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Incredible New Video Shows Irma Flooding Downtown Charleston Incredible New Video Shows Irma Flooding Downtown Charleston
- September 12, 2017

Johns River has not seen these flooding levels since 1846". Flooding was so severe that police in Charleston told people to avoid downtown until floodwaters recede. That evacuation took effect at 10 a.m. Saturday. Meanwhile, the death toll from Hurricane Irma continues to rise. 10 people have been killed in Florida, Georgia and SC. (more...)
Eric and Lara Trump Welcome Baby Boy Eric and Lara Trump Welcome Baby Boy
- September 12, 2017

President Donald Trump has become a grandfather for the ninth time. The new father announced the birth of his son on Twitter with a sweet photo of the newborn. and wife have five kids. The couple found out they were expecting on Eric's birthday on January 6. Lara told People in March that the pregnancy exhausted her at the beginning, but she was "feeling really good" later on. (more...)
Miami woman delivers her own baby during Hurricane Irma Miami woman delivers her own baby during Hurricane Irma
- September 12, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump called Hurricane Irma " some big monster " as it battered the Florida coast, saying he wanted to go to the state very soon and praising emergency officials for their efforts to protect people. No injuries were reported . More than 2 million homes and businesses across the state lost power, and utility officials said it will take weeks to restore electricity to everyone. (more...)
Hurricane Irma downgrades to tropical storm over Florida Hurricane Irma downgrades to tropical storm over Florida
- September 12, 2017

While much of Central Florida was spared the worst of Irma's fury, a low-slung pocket of Orange County, which includes Orlando , woke up to furious flooding. Meanwhile, rescue efforts ramped up in the evacuated neighborhood near Orlando as Guardsmen in helmets and fatigues rolled through standing water in a high-clearance vehicle. (more...)
Protest rally in Bengaluru on Tuesday against Lankesh murder Protest rally in Bengaluru on Tuesday against Lankesh murder
- September 12, 2017

The 55-year-old editor of Kannada weekly tabloid by her name " Gauri Lankesh Patrike " was gunned down by unidentified men outside her home in the city suburb on September 5. The writers and activists will take a protest rally from Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station to the Central College Grounds. "The inquiry which is underway through the SIT formed by the state government should hasten and complete its enquiry and identify the powers behind the murder", said the statement. (more...)
United Kingdom government warns of Brexit chaos if lawmakers don't back bill United Kingdom government warns of Brexit chaos if lawmakers don't back bill
- September 12, 2017

The approval of the devolved parliaments in Scotland and Wales does not represent a veto to the Brexit process, although it would stretch Britain's constitutional tensions yet further by forcing the United Kingdom government of Prime Minister Theresa May to ignore the expressed wish of the devolved bodies. (more...)
North Korea Receiving Russian Supplies Despite sanctions
- September 12, 2017

A revised draft resolution of the United Nations Security Council, circulated to members late Sunday night after negotiations through the weekend, sets a cap on oil exports to North Korea , but does not block them altogether, as the Trump administration had originally proposed . (more...)
Auburn Motorcyclist Killed in Kansas Collision Auburn Motorcyclist Killed in Kansas Collision
- September 12, 2017

Meanwhile a 2015 Chevrolet Malibu was heading north on K-15 when the motorcycle passed the tractor trailer in a no passing zone. A man from Arma was killed Monday morning (9/11) when his pickup hit a semi at the Highway 69 overpass in Arma. (more...)
Shootings Kill 2 People, Wound 5 Since Monday Shootings Kill 2 People, Wound 5 Since Monday
- September 12, 2017

No one was in custody in these shootings. She was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where her condition was stabilized. Officers pulled the vehicle over just before 1 a.m. and South Yale around 11:40 p.m. Saturday when two people came out of an alley and started shooting. Tyson White, 36, was hit in the neck, and the women, 26-year-old Jacquell Mosley and 30-year-old Dominic N. (more...)
Trees down, power outages spread Trees down, power outages spread
- September 12, 2017

Customers are urged to avoid all downed power lines and remember that risky electrical currents can travel through standing water and wet soil. But with "widespread, extensive damage" from the hurricane's wind and rain, the assessment and restoration process could take "several days, if not weeks, depending on the amount of damage and safe access to the area", as noted on the utility's outage and storm center website. (more...)
City Mayor Found Dead With His Throat Slit Open City Mayor Found Dead With His Throat Slit Open
- September 12, 2017

Local media said the suspect is an 18-year-old who attacked the mayor to avenge his father, a former town employee who was sacked and committed suicide in 2015. Mr Gadenne, whose death has prompted tributes across the political spectrum, acted as caretaker for the cemetery next to his home and was killed after going to lock up for the night. (more...)
Hundreds turn out to support DACA at Idaho rallies Hundreds turn out to support DACA at Idaho rallies
- September 12, 2017

Welcome to the show. Monday's lawsuit differs from a case filed last week by 15 other states and Washington , DC, which had sued Trump in the Eastern District of ny. The future of 800,000 people lies in total jeopardy. Recipients of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ) are studying , working or both. (more...)
China and Russia accept sanctions against North Korea China and Russia accept sanctions against North Korea
- September 12, 2017

But the Trump administration adopted a totally new approach with this resolution, presenting its draft to China and all other Security Council members last Tuesday and demanding a vote in six days. The Security Council has unanimously passed a new series of sanctions on North Korea over it's unrelenting quest to bolster its nuclear capabilities. (more...)
FPL shut one reactor at Florida Turkey Point ahead of Irma FPL shut one reactor at Florida Turkey Point ahead of Irma
- September 12, 2017

The two facilities are Florida's only operating nuclear power plants . That's about 1.5 million homes and businesses without power. On Friday, the utility had estimated that 4.1 million accounts or 9 million people would lose power in the storm. (more...)
Hurricane Jose Projected Path, Spaghetti Models Hurricane Jose Projected Path, Spaghetti Models
- September 12, 2017

Hurricane Jose , which is taking more of a northerly track, Hurricane Katia, which slammed into Mexico's east coast, and of course Hurricane Irma which made its US landfall in Florida. AccuWeather Hurricane Expert Dan Kottlowski, believes that the hurricane will remain over warm waters over the next few days, which should allow it to maintain "robust circulation". (more...)
Million Catalans gather in Barcelona to demand independence from Spain Million Catalans gather in Barcelona to demand independence from Spain
- September 12, 2017

After the meeting, prosecutors said in a statement quoted by AFP that the police chiefs were ordered to take action against authorities, civil servants or individuals "to avoid offences being committed". Up to a million Catalans have gathered in Barcelona to call for independence less than three weeks before the region is due to hold a vote on whether to break away from Spain, the Guardian reported. (more...)
Woman accused of shooting homeless man who asked her to move Porsche Woman accused of shooting homeless man who asked her to move Porsche
- September 12, 2017

Melton was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with critical injuries. Police say Melton was disturbed by exhaust fumes and loud music coming from Quackenbush's Porsche while trying to sleep at 3 a.m., so he asked her to move the vehicle. (more...)
Pres. Trump to Meet With PM of Malaysia Pres. Trump to Meet With PM of Malaysia
- September 12, 2017

He cited infrastructure development such as the mass rapid transit (MRT) system and Pan Borneo Highway as the driving force in placing Malaysia among the top 20 developed countries. Najib has said that the meeting will focus on security issues, including efforts to combat the extremist group Islamic State. Last week, PM Najib also announced that Malaysia and the USA may look into forging a bilateral trade arrangement following the US's pullout from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. (more...)
Gov. Deal expands state of emergency declaration Gov. Deal expands state of emergency declaration
- September 12, 2017

What's unique about Greensboro's shelter is that it can hold up to 500 cots and has a second room for pets, with a door to a fenced area so they can be walked outside. There are 3,000 National Guard troops on standby across the state to assist where needed. At the county level, EMS Director Greg Shuping said more than 50 different agencies have already been contacted, and all will gather Friday afternoon once more is known about the storm's trajectory to formulate a specific response. (more...)
Syria tribal figures unveil Deir al-Zor council plans Syria tribal figures unveil Deir al-Zor council plans
- September 12, 2017

The latest air raids hit the IS-held village of Al-Khrayta, 14 kilometres (nine miles) outside Deir Ezzor city. 12 de septiembre de 2017, 02:39Damascus, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Residents in the Syrian city of Deir Ezzor are returning today to some kind of normal life after two and half years of terror siege by the Islamic State, local media report . (more...)
Family of three dies after falling into volcanic crater in Italy Family of three dies after falling into volcanic crater in Italy
- September 12, 2017

The dad tried to pull him out - but also blacked out and was sucked in. Another seven-year-old son did not fall into the hole and was unharmed, national fire brigade spokesman Luca Cari said. 'I was at the Solfatara for work, along with other visitors we realised that something had happened and we approached the crater. "They pulled out two bodies, then pulled us away". (more...)
Mother Of Woman Found In Hotel Freezer Claims Police Didn't Do Enough Mother Of Woman Found In Hotel Freezer Claims Police Didn't Do Enough
- September 12, 2017

Her mother, Tereasa Martin, said she received a call around 4:30 a.m. Saturday from friends who said they couldn't find Jenkins after the party. In it, Jenkins appears to be sitting on the bed with a group of people around her, leading numerous video's 4 million viewers to believe there was foul play involved in her death. (more...)
Millions of Florida Homes and Businesses Still Don't Have Power Millions of Florida Homes and Businesses Still Don't Have Power
- September 12, 2017

Eustatius also were under a tropical storm warning. "The winds are starting to pick up and I could hear the wind through the boarded windows", she said . Around that time, there was a reported 106 miles per hour gust at the National Key Deer Refuge on Big Pine Key. Naples was among the Florida cities pummeled by Hurricane Irma on September 10 - coincidentally the same day that Hurricane Donna devastated Naples 57 years ago, according to David Fralick, the city's communications manager. (more...)
National Hurricane Center: Irma weakens to a Category 1 storm -- 3AM National Hurricane Center: Irma weakens to a Category 1 storm -- 3AM
- September 12, 2017

A river gauge downtown in the Atlantic Coast city measured 3 feet above flood stage. "I promise you, we will not stop working until every customer has power", Silagy said at a press conference Monday at FPL's command center. That's because some islands are extremely hard to access. Civil Defense official Gregorio Torres said authorities were trying to tally the extent of the damage in eastern Cuba, home to hundreds of rural communities and farmland. (more...)
Hurricane Hat trick: Billionaire Branson warns against Hurricane Jose Hurricane Hat trick: Billionaire Branson warns against Hurricane Jose
- September 12, 2017

Virgin Islands from space. "Virgin Unite has made a donation to the British Red Cross to support the hurricane relief efforts, and we are awaiting more information about how else we can best support". "Leo carries a knife with him", she said. With phone service down on most of the island, Facebook has become the most important medium of communication, along with a local radio station, Laser 101 FM. (more...)
India, Belarus ink 10 MoUs India, Belarus ink 10 MoUs
- September 12, 2017

During the visit, President Lukashenko will have meetings with President Shri Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Shri Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and the External Affairs Minister Smt. This is Lukashenko's third state visit to India as the President of Belarus, the last one being a decade ago. Our bilateral trade is modest and there exist considerable potential in the both the countries to further boost and diversity our trade basket, he added. (more...)
SC to Hear Plea Seeking Nitish Kumar's Disqualification as Bihar CM Today SC to Hear Plea Seeking Nitish Kumar's Disqualification as Bihar CM Today
- September 12, 2017

In the petition, it has been alleged a criminal case was pending against the JD (U) leader wherein he was accused of killing a Congress leader, Sitaram Singh, and injuring four others in the Pandarak police station area, ahead of the 1991 Lok Sabha by-election to Bihar's Barh constituency. (more...)
SC's three-member bench to hear Sharif family's review petitions from Tuesday SC's three-member bench to hear Sharif family's review petitions from Tuesday
- September 12, 2017

The children of former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday filed a petition to postpone hearing of Panama papers case review petition fixed for hearing on Tuesday before the three-member bench and prayed the court to fix the matter before the five-member larger bench. (more...)
Israeli jet causes sonic boom over southern Lebanon Israeli jet causes sonic boom over southern Lebanon
- September 12, 2017

Hezbollah is part of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri's government, though Lebanon officially remains neutral over the neighboring Syrian civil war. Since last Tuesday, tens of thousands of Israeli soldiers have been staging a mock 10-day war against Hezbollah in northern Israel, marking the IDF's largest exercise in almost 20 years, amid tensions over growing Iranian influence in Syria and Lebanon. (more...)
Irma leaves most of Florida without power Irma leaves most of Florida without power
- September 12, 2017

The storm is plowing into Georgia and others parts of the Deep South - Alabama, Tennessee and the Carolinas - bringing the danger of life-threatening storm surge and hazardous winds . Several hurricane warnings and watches now are in effect for Florida and the Tampa Bay region, meaning that within the next two days, hurricane-force winds in excess of 74 miles per hour likely will be a reality. (more...)

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