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Hurricane Irma makes landfall in central Cuba

Petersburg - not Miami or even Tampa - to a direct hit. Jose and Irma as of Saturday morning were the only two hurricanes in the Atlantic. "We are running out of time". Dutch Navy commander Peter Jan de Vin said it was "an illusion" that islanders could prepare properly for Jose's arrival. In a message the people of the BVI , governor Gus Jaspert said: "I come to you with a heavy heart after experiencing and observing the extent of devastation caused by Hurricane Irma ".

At least five dead as heavy rain, floods lash Italy

The grandfather, who lived on an upper floor, managed to bring the little girl to safety, returned to try to save the rest of the family, and perished, local media reported. He said the government had underestimated the danger, issuing a code orange alert for the region rather than red. An orange alert means "intense weather that is unsafe to people and things".

Airlines Scramble to Address Price Hikes and Heavy Demand Ahead of Irma

JetBlue said it reduced fares to $99 to $159 one-way for remaining seats on flights leaving the hurricane's path including Florida and locations in the Caribbean. Expedia spokeswoman Sarah Gavin said her company couldn't replicate the woman's story because one of the flights had sold out. On top of additional flights, several airlines announced they were waiving fees or setting price caps on flights in and out of areas affected by the storm.

Team India for first 3 ODIs against Australia announced, Yadav-Shami return

Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami , who were rested after the Sri Lanka Test series, have been recalled. With Australia set to play the Ashes in November, there were suggestions that the limited-overs series against India , comprising five ODIs and three T20s, wasn't ideal preparation.

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after Birmingham stabbing

Around 150 people were in the New Jerusalem Apostolic Church in Aston for the Sunday morning service while a man with "a large kitchen knife" came in. "Three members were injured and were taken to hospital". Early indications suggested the offender and victim knew each other and it was a targeted attack, the force said.

Richard Branson is "safe and well" after riding out Hurricane Irma

This is all true information. Necker , which Branson purchased in 1978, not only serves as the billionaire's home, but also operates as a small luxury resort. "I've been thinking a lot about my old neighborhood in St. Croix, where I recently took my kids", Duncan wrote for the site that features articles by current and former professional athletes.

USA calls for United Nations vote on new North Korea sanctions

On Sunday, French President Emmanuel Macron called on the UN to "quickly react" to North Korea's nuclear tests and urged the European Union to come up with a "clear and united" response. "The recent test of the H-bomb is the great victory won by the Korean people at the cost of their blood while tightening their belts in the arduous period", the Guardian quoted Kim as saying.

Five injured in shooting outside New Orleans nightclub

As they ran for safety, they realized they'd been shot, NOPD said. But doctors determine that one woman who thought she had been wounded had not been shot. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP. Tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward.

Cooper declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma

Cooper added that those resources would be shifted from eastern North Carolina towards the central and particularly the western area of the state. Make a plan, know where you would evacuate and make a route. Sunday and Tampa about 2 a.m. Monday , according to the National Hurricane Center . Cooper expressed sympathy with those already suffering with the aftermath of the devastating storm.

National Weather Service issues tornado watch, warning for Southwest Florida

Tornadoes were also detected in Miramar and Davie. At 12:22 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Carnestown, or near Chokoloskee, moving west southwest at 40 miles per hour. A funnel cloud formed off Fort Lauderdale Beach around 6 p.m. just as tornado warnings were issued throughout Broward County. CBS Boston's Mike Lacrosse got another look at it.

Category 1 Hurricane Katia makes landfall in Mexico

National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. According to meteorologists, Hurricane Katia will cause serious damage in the center-north of the state of Veracruz. Officials in Veracruz warned that Katia could cause landslides and flooding, and they urged people to evacuate vulnerable areas. Katia is the 11th named storm this Atlantic hurricane season and follows Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Jose .

More than 50 animals found tethered to trees in Florida county

Director of Animal Care Diane Suave told WPTV , "They are left in a yard, in a pen they can not escape from or tethered to trees or poles". Hurricane Irma is a powerful hurricane with winds of up to 125 miles per hour at this time. "We are asking the public, if it is safe, consider sheltering any animals you see left outside", she said. Animal Care and Control officials were appalled at the abuse, and said they will make sure the abandoned dogs get new homes and are not returned to the ...

Supreme Court asks government for detailed reply on deportation of Rohingyas

The development also coincides with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-day visit to Myanmar where he is slated to discuss the deportation issue along with various other topics. The matter came up yesterday before a bench of India's Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud which asked Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to take instructions from the federal government about its response to the petition which has challenged the deportation decision on ...

British Suspect Iran Or Russia May Have Helped N. Korea Nuclear Program

The German Chancellor drew attention to the negotiations on the Iranian nuclear program, in which Germany had participated alongside the five veto-voters in the UN Security Council. It was a "long but important period of diplomacy", which had come to a "good end" a year ago. Tehran ultimately agreed to cut back its nuclear program and submit to inspections.

Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates Hold Rating for Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)

Shares of Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) traded down 0.308% during trading on Friday, hitting $76.155. Shares of Dollar General Corporation ( NYSE DG ) opened at 75.56 on Friday. Cibc Asset Management reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corp. Veritas Mgmt Llp stated it has 3,750 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings.

American Historian Nancy Dupree Dies In Kabul At Age 89

A fixture in the social scene of Kabul during the 1970s, a now-vanished world of smart cocktail parties and mini-dresses, they were forced to leave in 1978 after the Soviet-backed government accused Louis Dupree of being a spy. During her time in Peshawar, Dupree preserved government and non-government documents relating to Afghanistan's history and culture during the Soviet invasion when many priceless books were sold to be used for fuel.

Trump says China agrees with US on North Korea

China's state media outlet, CCTV, said Wednesday that Xi expressed China's commitment to denuclearize the Korean peninsula and called for a peaceful settlement during their phone call earlier in the day. In a telephonic conversation with his USA counterpart, Donald Trump, he exchanged views on the current situation on the Korean peninsula. "But we will not be putting up with what's happening in North Korea", Trump told reporters at the White House.

Peaceful Afghanistan in Pakistan's best interest: CJCSC General Zubair Hayat

The CJCSC was addressing a ceremony organised by World Congress for Overseas Pakistanis in London on Friday where he reflected on various subjects such as the relations between the United Kingdom and Pakistan and peace in Afghanistan. Stability, security, peace in Afghanistan is fundamental to the security of Pakistan, he added. While expressing the solidarity with innocent Kashmiris and their peaceful struggle to get freedom, he said that India is committing ceasefire violations and killing ...

Second Woman Charged Over Botched Breast Surgery Death

Ms Huang suffered cardiac arrest during the procedure and was rushed to hospital in a critical condition but died two days later . Officers from the Redfern Local Area Command arrested Ms Fu at 10am on Thursday, and charged her with manslaughter, using a poison to endanger life, and hindering an investigation into a serious indictable offence.

Putin calls for North Korea talks, says sanctions not working

In response to the latest tests , the South Korean Navy announced Tuesday it conducted live-fire drills off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula to check its "immediate operational readiness" after the country's Air Force and Army conducted their own joint drills.

Palaszczuk lauds Gold Coast Logies win

In a spine-melting backflip, Today host Karl Stefanovic has revealed that he's not going to boycott the Logies due to their move from Melbourne to the Gold Coast . "I could turn around and say that it's fitting because it's a tacky industry coming to a tacky city, it goes hand-in-hand", he said on Monday. Samuel Johnson won last year's Gold Logie.

US Walker Cup team looks to change its foursomes fortunes

But he was getting hole-by-hole alerts on his phone. Four U.S. players overcame deficits to win; the Americans won 26 holes on the back nine to only 10 for their opponents. "We knew it would get firmer", Ghim said, like just by being in the sun, but with the roll, I mean it was like concrete.... "We need 13 points and we've got four".

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.22 (RPT)

The stock increased 0.34% or $0.39 on September 8, reaching $114.44. As a result using moving averages can be random at times the market appears to respect SMA support/resistance and trade signals, and other times it shows no deference. The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 1.98% and Monthly Volatility of 2.06%. Lombardia Capital Partners Llc, a California-based fund reported 520,639 shares.#img1#.

Gardaí Make Arrest In Relation To Cork Shooting

A dog was killed and a four-wheel drive vehicle was damaged during the incident, which happened at around 1am. A number of shots were fired from a shotgun, it's reported. Gardaí were able to trace a auto used by the gunman to a house in the Kanturk area and armed members of the Regional Support Unit surrounded the house after recovering a gun in the vehicle.

Pilot from Thunder Bay, Ontario killed in Manitoba plane crash, RCMP says

Andrews Airport about 4:30 a.m. The crash of a Beechcraft Musketeer happened on Highway 8 near Parkdale Road and McPhillips Road and caused the closure of Highway 8 to and from Gimli for several hours. RCMP say a plane that crashed near a small airport north of Winnipeg , killing the pilot, had been taken without the owner's consent. "We do know he was an experienced pilot and he did have a license and that he has flown this aircraft before", Bilodeau said.

Hamas chief visits Egypt for the first time since his election

Saturday marks the first time Egypt has allowed Ismail Haniyeh to leave the Gaza Strip since he was elected the Palestinian group's chief in May. Haniyeh's visit to Egypt could be a way of bypassing Ramallah's own blockade on Gaza. For much of the last decade, Egypt has joined Israel in enforcing a crippling blockade that has deprived the enclave's roughly two million inhabitants of most basic commodities, including food, fuel and medicine.

S.Korea: N.Korean provocations complicate situation on Korean peninsula

North Korea's recent activities - sending a ballistic missile over northern Japan in late August and conducting its most powerful nuclear test yet last Sunday, which Pyongyang says was a hydrogen bomb test, have significantly raised tensions in the region.

More than 50 animals found abandoned in Florida county

Palm Beach County Animal Care reported 23 dogs were found on Friday and 26 dogs were found Saturday tied to trees and parked cars. "They are left in a yard, in a pen they can not escape from or tethered to trees or poles", she said. It Takes A Village volunteers say they are working with families coming to the Tri-State from Florida who are bringing their dogs with them and need fosters.

Putin and Abe shared Judo Passion

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, following his meeting with President Putin in Vladivostok yesterday, said although previous projects between Russian Federation and South Korea had not been developed, "we made a decision to develop the projects that may be implemented in the near future, primarily the projects in the Far East".

IL gets past Western Kentucky

I'm obviously not in a good mood right now but we'll watch the film and move on to La Tech next week". Both teams went three-and-out on their opening possession. A targeting penalty and a late hit penalty followed each catch, and all of a sudden WKU found themselves at the IL 12 yard line with 1:03 to play in the first half.

NCHC Frozen Faceoff moves to Xcel Energy Center

Financial terms of the agreement with the Target Center weren't immediately available. "The NCHC is excited about our new partnership with Xcel Energy Center and Minnesota Sports and Entertainment", NCHC commissioner Josh Fenton said in a statement.

Moon Tells Putin N. Korea Situation Could Become Uncontrollable

Ahead of his meeting with Putin, Moon said the situation could get out of hand if North Korea's missile and nuclear tests aren't stopped. On Tuesday, Japan's Minister of Defense said that North Korea's sixth and most recent nuclear test was more powerful than originally thought, as the blast possessed a yield much larger than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945.

Methuen Fatal Hit-and-Run-Suspect Arrested

The girl's stepfather, Efrain Candelario, told the Herald he was crossing Broadway near Kirk Street with his stepdaughter, Jadee Soto , about 9:45 p.m. "Tonight is a bittersweet moment for myself, as well as all those involved", Captain Randy Haggar said at a news conference at the police station. The child's death sparked an outpouring of grief.

Suspect sought in nine bank robberies across Santa Barbara, LA counties

Authorities have deemed the serial robber the "Seasoned Bandit". Federal investigators say they are seeking the Seasoned Bandit for at least nine bank robberies that have occurred since April 2017. - Thursday Apr. 27: The Montecito Bank & Trust in Carpinteria. - Thursday Aug. 10: A couple of minutes after 5 p.m., a lone male walked into the California Credit Union on Magic Mountain Parkway.

China's Military Practices For 'Surprise Attack' Over Sea Near Korea

While it is usual for the Chinese military to hold drills in the Bohai Sea off its northeastern coast, the timing of Tuesday's exercise has drawn special attention. However it remained unclear whether China would be willing to back, or enforce, new sanctions at the UN Security Council, where it is a veto-wielding permanent member.

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