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People Family of three die after falling into volcano crater near Naples
Author: 0 Family of three die after falling into volcano crater near Naples

Local media reports say the 11-year-old crossed a safety barrier before falling into the crater. Three people reportedly died when they fell into a volcanic crater. It wasn't immediately clear if the 11-year-old and his parents were overcome by gases or were killed as the result of an explosion of super-heated mud.

People Hezbollah declares victory in Syria, as airstrikes kill 69 civilians
Author: 0 Hezbollah declares victory in Syria, as airstrikes kill 69 civilians

He recalled that in central Syria government forces had gained control of the city of Akerbat - a strategic transport node the terrorists had turned into a major stronghold. With Russian backing, Syrian regime forces have seized western parts of the province and breached IS's years-long siege on parts of the city. Russian air strikes in Syria destroyed almost 180 facilities of terrorists' infrastructures near Akerbat on Monday to support advancing Syrian government troops, the Russian military ...

People Court issued notice over the killer game — Blue Whale game
Author: 0 Court issued notice over the killer game — Blue Whale game

The government should address this issue seriously and consider amending the relevant rules and regulations applicable to the Indian subsidiaries and websites making them amenable to Indian laws, it said. The IPOs must be called to furnish information regarding downloading/access to suspicious links, it said. The petitioner had submitted that DeitY should furnish steps taken and follow up action taken to remove links of risky games.

People Trump speaks to governors, senators on Irma, approves disaster areas
Author: 0 Trump speaks to governors, senators on Irma, approves disaster areas

Hurricane Irma officially made us landfall at 9:10 a.m.at Cudjoe Key. On Monday, Jacksonville on the state's north Atlantic Coast reported a surge of more than 5 feet of water, according to the National Weather Service . Miami escaped Irma's center but was still hammered by flooding and high winds. In other words, the "big one" Tampa Bay has been so fortunate to avoid for so long is coming.

People NE Florida city orders evacuations ahead of worsening flood
Author: 0 NE Florida city orders evacuations ahead of worsening flood

Facebook Live has also been misappropriated to share misleading footage claiming to be of Hurricane Irma . "The thing that has caused me the biggest concern is I don't think anybody has realized the impact of this storm surge ", the governor said at a press conference at the state's Emergency Operations Center on the eve of Hurricane Irma's scheduled landfall.

People Boris Johnson to visit Caribbean islands battered by Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Boris Johnson to visit Caribbean islands battered by Hurricane Irma

Three planes were on their way to deliver crucial supplies to the region, he said , while the United Kingdom will be sending military operation to Anguilla, one of the first islands to be hit by Irma and receive aid, as soon as possible to ensure it "does not now slip behind".

People India to step up defense ties with Belarus
Author: 0 India to step up defense ties with Belarus

India and Belarus on Tuesday signed 10 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) in areas like Oil and Gas, Youth Affairs and Sports, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Scientific and Technical Cooperation, Agricultural Research and Education and Culture.

People Panama verdict: SC accepts Sharifs plea for larger bench
Author: 0 Panama verdict: SC accepts Sharifs plea for larger bench

After preliminary argument, the judges accepted the plea and announced to ask the Chief Justice to from a five-member panel for the hearing of review petition. Another reference was registered against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in compliance with the Supreme Court's landmark verdict in the Panamagate case under Section 14C for possessing assets beyond the known sources of his income.

People Hurricane Irma:
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma: "The worst has passed us" says Florida mayor

Irma made landfall on the Florida Keys as a Category 4 hurricane Sunday, but officials still have no idea how bad the damage there is. Updated projections over the weekend put Tampa , Florida , squarely in Irma's path. The storm made landfall in Florida on Sunday before causing serious destruction in Miami, however, yesterday Irma was downgraded to a tropical storm as it headed north.

People Electric workers head to hurricane zone
Author: 0 Electric workers head to hurricane zone

Currently, PPEC is sending four of their linemen to assist Mitchell EMC located in Camilla, Georgia. "We take care of needs at home first, but our crews are eager to help those in need", said Jared Pyne, Line Superintendent for UDWI REMC.

People About 1.1 million lose power in Florida from Irma, utility says
Author: 0 About 1.1 million lose power in Florida from Irma, utility says

A river gauge downtown in the Atlantic Coast city measured 3 feet above flood stage. Winds are expected to ease to below 40 miles per hour in the county by daybreak. One woman in Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood delivered her own baby, with medical personnel coaching her on the phone because emergency responders were not able to reach her, the city of Miami said on Twitter .

People Romney Plans 2018 Senate Run
Author: 0 Romney Plans 2018 Senate Run

In response to the new report by UtahPolicy.com, a spokesman for Hatch released a statement. He twice ran for president, winning the GOP nomination in 2012 when he lost to Barack Obama. Romney remains broadly popular in Utah, and would be well-positioned to win in a reliably Republican state. Hatch, the longest-serving Republican in the Senate, is now fourth in line to the presidency as Senate President Pro-Tempore behind President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and Speaker of the ...

People Harsh Warning About Looting and Curfew Issued in Tampa
Author: 0 Harsh Warning About Looting and Curfew Issued in Tampa

Update 2 a.m.: Hurricane Irma has weakened to a Category 1 hurricane with top winds up to 85 mph as it moves 25 miles northeast of Tampa. That's a quickly increasing number, which should reach its peak overnight, forecasters say. Strong winds and flash flooding remain a threat as it heads north toward Georgia over the next 24-hours. Powerful winds from Hurricane Irma battered Florida with forecasters warning of risky strom surges that will lead to massive flooding across the USA ...

People The future path of Hurricane Jose remains uncertain
Author: 0 The future path of Hurricane Jose remains uncertain

But don't be fooled: Jose's track is far from definite as of Monday afternoon. Forecasters are eyeing the path of Hurricane Jose , as it circles close to the south-east coast of the United States of America, in case remnants of the storm impact Britain's weather.

People Mammoth Hurricane Irma, Jose's scope breathtaking from space
Author: 0 Mammoth Hurricane Irma, Jose's scope breathtaking from space

There have already been three deaths reported in Florida , including a man in Monroe County, which encompasses Key West. Hurricane Irma , which has toppled cranes, swallowed streets and left millions without power, weakened to a Category 1 storm yesterday but remained risky as it continued its furious climb up Florida's south-west coast.

People Permanent White House communications director named
Author: 0 Permanent White House communications director named

Hicks previously worked for the Trump Organization, the Trump family's privately owned global conglomerate, including Ivanka Trump's fashion company. "[Hicks] has the credibility, leadership and respect from everyone in the West Wing". The Greenwich, Connecticut, native is Trump's third communications director, following Scaramucci and Mike Dubke, who announced his resignation in May.

People 51 pets found tethered outside evacuated homes in FL
Author: 0 51 pets found tethered outside evacuated homes in FL

Numerous animals rescued prior to Irma's arrival were tied to poles or left outside in pens, authorities explained. She and Aronberg have vowed to come down hard on the animal owners. "It's always disappointing. Our goal is to keep pets and people together". 'But we're not a boarding facility'. According to Tucson News Now, 49 dogs and two cats were found in a two-day period in the area by humane authorities.

People Tropical Storm Jose forms to the east of Irma
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Jose forms to the east of Irma

It is expected to stay on that course over the next couple of days and gradually strengthen. CNN reported that the Category 3 storm was now out over the open Atlantic , close to where Irma was a few days ago. Haiti, Cuba and the Bahamas are under a hurricane watch. We will continue to monitor the storm's path closely in the WGNO Weather Center. Forecasters said tropical storm watches could go up for parts of Mexico later today.

People Hurricane Katia continues in southwestern Gulf
Author: 0 Hurricane Katia continues in southwestern Gulf

There have been four other storms matching Irma's strength but these have occurred in either the Caribbean Sea or the Gulf of Mexico - where the waters are generally warmer than the Atlantic Basin. This system formed in the western Gulf of Mexico from a lingering disturbance earlier this week. "We are expecting the hurricane to hit on Friday night or in the early hours of Saturday", Veracruz governor Miguel Angel Yunes told Radio Formula.

People The Chainsmokers to join BTS on new EP
Author: 0 The Chainsmokers to join BTS on new EP

K-pop band BTS' upcoming album will include a song co-produced with USA electronic duo The Chainsmokers , according to the former's agency Monday. The EDM track will be lyrical and energetic, in a similar style to most songs from The Chainsmokers .

People Putin, Moon Meet, Discuss Peace Through Development
Author: 0 Putin, Moon Meet, Discuss Peace Through Development

Russian Federation regarded Pyongyang's latest test as a serious threat to peace and security in the region, the Kremlin said. "North Korea will not drop its nuclear programme unless it feels secure", he said. South Korea and the United States are technically still at war with North Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty.

People Harvey, Irma could ding United States economy for combined $290 billion
Author: 0 Harvey, Irma could ding United States economy for combined $290 billion

Last month, the Trump administration did not renew the Advisory Committee for Sustained National Climate Assessment, which is created to help US employees understand the government's climate reports . There were at least five deaths in Florida while Irma advanced through the state causing pain and destruction . The winds were estimated to be as high as up to 145 miles per hour and also a storm surge of 15 feet was caused.

People Deal expands Irma emergency declaration to all Georgia counties
Author: 0 Deal expands Irma emergency declaration to all Georgia counties

While Irma's maximum sustained winds have dipped modestly, the storm is growing. Georgia Power spokeswoman Holly Crawford said Monday the areas with the most outages are Glynn and Chatham counties. North Carolina Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry said just after noon on Thursday that members of the North Carolina National Guard are being activated to help prep for Irma.

People 4 dead, 6 missing in floods and landslides in Philippines
Author: 0 4 dead, 6 missing in floods and landslides in Philippines

Pagasa warned that continued moderate to heavy rain in Manila and nearby provinces along the storm's path could trigger more floods and landslides. In Calamba City south of Manila a flash flood washed away a riverside shanty, leaving six inhabitants including a two-year-old missing.

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