• Wrestling icon Ric Flair says he'll 'be back'
Wrestling icon Ric Flair says he'll 'be back'

Ten days ago, representative Melina Morris Zanoni sent a series of tweets explaining that things were looking up for " The Nature Boy " despite him not being declared out of the woods at that time. But she said she wouldn't be back if she didn't feel like it was safe to be away from his side. However, she put wrestling fans on alert August 13 wit...

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  • Israeli prime minister says no withdrawal from settlements
Israeli prime minister says no withdrawal from settlements

Meanwhile, on Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that none of the settlements built in the occupied West Bank would be evacuated. Among the major sticking points in those negotiations was Israel's continued settlement expansion on Palestinian territories. Tel Aviv has waged three wars on the coastal enclave since 2008, inclu...

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  • Lebanon army declares border ceasefire to negotiate deal with 'Islamic State'
Lebanon army declares border ceasefire to negotiate deal with 'Islamic State'

Syrian state television showed the departure of the jihadists under Syrian military escort on Monday. Syrian army and Hezbollah, too, announced a ceasefire in Syria's west Qalamoun border region, Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV reported Sunday.

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  • Shell Midstream Partners LP (SHLX) Sees The Tape Move Mid-Market
Shell Midstream Partners LP (SHLX) Sees The Tape Move Mid-Market

It has outperformed by 51.23% the S&P500. Kansas City Southern is a holding company. American Capital, both directly and through its asset management business, originates, underwrites and manages investments in middle market private equity, leveraged finance, real estate, energy and structured products.

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  • Jim Mattis Will Allow Transgender Troops to Serve in Military - For Now
Jim Mattis Will Allow Transgender Troops to Serve in Military - For Now

Mattis said in a statement that he plans on consulting military leaders on how to implement Trump's plan. President Donald Trump on Friday directed the Pentagon to extend indefinitely a ban on transgender individuals joining the military, but he appeared to leave open the possibility of allowing some already in uniform to remain.

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  • Don't Be a Victim: Charity Scams
Don't Be a Victim: Charity Scams

Secretary of State Kim Wyman and Attorney General Bob Ferguson are urging consumers to be aware of scam artists exploiting the disaster. Some of the charities working in Houston with the highest rating from Charity Navigator include Direct Relief and MAP International, each of which had flawless scores of 100 out of 100.

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  • Nawaz Sharif leaves for London to see ailing wife Kulsoom
Nawaz Sharif leaves for London to see ailing wife Kulsoom

Begum Kulsoom has been receiving treatment for throat cancer (lymphoma) in London. Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will reach London via flight EK-625 of a private airline, and is expected to stay there for 10 days. However, the opposing Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf does not believe that Sharif is likely to return to Pakistan to face the NAB cases...

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  • Hurricane Harvey back ashore, hits Louisiana
Hurricane Harvey back ashore, hits Louisiana

He continued, adding that "Louisiana will remain in this storm's path for the next week, from Southwest Louisiana to North Louisiana". "Additional rainfall amounts of 15 to 25 inches are expected in southwestern Louisiana, with rainfall amounts of 5 to 15 inches expected in south-central Louisiana", the National Weather Service said in a news re...

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  • Kenya's opposition gets access to electoral commission's servers
Kenya's opposition gets access to electoral commission's servers

Opposition leader Raila Odinga argued the presidential poll was rigged and took his case to the court, challenging the election commission's declaration of President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election with 54% of the vote. He said even though the returning officers had presented the forms at the national tallying centre, the commission withheld the...

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  • Hurricane Harvey rainfall poses a risk to New Orleans
Hurricane Harvey rainfall poses a risk to New Orleans

In an email sent out by Loyola Emergency Manager Stephen Murphy, he said the decision was made "out of an abundance of caution", and states that dining services will continue to be available on campus Tuesday. He stated that officials will keep a close eye on the "rain bands" in case they intensify. Some other pumps in that area - and almost all pu...

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  • IAEA opens nuclear fuel bank in Kazakhstan
IAEA opens nuclear fuel bank in Kazakhstan

The agreement on LEU bank was signed on Aug 27, 2015 by the Kazakhstan government and the United Nations global nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Stressing that nuclear energy helps to address the twin challenges of securing sufficient energy for economic growth and mitigating the effects of climate change, Amano said arou...

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  • Chapel Hill Mayor Participating in DACA Day of Action
Chapel Hill Mayor Participating in DACA Day of Action

Garcetti said during a conference call arranged by the U.S. Conference of Mayors that his concerns aren't only based on news reports. The oldest Dreamers are now almost 37 years old, based on the program's eligibility guidelines. "We urge the continuation of the DACA program to provide the necessary protections for our immigrant community until Con...

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  • Remnants of Harvey to visit Labor Day weekend
Remnants of Harvey to visit Labor Day weekend

Tuesday: Sunshine, despite increasing clouds. In addition to the rain, the weather service says a few thunderstorms are possible, but meteorologists say they are not very confident yet on when/where those storms could be favored. "We're prepared", Lafayette County Office of Emergency Management coordinator Danny Ormand said. Sunday at this p...

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  • SCAM ALERT: Hurricane Harvey Charity Fraud Featured font size +
SCAM ALERT: Hurricane Harvey Charity Fraud Featured font size +

If you give online, make sure the site is secure. By law, you never have to give a donation to be eligible to win a sweepstakes. If you're dealing with a paid fundraiser, ask for the name of the charity they represent, the percentage of your donation that will go to that charity, how much will go to the actual cause to which you're donating and how...

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  • Man encounters storm-displaced cow in middle of Texas highway
Man encounters storm-displaced cow in middle of Texas highway

Mitchell walked 12 miles in the dark to make it to Rockport, Texas . 'I just lost everything I worked for. Mitchell said he was unable to contact his parents to let them know he is OK because the cell service in the area had been knocked out.

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  • N Korea fires missile over Japan
N Korea fires missile over Japan

The US President said , " The world has received North Korea's latest message loud and clear: this regime has signalled its contempt for its neighbours, for all members of the United Nations, and for minimum standards of acceptable global behaviour".

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  • Tense Doklam standoff ends; India, China agree to withdraw troops
Tense Doklam standoff ends; India, China agree to withdraw troops

Indian Army sources said that the process of "disengagement" of its troops had begun, with the Chinese side also withdrawing its soldiers. Residents in the border town of Damthang told The Indian Express that many herders had been told by PLA patrols to turn back this summer from high-altitude grazing grounds they had used for generations - a mov...

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  • Pakistan fumes over United States general's Taliban remarks
Pakistan fumes over United States general's Taliban remarks

Pakistan also canceled a scheduled trip to Washington DC of its new foreign minister KM Asif at the invitation of the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to signal its fury, even as the Trump administration took Islamabad's tantrums in its stride and demonstrated American capacity to finger a fragile Pakistani economy.

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  • How you can help the victims of Hurricane Harvey
How you can help the victims of Hurricane Harvey

People troubled by the destruction and suffering caused by the Chetco Bar Fire in southwestern OR - and Hurricane Harvey in Texas - can help. Volunteers must go through a background check. People can donate online at www.ghcf.org , or send checks or money orders to Greater Houston Community Foundation, 5120 Woodway Drive, Suite 6000, Houst...

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  • European Stocks Drop As North Korea Fires Missile
European Stocks Drop As North Korea Fires Missile

The risk-off move spread from Asia to Europe and a rally in the euro to above a key level chipped in to put regional stocks on track at one point for their biggest one-day loss in 11 months. Commonwealth Bank of Australia slumped to a nine-month low, extending losses after the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) on Monday said it wo...

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