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by | August 28, 2017 | 01:40

Right now Harvey has weakened to a tropical storm and will continue to weaken while it is over land. - no local impacts . This is also the time when heavy rain and wind could impact Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington. It is located at 31.2 degrees north and 80.0 degrees west with winds at 35 miles per hour. The system is forecast to move near the northeastern coast of SC and along the North Carolina coast Monday night and Tuesday .

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:36

Resonating confidence, RJD chief earlier said that he was sure of a "massive" turnout for the rally. Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad will represent the Congress at the rally. The leader, who is staring at an expulsion from the JD (U) for defying orders to skip the rally, was greeted warmly by Lalu Yadav with an embrace on the dais.

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:30

Tillerson said the State Department hasn't changed its commitment "to equal treatment to people the world over", he told Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace . "I don't know that we're wrong", Tillerson said of his earlier assessment. "Racism is evil; it is antithetical to America's values". Eliot Cohen, a former counsellor at the State Department, wrote on Twitter that it sure looked like the "Secretary of State just tossed the president of the United States under the bus".

by | August 27, 2017 | 03:51

The undelivered note to Hillary Clinton "congratulated her on her victory and said the intelligence community stood by to serve her with the best intelligence it could muster", Tapper reported, noting the letter to Trump "said the same thing".

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:46

An U.S. armed services member is missing after a Black Hawk helicopter crashed off the coast of Yemen on Friday. According to Stripes.com, five other service members aboard the helicopter were rescued immediately following the crash , whose cause is unknown.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:33

Clashes are continuing with IS militants, he added. The town sits along a major road that had been a key supply route for the militant group between Iraq and Syria. "Following their historic victory in Mosul, the ( Iraqi security forces) have proven themselves a capable, formidable and increasingly professional force, and they are well-prepared to deliver another defeat to ISIS in Tal Afar ", the USA military said in a statement.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:32

On the campaign trail, now-President Donald Trump railed against the agreement that lifted sanctions on Iran in exchange for halting the Islamic Republic's nascent nuclear development. In accordance with the nuclear deal, requests for access "will not be aimed at interfering with Iranian military or other national security activities".

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:29

However, the police will be able to draw final conclusions only after they receive the results of the suspect's autopsy and ballistics reports. Belgian security personnel shot dead a man who had yelled out " Allahu Akbar " ( God is Great ) while brandishing a knife near them in Brussels on Friday, Reuters reported.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:31

Hot on the heels of Hato - the worst storm to hit the Chinese autonomous city of Macau in 35 years - a new urgent warning has been issued for Pakhar, another fast-approaching and potentially deadly typhoon set to strike the region in just seven days.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:24

Also last month, The Washington Post's Philip Rucker asked Sanders whether the president had helped Donald Trump Jr. craft a statement to the New York Times that later proved misleading . "Tax relief and the focus on tax relief for middle-class Americans is a huge priority for this administration and it's certainly going to be a big focus in the fall", Sanders said.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:22

Concerned about possible violence, city officials have urged residents to stay away from other gatherings on Saturday and Sunday. Gibson said the rhetoric of Mayor Ed Lee and other San Francisco leaders prompted the decision to replace the rally at Crissy Field with the news conference at Alamo Park.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:28

There was also an envelope in his hand, according to The Hindu. Lee, 49, the vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics , has been convicted following a corruption scandal that caused ouster of former president Park Geun-Hye. Experts previously told CNBC that whatever verdict comes down on the Samsung heir, it will not affect the day-to-day business at Samsung . In the meantime, Lee's guilty verdict does leave Samsung in a precarious position.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:29

Around 87,000 Rohingyas joined hundreds of thousands of refugees in Bangladesh after the Myanmar Army crackdown on militants following an attack on a police post in October previous year. The preparation of the report, commissioned a year ago, was altered in the wake of an armed assault in October 2016, attributed to Rohingya rebels that led to an Army offensive in the region, the report said.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:27

About one in every five people that have West Nile virus develop symptoms, and Mesa County Public Health encouraged citizens to be prepared to "Fight the Bite". A total of 37 cases have been detected this year, including a patient who is still in hospital in intensive care experts said. The majority of people (80 percent) who are infected with West Nile Virus do not get sick.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:26

The cub is now in the care of the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Officials say on August 23 around 1:30 a.m., an 18-year-old man arrived at the Otay Mesa checkpoint in a 2017 Chevy Camaro . The U.S.is a party in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora , an international agreement commonly known as CITES .

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:22

But with Venezuela's streets calmer than they have been for months, and the opposition still reeling from its failure to prevent the constitutional assembly from going forward, action from an increasingly concerned worldwide community represents the best chance of reining in Mr Maduro, he added.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:44

Zinke has already said he intends to scale down Bears Ears , which covers 1.35 million acres and was created last December by former President Barack Obama, who said it would protect the cultural legacy of Native American tribes and preserve "scenic and historic landscapes".

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:43

Ukraine has been fighting against Russia-backed separatists in eastern regions of the country since 2014, and the United States has already provided $750 million in nonlethal weapons and support to Kyiv, according to Mattis. McCain said in a statement . Since then, the administration has declined to commit one way or the other. "No decisions have been made". An explosion hit Ukrainian independence day celebrations in Kiev today shortly after North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops had ...

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:42

An estimated 15,000 counterprotesters marched through the city, according to reports . Some confrontations involving counter-protesters occurred, including a group that grabbed an American flag out of an elderly woman's hands, causing her to stumble and fall to the ground.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:40

Several other companies and individuals were targeted for dealings with already-sanctioned companies that export North Korean workers that build statues in foreign countries, and which are tied to the department that oversees North Korea's ballistic missile program.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:39

The warring parties must prioritize protecting them from hostilities and creating safe ways for them to flee the frontline. We speak to Donatella Rovera, Senior Crisis Response Adviser at Amnesty International. "That said, an enemy that literally hides behind women and children or forces innocent people to stay in an area that they intend to turn into a battle ground are clearly showing who are the people violating every standard of decency", he said.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:39

Contacted Tuesday by The Associated Press , Cantwell acknowledged he had pepper-sprayed a counter demonstrator during an August 11 protest, a day before a deadly demonstration in Charlottesville . But the city says in a statement that the town hall now will be held Sunday afternoon due to conflicts with student activities at the local high school.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:36

Privacy is not explicitly mentioned in the Indian constitution, and the government has argued that the country's 1.25 billion citizens can not expect an absolute right to it. His comments instantly evoked sharp reactions from social media users, who reminded him about what his government's attorney general had told the Supreme Court .

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:39

Al-Masirah's website reported that 41 people were killed in Arhab, describing the victims as civilians. The Houthis control Sanaa and the north and are not known to have air power. The conflict has killed over 10,000 civilians, displaced 3 million people and pushed the impoverished nation to the brink of starvation. "Meanwhile, Yemen's Interior Ministry said that seven Houthi fighters were died in coalition airstrikes at other locations in the capital".

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:36

They have received numerical grades in English literature, English language and maths as part the biggest overhaul of exams in England for a generation. He was also pleased by the "fair scattering" of the top grade 9. A total of 89 students improved their GCSE grades by more than two grades, following their one year GCSE programme at the college.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:39

Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen on Tuesday reacted to the Supreme Court verdict abolishing triple talak, saying while it was "definitely not women's freedom" there was need to go beyond by doing away with "1400 yrs old Quranic laws". She said Chief Justice J.S. Khehar and Justice S. Abdul Nazeer have stated that only the issue of "talaq-e-biddat needs re-examination". "In Islam and specifically in triple talaq system, there is a waiting period and also a proper system where both the ...

by | August 24, 2017 | 02:57

The Pewsey firefighters said the sausages were "fantastic", but they have since taken down the post and have replaced it with an apology post on Facebook. However, their stay of execution would not last long, with farmer Rachel Rivers turning them into sausages as a thank-you treat to the crews who tackled the fire.

by | August 24, 2017 | 02:53

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condoled the demise of former Manipur chief minister Rishang Keishing, saying he left a great void in the politics of the Northeast. In 2001, when 13 of the 14 Congress MLAs defected from the party, Keishing stood alone but firm as a disciplined Congress MLA in the Opposition bench.

by | August 24, 2017 | 02:53

Following the USA travel warning , the Quintana Roo state government issued a statement to ensure that they are working "to protect and provide security to all of Quintana Roo and its more than 16 million tourists", of which 67.14 percent are foreigners who visit destinations in the area each year.

by | August 23, 2017 | 01:04

The 10-day joint military exercise with South Korea has been condemned by Pyongyang as "reckless behaviour driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war". The Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills, which began on Monday, are largely computer-simulated war games. The U.S. has reduced the number of its participating service members to 17,500 from 25,000, according to the Pentagon.

by | August 23, 2017 | 01:03

Suspect Antonio Williams , 24, was taken into custody late Friday night. Williams is charged with three counts of first and second degree murder and related charges. State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks told NBC that Prince George's County had awoken to "yet another nightmare". "During his interview yesterday evening, he confessed to stabbing all three of the children while they were laying in bed together".

by | August 23, 2017 | 01:03

Trump will address the nation tonight at 9:00pm ET on the Afghanistan war. This was the first visible solar eclipse in the USA since 1979. One staffer reportedly yelled, "Don't look!" Sporting eclipse glasses - for only part of the viewing - and standing alongside Melania Trump and their son, Barron, Trump viewed what was a partial eclipse in Washington , DC.

by | August 23, 2017 | 01:01

In the majority verdict, it was said that every practice including three divorces is unacceptable, which is against the fundamental principle of the Quran. Many times he divorces himself on the phone or in a mobile message. He firmly declined to comment on the decision of the apex court without knowing every detail of the case.

by | August 22, 2017 | 01:25

Today the search continued for Wall's body using sonar trackers, helicopters and boats along the route taken by the sub in the Öresund Strait and Køge Bay. The statement said that the "preliminary charge of manslaughter is upheld" for the Danish inventor. Madsen explained that he had problems with the tank and that due to this the sinking occurred, while police spokesman, Jens Møller, stated that it seems the submarine was sunk deliberately.

by | August 22, 2017 | 01:18

Ma'Lik Richmond is now on the Youngstown State football team but is not allowed to play in any games, the school said earlier this month in responding to criticism surrounding his participation. He was most recently re-elected in 2014 for another six-year term. "First thing on a Monday morning". Local media reported that the suspect's body could be seen lying next to a auto at the drive-thru of a neighboring bank.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:58

The Finnish police and the Finnish Security Intelligence Service (Supo) received a tip in early 2017 from a member of public that the key suspect in the stabbing attack in the southwestern city of Turku was radicalized, local media reported Monday.

by | August 21, 2017 | 21:17

With this boundary still nearby it will provide enough lift in the atmosphere that rain chances will above normal for this time of year near 40% Friday and Saturday. The trough of low pressure associated with Harvey's remnants is expected to reach the coast of Belize or the Yucatan Peninsula early Tuesday. Hurricane season continues until November 30.

by | August 21, 2017 | 21:11

Ariana and Ajayah were sisters from Newark, N.J., who were visiting Nadiara for the summer. Police previously said an adult family member found the dead children - all with trauma to their bodies - inside the home. Police said, they found the bodies of all three young victims in the bed in the basement. Williams faces charges of first-degree and second-degree murder, along with related charges.

by | August 20, 2017 | 07:30

The plan targets the same customers AT&T is after under FirstNet , the contract for the federally backed interoperable wireless network for first responders awarded at the end of March. Although AT&T received a swath of valuable airwaves in addition to the government funds to develop FirstNet, individual USA states are still debating whether to join the project or build their own networks.

by | August 20, 2017 | 07:28

So we just want to keep it going", American Austin Ernst said. "We were pretty motivated last night, sitting out in the afternoon yesterday", said Creamer. "I felt like this afternoon was my redemption round". I feel very comfortable with the pairings out there. That changed the mood considerably after Europe had made the better start on Friday morning.