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Animal Shelters Filling Up With Pets In Harvey's Wake

Animal Shelters Filling Up With Pets In Harvey's Wake Speed said the shelter has the capacity and is prepared to take animals from crowded shelters in the Lone Star state. The Humane Society of Tulsa is in need of donations to help with Hurricane Harvey Relief. However, the Red Cross says people can either call their local Red Cross office or ask a shelter worker when you arrive and they will work with partners in the community who can open a... [Full Article...]

Najam Publishes OpEd in The Hill on Trump's Afghanistan Strategy

Najam Publishes OpEd in The Hill on Trump's Afghanistan Strategy Apart from the Taliban and "Islamic State" (IS) jihadists, the Afghan warlords also want their share in the mineral wealth. Deng reaffirmed China's "continuing and firm support to Pakistan's commitment and efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan " and emphasised that there could be no military solution to the conflict. [Full Article...]

Illinois Governor Rejects $15 Minimum Wage

Illinois Governor Rejects $15 Minimum Wage The state then looks at how much money the district is able to generate from property taxes, and directs state aid first to districts that need the most money to reach their per-student spending target. "Even though no direct state money is going to the private sector initially, there's always the concern opening that door could provide the opportunity for public funds to go into private schools",... [Full Article...]

Behind the scenes of deploying for a natural disaster — Red Cross volunteers

Behind the scenes of deploying for a natural disaster — Red Cross volunteers Hearst is donating $1 million to the Greater Houston Red Cross . James spoke to 10TV via Skype and said he made it as far as Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Global Giving , a crowdfunding community, is collecting donations for nonprofit organizations responding to the storm. "We will be sending more", Marshall said . [Full Article...]

Sacramento crews deploy to help flood victims in Texas

Sacramento crews deploy to help flood victims in Texas The Nebraska task force has firefighters from the Lincoln, Omaha and Papillion Fire Departments as well as civilian members who are doctors, structural engineers and heavy-rigging specialists. There are also hazardous materials specialists on the task force whose job it is to make sure crews aren't exposed to risky chemicals while in the water. [Full Article...]

Thousands Expected At Dallas "Mega" Shelter And Fort Worth Location

Thousands Expected At Dallas Forecasters say, more rain is coming. Inside the convention center, a makeshift pharmacy has been set up. The largest hurricane shelter in Houston is beyond capacity, now home to 9,000 flood evacuees. "We are looking at all the facilities that we have available to determine what our capacity is going to be", said Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Juan Ortiz. [Full Article...]

Those Whole Foods Price Cuts? There's More to the Story

Those Whole Foods Price Cuts? There's More to the Story Amazon took ownership of Whole Foods Monday and immediately chose to cut the cost of some of its pricey organic and specialty foods, an approach that's designed to resonate directly with the chain's best customers and create buzz in the marketplace. [Full Article...]

Liberal San Francisco claims win after right-wing group shut out - Newspaper

Liberal San Francisco claims win after right-wing group shut out - Newspaper Groups that planned the counter-demonstrations were concerned that white nationalists might show up and there would violence like the kind two weeks in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a woman was killed. There was a considerable contrast between free speech rallies on both sides of the bay over the weekend, raising questions about whether the brief spurts of violence in Berkeley could have been... [Full Article...]

North Korea missile launch LIVE: US market stablises; Dow, Nasdaq go green

North Korea missile launch LIVE: US market stablises; Dow, Nasdaq go green If it seems like these launches are happening all the time now, there's a good reason for that. The statement does not, however, threaten new Security Council sanctions against North Korea. Washington's UN ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday that 'something serious has to happen' following North Korea's missile test over Japan. But this time it's different. [Full Article...]

Pastor Joel Osteen opens megachurch to flooding victims after criticism

Pastor Joel Osteen opens megachurch to flooding victims after criticism The church also provided photos of the inside of the building, sections of which appeared to be flooded. Joel Osteen , the permanently smiling pastor has canceled services usually held at his megachurch in Houston . Mr. Osteen, who has made tens of millions of dollars from book sales and other ventures, has told congregants that God wants them to prosper financially. [Full Article...]

US Open draw: Federer, Nadal could compete in semifinals

The 27-year-old Serb lost their sole previous meeting dating back from 2014 French Open's round of 16 . That's a lot of power for the tournament in that stage. If he reaches the quarterfinals he would likely meet Zverev. It doesn't matter at the end of the tournament what seed you were. Rafa Nadal starts his quest for a third US Open on 29 August 2017. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey hits insurance stocks as loss estimates surge to $20 billion

Hurricane Harvey hits insurance stocks as loss estimates surge to $20 billion The remnants of Hurricane Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into Houston on Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground. The need to help hits home for some volunteers. They predict the intensity of the storm to continue throughout today, when it will also be expanding to affect the southern region of neighbouring state Louisiana. [Full Article...]

Trump visits Harvey-ravaged Texas

Trump visits Harvey-ravaged Texas On Monday afternoon, CHI St. Luke's Health-the Vintage Hospital in northwest Houston was evacuating , transferring its patients to a CHI St. Joseph's hospital in the College Station area. The president is preparing to visit the storm-ravaged areas of Texas on Tuesday. The state corrections department earlier moved 4,500 inmates from the Terrell, Stringfellow, and Ramsey Units in Brazoria Coun... [Full Article...]

President Trump Hopes for 'Good Relations With Russia'

President Trump Hopes for 'Good Relations With Russia' The White House says the presidents plan to discuss terrorism, Afghanistan, Russia and the Arctic, among other topics. The two leaders also discussed terrorism, and Trump said the United States stood in solidarity with Finland against terrorist threats. [Full Article...]

In India : Heavy rain, flooding paralyses financial hub

In India : Heavy rain, flooding paralyses financial hub Naik also said says Wadala has received a maximum amount of rainfall at 253 mm. Some schools have also sent out messages asking people to come if they were stuck. The majority of deaths occurred in shanty town slums, which are home to more than half of Mumbai's population. Storm-water drains and waterways are constantly clogged by plastic garbage. [Full Article...]

Moto G5S Plus To Launch In India Tomorrow

Moto G5S Plus To Launch In India Tomorrow Following the success of the Moto G5 Plus, Motorola is launching a special edition dubbed the Moto G5S Plus . Up front, it has an 8-megapixel camera , which also comes with a bunch of beauty modes, a professional mode and a panoramic mode. [Full Article...]

1400 more prisoners on the move due to Harvey

1400 more prisoners on the move due to Harvey On Saturday, Clark said there was "minimal damage" to prisons in the areas affected by the storm, and that many prisons were running on generator power. So, as you give, charity-monitoring organizations, including GiveWell , Charity Watch , the Better Business Bureau and Charity Navigator , stand ready to help determine if your money is getting where you want it to go. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey floods Houston, Gulf Coast

Hurricane Harvey floods Houston, Gulf Coast Times , below. By midnight, it is upgraded to a Category 2 hurricane and is 220 miles from Port O'Connor, with sustained maximum winds of 100 mph (160 kph). Curfews were introduced on Sunday in the cities of Alvin, Friendswood, League City, Pasadena, Pearland, Seabrook and Webster. Donald Trump is heading to Texas for briefings on the federal government's work to help the state recover fro... [Full Article...]

The Salvation Army on Standby for Hurricane Harvey

The Salvation Army on Standby for Hurricane Harvey Mark Brown, director of business operations for The Salvation Army Texas Division. Two additional loads have been requested and are now being prepared. For larger disasters, The Salvation Army in New Jersey has three field kitchens, each serving up to 10,000 hot meals per day. Fuller said the team will be in Texas for two weeks. [Full Article...]

Trump rips media, defends Charlottesville statements at campaign-style rally

Trump rips media, defends Charlottesville statements at campaign-style rally It was also the part that Trump tried to airbrush from history in his speech Tuesday. Trump also accused the media of not reporting his comments. Just like they don't want to report that I spoke out forcefully against hatred, bigotry and violence. [Full Article...]


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