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Hurricane Irma: See the storm's wind and rain blast Florida

Hurricane Irma: See the storm's wind and rain blast Florida Another 125 emergency rescues were made on Monday. Some 166,000 people in Georgia, including more than 17,000 in the city of Savannah, lost power as the outer bands of the storm lashed the state. - In Venice, Florida, the water plant was shut down after it was damaged by the storm. But that doesn't mean Floridians should try to go back home. [Full Article...]

Cory Booker Co-Sponsoring Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare-for-All' Healthcare Bill

Cory Booker Co-Sponsoring Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare-for-All' Healthcare Bill Sanders and his co-sponsors will unveil the Medicare for All bill Wednesday. "We've made tremendous strides in expanding access to health care across our nation, but many Americans still are rightfully frustrated by the cost and complexity of our current system". [Full Article...]

Bangladesh offers land to shelter Rohingya fleeing Myanmar

Bangladesh offers land to shelter Rohingya fleeing Myanmar As per the Bangladeshi border guard, three Rohingya were killed by landmines as they tried to cross from Myanmar. On Monday it emerged that the Dalai Lama had joined fellow Nobel peace laureates Malala Yousafzai and Archbishop Desmond Tutu in urging Suu Kyi to intervene. [Full Article...]

Australian lamb advert sparks diplomatic protest

Australian lamb advert sparks diplomatic protest The Indian consulate in Sydney has also made a direct appeal to Meat and Livestock Australia to withdraw the commercial, according to the statement. The Indian High Commission statement said, "A number of Community Associations have also registered their protest with the Government of Australia and Meat and Livestock Australia". [Full Article...]

BestBuy Co pulls Kaspersky Lab's cyber security products from shelves

BestBuy Co pulls Kaspersky Lab's cyber security products from shelves A Best Buy spokesperson confirmed the report to Reuters , but did not provide more details. Leaked emails have also linked Kaspersky with Russia's main intelligence agency, the FSB. Kaspersky, a multinational company with headquarters in Moscow, produces acclaimed anti-virus software and boasts more than 400 million users globally. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose strengthens to a Category 2 storm

Hurricane Jose strengthens to a Category 2 storm It lost some strength before it landed about 185 km northwest of the port city of Veracruz as a Category 1 storm with sustained winds 120 km/h. Just as monstrous Category 5 Irma takes aim on Florida, with a predicted landfall early Sunday, Hurricane Jose has reached major hurricane status, while Katia made landfall in Mexico as a Category 1 storm. [Full Article...]

Katia lands at Veracruz as a Category 1

Katia lands at Veracruz as a Category 1 Meteorologists from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) have predicted that around eight tropical storm formations will be created in the Pacific and five or six in the Atlantic during the 2017 hurricane season. Jose is behind Irma, further out in the Atlantic Ocean. At the very least, tropical rain bands and near hurricane force winds may be possible where Hurricane Irma rece... [Full Article...]

Here's How Chicago is remembering the tragedy of 9/11

Here's How Chicago is remembering the tragedy of 9/11 The Department of Homeland Security was established in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001. Today marks the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesHijacked United Airlines Flight 175 from Boston crashes into the south tower of the World Trade Center and explodes at 9:03 a.m. [Full Article...]

Don't throw Brexit into chaos, United Kingdom minister says before parliament vote

Don't throw Brexit into chaos, United Kingdom minister says before parliament vote She said: "I have never broken the whip at all but I do believe that in respecting the outcome of the referendum, in respecting what I said to my electors in a general election just a few months ago". He has been under pressure from some Labour lawmakers to go further and campaign to keep Britain inside the single market. There will be three votes at the close of debate at midnight on Monday nig... [Full Article...]

Turks safe in Germany, Merkel says, dismissing Ankara's warning

Turks safe in Germany, Merkel says, dismissing Ankara's warning Berlin has called into question Turkish rule of law, freedom of speech, and human rights standards in Germany. German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a newspaper she would be prepared to become involved in a diplomatic initiative to end the North Korean nuclear and missiles program, and suggested the Iran nuclear talks could be a model. [Full Article...]

Iran, Pakistan FMs Hold Talks in Tehran

Iran, Pakistan FMs Hold Talks in Tehran In his policy speech on August 21, Trump announced troop surge to break the stalemate in Afghanistan. "Resolving the problems of the countries of the region needs regional solutions with participation of Iran, while any action of cross-regional countries is of no benefit for the region", asserted Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif. [Full Article...]

Bugatti sets new world record with Chiron

Bugatti sets new world record with Chiron It is all thanks to the incredible 1,479-horsepower, quad-turbocharged W16 engine, paired to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, powering the all-wheel-drive Bugatti. Tyres have previously been the limiting factor in uncorking the Chiron's outright speed potential, and tyre partner Michelin is surely working to realise that objective. [Full Article...]

Senate condemns atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

Senate condemns atrocities against Rohingya Muslims In the letter addressed to Guterres on January 6, Zarif demanded global action to stop rights violations against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar , saying the plight of the Rohingya has caused worldwide concern. The call came days after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a state visit to the Buddhist-majority country amid spiralling violence in Rakhine that has forced almost 300,000 Rohing... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Irma could bring strong winds, heavy rain to Alabama today

Tropical Storm Irma could bring strong winds, heavy rain to Alabama today Irma now has maximum sustained winds of 160km/h, says the NHC. Over 2.7 million homes were without power Sunday as the storm's 100-plus miles per hour winds toppled power lines and sheared structures in the state. The storms eye was north of Tampa at 5 a.m. Forecasters expect it to stay inland over Florida as it heads into Georgia , before moving on to Alabama and Tennessee. [Full Article...]

Some flights canceled at Fayetteville airport because of Irma

Some flights canceled at Fayetteville airport because of Irma The storm is forecast to pass through Georgia before entering Alabama on Tuesday, where it is expected to become a tropical depression. The carrier said at least 65 Atlanta flights and 10 in Birmingham had already been canceled. "Passengers reminded to check airline's flight status", according to the airport's Twitter feed . Tampa International Airport also remains closed. Those cancellations acc... [Full Article...]

California's Attorney General to Sue Trump Administration Over DACA

California's Attorney General to Sue Trump Administration Over DACA California sued the Trump administration Monday over its decision to end a program that gives protection from deportation to young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children or by parents who overstayed visas. "The court of public opinion has already spoken: the vast majority of Americans agree Dreamers should be here to stay; so now it's time to fight in every way we can - ... [Full Article...]

These Are Donald Trump's Properties That Could Get Hit By Hurricane Irma

These Are Donald Trump's Properties That Could Get Hit By Hurricane Irma About 3 percent of deaths were caused by tornadoes. Envision that all the way to Jacksonville and beyond. County Administrator Verdenia Baker said residents who plan to evacuate should do so "sooner rather than later" to "avoid getting stranded on the highway". [Full Article...]

AL gas prices jump more than 40 cents in a month

AL gas prices jump more than 40 cents in a month Universal plans to be closed Sunday and Monday as well, but says "we anticipate normal operational hours" for Tuesday. "There is always a possibility for more tropical storms through October, November and even occasionally a little bit after", said Korty. [Full Article...]

Audi R8 V10 RWS goes rear-drive for driving purists

Audi R8 V10 RWS goes rear-drive for driving purists The R8 RWS will go on sale in Europe imminently and is priced from €140,000, which is €26,000 less than the R8 quattro costs in Germany. This is the first Audi R8 road auto with rear-wheel drive and the only performance Audi now available that sends power to just two wheels. [Full Article...]

These are Amazon's new Fire TV models

These are Amazon's new Fire TV models However, the larger, cube-like Amazon Fire TV , as leaked by AFTVNews , comes with Echo-style far-field microphones built into the set-top-box, and a glowing Alexa light around the edge to act nearly exactly like Amazon's hugely successful voice assistant operated speaker. [Full Article...]


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