• Trapped by Hurricane Harvey, These Bakers Made Bread for Flood Victims
Trapped by Hurricane Harvey, These Bakers Made Bread for Flood Victims

The bakery didn't calculate exactly how much, but it had at least 4,400 pounds of flour on hand when the group got trapped. Meagan Michaelis, head of the bakery's social media, told WGN, "People were heartbroken, but happy to get any help at all".

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  • Uruguay vs Argentina CONMEBOL WC Qualifiers
Uruguay vs Argentina CONMEBOL WC Qualifiers

Chile, in fourth spot, hold their one-point advantage over Argentina thanks to a 3-0 victory that was awarded to them after Bolivia had been found to have fielded an ineligible player in a 0-0 draw between those countries. Suarez was initially ruled out for four weeks but the Uruguay team doctor has not ruled him out against Argentina and ...

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  • New water ride coming to Six Flags in St. Louis next summer
New water ride coming to Six Flags in St. Louis next summer

Six Flags notes that riders will feel weightlessness at 147 feet in the air before dropping down from 15 stories. If going upside-down is your favorite part of riding a roller coaster, you'll probably be satisfied with the amount of hang time this loop offers.

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  • China expects better trade amid BRICS partnership
China expects better trade amid BRICS partnership

Here are 10 cases of Chinese companies exploring BRICS markets beyond their home market this year, which can offer a glimpse of business dynamics in this bloc. Annual investment in research and development from BRICS countries accounted for 17 percent of the world's total, with high-tech exports reaching about 6 trillion US dollars, about 28 percen...

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  • Tennessee emergency personnel deploying to Texas
Tennessee emergency personnel deploying to Texas

The combined city and county personnel and equipment will form a Type 1 Swift Water Rescue Team, which is the highest level. Rescue teams have pulled at least 400 people from the area. Lancaster crews could be deployed as long as two weeks and will take their orders from the state of Texas. Its missions have included about a dozen hurricanes in...

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  • 'We've got work to do' - Houston policeman's last words to family
'We've got work to do' - Houston policeman's last words to family

A police officer has drowned in his patrol auto while driving to work to help with Harvey rescues. Officials have confirmed a Houston Police officer has died due to flood conditions, bringing the death toll up to at least 10. The 34-year department veteran's body was recovered from his auto early Tuesday morning. In a matter of hours, Housto...

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  • After tense talks, United Nations renews peacekeepers in Lebanon
After tense talks, United Nations renews peacekeepers in Lebanon

The approval of this decision comes after many months of intense diplomatic activity by Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations , led by Ambassador Danon. UNIFIL was originally created to oversee the withdrawal of Israeli troops after a 1978 invasion. France argued that Unifil had succeeded...

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  • Tough-Talking Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Resigns
Tough-Talking Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Resigns

WTMJ-TV reported that Clarke resigned Thursday. Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat, but he repeatedly rejected their overtures. Clarke said in response that he'd withdrawn his name from consideration. Clark has been sheriff of Milwaukee County since 2002 and spent more than two decades before that with the city's police department. Clarke has been a fireb...

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  • House GOP eyeing $1B disaster funds cut to finance wall
House GOP eyeing $1B disaster funds cut to finance wall

Paul Ryan is not going anywhere. Then there's the leftover matter of replacing or fixing the Affordable Care Act , which Trump and some members of Congress still haven't given up on. Congress will then decide how much of the request to approve. At least, that is the clear impression one gets from a spate of recent headlines, such as " Trump d...

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  • Donald Trump Not Invited To Hurricane Harvey Telethon
Donald Trump Not Invited To Hurricane Harvey Telethon

Foxx has donated $25,000 to GlobalGiving , an organization that has been supporting first responders and vetted local organizations dedicated to long-term recovery in Houston and the surrounding areas. We'll give you more details, where we can raise as much money as we can for everybody down there - Houston, Beaumont, all those different places. ...

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  • Atwood & Palmer Inc. Has $111000 Position in Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)
Atwood & Palmer Inc. Has $111000 Position in Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. earnings have declined with an annualized rate of -4.3% over the last 5 years. Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. insiders have sold a net of 0 shares during the past three months, which implies that the company's top executives have been feeling bearish about the stock's outlook.

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  • Trump Administration Just Booted More Russian Diplomats From the US
Trump Administration Just Booted More Russian Diplomats From the US

But after the US Congress approved new economic sanctions against Moscow over its alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, Putin ordered drastic cuts in US staff in retaliation. The Russian Foreign Ministry acknowledged the move in a statement on their website, saying Tillerson spoke directly with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov...

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  • Yogi Adityanath, deputy CMs to contest Council bypoll
Yogi Adityanath, deputy CMs to contest Council bypoll

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed the officials concerned to set up "gaushalas" (cow shelters) in seven districts of Bundelkhand region in the state and areas under 16 municipal corporations. The same will benefit the job-seekers of Uttar Pradesh and the government aims to employ over 70 lakh of the 1 crore unemployed indi...

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  • A pregnant woman was found in a bag
A pregnant woman was found in a bag

She was not seen again until her body was discovered. A full report is not expected for weeks. The death of a pregnant woman in North Dakota is prompting Winnipeggers to come together in her honour. She was also holding a baby girl and allegedly told him, "This is our baby, this is our family". Hoehn has admitted to police that he disposed of b...

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  • Man charged with terror offence over Buckingham Palace incident in London
Man charged with terror offence over Buckingham Palace incident in London

London's Metropolitan police charged Mohiussunnath Choudhury, 26, from Luton in north London with engaging in the preparation to commit an act or acts of terrorism on August 25. Officers confronted the man, who reached for the sword in his vehicle. "Their vigilance, courage and the swiftness of their response demonstrates how our officers are pr...

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  • How Will Hurricane Harvey Affect Gas Prices?
How Will Hurricane Harvey Affect Gas Prices?

The national average has increased 6.0 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 14.4 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. AAA representatives say several factors have driven up the region's pump prices in recent weeks, and will continue to do so, but don't blame it all on Harvey.

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  • 73.2% of Mayo commuters travel to work by auto
73.2% of Mayo commuters travel to work by auto

In Dublin city and suburbs, 22% of working commuters use public transport compared with 8% in Cork. Meanwhile, the number of people working in Dublin city and suburbs surpassed the half a million mark in 2016, with a daytime working population of 512,449, an increase of 9% on 2011.

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  • Pearson plc's (PSON) Sell Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
Pearson plc's (PSON) Sell Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital

The company has market cap of 804.47 million GBP. The Company's portfolio covers a range of categories, including table service, counter service, sandwich shops, pubs and bars. Concert Wealth Mngmt holds 0.12% or 10,998 shares. Globeflex LP holds 19,518 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. JP Morgan maintained Rolls-Royce Holding PLC (LON:RR) rating o...

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  • Swiss President arrives in India, wants to improve Indo-Swiss trade relations
Swiss President arrives in India, wants to improve Indo-Swiss trade relations

Addressing reporters after talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi , the visiting Swiss president Doris Leuthard said both sides had productive talks on worldwide, regional and bilateral issues. Modi said there was deliberations on challenges of climate change and both sides agreed to work for implementing the Paris climate accord focusing on the ...

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  • JD(U) leader's son Rocky Yadav convicted in Aditya Sachdeva murder
JD(U) leader's son Rocky Yadav convicted in Aditya Sachdeva murder

Aditya, a class XII student, was killed in Gaya on May 7 a year ago. It also used tower location of Rocky's mobile phone during the incident to nail the MLC's son. The incident had triggered national outrage, particularly since Yadav's mother was a leader of the ruling party and critics accused CM Nitish Kumar of going slow on the case.

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