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`Historic` hurricane Florence moves towards Carolinas, thousands in the USA at risk

`Historic` hurricane Florence moves towards Carolinas, thousands in the USA at risk North Carolina corrections officials said more than 3,000 people were relocated from adult prisons and juvenile centers in the path of Florence, and more than 300 county prisoners were transferred to state facilities. "Sometime Friday afternoon, Friday evening or Saturday morning", Goldstein said. "But once we get to that nine foot range this is an absolute life threatening scenario", she said. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Reminiscent of Harvey as It Nears Category 5 Strength

Hurricane Florence Reminiscent of Harvey as It Nears Category 5 Strength North Carolina governor Roy Cooper said his state is "in the bullseye" and urged people to "get ready now". According to AAA, the storm "will likely have an impact on East Coast gas prices this week should the storm follow its projected path". [Full Article...]

Boston-area explosions have MA governor declaring state of emergency

Boston-area explosions have MA governor declaring state of emergency Leonel Rondon, of Lawrence, was pronounced dead Thursday night at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston , according to the Essex District Attorney's Office. "Do not be afraid". Stay in the light. "Lawrence is a very resilient community". All fires were put out overnight, state officials said. But Rivera criticized the gas utility for poor communications and accused the company of "hiding fro... [Full Article...]

North Carolina Meteorologist Abruptly Concludes Broadcast As Florence Floods Station

Florence's winds weakened as it drew closer to land, dropping from a peak of 140 miles per hour (225 kph) earlier in the week, and the hurricane was downgraded from a terrifying Category 4 to a 1. Through Sunday evening, more than 20 inches of rain could fall in southeast North Carolina and far northeast SC on top of what has already fallen. A warming climate also means that the atmosphere c... [Full Article...]

Turkish agency launches aid campaign for Syria’s Idlib

Turkish agency launches aid campaign for Syria’s Idlib The resulting impact on civilians has been dramatic, Laerke said, his concerns echoing those of UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock, who a day earlier had issued a warning about a military escalation in Idlib, after a recent meeting with Syria government officials in the country's capital. [Full Article...]

ISS images show massive Hurricane Florence from 400 km up

ISS images show massive Hurricane Florence from 400 km up They had heeded officials' warnings that the storm was treacherous, with record-setting rains and storm surges not seen in North Carolina in decades. The simulation even includes a vehicle floating behind her as Navarro warns that rising water levels "could even float some cars". Many residents along the coast were issued mandatory evacuations, with forecasters warning of "life-threatening, ca... [Full Article...]

Florence begins assault on North Carolina coastline

Florence begins assault on North Carolina coastline As of the 2 p.m. advisory released by the National Hurricane Center , Florence is about 180 miles east-southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina and about 270 miles east of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina . About 800 flights in the region have been canceled ahead of the storm, CNN reported . Workers are being brought in from the Midwest and Florida to help in the storm's aftermath, it said. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Hits Near Wrightsville Beach

Hurricane Florence Hits Near Wrightsville Beach An onlooker checks out the heavy surf at the Avalon Fishing Pier in Kill Devil Hills. The wind howled and sheets of rain splattered against windows of a hotel before daybreak in Wilmington , where Sandie Orsa of Wilmington sat in a lobby lit by emergency lights after the power failed. [Full Article...]

SpaceX gets first private passenger for moon trip

SpaceX gets first private passenger for moon trip The company said the programme is an important step towards making recreational space travel a reality for people. SpaceX has a passenger for the first private trip around the moon on its Big Falcon Rocket. SpaceX was tight-lipped about the financial terms of the deal and the identity of the individuals. We'll find out on Monday if the adventurous soul signed up to the BFR mission is one of ... [Full Article...]

Vostok-2018: China joins Russian Federation in biggest ever war games

Vostok-2018: China joins Russian Federation in biggest ever war games China's presence is being seen as a signal from both countries emphasizing their cooperation at a moment when Moscow and Beijing find themselves in a confrontation with the United States. " When asked if he was concerned about a potential military alliance between Russian Federation and China in the future, U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said he did not see the two countries aligned in the lo... [Full Article...]

TS Isaac less organised; Governments call off Storm Warnings, Watches

TS Isaac less organised; Governments call off Storm Warnings, Watches That's out in open ocean, where waves are much larger than those reaching the coast as storm surge. We'll continue to monitor Florence, but as far as our weather is concerned, all of the storm is expected to stay south of our region through the weekend. [Full Article...]

Weakening winds from Hurricane Florence approach the Carolinas

Weakening winds from Hurricane Florence approach the Carolinas UPDATE 5 p.m.: Hurricane Florence's forward speed has slowed to 5 miles per hour as it approaches the Carolinas as a Category 2 hurricane with 105 miles per hour winds . The two hardware chains said they sent in a total of around 1,100 trucks. Body surfer Andrew Vanotteren, of Savannah, Ga., crashes into waves from Hurricane Florence , Wednesday, Sept., 12, 2018, on the south beach of Tybee ... [Full Article...]

In Surprise Move, Putin Proposes Signing Peace Pact With Japan This Year

In Surprise Move, Putin Proposes Signing Peace Pact With Japan This Year However, Putin attempted to seize the initiative on Wednesday, shortly after Abe told a plenary session that it was up to the two of them to finally make progress. "We have been negotiating for 70 years", Mr Putin said. Suga also said Putin had not mentioned the proposal during a summit meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday. [Full Article...]

Hungary's Orban Finds Balkan Allies Against Censure Vote

Hungary's Orban Finds Balkan Allies Against Censure Vote No to sanctions and to trials of freely elected governments", read the post by Salvini, who is also Italy's Deputy Prime Minister. Conservative MEPs have confirmed they will oppose moves to sanction Hungary's right-wing government for persistent violations of EU rules in a closely-watched European Parliament vote. [Full Article...]

Manafort makes deal with Mueller to avoid another trial

Manafort makes deal with Mueller to avoid another trial Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor who is now representing Trump in the Russian Federation probe, told Reuters on Friday that a guilty plea to avoid a second trial would not crush Manafort's chances of receiving an eventual presidential pardon. [Full Article...]

Alex Cora discusses Trump's comments on Puerto Rico

Alex Cora discusses Trump's comments on Puerto Rico In this June 1, 2018 file photo, a child shines a light on hundreds of shoes at a memorial for those killed by Hurricane Maria , in front of the Puerto Rico Capitol in San Juan . It was the second time this week that the president had made outlandish claims about Puerto Rico , which also engendered a furious response. Sen. Puerto Rico , an unincorporated territory of the United States, is ... [Full Article...]

Over 1 million people evacuated from coast as Hurricane Florence bears down

Over 1 million people evacuated from coast as Hurricane Florence bears down Eastbound lanes of Interstate 26 heading into Charleston and USA 501 heading into Myrtle Beach will be reversed when the order takes effect. The mandatory evacuation order extends to eight counties along South Carolina's coast: Jasper, Beaufort, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Berkeley, Georgetown and Horry. [Full Article...]

Jeff Bezos launches $2-billion fund to help homeless families, build preschools

The Day 1 Academies Fund will launch and operate a network of high-quality, full-scholarship, Montessori-inspired preschools in underserved communities. The Bezos Family Foundation , best known for supporting children's education, has been largely funded by his parents from Amazon holdings they acquired as early investors in their son's enterprise. [Full Article...]

White House Buckles in For Hurricane Florence

A high-definition video camera outside the space station captured stark and sobering views of Hurricane Florence , at that time a Category 4 storm. Florence, the most ominous for United States residents, is expected to make landfall today. [Full Article...]

California mandates 100 percent clean energy by 2045

California mandates 100 percent clean energy by 2045 The California governor has taken on the mantle of leading the USA effort to combat climate change as President Donald Trump has sought to roll back environmental regulations and support coal-fired power plants. Last year, California joined Washington state and NY to form the U.S. Climate Alliance, which now includes 17 U.S. states committed to achieving the goals of the Paris climate agreemen... [Full Article...]


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