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'Flood Watch Barbie': Internet mocks Melania's Texas outfit

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A spokeswoman for the first lady released a statement to CNN Tuesday about the shoe kerfuffle, stating that "It's sad that we have an active and ongoing natural disaster in Texas , and people are anxious about her shoes". "Melania over here looking like Flood Watch Barbie", writer Maria Del Russo tweeted. Melania Trump's initial choice of stilettos may not have been as senseless as it looked. Read More »

Families being evacuated near Crosby chemical plant

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The plant was heavily flooded and has been without electricity since Sunday, Arkema confirmed. Harris County ordered the evacuation of citizens living within a 1.5-mile radius of the plant. Sure, reports continue to come out of other industrial facilities damaged by Harvey, as we've noted , but none of them have the same immediate potential to go as horribly wrong as the problem at the site owned by French industrial behemoth Arkema SA. Read More »

WSU student gets whopping R14m #NSFAS allowance

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Ansell said the R14.1m was deposited into her account in error in June 2017. A South African university student's spending spree on clothes, a party and a new smartphone slammed to a halt after it emerged the roughly $1 million fuelling her splurge had been given to her in error. Read More »

U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan undercounted: Pentagon

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Because the Obama administration had set caps on the number of troops allowed to be deployed to active war zones in Afghanistan , Iraq and Syria, U.S. She said the change is being made in accordance with Mattis' overall demand for more transparency at the Defense Department. Mac Thornberry, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Read More »

3 officers shot at motel in Sacramento

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Officers followed the vehicle down to Elk Grove, where the two women were detained, according to sheriff's spokesman Tony Turnbull. Two of the officers are with the California Highway Patrol , and the other is with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, the CHP confirmed to KCRA . Read More »

AIADMK Legislators to meet President seeking removal of TN CM: Selvan

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We command support of 21 MLAs and many more who are in the legislature party and hence we have requested that we should be consulted and heard. Giving a detailed account on how he was close to the late Chief Minister M G Ramachandran since the inception of AIADMK in 1972, Duraiswamy said Dhinakaran would not have been born when the party was founded. Read More »

Here's How You Can Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

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Its free, quick, and easy and executive director for the Capital Area of the American Red Cross says you won't even have to drive far. "And in fact, my bags are packed now, just waiting for the call", said Houser. The Red Cross has launched a massive response to this devastating storm and needs financial donations to be able to provide immediate disaster relief. Read More »

Brighton Jones LLC Buys New Stake in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)

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About 760 shares traded. Altaba Inc (NASDAQ:YHOO) has risen 35.55% since August 28, 2016 and is uptrending. Cognizant Tech Solutions Class A (NASDAQ: CTSH ) had a decrease of 13.05% in short interest. Of Toledo Na Oh reported 6,739 shares. Mufg Americas Corporation holds 161,494 shares. Invest Of Virginia Limited has 16,086 shares. Schroder Management Grp reported 0% stake. Read More »

Texans impacted by Harvey can start registering for FEMA assistance

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Brown Convention Center holding more than 9,000 people, nearly double the number officials original planned to house there. Erickson says the heaviest rains are likely to be in west central Louisiana , well north of the coast. "But we can't", Bedner said. Gov. John Bel Edwards urged people to remain alert but said the state is responding well to less severe conditions in its own borders. Read More »

BBB offers tips to help residents give to Hurricane Harvey victims

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The Federal Trade Commission offers more advice here . Deeley says money collected this weekend will be donated to Catholic Charities USA , which is providing relief to the victims of the hurricane. "I advise everyone to take the time to research any organization that claims it will be helping victims of Hurricane Harvey to be certain that your money will be used to help those in need and not taken by a scam artist". Read More »

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) Traded Over Its 50 Day Moving Average

About shares traded. McGrath RentCorp (NASDAQ:MGRC) has risen 25.54% since August 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.07% the S&P500. North Forty Mgmt Ltd Com stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT). 1,980 were reported by Spears Abacus Ltd Company. Kennedy Inc has 248,571 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Read More »

Statue of Christopher Columbus found beheaded in NY

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Parks throughout the city display five major monuments to Columbus, including one in Columbus Circle. "At this point, it's possibly kids engaging in criminal mischief", Yonkers Police Commissioner Charles Gardner told News 12 . "My positon is this: I think the Columbus statue should remain but I believe this is a teaching moment, an opportunity to teach about the history of America and that's what we should take advantage of", said James, a Democrat. Read More »

Search underway after nine year old girl disappears from family wedding

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Nine-year-old Maelys de Araujo vanished early Sunday morning and there are fears she may have been snatched. Three police dogs found her trace but lost it at a spot a few meters from the hall where the wedding was held, suggesting she got in a auto at that point, according to French news reports quoting regional police. Read More »

Ian Wright sends open message to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

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Arsenal were widely criticised for their lacklustre display against Liverpool as they failed to gain any sort of foothold in the game. "When you talk about Jose who I had at Inter Milan, he was always focused on the details, giving players information that allows them to go on the field and respect the tactical game". Read More »

LaVar And Lonzo Ball's Family Docu-Series Set To Debut On Facebook

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The show will explore the Balls' personal lives, from the boys' ups and downs playing the dating game to LaVar's care for his wife Tina as she recovers from a stroke . The first episode of " Ball in the Family " will premiere on August 31. As controversial as they are, it all comes down to the Ball family brand. Read More »

North Korea fires 3 short-range ballistic missiles, United States says

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In the latest launch, the U.S. Pacific Command says two of the North's missiles failed in flight after an unspecified distance, and another appeared to have blown up immediately. "We understand that today's action indicated North Korea consistently continues developing nuclear weapons and missiles". Washington has repeatedly urged China, North Korea's main ally and trading partner, to do more to rein in Pyongyang. Read More »

Mumbai left reeling after extreme monsoon downpour

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More than 1,200 people have died across south Asia, including two toddlers in India , as torrential monsoon rains struck the region bringing with it nearly a month's worth of rain in a day. Let up in rains last night brought some relief. Skymet Weather said that in three hours from 8:30 am to 11:30 am, Dadar recorded 115 mm of rain and Mahalaxmi 105 mm with more and continuous showers predicted. Read More »

East Bay charity helping make room for Hurricane Harvey pets

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Operation Bring Animals Home is sending volunteers including Dana Deutsch from suburban Chicago to Texas from as far away as Chicago to help rescue lost cats and dogs. AB 317 faces a critical final vote in the Senate next week before heading to Governor Brown's desk for his consideration. Animal shelters along the Gulf of Mexico are preparing for a huge number of displaced cats and dogs. Read More »

Attention is on Harvey, but flooding has killed thousands across Asia

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In Nepal, thousands of homes have been destroyed and dozens of people swept away. In neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, at least 88 people were killed when floods swamped almost half of the vast state of 220 million people. The United Nations said that 41 million people in those three countries were affected in one way or another by the floods. In Mumbai, India, public transportation was halted and people were left stranded because of the floods. Read More »

Iraqi PM slams Kurdish referendum as 'unconstitutional'

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He stressed that "the Turkmen will resort to the judiciary to veto the List's decision as we did in the decision to raise the Kurdish region's flag in the province". On June 7, Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani announced his intention to hold a referendum on the independence of the Kurdish region from Iraq on September 25, a step which has been criticized by Baghdad and neighbouring Turkey and Iran, which have sizeable Kurdish minorities of their own. Read More »

Rabri Devi, Son Tejashwi Yadav Questioned By Income Tax In Assets Case

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Lalu's son Tejashwi Yadav was called for questioning at 10:30 AM today whereas his mother Rabri Devi was questioned at 2 PM. Sources said Rabri Devi and her son were questioned on their personal finances and assets. The I-T department is probing their alleged involvement in money-laundering and benami property deals, and links with shell companies. File image of Sushil Modi and Lalu Prasad Yadav. Read More »

Waterloo: Delays and disruptions as station reopens

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It means there is now disruption to some South Western Railway services. To cope with the rise in demand for alternative routes, queuing systems will reportedly be in place at Cannon Street and London Victoria stations from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 September, to cope with rising demand. Read More »

Research the charity before making hurricane donations

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The website Charity Navigator will confirm whether the organization is a registered charity and might give a rating based on how well it spends donations. Hart, however, is not the only Hollywood star to lend a hand to Harvey victims. There are several ways to help this organization. Be especially cautious if you receive an email message or telephone call asking for money for Texas flood relief. Read More »

Interview: Iraqi-Jordanian border reopens to boost bilateral trade

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According to Jordanian Interior Minister Ghaleb-al-Zubi, the opening of the crossing is of great importance to Jordan and Iraq as it is a crucial artery between the two countries. Officials have said that customs and border arrangements have been finalised, with security measures in place to ensure the 550 km highway from the border to Baghdad was safe. Read More »

Japan, South Korea agree to seek stronger United Nations resolution against N. Korea

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According to the NHK broadcaster, Abe, during his 20-minute call with Moon, said that the missile launch had been an unprecedented and serious threat, adding that it clearly showed that "North Korea was not ready for the dialogue". A delegation of British business leaders is accompanying May. Aston Martin said on Tuesday it will open an advanced product planning office next year in Japan to better understand the needs of Asian buyers and tap into new technologies. Read More »

Buffett becomes Bank of America's top shareholder

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Converting the preferred shares to common stock means Buffett is now the largest shareholder in Bank of America , holding about 6.6% of the company. This has more than tripled the investment the firm made in the bank six years ago. Buffett has run the Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate since 1965. Shares of the bank are now trading for about $23.71 a share, which means Buffett's original investment is up 232.07% since 2011. Read More »

Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) Move as Institutional Investors' Sentiment Improved

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The stock increased 0.17% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $35.58. Panagora Asset Mgmt has 0.05% invested in Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ: CATY ) for 296,548 shares. Its up 0.13, from 1.3 in 2016Q3. 43 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 31,600 shares of the bank's stock worth $1,199,000 after buying an additional 500 shares during the period. Read More »

Aegis BMD System Intercepts Target Missile

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The missile travelled over the northern island of Hokkaido and landed in the sea. On Wednesday, Trump tweeted that, "The U.S. has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 years". The United States regularly tests its missile-defense systems, and this was the second time one of its Standard Missile-6 missiles successfully intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile, the agency said. Read More »

Netanyahu: 'No more uprooting of settlements in Israel'

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Ramallah: The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs denounced Israel's provocative decision to allow Jewish Knesset members to storm Al-Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday, saying that the Israeli government will bear full responsibility for the decision's repercussions and consequences. Read More »

Man charged with shooting at Charlottesville counter-protesters arrested

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On a Saturday, a 52-year-old man was arrested for allegedly firing a weapon into a crowd at the recent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia . Police and city officials did not reply to multiple requests for confirmation that the man in the video is Preston. The ACLU-VA originally shared the video with the Federal Bureau of Investigation on August 17 and later with the Virginia State Police and Charlottesville Police Department on August 20 before publicly releasing the video ... Read More »