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Liberals Want Irma to Destroy Mar-a-Lago

The safety and security of [Mar-A-Lago] guests, members and colleagues is our top priority, and we are closely monitoring Hurricane Irma. "Our teams at our four properties in Florida are taking all of the proper precautions and are following local and Florida State Advisories very closely to help ensure that everyone is kept safe and secure".

Gunman arrested at OH high school in U.S., none hurt

District spokesperson Scott Varner said the school was placed on lockdown as crews responded to the area. School officials say students attending Columbus Scioto have emotional, social or behavioral challenges. Most of the staff are intervention specialists-allowing them to utilize behavior modification techniques to produce positive results, the local station noted.

Desmond Tutu speaks out on Rakhine crisis

Suu Kyi , who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, receiving the award for "her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights" while standing up against military rulers. And yet Aung San Suu Kyi is in an unenviable position: the attacks launched on security force posts by Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army , formerly Al Yaqeen, are perceived as a threat to national sovereignty, and the Rohingya are viewed domestically as interlopers from Bangladesh.

Prince William takes Prince George to his first day at prep school

He said: "It went well". William and the other parents stayed at school for a bit until the children were settled. "It was really nice actually". The Duke of Cambridge drove the young Prince through the school gates, helped him out of the auto and carried his school backpack as they walked into the classroom.

People Arrested in Missing Alexandria Teen Investigation

Police say Block knew Barker and got into his auto when he said he needed help. She was driven to his home where he zip-tied her and invited two other friends over. "Don't call them or anything". Two of the suspects are from Carlos, Minnesota , ages 32 and 31. Block was treated for minor injuries at the Douglas County Hospital .

Let the vomiting commence: Donald Trump likes Ivanka to call him "Daddy"

But the first daughter walked into the Oval Office to talk specifically about the child tax credit, a key priority in her White House portfolio. "This is the president of the United States", Powers added. Along with stopping by at his meetings, Ms Trump has frequently accompanied her father to events. Mr Trump added that his daughter had asked to join him on the trip.

Trump bucks GOP leadership, backs Democratic deal on debt ceiling, funding government

He added: "We had a very good meeting, we essentially came to a deal and I think the deal will be very good ". The U.S. House voted Wednesday to fund nearly $8 billion for Hurricane Harvey relief, with full support from the Texas delegation.

Trump says North Korea nuclear test 'hostile and dangerous' to US

In short, the hydrogen bomb is a completely different and altogether more frightening prospect and it would put North Korea into an exclusive club of only five other countries: the US, UK, China, France and Russian Federation. Kazianis said Kim claimed to have tested a hydrogen bomb previous year, but most experts were dismissive, arguing instead the North might have had a more powerful atomic bomb.

Wyoming's punter somehow completely missed the ball

In addition to Granderson's forced fumble, Iowa native Rico Gafford intercepted a pass, Marcus Epps forced a fumble that Cassh Maluia recovered, and Kevin Prosser forced and recovered a fumble. Two of Stanley's three touchdown passes went to Hawkeye tight end Noah Fant. Junior Kevin Prosser striped Stanley in the backfield, and then jumped on the loose ball.

Main Cambodian opposition leader arrested, paper shuts as crackdown grows

Kem Sokha was elected as CNRP President in March 2017 to replace Sam Rainsy who stepped down in the previous month. The paper said it is unable to pay a $6.3 million tax bill the government claims the news outfit owes. CNRP gained strength as the opposition party to the ruling Cambodian People's Party in national elections in July 2013 and in municipal elections in June this year.

Clinton Investigation Bombshell: How President Trump Responded to New Revelations

When Comey's firing was announced, the White House instead released Rosenstein's memo, which sharply criticised Comey's handling of the probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state. He can say Comey was too tough on Clinton or he was too quick to exonerate her, but when Trump makes both arguments, it's a reminder not to take this nonsense too seriously.

What we learned from Michigan Football's 33-17 victory over Florida

The Gators' offense, as it has many times in recent history for Florida , came from the defense. Facing a third-and-9 from his own 24 with 12:35 remaining in the first half, Wilton Speight's pass was tipped and Duke Dawson intercepted it for a 48-yard touchdown return for the Gators .

Four US Companies Have Been Contracted to Build Prototype Border Walls

WASHINGTON - A Tempe company was one of four firms named Thursday to build the first prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, Customs and Border Patrol officials announced . CBP in March requested proposals for two categories of barriers: a concrete wall design and another called "other than concrete". Depending on the assessments, Vitiello said the structures could remain in place, be moved to other locations or be torn down altogether.

Cabinet reshuffle to take place on Sunday morning

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has also put in his papers. The name of Himachal BJP leader Satpal Singh is also doing the rounds for a minister of state berth. Since assuming office as PM on May 26, 2014, Modi has already reshuffled his council of ministers twice, the last one having come in 2016 when he inducted 19 new faces and elevated Prakash Javdekar as the cabinet minister.

Boats carrying fleeing Rohingya sink; 26 dead

The rag-tag unit has a real fight on its hands against Myanmar's well-equipped army, which has been offered military help from Bangladesh to root out rebels near the border. "They were carrying guns, bombs and knives". "Another 15 bodies were recovered on Friday morning which takes the number of total death toll to 38 from 23 on Thursday", said Chailau Marma, additional superintendent of police in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district, some 292 km southeast of the capital Dhaka.

Trump Calls for Quick Deadline on Tax Reform, Offers No Specifics

In his bid to restore USA competitiveness in the global economy, President Donald Trump announced his proposals for tax reform before a crowd in Springfield, Missouri this week, arguing that the American people (and particularly American businesses) are overtaxed.

U.S. expels Russian diplomats from DC, NY and San Francisco

While calling the Russian order "unwarranted", Nauert said Thursday that the US has "fully implemented" the reduction of the USA mission in Russia. The State Department says the US leaders want to avoid further retaliatory actions by both countries and improve relations and cooperation between the two.

Clerk: Walker will appoint Milwaukee sheriff

Clarke announced in May that he had taken a job at the Department of Homeland Security, but the agency never confirmed it. "I am pleased to learn of the resignation of David Clarke, who obviously no longer wanted to be Sheriff of Milwaukee County, and had lost touch with the people".

Charlotte firefighters prepares to send rescue team to Texas amid flooding

Between contaminated flood water and reports of smoke rising from a chemical plant in nearby Crosby, Texas, the team faces some risk - but Cannon says the crew is bringing some decontamination equipment. If the team is deployed they could be in Texas throughout the early part of September. The crew of five with three boats met with other Kansas departments in Wichita overnight and will stage in Texas as they wait for assignments, chief Forrest Walter said.

Juncker says 'Brexit position papers are not 'satisfactory'

The talks in Brussels are effectively deadlocked as Britain calls for parallel talks on the divorce deal and future relationship but the European Union says they must be taken one at a time. On the political side, the UK's close ally across the Atlantic might hamper the EU's hopes for getting a hefty Brexit payment; the Trump administration has repeatedly expressed its willingness to strike a trade deal with the UK.

1200 dead from flooding, landslides in South Asia

On Tuesday, Mumbai was flooded as the entire city came to a standstill. The United Nations said it was the worst floods to hit the area in a decade. Torrential monsoon rains have brought Mumbai to a halt - destroying homes and leaving thousands of people stranded. Nearly a third of Bangladesh's terrain has been submerged by floods.

Thousands of Rohingyas seek safety in Bangladesh as clashes in Myanamr intensify

To date, at least 110 people were killed. The insurgent raids last Thursday were deadlier than an attack by the militants on three border posts last October that killed nine policemen and set off months of brutal counterinsurgency operations against Rohingya communities.

4 children, 2 great-grandparents swept away in flood on Greens Bayou

That man told authorities he was with several family members inside a white van, but the van was submerged and it was not visible, the sheriff's office said. Sammy was able to crawl through the driver's side window and grabbed a branch until he was rescued 45 minutes later. "But [with] the van pointed straight down, they couldn't climb up the van, much less open the door".

President Trump Speaking At Loren Cook In Springfield

They say he will promote tax cuts as a way to help American workers. Key questions remain. For instance, Trump said in April he wants to lower the tax rate on businesses to 15 percent, but it is unclear if this rate will remain or ultimately be revised upward.

N Korean leader's third child born

USA basketball star Dennis Rodman, who has conducted unofficial "diplomacy" in the reclusive country, has reported that the second child is a girl. Rumours surrounding Ri's pregnancy circulated in 2016 after North Korea's first lady was absent from public life for months.

Democrats prepare to fight Trump's transgender military ban

The BBC said the measure could affect between 4,000 and 10,000 active-duty and reserve service members. In a statement, Mattis said he would establish a panel of experts from within the Defense Department and the Department of Homeland Security to "to provide advice and recommendations on the implementation of the president's direction".

Five Nigerian Hajj pilgrims confirmed dead in Saudi Arabia

As many as three million prospective pilgrims perform a series of rituals over the course of five or six days. Mount Arafat is a granite hill east of Makkah in the plain of about 20km southeast of Makkah and reaches about 230ft in height.

Rains impact print business in Mumbai

Mumbai suffered heavy rainfall for continuous 24 hours highest to be recorded since 2005, traffic and train routines coming back to normal. It was second only to 346.2 mm of rainfall registered on August 23, 1997, the data showed. The Railway Ministry said on twitter that the services on the western railway resumed yesterday at 11.58 pm and stranded passengers were evacuated.

Police officer drowns in Harvey floodwaters, report says

Perez drowned after driving into a flooded underpass, Acevedo said. On Monday, the chain of command realized Sgt. Perez had not shown up for work. The dive team was called out, and the Cajun Navy volunteer search and rescue force was called to assist in the effort to locate Sgt.

Gorka's overdue exit still leaves numerous figures to haunt the White House

Gorka was being paid $155,000 a year as deputy assistant to the president and strategist, and Miller $179,700 a year as assistant to the president and senior policy adviser, as listed in an official report of White House staffers' salaries released in June.

Soldier attacked in Brussels, culprit 'neutralised': Authorities

The Belgian Prime Minister, Charles Michel, expressed " all our support to our soldiers " in a Twitter post. The prosecution service's spokeswoman said, 'With the identity that we now have it is a 30-year-old man who is not known for terrorist activities'.

Trump imposes "strong new financial sanctions" on "Maduro dictatorship" in Venezuela

The move prohibits dealings in new debt and equity issued by the Venezuelan government and the state-owned oil company. To view the full article, register now. "The president is making sure that the USA financial system will not be complicit in any future further placement of debt that would allow the Venezuelan government to finance this abhorrent behavior", a senior administration official told reporters.

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj at it again, defends rape convict Ram Rahim

People complained that the authorities posted Army units and para-military forces only to secure some locations, including residential areas of government officers and ministers, while the rest of the town was left at the mercy of the violent Dera followers.

Man 'armed with sword' attacks Buckingham Palace

Police responded Friday night to an area outside Buckingham Palace due to an alleged assault. Metropolitan Police tweeted that officers are at the scene of the incident. Queen Elizabeth II was not at the palace, her official residence, palace officials said. Her Majesty the Queen is now staying at Balmoral. Footage from the scene shows a heavy emergency response, including multiple police cars.

Judge rules Texas voter ID law still too restrictive

U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos ruled that the law was enacted with the deliberate intent to discriminate against black and Hispanic voters. Judge Ramos decided that the rewrite did not change the discriminatory language in the original bill.

Sears To Shutter 28 Kmart Stores As Comp Sales Dip 11.5%

On the list are Kmart stores in Allentown and Willow Grove, Pa., but none in Maryland or West Virginia. This is over and above the 180 Kmart and Sears stores already shuttered in 2017 and the 150 that were scheduled to be shuttered before the third quarter ends.

Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead in Khartoum

Russia's foreign ministry confirmed the news in a statement carried by state media. "He was found dead in the swimming pool of his residence at 7:05 pm (16:05 GMT)", police spokesperson Omar al-Mokhtar told AFP . The ambassador showed symptoms of an acute heart attack, embassy staff told the state broadcaster. He was appointed ambassador to Sudan in 2013.

Department of State issues Mexico travel warning for USA citizens

There is no evidence that criminal organizations have targeted USA citizens based on their nationality. The alert also warns specifically of carjacking, kidnapping, and highway robbery. In Baja California Sur , which includes Los Cabos , the homicide rate has been on the rise since a year ago. The new warning was issued Tuesday, upgrading the previous advisory for two Mexican states, Quintana Roo-also home to Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya and Tulum-and Baja California Sur ...

North Korea envoy: USA pressure feeds our nuclear program

North Korea, however, sees them as practice for an eventual invasion. But experts warn that the so-called Madman Theory of deterrence only works if both countries have a credible second-strike capability. South Korean and US forces began computer-simulated military exercises earlier on Monday amid tension over North Korea's weapons programmes, with the North saying it was watching the United States' every move.

Scattered severe weather including hail, showers and thunderstorms possible in Denver

Stay weather aware this afternoon! If a warning gets issued, it means a threat is happening or is imminent and you should seek shelter immediately. Tornadoes will especially be possible in any supercell thunderstorms that develop ahead of the main line of storms. Also being watched closely is an area of rain and thunderstorms located near the Yucatan peninsula, the remains of former Tropical Storm Harvey.

Bihar Bank Employees Federation join nationwide strike

Bank Strike: The United Forum of Banking Unions ( UFBU ) declared a national strike on all the banking union firms on August 22nd . Sudhir said, "One lakh officials and employees working in 17 thousand branches of 56 rural banks of the country will be on strike".

Hearn, Fritsch have tough end to PGA Tour season

I don't know how many more years I have in this game but as long as I'm healthy and as long as I'm playing good and feeling competitive I'm sure I'll be out here. Stenson said he left his driver in his locker all week - "he's a little anxious to get out there and start getting some air time next week", he quipped of the club - and certainly didn't need it on the par-70 Sedgefield course .

British boy missing in Barcelona attack is confirmed dead

Thirteen people died when a van slammed into crowds on the iconic pedestrian street Las Ramblas in Barcelona on Thursday evening, while one woman died after being stabbed when a group of five terrorists attacked pedestrians in the coastal town of Cambrils eight hours later.

Video shows Chinese, Indian soldiers 'kicking, punching' each other in border clash

The video, initially shared by defence reporters on Twitter, went viral, but its authenticity could not immediately be verified. The video surfaced a day after India formally confirmed the clash had taken place at Pangong Tso. Such incursions and potential clashes are likely at vulnerable spots along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Himachal, Sikkim and Arunachal sectors.

Train derails in Muzaffarnagar, at least 10 killed, says local official

The death toll was expected to rise, officials said. Authorities have rushed police teams and disaster response force personnel to the spot to intensify rescue work. Train movement on Ambala- Meerut- Saharanpur rail route has been stopped. Additional Superintendent of Police, Muzaffarnagar , Ajay Kumar told IANS that police teams were trying to rescue as many passengers trapped in the coaches as possible.

Vehicle blast hits Syrian coastal city of Latakia

The State television had reported that "citizens have been injured by a rocket" at the entrance of the Fair, without specifying the number or raise the dead. Since then, the country has descended into a bloody civil war that has killed more than 330,000 people, displaced millions and devastated the economy.

23 killed as Utkal Express derails in UP's Muzaffarnagar, over 40…

He further informed that the Uttar Pradesh Administration is in touch with the Railway Ministry and will provide all necessary help needed for relief and rescue operation. Confirming the toll, ADG Law and Order Anand Kumar said that 10 people were killed and 50 others were injured. The reason behind the accident is still not clear.

Barriers, Cameras in Place for 'Boston Free Speech' Rally

The organizers of Free speech rally earlier distanced themselves from any white supremacist and Neo-Nazi group or ideology. This weekend, Boston officials want to make sure that doesn't happen in their city. "We're going to respect their right to free speech", Walsh said, but "they don't have the right to create unsafe conditions". Governor Phil Scott issued a statement by video Thursday saying Vermont must stand up against racism and bigotry.

Taylor Swift deletes all social media posts

It's not clear. Some wondered if she'd been hacked. Her profile photo and postings before December 2015 were deleted from Facebook and her website was blank. All of this comes days after federal jurors in Denver found a former radio host, David Mueller , assaulted and battered Swift during a meet-and-greet in 2013.

Sierra Leone Braces for More Floods

The first mass burials of victims of Sierra Leone's devastating floods and mudslides took place yesterday, as blame grew over government "inaction" over deforestation and poor urban planning. "Let his soul rest in peace", she said through tears. Around a third of them were children. "That's why we are here, to mourn and go back home", said Zainab Kargbo, who was among those at the cemetery.