Gov. Abbott is also expected to participate in the Hand In Hand Telethon, which will be broadcast Tuesday on multiple networks, including ABC at 7 p.m., and on Facebook Live. By about midnight PST, the number was over $44 million.
Stevie Wonder opened the event with "Lean on Me", and a political message, telling viewers, "Anyone who believes there is no such thing as global warming must be blind or unintelligent". Hurricane Harvey alone caused upwards of $200 billion in financial losses and Hand in Hand organizers are now evaluating the need for funds in communities struck by Hurricane Irma days later. "One morning it just hit me - this is a national disaster", he said. Tonight, we come together in collective effort to raise our voices, to help our communities, to lift our spirits and heal. Dave Matthews picked his guitar from a studio above Times Square, and Darius Rucker, Brad Paisley, Demi Lovato and Cece Winans sang the Beatles' "With a Little Help From My Friends".
Oil Prices Drop On Demand Worries After US Hurricanes
On September 8, energy services company Baker Hughes ( BHI ) released its weekly United States crude oil rig count report. It estimates that the worldwide crude oil rig count fell by eight to 715 in August 2017-compared to the previous month.
World XI Team Reaches Lahore, Azadi Cup Begins Tomorrow
The effort to bring a world-class XI to its shores is commendable, but the journey to normalcy remains an arduous one. This short tour is for something bigger. " Pakistan has been a major role player in cricket fraternity".
Vance Joseph is 12th Broncos head coach to win debut for Denver
Oakland is set to face the New York Jets while the Chargers will look to bounce back from their loss by facing the Miami Dolphins. Trevor Siemian's unexpected rise from a seventh-round pick to the Broncos' starting quarterback has been nothing but shocking.
At Least 35 Dead In Mexico's Strongest Quake On Record
Tsunami warning has been issued for Mexico , Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Guatemala , El Salvador and Costa Rica. Alejandro Murat told local television that 17 of the deaths were recorded in the southeastern town of Juchitan.
Amanda Nunes To Return In 2018 After Sinus Surgery
It's the third of this year's eight pay-per-view events to lose a main or co-main event within 48 hours of the start of the card. With under two minutes left, Shevchenko tried to turn a Nunes takedown into a throw, but Nunes ended up on her back on the mat.
Crane Collapses As Hurricane Irma Hits Downtown Miami
Officials urged people in buildings facing the crane to seek shelter on the opposite side of the building or in a stairwell. The major exception, Whiteman said, is if a tornado forms, which "virtually nothing" would be able to withstand.