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Saudi Arabia Says it Breaks up Islamic State Attack Plot, Spy Ring

Saudi Arabia Says it Breaks up Islamic State Attack Plot, Spy Ring Meanwhile, SPA said that the authorities also arrested two Saudis, whose relation with the two suspects and intentions are still not known. The arrested suspects were found to be Yemeni nationals, identified as Ahmed Yaser al-Kaldi and Ammar Ali Muhammad, the kingdom's Presidency of State Security said in a statement. [Full Article...]

USA waters down North Korea sanctions draft before United Nations vote

USA waters down North Korea sanctions draft before United Nations vote Washington has led the global drive to punish the rogue state after it detonated its sixth and most powerful nuclear device earlier this month. The US is calling for an oil embargo on Pyongyang, an assets freeze on leader Kim Jong-Un, but also an end to textile exports and to payments made to North Korean guest workers. [Full Article...]

South Africa Accept FIFA Verdict To Replay World Cup Qualifier Vs Senegal

South Africa Accept FIFA Verdict To Replay World Cup Qualifier Vs Senegal South African football chiefs have agreed a 2018 World Cup qualifying tie against Senegal should be replayed "on ethical and moral grounds". Have you read Trendiee Today? There were initial reports that South Africa could appeal FIFA's decision but their football association (SAFA) appear to have accepted a replay. [Full Article...]

United States debt surpasses historical $20 trillion

United States debt surpasses historical $20 trillion According to data released Monday, the total national debt climbed about $318 billion to $20.162 trillion as of Friday, the same day President Donald Trump signed a bill suspending the debt ceiling and allowing the federal borrowing limit to extend until December 8. [Full Article...]

Don't shoot at Hurricane Irma, Florida sheriff warns locals

Don't shoot at Hurricane Irma, Florida sheriff warns locals The sheriff's tweet, which included a nifty diagram, was in response to the Facebook event Shoot at Hurricane Irma . Yahoo News reports more than 55,000 have signed up to join him. Edwards - whose Facebook page shows a bearded and tattooed young man cradling a gray cat - himself acknowledged that things had gotten out of hand. [Full Article...]

Over 170000 establishments without power in Florida as Irma nears

Over 170000 establishments without power in Florida as Irma nears Florida emergency management officials have asked another 700,000 to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irma . The hurricane was upgraded to a category 4 as it approached Florida Keys in the early hours of Sunday morning but was then later downgraded to 3. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma unleashes full fury on Florida's Gulf Coast

Hurricane Irma unleashes full fury on Florida's Gulf Coast The hurricane center is forecasting that storm surge could be the most dramatic in the Miami area and in Collier, Monroe and Lee counties, all of which could see surge higher than 9 feet above ground. About 220,000 of those people have ended up in shelters. Sarasota has ten shelters now open, including Heron Creek Middle School and North Port High School, which opened today , while Manatee ... [Full Article...]

Nearly 6.5 million lose power from Irma in US Southeast - utilities

Nearly 6.5 million lose power from Irma in US Southeast - utilities Additional weakening is forecast, and Irma is expected to weaken to a tropical depression by Tuesday afternoon, the Miami-based weather forecaster added. Handfuls of holdout residents, having defied calls to evacuate, hunkered down as Irma tore over the Keys, ripping boats from their moorings, flattening palm trees and downing power lines across the island chain popular for fishing and scuba divin... [Full Article...]

Father Tom Uzhunnalil who was abducted in Yemen rescued

Father Tom Uzhunnalil who was abducted in Yemen rescued External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday confirmed the release of Tom Uzhunnalil, a Kerala priest abducted previous year by a terror group in war-torn Yemen . Father Tom Uzhunnalil was abducted in March 2016 when four gunmen posing as relatives of one of the residents at the home burst inside, killing four Indian nuns, two Yemeni female staff members, eight elderly residents and a gua... [Full Article...]

Miami resident films Hurricane Irma's ferocious wind and waves from high-rise flat

Miami resident films Hurricane Irma's ferocious wind and waves from high-rise flat Irma's location and intense force made this possible. On Facebook, St. Johns County Fire Rescue showed dramatic pictures of houses badly damaged by rising flood waters, including a large home that slid off its foundation and almost fell into the Atlantic Ocean near Ponte Vedra Beach. [Full Article...]

Irma weakens to a tropical depression, NHC closes book on brutal storm

Irma weakens to a tropical depression, NHC closes book on brutal storm This will mean additional rain overnight with the possibility of some winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour. Additional weakening is forecast, and Irma is expected to degenerate into a remnant low by Monday evening. And for the most part, it is. While we are in the clear from a direct strike, we are still at risk for some severe weather. This watch includes includes Aiken, Calhoun, Lexington... [Full Article...]

Irma Falls to Category 1 and Maintains Influence in Florida, USA

Irma Falls to Category 1 and Maintains Influence in Florida, USA The storm will move near the northwestern coast of Florida this morning, cross the eastern Florida Panhandle into southern Georgia this afternoon, and move through southwestern Georgia and eastern Alabama tonight and Tuesday. Scott urged evacuees all over the state to stay put for now rather than rush home, saying downed power lines , debris and other hazards abounded. - A 57-year-old SC ... [Full Article...]

Will Hurricane Irma hit Myrtle Beach? Here's what the latest track says

Will Hurricane Irma hit Myrtle Beach? Here's what the latest track says UPDATE - In another executive order Thursday, Governor Nathan Deal expanded his first order to include 24 additional counties, for a total of 30 Georgia counties now in a state of emergency. Hurricane Irma would then travel over the Florida peninsula before making its way over the southern portion of Georgia come Monday. The announcement ensures aid for the counties potentially impacted by t... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma cuts power to 4.7 million, shuts ports, imperils crops

Hurricane Irma cuts power to 4.7 million, shuts ports, imperils crops At least 24 people were killed when Irma passed through the Caribbean . Hurricane Irma has been downgraded to a tropical storm and is expected to further weaken as it continues to move inland, according to the National Hurricane Center . [Full Article...]

All Georgia counties under state of emergency alert

All Georgia counties under state of emergency alert The airport tweeted late Sunday that it needed to assess the damage before deciding whether passenger flights could resume Tuesday. Maximum sustained winds remain 155 miles per hour. City officials said it would have taken about two weeks to move the cranes. The remnants of Hurricane Irma will produce scattered showers in the metro-east, possibly beginning Tuesday afternoon and lasting until W... [Full Article...]

Winds of up to 70mph could hit Rotherham

Winds of up to 70mph could hit Rotherham Forecasters believe the winds could cause travel disruption, power cuts and damage to buildings in the coming days. Severe winds are expected to transfer to parts of the east coast later this evening or early tonight. Temperatures are also set to plummet today with highs of 17C dashing any hopes of an Indian Summer. BRITAIN is about to be battered with 70mph gales threatening chaos this we... [Full Article...]

Two brothers dead in Taytay landslide due to rains from "Maring"

Two brothers dead in Taytay landslide due to rains from Financial markets, government offices and schools were closed while several flights were canceled. In Laguna's Calamba town, flash floods swept away at least one house along the bank of the swollen San Cristobal River. Orange and yellow rainfall warnings for Metro Manila and Luzon provinces due to heavy rains have been issued by state weather bureau PAGASA, according to media reports. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose's potential track could put Southeast US Coast in its crosshairs

Hurricane Jose's potential track could put Southeast US Coast in its crosshairs The National Hurricane Center said that Jose should make a small clockwise loop over the Atlantic for the next three days. After Friday, a break in a mid-level high pressure ridge ought to help Jose take a more decided northerly path. Jose won't lose much intensity during this loop to nowhere, as the storm will have plenty of warm water for fuel. This is the third major hurricane in a row, beh... [Full Article...]

Power outages surpass 500000 in Georgia as Irma rolls through

Power outages surpass 500000 in Georgia as Irma rolls through OPS: 507 customers w/out power. The company confirms this makes up nearly 50 percent of its total residential customers. Farther north, more than 100,000 are in the dark in Georgia. Joe Wheeler EMC received 44 reports of outages in Lawrence County and 54 reports in Morgan County. People are asked to report power outages to their local utility company. [Full Article...]

Drone video shows destruction in one Florida city directly in Irma's path

Drone video shows destruction in one Florida city directly in Irma's path Irma is now headed towards Naples, Florida where it is expected to make landfall around 3:30 pm ET. "So everybody's got to be patient as we work through this", he said . At least five people died of storm-related injuries in Florida as the massive hurricane barreled across the Sunshine State. About two thirds of the state were left without power, according to officials. [Full Article...]


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