White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert speaks during the daily press briefing, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Washington.
United States president Donald Trump will donate $1 million of his personal money for flood relief operations in Texas and Louisiana which have been hit by the catastrophic Hurricane Harvey, the White House has said.
Former press secretary Sean Spicer made a similar statement in March in response to questions about where Trump would be donating his $400,000 salary after the president originally pledged not to receive compensation.
The White House hadn't released any more details as of Friday afternoon.
He's likely to get closer to the devastation zone Saturday when he returns to Texas, probably to the Houston area. Much larger future installments will be required but the initial package, to replenish Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster coffers through September 30, shouldn't be controversial.
Toronto gas prices expected to hit $1.32 on weekend
Marie, Thunder Bay, and Timmins have been reporting the highest gas prices, in the range of 131.9 to 133.9 cents per litre. Locally, prices across the Greater Toronto Area may hit between $1.329 and $1.339 per litre on September 2.
Legal penalties run to as much as $20,000 per occurrence, or up to $250,000 if the victim is 65 or older. There have been over 550 complaints so far about price gouging on everything from food to gasoline .
In addition, mosquitoes from a trap located in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury tested positive for the virus this week. Symptoms can include a headache, fatigue, skin rash, swollen lymph glands and eye pain along with fever.
The ride seats 32 people at a time and has a unique "face-off" design, where guests can sit back-to-back or face-to-face. That price includes admission for the rest of 2017 and all of 2018 plus some other upgrades.
Unfortunately Panasonic was unable to confirm whether you'd be able to switch these inputs using your voice. Panasonic's offering has two 20mm soft dome tweeters and an 8cm woofer, and is set to deliver Hi-Fi audio.
Hurricane Harvey hit landfall in Texas on Friday and has caused billions in damage while taking almost a dozen lives already. Two police officers and fire rescue officers used a rubber boat to reach the pair and managed to drag them onto the boat.
Astronomers have detected repeated radio signals from a mysterious source in a dwarf galaxy 3 billion light-years away. That's unusual in of itself; FRBs tend to pop once, and that's it, at least in the ten years we've been hunting them.
The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, August 16 by Piper Jaffray. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Wednesday, April 6 to "Neutral" rating. This trend gives us conviction in analysts' expectations as CSCO has already illustrated their ability to grow at this rate.
The next big hurricane has already formed and this could become a big newsmaker in the U.S.in 10 days or so. That said, all interests in those areas should monitor the progress of Irma closely for many days to come.
The Lebanese army said the ceasefire would allow negotiations on the return of nine soldiers held by ISIS since 2014. He said the army could have freed those soldiers from the first day had there been political will.
RBI Data Confirms Note Ban was a Total Failure!
The Congress leader also said the FDI had fallen by seven per cent and credit to the industry was lowest in the last 63 years. The RBI yesterday said about 99 per cent of Rs 15.44 lakh crore demonetised currency came back into the system.
Wall Street opens higher as data lowers rate hike view
For the month, the Dow and the S&P 500 notched five-month winning streaks, while the Nasdaq recorded its ninth positive month. Health care and technology companies lead the way and the Nasdaq composite closed at a record high.
Angels acquire Justin Upton from Tigers
Entering play Thursday, Anaheim is one game back of the Minnesota Twins for the second American League Wild Card place. Acquired in the off-season, the Tigers may have found their centerfielder of the future in the form of Mikie Mahtook.
CC Sabathia Rips Nunez, Red Sox Over Bunting
The Red Sox went 1-for-8 with men on base against Sabathia and were 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position. Sabathia pitched in a tight game before the Yankees added four runs in the sixth and seventh.
Asteroid Florence passes by Earth relatively close
The closest passing of a large asteroid to Earth will happen Friday, according to scientists who study "near-Earth objects". EDT on Saturday, according to S&T, as this is when the asteroid will pass much dimmer stars.
Mortgage rates continue their month-long slide
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said today the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages fell to 3.82 percent from 3.86 percent last week. ARM interest rates in the 10 year category have been published at 3.000% today and the April is 3.709%.
Logitech unveils new "no lag" keyboard and mouse
Check out the videos below to see how the Logitech Craft keyboard works and how the MC Sound speakers perform. The Logitech Easy-Switch technology will allow them to easily switch between audio sources.
Venus wins in straight sets to advance at Open
The American was pushed hard by the little known 19-year-old but eventually came through 6-3 3-6 6-2 to reach the second round. Williams held at love to open the deciding set, and then broke for another 2-0 lead when Kuzmova hit a forehand wide.
May, Abe pledge to increase pressure on North Korea
She will hold a joint press conference with Abe today evening and meet Emperor Akihito on Friday before leaving. Last week, Japan expanded its own sanctions against the North, after a similar United States move.
The Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca begins
Ghana contributed over 6,000 pilgrims for the 2017 Hajj. - More than two million pilgrims are taking part this year. In a hospital opposite the mountain, an area was set aside for people suffering dehydration or heat exhaustion.
N Korean leader's third child born
Rumors about her pregnancy persisted previous year as she was removed from the public eye for some nine months. Kim and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, have two other children who were believed to have been born in 2010 and 2013.