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Global Media Court blocks Texas law punishing 'sanctuary cities'
Author: 0 Court blocks Texas law punishing 'sanctuary cities'

The law, set to go into effect on September 1, would have given local law enforcement the authority to ask about a person's immigration status during routine interactions such as a traffic stop. "The court was right to strike down virtually all of this patently unconstitutional law", Lee Gelernt, deputy director of the ACLU's immigrant rights project, said in a statement .

Global Media Listen to Frank Ocean's New Song
Author: 0 Listen to Frank Ocean's New Song "Provider"

During his Beats 1 radio show, Frank also unveiled a remix to " Rolls Royce Bitch " off 2 Chainz's Pretty Girls Like Trap Music . His latest is a song entitled " Provider ", which you can hear below. The overall flow, as is the case with most recent Ocean songs, is unorthodox, but the lyrics are even more so. The jazzy-song with a complex structure is a tour in American pop culture with references to Stanley Kubrick, Aphex Twin, Talking Heads, Jaws , Patagonia clothing, and shoegaze.

Global Media Facebook raising funds for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts
Author: 0 Facebook raising funds for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

The Texas Diaper Bank , for example, says diapers (whether for babies or adults) are not provided by disaster relief agencies. To contribute funds to Harvey recovery efforts on the platform, users can follow the message on top of their News Feed urging them to donate or they can donate directly through the centre for Disaster Philanthropy's Facebook page, Tech Crunch reported on Tuesday.

Global Media Trump launches tax reform push as details still being worked out
Author: 0 Trump launches tax reform push as details still being worked out

Last week for example, House leadership held town hall events with employees of Fortune 500 companies to win their support. All it needs is a spark, and tax reform would provide just that. "We must lower our taxes". Because of the demanding schedule, some are predicting the tax effort will end up as simply temporary tax cuts, which would be an easier lift than a massive overhaul of the tax code and still a popular selling point on the campaign trail next year.

Author: 0 President Approves Emergency Declaration for Louisiana

US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency for Louisiana as the state braces for flooding from the powerful Hurricane Harvey approaching from neighboring Texas, where it has killed several people and forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents .

Global Media Governor Abbott says Harvey claims will be paid
Author: 0 Governor Abbott says Harvey claims will be paid

Abbott said the Pentagon has dispatched 200 boats and 200 high-water vehicles to assist with those rescue efforts, in addition to the 600 National Guard vehicles, 500 boats and 100 helicopters already deployed at 25 locations across Texas. Rainfall totals in Harris County alone from Harvey have broken all-time records, and flooding is expected to continue for up to a week in some areas.

Global Media Man Utd: Jose Mourinho Hails The Improvement In Quality Of His Team
Author: 0 Man Utd: Jose Mourinho Hails The Improvement In Quality Of His Team

Even if they are a team set up to contain and counter-attack, they were under nearly constant pressure. United should have taken the lead in the 53rd minute but Romelu Lukaku's penalty was saved by Kasper Schmeichel . Later in the 82 minute, midfielder Fellaini stuck out his knee to divert fellow substitute Jesse Lingard's drive past Leicester's keeper Schmeichel.

Global Media Mourinho Hails 'Solid' Man United After Win Vs Leicester
Author: 0 Mourinho Hails 'Solid' Man United After Win Vs Leicester

This is a good start, but that is all it is. United has its swagger back. "The difference (from last season) is in the quality of our football ". Were they unsafe against us? No. The win was secured eight minutes from time when another substitute , Jesse Lingard , played the ball into the area and Fellaini flicked it past Schmeichel.

Global Media 'It's time' for tax reform
Author: 0 'It's time' for tax reform

Just last week, buried in headlines about a pardon for former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and threats to shut down the government to fund his oft-promised border wall, Trump told the crowd attending his Phoenix, Arizona, campaign rally that they were "overtaxed".

Global Media Coast Guard terminates 22 IL charter boat operations
Author: 0 Coast Guard terminates 22 IL charter boat operations

The search is still on for the rest of the fishermen, who are reported missing. The Coast Guard and Illinois Department of Natural Resources undertook the effort over the last two weeks. The Coast Guard plans to continue searching throughout the night. Bringing you the latest as we receive it. The Coast Guard suspended their search, Tuesday, for two missing fishermen overdue in Lake Erie since Monday after rescuing one.

Global Media Trump approves Louisiana emergency declaration
Author: 0 Trump approves Louisiana emergency declaration

The declaration authorizes federal assistance for the area. President Trump has issued an emergency declaration for Louisiana, while Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has activated the state's entire National Guard in response to Hurricane Harvey. Volunteers from Texas and across the country have joined state and municipal first responders in search and rescue operations. 30,000 people may be forced to seek refuge at local storm shelters and at least five people were killed.

Global Media Delaware Nat'l Guard adds to Harvey relief efforts
Author: 0 Delaware Nat'l Guard adds to Harvey relief efforts

The News Journal of Wilmington reports a statement from the DE guard says a C-130 aircraft was launched Tuesday to support evacuation efforts in Texas. Three rescue helicopters, one rescue plane, and several watercrafts were also deployed. 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 deployed to the same location to wait for further ...

Global Media US Troops Are In Afghanistan, Thousands More Than Previously Acknowledged
Author: 0 US Troops Are In Afghanistan, Thousands More Than Previously Acknowledged

The Pentagon said previously that there were roughly 8,400 USA troops in Afghanistan, under a cap set during President Barack Obama's administration. White and McKenzie said there have been no final decisions about future deployments to Afghanistan, but those should be coming soon. "We will not talk about numbers of troops or our plans for further military activities", Trump said in his address [on Afghanistan].

Global Media Louisiana braces for Harvey's wrath 12 years after Katrina
Author: 0 Louisiana braces for Harvey's wrath 12 years after Katrina

The city held its collective breath, hoping to avoid the destruction brought on by Katrina, which flooded 80 percent of New Orleans leaving an indelible mark on the city. "We're good", the mayor said. Officials expressed cautious optimism that water pumps would be able to handle the deluge, despite a series of mechanical failures in the last several weeks.

Global Media One dies of swine flu
Author: 0 One dies of swine flu

According to sources, the death was reported from KIIMS Hospital. So far, 32 swine flu patients have been discharged. Besides, SCBMCH has also received 11 swine flu patients referred from different private hospitals. Summary: A swine flu bulletin issued by the Telangana government yesterday said 165 positive cases of swine flu have been reported in the state since the beginning of this month.

Global Media White House downplays Tillerson, Cohn comments
Author: 0 White House downplays Tillerson, Cohn comments

Though, Tillerson and Cohn's berating of Trump's comments was uncalled for, they were not almost as sharp as some other criticisms of the president, who publicly ranted for days on how to respond to neo-Nazis and white supremacists who protested in the streets of Charlottesville and clashed with opposition protesters.

Global Media Los Angeles ditches Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples Day
Author: 0 Los Angeles ditches Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples Day

The council voted Wednesday to replace Christopher Columbus' name on the holiday with a celebration of indigenous people, Fox 11 Los Angeles reported. October 12th has been designated at Italian-American Heritage Day. The disagreement over how to proceed has become quite emotional, the Times reports .

Global Media Here's How Much Celebrities Have Donated To Help Victims Of Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Here's How Much Celebrities Have Donated To Help Victims Of Hurricane Harvey

The department relies heavily on donations itself to serve the public in western CT, but this time, all the funds will go straight to the Texas emergency relief effort. Two websites I use with a wealth of information about charities are www.charitynavigator.org and www.give.org . To ensure your help quickly gets to the people who need it, make sure a charity already has staff on the ground in the affected area.

Global Media Renato Sanches close to joining Swansea on loan from Bayern
Author: 0 Renato Sanches close to joining Swansea on loan from Bayern

Sky Sports are reporting that that the Welsh club are close to agreeing a deal which would see the Portuguese wonderkid move to the Liberty Stadium, despite interest from some of Europe's biggest clubs. It is understood the Premier League side is confident it can finalise Sanches's switch before Friday's (AEST) deadline. Bony is surplus to requirements at Manchester City but that deal could hinge on the future of Spain striker Fernando Llorente.

Global Media Not just Rohingya, but also Buddhists, flee Myanmar violence
Author: 0 Not just Rohingya, but also Buddhists, flee Myanmar violence

In fact, only the president - Aung San Suu Kyi's proxy appointee Htin Kyaw - has the power to call together the NDSC, the country's top military and political representatives. It's a worrying development for India as well since Rohingya Muslims can also cross over to the Indian side. But the rights chief stressed that the turn of events was not only "deplorable".

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