And with June's gain, the index for single-family home values is now running 6.1 percent higher versus the same time previous year, driven by outsized gains at the lower end of the market. Now the months-supply of existing homes for sale is low, at 4.2 months. Higher prices, of course, weaken affordability, but other factors, like improved employment, rising wages and salaries, as well as continued low mortgage rates work together to juice demand and keep prices high.
In a statement Monday, the group's founder Paul Watson said " Japan is now employing military surveillance to watch Sea Shepherd ship movements in real time by satellite", making it almost impossible for them to intercept them. In March Japan's whaling fleet returned to Japan with 333 dead minke whales aboard. Japan has continued to hunt whales, despite an International Whaling Commission moratorium that began in 1985.
Gasoline prices hit two-year highs as massive floods caused by the storm forced refineries across the U.S. Gulf Coast to shut down. President Donald Trump on Monday prepared to visit Texas to view the federal government's response to Harvey's devastating flooding as his administration vowed to help the millions of residents dealing with the catastrophic storm.
Gov. John Bel Edwards said he sent a letter to the White House requesting the initial disaster declaration for five parishes in southwest Louisiana, and could add more areas to the request later. Parts of the Houston area will likely shatter the almost 40-year-old US record Tropical Storm Amelia in 1978 made in Texas for the biggest rainfall from a tropical system - 48 inches.
He was unable to escape his patrol auto near I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road. Crews are working on recovering his body. The family has yet to be notified. The storm threatened to bring more rain heading toward Louisiana through Thursday. The flooding has driven tens of thousands of people from their homes.
Army Corps of Engineers said while discussing the Addicks and Barker reservoirs that "this event has the potential to exceed a 1,000-year flood plain threshold". The Weather Prediction Center on Sunday night said rainfall rates of 2 inches per hour are possible in New Orleans, where the city's faulty drainage system has caused flooding from summer thunderstorms.
Officials acknowledged the death toll could soar once the waters recede, giving first responders access to areas now swamped by the heavy flooding. The already-swollen reservoir west of downtown Houston over-topped its spillway Tuesday, sending an "uncontrolled release" of Harvey's floodwaters into nearby neighborhoods, and putting the besieged city into "uncharted territory", officials told Fox News .
We have several vehicles including our disaster rig, and have five MOUs (with more on the way) with Texas cities and agencies including Texas City, Corpus Christi, Houston Humane Society and the SPCA of Texas . There are many ways you can help the animals impacted by Harvey including hosting a fundraiser, donating, signing up for training to help with future disasters, and spreading awareness by sharing updates and links to donate.
The president is sending the message of reassurance to people in the path of the storm, its massive rainfall and devastating floods. It could also put to rest allegations that have been growing this month that Trump is "unfit" to serve as president.
WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY: The remnants of Harvey are expected to move northeastward from Texas to Arkansas. The chances for the storm system to become a tropical cyclone appear to be decreasing as of Tuesday morning, however residents and visitors should still prepare for heavy rain, risky winds, and rough surf with 6-9 foot waves.
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There have been more than 50 water rescues in the county since midnight. The clip then goes on to show the second alligator in water. While Kelsch was looking out at the rain from the safety of her home, she spotted two alligators moving near her once-dry backyard.
I got the white supremacists , the neo-Nazi. "We have KKK. I got 'em all", Trump said Tuesday night. In the aftermath of Charlottesville, many Americans expected President Donald Trump to unambiguously condemn Nazis and white supremacists .
The Luzerne County native and Republican lawmaker made the announcement to Newswatch 16 Monday night. "Barletta, a former Mayor of Hazleton describes himself as a successful small business owner who listens to ".the people of Pennsylvania and fights for them in Washington".
The mother in the first family reportedly wore a niqab, a garment which covers the whole body except for he eyes, outside the home, while the mother in the child's current foster family wears a burka, which conceals everything, including the eyes.
Ground transportation in Houston , Galveston, and surrounding areas will continue to be extremely limited in the coming week, as flooding has closed most of the main freeways. The federal response to Harvey includes providing electricity to essential locations, such as hospitals and 911 call centers, and delivering essential items as quickly as possible.
In turn, Netanyahu has also taken a harder line and no longer speaks of establishing a Palestinian state. He also thanked Erdogan and the Turkish nation for their firm "stance against the Israeli measures in the Al-Aqsa Mosque and their provocations of Muslims".
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that Iran is using Syria and Lebanon "as warfronts against its declared goal to eradicate Israel". He added: "It is also building sites to produce precision-guided missiles towards that end, in both Syria and in Lebanon".
About 2,000 Red Cross personnel nationwide have already been called up, and the goal is to get 4,000 responders on the ground. "We may be there through Thanksgiving, so it's going to take a very long time to recover", Everitt said. "If the request is received, we'll be happy to go", said Ann Lewis of Rappahannock Electric Cooperative in Fredericksburg. Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services is the relief arm of the charitable organization, which is part of the universal Christian ...
The EU wants to make progress on issues such as social security coordination, the status of frontier workers and on professional qualifications. "Fundamentally, this is a negotiation - we don't want to pay anything more than what we owe - but it's a discussion that needs to be based on the facts".
Kelly sitting next to the president throughout this process", she said during Thursday's press briefing at the White House. The slow-moving storm has brought catastrophic flooding to Texas , killed at least nine people, led to mass evacuations and paralyzed Houston, the fourth most-populous USA city.
However, we have our own East Coast storm brewing. Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten could strengthen to Tropical Storm Irma on Monday and then move quickly to the northeast. Gusts stronger on the immediate coast . Swells generated by this disturbance will affect portions of the Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina coasts during the next day or two, creating unsafe surf and rip current conditions, according to the NHC .
Sunday morning, the president held a teleconference from Camp David discussing recovery plans with Vice President Pence and Cabinet members. I just spoke to Governor Greg Abbott . The mismanaged response of Bush's FEMA administrator, Michael Brown, to that hurricane, as well as Bush's praise of Brown for doing a "heck of a job" in the immediate days after, dogged Bush for the rest of his presidency.
Dawe said the timing of the sculpture's dedication was "serendipitous". The statue of John Brown Gordon, who was also a former senator and governor, sits on the northwestern side of the Capitol grounds across from where the King statue will be installed.
However, on July 31, the Ministry of Finance had extended this deadline to August 31. After the Supreme Court declares Nizamata as a fundamental right, the question arises, is there any need to link the base and the PAN for filing an Income Tax Return? If you are already registered, then go to www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in and click on "Link Aadhaar" option.
In the early hours of Tuesday, North Korea fired a missile over Japan . Shinzo Abe , the Japanese prime minister, said that he would take all measures necessary to protect the Japanese republic. It threatened to fire a salvo of missiles towards the US territory of Guam , while US President Donald Trump issued an apocalyptic warning of raining " fire and fury " on the North, saying Washington's weapons were "locked and loaded".
U.S. envoy to the UN Nikki Haley, who visited the agency last week, urged the UN branch to check Iran's compliance with the 2015 historic nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with world powers plus Germany. After years of tension with the West, Iran struck a deal with the five world powers in July 2015 on a comprehensive deal, under which Iran agreed to limit its uranium-enrichment activities in return for the lifting of western and global sanctions.
Joel Osteen , a famed Houston televangelist, with a net worth of $50 million, recently posted on Facebook that his church would not be accessible to flood victims due to rising water levels. So far, Osteen has tweeted a message of support: " Victoria & I are praying for everyone affected by Hurricane Harvey ". The church hosted a benefit concert for flood relief in 2016 and sheltered 5,000 people during Tropical Storm Allison in 2001.
Hudnall says that it's the birthing season for squirrels, and many of them fall out of trees in the winds and heavy rain. "It's still very early in the situation to tell how many animals will be rescued and in need of shelter". "It seems like everyone coming off a boat is carrying a dog or cat", said Monica Schmidt, a manager for the Houston Humane Society. "We've been told that the hurricane pet victims will begin arriving in Lafayette nearly immediately after these pets leave", Van Zante ...
Dan McTeague, a senior petroleum analyst with gasbuddy.com, said the price of gas has already increased by about two to 2.5 cents per litre in unregulated markets in Canada. The Pennsylvania average is $2.54 a gallon. Ohio's prices rose 7.4 cents per gallon in the past week. Overall impact will depend on just how much damage Harvey, which came ashore as a Category 4 hurricane, ends up causing, and how quickly refineries can return to production.
This move from the president gives the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) the authorization to "coordinate all disaster relief efforts". Edwards requested that the initial declaration be granted for Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron Jefferson Davis and Vermillion parishes.
Sunday, calling it a "Particularly Dangerous Situation". Streets have turned into rivers in Houston , Texas, and over 1,000 people have been rescued, as emergency service crews race to pull people from cars and homes. She said she awoke Sunday to find her downstairs flooded. Since then it has lost energy and been downgraded to a tropical storm. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday morning that he would visit Texas "as soon as that trip can be made without causing disruption".
The missile launches come as tens of thousands of South Korean and USA troops take part in joint military drills in the South, which Pyongyang views as a highly provocative rehearsal for an invasion of its own territory. South Korean President Moon Jae-in did not participate in the meeting and his office didn't immediately provide further details. North Korean state-run media said the country's military could strike the U.S.
The 30-share index was trading higher by 179 points, or 0.56 per cent, at 31,775.06. Major Sensex losers were NTPC (-3.2%), HDFC (-1.9%), HUL (-1.23%), Cadila (-1.19%) and Sun Pharma (-1.18%), while the only two gainers were ICICI Bank (+0.33%) and Tata Steel (+0.02%).
An oil refinery in Corpus Christi , Texas . "Historically, spikes in the prices at the pump due to hurricanes tend to be brief but dramatic", said Daniel Armbruster, spokesman for AAA. The most expensive fuel is in north Kansas City, MO. That amounts to almost 379,000 barrels of oil per day. The shutdown of these refineries is stripping the nation of its oil supply, causing the price per barrel to skyrocket, with the increase expected to be around seven percent, according to CNN.
The incident appeared to have taken place outside a branch of Kabul Bank, close to Massoud Circle. A new wave of blasts in Afghanistan started soon after US President Donald Trump ruled out withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, besides clearing way for deployment of more troops in the war-torn country.
After U.S. President Donald J. Trump on August 21 identified Pakistan as a safe haven for terrorists in a speech on his strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia, Islamabad has chose to slow down high-level bilateral interactions. diplomat who had been due to arrive here today, days after President Donald Trump publicly rebuked Islamabad for providing safe havens to agents of chaos that kill Americans.
Al-Ghanim and the United Nations official dissected major issues including the Palestinian cause, the conflict in Syria and terrorism, according to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA). In May, UNESCO, the body's cultural agency, passed a resolution that criticized Israel's actions in occupied Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. But, he said during a meeting with Rivlin, "you also understand that I sometimes disagree with positions of the government of Israel or any other government, and that is ...
Watching rescue after rescue of Houston residents trapped by massive flooding from Hurricane Harvey, it's easy for some, sitting comfortably in their dry homes , to wag a finger at the authorities who decided against evacuation. Texas Governor Greg Abbott had urged people to flee from Harvey's path, but on Sunday refused to point fingers despite conflicting advice with the mayor.
One person has been taken into custody, but it is unconfirmed if they are in connection with the shooting. According to Reuters , two people were killed and four were injured in the shooting. The library is located at 701 N. Main St., Clovis, NM 88101. The New Mexico Attorney General's Office has reached out to provide victim's services to those involved in this incident.
Cruz rejected the narrative that Acosta put forward, arguing that the issue was not with the idea of hurricane funding, but with the bill itself. When Sandy knocked out power from the Jersey Shore up to Boston, eight Texas Republicans voted against increasing flood insurance and 23 voted against emergency funds for victims.
If Trump makes good on his threat (and he seldom does), it could trigger a civil war inside the party - which he is most likely to win, according to political scientist David A. There are about a dozen Republican senators who have serious reservations about the wall but, with the proper motivation from Trump, will probably vote to approve it.
To gain GOP support, the bill includes a new $75 million private-school tuition tax credit. The leaders are scheduled to meet again Monday morning to "try to finish working through the small details", ahead of a potential vote, said Madigan spokesman Steve Brown.
Robinson spent the last month visiting LSU, Kansas and New Orleans . After joining the team this summer, the power forward disappeared from campus and the basketball program on July 26. Monday to officially enroll at WKU for the Fall semester. Robinson's options were sitting out a season at another school per NCAA transfer rules, playing overseas or in junior college or entering next spring's NBA Draft.
The 7-year-old was at a family party at her grandparents' house on Forestdale Rd in Worcester. As MassLive reported, the alleged abductor has been identified by the victim and police as 35-year-old Joshua Hubert of Worcester. Investigators say she was put in a vehicle, choked and then thrown into Lake Quinsigamond (kwin-SIG'-uh-mund). The girl swam to shore in the town of Shrewsbury and was discovered at about 4 a.m.
Monday night, he largely abandoned that idea, recommitting the U.S.to the nation's longest-running war. "Demonstrating that China can stick by its closest military and intelligence partner during trying times is a credibility issue that now extends well beyond any bilateral interests", the article reported."Beijing is likely to view with suspicion any USA moves to expand the scope of drone strikes beyond the tribal areas".
Arpaio, who served as Maricopa County Sheriff until previous year before being voted out of office, was found guilty of criminal contempt of court for engaging in racial profiling despite an order instructing him to cease that activity. "He is loved in Arizona", Trump said. "I think it has nothing to do with it, really", Trump said, promising relief funding would move quickly. "The insane went absolutely insane when I was in Arizona last week".
The controlled release of the Barker and Addicks Reservoirs is expected to impact thousands of homes and will make flooding worse in some areas, Harris County Office of Emergency Management said Sunday night. "That water that is going to start being released tonight from Addicks will go down into Buffalo Bayou and on through downtown Houston and out through the Houston ship channel".
Trump said, claiming that he had timed the announcement on a Friday night while Harvey was bearing down on Texas to maximize attention to the decision. Mr. Trump said that many countries are a threat, and "I hope that we do have good relations with Russian Federation". Trump says Arpaio did a "great job for the people of Arizona" but was treated "very unfairly" by the Obama administration.
At the time, Witt told officers a black man in his 20s came up to him outside the restaurant and asked, " Are you one of them neo-Nazis? " and tried to stab him. Witt's story was first debunked by Buzzfeed who contacted the police in Sheridan, Colorado for the full story. Police questioned Witt again on Thursday.