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Tracking Heavy Showers, Tropical Disturbance Off Coast

Tracking Heavy Showers, Tropical Disturbance Off Coast If the system develops into a tropical storm, it will be given the name Irma. Some of the heaviest rains locally in recent days occurred in the Cooper City area, Baxter said, with radar indicating accumulations of up to 6 inches. Monday night , the system will be moving along the coast of SC, moving northward off the North Carolina coast by Tuesday morning. Occasional wind gusts over 40 mile... [Full Article...]

Iraq forces recapture city of Tal Afar from ISIS

Iraq forces recapture city of Tal Afar from ISIS March 31, 2015: Tikrit falls to Iraqi forces, Islamic State's first major loss in Iraq and biggest setback since seizing swaths of territory across Iraq and Syria in 2014. 26, 2017. Pro-government forces faced an obstacle course of roads blocked with earth embankments and strategically parked trucks, as well as sniper fire and mortar shelling during the battle for Tal Afar . [Full Article...]

Lalu's desh bachao BJP bhagao rally will start today

Lalu's desh bachao BJP bhagao rally will start today However, Rahul Gandhi will launch his Gujarat election campaign with a workers' meet at Ahmedabad on September 4. "Looking forward to meeting and exchanging ideas with political and business leaders and research institutions", he said. "I will prove this". Images released by the RJD and the ANI news agency of a Lalu Prasad Yadav's rally in Patna on Sunday may have narrated the "real" story... [Full Article...]

Nursing home residents rescued from waist-deep flood water

Nursing home residents rescued from waist-deep flood water McIntosh shared the photo on Twitter and captioned it by saying, "La vita Bella nursing home in Dickinson Texas is nearly underwater with nursing home patients". He told the paper Sunday that rescues were still underway, but was not sure how many had been performed. "She said it was a calamity", McIntosh said Sunday. [Full Article...]

Tillerson on Trump's Charlottesville response: 'The president speaks for himself'

Tillerson on Trump's Charlottesville response: 'The president speaks for himself' Tillerson, appearing on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace , was asked whether the kinds of controversies Trump embroils himself in leaves the worldwide community (the United Nations in particular) doubting that America is living up to its stated values. [Full Article...]

Tillerson on Gorka's Resignation Letter: 'Completely Wrong' in Assessment of Trump Policy

Tillerson on Gorka's Resignation Letter: 'Completely Wrong' in Assessment of Trump Policy Gorka, during his period in the White House, had also focused on combating China's economic warfare. Keep in mind multiple sources, including White House officials, have said that Gorka didn't resign but was in fact pushed out. His role at the controversial publication has yet to be defined, though he previously served as their national security editor. "Let's get everything on the record, I... [Full Article...]

United States military helicopter crashes off coast of Yemen

United States military helicopter crashes off coast of Yemen CENTCOM spokesman Col John Thomas told Reuters that the " helicopter was not very high above the water" when the incident took place. The U.S. military maintains a small special operations base near Yemen's port of Mukalla to facilitate an ongoing campaign targeting al-Qaida loyalists there. [Full Article...]

James Clapper: I question Trump's fitness for office

James Clapper: I question Trump's fitness for office Upon Trump's election, Clapper made multiple appearances in the media, in which he questioning the newly elected president's authority. Hayden told Cooper that Trump's performance so far "really hasn't done much to make me feel better about the decision-making process, the experience, the appreciation for both history and consequences, that you'd expect a president to have". [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces make fresh gains in Tal Afar against Islamic State

Iraqi forces make fresh gains in Tal Afar against Islamic State The main forces taking part in the Tal Afar offensive are the Iraqi army, air force, Federal Police, the elite US-trained Counter-Terrorism Service and some units from the predominantly Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces that began encircling the city on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Typhoon Hato ravages Macau, worst storm since 1968

Typhoon Hato ravages Macau, worst storm since 1968 The city's flagship carrier, Cathay Pacific, and Hong Kong Airlines said the majority of their flights to and from Hong Kong between 2200 GMT Tuesday and 0900 GMT Wednesday would be canceled and other transport services, including ferries to Macau and outlying islands in Hong Kong, were suspended. [Full Article...]

US Ambassador to UN Says Doubts Remain Over Nuclear Deal with Iran

US Ambassador to UN Says Doubts Remain Over Nuclear Deal with Iran It's just are they doing it?" If Iran's proposals to resolve such concerns are not deemed satisfactory, there is a mechanism in which a majority of the parties to the deal can force Iran to "implement the necessary means" within three days. [Full Article...]

Belgian soldiers shoot dead man in Brussels in alleged terrorist attack

Belgian soldiers shoot dead man in Brussels in alleged terrorist attack Jambon said that the Belgian national has committed some "acts of vandalism " in the past but was not known or preparing acts of terrorism, extremism or radicalism. Jambon also said he did not rule out a terrorist attack since the attacker had cried " Allahu Akbar " during it. Belgium witnessed one of the worst terror strikes in March 2016 when a coordinated strike at the airport and a metro... [Full Article...]

Mexico isn't going to pay for the border wall

Mexico isn't going to pay for the border wall Lawmakers need to approve an increase in the US debt ceiling to allow the federal government to keep borrowing money and paying its bills, including its debt obliterations. No reason to make this easy for the Trump administration by backing off. And what was Mexico's response? "And once that victory has been achieved, they also deserve to return home to a country that honors their sacrifices and p... [Full Article...]

California rightist rallies canceled

California rightist rallies canceled Concerned about possible violence, city officials have urged residents to stay away from other gatherings on Saturday and Sunday. "Whether they hold the rally at Crissy Field or make plans elsewhere to disrupt our city, it is our responsibility to make sure every contingency is planned for", Farrell said. [Full Article...]

Samsung heir faces five years in jail for corruption

Samsung heir faces five years in jail for corruption Choi Gee-sung, Former Samsung Corporate Strategy Office chief and former President Chang Choong-ki were each sentenced to four years in prison. Lee was convicted of bribery in a scandal that also saw the impeachment of South Korea's former president. [Full Article...]

West Nile virus confirmed in Louisville, Lexington

West Nile virus confirmed in Louisville, Lexington The treatment is meant to decrease the mosquito population and minimize the risk of transmission of the virus. All cases have occurred in adults. Symptoms include fever, headaches and muscle aches. Make sure that your doors and windows have tight-fitting screens to keep mosquitoes out. "Less than 1 percent ... can have a serious infection due to West Nile", such as meningitis and encephalitis. [Full Article...]

Customs agents in California seize tiger cub from teen driver

Customs agents in California seize tiger cub from teen driver The CBP says that around 1:30 a.m. on August 23, an 18-year-old male driver with USA citizenship stopped at the Otay Mesa port of entry with a 21-year-old male passenger and an officer conducting the inspection "referred the auto for a further inspection", according to the agency. [Full Article...]

Carolina governor bans abortion funding, hits healthcare

Carolina governor bans abortion funding, hits healthcare It's unclear if McMaster's new executive order would withstand a potential legal challenge. Earlier this summer, a Planned Parenthood spokesperson said the governor was wasting " taxpayers' time and money on scoring political points". Planned Parenthood already receives relatively little money from the state Medicaid agency. A federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked a similar attempt to... [Full Article...]

Yankees-Tigers brawl was almost a month in the making

Yankees-Tigers brawl was almost a month in the making According to the Detroit Free Press, Verlander appeared to be upset by Martinez acting friendly with Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez during one of the on-field flare-ups. After the game, people on both sides were pointing fingers, trying to lay blame at everybody else's feet. Most suprising was that Yankees reliever Dellin Betances was not suspended or fined for striking Tigers catcher Jame... [Full Article...]

32 dead after Rohingya militants storm police posts in Myanmar

32 dead after Rohingya militants storm police posts in Myanmar Around 87,000 Rohingyas joined hundreds of thousands of refugees in Bangladesh after the Myanmar Army crackdown on militants following an attack on a police post in October past year. The Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Myanmar Renata Lok-Dessallien also released a statement on Friday condemning the attacks and called on all parties to refrain from violence and resolve issues thr... [Full Article...]


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