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Author: 0 Tropical storm warning for all coastal Acadiana

A higher chance of rainfall is possible over the Labor Day weekend , when some of the moisture associated with Tropical Storm Harvey might be carried eastward from Louisiana and Texas into the Carolinas. Highs will be cooler this weekend in the mid to upper-80s. FRIDAY: The remnants of Harvey will move into and across Kentucky Friday into Saturday , bringing widespread rain showers and thunderstorms, with heavy rainfall at times.

World Media Trump Jr. will give private Senate interview
Author: 0 Trump Jr. will give private Senate interview

Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) and Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.), said they still intend to hold a public hearing after speaking to him privately. CNN reported that Trump Jr.'s attorney declined to comment on the story. In addition to the Senate Judiciary Committee, the Senate Intelligence Committee and House Intelligence Committee are also conducting investigations.

World Media Hurricane Harvey spikes area gas prices
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey spikes area gas prices

Lloyd Albert, spokesman for AAA Northeast, said the storm closed some 15 oil refineries in Houston and Corpus Christi at the end of last week. The damage to the refineries cannot yet be assessed because of risky flooding, but Andrew Lipow, president of Lipow Oil Associates, told CNBC last week that the hurricane could shut down refining operations for as long as three weeks.

World Media Grandparents, 4 children swept away in floods
Author: 0 Grandparents, 4 children swept away in floods

Sunday. Saldivar said she has not yet told the children's father, her son, who she says is in prison for violating parole. She said Devy, a student at Pasadena High School, loved animals, Starbucks drinks and shopping at thrift shops. Sammy told authorities he screamed for his family to get out but the flood encompassed the van quickly and it was too late. Witnesses told the station that emergency crews in the area were not able to reach the van in time to rescue the six inside.

World Media Ungrateful Ivanka Trump Says She Didn't Ask for Meaningless White House Job
Author: 0 Ungrateful Ivanka Trump Says She Didn't Ask for Meaningless White House Job

The article then goes on to explain how the nickname stuck, with Ivanka copping the "princess royal" label by certain White House advisors - but "never to her face". Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner were awestruck at the enormous power of their positions in Washington at the beginning, but have since discovered it's not as easy as they thought it would be.

World Media Opposition parties rally with 'BJP Bhagao, Desh Bachao' call
Author: 0 Opposition parties rally with 'BJP Bhagao, Desh Bachao' call

He alleged the chief minister walked with the BJP to hide his involvement in the Srijan scam. Javed Raza, a party general secretary who was "removed" from his position, rejected the contention of Kumar-led faction that Yadav's participation in Lalu's rally amounted to giving up membership of JD (U ).

World Media Five Nigerian Pilgrims Die in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Five Nigerian Pilgrims Die in Saudi Arabia

The Charge'd Affaires, Nigerian Embassy in Riyadh, Ambassador Salisu Umar, advised tour operators to discharge their responsibilities to the pilgrims to enhance the success of the hajj operations. The hajj has been plagued by problems in recent years. Meanwhile, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has travelled to Saudi Arabia for hajj and pray for development of Nigeria.

World Media MI woman gets life in prison for murder parrot allegedly witnessed
Author: 0 MI woman gets life in prison for murder parrot allegedly witnessed

After killing Martin , who was 46 at the time, she then turned the gun on her in a failed suicide attempt. Martin's ex-wife Christina Keller, who now looks after Bud , previously said the parrot had been repeating a conversation from the night of the murder - ending with "don't shoot!" "I think it's a piece of the puzzle".

World Media No plan to revoke Yingluck's passports
Author: 0 No plan to revoke Yingluck's passports

Yingluck , whose government was ousted in a 2014 military coup , disappeared ahead of a verdict last Friday in her trial for negligence over a costly rice subsidy scheme that could have seen her jailed for up to 10 years. Royal Thai Police are to discuss former Prime Minister Yingluck's flight from court proceedings, with the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) while already confirming it had no prior knowledge of her intentions.

World Media Houston woman handles CNN Reporter like a Champ
Author: 0 Houston woman handles CNN Reporter like a Champ

She told the journalist: 'We were waiting for the police for like 36 hours and they never came. "We did the white flags and everything - and nobody came". "Y'all trying to interview people during their worst time", Danielle told the CNN reporter. As she spoke, Danielle raised her voice nearly to a scream at Flores, who repeated: "Sorry, I'm so sorry" as she put down the microphone and raised it again.

Author: 0 Ways you can help Hurricane Harvey victims

Trump was also scheduled to visit the Texas emergency operations center in the state capital, Austin. Police have plucked more than 3,000 people from flooded neighbourhoods across the city, with the coastguard's boats and helicopters rescuing another 3,000.

World Media OH man charged in Charlottesville rally fights extradition
Author: 0 OH man charged in Charlottesville rally fights extradition

Alex Michael Ramos was wanted on a malicious wounding charge of 20-year-old DeAndre Harris, a Suffolk-native who said he was beaten by white supremacists on August 12 when violence broke out in Charlottesville . In an interview with WGCL , Ramos said he's not a white nationalist. Harris tried to retreat but was pushed to the ground by a man holding a shield with the symbol of a white supremacist group, and the group of men swarmed him, beating him with blunt objects, according to the ...

World Media Gay marriage no advertisement goes to air
Author: 0 Gay marriage no advertisement goes to air

An emotive song plays softly in the background before plain text saying: 'in countries with gay marriage, parents have lost their right to choose, ' flashes on screen. Many took to social media following the airing of the ad across various programs overnight. "It will cost $35,000 a day to ensure that millions of Australians hear the message about the consequences of change", they claim.

World Media PM to attend BRICS summit in China next month
Author: 0 PM to attend BRICS summit in China next month

China said yesterday that its troops would continue to patrol a disputed Himalayan border area after resolving a months-long military stand-off there with India. "At the invitation of the President of People's Republic of China, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will visit Xiamen in China's Fujian province during September 3-5, 2017 to attend the 9th BRICS Summit", MEA said in a statement.

World Media Russian Federation unveils a few numbers about major Zapad-2017 drills
Author: 0 Russian Federation unveils a few numbers about major Zapad-2017 drills

Those numbers were in line with global rules, he was cited as saying. The Ministry of Defense of Belarus sent an invitation to observers from seven countries to attend the joint Russia-Belarus Zapad-2017 (West-2017) military exercises. According to the press center of the defense ministry, invitations were sent to representatives of Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Sweden and Norway.

Author: 0 SC helicopters, soldiers heading to help Hurricane Harvey search and rescue

The Guard is also sending a ground team and eight rescue swimmers, the release said. The unit is made up of Blackhawk helicopter pilots, national guardsmen, and rescue swimmers from fire departments around the state. Henry McMaster said in the release. "Our last plan is to go to the Austin area and by the time we get there, we'll see where the need is most, but we may have to come in from that direction to get to Houston", Lewis said.

Author: 0 Lawyer Discussed Russia Deal With Trump During Campaign 3 Times

Cohen and the Trump campaign have insisted he never had a formal role with it. "The decision to pursue the proposal initially, and later to abandon it, was unrelated to the Donald J. He also argued in a CNN interview that month that Trump wasn't likely to involve himself in "an issue between Vladimir Putin and Turkey" after Turkey shot down a Russian aircraft near its border with Syria.

World Media Tennessee National Guard Prepared To Assist Harvey Relief Effort If Called
Author: 0 Tennessee National Guard Prepared To Assist Harvey Relief Effort If Called

Air force Major General James Witham said there now are about 3,500 National Guard troops involved, including about 3,000 from the Texas National Guard. Already some 3,000 Texas National Guardsmen and about 500 active-duty soldiers and airmen are participating in rescue operations, primarily by boat but also by helicopter, Witham said.

World Media Red Cross workers from New Hampshire assisting in Texas
Author: 0 Red Cross workers from New Hampshire assisting in Texas

The Cleveland chapter of the American Red Cross has also deployed 15 volunteers to the area, but the conditions in Texas remain so bad, that right now they can not get any closer than Baton Rouge, Louisiana or Austin, Texas. Authorities in Texas have received thousands of rescue requests in the wake of the hurricane, which was downgraded to a tropical storm. The Blackhawks and rescue crews will fly out Monday morning and meet up with the area coordinators in San Antonio in the afternoon.

Author: 0 At Long Last, Sean Spicer Gets to Meet Pope Francis

Spicer could be seen snapping a cellphone photo of Pope Francis in an image posted to Vatican Radio's Facebook page . Others show a man dropping to his knee and proposing to his girlfriend in front of the pope. During the meeting, Trump was accompanied by his wife Melania, daughter Ivanka, and son-in-law Jared Kushner. New York Times White House correspondent called Spicer's exclusion "needlessly harsh".

World Media Mexican minister heads to Washington after Trump NAFTA threats
Author: 0 Mexican minister heads to Washington after Trump NAFTA threats

Speaking at a campaign rally last week in Arizona, the president said he didn't believe the USA could reach an agreement to renegotiate the trilateral trade deal. Mexico's foreign minister also shrugged off the Trump tirade as par for the course, initially tweeting that Mexico would remain at the table, calm and firm in Mexico's national interest.

World Media Eminem starts 'F--- Trump' chant during concert in England
Author: 0 Eminem starts 'F--- Trump' chant during concert in England

Without an album to promote or many live dates to perform, Eminem has mostly remained out of the public eye for the last several months. Meanwhile, it seems that Trump is more interested in getting Mexico to cough up the cash for his long-promised Southern border wall than getting into Eminem's good books.

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".

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