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Hurricance Harvey causes gas prices to shoot up ahead of Labor Day Hurricance Harvey causes gas prices to shoot up ahead of Labor Day
- September 03, 2017

A gallon of regular is averaging $2.30 Thursday, up five cents overnight and up nine cents over the past week. He says it won't last forever. While officials can not say whether or not those areas are damaged, we know they are not operating right now and gas prices are going up because of it. (more...)
U.S. prevents evacuation of IS fighters U.S. prevents evacuation of IS fighters
- September 03, 2017

The deal comes after the Lebanese Army launched an offensive - dubbed the Fajr al-Joroud - against the Daesh militants who have been entrenched on the Lebanese-Syrian border since 2014. The strike destroyed a small bridge and caused a crater in the road that the buses meant to take. The U.S. has not targeted the evacuees themselves, but has struck other groups of IS militants in eastern Syria . (more...)
BRICS Summit in Xiamen Raises Hopes BRICS Summit in Xiamen Raises Hopes
- September 03, 2017

The Xiamen city, which is geographically close to Taiwan and separated by a narrow strip of Taiwan Straits, has been decked up for the high-profile summit. The five countries accounted for 23 percent of the 2016 global economy, nearly double their share in 2006. Since then, cooperation has significantly contributed to economic growth among the group's members. (more...)
Kelly Trying to Cut Trump Off From Omarosa, Breitbart Kelly Trying to Cut Trump Off From Omarosa, Breitbart
- September 03, 2017

The former New York Police Department detective was entrusted with one of the most sensitive and controversial decisions of Trump's presidency, delivering a letter to FBI headquarters notifying then-FBI Director James Comey that Trump had chose to fire him. (more...)
Texas Permanent School Fund Lowers Stake in Ford Motor Company (F) Texas Permanent School Fund Lowers Stake in Ford Motor Company (F)
- September 02, 2017

Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 10 shares of the company's stock, valued at $110. Krasney Ltd Llc holds 1.58% in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) or 189,835 shares. Fayez Sarofim Co reported 14,199 shares. Berenberg Bank set a $10.00 price objective on Ford Motor and gave the company a "sell" rating in a research report on Monday, June 12th. (more...)
Comey firing saga returns to haunt Trump,Mueller paces ahead
- September 02, 2017

The New York Times did not have a copy of the letter and said it is unclear how much of Trump's rationale focuses on the Russian Federation investigation. "Wow, looks like James Comey exonerated Hillary Clinton long before the investigation was over...and so much more", he wrote . Miller drafted the letter at Trump's request during a weekend in May, when Team Trump was at the president's private golf club in Bedminster, NJ, according to the report. (more...)
GOP Voters OK With Trump Criticism of Republican Senate GOP Voters OK With Trump Criticism of Republican Senate
- September 02, 2017

Even among Republicans, researchers found less than one in three voters, or just 31 percent, said they agree with the president on most all fronts. In addition, many say "outsider" (44 percent) and "unstable" (44 percent) describe the president well. His absence at President Trump's event in Missouri has captured a spotlight of its own. (more...)
Notes Ban 'Biggest Scam'; Congress Asks PM Modi To Apologise Notes Ban 'Biggest Scam'; Congress Asks PM Modi To Apologise
- September 02, 2017

Some of these SBNs are still lying in the currency chests. The Centre was working on the assumption that there would be so much unaccounted funds that will not be deposited in the banks. The government had stated that an anonymity, which came with cash ownership has ended. the government now claims that it has details of those who deposited cash during demonetisation. (more...)
Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims
- September 02, 2017

That's a big number. "It looks like around about 100,000 affected homes". "We'll have to address those on a case by case basis as we move forward". Bossert says more disaster money will be requested soon, but in the meantime, he says he is not anxious about funding. (more...)
Ontario gas prices headed for major spike in wake of Harvey Ontario gas prices headed for major spike in wake of Harvey
- September 02, 2017

According to the Ontario Gas Prices , an online gas-price watchdog, the average Ontario motorists are paying about $1.20 per litre for regular unleaded fuel, but prices are still rising. The Eastern Canadian price hike can be read as a "shot across the bow" to signal that refineries in Ontario and Quebec don't have excess product to sell into the US market, Mr. (more...)
Rahm To Trump: Leave 'Dreamers' Alone, Build Your Own Agenda Rahm To Trump: Leave 'Dreamers' Alone, Build Your Own Agenda
- September 02, 2017

House Speaker Paul RyanPaul RyanTrump to cut pay raises for government workers Trump and Republicans have to make the tax code great again Mnuchin: More tax details coming shortly MORE (R-Wis.) said Friday he doesn't think President Trump should end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. (more...)
United States forces closure of Russia's San Francisco consulate, 2 other diplomatic properties United States forces closure of Russia's San Francisco consulate, 2 other diplomatic properties
- September 01, 2017

Nauert said the USA wants to avoid additional retaliatory measures by either side and work toward improving bilateral relations, but "the United States is prepared to take further action as necessary and as warranted". The tit-for-tat response iillustrates the deterioration in relations between Washington and Moscow in the seven months since President Donald Trump came to office promising to improve ties with Russian Federation. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey: Toddler rescued from Texas flood Hurricane Harvey: Toddler rescued from Texas flood
- September 01, 2017

Fourteen Fairfax County firefighters, all specialists in swift water rescues, are working to bring victims of the Texas flooding to safety. Once the men reach Texas, they'll report to FEMA officials, who will oversee the eight-day deployment. (more...)
Some 1000 Rohingya Muslims flee to Bangladesh after violent clashes Some 1000 Rohingya Muslims flee to Bangladesh after violent clashes
- September 01, 2017

The UN Security Council held a closed door discussion Wednesday at the request of the United Kingdom to address the escalating violence in Myanmar. The mostly Muslim Rohingya have lived in the area for centuries but are denied citizenship by Myanmar, which claims they are illegal Bangladeshi immigrants. (more...)
Pervez Musharraf declared fugitive in ex-PM Benazir Bhutto assassination case Pervez Musharraf declared fugitive in ex-PM Benazir Bhutto assassination case
- September 01, 2017

Meanwhile, the court acquitted five men of conspiracy to murder, citing lack of evidence. The court also sentenced two policemen for seventeen years, whereas Pervez Musharraf was declared an absconder and proclaimed offender in the case. (more...)
Beyonce, Bullock among celebs to donate to Harvey relief Beyonce, Bullock among celebs to donate to Harvey relief
- August 31, 2017

The Red Cross has shelter supplies for more than 34,000 people , with additional supplies for 18,000 people en route. Donors can also text HARVEY to 80100 to donate $10 to GlobalGiving's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. "Especially during times of disaster, people see what's happening in Texas and our hearts all go out to them", Elizabeth Penniman, Vice President of Communications for American Red Cross national headquarters, told People Magazine. (more...)
German Business Group Criticizes UK Stance in Brexit Talks German Business Group Criticizes UK Stance in Brexit Talks
- August 31, 2017

The third day of negotiations opened after Jean-Claude Juncker said it was " crystal clear " that an "enormous amount" of issues needed to be settled before talks on a future trade deal could begin. Sufficient progress by October may be hard. The European Parliament has an oversight role in the negotiations and crucially must approve any final Brexit accord. (more...)
Defense Secretary Mattis did not 'freeze' Trump's trans military ban
- August 31, 2017

A White House official who briefed reporters about the memo on Friday declined to specify whether transgender men and women who are now active in the military could continue to serve based on such criteria. A statement from National Center for Lesbian Rights lawyer Shannon Minter circulated, which began with the line, "The USA Today story is grossly misleading". (more...)
Most banned notes of 500 and 1000 received by RBI Most banned notes of 500 and 1000 received by RBI
- August 31, 2017

Surprisingly, RBI said that 199 pieces of fake Rs 500 notes in the new design were also unearthed. The central bank was under intense scrutiny since January - after the window for depositing the withdrawn ₹500 and ₹1,000 banknotes had closed - for details on the extent of currency that was returned to the RBI in the wake of the government's sudden decision to withdraw high-value banknotes as a means to combating counterfeiting, black money and the financing of terrorist activities. (more...)
USA threatens ISIS convoy that agreed to leave Lebanon under Hezbollah deal USA threatens ISIS convoy that agreed to leave Lebanon under Hezbollah deal
- August 31, 2017

The Iraqi prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, faulted Syria for relocating the Islamic State fighters to its eastern frontier, which is the border with Iraq. Nasrallah defended the deal, saying it was the only way to recover the bodies of the captured soldiers. He did not know if the evacuation convoy, which contains buses of fighters and their family members, as well as ambulances carrying wounded fighters, was now in Islamic State or Syrian government territory. (more...)