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South Carolina wary as Hurricane Irma threatens

South Carolina wary as Hurricane Irma threatens Florida's governor is issuing urgent warnings to a third of his state's residents to evacuate ahead of a massive hurricane on track to be the state's most catastrophic ever. Buggies loaded with bottled water and other staples are regular sights at grocery stores. The last major hurricane to hit SC was Hugo in September 1989 which came ashore just north of Charleston with winds of 135 miles per h... [Full Article...]

Trump, Turkey's Erdogan discuss 'regional security' in call: WHouse

Trump, Turkey's Erdogan discuss 'regional security' in call: WHouse Turkey considers the YPG a terrorist group. Turkey has also repeatedly demanded, without success, that the United States extradite Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish preacher who lives in Pennsylvania and is accused by Ankara of being behind a failed coup against Erdogan in July 2016. [Full Article...]

Activists in South Korea brace for latest round of THAAD

Activists in South Korea brace for latest round of THAAD The Soseong-ri residents say they do not have a political motive but are against the deployment of THAAD as their lives have been disrupted by the dozens of military helicopters, buses, trucks that travel through the small melon-farming town of 80 residents. [Full Article...]

Florida State, Central Florida call off football games due to Hurricane Irma

Florida State, Central Florida call off football games due to Hurricane Irma With large-scale evacuations under way and travel conditions hard, both schools made the decision not to play football this weekend. Because UCF and Memphis is an American Athletic Conference game, the schools are examining potential rescheduling options. [Full Article...]

Publix closing Central Florida stores Saturday night for Hurricane Irma

Publix closing Central Florida stores Saturday night for Hurricane Irma The game was originally scheduled for Saturday at 6 p.m. EST but was moved to an 11 a.m. kickoff on Wednesday as Hurricane Irma intensified. Central Florida also announced its scheduled Friday night home game with Memphis had been called off. [Full Article...]

Jaipur clashes: One cop dead, curfew imposed in Ramganj

Jaipur clashes: One cop dead, curfew imposed in Ramganj The officer conducting the check allegedly hit the man as he tried to ride away. The constable allegedly assaulted the couple, which led to aggravation among locals and they gathered around Ramganj police station. The curfew has been imposed since 2am in the night and mobile internet services have been suspended till the next orders. The Curfew was imposed in some parts of Jaipur city after ... [Full Article...]

Watch a Plane Fly Directly Through the Eye of Hurricane Irma

Watch a Plane Fly Directly Through the Eye of Hurricane Irma The video was captioned as, " "Video of a flight through the eye of #Irma on #NOAA42. For the fearless scientists forecasting hurricanes, things are far less simple, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's " Hurricane Hunter " crew, it means flying straight into the most unsafe storms on the planet. [Full Article...]

Intense video of plane flying through Hurricane Irma surfaces on Twitter

Intense video of plane flying through Hurricane Irma surfaces on Twitter Hurricane Irma grew into a unsafe Category 5 storm, the most powerful seen in the Atlantic in over a decade, and roared toward islands in the northeast Caribbean Tuesday on a path that could eventually take it to the United States. Video of one of these daring flights was recently released by the administration. Packed with scientific instruments, the plane takes the hurricane head-on. [Full Article...]

Case booked against hair stylist for AD which hurt religious sentiments

Case booked against hair stylist for AD which hurt religious sentiments As the mob vent its ire on the salon, some customers were trapped inside, as per IANS . The case was registered at the Saidabad police station following a complaint by K Karuna Sagar, an advocate who demanded the arrest of Habib for hurting religious sentiments. [Full Article...]

Jawed Habib apologises for insulting advertisement, mob vandalises salon in Uttar Pradesh

Jawed Habib apologises for insulting advertisement, mob vandalises salon in Uttar Pradesh Habib had posted an apology for the ad on his Twitter handle, after receiving a lot of criticism for it. Our system is through franchise.I have been working for 25 years. The advertisement showed Hindu gods getting their hair done, counting money and wearing make-up at a Jawed Habib salon. Asked if a notice will be issued against Habib for questioning, he said, "We will take legal opinion and pr... [Full Article...]

Gauri Lankesh Murder: BJP gives clean chit on PM Modi's Twitter following

Gauri Lankesh Murder: BJP gives clean chit on PM Modi's Twitter following Hours after Lankesh, a harsh critic of right-wing ideology, was shot dead at her home in Bengaluru, some Twitter users, who claimed proximity to BJP leaders, made offensive remarks about her shooting. "The PM following someone is not a character certificate of a person and is not in any way a guarantee of how a person would conduct himself", Amit Malviya , BJP's national head of information a... [Full Article...]

Barack Obama Surprises Visit At DC's McKinley Technology High School

Barack Obama Surprises Visit At DC's McKinley Technology High School Former President Obama made a surprise visit to a Washington, D.C., high school on Friday to welcome students back for the new school year. A short video of his interaction with students was posted on Mr Obama's official Instagram account, where it has gone viral with well over 1.7 million views in less than 12 hours. [Full Article...]

McMaster orders evacuation of several barrier islands

McMaster orders evacuation of several barrier islands He held out the possibility that Irma could strike Georgia as a Category 3 or greater hurricane. A spokeswoman for the Medical University of SC said the hospital had already applied for such a waiver though the Department of Health and Environmental Control and anticipated it would be approved. [Full Article...]

All Florida residents 'should be prepared to evacuate' - governor

All Florida residents 'should be prepared to evacuate' - governor Mayor Philip Levine called Irma a "nuclear hurricane" and stressed that anyone left on the beach after last night's mandatory evacuation "must leave". "You rebuild your home. you can not recreate your family". Irma was downgraded overnight from a Category Five to a Category Four storm but it is still considered extremely unsafe, packing winds of 150 miles per hour (240 kilometers per hour). [Full Article...]

Church briefs September 9

Church briefs September 9 During the Sunday school hour at 9 a.m., awards will be presented. A meal will follow the service. Rally Day and Potluck . The 29th annual Bible Lectureship will be conducted Saturday and Sunday at North 5th and Grape St. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish, canned drinks and lawn chairs. It is also the beginning of the new church school year. The public is invited. [Full Article...]

Father Murdered in Front of Two-Year-Old Daughter

Father Murdered in Front of Two-Year-Old Daughter Two suspects approached him and allegedly took his wallet, before demanding his vehicle keys. NBC10's Deanna Durante has more on the search for the killers. "That was remarkable. I'll miss him so much". "Gerry was loved by everyone who had the privilege to know him, not just as a colleague, but as a force of nature who loved life". [Full Article...]

Senate Signs Off on Harvey Relief Package

US President Donald Trump on Friday put pressure on fellow Republicans in Congress to act quickly on tax reform after he made surprising deals with Democrats on government funding and the debt ceiling, criticising his party as having a "death wish". [Full Article...]

Schneiderman launches investigation into Equifax breach

Schneiderman launches investigation into Equifax breach Hackers have had access to this information between May and July, and it's taken five weeks for the company to disclose the breach . Equifax says they didn't notify people of this breach immediately because the investigation was time consuming and they needed as much information as possible before telling consumers . [Full Article...]

Is FEMA's Disaster Relief Fund Running Out Of Cash?

Is FEMA's Disaster Relief Fund Running Out Of Cash? Since the 1990s, FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency , has barred religious institutions from receiving federal relief - despite the fact that religious organizations have been lauded for being among the most effective workers on the front lines of providing assistance to victims. [Full Article...]

China agrees UN action to end North Korea crisis

China agrees UN action to end North Korea crisis In comments carried by Russian news agencies, Putin said Trump is "not my bride, and I'm not his groom". US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping during their summit in the US on April. "The US will receive more " gift packages " ... as long as it relies on reckless provocations and futile attempts to put pressure on the DPRK". "The next round of sanctions is really c... [Full Article...]


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