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People Climate change factor in extreme weather
Author: 0 Climate change factor in extreme weather

White House Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossert answers questions during a White House briefing September 11. Instead of responding intelligently to the threat, the President has denounced climate change as a hoax dreamed up by the Chinese and has actively thwarted effort by previous administrations to combat climate change.

People Georgia governor orders evacuation of Savannah, coast ahead of Irma
Author: 0 Georgia governor orders evacuation of Savannah, coast ahead of Irma

Georgia hasn't been hit by a hurricane with winds Category 3 or higher since 1898. He says some hotel rooms are still available for evacuees fleeing from Florida and Georgia, especially in the state's northeast around Myrtle Beach. Production is expected to resume on Wednesday. State government offices are closed in several counties and authorities posted a guide on how to prepare for the deluge.

People Hurricane Jose: Separating fact from hype
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose: Separating fact from hype

The storm is forecast to make a freakish clockwise loop over the next few days before straightening out and heading toward the southeastern United States. As for intensity, the hurricane center is predicting a high-end Category 1 hurricane with 90-mph winds by Saturday. Either way, we'll keep you posted! Although the occurrence of three such powerful storms simultaneously in the Atlantic is quite rare - it's happened fewer than 10 times since 1851, according to Colorado University ...

People Ten people died as Hurricane Irma battered Cuba
Author: 0 Ten people died as Hurricane Irma battered Cuba

Hurricane-strength winds later were recorded in the northern half of Camaguey province, the agency said. To the east, in the Leeward Islands known as the playground for the rich and famous, many criticized governments for failing to respond quickly to the hurricane, which flattered many towns and stripped the lush green hills to a brown stubble.

People Storm Surge Swallows Jacksonville With Record Floods
Author: 0 Storm Surge Swallows Jacksonville With Record Floods

In the center if the city, two men were killed when the roof of a house collapsed and the body of an 89-year-old woman was found floating in water inside her house, near Havana's iconic seaside Malecon esplanade. Carriers cancelled at least 12,587 flights in the days leading to Irma's landfall in the Florida Keys on Sunday morning. Tens of thousands of people huddled in shelters watched for updates .

People Injured 'real-life' great white shark washes up on Sydney beach
Author: 0 Injured 'real-life' great white shark washes up on Sydney beach

The shark was spotted thrashing around on a Manly beach on Monday when onlookers alerted lifeguards and the marine rescue. The shark was rescued by workers from Manly Sea Life Sanctuary before it was transferred to the Fairy Bower Pool in a sling to be monitored where it was captured banging in the walls of its temporary home by 7 News .

People Gold miners 'massacred' uncontacted Amazon tribe
Author: 0 Gold miners 'massacred' uncontacted Amazon tribe

The organization, which advocates for indigenous rights , said the massacre included women and children and may have wiped out one-fifth of the tribe. If 10 indigenous tribespeople are confirmed to have been killed, that could represent 20 per cent of the tribe, the group says. Survival International believes this is the culmination of the Brazilian government's decrease in funding for teams who look after uncontacted indigenous groups.

People Myanmar Rejects Ceasefire by Rohingya Insurgents
Author: 0 Myanmar Rejects Ceasefire by Rohingya Insurgents

In addition to Rohingya, some 27,000 ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and Hindus have also fled violence in northern Rakhine. Some analysts have noted that Washington does not want to strain ties with Myanmar's government and influential military because of the country's proximity to China which has given it the status of a knight in the geopolitical game.

People Sir Richard Branson reveals Hurricane Irma devastation on his Necker island home
Author: 0 Sir Richard Branson reveals Hurricane Irma devastation on his Necker island home

The 67-year-old took shelter in his concrete wine cellar as the eye of the hurricane passed over his Caribbean island destroying almost everything in sight. "We have seen first-hand just how ferocious and unforgiving this storm was", he added. 'What makes the Virgin Islands unique is its isolated location - every island has been devastated, so there is no support to come from nearby.

People What Role Does The National Guard Play In Natural Disasters?
Author: 0 What Role Does The National Guard Play In Natural Disasters?

Nineteen Iowa Army National Guard soldiers from the central and eastern parts of the state were to leave Iowa on Monday morning to offer support in Hurricane Irma-battered Florida. Governor Mike Foley. On Sept. 7, the New York Air National Guard's 106th Rescue Wing deployed 130 airmen with three HH-60 Pave Hawk rescue helicopters and two HC-130P/N King search and rescue aircraft.

People Trump touts the Coast Guard's improved 'brand'
Author: 0 Trump touts the Coast Guard's improved 'brand'

Out of the St. Louis office, the Coast Guard is working with crews in South Florida on rescues and assessing damage to ports. When you go in there, you don't know if you're going to come out. Now, who knows what that means? That's a path you don't want to be in. Ports between Mobile, Ala., And Charleston, S.C., will remain closed, he said, until they can be checked.

People UC Berkeley officer takes hot dog vendor's wallet, money
Author: 0 UC Berkeley officer takes hot dog vendor's wallet, money

Bay Area has contacted the police department for a comment. Both the ticketing-and-pocketing officer- who has since been identified as Sean Aranas-and his partner begin to argue with Flores, who cuts them short. Since Flores posted the viral video online, many have questioned whether the officers overstepped his bounds by grabbing the money from the wallet, without knowing whether all of it stemmed from sales.

Author: 0 Over 1.6 million in Florida lose power from Irma, utility says

On Monday she added that the majority of service impacts in Florida are occurring in the West Palm and Miami areas as a result of commercial power outages. The plant was without external power for five days, according to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission . The company updated its website on Sunday evening with a warning to customers that outages may last a week or longer.

People UN Security Council to Vote on New North Korea Sanctions
Author: 0 UN Security Council to Vote on New North Korea Sanctions

Observers have said Beijing might agree to just a partial, or temporary, oil exports ban. Crude oil will continue to be supplied to the relatively isolated state, but will not exceed two million barrels per year, Japan's Kyodo News Agency reported.

People Senate condemns atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
Author: 0 Senate condemns atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

She has repeatedly denied accusations of human rights abuses against the Rohingya, and in April denied to the BBC that ethnic cleansing was taking place. In his address Monday, he also urged the Myanmar government to "stop claiming that the Rohingyas are setting fire to their own homes and laying waste to their own villages".

People Hurricane Irma leaves devastation and disrupts travel in the US
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma leaves devastation and disrupts travel in the US

Mar-a-Lago, which overlooks the ocean on Palm Beach, was built in 1927. Sauve said once winds reach a sustained 35 miles per hour, no officers will be permitted to rescue animals. Some six million people are under a hurricane watch including some of the most populated areas in Florida like Miami, Broward County, which is home to Ft.

People Justice Department tells Arizona federal court to toss out Joe Arpaio's conviction
Author: 0 Justice Department tells Arizona federal court to toss out Joe Arpaio's conviction

Laying out a government policy that's just "you'll be so happy" is like naming a restaurant 'You're Going to Be So Full.' OK, that's the goal, but how? Trump pledged to deport the 800,000 children of illegal immigrants from America and then expedite the process of letting them return as legal citizens, but when Chuck Todd of NBC's "Meet the Press" asked how that baffling plan would work, Trump dodged the issue by offering a rosy forecast of the result.

People Latest updates from around the web as Irma heads toward Tampa
Author: 0 Latest updates from around the web as Irma heads toward Tampa

Scott drove from Pensacola to Mobile, Ala., Monday morning to catch a flight aboard a U.S. Coast Guard C-130 for an aerial tour of the Florida Keys , according to his office. That would have put the hurricane over the east coast of Florida . "As soon as the wind shifts direction, the water will come back quickly and continue to move inland", CNN meteorologist Judson Jones said.

People Irma Leaves Flooding and Destruction Across Florida — Surveying the Damage
Author: 0 Irma Leaves Flooding and Destruction Across Florida — Surveying the Damage

United Airlines, for example, waived change fees for flights through September 17 at 10 airports from Georgia to North Carolina , and through September 30 for dozens airports across Florida and the Caribbean . The storm is expected to cross into Georgia on Monday, authorities said. The second hurricane ending up veering north towards the mid-Atlantic, sparing the USA and islands like St.

People Auto sales rise 11.8% in August, passenger vehicle sales up 13.76%
Author: 0 Auto sales rise 11.8% in August, passenger vehicle sales up 13.76%

The off-take of other sub-segments such as utility vehicles zoomed up by 19.62 per cent during the month to 78,664 units, while sales of vans rose by 11.30 per cent to 16,860 units. In August 2017 alone, the industry exported a total of 3.32 lakh vehicles against the 3.10 lakh vehicles exported in August 2016, registering a growth of 7.24 per cent.

People Wisconsin National Guard mobilized Sunday for Irma response
Author: 0 Wisconsin National Guard mobilized Sunday for Irma response

By Monday morning, Irma had weakened to a tropical storm but continues to wreak havoc as it marches northward toward Georgia. Local utility crews are also heading south. "As Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida and its neighbors, NY will continue to do all it can to provide resources and assistance to these affected communities", Cuomo said in a statement.

People Takeaways: Panthers 23 - 49ers 3 in Week 1
Author: 0 Takeaways: Panthers 23 - 49ers 3 in Week 1

Newton underwent a shoulder fix surgery this summer, and only played limited snaps in the third exhibition contest. Start him with confidence in Week 1. Odds are the 49ers paid a little too much attention to McCaffrey on Russell Shepard's 40-yard touchdown catch, on which the split end was wide open running down the left hash marks.

People United Kingdom lawmakers to vote on crucial Brexit withdrawal bill
Author: 0 United Kingdom lawmakers to vote on crucial Brexit withdrawal bill

Lawmakers are debating the bill Monday in the House of Commons with a vote due around midnight. Once done, laws can be revisited and dropped or changed in the years that follow. But some of its lawmakers said they had to pass the bill at this vote to meet their voters' demands. "There can be little disagreement on that, unless your ambition is to thwart the result of the European Union referendum and prevent or delay the United Kingdom leaving the European Union".

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