• Irma forecast track shifts further West, diminishing impact for NC
Irma forecast track shifts further West, diminishing impact for NC

Mass shelters and meals are being prepared with help from the Red Cross and county officials, state Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry said. The state does not have a massive plan that would overhaul transportation, as we've seen in places like SC. She is one of a number of people from Florida who pulled off a very busy I-77 at the Nor...

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  • United States presses for UNSC vote on North Korea sanctions this Monday
United States presses for UNSC vote on North Korea sanctions this Monday

The United States called for a vote Monday on a UN resolution that would impose the toughest-ever sanctions on North Korea , a move that could lead to a showdown with the country's biggest trading partner China and its neighbor Russian Federation.

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  • Construction crane collapses in downtown Miami
Construction crane collapses in downtown Miami

Having watched Irma pummel through the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean, the City of Miami-which has long known of its innate susceptibility to flooding and erosion-prepares itself for what may well be an incredibly devastating blow this weekend.

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  • Groton Quadruple Murder Appears To Be Case Of 'Tragic Family Violence'
Groton Quadruple Murder Appears To Be Case Of 'Tragic Family Violence'

Krause is expected to be arraigned Monday in Ayer District Court, the Lowell Sun newspaper has reported. Krause was picked up not long after the bodies were discovered in the rural Groton, located some 40 miles northwest of Boston. This killing does not appear to be a random incident, and there is no present danger to the public at this point, ...

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  • Eat beef in your own country, then come to India: Tourism Minister
Eat beef in your own country, then come to India: Tourism Minister

The statement has sparked a fresh debate over whether it is right on the government's part to dictate food habits in the multi-ethnic country. Alphons' comments on beef consumption have come soon after he reassured people that in states like Kerala and Goa, citizens will continue to consume beef.

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  • 14-year old boy rescued by police from playing Bluewhale
14-year old boy rescued by police from playing Bluewhale

Neither their family knew about this nor their friends. The guidelines for parents included ensuring that children access internet from computers placed in family space, maintaining access to children's accounts to ensure there are no secrets, downloading parent control apps, checking children's Facebook , WhatsApp and Snapchat accounts for trac...

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  • THAAD system deployment completed: S
THAAD system deployment completed: S

He added that North Korea was a grave and immediate threat. Dozens of people were injured in clashes between South Korean protesters and police Thursday as the USA military added more launchers to the high-tech missile-defense system it installed in a southern town to better cope with North Korean threats.

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  • NASA's fleet of satellites covering powerful Hurricane Irma
NASA's fleet of satellites covering powerful Hurricane Irma

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) noted that hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 185 miles (295 km). The eye of Hurricane Jose is located 160 miles east of the Northern Leeward Islands. Katia is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 2 to 5 i...

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  • National Lok Adalat settles 11662 cases in Telangana
National Lok Adalat settles 11662 cases in Telangana

Labour disputes, including cases where re-employment with no back wages (as per policy), will be disposed. A total of 185 cases, including 87 pre-litigation and 98 pending civil, criminal and other cases were disposed and total compensation of Rs 1,39,44,881 to the litigants was settled during the Lok Adalats held state-wide on Saturday on the oc...

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  • Airline seats disappearing as Irma approaches Florida
Airline seats disappearing as Irma approaches Florida

USA carriers including American Airlines have added seat capacity, as scheduled cancellations take their toll. The airline has sold out of seats leaving Florida in all flights until Friday, Sep. A storm surge watch, which warned of potentially life-threatening levels of water, was also issued for the southern part of the state, an area that i...

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  • Dolphins & tourists evacuated as Cuba braces for hurricanes Irma & Jose
Dolphins & tourists evacuated as Cuba braces for hurricanes Irma & Jose

Cuba started evacuating residents and some of the 51,000 tourists visiting the island, particularly 36,000 people at resorts on the northern coast, a lot of them Canadians. Speaking on behalf of the prison, Navy Commander John Robinson said they have initiated severe weather plans to ensure the safety of service people and detainees during t...

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  • Hurricane Irma: Power outages expected across the Tampa Bay area
Hurricane Irma: Power outages expected across the Tampa Bay area

He spent part of his Thursday making sure his hurricane shutters are in place and ready for Irma. We project more than 1 million outages. The city of Tampa did not fare better in a World Bank survey from 2013, where it, along with Miami , was singled out as one of the 10 cities in the world at highest risk of flood damage in terms of overall c...

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  • 5 million asked to evacuate from Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma
5 million asked to evacuate from Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma

Anyone who has not heeded warnings to evacuate the Keys has been urged to take shelter in order "to protect your life", adding that "this is an extremely unsafe and life-threatening situation". Hurricane Irma battered Providencials, in the Turks and Caiccos Islands on its way across the Atlantic towards the U.S. on Friday . Some locals grumbled...

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  • Hurricane Irma Devastated Richard Branson's Private Island, But He's Safe
Hurricane Irma Devastated Richard Branson's Private Island, But He's Safe

And officials worry that the number of dead could rise, as the full extent of the devastation becomes known. "I've seen its destruction", he wrote. However, he added that "almost nothing" could withstand a Category 5 storm - the most severe rating.

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  • Gov. Cooper issues state of emergency ahead of Irma
Gov. Cooper issues state of emergency ahead of Irma

Make a plan, know where you would evacuate and make a route. Irma, which prompted evacuation orders for millions in Florida, had downgraded from a Category 5 storm with 160 miles per hour winds Friday to a Category 3 storm with maximum sustained winds of 125 miles per hour as of 11 a.m.

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  • Putin: I am not disappointed with Trump, we're not married
Putin: I am not disappointed with Trump, we're not married

While Washington needs backing from allies, co-operation with traditional adversaries China and Russian Federation is more significant. President Trump's chief innovation in North Korea relations - matching Kim Jong Un's reckless provocations with his own - hasn't achieved any desirable result.

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  • Orangeburg public schools closed Monday and Tuesday
Orangeburg public schools closed Monday and Tuesday

As Hurricane Irma continues on a path that could threaten SC, we're answering some common questions about the storm and South Carolina's response. All afternoon and evening activities including sporting events are canceled. Richland County officers will be closed Monday , and the county has made the decision to open up a shelter for evacuees. ...

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  • Rafa Benitez to miss Newcastle's match at Swansea
Rafa Benitez to miss Newcastle's match at Swansea

The Ivorian has returned to Swansea after an unhappy two and a half seasons at Manchester City . Tammy Abraham nearly joined Newcastle , before signing for the Swans in July. It may be too early for Bony to start this one but Sanches might get a game, which would allow the Swansea faithful to see his all-action displays in the flesh for t...

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  • China holds military drill as N Korea tensions rise
China holds military drill as N Korea tensions rise

The proposed 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. "We will not be putting up with what's happening in North Korea". Diplomatic sources said Russian Federation and China oppos...

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  • Senate Passes Hurricane Harvey Relief Bill, Raises Debt Ceiling
Senate Passes Hurricane Harvey Relief Bill, Raises Debt Ceiling

Cornyn said he didn't think a short-term government funding bill, known as a continuing resolution or CR, would be ready to also be added to the Hurricane Harvey relief bill so that would have to move separately later this month before the government runs out of money at the end of September.

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