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Houston police officer dies after being trapped in flooded patrol vehicle

The release of the water means that more homes and streets will flood, and some homes will be inundated for up to a month, said Jeff Lindner of the Harris Cou...


Instagram finally allows users to post Photo albums in landscape or portrait

Besides, Instagram also allows these albums to be saved as drafts if the user is not ready to share them. No doubt, this feature will provide users more fle...


Wilfried Bony re-signs for Swansea City from Manchester City

The 28-year-old Ivory Coast worldwide left Swansea for Manchester City in 2015 but failed to establish himself at the Etihad Stadium and spent an underwhelm...


Led strike blocks Daesh buses reaching Deir al-Zor

The deal was implicitly endorsed by the Lebanese government, although there is no official coordination between the Shia militant group and the LAF. "We do not ...


Student goes on shopping spree after uni mistakenly gives her $1 million

Her political opponents, specifically her rivals in the South African Student Congress (Sasco), grew suspicious after Mani underwent a transformation. In a po...


Mayor imposes curfew in Houston

The city of Houston has imposed a night-time curfew on its residents in a bid to stop reported looting and robberies as the city begins to recover from the im...


Will Oil and Gas Prices Rise After Hurricane Harvey?

At least 10 refineries have been closed around Houston and Corpus Christi, which have a capacity of 2 million barrels a day, according to S&P Global Platts. In ...


4 children, 2 great-grandparents swept away in Houston flood

The van was carrying an elderly couple in their 80s and four great-grandchildren all under the age of 16, deputies said . Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez say...


Sensex sheds 57 points ahead of GDP data, F&O expiry

At 10.25 a.m., the 30-share BSE index Sensex was down 57.17 points or 0.18 per cent at 31,589.29 and the 50-share NSE index Nifty was down 10.35 points or...


Governor activates entire Texas National Guard

This brings the total deployments to about 24,000. Two US Navy warships, the USS Kearsarge and the USS Oak Hill, are being deployed to Texas, the Navy announc...


Governor Edwards to update on Harvey, Louisiana impact

John Bel Edwards had nothing but good things to say about the feds for how they've helped local governments deal with the fallout from the hurricane. Katrina k...


Man finds out his father survived Hurricane Harvey mid-interview

Mitchell later told the CNN reporter that the storm felt like "The Wizard of Oz". Mitchell had just trekked 12 miles in the dark from his home in Aransas Pa...


Hurricane Harvey: Nikhil Bhatia, Indian student dies in Texas hospital, another critical

While Singh, 25, continues to be in a critical condition, Bhatia passed away, said the Consulate officials, who were in touch with family members in the hospita...


Emergency Crews Overwhelmed By Rescue Calls

According to Jud Murdock, Houston director of field operations for CBP, the agency has six helicopters and two fixed-wing aircraft assisting with the response...


Los Angeles Replaces Columbus Day With Holiday Celebrating Indigenous People

On Wednesday, the L.A. City Council approved a motion to rectify this historical fiction by replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day in the city of L...


Frankfurt to evacuate 60000 people to defuse British WWII bomb

The Frankfurt bomb , a type HC (High Capacity)... During the war, the bomb was nicknamed " blockbuster " because it was able to level whole streets or bu...


No Decision Yet on US Troop Numbers for Trump's Afghanistan Surge - Pentagon

The change is the product of revised accounting procedures implemented by Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis. Almost 17 years after the US first invaded to dislodg...


Court orders Christian child fostered by Muslim families to live with grandmother

The girl's mother had complained her daughter should not have been placed with devout Muslim foster parents as she was a Christian. There was then a "temporary ...


Ponderosa Fire: 3150 acres burned, evacuation orders remain

The latest estimate puts the fire at 2,500 acres, with no containment. With a suspect in custody Wednesday for allegedly sparking the Ponderosa Fire with an...


Harvey Remnants Move Through SE Arkansas

Harvey has weakened to a tropical depression as forecast , but its impacts on our area are much the same. Right now it appears the position of Harvey will allo...


US officials say missile likely be Hwasong-12

It also asked that the UK maintain free movement of workers within the EU and for a commitment to secure the financial services passport to operate in the EU. "...


Tropical storm warning posted for part of North Carolina

The possible tropical storm originated in the Caribbean and is unrelated to Tropical Storm Harvey. Officials with the National Hurricane Service say the chanc...


KL debacle underlines alarming decline for Philippines in SEA Games. See NUMBERS

Second placer Thailand bagged 72 golds in Kuala Lumpur for a total medal haul of 246; Singapore was fourth with 57 golds and 188 in total; Indonesia placed ...


UC Berkeley right to rebuff fearful mayor, proceed with speech

Yiannopolous' last effort to speak at Berkeley inspired antifa to do $100,000 in property damage and injure two College Republicans - which canceled the Februa...


Indiana Task Force One heads to Texas

Task Force 8 is compromised of 21 agencies across the County, including almost all of the County's fire departments, and a structural engineer from the Developm...


At least 100 dogs from Texas shelter airlifted to New Jersey

The first wave arrived late Tuesday night, as a total of 78 animals were flown into Morristown, New Jersey. The Animal Welfare Association (AWA) in Voorhees...


Hurricane Harvey rampage continues in Texas, 30 dead

Meanwhile, the Texas community of Port Arthur found itself increasingly isolated on Wednesday as Harvey's rains flooded most major roads out of the city and swa...


BJP insists India hold its ground at border

India had no stakes in the plateau but it jumped in just to convey a false impression that it has acquired the muscle to confront a rising global power like Chi...


Iran Calls US Demand for Military Inspections 'A Dream'

Salehi said the U.S. desire to walk away from the nuclear deal has more to do with domestic political circumstances in the United States. Former U.N. "But t...


Japan qualify for Russian Federation 2018 World Cup after victory over Australia

Japan won 2-0 at the Saitama Stadium to ensure top spot in Asian qualifying Group B with a game to spare, thanks to a 41st-minute goal from Takuma Asano ...


Red Cross volunteers: behind the scenes of deploying for a natural disaster

The disastrous storm has dropped more than 50 inches of rain since making landfall. "The images and stories coming from hurricane ravaged Texas touch us all, ...


ISIS Fighters Thought They Had Safe Passage, But US Says Think Again

On Wednesday morning, the USA -led coalition moved to prevent the convoy from reaching its destination, the Islamic State-controlled town of Bukamal on the ...


Sharad faction's open dare at Nitish on "unconstitutional acts"

According to reports from The Indian Express , the rally was attended by JD (U ) rebel Sharad Yadav , former Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav and West Beng...


Rohingya influx: UNHCR urges Bangladesh to open border

Marsudi also said she contacted the Indonesian embassy in Yangon, stating that the National Security Adviser will brief the Indonesian ambassador. U Thaung Tu...


Ram Rahim's quantum of sentencing: Judge to be taken to Rohtak prison

Residents, who had virtually locked themselves in their houses on Friday after the Dera followers set afire vehicles and government property and clashed with ...


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