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More than 10000 flights canceled due to Irma More than 10000 flights canceled due to Irma
- September 12, 2017

But because of Irma's counter-clockwise winds thrashing the peninsula's east coast, airports from Miami to Jacksonville closed Saturday evening. Forecasters say tropical force winds will then descend on Georgia late Monday, possibly reaching into the Atlanta area - which will likely impact Delta flights to and from Atlanta, the carrier said. (more...)
Miss Texas Did Not Hold Back About President Trump's Response to Charlottesville Miss Texas Did Not Hold Back About President Trump's Response to Charlottesville
- September 12, 2017

Wood said it was "obvious" that Charlottesville was an act of terrorism and that the president should have made a statement addressing the issue earlier. Wood could have kept her answer very generic and neutral but instead, she set a commendable example of how to use your platform to speak out against social injustice and stand up for what's right. (more...)
Hurricane Katia forms in Gulf off Mexico's coast Hurricane Katia forms in Gulf off Mexico's coast
- September 12, 2017

Meanwhile, Hurricane Katia formed in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico, with sustained winds of 75 miles per hour. "I'm glad Floridians are taking it very seriously", said Colorado State University meteorology professor Phil Klotzbach. El NiƱo is a naturally occurring phenomenon characterized by warmer-than-normal water in the eastern Pacific equatorial region. "This forecast. has the usual-large-uncertainties at the long forecast range", said the Hurricane Center. (more...)
Storm hits Florida Keys Storm hits Florida Keys
- September 12, 2017

There were no immediate confirmed reports of any deaths in Florida , in addition to the 24 people killed during Irma's destructive trek across the Caribbean. Those conditions exist in places such as Biscayne Bay, which is near Miami and is especially susceptible to storm surge, he said. The most severe storm surge is projected for a more than 200-mile stretch of southern Florida coast from Miami to north of Fort Myers, while the Florida Keys also are expected to see significant surge. (more...)
UN Security Council to vote Monday on weakened North Korea sanctions - diplomats
- September 12, 2017

Britain and France - permanent Security Council members along with the US, China and Russian Federation - have given Washington their unequivocal backing. Kang dismissed the possibility of reintroducing American tactical nuclear weapons to the Korean Peninsula to deter North Korean security threats. Geng also urged a renewal of talks with North Korea, in keeping with long-standing Chinese policy, and said Beijing opposed unilateral measures such as those imposed by the USA that would punish ... (more...)
Trump Sets Emergency Aid in Motion in Deal That Upsets His Party Trump Sets Emergency Aid in Motion in Deal That Upsets His Party
- September 11, 2017

During a White House meeting on Wednesday involving Trump, Pelosi, Schumer, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the president and the Democratic leaders agreed to pursue legislation to end the need for regular debt ceiling increases, people familiar with the meeting said. (more...)
Power outages beginning for some in southwest Florida Power outages beginning for some in southwest Florida
- September 11, 2017

Florida Power & Light CEO Eric Silagy said at a news conference that he expects full power restoration after the storm to take "multi-weeks", as it did after the Category 5 Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida in 1992. Despite the investments made, it's still forecasting a record blackout, with 9 million people projected to lose power-or more than 40 percent of the state's population. (more...)
Prince William Speaks out During First Appearance Since Pregnancy Announcement Prince William Speaks out During First Appearance Since Pregnancy Announcement
- September 11, 2017

William and Kate already are parents to their 4-year-old son, Prince George and 2-year-old daughter, Princess Charlotte . The Duchess , who is being cared for at Kensington Palace , has hyperemesis gravidarum , as she did in her previous pregnancies. (more...)
April baby will help Royal Family usher in spring April baby will help Royal Family usher in spring
- September 11, 2017

Prince William and Duchess Kate have undoubtedly housed similar worries as other parents about their child entering school . The Duchess of Cambridge: the most STUNNING Royal ever? Is she the most stunning Princess the Royal family has ever seen? While we don't know how far gone the Duchess is just yet, it is now reported that she is considering giving birth to their third child at home, away from the world's press. (more...)
USA: Senator Supports Bernie Sanders Health Bill USA: Senator Supports Bernie Sanders Health Bill
- September 11, 2017

The issue has emerged as a key test for 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls. Sen. Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersHillary Clinton to sit down with CBS's Jane Pauley on Sunday Dem lawmaker on Clinton criticizing Sanders in new book: "Don't go there" Publisher pulls book from Clinton's pastor over plagiarism MORE (I-Vt.) will unveil his " Medicare for all " bill on Wednesday, his office announced Friday. (more...)
California sues over end to immigration program California sues over end to immigration program
- September 11, 2017

More than 200,000 Dreamers live in California. He also argues that using that information would violate the legal principle of equitable estoppel, which essentially protects against a "bait and switch", in this case giving Dreamers reason to believe their personal information wouldn't be used against them and then doing so anyway. (more...)
Rihanna Bursts into Fashion Show on a Damn Motorcycle Rihanna Bursts into Fashion Show on a Damn Motorcycle
- September 11, 2017

Booth, style and fashion news director at The Hollywood Reporter, captured a video of Rihanna's runway bow, which consisted of the singer smiling and waving to the audience from the back of a motorbike. After the models strutted, Rihanna rode on the back of a bike in true rock star form with one hand displaying the sign of the horns and her tongue sticking out. (more...)
Hurricane Jose still Hurricane Jose still "dangerous" storm as it approaches Caribbean islands
- September 11, 2017

Jose, a Category 4 storm, had been passing north of the outer Caribbean islands and is expected to move away Saturday night, the National Hurricane Center said . Eustatius. At 5:00 A.M Jose was 190 miles east of the Leeward Islands according the NHC. Before Jose's slight weakening, it was the first time on record that the Atlantic had two hurricanes with winds of more than 150 miles per hour at the same time, Colorado State University meteorologist Philip Klotzbach said Friday. (more...)
Umesh, Shami return to India ODI squad Umesh, Shami return to India ODI squad
- September 11, 2017

The other notable change from the squad was the omission of Mumbai speedster Shardul Thakur . Indian pacemen, Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami, who were rested for the Sri Lanka series, have been re-called for the limited overs tour against Australia. (more...)
Court Orders INEC to Continue Recall Process of Melaye Court Orders INEC to Continue Recall Process of Melaye
- September 11, 2017

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to continue the recall process of embattled Senator, Dino Melaye . The Judge, however, did order the INRC to submit an amended recall timetable to the senator for a minimum of two weeks before its start to enable the senator defend himself against the process. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: How to disinfect your water if your power is out Hurricane Irma: How to disinfect your water if your power is out
- September 11, 2017

For the time being only boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, and food preparation. It added in a release that the order would stay in force until further notice. - Add eight drops of plain, unscented household bleach per gallon of tap water. Officials asked residents on the city's sewer system to minimize water and sewer usage to prevent backups. (more...)
Hickey resigns from International Olympic Committee board before Rio trial Hickey resigns from International Olympic Committee board before Rio trial
- September 11, 2017

Hickey however denies any wrongdoing but has been formally charged, along with nine others, on counts that include ticket-touting (scalping), ambush marketing, theft, tax evasion, money-laundering and criminal association. In a statement released by the International Olympic Committee yesterday, the commission said that Mr Hickey had informed it that he would be leaving the board immediately. (more...)
Lebanese director detained over filming in Israel Lebanese director detained over filming in Israel
- September 11, 2017

Doueiri was questioned for 90 minutes. "I had my Lebanese and French passports confiscated and today I have to appear before the military tribunal", said the internationally acclaimed former director's assistant to Quentin Tarantino. In fact, " The Insult " will represent Lebanon . Part of the movie was filmed in Israel, where Lebanese citizens are banned from entering. Speaking to reporters outside the military court, Doueiri said he was well treated by Lebanese security agencies during ... (more...)
Member of Trump's voter fraud commission praises poll taxes and literacy tests Member of Trump's voter fraud commission praises poll taxes and literacy tests
- September 11, 2017

Patrick Derenze, 22, said that he voted with a New York ID, and was unaware of any New Hampshire law that required voters to change their licenses after voting. "I ask all public officials in New Hampshire to join me in condemning these unsafe lies, and I call on Secretary of State Gardner to immediately resign his seat on the Commission", Shea Porter said. (more...)
Putin: Tougher North Korea Sanctions Senseless, Possible 'Global Catastrophe'
- September 11, 2017

The White House on Wednesday released details of calls Tuesday with British Prime Minister Theresa May and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said Thursday his country expects their northern neighbors to test-fire the type of long-range missile created to deliver a nuclear warhead to far-off places like the United States on Saturday, an important North Korean holiday. (more...)
President Donald J. Trump Amends US Virgin Islands Disaster Declaration
- September 11, 2017

The order allows federal aid to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Irma beginning on September 4. Approved public fix projects are paid through the state from funding provided by FEMA and other participating federal agencies. (more...)
Tropical Storm Katia Weakens As It Enters Mexico Tropical Storm Katia Weakens As It Enters Mexico
- September 11, 2017

Jose, a Category 4 storm, had been passing north of the outer Caribbean islands and is expected to move away Saturday night, the National Hurricane Center said. Here's the five-day track as of 7 a.m. Thursday. Mexico is dealing with the aftermath of a huge quake that struck on Thursday night, and President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Friday that Katia could be especially risky in hillsides rocked by the magnitude 8.1 tremor. (more...)
Gas prices drop in Meadville area Gas prices drop in Meadville area
- September 11, 2017

Wholesale gasoline declined a cent to $1.65 a gallon. The price in New Hampshire went up 1.2 cents in the past week, to 2.69 per gallon. The effects of Hurricane Harvey "are finally starting to weaken as refineries return to production and fuel begins to flow once again from many Houston refineries", DeHaan said in a news release. (more...)
Peter Kraus Shares His Thoughts on New 'The Bachelor' Lead Arie Luyendyk Peter Kraus Shares His Thoughts on New 'The Bachelor' Lead Arie Luyendyk
- September 11, 2017

Last year, he told Us Weekly magazine that previously, he'd had discussions about becoming the Bachelor , but it didn't pan out until now. With the announcement, the Kraus also took to Instagram to share his thoughts on the decision that was made. (more...)
Flags Fly Half-staff for Patriot Day on September 11 Flags Fly Half-staff for Patriot Day on September 11
- September 11, 2017

He called upon all departments, agencies, and instrumentalities of the United States to display the flag of the United States at half-staff today in honor of the individuals who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Trump signed a proclamation on Friday declaring September 11, 2017, as Patriot Day in honor of the almost three-thousand innocent individuals who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. (more...)
Kid Rock Rips Into Critics Accusing Him Of Racism Kid Rock Rips Into Critics Accusing Him Of Racism
- September 11, 2017

The foundation also made a $250,000 grant to the Detroit Historical Society in 2012 to fund the Kid Rock Music Lab, an interactive gallery at the Detroit Historical Museum. Kaepernick is now a free agent and hasn't been picked up by a team this season. The website featured " Kid Rock for U.S. Senate" T-shirts, buttons, stickers, and hats and listed several possible slogans for his campaign. (more...)
Tropical storms Jose and Katia join Hurricane Irma in Atlantic Tropical storms Jose and Katia join Hurricane Irma in Atlantic
- September 11, 2017

Two others are also seriously injured. "The situation is serious", Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday when asked about looting on the island, which is divided between France and the Netherlands and is home to about 80,000 people. (more...)
Hoskins hits another homer, Phillies top Nationals 5-4 Hoskins hits another homer, Phillies top Nationals 5-4
- September 11, 2017

And that's fine. Werth earned the right to sign a large contract in his career, and Ruben Amaro Jr. and the Phillies made that decision pretty easy that winter when they low-balled Werth prior to paying Cliff Lee a higher average annual salary than what Werth ultimately got. (more...)
Religious leaders condemn atrocities against Rohingya Muslims Religious leaders condemn atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
- September 11, 2017

The United Nations on Thursday said about 164,000 Rohingya have esacped to Bangladesh over the past two weeks in the wake of a massive security sweep and alleged atrocities by the country's security forces and Buddhist mobs against the Rohingya. (more...)
Trump Outreach to Dems Unsettling for GOP
- September 11, 2017

Earlier this week, Trump sided with congressional Democrats to bundle Hurricane Harvey relief funds, a three-month debt-limit increase, and a three-month continuing resolution to keep the government funded. "They want to see some dialogue". "My expectations are low". "He - he wants to say, I want to raise the limit, dad, and I don't want to even - have to even talk to you about it", he told host Chris Wallace". (more...)

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