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Houston floods: Harvey rains to worsen Texas city's plight

Houston floods: Harvey rains to worsen Texas city's plight Of the 126 people who died in flash and river floods in the United States in 2016, 46 percent were killed in a vehicle, likely as they tried to cross an inundated road, according to National Weather Service data. "We're not at recovery yet", Long said at Monday's conference. The storm had begun, and she said her street was flooded. Floods are unprecedented, and more rain coming. [Artigo completo...]

Nigeria buys N181 billion warplanes from the US

Nigeria buys N181 billion warplanes from the US It was specifically mentioned that Nigeria wants to utilize the planes for its fight against Boko Haram. "Unfortunately, the sale will be a Pyrrhic victory for five reasons: It is way too expensive, it undermines US corruption policy, it overlooks recent human rights abuses, it won't help Nigeria fight the Boko Haram of tomorrow, and it won't foster closer defense cooperation", said Page. [Artigo completo...]

France's Macron: Anti-terror drive 'top priority'

France's Macron: Anti-terror drive 'top priority' Drummer of the U.S. rock group Eagles of Death metal Julian Dorio pays tribute to the victims of the November 13 Paris terrorist attacks at a makeshift memorial in front of the Bataclan concert hall in Paris on December 8, 2015. Since the early 1970s, all French presidents have had Labrador dogs. Macron's speech on Tuesday came a day after he hosted a mini-summit with African and European lead... [Artigo completo...]

N Korean leader's third child born

Ri Sol-Ju, who is thought to have married the country's supreme leader in 2009, disappeared from the public eye for several months previous year, provoking speculation that she was pregnant or had fallen foul of the regime's strict rules. Current supreme leader Kim Jong Un was born to Kim Jong Il's mistress Ko Young Hee in the early 1980s. She is believed to be around 30 years old. [Artigo completo...]

Russian Federation denies allegations it will use war games to launch an invasion

Russian Federation denies allegations it will use war games to launch an invasion Russian soldiers compete during a team's run at the Army Scout Masters competition, part of Army Games, outside Novosibirsk, 2900 km (some 1800 miles) east of Moscow, Russia. Michał Dworczyk has previously said there are concerns about whether all of Russia's military equipment will be withdrawn from Belarus after the seven-day exercises end on 20 September. [Artigo completo...]

'Why whites still have so much power in SA' - Mugabe savages Mandela

'Why whites still have so much power in SA' - Mugabe savages Mandela Ahead of that, Grace had caused a diplomatic furore where she assaulted a South African model, Gabriella Engels, after she found her in a compromising position with one of his sons in an upmarket hotel. "The DA has filed papers in the Constitutional Court requesting direct access to argue that the decision of the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, to grant diplomatic immunity to... [Artigo completo...]

North Korea fires missile over Japan

North Korea fires missile over Japan The Pentagon confirmed that the missile's northeastern path "did not pose a threat to North America." a Pentagon statement said. Stocks in Asia and Europe dropped after Kim Jong Un's regime fired a missile that flew over Japan before falling into the Pacific Ocean. [Artigo completo...]

EU Chief Believes Turkey Wants Bloc to Halt Membership Talks

Juncker scoffed at a raft of British negotiating papers published over the summer which Prime Minister Theresa May's government said had shown London was responding seriously to the detailed proposals agreed by the other 27 European Union states. [Artigo completo...]

Despite growing protests, Duterte tells drug police to kill "idiots" who resist

Despite growing protests, Duterte tells drug police to kill Manila: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday ordered the police to kill all those who violently resist arrest, amid a rising number of deaths linked to his government's deadly war on drugs. "Your duty requires you to overcome the resistance of the person you are arresting ..." However, he added that "murder and homicide and unlawful killings" were not allowed. [Artigo completo...]

Kenya bans plastic bags in bid to fight pollution

Kenya bans plastic bags in bid to fight pollution Greenpeace Africa said in a statement issued in Nairobi that Kenya has set a precedent in environmental conservation by imposing a ban on manufacture and use of plastic carrier bags. Allegedly, in Nairobi's slaughterhouses, cows destined for human consumption had up to twenty bags each removed from their stomachs. This is the third time in a decade that Kenya has tried to impose a plastic ... [Artigo completo...]

Corporations Pledge Millions Toward Relief Efforts For Tropical Storm Harvey

Corporations Pledge Millions Toward Relief Efforts For Tropical Storm Harvey Mr Edwards said life-saving efforts such as search and rescue and shelters are needed, especially in south-west Louisiana where forecasters say 10 to 20ins (25 to 51 cms) of rain could fall. Eighteen of Texas's 254 counties have qualified for federal help due to the disaster, triggering aid from Washington's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). [Artigo completo...]

What to Know About Travel in Hurricane Harvey's Aftermath

What to Know About Travel in Hurricane Harvey's Aftermath Trump will arrive on Tuesday morning in Corpus Christi, near where Harvey came ashore on Friday as the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years. National Hurricane Center (NHC) officials forecast an additional 15 to 20 inches of rain in Houston and area of East Texas over the next 24 hours. [Artigo completo...]

Mueller team asking if Trump tried to hide objective of 2016 meeting

Mueller team asking if Trump tried to hide objective of 2016 meeting According to sources speaking to NBC News , Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the USA election and alleged collusion with the Trump administration has a very specific focus. Politico reports the amendment would also limit the scope of Mueller's investigation by keeping him from looking into anything that took place before Trump announced his presi... [Artigo completo...]

Entire Texas National Guard activated for disaster relief

Entire Texas National Guard activated for disaster relief With Texans still in danger from high flood levels, Maj. "If these amounts materialize, the results could be devastating, especially if any of these rains fall where catastrophic flooding has already occurred". Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is responding to an overwhelming number of corporate and citizen inquiries by establishing the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to accept tax-deductible flood rel... [Artigo completo...]

UN Chief on 3-day visit to Israel, Palestinian territories

UN Chief on 3-day visit to Israel, Palestinian territories The list includes Water Gen, which has developed technology for producing drinking water from air; Homebiogas, which has developed technology for turning organic home waste into cooking gas; Aqwise, which is developing water solutions; and Sight Diagnostics, which has developed medical technology for using computer vision to diagnose blood diseases. [Artigo completo...]

Texans see historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey

Texans see historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey First, a little recap. Winds reaching 130 miles per hour began whipping through the shores of Texas beginning on Friday night, gradually coming to rest over the southern part of the state as a tropical storm by Monday. The storm was downgraded to a Category 1 just before daybreak on Saturday. And it's still not over. Though the NWS speaks of five people killed, the Sheriff's Office in Harr... [Artigo completo...]

Maharashtra Board Class 10 Supplementary Result 2017 expected soon @mahresult

Maharashtra Board Class 10 Supplementary Result 2017 expected soon @mahresult Now, the wait is over. The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education is an autonomous body established under the provisions of the Maharashtra Act No 41 of 1965. Visit the official website maharesult .nic.in to check your result. The homepage will be displayed. Click on MSBSHSE 10th Class supply Results 2017. [Artigo completo...]

"I'm the ugliest girl I know!" Pink responds to her daughter

Her point was to show little Willow that being "a girl who looks like a boy" or someone who doesn't match the stereotype of her assigned gender put her in some fine company, with the likes of David Bowie , Prince or Annie Lennox . But when people make fun of me, that's what they use. She doesn't cut her hair , she doesn't change her body, she is who she is. Do you see me selling arenas out... [Artigo completo...]

Pop Star Pink Give Inspirational Speech Against Bullying At MTV VMA's

Pop Star Pink Give Inspirational Speech Against Bullying At MTV VMA's Pink performed a killer set of a medley of her hits for the adoring crowd, including "So What", " Try ", "F***in' Perfect", "Get This Party Started", "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)" and her new smash single, "What About Us" off her sixth album, Beautiful Trauma . [Artigo completo...]

Missing US sailors: Second body found

Missing US sailors: Second body found Divers earlier recovered the remains of 22-year-old Electronics Technician 3rd Class Kenneth Aaron Smith from Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Meanwhile, the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore announced that Singapore chose to suspend the multi-agency search and rescue operation for the missing sailors, and will continue to support the US Navy in their search within the warship. [Artigo completo...]


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