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People walk on ocean floor amid receded waters from Irma People walk on ocean floor amid receded waters from Irma
- September 11, 2017

Buckhorn said areas along the Tampa Bay shoreline could expect a unsafe storm surge anywhere from three to eight feet, adding that it would depend on where Irma went. Florida Power and Light reported that more than 1.6 million homes and businesses are now without power, Reuters reported. Numerous residents were taken by surprise when Irma has changed direction, and the time to evacuate is now very short. (more...)
House sends $15B Harvey aid bill to Trump to sign House sends $15B Harvey aid bill to Trump to sign
- September 11, 2017

US President Donald Trump signed a Dollars 15.25 billion relief package to victims of the Hurricane Harvey , which includes raising the government debt ceiling, according to the White House . Conservatives in Congress have voiced opposition to tying the relief package to legislation keeping the government running and increasing the borrowing capacity. (more...)
Hurricane Katia expected to strengthen as it nears Mexico Hurricane Katia expected to strengthen as it nears Mexico
- September 11, 2017

Mexico is also dealing with the aftermath of a powerful quake on Thursday night. Meanwhile, Hurricane Jose continued to move northwestward in the Atlantic and was blowing winds of 145 mph as a Category 4 storm about 120 miles east of the Northern Leeward Islands at 11 a.m. (more...)
Former Presidents Are Joining Forces For A Good Cause Former Presidents Are Joining Forces For A Good Cause
- September 11, 2017

Bush revealed. All of the donations made on launch day will go to help victims of Hurricane Harvey along the Gulf Coast. Harvey caused massive flooding in the Bushes' home state of Texas and neighboring Louisiana, destroying homes and killing dozens. (more...)
Richard Branson rides out Hurricane Irma as private island is ravaged Richard Branson rides out Hurricane Irma as private island is ravaged
- September 11, 2017

Necker and the whole area have been completely and utterly devastated. The Virgin boss had insisted on remaining on the island but took to the concrete shelter with his family and staff Wednesday when worst of the 185 miles per hour winds passed over Necker Island in the Caribbean. (more...)
Richard Branson shares experience facing Hurricane Irma Richard Branson shares experience facing Hurricane Irma
- September 11, 2017

British billionaire Richard Branson said Thursday that "whole houses" on his private island in the Caribbean had been swept away by Hurricane Irma , leaving it "completely and utterly devastated". Apocalyptic scenes of flattened buildings and ruined airports emerged from once-lush Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma , as the deadly storm began to lash vulnerable Haiti on Thursday and another powerful storm, Hurricane Jose , followed fast in its wake. (more...)
Now is not time to talk to N Now is not time to talk to N
- September 11, 2017

The United States circulated the proposed resolution to the 14 other council members two days after US Ambassador Nikki Haley called for the "strongest possible measures" to be imposed on North Korea . Choe once again accused the USA of being a nuclear threat, and vowed not to slow down Pyongyang's growing capabilities that seek to one day send a nuclear warhead to the us mainland. (more...)
South Korea: Deployment of THAAD missile defense system completed
- September 11, 2017

Amid the rising tension, South Korea installed the four remaining launchers of a US anti-missile Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system on a former golf course south of its capital, Seoul , early on Thursday. The decision to deploy the THAAD system has drawn strong objections from China, which believes its radar could be used to look deeply into its territory and will upset the regional security balance. (more...)
Russia's Putin: No need to be 'swept up' by North Korea provocations Russia's Putin: No need to be 'swept up' by North Korea provocations
- September 11, 2017

Protesters scuffled with armored riot police as they attempted to block the road where US Forces Korea were transporting four additional THAAD missile interceptor launchers to a base in Seongju, around 300 kilometers (186 miles) south of Seoul. (more...)
Consequences of military action against North Korea may be horrific Consequences of military action against North Korea may be horrific
- September 11, 2017

The South Korean leader who was a noted skeptic of THAAD during his presidential campaign earlier this year and elected on a pledge to resume dialogue with North Korea elaborated that Pyongyang's continued nuclear and missile provocations have led (CG ) his government to arrive at a decision that a "temporary" deployment of THAAD could no longer be delayed to prevent war on the Korean peninsula and ensure the safety of his people. (more...)
Schumer Praises Trump Over Debt Ceiling Increase, Hurricane Harvey Aid Deal Schumer Praises Trump Over Debt Ceiling Increase, Hurricane Harvey Aid Deal
- September 11, 2017

The bill was approved by 316 votes in favor and 90 against. The legislation allocates $15.25 billion for Harvey relief. President Trump undercut Republican leaders who were opposed to the deal. To stave off a default and government shutdown for now, the measure includes an extension of government funding and the debt ceiling through December 8. (more...)
Georgia scales back Irma highway flow plan Georgia scales back Irma highway flow plan
- September 11, 2017

Health care facilities in three of the southernmost coastal counties, Jasper, Beaufort and Colleton still need to evacuate patients. "People don't like to leave their homes and businesses, and as little as they like leaving them, they want to get back to them immediately", McMaster said. (more...)
Pence says Trump monitoring Hurricane Irma '24/7' Pence says Trump monitoring Hurricane Irma '24/7'
- September 11, 2017

None of the properties fall in the current evacuation zones, and while Trump National Doral is in Miami-Dade County, only low-lying portions of the area have been included in mandatory evacuations. The structure has existed since 1927, when it was built for Marjorie Merriweather Post, a food industry heiress - Trump later bought the club in 1985 for $5 million. (more...)
FEMA: Running Out of Funds? FEMA: Running Out of Funds?
- September 10, 2017

A snapshot of the market impact from the hurricanes emailed from commodity pricing group S&P Global Platts found several terminals in the Caribbean were down because of Irma . Irma is moving west and could hit Florida and move northwest during the weekend. For the benefit of those near the coasts, of those in areas prone to drought, floods, wildfires - most of us - and our children, we need to fortify ourselves and take this action now! The Federal Emergency Management Agency is ... (more...)
Jose, Katia become hurricanes Jose, Katia become hurricanes
- September 10, 2017

A new hurricane popped up in the Atlantic Wednesday afternoon. Category 1 is the NHC's weakest hurricane designation while Category 5 is the strongest. "We think, based on model simulations that climate change is having an effect, making storms slightly more intense with higher rainfall rates, but these changes are not huge and we can not yet clearly detect them in observations", he said. (more...)
North Korea expected to conduct missile tests on Sept 9 holiday North Korea expected to conduct missile tests on Sept 9 holiday
- September 10, 2017

Putin opposed the recognition of the North as a nuclear-armed state and strongly warned it over its sixth nuclear bomb test in violation of UN Security Council resolutions. Washington was joined in its calls for further sanctions on North Korea by the leaders of Japan, South Korea and Germany. But Putin said more sanctions are not an answer and would only cause hardship for the North Korean people. (more...)
Ex-husband arrested in death of realtor who disappeared before Harvey Ex-husband arrested in death of realtor who disappeared before Harvey
- September 10, 2017

Sheriff Brian C. Hawthorne of the Chambers County Sheriff's Office in Texas previously told PEOPLE exclusively , "I do believe there's foul play involved and I don't think that she has just made a decision to disappear and not contact anybody". (more...)
Trump tweets about DACA decision, says not to worry Trump tweets about DACA decision, says not to worry
- September 10, 2017

In the lawsuit, the 16 state attorneys general say ending DACA violates the Fifth Amendment's equal protection guarantee, violates the Fifth Amendment's due process guarantee based on the use of personal information submitted during the DACA process to facilitate deportation, violates the Administrative Procedure Act and Regulatory Flexibility Act. (more...)
Oakland Raiders Open Season with a Win in Tennessee Oakland Raiders Open Season with a Win in Tennessee
- September 10, 2017

RAIDERS NOTABLE ROOKIE: Defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes. But the late down and distances continued in the second half, and it caught up to the Titans . Marshawn Lynch doesn't seem to have lost a step, running with the same power and burst as in year's past. It could have been a nice gain for the Raiders who were locked into a tight game at the time. (more...)
Egypt police raid in Cairo 'kills 10 militants' Egypt police raid in Cairo 'kills 10 militants'
- September 10, 2017

Police raided an apartment in Ard Ellewa district on a tip off that terrorists are hiding there and preparing to launch attacks, the state-run news agency MENA reported. Egypt said police on Sunday killed 10 militants who sneaked into the capital from the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, epicenter of an insurgency led by an affiliate of Daesh. (more...)
Amber Alert issued for 3 boys taken by mom Amber Alert issued for 3 boys taken by mom
- September 10, 2017

Deputies say they could be driving, pulled over on the side of the road, at a gas station or at someone's home. Lloyd is 3 feet 6 inches tall, weighing 65 pounds, and was last seen wearing "Despicable Me" pajamas and has long dreadlocks. He was last seen wearing "Despicable Me" pajama trousers. Lakai is 3 feet 6 inches tall, weighing 65 pounds, has short dreads and was wearing grey pajama trousers. (more...)
N Korea leader calls for strengthen nuclear forces
- September 10, 2017

President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation told South Korea President Moon Jae-in at an economic conference on Wednesday that new economic sanctions and global pressure against North Korea would not help to denuclearize the country, saying it would only hurt the North Korean people. (more...)
Japan, S.Korea push Putin over Pyongyang sanctions Japan, S.Korea push Putin over Pyongyang sanctions
- September 10, 2017

Abe and Putin will hold talks on Wednesday on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in the Russian port city of Vladivostok, Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga told a news conference. Putin said it was important that all parties affected by the crisis, including North Korea, not face "threats of annihilation" and "step on the path of cooperation". (more...)
Troops will crack down on St Martin looters, Dutch PM warns Troops will crack down on St Martin looters, Dutch PM warns
- September 10, 2017

While the landing strips appeared to be intact, the Dutch navy said the airport is "unreachable" for now. Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said afterward that Macron will bring aid on his plane and that the "whole government is mobilized" to help the islanders. (more...)
Moon Says This Is No Time for Talks with N.Korea Moon Says This Is No Time for Talks with N.Korea
- September 10, 2017

The US on Monday demanded the "strongest possible measures" against North Korea for detonating what Pyongyang said was a hydrogen bomb that could be mounted on a missile . Russian Federation earlier condemned North Korea's latest nuclear test as "provocative", but said it does not support the idea of slapping North Korea with more sanctions. (more...)
In Bangladesh, hungry and traumatised Rohingya everywhere In Bangladesh, hungry and traumatised Rohingya everywhere
- September 10, 2017

Some have called for the Nobel Peace Prize she won in 1991 as a champion of democracy to be revoked. "There are over 80 recommendations, but many of them address the underlying conditions in Rakhine State that cause so much friction and challenge". (more...)
Bears WR Kevin White leaves game with shoulder injury
- September 10, 2017

Have they? The answer will begin to surface when they take on the Chicago Bears in the season opener for both teams on Sunday (10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET, FOX, DirecTV). They signed Mike Glennon to a three-year, $45 million contract and then moved up in the 2017 National Football League draft to select Mitchelll Trubisky with the No. (more...)
Putin Says Trump 'Not My Bride, and I'm Not His Groom' Putin Says Trump 'Not My Bride, and I'm Not His Groom'
- September 10, 2017

President Moon Jae-in, who is visiting Vladivostok to attend the Eastern Economic Forum, emphasized that South Korea is the best partner for Russia's Far East development. Haley called for exhausting "all diplomatic means to end this crisis". "It is not worth giving in to emotions and driving North Korea into a corner". (more...)
President Mamnoon to represent Pakistan at OIC summit in Astana President Mamnoon to represent Pakistan at OIC summit in Astana
- September 10, 2017

The Turkish president said the Muslims seeking shelter in Bangladesh also need support. He will attend the summit on Sunday with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbey. "The president's upcoming visit to Astana is not only aimed at expansion of cooperation in science and technology among Muslim countries, but he also seeks to unite the Ummah [Islamic community] to help Myanmar Muslims". (more...)
Kentucky National Guard soldiers depart for Caribbean in wake of Hurricane Irma Kentucky National Guard soldiers depart for Caribbean in wake of Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

They are arriving with boats, helicopters and special equipment to help with rescues. The team is expected to depart from Gabreski Air National Guard Base in Westhampton Beach this afternoon. As Hurricane Irma heads west, the US Coast Guard has restricted traffic in and out of the Port of Wilmington, and advised all small craft to seek shelter. (more...)

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