Day: August 31, 2017

Questions about the U.S. military’s evolving response to Hurricane Harvey, answered

Brandon Daugherty of the Air Force’s 308th Rescue Squadron helps evacuees board a helicopter on Wednesday in Port...

Richard Anderson, of ‘Six Million Dollar Man’ and ‘Bionic Woman,’ Dies at 91

Austin was mended with a cybernetic arm, legs and an eye that granted him superhuman powers, which he...

VERIFY: Are Austin-area gas stations running low on fuel?

With multiple oil refineries shutting down due to Hurricane Harvey's impacts on the Gulf Coast, customers in the...

Trump lawyers give Mueller arguments for Trump, against Comey

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Mueller teams up with IRS in Russia probe: report

Special counsel Robert Mueller is working with members the IRS’ Criminal Investigations (CI) unit as part of the investigation...

Has voodoo been misjudged? – BBC News

Image caption The Temple of Pythons in Benin is considered a sacred place by voodoo followers While many...

TEDGlobal: Africa needs more engineers and makers

Image copyright TED Image caption Kamau Gachigi said there was a need for more engineers Africa needs more...

Immigrant members of Congress ask Trump to keep DACA

Hundreds of immigration advocates and supporters attend a rally and march to Trump Tower in New York in...

Chemical fire out, but more possible at flood-crippled plant near Houston

At least 2 tons of highly unstable chemicals used in such products as plastics and paint exploded and...

Mauricio Venzor-Gonzalez is being sought in the Amber Alert abduction of a Commerce City mother and toddler

Adams CountyAdams County investigators are looking for Mauricio Venzor-Gonzalez, 22, suspected of abducting his former girlfriend Samantha Adams...

Comey Wrote Memo Clearing Hillary Before Email Interview

Former FBI Director James Comey drafted a memo on rejecting criminal charges against Hillary Clinton on her private...

Harvey Live Updates: New Worries About Storm Damage as Beaumont’s Drinking Water Shuts Off

With drinking water cut off, its river still rising, and most routes in and out of the city...

Trump administration plans on making 90 percent cut to Obamacare ad budget

The Trump administration plans on making a 90 percent cut to the advertising budget for Obamacare during the...

Mom, 1-year-old son taken at gunpoint; Amber Alert issued

They were taken at gunpoint in Commerce City. Bobbi Sheldon, KUSA 5:20 PM. MDT August 31, 2017 (Photo:...

A Nasty Boy: The Nigerian magazine breaking gender taboos

A Nasty Boy was founded to support gender fluidity and challenge stereotypes. Source link : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-41118413 Author :...

Tech executives urge Trump to protect Dreamers

FWD.us, an immigration reform group founded by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is gathering signatures from tech CEOs for...

New Hazard in Storm Zone: Chemical Blasts and ‘Noxious’ Smoke

HOUSTON — A series of explosions at a flood-damaged chemical plant outside Houston on Thursday drew sharp focus...

Los Angeles Angeles trade for All-Star outfielder Justin Upton

Justin Upton. Christian Petersen/Getty Images ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have acquired slugging outfielder Justin...

Powerful Hurricane Irma could be next weather disaster

Irma was named as a tropical storm on Wednesday morning and by Thursday afternoon it had strengthened into...

S. Sudanese opposition leader ‘responds positively’ to joining peace talks

South Sudanese armed opposition leader Riek Machar who is exiled in South Sudan has “responded positively” to joining...

Detention of some Cameroonian activists extended by military court

Despite a presidential order on Wednesday to free activists arrested in Cameroon’s North West and South West regions,...

Sean Spicer writes final farewell to press

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer issued a final farewell to the press on the day he...

Nigeria to join carbon emissions implementation scheme by 2021 – Vanguard

The Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority ,NCAA, Captain Muhtar Usman has said that Nigeria will...

Seek approval for financial agreements that exceed a year’ – Ofori-Atta – GhanaWeb

The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has asked metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies to refrain from entering...

Trump Ramps Up Obamacare Sabotage With Huge Cuts To Enrollment Programs

President Donald Trump’s administration has taken more steps to undermine the Obamacare marketplaces it’s responsible for managing. The...

Feature: China’s Michael Jackson lookalike relishes Kenyan visit – Xinhuanet

When Jackson Wang made a majestic stride across a hotel lobby in Kenya's capital Nairobi on Wednesday evening,...

Trump officials slash advertising, grants to help Americans get Affordable Care Act insurance

The Trump administration is gutting federal funds to help Americans sign up for health coverage under the Affordable...

Richard Anderson Dead: ‘Six Million Dollar Man’ Actor Was 91

He played Oscar Goldman on 'The Bionic Woman' spinoff as well after working in such films as 'Paths...

Here’s what Star Wars toys are for sale on Force Friday

It's Christmas morning for "Star Wars" fans. Companies like Lego and Hasbro are showing off a first look...

Challenge That Blocked First Trump Travel Ban Is Settled

The travel ban was an attempt to fulfill Mr. Trump’s campaign promise of a “total and complete shutdown...

Michael Cheika the transformer may be back after getting lost in 2016

The past two weeks have cast Michael Cheika back into a role he suits well: the transformer – the coach who went...

Trump administration orders three Russian diplomatic facilities in U.S. closed

The Trump administration has ordered three Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States closed following the expulsion of...

Fox News Poll: Candid? Yes. Presidential? Not so much. Voters describe Trump

President Donald Trump says what he thinks -- a majority agrees on that.  Maybe that’s part of the...

Swazi charity match shows up South Africa | News | Sport

Swazis were out in all their splendor last week to fill up the tiny Somhlolo Stadium in Ezulwini...

White House braces for ‘long, frustrating recovery’ from Harvey

The White House on Thursday said it is preparing for a "long, frustrating recovery" process for the tens of thousands...

French Ligue 1 outfit SC Amiens complete signing of Bafana midfielder Bongani Zungu – News

Posted: 31 August 2017 Time: 23:53 French Ligue 1 outfit SC Amiens have confirmed the signing of South...

French Ligue 1 outfit SC Amiens complete signing of Bafana striker Bongani Zungu – News

Posted: 31 August 2017 Time: 23:53 French Ligue 1 outfit SC Amiens have confirmed the signing of South...

Trump civil rights official listed Clinton attacks as qualification on resume: report

An official who now works for the Trump administration listed attacking former President Bill ClintonBill ClintonTrump defends pardoning former Sheriff Arpaio...

Fascist Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke Resigns

Milwaukee County rejected Donald Trump’s brand of politics last November by an overwhelming margin. But until Thursday, the...

Ethiopian Tigrai State Regional Health Bureau wins award for tobacco control – Tigrai Online

Tigrai Regional Health Bureau, Tigrai National Regional State, the northern most state of the Federal Democratic Republic of...