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People Now a tropical storm, Irma hits Florida with wind, flooding
Author: 0 Now a tropical storm, Irma hits Florida with wind, flooding

People inspect damaged buildings in Punta Alegre, northern coast of Ciego de Avila province of Cuba after Hurricane Irma passed through the area on Sept 11, 2017. About 6.5 million homes and businesses remained without power across Florida, and officials said it could be weeks before power is restored in all places.

People Tampa Bay waters get sucked backward ahead of Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Tampa Bay waters get sucked backward ahead of Hurricane Irma

After tracking west over the last 24 hours, Irma stalled a bit near the Cuban coast Saturday. With communication cut to some of the Florida Keys, where Irma made landfall Sunday, and rough conditions persisting across the peninsula, many held their breath for what daylight might reveal.

Author: 0 United Nations passes new sanctions on North Korea

Security Council to adopt stricter sanctions against the North, according to the state-run Korean Central News Agency . He again raised the Chinese and Russian proposal of a dual suspension of North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile testing along with US and South Korean military exercises in a bid to kick-start talks.

People Hurricane Jose to turn a half-loop in Atlantic
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose to turn a half-loop in Atlantic

The much talked about Hurricane Jose was supposed to follow Irma's path and cause destruction to the already ravaged Caribbean. Irma spawned a handful of tornadoes across Florida on Sunday and threatens to cause more in coastal SC on Monday, but the ingredients for rotating storms probably won't make it all the way into Virginia.

People Police, NH AG responding to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Author: 0 Police, NH AG responding to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Several hospital employees have said they were evacuated. It is believed a shooting has been reported at the ICU of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Centre in Lebanon, New Hampshire. The hospital has been placed on lockdown with those inside being told to shelter-in-place. Reports from the area indicate that heavily armed police are on scene outside the hospital.

People Charleston braces for 'serious flooding' from Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Charleston braces for 'serious flooding' from Hurricane Irma

The center of the tropical storm moved to 250 miles away through Georgia and Sunshine State - Florida. Irma , which made landfall in Florida as a Category 4 storm with sustained winds of 155 miles per hour, is one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes ever observed, and is considered to be extremely risky, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

People Irma means a dreary day in Triangle; chance for floods to west
Author: 0 Irma means a dreary day in Triangle; chance for floods to west

The storm gradually lost strength, weakening to a Category 1 hurricane by Monday morning. The storm is continuing to move farther inland and is approaching the Georgia-Alabama border, a hurricane center forecaster says . No injuries were reported. Repairs to Florida's grid could take weeks to complete, as utility companies warn residents to prepare for heavy damage reports from Irma.

People Rohingya violence a 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing,' United Nations chief says
Author: 0 Rohingya violence a 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing,' United Nations chief says

About 294,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Rakhine state last month. The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army announced Saturday on Twitter it was calling for a cessation of military operations from September 10 to October 9 to allow humanitarian groups to render assistance to victims of the violence in Rakhine state.

People 2 die in Florida crash as Irma's bands blow in
Author: 0 2 die in Florida crash as Irma's bands blow in

He said boats were cast ashore, water, sewers and electricity were knocked out, and "I don't think I saw one trailer park where nearly everything wasn't overturned". Duke's outages held around 1.2 million on Monday evening, while Emera's Tampa Electric utility said outages eased to about 320,000 from a peak earlier on Monday of over 330,000.

People Kenya opposition says electoral officials' lives threatened
Author: 0 Kenya opposition says electoral officials' lives threatened

Mr Kenyatta was declared victor of the 8 August poll, garnering 54% of the vote against Mr Odinga's 44%. The new election is set for October 17. "I would like to make it abundantly clear that the government will not tolerate anyone intent on disrupting our hard-won peace and stability".

People Eric and Lara Trump welcome their first child
Author: 0 Eric and Lara Trump welcome their first child

He wrote on Twitter that he and Lara "are excited to announce the birth of our son, Eric "Luke" Trump at 8:50 this morning". Trump is a grandpa now of nine grandchildren . "Now that the niceties are out of the way it's older brother revenge for that drum set to my kids". His daughter Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have three children and his son Donald Trump Jr .

People Hurricane Irma turns Florida into a 'war zone'
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma turns Florida into a 'war zone'

More than 170,000 homes and businesses in Florida have lost power and the center of Irma is about 90 miles southeast of Key West . Currently Irma is a Cat 4 hurricane with 150 miles per hour winds and moving through the Bahamas and will approach south Florida late tonight into Saturday.

Author: 0 Japan backs USA bid for fresh sanctions against North Korea

Before Monday's vote , North Korea warned that it would inflict the " greatest pain and suffering" on the United States in the event of tougher global sanctions. This will not only starve the regime of any revenues generated through such arrangements, it will now stop all future foreign investments and technology transfers to help North Korea's nascent and weak commercial industries, a USA fact sheet said.

People Hard Rock Stadium ready to host Hurricanes' game vs. Toledo
Author: 0 Hard Rock Stadium ready to host Hurricanes' game vs. Toledo

The Bucs' game will be their season opener. Looking at Jacksonville and Tampa, we don't have any definite word. It may be hard to concentrate after Hurricane Irma, but their players should be glad to get back to playing football. "We are good to go with CanesFootball on the 23rd!" They play at the Jets the following week and in London against the Saints on October 1. The Dolphins and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had been scheduled to open their seasons this past Sunday, but that game was ...

People Shootings Kill 2 People, Wound 5 Since Monday
Author: 0 Shootings Kill 2 People, Wound 5 Since Monday

The shooting is being investigated by the Independent Police Review Authority. The man was standing outside in the 2600 block of East 75th Street when someone walked up to him and fired shots. Police said two women and a man were standing behind a parked vehicle near 114th St. and South Yale around 11:40 p.m. Saturday when two people came out of an alley and started shooting.

People California and other three states have sued the US President
Author: 0 California and other three states have sued the US President

DACA has significantly increased recipient earnings, allowing them to access higher education, home , and business ownership as well as expand their tax contributions to Social Security and Medicare. "It's about who we are as a people - and who we want to be". Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who along with attorneys general of nine other states threatened to sue the Trump administration if DACA wasn't ended, said President Barack Obama overstepped his authority when he ...

People Malaysian PM Najib, wife meet Malaysians in Washington
Author: 0 Malaysian PM Najib, wife meet Malaysians in Washington

At a briefing by White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders yesterday, ahead of President Donald Trump's meeting with Prime Minister Najib Razak, the media had asked for comment on the DoJ's corruption investigation. The leaders are expected to discuss counter-terrorism efforts, trade, and the Rohingya crisis among other issues. President Donald Trump is set to welcome Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak to the White House on Tuesday, a meeting expected to focus on security issues ...

People Cops: Woman shoots homeless man for asking her to move her Porsche
Author: 0 Cops: Woman shoots homeless man for asking her to move her Porsche

The two then got into a loud argument with each other, and then Quackenbush allegedly exited the vehicle holding a gun that she then used to shoot Melton twice, leaving him with a wounded abdomen. But Melton again started to approach them, so Quackenbush warned him she had a weapon, her father explained. When asked whether his daughter heard Melton scream or indicate he had been shot, Jesse Quackenbush said there was no indication he was injured.

People UN Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 UN Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

Diplomats said China's United Nations ambassador, Liu Jieyi, who was on a Security Council trip to Ethiopia, flew back to NY on Thursday to take part in negotiations. "If it agrees to stop its nuclear programme, it can reclaim its future". Rep. Eliot Engel, the committee's top-ranking Democrat, supported the pressure campaign but strongly criticized President Donald Trump's commentary on the North Korean crisis, which he said was making matters worse.

People FPL Expects Power Back on by End of Weekend in South Florida
Author: 0 FPL Expects Power Back on by End of Weekend in South Florida

The same applied to the utility's nuclear plant in Jensen Beach. Gould also revealed that if Hurricane Irma ends up being as damaging as it seems it may end up being, then - despite $3 billion invested by FPL since 2005 to make the regional grid more robust - a great numerous utility's customers will lose power.

People Forecasters studying path of Hurricane Jose
Author: 0 Forecasters studying path of Hurricane Jose

Connecticut's weather next Monday through Wednesday is largely dependent on the track of Hurricane Jose . Hurricane Jose is not expected to impact Southwest Florida. He said calculations that measure strength and duration show the three current Atlantic storms set a one-day record for energy on Friday. Hurricane Jose path: Jose will likely head north towards Canada There are some rumours swirling about Hurricane Jose hitting NY in ten days.

People Georgia Governor Nathan Deal: Hurricane Irma mandatory evacuation order
Author: 0 Georgia Governor Nathan Deal: Hurricane Irma mandatory evacuation order

Irma bludgeoned Florida on Sunday , snapping trees like matchsticks and knocking out power to more than 1 million people. "If you can leave now, go ahead", he said. This scenario, assuming Irma turns later than the other scenarios, could spare southeast Florida from the worst of Irma. In addition to Irma, Hurricane Katia is located in the southern Gulf of Mexico, on a southwest track.

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.

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