The National Hurricane Center is warning that "this rainfall will likely cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides, especially in areas of mountainous terrain". As Katia reached the Mexican Gulf Coast, Hurricane Irma , one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, walloped Cuba's northern coast. It made landfall near beach resort of Tecolutla in Veracruz.
The fires, which are burning east of Portland, have scorched nearly 31,000 acres and have forced hundreds of residents to flee from their homes. There are 928 individuals working on the fire, which has burned 33,000 acres. The spot fire across the Columbia River in Washington has expanded to 209 acres. Washington State Route 14 is open to passenger vehicle traffic, but closed to commercial vehicles.
The incident took place while the senior Indian cricket team led by Virat Kohli is also in Sri Lanka . But a 119 run stand between Kohli and Pandey in just 77 balls took the match away from Sri Lanka . So it is predicted India will win today's match as the won the recent series against Sri Lanka . The Indian batsmen made merry as Manish Pandey utilized his first chance of the series to the fullest with an unbeaten 50 off 42 balls while skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni remained undefeated ...
The residents of Shariatabad Budgam on thursday stormed into the residence of Aga Syed Hasan, senior Hurriyat leader where NIA slueths were conducting a raid and raised massive slogans against the investigating agency. Indian authorities arrested top Kashmiri resistance leaders under house arrest in Srinagar Thursday, a day after they announced their plan to travel to New Delhi.
In November 2016, Gauri Lankesh was sentenced to six months in jail after a defamation case was filed against her for a report against Bharatiya Janata Party leaders. Hope speedy investigation is conducted &justice delivered. Addressing a press conference, Siddaramaiah said that he has met Gauri Lankesh recently but she never spoke about any threats to her life during the conversation.
India has committed development assistance to Rakhine state in Myanmar where large-scale violence blamed on the minority Rohingya Muslim community has claimed the lives of security personnel and innocent people and triggered a mass exodus, Foreign Secretary S.
China has once again urged the US and South Korea to halt the deployment of a high-tech missile defense system in South Korea. As North Korea ramps up its efforts to develop a hydrogen bomb capable of striking the continental United States, the USA and its allies are doubling down on efforts to remind Pyongyang that a war on the Korean Peninsula is one it will lose.
Nigeria cemented their place at the top of Group B standings with nine points, while Cameroon are placed third on table with two points. Nigeria put up a commanding attacking masterclass to dismantle Cameroon in a highly convincing 4-0 World Cup qualifying victory at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium.
Failing to raise the debt limit would risk a market-shattering first-ever USA default. Republicans are signaling that they may link the unpopular debt limit increase to Harvey relief. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), responsible for coordinating emergency response to natural disasters, is reportedly already spending existing disaster aid reserves-currently valued at $2.1 billion-at a high rate.
BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan has termed the elevation of party leader from the state Alphons Kannanthanam as a union minister as an Onam gift to Kerala but the move has evidently caught the state BJP leadership unawares though they are not willing to admit it openly.
The meeting was the first between the two leaders since Chinese and Indian troops ended a standoff in the Doklam border region about a week ago that was the neighbours' most serious military confrontation in decades. Mumbai: With home sharing in the country gaining popularity, a report says that intra-BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) travel to India is dominated by Chinese and Russian guests.
Speaking to the BBC on September 3, he criticized the EU Commission for trying to paint the talks in a negative light after last week's third negotiating round ended with sharp criticism of the British approach. The bone of contention resulting to the heated polity is the mandate of the European Union to sort divorce issues and bill payment before trade talks can begin - a policy which does not rest well with British officials.
Marc Leishman , who started the day in a tie for the lead with Thomas, finished third, four shots back after making five bogeys over his final nine holes. Jason Day continued his strong recovery from his opening round of 75, today adding a round of 66 to finish 25th this week and in 28th position in the FedEx Cup points list he is well placed to advance to the Tour Championship provided he puts together a reasonable week in Chicago.
Jose has 40 miles per hour winds and moving 13 miles per hour west-northwest. Hurricane Irma is a fearsome Category 5 storm with winds of 180 miles per hour as of Tuesday morning. Jose, which is the tenth tropical storm of the season, formed over the Atlantic; with the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) on Tuesday noting that there were "no coastal watches or warnings in effect" for Jose.
Roberts' no discipline recommendation is the main reason Cowboys owner Jerry Jones expressed so much confidence in Elliott not being suspended before the initial decision and is the likely the source of his anger since the National Football League announced the suspension on August 11.
The 1,500 guardsmen who are being sent are primary Army guardsmen who drill regularly, Phillips said. The soldiers will depart Friday from St. Cloud via CH-47 Chinook helicopters to conduct aviation operations in Texas. State Guard members will also join a steady group of volunteers from religious organizations and nonprofits in Arkansas who have journeyed to the coast to help flood and hurricane victims recover.
The prime minister said the withdrawal bill was "the single most important step we can take to prevent a cliff-edge for people and businesses". Although pro-EU Tories are expected to delay rebelling against the measure until later in the autumn, they are preparing to use this week's debate to warn the government against pressing for a "hard Brexit".
Two days after President Donald Trump asked Congress for $US8 billion in initial relief for Harvey, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said his state may ultimately need more than the $US120 billion that the USA spent on Hurricane Katrina recovery.
She said she was illegally arrested. We're learning more about the patient at the center of the shocking arrest of a Utah nurse and accompanying viral video . "The Rigby Police Department would like to thank the nurse involved and hospital staff for standing firm, and protecting Officer Gray's rights as a patient and victim".
At the time of the firing however, Trump told aides that he was angry that Comey refused to publicly say that Trump himself was not under investigation - something Trump claimed he had told him privately. Trump's legal team has already mounted a defense against a potential obstruction case, asserting that the president has the authority to fire whomever he wants and that Comey is an unreliable witness.
On Tuesday, gasoline prices reached a two-year high surging over 13 percent to above two dollars per gallon. United States crude production continues to stall following the storm. "If the refineries stay shut for more than a week or 10 days, it's going to be very problematic", said Olivier Jakob , analyst at Petromatrix . The oil will be delivered via pipeline to the Phillips 66 refinery in Westlake, LA.
On Tuesday, North Korea fired a missile over Japan, prompting Trump to insist that "all options were on the table" in an implied threat of pre-emptive military action. The Pentagon had said it was "actively" considering the revision. However, diplomats expect resistance from Russian Federation and fellow veto-wielding power China , particularly given that new measures were only announced on August 5 after North Korea tested its first two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July.
The monster storm that led to deadly disaster in Texas will brings some rain overnight Saturday into Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service forecast. The remnants of Harvey will likely be in western Tennessee on Friday and our rain chances should diminish during the day on Friday. We may see more Harvey unrelated rain by the middle of next week.
The lakefront home where Burleigh was found belongs to Hupperterz's grandmother. As homicide charges are expected to be filed against a 29-year-old man in connection with a Temple University student's disappearance and death, police are sharing some details of their investigation.
The article , which warned that the Korean Peninsula is "balancing on the brink of a large-scale conflict", was sent to media in Brazil, Russia , India, China and South Africa - the BRICS member states - ahead of a summit of BRICS economies in China.