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Trump monitors Harvey from Camp David, praises government response

Trump monitors Harvey from Camp David, praises government response

The hurricane, initially a Category 4 and the first major storm to hit the USA mainland in 12 years, made a first landfall northeast of Corpus Christi , Texas , around late on Friday with maximum winds of 130 miles per hour. "All the advice we can give is get out, and get out now", said Patrick Rios, the mayor of Rockport, where a majority of the town's 9,500 residents had left.


Several killed in British motorway crash

Several killed in British motorway crash

The motorway has been closed southbound between junctions 14 and 15 with police reporting multiple fatalities and four people taken to hospital with injuries. "We would like to express our regret in the tragic loss of lives". Several vehicles have been involved in a major crash. Another image shows what appears to be the crumpled wreckage of the minibus on a flatbed truck.


Trump's Border Wall Could Cause A Government Shutdown

Trump's Border Wall Could Cause A Government Shutdown

He runs the risk, if he hasn't run past that risk a long time ago, of simply not being taken seriously anymore by members of Congress . Ryan countered yesterday, using his grown-up voice, saying, "I don't think a government shutdown is necessary, and I don't think most people want to see a government shutdown, ourselves included", Ryan said .


A forest fire forces the evacuation of 1100 people

A forest fire forces the evacuation of 1100 people

People gather on the side of the highway to watch a forest fire burn near Revelstoke B.C. on Saturday August 19, 2017. I've been lost for days. The Canadian Red Cross says with the support of the Provincial Government, residents affected by the Philpott Road wildfire are eligible for up to $600 financial assistance per household by registering with the Red Cross.


North Korea tests short-range missiles as South Korea

North Korea tests short-range missiles as South Korea

On July 28, North Korea tested its Hwasong-14 ballistic missile, which with a range of 10,000 km (6,200 miles) is theoretically capable of hitting the United States mainland. David Benham, a PACOM spokesman said in a statement Saturday. The White House said President Trump was briefed on what happened and "we are monitoring the situation".


Palestinians give Trump 45 days to meet their demands

Palestinians give Trump 45 days to meet their demands

While Kushner might eventually be able to arrange some meetings between Palestinian and Israeli leadership, no peace deal will be achieved under this administration and Trump "will [not] get it done", as he previously promised . Palestinian sources have claimed that only Israel can benefit from negotiation without any guiding framework. "Renewed U.S. engagement with our Middle East allies is welcome and badly needed", said Josh Block, president and CEO of The Israel Project, a nonpartisan ...