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Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump meet with Hurricane Harvey evacuees

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MSNBC anchor Alex Witt narrated her network's coverage of Trump's Texas visit and gushed over Trump's "soft side", according to Mediaite . "It's very hard", Texans star defensive end JJ Watt said in an emotional video last Sunday, "Not only because we have family and friends back there - some guys have young kids, some guys have wives and families - but that's our city". Read More »

Donald Trump Donates $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey

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Despite expectations that the administration would dash immigrants' "Dreamer" hopes, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump has not made a final decision on the matter. Trump is "tearing the country apart". As many as 20,000 homes in western Houston could also continue to be flooded for up to 15 days as authorities told residents to evacuate as they planned a release from two reservoirs to protect the centre of the city. Read More »

British PM says China should increase pressure on North Korea

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British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will lead the Conservative Party into the next parliamentary elections, which are scheduled for 2022 . Speaking on the first day of a three-day diplomatic trip to Japan, Mrs May said she was aware of the rumours that she could be replaced as the leader of the Conservative Party. Read More »

Putin warns of 'major conflict' over North Korea, renews call for mediation

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Mr Putin, who is due to attend a summit of the Brics nations in China next week, wrote in an article published on the Kremlin's website ahead of his trip that he favoured negotiations with North Korea instead. Yang Moo-Jin of the University of North Korean Studies in Seoul, told AFP the latest KCNA report "carries a strategic message" that Pyongyang "will push for a nuclear face-off with the United States as an equal". Read More »

LeT Militant Involved In Umar Fayaz's Killing Gunned Down In Kulgam

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It was not immediately known if the encounter took place in a house or outside in the fields. The terrorists tried to escape and fired indiscriminately. According to Army officials, Padder was also involved in bank robberies at Kader branches of J&K Bank and Ellaquai Dehati Bank. The bus carrying personnel of the Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police came under fire from the militants in the evening. Read More »

NKorea says it has advanced H-bomb

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South Korea's Joint Chief of Staff said all South Korean troops have been put on high alert, with the North scheduled to commemorate its founding anniversary later this week, reports Yonhap News Agency . According to the USGS , the seismic activity - which the scientific agency has not identified as an natural disaster per se - occurred 24 kilometers east northeast of Sungjibaegam, North Korea. Read More »

White House to ask Congress for emergency funding

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He has pledged $1 million in personal funds to Harvey relief efforts. Trump has come under scrutiny in the past for charitable donations, including allegations he often didn't follow through on promised contributions after announcing them publicly. Read More »

'US never out of diplomatic solutions on N Korea'

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However, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, when asked by reporters just hours later if the United States was out of diplomatic solutions with North Korea, replied: "No". The budget request was worked out by setting the dollar's exchange rate at 110 yen for the next fiscal year, the ministry said. Making a highly hard intercept of North Korean missiles would be a tough call because failure would seriously dent the credibility of the expensive US missile defense system. Read More »

North Korea appears to have conducted sixth nuclear test

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A hydrogen bomb, or fusion bomb, is far more powerful than atomic bombs, or fission bombs, that the country has already tested. The announcement came hours after a large natural disaster that appeared to be man-made was detected near the North's known nuclear test site, indicating that the reclusive country had conducted its sixth nuclear test since 2006. Read More »

WNY Red Cross updates Harvey relief efforts

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Combs was sent to work on staffing, mostly to make sure volunteers are checked in and that they go to their proper work sites, said Erica Richardson, the organization's regional disaster workforce engagement manager. They're looking for those who want to roll up their sleeves and volunteer to help. We know Americans are generous and want to do everything they can to help after a disaster. Read More »

P leader Khawaja Izhar escapes assassination attempt, two killed

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Funeral prayers of a policeman, martyred while foiling an attempt on the life of opposition leader Khawaja Izhar-ul-Hassan, was offered at the Police Headquarters in Garden, here on Saturday evening. Sources had added that Hassaan had recently gotten into a brawl with workers of a political party over a dispute involving extortion money. The deceased assailant has been identified as Hassaan, an engineer and a resident of the Sohrab Goth area. Read More »

Body of Missing Temple Student Found

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Police said a body presumed to be Burleigh's was found on lakefront property there owned by Hupperterz's grandmother. Philadelphia police are set to hold a 7:45 p.m. Police believe Hupperterz and Burleigh had no prior relationship, and had met the night Jenna disappeared. Burleigh's father reacted to the news on his Facebook page Saturday afternoon . Read More »

Congress eyes vote next week on Harvey aid

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The Trump administration had more than $350 billion in cash reserves in January but it has been slowly drawing that balance down in recent months to delay any problems with the debt ceiling. Trump closed by discussing the effort to rebuild. "I urge Americans of all faiths and religious traditions and backgrounds to offer prayers today for all those harmed by Hurricane Harvey , including people who have lost family members or been injured, those who have lost homes or other property, and our ... Read More »

Japan military seeks record budget after N.Korea missile

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The latest missile, launched from the vicinity of the North Korean capital, is the first since 2009 to have flown over Japan, travelling more than 2,700 km and falling into the sea about 1,180 km off Cape Erimo, which is located in the northeastern end of the Japanese archipelago. Read More »

Rare skeleton of 66-million-year-old adult triceratops discovered

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The find this week was rare; the skull found was one of only three ever found in the Front Range area. Sertich says the fossils are probably at least 66 million years old. While excavating is going on, construction on the Public Safety Facility continues. A rib bone weighing 40 pounds was the first to be completely extracted, according to the museum. Read More »

North Korea claims leader inspects new H-bomb

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Kim Jong Un , who visited the country's nuclear weapons institute, "watched an H-bomb to be loaded into new ICBM" and "set forth tasks to be fulfilled in the research into nukes", KCNA said. The North conducted two nuclear tests previous year alone. Pyongyang launched a missile over Japan last week in apparent signal to the USA that the country would not back down over its missiles program. Read More »

Looking forward to 'productive' discussions at BRICS: Modi

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I have had the opportunity for discussions with both dignitaries during their visits to India in 2016. The NDB Board of Directors approved four infrastructure and sustainable development projects in China, India and Russian Federation on Wednesday, with loans aggregating over US$1.4 billion. Read More »

Justice Department: No evidence Trump Tower was wiretapped

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During a congressional hearing in March, then-FBI director James Comey said he knew of no evidence Trump Tower was wiretapped. "As the president and his legal team continue their smear campaign against Mr. The FBI has been investigating the claim since Trump tweeted in March, "Terrible!" "With respect to the president's tweets", Comey said, "I have no information that supports those tweets". Read More »

Britain summons North Korean ambassador to protest missile launch

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South Korea's weather agency said today the unusual seismic activity occurred in Kilju, northern Hamgyong Province. The lawmaker said he does think there is an opportunity for the USA and Russian Federation to work with the Chinese on the North Korean issue, but now is not the time, as "we are in this kind of moment-by-moment mode where we can't think strategically or long-term". Read More »

US, South Korea set to revise bilateral missile treaty

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Trump's top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, is also opposed to terminating the agreement, the Post said. "Mr. Trump is not a model of consistency, so I wouldn't read too much" into what he tweeted and what he reportedly agreed upon with Moon, said Sue Mi Terry, formerly a Central Intelligence Agency analyst and National Security Council director for Korea and Japan. Read More »

North Korea crisis: Donald Trump says 'Talking is not the answer'

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has told US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson by phone that any further strengthening of sanctions against North Korea would be counter-productive. It also comes as U.S. officials announced that they had conducted a missile defence test that resulted in the successful intercept of a medium-range ballistic missile off the coast of Hawaii. Read More »

Virginia State Police urging drivers to #Drive2SaveLives during Labor Day weekend

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State troopers in Rhode Island and Connecticut State Police have already begin enhanced enforcement activities, stepping up staffing and using federal grants to focus on DUI. Police said more than 35 million drivers are expected to travel across the country this weekend. Crash data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows alcohol is factor in one out of every four traffic deaths in Georgia. Read More »

10-year-old allegedly tortured for months by three adults

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A 10-year-old girl who was repeatedly beaten, forced to work outside without breaks, and dragged behind a auto with a rope tied around her waist escaped her tormentors and begged a neighbor for help, New York State police said Friday. The 10-year-olds mum, Leslieann Reader, 34, her boyfriend Gary Bubis Jr, 37, his sister Brandy, 18, and her partner Shawn Whaely, 23, were all arrested. Read More »

Putin warns Washington provocative rhetoric could spark 'large-scale conflict' with North Korea

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She started her visit in Kyoto, the ancient Japanese capital, where she was to attend a traditional tea ceremony and have dinner with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. "In Russia's opinion the calculation that it is possible to halt North Korea's nuclear missile programs exclusively by putting pressure on Pyongyang is erroneous and futile", Mr Putin wrote. Read More »