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Texas Governor Thinks Harvey Damage Could Increase To $180 Billion

In Houston , which was devastated by record-setting rainfall, many residents whose homes had flooded returned over the weekend to begin removing soggy drywall,...


Police cite hundreds of drivers in CT during holiday weekend

Unfortunately, this increased flow of traffic brings with it increased accidents, serious injuries and fatalities. There were 51 DUI arrests and 283 crashes a...


Swing and a miss! Wyoming punter completely misses a kick versus Iowa

Allen completed 23 of 40 passes for 174 yards with two interceptions, both in the fourth quarter. Wyoming scored 35.9 points per game and averaged 436.1 yar...


Cambodian government accused of 'alarming' crackdown as newspaper closes

In a video clip released by the government purporting to show Sokha speaking to supporters in Australia some years ago, the CNRP president says he was told by U...


Iraqi PM declares victory over Daesh in Tal Afar

The group has suffered a string of territorial losses in recent months... The fighting in al-Ayadiya has been described by some Iraqi troops as "multiple time...


2 teens hospitalised; monitoring committee set up — Blue Whale challenge

A picture of blue whale was drawn on his hand. The online killer game Blue Whale Challenge is spreading its tentacles fast. Taking all things into accou...


Mueller reportedly has draft Trump letter explaining Comey firing

Miller drafted the letter at the urging of Trump during a weekend in May, when Trump and his team were at the president's private golf club in Bedminster, New J...


Remnants of Harvey may bring regional rain

Rain chance will be around 50%. Temperatures will also be more typical of August than early September, with highs in the low to mid 80s in many areas and incre...


US, South Korea discuss coordinated response against North Korea: White House

North Korea conducted its fifth test past year in September. In this undated image distributed on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, by the North Korean government, shows...


Afghanistan proposes dialogue with Pakistan on Eid

The new US stance toward Pakistan prompted a protest resolution in the Pakistani parliament this week as well as anti- USA protests in the streets that Pakist...


Battling Rory McIlroy ready to mount FedEx challenge

McGirt is no stranger to heroics at TPC Boston. The par 4 has been lengthened 49 yards and now plays 510, with the fairway split in two. World number one Jo...


Harvey's remnants may hit Maryland for Labor Day weekend

Indeed, Friday was drier than we expected and we think that's going to continue through the better part of the Labor Day Weekend , too! After a cool start ...


Kenya's Supreme Court Cancels Presidential Election

He called on Kenyans to maintain peace and vowed to beat his arch-rival Raila Odinga and his National Super Alliance (NASA) at the ballot in the repeat exerci...


Judge to rule whether Penn State University fraternity death case can proceed

Lawyers for the 16 brothers and the fraternity chapter asked the judge to dismiss all or some of the charges against their clients as they attempted to minimize...


Eid al-Adha prayer performed in Azerbaijani mosques

Like elsewhere in the country the Dawoodi Bohra Jamaat celebrated Eid-ul-Azha with traditional religious reverence and fervour here in Karachi as well as across...


American 'Dreamers' pin hopes on White House change of heart

The decision to end DACA would come just days ahead of a self-imposed deadline by a group of 10 states that have threatened to sue the federal government if the...


Harvey causes roof collapse at Exxon Mobil's Baytown complex

Earlier Tuesday, Motiva Enterprises said that its refinery in Port Arthur, Texas - the biggest in the nation - had cut output to just 40 percent. Other plants...


Salt Lake mayor calls nurse arrest unacceptable

In an interview, Wubbels said, "I just feel betrayed". The driver had been struck by a motorist who was fleeing from Utah Highway Patrol troopers in Cache Count...


Tensions 'balancing on brink of large-scale conflict' - Putin on N. Korea crisis

The idea that North Korea's nuclear missile program can be stopped "exclusively by putting pressure on Pyongyang is erroneous and futile", Putin wrote in an ...


ND company picked to develop prototype for southern border wall

A gap in the existing border wall near Jacumba in East San Diego County. Still, Ronald Vitiello, acting deputy commissioner for Customs and Border Protection,...


Cabinet reshuffle, swearing-in of new ministers on Sunday

It is quite possible she may be moved to an insignificant ministry. Science and Technology minister Harsh Vardhan was given the additional charge of the Environ...


India's Q1 GDP growth slows down to 5.7%

Latest growth rate was the lowest since the March quarter of 2014. In the earlier quarter, the rate of GDP was 6.1 percent. India's Gross Domestic Product (...


United Nations chief urges restraint by Myanmar forces in Rakhine

The bodies of nine more children and eight women lie alongside. In just one week, nearly 50,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled their homes in Myanmar's Rakhin...


Over Half Of Voters Think Trump Is 'Tearing The Country Apart'

The poll also found less support for taking down Confederate monuments. Other recent polls have found many self-described Republican remain uncomfortable ab...


Irma now a Category 3 hurricane in Atlantic

Forecast tracks have Irma moving on a general westerly track, approaching the Caribbean by early next week. As the United States continues to recover from the...


Uruguay-Argentina at the Centenario: both teams under enormous pressure

As mentioned earlier, Gonzalo Higuain was not called up in favor of Mauro Icardi . A win for Uruguay gives them a great chance of qualifying for the 2018 W...


Trapped bakers in Houston make pan dulce for flood victims

At that time, they had already used over 4,200 pounds of flour to make a large amount of baked goods, according to the Chronicle. As expected, people reacted ...


Hurricane Harvey victims snatched from flood waters by NY National Guard

The H-65 Dolphin and HH-60 Jayhawk are the two helicopters primarily used by the Coast Guard while the C-130 aircraft serves as the service's main fixed-wing ...


No Decision Yet on US Troop Numbers for Trump's Afghanistan Surge - Pentagon

Gen. Kenneth "Frank" McKenzie Jr., told reporters at the Pentagon that the total number of United States forces in Afghanistan is approximately 11,000, up from ...


Six Flags announces world's largest loop coaster

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world's largest regional theme park company with $1.3 billion in revenue and 20 parks across the United States, Mexic...


Saudi Arabia reports 30 per cent increase in Hajj pilgrims from Qatar

Mount Arafat is believed the be the site where Prophet Muhammad made his last sermon. "Shariah came to preserve the security of nations and cultivate benevole...


US Orders Closing of Russian Consulate in San Francisco

The order affects the Russian Consulate General in San Francisco and diplomatic annex buildings in both New York City and Washington, D.C. The State Department...


Greensboro firefighters headed to Houston on Thursday

This will be an 8-day deployment with limited availability of shelter, food and water and the teams are expected to be self-sufficient for the first 72 hours. "...


Central Dakota Humane Society staff to admit pets from Louisiana

People can submit an online foster application here if they are willing to help by sheltering one or more hurricane animals for placement through Louie's Legacy...


US Withdrawal From Iranian Nuclear Deal 'Big Mistake'

Bolton was previously considered as a possibility for National Security Adviser and Deputy Secretary of State . "But let it never be said that the option did...


Aegis Combat System Fires Two Standard Missile-6 Against Ballistic Missile Target

Amid rising tensions with North Korea and their bold claims, the United States on Wednesday successfully conducted a missile-defence test off the coast of Hawai...


China must put pressure on North Korea, says Theresa May

Japan's foreign ministry said the two leaders are expected to agree on the importance of China's role in ramping up pressure on North Korea . Britain is loo...


German Business Group Criticizes UK Stance in Brexit Talks

Mr Barnier offered further criticism on Monday, using a joint press conference with Mr Davis to urge his British counterparts to take negotiations more " seriou...


House Dems urge Trump to reconsider military transgender ban

In the defense secretary's official statement , Mattis said the department will "carry out the president's policy direction" and that the department will cre...


At least 2 bodies found in van swept away by flooding

A family of six reportedly died Sunday (Aug. 27) while trying to escape the floodwaters of Tropical Storm Harvey , according to television news station KHOU 1...