Stationary until Wednesday/ Thursday....
Residents may return to Corpus Christi, however more than 100,000 customers without power: http://ow.ly/PgBe30eHlHo
Galveston seeing strong swells and rain is pouring down...
Corpus Christi damage .......first light.
Devastation - really hope folks heeded those evacuations calls....
Roads in Rockport flooded, covered with downed power lines. Smell of gas fills the air. #harvey
Barometric pressure still low , movement at 6mph very slow....
LATEST: Hurricane Harvey remains a Category 1 storm with winds now at 75 mph, down from 130 mph at landfall
Hurricane Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane, packing 130 m.p.h. winds. Follow the latest updates: http://nyti.ms/2wwN5hy
Rainfall forecasts still off the hook....
National Weather Service: We don't use terms like 'catastrophic and life-threatening' often, but that is the threat with #Harvey flooding.
Photo shows police officer trying to save American flag during Hurricane Harvey (via Aransas Pass Police Department)
JUST IN: NASA satellite imagery shows Hurricane Harvey lingering over the coast of Texas
JUST IN: Coast Guard urges Texas residents to "stay safe and not to venture out while storm damage is assessed"
24 hour rainfall totals in Texas show amounts as high as 9 inches in some localities.
Closely monitoring #HurricaneHarvey from Camp David. We are leaving nothing to chance. City, State and Federal Govs. working great together!
First light in Rockport Texas. A lot of damage. #hurricaneharvey
Early images from Lockport , showing damage from direct hit...
Hurricane #Harvey is steadily weakening over land, but excessive rainfall and storm surge threats remain
Hurricane Harvey updates: http://nbcnews.to/Harvey • Now Category 1 • Potentially "catastrophic" flooding • More than 211,000 without power
Hurricane Harvey is now a Category 2 storm with sustained winds dropping to 110 mph http://cnn.it/2vvRnRw
NEW: #HurricaneHarvey expected to meander over the region, with life-threatening, catastrophic flooding expected through Tuesday, says NWS
Hurricane Harvey's wallop on U.S. oil refiners is just beginning http://reut.rs/2xAqIoa
Harvey's maximum sustained winds have dropped from 130 to 125 mph, making the storm a Category 3 hurricane. http://cnn.it/2w66BAn
JUST IN: Hurricane Harvey makes landfall as category 4 storm http://hill.cm/HsOloNF
JUST IN: "Non-criminal immigration enforcement operations will not be conducted at evacuation sites" during Harvey, ICE & Border Patrol say
Global Market News...
Doug Noland's analysis of the Jackson Hole speech from Fed Chief Yellen & his usual fine review of the week that was.
Draghi's JH message shows it's easy to buy things (QE) BUT is harder to find someone to buy what you already bought. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-25/draghi-s-drama-free-jackson-hole-reaffirms-slow-qe-exit-message …
Dollar plunges to lowest level since 2015 as the world’s 2 most powerful Central Bankers attack Trump. https://www.welt.de/wirtschaft/article168015593/Die-zwei-maechtigsten-Notenbanker-holen-zum-Doppel-Schlag-gegen-Trump-aus.html?wtmc=socialmedia.twitter.shared.web … via @welt
Bond bubble keeps inflating. Value of global bonds hit fresh all-time high of $49.3tn on expectations uber-dove Cohn to succeed Fed's Yellen
Special counsel investigating whether Flynn tried to obtain Clinton emails from Russia: report http://hill.cm/9Tt5Si8
White House official: Gorka didn't resign http://hill.cm/1nLbTP8
Worth recalling that Jane Sanders appeared w Arpaio once and toured his tent jail
Special counsel subpoenas PR firms tied to former Trump campaign manager: report http://hill.cm/FZk2x7p
Menendez pleads with judge to recess corruption trial for major Senate votes http://politi.co/2wwW0Q1
Trump signs order officially banning transgender troops http://hill.cm/fJ5AmcZ
White House yielding to Congress on tax details http://politi.co/2xl8kQM
White House: Trump not surprised by Cohn's criticism of his Charlottesville response http://politi.co/2wwubqN
NBC: Trump likely to end DACA
Seb Gorka was fired ? If he didn't resign , then he was fired......
Seb Gorka resigns.....
Report: Kelly revoked Gorka's security clearance while he was on vacation http://huffp.st/Hl3bhFo
Called it! @realDonaldTrump pardons Joe Arpaio
Arpaio was to be sentence for his federal misdemeanor on October 5. The presidential pardon pre-empts all that.
Tillerson, Wednesday: Look, North Korea hasnt tested since the latest sanctions Trump, also Wed: KJU is respecting us! NorKor: 3-2-1...
JUST IN: US Pacific Command says North Korea launched THREE ballistic missiles today in a span of 30 minutes. Full statement:
Former VW engineer gets 40 months in 'dieselgate' scandal http://dlvr.it/PhhzFL
Germans’ biggest concern still immigration, but poverty is catching up http://dlvr.it/PhYLkQ
Prestigious athletics event in quake-struck region is cancelled http://dlvr.it/PhYjht
Forced eviction of migrants by police in Rome draws widespread condemnation http://dlvr.it/PhXP0Z
French ministers visit Iraq in support of Isis fight http://dlvr.it/PhjHBw
Make-up bill causes blushes for France's Macron http://dlvr.it/Phhn2G
'Not afraid': defiant Barcelona to march against terror http://dlvr.it/Phht1p
Rajoy urges Spain to show its 'love' in anti-terror march http://dlvr.it/PhbYZ7
Schaeuble defends tough line on Greek reforms http://dlvr.it/PhbsHm
EU states to start return of migrants to Greece http://dlvr.it/PhZxqh
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Syrian Arab Army took full control over the eastern pocket in Homs governorate Map: http://syriancivilwarmap.com
Syrian Arab Army in cooperation with allies liberate mountainous area north of Palmyra which extends from west of Sukhnah until Sha'er field
Army intelligence arrested "Hassan Hamad al-Hassan" in north Lebanon who is part of IS sleeper cell, was planning assassination of a General
Military situation in the Lebanese–Syrian border.
SAA recaptured all the hills overlooking Al Sabkha to Ghanem Ali which were recently taken by ISIS at Euphrates #Raqqa
#DeirEzzor | Coalition warplanes conducted several airstrikes on Mayadin
North Korean official to me just now: "This is the most tense I've ever seen. The situation could escalate at any moment." #InsideNorthKorea
North Korea explained in graphics http://aje.io/fywl4
North Korea used multiple-rocket launchers to fire missiles that could hit U.S. military bases deep in South Korea http://nyti.ms/2wdyd4I
North Korea fire several missiles
2 out the 3 North Korean missiles did not fail and flew about 155miles.
Increased activity spotted at North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear research site.
UPDATES: Weapons storage in Erbil exploded causing a big sound heard in parts of Erbil, reports say it belongs to Zeravani force
Islamic State's stronghold Tal Afar about to fall: Iraqi military http://reut.rs/2xBkhBf
Iraqi Forces captured 90% of Tal Afar from Islamic State Map: http://syriancivilwarmap.com
Iraqi forces seize 70 percent of Islamic State stronghold Tal Afar: minister http://reut.rs/2wH3SPk
Italy Bribes Libyan Militias to Stop Migrants Eeaching Europe: Reportrn
#Libya #Libyaoil Libya's state oil corporation (NOC) supports arrest of alleged petrol-smuggler https://noc.ly/index.php/en/new-4/2602-national-oil-corporation-appeals-to-all-competent-authorities-to-pursue-all-smugglers-of-hydrocarbons …
Zeidan gives account of his abduction - https://www.libyaherald.com/2017/08/26/zeidan-gives-account-of-his-abduction/ …
Boris Johnson: Haftar has a role to play in the political process.. on Libyans to determine an acceptable settlement http://www.alwasat.ly/ar/news/libya/150980/ …
The man who stabbed a soldier in Brussels before being shot dead was a Belgian of Somali origin: prosecutors http://u.afp.com/4LQg
U.S. service member missing after Black Hawk crashes near Yemen http://thebea.st/2wxLHLe