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Archbishop Desmond Tutu writes to Aung San Suu Kyi Archbishop Desmond Tutu writes to Aung San Suu Kyi
- September 11, 2017

Despite Aung San Suu Kyi defending her government's handling of the growing crisis , Tutu urged his fellow Nobel peace price victor to intervene. "I am now elderly, decrepit and formally retired, but breaking my vow to remain silent on public affairs out of profound sadness", said Tutu, according to Christian Today . (more...)
Republicans see tax reform complicated by Trump deal with Democrats
- September 11, 2017

Mark Meadows , who chairs the House Freedom Caucus, said he did not feel betrayed by Trump and that the legislation was a "unique situation" brought about by the massive storm damage in Texas and Louisiana. The determination among Republican leaders, however, remains strong, particularly after their failure to repeal Obamacare and the prospect of a border wall in limbo. (more...)
Schools closing in metro Atlanta, coastal Georgia due to Hurricane Irma Schools closing in metro Atlanta, coastal Georgia due to Hurricane Irma
- September 11, 2017

Cooper said that while the latest projections now indicate North Carolina will see a less severe impact, the state's emergency management resources are still on high alert. The governor wants residents to also be prepared with emergency kits and planned emergency routes. Hurricane Irma is expected to remain a category 5 or 4 hurricane for the next two days. (more...)
Startup buzzkill: California bans drone delivery services of legalized pot Startup buzzkill: California bans drone delivery services of legalized pot
- September 11, 2017

The Bureau of Cannabis Control , part of the California Department of Consumer Affairs, said distributors of cannabis and related products will be required to transfer such goods through a commercial vehicle or trailer. Some critics even argue that drones, devoid of tracking facility, could be used to facilitate narcotics trafficking. Will drones always be banned as a delivery method for marijuana? And yet regulators are still wary of it. (more...)
Jordan and Russian Federation agree on success of ceasefire in southern Syria Jordan and Russian Federation agree on success of ceasefire in southern Syria
- September 11, 2017

Moscow will make conditions in which Russian missions in the U.S. and USA missions in Russia are operating totally equal, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at Monday's press conference, TASS reports . The Syrian civil war, now in its seventh year, triggered an exodus of refugees, including hundreds of thousands Syrians who found refuge in Jordan. A ceasefire brokered by Russia, Jordan and the United States in the southern Syrian provinces of Daraa, Quneitra and Suweida has ... (more...)
US Open: Hunger and passion sees Rafael Nadal's appetite continue unabated US Open: Hunger and passion sees Rafael Nadal's appetite continue unabated
- September 11, 2017

Rafa Nadal has always been king of the Paris clay but he was just as dominant on NY hardcourt on Sunday as he collected grand slam title number 16 with a clinical demolition of Kevin Anderson in the U.S. "I just do my way". So three is a big difference. It has been an unbelievable season of course after a couple with injures and troubles. "While those things keep happening, I will be here". (more...)
2 brothers charged in shooting death of Spring Garden father 2 brothers charged in shooting death of Spring Garden father
- September 11, 2017

They also wanted to take his vehicle but, according to police, Grandzol insisted on taking his 2-year-old daughter out of it before giving the thieves the keys. Some residents said the community called him the mayor of their Spring Garden street. That neighbor, who knew Grandzol, did not want to be identified out of fear of retaliation. (more...)
Hurricane Irma's trail of destruction in Cuba leaves 10 dead Hurricane Irma's trail of destruction in Cuba leaves 10 dead
- September 11, 2017

The 400-mile-wide storm made landfall on Sunday as a Category 4 hurricane , pummeling the Florida Keys. More than 3.3 million homes and businesses across the USA state of Florida lost power as Hurricane Irma swept through it. "These are storms of catastrophic severity and we are marshalling the full resources of the federal government to help our fellow Americans", Trump said. (more...)
Hurricane Irma's eyewall reaches Florida Keys as Category 4 storm Hurricane Irma's eyewall reaches Florida Keys as Category 4 storm
- September 11, 2017

High winds snapped power lines and left about 5.8mn Florida homes and businesses without power, state data showed. Key West Police urged anyone riding out the storm in that city to "resist the urge" to go outside during the eye, the deceptive calm interlude in the middle of a hurricane . (more...)
Spain already another country for Catalans Spain already another country for Catalans
- September 11, 2017

However, a majority of Catalans want to vote on the issue. "It is a significant development because it makes the whole referendum process that much more problematic", said Caroline Gray, lecturer in politics and Spanish at Aston University in the United Kingdom who specializes in independence movements. (more...)
Irma Downgraded to Tropical Storm, Maintains Large Wind Field Irma Downgraded to Tropical Storm, Maintains Large Wind Field
- September 11, 2017

Outages were scattered across SC as tropical storm force winds swept over the entirety of the state. As for rain, Panovich forecasts 1-3 inches in Charlotte. A hurricane watch is in effect Monday from Edisto Beach into Florida. The island of 42,000 people is under an evacuation order. Though downgraded to a tropical storm, its winds reached up to 415 miles (668 kilometers) from the center. (more...)
Taliban Car Bomber Attacks NATO Convoy Taliban Car Bomber Attacks NATO Convoy
- September 11, 2017

While the release did not specify the exact number of service members caught up in the incident, US officials told AFP that the total wounded amounted to two USA soldiers and three Afghan civilians. U.S. President Donald Trump , while announcing his new strategy for Afghanistan last month, pledged to enhance the troop presence and keep American forces in the country indefinitely. (more...)
Trump Admin Asks Supreme Court to Block Ruling That Allows More Refugees Trump Admin Asks Supreme Court to Block Ruling That Allows More Refugees
- September 11, 2017

The ruling of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, issued September 7, would exempt refugees who have received assurances of support from resettlement agencies from President Trump's refugee ban. Even those refugees with formal assurances from a resettlement agency lack the sort of connection that should exempt them from the ban, the Justice Department argued in a filing to the Supreme Court. (more...)
Irma brings clouds, gusty wind and showers to our region Irma brings clouds, gusty wind and showers to our region
- September 11, 2017

Highs in the mid 70s. Winds: E 10-15 miles per hour. The entire state of Florida will experience devastating winds and 1-2 feet of rain from Irma. One to three inches of rain for much of the Piedmont, with some locally high amounts possible. While the tornado risk is still very low, we can't rule out an isolated tornado Tuesday . (more...)
Tropical Storm Warning in effect Tropical Storm Warning in effect
- September 11, 2017

Once a flash flood watch is updated to a flash flood warning, it means flash flooding is actually occurring, and you should take immediate action to avoid the roads in the warning area. As areas of Glynn County prepared Sunday to experience strong winds and deteriorating conditions, anyone who had ignored the county's mandatory evacuation order was urged to shelter-in place beginning at noon. (more...)
6 disaster recovery lessons from hurricanes Harvey and Irma 6 disaster recovery lessons from hurricanes Harvey and Irma
- September 11, 2017

Inslee similarly pointed to climate change as the kindling for recent wildfires in his state, which brought "a shower of ash" to Seattle that covered the roofs of cars throughout the city, while also prompting hazardous air quality warnings and evacuations across the state. (more...)
Japanese PM, Modi to lay foundation for Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train Japanese PM, Modi to lay foundation for Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train
- September 11, 2017

This time, nearly three weeks after the "disengagement" of Indian and Chinese troops at Doklam, Abe is the first foreign leader to visit the country. Modi recently replaced his railway minister after a series of derailments, including one last month which killed at least 23 passengers in the northern Uttar Pradesh state . (more...)
Georgia declares state of emergency in all counties ahead of Irma Georgia declares state of emergency in all counties ahead of Irma
- September 11, 2017

State government offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday along with several schools. The storm threatens to wreak havoc in Georgia , Alabama, South Carolina and Tennessee has it heads north. Many left before Saturday, while others have chose to stay. Naples, Fort Myers and Tampa are now expected to bear the brunt of the storm. Hurricane Irma weakened to a Category 3 storm late Saturday morning as it continued to batter Cuba with sustained 125-mph winds, the National Hurricane Center ... (more...)
Tropical Storm Irma Gradually Weakening Over Northern Florida Tropical Storm Irma Gradually Weakening Over Northern Florida
- September 11, 2017

From there, Irma is expected to push into Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee on Tuesday and Wednesday. Parts of Florida are still at risk for flash floods and heavy rain as Irma, which is additionally still producing almost hurricane force winds, moves toward the panhandle. (more...)
Parents sue because child wears dress to school Parents sue because child wears dress to school
- September 11, 2017

No expert on transgender issues was interviewed, despite the broadcaster's usually firm commitment to "balancing" any pro-LGBT voices with anti-LGBT voices. "We're anxious it's going to cause confusion". "There's a distinct difference between male and female, not just in what you wear but also within our DNA, the way that we are as boys and the way that we are as girls". (more...)
Somali army repels al-Shabab after attack on military base Somali army repels al-Shabab after attack on military base
- September 11, 2017

The death toll on both sides could still rise, however, he added. In January, al-Shabab said it had killed 50 Kenyan soldiers in an assault on their base in Kolbiyow town in southern Somalia. Locals in Mandera said they could hear explosions and gunshots from the Somalia side with many troops being put on standby to act. The dawn attack on the town of Beled-Hawo started with a suicide auto bombing targeting government troops' frontline defenses. (more...)
Rohingya insurgents in Myanmar call temporary ceasefire to ease humanitarian crisis Rohingya insurgents in Myanmar call temporary ceasefire to ease humanitarian crisis
- September 11, 2017

Aside from Myanmar, although he didn't specify the countries by name, Zeid said the council should consider "the need to exclude from this body states involved in the most egregious violations of human rights". "We have received multiple reports and satellite imagery of security forces and local militia burning Rohingya villages, and consistent accounts of extrajudicial killings, including shooting fleeing civilians", he said. (more...)
North Korea crisis worst in years, says a anxious United Nations chief North Korea crisis worst in years, says a anxious United Nations chief
- September 11, 2017

In order for Pyongyang to believe there will be no regime change in North Korea, he said, Trump should "carry out his commitment to working closely with Russian Federation and China, not provocations of Russian Federation and China". KOMID, or the North's Korea Mining Development Trading Corp., is the regime's primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons. (more...)
30 injured after two trains collide in Switzerland 30 injured after two trains collide in Switzerland
- September 11, 2017

The collision occurred while the engine for a train was being moved to the front from the back, Reuters reported. Firefighters were also present on the scene, reports claimed. The accident was caused by a train malfunction, according to the Matterhorn-Gotthard-Bahn railway, as cited by the Urner Zeitung. The regional police and the Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board have opened an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the accident. (more...)
Man arrested after nearly hitting Antifa protesters with truck Man arrested after nearly hitting Antifa protesters with truck
- September 11, 2017

After police changed the planned route of the march to avoid violence, tensions built up between the demonstrators and an opposing group, Patriot Prayer , also scheduled to hold a rally. Two protesters were arrested in Vancouver. Naomi G. Seraphina, 42, was arrested near Southwest 3rd Avenue and Southwest Taylor Street on charges of interfering with a police officer and disorderly conduct in the second degree. (more...)

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