Hurricane Harvey batters Texas after making landfall as Category 4 storm

Hurricane Harvey batters Texas after making landfall as Category 4 storm

Hurricane Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 storm. Corpus Christi, Texas was already battered by strong winds and heavy rainfall. Supermarkets ran out of stock and schools remained closed. Voluntary and mandatory evacuation orders were issued in some coastal areas in Texas. Driscoll Childrens Hospital evacuated 10 babies from its neonatal intensive care unit. Harvey could potentially be the biggest hurricane to hit the mainland in more than a decade. Aug 26, 2017
Smuggled tiger cub finds new home after being discovered at US-Mexico border

Smuggled tiger cub finds new home after being discovered at US-Mexico border

A tiger cub seized by the US Border Patrol has found a new home. The male cub was adopted by the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The 5 to 6-week-old baby is in good health.He was discovered in a car crossing the US-Mexico border. A California teenager was arrested for smuggling the cub. The 18-year-old said he bought the cub for $300 in Tijuana, Mexico. Aug 26, 2017
Man arrested outside Buckingham Palace after attacking two police officers

Man arrested outside Buckingham Palace after attacking two police officers

A man was arrested outside Buckingham Palace for carrying a knife. Two officers received minor injuries during the arrest. The man was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and assault on police. Eye witnesses said that the man had been carrying a machete. The Queen was not in residence when the attack outside the palace happened. Aug 26, 2017
Man shot dead in Brussels after attacking soldiers with knife

Man shot dead in Brussels after attacking soldiers with knife

A man was shot dead by Belgian soldiers after he threatened them with a knife. The man reportedly shouted Allahu Akbar during the attack.Authorities are treating the incident as a terror attack. Two soldiers were hurt during the attack but are not seriously injured. The attacker was a 30-year-old Belgian of Somali origin. The man was rushed to hospital but later died of his injuries. Aug 26, 2017
San Francisco braces for Alt-Right patriot prayer rally

San Francisco braces for Alt-Right patriot prayer rally

The alt-right Freedom Rally in the park just below San Franciscos Golden Gate Bridge on 26 August is being staged by a group called Patriot Prayer. Last weekend, counter-protesters drowned out a similar rally in Boston. Aug 26, 2017