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Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games: - - - Patriots 36, Texans 33 Tom Brady worked his magic again. Down by five points with the ball at his own 25 and 2:24 left, Brady took his team 75 yards, throwing a 25-yard touchdown pass - his fifth of the game - to Brandin Cooks with 23 seconds left and then hit Cooks with a two-point conversion to give New England (2-1) the win over Houston. ...


 

Lieutenant-General Valery Asapov was in the Middle East and was 'at a command post of Syrian troops', according to the Russia 's Defence Ministry. He moved to Syria to assist commanders in the operation for the liberation of the city of Deir ez-Zor.

 

Large amounts of federal aid have begun moving into Puerto Rico, welcomed by local officials who praised the Trump administration's response but called for the emergency loosening of rules long blamed for condemning the U.S. territory to second-class status. In northwest Puerto Rico, people began returning to their homes Saturday after a spillway eased pressure on a dam that cracked after more than a foot of rain fell in the wake of the hurricane.

 

Weiner is to be sentenced Mon... . FILE - In this July 24, 2013, file photo, former Democratic U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner leaves his apartment building in New York.

 

Stunning Meghan Markle attends her first official engagement with Harry at Invictus Games - and the distracted Prince can't keep his eyes off of her as he sits next to Melania It's spreading! Stevie Wonder kneels 'for America' at Central Park gig in defiance of the President - while Bruce Maxwell becomes first big league baseball player to take a knee during national anthem Third earthquake in Mexico this month leaves 5 dead - including a man killed by bees and two women who died of heart attacks as volcano near capital spews ash into sky Ditch empty perfume bottles and shoe boxes in your 20s, remove cheap bed linen in your 30s and declutter cutlery in your 40s: The things in your home you need to THROW OUT according to your age 'This guy that we put in charge has tried to divide us once again': LeBron explains why he called Trump 'a bum' and says he HAD to speak out when President ... (more)

 

The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee says victims of repeat flooding should consider Harvey's devastation a sign from on high. U.S. Rep. Jep Hensarling, a Republican from Dallas, said on CNBC during a segment on flood insurance Thursday that U.S. taxpayers should not have to foot the bill for at-risk homes that have flooded over and over again.

 

The Environmental Protection Agency says it has recovered 517 containers of "unidentified, potentially hazardous material" from highly contaminated toxic waste sites in Texas that flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey. The agency has not provided details about which Superfund sites the material came from, why the contaminants at issue have not been identified and whether there's a threat to human health.

 

U.S. bombers, fighter jets counter 'reckless behavior' in show of force off North Korea coast The display comes as tensions between North Korea and Washington have mounted. Check out this story on ldnews.com: https://usat.ly/2yk3qDo Trump says he'll handle `Little Rocket Man,' Kim Jong-un, saying the North Korean leader may be crazy.

 

The destructive floodwaters of Superstorm Sandy receded quickly, but some storm victims are still neck-deep in a battle over insurance payouts. And many victims of this year's storms in Texas, Florida and elsewhere should brace themselves for a similar fight, lawyers involved in Sandy insurance battles say.

 

Low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to American manufacturers, a U.S. trade commission ruled Friday, raising the possibility of the Trump administration imposing tariffs that could double the price of solar panels from abroad. The 4-0 vote by the International Trade Commission sets up a two-month review period in which the panel must recommend a remedy to President Donald Trump, with a final decision on tariffs expected in January.

 

President Donald Trump tried to convince Alabama conservatives Friday that the establishment choice in a Republican runoff for Senate shares their revulsion of Washington politics, declaring Sen. Luther Strange is a "swamp" fighter without close ties to GOP leaders. Before thousands of cheering fans in Huntsville, Alabama, Trump acknowledged that he was putting his political neck on the line for Strange, who was appointed in February to temporarily fill the seat that opened up when Jeff Sessions became attorney general.

 

The US federal government has told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election. http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/article36160664.ece/9b5dc/AUTOCROP/h342/PANews%20BT_P-44a007d6-c7b4-47ac-b020-439685f80152_I1.jpg The US federal government has told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election.

 

The head of the House's tax-writing committee is putting forward legislation to give temporary tax relief to victims of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. The bill proposed Friday by Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, would ease requirements for deducting individual property losses and allow people to draw on their retirement funds without penalty.

 

Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party's years of vows to kill the program. "I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal," McCain said in a statement, referring to the bill by Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana.

 

Attorneys for Texas are asking a federal appeals court in New Orleans to let the state's law banning "sanctuary cities" take effect. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia blocked much of the law Aug. 31 - the day before it was to take effect.

 

Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans. Since early this year, President Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress have strived to curb government's influence on businesses, arguing that regulations stifle economic growth.

 

Members of Nippon Izokukai, the Bereaved Family Association of Japan, carry flowers onto the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.

 

If the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare doesn't work, it may become known as the Jimmy Kimmel Non-Law. The comic's withering attacks this week have transformed the debate over the bill and, in the process, illustrated how thoroughly late-night talk shows have changed and become homes for potent points of view.

 


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