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Global Media Irma headed for the southwest Florida coast
Author: 0 Irma headed for the southwest Florida coast

We will update this post as more information becomes available. In addition to the flood risk over the Southeast, tropical-storm-force winds and hurricane-force gusts were possible over a large area from North Florida through eastern Alabama, much of Georgia and southeastern SC.

Global Media Hurricane Irma leaves its mark on Florida with incredible winds
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma leaves its mark on Florida with incredible winds

But Freeman, a partner with Radiology Associates in South Florida, said he knows that Floridians will band together to get the state back up and running. In a parting shot at Florida, Irma triggered severe flooding Monday in the state's northeast corner and heavy rains and storm surge also swamped parts of the coast of Georgia and SC, including some low-lying streets of historic Charleston.

Global Media Barzani vows to press on with Kurdish referendum, defying Iraq parliament
Author: 0 Barzani vows to press on with Kurdish referendum, defying Iraq parliament

The Kurdish parties have called on the Iraqi government to respect a US-sponsored agreement that stipulates the Iraqi army will not interfere in resolving their political disagreements, a senior Kurdish official told reporters Tuesday following a vote by the Iraqi parliament that commits the Iraqi Prime Minister to take "all measures" to cancel the Kurdish independence referendum.

Global Media Irma leaves 6.2 million without power in Florida
Author: 0 Irma leaves 6.2 million without power in Florida

On Tybee Island east of Savannah, City Manager Shawn Gillen said waters were receding quickly, but numerous 3,000 residents' homes were flooded. AccuWeather extreme meteorologist Reed Timmer captured Irma's wrath as the storm hit Key West, Florida, and what it looked like after the hurricane.

Global Media Hurricane Jose to turn a half-loop in Atlantic
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose to turn a half-loop in Atlantic

EDT advisory (via Express ). Jose is no Irma , however. By Tuesday, the storm was close to weakening to a tropical storm, but was expected to restrengthen into a Category 1 storm as it completed its loop. As for intensity, the hurricane center is predicting some fluctuations up and down over the next few days. On that track Jose is forecast to be hundreds of miles east of the Georgia and SC coasts as a hurricane.

Author: 0 McConnell gets last laugh on Democrats on the debt ceiling

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell voiced doubt on Tuesday that the US debt ceiling would be eliminated permanently, an idea floated by Democrats and embraced by Republican President Donald Trump last week. "Since I was in charge of drafting the debt-ceiling provision that we inserted into the flood bill we likely - nearly certainly - are not going to have another debt-ceiling discussion until well into 2018", McConnell told The Times .

Global Media At least 8 dead after shooting in North Texas
Author: 0 At least 8 dead after shooting in North Texas

Plano police said an officer killed the gunman at the scene. He heard gunshots inside the residence. "This officer went directly into fire, where fire was taking place, and stopped the shooter's ability to continue to kill people". "It's just a awful event", the chief said. "And that's exactly what he did, he actually found the shooter inside and ended his shooting spree", Rushin said.

Author: 0 Chinese banks stop taking North Korean money fearing United States sanctions

But he said trying to stop goods and material flowing from China to North Korea without United Nations backing would substitute a U.S. The Security Council is set to vote Monday on the US-led effort to impose harsher new sanctions against North Korea , which has defied multiple measures to rein in its weapons programme.

Author: 0 N.Korea warns U.S. over sanctions push

Not only is North Korea causing problems politically, they've also resorted to attacking bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies . He regularly calls on China to stop North Korea's nuclear advancement and said in July it could "easily" end the crisis.

Global Media United Nations can not stop India from deporting Rohingya migrants, say experts
Author: 0 United Nations can not stop India from deporting Rohingya migrants, say experts

More than 300,000 Rohingya have fled a brutal security crackdown in Myanmar. Myanmar's military said that Rohingya villagers helped them arrest six suspected Rohingya insurgents armed with swords and slingshots on Monday. Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei strongly criticized he silence and inaction of the global community and the so-called human rights advocates over atrocities carried out against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

Global Media Murray resigning following latest sex abuse allegation
Author: 0 Murray resigning following latest sex abuse allegation

Murray, who had already announced that he would not seek a second term even as he denied the claims, said he would step down effective 5 p.m. Wednesday. "Claiming the victims are motivated by politics, homophobia, due to a family feud - or suggesting that children shouldn't be believed - is manipulative and immoral".

Global Media No federal charges against officers in Freddie Gray death
Author: 0 No federal charges against officers in Freddie Gray death

The 25-year-old had been handcuffed and shackled in the back of the van, but he was not restrained by a seat belt, prompting accusations that the officers had not just been reckless, but intentionally rough. Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby on July 27, 2016 dropped criminal charges against White, Miller and Porter. The Justice Department during the Obama administration had found that the Baltimore police officers used excessive force and disproportionately stopped African Americans, ...

Global Media Katia weakens after making landfall in Mexico
Author: 0 Katia weakens after making landfall in Mexico

The storm might become a hurricane as it approaches the coast of Veracruz , Mexico , the National Hurricane Center said Wednesday. Instead, Katia will churn across mainland Mexico after passing through Veracruz , according to a projected path by the National Hurricane Center .

Global Media 10 killed in Cuba by Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 10 killed in Cuba by Hurricane Irma

At 24 hours, forecasters expect sustained winds to drop to 90 mph and at 36 hours, fall below tropical storm force at 45 mph. Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 storm, struck last month, killing about 60 people and causing property damage estimated at up to $180 billion in the two states.

Global Media Gay Marriage Advocate Edith Windsor Dies at 88
Author: 0 Gay Marriage Advocate Edith Windsor Dies at 88

Windsor was often referred to as an "unlikely activist", but that doesn't mean she wasn't a history-making and persistent one. In 2009, she had an attack of stress cardiomyopathy, also known as broken heart syndrome, that was so bad that her heart stopped.

Global Media Iran Rejects Amano's Claim on Inspection of Military Sites
Author: 0 Iran Rejects Amano's Claim on Inspection of Military Sites

He emphasized that the United Nations nuclear agency would continue to verify the non-diversion of nuclear material declared by Iran under its Safeguards Agreement, adding, "Evaluations regarding the absence of undeclared nuclear material and activities in Iran remain ongoing".

Global Media UN Security Council steps up North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 UN Security Council steps up North Korea sanctions

Security Council resolution", North Korean Ambassador Han Tae Song told the U.N. -sponsored Conference on Disarmament in Geneva . Lawmakers who spoke Tuesday supported the U.S. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said in a statement that the unanimous adoption of the sanctions showed the global community is "united against the illegal and reckless acts by the North Korean regime".

Global Media UN Security Council Set To Vote On New Sanctions Against North Korea
Author: 0 UN Security Council Set To Vote On New Sanctions Against North Korea

Monday's decision was the eighth sanctions resolution unanimously adopted by the 15-member Security Council since 2006 over North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programmes. North Korea rejected the measure. "European Council on Foreign Relations UN expert Richard Gowan said the United States had "rather predictably been mugged by reality" during the most recent negotiations" on sanctions.

Global Media Merkel Proposes Iran-Style Deal To End North Korea Crisis
Author: 0 Merkel Proposes Iran-Style Deal To End North Korea Crisis

The council has unanimously adopted eight resolutions since 2006 gradually ratcheting up sanctions on North Korea over its ballistic missile and nuclear programmes. "It's a deliberate strategy by the USA to prevent China taking a couple of months to engage and then water stuff down", said a Security Council diplomat, speaking on condition of anonymity.

Global Media Visa efforts take center stage at Sen. Menendez trial
Author: 0 Visa efforts take center stage at Sen. Menendez trial

In 2008, Melgen sought visas for two sisters from the Dominican Republic, Rosiell and Korall Polanco Suero. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that Ogrosky argued Menendez and Melgen, a former Florida eye doctor, should be viewed as "part of a fellowship of Hispanic-Americans".

Global Media Hawkeyes win Cy-Hawk game for third-straight year
Author: 0 Hawkeyes win Cy-Hawk game for third-straight year

Hesse said the line has "the capability to disrupt more than we did today", and is something they'll "have to improve on". IL 20, W. Kentucky 7:The Illini's young defense held Western Kentucky's high-powered attack in check, and freshman running back Mike Epstein rushed for 111 yards on the way to a win in Champaign.

Global Media Kim is not alone: The country fuelling North Korea's nuclear dream
Author: 0 Kim is not alone: The country fuelling North Korea's nuclear dream

The 15-member Security Council passed the resolution unanimously Monday after a week of talks that began when Kim Jong Un's regime tested its most powerful nuclear bomb. "The DPRK's ongoing nuclear- and ballistic missile-related activities have destabilized the region and beyond", according to the draft, using initials of North Korea's formal name.

Global Media These 2 Countries Are Against Ending Fuel Shipments To North Korea
Author: 0 These 2 Countries Are Against Ending Fuel Shipments To North Korea

South Korean Marines wrapped up a three-day firing drill aimed at protecting islands just south of the border with North Korea , while the air force will finish up a week-long drill on Friday. Nebenzia said the only initiative on paper is a Chinese-Russian suspension-for-suspension proposal that would halt North Korean nuclear and missile tests in exchange for the United States and South Korea halting their joint military exercises.

Global Media Sarah Sanders Says Clinton Book Full Of 'False And Reckless Attacks'
Author: 0 Sarah Sanders Says Clinton Book Full Of 'False And Reckless Attacks'

Sanders also said Comey, "by his own admission, leaked privileged government information". Asked of she was saying the White House would encourage the DOJ to prosecute Comey, Sanders responded "That's not the president's role". "He knew at the time it could be bad for him politically, but he also knew and felt he had an obligation to do what was right". One former Clinton staffer told Politico that Clinton's book release and the resulting news cycle was her "final torture" for the party.

Global Media Rackspace To Acquire Datapipe In Largest Deal To Date
Author: 0 Rackspace To Acquire Datapipe In Largest Deal To Date

Rackspace customers will be able to access managed services on the Alibaba Cloud, China's largest public cloud, and Rackspace will also have a footprint in countries where it previously had little or no presence, such as the US West Coast, Brazil, China and Russian Federation.

Global Media GA Gov. expands state of emergency to entire state
Author: 0 GA Gov. expands state of emergency to entire state

With heavy rains, strong wind, and possible flooding ahead, the governor chose to add the remaining 65 counties to the state of emergency. "Virtually the entire state of Georgia is going to be impacted by this hurricane and the storm related to it", said Deal.

Global Media Hurricane Irma pummels Florida amid mass exodus
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma pummels Florida amid mass exodus

A weakened but still unsafe Irma pushed inland on Monday as it hammered Florida with winds that created hazards for rescuers and flooding that set a record in one city. Before crashing into Florida, Hurricane Irma set all sorts of records for brute strength, flattening islands in the Caribbean and swamping the Florida Keys.

Global Media Hurricane Irma Weakens To A Tropical Storm, But It's Still Dangerous
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma Weakens To A Tropical Storm, But It's Still Dangerous

The National Weather Service says the flooding has exceeded the previous 1964 flooding caused by Hurricane Dora by at least a foot, as of Monday morning. "People are walking to find family and friends". Indian-Americans who own hotels have opened up their unreserved rooms and in many cases their banquet halls have been converted into makeshift dormitories for those who left their homes in Florida to escape from the wrath of the hurricane.

Global Media Dutch King says devastation at St. Martin is worst he's seen
Author: 0 Dutch King says devastation at St. Martin is worst he's seen

Rutte said Sunday, "unfortunately there are more victims to mourn" after the bodies of two people washed up on the island. France said 10 people died on its side of the island. "I'm relieved, nearly happy", said St Martin resident Donald Tchuisseu, a plastic glass of gin in hand after toasting Jose's mercy with a friend. "It's good to have a drink, laugh and think about other things", Tchuisseu said.

Global Media Putin: North Korea should learn from fall of Saddam Hussein
Author: 0 Putin: North Korea should learn from fall of Saddam Hussein

North Korea on Sunday claimed to have tested a hydrogen bomb that can be mounted to an intercontinental ballistic missile. Putin, speaking in China on Tuesday, condemned the latest nuclear test as provocative, but said that Russian Federation views sanctions on North Korea as "useless and ineffective".

Global Media Mammoth Hurricane Irma, Jose's scope breathtaking from space
Author: 0 Mammoth Hurricane Irma, Jose's scope breathtaking from space

According to reports, this is the first time since 2010 that the Atlantic is witnessing three active hurricanes at the same time. Similar to Irma, Jose is moving off to the west at 13mph as the huge Bermuda high to the north is steering the storm straight across the Atlantic .

Global Media Kenyatta warns Odinga of impeachment if he wins poll
Author: 0 Kenyatta warns Odinga of impeachment if he wins poll

New elections are scheduled for October 17. "Under no circumstances must Kenyans ever allow our free, competitive process to become a threat to the peace and security of our nation", Kenyatta said. On Monday, a member of parliament and a former senator were arrested on hate speech allegations. "We have faced challenges but, by and large, we are building institutions to address them", Kiprono Kittony, chairman of Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said during a policy forum ...

Global Media Looping path may bring Hurricane Jose near Bahamas, US
Author: 0 Looping path may bring Hurricane Jose near Bahamas, US

Irma, which had rampaged through the Caribbean as one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes on record, was downgraded to a tropical depression on Monday. There is generally not a dominant weather feature that is steering the storm, so model forecasts can vary widely between each other and from run to run.

Global Media Hurricane Katia continues strengthening in Gulf
Author: 0 Hurricane Katia continues strengthening in Gulf

There are now three hurricanes in the Atlantic. The National Hurricane Center said that Jose is expected to become a hurricane by Wednesday night. Lastly, there's Hurricane Katia , which formed on Wednesday in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico.

Global Media AL power crews to help restoration efforts in FL
Author: 0 AL power crews to help restoration efforts in FL

Electric Cooperative officials say over 100 Arkansas line workers will join at least 200 more from other states who will be traveling to SC. "Restoring power after a storm of this magnitude is not easy, and we're happy to offer our crews and resources to help bring electricity back to their community", said Wayne McKee, PEC's vice president of operations.

Global Media Police Respond to Active Shooter Reports at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Author: 0 Police Respond to Active Shooter Reports at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, in the United States city of Lebanon, is being evacuated after an "active shooter alert" was issued by police. A hospital spokesman said he couldn't confirm a shooting had taken place. Another employee said the hospital issued a "code silver" alert, which indicates someone possibly being violent with a weapon. Local 22 & Local 44 has a crew headed to the scene and will update this story when more information becomes available.

Global Media Eric and Lara Trump Announce Birth of First Child
Author: 0 Eric and Lara Trump Announce Birth of First Child

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have three children, and Don Jr . and Vanessa Trump have five children. Welcome to the club. Ivanka tweeted a "welcome to the world", adding that she "can't wait to meet you" to her new nephew. This is also the ninth grandchild for President Trump . This is the first child for the couple, who got married in 2014 at the family's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla.

Global Media Florida police rescue family with two infants from Irma flood waters
Author: 0 Florida police rescue family with two infants from Irma flood waters

In line with the he National Hurricane Center (NHC) Irma would continue to move northwards, and reach southeastern United States late Monday and Tuesday. It battered Florida's lower half, leaving a trail of tornadoes and storm-surge flooding as its core slowly made its way inland. Irma was lingering over the northern Cuba coast on Saturday.

Global Media Police Continue Investigation Into Kenneka Jenkins Death
Author: 0 Police Continue Investigation Into Kenneka Jenkins Death

After searching for her in the hotel, the staff finally located her in an unused freezer on Sunday morning. Tereasa Martin, the mother of Kenneka Jenkins , is furious with the Rosemont, Chicago police over the way they initially handled the death investigation for her daughter.

Global Media North Korea condemns United Nations sanctions, may be preparing 'response' cyberattack
Author: 0 North Korea condemns United Nations sanctions, may be preparing 'response' cyberattack

Kim praised the developers in his own remarks as "taking the lead" in attaining the "final goal of completing the state nuclear force" in line with his parallel pursuit of nuclear and economic development. Is this the first set of sanctions against North Korea? In the past, United States agencies also have tracked shipments of Russian industrial equipment and ores as well as luxury goods.

Global Media EC say's no to Sharad Yadav's claim over JD (U)
Author: 0 EC say's no to Sharad Yadav's claim over JD (U)

He said the poll panel told former Union Minister Sharad Yadav that "you have not produced any supporting documents to show that the group referred to in your application has adequate support of legislative wing and organsiational wings of the party so as to make it a splinter group of the party within the meaning of Paragraph 15 of the Elections Symbols Order, 1968".

Global Media Hurricane Irma reaches Florida Keys after hammering Cuba
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma reaches Florida Keys after hammering Cuba

The islands of the Florida Keys and western parts of the state bore the brunt of the category-four hurricane. "I figured my house was probably destroyed. Video from the Keys showed a pick-up truck zig-zagging over a road's central line to avoid several boats on the carriageway. Authorities plan to fly over the Keys on Monday, officials said.

Global Media Deplore current measures by India to deport Rohingyas: UN human rights chief
Author: 0 Deplore current measures by India to deport Rohingyas: UN human rights chief

Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, addressing the United Nations Human Rights Council, said more than 270,000 people had fled to Bangladesh, with more trapped on the border, amid reports of the burning of villages and extrajudicial killings. Bangladesh, which already hosted around 400,000 Rohingya refugees , has faced a fresh influx of refugees since the security operation was launched.

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