• Donald Trump arrives in Texas for briefing on Storm Harvey recovery
Donald Trump arrives in Texas for briefing on Storm Harvey recovery

Residents were urged to evacuate as they released water to alleviate pressure on two dams, a move that would add to flooding along the Buffalo Bayou waterway. "The single greatest threat continues to be the rainfall", Dennis Feltgen, a spokesman for the Miami-based National Hurricane Center, told AFP, describing the situation as "catastrophic".

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  • United Kingdom pushes Europe for more frequent Brexit talks to break negotiating 'stalemate'
United Kingdom pushes Europe for more frequent Brexit talks to break negotiating 'stalemate'

Time passes quickly."Mr. Barnier then also stressed that "the sooner we remove the ambiguity, the sooner we'll be able to discuss the future relationship and a transitional period", while repeating EU's stance that talks won't advance unless divorce issues are "addressed properly".

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  • Hurricane Harvey survivor lashes out at CNN reporter during interview
Hurricane Harvey survivor lashes out at CNN reporter during interview

Danielle shouted before walking away from the cameras with her young daughter. Both exchanges focus on recently rescued flood victims, both interviewees are with their children, and both are clearly emotionally distraught - the CNN subject just responds with anger, while the Fox News subject responds with flowing tears.

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  • Relief to hear India, China have resolved border dispute
Relief to hear India, China have resolved border dispute

On Monday, both sides made a decision to disengage from the point of face-off, ending the crisis between the two Asian giants. "The event - where Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are supposed to meet - has offered a way out of this unexpectedly tense stand-off, although there are different interpretations as ...

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  • Hurricane Harvey likely to raise local gas prices
Hurricane Harvey likely to raise local gas prices

How much they rise will depend on what happens when refineries attempt to restart in coming days, she said. "So the immediate shock we see to supply and demand could be contained", she said. If the crunch continues, consumers can expect to see unbranded gas stations - those that don't carry the name of a petroleum company, like Exxon or Shell - t...

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  • Family of 6 drowns inside van during Hurricane Harvey
Family of 6 drowns inside van during Hurricane Harvey

In the early hours of Sunday morning, as the waters in Houston continued to rise, 16-year-old Devy Saldivar wrote on Facebook, "no sleep & anxiety, please let this pass sooner". According to witnesses, the family was trying to get to higher ground when the van they were traveling in hit high floodwaters after crossing a bridge on Green River Ro...

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  • What Insiders Really Think About Ivanka and Jared
What Insiders Really Think About Ivanka and Jared

An article with several anonymous, highly-placed sources in Washington, D.C. spilling lurid details on how a good number of White House insiders view Ivanka and Jared, and it's not a pretty picture. " Trump is emotionally dependent on his son-in-law and his daughter", said the Washington veteran. Jared Kushner can allegedly be hard, with one...

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  • Russia Says Western Concerns About Zapad War Games Unfounded
Russia Says Western Concerns About Zapad War Games Unfounded

In a bid to dispel Western fears about planned war games by Russia and Belarus, the Russian military said Tuesday the maneuvers simulating a response to foreign-backed "extremists" won't threaten anyone. The Belarusian Defense Ministry also expects military observers from Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine, Estonia, Sweden and Norway. Seven US F-...

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  • No plan to revoke Yingluck's passports
No plan to revoke Yingluck's passports

Royal Thai Police are to discuss former Prime Minister Yingluck's flight from court proceedings, with the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) while already confirming it had no prior knowledge of her intentions. She holds two Thai passports, one regular and another diplomatic, and is also thought to hold a third, foreign one. Her brot...

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  • Ohio's Task Force 1 Headed To Texas To Help Lend Aid
Ohio's Task Force 1 Headed To Texas To Help Lend Aid

They were forced to move into a hotel near downtown Houston. "The water has to subside so we can do more rescues", Ventura said. Tropical Storm Harvey has reduced in wind speed and intensity, with 50 miles per hour sustained winds, but life-threating rainfall is still expected over a large area of the Texas coast.

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  • Travelwod | Tania V.
Travelwod | Tania V.

At the Barcelo Maya Palace Deluxe, which is an all inclusive hotel. As for the diet it was not so bad. The hotel offered buffet style meals throughout the day so it was easy to get to eat every 3 hours. We stay In the Barcelo Maya Palace Deluxe hotel, which is an all inclusive hotel (the price of the hotel includes all drinks and meals). As...

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  • At Long Last, Sean Spicer Gets to Meet Pope Francis
At Long Last, Sean Spicer Gets to Meet Pope Francis

The former White House press secretary traveled this week to Italy with lawmakers and political figures from around the world for a meeting of the International Catholic Legislators Network, reported America Magazine . It has been more than a month since Sean Spicer left the White House , and things appear to be looking up for the guy. Photogra...

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  • Beyoncé Says That She's Working to Help Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
Beyoncé Says That She's Working to Help Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Trump, who is suffering through a long stretch of low approval ratings , arrived in Corpus Christi, near where Harvey came ashore on Friday. - President Donald Trump will head to Texas Tuesday to visit parts of the state battered by Hurricane Harvey over the weekend and to survey relief efforts.

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  • GA man accused of assault in Charlottesville makes first appearance in court
GA man accused of assault in Charlottesville makes first appearance in court

Ramos will have an extradition hearing Tuesday, said Bittick, who didn't know if Ramos has an attorney. White supremacists rallied August 12 in Charlottesville to protest the removal of Confederate monuments, and President Donald Trump offered equivocal support for them after an apparent neo-Nazi struck and killed 32-year-old Heather Heyer with...

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  • Funeral for teenager killed by Philippine police galvanizes Rodrigo Duterte critics
Funeral for teenager killed by Philippine police galvanizes Rodrigo Duterte critics

Delos Santos' parents have filed criminal charges against the three police officers and their chief Amor Cerillo before the Philippines Department of Justice. Aguirre, on the other hand, said the nearly two-hour meeting went smoothly and all the concerns of the parents, like their security, was addressed by the President.

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  • Russian Federation scandal turns in a direction Trump will not like
Russian Federation scandal turns in a direction Trump will not like

He also said in another email about a possible ribbon- cutting: "I will get Putin on this program and we will get Donald elected". 'I arranged for Ivanka to sit in Putins private chair at his desk and office in the Kremlin, ' he wrote . "There was no accompanying them to Moscow", Garten said. The incident suggests the Trump team did not have a pe...

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  • North Korea warns United States of 'catastrophic consequences' of conflict
North Korea warns United States of 'catastrophic consequences' of conflict

In the early hours of Tuesday, North Korea fired a mid-range ballistic missile created to carry a nuclear payload that flew over U.S. ally Japan , and splashed into the northern Pacific Ocean. While the missile passed harmlessly over Japan to land in the sea, it was still the first time since 2009 that the North Korean regime had fired a missi...

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  • Vetiver Latina Blog
Vetiver Latina Blog

Individual plants can not self-harvest sufficient rainwater or artificial irrigation. This essential moisture has to be retained by the soil, where it is available to the root system of the plant; Unless the water is lost in the natural drainage of the land.

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  • Green is Universal
Green is Universal

On a giant stage for sharing the love of the sport - teams, stadiums, and organizations around the world are also taking the initiative to promote sustainable way of playing the beautiful game. The famous stadium also has power-efficient lighting systems and uses smart faucets and toilets to save water. According to Brasil.gov.br, the architecture ...

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  • On the trail of an ancestral treasure in Peru | CIAT Blog
On the trail of an ancestral treasure in Peru | CIAT Blog

This "protofríjol" - long extinct - is the first ancestor of the beans that, today, feed 400 million people. Yes, the same as the British put on the toast and the Mexicans refry themselves for consumption. And here, in the environs of Lamay, a particular fortress is clear: to 2,940 meters on the level of the sea, the height is considerable. And hei...

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