browns will receive the Chiefs' fifth-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft in return. The Browns now essentially have two 2018 drafts, with multiple picks in every round except the third (though, the third second-round pick makes up for that) and the seventh.