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Florida State, Florida cancel football games because of Irma Florida State, Florida cancel football games because of Irma
- September 12, 2017

Expected to be even more unsafe than the powerful winds are the storm surges that threaten Florida's coastal cities. Sustained winds of 30-50 mph with gusts to 70 mph are possible.winds of 40-50 mph with gusts up to 70 mph will be possible. (more...)
Hurricane Jose to turn a half-loop in Atlantic Hurricane Jose to turn a half-loop in Atlantic
- September 12, 2017

Hurricane Jose , which is taking more of a northerly track, Hurricane Katia, which slammed into Mexico's east coast, and of course Hurricane Irma which made its US landfall in Florida. Over the next five days, it will slowly wobble northeast, then southeast, then southwest and complete a tiny circuit in the middle of the ocean. A burgeoning area of high pressure off to Jose's north and northeast will block it from curving up to Bermuda. (more...)
Irma weakens to tropical storm in Florida: forecasters Irma weakens to tropical storm in Florida: forecasters
- September 12, 2017

That's when officials planned to turn all lanes of Interstate 16 into a one-way route inland, sending traffic west from Savannah. He repeated his plea urging people to evacuate. One of them was found dead in a home in Shark Key. "I don't have any doubt in my mind that we can support both governors and that as a federal government we can do this and will do this". (more...)
Hope Hicks Officially Becoming White House Communications Director Hope Hicks Officially Becoming White House Communications Director
- September 12, 2017

Hicks had been in the post on an interim basis after replacing Anthony Scaramucci, who was sacked in July after less than two weeks on the job. A source with knowledge of Hicks' relationship with President Trump has described her as one of his most trusted aides. (more...)
51 pets found tethered outside evacuated homes in FL 51 pets found tethered outside evacuated homes in FL
- September 12, 2017

Dogs left in pens and parked cars, and even dogs chained up or tethered to trees, have been among the hundreds of abandoned animals rescued by Palm Beach County Animal Care in the lead-up to and wake of Hurricane Irma. "We will find you, and we will prosecute you". Calling the behavior "animal cruelty", officials said they have been able to rescue 49 dogs and two cats who were abandoned by their owners as Irma made its way to Florida. (more...)
Hurricane Katia intensifies in the Gulf of Mexico Hurricane Katia intensifies in the Gulf of Mexico
- September 12, 2017

Katia was downgraded to a tropical storm from a hurricane when it was about 185 km northwest of Veracruz with sustained winds of 65kph, the centre said. But Irma's magnitude could inhibit Jose's career, says Phil Klotzbach, hurricane specialist at Colorado State University. However, hurricanes are notoriously unpredictable and the consensus does seem to suggest that Katia will increase her power, just nowhere near what Irma has reached. (more...)
Katia downgraded to tropical storm as it moves into Mexico Katia downgraded to tropical storm as it moves into Mexico
- September 12, 2017

Martin. Katia was downgraded to a tropical storm from a hurricane when it was about 115 miles (185 km) northwest of Veracruz with sustained winds of 40 mph (65 km/h), the centre said in an advisory. If the storm tracks over the beleaguered islands of the northern Lesser Antilles, they could face destructive winds for the second time in four days and up to 10 inches of rainfall. (more...)
Cooper Tire & Rubr Company (NYSE:CTB)'s Trend Unknown, Especially After Increased Shorts Cooper Tire & Rubr Company (NYSE:CTB)'s Trend Unknown, Especially After Increased Shorts
- September 12, 2017

Ahl Prtn Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.17% in Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (NYSE:CTB) or 141,788 shares. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 5.0% compared to the same quarter previous year. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, November 22 by Berenberg. The rating was upgraded by Standpoint Research on Tuesday, June 20 to "Accumulate". (more...)
North Korea promises United States more gift packages North Korea promises United States more gift packages
- September 12, 2017

Putin said Pyongyang would not end its nuclear and missile programs because it viewed them as its only means of self-defense. During the meeting, their second in less than four months, Abe was expected to seek Putin's backing to increase pressure on the Kim Jong-un regime, according to the Japanese government. (more...)
The high cost of Irma and Harvey: $290 Billion The high cost of Irma and Harvey: $290 Billion
- September 12, 2017

Since news of the storm damage, Southeastern stepped up to help . Galveston was said to have virtually demolished the city of Galveston, Texas, when it finally made landfall. This will reduce economic growth as it will take a time to rebuild all that has been devastated . The president signed the legislation within hours. (more...)
Hurricane Irma Expected to Hang a Right Today
- September 12, 2017

Georgia Power spokeswoman Holly Crawford said Monday the areas with the most outages are Glynn and Chatham counties. However, he said AEMC is preparing itself to respond to outages, including by bringing in more supplies and making sure all its trucks are fueled up. (more...)
South Korea: Deployment of THAAD missile defense system completed South Korea: Deployment of THAAD missile defense system completed
- September 12, 2017

China's opposition to THAAD's deployment has sent formally strong relations with South Korea into a tailspin, cutting deeply into the crucial economic relationship between the sides. Haley told the UN Security Council at an emergency session that Kim is "begging for war". "It is USA politicians and USA major media outlets that are begging for war not North Korea", because "North Korea has repeatedly and endlessly been open to negotiations", the activist said on Thursday night. (more...)
Mighty Australia tames BP XI in warm-up tie Mighty Australia tames BP XI in warm-up tie
- September 12, 2017

Board President's XI: 244 all out in 48.2 overs (Sreevats Goswami 43, Mayank Agarwal 42; Aston Agar 4/44). Shreevats Goswami and Mayank Agarwal are at the crease. Australia , one of the giants of world cricket, are gearing up for a high-voltage limited-overs series against India that includes five ODIs and three T20s. (more...)
Bangladesh wants India's support to handle Rohingya crisis Bangladesh wants India's support to handle Rohingya crisis
- September 12, 2017

The Dalai Lama speaks out against Myanmar: Meanwhile, as global pressure mounts on Myanmar to stop the atrocities, the Dalai Lama, who is the spiritual leader of Buddhists, has expressed profound concern over the ongoing violence against Myanmar's Muslims, urging the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to find a peaceful solution to the crisis. (more...)
Tropical storm Jose: New potential hurricane intensifying in the Atlantic Tropical storm Jose: New potential hurricane intensifying in the Atlantic
- September 12, 2017

It has maximum sustained winds of 100 miles per hour with higher gusts and is expected to continue strengthening Friday. The storm isn't near land, so no warnings are in effect. Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said his government was evacuating the six islands in the south because authorities would not be able to help anyone caught in the "potentially catastrophic " wind , flooding and storm surge . (more...)
Video captures plane crashing into tree in CT Video captures plane crashing into tree in CT
- September 12, 2017

Plainville, Connecticut Town Manager, Robert Lee, tells WAVY sister station WTNH News 8 that the pilot tried to land the small plane at Robertson Airport when the crash occurred. Crews were looking into a small fuel leak after the plane went down. He watched the plane crash right in front of his eyes. The incident is under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration. (more...)
Tropical Storm Jose expected to become hurricane Tropical Storm Jose expected to become hurricane
- September 12, 2017

Jose remains far east of Irma, out in the Atlantic, while Katia is centred off the eastern coast of Mexico in the Gulf. Jose and Katia joined Irma as hurricanes on Wednesday, according to the National Hurricane Center . Jose could become a hurricane as soon as today. "I have little doubt Irma will go down as one of the most infamous in Atlantic hurricane history", he said. (more...)
Nelson: 'Seamless cooperation' between federal and local officials on Hurricane Irma Nelson: 'Seamless cooperation' between federal and local officials on Hurricane Irma
- September 12, 2017

FEMA chief Brock Long has said some places won't have electricity for weeks. Hurricane Irma is no more , having become a tropical storm this morning. Evacuations were issued there, sending people streaming north and west. Tom Durr, a 66-year-old retired physician who along with his wife, Lorraine, fled their house near a large bay on the Gulf Coast on Tuesday for a small farm they own in North Carolina, said he does not expect much to be left when they return. (more...)
Oil Gains as Irma Impact Less Than Feared, Gulf in Repair Mode
- September 12, 2017

US crude settled down $1.61, or 3.3 percent, at $47.48 a barrel. The price for November futures of Brent oil has increased by 0.56 percent to $54.08 per barrel as of 06:59 (UTC + 4). Brent ended the week up 1.9 percent while US crude was up 0.4 percent, paring most of its earlier weekly gains on worries on the continued impact of hurricanes on demand and supply. (more...)
Putin tries to quell fears, says North Korean crisis won't go nuclear Putin tries to quell fears, says North Korean crisis won't go nuclear
- September 12, 2017

Putin spoke after meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Vladivostok, Russia , on the sidelines of a conference on economic development of Russia's Far East. "We've been clear about what our priorities are, that now is not the time for us to spend a lot of time focused on talking with North Korea, but putting all measures of pressure that we can, and we're going to continue through that process", she said. (more...)
Based Keyboardist Karan Joseph Passes Away At 29 Based Keyboardist Karan Joseph Passes Away At 29
- September 12, 2017

On the day of the incident, Joseph was speaking over the phone, and sent a message to one of his friends saying "Thanks Bro", after which he jumped to his death.According to the Bandra police , Joseph was drunk during the incident and had partied all night. (more...)
Russia's Far East could help solve North Korea nuclear issue
- September 12, 2017

The South Korean leader said he had agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin to establish a forum for interregional cooperation. Dozens of people were injured in clashes between South Korean protesters and police Thursday as the US military added more launchers to the high-tech missile-defense system it installed in a southern town to better cope with North Korean threats. (more...)
UN Security Council Approves Weakened Sanctions Against North Korea
- September 12, 2017

But it only caps Pyongyang's imports of crude oil at the level of the last 12 months, and it limits the import of refined petroleum products to 2 million barrels a year. The textile ban is significant. Textiles are one of North Korea's major exports, with a total export value estimated at $750 million in 2016, and the tens of thousands of North Koreans working overseas send a significant portion of their earnings home to the regime. (more...)
UN Security Council unanimously approves new sanctions on North Korea UN Security Council unanimously approves new sanctions on North Korea
- September 12, 2017

Apart from the oil and textile ban, the sanctions have also put a ceiling on the deliveries of refined oil products to Pyongyang and also limit crude oil shipments to the current level. "It is a tragedy that the US and its lackeys are still pinning hope on sanctions and military option", it said. French Ambassador Francois Delattre said, "We are facing not a regional but a global threat, not a virtual but an immediate threat, not a serious but an existential threat". (more...)
'A Humanitarian Crisis': Irma Leaves Wake of Destruction in Florida Keys 'A Humanitarian Crisis': Irma Leaves Wake of Destruction in Florida Keys
- September 12, 2017

Three more deaths were reported on the British island of Anguilla, as well as Barbuda and the Dutch side of St Martin, known as Sint Maarten. The hurricane killed 24 people on its destructive trek across the Caribbean. "There is no water or little water, depending on where you are in the Keys", Housley said on "Outnumbered" today. Florida's orange, grapefruit and other citrus trees are full of developing fruit that Irma may blow away. (more...)

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