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by | September 02, 2017 | 01:21

On Monday, the Army Corps began controlled releases for both reservoirs that have taken on record rainfall. Lindner says the county is trying to determine where the water will go, specifically from the north end of the Addicks reservoir. They added that the release would likely cause more street flooding which could potentially spill into homes, and said this is the first time that engineers have done such a thing for flood control.

by | September 02, 2017 | 01:03

Sharif accompanied his wife to a central London clinic where she underwent surgery. Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, has been diagnosed with throat cancer, doctors in the United Kingdom told Geo News had earlier reported.

by | September 02, 2017 | 00:53

Firefighters Thursday didn't see the explosive growth in the fire that occurred the first day, but they continued to battle spot fires on the southern edge. One of the scores of wildfires burning from California to Montana temporarily shut down the main travel route to the Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert about 100 miles (161 kilometres) north of Reno.

by | September 02, 2017 | 00:23

Caleres (NYSE: CAL ) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 29th. Next quarter's EPS is estimated at $0.39 with next year's EPS anticipated to be $2.46. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 18th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 15th. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day gain of 0.94% with 1.05 average true range (ATR).

by | September 02, 2017 | 00:13

The letter was written in the days before the May 9 firing of Comey, but was held after objections from the president's lawyer and others, according to two other people familiar with the process who were not authorized to discuss it publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.

by | September 02, 2017 | 00:03

Arpaio denied all wrongdoing. I sat in the courtroom through Arpaio's trial and concluded that he was wrongfully convicted. "I think this was a nod to the base, post-Bannon, that he's still with them", Mr. Joe Arpaio intentionally terrorized immigrant communities across Arizona for decades and traumatised an entire generation of Arizonans. Trump's pardon for Arpaio negated the findings that Arpaio - a law enforcement officer - violated constitutional rights with his ...

by | September 02, 2017 | 00:03

Trump also said on Monday that the border wall was "imperative" in order to tackle drug trafficking and crime as well as illegal immigration. With Mexico refusing to pay, Trump has said since taking office in January that the wall will initially need USA funding but that he will find a way to make Mexico ultimately pay for it.

by | September 02, 2017 | 00:05

Mr. Robot returns on October 11 . The Season 3 trailer also gives us glimpses of: chaos in the streets of NY, with fires and tents everywhere; the return of Elliot's jailhouse confidante Leon; FBI agent Dom studying a Carrie Matheson-esque murder board; Whiterose ominously boasting that "if you pull the right strings, a puppet will dance any way you desire"; and a stricken Elliot seeing protesters outside E Corp headquarters and saying, "If we don't do anything...

by | September 02, 2017 | 00:02

At least 38 people have been killed as a result of the devastating floods and that number was climbing as water receded. A Trump administration official and a prominent House of Representatives conservative both said on Thursday that hurricane aid funding should not be tied to the debt limit.

by | September 02, 2017 | 00:03

Lee statue controversy ultimately reintroduced attention to USA monuments across the country. Confederate monuments have been removed in at least 23 cities across the USA, and even more statues that critics call racist have been defaced in recent weeks.

by | September 01, 2017 | 23:55

Amounts for the northern half of the state should be in the 2- to 4-inch range. Flash flooding is the primary risk, and significant river flooding is unlikely, according to the weather service. Temperatures will climb back into the mid to upper 70s. Highs will be in the 80s. " Harvey will begin to accelerate northeastward across the interior US late this week", according to AccuWeather Hurricane Expert Dan Kottlowski.

by | September 01, 2017 | 23:55

Democrats were far more unified, with 89 percent saying they didn't like Trump's behavior , 8 percent reporting mixed feelings, and a tiny 2 percent approving. It's not unusual for those who voted for a candidate to refuse to confess to their error or the candidate's flaws. Most Republicans also say most GOP members of Congress have lost touch with their party's voters from throughout the nation.

by | September 01, 2017 | 23:52

Mockingly, Daniel wrote: "Growing up, I was always told that homosexuals would go to Hell, now the heterosexuals are trying to take this from us too ", adding that "our number one responsibility and priority is to protect Hell". While Elijah has confirmed he won't expel straight people now living in Hell, he did offer an alternative for them - a heterosexual reparative therapy program.

by | September 01, 2017 | 23:52

The title of the Korean version of the book translates to " Capitalist Republic of Korea " and a design on its cover replaces the red star in the DPRK national emblem with a USA dollar mark. China, who has proposed the dual approach of advancing denuclearization on the Korean peninsula, with the condition that the US and South Korea stop military exercises, believes that "pressure and sanctions alone do not help the problem", according to foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying.

by | September 01, 2017 | 23:47

He said he has told the military "that the option is already yours because we can not have a stalemate for over one year". "We are happy to say that we were able to preserve it and we didn't bomb it", he said. On Monday, 10 suspected terrorist sympathizers on board two rented motorized boats were intercepted and killed in an encounter with patrolling elements of the Army's Special Forces.

by | September 01, 2017 | 23:43

The coalition has suggested he may be hiding in the Euphrates river valley. If we find him, we'll probably just try to kill him. "It's probably not worth all the trouble to try and capture him". His statements follow the Iraqi prime minister's declaration of victory over the so-called Islamic state over Isis in the city of Tal Afar on Thursday.

by | September 01, 2017 | 23:31

In 2008, he was nominated for an Emmy for the role. He would go on to appear twelve more times over four seasons. The Chicago native trained as a serious actor before jumping into comedy as a nightclub performer. Berman's career in the nightclub scene deteriorated after he was caught on camera in an angry backstage outburst, so he instead turned his focus to acting.

by | September 01, 2017 | 22:23

The top USA general in Iraq and Syria said on Thursday that a bus convoy of Islamic State fighters and their families seeking to reach a stronghold near the Iraqi border had turned and retreated deeper into Syrian-held areas after being blocked by air strikes.

by | September 01, 2017 | 22:10

Ahead of formal talks scheduled for the following day in Tokyo , Abe and May affirmed over dinner in Japan's former capital that North Korea's provocative actions now present "an unprecedented grave and serious threat and absolutely can not be tolerated", according to the Japanese Foreign Ministry.

by | September 01, 2017 | 22:03

The council also says it's committed to a peaceful, diplomatic and political solution to the situation. "It is not clear what new North Korea would have learned from this launch that is relevant to a long-range missile", Wright of the Union of Concerned Scientists said.

by | September 01, 2017 | 21:22

Global benchmark Brent crude settled $1.52 higher, or 2.99 per cent, at $52.38 a barrel. With gasoline demand surging, the "only balancing mechanism" for supply-demand equilibrium is pricing, said Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at consultancy Energy Aspects.

by | September 01, 2017 | 21:17

In addition to informing people, the government will also provide a list of pro bono immigration legal aid providers to assist with any needs during the visa application. Lee Gelernt , an ACLU lawyer who helped spearhead the litigation, said in a statement, "Although the government dragged its feet for far too long, it has finally agreed to do the right thing and provide those excluded under the first Muslim ban with proper notice of their right to come to the United States".

by | September 01, 2017 | 21:13

The claim was that Comey's ouster had nothing to do with the Russian Federation investigation, and that Trump was merely accepting the Justice Department's recommendation to fire Comey because he had been too tough on Hillary Clinton in the email investigation.

by | September 01, 2017 | 21:13

A falling USA currency, already near its lowest since 2015, makes dollar-denominated gold cheaper for holders of other currencies, which could boost demand. "The way the gold market is interpreting this is we're increasingly thinking that the Fed may not go another time in 2017", said Bart Melek, head of commodity strategy at TD Securities in Toronto.

by | September 01, 2017 | 21:12

The next general election is not scheduled to take place until May 2022, by which point Mrs May - if she stayed in Downing Street - would have been PM for almost six years. The levels of anger among Tory MPs immediately after her snap election gamble - followed by a campaign which brutally exposed her personal failings - can not be overstated.

by | September 01, 2017 | 19:36

The Beta Theta Pi fraternity brothers of Penn State will not be going to trial for their alleged role in the death of Tim Piazza. Lawyers for five of the eight fraternity brothers who face the most serious offenses attacked the prosecution's case.

by | September 01, 2017 | 19:10

U.S. prosecutors charged a dozen Turkish security and police officers with assault after an attack on protesters in Washington during Erdogan's visit to the USA capital in May. security authorities who did not "secure our delegation's safety". Ankara also blamed the violence on pro-Kurdish demonstrators linked to the homegrown Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which both the United States and Turkey view as a terrorist organization.

by | September 01, 2017 | 19:08

A statement posted on the hospital's website said emergency services will also be suspended. Some stores in Beaumont reportedly said they're waiting on water deliveries from Houston, roughly 100 miles away - but hours earlier, the Texas Department of Transportation said, "All major roadways into Beaumont from Houston are virtually impassable".

by | September 01, 2017 | 19:09

Heaviest rainfall is expected to be just north and west of the center. The heaviest rain from Thursday to Friday is likely to track within 100 miles or so of the lower MS and OH rivers. Mary Parishes. Forecasters said there was a risk of tornadoes across a large part of the South as Harvey trudged northeast toward northern Louisiana.

by | September 01, 2017 | 19:00

Madurai City Police would extend all necessary help. There have been at least two other arrests linked to the game . Meanwhile, police in the southern state of Tamil Nadu suspect as many as 75 teenagers who are part of a WhatsApp group are playing the suicide game .

by | September 01, 2017 | 18:57

Vietnam is deeply concerned about the Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( DPRK)'s missile launch on Tuesday, a Vietnamese foreign ministry spokesperson said here on Thursday, APA reports quoting Xinuha. "When it comes to sanctions, they storm to the front, but when it comes to pushing for peaceful talks, they hide at the very back". Hua called on all parties to give serious thoughts to the "suspension-for-suspension" proposal China raised as a practical, feasible, fair, unbiased and ...

by | September 01, 2017 | 18:45

Much larger future installments will be required but the initial package, to replenish Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster coffers through September 30, shouldn't be controversial. In January of 2016, then-candidate Trump pledged to give $ 1 million to veterans charities, but it wasn't until reporters pressed him months later that most of the money was doled out.

by | September 01, 2017 | 18:35

Melania Trump's office was quick to smack down growing criticism of the US first lady's shoe choice as she began her visit to hurricane-ravaged Texas Tuesday morning. 2 Republican, said Harvey recovery aid will take time. A year ago, Trump, then the Republican presidential nominee, and his running mate, Mike Pence, toured the scenes of major flooding in Louisiana and criticized Democratic President Barack Obama for vacationing at Martha's Vineyard in MA during the storm.

by | September 01, 2017 | 18:29

British Prime Minister Theresa May, in her first official visit to Japan, signed a joint statement with Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe stressing the need to expand military cooperation in the face of the growing threat posed by Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programme, Efe news reported.

by | September 01, 2017 | 18:30

The report says the adult obesity rate increased between 2015 and 2016 in Colorado, Minnesota, Washington and West Virginia, fell in Kansas, and was stable elsewhere. This is a change from prior years, when many states saw increases in their obesity rates . "Approximately 38% of the adult population in West Virginia are obese , a very concerning percentage for an indicator of poor health and risk for diabetes, heart disease and another of other health concerns", said John Auerbach, ...