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Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to help Harvey victims

Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to help Harvey victims

Weather forecasters say the situation continues to worsen with more torrential rains expected all week as the storm's remnants meander over the Lone Star state and threaten Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States. Johnson also served as an American Red Cross volunteer during the August 2016 floods in Baton Rouge, La. Other than volunteers, Marshall said the regional chapter also sent three emergency response vehicles to Texas .


Bureaucrats to dominate PM Modi cabinet reshuffle today

Bureaucrats to dominate PM Modi cabinet reshuffle today

NDTV , while quoting sources, said that Modi is "very happy" with the performance of Gadkari. The corridors of power were filled with speculations that either External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj or BJP President Amit Shah may be given the coveted Defence portfolio which is being looked after by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley ever since Mr Manohar Parrikar moved back to Goa to take charge as Chief Minister.


Trump To Donate $1 Million To Hurricane Harvey Relief Funds

Trump To Donate $1 Million To Hurricane Harvey Relief Funds

Sanders added that the president asked that she "check with" reporters for "suggestions" on groups and organizations that would be "best and most effective in providing aid". President Donald Trump , in a widely watched test of his handling of the disaster, distributed food and played with children at a center for evacuees in his first trip to Houston since it was slammed by one of the most destructive storms to hit the United States.


Korea threatens S. Korean reporters over book review

Korea threatens S. Korean reporters over book review

North Korea's secretive, diversified and mobile launch system makes it extremely hard to track down and incapacitate the weapons with Japan's limited cruise missile attacks, security expert Ken Jimbo at Keio University said in a recent article.


Japan: North Korea conducts sixth nuclear test

Japan: North Korea conducts sixth nuclear test

Experts and outside governments are skeptical of the hydrogen claim, but it is nearly impossible to independently confirm North Korean statements about its highly secret weapons program. The secretive state backed down on launching missiles on the U.S. territory in the Pacific earlier last month but an attack is apparently still on its mind.


Remnants of Harvey could dampen weekend

Remnants of Harvey could dampen weekend

Expect a mostly sunny day on Friday , but temperatures will struggle to get above 70, if they get there at all. "But the actual center of Harvey won't be crossing through the area until Saturday afternoon". Either way, the good news remains, things are looking up for the Labor Day weekend! Harvey dumped almost 52 inches (132 centimeters) of rain on Texas, where massive flooding has caused more than 30 deaths.