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Houston police officer drowns in Harvey floodwaters


The crowds included many from outside Houston . The U.S. Northern Command has deployed about 6,300 active-duty military personnel to the affected areas who have rescued or assisted more than 1,200 people so far. A levee at Columbia Lakes in Brazoria County, south of Houston , was breached, with authorities tweeting: "Get out now!" Houston emergency officials could not confirm the deaths. Read More »

Mattis Signs Deployment Orders for More Troops to Afghanistan


The Trump administration said the move constituted its response to the Kremlin's "unwarranted and detrimental" decision to force the cut its diplomatic staff in Russian Federation. An additional 2,000 USA troops, which military officials have not publicly acknowledged, are in Afghanistan to help local forces conduct counterterrorism missions. Read More »

Liverpool sign Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal


The Merseyside club have announced the 24-year-old England midfielder has agreed a long-term contract, understood to be five years, at Anfield . The 24-year-old is now away with the England squad preparing for their World Cup qualifier against Malta on Friday. Read More »

Star Wars Jedi Challenges transforms kids into a Jedi with AR


Apple , which is promoting the event as Force Friday II , will deploy augmented reality gadgets to bring fans into the store. Companies like Lego and Hasbro are showing off a first look at their new toys and collectibles ahead of the latest installment of the film series, " Star Wars: The Last Jedi ", which premieres December 15 . Read More »

Sharapova Claims First Victory In US Open


Playing a match she was expected to win - in sharp contrast to her opener against second seed Simona Halep - Sharapova seemed much tighter and struggled before finding her range towards the end of the second. "I was quite up and down", Federer said, acknowledging that he was cautious with his footwork and had some trouble seeing the ball properly. Another familiar sight: The five-time major champion gutted out a victory. Read More »

What You Need to Know — YouTube's New Updates


YouTube said that the updated logo and icon are rolling out across desktop and mobile today before arriving on other apps and services. The updates come as YouTube , a unit of Alphabet's Google , presses its lead in online video with a subscription service called Red and a live-TV service called YouTube TV . Read More »

Fast forward and rewind feature for mobile users — YouTube's major revamp


As you can see, these below-attached pics describe the different logos of YouTube . On the desktop , the navigation menu is now nested like it is for mobile on the left side. This means that people will be able to watch even vertical or horizontal videos without any black bars at the sides. Other updates to the mobile app include a flexible viewing window that can display square and vertical videos without any black space; that said, we would still advise against shooting your videos ... Read More »

August 31 marks the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's death


She worked her crowd like a pol and a potentate and usually sane, sensible people seemed to swoon. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge wore a floral Prada dress to the memorial event. "She'd come and go and she'd come in probably at bath time, cause an fantastic amount of scene, bubbles everywhere, bathwater all over the place and - and then leave". Read More »

No more cross-over fights after Mayweather vs McGregor


McGregor got off to a good start, Mayweather figured him out after a few rounds, and after that the only question was whether Mayweather would stop a fighter legitimately for the first time in almost a decade. He applauded McGregor for his effort but also mentioned that beating Mayweather was too tall of an order. "I have to make sure he bet because earlier today I went to the sports book to bet and they wouldn't let me bet". Read More »

Julian Edelman on ACL injury: 'Tough times don't last, tough people do'


Danny Amendola has a job because of his dependability, which probably will be needed with Edelman's injury. Backup Matt Cassel, who had thrown just 39 passes in three seasons, finished the 17-10 victory by the Patriots. Malcolm Mitchell had as promising a rookie season a year ago as any receiver in these parts since Branch, but he's yet to play this preseason due to injury. Read More »

SW Michigan volunteers sent to Harvey response


Our team at First Texas Home Health is now collecting materials or monetary donations to put together personal hygiene and first aid bags for the Houston area. More than 50 American Red Cross workers from the Tri-State area are in Texas. "Mainly, because of where the water is. The best I can do is prepare and come in and help after this initial rain and flooding moves out", said Hoover. Read More »

BBB warns of Harvey disaster relief scams, offers ways to donate


Louis area are deployed to storm-ravaged areas in Texas. Its free, quick, and easy and executive director for the Capital Area of the American Red Cross says you won't even have to drive far. The organization says it is working around the clock to provide safe shelter and comfort for the hundreds of thousands of people impacted by this disaster. Read More »

Chris Brown Answers The Call; Pledges $100000 to Harvey Victims


According to Forbes, after Hurricane Katrina, the American Red Cross asked the FBI to investigate at least 15 fake websites looking for donations. "People are urging donations for Harvey relief efforts - just not to the Red Cross ", the Washington Post said in a headline Monday. Read More »

Dallas Prepares To Take In Harvey Evacuees


The Walnut Hill Recreation Center, the first opened by the city, is at capacity - housing about 290 evacuees - but the Tommie Allen Recreation Center, Dallas' second shelter, is about half full, with 123 guests. "But at least we're safe". Many victims waited in the missing persons area after being separated from their family on their way to the shelter. Television pastor Joel Osteen's sprawling Lakewood Church offered to accept flood-stranded residents a day after posting on its Facebook ... Read More »

Diana's death forced British royals to overhaul image

Get to know the women below. But keeping offices in London's Kensington palace and her title as part of the divorce deal, Diana set about using her profile to raise awareness of humanitarian and charitable causes, notably including the AIDS epidemic around the world at a time when many considered the subject taboo. Read More »

Flooded Houston faces more to come


It's still raining in Texas and is expected to do so for days. "But we would need 36 hours to evacuate all those people, and you can't predict that far out", he said . "I think that the most important thing right now is the family and friends and the city of Houston back home", Watt said. The scale of flooding in the Houston area as a result of Hurricane Harvey is hard to imagine, and the images of suffering are horrifying to behold. Read More »

What Is The Death Toll For Hurricane Harvey?


The move was supposed to help shield the business district from floodwaters, but it also risked flooding thousands more homes in nearby subdivisions. Just days into one of the biggest storms to hit the decades, authorities have rescued thousands of people in Houston alone. Read More »

Taylor Swift breaks Adele's Vevo video viewing record


So allow us - and the rest of the internet - to translate. The video premiered at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, and poked fun at numerous rumors about Swift . In the video, Swift assumes the role of some kind of cult leader in front of lots of mindless drone mannequins as the word "SQUAD" is displayed on video screens. Read More »

Taylor Swift takes on critics in new video


The singer gets right down to it, opening up her video with a tombstone that reads "Here lies Taylor Swift's reputation " before a zombie version of Swift climbs out of the grave. While another message had a quote from Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar , Et Tu Brute. As for her shirt, many believe it's a reference to Swift's much-discussed love life. Read More »

Game of Thrones utilisé comme leurre par des cybercriminels


Cette septième saison n'en finit pas de défier les chiffres. Pire, ils nous ont laissé sur un cliffhanger horrible pour être sûr qu'on se rue sur la saison suivante quand elle arrivera. Quelques jours plus tard les antennes espagnoles et scandinaves de la société de production mettaient en ligne accidentellement l'épisode 6 avant la date officielle. Read More »

Kim Kardashian Explains Why Daughter North 'Does Not Like' Her Brother Saint


However, others have only praise for the pictures' glamorous look and creative styling. Another picture shows Kim wearing a pearl necklace with matching earrings. That means her father, rapper Kanye West , is excluded too. And posing like a Kennedy? Kim speaks candidly about her family in the interview , which was conducted by author and trans rights activist Janet Mock , touching on her parenting style and push to make her children's lives as normal as she can. Read More »

Best Moments From the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards in GIFs


Speaking of reminders, director Kahn tweeted on Friday that though he's "worked with Beyoncé a few times ", and he finds her fantastic, the "Look" video is "not in her art space", denying claims that some of the shots are eerily similar to ones in Bey's "Formation" clip. Read More »

Diana confronted Charles over affair with Camilla Parker-Bowles

As the anniversary of her death nears, the people closest to her have come out to share their most treasured and personal memories of a princess who was beloved by many, but really only truly known by a handful of insiders. "We wanted the trophy, certificates and identity to all embody the sense of transformation that both Princess Diana , and subsequently The Diana Award participants, embodied", adds Thomas. Read More »

Bawana bypoll: AAP candidate takes crucial lead over Cong, BJP


However, Prakash - who contested the bypoll on a BJP ticket - was defeated by Chander with a margin of 24,052 votes. AAP's Ram Chandra, BJP's Ved Prakash and the Congress's Surender Kumar are in fray in Bawana. The competition was filled with ups and downs in Bawana constituency of Delhi with AAP and Congress switching the top place frequently. The win followed a series of electoral losses for the AAP, which lost the municipal corporation polls and the Rajouri Garden by-election to the ... Read More »

How Long Do We Have to Wait for Season 8?

Between hacks and leaks, HBO has had a hard time keeping its Game of Thrones secrets under wraps of late. Production of season six began in July 2015, and the show itself arrived on screen nine months later in April 2016 like a flawless pregnancy. Read More »

The Importance of Jon Snow's Real Name, Explained


The scumbag sellsword turned halfway-respectable knight has been one of Game of Thrones' most consistent pleasures, with actor Jerome Flynn transforming what should have been a temporary side character into one of the most memorable supporting acts in Westeros . Read More »

The True Heir To The Iron Throne Revealed

Please proceed with caution if you wish to avoid spoilers . Viserion looked ever the worse for wear, just like steeds ridden by the Night King's White Walkers, but he was more powerful than ever as he attacked the Wall with nonstop blue flames. Read More »

Taylor Swift Won't Be Performing at the MTV VMAs, EP Says


But with the release of the video-which both briefly prolongs the lifespan of " Swish Swish " and signals that the end is near-it's still worth ruminating on the whole saga, a freakish and memorable faceplant by a one-time Teflon pop artist whose career had up to this point been a smooth ascent to the top with an extended ride at cruising altitude. Read More »

Game of Thrones stars react to Jon Snow reveal


But now that Bran Stark and Samwell Tarly know this too and are preparing to tell Jon Snow , the reveal has massive implications for the show's eighth and final season. Although the season 7 finale " The Dragon and the Wolf " was plagued with bad writing as were the other episodes this year, the plot advancements certainly made it feel like the "Great War" had finally arrived. Read More »

Décès de l'actrice Mireille Darc


Mireille Darc mettra encore sa sensibilité au service du pardon, dans son dernier documentaire en 2012, il s'appelait tout simplement Le pardon. Et de conclure: "Aujourd'hui, après presque une année de bataille et de souffrance, elle a rejoint les étoiles et tous ses amis". Read More »

How to bluff your way through a Game Of Thrones conversation


Although Cersei eventually agreed to send her army north to fight the army of the undead, it seems that our Queen of the Iron Throne was crossing her fingers behind her back. "You're a Greyjoy, and you're a Stark", he said. Thus inspired, Theon gathers his non-balls in a sack, and goes to save Yara by beating the ship out of a Greyjoy crew intent on fleeing. Read More »