Greg Abbott mobilized 3,000 members of the National Guard and Texas National Guard Sunday due to the unprecedented and catastrophic flooding brought on by Hurricane/TS Harvey . Dozens of volunteers from both the Missouri American Red Cross and Missouri Task Force One are helping anyone they can. Both units are expected in College Station, Texas, by 11 a.m.
Harvey forced the shutdown of plants able to process some 2.26 million barrels of oil a day. "No doubt, Harvey has impacted operations and access to refineries in the Gulf Coast". To help alleviate the tight and potential shortage of supply, the Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) announced over the weekend that it will waive environmental standards on gasoline for select counties in Texas.
Yet even as he touted a new approach to Indigenous concerns, Trudeau shut down any suggestion the federal government would ditch the name of Canada's first prime minister, Sir John A. Hehr will now become minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities. With Trudeau having made gender parity in cabinet a big part of his government's identity, he also needed to add a promising female backbencher to the cabinet table to restore the balance upset by Foote's departure.
Now, if he does in fact return to the school with which he initially signed, Robinson will be able to play during the upcoming season and will navigate what he hopes will be a one-and-done college career that way. Robinson's options were sitting out a season at another school per NCAA transfer rules, playing overseas or in junior college or entering next spring's NBA Draft.
About 8,400 US troops are now deployed in Afghanistan and 3,900 extra troops are expected to be sent to the country under the new policy. President Trump recently revealed his new Afghanistan strategy, and it came as no shock to anyone that he has chose to increase troop numbers in the country.
Arpaio, former sheriff in Maricopa County, Ariz., was convicted July 31 of criminal contempt, which stemmed from his defiance of a judge's order to stop using what were deemed unconstitutional profiling methods against Latinos. "And Sheriff Joe was very unfairly treated by the Obama administration, especially right before an election, that he would have won". "I think it was totally political from the start, the prosecution was, so the resolution of it should be".
Trump opened the press conference by pledging "100%" support for those who were displaced or suffered loss from Hurricane Harvey . "At least in theory, they can step in and say, 'You can't do that, we have a say in all of this"'. Several deaths have been blamed on the storm. "We see neighbor helping neighbor, friend helping friend and stranger helping stranger", he said. George W.
When the Harris County Flood Control District told local media about the plan on Sunday, HCFCD meterologist Jeff Lindner said some flooding may still occur in the subdivisions closest to the reservoirs because more water is going into them from rain than is flowing out into Buffalo Bayou.
According to police, Joshua Hubert, 35, took the girl from a family party at her grandparents' house around 2:30 a.m., strangled her in a vehicle and threw her off a bridge into the lake. Hubert, a family friend, was charged with kidnapping. It was not immediately clear if he has a lawyer. The girl was taken from her grandparents' Worcester house by family friend without permission, according to police.
Witt posted details of the stabbing on social media, claiming his haircut might have been the reason he was attacked. Witt told police that he was stabbed in his left hand while trying to defend himself. Witt was booked and released on a summons for false reporting. In a follow-up interview on Thursday, police showed Witt the video of him purchasing the knife.
MTV previewed the first clips from " Heathers " last night during the 2017 Music Video Awards . The updated version, set in present day, feature a new set of popular-yet-evil Heathers - only this time the usually type-cast freaks have become this high school's royalty.
Kenyans are estimated to use 24 million plastic bags a month and piles of waste bags can be seen across the country. According to BBC , a court on Friday rejected a challenge to the ban. It took Kenya three attempts over ten years to finally pass the ban, and not everyone is a fan. The government had given a six-month window for adjustment which expired on Sunday night.
McConnell, in a statement issued Wednesday afternoon, said he and Trump "have been and continue to be in regular contact about our shared goals", specifically citing tax reform and infrastructure legislation. Dean Heller, who is facing a primary challenge. But the following day, the White House essentially doubled down, refusing to say that Trump had backed away from his shutdown threat over the wall.
The federal task force - composed of doctors, engineers, first responders and firefighters from Omaha, Lincoln and Papillion fire departments - are pulled from their day jobs to serve the team. Harvey made landfall on Friday as a Category 4 hurricane. Among the deploying personnel are 14 Airmen who will comprise two Personnel Recovery Teams.
Trump is now at odds not only with Democrats, who cemented their objections to funding the wall Wednesday, but also with Republicans, who must reconcile his brash rhetoric with the governing realities of Congress. Designs for the border wall were accepted by the Department of Homeland Security earlier this year, The Hill noted . He's committed to protecting American lives.
The Iraqi army declared the Turkmen city of Tal Afar liberated on Sunday after an eight-day operation. The JOC also said 217 militants and eight snipers were wounded. The citadel "is a pillar of civilisation, it's a major historical monument for all the Iraqi and Arab people", says Abdel Hamid Al-Attar, a 49-year-old fighter with the Hashed Al-Shaabi paramilitary units that fought alongside government forces.
Lawmakers whose districts sit along the border, including Republicans, have questioned the effectiveness of a physical wall. Funding for federal agencies will run out on October 1, when a new fiscal year begins, unless Congress approves a spending package and Trump signs it into law.
Of course, what happened , in part, was that Clinton arrogantly decided not to make the trek to Wisconsin a year ago, when it still might've done her some good. When Hillary Clinton lost Wisconsin and MI to Republican Donald Trump on election night 2016, her party stood in disbelief as the reliably blue wall and hopes of winning the White House crumbled right before their eyes.
The quantum of punishment of the Dera chief will be announced today. The quantum of punishment in the case will be pronounced on Monday at a special court being set up in the prison premises in Rohtak . The complaint was sent to the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Meanwhile, Delhi Police Public Relations Officer Madhur Verma said proper security arrangements had been made ahead of the verdict.
Author Janet Mock conducted the accompanying interview with Kim , in which the latter reveals why she refuses to discuss Kanye on Keeping Up with the Kardashians , the origin of the show and why should've made a great publicist. "This had been my dream, for people to think that I'm so, like, fit", Kim said. "If I'm so not talented, if I do nothing, then how is my career my reality".
Eight mountain climbers have died the space of a weekend after a spate of accidents in the Austrian and Italian Alps. Another Italian climber died Saturday after being hit by boulders in the Valtellina Alpine area. All six climbers tumbled down Mount Gabler, a mountain in Wildgerlostal, and fell into a crevasse. Rescue efforts are still underway and it is not clear what happened to the sixth person.
Do not go into the attic, rescuers from the air can not see you. They're suggesting people wave sheets or towels. Kevin Oditt says helicopters have rescued more than 100 people in the Houston area as Tropical Storm Harvey floods numerous neighborhoods.
An Iraqi woman walks at the site of a auto bomb attack in Jamila market in Sadr City district of Baghdad, Iraq August 28, 2017. Earlier, an improvised explosive device killed four people and injured at least eight others in the al-Yosufiya area of south Baghdad.
Tillerson had said he hoped that the lack of missile launches or other "provocative acts" by Pyongyang could mean a path could be opening for dialogue "sometime in the near future". The request came following an August 19 meeting held by USA and Japanese defense ministers, during which officials pledged greater defense cooperation between the two nations, and "unwavering us commitment to extended deterrence" in the face of Pyongyang's growing brinkmanship.
Niels Hoegel, a German nurse, is believed to have been responsible for killing 84 people, local media reported Monday, citing recently revealed investigation results. Prosecutors have also charged six people who worked with Niels H.at the Delmenhorst hospital on suspicion of failing to stop the killing even though they were aware of it.
She, like thousands of others, has been left in limbo after President Trump left Defence Secretary Jim Mattis to decide whether to retain existing transgender recruits. One of the listed plaintiffs in the case has served in the USA navy for 11 years, including a stint in Afghanistan. The policy was lifted by Barack Obama's administration previous year.
The intelligence agency also reported activity indicating Tunnel 4 was being prepared for additional construction after work was stopped past year, CNN said. The three launches come as the US and South Korean militaries hold the joint Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercises in South Korea, which Pyongyang considers to be a provocation and threat to its security.
But if the United States and South Korea strike first to overthrow the North Korean regime and change the political pattern of the Korean peninsula , then China may prevent them from doing so. But this time, CNN's Will Ripley is the only western journalist there during this tense time. There was only one problem: All three of the missiles were massive failures.
An global search-and-rescue operation involving aircraft, divers and vessels from the US, Singapore , Malaysia, Indonesia, and Australia is looking for the 10 missing sailors. The guided-missile destroyer and the merchant vessel collided Monday east of the Malacca Strait, the fourth time a United States warship has been involved in an accident in Asian waters this year.
A rejuvenated New Zealand began the second half strongly with Natua forcing the ball over for her second try in the 45th minute and, when Cocksedge collected her first conversion at the third attempt, the scores were tied at 17-apiece. They've had a great tournament and full credit to them. "We played some good rugby in that first half but it's hard to play well if you don't have the ball".
Texans living in NY spoke about how they were anxious about their loved ones back home: The American Red Cross is working alongside partners across communities in Texas to provide shelter, serve thousands of meals and snacks, distribute relief items, and help people plan their recovery from the devastating flooding.
It said that the second missile appears to have blown up immediately and that none posed threat to the USA territory of Guam , which the North had previously warned it would fire missiles toward. The best option now is for North Korea to freeze its missile tests, along with the US and South Korea imposing a moratorium on large-scale military exercises.
The wind fields around Harvey will still linger in Southeast Texas, the developing area of high pressure will help bring tropical moisture back into our area for the second half of the week and into the Labor Day Holiday Weekend . Temperatures will slowly get a little more summer-like as we near Thursday, when high temperatures will get closer to 80. The National Hurricane Center said in its 4 a.m.
It was not clear how long that would take. Morales announced the decision in a video posted on Twitter, the AP reported. Morales also said he was firing his foreign minister Carlos Raul Morales. Guatemala's congress, under heavy global pressure, voted in 2007 to ratify the commission, which is made up of foreign experts to help local law enforcement build cases and gain expertise in fighting organized crime and government corruption.
There were 15 candidates in the fray, including Bhuma's nephew Brahmananda Reddy of the TDP, Silpa Mohan Reddy of the YSR Congress and Abdul Khader from the Congress. Out of 250 postal ballot votes, 39 votes invalid, no votes for YSRCP or TDP in postal ballots.YSRCP or TDP in postal ballots. Telugu Desam Party member Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy is leading with 13000 votes against the opposition party YSRCP.