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Esteri Rain pounds Mumbai to standstill; no relief in sight - Today's Paper
Author: 0 Rain pounds Mumbai to standstill; no relief in sight - Today's Paper

It said the heavy downpour reminded the megapolis of the cloudburst on July 26, 2005, when there was about 950 mm rainfall in 24 hours. He said the IMD has forecast heavy to very heavy rains for at least the next 24 hours all over Mumbai , especially over the coastal North Konkan, Mumbai and other parts.

Esteri Why Are Melania Trump's Stilettos an Issue in Her Relief Efforts?
Author: 0 Why Are Melania Trump's Stilettos an Issue in Her Relief Efforts?

It is her signature look. "She knows fashion. She knows her angles". But hey, she's a Trump so why not publicly scorn her? Not good enough for the critics, however. By the time Air Force One landed, Melania was wearing a more sensible pair of Adidas-but the proverbial damage was already done. They're going to a devastated area.

Esteri Arun Vijay confirms playing an important role in 'Saaho'
Author: 0 Arun Vijay confirms playing an important role in 'Saaho'

Actor Prabhas's upcoming film Saaho has been in news from quite some time for obvious reasons. "It's shoot time nearly after four and a half years of the Baahubali journey". " Saaho ", which is Prabhas' ambitious hi-tech action drama, has already kick-started shoot and it is being shot in three languages, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, simultaneously.

Author: 0 NJ, NY Republicans Attack TX Colleagues for 'Hypocrisy'

Governor Chris Christie called the Texas representatives asking for aid " hypocrites ", but said that New Jersey representatives should not seek revenge for what happened in 2012. "Then, all of a sudden, you're not going to want a conversation of all the philosophical niceties because people are suffering and dying and you want to make sure you minimize that as much as you can", Christie said.

Esteri United Nations extends Lebanon peacekeeping; US, Israel spur some change
Author: 0 United Nations extends Lebanon peacekeeping; US, Israel spur some change

The two countries sought a more muscular approach to tackle what they say is a blatant, unauthorized arms buildup by the militant group in southern Lebanon. "General Beary says there are no Hezbollah weapons". After US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley witnessed an argument between Deputy IDF Chief of General Staff Aviv Kochavi and UNIFIL Commander Michael Beary regarding the global force's methods of dealing with Hezbollah, it appears that UNIFIL will need to expand its mandate on the ...

Esteri Texas Gov. Abbott: Houston suffering 'once-in-a-lifetime flooding event'
Author: 0 Texas Gov. Abbott: Houston suffering 'once-in-a-lifetime flooding event'

Gov. Greg Abbott reassured property owners with Harvey related claims Wednesday that the claims will be paid, regardless if they were filed before or after September 1. The Sabine and Neches rivers are expected to receive record flooding and areas near the lower Brazos River and in Beaumont will also see flooding. More than a hundred 2.5-tonne United States army trucks capable of operations in high water were sent to flooded areas of Houston on Tuesday to rescue and move people through ...

Esteri Michigan National Guard prepares for possible deployment to Texas
Author: 0 Michigan National Guard prepares for possible deployment to Texas

No Wisconsin National Guard forces are now involved with the response, but thousands of National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from Texas and other states are on duty. "In a case like this, we try to look at prepositioning certain forces we expect or think the state will ask for", McFarland said. Deploying in two waves, the Airmen and their equipment were picked up by a C-130 Hercules from the 136th Airlift Wing out of Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Carswell Field, Texas, and ...

Esteri Pentagon hasn't finalized Afghanistan troop numbers
Author: 0 Pentagon hasn't finalized Afghanistan troop numbers

While announcing his plans for Afghanistan, Trump offered no details on how many additional American troops the USA will deploy to the country or how they would support the struggling Afghan security forces, saying, "America's enemies must never know our plans or believe they can wait us out".

Esteri U.S. evangelical leaders make major declaration on marriage and sexuality
Author: 0 U.S. evangelical leaders make major declaration on marriage and sexuality

The leaders refer to this mentality as "moral indifference". A broad coalition of Christian leaders, including J. I. Packer and Francis Chan, have released a statement articulating God's design for human identity as male and female. The manifesto was signed by a number of prominent faith leaders, including at least two of President Donald Trump's evangelical advisers, Jack Graham, a Southern Baptist pastor, and Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council , The Washington Post ...

Esteri National Weather Service Says Harvey Is Beyond Anything We've Experienced
Author: 0 National Weather Service Says Harvey Is Beyond Anything We've Experienced

Since slamming into the Texas coast as a Category 4 hurricane late Friday, Harvey has dumped at least 9 trillion gallons of rain across the state - enough to fill Utah's Great Salt Lake twice. Residents are urged not to travel in the affected area and to heed warnings issued by their local National Weather Service office. Larger streams and rivers continue to rise and many of these are projected to reach record high crests.

Esteri High in the low 80s today
Author: 0 High in the low 80s today

Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 60. Thursday should be mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 71 and northeast winds around 10 miles per hour. Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. The chance for storms later Wednesday afternoon into early in the evening will be for mainly north of Madison and Milwaukee, the Weather Service said.

Esteri Best Buy accused of price gouging on bottled water
Author: 0 Best Buy accused of price gouging on bottled water

As Jalopnik reports , Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office has been inundated with complaints of price-gouging in the wake of Hurricane Harvey , including inflating the price of gas. He said price gouging is a serious offense for a business that can result in a fine of $20,000 per occurrence - and up to $250,000 if the victim is over the age of 65.

Esteri Gary Cohn Doesn't Regret Slamming President Trump
Author: 0 Gary Cohn Doesn't Regret Slamming President Trump

Cohn said he felt pressure to resign after the president blamed "both sides" for the violence, but concluded, "I will not allow neo-Nazis ranting "Jews will not replace us" to cause this Jew to leave his job". Host Brian Becker noted that over the last six months there has been a litany of people who either resigned or were fired by the administration, including former US National Security Advisor Mike Flynn, ex-FBI Director James Comey, former deputy assistant to the president Sebastian ...

Esteri Columbus Day will be replaced with Indigenous Peoples Day in Los Angeles
Author: 0 Columbus Day will be replaced with Indigenous Peoples Day in Los Angeles

The history of Christopher Columbus has often been divisive as some historians claim the explorer committed atrocities against the Native Americans he encountered when he came to America. O'Farrell argued that Columbus' arrival resulted in centuries of anguish for the Native American population. Buscaino said many had forgotten the prejudice faced by Italian Americans in the United States - and asked his colleagues not to "cure one offense with another".

Esteri Floating Fire Ants Just Keep Getting Worse
Author: 0 Floating Fire Ants Just Keep Getting Worse

Bui also revealed that a common household cleaner can help deal with the floating ant colonies. They are fiercely social animals, and when displaced, they cling to each other for dear life until they can find dry land. People searching for fire ants on Google are also likely to search for how to kill them, it turns out, so here's the lowdown - squeeze some detergent on them, and their waxy covering will dissipate and they'll drown.

Esteri New Orleans braces for possible Harvey flooding amid pump failures
Author: 0 New Orleans braces for possible Harvey flooding amid pump failures

FEMA was also sending vital supplies to Incident Support Bases near impacted areas in Texas and Louisiana , including more than 1 million liters of water, 1 million meals, 20,520 tarps and 70 generators. Rev Dart thinks Harvey's damage in dollars and lives will surpass Katrina's. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu urged residents to remain home Tuesday as Tropical Storm Harvey reentered the Gulf of Mexico.

Esteri IRS warns of fake charity scams targeting Harvey donors
Author: 0 IRS warns of fake charity scams targeting Harvey donors

Once you decide where to donate, giving money, not supplies, is best, Rosenzweig said. "The images out of Texas are heartbreaking, and Virginians are caring, generous people who want to help their fellow citizens in their times of need", said Attorney General Mark Herring.

Esteri Hurricane Harvey evacuees haven't forgotten about their pets
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey evacuees haven't forgotten about their pets

The Humane Society expects thousands of animals to be impacted by the storm, spokesperson Samantha Miller told CBS News. Animals can often sense storms, which may make them anxious and distressed and thus more likely to run away. For people who've lost everything in a flood, escaping with their pets is a big deal, says Jim Boller with the animal rescue organization Code 3 Associates in Longmont.

Esteri Merkel Says She Wouldn't Change Her Decision to Open German Borders
Author: 0 Merkel Says She Wouldn't Change Her Decision to Open German Borders

She said the Dieselgate proposals, put forward by an SPD minister in the current coalition between SPD and CDU-CSU, were flawed and that she would allow collective lawsuits if they were "properly designed". Meanwhile there is a new push by leading European Union states to cooperate more closely with governments in North African countries that are either home to many migrants or used as transit routes.

Esteri South Asia monsoon flooding kills 1200, displaces millions
Author: 0 South Asia monsoon flooding kills 1200, displaces millions

The rains have led to wide-scale flooding in a broad arc stretching across the Himalayan foothills in the three countries, causing landslides, damaging roads and electric towers and washing away tens of thousands of homes and vast swathes of farmland.

Esteri Macron to convene global conference on combating terrorist financing
Author: 0 Macron to convene global conference on combating terrorist financing

On the European Union, he stressed the need for a strong economic and monetary union for a core group of countries, adding that "Brexit should not take up all our energy". "I want to confirm France's commitment to the Vienna nuclear deal with Iran", he told French ambassadors in a major foreign policy speech. Nemo, a labrador-griffon cross, was adopted from a rescue centre by Macron and is reportedly named after a character in one of the French President's favourite books, Twenty Thousand ...

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