Harvey weakened to a tropical depression on Wednesday night, the US National Hurricane Center said, but warned that "catastrophic and life threatening flooding will continue in and around Houston, Beaumont/Port Arthur, eastward into southwest Louisiana for the rest of the week".
Manuel Saldivar, 84, and his wife Belia, 81, were in the auto with their great-grandchildren - Devy Saldivar, 16, Dominic Saldivar, 15, Xavier Saldivar, 8, and Daisy Saldivar, 6 - when the rushing waters pushed the van off the road, family members told NBC News. He said it appeared the van was a work truck and the back section was separated by a steel screen partition.
A friend and coworker of the family set up a GoFundMe page to assist the family with funeral arrangements.
It plunged into about four feet of floodwaters on Sunday and and was dragged down river as the Saldivar family tried to escape, the sheriff said. I've spoken with the family that's standing by, to try to update them and comfort them as best I can. "I'm sure they couldn't reach it", Ric said.
"Our worst fears have been realised", he said.
Danny and his wife weren't home; they had vacated the neighborhood hours earlier, Ric said. The children were good kids, Ms. Salazar and Mr. Gonzales said. The children's mother had left the four at home, she said.
The full paper "A neural basis for contagious yawning" is can be read on the University of Nottingham's website. Stephen Jackson , professor of cognitive neuroscience at Nottingham University is the study's team leader.
North Korea's state-run broadcaster says a "special and important" announcement will be made at 3 p.m.in Pyongyang (2:30 a.m. Then Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said there was no doubt this was North Korea's sixth nuclear test.
Ren Guoqiang told reporters Thursday that all parties should exercise restraint and avoid words and actions that escalate tension. Ren said it's China's position that "military means can not be an option for resolving this issue".
Reputation is Swift's sixth album after 1989, which featured the hit track " Blank Space " and is also her first since 2014. Swift took to Twitter in the early hours of September 3 to ask fans, "A second glance into #reputation ... ready for it? ".
North Korea claims it tested a "miniaturized" nuclear device that security experts fear is harder to detect. The ruling Democratic Party excoriated the North, saying its latest nuclear test is a "self-defeating act".
But the gamble backfired, she lost her majority and is now propped up by the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists. With reports, perhaps "fake news ", suggesting she'd set a date to resign - it was time to take a position.
Germany manager, Joachim Low is not happy with his side's late 2-1 win over Czech Republic , saying they got lucky. Timo Werner scored an early opener from Mesut Ozil's pass, but Vladimir Darida equalised with a long-range effort.
Liverpool have completed the signing of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal on a five-year deal. After Thursday, the next chance they will have to strengthen their squads is in January.
Rajeev Pratap Rudy resigns, more offer to quit
Some election-bound states, including Congress-ruled Karnataka, could get greater representation in the council of ministers. The election in Gujarat is due at the end of this year and the party will soon launch its poll slogan "Garaje Gujarat".
Colonial Pipeline delays restart of gas lines until Tuesday
Harvey is "reducing flow from pipelines as well as shutting down some refineries, which is in turn tightening gasoline supplies". Average U.S. retail fuel prices have surged by more than a dime per gallon from a week ago, the AAA said early on Thursday.
Merkel challenger attacks her on migrants in TV debate
However, Mrs Merkel returned to the issue later on in the debate, making a u-turn by promising to end the negotiations. Schulz largely backed the move, saying only that it should have been better coordinated with other European countries.
Ream, Wood gets starts for United States against Costa Rica
What is proven to get the US a win at home? Arena said he still feels as if the U.S.is in position to qualify for the World Cup. On the road Costa Ricans score points with fights, tied with Honduras 1: 1, beating Trinidad 2-0 and losing to Mexico 0: 2.
Teenage sensation Mbappe joins PSG on loan
That is already being born out in increased revenue through merchandising, in particular, with PSG shirts being sold out. The only way PSG will not be obliged to buy Mbappe next summer is if they are relegated from Ligue 1, sources said.