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Trump to deliver tax reform speech

In Missouri , he said that he hopes Congress doesn't disappoint him by not passing tax reform and that if the senator from Missouri (Democrat Claire M...


Sedgwick County sending four firefighters to assist in Texas

Phil Scott participated in a sendoff event Thursday morning for the Vermont Task Force 1 Swift Water Rescue Team. "I've always been in awe of those who put them...


Ron Renkoski: Use Donald Trump's own cash for wall

Tom Cole, R-Okla., referring to Trump's star turn on the reality television show. The president said the wall is "very badly" needed. Any additional dis...


Abbott sends more National Guard troops to help with relief efforts

As well as the terrifying scenes coming out of Houston , a number of cities along the Texas-Lousiana border were left underwater by the unstoppable storm. Th...


Irma strengthens to become a Cat. 2 hurricane

NHC officials expect Hurricane Irma to continue with its current motion through Friday with a slight shift westward into Saturday . Irma formed Wednesday...


US Order Closing of a Russian consulate

The State Department announced Thursday that the consulate, along with a facility in New York City and one in Washington, D.C., must be shuttered by September 2...


Rohingya Crisis and Human Rights Abuse

When asked, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Commanding Officer SMS Ariful Islam said: "We have not heard about the boat capsize but we have been informed that fou...


Pervez Musharraf declared fugitive in ex-PM Benazir Bhutto assassination case

A court in Pakistan has acquitted five men of murdering the country's former prime minister, Benazir Bhutto , in 2007. Bhutto survived that attack, which k...


Shivering tot found clinging to drowned mom in Texas floods

A mother and her toddler daughter were trying to escape rising floodwaters when their truck stalled out in a parking lot in Beaumont Tuesday afternoon. 'The bab...


Kate wears striking Prada print dress for visit to Princess Diana garden

Princess Diana passed away 20 years ago on August 31. "I've always had the feeling that she preferred pastel colors and clear - white, clear pink, clear blue, ...


A BRICS report claims that India's innovation growth rate could surpass China

China and India had been locked in a border standoff since mid-June. India itself does not claim the territory but has a military presence in Bhutan. Detail...


Pets Alive rescues dogs in the path of Hurricane Harvey

Two pups rest after being rescued in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey . From firefighters performing water rescues to volunteers serving meals, dozens of Co...


Germany's Merkel says ties with Turkey in a 'complicated phase'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel ranged across the euro exchange rate, the rule of law in Poland and new measures to tackle the refugee influx into Europe duri...


Erdogan bodyguards indicted for beating pro-Kurdish protesters during his USA visit

They are accused of conspiring to attack Armenian and Kurdish demonstrators - an offence punishable by up to 15 years in jail - as well as assaulting U.S. "We a...


Tehran: Military Sites Inspections are Mere 'Dreams'

Iranian government spokesman Mohamad Bagher Nobakht on Tuesday said Iran would not accept any inspection of its sites, and "especially our military sites". I...


Chrystia Freeland: North Korea Missile Test 'Reckless' Violation Of Japan's Sovereignty

The Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai launched the target missile late Tuesday. The ship's onboard radar detected and tracked the target missile, and St...


At least 2 bodies found in van swept away by flooding

The driver's brother, Ric Saldivar, told CNN that Samuel told him that when he got to a waterlogged bridge over Greens Bayou while in the van, he wanted to tu...


Mattis 'Freezes' Trump's Transgender Military Ban

Mattis' statement puts President Trump's plan to ban all individuals who are transgender from the military on hold. Mattis' statement Tuesday night came...


United Kingdom not dealing with border issue, claims EU Commission boss

Mr Juncker said official papers setting out the Tories' position were not satisfactory. Mr Juncker's comments came after Brussels" chief Brexit negotiat...


IS fighters begin evacuation of Lebanon border region for eastern Syria

Islamic State agreed to a ceasefire deal that took effect on Sunday with the Lebanese army on one front and Hezbollah with the Syrian army on the other. Most ...


RBI to launch new Rs 1000 note by December

The share of Rs 2,000 banknotes in the total value of banknotes in circulation was 50.2 per cent at end-March 2017. During a short span from November 9 to Dec...


Brought to knees by rains, Mumbai getting back to its feet

After seeing such awful conditions in Mumbai , the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi tweeted and said that he has spoken to the Chief Minister, Devendra Fadn...


Army to release water from 2 Houston reservoirs, flooding nearby homes

And Brazoria County tweeted for residents to "GET OUT NOW" after a levee breech at Columbia Lakes. At least nine persons are reported to have died, includin...


Is Joel Osteen's Houston megachurch offering Harvey relief? He says yes

Close the church, exaggerate its flood damage, and finally open its doors only after receiving a thorough Twitter shaming, apparently. "We are also looking ...


Cruz, Cornyn Show Texas-sized Hypocrisy on Disaster Funding

Since the rains started falling in Houston on Friday, several northeastern Republicans have attacked their colleagues for that vote. Peter King and Frank LoBi...


Germany's Merkel Rules Out Coalition With Far Left, Far Right

German chancellor Angela Merkel has said she sees no possibility for deepening European Union co-operation with Ankara at present as the rule of law no long...


Rohingya Refugees Storm Bangladeshi Border as Pushback Fails

We should not remain silent in this regard. In an apparent concession to domestic racist factions, her party blocked Muslims from running for parliament in 2015...


To place a Christian child with Muslim foster carers is emotionally tone-deaf

Reports say the girl begged not to be returned to the foster home as " they don't speak English ". According to The Times Her mom offered to send her over ...


Body of missing North Dakota woman found

North Dakota police are one step closer to solving the tragic and mysterious disappearance of a 22-year-old pregnant woman who went missing nine days ago. He s...


Houston Police Officer Dies After Driving Into Flooded Underpass

Sunday, KPRC in Houston reported . "Unfortunately in the darkness, Sgt. Perez drove into an underpass that's around 16 and a half feet , drove into the wate...


Kushner discussed moving US embassy to Jerusalem with Netanyahu

Netanyahu's comments were made just hours after similar accusations by Israel's President. The last USA ambassador to Syria, Robert Ford, believes the recent ...


Improved pre-tax profits for Aston Martin

Amid Aston Martin's increasing success on the balance sheet, chief executive Andy Palmer revealed some telling details about the future of the British marque to...


Man Shot Two People in a U.S. library

The wounded included two men and two women. Two died, and four others were rushed to area hospitals. The newspaper reported that police surrounded the libr...


Trump to overturn Obama's ban on military equipment for police

Sen. Rand Paul , R-Ky., said he disagreed with Trump's order and called the militarization of law enforcement "an unprecedented expansion of government power...


Doklam standoff ends ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's China visit

The disengagement on the border in the Sikkim area had started on June 16 when Indian troops stopped construction of road by Chinese troop in a territory whic...


Let's have that debate over paying for the border wall, Mr

Trump is now waging a budget battle with Congress to obtain funding for building the wall, not an easy task due to the total rejection by the Democratic opposit...


Second round of Brexit negotiations started

British officials arrive in Brussels on Monday to push the European Union towards talks about their post-Brexit ties, which the bloc refuses to do without a...


N Korea fires 'projectiles' into waters: S. Korea

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the missiles did not reach its territory or exclusive economic zone and did not pose a threat to Japan's saf...


Trump declares state of emergency for Louisiana

The NWS placed Calcasieu and Cameron parishes under a tornado watch until 2 a.m. Monday. Those in the upper Texas coast and in southwestern Louisiana should con...


USA imposes new sanctions on Venezuela

Authorities have shut down two radio stations that aired critical coverage of President Nicolas Maduro's government by refusing to renew their licenses, a bro...


North Korea fires 'unidentified projectiles' into waters, says South Korean military

The test "shows an advance in capability", says The Times because the "missiles were 300-millimeter rockets fired from a multiple-tube launcher". North Kore...


Black-clad anarchists swarm anti-hate rally in California

The city and the police department had prepared for protests by erecting a chain-link fence around the park, according to the San Francisco Chronicle , and had...


North Korea Tensions Continue, US and South Korea Millitary Drills

New reports suggest North Korea is developing a stronger type of nuclear missile. It said South Korea and USA militaries were analyzing the launch and didn'...


Fitbit fights to stay relevant with new entry into smartwatch market

The Ionic will sync with Mac OS X 10.6 and up, Apple iPhone 4S and later, iPad 3 generation and later, and Windows 10 devices. A lovely coloured square dis...


North Korea fires 'unidentified short-range projectiles,' South Korea says

The move led to North Korea trading threats and warnings with the United States, with Pyongyang saying it might consider an attack on the area near the U.S. "Th...


German Nurse May Have Killed 84 Patients, Authorities Say

Niels Hoegel, 40, was convicted in 2015 for the killing of two patients and the attempted murders of two others at a clinic in Delmenhorst, Germany . He then...


National Weather Service Issues Excessive Heat Warning for East Bay

Inland areas near and around Contra Costa County and near the Southern Salinas Valley may see thermometers break 112. Highs are predicted to reach 97 degrees in...


Transgender Lawsuits Seek to Reverse Donald Trump's Pentagon Policy

The individual plaintiffs, all of whom are transgender, include: Ryan Karnoski, a 22-year-old Seattle man who now works as a social worker and wishes to become ...


Trump NAFTA comments put some Arizona businesses on edge

The North American neighbors are the two leading US sources of food and ag imports and rank No. 2 and No.3, respectively, behind China as the largest customer f...


Nth Korea fires missiles into Sea of Japan

The joint exercises started on Monday at a time of heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington, after two successful intercontinental ballistic missile...