• Task force from NJ arrives in Texas; Christie pledges more help
Task force from NJ arrives in Texas; Christie pledges more help

Congress must act to keep the government running after its funding expires October 1, raise the government's borrowing limit and authorize new funding for children's health insurance, all at a time of flaring tensions between President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans .

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  • Russian Federation sanctions to be lifted once Ukraine ceasefire is agreed, says Merkel
Russian Federation sanctions to be lifted once Ukraine ceasefire is agreed, says Merkel

Merkel, who is seeking a fourth term as Germany's chancellor in the September 24 election, is often confronted by angry protesters during campaign speeches and the latest happened for a second time in less than a week. She noted that the system under which migrants are supposed to seek asylum in the first European Union country where they arriv...

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  • Houston Police officer drowns in flood waters from Hurricane Harvey
Houston Police officer drowns in flood waters from Hurricane Harvey

Perez leaves behind a wife, son and daughter, and was going to turn 61 in two days. On the morning of August 29, the dive team went out in the darkness and determined that "Sgt. Sunday, KPRC in Houston reported . "He could not find a path, and you can imagine heavy rain, dark roadways", Acevedo explained. Perez was a "dedicated individual th...

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  • Israel Threatens to 'Bomb Assad's Palace' if Iran Continues Actions in Syria
Israel Threatens to 'Bomb Assad's Palace' if Iran Continues Actions in Syria

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas is in Turkey and not expected to meet Guterres during the trip. Guterres will then travel to the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, where the issue of a crippling electricity crisis will be on the agenda. Netanyahu made the allegation prior to talks with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres , in which he vented his frus...

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  • Britain in
Britain in "good position" in Brexit talks -PM May's spokeswoman

Despite the European Union rhetoric, which some in Britain see as ill-judged, government officials played down any tensions and described Monday's hour-long meeting between Barnier and Brexit Secretary David Davis as cordial and constructive.

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  • Aston Martin To Go Fully Hybrid By Mid 2020s
Aston Martin To Go Fully Hybrid By Mid 2020s

The hybrid will be the Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar, which is slated to arrive sometime in 2018. When will we see the first result of this powertrain direction? Aston's first hybrid will be a limited run of the firm's four-door Rapide.

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  • Trump recommits to make Mexico pay for border wall
Trump recommits to make Mexico pay for border wall

President Donald Trump is unlikely to win congressional support for funds he wants for a proposed US-Mexico border wall before an October 1 deadline, meaning he may have to choose between backing down on a key campaign promise or shutting down the government .

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  • Multiple People Killed In New Mexico Public Library Shooting
Multiple People Killed In New Mexico Public Library Shooting

The conditions of the wounded people at the library has not been made clear. "Our community places a high value on life and the sanctity of life, and each life that lives in this community is precious", Clovis Mayor David Lansford said.

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  • North Korea fires short-range missiles from its eastern coast
North Korea fires short-range missiles from its eastern coast

Pacific Command. The Joint Chiefs of Staff described it as an 'unidentified projectile, ' saying it was sacked from a location in the eastern province of Gangwon. They come during a joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea . A Japanese government source said the launches appeared to have been conducted as part of dril...

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  • Trump declares state of emergency for Louisiana
Trump declares state of emergency for Louisiana

Trump declared that an emergency exists in the State of Louisiana and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Tropical Storm Harvey beginning on August 27, 2017, and continuing.

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  • United States orders sanctions on Venezuela, calls for release of political prisoners
United States orders sanctions on Venezuela, calls for release of political prisoners

Embattled Venezuelan President Nicols Maduro is apparently turning to civilian loyalists as a line of defense against US military intervention to overthrow his regime. "The whole world is invited to the day of solidarity and support with Venezuela , for peace, for sovereignty", Maduro said during a preparatory meeting with representatives from s...

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  • North Korea fires 3 new missiles
North Korea fires 3 new missiles

Lee Il-Woo, an analyst at Korea Defence Network, said the launches represented a "low-level provocative act" carried out in response to the US-South Korea exercises, which are seen by Pyongyang as a rehearsal for an invasion of its own territory.

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  • Status quo in Doklam restored as it existed prior to standoff
Status quo in Doklam restored as it existed prior to standoff

She claimed that the western section of India-China border has not yet been demarcated and till then both countries have agreed to jointly safeguard peace and tranquility in the border area. The disengagement comes a week before Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to travel to Xiamen in China for the BRICS summit from September 3 to 5.

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  • Scattered Violence Erupts At Large, Left-Wing Berkeley Rally
Scattered Violence Erupts At Large, Left-Wing Berkeley Rally

Two men were arrested for fighting, the station reported . The SFGate reported they were quickly swept up by officers inside Civic Center Park. Gibson has denounced racism and says he launched Patriot Prayer after several supporters of President Donald Trump were beaten at a Trump campaign stop in San Jose, California previous year.

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  • North Korea Sends Serious Threat To Britain And Australia
North Korea Sends Serious Threat To Britain And Australia

South Korea's presidential office says the US and South Korean militaries will proceed with their ongoing war games "even more thoroughly" in response to North Korea's latest short-range missile launches. Meanwhile, Chinese bombers flew over Taiwanese territories and Japan's southern island chain to the north of Taiwan. "We confirmed there was ...

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  • Fitbit announces Ionic smartwatch and Flyer headphones
Fitbit announces Ionic smartwatch and Flyer headphones

The watch also includes Fitbit's updated PurePulse continuous heart rate tracking technology, Bluetooth, and a new relative SpO2 sensor for estimating oxygen levels in the blood. For instance, a Starbucks app will allow users to store their Starbucks Card on their smartwatch . (For example, the orange watch is paired with a blue band to some...

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  • North Korea fires multiple short-range projectiles into sea: South Korea
North Korea fires multiple short-range projectiles into sea: South Korea

Pacific Command in Hawaii, which monitors North Korean missiles. Japan's top government spokesman says there is no direct threat to Japan following North Korea's latest test-launch of three short-range missiles. "North Korea is getting closer to the threshold of the red line", Moon said. "In regards to activity in North Korea tonight, the presi...

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  • North Korea fires three missiles into sea
North Korea fires three missiles into sea

South Korea says North Korea has fired several unidentified projectiles to the sea in what appears to be the latest weapons tests for the country that has been rapidly expanding its nuclear weapons and missile program. Saturday's launch comes during an annual joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea that the North condemn...

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  • German killer nurse suspected of killing 84
German killer nurse suspected of killing 84

The accused, a 40-year-old Niels Hoegel was jailed in February 2015 for killing two and for attempting to murder four other Intensive Care Unit patients in the Delmenhorst hospital near the northern city of Bremen. Johann Kuehme, the Oldenburg police chief, told journalists at a press conference Monday that the number of victims had left authorit...

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  • Heat warnings issued for Bay Area cities as temps approach triple digits
Heat warnings issued for Bay Area cities as temps approach triple digits

Venice Beach can expect a heat wave to hit today, Monday, August 27th from 10 a.m.and linger until at least 10 p.m. Wednesday. Summer has chose to go out on a hot streak in the Bay Area, as the National Weather Service (NWS) continued an Excessive-Heat Warning for much of the region Monday, warning of triple-digit temperatures that put the "e...

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