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Houston police rescue 2000 people but more awaiting help

Houston police rescue 2000 people but more awaiting help

And at least 24 people died when a bus carrying elderly evacuees from a nursing home near Houston caught fire and exploded. "You literally can not put 6.5 million people on the road", Turner said. "Send some boats over here", he could be heard saying. "This city is completely underwater". The Coast Guard and National Guard are also aiding in rescue efforts.


Pres. Trump Traveling to Texas Tuesday to Survey Hurricane Harvey Damage

Pres. Trump Traveling to Texas Tuesday to Survey Hurricane Harvey Damage

People walk among stalled cars in a Houston neighborhood flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday. Areas between the two cities could see another 20 to 30 inches of rain, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said at a news conference in Austin, the state capital, earlier on Saturday.


Indigenous and Northern Affairs splitting into two departments

Indigenous and Northern Affairs splitting into two departments

Ms Philpott has been named minister of indigenous services. O'Regan is reportedly going to become the minister of Veteran Affairs. Carla Qualtrough, previously the sports minister, moves over to public services and procurement to replace the retiring Judy Foote.


Multiple people killed, injured in shooting at Clovis public library

Multiple people killed, injured in shooting at Clovis public library

He could not immediately say whether there were any fatalities or injuries. Clovis, which has a population of about 40,000, is around 190 miles (306 km) east of Albuquerque near the Texas border and is home to Cannon Air Force Base. City officials are planning to hold a briefing later Monday evening. The Curry County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that police surrounded the library a few minutes after 4:00 this afternoon mountain standard time.



Trump Threatens Government Shutdown Over Border Wall Funding

If Trump will not, McConnell seems to be standing ready to tell his congressional colleagues that they will have to fill the void. "I think the relationships are fine", she said , "We are disappointed that Obamacare, they failed to get it repealed and replaced, but at the same time President Trump has worked with leader McConnell to reach out to other members and to work on those shared goals".