Day: August 29, 2017

Houston officer Steve Perez drowns while heading to work

Veteran Houston police Sgt. Steve Perez was hell-bent on doing his job amid the perils of Tropical Storm...

North Korea’s Kim says missile test was for Guam, Trump warns all options open

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea said on Wednesday it had conducted a test of an intermediate-range ballistic missile...

19 charged for attack on protesters outside Turkish embassy

The violent exchange outside the Turkish embassy was widely condemned, including by the Trump administration. | Dave Clark/Getty...

Matthew Stafford Contract: Lions Pay For Stability at QB

Matthew Stafford Contract: Lions Pay For Stability at QB | SI.com Top EventsNBANFLMLBNHLNCAAFNCAABSoccer Search © 2017 Time Inc....

Africa: U.S. State Department To Get Experienced Diplomat in Key Africa Post

Photo: allafrica.com Ambassador Donald Yamamoto; Angolan Defense Minister João Lourenço and U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis; President Trump...

Inside Uber’s Choice of a New C.E.O.

It also gives a taste of the kinds of issues that Mr. Khosrowshahi may have to navigate at...

Trying to save South Africa’s first language

Image caption Katrina Esau is working hard make sure that the language of her childhood outlives her Katrina...

Scott to fight for PGA season in Boston

Adam Scott hopes a two-week break in Australia and the birth of his second child can reinvigorate his...

Uber Draws Justice Department Inquiry Over Possible Bribes

Uber is fielding additional scrutiny from the U.S. Justice Department, now targeting possible violations of laws against overseas...

Trump Tax Plan May Free Up Corporate Dollars, but Then What?

That was what President George W. Bush set out to do in 2004 when he imposed what was...

Saving groups transform marriages in northern Uganda districts – Daily Monitor

Gulu. Over the years, Ms Jenifer Apiyo, 38, never thought of joining any village savings group. She lived...

Death Threats, Court Case Mark Battle for South Africa’s ANC – Bloomberg

Death threats and court challenges mark an intensifying battle for control of South Africa's ruling African National Congress...

Using plastic bags in Kenya could land you four years in prison – Metro UK News

People found flouting a new ban on plastic bags in Kenya could face a maximum fine of A...

International experts to focus on growth of regional aluminium industry – Times of Oman

Muscat: More than 60 renowned global experts from the broad spectrum of the global aluminium industry will be...

After Cruz Defends Vote Against Pork-Filled Sandy Relief Bill, CNN’s Acosta Echoes Democrats

Matt wrote about this lefty "gotcha" against Texas Republicans yesterday, but there are a few updates worth considering....

Trump’s ability to govern tested by Harvey at home and North Korea abroad

President Trump — whose tenure has been marked by his White House’s own internal drama and chaos —...

Gunman in fatal New Mexico shooting was a ‘troubled’ teen

CLOVIS, N.M. — Authorities on Tuesday identified the gunman accused of opening fire inside a New Mexico public...

Transfer News LIVE updates: Liverpool agree Coutinho fee claim, Chelsea, Man Utd latest | Football | Sport

TRANSFER NEWS LIVE UPDATES: All the latest rumours and done deals ahead of Thursday's 11pm deadline...Wednesday August 30Sanchez...

Facebook Ditched The Red Cross For Hurricane Harvey Relief

Facebook is steering donations for Hurricane Harvey relief to a tiny, little-known charity called the Center for Disaster...

Turkish security officials are indicted in fracas in D.C.

Police fought to separate two groups that violently clashed outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence on May 16 in...

Comitis blasts City, cops for barring sale of tickets

Cape Town City FC chairperson John Comitis has launched a scathing attack on the City of Cape Town...

Senate advances landmark school funding bill; Rauner to sign measure Thursday

Democrats and Republicans in the Illinois Senate came together Tuesday to approve legislation revamping how state money is...

DC grand jury indicts 15 Turkish security officials in violent protests in May

DC grand jury indicts 15 Turkish security officials in violent protests in May Washington TimesTurkish Security Officials Indicted...

Hurricane Harvey: Ted Cruz, Texas Republicans vote on 2013 Sandy aid

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, one of the most pressing congressional items moving forward will be federal aid for...

Professor fired after saying Harvey is karma for Houston Trump voters

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Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander ups donation to $10 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander will now donate $10 million to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund started by...

The Best Ways to Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The Best Ways to Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey ConsumerReports.orgHow to help Harvey victims with bitcoin and diapers...

High school sophomore, 16, accused of killing two N.M. librarians

A 16-year-old high school sophomore has been identified as the gunman who killed two librarians and wounded four...

Melania Trump’s Office: Obsession with First Lady’s Shoes on Texas Trip Is ‘Sad’

Published August 29, 2017 By Brooke Singman | Fox NewsMelania Trump's office is firing back at the social...

NBA odds: A $1,000 bet on the Warriors to make the playoffs would win you a dollar

The Warriors have had three of the most incredible seasons in NBA history. Just when it feels like...

Backed by Italy, Libya enlists militias to stop migrants – WBT-AM Charlotte

Under a deal backed by Italy, Libya's struggling government in Tripoli has paid militias implicated in trafficking to...

49ers: Team trades tight end vance McDonald to Steelers

The 49ers previous decision makers once envisioned Vance McDonald taking over the role of No. 1 tight end...

Floating Venomous Fire Ants Add to Threats in Hurricane’s Wake

What’s red, clingy (by the thousands) and constitutes the latest menace confronting survivors of Hurricane Harvey? Fire ants....

Chicago changes course, wants police reforms with court role

Don Babwin and Michael Tarm, Associated Press Updated 3:56 pm, Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson,...

Judge tosses Sarah Palin lawsuit against The New York Times

NEW YORK -- A federal judge on Tuesday tossed out a defamation lawsuit by Sarah Palin against The...

Israel joins the new Scramble for Africa – Mail & Guardian

Mail & GuardianIsrael joins the new Scramble for AfricaMail & GuardianThe Ethiopian capital's tallest building is a mighty...

The Latest: Police: Library workers killed in New Mexico | National

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting inside a public library in New Mexico that killed...

Kathy Griffin isn’t sorry about her Trump photo anymore

CLOSE Kathy Griffin says her Donald Trump picture scandal has cost her long time friendship with Anderson Cooper....

Theresa May’s Japan trip is critical for post-Brexit business – but clarity concerns are likely to dominate

Theresa May's Japan visit will lay the foundations for the UK's future relationship - but the Prime Minister...

Husband of missing Delray woman in fed court on coin theft accusation

The husband of a missing mother from Delray Beach remained in federal custody Tuesday after appearing before a...