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Almost 7 million asked to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irma Almost 7 million asked to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irma
- September 11, 2017

This makes it easier to know where downed power lines may be possible following the storm. Homer Bryson, head of the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency, noted that the storm is still three days away from Georgia. The Mutual Assistance Network Georgia Power is part of a national mutual assistance network consisting of dozens of utilities from around the country. (more...)
Irma strengthens as it closes on Florida Irma strengthens as it closes on Florida
- September 11, 2017

Meanwhile, footage from Key West showed that Irma was already beginning to cause havoc in Florida. As Irma's hurricane-force winds started to whip the Florida Keys , the storm stayed at a weakened 120 miles per hour (190 kph) and took slow aim at Florida. (more...)
Bloody and Bruised: Pope Francis worries faithful after alarming injury in Colombia Bloody and Bruised: Pope Francis worries faithful after alarming injury in Colombia
- September 11, 2017

Devotees reacted to the wound with a mix of amazement and concern. Pope Francis on Friday vsaid he was praying for the victims of the tropical storm, Hurricane Irma, that has wrought death and destruction in the Caribbean this week as well as for the victims of a lethal natural disaster in Mexico. (more...)
White House Official Flubs Miami International Airport Flooding Video Tweet White House Official Flubs Miami International Airport Flooding Video Tweet
- September 11, 2017

Which raised a host of questions nearly immediately, after Miami International Airport informed Scavino, Pence and the president that the video was fake. An official behind the MIA airport's official Twitter account quickly chimed in and clarified the mistake, which prompted Scavino to quickly delete his tweet . (more...)
Steve Bannon Is Going to War With the Republican Party Steve Bannon Is Going to War With the Republican Party
- September 11, 2017

He also expressed dismay that in the immediate aftermath of the election win, they chose to "embrace the establishment". Bannon, who recently returned to his position as executive chairman of Breitbart News, described himself - before joining Trump's presidential campaign - as a "former investment banker who's a media guy, running a little website". (more...)
Miami, Miami Beach order curfews starting Saturday evening Miami, Miami Beach order curfews starting Saturday evening
- September 11, 2017

The Miami-Dade Police Department tweeted that it "will FULLY enforce" the lockdown ordered by Mayor Carlos Gimenez. Schools in Palm Beach County and Miami-Dade County will remain closed Tuesday, officials said Sunday. Hundreds of thousands of residents have fled in anticipation of Irma's winds and storm surge, which have already killed at least 20 people in the Caribbean. (more...)
9 looting suspects caught on camera later arrested in Ft. Lauderdale 9 looting suspects caught on camera later arrested in Ft. Lauderdale
- September 11, 2017

One of the teenagers was shot and injured by an appointee, the sheriff's office said. "Stay home and look after your loved ones and be thankful they are all safe", he said. In numerous fiascos, police and National Guard troops watch the avenues to help relieve such feelings of dread, yet Irma's solid breezes have incited some open wellbeing organizations to incidentally pull back from the boulevards. (more...)
Two manatees stranded by extremely low tide due to Hurricane Irma Two manatees stranded by extremely low tide due to Hurricane Irma
- September 11, 2017

The Manatee County Sheriff's Office wrote on Twitter that deputies helped rescue the sea cows, but did not provide further details. Law enforcement joined the rescue effort, then directed everyone inside for their safety. "So we went for a ride and ended up saving two manatees", he wrote. And another citizen hero, Marcelo Clavijo was part of the crew who hoisted a manatee to safe waters. (more...)
Martyred Colonel's wife dons uniform Martyred Colonel's wife dons uniform
- September 11, 2017

By wearing this uniform daily, I know I am not alone and that he is with me and within me. Only after such a rigorous selection process, she was selected to join OTA. The Colonel, the son of a tailor from Satara, was more than a courageous soldier. He sent youths on tours to Jaipur's Choki Dhani and Rishikesh to learn about village tourism and white-river rafting. (more...)
Saudi Arabia funded 'dry run' for 9/11 Saudi Arabia funded 'dry run' for 9/11
- September 11, 2017

The New York Post reported that the lawsuit argued that "a pattern of both financial and operational support" from the Saudi government helped the hijackers in the months before the attacks. In a 2016 article featured in Politico Magazine , Saudi officials reportedly admitted that they misled the USA regarding their role in funding Islamic terrorism. (more...)
Atlanta has first-ever tropical storm warning as states brace for Irma Atlanta has first-ever tropical storm warning as states brace for Irma
- September 11, 2017

Most of the Channel 2 Action News viewing area, however, is under a tropical storm warning . A tropical storm watch is in effect for: Banks, Catoosa, Dade, Dawson, Fannin, Gilmer, Hall, Lumpkin, Murray, Towns, Union, Walker, White and Whitfield counties . (more...)
Stateless ex-leader Saakashvili boards train to Ukraine Stateless ex-leader Saakashvili boards train to Ukraine
- September 11, 2017

Tbilisi on Tuesday asked Kiev to extradite Saakashvili to face charges of misappropriation of property and abuse of office among others. Supporters who had gathered on the Ukrainian side rushed forward to greet Saakashvili and the crowd proceeded toward the Ukrainian town of Shehyni on foot. (more...)
GA Governor declares state of emergency for entire state GA Governor declares state of emergency for entire state
- September 11, 2017

Gov. Nathan Deal declared the state of emergency in 159 counties after Irma's forecasted path threatened to unleash deadly wind gusts, heavy rain and possible flooding as early as Sunday night, Fox 5 Atlanta reported. Any residents who remain, are encouraged to stay in shelters. The NHC reported Irma will bring an average of 2 to 6 inches of rain to much of the Southeast, including some mountainous areas that are prone to flooding. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Famous St Maarten Airport Pounded By Storm Hurricane Irma: Famous St Maarten Airport Pounded By Storm
- September 11, 2017

While the landing strips appeared to be intact, the Dutch navy said the airport is "unreachable" for now. The damage on St. Martin is so bad that some large resort companies, including Sonesta, have canceled reservations for the rest of 2017. (more...)
Latest on Hurricane Irma: Expected impacts in Tennessee Valley Latest on Hurricane Irma: Expected impacts in Tennessee Valley
- September 11, 2017

Georgia is bracing for potentially far-flung impacts from Hurricane Irma, which forecasters say could swamp the coast with storm surge near Savannah and topple trees and power lines in Atlanta. Georgetown County should see strong wind and rain from Irma beginning early Monday as the major hurricane moves up the western coast of Florida. Cooper said traffic has increased throughout the state and is expected to increase more with new evacuations from Florida. (more...)
Torrential rain thrashes west coast of Tuscany killing six people Torrential rain thrashes west coast of Tuscany killing six people
- September 11, 2017

State TV said 4 of the dead were family members found in their home's flooded basement Sunday, and 3 people were missing. The grandfather died after saving a young girl and going back into the basement apartment to save the others, reported BBC . (more...)
Dutch see damage on Irma-blasted islands Dutch see damage on Irma-blasted islands
- September 11, 2017

Witnesses said a provincial museum near the eye of the storm was in ruins. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm slowed down after slamming into Cuba's northern coast, but that wind speeds would likely regain momentum as it approached the Sunshine State. (more...)
Can an ocean disappear? Hurricane Irma, mystery solved Can an ocean disappear? Hurricane Irma, mystery solved
- September 11, 2017

Basically, in the case of Irma, the power and the pressure have combined in such a way that the "bulge" effect is sucking the Atlantic ocean into its vortex. Footage of a dry Bahamas shoreline hit the internet shortly after Irma swept through the Caribbean Islands. He also warned that the water will come back soon - and residents should be cautious, since the water's return may be powerful. (more...)
South Korea bolsters missile shield as ICBM test fears rise South Korea bolsters missile shield as ICBM test fears rise
- September 11, 2017

Opening the talks, the South Korean leader raised the possibility of the situation on the Korean peninsula spinning out of control. The Moon-Putin summit came amid growing concerns over North Korea's apparently evolving nuclear and missile capabilities. (more...)
Putin warns of global catastrophe over proposed sanctions on N'Korea Putin warns of global catastrophe over proposed sanctions on N'Korea
- September 11, 2017

Some members of the ruling Democratic Party called to redeploy USA tactical nukes on Thursday, as President Moon Jae-in struggles to find common ground between China and Russian Federation concerning an oil embargo on the Pyongyang regime in response to its latest nuclear test. (more...)
Air Force plane to probe Hurricane Katia off Mexico Air Force plane to probe Hurricane Katia off Mexico
- September 11, 2017

The category 1 hurricane will unleash risky impacts across the eastern coast as early as tonight. Even as Hurricane Irma threatens to leave a path of devastation from the Caribbean to Florida, two additional storms have formed in the region. (more...)
House prepares for Harvey relief vote House prepares for Harvey relief vote
- September 11, 2017

Paul. "It is imperative that we get that supplemental passed". All five living former USA presidents came together to form the One America Appeal to encourage citizens to support recovery efforts for Hurricane Harvey. Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul announced he will file an amendment to the hurricane relief legislation in the U.S. Senate to provide assistance while preventing the federal government from further running up its debt. (more...)
'Myanmar's Suu Kyi's Noble Prize can not be revoked'
- September 11, 2017

More than 150,000 Rohingya people have poured into Bangladesh in that time. The Myanmar military undertook the current "clearance operations" after Rohingya militants attacked government forces on August 25, killing and injuring many among them. (more...)
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...)

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