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Kansas City area gas prices see spike after Hurricane Harvey

Kansas City area gas prices see spike after Hurricane Harvey AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 6 cents per gallon in the past week. USA gasoline futures climbed to two-year highs on Monday after Hurricane Harvey forced widespread shutdowns of Texas oil refineries . [Full Article...]

Dortmund rope in Dynamo Kiev striker Yarmolenko

Dortmund rope in Dynamo Kiev striker Yarmolenko Dortmund Sporting Director Michael Zorc said in a statement: "Andrey is a player we have been following for some time, one who plays at the highest level at both club level and for the Ukraine national team". Dortmund are doing well without Dembele and Yarmolenko will have to fight for a place. He has also scored 29 goals in 69 caps for the Ukraine and has won the Ukrainian player of the year aw... [Full Article...]

Kabul blast near US embassy kills one, wounds eight

Kabul blast near US embassy kills one, wounds eight It is being reported that a suicide bomber exploded himself close to Massoud Circle after being intercepted by security guards. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the blast occurred at the entrance of a Bank branch in Kabul , near to the United States embassy. [Full Article...]

'Perez tried to kill me two times!': Ocon blasts teammate

'Perez tried to kill me two times!': Ocon blasts teammate Tensions spilled over after the race with Ocon claiming his teammate had put both drivers' lives at risk leaving Perez to respond to these claims on Twitter . The emollient tone contrasted with Ocon's comments on Sunday, when he posted a clip of the incident and told his 64,000 followers that "Perez tried to kill me 2 times!" Perez is seventh in the drivers' standings - nine points and one pl... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu warns United Nations secretary-general of Iran's 'warfronts' in Syria, Lebanon

In his comments, Netanyahu accused Iran of turning Syria into a "base of military entrenchment as part of its declared goal to eradicate Israel ". President for what has been your commitment to dialogue and understanding", he said. As for attempts to bring back Israel and Palestine to the negotiations table, Guterres asked Netanyahu to work towards improving the Palestinian economy so tha... [Full Article...]

STORM PICS: Tropical Storm Harvey wrecks havoc around Houston

STORM PICS: Tropical Storm Harvey wrecks havoc around Houston He went head to head with Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who warned people to leave. The mayor of Houston said Monday residents of his city, regardless of their citizenship or immigration status, should not be afraid to ask for help amid heavy flooding - and if illegal aliens are arrested after they are discovered in the storm, he will serve as their lawyer. [Full Article...]

Six wounded after shooting at New Mexico library

Six wounded after shooting at New Mexico library City officials said they planned a news conference for 8 pm to release more details. Garza said there's no indication of a motive for the shooting. The library is located in the eastern section of New Mexico , extremely close to the Texas border. [Full Article...]

NJ representatives won't hold grudge against Texas, promise to support Harvey aid

The House Appropriations Committee's Homeland Security budget adds $6.8 billion for the fiscal year that starts October 1. The Republican-led Congress appears likely to add an immediate infusion of aid to a temporary spending bill to prevent a government shutdown October 1, though congressional aides say the larger recovery package may take more time to develop. [Full Article...]

Trump gave Democrats a big ultimatum about the border wall

Over the past week, Trump has widened an already yawning rift with congressional leaders like top Republican Senator Mitch McConnell - who he attacked once again Thursday, using the bully pulpit of Twitter . In fact, he said as early as December of a year ago that repealing Obamacare would be the first order of business the next month. "That should NEVER have happened!" But Democrats oppo... [Full Article...]

Illinois House to Vote on New School Funding Plan

Illinois House to Vote on New School Funding Plan But the Illinois Association of School Administrators does not support the idea of 75 million dollars in publicly funded tax credits being used for private school scholarships. Among the most contentious elements was the tax credits for scholarships program, which would provide $75 million in private donations to low income districts. [Full Article...]

Houston releases water from two dams in attempt to prevent 'uncontrolled' overflow

Houston releases water from two dams in attempt to prevent 'uncontrolled' overflow Emergency workers begin releasing water into the Buffalo Bayou from two flood-control dams in Houston on Monday, a move that could impact thousands of residents, officials said. Meanwhile, people living near the dams are already feeling the effects of the extra water being let out of the dams. Late Sunday night, local officials issued voluntary evacuation notices for residents around the reservo... [Full Article...]

7-year-old survives being strangled, thrown off bridge in Worcester

7-year-old survives being strangled, thrown off bridge in Worcester Hubert is charged with kidnapping. According to police, Joshua Hubert, 35, took the girl from a family party at her grandparents' house around 2:30 a.m., strangled her in a vehicle and threw her off a bridge into the lake. After the violent strangling, the alleged kidnapper reportedly drove his victim to a bridge between Shrewsbury and Worcester and threw the 7-year-old over the side. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan is About to Become Trump's Folly

Afghanistan is About to Become Trump's Folly But government sources said Islamabad was still evolving a response to the U.S. accusations that Pakistan was providing safe havens to militants and prolonging the US' 16-year Afghan war. Speaking to a news channel on Saturday after President Donald Trump announced his new Afghan policy, Gen Nicholson said, "The Quetta Shura, Peshawar Shura, these shuras are identified by cities inside Pak... [Full Article...]

Trump confuses two blonde Finnish journalists during press conference

Trump confuses two blonde Finnish journalists during press conference A Russian naval exercise with China in the Baltic Sea has rattled tensions in the region and Trump has sought to reassure North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies there, sending Vice President Mike Pence on a recent trip. "These are all threats we will be able to handle if we have to". The reporter pressed him on how the United States would respond to escalation in the Baltics. [Full Article...]

He said he was stabbed for looking like a neo-Nazi

He said he was stabbed for looking like a neo-Nazi At the time, Witt told officers a black man in his 20s came up to him outside the restaurant and asked, " Are you one of them neo-Nazis? " and tried to stab him. Witt posted points of interest of the wounding via web-based networking media, asserting his hair style may have been the reason he was assaulted. They also discovered that a transient man matching the description lived nearby. [Full Article...]

First teaser for Heathers TV series

First teaser for Heathers TV series The Heathers are back, and this time, it's millennial. The awful trio is more like a set of outcasts who have taken over Westerberg High School. Given that and the ruling tastes of the age, these Heathers (and their fashions) hew more to the styles and attitudes often seen in Rhianna videos than the movie version's white-shouldered, big-haired looks. [Full Article...]

Trump still insists Mexico will somehow pay for border wall

Trump still insists Mexico will somehow pay for border wall According to recent media reports , Trump and McConnell have not spoken since earlier this month, when they engaged in a shouting match during a phone call. "In politics, it's a mistake to personalize things, particularly if it's a member of your own team", veteran Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., said Wednesday . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump reveals who will pay for THE WALL

Donald Trump reveals who will pay for THE WALL The American people voted for immigration control. " Mexico will pay for (the wall ) through reimbursement/other", tweeted Trump, who vowed during his 2016 presidential campaign that Mexico would finance the multibillion-dollar construction. [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces in final push to retake Tal Afar

Iraqi forces in final push to retake Tal Afar A police officer said the explosives-laden auto went off on Monday morning at the wholesale Jamila market in the Shiite district of Sadr City. It was not immediately clear if a suicide bomber had driven the vehicle to the target or if it was a parked auto bomb, police sources said. [Full Article...]

Don't panic, Hurricane Harvey could send gas prices up

Don't panic, Hurricane Harvey could send gas prices up Gas prices are going to jump in some parts of the country as Tropical Storm Harvey slams the Texas coast. Overall, however, the average price for regular-grade gas nationwide on Friday was $2.39 per gallon, down a half-cent from two weeks ago. [Full Article...]


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