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Tim Duncan asking for help for US Virgin Islands

Tim Duncan asking for help for US Virgin Islands Branson made light of the situation in a tweet, saying: "I haven't had a sleepover quite like this since I was a kid". British Virgin Islands governor Gus Jaspert declared a state of emergency . The ship was said to have arrived within 20 to 24 hours of the eye of the storm passing over Anguilla, holding off until it was safe to make an approach. [Full Article...]

Richard Branson has survived Hurricane Irma on his private island

Richard Branson has survived Hurricane Irma on his private island On Wednesday, Branson revealed that he planned to take shelter from Irma's fierce 185-mph winds in the wine cellar underneath his property. Hurricane Irma is now a Category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 185 miles per hour at its core. [Full Article...]

President Trump: "We Will Not Be Putting Up With" North Korea's Actions

President Trump: North Korea is "under great pressure (from the worldwide society), which I believe should end". "The US intelligence community has been all over this program for the last 25 years", he said . U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that if the UN Security Council does not put additional sanctions on North Korea, he has an executive order ready for Trump to sign, forecasting secondary sanc... [Full Article...]

Radioactive Material Found in North Korea May Be Linked to Pyongyang Nuke

After US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called for more sanctions against North Korea, saying last week that the country was "begging for war", the state-owned Korean Central News Agency described her comments as a "hysteric fit". [Full Article...]

Putin says war talk will not scare North Korea

Putin says war talk will not scare North Korea President Moon Jae-in (left) holds talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok on September 6. South Korea is closely watching North Korea over the possibility it may test-launch an intercontinental ballistic missile as soon as Saturday when it celebrates its founding anniversary. [Full Article...]

France, Japan, US discuss North Korean threat

France, Japan, US discuss North Korean threat THAAD is an acronym for Terminal High Altitude Area Defence, a US-designed anti-ballistic missile defence system. In a phone call with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday insisted that military action against North Korea was not his "first choice" and pushed for a diplomatic option. [Full Article...]

Senate Passes Harvey Disaster Relief Bill With Debt-Ceiling Rider

Senate Passes Harvey Disaster Relief Bill With Debt-Ceiling Rider Sen. Three other Senators, Florida's Marco Rubio, Alaska's Dan Sullivan and New Jersey's Bob Menendez, who is now on trial for corruption and bribery, did not vote. Determined to avoid an economy-shattering default, the GOP leaders want to link a long-term increase in the debt limit - until 2019 - to the Harvey aid, but that plan faces opposition from conservatives and thus will need Democratic ... [Full Article...]

SC Governor Orders Evacuations of Barrier Islands in 3 SC Counties Only

SC Governor Orders Evacuations of Barrier Islands in 3 SC Counties Only The interstate is one of three North-South evacuations routes that pass through the state. In addition to this, all North Carolina Department of Transportation construction will be stopped at 7 p.m. Atlanta still has an increased risk for windy and rainy conditions across the metro area and north GA. The storm had become in one sense the strongest on record: No previous hurricane had such strong... [Full Article...]

Mar-a-Lago ordered to evacuate; 1 Trump mansion destroyed by Irma

Mar-a-Lago ordered to evacuate; 1 Trump mansion destroyed by Irma As many as 5.6 million people have been evacuated after Irma's landfall in Cuba. Miami-Dade County ordered a mandatory evacuation in areas including Miami Beach and Sunny Isles beach, where some of Trump's properties are also located. (And yes, there is photographic evidence courtesy Getty Images .) Fast forward a decade and, with Hurricane Irma projected to swerve directly across the eastern... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose strengthens to Category Three storm

Hurricane Jose strengthens to Category Three storm A similar risk is posed by hurricanes that strike the US mid-Atlantic region and cross the relatively short distance over Pennsylvania to hit Southern Ontario. Bart and St. Martin. Climate forecasters from the gutted US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) warned that this year would be an exceptionally bad one because of rising sea temperatures, a miniature-sized version of El... [Full Article...]

BOZICH | WKU offense stalls in 20-7 loss to IL

BOZICH | WKU offense stalls in 20-7 loss to IL White averaged just 8.5 per completion. Crouch's 9-yard touchdown run gave the Illini a 20-0 lead. "Our number one goal was to come in here and win", Fant said. Crouch's nine-yard, leaping touchdown made it a 20-0 UI lead. IL then pieced together its best drive of the night, going 84 yards on 15 plays to open the third quarter. [Full Article...]

Irma eyes Antigua and perhaps the US — WHAT'S HAPPENING

Irma eyes Antigua and perhaps the US — WHAT'S HAPPENING It doesn't end here. Florida Gov. Rick Scott directed state police to escort fuel delivery trucks to hurricane evacuation routes. "Despite everything that's going on, this is what we train for", he said. Martin. Hurricane Jose strengthened to a Category 4 storm Friday with maximum sustained winds near 150 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center . [Full Article...]

Abe agrees with Putin on 'serious threat' from North Korea's nuke test

Abe agrees with Putin on 'serious threat' from North Korea's nuke test Earlier, Japanese shares had been dragged down by tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes, following its missile launch on August 29 and nuclear test on September 3. Haley told an emergency session of the Security Council today that "Enough is enough". "It's ridiculous to put us on the same list [of sanctions ] as North Korea and then ask for our help in imposing sanctions... [Full Article...]

Amazon, Microsoft, and Starbucks back multi-state lawsuit over Trump's 'Dreamers' repeal

Amazon, Microsoft, and Starbucks back multi-state lawsuit over Trump's 'Dreamers' repeal He said during one presidential debate that Mexican authorities "send the bad ones over because they don't want to pay for them", and in another debate that he planned to deport "some bad hombres". Chanting "Education, not deportation" and holding signs that said "Here to stay", dozens of Dreamers gathered in Seattle and NY on Wednesday as attorneys general of NY and Washington announced the... [Full Article...]

US unsure if North Korea can be deterred - Trump administration official

Pressure from Washington has ratcheted up since North Korea conducted its nuclear test on Sunday. At an emergency Security Council meeting last week, US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley , announced that her delegation was circulating the draft resolution. [Full Article...]

Wahhabi elements from Saudi Arabia supported 9/11 attacks

Wahhabi elements from Saudi Arabia supported 9/11 attacks Although the official U.S. narrative on the September 11, 2001 attacks does not give away the real perpetrators behind the operation, it can be safely assumed that "Wahhabi" elements from Saudi Arabia provided direct support to them, says an analyst in Virginia. [Full Article...]

Russia President Vladimir Putin predicts global catastrophe over North Korea sanctions

Russia President Vladimir Putin predicts global catastrophe over North Korea sanctions Park Jie-won of the People's Party, referring to the White House comment about "conceptual approval" for the purchase of a weapons system by South Korea. But Putin insisted the road map offered "a practical way, as we see it, to ease tensions and to move gradually toward a settlement on the peninsula". [Full Article...]

World unity crumbles in face of North Korea threat

World unity crumbles in face of North Korea threat Headquarters in NY. "They would rather eat grass than give up their nuclear programme", Putin said at the meeting of BRICS representatives, which gathers leaders from five emerging global economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. [Full Article...]

Putin does not recognise North Korea's nuclear status

Putin does not recognise North Korea's nuclear status Putin more directly criticized US diplomatic policy when he said it was drafted by people who confuse Australia with Austria , in reference to a famous slip of the tongue by former US President George W. The apparent gap between Moon and Putin further widened when it came to how they should lure Pyongyang back to the negotiating table. In a diplomatic victory for the Trump administration, the U... [Full Article...]

Malaysia vows to shelter fleeing Rohingya Muslims

Malaysia vows to shelter fleeing Rohingya Muslims In a phone briefing with reporters Friday, Murphy said the U.S.is focused on expanding humanitarian and media access in the region, and condemns a "variety" of attacks - "attacks on security forces, attacks on civilians (and) attacks by civilians". [Full Article...]


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