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HARVEY FLOODS: City of 118K Loses Water Supply - Hospital Evacuating

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A chopper located at The Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas. Due to the failure of the city's water pump, it is in the best interest of our current patients to transfer to other acute care facilities. Penisson described the situation as unprecedented saying that no one could remember the pump station ever failing in this manner. The City of Beaumont, already battered by Harvey, has now lost water service. Read More »

Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) Going Through Hard Times This Year

It has underperformed by 21.65% the S&P500. How Active Are Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD ) Shares? Therefore 75% are positive. NRG Yield had 29 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Since May 9, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $977,443 activity. Invesco owns 92,431 shares. PRANN JOHN R JR sold $413,772 worth of stock or 13,105 shares. Read More »

Rick Scott Victorious in Death Penalty Legal Battle Against Aramis Ayala

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Justices Barbara Pariente and Peggy Quince dissented, saying Ayala acted "well within the bounds" of Florida law regarding the death penalty and disagreed with her removal from the cases. The ruling , 5-2, means that it was within Scott's legal authority under the state Constitution to remove 24 capital cases from Ayala's purview, the Orlando Political Observer reports . Read More »

Governors Release Plan To Stabilize Obamacare

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The two governors said they have been working for months on a plan they hope will appeal to both sides of the aisle. For starters, Hickenlooper and the governors advise that Congress retain the individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act, which requires people to have insurance through their employer or the ACA lest they face a penalty, "until it can devise a credible replacement". Read More »

Wilfried Bony re-signs for Swansea City from Manchester City

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Bony signed for the Citizens from the Swans in January 2015 for a £25million fee possibly rising to £28million depending on performance-related targets. The 28-year-old Ivory Coast global left Swansea for Manchester City in 2015 but failed to establish himself at the Etihad Stadium and spent an underwhelming season on loan at Stoke City last campaign. Read More »

Amber Alert issued for mother and child

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Thursday. Police initially reported that the grey Honda sedan with the Colorado license plate EVQ410 had been located, but the Adams County Sheriff's office tweeted at 2:58 p.m. Venzor-Gonzalez is considered armed and unsafe, the Colorado State Patrol said in a tweet. "Venzor Gonzalez is described as 5'6", 125 pounds, black hair and brown eyes. Read More »

Really - Trump being presidential

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Trump went to Texas promptly, probably as soon as it was safe enough for him to get there. "My Committee stands at the ready to provide any necessary additional funding for relief and recovery", said Rep. As Texas continues to attempt managing the destruction from Hurricane Harvey , Congress is due to consider an appropriations package that, as is, would rescind almost $876 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Disaster Relief Fund. Read More »

McGregor vs. Mayweather absolutely smashed PPV records

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Boxing coach Angelo Reyes, who has known Mayweather for many years, relayed the story originally told to Fight Hype about the reason behind the ski mask. Mayweather vs. McGregor was huge - that much is true. "I'm confident that British (welterweight) champion Bradley Skeete could beat him". "It brought the whole world's attention to boxing and it seems people are pleased with what they have seen". Read More »

Indian court slaps 10-yr imprisonment on Ram Raheem for rape

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A special courtroom on the premises of Sunaria Jail, Rohtak , was created on the instructions of the Punjab & Haryana High Court, citing security reasons. Speaking on his monthly radio program " Mann ki Baat " ("Straight From the Heart") on Sunday, Modi reminded listeners that India was the home of "Gandhi and Lord Buddha" and that violence was not in the country's culture. Read More »

Darktrace joins UK Prime Minister in Japan trade mission

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She and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera met on the Izumo at a naval base in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo. British Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement Thursday that she aims to lead the Conservatives into the 2022 general election has been greeted with mixed responses in Britain . Read More »

Gujarat polls: BJP president Amit Shah holds strategy meet

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Apart from holding talks with the PM on the Cabinet reshuffle, the BJP president met several party leaders, to strategies for the Gujarat Assembly polls where the party aims to win 150 out of the 182 Assembly seats and score the fifth consecutive victory. Read More »

Hezbollah leader defends evacuation of IS fighters

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As part of the deal , they allowed 600 ISIS fighters and their families safe passage from the Syria-Lebanese border to an ISIS-controlled area near the Syrian border with Iraq. What's more, the withdrawal of militants from border areas will mean that the Lebanese army will consolidate evacuated areas along the frontier. The remains of several people have been uncovered in the border area, and DNA tests are underway to determine whether they are those of the missing soldiers. Read More »

President Trump Touches Down in Texas

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Afterward, Trump stood on a ladder between two fire trucks and spoke to a crowd of hundreds of people gathered outside. President Trump has traveled toTexas to pay a visit to view the disaster zone and the recovery efforts along Texas's Gulf Coast. Read More »

Four Companies Awarded Contracts to Build Border Wall Prototypes

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The prototypes "will help us refine the design standards" of the eventual wall, acting CBP deputy commissioner Ronald Vitiello said. First, given their robust physical characteristics, like, reinforced concrete, between 18-30 feet high, the concrete border wall prototypes are created to deter illegal crossings in the area in which they are constructed. Read More »

CBI to investigate Vadra's Bikaner land deal cases

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The CBI also took over investigation into 16 FIRs earlier registered by the Rajasthan Police. A CBI spokesperson said: "The cases pertain to fraudulent and fictitious claims and allotments in lieu of land acquired for Mahajan Field Firing Range Bikaner, which is used by the Army". Read More »

Kangana demands an apology from Hrithik Roshan

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Kangana revealed how she was emotionally disturbed with all the mental harassment and owes an apology from the Kaabil star. He had my password, why would he use it in such an illegal way in 2015. "You guys should move to a safe place or go in hiding", she said on the show. Claiming that Hrithik "runs away" when he sees her Kangana alleged that he was harassing her and stalking her a year after their alleged break up in 2014. Read More »

US police officer recorded saying ' we only shoot black people'

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The woman in the video was a passenger in the vehicle. He represented the male driver of the auto, not the woman, but said he was familiar with the facts of the case. Owens said that Thomas used a customer's white Maserati to drive towards officers, and that he fired because he feared for their lives. Bottom line: No matter the context, the remarks are despicable, and display an appalling lack of judgement and sensitivity. Read More »

Pentagon Admits Far More Troops in Afghanistan Than Official Figure

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He's expected to order around 4,000 more troops. "This way of doing business is over" at the direction of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, said Dana White, the Pentagon's chief spokeswoman. Mr. Mattis, along with National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster are looking to add another 3,900 American troops into Afghanistan. "I'd prefer not to go into those numbers right now". Read More »

Harvey forces evacuation of KHOU in Houston

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And as more rain is expected from the storm at least until the end of the week, federal officials are warning of more danger. The system will then head north and lose its tropical strength. By Tuesday morning, 9,000 people had arrived at the convention center, which originally had an estimated capacity of 5,000, according to KHOU reported. Read More »

Mumbai building collapses, as many as 40 feared trapped

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Hours later, rescuers used earth-moving machines to lift concrete slabs and cement blocks as they searched for survivors. High quality housing is in short supply and so people have no choice but to live in sub-standard and crowded buildings. Read More »

Trump pledges to donate $1 million of 'personal money' to Harvey relief

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Bush didn't show up fast enough after Hurricane Katrina hit the southeastern part of the United States in 2005. Though the Trumps were taking a plane to meet emergency crews and victims in Copus Christi, all anyone could talk about was how effectively FLOTUS was going to do that in her " Top Gun aviators" and four-inch heels. Read More »

Paraguay joins Argentina, Uruguay in 2030 Word Cup bid

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Messi is back from a one-game ban for insulting a match official. They now fifth in their group, and only four teams will gain an automatic entry for World Cup 2018. Sergio Aguero, Paulo Dybala , Mauro Icardi and Angel Di Maria were among the other big names staying sharp at the session in capital city Buenos Aires. Read More »

Louis announces new water ride for 2018: the Typhoon Twister

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Guests will experience swings reaching up to 70mph at 147-feet in the air before falling down from 15 stories. Six Flags Magic Mountain unveiled a new ride for 2018 Thursday, Aug. You can purchase your 2018 Season Passes starting this Labor Day weekend and take advantage of the special Flash Sale . 2018 Season Passes provide unlimited visits for the rest of the 2017 season (including park admission to Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park), plus all of 2018. Read More »

Lawmaker Says Vandals of Confederate Monument Should Be Lynched

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Republican Warren Love of Osceola has since clarified he didn't really mean they should be "hung from a tall tree with a long rope". "Calls for poltical violence are unacceptable". Love said his post is no longer up, although the lawmaker told The Associated Press he did not take it down. He did not immediately respond to HuffPost's request for comment. Read More »

Big 12 women's basketball schedule completes OU's 2017-18 slate

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The Big 12 Conference released the league's composite schedule for the 2017-18 season Thursday afternoon. After the regular season, the Big 12 will head down to Kansas City for the Big 12 Tournament at the Sprint Center. OU's senior night will likely be the final home game against Texas Tech on February 24. Other conference road games include Texas Tech on January 13, TCU on January 22, Iowa State on January 31, Oklahoma on February 5, Kansas on February 17, Baylor on February 20 and Texas ... Read More »

China Against Discussing Pakistan's Counter-Terror Record At BRICS

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Goldman Sachs chose to quietly close its BRIC investment fund in 2015, after lower oil and commodity prices had hit Brazil and Russian Federation hard, and while China, whose economy is larger than the other BRICS countries put together, had entered a " new normal " of slower annual growth rates. Read More »

Task force of area firefighters deploying to Texas

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It includes 14 members of the swift water team. A mother and her baby were rescued from floodwaters in Texas' College Station as military teams responded to distress signs throughout the area. Since then, the swift water/flood rescue teams have become one of the state's most activated specialized emergency response resources and performed hundreds of rescues in North Carolina and SC a year ago after Hurricane Matthew. Read More »

Houston officer Steve Perez drowns in flood while heading to work

As the human toll and the strain on flood defenses mounted, the city of Houston moved Tuesday to open two and possibly three more mega-shelters, and the rain from Harvey officially became the heaviest tropical downpour in US history. Parez then followed protocol, which was to go to a second station in the Kingwood area in northeast Houston , the police chief added. Police said he tried to get out but was unable to. Read More »

Rauner celebrates education funding bill at BHS

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Even though the Invest in Kids scholarship program represents just a fraction of IL state education funding, which amounts to $8.2 billion, Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Jesse Sharkey called it a "time bomb" that could "sabotage school funding". Read More »

Milwaukee sheriff David Clarke has resigned, county clerk says

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Clarke was in Nashville, Tennessee for the National Fraternal Order of Police convention on Thursday, according to his Twitter account. Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat, but he repeatedly rejected their overtures. He's spoken out against sanctuary cities , as well as the " Black Lives Matter " movement. After the news came out, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, who has long disagreed with Clarke on many matters, tweeted a photo of President Barack Obama clapping. Read More »

"Riverdale" Actress Vanessa Morgan Wants Toni Topaz and Cheryl Blossom to Date

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Fans are assuming Toni will come between Jughead and Betty, although that story line has not been confirmed. "She's a Southside Serpant, a gang member, and Jughead's first friend ", Morgan told Glamour . "It doesn't matter a guy or girl, so I'm proud to represent that", she said. I feel lucky that everyone has been so nice. Speaking with Bustle earlier this week, Vanessa said she would actually love to see a romance bloom between Toni and Cheryl. Read More »

Trump threatening government shutdown over Mexico wall funding

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Paul Ryan is not going anywhere. The $ 876 million cut, which is included in the 1,305-page measure's homeland security section, pays for roughly half the cost of Trump's down payment on the U.S. Congress will then decide how much of the request to approve. Sanders said this is one thing President Trump is committed. Niinisto last visited the White House in May 2016 at the invitation of former President Barack Obama . Read More »