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Global Media Bodies found in van that was swept away with family of six
Author: 0 Bodies found in van that was swept away with family of six

Sammy lost control and the van went nose-first into the bayou. The driver, the children's great uncle, escaped the sinking vehicle by hanging on to a tree limb. A GoFundMe account has been set up to help the rest of the Saldivar family. "What keeps going through my mind is the struggle, how they were trying to get out of the vehicle to save themselves", said Parades.

Global Media Trump appears unable to tell female blonde reporters apart at press conference
Author: 0 Trump appears unable to tell female blonde reporters apart at press conference

On Aug. 22, Trump indicated during a campaign rally in Phoenix that he would veto any 2018 spending bill that did not include funding for his border wall. Although there are clear disagreements between the parties - Canada and Mexico have publicly rejected two of Mr. Trump's demands, to add a US content requirement to cars and trucks and to scrap the Chapter 19 dispute-settlement mechanism - the discussions are in an early phase.

Global Media Bodies of 19 Rohingyas recovered as boat capsizes in Teknaf
Author: 0 Bodies of 19 Rohingyas recovered as boat capsizes in Teknaf

Photographs from the scene showed the bodies of several small children lined up on the ground, covered in sheets. "We don't know how many were on the boat", he said. "However, after handing over the memorandum, they still gathered around and some acted aggressively, forcing the Federal Reserve Unit to detain them", said Kuala Lumpur Police Chief Datuk Amar Singh Ishar Singh when met at the TH building.

Global Media Texas man who lost everything to Harvey finds father alive
Author: 0 Texas man who lost everything to Harvey finds father alive

CNN interviewed Mitchell prior to the discovery. He then explained that he couldn't find his family, specifically his father. 'There's been no cell service since Thursday, Friday. I was scared. I've seen a lot of things but that terrified me, ' he said. Mitchell, whose home was completely destroyed by the storm, told CNN's Nick Valencia that as a result of the hurricane, he had been unable to make cellular calls and had not been able to get in touch with his father.

Global Media N-Out Suing Smashburger Over 'Triple Double' Burger
Author: 0 N-Out Suing Smashburger Over 'Triple Double' Burger

The burger features 3 slices of cheese and 2 burger patties that is quite similar to In-N-Out's Double Double and Triple Triple, with 2 patties and 2 slices of cheese or 3 patties and 3 slices of cheese. To date, Smashburger's Triple Double is posting double-digit traffic and sales increases for the 10-year-old Smashburger brand". But despite this legal action from the notoriously litigious (and often successful) In-N-Out, Smashburger has chose to double down (perhaps even triple double ...

Global Media Over 57000 army personnel to be redeployed
Author: 0 Over 57000 army personnel to be redeployed

In one of the biggest reforms of the Indian Army post independence, over 57,000 of its personnel will be redeployed in a bid to increase the "tooth to tail" ratio of the force, the government said on Wednesday. There will be enhancement in standards for recruitment of clerical staff and drivers in the Army as also steps will be taken to improve the efficiency of the National Cadet Corps.

Global Media IAEA opens nuclear fuel bank in Kazakhstan
Author: 0 IAEA opens nuclear fuel bank in Kazakhstan

The Low Enriched Uranium Bank in Oskemen, eastern Kazakhstan, is owned and operated by the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The $150 million facility will help ensure a steady supply of low enriched uranium for countries' nuclear power programmes.

Global Media Blood Donors: Help Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey this Labor Day Weekend
Author: 0 Blood Donors: Help Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey this Labor Day Weekend

The blood bank is also especially looking for Group O blood and platelet donations following Hurricane Harvey, which has battered Southeast Texas for almost a week. The non-profit organisation has stated that there are high chances of closing down of blood centres and blood drives in the country because heavy and continuous rain is forecasted by the meteorological department.

Global Media Melania Trump's stilettos turn critics into heels
Author: 0 Melania Trump's stilettos turn critics into heels

My argument is with what her husband said and didn't say in the Lone Star state, where he never mentioned those who died in Hurricane Harvey , and seemed more impressed by the storm's size than moved to compassion by its effects. If there's one thing the Trumps can list among their strengths, it's branding. You see how he dresses? "I don't know why anyone should care what anyone wears when they're on their way to help people", Noah shamed her critics.

Global Media Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Texas Law Cracking Down on Sanctuary Cities
Author: 0 Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Texas Law Cracking Down on Sanctuary Cities

The Texas law, which takes aim at any jurisdiction that refuses to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, is considered one of the toughest anti-illegal immigration efforts in the country. It also lands amid growing fears that the Trump administration will end an Obama-era program that has granted almost 800,000 immigrants brought to the United States as children reprieves from deportation.

Global Media United Arab Emirates stun Saudi Arabia in 2-1 victory
Author: 0 United Arab Emirates stun Saudi Arabia in 2-1 victory

The game will kick-off at 10 PM IST. Saudi Arabia remain in second place in Group B of Asia's qualifying tournament for Russian Federation 2018, one point behind Japan and level with Australia , with that pair meeting in Saitama Stadium on Thursday evening.

Global Media Watch President Trump promote tax reform in Missouri speech
Author: 0 Watch President Trump promote tax reform in Missouri speech

Trump will advocate broad themes of middle-class tax cuts, simplifying the tax code and making businesses more competitive in a way that encourages job creation, the news agency said. US President Donald Trump has made his first major tax reform speech but in a long list of thank yous he didn't mention Gary Cohn, the White House point man on taxes who travelled with Trump to the event.

Global Media Harvey and Louisiana: 11 things to know Monday evening
Author: 0 Harvey and Louisiana: 11 things to know Monday evening

Forecasts show the storm moving slowly eastward, threatening up to two feet of rain in parts of southwestern Louisiana. President Donald Trump is planning to travel to Louisiana this weekend to see the effects of... The state has positioned several high-water vehicles and other watercraft in case they are needed due to flooding in the coming days. Forecasters do not expect Harvey to pose a significant threat to New Orleans, though the city's drainage system remains a source of uncertainty.

Global Media UN Peacekeepers in Lebanon Get Stronger Inspection Powers for Hezbollah Arms
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This tasked UNIFIL with making sure southern Lebanon was "free of any armed personnel, assets and weapons" other than those belonging to the Lebanese government or UNIFIL. Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon addressing the UN Security Council with Oran Almog sitting behind him. He pointed to what he said were daily Israeli violations of United Nations resolutions and Lebanese sovereignty.

Author: 0 Christie Keeps Criticizing Cruz's Vote Against Sandy Aid: 'The Past Is Prologue'

Ted Cruz claimed there was pork in Sandy and as Peter King said , that's a lie. At the time, Cruz defended his vote by saying much of the spending in the relief bill was unrelated to Sandy. New Jersey politicians remember all too well that members of Congress from Texas dragged their feet in providing aid when Hurricane Sandy hit the Garden State with a vengeance nearly five years ago.

Global Media Republicans promise tax overhaul but still have no plan
Author: 0 Republicans promise tax overhaul but still have no plan

Trump owes his November election victory partly to his ability to get working-class Americans to support a range of business policy positions, including his call for slashing the US corporate tax rate to 15 percent from 35 percent. As someone smart told me many years ago about a proposal in Congress on taxes, "What the big print giveth, the little print taketh away". And your senator, Claire McCaskill, she must do this for you.

Global Media Texans Are Now Being Housed In Shelters, Abbott Says
Author: 0 Texans Are Now Being Housed In Shelters, Abbott Says

Abbott also said a press conference that FEMA has provided more than 5 million meals to people impacted by the storm. The governor said troops will immediately be deploying to southern East Texas to deal with emergency flooding. Even as recovery and rebuilding from Harvey's devastation begin in areas from Victoria to Corpus Christi, "we are now also dealing with with catastrophic conditions in Southeast Texas", Abbott said, further complicating an already complex emergency-management process.

Global Media Trump's Wall Street-friendly tax plan faces roadblocks on Main Street
Author: 0 Trump's Wall Street-friendly tax plan faces roadblocks on Main Street

During an interview with the Washington Examiner last week, House Speaker Paul Ryan, who has been doing his own tax reform road show around the country, suggested that he doesn't mind the White House being occupied with other issues, saying it "actually helps us concentrate our minds and focus on getting this done, especially because of the acrimony that's in America and the distraction".

Author: 0 Houston police chief chokes back tears after hero cop dies in floods

The White House said he did not want his visit to disrupt the emergency response. It wasn't her words, but footwear, that seemed to gain the most attention. At least 9,000 to 10,000 people have been rescued in the Houston region by first responders. Harvey is projected to weaken as it moves inland to the northeast, the National Hurricane Center said.

Global Media Harvey flooding ravages Texas as Abbott orders another 1000 National Guard members
Author: 0 Harvey flooding ravages Texas as Abbott orders another 1000 National Guard members

The Wisconsin National Guard is readying troops to respond to Gov. Scott Walker's offer to assist Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. "DoD has provided [Joint Base San Antonio-] Randolph, Seguin Auxiliary Airfield as a forward staging area to support distribution of supplies and equipment to the affected areas", the colonel added, "and DoD has prepositioned a search and rescue ...

Global Media Will Arpaio Pardon Encourage More Civil Rights Violations?
Author: 0 Will Arpaio Pardon Encourage More Civil Rights Violations?

He was elected sheriff of Maricopa County , Arizona in 1993 and quickly developed a reputation as an intense opponent of illegal immigration. The former sheriff , 85, was voted out of office a year ago. One would think admiration is reserved for those who exhibit these qualities, yet the president uses it to describe a man responsible for stigmatizing, harassing and profiling an entire race.

Global Media US Troops in Afghanistan, Pentagon Says in Effort at Transparency
Author: 0 US Troops in Afghanistan, Pentagon Says in Effort at Transparency

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis "still hasn´t made that decision", he said , adding: "No troops have started to flow.no deployment orders have been issued". On Wednesday, the Department of Defense announced that there are about 11,000 USA troops now serving in Afghanistan. The contractors hired to replace the mechanics, Nicholson said, cost "tens of millions of dollars" and hurt the unit's overall military readiness.

Global Media Emergency crews, locals prepare as tropical disturbance brews on SC Coast
Author: 0 Emergency crews, locals prepare as tropical disturbance brews on SC Coast

The clouds will come from a tropical system now located off the coast of Georgia, which will likely develop into a tropical storm later today (Irma) as it tracks northeast towards the Carolinas. Again, heavy rounds of rain will be hitting the coast at these times, with occasional winds gusting over 40 miles per hour. The center of possible Tropical Storm Irma would be located near Cape Lookout by 8 a.m.

Global Media Harvey's rainfall so extreme, new colors have been added to maps
Author: 0 Harvey's rainfall so extreme, new colors have been added to maps

Hurricane Harvey came ashore near Rockport, Texas late Friday evening. The location once saw 150 inches of rain over a three-day period, according to the World Meteorological Organization Global Weather and Climate Extremes Archive . "For the continental U.S., Harvey now holds the record for the most rain produced by a tropical system", said Russ Schumacher, a professor at Colorado State University's Department of Atmospheric Science.

Global Media Christopher Columbus statue destroyed in Westchester park
Author: 0 Christopher Columbus statue destroyed in Westchester park

Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to appoint the members of the statue review commission he announced. "It's unfortunate because I did go up there and I did see it all smashed", Gamerdella told WNBC-TV. White supremacists were protesting the city's plan to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, which city crews have since covered up. One vandal, who defaced a Columbus statue in Baltimore, left behind a narrated video message of his crime.

Global Media Harvey's heavy rains ratchet up flooding fears in Louisiana
Author: 0 Harvey's heavy rains ratchet up flooding fears in Louisiana

John Bel Edwards made the request on Sunday evening in advance of heavy rain from Tropical Storm Harvey . The catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey is not limited to Texas, it's also affecting parts of Louisiana where preparations are underway to evacuate some areas.

Global Media September 1, Muslim Feast of Sacrifice, declared a holiday
Author: 0 September 1, Muslim Feast of Sacrifice, declared a holiday

Saudi Arabia's national electricity company has urged Muslims not to use electricity pylons for the mass slaughter of cattle and other livestock during Eid al-Adha celebrations . This celebration is the breaking of the fasting pattern of the entire month and is celebrated with family, friends and lots of food. To demonstrate the charitable practice among the Muslim community , efforts are made to ensure that during Eid-el-Kabir no impoverished person is denied the opportunity to partake in ...

Global Media Three officers shot on Auburn Boulevard
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The shooting occurred near a motel at the intersection of Auburn Boulevard and Fulton Avenue, the official said. Turnball says he doesn't know the officers' conditions. One stolen vehicle led officers on a chase that ended in Elk Grove. One officer was shot during this altercation. He was hit by gunfire and taken into custody.

Global Media Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to help Harvey victims
Author: 0 Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to help Harvey victims

On Monday afternoon, C.D. Reavis was waiting to find out if he would be driving to Austin Texas in a Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicle, or flying out of the Roanoke Blacksburg Regional Airport. "This is going to be a long-term event. We're prepared to shelter for a long time", Welch said. Aid groups are scrambling to provide shelter, emergency services and hope.

Global Media President Trump Approves Emergency Declaration for Louisiana
Author: 0 President Trump Approves Emergency Declaration for Louisiana

Harvey , which was downgraded to a tropical storm, has dumped more than 40 inches of rain in parts of Houston . Trump added an update early Saturday morning in a separate tweet. "When you look at the magnitude of the flooding that's taken place in the fourth largest city in the United States, that we anticipate that it will be years coming back", Pence said.

Global Media Tips to Avoid Being Scammed in Donating to Hurricane victims
Author: 0 Tips to Avoid Being Scammed in Donating to Hurricane victims

Gale-force winds and torrential rains pummeled Houston over the weekend as Hurricane Harvey made landfall Friday night, resulting in five lives lost and at least 2,000 emergency rescues. Unless the charity already has staff in the affected areas, it may be hard to bring in new aid workers to provide assistance quickly. It's best to go directly to a charity's website instead.

Global Media Pentagon to establish panel on Trump's transgender military ban
Author: 0 Pentagon to establish panel on Trump's transgender military ban

On Aug. 29, Mattis disclosed that transgender troops would continue serving in the USA military pending the results of a study on their "deployability". On Aug. 25, the White House provided official guidance to the Pentagon , ordering that transgender applicants would no longer be accepted into the military and calling for a study to determine whether transgender troops could remain in service.

Global Media Almost 20000 Rohingya flee to Bangladesh from Myanmar
Author: 0 Almost 20000 Rohingya flee to Bangladesh from Myanmar

Thousands more are waiting at the border, local sources say. In addition to advocating for inter-religious dialogue, Pope Francis will pay attention to the Rohingyas' plight in Myanmar as they are considered illegal immigrants and face multiple restrictions, including freedom of movement.

Global Media Macron says fighting 'Islamist terror' top foreign priority
Author: 0 Macron says fighting 'Islamist terror' top foreign priority

He didn't give more details about the exact role and composition of this group, saying the main players of the Syrian crisis would be involved. Macron also said he wants to organize in Paris an worldwide summit "against the financing of the terrorism" at the beginning of next year.

Global Media North Korea Fires Three Short-Range Missiles into the East Sea
Author: 0 North Korea Fires Three Short-Range Missiles into the East Sea

It later amended its statement to say the missiles flew "approximately 250 kilometers in a northeastern direction". The launches come as tens of thousands of South Korean and U.S. "They could be ballistic missiles but they could be rockets". North Korea claimed it achieved that milestone after a nuclear test a year ago. The country has fired more than 20 missiles since February, further perfecting its technology with each launch.

Global Media More Than 1000 Died in South Asia Floods This Summer
Author: 0 More Than 1000 Died in South Asia Floods This Summer

Footage from one train station showed dozens of people standing on platforms as water gushed on to the tracks. According to reports in the Straits Times, quoting disaster management officials, ongoing floods have so far affected 17 million people in India, with thousands sheltered in relief camps.

Global Media 2 men held capsized boat for hours on Lake Erie, 1 survives
Author: 0 2 men held capsized boat for hours on Lake Erie, 1 survives

The Coast Guard says the vessel operators had administrative controls placed, ordering the boats to immediately cease operating as commercial passenger vessels until they comply with federal law. As the search for Lester's friend continues, our thoughts and prayers are with his family ". The U.S. Coast Guard is searching Lake Erie for two fishermen who haven't been heard from since they left a Cleveland marina.

Global Media Mumbai Back To Normal Amid Fears Of Fresh Rains
Author: 0 Mumbai Back To Normal Amid Fears Of Fresh Rains

However, some isolated areas are likely to receive heavy rainfall, it warned. The Maximum City experienced the heaviest rainfall in 12 years over the past couple of days. The weatherman believes that this could be worse than the floods Mumbai faced in July 2005, which caused a lot of damage to the city and the people as well.

Global Media Bird Group keen on buying Air India subsidiary
Author: 0 Bird Group keen on buying Air India subsidiary

The government added a special clause just for Air India under its foreign direct investment (FDI) policy. "This is the second formal interest for Air India we have recieved", Chaubey said talking to reporters on the sidelines of a Ficci conference.

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