Edwards said a federal disaster declaration will support "significant lifesaving efforts such as search and rescue, transportation to shelters, logistical support and shelter operations". "It is critically important for the people of Louisiana, particularly those in southwest Louisiana, to recognize that we are not out of the woods". Created after the devastating 2005 Hurricane Katrina in the United States, the Surge Capacity Force is a special program through which the secretary of ...
Task Force 7 packed up its rafts, boats, and safety and rescue gear to make the 2,000-mile drive to help those in danger in the Houston area after a massive amount of rain fell over the last few days. Members from the Berlin Police Department also stepped up to help and FOX61 spoke to one officer who said recovery will take a long time. While the rain has slowed, it has continued to pour all day and shows no signs of letting up, Sherwood said.
The British band was due to hit the stage at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas last Friday but were forced to postpone the gig after the tropical cyclone caused catastrophic flooding in the US state and led to at least 15 deaths. Coldplay was scheduled to perform in Houston last Friday, but canceled the show in the interest of protecting the safety of its fans. Hi everyone in Houston We really wanted to play tonight, but sitting here all together watching the news about the...
McMaster signed an executive order that places the South Carolina National Guard on state duty in support of Texas. He said all DOD personnel are operating under Title 32, or state, authorities. That effort includes 10 UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, four UH-72 Lakota multi-mission helicopters, and two CH-47 Chinook cargo helicopters. Seven fixed-wing aircraft from the U.S.
CBC News reports that bicycle-riding officers captured Katay-Khaophone Sychanta on August 23, who is suspected of a being a drug smuggling kingpin. Montreal police Commander Miguel Alston said Katay-Khaophone Sychanta, 35, was on a park bench preparing to smoke a marijuana joint with another man when police approached and questioned him last week.
Marshals were at the sheriff's office when Ramos turned himself in, the deputy said. Ramos is now in Monroe County Jail, Cobb County Police Department said in a Twitter post. His bond was set at $100,000 and is expected to appear in court on September 29. Borden surrendered to the Federal Bureau of Investigation when he learned a warrant for his arrest had been issued, his lawyer, Greg Berberich, said in a statement to NBC29 .
The Indian government says Beijing and New Delhi have agreed to pull back their border forces. India itself does not claim the territory but has a military presence in Bhutan . For Beijing , the upcoming summit of BRICS leaders - from Brazil , Russia , India, China and South Africa - in Xiamen next week, the biggest worldwide gathering ahead of the five-yearly Communist Party national congress, appears to have provided impetus for a rapprochement with New Delhi .
We are obviously disappointed in the news we have received regarding Danny Duffy's DUI arrest on Sunday night. Charging documents say that at about 7:35 on Sunday night, Duffy drove his 2015 black Cadillac Escalade up to a drive-thru of a Burger King near 135th Street and Metcalf.
Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump demanded that Pakistan shut down safe havens for the Afghan Taliban a charge Islamabad dismissed, saying Pakistan has no safe havens for the Taliban. He had previously vilified his predecessor, former president Barack Obama, for failing to end the US-led war in Afghanistan and had largely been expected to curtail American presence in the war, which has become the longest in USA history .
That is a huge number but we are ready to go, process. "I was afraid we'd get flooded in the attic". The American Red Cross has set up stations inside the convention center to serve as an acting hospital, hotel and food court for those seeking refuge and had more than 2,500 people as of this morning.
Wendy B. Libby said in a statement . Blakely was on the sidelines shortly after practice began and said he wasn't feeling well. A sophomore academically, he still had four seasons of eligibility remaining after the defensive back was redshirted last season.
I respectfully request someone, preferably you, contact me so that I might discuss the specifics as well as arranging meetings with the appropriate individuals. "I will get all of Putins team to buy in on this, I will manage this process". He said the deal got abandoned within weeks, and that Russian government approval for the project was needed.
After the seasonal adjustment, the National Index recorded a 0.4 percent month-over-month increase while the 10-City Composite remained unchanged and the 20-City Composite posted a 0.1 percent month-over-month increase. Only four other metros - Cleveland, Washington, D.C., Chicago and NY - had lower percentage increases than South Florida. For more information, visit www.spdji.com .
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke to reporters early Tuesday, after reports emerged of North Korea's launch, saying: "We'll immediately gather information and analyze it, and take all possible measures to ensure people's safety", NHK reported .
The couple married in 2009, with children arriving in in 2010 and 2013. The news of the new arrival in Kim's family emerged as North Korea further increased tensions in the region after firing a long-range ballistic missile on Tuesday (29 August ), which flew over northern Japan for the first time in eight years.
Former chair of Sea Shepherd Australia, Bob Brown, puts the blame squarely at the feet of the Turnbull government. In the statement, Watson called on the Australian government to step up to police its waters in the Southern Ocean, where Sea Shepherd and other groups say Japanese whalers are operating illegally.
Judge Jed Rakoff said that quickly corrected factual inaccuracies that somewhat pertained to Palin may have constituted negligence, "but defamation of a public figure it plainly is not". Palin said the falsehood was a result of the Times' liberal bias against her and the fact that as a conservative firebrand, she was a ideal "clickbait" target to draw online liberal readers to the Times' website.
The US, Mexico and Canada have begun formal negotiations to rework the 23-year-old trade deal that Trump blames for hundreds of thousands of lost US factory jobs. He said he hopes Canada can get a new deal done, but the government has to prepare for the possibility of NAFTA being torn up. "If it's necessary, we'll have to see", Trump said of a possible government shutdown.
Sgt. Steve Perez , 60, insisted on reporting for duty early Sunday, despite his wife's pleas that he stay home given the risky conditions outside. "In the darkness, Sgt. At about 10 p.m. Monday, police had narrowed the search area to the Hardy Tollway and Beltway 8 - an area where they felt there was a high sense of probability that it was the last place he would have been.
Still, the outcome has been that the state authorities simply do not have the resources to respond with requisite speed to every emergency call they receive: that has led to anger among those residents in need of help. A spokeswoman said Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette led the US delegation in Kazakhstan in Perry's place. The Jewish Family Service also reported flood damage, as did at least three Houston synagogues.