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Popular Cruise Destination of St. Maarten Devastated after Hurricane Irma

Popular Cruise Destination of St. Maarten Devastated after Hurricane Irma In July New Zealander Gayleen McEwan was killed after being knocked over by the blast from a jetliner . Bars reportedly display flight arrival times on boards outside. " Hurricane Irma has taken us OFFLINE", Maho Beach Cam personnel stated on their site. The island has been one of the worst hit by the hurricane. [Full Article...]

U.S. proposes United Nations ban on oil to North Korea and asset freeze

U.S. proposes United Nations ban on oil to North Korea and asset freeze The US has accused North Korea of "begging for war" and pushed for the "strongest possible measures" against Pyongyang. After years of incrementally tougher sanctions against North Korea, the United Nations is now weighing additional steps. [Full Article...]

Meet Harvey & Irma: Washington couple celebrating 75 years of marriage

Meet Harvey & Irma: Washington couple celebrating 75 years of marriage It should come as no surprise, then, that a couple named Harvey and Irma would be a match made in heaven - and Harvey and Irma Schluter's 75-year relationship is a testament to that fact. She added: 'I have no idea what I'd do; I've never been in that kind of a situation. "The kids were here and they were telling me about the hurricanes, and I thought they were just goofing around", Irma told ... [Full Article...]

One arrested after shooting at Columbus high school, police say

One arrested after shooting at Columbus high school, police say Adan Abdullahi was taken into custody and charged with improperly discharging a firearm in a school safety zone, a second degree felony, the Columbus Division of Police said in a statement. Ian Addis says staff members routinely search students. They check our pockets. School officials transported students to a another facility. She said today's incident has not shaken her faith in the school. [Full Article...]

Irma's Predicted March Through Florida Is Unusual, Dangerous

Irma's Predicted March Through Florida Is Unusual, Dangerous North Carolina State Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry on Wednesday said the forecast is still uncertain, but he would rather prepare for the worst now that Irma is a Category 5 hurricane. "My understanding for the northern beach project - the sand that's being pumped in Kitty Hawk - is that they are going to remove the dredge and prepare for rough seas", Hester said. [Full Article...]

Malacañang: Police will cooperate in all probes on teen deaths

Malacañang: Police will cooperate in all probes on teen deaths He was last seen alive on August 18 in the company of his friend Carl Angelo Arnaiz , 19, whom the police shot to death later that day after they accused him of robbing a taxi driver in Manila's Caloocan City. Abella said the teenagers' deaths were a "growing concern", noting that the President "is very concerned and deeply protective of the next generation". [Full Article...]

U.S. calls for United Nations vote on fresh North Korea sanctions

The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the North's state-run agency, has hailed Sunday's test, saying it "marked a very significant occasion in attaining the final goal of completing the state nuclear force". "This is a total pipe dream Resolution - can't imagine anything like it being agreed", said one informed source about the likelihood of it being approved by the Security Council. [Full Article...]

Governor McMaster declares state of emergency in SC ahead of Irma

Governor McMaster declares state of emergency in SC ahead of Irma Governor Roy Cooper declared a State of Emergency for all of North Carolina starting at 8:00 a.m. Thursday morning. No evacuations have been ordered, but the executive order serves to prohibit price gouging and to increase accessibility for relief workers. [Full Article...]

China acknowledges Pakistan's sacrifices in anti-terror war: CPC

China acknowledges Pakistan's sacrifices in anti-terror war: CPC But Wang said on Friday that Beijing stood firmly behind its " ironclad friend " Pakistan, even though " some countries " did not give Islamabad the credit it deserved in fighting terrorism. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, who met Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif here, announced that both the countries along with Afghanistan will hold a new series of three-way talks later this year in ... [Full Article...]

Emmaus family in Puerto Rico riding out Irma

Emmaus family in Puerto Rico riding out Irma This happened for real on September 6, when a Delta flight flew through Hurricane Irma , a category 5 storm and one of the strongest ever in the Atlantic Ocean . She said the building is very sturdy and they boarded up all the windows and doors. "We have a whole bunch of variety of bread that is traditional from Puerto Rico", said Joel Villafuentes. [Full Article...]

Gillibrand Blasts DeVos for Rolling Back Obama-Era Sexual Assault Guidance

Gillibrand Blasts DeVos for Rolling Back Obama-Era Sexual Assault Guidance Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos spoke strong words Friday against the way college campuses have handled sexual assault allegations in the past. University spokesman Chris Hart said in a statement Friday that DeVos will give the keynote address at the event on December 18. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Katia Makes Landfall on Mexico's Gulf Coast

Hurricane Katia Makes Landfall on Mexico's Gulf Coast Residents in the Mexican coastal town of Tecolutla are preparing for Hurricane Katia , which is expected to make landfall on Friday. The government of Mexico issued a hurricane warning for the coast from Cabo Rojo to Laguna Verde and a tropical storm warning for Cabo Rojo north to Rio Panuco and south of Laguna Verde to Puerto Veracruz . [Full Article...]

War with Kim is not my first choice, Trump tells Beijing

War with Kim is not my first choice, Trump tells Beijing Both countries are suppliers of oil to North Korea , and both wield vetoes at the Security Council . On Wednesday, the United States submitted a resolution to the UN Security Council that would slap an oil embargo on North Korea and freeze the assets of leader Kim Jong-Un, setting up a potential clash with China . [Full Article...]

Haiti, Still Recovering From 2016 Hurricane, Braces for Irma

Haiti, Still Recovering From 2016 Hurricane, Braces for Irma Speaking about the tropical weather system carrying winds up to 185 miles per hour, and having caused 10 casualties and widespread property damage in the northeastern Caribbean, Cuba's head of the National General Staff of Civil Defense Ramon Pardo stated that the storm's trajectory is "threatening". [Full Article...]

Sheriff: Couple Kept Child In Dog Kennel

Sheriff: Couple Kept Child In Dog Kennel Sheriff Christopher Schmaling says investigators learned the child was kept in the kennel which was padlocked. This is, by far, one of the cases of child abuse the most disturbing and troubling that I have seen. The teacher of the child would have alerted the authorities after having suspicions, Wednesday. Schmaling added the young girl would be locked in the cage even during the weekends, while t... [Full Article...]

Governor expected to expand Irma declaration

Governor expected to expand Irma declaration Residents there must leave the area by Saturday. "This is a rapidly moving hurricane and the weather and the consequences of that hurricane can change dramatically within a short period of time", Deal said. The Georgia coast was last struck by a hurricane of force Category 3 or higher in 1898. But they fear Irma could prove more unsafe. Sprayberry said the state is leaving that call to local a... [Full Article...]

Pitt's Quadree Henderson poses major problem for Penn State

Pitt's Quadree Henderson poses major problem for Penn State In a state filled with a bevy of high-profile high school players, Penn State and Pitt often find themselves fighting for the same recruits, and therefore possess a unique insight into the makeups of each other's roster composition. Browne needs to be accurate and efficient when throwing to keep the chains moving for the Pitt offense and keep Penn State and Saquon Barkley off the field. [Full Article...]

Spain Constitutional Court blocks Catalan law for independence vote

Spain Constitutional Court blocks Catalan law for independence vote On Wednesday, the Catalan Parliament voted to hold a referendum on whether or not the wayward province would remain as part of Spain or become an independent nation. Asked if it would potentially trigger article 115 of Spain's constitution - an extreme step that would allow it to partially suspend Catalonia's autonomy - government spokesman Inigo Mendez de Vigo said Madrid was "not ruling an... [Full Article...]

Georgia Prepares for Impact from Hurricane Irma

Georgia Prepares for Impact from Hurricane Irma The National Hurricane Center cautioned that Irma is "extremely risky", with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour, which are strong enough to uproot trees, bring down power poles and rip off the roofs and some exterior walls of well-built frame homes . [Full Article...]

Trump Organization ethics lawyer's wife busted for sex with jail inmate

Trump Organization ethics lawyer's wife busted for sex with jail inmate While police declined to identify the inmate, only two 23-year-olds are now detained in the Fauquier County Adult Detention Center, according to the county sheriff's office . In exchange for his services, the inmate was gifted with cigarettes, clothes and vitamin supplements. The inmate reportedly told police the tryst was not an isolated event, and that he had been meeting with Burchfield for ... [Full Article...]


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