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Hurricane Irma cuts power to more than 7 million homes and businesses Hurricane Irma cuts power to more than 7 million homes and businesses
- September 12, 2017

Devastating flooding can also be observed in numerous videos. Tom Bossert of the Department of Homeland Security told reporters in the White House that the Keys could be cut off for regular citizens "for weeks" as bridges which connect the collection of islands with the mainland are inspected for safety. (more...)
White Shark Released From Ocean By The Sydney Ocean Pool White Shark Released From Ocean By The Sydney Ocean Pool
- September 12, 2017

Townsend and his team were called to the beach mid morning on Monday and moved the shark to the pool to check its well-being, before relocating it to the aquarium overnight. The 1.8m juvenile was filmed thrashing around on the sand at the southern end of the popular Sydney beach on Monday afternoon. "He has had a chance to rest and recoup and hopefully we will be able to release him a bit later today", he told Nine News. (more...)
Uncontacted Tribe Allegedly Killed By Gold Miners In Brazil Uncontacted Tribe Allegedly Killed By Gold Miners In Brazil
- September 12, 2017

The killings were also denounced by Survival International , which said the killings allegedly took place last month but only came to light after goldminers had boasted of the killings. "These could be entire peoples or smaller groups of already contacted tribes". Funai's report into the alleged incident has been passed on to the Brazilian federal prosecutor's office, which has now opened its own inquiry. (more...)
Rohingya insurgent group ARSA declares month-long ceasefire Rohingya insurgent group ARSA declares month-long ceasefire
- September 12, 2017

The government initially reported that dozens of people were killed in the fighting, including 11 members of the security forces. In its ceasefire statement , ARSA called on the military to lay down arms and allow humanitarian aid to all affected people. (more...)
MI moves up one spot in Top-25 Poll MI moves up one spot in Top-25 Poll
- September 12, 2017

Southern California, a big victor against Stanford in its Pac-12 opener, reclaimed the No. 4 spot ahead of Penn State, who handled their own business against in-state opponent Pittsburgh. Following a 2-0 start to the season behind one of the nation's most prolific offenses, the Oklahoma State Cowboys have Big 12 and National Championship aspirations of their own, along with a No. (more...)
Branson shares Hurricane Irma photos detailing destruction Branson shares Hurricane Irma photos detailing destruction
- September 12, 2017

Branson used the video to appeal for aid to the British Virgin Islands. Irma - one of the strongest storms ever recorded on the Atlantic - killed at least 24 people in the Caribbean islands, according to CNN . "As I wrote yesterday, our main concern is safety, for everyone here and for all the people in the BVI and in the path of the hurricane", Branson wrote in his blog. (more...)
Cuomo sends Guard units to help with hurricane response efforts Cuomo sends Guard units to help with hurricane response efforts
- September 12, 2017

New Yorkers take to the skies, unsure of what lies ahead but certain of their mission. "Just over 12 years ago, we deployed 16 aircraft and 106 individuals for Katrina - about 500 guys sleeping in a hanger with no roof, no runnning water, no electricity", said Major Paul Bailie. (more...)
The new Miss America had some scathing words for President Trump The new Miss America had some scathing words for President Trump
- September 12, 2017

Many social media users applauded Wood for her response. The 22-year-old was asked by Jess Cagle , the editor of People magazine, if Trump's controversial comment that there were " fine people on both sides " of the dispute was correct. (more...)
Coast Guard provides tips to boaters in preparation for Hurricane Irma Coast Guard provides tips to boaters in preparation for Hurricane Irma
- September 12, 2017

Trump also turned a Coast Guard commencement speech earlier this year into a freewheeling attack on the media, bemoaning to graduates at the Coast Guard academy that the media treated him more unfairly than any politician "in history". Eric King, captain of the port San Juan, Puerto Rico, conducts a port assessment of the U.S. Virgin Islands with a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Florida MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, Thursday, Sept. (more...)
Video shows police officer citing hot dog vendor, confiscating money from wallet Video shows police officer citing hot dog vendor, confiscating money from wallet
- September 12, 2017

The video shows the officer taking the vendors wallet, and the man pleading in Spanish for his "dinero". Bay Area has contacted the police department for a comment. "The officer was tasked with enforcing violations related to vending without a permit on campus". The amount confiscated in the seizure was $60, according to Berkeley news website Berkeleyside.com . (more...)
Nine Million People Facing Risk of Blackout in Florida
- September 12, 2017

State and federal environmental regulators issued a blanket waiver on Monday for Florida electricity companies to violate clean air and water standards without penalty for the next two weeks. Calling Irma a "deadly and devastating storm", Mr. Gould, with FPL, warned customers not to be complacent. Eric Silagy, Florida Power & Light's chief executive officer, said on Friday, "We have the strongest, most highly engineered, smartest grid in the USA but there is no way to engineer against a storm ... (more...)
USA calls for vote today on new North Korea sanctions USA calls for vote today on new North Korea sanctions
- September 12, 2017

A revised draft resolution of the United Nations Security Council, circulated to members late Sunday night after negotiations through the weekend, sets a cap on oil exports to North Korea , but does not block them altogether, as the Trump administration had originally proposed . (more...)
Grand Ole Opry announces Troy Gentry memorial service plans Grand Ole Opry announces Troy Gentry memorial service plans
- September 12, 2017

The helicopter pilot in the crash that killed country music star Troy Gentry on Friday was a recent graduate of Middle Georgia State University. Gentry and his music partner Eddie Montgomery were in New Jersey for a concert. Gentry's widow, Angie McClure Gentry, is a breast cancer survivor . The singer's family is asking that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to T.J. (more...)
Red Cross fills United Nations void in Myanmar's violence-torn region Red Cross fills United Nations void in Myanmar's violence-torn region
- September 12, 2017

He said stronger action was needed from the global community, including the United Nations , the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Myanmar is a mostly Buddhist country that denies Rohingya Muslims citizenship. Militants in Myanmar's Rakhine state are declaring a temporary ceasefire from yesterday after more than two weeks of violence in the western state. (more...)
Trump Calls on US Citizens to Get Out of Hurricane Irma's Path Trump Calls on US Citizens to Get Out of Hurricane Irma's Path
- September 12, 2017

You can see all of Trump's Florida properties that are expected to be affected by Hurricane Irma below. Mandatory evacuation for the entire town remains in effect. Martin. Strikes by four major hurricanes have reportedly done little damage to Mar-a-Lago in the 90 years since the 126-room mansion was built. The safety and security of [Mar-A-Lago] guests, members and colleagues is our top priority, and we are closely monitoring Hurricane Irma . (more...)
Hurricane Irma: millions lose power as roads turn to rivers Hurricane Irma: millions lose power as roads turn to rivers
- September 12, 2017

Surge flooding was also occurring in Charleston on Monday , and would be worst around high tide midday Monday . Major General Michael Calhoun, the head of Florida's National Guard, said Sunday more than 10,000 National Guard members from other states are going to be arriving soon. (more...)
Reverse Storm Surge: How Hurricane Irma Sucked Water Out of Tampa Bay Reverse Storm Surge: How Hurricane Irma Sucked Water Out of Tampa Bay
- September 12, 2017

The most extensive damage was likely in the Naples area, but a full assessment was ongoing. "As of this afternoon, we have restored more than 350,000 outages in the midst of Hurricane Irma , primarily as a result of the $3 billion invested over the past decade to make our electric system stronger and smarter", the utility noted in its statement. (more...)
NATO Secretary General Calls for 'Global Response' to North Korea's Nuke Tests NATO Secretary General Calls for 'Global Response' to North Korea's Nuke Tests
- September 12, 2017

Stoltenberg refused to say whether an attack on the Pacific US territory of Guam would trigger NATO's collective defense clause, saying "I will not speculate about whether Article Five will be applied in such a situation". "What we have to avoid at all costs is this spilling over into any kind of military conflict", he said. United Nations diplomats said the latest USA proposals would be the toughest ever imposed on North Korea in punishment for its sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on ... (more...)
Sales of cars, SUVs rise in August Sales of cars, SUVs rise in August
- September 12, 2017

Domestic passenger vehicle sales grew 13.76 percent in August as consumers tried to make the most out of price cuts after GST implementation ahead of an imminent hike in cess rates. "The growth in the two-wheeler segment is a reflection of the rural market coming back to normalcy with the impact of demonetisation wearing off", Mathur said. (more...)
Michigan Guard sending 1000-plus people to help after Irma Michigan Guard sending 1000-plus people to help after Irma
- September 12, 2017

In one of the largest USA evacuations, almost 7 million people in the Southeast were warned to seek shelter elsewhere, including 6.4 million in Florida alone. Under the guidance of Fire Chief Bryant Champagne, the Guardsmen were immediately tasked to conduct water search and rescue operations via inflatable rubber boats and dump trucks. (more...)
Week One San Francisco 49ers Takeaways Week One San Francisco 49ers Takeaways
- September 12, 2017

Both teams stumbled out of the gate on offense , fielding some empty possessions before putting some points on the board. The rest of the key players on offense are newcomers in San Francisco , including quarterback Brian Hoyer and veteran receivers Pierre Garcon and Marquise Goodwin . (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn says staying in single market 'open for discussion' Jeremy Corbyn says staying in single market 'open for discussion'
- September 12, 2017

He has been under pressure from some Labour lawmakers to go further and campaign to keep Britain inside the single market. "The outcome is more important than the nomenclature on the way". May, whose Conservatives hold 316 of the 650 seats in the Commons, is also expected to win votes on one or more Labour amendments before Monday's main vote on the bill. (more...)
Meyer still angry, trying to move on after Oklahoma loss Meyer still angry, trying to move on after Oklahoma loss
- September 12, 2017

Oklahoma senior quarterback Baker Mayfield was unhinged against Ohio State on Saturday. The Ohio State Buckeyes ground game is averaging 229.5 yards per contest, and J.K. It was payback time for the Sooners , who had to watch Buckeyes players embrace and sing their alma mater on the field after the 45-24 loss at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium a year ago. (more...)
Billionaire's private island destroyed by Irma Billionaire's private island destroyed by Irma
- September 12, 2017

The governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands has ordered its national guard to seize guns, ammunition and other weapons from its citizens as the territory prepares for Hurricane Irma to make landfall. He wrote: "With the likelihood of a Category 5 hurricane, it is really important people go to hurricane shelters if possible (such as the Methodist Church and public community centres in Virgin Gorda)". (more...)
Hurricane Irma Hits Southwest Florida Then Moves North Hurricane Irma Hits Southwest Florida Then Moves North
- September 12, 2017

More than 800,000 were without power in Miami-Dade County. It's expected to land in the Florida Keys and Southern Florida over the weekend, and continue up the state, the WSJ reported. During the afternoon, it rounded Florida's southwestern corner and hugged the coast closely as it pushed toward Naples, Sanibel, Fort Myers and, beyond that, Sarasota, at 14 miles per hour (23 kph). (more...)