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Additional inspectors sent to Florida's nuclear plants ahead of Irma - NRC

Additional inspectors sent to Florida's nuclear plants ahead of Irma - NRC Florida Power and Light estimates nine million of ten million people on its system could experience power outages from Hurricane Irma's projected path. Turkey Point, located just south of Miami in Homestead, survived a direct hit from Hurricane Andrew in 1992. 'Take it seriously, ' said Maj. That represents 4.1 million customer accounts, FPL president and CEO Eric Silagy said during a ... [Full Article...]

China will back fresh UN measures on North Korea

China will back fresh UN measures on North Korea Its sixth nuclear test on Sunday prompted the United States to speak about a "military response" and South Korea to conduct major military exercises. At 7 pm on Wednesday, a 6.6-magnitude quake registered at North Korea's Punggye-ri testing site, as the nation celebrated the achievement. A Gallup Korea survey released on Friday found 58 per cent of South Koreans felt there was no possibi... [Full Article...]

Trump talks to heads of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar

Trump talks to heads of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar Doha has vehemently denied the charges and has pointed out that it is victim of a smear campaign. The White House earlier acknowledged Trump spoke with Sheikh Tamim and Crown Prince Mohammed, as well as Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince. [Full Article...]

IL governor to borrow up to $6B to pay off late bills

IL governor to borrow up to $6B to pay off late bills Rauner is moving ahead with a bond issue - borrowing about $6 billion dollars - to pay off various state vendors immediately. This could result in the state's largest borrowing in over 14 years. Bonds must be sold by year's end. At issue in the lawsuit filed Wednesday is a 48-cent-per-hour raise for home health workers lawmakers wrote into the budget enacted over Rauner's July veto. [Full Article...]

Kuwait Emir to hold talks with Trump

Kuwait Emir to hold talks with Trump Trump followed, "Well that is a problem we will get resolved and I'm very, very honored and happy to know that you have problems with the media also". "What is important is that we have stopped any military action", said Sheikh Sabah. This is while analysts have touted the Qatar crisis as the fallout of Trump's visit to Riyadh in early June. [Full Article...]

Katia downgraded to tropical storm as it moves into Mexico

Katia downgraded to tropical storm as it moves into Mexico Three people have been killed in Mexico as rains caused by the approaching Hurricane Katia caused landslides in the state of Oaxaca . Hurricane Katia, the sixth hurricane of the 2017 season, is expected to make landfall in Mexico early Saturday morning. [Full Article...]

US calls for UNSC meet over North Korea draft resolution

US calls for UNSC meet over North Korea draft resolution The resolution, which the U.S. mission to the United Nations said it wants the United Nations council to vote on September 11, would impose an oil embargo on North Korea and ban its exports of textiles as well as the hiring of North Korean laborers overseas, mostly by Russian Federation and China, U.S. [Full Article...]

Rescue group returns from Harvey, gears up for Irma

Rescue group returns from Harvey, gears up for Irma The base, near where Interstates 75 and 16 meet, allows them direct access to interstates that run down into Florida as well as east to the Atlantic Coast. "There's already I think 12 teams deployed down there staging and waiting to help", he said. "We can put them on a flooded roof and they can smell through the roof if there's anybody inside the attic spaces, so they're a very valuable asset w... [Full Article...]

Storm power boosted by warming

Storm power boosted by warming The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ( NOAA ), and the University of Colorado Boulder's Roger Pielke Jr. And we don't have any evidence yet that climate change has caused an increase in activity. Which leads us, inevitably, to a discussion of policy - and, indeed, politics. [Full Article...]

Macron, in Greece, pushes vision of deeper euro zone integration

Macron, in Greece, pushes vision of deeper euro zone integration Macron wants a giant leap forward in European cooperation, pushing for the creation of a euro zone finance minister and parliament, as well as a standalone budget for the currency bloc to cushion economic shocks and head off future crises. The IMF has typically stuck to a "two-line" approach regarding Greece: The organization believes there is a need to keep undertaking structural reforms to... [Full Article...]

Military Action 'Certainly an Option' with North Korea

Military Action 'Certainly an Option' with North Korea There was bipartisan consensus that Trump's national security team outlined a sensible strategy for dealing with a problem that has no good solution and has now stymied the United States for decades, but Democrats said their assessment - in both tone and strategy - was at odds with the commander in chief. [Full Article...]

Mexico's strongest earthquake in a century claims more than 30 lives

Mexico's strongest earthquake in a century claims more than 30 lives The natural disaster led to a tsunami watch , but the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center at the U.S. National Weather Service has reported waves of just about 3 feet (1 meter) off of Mexico's coast, The Washington Post reported . Lucy Jones, a seismologist in California who works with the U.S. Geological Survey, said such a quake was to be expected. The current Foreign Office travel advice s... [Full Article...]

Mueller seeks interviews with WH staff over Trump Tower meeting statement

Mueller seeks interviews with WH staff over Trump Tower meeting statement She was also with Trump on Air Force One when he dictated the statement Trump Jr. first put out regarding his meeting with the Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya. "Remember, he has only been out of the White House and able to do this for six days", the source said. Trump Jr. was on the Hill Thursday for an interview with the Senate Judiciary Committee. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu's wife faces possible graft trial

Netanyahu's wife faces possible graft trial Mandelblit explained that his decision was taken "after he had examined the evidence in the case, and after hearing the positions of all of the relevant authorities". "Any attempt to describe as inappropriate the deep and long-standing friendship between Prime Minister Netanyahu and Arnon Milchan is baseless and in any case doomed to failure", a Netanyahu family spokesman said in a statement on ... [Full Article...]

JetBlue Caps Ticket Prices At $99 For Hurricane Irma Evacuees

JetBlue Caps Ticket Prices At $99 For Hurricane Irma Evacuees On top of additional flights, several airlines announced they were waiving fees or setting price caps on flights in and out of areas affected by the storm. According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, the man was attempting to remove a solar water heater from his roof when he fell off and injured himself. This means that these areas, along with Bonita Beach, the Florida Keys, Lake Okeechobee and the Flo... [Full Article...]

Disney, Universal and SeaWorld close as Hurricane Irma advances

Disney, Universal and SeaWorld close as Hurricane Irma advances Scheduled performances and activities at the theme park have been cancelled. The Saturday, Happily Ever After fireworks performance is canceled. Disney World is at risk. The system will weaken as it moves up the state, but is expected to remain a hurricane. "As soon as the storm hit, it descended into total chaos with three-hour lines for food", said Hartstein, who is also the founder o... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma: Mandatory evacuations likely Saturday in SC

Hurricane Irma: Mandatory evacuations likely Saturday in SC The order affects Edisto Beach in Colleton County; Daufuskie, Fripp, Hunting, Harbor and Hilton Head islands in Beaufort County; and Knolls and Tullifeeny islands in Jasper County . "Some fluctuations in intensity are likely during the next day or two, but Irma is forecast to remain a powerful category four hurricane as it approaches Florida", the NHC advisory warned. [Full Article...]

Haryana suspends mobile internet services in Sirsa

Haryana suspends mobile internet services in Sirsa The Haryana government had sought the high court's permission to undertake sanitisation under judicial supervision. The Dera HQ premise spreads over 800 acres and houses educational institutions, markets, hospital, stadium, recreational areas and houses. [Full Article...]

Ellen DeGeneres Reflects on Being Gay in Hollywood | iHeartRadio

Ellen DeGeneres Reflects on Being Gay in Hollywood | iHeartRadio And so has Pink . "Actually, I didn't say anything because I was so speechless and I didn't want to "mom her" and start preaching to her and not be effective at all , so I just stayed quiet", she explains. 7), DeGeneres asked guest Miley Cyrus to help her understand a few millennial things that don't make sense to her in a segment called "Mileynnial". [Full Article...]

Bangladesh Wants International Community to Help With Rohingya Crisis: PM Hasina

Bangladesh Wants International Community to Help With Rohingya Crisis: PM Hasina Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrived in Bangladesh on Thursday to meet members of Rohingya Muslim community who have fled from ongoing violence in Myanmar's Rakhine . Rohingya refugees from Myanmar's Rakhine state at the Khanchon border crossing near Bangladeshi town of Teknaf. "We are negotiating with some friendly countries not to take it to the... [Full Article...]


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