• '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 Clarke said in response that he'd withdrawn his name from consideration.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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  • Will decide next step in ousting Tamil Nadu CM, says Dhinakaran
Will decide next step in ousting Tamil Nadu CM, says Dhinakaran

A Raja, Sitaram Yechury, Anand Sharma, Kanimozhi along with a host of leaders from opposition parties met the President to apprise him of the situation in Tamil Nadu and urged him to direct Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy to prove majority.

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  • Philippine President allows army's attack plan in Marawi
Philippine President allows army's attack plan in Marawi

The Philippines Joint Task Force Ranao deputy commander Colonel Romeo Brawner said on Thursday that all the country's security forces needed to be more capable of neutralising terrorists in cities and highly populated areas, reported the state Philippine News Agency .

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  • Iraq's Nineveh Province Fully Liberated from Daesh Terrorists: PM
Iraq's Nineveh Province Fully Liberated from Daesh Terrorists: PM

Abadi said Iraqi forces had "eliminated and smashed [IS] terrorists" who were hiding in the district. The premier further said the liberation of Tal Afar was made possible with the help of the Iraqi army, Federal Police, counterterrorism units, Popular Mobilization Forces (also known as Hashd al-Shaabi), and Rapid Response Forces.

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  • The marital rape debate: Delhi HC calls the practice
The marital rape debate: Delhi HC calls the practice "criminal"

Rights organisations have sought that Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code, the law that defines rape, should be declared unconstitutional, arguing that it discriminates against married women being sexually assaulted by their husbands. It also referred to the reports of Law Commission and Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs, saying the...

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  • Harvey rains set record in Georgia with more to come
Harvey rains set record in Georgia with more to come

Sunday: Passing morning shower; 80. Friday afternoon high temperatures will be cooler, with a high around 73 degrees. "The remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey are on the way and we expect to see not only an increased chance of rainfall but unsafe driving conditions as well", AAA Auto Club Groups public affairs specialist Megan Osborne stated in a...

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