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Irma now a tropical storm, but still lashing Florida and Georgia Irma now a tropical storm, but still lashing Florida and Georgia
- September 12, 2017

Stay safe", he added. Marathon Fire-Rescue was also providing updates as it made its way west, but it, too, stopped updating Facebook after declaring Sunday evening, "We have made it to Tavernier". Most of Florida and parts of Georgia were under tornado watches Sunday as the hurricane's destructive core powered its way into Florida's Gulf Coast, and tornado warnings followed. (more...)
Monkey selfie: warring parties reach settlement over court case Monkey selfie: warring parties reach settlement over court case
- September 12, 2017

Naruto's case sparked a massive global discussion about the need to extend fundamental rights to animals for their own sake-not in relation to the ways in which they can be exploited by humans. The group claimed animals had a right to own intellectual property, but PETA agreed to drop the case Monday before it was decided. "This was a groundbreaking case that firmly establishes animal rights are firmly ingrained in the legal system here in the USA and internationally", said PETA Attorney ... (more...)
UN bans North Korea's textile export UN bans North Korea's textile export
- September 12, 2017

A draft resolution needs nine affirmative votes from members of the Council and zero vetoes from permanent members in order to pass. While China supplies North Korea with roughly 500,000 tons of crude oil and 200,000 tons of oil products annually, Russian Federation provides the country with 40,000 tons of crude oil. (more...)
Qatari FM says dialogue is only way to solve Gulf crisis Qatari FM says dialogue is only way to solve Gulf crisis
- September 12, 2017

It will work in conjunction with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, and other local charity organizations, according to Ambassador Meshal bin Hamad Al Thani's announcement Thursday, Sept. Controversial clerics, Salman al-Ouda and Awad al-Qarni, were reportedly among 20 people arrested by Saudi Arabian security forces. On Friday, the Emir of Qatar contacted Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is recently elevated to the rank of Crown Prince, by phone ... (more...)
Neenah man riding out Hurricane Irma in Fort Myers Neenah man riding out Hurricane Irma in Fort Myers
- September 12, 2017

In one Jacksonville yard, Irma snapped a tree near its roots, sending it crashing onto the auto of an evacuee from South Florida. After losing power late Sunday, he made it through the worst of the storm shaken but unhurt. Irma also appears to have caused less structural damage than Wilma, she said. "Tonight, I'm scared to death". In nearby Clay County, crews pulled at least 46 people from flooded homes, and still more were stranded, said emergency operations manager Joe Ward. (more...)
Boy, 2, Found In Ohio Pool, Dies In Hospital Boy, 2, Found In Ohio Pool, Dies In Hospital
- September 12, 2017

Sharon Police Chief Gerry Smith tells 21 News, "We have to reconstruct those kids entire day yesterday and answer a lot of questions that we have". Annakin Gammon, 2, was taken to a nearby hospital, where he passed away just before midnight. (more...)
North Korea: War isn't rogue state's first option North Korea: War isn't rogue state's first option
- September 12, 2017

Accusing the U.S. of manipulating the UNSC, the statement said that the USA will "pay a price corresponding to the harsher sanctions". But after the latest nuclear test, Haley took a more public approach, announcing that she would circulate a draft resolution to all council members and that she meant to call for a vote on September 11. (more...)
IT dept to attach benami assets of Lalu Yadav, kin IT dept to attach benami assets of Lalu Yadav, kin
- September 12, 2017

Lalu also alleges that BJP government is misusing the central agencies. "But we will not sit silent and have made a decision to intensify the agitation to expose their involvement in the scam before 11 crore people of Bihar", the RJD leader said. (more...)
Australian party asks PM to take in Rohingya refugees Australian party asks PM to take in Rohingya refugees
- September 12, 2017

The total, during the period from August 25 through Sunday, is 19,000 more than Saturday's estimate of 294,000. The Rohingya are unwanted in Bangladesh and other neighboring countries as well. Aung San Suu Kyi's government has come in for strong global criticism over the military's treatment of the Rohingya. "Rohingya Muslims follow the fatwas issued by Pakistan's Azhar Masood (leader of terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad) and sow the seeds of division by creating religious strife", the ... (more...)
Fake video of Miami Airport underwater fools Trump's social media director Fake video of Miami Airport underwater fools Trump's social media director
- September 12, 2017

Miami International was quick to debunk Scavino's tweet , informing him that the video was not actually taken in Miami. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment from DailyMail.com. Throughout Sunday, the airport was in overdrive mode correcting people about a misappropriated video showing grounded planes in flooded water. One of the users pointed out after Scavino's goof-up that the video was actually of Mexico City Airport that is available on YouTube, recorded ... (more...)
Postal votes to hit Australian doormats for same-sex marriage vote Postal votes to hit Australian doormats for same-sex marriage vote
- September 12, 2017

Today, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released a sample of the same-sex marriage postal survey form that it will start sending out to voters from today. But two past conservative prime ministers, Tony Abbott, who remains a politician, and John Howard, both oppose the change. "It will provide some limited protection", Wong said. (more...)
Norway PM Solberg claims election victory after record stimulus Norway PM Solberg claims election victory after record stimulus
- September 12, 2017

Still most polls are showing that the conservative coalition will have to step down and be replaced by a Labor-led government, supported by either the Greens, the Christian Democrats, the Farmers Party, the Socialist Left Party, the Red Party, or some combination of those. (more...)
United States waters down North Korea sanctions draft before UN vote United States waters down North Korea sanctions draft before UN vote
- September 12, 2017

The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a US-drafted resolution to impose new sanctions on North Korea on Monday -- a move that comes just one week after the rogue nation carried out its sixth and largest nuclear test. Nor does the resolution impose a travel ban or asset freeze on the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, as the original US draft had set out. At a dinner to celebrate Pyongyang's nuclear programme, North Korean leader Kim praised the test and urged the country's ... (more...)
North Korea leader praises 'perfect success' of nuclear test North Korea leader praises 'perfect success' of nuclear test
- September 12, 2017

The revised resolution would condemn "in the strongest terms" the latest nuclear test, which Pyongyang said was of a hydrogen bomb, calling it a "flagrant" violation of previous council resolutions banning all nuclear tests. They have proposed a freeze-for-freeze that would halt North Korean nuclear and missile tests in exchange for the US and South Korea stopping their joint military exercises - but the Trump administration has rejected that. (more...)
Irma brings tornado watches to parts of SC, including Midlands Irma brings tornado watches to parts of SC, including Midlands
- September 12, 2017

Irma is now 115 miles southeast of Key West, Fla. and is moving west northwest at 9 mph with sustained winds of 125 mph, Category 3 strength. FPL plowed almost $3 billion into smart grid technologies and stronger infrastructure, which helped the state utility limit the damage from last year's Hurricane Matthew, but the wind gusts from Irma could prove more challenging, according to McGrath. (more...)
Officials prepare for Hurricane Irma in metro Atlanta Officials prepare for Hurricane Irma in metro Atlanta
- September 12, 2017

No injuries were reported. After losing power late Sunday, he made it through the worst of the storm shaken but unhurt. Most, but not all, Facebook responders seemed to understand that Edwards was not serious, posting photos and comments making fun of Florida stereotypes, including pot-bellied men dressed only in their underwear holding handguns and rifles. (more...)
Tropical Storm Jose forms over Atlantic, expected to strengthen Tropical Storm Jose forms over Atlantic, expected to strengthen
- September 12, 2017

That category encompasses storms with sustained winds between 74 and 95 miles per hour. The projected path of the storm will keep any strong winds well offshore of the U.S. Wednesday afternoon, Jose and Katia were both upgraded to category 1 hurricanes with sustained winds of 75 miles per hour. Rivers in the mountainous region were flooding Saturday afternoon, and levels still were expected to rise, the governor said. (more...)
Hurricane Katia makes landfall as a Category 1 storm in Mexico Hurricane Katia makes landfall as a Category 1 storm in Mexico
- September 12, 2017

The NHC says the storm could become a major hurricane . Hurricane Katia isn't expected to have a direct United States impact, and Hurricane Jose is still far out in the Atlantic - but that doesn't mean they aren't making people nervous. (more...)
Cloudy morning, then sunny, with highs in the 80s — Sunday weather Cloudy morning, then sunny, with highs in the 80s — Sunday weather
- September 12, 2017

North winds 5 to 15 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Tuesday Night Rain likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Wednesday: Sunny with a high near 89. Thursday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%. (more...)
BTS collaborates with The Chainsmokers for upcoming album 'Love Yourself' BTS collaborates with The Chainsmokers for upcoming album 'Love Yourself'
- September 12, 2017

The K-pop group co-wrote a song with The Chainsmokers after meeting the duo at the awards show. "On Monday morning, a report on The Korea Herald stated that BTS " rappers-Rap Monster, Suga , and J-Hope-has collaborated with American artist The Chainsmokers' Andrew Taggart for a track in their comeback album . (more...)

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