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Mississippi National Guard assisting Texas

Mississippi National Guard assisting Texas

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is the lead federal agency working with the state and local officials, as 19 counties in the region have been declared disaster areas. It is not known how long the team will remain in Texas. Private helicopters are prepared to assist with relief efforts as well. Gen. James Witham told reporters Tuesday there now are about 3,500 National Guard troops involved, including about 3,000 from the Texas National Guard. Consulte Mais Informação

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Animal Humane Society Sending Rescue Team To Texas

Animal Humane Society Sending Rescue Team To Texas

Volunteers are working to give pet owners what they need. Southwestern Pennsylvania animal shelters say they are prepared to house and place animals displaced by Hurricane Harvey. Animals shelters across the nation have offered space to the shelters affected by the hurricane. "The dedication and hard work of farmers and ranchers is evident as we see cattle being herded from flooded fields to streets to avoid the rising water", said Hannah Thompson-Weeman, vice president of communications ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Papa Francisco recebe delegação da Chape no Vaticano

Papa Francisco recebe delegação da Chape no Vaticano

O presidente do Chapecoense , Plinio Davide De Nes Filhio, e os jogadores Alan Ruschel e Jackson Raganar Follmann receberam a benção do pontífice durante uma cerimônia na Praça de São Pedro. - Um momento único, um momento histórico para mim, eu que fui muito abençoado por Deus depois de tudo o que aconteceu, chegar aqui e ter a benção do Papa, ter a presença pertinho ali botando a mão na minha cabeça, abençoando meu terço, acho que não tem coisa melhor, mais satisfatória, estou muito ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Rio Preto chega a 450,6 mil habitantes

Rio Preto chega a 450,6 mil habitantes

Em 2015, a população do País somava 204 milhões de pessoas. Quase um quarto dos 5.570 municípios brasileiros (24,7% ou 1.378) tiveram taxas geométricas negativas, ou seja, apresentaram redução populacional. As 42 cidades com mais de 500 mil habitantes concentram 30,2% da população . Assim com base no crescimento populacional entre 2016 e 2017 têm-se que 9 municípios mudaram de faixa populacional, sendo que 8 municípios mudaram para uma faixa maior (Barreiras, Caculé, Esplanada, Itambé, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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US Navy shoots down ballistic missile in test near Hawaii

The target missile was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai Island. The test, scheduled well in advance, was done from the USS John Paul Jones and comes a day after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the Navy conducted a missile defense flight test over the Pacific, which successfully intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile, a MDA statement said on Wednesday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sandra Bullock donates Dollars 1 mn to Hurricane Harvey victims

Sandra Bullock donates Dollars 1 mn to Hurricane Harvey victims

Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on Sunday that 50 counties had been declared state disaster areas. Donald Jones, a forecaster with the National Weather Service, said: "We aren't going to be dealing with it for too much longer". Ed Bush, a public affairs officer for the Louisiana National Guard. "Once we get this thing inland during the day, it's the end of the beginning", Mr Feltgen said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pak House condemns U.S. for seeking India role in Afghanistan

Pak House condemns U.S. for seeking India role in Afghanistan

But Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters another 3,000 to 4,000 US troops probably will be sent to Afghanistan. Pentagon spokesperson Dana White announced Wednesday that there are approximately 11,000 USA troops in Afghanistan. A spokesman for the National Security Council did not respond to a request for comment. In 2009, when President Barack Obama authorized the surge of 30,000 troops to Afghanistan, units were notified of their deployments nearly immediately. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lehigh Valley will see rain from 'Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten'

Lehigh Valley will see rain from 'Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten'

Tomorrow and the rest of the work week look pretty unsettled with more showers and storms. He said the system could form into either Tropical Storm Irma or Subtropical Storm Irma by 11 a.m. The Pender County Office of Emergency Management is urging residents to prepare for a tropical storm , as the National Weather Service upgraded the area from a watch to a warning earlier today. Consulte Mais Informação

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Novo Renault Duster é apresentado para o mercado europeu

Novo Renault Duster é apresentado para o mercado europeu

O renovado Dacia Duster que vai ser apresentado no Salão de Frankfurt já pode ser visto por algumas imagens a dar conta de um estilo mais aventureiro para o SUV da marca. O para-choque mantém um friso cinza como no atual Duster , mas está mais alto e presente. Como adiantado por diversos flagras nos últimos meses, o design exterior é uma evolução da primeira geração. Consulte Mais Informação

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After tense talks, United Nations renews peacekeepers in Lebanon

After tense talks, United Nations renews peacekeepers in Lebanon

In January, Lebanon's new government affirmed its support for the Security Council resolution outlining UNIFIL's current mandate. US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley pushed forward the expansion of UNIFIL's mandate on the border. "UNIFIL, of course, can do better and can do more, but no-one in this council can imagine for one second the environment existing there without UNIFIL", she told the council. Consulte Mais Informação

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Los Angeles ditches Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples Day

Los Angeles ditches Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples Day

It will be a paid holiday for city employees. Italian-Americans voiced their objections to city lawmakers, saying that removing the holiday would erase a part of their heritage. As reported by City News Service, the move was proposed by Councilman Mitch O'Farrell in November of 2015. O'Farrell said the change is necessary due to "Columbus" legacy of extreme violence, enslavement and brutality" and "the suffering, destruction of cultures, and subjugation of Los Angeles' original ... Consulte Mais Informação

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