• Tower Crane Spins As Irma Outer Bands Hit Miami
Tower Crane Spins As Irma Outer Bands Hit Miami

The deputy director of Miami's building department, Maurice Pons, said in the city's statement that he "would not advise staying in a building next to a construction crane during a major hurricane like Irma". People also posted pictures of the cranes. Although Miami will miss the worst of Irma's top winds of 130 miles per hour, the Miami ha...

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  • Saudi crown prince talks with Qatari emir on Gulf crisis
Saudi crown prince talks with Qatari emir on Gulf crisis

In Kuwait , media reports on Thursday focused on the emir's visit to Washington as a sign of the strong relationship the two countries have, including when a US -led coalition expelled occupying Iraqi forces from the small nation during the 1991 Gulf War.

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  • Fans still get plenty of fireworks at UFC 215
Fans still get plenty of fireworks at UFC 215

The pair were originally scheduled to meet at UFC 213 in July earlier this year however the fight was scrapped and rescheduled for UFC 215 when Nunes was hospitalised due to illness just hours before the event. In the co-main event, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos locked in arm-triangle in the first and submitted Neil Magny . ...

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  • Death toll mounts to 61 after Mexico's deadliest quake
Death toll mounts to 61 after Mexico's deadliest quake

More specifically, Mexico , Guatemala , El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras, and Ecuador could be hit by these tsunami waves caused by the natural disaster. A tsunami alert issued for Mexico's Pacific coast, "does not represent a major risk", he said . According to Eduardo Mendoza, senior program manager for Direct Relief, t...

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  • 'Cooperation Between American and Kuwait Has Never Been Stronger'
'Cooperation Between American and Kuwait Has Never Been Stronger'

Following that, a telephone conversation was held between HH the Emir and his brother, HRH Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia , based on coordination of the US President, where they stressed the need to resolve this crisis by sitting down to the dialogue to ensure the unity and stability of the GCC countries.

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  • Lee County public schools closed Monday
Lee County public schools closed Monday

In addition, all school-related activities are canceled for the same period. This decision is being made in an abundance of caution for the safety of our students, parents and staff as SC prepares for the impacts of Hurricane Irma. Jacksonville University said it is monitoring the situation and will announced a decision by 5 p.m. Wednesday on wh...

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  • Viral Video Shows Where Hurricane Irma Literally Dried Up The Ocean
Viral Video Shows Where Hurricane Irma Literally Dried Up The Ocean

This is one of those things - a hurricane strong enough to change the shape of an ocean. The video, posted by user @ Kaydi_K , shows the ocean around the Bahamian island of Long Island literally gone - so gone that the user walked on the ocean floor.

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  • Irma makes the final approach into Florida
Irma makes the final approach into Florida

Sunday is expected to be sunny and dry as high pressure moves into West Michigan and will stay in demand for several days. Irma has weakened a bit this morning due to the interaction with the rugged terrain along the Cuban Coast. The remnants of Irma are forecast to move into west Tennessee by Tuesday of next week. This would bring catastrophi...

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  • Hillary Clinton recalls 'painful' election loss: I drank 'my share of Chardonnay'
Hillary Clinton recalls 'painful' election loss: I drank 'my share of Chardonnay'

The pre-taped Q&A, which aired on Sunday, comes as the former presidential candidate is set to release a tell-all focused on her stunning loss to President Donald Trump . Ten months after her historic election defeat, Clinton is clearly ready to cash in. "We have to send a clear message, just because your child gets across the border, that doesn...

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  • Hurricane Irma heads away from Cuba
Hurricane Irma heads away from Cuba

He said that more shelters would be opened on Saturday. Red Cross shelter coordinator Steve Bayer said most people at shelters are grateful and happy. Some of the webcams have even been connected to separate battery packs in the event power is lost due to infrastructure damage from the storm. "Eye of Irma beginning to move slowly away from ...

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  • New Fires Ravage Rohingya Villages in Northwest Myanmar
New Fires Ravage Rohingya Villages in Northwest Myanmar

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi , the de facto leader of Myanmar and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate for her long struggle against military rule, has come under increasing global criticism for the plight of the Rohingya. "There are about 3,600 Rohingyas, who are UNHCR card holders". The government said it would set up camps for internally displaced people...

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  • Updated Hurricane Irma Forecast as of Sept
Updated Hurricane Irma Forecast as of Sept

In anticipation of its arrival, people are being evacuated in coastal Florida while others further away are keeping a close eye on what is one of the most powerful hurricanes in history. Omitt said the balloons rise to around 120,000 feet before they pop and head back to the ground. "The windy may cause weakened or poorly rooted trees to topple a...

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  • Trump calls for a tax reform 'speed-up' in light of Hurricane Irma
Trump calls for a tax reform 'speed-up' in light of Hurricane Irma

The Trump Organization issued a statement saying its Florida staff is "taking all of the proper precautions " to protect the property and its employees. "Here comes Irma. God bless everyone!" "The storm is here", Governor Rick Scott said at news conference on Saturday, noting that 25,000 people had already lost power.

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  • European Union must avoid rupture with Turkey, France's Macron says
European Union must avoid rupture with Turkey, France's Macron says

Macron, who wants a giant leap forward in European cooperation, pressed for greater financial solidarity towards the bloc's more vulnerable members. Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos escorts his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron as they inspect a guard of honour during a welcome ceremony in Athens September 7, 2017.

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  • Policeman's body found in Mexico, quake toll 65
Policeman's body found in Mexico, quake toll 65

In Tabasco, two children were among the dead. A major quake struck Mexico and Guatemala Thursday night, and it could be the biggest in Mexico in more than a century, according to the Associated Press. Peña Nieto has declared three days of national mourning . During the quake, Mexico City's skyline lit up. That type of process does not happ...

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  • S Korea Finds Xenon-133 Isotopes in Air After Pyongyang's Nuclear Test
S Korea Finds Xenon-133 Isotopes in Air After Pyongyang's Nuclear Test

Dozens of people were injured in clashes between South Korean protesters and police Thursday as the US 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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  • LeT, JeM on our soil, what's the big surprise: Pakistan admits
LeT, JeM on our soil, what's the big surprise: Pakistan admits

Prior to the Summit , China had said India "not sully the atmosphere" by raising terrorism by groups based in Pakistan. Pakistan on Tuesday rejected the BRICS declaration, saying there was no "safe haven" for terrorists on its soil, but the China visit of Asif is an index that Islamabad is rattled and is looking for a word of support from th...

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  • FEMA calls Nebraska Task Force 1 to Florida for Hurricane Irma
FEMA calls Nebraska Task Force 1 to Florida for Hurricane Irma

Part of the team that handles hazmat situations was diverted to Alabama to prepare. Others are coming home to Nevada for the time being, but they know once they get the call to be deployed to Florida, they're ready to go and help deal with Irma.

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  • Bond set for Columbus Scioto High School shooting suspect
Bond set for Columbus Scioto High School shooting suspect

On Friday afternoon, police identified the student as Adan Abdullahi, 18. He has been charged with improperly discharging a firearm in a school safety zone. We have the gun. A few minutes later, police also tweeted, "Media, please follow us on social media for all updates ". Police Chief Kimberley Jacobs said the suspect was a male, but was un...

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  • Hurricane Irma may bring 'major' coastal flooding to Charleston
Hurricane Irma may bring 'major' coastal flooding to Charleston

Also on Saturday, McMaster signed a memorandum of understanding with Florida Gov. Rick Scott to provide assistance from South Carolina's first responders, law enforcement agencies, National Guard, state fire rescue teams and others as needed.

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