• Stranded manatees rescued in Sarasota before Irma hits
Stranded manatees rescued in Sarasota before Irma hits

How does this happen? "One wasn't moving, the other was breathing and had water in its eyes", Sechler continued. "So we went for a ride and ended up saving two manatees", he wrote. "Unfortunately with manatees, they are accustomed to being tidally stranded at times". In a post on Facebook, he described how he made the discovery, saying he was f...

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  • Supporters, opponents of Saakashvili flock to Polish border before his arrival
Supporters, opponents of Saakashvili flock to Polish border before his arrival

Then late Sunday evening, Saakashvili, 49, resurfaced in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, appearing before reporters alongside the city's mayor, Andrei Sadovyi. Tens of Ukrainian opposition MPs have also come to the border to meet Saakashvili and facilitate his crossing of the border, the former Odessa governor said.

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  • First Ever Tropical Storm Warning For Atlanta As Irma Hits Florida
First Ever Tropical Storm Warning For Atlanta As Irma Hits Florida

For Lee, Russell, Barbour, Harris, Muscogee, Chattahoochee, Stewart, Webster, Marion, Troup, Meriwether, Talbot, Taylor, Schley and Sumter Counties: 45-55 miles per hour sustained winds are possible with gusts up to 70mph. The weather will be breezy today and tonight, but the winds will really begin to pick up during the afternoon Monday. B...

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  • Hurricane Irma shifts west but could bring rain and tornadoes to NC
Hurricane Irma shifts west but could bring rain and tornadoes to NC

Winds in southeast Alabama could be 45-55 miles per hour sustained and gust up to 65 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service in Tallahassee. The National Hurricane Center predicted the storm would cross Monday into southwest Georgia, where a hurricane warning was in effect for a large rural area including the cities of Albany...

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  • Three and out: IN 34, Virginia 17
Three and out: IN 34, Virginia 17

Instead, the Cavaliers got a 7-yard score on a pass from Benkert to Joe Reed, trimming the Hoosiers' lead to 27-17 with 12:45 left. "He's my hero, and I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for him", Allen said. "I've got to do a better job of giving those guys a chance to go up and get it", Benkert said. Benkert threw the ball 66 times, completing 39 for...

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  • Hurricane Irma Carves Path of Destruction in Caribbean
Hurricane Irma Carves Path of Destruction in Caribbean

Princess Juliana Airport in St Maarten, where planes swoop low over a beach as they land and take off, has been ripped apart by the 185 miles per hour winds. The Dutch navy, which has two ships stationed off the coast of the island, tweeted images gathered by helicopter showing damaged houses, hotels and boats.

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  • Latest on Hurricane Irma: Expected impacts in Tennessee Valley
Latest on Hurricane Irma: Expected impacts in Tennessee Valley

The state is still preparing for additional traffic as the result of evacuations in southern states, particularly Florida, but no excessive overflow is expected. Power outages and downed trees are possible, according to the NWS. Regardless of its track, all of Florida will likely experience damaging winds, rains, flooding and possibly tornadoes.

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  • PM Modi hails all-women global journey by Naval officers
PM Modi hails all-women global journey by Naval officers

Nirmala Sitharaman who took charge as the Defence Minister on Thursday said her priorities were military preparedness, "Make in India" and welfare of soldiers and their families. INSV Tarini, a 55-foot sailing vessel has been built by M/s Aquarius Shipyard Pvt Ltd, Goa, and was inducted into the Indian Navy earlier this year.

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  • Hurricane Irma: Dutch PM says St Martin is now unreachable
Hurricane Irma: Dutch PM says St Martin is now unreachable

Local cameras on scene at those island locations captured the devastation the storm - which is expected to barrel into Puerto Rico and later, the Florida coast - left behind. The storm struck the area with winds of up to 185 miles per hour. Hurricane Irma is leaving a trail of destruction in its wake as it rips through the Caribbean.

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  • Ex-husband arrested in realtor's disappearance before Harvey
Ex-husband arrested in realtor's disappearance before Harvey

McDowell, a 37-year-old Realtor and mother of two, went missing August 25, the day Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas. The search resumed Thursday and the body was found Saturday. "I knew immediately she was deceased", McDowell's friend Morgan Raimondi told the Houston Chronicle. Floodwaters and rain hampered the pursuit, yet experts follo...

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  • Hurricane Irma is literally sucking the water away from shorelines
Hurricane Irma is literally sucking the water away from shorelines

As the storm gobbles water towards its center, it gets pulled from its surroundings. The most powerful hurricane ever recorded over the Atlantic Ocean has battered several Caribbean islands, leaving Barbuda and St. Wayne Neely, a forecaster with the Bahamas Department of Meteorology, wrote in a post on Facebook that this phenomenon previously o...

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  • Putin says sanctions, pressure alone won't resolve N.Korea crisis
Putin says sanctions, pressure alone won't resolve N.Korea crisis

Such measures should include completely cutting off the oil supply to the impoverished North, Moon has said . Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov was not immediately available for comment. She urged the 15-member Security Council to impose the "strongest possible" sanctions to deter him and shut down his trading partners. Russian Federation an...

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  • Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated U.S. military equipment: Donald Trump
Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated U.S. military equipment: Donald Trump

Mr Putin said he believes US President Donald Trump's administration is willing to defuse tensions over North Korea's nuclear ambitions. In the past, talks with the North have failed to prevent it from advancing its weapons program for long , and the US has accused Pyongyang of cheating on an earlier agreement.

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  • Putin says Trump not his
Putin says Trump not his "bride"

South Korea's Unification Ministry said on Wednesday it was still expecting more activity from the North. The test on Sunday of what Pyongyang described as a hydrogen bomb demonstrated North Korea's "accelerating and unprecedented campaign" of unlawful missile launches and nuclear tests, the alliance said in a strongly worded statement.

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  • NASA sees Tropical Storm Katia develop near Mexico's east coast
NASA sees Tropical Storm Katia develop near Mexico's east coast

National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The image showed powerful bands of thunderstorms around the center of circulation but the storm's eye was not visible. No tropical storm watches remain in effect, either. Katia is expected to reach the coastline of oil-producing Veracruz state sometime between Friday and Saturday as a category 1 hurricane...

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  • Racist Heckler in Canada Confuses Sikh Politician With Muslim, Video Goes Viral
Racist Heckler in Canada Confuses Sikh Politician With Muslim, Video Goes Viral

And we've seen that being highlighted many times in the case of the very popular Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh , a New Democratic Party ( NDP ) member who is now campaigning to head the party. Love conquers all. Sure it does. "Don' touch me." she went on, as bystanders tried to remove her from the hall before threatening to call the police.

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  • Senate approves aid bill for Harvey
Senate approves aid bill for Harvey

The revised legislation returns to the House for another vote. The must-do legislation would provide money to government agencies through December 8, eliminating the threat of a government shutdown when the new fiscal year starts next month.

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  • Suu Kyi told she does not deserve freedom of Dublin over Rohingya
Suu Kyi told she does not deserve freedom of Dublin over Rohingya

And who is Myanmar's political leader at this precise moment in time? He said Aung San Suu Kyi should surrender the noble prize "as she has lost the moral and legal right to claim to be peace preacher". Recently, Myanmar's government has been facing mounting worldwide condemnation for the army's crackdown on the Rohingyas, which is perceived ...

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  • Trump Signs Into Law Hurricane Harvey Aid, US Debt Limit Increase
Trump Signs Into Law Hurricane Harvey Aid, US Debt Limit Increase

The deal worked out between Democratic leaders and Trump gives lawmakers until December to work on a long-term and more far-reaching accord, averting - at least for now - the drama of recent years surrounding the debt ceiling. Should the government exceed that ceiling, it would soon become unable to meet its financial obligations, potentially tri...

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  • Hurricane Harvey fundraiser created by former United States presidents
Hurricane Harvey fundraiser created by former United States presidents

Harvey , which came ashore on August 25 and became the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years, has killed more than 60 people, displaced more than 1 million others and damaged some 203,000 homes in a path of destruction stretching for more than 300 miles (480 km).

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