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Author: 0 Katia downgraded to tropical storm as it moves into Mexico

The storm has maximum sustained winds of 45 miles (75 kilometers) an hour, and is inching towards the east-southeast at a speed of five miles (seven kilometers) per hour, the NHC said in its 1500 GMT bulletin. As Hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean with maximum sustained winds of 185 miles per hour, it destroyed buildings and flooded hotels. Some additional strengthening is forecast during the next day or so and Katia could be near major hurricane strength at landfall.

Global Media Toronto Blue Jays vs. Baltimore Orioles
Author: 0 Toronto Blue Jays vs. Baltimore Orioles

It was his first four-out save opportunity since August 5 against the Detroit Tigers . The Blue Jays figure to have a veteran back Wednesday. He fell behind Kevin Pillar 3-1 and didn't get a borderline call on the outer part of the plate, issuing a leadoff walk.

Global Media UGA QB Jake Fromm gets good reviews after first college start
Author: 0 UGA QB Jake Fromm gets good reviews after first college start

The No. 13 Bulldogs were brilliant defensively but erratic offensively in last Saturday night's 20-19 win at Notre Dame . When they were unable to gash the Georgia defense for big gains, it was tough sledding for the Irish. And he's a great guy to work for. That was a little different. "So, we have our hands full". While there is no taking away from what the Irish did on defense last night, their excellent performance came against a fairly average quarterback in Georgia backup Jake ...

Global Media Lai Mohammed becomes Vice President of world tourism body UNWTO
Author: 0 Lai Mohammed becomes Vice President of world tourism body UNWTO

The term for elected members is four years. The Head of the Georgian National Tourism Administration Giorgi Chogovadze also attends the General Assembly. Vice-Premier confirmed that "smart tourism " will guide the development of the sector and highlighted the need to enforce policies to enhance sustainable tourism .

Global Media Rising river waters could prompt I-75 closure
Author: 0 Rising river waters could prompt I-75 closure

The bridge crosses the Sante Fe River on the northern border of Alachua County and soon become an issue. The river will likely crest at historic levels, Florida Department of Transportation officials said. If the river rises to an unsafe level, the bridge will be impassable both northbound and southbound and would be closed immediately, transportation officials said.

Global Media Russell Westbrook Reportedly Signs 10-Year Extension With Jordan Brand
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook Reportedly Signs 10-Year Extension With Jordan Brand

Westbrook wears Air Jordan styles, the signature looks from retired National Basketball Association great Michael Jordan, on the court for the Thunder, and has his own lifestyle line with the label. Westbrook was still in the middle of his current contract with Jordan Brand - a five-year deal signed in 2013. While the dollar amount hasn't been reported, the deal is likely to be extremely lucrative.

Global Media European official visiting Caribbean islands hit by Irma
Author: 0 European official visiting Caribbean islands hit by Irma

But Macron, who is due to head home Wednesday, insisted that "it wouldn't have been possible to have had better anticipation". U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson announced a package of about $55 million for the relief effort in the British overseas territories of Anguilla, British Virgin Islands and Turks & Caicos.

Global Media Harvey and Irma deliver one-two punch to battered flood insurance program
Author: 0 Harvey and Irma deliver one-two punch to battered flood insurance program

However, more than 20 percent of flood claims actually come from properties that lie outside of high-risk flood zones, according to FEMA . They could lay bare the federal government's failure to police a basic tenet of its own disaster policy: that properties with government-backed mortgages in risky areas carry flood insurance .

Global Media High school in Spokane, Washington under lockdown after shots fired
Author: 0 High school in Spokane, Washington under lockdown after shots fired

There are five ambulances, a helicopter, and numerous response vehicles on scene. Two have been admitted to a hospital. Police have responded to reports of a possible shooting at a school in Washington, KHQ reports . Spokane schools says all public schools in the area have been placed in a full lock-down as a precautionary measure. Baxter said she's now being held in a multipurpose room with about 30 other people in Freeman Elementary School, which is also nearby.

Global Media Census shows uninsured rate at record low
Author: 0 Census shows uninsured rate at record low

The maps' release comes less than two months after an effort to repeal Obamacare failed to pass the Republican-controlled Senate, and as the administration of President Donald Trump continues to criticize the health-care law and slashes support for promoting enrollment in private health plans.

Global Media Deebo Samuel doing it all for undefeated Gamecocks
Author: 0 Deebo Samuel doing it all for undefeated Gamecocks

The previous week, Samuel returned the season's opening kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown against NC State . Samuel, a 6-0, 215-pounder, was a key performer in the Gamecocks' 31-13 win at Missouri on Saturday night. Samuel is second in the Southeastern Conference in all-purpose yards and leads the league with his five touchdowns. The Missouri wide receiver tandem of J'Mon Moore and Johnathon Johnson, who each surpassed 100 yards receiving last week, had minimal impact.

Global Media Spanish court deals new blow to Catalan independence vote
Author: 0 Spanish court deals new blow to Catalan independence vote

Polls have shown support for independence waning in recent years with those wanting a separate state in a minority. "If the people want it to happen, it will go ahead". Spain's top prosecutor is investigating more than 700 Catalan mayors for cooperating with a planned referendum on the region's independence after the nation's constitutional court ordered the vote put on hold, the prosecutor's office said Wednesday.

Global Media Prince George Woman Arrested at His School
Author: 0 Prince George Woman Arrested at His School

Police, who are at the school as part of Prince George's security arrangements, attended to the situation as soon as it came to light. A police spokesman said the arrest followed an incident in which "an individual gained access to (the school's) premises".

Global Media Isolated, Trump embraces New York friends - and instincts
Author: 0 Isolated, Trump embraces New York friends - and instincts

Still, this outreach has not stopped criticism among Hill conservatives, who complain that they have yet to see a detailed tax plan emerge from negotiations between key GOP leaders on the Hill and the White House. The dinner comes a week after Trump struck a surprising deal with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on a debt ceiling package, a move that defied his own party's wishes.

Global Media Trump Says Tougher Steps Needed on North Korea After New UN Sanctions
Author: 0 Trump Says Tougher Steps Needed on North Korea After New UN Sanctions

The council banned North Korean textile exports, an important source of hard currency, and capped its imports of crude oil. There had been lingering concerns about US President Donald Trump's isolationist policy and some raised doubt about US readiness to hit back North Korea in the absence of direct threat to the US mainland.

Global Media Thousands evacuated after bomb threats in Moscow
Author: 0 Thousands evacuated after bomb threats in Moscow

Interfax news agency cited a source as saying that over 15,000 people around the sprawling city were evacuated. Three shopping malls in Moscow have been cleared by authorities, the Tass news agency reported. "There's never been anything like this before, it's 100 percent organized telephone terrorism", Frants Klintsevich, deputy head of the Defense Committee in the upper house of parliament, said in a telephone interview.

Global Media OECD gives Israel mixed report card on education
Author: 0 OECD gives Israel mixed report card on education

In America, for example, a 7th grade teacher puts in 1,366 hours at school each year, including more than 980 hours of teaching-which is almost 270 more hours of teaching than the worldwide average. Francisco Garcia , head of Federation of Teaching CCOO explains that work "37.5 hours a week, as rest of officials". The report notes the "New Horizon" reform - which began in 2008 and was nearly fully implemented by 2014 - increased salaries for pre-primary, primary and high-school teachers.

Global Media Aung San Suu Kyi to skip this year's UN General Assembly
Author: 0 Aung San Suu Kyi to skip this year's UN General Assembly

Ms Suu Kyi, a Nobel peace prize laureate, has come under intense criticism for not speaking out over the violence. In a press conference government spokesman Zaw Htay said Suu Kyi will "speak for national reconciliation and peace" in a televised address on September 19.

Global Media Chubb selects France as post-Brexit EU headquarters
Author: 0 Chubb selects France as post-Brexit EU headquarters

According to the European Union president, it was high time for Romania and Bulgaria to be brought into the EU's border-free Schengen zone "immediately", along with Croatia when it was ready. He applauded what had been a positive year for the European economy since his last address in 2016 and called for more trade deals, especially with Australia and New Zealand, with the aim to haves these completed by 2019.

Global Media Ted Cruz Has A Porn Scandal
Author: 0 Ted Cruz Has A Porn Scandal

The NBC late-night host also couldn't help but feel bad for the porn star who was getting her 15-minutes of fame from Cruz's mix up. However that didn't stop Kimmel from airing a fake super PAC ad aimed at making it clear where Cruz stands on adult entertainment.

Author: 0 North Korea nuclear yield estimated at 250 kilotons: USA monitor

Moreover, it remained wholly unclear whether the additional penalties would persuade North Korea to halt its nuclear and ballistic missile tests. China's Big Four state-owned banks have stopped providing financial services to new North Korean clients, according to branch staff, amid USA concerns that Beijing has not been tough enough over Pyongyang´s repeated nuclear tests.

Global Media Srijan scam probe should be done under SC's supervision: Sharad Yadav
Author: 0 Srijan scam probe should be done under SC's supervision: Sharad Yadav

Responding to Kumar's "suicidal street play" remarks, Yadav said that he reckoned that it was a "warning" but he will continue his fight to expose those involved in the scam. Lalu's lawyers have reportedly informed the CBI that court proceedings in one of the fodder scam related cases are scheduled for next week and the RJD chief is required to be present for them as defence witnesses will be deposing during these hearings.

Global Media Hurricane Irma: Florida deputy, corrections sergeant die in head-on crash during storm
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma: Florida deputy, corrections sergeant die in head-on crash during storm

Dogs left in pens and parked cars, and even dogs chained up or tethered to trees, have been among the hundreds of abandoned animals rescued by Palm Beach County Animal Care in the lead-up to and wake of Hurricane Irma. While it's more common during storms, the number of surrenders was higher in the lead up to Irma. "There is absolutely no excuse for doing that", she told USA Today .

Global Media Rep. Curbelo: Irma's Damage Not as Bad as Expected
Author: 0 Rep. Curbelo: Irma's Damage Not as Bad as Expected

A truck in Miami is overturned in the winds and rain of Hurricane Irma on September 10. Brunswick, Georgia, recorded over 6 inches of rain Monday and Beaufort, South Carolina, registered almost 5.9 inches. Jose has weakened to a Category 1 storm , but it is expected to remain at hurricane intensity over the southwest Atlantic and could potentially strengthen as it steers through a unusual loop that may bring it toward the Bahamas and East Coast, according to forecasters.

Global Media Five dead at Florida nursing home
Author: 0 Five dead at Florida nursing home

Two residents were confirmed dead at the facility while three others died a short time after being rushed to the nearby Memorial Regional Hospital for treatment, Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said at a morning press conference. As of Wednesday morning, a WSVN helicopter was above the scene where officials were continuing to evacuate people from the home. All across Florida and the American southeast, people have grappled with the aftermath of Irma, which slammed into the Sunshine ...

Global Media Florida police say Facebook comments on officers' selfie 'made our chief blush'
Author: 0 Florida police say Facebook comments on officers' selfie 'made our chief blush'

Their fans were everywhere, including overseas, with someone writing, "I "liked" the Gainesville police page just because I wanna know when the calendar comes out.... The department is asking people not call 9-1-1 and request the three "hot cops" be the ones to respond to an incident. The department thanked those who commented and said they would try to quickly get a calendar together to raise money for the hurricane recovery.

Global Media Supreme Court Puts Redrawing Of Texas Electoral Maps On Hold
Author: 0 Supreme Court Puts Redrawing Of Texas Electoral Maps On Hold

But now Texas will have to wait at least until October, when the Supreme Court is back in session, for approval (or not) to redraw the contested districts. The Supreme Court gave no reason for its Tuesday decision as is normal in such cases, per Politico . One law expert tells CNN , however, that "the 5-4 split indicates that the map's challengers may have a tough time before the Justices when the (Supreme) Court eventually hears this case".

Global Media Chinese banks stop serving North Korean citizens
Author: 0 Chinese banks stop serving North Korean citizens

Trump told reporters at the start of a meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak that he was pleased Malaysia no longer did business with North Korea , before adding that he had just discussed the United Nations vote with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Global Media Venues to breathalyse Junior Cert students if suspected of drinking
Author: 0 Venues to breathalyse Junior Cert students if suspected of drinking

Today marks the completion of your junior cycle and it is a proud moment for yourselves, your parents and your teachers . Students in English will receive grades such as Distinction, Higher Merit and Merit as opposed to A, B, C grades. The number of students achieving top marks in the Junior Certificate has fallen this year. The dual presentation of marks will continue until 2021 when the Junior Certificate is phased out and replaced entirely with the new Junior Cycle.

Global Media Were Analysts Bullish Persimmon plc (LON:PSN) This Week?
Author: 0 Were Analysts Bullish Persimmon plc (LON:PSN) This Week?

Among 19 analysts covering Ashmore Group PLC ( LON:ASHM ), 4 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Ashtead Group PLC had 183 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Inv House Lc reported 2.53% in Intu Properties PLC (LON:INTU). Moreover, Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership has 0% invested in Restore PLC (LON:RST) for 350,107 shares.

Global Media Pakistan has defeated terrorism, PM Khaqan tells int'l media
Author: 0 Pakistan has defeated terrorism, PM Khaqan tells int'l media

Abbasi says Pakistan is willing to take a number of steps over the matter, so long as the USA also takes reciprocal steps in Afghanistan, meant to limit cross-border attacks on both sides. He said the US-Pakistan ties were more than 70-year-old and should not be defined through Afghanistan. "We have not received a list of mechanisms", he said, adding his country would continue to cooperate against terrorism as it has done in the past.

Global Media North Korea hackers step up bitcoin attacks amid rising tensions
Author: 0 North Korea hackers step up bitcoin attacks amid rising tensions

The watered-down resolution does not include sanctions that the US wanted on North Korea's national airline and the army. Park Soo-hyun (Bahk Soo-hyohn), a spokesman for the South Korean president, said he thinks it's significant that China and Russian Federation agreed on the need for stronger sanctions than previous ones.

Global Media Blast near cricket stadium in Kabul during league match
Author: 0 Blast near cricket stadium in Kabul during league match

All players were said to be safe. The Kabul International Cricket Stadium is hosting the matches of Shpageeza Cricket League season that kicked off on Monday and will continue till September 22. ISIS claimed responsibility for that attack. Afghan security police stand guard near the site of a deadly suicide attack outside a cricket stadium, in Kabul, Afghanistan , Wednesday, Sept.

Author: 0 UN Security Council Unanimously Sanctions North Korea Over Latest Nuke Test

Washington told the UN Security Council on Friday to call a meeting on Monday to vote on a draft resolution establishing additional sanctions on North Korea for its missile and nuclear program. Are there any indications that the Trump administration is ready for some diplomacy on North Korea? "The forthcoming measures to be taken by the DPRK will cause the USA the greatest pain and suffering it had ever gone through in its entire history", it read, without elaborating on what those ...

Global Media How Hurricane Irma stormed Florida- Story in pictures
Author: 0 How Hurricane Irma stormed Florida- Story in pictures

At Big Pine Key, just west of Marathon, the monster storm's Category 4 winds, churning 130 miles per hour, shredded one neighborhood, CBS News' Mark Strassmann reports . The Keys are linked by 42 bridges that have to be checked for safety before motorists can be allowed in, officials said. Winter Park is in Orange County, just of Orlando.

Author: 0 North Korean threats 'par for the course'

Still, North Korea denounced efforts by Washington to impose new United Nations -backed sanctions against the country. The U.N. even had the support of Russian Federation and China during this morning's vote that pushed forth a "watered down" version of proposed economic (including oil import) sanctions, which are the most severe sanctions yet against North Korea.

Global Media Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ to resume hearing today
Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ to resume hearing today

India has maintained that Jadhav, a former naval officer, was in fact a businessman, acting on his own and had been kidnapped from Iran by ISIS and handed over the Pakistan. "The matter is in the court and we hope that we will get justice". Pakistan's Attorney General said two to three months was "more than enough" time for India to file a plea about Jadhav's consular access.

Global Media Trump's travel ban on refugees upheld by Supreme Court
Author: 0 Trump's travel ban on refugees upheld by Supreme Court

The justices are due to hear arguments over the legality and constitutionality of Trump's executive order on October 10, in the second week of the court's new term. The Trump administration is back at the Supreme Court, asking the justices to continue to allow strict enforcement of a temporary ban on refugees from around the world.

Global Media Norwegian PM Erna Solberg claims election victory
Author: 0 Norwegian PM Erna Solberg claims election victory

Solberg's Conservatives have governed most recently in coalition with the populist Progress Party, propped up by seats held by the Christian Democrats and the Liberals. There was no immediate announcement about forming a new government, but the four-party center-right alliance appeared nearly certain to continue. Unemployment, which a year ago hit a 20-year high of 5%, has since declined to 4.3%, while consumer confidence is at a 10-year high.

Author: 0 EU chief says bloc 'bouncing back' after crisis-hit decade

Juncker called for an elected "single president" to lead the EU, merging his job as head of the European Commission, the bloc's executive arm, and the president of the European Council of member states, now held by Donald Tusk. Juncker's spokesman Margaritis Schinas said the speech would feature a "reflection on the progress made in the last year" while Juncker "will lay out the programme for the year ahead and until the end of the mandate" in late 2019.

Author: 0 Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool star has to prove himself again - Jose Enrique

Graeme Souness doesn't expect Liverpool to have any issues with Philippe Coutinho moving forward this season. "I think we have proved already that we are stronger than we were in the final", Klopp said . "He came in (Thursday) and accepted 100 per cent the situation - I didn't even have to say anything about it", Jurgen Klopp told the press regarding Coutinho's situation.

Global Media Seven Arsenal stars set to miss the Cologne game
Author: 0 Seven Arsenal stars set to miss the Cologne game

The north London club will be desperate to continue their winning run of form following a convincing 3-0 defeat of Bournemouth. Manchester City were thought to be keen on signing Sanchez before the transfer window closed, but Arsenal refused to sell their talisman and instead kept hold of the 28-year-old.

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