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Federal Judge Blocks Texas' Ban on 'Sanctuary Cities'

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In this June 26, 2017, file photo, Lydia Balderas, left, and Merced Leyua, right, join others as they protest against a new sanctuary cities bill outside the federal courthouse in San Antonio. State Rep. Armando Walle, speaking to reporters before the judge's ruling, said he saw several situations during the hurricane rescue effort of families refusing help - and he figured they involved illegal immigrants afraid of being snared. Lire la suite »

European broadcast group buys rest of Colorado online video ad firm

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Production arm FremantleMedia also performed well, delivering a €30 million uplift in revenues year-on-year despite the absence of American Idol in the first half. "Despite tough comparatives to the first half of 2016, RTL Group continued to grow its top line and generated a very healthy EBITDA margin of 21%". "At the same time, the challenging development of the TV advertising markets across our footprint is a clear signal to even accelerate our strategy execution". Lire la suite »

Disney Commits $1 Million for Hurricane Harvey Relief

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Join WFTV Channel 9 Eyewitness News and the Disney/ABC Television Group in a " Day of Giving " to benefit those affected by Hurricane Harvey on Thursday, August 31 . There will be a call-to-action for viewers to donate to the Red Cross. Disney is eyeing ways to cut as much as 10% in annual costs at its Disney/ABC Television Group as part of a restructuring that will include layoffs. Lire la suite »

NWS: 50 Inches Of Rain Would Exceed Any Previous Texas Rainfall Record

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Meanwhile, rains continue, with some areas of Houston seeing as much as 30 inches of rain in the past 24 hours. The record for total rainfall from a tropical system has been BROKEN! "Furthermore, the spatial coverage of the heavy rain from Harvey is far greater than anything that has happened in Hawaii, so I think it's fair to say that this is now the most extreme multi-day rain event in USA history". Lire la suite »

High in the low 80s today

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A cold front will sweep through tomorrow bringing a few, stray, afternoon showers. Winds will take more of a northeasterly turn tomorrow, and our lakeshore communities will not only be cooler side, but breezy. Sunday could have a lingering shower with skies gradually clearing in the afternoon, and highs are in the low 80s. Labor Day will have far more dry time than rainy time but a few afternoon and evening thunderstorms are possible. Lire la suite »

Charges laid after woman 'poisoned during medical procedure' at Sydney beauty salon

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A woman has been charged with using poison to endanger life after a female customer suffered a cardiac arrest when having a " medical procedure " at a Sydney beauty salon. Today, police charged a 33-year-old woman with reckless grievous bodily harm and using poison to endanger life. The employee was released on bail, and is due to appear in Central Local Court on Thursday. Lire la suite »

Total Boosts North Sea Oil Output With New Startup

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Edradour-Glenlivet is an offshoot of the massive Laggan Tormore development which began producing gas a year ago. Equipment sits on the seabed and the gas is piped straight to a purpose-built production facility near Sullom Voe. Edradour-Glenlivet is about half the size of Laggan Tormore, but Total says it is economically viable because the wider infrastructure is now in place. Lire la suite »

UNC Latest School To Reject Richard Spencer Visit Out Of Safety Concerns

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UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt has declined a request from the National Policy Institute to rent a space for white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus, citing safety concerns. Spencer, who often is credited with coining "alt-right" as a name for his white identity movement, is president of the National Policy Institute. UNC joins other schools, like the University of Florida , to deny requests that would allow Spencer on their campuses. Lire la suite »

Get Lost With Kentucky Route Zero TV Edition in 2018

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Expect lots of news to shake loose from the big video game event, so keep an eye on Glixel for all of the news. Developed by Cardboard Computer, the fantastic point-and-click adventure game is set in rural America and dripping with magical realism. Lire la suite »

Former Presidents Bush Express Support in Wake of Harvey

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In fact, this isn't even Houston Bush Airport . The George Bush Intercontinental Airport in north Houston said there has been no flooding at the ecopark lots or the terminal parking garages at this time. "Only those with a ticket for a confirmed scheduled flight should come to the airport", the statement read. Just after 4 a.m. on August 30, Bush airport wrote on Twitter that water was starting to recede around the airport. Lire la suite »

Derryn Hinch faces Section 44 uncertainty over U.S. social security card

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Senator Hinch said he would seek advice from the Solicitor General, the government's lawyer, on whether his links to the USA could breach Section 44 of the Constitution . At the time, Senator Hinch said the barrister who uncovered Mr Ludlam's citizenship bungle was actually after him. Senator Hinch is also standing by his call for an independent audit of all parliamentarians over dual citizenship, despite the question mark now hanging over his own election. Lire la suite »

Dawood Ibrahim being sheltered by Pakistan, says Home Secretary

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On the possibility of talks with the separatists, he said Home Minister Rajnath Singh has made it clear "many, many times" that the central government was open for dialogue in Kashmir. The youths in Kashmir have the same aspiration, like any youth in rest of India, of good education, good job and a good life", he said. Referring to the ongoing NIA probe, he said the agency was carrying out a "free and fair" investigation and it will be taken into its logical conclusion. Lire la suite »

Columbus Day to become Indigenous Peoples' Day in Los Angeles

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Los Angeles joins San Francisco and several other cities nationwide in honoring native Americans in lieu of Columbus. Supporters of the decision to rename the holiday claimed that Christopher Columbus did not deserve to be celebrated due to his ties to slavery and violence, KABC-TV reported . Lire la suite »

Christopher Columbus Beheaded in New York — More Statue Vandalism

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Columbus has been regarded as a pioneering explorer of the 15th century and is seen as a hero to many, particularly Italian-Americans . The 2-foot plaster statue in Yonkers' Columbus Memorial Park was clobbered by an unknown instrument - knocking it off its pedestal, splitting it in two, and leaving it lying on the ground, according to News 12 . Lire la suite »

US Demands for UN Inspection of Its Military Sites "Only a Dream"

Under U.S. law, the State Department must notify Congress every 90 days of Iran's compliance with the nuclear deal. Rouhani said that this was not required under a nuclear deal with world powers. "The President Emmanuel Macron ...indicated that the Vienna accord (JCPOA) could be supplemented by work for the post-2025 period (and) by an indispensable work on the use of ballistic missiles", Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Agnes Romatet-Espagne told reporters at a daily briefing. Lire la suite »

Fostered Christian girl may move overseas to live with her grandmother

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The Tower Hamlets Council, the London borough government office that oversees the child custody case, issued a statement on Tuesday (Aug 29) that called out news reports for alleged inaccuracies. On Wednesday, a family court judge in east London, Khatun Sapnara, ruled that the child should now live with her grandmother. A similar application by the child's mother had previously been turned down because no assessment of the suitability of the grandmother to care for the child had yet been ... Lire la suite »

Un député LREM frappe un responsable PS à coups de casque — Paris

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Lors des élections législatives , Boris Faure avait été directeur de campagne de Didier Le Bret, concurrent du néomacroniste dans la circonscription des Français d'Afrique du Nord. M'Jid s'est défendu avec son casque, c'est tout". Dans ce texte, Boris Faure décrivait celui qui à l'époque était candidat LREM à l'Assemblée nationale comme une personne avec qui il avait "toujours entretenu des relations cordiales". Lire la suite »

Palestinian, Turkish Presidents to Discuss Temple Mount Crisis

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Kushner, Greenblatt, and Powell traveled to the Middle East Saturday night and have met with officials from Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates, and Jordan. To further complicate matters, both the Palestinians and Israelis are entangled in domestic turmoil. The move, White House officials and outside advisers said, underscored the administration's commitment to brokering a Middle East peace deal, even amid recent setbacks in the region. Lire la suite »

Special Fair Days Announced at Great New York State Fair

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The promotion, according to the governor's office, is to recognize the state's "world-class colleges and universities". On Friday, visitors who wear a hat, T-shirt or jersey of their favorite sports team also will be admitted for one dollar in honor of the Syracuse University football team's home opener. Lire la suite »

Trump makes emergency declaration in Louisiana following Harvey

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Gov. John Bel Edwards told reporters he expects the threat to rise as outer rain bands sweep into Louisiana, adding, "This is going to play out over several days". Things are looking much better for the greater New Orleans area with Harvey moving ashore in Western Louisiana. US President Donald Trump declared today (Monday) a state of emergency for Louisiana due to the heavy damage caused by Tropical Storm Harvey , which led to the deaths of five people. Lire la suite »

Price pens letter to Trump, asks him not to end DACA

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Begun in 2012 under the Obama administration, the DACA program allows young people who arrived by 2007 to remain in the country if they were illegally brought by their parents to the US before they were 16, have lived here since then, and have not committed serious crimes. Lire la suite »