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Rescue groups, law enforcement work to save animals displaced by Harvey

Rescue groups, law enforcement work to save animals displaced by Harvey If you'd like to help, just stop by the shelter. This is too much for any region, and especially for a flood-prone region like southeast Texas, and for Houston , the nation's fourth largest city. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Texas says it took in 123 un-owned cats from The Cattery Cat Shelter in Corpus Christi, which was forced to evacuate. [Full Article...]

Sen. Cruz: Hurricane Harvey Not Time For 'Political Sniping'

Mr. Ellis, of the taxpayers' group, said that previous disaster bills taken up by Congress had been stuffed with more flagrant examples of pork-barrel spending. We were the disaster that was the longest in waiting in terms of getting federal aid, and I hope that's not what happens to the folks in Texas from Harvey, and I can tell you this. [Full Article...]

Houston police officer reportedly drowns in Harvey floodwaters

Houston police officer reportedly drowns in Harvey floodwaters Perez spent more than two hours trying to find a safe way to his station before calling his commanders and reporting that he could not get to the station, Acevedo said. According to CBS Dallas Fort Worth , Perez's family had asked him to stay home on Sunday because of the unsafe weather conditions, but Sgt. Perez insisted. [Full Article...]

Merkel Says She Wouldn't Change Her Decision to Open German Borders

Opinion polls have put her conservatives at a 15% lead over their nearest rivals, ahead of a national election set to take place on September 24. Merkel's poll numbers rebounded as the influx ebbed to 280,000 previous year, restricted by border closures along the so-called Balkan route and a refugee accord between the European Union and Turkey . [Full Article...]

Andhra: TDP trounces YSR Congress by almost 28000 votes in Nandyal bypoll

Andhra: TDP trounces YSR Congress by almost 28000 votes in Nandyal bypoll In Nandyal constituency, 79.20 percent polling was recorded. Political analysts feel that the Nandyal By- Elections results 2017 will reflect in the results of 2019 general elections. All the people and party members are watching live updates to know the Nandyal by election results. Talking to media, he said that he was accepting the verdict of Nandyal voters. [Full Article...]

Trump administration sued over transgender military ban — BBCI

Trump administration sued over transgender military ban — BBCI The lawsuit also claims the ban is based on uninformed speculation, myths, and stereotypes, as well as moral disapproval, directed at an already vulnerable minority. The two locations maximize the chance that the pro-transgender cases will be heard by progressive judges, who may declare that Trump's power as Commander in Chief is insufficient to stop the enlistment of people who say they are livin... [Full Article...]

Despite TDP winning Nandyal bypoll, Brahmananda Reddy can still be disqualified

Despite TDP winning Nandyal bypoll, Brahmananda Reddy can still be disqualified TDP party members rejoice over the Nandyal By-Elections win. TDP candidate Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy leading in Nandyl By Election ResultsTags: TDP candidate Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy leading in Nandyl By Election Results, Nandyl By Poll Results, Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy , TDP, YSRCP, Nandyal By Election Results, Nandyal By Election Live Updates. [Full Article...]

Trump wants to lift ban on giving military equipment to police

Trump wants to lift ban on giving military equipment to police But after the Justice Department concluded that the use of military-style equipment made matters worse in Ferguson, President Obama put some equipment off limits - including tracked armored vehicles, bayonets, and grenade launchers - and required a showing of need for tactical vehicles with wheels. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton to Finally Visit Wisconsin - But Just For Her Book Tour

Hillary Clinton to Finally Visit Wisconsin - But Just For Her Book Tour From August 28, through September 4, anyone interested in purchasing the Special Presale Tickets can register at www.HillaryClintonBookTour.com , to receive an invitation along with the presale password to purchase tickets before the September 18 general public on sale. [Full Article...]

Ram Rahim Sentencing Tomorrow - Mobile Internet Blocked in Punjab & Haryana

Ram Rahim Sentencing Tomorrow - Mobile Internet Blocked in Punjab & Haryana Further violence was anticipated following the sentencing of the so-called "guru of bling" in Panchkula , Haryana province. He sought forgiveness with folded hands, said sources. Singh said, "Subsequent to dispersal of crowd from Panchkula, Haryana, on August 25, the Mohali district administration ensured safe arrival of Dera people from Punjab to reach their homes without creating any problem ... [Full Article...]

Goa bypoll: BJP indulged in 'corrupt practises', alleges Congress

Goa bypoll: BJP indulged in 'corrupt practises', alleges Congress While the Nandyal Assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh has become a battle of prestige for TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu and YSRC head Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Panaji seat holds the future for Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar . The Nandyal election was also being seen as a referendum on TDP-BJP rule, ahead of the 2019 Assembly elections . The Panaji bypoll was necessitated after the BJP'... [Full Article...]

Trump advisor Sebastian Gorka resigns, releases angry letter

Trump advisor Sebastian Gorka resigns, releases angry letter Ousted White House strategist Steve Bannon reportedly resigned and stuck around for two additional weeks while calling rumors of his departure "bullshit", even those he was being frozen out by other top Trump advisers. "Sadly, this White House has focused its energy on division and bigotry", said Huffman in his announcement. "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace asked Tillerson about Gorka's ac... [Full Article...]

Labour's Brexit policy shifts towards transitional deal

He has said in the past that Britain will have to LEAVE the single market and customs union after Brexit - leaving the public utterly confused about where the party stand. "[Our proposals are] a grown-up acknowledgment that bespoke transitional arrangements are highly unlikely to be negotiated, agreed and established in the next 18 months", he said, adding, "It would enable negotiations to focus... [Full Article...]

AIADMK crisis escalates as TTV Dhinakaran fires salvo

AIADMK crisis escalates as TTV Dhinakaran fires salvo Palaniswami as the party's Salem Suburban District Secretary. At that time, all ministers and the chief minister had wanted her to take over the reins, but had now turned against her, the sidelined leader said. "If the governor allows the government to continue it will be unconstitutional, undemocratic and against the ethics of politics", said Murugan. Tamil Nadu which has been witnessing pol... [Full Article...]

NY sending emergency teams to assist with Harvey

Hurricane Harvey has weakened to a tropical storm, but continued to drench the Gulf Coast and the worst still might not be over in Texas. The Red Cross prepared tens of thousands of ready-to-eat meals, "truckloads" of kitchen supplies and more than 40 Red Cross emergency response vehicles are ready to go. [Full Article...]

Man wanted for parking garage assault during Charlottesville chaos

Man wanted for parking garage assault during Charlottesville chaos Three men allegedly involved in attacks on counterprotesters at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville earlier this month have been charged with felonies, Charlottesville police said late Saturday. The violence two weeks ago culminated in a Nazi sympathizer plowing his vehicle into a crowd of counter-protesters - killing Heather Heyer, 32, and wounding 19 others. [Full Article...]

McCain on Arpaio Pardon: 'No One Is Above the Law'

McCain on Arpaio Pardon: 'No One Is Above the Law' His controversial tenure as sheriff brought Arpaio national headlines for massive roundups of suspected illegal immigrants and for the way he ran the Maricopa County jail. "Once again, the president has acted in support of illegal, failed immigration enforcement practices that target people of color and have been struck down by the courts". [Full Article...]

Iraqi Forces Recapture '70 percent' Of Tal Afar From IS Militants

Iraqi Forces Recapture '70 percent' Of Tal Afar From IS Militants About three quarters of Tal Afar remains under militant control including the Ottoman-era citadel at its centre, according to an operational map published by the Iraqi military. Several villages north of Tal Afar have yet to be retaken, the statement said. On Tuesday, the United Nations refugee agency said those who had fled were suffering from dehydration and exhaustion, having lived off un... [Full Article...]

Thailand's Yingluck a no-show for negligence ruling, verdict postponed

Thailand's Yingluck a no-show for negligence ruling, verdict postponed Citing unnamed sources from the Shinawatra family and military government, the Bangkok Post , a major English language newspaper, reported on Saturday's front page that Yingluck had fled the country to Cambodia on Wednesday, two days before the scheduled verdict. [Full Article...]

Employee dead after siege Charleston restaurant; gunman also shot

Employee dead after siege Charleston restaurant; gunman also shot Witnesses told of eating at the luncheon spot when a middle aged man emerged from the kitchen brandishing a loaded revolver and announced, 'There's a new boss in town '. The Siegerts said they escaped out a back door and didn't know how many people were left behind. The hostage was freed unharmed, Mayor John Tecklenburg said. [Full Article...]


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