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Hurricane Irma downgraded to Category 4

Hurricane Irma downgraded to Category 4 The interiors of people's homes have been swept away. No injuries were reported. Eight people were killed as a result of the hurricane in both St. Authorities described the damage as catastrophic and said crews were struggling to reopen roads and restore power. Aerial photos from St. Martin show the serious damage the popular vacation destination sustained as a result of Hurricane Irma's 1... [Full Article...]

Police clash with protesters in South Korea as more THAAD launchers arrive

Police clash with protesters in South Korea as more THAAD launchers arrive Meanwhile, hundreds of local residents and activists are gathered near the USA base protesting the deployment. South Korea Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon has said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is likely to "launch another Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) on September 9". [Full Article...]

All 5 former United States presidents team up to support hurricane relief

All 5 former United States presidents team up to support hurricane relief Bush, Bill Clinton , George W. Bush and Barack Obama all ask for much-needed financial help for Texas. President Donald Trump tweeted his support for the initiative Thursday night: "We will confront ANY challenge, no matter how strong the winds or high the water". [Full Article...]

Amber Alert issued for 3 boys taken by mom

Amber Alert issued for 3 boys taken by mom They could be driving pulled over on the side of the road, at a gas station or at someone's home, says the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office. Authorities warned Anderson may be armed with a handgun. BCSO says Walker-Anderson was last seen heading west on I-40 from Albuquerque around 4 a.m. Sunday. Lexington was last seen wearing yellow and white shorts. [Full Article...]

Alabama couple fires up the grill to fill up Florida evacuees

Alabama couple fires up the grill to fill up Florida evacuees Different approaches to forecasting have led to a mess of different predicted storm paths, with the variance being the difference between a direct hit on Miami from 185mph winds, or a mildly windy day on the beach. The team at NWS has been launching additional weather balloons for the past few days. Which communities had hurricane watches and warnings as of Saturday, September 9? Meteorologist... [Full Article...]

Putin: North Korea should learn from fall of Saddam Hussein

Putin: North Korea should learn from fall of Saddam Hussein The White House said Trump and Turnbull "confirmed that their two countries will intensify joint efforts to denuclearize North Korea". Instead, China and Russian Federation have proposed a "freeze-for-freeze" agreement: North Korea's Kim Jong-un would end his country's nuclear and missile programs, and the US and South Korea would end their yearly military drills. [Full Article...]

President Trump signs $15.3 billion Harvey aid package

President Trump signs $15.3 billion Harvey aid package Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks at the Capitol after President Trump overruled congressional Republicans and his own treasury secretary and cut a deal with Democrats to fund the government and raise the federal borrowing limit for three months. [Full Article...]

Maarten's Maho Beach Decimated By Hurricane Irma

Maarten's Maho Beach Decimated By Hurricane Irma Collomb said the island's "four most solid buildings" on the island had been destroyed and that more rustic structures were probably "completely or partially destroyed". The prime minister said Saturday that St. Maarten remains under curfew and looting that took place immediately after the storm has subsided. "Then the second is public order". [Full Article...]

Rouhani to Participate in OIC Summit, Meet Kazakh Leader

Rouhani to Participate in OIC Summit, Meet Kazakh Leader The summit will evolve a unified position with a view to advancing different fields of science, technology and innovation. "Because the development of science and technology is very important for us and in this regard, we must continue to develop fruitful cooperation with Western countries", he added, as reported by Kazinform. [Full Article...]

John McCain says Trump's debt deal with Democrats wasn't bipartisanship

John McCain says Trump's debt deal with Democrats wasn't bipartisanship And there's two ways of looking at these things. "It has to be fought against". "I'm very happy with my life", McCain said. Asked why a wide swath of his party denied the scientific community's conclusions about climate change, McCain answered, "I don't know". [Full Article...]

Difficulty level increases for No. 23 TCU, Arkansas

Difficulty level increases for No. 23 TCU, Arkansas Single game tickets for Saturday's matchup against the Horned Frogs are available for purchase online or by calling the Razorback Ticket Office at 1-800-982-HOGS (4647). The Horned Frogs respect Allen. This time around, the Horned Frogs quarterback happily took a back seat to his teammates on the other side of the ball. [Full Article...]

UC Sues Trump Administration Over Decision To End DACA Program

UC Sues Trump Administration Over Decision To End DACA Program Fifteen states and the District of Columbia have filed a lawsuit in NY challenging President Donald Trump's plan to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation. California has the most DACA recipients of any state. Under Trump's order, current DACA holders whose permits expire before March 5, 2018 will be able to renew their permits if they apply by October 5. [Full Article...]

Protests in South Korea as nations wrestle with North missile threat

He said that, as an incentive to freeze its weapons programmes, North Korea was being offered the prospect of an end to sanctions. Speaking to the press on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in Russia's Vladivostok on Wednesday, Putin said Russian Federation couldn't accept the possibility of a nuclear North Korea but acknowledged that the standoff could not be resolved by sanctions... [Full Article...]

Gov. McMaster issues mandatory evacuation for parts of Lowcountry counties

Gov. McMaster issues mandatory evacuation for parts of Lowcountry counties McMaster, "Fortunately it's not hitting us like we thought it might". McMaster said those in the barrier islands in Beaufort, Colleton and Jasper counties of SC were told to leave by 10 a.m. Heavy rains could lead to flash flooding or river flooding throughout next week. Hurricane Irma's more westerly track is also more favorable for North Carolina , but Governor Roy Cooper urged residents ... [Full Article...]

Mr Blair's deathbed repentance on migration

Mr Blair's deathbed repentance on migration Blair presided over a nation-transforming migrant influx during his time as Prime Minister, from both outside of Europe and within, particularly when his government - unlike the majority of EU member-states - neglected to apply transitional controls on migrants from eastern European countries when they joined the bloc in 2004. [Full Article...]

China agrees more United Nations action on NK

China agrees more United Nations action on NK A US-drafted resolution obtained by AFP also called for banning textile exports and ending payments made to North Korean labourers sent overseas, further depriving the regime of revenue to pursue its military programs. Asked about possible USA military action, the president said "That's not our first choice, but we'll see what happens". "I believe that President Xi agrees with me 100%", Trump s... [Full Article...]

Juventus 3-0 Chievo

Juventus 3-0 Chievo But, with the clash against La Liga powerhouses in mind, Allegri has chose to rest some of his key players for the domestic fixture. Giorgio Chiellini and Claudio Marchisio were out injured with Andrea Barzagli and Gianluigi Buffon rested by the Juventus coach. [Full Article...]

Another Reason To Evacuate Downtown Miami: Construction Cranes

Another Reason To Evacuate Downtown Miami: Construction Cranes No injuries were reported after either crash, said Miami City Manager Daniel Alfonso. Even more powerful could be the storm surges that threaten to swallow Florida's coastal cities. The cranes were thought to be able to withstand the direct hit of a Category 4 hurricane , however, Irma's winds in Miami are just at the Category 1 level. [Full Article...]

Two Florida officers killed in head-on collision

Two Florida officers killed in head-on collision Hardee County is an interior county in Florida southeast of Tampa. "She worked the shelter all night and was going home to retrieve some more items and then go back to the shelter", Sheriff Arnold Lanier told the Herald-Advocate . There were no other passengers in either vehicle. "Our law enforcement and correctional officers work every day to keep Floridians safe". Additional details about... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma sucks water from beaches in Bahamas

Hurricane Irma sucks water from beaches in Bahamas Footage from the Irma-hit Bahamas freaked out social media users on Saturday as it emerged that seawater was missing from a bay as far as the eye could see. In the center of Irma, the pressure is very low and water is drawn upward in a sucking motion. Basically, in the case of Irma, the power and the pressure have combined in such a way that the "bulge" effect is sucking the Atlantic ocean int... [Full Article...]


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