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Expect a rainy New Orleans weekend after Tropical Storm Cindy

Weather forecasters are expecting a third day of rough weather for Gulf Coast states as Tropical Storm Cindy approaches. Some parts of MS have reported up to eight and a half inches of rain since Cindy's arrival, and Texas Gov. These scattered showers and storms will continue off and on through the overnight hours Thursday. Tricia Hayes records images of unusually large waves created by Tropical Storm Cindy on Bolivar Peninsula, Texas, Wednesday , June 21, 2017. Lire la suite »

On-Comey-conversations @ 6/23/2017 9:20:12 AM

That comment was widely reported to be a reference to a conversation Trump allegedly had with Comey , demanding that the FBI drop an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. At least three members of Mueller's legal team have given political donations nearly exclusively to Democrats , CNN reported in an analysis of Federal Election Commission records. Lire la suite »

Lagergren, Stalter lead at BMW International Open


Lagergren (66) had eight birdies and two bogeys for a 6 under in Friday's second round. He is joined at the top of the leaderboard by Frenchman Joel Stalter after the 24-year-old signed for a four-under-par 68, a round that included six birdies and two bogeys. Lire la suite »

Over 100 people feared buried by southwest China landslide

The landslide from a mountain fell onto the village of Xinmo at about 6 a.m., burying some 40 homes, the government of Mao county in Sichuan province said. On January 22, 12 people in Hubei province were killed when 3,000 cubic metres of debris tumbled down a slope behind the three-storey hotel. China has been experiencing weeks of heavy summer rains that often cause flooding and trigger landslides in rural and mountainous regions. Lire la suite »

Severe storms, isolated tornadoes possible Friday


Cindy was a tropical storm when it made landfall near the Louisiana-Texas border about 3 a.m. CT (0800 GMT) Thursday, then weakened as it travelled north. There were no tornadoes reported on Thursday by the National Weather Service , which said there were two in MS and one in Alabama on Wednesday . Lire la suite »

Opposition picks Meira Kumar in Dalit-vs-Dalit Presidential battle

To finalise their strategy on Presidential election and zero on a candidate for the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Opposition parties met today at Parliament House's library. "I will tell him that he has made a mistake and would appeal him to rethink on his decision to support Kovind", Lalu told ANI . Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who chaired the meeting, said she appeals to all secular parties - if there are any left - to support Meira Kumar. Lire la suite »

Judges Rule 'Making a Murderer' Subject Brendan Dassey's Confession Was Coerced


He ruled that investigators took advantage of Dassey's youth - he was 16 at the time - and cognitive problems to coerce his confession. In a statement , Dassey's lawyers said "In rejecting the State's assertion that Brendan confessed voluntarily, the court acknowledged what many parents already recognize: Brendan's youthfulness and intellectual disability make him particularly vulnerable in the interrogation room". Lire la suite »

Le business de Yann Arthus-Bertrand dans le Maghreb


Quant à l'écriture et la narration, elles ont été confiées à Ali Baddou , journaliste franco-marocain qui n'est plus à présenter. "Je n'ai pas hésité une seconde". Vous pouvez voir le Maroc vu du ciel sur France 2 , dès 21 heures. Né le 13 mars 1946 à Paris, Yann Arthus Bertrand , photographe, reporter, réalisateur et écologiste français, est également président de la fondation Good Planet. Lire la suite »

Remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy threaten United States southeast with flooding


The weather service in Mobile has said it will send a survey team to Covington County, where a possible tornado touched down on Wednesday as then-Tropical Storm Cindy moved closer to shore. "Minimal if anything", said Jonathan Lamb, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. With up to 15-inches of rain predicted for some spots the National Hurricane Center has issued a warning of potentially life-threatening flash floods. Lire la suite »

Georgia's first republican woman elected to Congress


So thank you, thank you for the most extraordinary experience I've ever had the honor of being a part of", Ossoff said during his Tuesday night concession speech to a crowd of hundreds of supporters that gathered at a hotel in the southern portion of the district. Lire la suite »

Trump adviser who advocated violence visits White House

Friday's signing ceremony was for the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017. Baldasaro's presence drew particular notice given recent calls by the administration, and across Washington , for dialing back partisan rhetoric in the aftermath of last week's shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice in Virginia that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., in critical condition. Lire la suite »

Theresa May pledges 'consensus' on Britain's European Union withdrawal

Instead, May lost her majority as many voters shunned the government's approach to Brexit and rebelled against seven years of austerity. The speech offered a watered down consultation on social care reform rather than the reviled dementia tax while manifesto plans to end the state pension triple lock and introduce means testing of the winter fuel allowance were ditched. Lire la suite »

United Nations: Refugee displacement at seven-decade high

Among the displaced are 7.7 million Colombians, 4.7 million Afghans and 4.2 million Iraqis. As the organization pointed out, this equals one person being displaced every three seconds . "By any measure, this is an unacceptable number", said UN High Commissioner Filippo Grandi, as he called for " solidarity and a common objective in preventing and resolving the crisis". Lire la suite »

Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

The Sixers would have to give up one of their core players, possibly Saric, and maybe Okafor, as well as a No. 1 pick to pry the 7-3 forward away from the Knicks. "To think that you're going to go into a season with a 19-year-old, a 20-year-old and Joel Embiid, as much as we love him and see how special he is, the reality is those three players have played a cumulative 31 National Basketball Association games", Brown said. Lire la suite »

Rep. Moulton calls for new Democratic leadership


And we need a message . The result also showed that, as in last year's presidential election, massive campaign spending does not work for the Democratic Party . When it comes to her detractors, Pelosi said "my decision about how long I stay is not up to them". As the president sent out tweet , his son Donald Trump Jr . Lire la suite »

Terror attack at Brussels station

Investigators are treating the incident as a "terrorist attack", said Erik Van Der Sypt, a spokesman for the federal prosecutor's office. Meanwhile, Belgian media reported that the assailant lived in the largely immigrant Brussels neighborhood of Molenbeek , a home and transit point for a number jihadis who carried out terror attacks in Brussels and Paris past year. Lire la suite »

Owen Farrell calls for calm ahead of first Test


We know this is a completely different kettle of fish but we know that we can do it. They won the series 2-1 with a squad which the Munster half believes didn't pack the potential of the current group. "Just the atmosphere in the crowd, it's another step up from any other Test match when you're playing against the best and there's so much riding on it". Lire la suite »

GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

Senate Republicans on Thursday morning released a draft of their secretive Obamacare replacement bill, called the " Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017". "I'm pleased that we were able to arrive at a draft that incorporates input from so many different members who represent so many different constituents, who are facing so many different challenges", Sen. Lire la suite »

Heller comes out against GOP health care bill

Senate GOP bill: Generally follows House standard. And he disputed claims the bill will drastically cut Medicaid, which serves low-income Americans, saying instead it seeks to reform it "so it is sustainable for future generations and taxpayers". Lire la suite »

OnePlus 5 Smartphone Teardown Exposes Certain Weak Points


New crescent shaped antenna bands merge seamlessly into the body while the rounded contours make the phone a pleasure to hold. OnePlus also wants to bridge the gap between DSLR and phone cameras and with their Pro Mode gives smartphone users DSLR features such as ISO, white balance, shutter-speed, focus and exposure modification, as well as an on-screen histogram and RAW image file support for complete control of post-shot editing. Lire la suite »

Disarray as Democrats beaten in Georgia poll

Some Democrats believed that Ossoff could pull off a victory in a district that has been solidly red since 1979 due to resentment against President Donald Trump and the seat's open status after the departure of Tom Price to Trump's cabinet. Lire la suite »

Top Aides Want Trump To Stop Talking About Russia


What we saw, or thought we saw, after that, it looked like the Russians stopped their efforts. And then: "I feel like we sort of choked". Options to retaliate were on the table early: more crippling sanctions on the Russian economy, leaking information that would embarrass Putin diplomatically, and launching cyberattacks on Russian infrastructure were high on the list. Lire la suite »

Al-Jazeera manager denounces Gulf demands for its shutdown


Revoke Qatari citizenship for existing nationals off those four countries if it violates those countries' laws. Close the TV station Al Jazeera . They said that governments should respect the rights of media to "to do their jobs free of intimidation, threats, and fearmongering". Lire la suite »