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FPL, LCEC working to restore power to millions

FPL, LCEC working to restore power to millions FPL said this power outage is the largest in the company's history. Hundreds of thousands of Southwest Florida homes and businesses remained without power Monday after ferocious Hurricane Irma plowed through the state. One of the first things that people should do when the power goes out is to alert their utility company of the outage. It affected all 35 counties in the utility's territory whi... [Full Article...]

Reviewing Christian McCaffrey's first real game with the Panthers

Reviewing Christian McCaffrey's first real game with the Panthers Rivera said particularly during the week leading up to the preseason finale, he intentionally paired the first-team offense against the first-team defense . Tomlinson, who fell out of favor with the Detroit Lions last season , has the first-round draft-pick moniker associated with him. Left offensive tackle Greg Robinson of the Lions. [Full Article...]

MPP Jagmeet Singh handles racist Woman with 'love and courage'

MPP Jagmeet Singh handles racist Woman with 'love and courage' Before he could even address the crowd, an angry woman walked up to him and ranted out some racist comments about Sharia law. So let's show people how to treat someone with love: We welcome you. Shout out to Jagmeet Singh! Support flew in from all direction and it was evident on Twitter that people were impressed with the way Singh handled the abuse. [Full Article...]

Nevada Air National Guard to help with Hurricane Irma relief

Nevada Air National Guard to help with Hurricane Irma relief Maarten today. The aircraft are capable of moving supplies or personnel from confined locations or in areas with limited access. The soldiers on the mission are assigned to Alpha and Bravo companies of the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation, based in Latham and Ronkonkoma, respectively, and Charlie Company (Medical Evacuation) of the 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation in Rochester. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma plows through Florida

Hurricane Irma plows through Florida Most are in-state residents. McMaster and his disaster readiness team on Sunday offered updates about Irma, which hit Florida but wasn't expected to directly cross SC. "We didn't expect that at all", he said. However, is Charleston, South Carolina evacuating? "In all other counties, each state and local agency head is authorized to make closure determinations based on local weather conditions"... [Full Article...]

5 killed in attacks blamed on Somali Islamic extremists

5 killed in attacks blamed on Somali Islamic extremists Abdiasis Abu Musab, Al-Shabaab's military operation spokesman, said the attack, which took place outside the office of the governor of the Hiraan region where he was holding a meeting, targeted workers of the regional administration. A US air strike killed a member of the Somali Islamist group Al Shabab in southwestern Somalia, making a total of four opponents killed this week, a statement said. [Full Article...]

Gold miners who massacred Amazon tribe bragged about it

Gold miners who massacred Amazon tribe bragged about it The miners then went to a bar in a town along the Colombian border where they bragged about the massacre and showed off a carved paddle which they claim was taken from the men, the Daily Mail reports . But the intensifying illegal activities of loggers, gold miners and ranchers is placing these communities at risk. "All these tribes should have had their lands properly recognised and protected ... [Full Article...]

What happened to Hurricane Jose?

What happened to Hurricane Jose? Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 40 miles (65 km) from the centre and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 160 miles (260 km). A complicated high-altitude environment over the Atlantic Ocean is what is causing Jose to wobble around the Atlantic. [Full Article...]

Nearly 6.5 million lose power from Irma in US Southeast - utilities

Nearly 6.5 million lose power from Irma in US Southeast - utilities Cars make their away through a flooded street in Bonita Springs, Florida. Irma was the most powerful hurricane ever to hit the Leeward Islands , including Barbuda, Anguilla, and Saint Martin. Officials could not yet say the extent of Irma's damage on the state but noted that it had weakened at a faster rate than expected. The winds had toppled some large tree branches and part of a fence,... [Full Article...]

Ganesha advertisement: Indian government lodges complaint over controversial lamb meat commercial

Ganesha advertisement: Indian government lodges complaint over controversial lamb meat commercial An official diplomatic complaint was lodged after the controversial advertisement by Meat and Livestock Australia, featuring the Hindu deity Ganesha eating lamb, sparked protests by the Indian community in Australia. MLA spokesman Andrew Howie said the company did not mean to offend with the ad, which, he said, came about after "extensive research and consultation" with diverse cultural groups. [Full Article...]

United States waters down North Korea sanctions draft before UN vote

United States waters down North Korea sanctions draft before UN vote The textile ban is significant. North Korea was condemned globally for conducting its sixth nuclear test on Sept 3, which it said was of an advanced hydrogen bomb. Russian Federation and China both have veto power as permanent members of the Security Council and had expressed skepticism over the initial sanctions proposal. [Full Article...]

Myanmar violence is 'textbook' ethnic cleansing

Myanmar violence is 'textbook' ethnic cleansing The Rohingya speak Rohingya or Ruaingga, a dialect that is distinct to others spoken in Rakhine State and throughout Myanmar. The UN human rights chief on Monday slammed Myanmar's apparent "systematic attack " on the Rohingya minority, warning that "ethnic cleansing" seemed to be underway. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Katia forms in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico

Hurricane Katia forms in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico Almost every building on the island of Barbuda was damaged by Hurricane Irma early Wednesday. Katia is a Category 1, and is expected to make landfall late Friday. The British Virgin Islands are also in Jose's path. Most buildings on the island of Barbuda were reportedly wiped out in the storm's record 185 miles per hour winds on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

There are 3 hurricanes in the Atlantic right now

There are 3 hurricanes in the Atlantic right now According to their forecast, Katia could make a landfall on southeastern Mexico in the coming weekend. Irma's powerful center could pass just north of Puerto Rico - a USA territory of about 3.4 million people - on Wednesday afternoon and night, threatening heavy rain and unsafe coastal storm surges, forecasters said. [Full Article...]

Trump Readies For first September 11 Commemoration As President

Trump Readies For first September 11 Commemoration As President The Department of Homeland Security was established in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001. Jose Jimenez/Primera Hora/Getty ImagesPolicemen and firemen run away from the huge dust cloud caused as the World Trade Center's Tower One collapses after terrorists crashed two hijacked planes into the twin towers , September 11, 2001 in New York City. [Full Article...]

If you litter, don't say Vande Mataram: Modi

If you litter, don't say Vande Mataram: Modi Modi got an enthusiastic response from his audience at Vigyan Bhawan while giving his speech to mark the 125th year of the famous " Parliament of world Religion" Address at Chicago in 1893 by Swami Vivekananda . "Attacking "anti-national" elements, PM Modi said, "My heart swells with pride when I hear Vande Mataram ". 9/11: "Today is 9/11...this day became widely spoken about after 2001 but... [Full Article...]

Pakistan's Foreign Minister in Tehran amid standoff with US

Pakistan's Foreign Minister in Tehran amid standoff with US Trump further said, "We can no longer be silent about Pakistan's safe havens for terrorist organizations, the Taliban, and other groups that pose a threat to the region and beyond", adding, "Pakistan has much to gain from partnering with our effort in Afghanistan". [Full Article...]

Turkey issues travel warning against Germany

Turkey issues travel warning against Germany Turkey's Foreign Ministry issued the travel warning on Saturday, telling citizens living in or visiting Germany to be cautious amid reports of racism during a national election campaign, anti-Turkish sentiments and alleged support for terror groups. [Full Article...]

United Nations rights chief: Rohingya face ethnic cleansing

United Nations rights chief: Rohingya face ethnic cleansing The apex court had earlier asked the ASG to take instruction from the Centre about its response to the petition challenging the decision on various grounds, including that it violated global human right conventions. The US Holocaust Memorial Museum has said the destruction of homes and villages shows "an effort to ethnically cleanse the region of its Rohingya population and to prevent their eventu... [Full Article...]

Russia Says Cuts to US Embassy Were Generous and More May Follow

Russia Says Cuts to US Embassy Were Generous and More May Follow Multiple Russian diplomatic sources told the Kommersant newspaper on condition of anonymity that reducing the size of the US mission again is not off the table. That staff reduction saw approximately 755 employees cut from the US mission's ranks, about 600 of them local hires in Russian Federation. The Russian diplomat defended his country's military support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assa... [Full Article...]


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