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People Hurricane Irma brings tropical storm watch from Columbus to Macon
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma brings tropical storm watch from Columbus to Macon

High wind warnings have been issued in previous storms. Irma or its remnants could move into north Alabama by Monday and linger into Tuesday, according to the weather service in Huntsville. Although the track could change, Irma is set to pass west of Atlanta and head into northeast Alabama by Tuesday morning. A flash flood watch has been issued from 8 a.m.

People Georgia's ex-president Saakashvili returns to Ukraine
Author: 0 Georgia's ex-president Saakashvili returns to Ukraine

Saakashvili, who lost his Ukrainian citizenship in July, crossed the Ukrainian border from Poland surrounded by several hundreds of supporters, including a string of lawmakers. Saakashvili is also wanted in his homeland for alleged abuse of power during a tumultuous nine years as president that saw him fight and lose a brief war with Russian Federation in 2008.

People Deal Expands State of Emergency to Include ALL 159 Counties
Author: 0 Deal Expands State of Emergency to Include ALL 159 Counties

Rainfall totals expected to be about four inches. There's also a chance for isolated tornadoes. Hotels are filled, some gas stations were reporting empty pumps and many supermarkets were out of water and other essentials on Saturday. "Secure loose items around your house and yard, have your plan for where you and your family will be safe during high winds, have a plan for pets (do not leave them outside to fend for themselves in tropical storm force winds) and be prepared for downed trees ...

People Flash flood in Italy kills six, including family of four
Author: 0 Flash flood in Italy kills six, including family of four

Strong winds toppled trees and parked cars were almost submerged by flood waters that left the streets clogged with mud. Between midnight and 2am more than 250 millimetres (10 inches) of rain hit the city, causing several streams to overflow, the city of Livorno said on its website, citing several casualties.

People Irma death toll in Dutch St Martin climbs to four: PM
Author: 0 Irma death toll in Dutch St Martin climbs to four: PM

The badly damaged airport and port have now "been opened for military purposes", Rutte told reporters, adding "we are doing everything possible to get aid to the area". Four people are now known to have died when Hurricane Irma barrelled over the Dutch part of the Caribbean island of St Martin, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Sunday.

People Georgia Power urges customers to prepare for Irma
Author: 0 Georgia Power urges customers to prepare for Irma

The hurricane is due to make landfall in or near SC late Monday or early Tuesday. "With the rain could come flash flooding in some areas and possible landslides in the mountains". There is concern for serious flooding problems across Georgia and the Carolinas from Irma, according to Dr. Joel N. Myers, founder, president and chairman of AccuWeather.

People Sitharaman backs greater role for women in defence
Author: 0 Sitharaman backs greater role for women in defence

Speaking later at an event organised by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Ms. Sitharaman said it was a privilege to hand over indigenous products on her first engagement. Rawat and Air Officer Commanding of the Air Force Station Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma at the Indian Air Force base in Barmer district bordering Pakistan.

People Dutch military provides aid to Sint Maarten after Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Dutch military provides aid to Sint Maarten after Hurricane Irma

French Overseas Minister Annick Girardin (C) and President of the Saint-Martin French collectivity Daniel Gibbes (R) speak with residents. A day after the Category 5 hurricane smashed its way across St Martin , French teams were also heading for the much smaller nearby French island of St Barthelemy, also known as St Barts.

People Putin Says Trump 'Not My Bride, and I'm Not His Groom'
Author: 0 Putin Says Trump 'Not My Bride, and I'm Not His Groom'

Security Council resolutions", Putin said at the joint media event. "Without political and diplomatic tools, it is absolutely impossible to make headway in the current North Korea situation". The proposal, which also calls for freezing the assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been circulated to the 15 members of the Security Council, according to the diplomat, who asked not to be identified discussing internal deliberations.

People Moon, Putin discuss North Korea, economic ties
Author: 0 Moon, Putin discuss North Korea, economic ties

Putin, speaking after a BRICs summit in China, criticized US diplomacy in the crisis and renewed his call for talks, saying Pyongyang would not halt its missile testing program until it felt secure. South Korea's Defense Ministry declined to comment on the report that said the ICBM was being moved to a launch site. US President Donald Trump criticized Moon this week for seeking "appeasement" with Pyongyang, while in August, Moon issued a forceful statement rebuking Trump's threats of "fire ...

People Trump, Turnbull talk North Korea, floods
Author: 0 Trump, Turnbull talk North Korea, floods

Putin said it was clear that Pyonynag already had a nuclear capability - and in any case, there no missile defense system could offer adequate protection against conventional long-range artillery. In a conversation Tuesday with Britain's Prime Minister, the White House says Trump stressed that "now is not the time to talk to North Korea" and that "all options remain open" to defend the US and its allies.

People Hurricane Warning Issued for Mexico as Katia Nears
Author: 0 Hurricane Warning Issued for Mexico as Katia Nears

NASA's Terra satellite passed over developing Tropical Storm Katia in the western Gulf of Mexico on September 5 at 1:10 p.m. EDT (1710 UTC) located off the east coast of Mexico . In isolated parts of northern Veracruz , up to 25 inches of rain is possible. One is a major hurricane, another is about to become one and the remaining one is a Category 1 hurricane that could strengthen.

People Here Is How A Sikh Politician Responded To A Racist
Author: 0 Here Is How A Sikh Politician Responded To A Racist

Singh, who is running to lead the left-leaning New Democratic Party , or NDP, Canada's third largest party, was seen calmly answering indirectly to woman's question that "We welcome you, we support you and we love you". Love conquers all. Sure it does. When the organisers stepped in to stop the ruckus in the ongoing event, the woman threatened them not to touch her or she will call the police.

People Harvey aid, debt on returning Congress' daunting to-do list
Author: 0 Harvey aid, debt on returning Congress' daunting to-do list

Some members of the House expected Senate Democrats to tie the funds to the debt-ceiling. The $15.25 billion in emergency funding includes $7.4 billion for the Disaster Relief Fund at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, $450 million for the Small Business Authority's disaster loan program and $7.4 billion for the Community Development Block Grant program at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Author: 0 'Suu Kyi should ensure citizenship to Rohingya'

Anisul Mostafa, 40, who fled with his family after the military destroyed his house, said of Suu Kyi: "We thought our distress would be over once she took power". "It is Muslims killing Muslims, as well". After all, it was she herself who said "You should never let your fears prevent you from doing what you know is right".

People Trump signs $15.3B disaster aid, debt ceiling measure
Author: 0 Trump signs $15.3B disaster aid, debt ceiling measure

Those concerns led to a healthy portion of the Republican caucus voting against the bill, but the package still passed the Senate on an 80-17 vote . Mark Walker (R-NC). "I support and have voted for funding government at the appropriate levels after input from all elected representatives in the regular appropriations bills", Mooney said .

People Katia makes landfall on Mexico's Gulf coast, weakens to tropical storm
Author: 0 Katia makes landfall on Mexico's Gulf coast, weakens to tropical storm

Category 1 is the NHC's weakest hurricane designation while Category 5 is the strongest. The center of the system touched the coastline at approximately 9:30 p.m. As Katia was making landfall, Hurricane Irma , one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, walloped Cuba's northern coast as a Category 5 storm.

People Former presidents fundraise for Irma disaster relief
Author: 0 Former presidents fundraise for Irma disaster relief

Harvey displaced more than a one million people, and it's estimated that the storm and subsequent flooding caused $180 billion in damages to over 200,000 homes, according to a statement from the appeal. The website is up and running, and you can donate at OneAmericaAppeal.org. The One America Appeal campaign has just launched tonight, and the former presidents have put together a quick ad that announces the initiative and offers a hopeful attitude about pulling together in the face of ...

People 'Whole houses' swept away by Irma on Branson's island
Author: 0 'Whole houses' swept away by Irma on Branson's island

Hurricane Irma is now a Category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 185 miles per hour at its core. Branson is not alone on Necker Island. The doors and windows outside of the wine cellar where Branson and his team sought shelter had flown 40 feet away, he said.

People Tim Duncan pledges to match $1 million for US Virgin Islands relief
Author: 0 Tim Duncan pledges to match $1 million for US Virgin Islands relief

Hurricane Irma , the category five hurricane had destroyed almost all buildings on the island of Barbuda on Wednesday before cutting through the French territories of St Martins and St Barts, leaving at least five people dead in its wake. Though all guests were sent home, Branson, as well as about two rooms worth of family and staff, made a decision to stay. According to the Washington Post , Branson and his team weathered the storm safely in the wine cellar.

People Pregnant Maryland Teacher Missing All Week Sent 'Troubling' Text
Author: 0 Pregnant Maryland Teacher Missing All Week Sent 'Troubling' Text

Montgomery County police are asking for help from the community to find Wallen, who lives in Olney and teaches social studies at Wilde Lake High School, Fox 5 reported . She reportedly spent days preparing her classroom before students came back from summer break. She has blonde hair and blue eyes. Police have described her as a white female who is 5'5' tall and weighs 200 pounds.

People South Koreans have cornered the market on chill
Author: 0 South Koreans have cornered the market on chill

North Korea's nuclear weapons programme must be stopped before its missiles can strike the United Kingdom, the Defence Secretary has warned. Obviously, "reaching out" in the midst of nuclear tensions can never be a viable option. But Beijing and Moscow's support for such tough action was doubtful. The US is willing to risk a veto of its proposal rather than see it watered down, according to a Security Council diplomat who asked not to be identified while negotiations are ongoing.

People South Korea Braces for Possible North Korea Missile Test
Author: 0 South Korea Braces for Possible North Korea Missile Test

The official also refuted criticism that the administration has been inconsistent on the THAAD deployment. With only two successful tests on record, North Korea's current ICBM is in need of further testing. A THAAD battery normally consists of six launchers, but only two have been operational so far. The United States is considering, in addition to other options, stopping all trade with any country doing business with North Korea.

People Russian President Vladimir Putin Warns of Planetary Catastrophe
Author: 0 Russian President Vladimir Putin Warns of Planetary Catastrophe

In his opening remarks, Moon reiterated his concerns about the North Korean situation, saying that Pyongyang has created a "very serious situation" in worldwide politics. Putin said Russian Federation "condemns" North Korea's actions as "provocative". With the Mongolian President Battulga, Abe is also likely to discuss North Korean issues, given that Ulan Bator has diplomatic ties with Pyongyang.

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