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Miami Airport Just Fact-Checked Trump's Social Media Director

Miami Airport Just Fact-Checked Trump's Social Media Director Stay safe". But that wasn't Miami International Airport. Miami International Airport quickly informed Scavino that the video was not from the airport, and began correcting other major accounts that shared Scavino's video. "Be safe!" Scavino tweeted. "Thank you. It was among 100s of videos/pics I am receiving re: Irma from public". And then, around 4 p.m. Washington time, Scavino erroneou... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey among costliest, deadliest in United States history

How do they form? And why are some much more destructive than others? This is a tricky question, because modern hurricane science dates back only a few decades, to the advent of meteorological satellites. However they can occur at any time and tropical storms have been recorded in every month of the year, including the middle of winter. These combined to make Katrina one of the deadliest A... [Full Article...]

Floridians rescue stranded manatees as Irma sucks water from shores

Floridians rescue stranded manatees as Irma sucks water from shores As Irma approaches, the offshore winds, moving counter-clockwise, push the water out. "My friends and I couldn't move these massive animals ourselves, and we called every service we could think of, but no one answered". The original post has been shared more than 13,000 times as of Sunday afternoon. He told a local Fox station that both manatees " swam off " once they were again surrounded by wa... [Full Article...]

Pike Road Volunteer Fire Department Hosts Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Pike Road Volunteer Fire Department Hosts Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb This is how the New York Fire Department had to climb the World Trade Tower sixteen years ago. Monday is the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks and this weekend, the people who died in the tragedy are on people's minds. This year organizers were hoping to raise $7,000. Manchester firefighter Michael Benoit said he made a decision to become a firefighter after 9/11. [Full Article...]

Pope injures head during procession in Colombia

Pope injures head during procession in Colombia The pope called for Venezuelans "to reject all types of political violence and to find a solution to the grave crisis that it is affecting especially the poorest and most disadvantage members of society". Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was on hand in Cartagena on Sunday to accompany Francis on the red carpet to the airliner that is carrying him to Rome. [Full Article...]

Man arrested on suspicion of murder after stabbing in Aston

Man arrested on suspicion of murder after stabbing in Aston Minister Kevin Hutchinson said the knifeman was restrained by ushers before police and paramedics arrived, the Birmingham Mail reported. "He drew out a large kitchen knife and was restrained by a number of members, about three", he said. [Full Article...]

What to expect during a Tropical Storm Warning

What to expect during a Tropical Storm Warning Petersburg areas early Monday before eventually moving into Georgia. Clay, Randolph and Quitman Counties are under a Tropical Storm Warning - where those wind speeds of 45-60mph and gusts up to 80mph are likely . Georgia is bracing for potentially far-flung impacts from Hurricane Irma, which forecasters say could swamp the coast with storm surge near Savannah and topple trees and power lines ... [Full Article...]

Steve Bannon responds to SNL Grim Reaper portrayal

Steve Bannon responds to SNL Grim Reaper portrayal Another prominent item on President Trump's agenda was the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare -specifically, to repeal and replace it. Bannon says Speaker Ryan promised to have a replacement in place by Easter break. Despite nearly daily updates coming out about special counsel Robert S. Mueller's investigation about possible Russian involvement in last year's election, Bannon says there's nothin... [Full Article...]

Gov. Deal issues state of warning for all of Georgia

Gov. Deal issues state of warning for all of Georgia If Irma continues its current northwestward track, the Midlands can expect some four to seven inches of rain and gusts of wind up to 50 miles per hour. Loeffler advised residents to make final preparations now. Savannah fine art photographer Dan Kaufman stops in the middle of almost deserted downtown Savannah, Ga., Sunday, Sept., 10, 2017 to take a photo of City Hall before winds from the outer ... [Full Article...]

Irma death toll in St Maarten climbs to four

Irma death toll in St Maarten climbs to four The landing strips don't appear to have suffered damage from the storm but authorities say the airport is unreachable at the moment. The French interior ministry said on Saturday that 10 people had been reported dead on the two islands. Another 44 soldiers will arrive on Monday, and 120 more will be deployed from The Netherlands to the stricken Caribbean island. "So the number of victims has... [Full Article...]

9 looting suspects caught on camera later arrested in Ft. Lauderdale

9 looting suspects caught on camera later arrested in Ft. Lauderdale Police have arrested almost a dozen people accused of looting hurricane-shuttered stores around Fort Lauderdale as brutal Hurricane Irma bore down on the beachside city 30 miles north of Miami. Footage from WPLG Local 10 in Ft. "Stay home and look after your loved ones and be thankful they are all safe", he said. Fort Lauderdale police have been discouraging people on social media from looting... [Full Article...]

Latest on Hurricane Irma: Expected impacts in Tennessee Valley

Latest on Hurricane Irma: Expected impacts in Tennessee Valley Gov. Rick Scott sounded dire warnings about the storm Saturday morning, urging residents in evacuation zones to leave their homes immediately. Gusts up to 50 miles per hour are possible in northeast SC. "Irma is expected to remain a major hurricane until landfall occurs", said National Hurricane Center specialist Lixion Avila. "But the longer you wait you could be stuck here and it could change ... [Full Article...]

Famous airport ravaged by Irma

Famous airport ravaged by Irma The victims of the storm need food, however, the supermarkets are empty and the island is hard to access as the airport is severely damaged and the harbour is not easily reachable. The hurricane center says some fluctuations in strength are likely during the next day or two but Irma is expected to remain a powerful Category 4 or 5 hurricane. [Full Article...]

Putin says sanctions, pressure alone won't resolve N.Korea crisis

Putin says sanctions, pressure alone won't resolve N.Korea crisis About 38 people were injured in the skirmish, including six police officers, though no serious injuries were reported. Switzerland, however, continues to have troops deployed along the demilitarized zone on the border of the divided north and south on the Korean peninsula. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma sucks water away from shoreline of the Bahamas

Hurricane Irma sucks water away from shoreline of the Bahamas Kaydi K wrote: "I am in disbelief right now". The most powerful hurricane ever recorded over the Atlantic Ocean has battered several Caribbean islands, leaving Barbuda and St. Irma's pressure is so low it basically sucks up water from the surrounding areas. "As the wind on Long Island was blowing in the northwesterly direction, on that side of the island it would be blowing water away from the... [Full Article...]

Seoul deploys anti-missile system; United States seeks tougher sanctions

Seoul deploys anti-missile system; United States seeks tougher sanctions If North Korea obtains a fully functional ICBM, the United States might hesitate using its nuclear weapons to defend South Korea because of worries that North Korea might then strike a USA city, they say. French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on the worldwide community to put more pressure on North Korea to bring the country back to the negotiating table, in response to Pyongyang's lat... [Full Article...]

Kashmir issue can not be compared to Rohingya issue: Er Rasheed

South Africa's outspoken Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Thursday castigated Aung San Suu Kyi over the Myanmar government's treatment of its Rohingya Muslims and urged her to intervene in the crisis. The firebrand lawmaker said that the world community needs to move beyond expressing concerns and condemnations and those who have been accusing Muslims of being radical and intolerant must realize what ... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Katia makes landfall as a Category 1 storm in Mexico

Hurricane Katia makes landfall as a Category 1 storm in Mexico At 7 a.m. CDT (8 a.m. EDT/1200 UTC) on September 8 the center of Hurricane Katia was located near 21.1 degrees north latitude and 95.6 degrees west longitude. Hurricane Jose continued to gather strength far out in the Atlantic and was nearing Category 5 strength as it churned about 435 miles east-southeast of the Northern Leeward Islands. [Full Article...]

Trump signs $15.3B disaster aid, debt ceiling measure

Trump signs $15.3B disaster aid, debt ceiling measure The must-do legislation would provide money to government agencies through December 8, eliminating the threat of a government shutdown when the new fiscal year starts next month. The money can cover costs the Federal Emergency Management Agency can't. Some members of the House expected Senate Democrats to tie the funds to the debt-ceiling. [Full Article...]

'Myanmar's Suu Kyi's Noble Prize can not be revoked'

Since then, their rights have gradually been removed. But the photographs sparked controversy on social media with many people who identified themselves as Myanmar Muslims saying they appeared staged. In April, Suu Kyi told the BBC "ethnic cleansing is too strong an expression to use" for the Rohingya crisis. This week another honorary Canadian citizen and Nobel Peace Prize victor, girls' educ... [Full Article...]


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