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Houston TV news crew helps rescue truck driver trapped in floodwaters

Houston TV news crew helps rescue truck driver trapped in floodwaters

As police worked to find a clear location to get their boat in the water, one of the sheriff officials informed Smith that a truck driver died in nearly the same location in similar flooding past year. A local news team covering the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas managed to save the life of a truck driver stranded in water during their live broadcast. Consulte Mais Informação

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Guatemala president's order to expel head of United Nations unit suspended

Guatemala president's order to expel head of United Nations unit suspended

Morales had been the secretary general and legal representative of the party. "In the interests of the Guatemalan people, the strengthening of the rule of law and institutionality, as President of the Republic, I declare Mr. The circumstances of his departure were not immediately clear, but the former minister, who is not related to the president, said on Friday he would resign if Velasquez was forced out. Consulte Mais Informação

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Is HTC Selling Vive?

Is HTC Selling Vive?

A representative for HTC declined to comment. Vive holds about a 60% market share of Valve's Steam gaming marketplace, further fueling the possibility that Valve may consider buying Vive. HTC also has a contract manufacturing deal to assemble Google's Pixel handset. However, the deal may not prove to be enough to save the sinking ship. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pelo menos 12 mortos em ataque contra postos da polícia na Birmânia

Pelo menos 12 mortos em ataque contra postos da polícia na Birmânia

Ele anunciou que entre as vítimas fatais estão um soldado, 10 policiais e 21 rohingyas. O "Guardian" escrevia este domingo que os soldados do Bangladesh tentam travar a entrada de milhares de rohingya no país - apesar disso, já duas mil pessoas parecem ter cruzado a fronteria desde sexta -, à medida que o governo birmanês realiza operações de evacuação nas aldeias de maioria budista: já quatro mil pessoas foram retiradas de aldeias não muçulmanas ao largo de Rakhine. Consulte Mais Informação

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Typhoon Pakhar lands in China

Typhoon Pakhar lands in China

The storm's impending arrival in South China comes just days after Typhoon Hato slammed Guangdong's Pearl River Delta region, shuttering schools , killing well over a dozen people and causing transportation mayhem . Friday after their riverside homes in Shizi township collapsed in the flood, according to the county publicity office. In Jinping county in Honghe prefecture, six people remain missing after a mudslide destroyed seven homes today. Consulte Mais Informação

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United Kingdom motorway crash claims eight lives

United Kingdom motorway crash claims eight lives

A five-year-old girl is among three others fighting for life in hospital after the crash. The 31-year-old has also been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. Some of those on board the minibus were on holiday from India and visiting their families in the UK. Pictures from the scene of the crash showed a FedEx lorry with its cab crushed and the cab of an AIM Logistics lorry twisted around to the side. Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. official due in Dhaka this week

U.S. official due in Dhaka this week

The visit of Alice Wells, acting assistant Secretary of State for South and Asian Affairs, scheduled for Monday, would have been the first high-profile visit by a USA official since Trump's Afghan policy speech on August 21. Alice Wells, who also serves as the Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, will travel to Dhaka, Islamabad, and Colombo from August 28-September 2. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump indulta ex-xerife condenado em caso de discriminação racial

Trump indulta ex-xerife condenado em caso de discriminação racial

Joe Arpaio, de 85 anos, uma figura polêmica com reputação de ser "o xerife mais difícil dos Estados Unidos", obteve perdão presidencial, o primeiro desde que Trump assumiu o poder e que aparentemente não seguiu os protocolos regulares. Em 2011, a justiça ordenou a Arpaio que abandonasse a prática de deter pessoas por razões raciais, mas o polémico xerife manteve a conduta. Por desobedecer as ordens da Justiça, uma juíza abriu em 2015 um caso do qual Arpaio foi declarado culpado em julho e do ... Consulte Mais Informação

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