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Deadly Irma approaches Florida as Cat 4 hurricane, reports of Tornado touchdown

Deadly Irma approaches Florida as Cat 4 hurricane, reports of Tornado touchdown Tropical Storm Irma weakened as it moved inland across southwestern Georgia on Monday, but was still capable of severe wind damage and flooding. Fisher said he expects storm surge flooding to be limited to the coastal areas - the barrier islands and the eastern shore of the Intracoastal. Before this, Hurricane Irma has already wreaked havoc in Cuba leading to devastation in the form of ... [Full Article...]

Irma prompts first ever tropical storm warning for Atlanta [photos, interactive tracker]

Irma prompts first ever tropical storm warning for Atlanta [photos, interactive tracker] Hurricane Irma officially made a second landfall at Marco Island, Florida as a Category 3 hurricane today. As someone with family in Florida, it was really comforting to see their regular status updates on Facebook throughout the thrust of Irma . [Full Article...]

Mammoth Hurricane Irma, Jose's scope breathtaking from space

Mammoth Hurricane Irma, Jose's scope breathtaking from space Meanwhile, another tropical storm farther east in the Atlantic Ocean is expected to become a hurricane by Wednesday night. Dangerous Hurricane Katia is threatening to unleash destructive waves, deadly deluges and powerful winds as it churns through the Gulf of Mexico . [Full Article...]

Sunday weather: Cloudy morning, then sunny, with highs in the 80s

Sunday weather: Cloudy morning, then sunny, with highs in the 80s Tonight: Showers easing into the evening with plenty of clear spells. North wind 8 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 24 miles per hour. Aside from any showers, it will be mostly sunny on Wednesday and partly sunny on Thursday . [Full Article...]

Irma remnants to bring strong winds to Manchester area; advisory issued

Once Irma makes landfall, the storm is expected to decrease in intensity after it makes contact with the southwest Florida coast, and then weaken as it moves north over the western Florida coast and into the panhandle. Dr. Bill Griffin, Executive Director of Auxiliary Services for the school system, noted that officials wanted to wait until drivers (bus drivers, parents, and student drivers alike)... [Full Article...]

Katia weakens to a tropical depression as it moves into Mexico

Katia weakens to a tropical depression as it moves into Mexico The 1-5 scale estimates potential property damage. The NHC says the storm could become a major hurricane. "We have a lot of broken trees across the island", Meade said from Antigua, whose 80,000 people comprise most of the two-island nation's population. [Full Article...]

N Korea hit with new United Nations sanctions over nuclear test

But North Korea has warned it will inflict "the greatest pain and suffering" on the U.S. if it continues to call for the sanctions, The Guardian reported. That would mean North Korea imports almost 2.2 million barrels a year in petroleum products, so the 2 million barrel cap in the resolution would represent a 10 percent cut. [Full Article...]

Palm Beach, Miami-Dade county schools closed through Tuesday

Palm Beach, Miami-Dade county schools closed through Tuesday People who refused to evacuate were not being arrested, but were told they wouldn't be rescued once the storm arrives. He urged people sheltering to stay there until tropical-storm-force winds subside Monday morning. "I don't want to be political, but the fact of the matter is that this is a lesson that we need protection from nature", he added. "The crews on Miami Beach are doing everything the... [Full Article...]

South Korean foreign minister says North Korea on 'reckless path'

South Korean foreign minister says North Korea on 'reckless path' At a regular news briefing, ministry spokesman Geng Shuang reiterated China's call for more steps by the U.N. Security Council, saying he hoped its members could reach consensus. North Korean leader Kim attended the glitzy event himself, where footage purportedly showing the explosion was played, accompanied by a full string orchestra. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia ready for extended Opec oil curbs

Saudi Arabia ready for extended Opec oil curbs US crude for October delivery was up 41 cents, or 0.9 percent, at $47.89 a barrel by 0648 GMT, having tumbled 3.3 percent on Friday. Irma hit Florida on Sunday morning as a unsafe Category 4 hurricane. Al-Falih and Venezuela also noted that their countries are exceeding full compliance under the OPEC cuts and that they share "an optimistic outlook" on global supply and demand for crude next year... [Full Article...]

China ambassador blames Rohingya insurgents for Myanmar crisis

China ambassador blames Rohingya insurgents for Myanmar crisis Local district administrations and the Bangladesh Border Guard have been assigned to register the Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar violence to Bangladesh recently. The government of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma , blames terrorists for starting the violence. The most recent surge of refugees came after a Rohingya militant group attacked several police posts and a military base in Rakhi... [Full Article...]

Georgia Tech's game against Central Florida canceled

Georgia Tech's game against Central Florida canceled Other options were considered, but the two schools chose to cancel as UCF's campus being hosts up to 1,000 National Guard members who are assisting in the recovery efforts. "We wish them the very best in their recovery efforts and look forward to meeting on the gridiron down the road". UCF halted all school activities on September 7 and say the school will not reopen until at least Thursday. [Full Article...]

Keeping a Close Eye on Hurricane Jose

Keeping a Close Eye on Hurricane Jose Calling it an "odd forecast track", the National Hurricane Center said that Jose should make a small clockwise loop over the open waters of the Atlantic for the next three days. For the European weather model, a recurvature out to sea or a landfall in New England or Canada were the preferred solutions. Jose is now a Category 1 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. [Full Article...]

Baylor making quarterback change before facing Duke

Baylor making quarterback change before facing Duke He's a competitor, you know. He's healthy now. I think that ankles 100 percent. Following the loss to UTSA on Saturday, Rhule said a change in quarterback could be in order. Duke is 2-0 and now ranked in the Top 10 in the nation in total defense. "I have a lot of confidence in Zach", Rhule said. "The biggest thing about Coach (David) Cutcliffe's offenses is that they're methodical". [Full Article...]

Tahoe Resources Inc. (NYSE:TAHO) Seeing Rampant Activity Today

Tahoe Resources Inc. (NYSE:TAHO) Seeing Rampant Activity Today Jennison Associates LLC now owns 3,656,727 shares of the company's stock worth $46,900,000 after buying an additional 1,361,499 shares in the last quarter. & worldwide copyright & trademark legislation. The original version of this report can be viewed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/09/11/tahoe-resources-inc-taho-shares-bought-by-russell-investments-group-ltd.html. [Full Article...]

China finds no radiation issues after North Korea bomb test

China finds no radiation issues after North Korea bomb test The US had initially sought the implementation of stronger measures against North Korea, including bans on oil imports, textile exports and employing guest workers from the isolated nation. The deal, which came about under former President Barack Obama and saw Germany, the U.S., France, China and Russian Federation unite to end a potentially risky defense program, lifted sanctions on the Middle Ea... [Full Article...]

Irma lashes Florida's west coast, heading northwest as Category 1 storm

Irma lashes Florida's west coast, heading northwest as Category 1 storm After announcing more than 127,000 people were in the more than 460 shelters opened throughout the state Sunday morning, the numbers were later posted at 116,000 in 530 shelters. That's because some islands are extremely hard to access. Duke Energy Florida was reporting more than 15,000 outages in the Tampa Bay region Sunday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Jose expected to become hurricane

Tropical Storm Jose expected to become hurricane Next up is Tropical Storm Jose, which is now in the Atlantic some 1,135 miles (1,825 kilometers) east of the Lesser Antilles and roaring towards the Caribbean. Two people died in a mudslide in Mexico sparked by storm Katia, and thousands were left without power as the weather front dissipated inland on Saturday, threatening to dump rains in waterlogged areas also shaken by a major natural disaster... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma weakens to tropical storm in Florida

On Monday morning, Irma was downgraded to a tropical storm , with winds of 70 miles per hour (110 kph), just below hurricane force. There was no word initially about the status of two large and supposedly vulnerable nuclear power plants operated by state utility Florida Power & Light. [Full Article...]

Witches Responsible For My Party's Woes - S/Africa President Zuma

Witches Responsible For My Party's Woes - S/Africa President Zuma If NDZ did push ahead with an investigation, finding a "basis for charges" would be a completely different ball game. "Wherever I have found untoward actions in the departments that I was in charge of, I acted. "The ANC, as the party that deploys its MPs, will assign tasks like it does for any of its public representatives". However, Mathekga agreed that Dlamini-Zuma's appointment as an MP and... [Full Article...]


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