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Harvey's floodwaters have heavily damaged tens of thousands of homes across Texas and the storm is now threatening the region near the Louisiana state line.

Representative Mark Meadows, the Republican chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, told the Washington Post that attaching Harvey aid to a debt-ceiling increase would be a "terrible idea. conflating two very different issues".

The remainder of the emergency funding request, about $450 million, will go to the Small Business Administration, which is doling out disaster recovery loans to homes and businesses damaged by the storm.

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The India national cricket team is high on confidence and they should be able to carry the same momentum into today's match too. Virat Kohli moves level with Ricky Ponting! Instead it was Ajinkya Rahane (No. 27) opening with Rohit Sharma (No. 45).

The White House has confirmed that President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump plan to visit Louisiana on Saturday and named Lake Charles as a possible destination.

Friday's letter, addressed to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), said that the requested amount of $7.8 billion "would enable the affected States to address disaster response and immediate recovery needs in the areas most affected by Hurricane Harvey", including "life-saving response and recovery missions" and "addressing housing fix costs unmet by insurance; and provide low-interest loans to businesses and homeowners".

The aide wasn't authorized to publicly disclose the information in advance of a formal announcement and spoke on condition of anonymity.

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North Korea is believed to have conducted a test after a magnitude 5.7 natural disaster was detected earlier Sunday. Earlier in the day, North Korea claimed that it has developed a hydrogen bomb that can be mounted on an ICBM.

"It's going to take us time until we know the full scope of it", Ryan said of Harvey's toll.

Houston Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee has already said it could take an aid package of $150 billion to handle the disaster. Superstorm Sandy in 2012 was followed by a $54 billion federal relief effort. Sandy involved a more public battle between lawmakers from Democratic-leaning NY and New Jersey and GOP conservatives, and Northeast lawmakers have taken to social media sites such as Twitter to say, "I told you so".

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told broadcaster CNBC on Thursday that the impact of Hurricane Harvey spending could bring forward the deadline by which the nation's debt ceiling needs to be raised by "a couple of days".

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South Korea is seeking to revise it, reportedly with an aim to double the warhead weight limit to produce more powerful missiles. It made a specific reference to US forces being based in Hokkaido-the island that the North's missile flew over.

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