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Hurricane Irma is pulling water off Florida's coast before the flooding

Close to 600,000 homes and businesses were without power as of Sunday morning, according to utilities. Petersburg area, once thought to be relatively safe from harm, suddenly found itself in the storm's crosshairs. The monster storm, which arrived in Florida as a Category 4 hurricane, has toppled at least three constructions cranes - two over downtown Miami and one in Fort Lauderdale.

Yes Cancel Yestival Tour Following Tragedy

Virgil was also a respected musician, a drummer in the band Little Barrie , famed for penning the Netflix theme song for the show " Better Call Saul ". Virgil played drums, and sang and played keyboards (with older brother Dylan taking over drums) on his father's 1993 album The Grand Scheme of Things .

Backed force plans council for Syria's Deir Ezzor

The operation to fully liberate Deir ez-Zor is still underway with the Syrian army fighting Daesh terrorists in the southern part of the city, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The airstrikes hit displacement camps on the western bank of Euphrates river as well as boats sailing toward the eastern bank of the river, said the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Woman's torso found floating near Oshawa Harbour

Police say the coroner's office has conducted a preliminary examination at the scene and found signs of trauma. Tudos added that the homicide unit has been called in to investigate. Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact Det. Short (ext. 5407) of the DRPS Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520. Anonymous tips can be left using Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Are Analysts Bullish about Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) after last week?

Finally, Assetmark Inc. raised its stake in shares of Delphi Automotive PLC by 3.1% during the 1st quarter. More important recent Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Ecofin Ltd Buys First Solar Inc, Delphi Automotive PLC, Algonquin Power ..." on August 18, 2017, also Zacks.com published article titled: "Delphi Automotive (DLPH) Up 5.7% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue?", Detroitnews.com published: "Delphi partners with Innoviz on ...

Aaron Finch ruled out of Board President's XI

In front of a boisterous local crowd, the Steve Smith-led side hammered BP XI as its bowlers and batsmen got the workout they needed in the lead up to Sunday's encounter against India. Here is everything you need to know about the warm-up match between Board President's XI and Australia . The New South Wales' southpaw cut, pulled and drove his way to a half-century before edging one to Goswami behind the stumps.

Delhi Shocker! Man beaten up by five people for speaking in English

Varun Gulati, a resident of Noida, had come to the five-star hotel in Connaught Place to drop off his friend Aman in his friend Daksh's vehicle, said police. According to the victim, they thrashed him and left in a auto, but Gulati noted down the vehicle number, which helped the police get hold of the perpetrators.

Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS)?

The shares were sold at an average price of $59.10, for a total value of $1,773,000.00. Principal Financial Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Discover Financial Services by 492.6% during the 2nd quarter. Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at -, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry's average.

Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall in Mexico

Hurricane Irma is a Category 5 hurricane, and was approaching Grand Turk island early Thursday evening. Storms of Category 3 and above are defined as major hurricanes. Millions of Florida residents were ordered to evacuate after the storm killed 21 people in the eastern Caribbean and left catastrophic destruction in its wake.

Irma Weakens After Hard Hits on Caribbean, Florida

Crews worked to clear the single highway that connects the island chain with the mainland, inspecting dozens of bridges. A few hours later, it was downgraded again to Category 2, with maximum sustained wind gusts of 110 mph (175 kph), the National Hurricane Center reported in Miami .

Hope Hicks to serve as White House communications director permanently

Hicks took over the role in August, over two weeks after Anthony Scaramucci was sacked from the post after 11 days. Hicks' relationship with Trump began while she was working for Hiltzik Strategies, a NY public relations firm founded by Matthew Hiltzik, a longtime Hillary Clinton supporter.

US Proposes Military Ties With Myanmar Amid Rohingya Crisis

Protest leader Ibrahim Sarsour said the crowd gathered to condemn what he called "atrocities" committed by the Myanmar government. They also note that this maneuver represents another clear gesture of Washington's "Pivot to Asia" policy aimed at containing China and, in the process, turning a blind eye to blatant human rights violations and global law.

United Nations warns Myanmar situation 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing'

Suu Kyi has repeatedly denied accusations of human rights abuses against the Rohingya , and in April denied to the BBC that ethnic cleansing was taking place. Attacks by Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) militants on police posts and an army base in the northwestern state of Rakhine on August 25 provoked a military counter-offensive.

China lodges protest with S. Korea over deployment of THAAD launchers

Early on Monday, some 8,000 South Korean police had been deployed to the area to maintain order and to pave the way for the arrival of 10 U.S. military vehicles carrying equipment for the four remaining THAAD launchers . South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said his country expects its northern neighbor to test-fire the type of long-range missile created to deliver a nuclear warhead to far-off places such as the United States on Saturday, an important North Korean holiday.

Three Hurricanes Irma, Jose, Katia in Atlantic Region Together

However, Jose is coming behind Hurricane Irma , a unsafe Category 5 hurricane that the National Hurricane Center is calling "potentially catastrophic". CNN's Leyla Santiago, in the capital of San Juan, said there were already power outages as strong winds lashed the island and the center of the storm moved just off the northeast coast.

Putin: Trump administration willing to defuse North Korea tensions

While Putin reiterated Moscow's opposition to new sanctions against North Korea , he told reporters he had assured South Korean President Moon Jae-in that Moscow condemns North Korea's nuclear test and thinks it "flagrantly violates" worldwide law.

Shelters opening for out-of-state Irma evacuees

Those winds could still inundate coastal areas with storm surge amplified by unusually high tides. Rain is expected to start falling in the region Monday , with more than 3 inches forecast to fall in Asheville according to the National Weather Service.

UN Security Council passes toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea

Ethiopia's United Nations mission, the current Security Council president, said late Sunday that members would vote on a North Korea resolution following a meeting Monday afternoon on implementing existing sanctions against the North Korean government.

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Centrica PLC (CPYYY) to Hold

The Company's segments include Energy Supply & Services-UK & Ireland, Energy Supply & Services-North America, Connected Home, Distributed Energy & Power, Energy Marketing & Trading, Exploration & Production, Central Power Generation and Centrica Storage.

UK lawmakers back government's proposed timetable for debate of EU withdrawal bill

Instead, she has adopted her normal blinkered approach and forced through a Bill that will need extensive amendment and improvement in a whole range of areas. "For months, we have been constructively attempting to restore devolution in Northern Ireland with the primary focus of mitigating the impact of Brexit on people here", he said.

Child sex offenders to face tough new sentencing under landmark bill

The announcement came months after Canberra introduced tough new laws hailed as a "world first" to cancel the passports of convicted paedophiles, preventing them from travelling overseas. The bill stops judges from using the offender's "standing in the community" to discount the sentence, if such "standing" was used in the commission of the offence.

Idexx Laboratories Inc (NASDAQ:IDXX) Institutional Investor Sentiment

Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. grew its holdings in shares of IDEXX Laboratories, Inc . Umbra Applied Technologies Group Inc (OTCMKTS:UATG) has 0.00% since September 6, 2016 and is. Therefore 56% are positive. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a "buy" rating and set a $185.00 price target on shares of IDEXX Laboratories in a report on Friday, July 14th.

Egyptian archaeologists discover 3000-year-old tomb of goldsmith

It said a second shaft contained a collection of sarcophagi from the 21st and 22nd dynasties. Jewelry and shabti figurines - which did the work of the deceased in the afterlife - were also found in the tomb, officials said. Youssef points out that this isn't a particular earth-shattering discovery. The discovery took place in the small town of Byron Center on August 31, when contractors for local home building company Eagle Creek Homes LLC stumbled across the bones while preparing the site ...

United Kingdom house prices rose 5.1% in July, says ONS

This represented a £11,000 ($14,600) increase on the same month a year ago and a £2,000 increase on June, the Office for National Statistics said. The average Yorkshire house jumped from £151,000 in July last year to £158,000 in the same month this year - a 4.6% rise.

Hurricane Irma: Naples, Florida mayor says city "dodged" storm surge predictions

He said the ocean side of the island chain was "absolutely smashed", with many boats and homes leveled by more than a day of hurricane force winds. Scott, the governor, said he had received "spotty reports". He also described downed power lines and other debris. "We're hunkered down and riding it out at the moment", Mr Cronin said. NextEra Energy Inc.'s Florida Power & Light utility warned Sunday that some customers may go without power for weeks, and parts of its system may need ...

Death toll from Mexico natural disaster climbs to 95

No Malaysians were affected by the 8.2 Richter scale quake which struck off the coast of the State of Chiapas, 750 kilometres southeast of Mexico City, last Thursday. Sixteen people were reported killed in Chiapas state and four others in neighboring Tabasco from the quake. Numerous fatalities in Oaxaca were in the town of Juchitan, where more than 5,000 homes were destroyed.

Road accident kills 14 on Islamabad-Lahore Motorway

He said the rescue workers and motorway police arrived immediately at the spot following the accident and shifted the dead and injured to a nearby hospital. Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre senior official Dr Seemin Jamali said six of the deceased were brought dead to the hospital while one of the injured succumbed to injuries in the hospital.

Sir Peter Hall, founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, dies aged 86

There will be a private family funeral and details of a memorial service will be announced at a later date. Without him too it's entirely possible that the National Theatre's move to its contentious concrete home on the South Bank in the mid-70s, at a time of industrial unrest, would have ended on a decisive note of disaster.

Hurricane Irma's eyewall reaches Florida Keys

As of 6 a.m., over 5.7 million customers were without power in Florida - that's roughly 58 per cent of all customers in the state. As Irma crashed into the Keys not only did it bring the strong hurricane force winds but also 10+ inches of rain and 3-6+ feet of storm surge leading to widespread flooding of the islands.

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal says bullet train will revolutionise Indian Railways

He said that high speed rail will revolutionise the railways in India and transforms country's transport sector. Outlining the road-map for the Bullet train, Goyal said that once India adopts the train technology, it could start production of low-priced high-speed trains and become an exporter.

NWS: Hurricane Irma could lead to rain, wind, rising rivers in region

Monday: Sunny with a high near 84. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. The NWS does not expect Irma to produce local tornadoes or flooding. Thursday night , the low will be 64. Today: Sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind around 6 miles per hour. Winds out of the north mean that coastal areas should have no storm surge issues.

Hurricane Irma: Is President Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club ready?

Trump has also given Congress six months to resolve the status of individuals who were brought to the US illegally as children after he chose to end an Obama administration program that allowed them to live, work and attend school without fear of being deported.

National Weather Service warns Florida Keys: 'TIME TO HUNKER DOWN'

Forecasters are predicting sustained winds of 30 to 45 miles per hour with gusts of 45 to 60 miles per hour, downed trees and power outages in those areas. Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne estimates reconstruction will cost $100m (£80m). Antigua, Barbuda's sister island and home to about 80,000 people, was spared the brunt of the storm.

Tropical Storm Katia Weakens As It Enters Mexico

The Great Inagua will be the first island in the Bahamas to be impacted by the hurricane - still in category 5 - and large and catastrophic ravages are expected, with a storm of up to 20 feet high. For instance, the more strong winds change direction, the more they prevent a hurricane from organizing. "When dry air comes into the storm, it impedes transfer of heat", Haus said.

North Korea warns U.S. of 'greatest pain' over sanctions

Kim Young-jae, the minister of foreign economic relations of North Korea, recently said that the United States is not interested in a peaceful solution and is "pursuing the only vile goal - war". With previous sanctions resolutions, the US spent weeks and sometimes months negotiating the text with China and then presenting a resolution to the rest of the Security Council for a vote.

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