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Danish inventor faces murder charge over journalist's submarine death

Danish inventor faces murder charge over journalist's submarine death Peter Madsen said he had been holding the heavy hatch - but then lost his foothold and the hatch shut. "There was a pool of blood where she had landed", Madsen said. Madsen denied the charges of manslaughter and mutilation of a dead body but admitted to "irregular conduct with a corpse" according to Swedish outlet The Local . [Full Article...]

Lady Gaga gives her fans pizza as an apology for cancelling show

Lady Gaga gives her fans pizza as an apology for cancelling show Is it fair that Lady Gaga gave her all to NY and now another city has to pay the price? "I'm sending free pizza to any monsters outside my hotel The William Gray Montreal ". The tour continues on September 6th and 7th, in Toronto, her final dates in Canada , before two shows in Philadelphia, and then a night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. [Full Article...]

Teachers, Students and Tech Giants Push Back Against Decision to End DACA

Teachers, Students and Tech Giants Push Back Against Decision to End DACA And since about 800,000 immigrants have received a work permit through the program. Trump's administration announced Tuesday the end of DACA that protects almost 800,000 undocumented immigrants who entered the country as minors from deportation. [Full Article...]

Gas Prices Continue to Rise

Gas Prices Continue to Rise Including the change in gas prices in Washington during the past week, prices Saturday were 29.4 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 13.0 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. " AAA will continue to monitor Irma's path and the potential impact the hurricane could have on the Carolinas, as well as the refineries, pipelines and distribution", Wright said. [Full Article...]

Modi gifts sculpture, map to Myanmar Prez

Modi gifts sculpture, map to Myanmar Prez Modi last visited the neighboring country in November 2014 for an ASEAN-India summit. Prime Minister Modi also announced gratis visas for people of Myanmar and promised to release the 40 Myanmarese citizens, lodged in Indian jails. This is likely to impact several infrastructure projects initiated by India, including the ambitious Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project, which aims to conn... [Full Article...]

'Heartbroken' and 'Scared' DACA Recipients Condemn Trump Administration's Decision to End Program

'Heartbroken' and 'Scared' DACA Recipients Condemn Trump Administration's Decision to End Program President Donald Trump plans to "revisit" his administration's decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program if Congress is unable to pass legislation on the issue within six months, he announced in a tweet Tuesday night. [Full Article...]

Dogs flown out of San Antonio in search of new homes

Dogs flown out of San Antonio in search of new homes A van left Monday morning from the Checotah Animal Shelter carrying 13 dogs and 10 cats rescued in Texas to a shelter in IL. A group of dogs from a Galveston shelter are crying out for companionship. "We have over 600 animals here right now under this roof. that's about 50% above our normal capacity", Cox said. "All of these pets were either from the San Antonio Humane Society from the San ... [Full Article...]

Local Members Of Congress Weigh In On Ending DACA

Local Members Of Congress Weigh In On Ending DACA As an undocumented immigrant, she said DACA gave her the ability to legally work , drive a auto, and expand her potential. But Tuesday night, Trump tweeted , "Congress now has 6 months to legalize DACA (something the Obama Administration was unable to do)". [Full Article...]

Florida braces for possible landfall of Hurricane Irma

On Tuesday morning , Hurricane Irma was moving across the Atlantic and barreling toward the Leeward Islands of the Eastern Caribbean at about 14 miles per hour. "Some houses were gone". I mean, store shelves are starting to empty. And it has now reached Category 5 status . It's the question that may grow in importance and trigger greater apprehension through this week: Will Hurricane I... [Full Article...]

McCain Opposes Ending DACA, Says He Will Work On Comprehensive Reform

McCain Opposes Ending DACA, Says He Will Work On Comprehensive Reform They spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the plans before the announcement. New applications will be halted for President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which has provided almost 800,000 young immigrants a reprieve from deportation and the ability to work legally in the U.S.in the form of two-year, renewable work permits. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to wind down 'Dreamer' scheme for migrants

Donald Trump to wind down 'Dreamer' scheme for migrants Donald Trump had pledged to kill the DACA programme in his poll campaign. Atlanta School Board Member Steven Lee said parents in his district who came to the United States illegally are already anxious and keeping their kids home. Dozens of people gathered on the steps of the Sedgwick County Courthouse Tuesday afternoon in response to the morning's announcement; many shared their stor... [Full Article...]

House plans Wednesday vote on Harvey aid

House plans Wednesday vote on Harvey aid Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas, but could bring some fiscal order to Washington where Republicans and Democrats will need to put political differences aside in order to approve spending to fix the damage from flooding in and around Houston. [Full Article...]

Tennessee lawmakers urged to support Dreamers, DACA program

Tennessee lawmakers urged to support Dreamers, DACA program Senior White House aides huddled Sunday afternoon to discuss the rollout of a decision likely to ignite a political firestorm - and fulfill one of the president's core campaign promises, Politico reports . "Despite the fact they might take DACA away, they can not take our dignity away". The decision was greeted on Tuesday with ongoing protests and arrests of activists at Trump Tower. [Full Article...]

No. 25 Tennessee holds off Georgia Tech in 2 OTs

No. 25 Tennessee holds off Georgia Tech in 2 OTs You can doubt the gameplans; the Vols gave up more than 600 yards of offense for the fourth time in five games dating back to last season, allowing more than 400 yards rushing for the third time in that span. We knew that this was going to be a game that you had to show some resolve and some grit, and you had to play complementary football. The Yellow Jackets rushed the ball 86 times for 535 yar... [Full Article...]

BRICS Nations Condemn Pakistan-Based Terror Groups

BRICS Nations Condemn Pakistan-Based Terror Groups The call for action comes two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump put Pakistan on notice to stop harboring Afghan militant groups that use Pakistani soil to plan and launch attacks against Afghan and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan. [Full Article...]

Air quality, issues for people with asthma

Air quality, issues for people with asthma There are specialized masks with HEPA filters that can help. The Air Quality Index in OR as of Tuesday afternoon. CDPHE advises residents to follow the health recommendations on their website through Tuesday even as the smoke subsides on Monday afternoon and evening. [Full Article...]

Cascade Locks fire grows to 3200 acres

Cascade Locks fire grows to 3200 acres Residences in the Smith-Cripe and Archer Mountain Road area are under a Level 3 evacuation , which means leave immediately. The human-caused fire started Saturday. The Hood River County Sheriff upgraded all Level 1 (Get Ready) notices in Cascade Locks to Level 2 (Get Set). "Some of these people will be getting out soon, but others may have a very long night ahead of them", Pawlitz said. [Full Article...]

US Tells North Korea 'Enough Is Enough'

US Tells North Korea 'Enough Is Enough' Dismissing the question as "very naive", Putin chastised the reporter and said , "He is not my bride, neither am I his bride or groom", referring to the USA president. At the Tuesday conference, Putin also warned the United States against supplying weapons to Kiev, arguing that the decision would fuel the conflict in eastern Ukraine. [Full Article...]

Onam - festival of Kerala that celebrates nature's bounty

Onam - festival of Kerala that celebrates nature's bounty The preparations begin from the first day and as the days pass, the "Pookkalam" grows bigger and more lovely. The festival some of the dance forms, namely, Vallam Kali (boat races), Pulikali (Tiger dances), Tug of war and many more. Keep the spirit of Onam shining in your hearts and homes . May your home be filled with joy, love and peace. New clothes are worn, and families gather to enjoy an e... [Full Article...]

UP police 'apprehends' Dr. Kafeel Khan from Gorakhpur

UP police 'apprehends' Dr. Kafeel Khan from Gorakhpur Ever since, police had been conducting raids in various locations in order to apprehend the accused. He was picked up by a team of the special task force (STF) from his in-laws' house located in a rural part of Gorakhpur , said Manoj Tiwari, STF's senior superintendent of police. [Full Article...]


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