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Governor Edwards to update on Harvey, Louisiana impact

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He signed the declaration we requested within a few hours of our making the request on Sunday evening. "We kind of waited this morning to let the water settle down before we got over there, so we're about to leave now and we're going to see how that goes and send another crew first thing in the morning", said Cajun Navy 2016 organizer Todd Terrell. Lire la suite »

NJ lawmakers say they'll support Texas' bid for disaster relief

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Assuming the Republican members don't mind being called hypocrites , Congress should face little resistance in approving an aid package for Harvey victims. John CornynJohn CornynLawmakers vow Harvey aid package, but there's no plan yet Trump: Texas will get "every asset under my command" Will Congress exploit Hurricane Harvey to pass pork-barrel spending? "It's not really political sniping, senator". Lire la suite »

L'activiste Kémi Séba libre

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Le juge du Tribunal de grande instance statuant en matière de flagrant délit, a décidé de faire sortir les enfants de l'activiste Kémi Séba, qui étaient venus assister au procès de leur père. Par ce geste symbolique qu'il compare à celui de Nelson Mandela qui avait brûlé son passeport sud-africain pour protester contre l'apartheid, Kémi Séba dit "vouloir dénoncer l'asservissement des Etats ouest-africains par la France". Lire la suite »

Trump cites Ireland in pledge to cut corporate tax rate to 15%

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The president also said he'd like to "ideally" bring the corporate tax rate down to 15 percent from 35 percent, saying it would "make us highly competitive". The tax code hasn't been reformed in any significant way since 1986. By expressing optimism Congress would pass a tax bill, Trump alluded to the Senate's inability to pass legislation to repeal and replace President Obama's health care law. Lire la suite »

Abbott predicts record-setting federal response to Harvey

Abbott said that based on initial estimates, he expects the federal appropriation request will be "far in excess" of the approximately $120 billion allocated in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The governor said the emerging area of concern is in the Beaumont area, where more than 35 inches of rain has fallen in the last 27 hours. Harvey was forecast to move inland Wednesday, bringing its downpours to Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee and parts of Missouri. Lire la suite »

La coalition bloque un convoi — Djihadistes

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Samedi 19 août, le commandement de l'armée libanaise a annoncé le début d'une opération militaire contre les djihadistes fixant pour objectif de libérer une superficie de 120 kilomètres carrés à la frontière avec la Syrie. Seize ont été libérés dans un échange de prisonniers en décembre 2015. "Les négociations sont en cours pour que Daesh se retire et fournisse des informations sur le sort des soldats", a indiqué à l'AFP une source au sein de l'armée libanaise. Lire la suite »

UN chief hails 'beautiful' Israel

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It has since fought three wars with Israel, firing thousands of rockets into its territory and digging a network of elaborate offensive tunnels. Tehran, he said, "is building sites to produce precision-guided missiles towards that end in both Syria and in Lebanon". Lire la suite »

UN chief visits Gaza; Hamas demands lifting of Israeli-Egyptian blockade

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He later said it was "important to open the closures", in a reference to Israel's decade-long blockade of Gaza and to the border with Egypt that has remained largely closed in recent years. The group called his planned visit to the territory "unwelcome". A heliport on the grounds could be used for outdoor book fairs. "He will not be able to have any surgery after that". Lire la suite »

Aston Martin back in the black in 2017

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Only time will tell, really. Aston Martin now does not have either hybrid or fully electric cars. Until the end of July, VFACTS data shows Aston Martin delivered 87 cars to Australian buyers, a jump of 17 cars, or 24%, on the same period previous year. Lire la suite »

Microsoft is going to incorporate Alexa into Cortana

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Microsoft has announced a "first-of-its-kind collaboration" with Amazon between its voice-enabled virtual assistant Cortana and Amazon's AI assistant Alexa . And, to be clear, there seems zero chance of Apple and Google inking on the interoperability line, given they control the two dominant mobile ecosystems and therefore have different strategic ecosystem priorities vs Amazon and Microsoft (the two companies which, let us not forget, lost out in the mobile platform race). Lire la suite »

Super Meat Boy sequel to launch exclusively on Switch

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Among them is Super Meat Boy Forever , the sequel to Team Meat's popular and super-difficult platformer. It's also coming to other platforms, including PlayStation 4, Xbox One , Steam and it appears mobile devices as well. Meat Boy and Bandage Girl are both playable, and there are some new moves, which you can see in the trailer below. It's up to players to go through levels that get more hard each time they are cleared to save the little one. Lire la suite »

Hurricane Harvey disaster relief: How to help

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It is too soon to gauge the full extent of Harvey's damage to the region's energy infrastructure, he said. Due to an unusual weather pattern preventing the storm from moving forward or dissipating over land - as storms of this nature would ordinarily do - the system has stalled in place over Houston and its greater metropolitan area, and some forecasts are predicting upwards of 50 inches of rainfall over the next three days in some areas. Lire la suite »

Trump pushes tax reform 'vision,' pressures Congress to deliver

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But as I mentioned above, while there is a lot of talk of what the President wants to do - and what GOP leaders in the Congress would like to achieve - there are a lot of details and blanks that must be filled in on taxes. Not only does that impede investment here in the USA, but it encourages companies to take profits and hold the cash overseas to reduce their tax bills. Lire la suite »

Trending Stock: Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC)

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Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Prospect Capital Corporation, where 2 said it's a HOLD, 2 reported it as Underperform and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell. Prospect Capital also saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Ratings analysis reveals 11% of Prospect Capital Corporation's analysts are positive. Lire la suite »

ASUS ROG Chimera Gaming Laptop Unveiled

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It is the first gaming laptop in the world to feature an 17.3-inch Full HD wide-view display with G-SYNC technology for a 144Hz refresh rate and 7ms response time. Those specifications, and the 1080p display, should let you run even new titles like Destiny 2 at high settings and with all the benefits of the 144Hz display. Lire la suite »

Comment aider les victimes depuis la France — Ouragan Harvey

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Le président américain a salué la coordination de l'action d'urgence menée par son gouvernement et les autorités du grand Etat du Sud, face à la montée des eaux qui a selon lui " pris une dimension épique ". Écoles, aéroports et immeubles de bureaux ont reçu l'ordre de rester fermés, de nombreuses routes ayant été transformées en rivières. Quantité d'eau tombée . Lire la suite »

US National Guard ready to dispatch 30K troops over Harvey

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Texas has not yet requested that active duty forces be mobilized to assist, but the move suggests that is a possibility, said Air Force Capt. Chase McFarland, a spokesman for U.S. Within a day, roughly 1,000 Texas National Guard troops are about to join the 3,000 now engaged in rescue and recovery efforts , according to Witham, the director of domestic operations for the National Guard Bureau . Lire la suite »

Trump's unmerited, unnecessary, impulsive pardon of Sheriff Arpaio

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Headlines blared in Arizona, Arizona sheriff's office mishandling of rape case results in $3.5m settlement for the county. Newly pardoned former Maricopa County, AZ, sheriff Joe Arpaio has a favor to ask you: Please ignore his history of racist policing , his racist proclamations about President Barack Obama's place of birth, and his abhorrent treatment of those in his care, and kindly stop calling him "racist". Lire la suite »

'We're Just Not There Yet': Pentagon Confirms Trump Afghanistan Strategy on Hold

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In July, 2016, Barack Obama announced that about 8,400 US troops would remain in Afghanistan due to a "precarious security situation", according to the Defense Department. Mattis has said that he would wait for a complete count of US troops in Afghanistan before making a decision on how many additional troops to send, calling the accounting system unusual. Lire la suite »

Anti-Gay Manifesto Signed by 150 Religious Leaders

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The statement says: "We are persuaded that faithfulness in our generation means declaring once again the true story of the world and of our place in it-particularly as male and female". For months, Perkins urged Trump to issue his declaration that transgender people would be banned from the military, the New York Times reported. Among those who signed are James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family, and Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council , two hate groups that our ... Lire la suite »

Most Americans don't like Trump's conduct as president, poll shows

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Additionally, only about a third of the Republicans and Republican-leaning independents surveyed - 34 percent - say they like how he conducts himself as president. Fifty-six percent of the 1,006 respondents said Trump was "tearing the country apart", while just 33% said he was "drawing it together". In the poll, half of voters agree with Trump's refusal to announce how many soldiers he would add to the war effort " so as not to alert our enemies overseas ". Lire la suite »

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Potential Tropical Storm Impact Tomorrow

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According to the National Weather Service , the storm has potential to bring sustained winds of up to 40 miles per hour, with gusts approaching 50 miles per hour. A second disturbance just off the coast of Africa has been given a 50 percent chance of development over five days. The FOX 5 Storm Team will continue to closely monitor what may develop into Tropical Storm Irma as it progresses. Lire la suite »

Louisiana begins evacuations for Harvey on 12-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

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Devastation from Harvey looks "frighteningly familiar" to his city after Katrina, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said. Barboza, whose family lost its home in Katrina, has been hunkered down here for days with family, friends and neighbors, weathering a powerful hurricane - and now tropical storm - that has dumped devastating amounts of rain across the Houston area. Lire la suite »