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Sep 06 2017

After $200000 initial goal, JJ Watt's Harvey fund hits $20 million

Watt said he's talked to people who were involved in Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in New Orleans in 2005. "When we look across Texas and Louisiana, we see the Ame...

Sep 06 2017

Putin: North Korea crisis could be 'impossible' to solve

Just before the test, Pyongyang claimed that it had developed a hydrogen bomb that can be loaded onto an intercontinental ballistic missile, which Moon had described as...

Sep 06 2017

People Arrested in Missing Alexandria Teen Investigation

The Douglas County Attorney will determine specific charges against Thomas Barker, 32, of Carlos, Minn., Steven Powers, 20, of Mankato, and Joshua Holby, 31, of Carlos. W...

Sep 06 2017

Trump at lowest point yet, according to New Yorkers

The Siena College poll found that 59% of voters say the statues and memorials honoring Confederate figures like Robert E. Lee should remain. Just 35% say the statutes...

Sep 06 2017

Gauri Lankesh murder an assault on free speech

The move came after Home Minister Rajnath Singh directed Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba to get a report from the State Government, said a Home Ministry official. Lankesh, 55,...

Sep 06 2017

Churning in Gulf, Tropical Storm Katia threatens eastern Mexico

The National Hurricane Center said the storm now poses no threat to land, but a tropical storm watch could be issued for portions of the Mexican state of Veracruz. No c...

Sep 06 2017

High Court will hand down postal survey decision on Thursday

Australia's highest court will deliver a swift decision on the legal challenge to the government's same-sex marriage postal survey . "Urgency is a relative concept", D...

Sep 06 2017

Dennis Rodman Offers to 'Straighten Things Out' Between Trump and Kim Jong

Nam formerly headed the Institute for National Security Strategy under Seoul's National Intelligence Service. "Then, Kim exploded with foul language, which was quite shoc...

Sep 06 2017

U.S. military apologizes for anti-Taliban leaflets containing offensive material

That came two days after a man on a motorbike detonated a bomb outside Bagram Air Base outside Kabul, injuring four - none of whom were U.S. forces, according to Bagram d...

Sep 06 2017

National Cathedral To Remove Stained Glass Windows Depicting Confederate Generals

Last year, the cathedral said that its docents who give tours of the landmark building tell visitors that the inclusion of controversial figures such as Lee and Jackson...

Sep 06 2017

White House and Congress agree to raise debt ceiling

After meeting with congressional leaders from both parties at the White House, Trump said he also agreed on a funding bill until mid-December that would avert a governm...

Sep 06 2017

SC governor declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma

Henry McMaster has declared a state of emergency in SC to help prepare for a possible strike early next week from Hurricane Irma. The National Hurricane Center predicted ...

Sep 06 2017

Sanders on Clinton's criticism: 'Look forward and not backward'

She said that Jake Sullivan, her top policy aide, told her that Sanders's campaign strategy reminded him of a scene from the movie " There's Something About Mary ", "wher...

Sep 06 2017

Tropical Storm Jose expected to become hurricane

The central air pressure within the storm continues to drop indicating a strengthening system with sustained winds of 185mph and gusts at 200mph. France voiced conc...

Sep 06 2017

House Intel Chair Threatens Sessions And Wray Over Fusion GPS Dossier Claims

The committee subpoenaed the FBI and the Justice Department on August 24, giving them until September 1 to turn over information about the nature of the bureau's relation...

Sep 06 2017

Spain's Villa may miss Liechtenstein tie due to muscle problem

Iago set up Morata's second then scored another of his own before Max Goppel's late own goal completed the rout. Ciro Immobile's 53rd-minute header proved enough to tak...

Sep 06 2017

Group rallies in support of Kentucky's last abortion clinic

Six months ago, EMW Women's Surgical Center , an abortion clinic in Louisville, received a letter from the state's office of Health and Family Services stating the clini...

Sep 06 2017

Trump calls UK, Australia for united front on North Korea

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said that he and President Trump are unified in their push to up sanctions on North Korea after the two leaders spoke by phon...

Sep 06 2017

President Trump, First Lady Meet With Hurricane Harvey Victims At NRG Stadium

Houston's school district said up to 12,000 students would be sent to different schools because of flood-damaged buildings. It's an early step in a massive cleanup eff...

Sep 06 2017

RSC Chair Walker Warns Against Tying Harvey Relief to Debt Ceiling

The bill, the first of several installments in hurricane aid that Congress will consider, is expected to pass overwhelmingly in the House. "The idea of coupling an incr...