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Republican candidates run on Donald Trump loyalty

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Cox said. A massive 66 percent said they agree with Trump on none, nearly none or just a few of the issues facing the country today. Trump certainly tried to stay measured - but perhaps he should've tried harder, considering how much flak former President George W. Read More »

Mark Helfrich's TV broadcasting career begins this week

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This move, of course, comes on the heels of the recent announcement that former ESPN college football personality and former Florida State Seminoles quarterback Danny Kanell was joining the FOX Sports family as well. That crew will call its first game together on Saturday when Texas hosts Maryland . Miles will make his debut during Week 3 for the Northern Illinois at Nebraska game September 16 with Tim Brando and Spencer Tillman. Read More »

Burger King Russia makes Waves, presents Whoppercoin

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Instead you earn one coin automatically for every rouble you spend buying a Whopper. "It has been said that when one door closes another one opens-in this case, a door for a delicious flame-grilled Whopper sandwich", Consumerist quotes a Burger King statement explaining the promotion. Read More »

PM Modi assures assistance to Maharashtra government over Mumbai rain

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Between 8.30 am and 12 pm on Tuesday, the city received 85 mm rainfall, Sudhir Naik, Deputy Municipal Commissioner, told PTI. In a span of 24 hours from 8:30 a.m. Following the critical conditions, Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis tweeted and summarised advises, "it may take 48 hours more for the break on heavy rainfalls". Read More »

Qataris, Iranians travel to Saudi for Hajj despite tensions

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The Saudi minister of Islamic Affairs, Saleh al-Sheikh, told his country's official news agency SPA that the kingdom serves all pilgrims without discrimination or exclusion on the basis of nationality, tribe or sect. The Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday night travelled to Saudi Arabia to join millions of Muslim faithful gathered in the Holy Land for this year's Hajj. Read More »

First same-sex marriage No ad goes to air

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Aired on Australian television networks on Tuesday, the Coalition for Marriage-commissioned advertisement depicts three Australian mothers divulging concerns about school programming, especially in relation to LGBTQI inclusive programs like Australia's Safe Schools , if marriage equality becomes legal. Read More »

Like Houston, evacuation not in cards for Louisiana parish in Harvey's path

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President Trump declared a state of emergency for Louisiana after Edwards asked him for assistance in a Sunday statement saying Harvey could pose "serious danger to life and property of the citizens of our state". John Bel Edwards had nothing but good things to say about the feds for how they've helped local governments deal with the fallout from the hurricane. Read More »

Trump Jr. will give private Senate interview

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While the committee spokesman would not divulge the precise date of Trump Jr .'s attendance in private, both Grassley and Feinstein have previously told CNN they expected him to appear before their panel as soon as September. He said that he would be willing to testify before Congress on the meeting, which he considered to be standard campaign protocol to look for opposition research. Read More »

Local Red Cross urges gifts of cash, not goods, after Harvey

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The Hartford Yard Goats are holding a Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive to benefit the American Red Cross at Thursday night's game at Dunkin' Donuts Park. "It's our volunteer spirit that we have here and people are going out of their way to help others", Louie Keeling, a Red Cross volunteer assisting with the training. Read More »

Violence and Defiance Mark Berkeley Protest of Far Right

On Sunday afternoon, nearly 100 anti-fascist activists swarmed Martin Luther King Jr. Berkeley Police Chief Andrew Greenwood said officials opted to let the anarchists enter the venue in an attempt to avoid more violence. A total of 13 people were arrested for a variety of offenses. Almost 4,000 protesters took to the streets in northern California Sunday in what began as a " rally against hate ". Read More »

European Union locked in Brexit tug of war

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Mr Juncker, the president of the European Commission, said the position papers produced by the British government on different Brexit issues aren't "satisfactory". 'We will see where we get to on Thursday but we believe we are in a good position and we would like to move on to discuss the future relationship'. Read More »

Rain Starting To Move Back In

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It's still possible some town to exceeds that amount of rainfall with Harvey as it continues to move from the Gulf of Mexico back over land. Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Whether the Tropical Depression ever organizes enough to be named Tropical Storm Irma is of little outcome to New England - the impact for us will be the same, regardless: a period of windswept rain and showers. Read More »

Volunteers mobilizing across the mid-state following Hurricane Harvey

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California Task Force I, a 70-member urban search and rescue team, was launched by the Los Angeles Fire Department , along with specially trained dogs and assorted equipment, fire department spokesman Brian Humphrey said. "I know that we have over 200 of these vehicles that are now in route going to Texas, not all of them coming from the Washington area", said Benjamin. Read More »

OH man charged in Charlottesville rally fights extradition

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Harris survived the attack and police have been looking for those who took part. Alex Michael Ramos turned himself in Monday to sheriff's deputies in Monroe County, Georgia, on malicious wounding charges, reported WXIA-TV . His bond was set at $100,000 and is expected to appear in court on September 29. Borden surrendered to the Federal Bureau of Investigation when he learned a warrant for his arrest had been issued, his lawyer, Greg Berberich, said in a statement to NBC29 . Read More »

DoD moves troops, search-rescue units, aircraft, vehicles to Texas

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Gov. Henry McMaster has signed an executive order to place the state National Guard on state duty in support of Texas following a request for assistance from the Lone Star State in response to Hurricane Harvey. State firefighters were dispatched, too, according to the S.C. Emergency Management Division. Guardsmen are assisting in search and rescue operations, swift water rescues and evacuations of flooding areas. Read More »

Montreal bike police arrest one of America's most wanted criminals

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Police suspected the 35-year-old Laos native of possessing drugs but they probably weren't expecting to discover that they had one of America's most notorious alleged drug-runners in custody. Sychanta and another man were walking near the Bois-Franc train station on August 23rd when two Montreal bike officers suspected the two of carrying drugs, reports CBC . Read More »

PM Modi to visit China for BRICS summit

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Hua reiterated that "Chinese border troops will continue to station and patrol the Doklam area". If both China and India can work together, they will benefit not only themselves but also Asia and the world. When asked if the border issue was settled in order to avoid conflict at the BRICS meetings, the Chinese spokeswoman only said that "ensuring the success of the summit serves interests of all relevant parties". Read More »

Lawyer Discussed Russia Deal With Trump During Campaign 3 Times

It is understood that during the course of the discussions, a real estate developer who was born in Russia but who late migrated to the U.S., Felix Sater, tried to impress upon Trump to make a visit to Moscow where he could possibly get to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin. Read More »

What is Next For The Celtics and Cavs?

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Though subsequent reports also have the Cavaliers now aiming for Celtics assets like rookie Jayson Tatum and second-year forward Jaylen Brown , don't expect that possibility to gain any traction. The Cavaliers' stance could trigger a standoff between Cleveland and Boston officials, forcing both organizations to weigh the consequences of letting the blockbuster trade implode. Read More »

Kiwis divided over getting involved in North Korea conflict

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North Korea has been conducting a large-scale campaign to sort out disgruntled citizens amid growing public fatigue over toughened worldwide sanctions against the impoverished state, Seoul's spy agency said Monday. Ri had disappeared for an extended period past year, raising speculation that she could be pregnant. It wasn't until the following year that South Korean intelligence confirmed they had been married since 2009 , according to lawmakers briefed on the matter. Read More »

Israel accuses Iran of building missiles in Syria and Lebanon

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The Israeli President asked the UN secretary-general to assist in stopping alleged "discrimination against Israel" within the United Nations. This decision was made after security considerations determined that the storming of Al-Aqsa by Israeli groups, including ministers and MKs, are a major factor in provoking Palestinians . Read More »

Canada, Mexico shrug off Trump threat to blow up NAFTA

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Shortly before writing that he was "going to a cabinet meeting (tele-conference)... on #Harvey", he tweeted that it was the "worst trade deal ever made" and added: "May have to terminate?" As a candidate, Trump promised to reopen NAFTA negotiations and said he was willing to walk away if the terms weren't right. Read More »

Houston police officer drowns in Harvey floodwaters

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He leaves behind a wife, and a son and daughter. A fleet of helicopters, airboats and high-water vehicles confronted flooding so widespread that authorities had trouble pinpointing the worst areas. "As much as we wanted to recover him last night, we could not put more officers at risk, for what we knew in our hearts was going to be a recovery mission.", he said. Read More »