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Trump Invokes Chelsea Manning to Justify Arpaio Pardon

Trump Invokes Chelsea Manning to Justify Arpaio Pardon

Trump's campaign a year ago. Arpaio willfully continued to violate the constitutional right of Arizona Hispanics despite federal court orders to stop his profiling practices. During the campaign past year he spoke out against a federal judge, Gonzalo P. Curiel, who was dealing with the Trump University fraud case, saying that because he was of Mexican descent - and Trump had vowed to build a wall separating the US and Mexico - the judge would not be allowed to adjudicate fairly.


U.S. has 11000 troops in Afghanistan, more than previous count: Pentagon

U.S. has 11000 troops in Afghanistan, more than previous count: Pentagon

Pentagon press secretary Dana White said in a briefing, "The secretary has determined we must simplify our accounting methodology and improve the public's understanding of America's military commitment in Afghanistan". As an example, Gen. John Nicholson, the top USA commander in Afghanistan, noted earlier this year that when Obama ordered the cut in troops to 8,400, commanders had to hire contractors to do jobs that American forces would normally do.


Tropical Storm Warning, Watch Continues In North Carolina

Tropical Storm Warning, Watch Continues In North Carolina

A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for the North Carolina coast from Surf City to Duck including the Albermale and Pamlico Sounds, as a system that is expected to become Tropical Storm Irma makes its way north. The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for Coastal Brunswick, Coastal Georgetown, Coastal Horry, Coastal New Hanover, Coastal Pender, Inland Brunswick, Inland Georgetown, Inland Horry, Inland New Hanover, and Inland Pender counties.


Louis woman recalls her survival during Katrina as Harvey swallows Houston

Louis woman recalls her survival during Katrina as Harvey swallows Houston

Maureen Larkins watches Hurricane Harvey's power unfold onto Houston in a similar way to how Hurricane Katrina did to New Orleans in 2005. Federal levees and floodwalls crumbled, ushering powerful storm surge into the city and leaving 80 percent of New Orleans underwater for weeks.


Mother arrested after son reported her for drunk driving

Mother arrested after son reported her for drunk driving

Washington County Deputies said they arrested a woman whose son reported her for drunk driving. The deputy told KGW that Norris' blood alcohol content was almost twice the legal limit. After the boy alerted 911, dispatchers used Global Positioning System signals from his phone and asked him to identify landmarks, such as restaurants, to help find the vehicle, Wilde told KATU.


Houston forecast: 'Unprecedented' 50 inches of rain

Houston forecast: 'Unprecedented' 50 inches of rain

With more than 30 inches of rain falling in just a few days, the NWS added a lavender layer to its rainfall map to indicate areas that have already seen what it has called "unfathomable" amounts of rain. That is the case with Hurricane Harvey, which weakened to a tropical storm on Saturday and dumped so much rain on southeastern Texas that the National Weather Service's (NWS) maps needed to be altered.