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World Media Trump to propose initial $5.9B in Harvey aid
Author: 0 Trump to propose initial $5.9B in Harvey aid

According to sources, this week, White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney will be calling Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill, to urge them for their support on the funding plan. Bossert did not say how much money would be requested, but it could run in the billions of dollars, putting pressure on already strained finances. "It's going to take us time until we know the full scope of it", Ryan said of Harvey's toll.

World Media Pet supply donations needed for animals affected by Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Pet supply donations needed for animals affected by Hurricane Harvey

The ASPCA Field Investigations and Response team deploys nationwide to assist in relocation, search-and-rescue, sheltering and placement of animals during disaster situations including wildfires, tornadoes and floods. With the large volume of incoming animals, shelters in Texas and around the country now need people to adopt or foster a pet. Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer and his wife, Erica May-Scherzer, are donating money to cover all adoption fees for pets from the Humane ...

World Media Labor Day gas prices tick up, but less than expected
Author: 0 Labor Day gas prices tick up, but less than expected

With several long-term construction zones still in place, PennDOT District 9 press officer Tara Callahan-Henry said motorists should allow extra time for travel, wear their seatbelts and refrain from aggressive driving habits, such as tailgating.

World Media Trump Threatens North Korea as South Korea Conducts Simulated Attack
Author: 0 Trump Threatens North Korea as South Korea Conducts Simulated Attack

President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that " talking is not the answer " with North Korea, signaling that the president is abandoning the possibility of a diplomatic solution. Kim said he would watch the United States' actions before deciding whether to conduct more missile tests, including in waters around Guam, a USA territory that is home to Andersen Air Force Base, from which the B-1B Lancer bombers participating in Thursday's drills took off.

World Media Will North Korea make missiles over Japan the new normal?
Author: 0 Will North Korea make missiles over Japan the new normal?

The authorities in North Korea are highly nationalistic and promote resentment of the U.S. and Japan as part of their claim to legitimacy. This photo released by North Korea's state news agency on August 30, 2017, shows North Korea's firing of a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile , which flew over Japan a day earlier.

World Media Local drivers seeing spike in gas prices from Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Local drivers seeing spike in gas prices from Hurricane Harvey

His image showed prices at almost $6.70 per gallon. "Reluctantly, they are responding to this sudden convulsion in the marketplace by passing along the higher costs", Calvin said . These disruptions should be over in about a week or two, DallasNews.com reported , once refineries that are shut down resume operations. Motiva's massive Port Arthur refinery, the largest in the U.S .

World Media Talking is not the answer, says Trump on N Korea
Author: 0 Talking is not the answer, says Trump on N Korea

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says if North Korea continues its provocations, and chooses to start a war, it will be a suicide mission for the Hermit state. Earlier, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has urged Washington not to use force against North Korea . "We don't think that is an appropriate attitude of a responsible country", Hua said.

World Media Back-to-School Shopping Gets Violent Over Notebook: Cops
Author: 0 Back-to-School Shopping Gets Violent Over Notebook: Cops

According to police, one of the Farmington Hill residents and the 20-year-old woman both reached for the last notebook on the shelf. "They began to argue who was the rightful purchaser of that notebook". The gun was loaded, but there was no round in the chamber, WJBK reported. Investigators are trying to get more witnesses to come forward, and they're trying to get surveillance video from the store to get a closer look at what happened.

Author: 0 Spain requests DPRK cut number of diplomats in Madrid

A Chinese newspaper has launched a scathing attack on Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull over comments he made regarding North Korea , and called Australia a "second class citizen of the West". The U.S. and South Korea "held one round after another of joint military exercises, and they exerted military pressure on the DPRK", she said, adding that "the facts have proven that pressure and sanctions can not fundamentally solve the issue".

World Media Texting while driving now illegal in Texas
Author: 0 Texting while driving now illegal in Texas

According to TxDOT, previous year around 110,000 crashes involved distracted driving, 455 people were killed, and more than 3,000 were hurt. The new law sends a very clear message to Texans to put down their phones and focus on the road. Texting will be punishable by a fine of up to $99 for first-time offenders and $200 for repeat offenses. Exceptions to the new law include emergency communication or electronic messaging when the vehicle is stopped.

World Media Controlled release from Addicks, Barker reservoirs begins
Author: 0 Controlled release from Addicks, Barker reservoirs begins

The Buffalo Bayou was already over its banks when the release began. Lindner says the county is trying to determine where the water will go, specifically from the north end of the Addicks reservoir. There was, he said, simply a higher amount of water flowing into the reservoirs from its feeder creeks in Waller, Fort Bend and western Harris counties.

World Media Tips for participants in the Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk
Author: 0 Tips for participants in the Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk

WKAR's Brooke Allen reports on the Mackinac Bridge walk and closures on Labor Day 2017. To receive the messages, text "mackinacbridgewalk2017" to 67283. Up to 60,000 people are expected to travel to the span between the Upper and Lower Peninsulas on Monday to participate in the annual bridge walk. Driver are also reminded that the Mackinac Bridge will be closed to public traffic on Labor Day from 6:30 a.m.to noon during the Annual Bridge Walk.

World Media Lightning-Sparked Wildfires Burn in Northern California
Author: 0 Lightning-Sparked Wildfires Burn in Northern California

More than 1,000 nuclear detonations occurred at the former Nevada Test Site north of Las Vegas from 1951 to 1992. The West is struggling with heat that is making the battle against wildfires hard. "A campfire should never be left unattended and must be extinguished completely before everyone leaves". The Ponderosa Fire, started early Tuesday afternoon at Ponderosa Way and Lumpkin Road, east of Lake Oroville in Butte County.

Author: 0 Mueller Has 'Problematic' Original Draft of Comey Firing Letter

Comey gave the first detailed explanation for his handling of the investigation of Hillary Clinton , saying "it makes me mildly nauseous to think that we might have had some impact on the election". Trump and White House aide Stephen Miller composed the letter in May, the New York Times reported . The Associated Press has not reviewed the letter.

World Media US President asked attorney general about dropping Arpaio case
Author: 0 US President asked attorney general about dropping Arpaio case

Outside Arizona, most Republicans stayed quiet. In 2012, Penzone lost by about 80,000 votes. The report concluded that the party needed to promote comprehensive immigration reform and do better outreach to Hispanics. Arpaio admitted to inadvertently disobeying the court order but said his behaviour did not meet a criminal standard. "This pardon sends a unsafe message that a law enforcement officer who abused his position of power and defied a court order can simply be excused by a ...

World Media Take responsibility instead of focusing on statues
Author: 0 Take responsibility instead of focusing on statues

These include statues of Robert E. Lee and other, less famous generals; a monument to Terry's Texas Rangers, who never officially surrendered at the end of the war; a portrait of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States of America; and a plaque inside the rotunda dedicated to the Children of the Confederacy that memorializes the lie that the Confederacy fought for states' rights and not for slavery.

World Media Majority thinks Trump is tearing the country apart
Author: 0 Majority thinks Trump is tearing the country apart

Trump has scored all-time low approval ratings in most mainstream surveys , but in the past few months, even polls skewed in his favor have been reporting poor scores. Among those who approve of Trump's job performance (36% of the public), more than half (54%) volunteer something about his personality or general approach as what they like most; mentions of Trump's policies or agenda are a distant second, at 14%.

World Media Tropical Storm Lidia heads for Mexico's Los Cabos resorts
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Lidia heads for Mexico's Los Cabos resorts

Tropical Storm Lidia, at right, is expected to continue along the west side of the Baja California Peninsula before moving west off the coast. Lidia is not projected to reach hurricane strength, but authorities in the state of Baja California Sur suspended classes and flights until conditions were deemed safe again.

Author: 0 How Many UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

Unitedhealth Group now has $192.31 billion valuation. The stock declined 0.63% or $1.23 reaching $195.5 on the news. At present, 1 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-four have issued a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 10% are positive. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $19200 target in Wednesday, June 21 report.

World Media Trump expects to request initial Harvey funding from Congress soon
Author: 0 Trump expects to request initial Harvey funding from Congress soon

He later tweeted: "After witnessing first hand the horror & devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, my heart goes out even more so to the great people of Texas! ". Explosions ripped through a chemical storage plant in Crosby, Texas, but no injuries were reported and officials said the chemicals posed no risk to the public outside a 2.4km safety perimeter.

World Media Policeman killed, seven injured in Kashmir militant attack
Author: 0 Policeman killed, seven injured in Kashmir militant attack

The terrorist had injured eight security jawans, out of which one succumbed to his injuries while other three are in critical state. The slain cop, as per unconfirmed reports, was identified as Krishan Lal, a head constable. As it reached near Gamander, it was attacked by militants. A BSF jawan was killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan . The comes a day after terrorists shot at a Sub-Inspector of Jammu and Kashmir Police in Barbugh area of Shopian district.

Author: 0 More than half of North Korean defectors believe Korean reunification is impossible

The "Capitalist People's Republic of Korea" on a shelf. "North Korea Confidential", a book authored by Reuters correspondent James Pearson and Economist writer Daniel Tudor, is based on interviews with defectors, diplomats, and merchants and describes a society with an evolving capitalist system where money can buy power and influence.

World Media Leicester confirm Adrien Silva deal, subject to clearance
Author: 0 Leicester confirm Adrien Silva deal, subject to clearance

The Portuguese worldwide will be viewed as a direct replacement for Danny Drinkwater who completed his reported £35m move to reigning Premier League champions Chelsea in the early hours of Friday morning. However, the 11pm Deadline came and went, without a deal being completed. Silva has agreed a four-year deal to end a lengthy pursuit for the Sporting Lisbon midfielder, with the influence of former recruitment chief Steve Walsh's scouting network still proving beneficial at the King Power ...

World Media Obama to become most expensive ex-president next year
Author: 0 Obama to become most expensive ex-president next year

The document highlighted that Obama's $1,153,000 budget request for 2018 is more than $100,000 higher than George W. Bush's request for next year and almost $200,000 more than Bill Clinton's expected budget. The younger Mr. Bush's office in Dallas is $497,000, while his father's space in Houston is $286,000. Carter's benefit budget tends to be lower than the other living presidents because he only served one term in office, and that term was his only time as a federal employee.

World Media New Zealand Heads for Topsy-Turvy Election, With Housing, Immigration in Focus
Author: 0 New Zealand Heads for Topsy-Turvy Election, With Housing, Immigration in Focus

National's leader Bill English is heading into Winston Peters' territory as the Government faces pressure from a poll showing Labour ahead for the first time in 12 years. Labor plans to cut immigration by up to 30,000 a year from annual record levels of 70,000 now. The Greens, who recently struggled with a benefits scandal that saw their co-leader resign, edged up one point to 5 percent.

World Media Donald Trump Donates $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Donald Trump Donates $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey

However, while Trump has set in place federal measures to ensure that Texas will receive federal funding to help address its post-Harvey needs, many people are unsatisfied with the president's response to the storm. During a visit to Texas on Tuesday, Trump had been unable to visit the flood zone because of hard logistics and security concerns. Jackson said people around the country have donated so much and wanted to know what the Trump family will be doing.

Author: 0 North Korea threatens to turn South into 'field of ruin'

Now, it's joined with the United States in a fly-over of the Korean peninsula and a mock surgical strike featuring USA and South Korea's finest fighter jets. A strong North Korean reaction to the drills is nearly certain. Countering North Korea's relatively formidable surface-to-air missile defense capabilities, stealth American F-22s, F-35s and B-2 bombers would likely lead a joint air campaign with the help of Japanese and South Korean F-15 or F-16 fighters, he said.

World Media Mattis: Still room for diplomatic solution with North Korea
Author: 0 Mattis: Still room for diplomatic solution with North Korea

Trump used a contradictory statement to earlier announcement of top official of US. Britain wants new United Nations sanctions against North Korea that would target guest workers sent mostly to Russian Federation and China, and whose wages are a source of revenue for Pyongyang.

World Media France to push for new action for peace in Syria
Author: 0 France to push for new action for peace in Syria

The top US general in Iraq and Syria said on Thursday that a bus convoy of Islamic State fighters and their families seeking to reach a stronghold near the Iraqi border had turned and retreated deeper into Syrian-held areas after being blocked by air strikes.

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