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Professor Fired for Saying Texans Deserve Hurricane Harvey for Supporting Trump

Professor Fired for Saying Texans Deserve Hurricane Harvey for Supporting Trump

The University of Tampa said in a statement Tuesday that Kenneth Storey , visiting assistant professor of sociology, was " relieved of his duties at UT". "As Floridians, we are very much aware of the devastation and enduring related with tropical climate", as indicated by the college's announcement. "I've been clear with that through various tweets that followed the initial tweet". Consulte Mais Informação

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Houston Police Officer Dies After Driving Into Flooded Underpass

Houston Police Officer Dies After Driving Into Flooded Underpass

After getting trapped in high water, the officer tried to get out but was unable to. He also warned any criminals who might try to take advantage of the disaster that his force has already arrested half a dozen people for looting. At least four people have died since Harvey first slammed into Texas as a category four hurricane on Friday. According to CBS Dallas Fort Worth , Perez's family had asked him to stay home on Sunday because of the risky weather conditions, but Sgt. Consulte Mais Informação

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European stocks hurt by strong euro

European stocks hurt by strong euro

Harvey has knocked out a quarter of oil production from the Gulf of Mexico, prompting fears it could overturn years of USA excess oil capacity and low prices. Still, a stronger currency also tends to bear down on inflation by reducing the cost of imports, and that's a worry for the ECB's Governing Council as it prepares to discuss its stimulus settings on September 7. Consulte Mais Informação

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Iran pilgrims flock to Saudi Arabia for hajj

Iran pilgrims flock to Saudi Arabia for hajj

This week's hajj marks Iran's return after their absence previous year following a massive stampede in 2015 that killed around 2,300 people, including 464 Iranians. For the first time in almost three decades, Iranian pilgrims were barred from the hajj past year, after several rounds of negotiations between the two Gulf heavyweights failed to overcome political and procedural differences. Consulte Mais Informação

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US Delays Final Decision On Canadian Lumber Duties

US Delays Final Decision On Canadian Lumber Duties

Both sides hope to finalize a new softwood lumber agreement before settling into what are expected to be hard negotiations to update the North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico. In response, the Canadian government said Commerce's preliminary determinations are "based on a flawed rationale" and warned that if the duties are applied they will cause economic harm to workers on both sides of the border. Consulte Mais Informação

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Court Dismisses Palin's Defamation Suit Against the Times

Court Dismisses Palin's Defamation Suit Against the Times

The article was later corrected. Palin filed suit two weeks later, however, writing that the correction "did not approach the degree of the retraction and apology necessary and warranted by The Times's false assertion that Mrs. "What I was concerned about was the overall climate of political incitement ". The amount Palin was asking for had not been determined. Bennet reportedly "said he did not remember or recall those circumstances at the time he was rewriting the editorial". Consulte Mais Informação

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Paytm Mall eyes $4 bn GMV run-rate this fiscal

Paytm Mall eyes $4 bn GMV run-rate this fiscal

In a further push for its online-to-offline strategy, Alibaba-backed Paytm Mall has revamped its mobile app by featuring 1,000 brand stores and 15,000 brand-authorised retailers selling over 65 million products. "Our approach supports the first business model". Paytm Mall has started due diligence of the accounts and operations of BigBasket, owned by SuperMarket Grocery Supplies Pvt Ltd. Consulte Mais Informação

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PM Modi to visit China Sept 3-5 to attend BRICS summit

PM Modi to visit China Sept 3-5 to attend BRICS summit

On Tuesday, China's foreign ministry spokeswoman said its military would maintain a presence there and refused to disclose future plans for the road project that had triggered the confrontation. The Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday issued a press release confirming that the prime minister would visit Xiamen in Fujian province of China from September 3 to 5 on an invitation from Chinese President Xi Jinping to take part in the ninth summit of Brics - a bloc comprising Brazil, Russia, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Cycling Montreal Police Arrest Katay-Khaophone Sychantha, One Of America's Most Wanted

Cycling Montreal Police Arrest Katay-Khaophone Sychantha, One Of America's Most Wanted

CBC News reports that bicycle-riding officers captured Katay-Khaophone Sychanta on August 23, who is suspected of a being a drug smuggling kingpin. He tried to run from officers but one abandoned his bicycle and chased after him. But he is being transferred to the Ontario Provincial Police and could face extradition to the U.S. Sychnata evaded capture on drug charges in the US and has continued to supervise a drug-smuggling organization based near Windosr, Ontario. Consulte Mais Informação

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Supermassive Games Confirm The Inpatient, Bravo Team Release Dates

Supermassive Games Confirm The Inpatient, Bravo Team Release Dates

The Inpatient will release on PSVR on November 21, while Bravo Team will hit Sony's VR platform on December 5. Players will explore the grounds of the institution as a inpatient with no memory of how he got there. Via a PlayStation Blog post this morning, Supermassive announced the release dates for both titles - they'll be out on PSVR before the end of the year. Consulte Mais Informação

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