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Global Media Heavy rains from Harvey expected across southeast Louisiana
Author: 0 Heavy rains from Harvey expected across southeast Louisiana

The storm has already dumped historic amounts of water, pummeling at least one Houston Metro weather station with nearly 40 inches of rain between 8PM CT, Thursday and 10AM CT, Monday, according to Weather Underground . "For people to be able to come up to you and joke and laugh and say thank you to Houston ". Trump is headed to Corpus Christi, where he'll observe the federal government's efforts to help and get briefings from local leaders and organizations.

Global Media Levee South of Houston Breached, Residents Told to
Author: 0 Levee South of Houston Breached, Residents Told to "Get Out Now"

East of Houston, the rain continued to pound Texas with up to two additional inches of water every 60 minutes. "We have uncertainty in how the water is going to react", when releases from the reservoirs hit overflowing drainage. Reports say the Brazos river has breached the levee at Columbia Lakes. "Get to higher ground in Angleton", the county seat, he said in a televised interview.

Global Media Texas dogs displaced by Harvey will be landing in NJ
Author: 0 Texas dogs displaced by Harvey will be landing in NJ

The effects of this long-running weather event stretch over 50 counties, and no single organization can handle anything on this scale. "Luckily a family who lived in the neighborhood had a boat and they went back and rescued the three other dogs from the upstairs bathroom".

Global Media Trump says US is '100 percent' with Texas, Louisiana
Author: 0 Trump says US is '100 percent' with Texas, Louisiana

The full impact of the ongoing storm is unknown, but up to 30,000 people are expected to need emergency shelter as - thanks to plant-shutdowns - gasoline prices surged four percent in early NY trade. We don't know exactly which sections, we'll be notifying you soon. As reported by the Washington Post , President Trump told the Pentagon to follow through on his previously tweeted ban of transgender people from the military as the Category 4 hurricane approached Texas.

Global Media Gators take up residence in Texas woman's fenced-in yard during Harvey
Author: 0 Gators take up residence in Texas woman's fenced-in yard during Harvey

The rain just keeps falling in southeast Texas, and an alligator sanctuary-home to more than 350 water-loving reptiles-is getting nervous. The business, which calls itself a refuge for nuisance alligator, houses different types of reptiles and amphibians says that they have removed any venomous snakes, crocodiles, and other unsafe creatures.

Global Media Lou Barletta, early Trump supporter, announces US Senate run against Bob Casey
Author: 0 Lou Barletta, early Trump supporter, announces US Senate run against Bob Casey

He ran on a campaign promise to make Hazleton "the toughest place on illegal immigrants in America", according to a 2006 article in the Washington Post . The Pennsylvania Democratic Party called Barletta "out of step with Pennsylvania values" in a response on Twitter on Tuesday. President Trump - frustrated with the Senate's slim Republican majority - has previously urged Barletta to enter the race.

Global Media Christian girl was forced into foster home where 'nobody spoke English'
Author: 0 Christian girl was forced into foster home where 'nobody spoke English'

Rightwing Brothers of Italy (FdI) leader Giorgia Meloni said the case showed the "ideological fury of multiculturalism". The child has reportedly been in the care of a Muslim family for the past six months. Nevertheless, the child absorbed some lessons from her new families. The two placements were made by the Tower Hamlets borough council against the wishes of the girl's family.

Global Media Beyonce announces pledge to help with Harvey relief in Houston
Author: 0 Beyonce announces pledge to help with Harvey relief in Houston

Historic flooding in the US state of Texas is likely to make it harder for the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) to succeed in its bid to rebalance the market, analysts at Barclays said Tuesday in a research note. " Texans need to be prepared for more heavy rainfall tonight", said Texas Governor Greg Abbott in a news conference. Vice President Mike Pence in a tweet yesterday emphasised the White House statement that Trump's top priority is saving lives.

Global Media Egozi: Russia in Syria Challenges Israel Even Before Iran Gets in
Author: 0 Egozi: Russia in Syria Challenges Israel Even Before Iran Gets in

Netanyahu plans to talk to Guterres about Israel's disapproval of the presence of Iran and Hezbollah in Syria and the fear of Iran's expansion of its military industry in Lebanon. The Channel 2 News report said the images were of a site near the Mediterranean coastal town of Baniyas and were taken by an Israeli satellite.

Global Media United Kingdom warns European Union not to 'drag its feet' on Brexit
Author: 0 United Kingdom warns European Union not to 'drag its feet' on Brexit

The EU wants to make progress on issues such as social security coordination, the status of frontier workers and on professional qualifications. This round of negotiations will focus on thrashing out the technical detail on important matters related to us leaving the European Union, and will act as a stepping stone to more substantial talks in September.

Author: 0 Houston floods to test Trump

Trump's predecessors have also benefited from the political opportunities that can arise after natural disasters. The White House insists it has taken steps to mitigate any drain on local assets as Trump makes stops in Corpus Christi, along the Gulf Coast, and in Austin, the Texas capital.

Global Media Late Evening Update on Tropical Disturbance Offshore the Georgia Coast
Author: 0 Late Evening Update on Tropical Disturbance Offshore the Georgia Coast

While tropical systems are expected to impact two parts of the South, including the Carolinas coast, mostly dry weather is predicted for the western Carolinas. A tropical disturbance is hovering just off SC on Monday night producing gusty winds and heavy rain along the coast. Rain chances will increase late Monday .

Global Media As Trump Bullies Over Border Wall, Mexico Offers Aid for Harvey Victims
Author: 0 As Trump Bullies Over Border Wall, Mexico Offers Aid for Harvey Victims

When asked whether he considers Russian Federation as a security threat, Trump said , "I consider many countries as a security threat, unfortunately, when you look at what's going on in the world today". Dent voted for the wall funding the first time but said he would approve the spending measure without the wall money if that is what it takes to keep the government open.

Global Media In a 1st, NKorea fires missile over Japan in aggressive test
Author: 0 In a 1st, NKorea fires missile over Japan in aggressive test

South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported top US and South Korean military officers had agreed to a strong response following the test, including possible unspecified military measures. South Korean news agency Yonhap said the missile was sacked into the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan . South Korean President Moon Jae-in ordered the country's military to drop bombs near the border in Taebaek.

Global Media Joel Osteen responds to criticism on social media for Harvey reaction
Author: 0 Joel Osteen responds to criticism on social media for Harvey reaction

Read your Bibles people! Schools and churches in the area have opened up their doors wide to provide succor for those who have lost a lot in just a few days. We love you and we love this city. "Please join us as we pray for the safety of our Texas friends and family". The church partnered with a disaster relief organisation Samaritan's Purse to help victims.

Global Media President Trump declares state of emergency for Louisiana
Author: 0 President Trump declares state of emergency for Louisiana

John Bel Edwards had asked for the declaration and said his state would be in the storm's path for the next week. Trump's action on Monday will make available federal assistance for the state, where severe flooding from Harvey is expected, and allows the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to coordinate all disaster relief efforts.