• Former FEMA director: 'Trump is doing the right thing' by visiting Texas

    Former FEMA director: 'Trump is doing the right thing' by visiting Texas

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    Five hundred people were rescued in the Lake Charles area Monday night due to flooding. Landrieu added that most pumps were working, and the city is continuing with efforts to improve the pumping system. A sign for New Orleans is seen on the lakefront as New Orleans prepares for flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 29, 2017 in New Orleans , Louisiana .
  • Louis collecting funds for Hurricane Harvey aid

    Louis collecting funds for Hurricane Harvey aid

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    Louis region are planning second collections to raise funds for those affected by Hurricane Harvey , the diocese announced Tuesday. You must be an online subscriber to view this story . The Red Cross is often the first charity that comes to mind during natural disaster relief efforts. Look for indicators of endorsement or legitimacy that the page is actually collecting donations for a particular victim or organization.
  • Mattis 'Freezes' Trump's Transgender Military Ban

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    However, this isn't a win. Trump's transgender military ban is another attempt to attack their validity as people and roll back the progress LGBT activists have made over the last several decades. With Trumps plans to deploy 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan, removing transgender soldiers doesn't make a whole lot of sense, especially given it's a choice to serve.
  • Chance The Rapper to Celebrate Nando's Opening

    Chance The Rapper to Celebrate Nando's Opening

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    Chance the Rapper is no stranger to charitable ways. All proceeds from sales between September 5-7 will be donated to Chance's charity SocialWorks, which aims to empower Chicago youth. As for when you may see Nando's closer to you, as recently as a month ago, a company spokesperson told the Chicago Business Journal that the brand was exploring other markets but wouldn't tip his hand as to where those new markets may be.
  • Sinkhole Swallows Man's Leg In New York

    Sinkhole Swallows Man's Leg In New York

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    I was scared." PHOTOS: Man falls into sinkhole in BrooklynWitness and surveillance videos show Suarez trapped and helpless in the middle of the intersection while the Hasidic police diverted traffic. A witness, Danny Flores, told DNA Info that Suarez said he "couldn't feel his foot". "They didn't know I could pull my leg out because somebody had already tried and it didn't work".
  • Columbus statue split in half in Yonkers park

    Columbus statue split in half in Yonkers park

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    The front of Columbus was found at the pedestal's base, while the back was discovered on a nearby hill, according to the news channel. "This all began as a result of discussion of Confederate "heroes" who rebelled against our country and so I think with regards to Christopher Columbus, it's a little bit more complicated and a little bit more nuanced and my position is the statue should remain", James continued.
  • NAB to record JIT members' statements tomorrow

    NAB to record JIT members' statements tomorrow

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    Talking about acquittal of Pakistan People's Party chairman Asif Ali Zardari by an accountability court, he said Ehtesab Bureau first filed the reference against Asif Zardari in 1988. Although anti-corruption watchdog NAB did not officially provide details of the meeting to the media, a source said that Mr Zia recorded his statement before the NAB Rawalpindi.One of the references is regarding Al-Azizia Steel Mill, while the other two relate to the London flats and 16 offshore companies, owned ...
  • How "angry" Wenger questioned every Arsenal player after Liverpool defeat

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    Watch the videos of Ian Wright on Arsenal and Wenger below. "Where do we start?" Arsenal were widely criticised for their lacklustre display against Liverpool as they failed to gain any sort of foothold in the game. "He is literally a hermit to the game", Wright, who scored 185 goals for the club, added. Whilst Arsenal intend to trim their squad, many of those departures will leave holes within the side that need to be filled and French outlet Le 10 Sport states that the ...
  • Prabhas' Saaho stars 6 Bollywood actors besides Shraddha Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh

    Prabhas' Saaho stars 6 Bollywood actors besides Shraddha Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh

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    As for the shooting, reportedly Mandira Bedi has already completed a major schedule of the film where she has shot for action sequences including hand-to-hand combat along with co-star Jackie Shroff in Hyderabad. While it was a known fact that the film also stars Neil Nitin Mukesh, the new additions to the cast have come up as a surprise. However, in July it was confirmed that she won't be part of Saaho .
  • N. Korea should not conduct launches to heighten tensions

    N. Korea should not conduct launches to heighten tensions

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    The missile tests occurred as the United States and South Korea conducted the annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian military exercises . The second missile appeared to have blown up nearly immediately at launch, the command said. However, Pacom spokesman Commander David Benham said the North Korean missiles did not pose any threat to North America. "But there is a possibility as well that it was aimed at improving the capability of KN-02 surface-to-surface missiles or KN-01 ground-to-ship ...
  • Facebook readies Bunim/Murray's

    Facebook readies Bunim/Murray's "Ball in the Family"

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    According to Variety , " Ball in the Family " is one of the first original TV-style shows that Facebook is using to launch Facebook Watch, which is a new feature that aggregates longer-form video content and encourages episodic viewing. The Facebook page (where the show will be airing) can be found here . The series seems to aim to re-cast the Ball family in a light we haven't seen before.
  • SEA Games 29: Vietnam at top in athletics

    SEA Games 29: Vietnam at top in athletics

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    The committee's head Datuk Dr S.S. Cheema said all samples they collected were sent immediately after the respective events ended to the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) accredited laboratory in New Delhi, where the cost of analysis is much cheaper compared to another accredited laboratory in Bangkok.
  • Animal Group Could Head to Texas to Help Pets

    Animal Group Could Head to Texas to Help Pets

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    A number of animals at the Tall Tails Kennel in Hankamer, Texas were rescued by Chambers County law enforcement, according to a Facebook post by the Sheriff's Office. In addition to animals being rescued, fire ants are adapting to the floodwaters by forming into "clumps". Grooming supplies, toys, pet food and emergency medical supplies were all landing into the truck headed Texas, Blancato said.
  • Floods and landslides kill over 1200 in South Asia

    Floods and landslides kill over 1200 in South Asia

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    In response the IFRC - working with the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and the Nepal Red Cross - have launched appeals to support nearly 200,000 vulnerable people with immediate relief and long-term help in water and sanitation, health and shelter.
  • Kirkuk's support for Kurdish independence plan 'unacceptable'

    Kirkuk's support for Kurdish independence plan 'unacceptable'

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    Controversially, the vote also includes so-called disputed areas outside the KRG's official boundaries, captured when the Iraqi army crumbled in 2014 as the so-called "Islamic State" (IS) swept through the country. The plans to hold the September 25 referendum have been criticised by neighbouring Turkey and Iran, which have large Kurdish minority populations. The fight against ISIS has brought the United States and Kurdistan closer together, Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani discussed with ...
  • IT sleuths grill Rabri Devi, Tejashwi Yadav

    IT sleuths grill Rabri Devi, Tejashwi Yadav

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    Officials said the two were summoned by the department and the Investigating Officer (IO) of the case recorded their statements after they appeared on Tuesday at the I-T office in Patna . On May 16, searches were at 22 places in and around Delhi in connection with alleged benami (proxy) property deals involving Lalu, Tejashwi, Tej Pratap and Misa.
  • PGA Tournament Odds: Dell Technologies Championship 8/29/17

    PGA Tournament Odds: Dell Technologies Championship 8/29/17

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    Three times, the second event of the PGA Tour playoffs gave a sneak preview of the FedExCup champion. This field will feature the Top 100 players in the FedEx Cup rankings. His T5 at the WGC Bridgestone Invitaitonal and T13 at PGA Championship was a confident showing from Casey, and he followed it with another T5 at the Northern Trust.