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GA Governor declares state of emergency for entire state

GA Governor declares state of emergency for entire state For more information on hurricane preparedness, visit the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency website here. Mandatary evacuations for coastal areas east of I-95 and Chatham County remain in place and contraflow on I-16 is still set to begin at 8 a.m. [Full Article...]

United States completes anti-missile deployment in South Korea amid heightened war danger

Following North Korea's test of what it claimed was hydrogen bomb on Sunday, the Trump administration called for the UN Security Council to impose " the strongest possible measures " on the country, and the US Defense Secretary James Mattis warned of " a massive military response " to any threat from North Korea against the United States or its allies. [Full Article...]

Putin: North Korea crisis may be 'impossible' to solve

Putin: North Korea crisis may be 'impossible' to solve South Korea braced for a possible further missile test by North Korea when it marks its founding anniversary on Saturday. He also tweeted that North Korea's words and actions "continue to be very hostile and dangerous" to the U.S. North Korea released photos of Kim Jong Un touring a missile plant as if to prove doubters wrong. He spoke to reporters in Japan on Wednesday before heading to the f... [Full Article...]

Why Height of Hurricane Season Is Now

Why Height of Hurricane Season Is Now Far to Jose's west is Hurricane Katia , which was making landfall in Mexico on Friday night, according to the hurricane center. Incredibly, all three of the active hurricanes in the Atlantic basin could affect land at the same time on Saturday: Irma over the Bahamas (and approaching Florida), Jose over the northeastern Leewards, and Katia in Mexico . [Full Article...]

CBI files FIR against Jayanthi Natarajan for 'abuse of official position'

CBI files FIR against Jayanthi Natarajan for 'abuse of official position' Besides Natarajan, those named in the FIR are Umang Kejriwal, the then Managing Director of Electrosteel Casting Ltd, apart from other unidentified persons. As per the charges, the approval later granted by Natarajan was not in adherence to the recommendations of Director General Forests and directions of Supreme Court in this regard. [Full Article...]

House Approves Harvey Relief Bill Among Debt Ceiling Controversy

House Approves Harvey Relief Bill Among Debt Ceiling Controversy The Senate voted for the legislation 80-17, and the House voted for the bill 316-90. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell moved late Wednesday to add $7.4 billion in money for rebuilding to Trump's $7.9 billion Harvey request. Trump said during a morning tweet storm. Schumer also urged support for the bill, saying it was a "ray of hope" for bipartisanship in the Senate, which for several years ... [Full Article...]

'Everybody wants this risky situation resolved' - Turnbull on Trump's North Korea call

'Everybody wants this risky situation resolved' - Turnbull on Trump's North Korea call He is believed to be in his fifties. President Donald Trump has discussed North Korea's strongest nuclear test yet with Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng), as the US proposes crippling new sanctions and world leaders tussle over whether pressure or dialogue is the best way to rein in the rogue nation. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says military action against North Korea 'not inevitable'

Donald Trump says military action against North Korea 'not inevitable' Rodman has visited with Kim several times , even as North Korea has carried out a series of nuclear and missile tests and Trump has responded with warnings of a "massive" military response . There was a time when China did enjoy considerable influence over North Korea. Meanwhile, Trump's military, diplomacy and intelligence chiefs briefed Congress on the North Korean threat and US strategy... [Full Article...]

Pope at Mass in Cartagena urges Colombians to tackle roots of injustice

Pope at Mass in Cartagena urges Colombians to tackle roots of injustice They cheered wildly and waved white handkerchiefs and Colombian flags as Francis zipped around the grounds in his popemobile at an unusually fast clip to make up for lost time. "I expressed my closeness to each of the sons and daughters of this beloved nation, as well as for those who have found in Colombia a place of welcome", he said September 10 in Cartagena . [Full Article...]

Ministry: More THAAD launchers to be deployed Thursday

Ministry: More THAAD launchers to be deployed Thursday The ministry stressed the urgency of mobilizing the assets, now stored at a nearby USFK compound, amid growing threats from the unpredictable neighbor. The U.S. and South Korea have agreed to lift limits on South Korea's missile payload capabilities following North Korea's sixth and most powerful nuclear test. [Full Article...]

Will USC cancel classes for Hurricane Irma?

Will USC cancel classes for Hurricane Irma? A GIF created by Joel Nihlean shows combined satellite images of both storms to show how massive size Irma is. The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says USA officials are preparing a massive response to Hurricane Irma , which is set to hit Florida as early as Saturday. [Full Article...]

Senate passes hurricane aid plus debt limit, government funding extension

Senate passes hurricane aid plus debt limit, government funding extension Kicking the financial football downfield comes after worries that bipartisan gridlock over issues such as Trump's proposed border wall could send operations grinding to a halt. Lawmakers voted 80-17 in favor of sending the bill back to the House for renegotiations Thursday. It is a good start, but Texas Gov. Greg Abbott noted that the state will need nearer to $200 billion to see anything close ... [Full Article...]

Michael Bennett Threatens Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Las Vegas Police

Michael Bennett Threatens Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Las Vegas Police NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy wrote in response, "There is no allegation of a violation of the league's personal conduct policy and therefore there is no basis for an NFL investigation". Bennett has taken up Colin Kaepernick's anthem protest this season, which union president Steve Grammas felt the need to mention. "I'm not going to be standing until I see the equality and freedom". [Full Article...]

Democrats threaten Senate logjam without stand-alone vote on DACA

Democrats threaten Senate logjam without stand-alone vote on DACA Senate Democratic leader, Sen. Lucille Roybal-Allard and Zoe Lofgren of California, and Republicans Mike Coffman of Colorado and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida. Tester voted against a similar bill in 2007. Shortly after Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerRSC Chairman: Harvey aid could be jeopardized if linked with debt ceiling Dems prep for major fight over Tru... [Full Article...]

S. Korea braces for another possible N. Korea missile test

S. Korea braces for another possible N. Korea missile test North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un at an undisclosed location. " South Korea is the world's second-largest importer of gas". "The situation is very grave", he said. "We'd better get used to it". Protesters scuffled with armoured riot police as they attempted to block the road where US Forces Korea were transporting four additional THAAD missile interceptor launchers to a base in Seongju, aroun... [Full Article...]

India announce squad for 3 ODIs against Australia

India announce squad for 3 ODIs against Australia Chennai: Steve Smith was embroiled in a sting of controversies including the DRS "brain fade" when he last led Australia in India. "We are excited about it", said Smith in a press conference on Sunday. The fact that they struggled to make runs in familiar conditions while the Indians thrived on the toothless Sri Lankan attack and offered nearly no resistance in the three formats speaks volumes fo... [Full Article...]

'Near-total breakdown' in China-North Korea relations, says report

'Near-total breakdown' in China-North Korea relations, says report On the busy streets of Seoul on Friday, residents were bracing for Foundation Day: one of the most important public holidays in neighbouring North Korea and one that is often marked with a show of military force. The chances of war with North Korea because of a "miscalculation" or "accident" are "extremely great", the Defence Secretary warned today. Several days before the test, Pyongyang ... [Full Article...]

Stephen King's 'IT' Scores Massive $117 Million Debut

Moviegoers gave the film a B-plus CinemaScore , which is quite respectable for the horror genre and suggests that word of mouth will be favorable. Including the US, "IT" made $179 million all over the world. A group of young kids face their biggest fears when they seek answers to the disappearance of children in their hometown of Derry, Maine. The rest of the cast includes youngsters Jeremy R... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma leaves manatees stranded in Manatee County

Hurricane Irma leaves manatees stranded in Manatee County The manatees weren't the only animals to be rescued so far in Florida as the state suffers Irma's wrath. Between law enforcement officials and a group of citizens, the manatees - stranded, of course, in Manatee County - were rescued and carried back into deeper water, Fox 13 reported . [Full Article...]

22-year-old man in custody after 4 found dead in Groton

22-year-old man in custody after 4 found dead in Groton Alcocer, who had never seen Krause until that night, had thought the alleged confession was "just insane talk". This is the first murder in Groton since 1996. A possible weapon was found, which authorities haven't identified. Police say there is no reason for the community to feel unsafe after four people were found dead Friday at a Groton home in what is being described as a case of "tragic... [Full Article...]


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