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Japan conducts air exercise with USA over East China Sea
- September 10, 2017

In August, North Korea said that it might consider carrying out a strike near the U.S. territory of Guam. Some members of the ruling Democratic Party called to redeploy USA tactical nukes on Thursday, as President Moon Jae-in struggles to find common ground between China and Russian Federation concerning an oil embargo on the Pyongyang regime in response to its latest nuclear test. (more...)
Powerful Hurricane Irma striking Cuba Powerful Hurricane Irma striking Cuba
- September 10, 2017

Florida Gov. Rick Scott warned of the storm surge along the state's west coast. Hurricane Irma's devastating waves and wind will collide with Florida on Sunday, but the storm will weaken by the time it starts to spread rain into Virginia next week and there's no threat of catastrophic effects here. (more...)
Presidents Film Second TV Commercial For Hurricane Irma Presidents Film Second TV Commercial For Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) Texas Governor Greg Abbott has hailed the US Senate's approval of a $15.25 billion hurricane Harvey fund to the state. Nearly all global markets seem to be transfixed on Hurricane Irma , which could wallop Florida with an unprecedented and merciless blow and have an impact on many lives as well in the us and global economy. (more...)
Hurricane Irma Causes Ocean to Disappear in Bahamas Hurricane Irma Causes Ocean to Disappear in Bahamas
- September 10, 2017

The footage shows dry land as far as the eye can see as Irma passed just south of Long Island. "I am in disbelief right now..." she wrote . This is one of those things - a hurricane strong enough to change the shape of an ocean. As the storm draws water toward the center, it gets pulled away from the surroundings. While some are saying that this is a sign that a tsunami is going to happen, there is actually another explanation for the lack of ocean. (more...)
Man to be charged in savage Groton murder of four family members Man to be charged in savage Groton murder of four family members
- September 10, 2017

The four victims appear to have suffered blunt force trauma, Ryan said. A possible weapon was found. Another middle aged woman was found dead outside the home. One woman and the man were described as elderly. Investigators went to a different location on Common Street, where they found the bodies. "The town is safe as it pertains to this particular incident". (more...)
Longhorns shut out San Jose State for first win of season Longhorns shut out San Jose State for first win of season
- September 10, 2017

The Longhorns (1-1) struggled early on but used its rushing attack - and namely sophomore Warren III and third-string quarterback Jerrod Heard - to take control of the game with three touchdowns in the first half. All of it means Texas will face new quarterback questions about who to start - assuming Buechele is healthy enough to return - when the Longhorns next face Southern California. (more...)
NC Emergency Management teams at work on Irma preps NC Emergency Management teams at work on Irma preps
- September 10, 2017

Preparing for the worst, residents across Sampson County were buying bread, leaving many stores with empty shelves. "As always with any high impact weather event, our first priority is to protect life and ensure the safety of emergency personnel". (more...)
As Hurricane Irma Begins Descent On Florida, FPL Reporting Outages As Hurricane Irma Begins Descent On Florida, FPL Reporting Outages
- September 10, 2017

Duke Energy Corp., the state's second largest utility, estimates more than 1 million outages as a result of Irma. The initial plan is to be there for two weeks, but that could change depending on the need. Duke had mobilized roughly 8,000, including 1,500 from its own Midwest operations. "This storm is no joke for the Florida Keys", Local 10's Luke Dorris said. (more...)
Caribbean Islands Battered by One Hurricane Are Bracing for the Next Caribbean Islands Battered by One Hurricane Are Bracing for the Next
- September 10, 2017

Manny Zuniga left his home in Miami at midnight Thursday, planning to drive through the night to avoid the traffic gridlock that he'd seen on television. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm slowed down after slamming into Cuba's northern coast, but that wind speeds would likely regain momentum as it approached the Sunshine State. (more...)
Jeff Sessions' DoJ Will Not Investigate IRS Suppression of Tea Party Groups Jeff Sessions' DoJ Will Not Investigate IRS Suppression of Tea Party Groups
- September 10, 2017

The IRS official at the center of the targeting scandal will not face criminal charges for her actions, says the Department of Justice. Lerner, who is now retired from the IRS, pleaded the Fifth during two different congressional hearings in 2013 and 2014 when she was accused of "improperly targeting tea party affiliated groups by denying or stonewalling their applications for tax-exempt status", according to the Daily Caller. (more...)
Rajnath On A 4-day Visit To Jammu And Kashmir Beginning Tomorrow Rajnath On A 4-day Visit To Jammu And Kashmir Beginning Tomorrow
- September 10, 2017

A group of school going and college students from Jammu & Kashmir visited Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) and MoS PMO, Dr Jitendra Singh here for an informal interaction over lunch. (more...)
Wisconsin has plenty to work on after closing out Florida Atlantic Wisconsin has plenty to work on after closing out Florida Atlantic
- September 10, 2017

The stakes of what should be a rather easy victory for Wisconsin have become a secondary concern. Wisconsin Director of Athletics Barry Alvarez says conversations were held with Florida Atlantic school officials to determine the safest course of action for the student-athletes. (more...)
Gov. Cuomo deploys National Guard to help with Hurricane Irma recovery Gov. Cuomo deploys National Guard to help with Hurricane Irma recovery
- September 10, 2017

Gen. Courtney Carr, the Indiana National Guard adjutant general. Bartman said OH soldiers will head to Florida beginning next week and will be available for as many as 30 days. The Kentucky Army Guard's 63rd Theater Aviation Brigade has extensive experience with disaster rescue and recovery operations and has been aiding in hurricane relief efforts since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. (more...)
Pets evacuated from Irma treated to paradise Pets evacuated from Irma treated to paradise
- September 10, 2017

As per reports, 64 displaced cats and dogs were relocated to California from Texas, only to be placed in new and safe shelters. "We're standing among 20 cats that we were not expecting to receive", President and CEO of the Cleveland Animal Protective League Sharon Harvey said. (more...)
United Kingdom proposes to end free movement of labour after Brexit - Guardian United Kingdom proposes to end free movement of labour after Brexit - Guardian
- September 10, 2017

It says: "Continued membership of the single market, even as part of a transitional arrangement, would quite simply mean European Union membership by another name - and we can not allow our country to be kept in the European Union by stealth". (more...)
Here Are The Announcers For The South Carolina vs. Missouri Game Here Are The Announcers For The South Carolina vs. Missouri Game
- September 10, 2017

Answering a Mizzou touchdown pass which put the Gamecocks down 10-0, Samuel took the ensuing kickoff 97 yards to the house early in the second quarter. Brunson said. The Gamecocks can also get a hole card if they're fortunate in the coin flip. It's the fourth time under Muschamp the Gamecocks have won while giving up more yards and the second time this year. (more...)
Zoo Miami Keepers Scramble To Secure Animals Zoo Miami Keepers Scramble To Secure Animals
- September 10, 2017

That was the first time the zoo herded a flock of flamingos into a bathroom, resulting in an iconic, widely circulated photo . Keeping flamingos in restrooms was also standard procedure during Hurricane Andrew in 1992. "We're with them every step of the way", he said. In 2004 during Hurricane Katrina, thousands of fish died in New Orleans' aquarium when the power went out. (more...)
Strong winds, flooding,tornadoes possible from Hurricane Irma Strong winds, flooding,tornadoes possible from Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

And he says the coast will have risky surf and rip currents for the next several days. Scattered power outages are possible anywhere across the state Monday and Tuesday. More than five million people across Florida were ordered to evacuate and thousands crammed into shelters on Saturday. Forecasts from the National Weather Service late Thursday showed the storm's path, once making landfall in southern Florida, shifting from a path along the east coast, to a more westward path that would ... (more...)
Hurricane Irma Is Set to Hit Trump's Mar-a-Lago Resort
- September 10, 2017

Please relocate west of US-1 until this storm passes if you do not plan to depart the county/state. The president's other Florida properties - including the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach and the Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter - have also been evacuated ahead of the monster storm. (more...)
Hurricane Irma forces evacuation of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate Hurricane Irma forces evacuation of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate
- September 10, 2017

The latest coastal watches/warnings and forecast cone for the storm's center issued by the National Hurricane Center predict the center of Irma's forecast path will be offshore of St. "If it goes, I'll go with it", Senecal said at the time . The link between climate change and this year's catastrophic hurricane activity is uncertain , but scientists say the rising temperature of ocean water makes storms stronger. (more...)
US fire season one of worst US fire season one of worst
- September 10, 2017

The "committed" golfers were playing at the Beacon Rock Golf Course in North Bonneville when a wildfire , Eagle Creek fire , engulfed a forest across the Columbia River in Oregon. The blaze that has closed an interstate highway and forced hundreds to flee began Saturday. On Tuesday, the Multnomah County chairwoman spoke about the dramatic impact the fire is having on the community. (more...)
Russian firm tied to pro-Kremlin propaganda advertised on Facebook during election Russian firm tied to pro-Kremlin propaganda advertised on Facebook during election
- September 10, 2017

Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said the suspected Russian placement of such ads may have gone far beyond what Facebook disclosed, and that Twitter and other technology companies should also examine the issue. (more...)
Former BC Liberal tossed from caucus after being elected Speaker Former BC Liberal tossed from caucus after being elected Speaker
- September 10, 2017

Liberal Party president Sharon White said Plecas broke a trust between himself and his constituents. Political scientist Kim Speers said the Liberal decision to expel Plecas shows that politics is about power and the desire to have it and maintain it. (more...)
Hawkeyes down Cyclones in wild overtime game Hawkeyes down Cyclones in wild overtime game
- September 10, 2017

Iowa State made it 31-21 on a 7-yard run by Montgomery with 11:46 to go. "It was the right call at the right time". After watching his team fall just short of beating its in-state rival in overtime, Iowa State's Matt Campbell sounded an very bad lot like a coach who had won the game. (more...)
Can Trump's 'storm-proof' Mar-a-Lago home survive Hurricane Irma? Can Trump's 'storm-proof' Mar-a-Lago home survive Hurricane Irma?
- September 10, 2017

Public Safety Director Kirk Blouin told the Palm Beach Daily he's not aware of any extra storm protection underway at Mar-a-Lago, and a local reporter who drove by the property told CNN she saw no exterior preparations. Martin, which has already been very badly hit. "Our three private properties in Florida", the statement continues, "The Mar-a-Lago Club, Trump International Golf Club, Palm Beach and Trump National Golf Club, Jupiter have all been closed". (more...)