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Mother warns people of Harvey floodwaters after son electrocuted

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What Pasek and his friend didn't know as they waded through the knee-deep floods is that they were right near a downed landscape light that electrified the water. 'Be aware of your situations, look around see if there's electricity on. When she evacuated earlier, she didn't think she'd be gone long. Nobody could touch him. Lire la suite »

RNC Chief Of Staff Resigns To Take Post At Chamber Of Commerce

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Armstrong was named RNC chief of staff in January after serving as CEO of President Donald Trump's inauguration committee. She worked for the RNC since 2009, including as deputy chief of staff. Two sources close to the situation told CNN that Richard Walters, the RNC's finance director, will act as the current chief of staff as the committee searches for a full time chief of staff. Lire la suite »

U.S. issues fuel waivers for 38 states as Harvey shuts refineries

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Refineries that continue to operate can also start churning out winter-grade gasoline, which emits more pollution than summer-grade gasoline when combusted in engines. The waiver is in effect through September 15. The Renewable Fuels Association hailed the move, saying it would allow broader use of ethanol up to levels as high as 15 percent of motor fuel, the group said. Lire la suite »

AG Paxton warns gas stations against fraud in wake of hurricane

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Officials hoped to resume normal flow by Sunday, but meanwhile, the threat of shortages had people running to top off their tanks, even if their gauges weren't on empty. With 10 oil refineries closed on the Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey causing a high demand for gas, Texas gas stations are temporarily running out of fuel. Lire la suite »

Man found dead sleeping rough near Grafton Street this morning

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Gardaí are treating the death as a personal tragedy. A garda spokesman said: " Gardai in Pearse Street are investigating the sudden death of a man aged 51". "The individual slept on Suffolk street whilst 44 beds lay empty in Wolfe Tone Quay last night". "Immediate emergency measures must are required now to tackle the rough sleeper crisis". Lire la suite »

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

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This comprehensive effort aims to reduce impaired driving and help make zero fatalities a reality on IL roads. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 10,265 people were killed in drunken driving crashes in 2015, an increase from 9,967 people killed in 2014. Lire la suite »

Shark Trails Man After He Swims Out To Sea To Evade Police

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Kingsbury was rescued by the police and coastguard over a kilometre from the shore. Authorities said they saw illegal contraband inside the vehicle and asked Kingsbury to step out of the auto. The Surf City Police Department used a drone to follow him. Pender emergency officials were dispatched to the scene as well as Coast Guard crews. "At that point, the operation became a rescue operation", Surf City Police said in a statement. Lire la suite »

Iraqi city Tal Afar 'fully liberated' from Islamic State

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Iraqi troops "eliminated and smashed" the militant group in al-Ayadia district, northwest of Tal Afar, where they had fled last week, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in a statement. ISIS stills control the northern town of Hawija as well as towns in western Iraq near Syria. The Tal Afar operation began almost two weeks ago. Iraqi state TV interrupted its regular programs and played national songs, showing a live feed from Tal Afar, where soldiers danced and celebrated the victory. Lire la suite »

DMK to meet President as Governor refuses to intervene

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Three more MLAs have joined this group, opposition parties too have demanded a floor test, but Governor Vidyasagar Rao is showing no signs of asking for one. "The Governor said the ball has not come into my court". The rebel TTV Dhinakaran camp, comprising 19 MLAs, had petitioned the Governor on August 22 seeking his intervention as they had lost confidence in the CM. Lire la suite »

Critic of Rwandan president taken from home by police

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Richard Tusabe, the authority's commissioner general, said the Rwigara family's tobacco company had not paid taxes "over a period of five years". Police have said Diane Rwigara is under investigation for tax evasion and forgery. Kagame first became de facto leader when his Rwandan Patriotic Front rebels halted a 1994 genocide. Rwigara was disqualified as a candidate after allegedly failing to collect enough supporting signatures ahead of the election. Lire la suite »

L'ONCF renforce son plan de transport pour Aid Al Adha

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De son côté, le Comité national de prévention des accidents de la circulation (CNPAC) a appelé tous les conducteurs à respecter les règles élémentaires de sécurité routière. Les effectifs de police, d'accueil et d'orientation seront augmentés dans les gares et à bord des trains. Différents moyens sont mis à disposition des voyageurs pour obtenir information et assistance 24h/24 et 7 j/7, dont le centre de relation clients au 2255, les sites web, ainsi que sur l'application mobile " ONCF ... Lire la suite »

Eric Trump: Negative media could make you kill yourself out of depression

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Trump was described as depressed by the Russian Federation scandal in May and in early in August, it was reported that the White House gives Trump two folders of positive news clippings every day to boost his ego . Jude directly. On Aug. 23, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) said there's "a growing mountain of evidence that the president has been very erratic" and "has shown a mental instability". Lire la suite »

United Nations chief calls for end of Israeli blockade of Gaza

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Secretary General Saeb Erekat said Wednesday that he had raised in his meeting on Tuesday in Ramallah with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres the importance of preserving Item 7 of the Human Rights Council (HRC) on the impact of Israeli violations on the human rights situation in Palestine as an important tool to hold Israel accountable for its systematic violations of International Humanitarian Law and UN resolutions. Lire la suite »

Tropical Storm Lidia Forecast Discussion Number 7

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National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday. There also was a tropical storm warning for Baja California Peninsula from Punta Eugenia to Bahia San Juan Bautista and on mainland Mexico from Bahia Tempehuaya to Bahia Kino. The center said Irma was forecast to become a major storm by Thursday night. "We have already started evacuations" in the state of Baja California Sur, national emergency response coordinator Luis Felipe Puente told TV network Milenio on Wednesday night. Lire la suite »

Instagram Now lets you Share Landscape and Portrait Photo Albums

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Users generally like posting photos and videos in Portrait, Landscape and square mode and hence the availability of Portrait and Landscape mode to the already available square mode is a good change. Tagged users can now be edited after the photo has been posted, and you can also (on iOS devices) save photos as a draft before sharing them. The downside here is that you have to choose between the portrait or landscape formats for your posts. Lire la suite »

Swansea signing Wilfried Bony paves way for Llorente to Spurs

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Bony rakes in £100,000-a-week at the Etiad, where he moved in January 2015 when the club was desperate for goals . Portugal global Sanches joined Bayern from Benfica for 35m euros in May 2016. Bony having a medical at Swansea is good news if you're excited for Llorente to come to Spurs, but it does mean that if something were to go south with Bony that deal could still collapse pretty quickly. Lire la suite »

8 wounded after blast hits bus carrying prisoners in Turkey's Izmir

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No one immediately claimed responsibility. Suspected terrorists reportedly detonated the bomb as the shuttle bus was passing by Ahmet Piriştina Boulevard, Doğan News Agency said. In January, an explosion struck near a courthouse in Izmir, leaving two people dead and 10 others wounded. Both Kurdish militants and jihadist Islamic State militants have carried out suicide and bomb attacks in major Turkish cities in recent years. Lire la suite »

SIA, Alaska Airlines to launch codeshare flights

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In his own statement, Singapore Airlines' senior vice president of marketing planning, Tan Kai Ping , said the "new partnership with Alaska Airlines enables us to improve connectivity between Singapore and the important North American market, providing customers with more codeshare destinations and enhanced KrisFlyer benefits". Lire la suite »

USA targets ISIS convoy that agreed to leave Lebanon under Hezbollah deal

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United States officials have criticised the transfer of hundreds of militants and civilians who are heading for an IS-held area near the Iraqi border, saying the extremists should be killed on the battlefield. Civilians caught up in the battle for the Syrian city of Raqa are paying an "unacceptable price" and attacking forces may be contravening global law with their intense air strikes, the top United Nations human rights official said yesterday. Lire la suite »

Union Cabinet reshuffle likely this weekend

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Venkaiah Naidu resigned from his ministerial responsibilities to take up the high office. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been holding additional charge of the Defence Ministry since then. The assembly poll are slated for later this year. Five junior ministers were also dropped. The ruling party, which suffered a serious setback earlier in August when it failed to block the re-nomination of veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel in the Rajya Sabha election that had become a prestige issue, ... Lire la suite »

Time to call Trump's NAFTA bluff

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He also suggested he would follow through on previous threats to pull the USA out of the trade pact he called the "worst deal ever made". In Trump's tweet , the former reality television star speculated about the possibility of terminating the talks due to the "difficult" renegotiation with the Canadian and Mexican trade teams. Lire la suite »

Les manœuvres russo-biélorusses purement défensives — Défense russe

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Ce dernier accuse les médias et les capitales occidentales de "faire circuler des mythes à propos de la soit-disant 'menace russe'" en amont de ces manœuvres prévues du 14 au 20 septembre. Mais l'OTAN, par la voix de son secrétaire général, le Norvégien Jens Stoltenberg, subodore que les effectifs réels seront sensiblement plus élevés. Sept avions de combat américain F-15C ont rejoint la base militaire de Siauliai, en Lituanie, avant les manoeuvres russes baptisées "Zapad-2017", qui signifie ... Lire la suite »