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One dead as Harvey wreaks havoc in Texas One dead as Harvey wreaks havoc in Texas
- August 27, 2017

Hundreds of thousands are without power along the coast, where cleanup efforts are just beginning. Harvey made landfall about 10 p.m. Friday east-northeast of Corpus Christi as a Category 4, with winds in excess of 130 miles per hour. (more...)
McGregor heavier for Mayweather showdown McGregor heavier for Mayweather showdown
- August 26, 2017

Khan is, however, wary of the wider consequences should McGregor secure what would be the unlikeliest of wins on his professional boxing debut against the fighter widely regarded as the finest of the modern era. Walking through the arena toward the stage, he twice was pelted with Irish flags. "Once you became the main event , you stayed the main event, and you stayed the main attraction". (more...)
Secretary Zinke Recommends Trump Shrink Several National Monuments Secretary Zinke Recommends Trump Shrink Several National Monuments
- August 25, 2017

He described the concept of the review was "breath of fresh air" that allowed ranchers to contribute to designation of public lands. He also said that tribal interests, particularly in New Mexico, will be protected. Zinke retweeted a tweet from the AP Thursday of an interview where the secretary said he is recommending changes to a " handful " of monuments. "We stand ready to take appropriate legal action". (more...)
Pakistan Slams Being 'Scapegoated for US Failures' in Afghanistan
- August 25, 2017

China and Pakistan consider each other "all-weather friends" and have close diplomatic, economic and security ties. "They have always pressured us for doing more and more ". "The war will remain on in Kashmir", he said. However, U.S. officials and analysts have long accused Pakistan of playing a double-game with Islamic extremists - supporting those that threaten its rivals in India and Afghanistan while cracking down on those who target its own citizens. (more...)
Lexi Thompson's 'weirdest round ever' helps Team USA retain Solheim Cup Lexi Thompson's 'weirdest round ever' helps Team USA retain Solheim Cup
- August 21, 2017

And I think I got off to a hot start. The United States took a 10 1/2-5 1/2 lead over Europe on Saturday in the Solheim Cup , matching its biggest advantage entering the final day. Brittany Lincicome was on a roll, on and off the golf course . At the last Catriona's birdie putt from 30 feet drifted wide, but Lewis was unable to convert hers from ten feet, handing Matthew a one -up victory. (more...)
Here's when the solar eclipse will peak in our Capital City Here's when the solar eclipse will peak in our Capital City
- August 19, 2017

The maximum eclipse will take place at 1:16 p.m., with 76.41 percent of the sun obstructed. An event of this scale won't happen again until 2316 so it's understandable to want to whip out your iPhone and start shooting. "Partial is impressive in that part of the sun is bitten away by the moon". "Do not look through the pin-hole at the sun itself", he cautioned. You can also use the projection method to keep up with the eclipse. (more...)