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Hurricane Irma hits Florida with wind, flooding

Hurricane Irma hits Florida with wind, flooding Miami had some flooding, but was spared the worst of the storm's wrath. According to NBC News, in the latter city there were fallen trees and power lines, but very little damage and no sign of flood after the passage of the system, which arrived yesterday morning to the Florida Keys with category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale of a maximum of 5. [Full Article...]

'Multi-faceted' ties on talks table between PM Modi, Shinzo Abe

'Multi-faceted' ties on talks table between PM Modi, Shinzo Abe The Gujarat government is preparing to host the event to take place at Mahatma Mandir in state capital city Gandhinagar and 15 MoUs will be signed here.The Gujarat government is taking this event "India Japan Annual Meet" as a modified version of Vibrant Gujarat Summit having the participation of more than 100 Japanese corporates and envoys. [Full Article...]

Irma weakens to tropical storm, continues its crawl to Columbus

Irma weakens to tropical storm, continues its crawl to Columbus CNN's Derek Van Dam, reporting from Miami Beach, said the roaring winds felt like a jet engine. Winds will gust between 30-40 miles per hour, though the higher elevation areas to the east and the far southeast portion of the WBRC First Alert viewing area could experience wind gusts up to 45-50 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

People Arrested During Protests in Downtown Portland

People Arrested During Protests in Downtown Portland Vancouver's " antifa " march had been organized as a counter-protest to a right-wing "Patriot Prayer" rally that was taking place in the city at the same time . They were outnumbered about 40 to one by antifascist counter-protesters, some wearing masks and black clothing, who ringed the park on its north and west sides. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma: What you need to know

Hurricane Irma: What you need to know We won't have hurricane force winds in the state, but tropical storm force winds are possible for parts of the state. In one of the largest evacuations in US history , almost 7 million people in the Southeast were warned to seek shelter elsewhere - including 6.4 million in Florida alone. [Full Article...]

AIADMK passes resolution to sack Sasikala as General Secretary

AIADMK passes resolution to sack Sasikala as General Secretary Now, the party affairs will be exclusively be under the control of the panel headed by O Panneerselvam and chief minister Edapaddi Palanisami. Earlier in the day, a local court in Bengaluru stayed the holding of General Council meeting in a petition filed by Pugazhendhi, another loyalist of Dinakaran. [Full Article...]

'Textbook ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar

'Textbook ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar The Trump White House had been facing questions about its silence in the face of a crisis that a United Nations envoy has called a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing" . The Rohingya, a stateless mostly Muslim minority in Buddhist-majority Rakhine, have long experienced persecution in Myanmar, which says they are illegal immigrants. [Full Article...]

Clemson at Louisville, 09/16/17

Clemson at Louisville, 09/16/17 The Tigers are 2-0, swiftly dispatching Kent State in last week's opener and using a dominant defensive performance to beat Auburn 14-6 at home Saturday. The fellow junior, who recorded his second straight and third overall 100-yard receiving game, has 300 receiving yards this season. Clemson is 3-0 against Louisville since the Cardinals became members of the ACC's Atlantic Division in footbal... [Full Article...]

Through border wall prototype contracts awarded by Customs and Border Protection

Through border wall prototype contracts awarded by Customs and Border Protection The goal is to help improve U.S. Customs and Border Protection's existing wall designs. A French artist has erected a giant picture of a toddler overlooking the border wall dividing Mexico and the U.S., which is meant to draw attention to the issue of immigration. [Full Article...]

County warns of unsafe storm surge, nor'easter and hurricane conditions

County warns of unsafe storm surge, nor'easter and hurricane conditions By Sunday morning, the Tampa-St. Power lines were down and trees were toppled. The company updated technology - which Silagy says now allows it to pinpoint outages without customers needing to report them - and strengthened power lines and poles. [Full Article...]

UMich ranked 4th best public university by US News & World Report

UMich ranked 4th best public university by US News & World Report UC students earn a collective $ 65 million annually , working for more than 1,800 local, regional, national and worldwide employers, including Apple, Boeing, Disney, Duke Energy, P&G, General Electric, HBO, Fisher Price, Nike, Kroger, Toyota, and NASA among many others. [Full Article...]

Irma and Indiana: When You'll Get Rain and Wind

Irma and Indiana: When You'll Get Rain and Wind Overall, the pattern looks relatively dry this week with a brief isolated sprinkle or shower possible Wednesday (10%) and then with more heat and humidity a shower or tow may be possible, but not likely this weekend . Rain chances will linger through the mid-late week as the low pressure of Irma swings back around and through Kentucky. " Tuesday " A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstor... [Full Article...]

Murder of Amazon tribe 'genocidal' - rights group

Murder of Amazon tribe 'genocidal' - rights group The reported massacre took place last month along the River Jandiatuba in Western Brazil, according to tribal advocacy group Survival International , which reports that more than ten members of the tribe were massacred. Survival International estimates that there around 100 uncontacted tribes in the world, the vast majority of which are in the Amazon. Because the tribe is believed to be quite... [Full Article...]

No Swimming Allowed: Beached Great White Shark Relocated to Public Pool

No Swimming Allowed: Beached Great White Shark Relocated to Public Pool The unusual scene was part of a rescue effort for the 1.5m (3ft) juvenile shark, after it was earlier spotted stranded on a Sydney beach. Manly Sea Life Sanctuary transported the shark to Fairy Bower pool, where it is now being monitored and treated until experts decide the juvenile is ready for open water. [Full Article...]

Some of Trump's Legal Team Wanted Kushner Out

Some of Trump's Legal Team Wanted Kushner Out Lawyers also noted that Kushner failed to accurately report his contact with foreign officials when applying for his security clearance, according to the Wall Street Journal's report . and Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort. Kushner appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee in July to speak about the meeting, which he called a "waste of our time". [Full Article...]

Chelsea v Qarabag predictions: Champions League preview, line-ups & betting tips

Chelsea v Qarabag predictions: Champions League preview, line-ups & betting tips The Blues have lost only one of their past 13 Champions League group games (W9 D3), away against Porto in September 2015 (1-2). But this is their first time in the Champions League group stages. The France worldwide has been a key part of two title-winning teams over the past two seasons as Kante won the Premier League crown with Leicester City and Chelsea . [Full Article...]

Millions without power as Irma weakens to category 1 storm

Millions without power as Irma weakens to category 1 storm Although the USA territory avoided a direct hit, its infrastructure was badly affected - more than half of the island's three million residents were without power and officials said many could be cut off for several days. People in the heavily populated Tampa-St. Petersburg area started bracing for the onslaught. Irma is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. [Full Article...]

Firefighters Honor Fallen 9/11 Crews With Stair Climbs

Firefighters Honor Fallen 9/11 Crews With Stair Climbs Five crew members climbed 110 flights of stairs, carrying a name of a firefighter who died trying to save lives at the World Trade Center. During the climb, participants listened to the radio traffic from 9/11/01. The 9-11 Stair Climbs are organized to "ensure that the fallen firefighters of September 11 are never forgotten", according to the organization that says the group completes their journe... [Full Article...]

Switzerland: Around 30 injured in train collision at Andermatt station

Switzerland: Around 30 injured in train collision at Andermatt station Investigation is now going on. It is believed that the locomotive was being led over a parallel track to take the train from the back to the front of the train when it hit a carriage. The extent of the material damage is not yet known. "We were just getting into the train when there was a jerk", 32-year-old secondary school teacher Chantal Michel told Blick. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose: Separating fact from hype

Hurricane Jose: Separating fact from hype Long-range models suggest that the strengthening high-pressure area will then force the hurricane to move west-northwest toward the East Coast, according to the Weather Underground. The ultimate track of Hurricane Jose over the next week-to-10 days is a big question mark, or more literally, a loop. "Hopefully, that's what will happen". [Full Article...]


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