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Dont'a Hightower leaves with a knee injury, return questionable Dont'a Hightower leaves with a knee injury, return questionable
- September 10, 2017

After being escorted off, the linebacker entered the medical tent and was later seen riding a stationary bike on the sidelines. The Patriots declared him questionable to return to the game. The force of getting caught under the two players twisted and centered Hightower's knee. The New England Patriots can not afford to lose any more players on the defensive side of the ball after they were torched for 42 points on Thursday night, and fortunately for them it sounds like Dont'a Hightower ... (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Storm Tracks West Hurricane Irma: Storm Tracks West
- September 10, 2017

McDowell County Emergency Services Director William Kehler said his agency has been reviewing preparedness items, communicating with partner agencies, communicating with critical healthcare facilities and reviewing documentation from Hurricanes Frances and Ivan in 2004. (more...)
Japan conducts air exercise with United States over East China Sea Japan conducts air exercise with United States over East China Sea
- September 10, 2017

Ri Tok-Son, deputy director of the foreign ministry's European department, said France's claim that a nuclear missile launched from the North could strike Europe was "preposterous". The Fuji TV included an analysis suggesting the situation showed Japan's internal efforts to mediate between South Korea, which is reluctant to apply military pressure to the North, and an anxious US. (more...)
USA proposes sanctions banning oil to North Korea, freezing assets USA proposes sanctions banning oil to North Korea, freezing assets
- September 10, 2017

It was also joined by two Japanese F-15 jet fighters. In August, Japanese F-15 fighter jets also conducted a military exercise with U.S. B1-B bombers and F-35 stealth fighters in the skies south of the Korean Peninsula. And since we are still strong allies with South Korea, and have nearly 30,000 troops there, Kim Jong Un see us as an enemy. Pyongyang has repeatedly described the annual US-South Korea military drills as the " most explicit expression of hostility ", voicing fears that the ... (more...)
Georgia Power generation facilities prepared for Hurricane Irma Georgia Power generation facilities prepared for Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

Georgia Power also reminds customers to keep safety first during severe weather and offers the following tips for Georgians evacuating prior to Hurricane Irma . The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for all of southern Florida and the Florida Keys until midnight Eastern Time. Major coastal flooding is possible, threatening to cut off many coastal areas, including routes to and from barrier islands. (more...)
Washington couple married 75 years named Harvey and Irma Washington couple married 75 years named Harvey and Irma
- September 10, 2017

In addition to their two children, they have taken in more than 120 foster children, many disabled. "It's not hard", Irma told the Spokesman-Review. Meanwhile, our Harvey and Irma are still at it-bringing joy to those around them with their superstorm of a story. This is the first and probably also the last time they will see their names take over the weather channels. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Airlift under way as Florida airports start to close Hurricane Irma: Airlift under way as Florida airports start to close
- September 10, 2017

In Florida, home to more than 20 million people, Governor Rick Scott warned residents on both coasts to be ready to get out before Irma strikes south Florida late today. "Please, the Keys are not safe". More than 5million people have been evacuated in anticipation of it and 50,000 people are in shelters across the state. (more...)
Warren and Ehlinger lead Texas 56-0 win over San Jose State Warren and Ehlinger lead Texas 56-0 win over San Jose State
- September 10, 2017

After giving up 51 points in that loss, the Texas defense got its first shutout since 2014 and first at home since 2012. Warren's first touchdown came on a 41-yard burst off a direct snap in the second quarter. Ehlinger on the day completed 15-of-27 passes for 222 yards and a touchdown, while also rushing for 48 yards. Herman wouldn't project his starter for next week. (more...)
FPL prepares for Hurricane Irma as storm nears Florida FPL prepares for Hurricane Irma as storm nears Florida
- September 10, 2017

The tweet received positive feedback in the midst of an otherwise grim situation, with many thanking the Pasco Sheriff's office for bringing a glimmer of humor as Irma heads toward South Florida. Gould, with FPL, warned customers not to be complacent. All the utility companies were mustering thousands of employees - including workers from utilities from more than two dozen states - to be ready to fix outages in Irma's wake. (more...)
Entire island evacuated ahead of Hurricane Jose Entire island evacuated ahead of Hurricane Jose
- September 10, 2017

Shopkeepers had boarded up storefronts with metal shutters or plywood, some bearing scrawled messages like "You don't scare us Irma". Katia broke apart after making landfall in Mexico, the NHC said. But Irma is so large that even if the eye is to the west, places such as the Miami metropolitan area - will get unsafe winds and water. By far, the largest was vacation paradise Hilton Head Island, with 40,000 people, golf courses and resorts. (more...)
South Koreans doubt North Korea will start war South Koreans doubt North Korea will start war
- September 10, 2017

Experts believe the isolated regime is close to its goal of developing a powerful nuclear weapon capable of reaching the United States mainland, something Mr Trump has vowed to prevent. North Korea has already fired 21 missiles this year . On Sunday, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date, which it claims was a thermonuclear device or "hydrogen bomb". (more...)
Terrorists attack police patrol in Anantnag, constable killed Terrorists attack police patrol in Anantnag, constable killed
- September 10, 2017

In an unfortunate event, one policeman was killed in heavy firing at the Anantnag bus stand in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday evening, reported ANI . During his visit to J&K, he will meet the Governor N.N. He said PMDP includes assistance for completely damaged or partially damaged houses due to 2014 floods and the project costing Rs 1200 crores is now complete. (more...)
Florida Atlantic-Wisconsin game to be played as scheduled Saturday Florida Atlantic-Wisconsin game to be played as scheduled Saturday
- September 10, 2017

Defensively, Wisconsin football yields 10.0 points and 304.0 total yards, 219.0 in passing and 85.0 in rushing per game. Wisconsin uses multiple tight ends and mostly works under center in a pro-style offense. The Owls have a handful of talented athletes on offense and defense but UW should commit fewer mistakes this week and roll again. It has been nearly seven years since the Owls have seen either a bowl game or a conference championship game. (more...)
Pregnant woman set on fire in DC Suburb Pregnant woman set on fire in DC Suburb
- September 10, 2017

Investigators say Grinage's boyfriend set the 30-year-old on fire in their Capitol Heights apartment. PLEASE stop domestic violence'. Before giving birth to a baby girl on Friday, Grinage was already the mother of two boys ages 8 and 15 (pictured), her father Arthur Grinage Sr said in an appeal for help on GoFundMe . (more...)
Ohio National Guard headed to Florida for Irma aftermath Ohio National Guard headed to Florida for Irma aftermath
- September 10, 2017

The storm was then expected to trace the Florida Atlantic coast before making landfall again somewhere between Savannah, Georgia, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. "We are trained to deal with natural disasters", said Air Force Col. Raymond Figueroa, commander of the 156th Airlift Wing. Guardsmen from the Alaska Air Guard's 212th Rescue Squadron and California Air Guard's 129th Rescue Wing joined 25 community volunteers from the local police department, Texas Department of ... (more...)
Airlines rescue helpless animals; fly them to safety after Hurricane Harvey Airlines rescue helpless animals; fly them to safety after Hurricane Harvey
- September 10, 2017

On Wednesday, a cabin full of 64 dogs and cats were flown from over crowded Texas shelters to San Diego, Calif.in order to make room for family pets whose humans are now displaced from their homes. The SPCA of Texas is working to evacuate pets out of the affected ares and is helping to provide resources on pet-friendly housing to those evacuating the Houston area. (more...)
No collusion with Russians, Trump Jr. insists to Congress No collusion with Russians, Trump Jr. insists to Congress
- September 10, 2017

In his first response to a report this summer about his meeting at Trump Tower, the President's son claimed in a statement that he "primarily discussed a program about the adoption of Russian children" during his meeting with a Russian lawyer he believed to be connected to the Russian government. (more...)
Protecting Animals During Hurricanes: How Zoos and Aquariums May Handle Irma Protecting Animals During Hurricanes: How Zoos and Aquariums May Handle Irma
- September 10, 2017

The statement added more unsafe will be placed in secure night houses made of concrete and that this isn't first time the animals have had to brace for a hurricane, with Hurricane Andrew and Hurricane Floyd both having hit the area. As Hurricane Irma weighs down on southern Florida, no less than six unique zoos and studios in the range have reported they intend to dig in and ride the tempest out with their creatures instead of clear. (more...)
Deebo Samuel scores two quick TDs to spark Gamecocks against Mizzou Deebo Samuel scores two quick TDs to spark Gamecocks against Mizzou
- September 10, 2017

Jordan Harold picked up his second sack of the season as the Tigers forced Quarterback Jake Bentley and the SC offense to a pair of three and outs and a missed field goal . Both were things Muschamp said would be key heading into this week. DOWDLE TIME: After facing N.C. State's swarming run defense last week, SC running back Rico Dowdle will have an opportunity to rebound against Missouri. (more...)
Climate change 'worsening the impact of hurricanes' Climate change 'worsening the impact of hurricanes'
- September 10, 2017

Whenever I write a piece on global warming, someone will email to call me a "lie-bra-tard", or something similar, and tell me I should be in jail. What is clear, however, is that greater warmth means more moisture in the air which means stronger precipitation. While the institute has yet to finish a study on either Hurricanes Harvey or Irma, Maclean's spoke with Friederike Otto, deputy director of the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford, about whether ... (more...)