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World Media University fires prof who called hurricane 'karma' for Texas
Author: 0 University fires prof who called hurricane 'karma' for Texas

In a Facebook post on Monday evening, the university said it 'stands in solidarity with the people impacted by Hurricane Harvey '. That statement made no reference to Storey's future role with the university - but, in another release Tuesday, the university said Storey "has been relieved of his duties at UT, and his classes will be covered by other sociology faculty".

World Media Judge dismisses Sarah Palin's lawsuit against New York Times
Author: 0 Judge dismisses Sarah Palin's lawsuit against New York Times

Earlier this month , Judge Rakoff had ordered the author of the editorial to testify in an unusual evidentiary hearing , saying that a central question he would consider when weighing The Times's motion was whether Ms. Palin, the former Alaska governor who was Republican presidential candidate John McCain's running mate in an unsuccessful 2008 campaign, sued the Times in June, seeking in excess of $75,000 (£58,056) in damages.

World Media Pakistan suspends bilateral talks, visits with USA over Trump outburst
Author: 0 Pakistan suspends bilateral talks, visits with USA over Trump outburst

With Trump administration continuously accusing Pakistan of not doing enough to fight terror groups on its soil, Islamabad has reportedly suspended bilateral talks with Washington. Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon have reiterated their resolve to step-up bilateral counter-terrorism cooperation between the two countries.

World Media Amid Harvey floods, Houston chief worries 'How many bodies?'
Author: 0 Amid Harvey floods, Houston chief worries 'How many bodies?'

Rising floodwater drove many to escape to their roofs, or to move to higher ground, with officials struggling to keep up with constant calls for help. "We have uncertainty in how the water is going to react", when releases from the reservoirs hit overflowing drainage. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said more than 3,000 people have been safely rescued so far.

World Media Hamas Official: Iran Is the Biggest Backer of Our 'Military' Wing
Author: 0 Hamas Official: Iran Is the Biggest Backer of Our 'Military' Wing

However, in this most recent press conference the former military leader said a direct conflict was not in Hamas' strategic interests, even if the group was always prepared for a confrontation. The Goldin and Shaul families are not demanding that Israel free Palestinian inmates in return for a deal with Hamas. The Israeli minister added: "I continue to be personally committed to the return of Hadar and Oron to Israel and [the return of] our citizens who are being held in the Gaza Strip ...

World Media Dell to deliver Intel 8th-gen PCs, mixed reality
Author: 0 Dell to deliver Intel 8th-gen PCs, mixed reality "Visor"

Dell is promising 44% more power in its new XPS 13 laptop, which the company says is the "smallest 13.3 inch laptop on the planet". The 13-inch version also offers Windows Hello biometric login via fingerprint. If the Dell Visor can provide almost the same experience as a Microsoft HoloLens, experiencing VR without shelling too many funds is something both consumers and enterprises can hope for in the future.

World Media Help for Harvey arrives from Central Florida
Author: 0 Help for Harvey arrives from Central Florida

About 3,000 national and state guard members were activated in Texas and the Federal Emergency Management Agency deployed more than 1,800 staff. In addition, 16 aircraft are conducting day and night wide area search and rescue missions along the Texas coast from Corpus Christi to Houston .

World Media Levee breaches due to Harvey at Houston
Author: 0 Levee breaches due to Harvey at Houston

As of early Monday, six to 10 other hospitals and various nursing homes were also evacuated, said Darrell Pile, CEO of the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council, which established a catastrophic medical operations center in Houston's emergency command center.

World Media Games being relocated out of Texas due to Harvey
Author: 0 Games being relocated out of Texas due to Harvey

Texas is stepping up rescue efforts , with Governor Greg Abbott activating the entire state National Guard. President Donald Trump is set to visit the city of Corpus Christi and possibly surrounding areas affected by the storm on Tuesday.

World Media Area Levee Breaks, Residents Urged To Evacuate Immediately
Author: 0 Area Levee Breaks, Residents Urged To Evacuate Immediately

A major levee in Brazoria County, Texas, home to over 300,000 people, has been breached. Two other Houston reservoirs are overflowing, despite a controlled water release that aimed to prevent flooding downtown. Houston reservoirs full from storm Harvey's heavy rains are starting to overflow, forcing authorities to release more water into the city's swollen drainage system to alleviate pressure on two dams.

World Media Humane Society: Houston's animals and pets need our help, too
Author: 0 Humane Society: Houston's animals and pets need our help, too

The animals they bring back will be placed for adoption. Watch for other animals in trouble, including absent neighbors' animals and others who may have gotten loose or been left behind. My shelter can take animals, how can we help? The Atlanta Humane Society accepted the first of what could be several truckloads of shelter animals from Louisiana on Saturday morning.

World Media President talks on Texas flooding
Author: 0 President talks on Texas flooding

We have great friends there, great relationships there. Trump has promised federal assistance to storm-ravaged parts of Texas, insisting Congress will act swiftly on a multibillion-dollar Hurricane Harvey recovery package as the government signaled current funds will be exhausted in the next few weeks.

World Media Swine flu death toll mounts to 29 in Odisha
Author: 0 Swine flu death toll mounts to 29 in Odisha

Summary: Also known as H1N1 flu, swine is a highly contagious disease. The Telangana government on Tuesday said 165 positive cases of swine flu have been reported in the state since the beginning of this month. Of the 24 swab samples tested at the Regional Medical and Research Centre (RMRC) here today, 5 were found positive. With this the tally of positive influenza A H1N1 cases reached 2,473 since January and the death toll since then till August 29, reached 61.

World Media Harvey will likely bring late week rain
Author: 0 Harvey will likely bring late week rain

I'm not ready to take out the chance of rain completely, but it sure looks better for college football and the beach. Sunday , showers moved in throughout the afternoon. Expect partly to mostly cloudy skies today with highs in the mid to upper 80s. Highs in the upper 80s. The enhanced rain chances continue for Wednesday on through the end of the week.

World Media Macron gathers European Union leaders in Paris for counter-terror talks
Author: 0 Macron gathers European Union leaders in Paris for counter-terror talks

The summit is expected to "make a key progress" and "mobilize the necessary funding" for the implementation of the agreement, Macron said in a speech on foreign policy to ambassadors. French President Emmanuel Macron announced Tuesday that France will host an worldwide summit on December 12 to ensure the implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change , according to Xinhua News.

World Media GOP Lawmaker Takes Step Toward Killing Mueller Probe
Author: 0 GOP Lawmaker Takes Step Toward Killing Mueller Probe

The amendment is one of hundreds filed to the spending bill, which the House is expected to consider when it returns from summer recess next week. According to sources speaking to NBC News, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the USA election and alleged collusion with the Trump administration has a very specific focus.

World Media Greencore Group (LON:GNC) Analyst Target Prices
Author: 0 Greencore Group (LON:GNC) Analyst Target Prices

British Columbia Investment Management Corp reported 0.37% stake. WARNING: This story was first reported by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald. The stock of Grainger PLC (LON:GRI) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, July 21 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, March 9 by Peel Hunt.

World Media Maharashtra SSC Class 10th Supplementary Results 2017 Announced at maharesult
Author: 0 Maharashtra SSC Class 10th Supplementary Results 2017 Announced at maharesult

The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) is likely to declare the results of SSC class 10 supplementary examination 2017 today. Every year it conducts SSC and HSC examinations. Visit the official website maharesult .nic.in to check your result. Earlier a board official had told NDTV that it was working tirelessly to release the result of class 10 supplementary exam before the end of August.

World Media Theresa May to keep Japan travel plans after North Korea missile launch
Author: 0 Theresa May to keep Japan travel plans after North Korea missile launch

Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, was departing the White House for a trip to survey storm damage in southeast Texas. "Its threats may work on some countries, and some others have yielded to the bluffing of the U.S". South Korea released footage Tuesday of a missile test it conducted last week in response to the North's launch. He said the two leaders had agreed to call for an immediate emergency meeting of the United Nations security council "and increase the pressure ...

World Media Texas braces for alligator breakout as Harvey floods 'Gator Country' rescue park
Author: 0 Texas braces for alligator breakout as Harvey floods 'Gator Country' rescue park

The park's first priority was to contain their famous crocodiles, gators, venomous snakes and other unsafe animals. We've worked around the clock. We're truly exhausted. Thousands are now without homes, about 100,000 have lost power and 11 people are feared dead across the entire state as a result of the storm. The gift shop at Gator Country, a huge replica of an alligator, already has 1-1/2 feet of water and there is much more rain in the forecast, making the possibility of escaping ...

World Media Harvey brings rain to the Big Country
Author: 0 Harvey brings rain to the Big Country

Duke officials are monitoring a storm that is expected to move up the SC coast today before moving into North Carolina on Tuesday . Thursday through the weekend will be partly sunny with a 30 to 40 percent chance for a shower or thunderstorm each day.

World Media Tropical disturbance brushes Carolinas, to head into Atlantic
Author: 0 Tropical disturbance brushes Carolinas, to head into Atlantic

Tropical storm conditions could be felt there as soon as tonight , the hurricane center said. Boating should be avoided. Offshore winds should easily reach tropical storm force of 39 miles per hour or more , but an Air Force reconaissance plane found today that the the storm does not have the circulation or organization of a cyclone.

World Media Donald Trump, Mexico disagree over who will pay for the border wall
Author: 0 Donald Trump, Mexico disagree over who will pay for the border wall

While the Mexican government clearly took issue with Trump's assertions about who would pay for the wall, it also said, "The Mexican government takes this opportunity to express its full solidarity with the people and government of the United States as a result of the damages caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas , and expresses that it has offered to provide help and cooperation to the US government in order to deal with the impact of this natural disaster-as good neighbors should always do ...

World Media Erdogan: Israel should not undermine two-state solution
Author: 0 Erdogan: Israel should not undermine two-state solution

The show's curator Reem Fadda said the collection was meant to spark discussion of "cultural resistance" to the policies of Israel, which occupied East Jerusalem in 1967, in a move never recognized by the global community. The Palestinians are also demanding that the PA be allowed to aggressively pursue economic development in what the Oslo Accords labeled "Area C", - the sections of the West Bank under exclusive Israeli administrative and security control.

World Media Mexico insists they're not paying for Trump's border wall
Author: 0 Mexico insists they're not paying for Trump's border wall

Texas is a unique place, it's a great, great state, great people and I think you'll be up and running very, very quickly, really very quick. He and Melania will tour a relatively dry patch of Texas on Tuesday, then go to Missouri on Wednesday to mainline another dime bag of his base's whooping adulation.

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