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Sunday's First Warning Forecast: An nearly fall-like feel to the air

Sunday's First Warning Forecast: An nearly fall-like feel to the air Near the coast, a sea breeze will develop since steering winds will be light. The result for us will be rain starting Monday night, and lasting into Tuesday night. Sunday is expected to be sunny and dry as high pressure moves into West Michigan and will stay in demand for several days. A chance of showers arrives heading into Wednesday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma move north toward... [Full Article...]

Clinton: I am done with being a candidate

Clinton: I am done with being a candidate As an active politician, it's over", Hillary replied. Washington, Sep 10 (AFP) Hillary Clinton says she is "done" being a political candidate, and that her shock U.S. "I started the campaign knowing that I would have to work extra hard to make women and men feel comfortable with the idea of a woman president", she said. [Full Article...]

South Africa's Tutu slams Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis

South Africa's Tutu slams Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis Myanmar on Tuesday allowed TIKA to distribute the aid to Rohingya Muslims in the state, according to Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin. It added that there had been no official position from her with regards to the "rampant" human rights violations experienced by the Rohingya minority. [Full Article...]

One Of Trump's Favorite Properties Is Right In Hurricane Irma's Path

One Of Trump's Favorite Properties Is Right In Hurricane Irma's Path Martin was torn apart by the storm. Thoughts and prayers for Mar-a-Lago. Then there are those who hope Irma misses Mar-a-Lago completely, but just because they want Tropical Storm Jose - a more Hispanic-sounding name than "Irma" - to take aim at the estate. [Full Article...]

Macron, in Greece, pushes for deeper eurozone integration

Macron, in Greece, pushes for deeper eurozone integration Her finance minister has proposed transforming the euro zone's rescue fund, the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), into a fully fledged EMF with more powers to support weaker members. Euro zone governments in June approved another 11th-hour credit line for Greece worth almost $10 billion after the International Monetary Fund said it would in principle join the country's current bailout, having ... [Full Article...]

Menlo Park task force heading to Florida to deal with Hurricane Irma

Menlo Park task force heading to Florida to deal with Hurricane Irma Part of the team that handles hazmat situations was diverted to Alabama to prepare. Once the storm clears, the 80-person crew of firefighters, doctors, structural engineers, heavy rigging specialists and canine search specialists will begin to comb through the destruction, just as they did in Houston after Hurricane Harvey. [Full Article...]

Columbus high school shooting suspect ID'd as 18-year-old student

Columbus high school shooting suspect ID'd as 18-year-old student Other charges could be forthcoming, it added. Dozens of emergency personnel responded to the scene, and escorted students out of the school building. The suspect was arrested less than a half-hour later and is now being questioned. The school teaches grades six through twelve. A few minutes later, police also tweeted, "Media, please follow us on social media for all updates ". [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma turns toward the Florida Keys

Hurricane Irma turns toward the Florida Keys Hurricane Irma battered the north of Cuba on Saturday before it began to turn north for its run up Florida's western coast. "We could see millions of people without power in Florida for multiple days in some areas, maybe weeks, and so I think it's very important to set the expectations of citizens", Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long told CNN's Rene Marsh at his agency's head... [Full Article...]

'Record-breaking' force of Hurricane Irma captured in videos, photos

'Record-breaking' force of Hurricane Irma captured in videos, photos It's our small part to help our colleagues and fellow citizens who are being impacted directly by Irma". So far, that prediction has proved right, and Florida is bracing for the storm to hit this weekend. The National Hurricane Center site is also a source to trust. "We really need to know exactly where the storm is going to be". "It's important not to look at everything on social media, bec... [Full Article...]

Race to rescue survivors of Mexico quake

Race to rescue survivors of Mexico quake Mexico's civil defense agency said most of the known deaths-45-were in the southern state of Oaxaca. A hotel mostly collapsed and many homes were badly damaged in the predominantly indigenous town of 100,000 people, which is tucked into the lush green southern mountains near the coast. [Full Article...]

South Korea Deploys US Anti-Missile Launchers Amid Protests

South Korea Deploys US Anti-Missile Launchers Amid Protests Gallup Korea began asking South Koreans the question in 1992, and the percentage of respondents this time who thought the North would not start a war was the second highest since then. In South Korea, thousands of police officers in riot gear swarmed 400 protesters who had been occupying a road leading to the site where THAAD is installed in the rural town of Seongju. [Full Article...]

'Now is the Time to Prepare,' SC Gov. Issues State of Emergency

'Now is the Time to Prepare,' SC Gov. Issues State of Emergency The only mandatory evacuations are the barrier islands of Colleton, Beaufort and Jasper counties . South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster announced on Saturday that he had signed a memorandum of understanding with Florida Governor Rick Scott to provide assistance from the state's first responders. [Full Article...]

Islamabad admits terrorist groups LeT & JeM operating from its soil

Islamabad admits terrorist groups LeT & JeM operating from its soil Xiamen ( China): During the ongoing BRICS summit Chinese president Xi Jinping has assured everyone, "This is high time, he will put pressure on China government to direct Pakistan government to take some definitive action against Masood Azhar". [Full Article...]

Delta Crew Navigates Calm Pathway In Hurricane Irma

Delta Crew Navigates Calm Pathway In Hurricane Irma The flight-tracking website FlightRadar24 shared a radar image showing the plane heading into San Juan from NY just before noon Wednesday as the swirling storm was set to engulf the island. "Our meteorology team is the best in the business", said Erik Snell, Delta's vice president for operations and customer center. In a statement, the airlines also said when the plane was approaching San Ju... [Full Article...]

Cat 1 Hurricane Katia making landfall in Mexico

Cat 1 Hurricane Katia making landfall in Mexico It's moving west-southwest at 5 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour. On Sept. 7 at 1 p.m. EDT (1700 UTC) the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite captured a visible-light image of Hurricane Katia in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico . [Full Article...]

US Determined to Have UNSC Vote on N. Korea Resolution

The draft resolution includes a full ban on exports of oil to North Korea, a full ban on textile imports from North Korea, a ban on North Korean labourers generating earnings overseas, and the asset freeze, which will also target members of the ruling worker's party, the diplomat said, calling it a "hard-hitting, ambitious resolution", CNN reported. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin Says he Believes US Willing to Defuse Korea Tensions

Vladimir Putin Says he Believes US Willing to Defuse Korea Tensions He said it "offers a genuine way to defuse the tensions and a step-by-step settlement". The South Korean presidential spokesman quoted Putin as saying that Russian Federation was concerned that the blockage of oil supplies would hurt civilians including hospitals. [Full Article...]

China taking over territory gradually : Army chief Bipin Rawat

China taking over territory gradually : Army chief Bipin Rawat Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Wednesday said China was salami slicing its way into Indian territory gradually. Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday called on newly-appointed Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and apprised her of the overall security preparedness of the Army and the situation along the borders with China and Pakistan . [Full Article...]

Tribes Worry Over Lower Columbia Gorge Coho Runs With Forest Fires

Tribes Worry Over Lower Columbia Gorge Coho Runs With Forest Fires Firefighters are making a stand to protect the historic Multnomah Falls Lodge . "If you do see flames, please report it to 911 and crews will check it out". The state has also purchased an insurance policy most years since 1973 to help cover firefighting costs. As of Tuesday night, there was zero containment. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma: Donald Trump Approves SC Disaster Declaration

Hurricane Irma: Donald Trump Approves SC Disaster Declaration Gov. Henry McMaster said he plans on issuing mandatory coastal evacuations starting at 10 a.m. Saturday along with a complete lane reversal of Interstate 26 from Charleston to Columbia as Hurricane Irma heads toward SC. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, also declared a state of emergency . On Thursday afternoon, Deal added 24 more counties to that list. State emergency officials said they ... [Full Article...]


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