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Woman gives birth alone at home during Hurricane Irma Woman gives birth alone at home during Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

Dispatch told her how to tie it off. A woman delivered her own baby in Miami on Sunday as Hurricane Irma began slamming Florida, preventing paramedics from reaching the mom. Doctors at Jackson Health System went on the phone and coached the woman through the birth. It wasn't immediately known if the girl was going to be named Irma. (more...)
Australia Holds Biggest Same-Sex Marriage Rally Australia Holds Biggest Same-Sex Marriage Rally
- September 10, 2017

Support for same-sex marriage has dropped in the lead-up to the upcoming postal vote, as the latest polling suggests one in three people won't even bother to take part. Addressing the crowd later, long-time campaigner Peter Black said personally attacking those who oppose same-sex marriage would not aid the cause. "In any one of those nations, has the sky fallen in?" "Has life as we know it ground to a halt? I am sorry for all of the hateful and stupid things which have been said and are ... (more...)
Irma Chases Retirees From Florida Paradise; Return Uncertain Irma Chases Retirees From Florida Paradise; Return Uncertain
- September 10, 2017

Sixty miles south of the resort, on Sunny Isles Beach, Trump owns three 45-story luxury condo towers, collectively known as Trump Towers, Sunny Isles. "With gratitude for our first responders, and prayers for those in the storm's path, America stands united - and I mean totally united". Mar-A-Lago is the property that Trump has the longest ties to in the area, having purchased it from Post in 1985. (more...)
Missing sisters found 'safe and unharmed' after Hurricane Irma ravaged island Missing sisters found 'safe and unharmed' after Hurricane Irma ravaged island
- September 10, 2017

She said they have been unable to talk to the girls directly, but have been told they are "alive and well and helping organize evacuation efforts". He added of the woman: 'She had her arm around a post after the roof blew off and walls [were] caving in and she had her other arm around the child - and she says the wind just pulled the child out of her hands. (more...)
Hurricane, Tropical Storm Watches Issued For Big Bend, South GA, N. Fla Hurricane, Tropical Storm Watches Issued For Big Bend, South GA, N. Fla
- September 10, 2017

Official National Hurricane Center track has Irma starting its track northward and strengthening slightly before making landfall along the west coast of Florida. Irma will continue to move WNW through Florida and approach north Georgia as a tropical depression Monday. "The strongest winds are likely to be east of an Auburn-to-Clayton line". (more...)
Putin kicks Trump to the curb, saying Don is "not his bride"
- September 10, 2017

Washington was joined in its calls for further sanctions on North Korea by the leaders of Japan , South Korea and Germany. "Sanctions of any kind would now be useless and ineffective", Putin said , according to BBC . Haley may have trouble getting other Security Council members - especially Russian Federation and China, which each hold veto power - to sign onto the draft sanctions as they're now written. (more...)
Military action not first choice on Korean nuclear issue Military action not first choice on Korean nuclear issue
- September 10, 2017

All in all, it took more than 14 months for the military to put the THAAD system in place, while in the meantime the North kept up its provocative acts - firing tens of ballistic missiles, including two ICBMs, and detonating what it claimed to be a miniaturized hydrogen bomb that can be mounted in an ICBM. (more...)
World unity crumbles in face of North Korea threat
- September 10, 2017

Those missiles, successfully tested twice in July, have the ability to reach the USA mainland, North Korea says. [But] ramping up military hysteria will lead to nothing good. He also added that if the U.S. tries to solve the problem with its military, it could prompt a retaliatory strike by North Korea that would "turn South Korea into a desert". (more...)
Hurricane Irma shifts west but could bring rain and tornadoes to NC Hurricane Irma shifts west but could bring rain and tornadoes to NC
- September 10, 2017

In a key messages advisory, NWS officials stated that it is "too early to specify the magnitude and location of the impacts". "It will still have some hazards - including a chance for wind gusts and heavy rainfall in some aspects", Morrow said. (more...)
Donald Trump's Latest North Korea Comments Sound Like He Actually Wants War Donald Trump's Latest North Korea Comments Sound Like He Actually Wants War
- September 10, 2017

That is also the reason China is reluctant to exert its considerable economic clout, anxious that measures as drastic as the energy embargo proposed this week by Washington could lead to the North's collapse. Beijing fears that completely cutting off North Korea could lead to its collapse, unleashing a wave of refugees into China's northeast. Early Friday, the Philippines announced it had suspended trade relations with North Korea . (more...)
Iran's navy warns off USA warship in Sea of Oman Iran's navy warns off USA warship in Sea of Oman
- September 10, 2017

Navy denied any direct contact with Iranian forces. The hard-line Tasnim news agency reported on September 10 that the US vessel turned away after the warning from a rocket-bearing Iranian military ship. The Tempest offered support to the Nordic Voyager but the latter declined the offer, NAVCENT said. Iran offered a different version of the incident. (more...)
Terremoto no México causa pânico e mortes — Urgente Terremoto no México causa pânico e mortes — Urgente
- September 10, 2017

Puente também reportou 10 mortos no vizinho estado de Chiapas, em cuja costa foi o epicentro do tremor. O sismo na costa sul do México atingiu uma magnitude de 8,4. O do México foi quase tão forte, 8.1. "Desde então que são melhores". As estimativas iniciais indicam que 50 milhões de pessoas estiveram expostas ao terremoto . (more...)
Crane collapses in Miami from Hurricane Irma winds Crane collapses in Miami from Hurricane Irma winds
- September 10, 2017

During that time, a resident said he heard a loud boom and looked out of the apartment to see the crane falling. City officials warned residents living in downtown near construction sites about the possibility of crane's collapsing. "AVOID THE AREA!" the city of Miami reported. Late yesterday, Miami-Dade County issued a mandatory evacuation order for its coastal cities, including Miami Beach, and the city is continuing its preparation efforts by clearing the downtown harbor, closing ... (more...)
Clinton concedes she 'missed a few chances' in the 2016 campaign
- September 10, 2017

The latter was enacted-while DAPA was struck down in federal court-but President Donald Trump's administration announced Wednesday that the program would be nixed . At the time, Clinton was promoting her book Hard Choices , and she was not too far away from announcing her bid for the 2016 presidential race. The former nominee takes responsibility for the loss, identifying several self-inflicted wounds by her campaign, but also points to external factors such as the federal probe into her ... (more...)
Alphons' multiple beef platters: one for Kerala, the other for India Alphons' multiple beef platters: one for Kerala, the other for India
- September 10, 2017

A road-show has also been arranged by the party for the Minister in his home constituency Kanjirapally in Kottayam district. He was replying to questions on whether the restriction on beef in several states would impact tourism. "There was a lot of propaganda in 2014, that if Modi comes to power Christians will be burnt, churches will be demolished". I'm not the food minister. (more...)
Russian Federation and China agree sanctions against North Korea useless
- September 10, 2017

The North Korean leader has said he is not willing to negotiate unless America drops its "hostile" policies. The statement said the commission was analysing "how the xenon entered South Korean territory and will make a decision at a later time whether the material is linked to North Korea's nuclear test". (more...)
Hurricanes Irma and Jose as seen from the International Space Station Hurricanes Irma and Jose as seen from the International Space Station
- September 10, 2017

The space agency's own Kennedy Space Center is predicted to be among the many structures in Irma's path, which the US National Hurricane Center said was now moving over the Camaguey Archipelago of Cuba as a Category 5 hurricane . The strongest winds will affect Tampa by Sunday evening. "It is tracking further west than expected and may continue on that track", he said, taking a northerly change probably late Saturday. (more...)
4000 cases to be taken up at National Lok Adalat tomorrow 4000 cases to be taken up at National Lok Adalat tomorrow
- September 10, 2017

National Lok Adalat in Nagaland constitute 11 Lok Adalat sittings and altogether 471 cases for settlement were taken up, which resulted in disposal of 165 cases. Para Legal Volunteers, Jevitoli and Teisozelhou also shared their experiences. High Court judges PV Sanjay Kumar, G Shyam Prasad and T Rajani and retired judge GV Seethapathy presided over the benches of the Lok Adalat. (more...)
Governor should convene TN assembly within a week: Stalin Governor should convene TN assembly within a week: Stalin
- September 10, 2017

Stalin said the opposition would launch a mass movement in case the Governor fails to convene the assembly and tests the majority of the AIADMK government . "Once it is done, we will decide whether to move a no-confidence motion". The delegation handed over a two-page letter which was critical of the functioning of the governor and wanted him to convene the assembly immediately. (more...)
Dolphins & tourists evacuated as Cuba braces for hurricanes Irma & Jose Dolphins & tourists evacuated as Cuba braces for hurricanes Irma & Jose
- September 10, 2017

Residents are hoping the storm will just glance the island before heading across the Florida Straits to Miami. Facing the most power hurricane to hover across the Caribbean in decades, "measures have been taken to preserve the lives of our 771 employees, and logistic assurances have been implemented", the official said. (more...)
'This is your last chance': Irma puts a bull's-eye on Tampa
- September 10, 2017

Forecasters adjusted the storm's potential track more toward the west coast of Florida, away from the Miami metropolitan area of 6 million people, meaning "a less costly, a less deadly storm", University of Miami researcher Brian McNoldy said. (more...)
Five former presidents get together- without Trump - to pledge help for Texas Five former presidents get together- without Trump - to pledge help for Texas
- September 10, 2017

In order to help Harvey victims, the ex-U.S. presidents launch an appeal. One America says funds raised will go to victims, including more than 1 million said to be displaced, through the Houston Harvey Relief Fund and the Rebuild Texas Fund . (more...)
Irma Weakens To Category 4 Hurricane As It Heads For Florida Irma Weakens To Category 4 Hurricane As It Heads For Florida
- September 10, 2017

Irma could be bigger and more destructive than prior major storms, with its surge reaching inland and disrupting house wiring and causing fires, Leatherman said . The low-lying Florida Keys will be struck first when Irma arrives on Sunday and authorities are reportedly considering withdrawing emergency teams from the islands. (more...)
Tim Duncan pledges to match $1 million for US Virgin Islands relief Tim Duncan pledges to match $1 million for US Virgin Islands relief
- September 10, 2017

NECKER Island has been Sir Richard Branson's private paradise retreat and a playground for his A-list guests for decades. "Very concerned for our friends and everyone on the neighbouring islands and people in its path". The dual-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda was especially hard hit. The British government said it had sent 20 tons of aid to the affected areas, including shelter kits and solar lanterns, aboard a naval ship that already has arrived in the British Virgin Islands. (more...)
North Korea: The Kims' Cheat and Retreat Game
- September 10, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has hosted a massive celebration to congratulate his nuclear scientists and technicians who steered the country's sixth and largest nuclear test a week ago. "When a rogue regime has a nuclear weapon and an ICBM pointed at you, you do not take steps to lower your guard". They also suggested ending the deployment of anti-missile THAAD system in South Korea. (more...)
Richland County Opening Shelter, County Offices Closed Monday Richland County Opening Shelter, County Offices Closed Monday
- September 10, 2017

We will continue to monitor weather conditions and stay in contact with Greenville County Emergency Preparedness officials. McMaster held off announcing any coastal evacuations or mandatory school closures in advance of Hurricane Irma during his 2 p.m. (more...)
Military Action Against N.Korea Certainly Not 'First Choice'
- September 10, 2017

The North has conducted a series of missile and nuclear tests in the past year despite sanctions, testing two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July and firing a missile over Japan last week. He urged the leaders to devise unprecedentedly strong sanctions to make the North actually feel the pressures. Heightened allied military preparations will alarm Beijing and Moscow, where Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov "urged against giving in to emotions" in a call to his United States ... (more...)
Cougs complete comeback shocking Boise State in 3OT thriller Cougs complete comeback shocking Boise State in 3OT thriller
- September 10, 2017

However, as happy as Leach was with the victory, he was plain in his distaste for the lackluster way his offense started the game. Rypien sat on the bench and talked with team trainers and coach Bryan Harsin before eventually getting up. WSU went into the locker room at half time with only 148 offensive yards and having converted only three of eight third downs. "After it hit the dude (on the punt), it was destined for us to win this game", said Morrow, who hauled in the game-winner from ... (more...)
Senate ups Hurricane Harvey relief package to $15 billion
- September 10, 2017

The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $15.25 billion in aid for areas affected by Hurricane Harvey and other natural disasters, along with measures that would fund the federal government and raise its borrowing limit through December 8. "If we're going to keep momentum going and allow the economy to truly take off as it should, it is vital that we reduce crushing tax burden on our companies and on our workers", Trump said as McConnell, House Speaker Paul Ryan and others gathered with him for ... (more...)
NWS: Severe Irma wind gusts to reach most of Florida NWS: Severe Irma wind gusts to reach most of Florida
- September 10, 2017

No matter which scenario plays out with Irma, one of the chief local concerns is the loss of power and the toppling of trees. Having lived through several devastating hurricanes in southwest Alabama - Camille in 1969, Frederick a decade later, Ivan in 2004 and Katrina the following year - I am no stranger to the destruction and recovery pain that these storms bring. (more...)

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