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The entire state of Georgia is now covered in rain from Irma

School districts in hard-hit South Florida, including those Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe counties , are all closed until further notice. Officials in Tampa, which was expected to receive a direct hit from the storm, say the city managed to avoid catastrophe. [Full Article...]

Irma done with Cuba, chugs toward Florida Keys

Irma done with Cuba, chugs toward Florida Keys Even as Irma continues to move inland as a weakened tropical storm, much of Florida's power grid is still offline in its wake, leaving 6.2 million power company customers across the state without electricity . Morgan said rescuers were using boats, Jet Skis and surfboards to bring people to safety. "We are dealing with satellite phones and those landlines that are working to try to get in... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Katia forms in Gulf of Mexico

Hurricane Katia forms in Gulf of Mexico Irma has now been downgraded to a Category 4 storm. It's now moving west-northwest in the Atlantic Ocean and could slow in the next couple days, the hurricane center says. Kitts and Nevis. It's moving west-southwest at 7 miles per hour. The storm was expected to stall near the Sierra Madre Mountains, the centre said. Hurricanes Jose and Katia are both getting stronger. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storms Jose, Katia Could Become Hurricanes

Tropical Storms Jose, Katia Could Become Hurricanes A hurricane warning due to Irma is in effect for Antigua, Barbuda , Anguilla, Montserrat, St. Kitts, Nevis, Saba, St. Eustatius, Saint Maarten, Saint Martin, Saint Barthelemy, British Virgin Islands, U.S. Three hurricanes are now churning in the Atlantic as the storm season is proving to be an active one. June 22, 2017 - Makes landfall just south of Lake Charles, Louisiana. [Full Article...]

PETA and photographer David J. Slater settle monkey selfie saga

PETA and photographer David J. Slater settle monkey selfie saga The attorneys for PETA and Slater asked the San Francisco-based court to dismiss the case, saying that they have reached a settlement on Monday. "Peta's groundbreaking case sparked a massive global discussion about the need to extend fundamental rights to animals for their own sake, not in relation to how they can be exploited by humans", Peta lawyer Jeff Kerr said. [Full Article...]

Sunny Monday in central Oklahoma, warmer temperatures ahead this week

Sunny Monday in central Oklahoma, warmer temperatures ahead this week Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. With the clouds and winds out of the north, temperatures will be a few degrees cooler than Monday . Chance of precipitation is 60%. Monday: Sunny with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Thursday Night A chance of showers. Sunday will be mostly sunny and windy, with temperatures in the lower 80s. [Full Article...]

Miami Beach rescue crews no longer responding to calls

Miami Beach rescue crews no longer responding to calls Cities continue to unleash first responders while assessing damages and outages. In Miami-Dade - where Gimenez this week ordered the largest evacuation in South Florida's history out of concern for Irma's 10-foot-high storm surge potential - about 26,000 evacuees have gone to the 42 shelters set up the county, Miami-Dade Schools, the Red Cross and the National Guard. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un calls North Korean n-test 'great victory

Kim Jong-un calls North Korean n-test 'great victory The Foreign Relations Department said ambassador Kin Hyon Gil was declared persona non-grata and ordered him to leave the country within 72 hours. Pu Kyon Ja, owner of the store selling Korean traditional clothes and a second-generation Korean resident in Japan, said she felt the North's pursuit of nuclear weapons was a natural reaction against threats from the United States. [Full Article...]

Myanmar Officials Plan to Fortify Border Fence Between Rakhine State and Bangladesh

Myanmar Officials Plan to Fortify Border Fence Between Rakhine State and Bangladesh The latest security operation in Rakhine state follows attacks by militants on 25 August against 30 police posts. Earlier, several thousand supporters of Bangladesh's main opposition political party formed a human chain to protest the treatment of Myanmar's Rohingya minority. [Full Article...]

Turkey's GDP Growth Fastest In 2 Years

Turkey's GDP Growth Fastest In 2 Years Elaborating the results of the growth data, Mehmet Şimşek, deputy prime minister in charge of economy, said that through the strong demand in Europe and commodity exporting countries and the increase in tourism revenues helped increasing exports of goods and services by 10.5 oercent in the second quarter. [Full Article...]

Central Florida cancels game against Georgia Tech

Central Florida cancels game against Georgia Tech The Knights were forced to cancel their game last week against Memphis after they tried to move the game up from Saturday to Friday. Because UCF is using its facilities to host 1,000 National Guard members, it won't host Georgia Tech Sept. [Full Article...]

Katia makes landfall on Mexico's Gulf coast, weakens to tropical storm

Katia makes landfall on Mexico's Gulf coast, weakens to tropical storm The NHC says the storm could become a major hurricane. Officials in Veracruz warned that Katia could cause landslides and flooding, and they urged people to evacuate vulnerable areas. As the strongest Atlantic hurricane in recorded history continues to wreak havoc in the Caribbean, two more threats have emerged in the form of hurricanes Jose and Katia. [Full Article...]

North Korea hit by new United Nations sanctions

North Korea hit by new United Nations sanctions While the US, UK and France are united on the latest proposal, it's unclear whether Russian Federation and China - the other veto-holding members of the United Nations Security Council - will back the text as it stands, said the diplomat, who asked not to be identified because the discussions are private. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma: Storm hits west coast of Florida

Hurricane Irma: Storm hits west coast of Florida Hurricane warnings were dropped for Florida on Monday, but storm surge and tropical storm warnings remained. The storm "has been pretty devastating", he told ABC's WPLG . "I wanted to just relax and watch the MI game but it wasn't being shown because nearly every channel is broadcasting news about the hurricane", he said Sunday. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma weakens to tropical storm in Florida

One storm-related death had been confirmed in rural Worth County, Georgia Emergency Management Agency spokeswoman Catherine Howden said. "It's bad now, it's going to continue to get worse", meteorologist Angie Enyedi said Monday. Petersburg. Next, Irma is expected to push into Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. When power goes out, who gets it back first? "We're focused on critical... [Full Article...]

Dalai Lama pulls on young man's beard during audience in Derry

Dalai Lama pulls on young man's beard during audience in Derry The organisation, started by Richard Moore, is dedicated to eradicating poverty and making healthcare and education more accessible to young children around the world. "That is a human problem, so we have to solve it". "I see these things and I can not do anything about them, but I feel so bad because these are human beings". [Full Article...]

Pradyumans killing; SC notice to Centre, HR on plea by father

Pradyumans killing; SC notice to Centre, HR on plea by father In this regard, the Bench issued notice to the Ministry of Human Resources Development, the Haryana Government and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) seeking their responses in three weeks. Neerja Batra, the acting principal of the school, is now hospitalised. The plea has also sought setting up of a committee headed by a former apex court judge for suggesting guidelines to be frame... [Full Article...]

U.S. demands crippling new North Korea sanctions

U.S. demands crippling new North Korea sanctions A U.N. resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by the United States, Britain, France, Russia or China to pass. Speaking of the likelihood of the North Korean leader having a mutual conversation with President Donald Trump , Dennis said: "I've got to hope. [Full Article...]

UN Security Council agrees to toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea

UN Security Council agrees to toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea North Korean textile exports in 2016 totaled $752.5 million, accounting for about one-fourth of its total $3 billion in merchandise exports, according to South Korean government figures. "It is a tragedy that the US and its lackeys are still pinning hope on sanctions and military option", it said. "North Korea is yet to develop a missile capable of delivering a warhead to the United States". [Full Article...]

UMich ranked 4th best public university by US News & World Report

UMich ranked 4th best public university by US News & World Report Newer universities including Surrey and Loughborough are better at helping graduates find jobs than many elite institutions, global rankings show. Released Monday evening, CU Boulder's undergraduate offerings take the No. In addition to outcomes, other measures in the rankings include faculty resources (20 percent); student excellence (12.5 percent); expert opinion (22.5 percent); financial reso... [Full Article...]


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