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Rockingham County preps for Hurricane Irma Rockingham County preps for Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

State emergency management officials are shifting resources to the west, setting up staging areas in Asheville and Greensboro, N.C. Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry said. NCDOT is watching the roads closely, prepared to detour traffic if needed. "The President's action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which have the goal of alleviating the hardship and suffering caused by the emergency on the local population, and to provide appropriate assistance for ... (more...)
Iran's navy warns off U.S. warship in Sea of Oman Iran's navy warns off U.S. warship in Sea of Oman
- September 10, 2017

The agency did not specify when the incident, close to the strategic Strait of Hormuz, took place. "Forty-five miles (72 kilometers) into the sea, the vessel's engine started to malfunction, and its sailors informed the Iranian navy of the incident", the statement said. (more...)
Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort swept up in Hurricane Irma evacuation Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort swept up in Hurricane Irma evacuation
- September 10, 2017

And these aren't pets who are just being left inside, Director of Animal Care Diane Suave said. And with the potentially deadly hurricane pummeling the Sunshine State, abandoning pets could amount to felony animal cruelty, the television station reports. (more...)
High-Rise Construction Crane Collapses In Miami As Irma Approaches High-Rise Construction Crane Collapses In Miami As Irma Approaches
- September 10, 2017

And because those cranes weren't created to withstand a storm of Irma's ferocity, city officials are telling people who live in the shadows of the giant lifting devices to leave. "Streets have to be closed, another crane has to be brought in", he said. "We've worked closely with the crane's engineering team and have taken their guidance on safety measures, including some partial disassembly where necessary", said Tom Schroder, a vice president for Universal Orlando, in an email. (more...)
Hillary Clinton: 'I am done with being a candidate' Hillary Clinton: 'I am done with being a candidate'
- September 10, 2017

Clinton's comments come during a national debate over white nationalism and Trump's popularity with white supremacists and other hate groups. The full Clinton interview is set to air this Sunday on CBS Sunday Morning . "Off I went into a frenzy of closet cleaning, and long walks in the woods, and playing with my dogs, and yoga, alternate nostril breathing, which I highly recommend, trying to calm myself down, and you know my share of chardonnay", Clinton said during the interview at her ... (more...)
NC Emergency Management teams at work on Irma preps NC Emergency Management teams at work on Irma preps
- September 10, 2017

The state will suspend all lane closures for construction projects starting at 7:00 Friday night. "Right now, we say no way to Jose at the moment, but it's expected to loop around, and if it does make a complete loop in another week, then that's something we'll have to look out for", said Steve Pfaff, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wilmington, N.C. (more...)
Eat beef in your own country, then visit India: Tourism Minister's advice Eat beef in your own country, then visit India: Tourism Minister's advice
- September 10, 2017

A former IAS officer, he served as an independent member of the Kerala assembly from Kanjirappally from 2006 to 2011. He asked if the foreigners come to India to eat beef. Upon being asked why he has taken uturn on his previous stand towards beef-eating, KJ Alphons replied to the reporters that he is not the food minister rather he is the minister for Tourism. (more...)
South Korea braces for another possible missile test by North Korea South Korea braces for another possible missile test by North Korea
- September 10, 2017

President Moon Jae-in's emphasis on the "tentative" nature of the deployment of US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense makes it seem as if it could be stopped at any moment, a representative of the Liberty Korea Party (LKP), the country's second-largest party, said Saturday. (more...)
NASA Shares How Hurricanes Irma, Jose & Katia Looked From Space NASA Shares How Hurricanes Irma, Jose & Katia Looked From Space
- September 10, 2017

Hurricane Irma was downgraded to a Category 3 storm with maximum sustained winds of around 125 miles per hour as of 11 a.m.as it scraped the coast of Cuba, according to the National Weather Service. Total rain accumulations of 8 to 15 inches, with isolated amounts of 20 inches are expected over the Florida Keys and much of the Florida peninsula through Tuesday night. (more...)
Lok Adalat settles 1k cases Lok Adalat settles 1k cases
- September 10, 2017

A total of 13 benches, headed by serving judicial officers, were constituted in the District Courts to dispose of the cases. A TOTAL of 1,731 cases, involving an amount of Rs 6.29 crore, were disposed of by the National Legal Services Authority during the National Lok Adalat, conducted at the District Courts, Sector 43, here on Saturday. (more...)
Tampa Bay residents should follow evacuation orders for Irma Tampa Bay residents should follow evacuation orders for Irma
- September 10, 2017

Authorities also ordered shelters across Brevard County to open Friday afternoon in anticipation of residents wanting to leave their homes, flood prone areas along the Indian River and mobile home parks for more secure locations. Pinellas County is under a mandatory Level A and Level B evacuation order. On Saturday morning, the state was already beginning to feel Irma's effects. (more...)
After Irma, in the US Virgin Islands 'everything is gone' After Irma, in the US Virgin Islands 'everything is gone'
- September 10, 2017

RMS, a company that advises insurers, estimates Irma could cause wind damage of up to $70 billion in the USA, nearly all of it in Florida . Airports were closing to global flights as conditions warranted. A hurricane warning for the Commonwealth island of Barbuda and the British territory of Anguilla has been downgraded to a tropical storm warning, while Antigua and the British Virgin Islands are on tropical storm watch. (more...)
Richard Branson's Necker Island home 'destroyed' after being struck by Hurricane Irma Richard Branson's Necker Island home 'destroyed' after being struck by Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

At 10 a.m BST (5 a.m. EDT) Thursday, the billionaire businessman retweeted a message of condolence sent by VirginLimitedEdition to the residents of the Caribbean. Necker has a large main house and several small Balinese-style houses to accommodate up to 34 people. "We are now a couple of days in and I think people are feeling Britain did not respond quickly enough given we know that it is hurricane season". (more...)
Long County Schools closed Friday, will reopen Wednesday Long County Schools closed Friday, will reopen Wednesday
- September 10, 2017

School officials will monitor the path of Hurricane Irma in order to make a decision on Monday classes and will provide another update on Friday. The big South Florida school districts are closed starting Thursday, and Monroe County schools, which includes the Florida Keys, are closed today until further notice, the education department said. (more...)
Newcastle confirm duo could return vs Swansea, global is unavailable Newcastle confirm duo could return vs Swansea, global is unavailable
- September 10, 2017

Lawrenson not only predicted a loss today, but also offered a bleak forecast for the rest of the season, stating that he thinks it will be a "real battle" for Newcastle to stay in the Premier League , as they have "too many Championship players". (more...)
USA reasserts 'ironclad' commitment to defend S.Korea USA reasserts 'ironclad' commitment to defend S.Korea
- September 10, 2017

Seoul's Defense Ministry has said the USA military will begin installing the additional launchers Thursday. "My sense is they believe that they don't have time for a delicate diplomatic dance", he told The Associated Press in a telephone interview Friday. (more...)
Boise State vs. Washington State live stream Boise State vs. Washington State live stream
- September 10, 2017

In other words, they hope their main concern will be the quality of football. It didn't start well for the sophomore, whose shovel pass was intercepted and contributed to the Broncos building a 31-10 lead in the third quarter. This will be a tough game for Boise State with many experts and analysts picking Washington State due to their experience. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Washington State is favored at home in this game, as the Cougars are getting odds of -10 points ... (more...)
US Senate moves ahead with disaster relief, fiscal package US Senate moves ahead with disaster relief, fiscal package
- September 10, 2017

I'm told if we don't raise the debt ceiling than we can't appropriate the additional funds for Harvey on an emergency basis, which we absolutely need to do. While the Senate forces a debate and shows that it will struggle to pass the funds, the funds passed the House by a vote of 419-3. Sen. Democrats have generally supported increasing the debt limit in the past, and most Republicans expect that Democrats will do so again. (more...)
Rohingya may be deported by India Rohingya may be deported by India
- September 10, 2017

A party delegation would soon meet the concerned United Nations authorities in India, Basheer said. He said that global organisations and human rights bodies were unfairly accusing the government of being harsh towards the Rohingyas . The latest exodus began on August 25 after Rohingya insurgents attacked police posts in Rakhine, leading to a violent offensive by the Myanmar Army. (more...)
North Korea Vows 'Powerful Counter Measures' to Sanctions North Korea Vows 'Powerful Counter Measures' to Sanctions
- September 10, 2017

Rodman, you may recall, has been making trips to North Korea for several years to teach Kim how to play basketball or something. Or would it have to abandon nuclear weapons? Diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity, said there were concerns that existing sanctions on North Korea have not been fully enforced by Pyongyang's few remaining trading partners, namely China and several African nations. (more...)

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