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FPL president/CEO: Nine million people could be without power from Hurricane Irma

Storms have been known to cross the Atlantic Ocean, although they tend to dissipate as they travel into cooler regions. He emphasized that the company plans to continue to operate its plants during the storm, as long as it is safe, and get it back up as soon as possible.

Teen who sexted with Anthony Weiner says it all happened 'very fast'

As Radar readers know, the texting scandal in which Huma Abedin's husband was involved in sent Hillary Clinton's campaign into a whirlwind of unwanted drama. The 15-year-old girl who Anthony Weiner pled guilty to sexting-months after his inappropriate online relationship blew up the 2016 election-recently sat down for her first television interview.

Biss drops lieutenant gov running mate over Israel stance

IL governor candidate Daniel Bliss has dropped Carlos Ramirez-Rosa as his running mate following Rosa's alleged support of a Palestinian group calling to boycott Israel. Chuck Jefferson. She said the two hope to use their middle and working class backgrounds to stand out from the growing list of Democrats running for governor.

Pakistan Army Chief Confirms Death Sentence To 4 Terrorists

The names of the convicts are as follows: Riaz Ahmad, Hafeezur Rehman, Mohammad Saleem and Qifayatullah. The convicts were involved in offences of terrorism, including the killing of civilians, attacking law enforcement agencies and armed forces.

CBP Announces Contract Awards for 'Other Materials' Border Wall Prototypes

CBP's decision on the " other materials " Request for Proposal (RFP) is the second and final decision related to selection of prototype designs for the border wall. He said Democrats and others who oppose the wall are "obstructionists". " Trump is willing to throw environmental protections out the window to fulfill his divisive and destructive campaign promise", Segee's statement said.

Judge removes order preventing removal of Dallas Lee statue

Today, with our nation beset by subversive groups and propaganda which seeks to destroy our national unity, we can look for inspiration to the lives of Lee and Jackson to remind us to be resolute and determined in preserving our sacred institutions.

All sunshine for Harvey and Irma, married 75 years

Harvey Schluter is 104 years old, and Irma is 92. Harvey Schluter proposed when Irma was still in high school, and the couple were Wednesday in 1942 in Washington state. "It's really unusual to have our names attached to the hurricanes", she said. In recent days, two massive hurricanes have emerged from the Atlantic with a direct target of the Southeastern United States.

Donald Trump: Military action against North Korea 'not my first choice'

Describing the call with Xi as a "very, very frank and very strong phone call", Trump said that he and Xi are on the same page. China will not allow chaos and war on the Korean Peninsula, he said. On Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin did not offer support to the idea of blocking North Korea's oil imports. Shotaro Yachi, Japan's National Security Advisor, is regarded as being the strategist for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Suspect arrested following active shooter situation at OH high school

Ian Addis, a ninth grader at the school says he heard one shot. Police closed off the area surrounding the school and searched the building. "It drops your heart", said Jessica Chavis, whose twin nephews attend Scioto. The school serves emotionally-challenged children in grades 6 through 12. Most of the staff are intervention specialists-allowing them to utilize behavior modification techniques to produce positive results, the local station noted.

Palace issues reminder to parents amid spate of teen deaths

The President's spokesman added the ongoing Senate investigation on the alleged police killings indicates the government is "rethinking the way we do things". The administration has received flak from local and global human-rights group for allegedly endorsing the murder of suspected drug criminals in the name of the war on drugs .

United Nations mulls U.S. push for North Korea oil embargo, textile export ban

The US had indicated that if the resolution is not passed when the Security Council meets next Monday it may impose its own sanctions unilaterally. Commercial satellite imagery, obtained the day after the test, appears to show numerous landslides throughout the nuclear test site and beyond, according to an analyst report on the 38 North website.

Florida State, University of Florida cancel weekend games for Hurricane Irma

Savannah, Ga. (WJCL)- A cold front is slicing through SC and Georgia this afternoon with scattered thunderstorms for the area, until the front clears our coast later tonight. The National Weather Service is predicting Hurricane Irma will move westward over the mountains. Officials in Clearwater say they are continuing to monitor the track of Irma, and are advising residents in the city to take a look and finalize their hurricane preparedness plans.

Governor Deal declares state of emergency ahead of Irma

Three Delta flights to Atlanta are scheduled for Thursday , departing at 7:05 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 5:50 p.m. Monroe County spokeswoman Cammy Clark said in a news release that all commercial flights will then be canceled until further notice.

Hurricane Irma prompts move of nine huge aircraft to Scott

In addition to serving as a staging area, the Montgomery Air Force base is also offering a haven for equipment and military personnel fleeing the storm. and 6 p.m.at the David Grant U.S. Air Force Medical Center auditorium and the Building 381 auditorium. His mother and father traveled to Nevada on Wednesday to join his wife and other family members, the newspaper reported.

The flight that raced Hurricane Irma and won

Get what you need today in this early-morning email. They do have some family that was in the area of the Puerto Rico that was hit harder. However, she said, it's possible some of these generators may not perform as well as others, making the storm a major test of PRASA's emergency planning.

DeVos Wants New Guidelines For Handling Campus Sex Assault Allegations

Specifically, DeVos declared that "the era of "rule by letter" is over", referencing the Obama era set of guidelines laid out in a 2011 memorandum referred to as the " Dear Colleague Letter ". "Well, that's the intention, and we've begun the process to do so", DeVos responded. "That's a staggering statistic", said Janine D'Anniballe, director of trauma services for the Boulder organization Moving to End Sexual Assault.

Hurricane Katia Makes Landfall on Mexico's Gulf Coast

AccuWeather Hurricane Expert Dan Kottlowski says Hurricane Katia is slowly moving inland and is expected to hit between Tampico and Veracruz tonight. Isolated maximum amounts of 25 inches are possible in northern Veracruz , eastern Hidalgo , Puebla , and San Luis Potosi . The western quadrant of the storm was over the east coast state of Veracruz , Mexico .

Force not Trump's first option on North Korea

The proposed package of measures would be the strongest yet against North Korea , which is barred under United Nations resolutions from developing nuclear or missile technology. "Any new actions taken by the global community against the DPRK should serve the objective of curbing the DPRK's nuclear and missile programmes, while at the same time be conducive to restarting dialogue and consultation", he said, referring to North Korea by the initials of its official name, the ...

Grandmother claims she put girl, 9, in cage to keep her safe

Deputies went to the home and located the kennel, which measured 4 feet 10 inches in height, 8 feet in length and 4 feet in width. It was also learned that the dog kennel was padlocked "to prevent the child from escaping". Schmaling said the girl spent at least 12 hours every day - sometimes more - in the cage, which is less than 5ft high and and covered a floor space of 8ft by 4ft.

Huskers prepare for OR noise

Scott was backed up at nose tackle by freshman Austin Faoliu. "Now I look at every play and fundamentally how do we play defense", Leavitt told the Register-Guard. Nebraska's new 3-4 defense looked exhausted and confused at times during the first half, but rallied in the second half to make enough plays to secure the victory.

NC governor, officials detail how state is preparing for storm

Hunting Island, Knowls Island, Knowles Island and Tullifini Island. "Because if you lived downtown and toward the south of the county, you did not experience a Category 4 storm", said Haynes, claiming that only those living north of Charleston city limits experienced the "true Hugo".

Father dies after being shot in the face in Fairmount

Gerard Grandzol , 38, was murdered on the 1500 block of Melon Street around 8 p.m., around the corner from Fairmount Avenue and Broad Street, while his 2-year-old daughter were inside the vehicle. Small said police believe Grandzol's wallet was stolen and that the motive behind the shooting was robbery. A St. Joseph's University alum who was highly involved in the community, Grandzol volunteered for Project HOME, served on a neighborhood organization and belonged to various civic groups.

Community advised of military flyover before Penn State-Pitt game

While Pitt still looks like a distant runner-up to the likes of Clemson, Louisville, Florida State and Miami in the ACC this season, Penn State is now ranked fourth in the nation by the AP Poll, and has serious College Football Playoff aspirations.

Donald Trump Trust Ethics Attorney's Wife Busted Having Sex with Jail Inmate

Teresa's husband is Bobby R. Burchfield , who was retained in January as an ethics advisory for the Donald J. Trump Revocable Trust . "During the investigation on Tuesday afternoon, September 5, 2017, detectives discovered an inmate and a female in the rear seat of a vehicle in a parking lot adjacent to the detention center facility", the sheriff's office said in a press release.

Hungarian PM Orban says Will Fight after EU Ruling on Migrant Quota

Paving the way for a further political clashes, he said: 'The real battle is only just beginning'. In a written response to Orban, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker also reminded the Hungarian leader that his country was the largest recipient of EU developments funds in terms of gross domestic product, with the 25 billion euros allocated in 2014-2020 totaling over 3 percent of Hungary's GDP.

Putin Wants To Build Ground Transport Link Between Russia And Japan

The 28-mile bridge would stretch between Cape Crillon on Sakhalin and Cape Soya on Hokkaido. President Vladimir Putin spoke of plans to build a bridge connecting Russian Federation to Japan in a bid to resolve tensions over a chain of disputed Pacific islands, the state-run news agency TASS reported Thursday.

State's leading research university sees all-time record enrollment

In addition, freshmen retention rates have increased by an additional 4 percent. Figures provided by Josh Norman, associate vice president for enrollment management, showed that the first-time domestic graduate students increased from 243 in fall 2016 to 316 this fall, traditional transfer students increased from 404 to 480, and worldwide undergraduates increased from 41 to 42.

New Russian Ambassador Told Trump Russia Wants Better Relations With US

US officials have not yet commented on the ambassador's meeting with Trump. Russian Federation wants to improve bilateral relations with the United States. But, even prior to the latest diplomatic dispute, several issues have prevented much progress in bilateral ties. The U.S. Congress enacted legislation tightening sanctions against Moscow for its alleged interference in the U.S.

Out-of-Staters May Have Won New Hampshire for Clinton, Data Suggest

A volunteer poll worker simply accepts a modicum of identification and takes the voter at his word that he's a USA citizen resident of the state who is eligible to vote. 6540 individuals registered to vote on November 8, 2016 using an out-of-state driver's license. The secretary of state sent letters to all of them, and the U.S.

Kadakampally denied permission to visit China

Paving the way for a possible tussle between the Kerala government and the Centre, the Ministry of External Affairs has reportedly denied permission to a Kerala Minister to visit China. Kadakampally accused the BJP-led Union Government of being "shallow-hearted and playing petty politics". How can they be so shallow-hearted and play petty politics? In the letter he has asked to reconsider the decision and issue political clearance for Kadakampally's travel to China for the event.

Bannon: Christie lost spot in Trump admin over 'Access Hollywood' response

Trump's former chief strategist gave his first major interview after leaving the administration to 60 Minutes . The leaked video featured a conversation between Trump, then a reality television star, and the show's host, Billy Bush , talking in vulgar terms about women.

Strongest quake in a century hits Mexico, with at least 26 dead

That is the same as a devastating 1985 natural disaster that killed more than 10,000 people in Mexico City - the country's most destructive ever. The quake struck off Mexico's far southern Pacific coast just before midnight Thursday night, about 100 kilometers from the town of Tonala, according to Mexican authorities.

Haley: I turned down Trump's offer to be secretary of state

Haley told CNN's "New Day" after the incident that she had a "personal conversation" with Trump about his comments, but said she would "leave it at that". If we put them on either side, that side would be angry.' They gave me a beach ball and sent me on my way. "So how do you turn that down?" Marco Rubio (R-FL) and threw her weight behind Sen.

Jimmy Kimmel books Sean Spicer for 1st late-night gig

Both Spicer and Priebus worked closely with Trump when they served in the administration, and Hicks has always been one of the president's most trusted advisers. As part of his investigation, Mueller is reportedly looking into whether Trump fired Comey in an effort to stymie the FBI's investigation into his campaign.

Indian Army Plans to Induct 800 Female Officers in Military Police

Lieutenant General Kumar said the decision would also help investigate allegations of gender-specific crimes. He said the Army had established two artificial reproductive technique centres for the benefit of childless couples in the force.

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