Oakland firefighters respond to Hurricane Harvey

These firefighters and EMT's train regularly for disasters. The team is made up of members from Orlando, Orange County and Seminole County fire rescues. - Thousands of people are calling for rescues in Texas as floodwaters rise and leave people str... More..

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Saudi Arabia lose to UAE in World Cup qualification blow
by | Friday, September 01, 2017

Saudi Arabia lose to UAE in World Cup qualification blow

It came as little surprise when the visitors took the lead, with Nawaf Al Abed scoring from the spot in the 20th minute after he had been upended in the area by Mohammed Fawzi. Saudi Arabia remain in second pla...More..

Harvey Floodwaters Could Unleash 350 Alligators From Texas Tourist Attraction
by | Friday, September 01, 2017

Harvey Floodwaters Could Unleash 350 Alligators From Texas Tourist Attraction

Floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey and the resultant storms have the water level less than a foot from cresting an exterior fence of the facility. We don't know what to do ... "The staying power of this storm ...More..

China, Russia to take new steps to fight protectionism at BRICS summit
by | Friday, September 01, 2017

China, Russia to take new steps to fight protectionism at BRICS summit

Last BRICS Summit was held in Goa. "I am confident that financial and economic cooperation between China and Russian Federation will positively affect relations between our countries", he stressed. "The BRI...More..

Warren Buffett Quotes That Will Teach You More Than Just Investing
by | Friday, September 01, 2017

Warren Buffett Quotes That Will Teach You More Than Just Investing

This has more than tripled the investment the firm made in the bank six years ago. Home Capital Group Inc could face a revolt over US billionaire Warren Buffett's plan to increase his stake in the business ...More..

Cavaliers Cancel $140M Renovation Of Quicken Loans Arena
by | Friday, September 01, 2017

Cavaliers Cancel $140M Renovation Of Quicken Loans Arena

Quicken Loans Arena opened in 1994 and is one of the oldest arenas running that still hasn't undergone major renovations. Gilbert could move or sell the team by 2027. However, the National Basketball Associat...More..

Dogs Travel From Texas To New Jersey Following Hurricane
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Dogs Travel From Texas To New Jersey Following Hurricane

Hubert's Animal Welfare Center in Madison , where they can eat, sleep and exercise. "And they will be placed up for adoption through us and our partners", said St. The animal shelter says it received seven ...More..

Coast Guard saves thousands stranded by Harvey floods
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Coast Guard saves thousands stranded by Harvey floods

United States Coast Guard personnel from Washington and OR are traveling to Texas to help in Tropical Storm Harvey relief efforts. At least 30 people, several of them from the Milwaukee station, are heade...More..

Sean Spicer Finally Got to Meet Pope Francis, No Thanks to Trump
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Sean Spicer Finally Got to Meet Pope Francis, No Thanks to Trump

Spicer, who could not be reached for comment about his latest Vatican visit, resigned his position as press secretary two months after the trip with Trump. Recently, it has seen huge growth in Africa. Catholi...More..

Girl, 3, found alive with drowned mom
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Girl, 3, found alive with drowned mom

She pulled into the parking lot of an office building off Interstate 10, according to the Independent . "Don't get out if you don't have to get out", said Ken Dollinger, Justice of the Peace. "I envision wha...More..

Floods and landslides kill over 1200 in South Asia
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Floods and landslides kill over 1200 in South Asia

Poor areas of Nepal have been particularly hard-hit; more than 210,000 homes have been damaged or destroyed by floods or landslides, and 143 people have died. "Many flood survivors have lost everything: their...More..

US Missiles Destroy Airborne Target in Successful Defense Test (Video, Photos)
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

US Missiles Destroy Airborne Target in Successful Defense Test (Video, Photos)

In the face of an ever risky North Korean nuclear threat, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency announced on Wednesday that it had successfully shot down a medium-range ballistic missile off the coast of Hawaii. The ...More..

Coast Guard conducting search and rescue in Houston
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Coast Guard conducting search and rescue in Houston

They rescued seven people from a tugboat near Aransas Pass, four people from the vessel Signet Enterprise and four others aboard the vessel Sandy Point. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says emergency personnel ...More..

Donald Trump reveals who will pay for THE WALL
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Donald Trump reveals who will pay for THE WALL

Congress will have about 12 working days when it returns on September 5 from its summer break to approve spending measures to keep the government open, while also facing a looming deadline to raise the cap on...More..

School Funding Formula Legislation Now On Governor's Desk After Passing State Senate
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

School Funding Formula Legislation Now On Governor's Desk After Passing State Senate

Springfield, Ill (24/7 NewsSource) - The Illinois Legislature is finally done with school funding talks. And for Chicago Public Schools: a windfall. Swanson said. In addition, the legislation expected t...More..

Stetson University football player dies after collapsing at practice
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Stetson University football player dies after collapsing at practice

The Stetson University football team is starting the season by mourning the loss of one of their own. The 5-foot-10, 205-pounder was taken to Florida Hospital Deland after his collapse, but school officials...More..

Former Michigan State coach Jud Heathcote dies at 90
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Former Michigan State coach Jud Heathcote dies at 90

Carlton Valentine is one of the many people who will remember coach Jud Heathcote . "Coach Heathcote had an impact on so many people", MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis said. Then, Mark Wilson, former ho...More..

AAP wins Bawana by-election in Delhi by over 24000 votes
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

AAP wins Bawana by-election in Delhi by over 24000 votes

Not only this, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won the seat with a huge margin of 24,00 votes. But the BJP's questionable manner of coming to power in Goa and the fallout of the lynching deaths in other parts of ...More..

Houston says bridges, roads starting to fail under stress of flooding
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Houston says bridges, roads starting to fail under stress of flooding

FEMA officials have said they are committed to getting federal resources to Texas as quickly as possible, noting that more than 450,000 people are likely to be seeking assistance. The Army Corps of Enginee...More..

System Off SC Could Become Tropical Later Today
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

System Off SC Could Become Tropical Later Today

A tropical storm watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within 48 hours. If it turns into a tropical storm its name would be Irma. The disturbance in the Atlantic is located to the northe...More..