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Hurricane Irma Forces Dolphin Evacuation From Northern Cuba

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The dolphins were wrapped in wet towels and loaded aboard a helicopter . If Irma prevents them remaining in their current pools, the creatures will then be moved to a salt water pool at a nearby hotel. Florida governor Rick Scott said during a news conference the state is expected to get even more rain, as parts of the Florida Keys were predicted to receive as much as 25 inches. Read More »

Putin Warns of North Korea Threat But Criticizes Sanctions

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The United States has already banned Americans from traveling to North Korea following the death of Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old college student from OH who was released from North Korea in June in a coma after being detained there for more than a year. Read More »

Tyrod Taylor Will Play in Week 1 vs. Jets After Concussion

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I don't harbor any delusions of grandeur. But what exactly is the Jets' identity in 2017? Their Week 1 opponent, however, took rebuilding to the extreme. They're not in the film room. Now, let's not get insane. I have a hard time seeing the Jets pull this one off. Bowles might have some promising young defensive talent, but there aren't almost enough horses in this barn to realistically expect anything beyond a handful of wins. Read More »

Hurricane Irma Sucks Water Away From Bahamas Shorelines

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An Irishman has told of his family's relief after their newborn daughter arrived just hours before Hurricane Irma hit Turks and Caicos. . Wayne Neely, a forecaster with the Bahamas' Department of Meteorology, warned residents of Long Island and Exuma, where water had also reportedly receded from the beaches, to be careful as the ocean returned back to high levels. Read More »

More than 50 animals found tethered to trees in Florida county

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Both Sauve and State Attorney Dave Aronberg said they promise to prosecute anyone who left their animals outside to fend for themselves during Hurricane Irma . "Landscaping, roofing, walls, painting, leaks, artwork in the - you know, the great tapestries, tiles, Spanish tiles, the beach, the erosion", the real estate tycoon said of the storm damage. Read More »

Hurricane Harvey: Former presidents join forces for hurricane relief

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Clinton and George W. Bush teamed up in 2010 to form a nonprofit organization to help the victims of a devastating natural disaster in Haiti. And now Harvey has brought all five living former US presidents together. Harvey blew ashore on August 25 as the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years, displacing more than one million and damaged some 200,000 homes in a path of destruction that stretches for more than 300 miles (480 km). Read More »

Putin warns North Korea will 'eat grass' before giving up nukes

Trump repeated his commitment to "defending the homeland, territories, and allies of the United States, using all available diplomatic and military capabilities". "This leads nowhere", Putin said, speaking alongside South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga at the Eastern Economic Forum in the far eastern Russian city of Vladivostok. Read More »

Putin calls for N.Korea talks, says sanctions not working

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who will meet Putin in Vladivostok on Thursday, said before his departure from Japan that "we must make North Korea understand there is no bright future for the country if it pursues the current path". Asian stocks tracked Wall Street's slide overnight to slip on Wednesday, while the dollar was on the defensive with tensions in the Korean peninsula showing few signs of abating. Read More »

Putin Echoes China in Rejecting Tougher North Korea Sanctions

The deployment follows a spate of recent North Korean ballistic missile and nuclear tests , and increasingly heated rhetoric between Kim and US President Donald Trump. "It's ridiculous to put us on the same [sanctions] list as North Korea and then ask for our help in imposing sanctions on North Korea", said Putin. Read More »

Britain backs kicking North Korean workers out of EU

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Such action would require the approval of China and Russian Federation, two veto-holding members of the UN Security Council and economic partners of North Korea . As a presidential candidate, Trump ruffled feathers when he suggested that Japan and South Korea should take more responsibility for their own defence. Read More »

Hurricane Irma Expected To Bring Heavy Rain To Southern NE

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National Weather Service Birmingham has put out a list of tips that may help people stay safe in case of storms caused by Hurricane Irma, which has made its landfall in Florida. On a normal day weather balloons are lofted simultaneously every 12 hours at NWS offices across the country, a schedule that is usually enough to see what the atmosphere is doing, Aberson says. Read More »

Touting new book, Clinton talks Trump's inauguration

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The former presidential candidate was on the show promoting her book about the 2016 election, What Happened , which will be released September 12. And there were a large number of people who didn't care. ET. On September 9, 2016, Clinton was speaking at the LGBT for Hillary gala in NY when she lumped Trump's supporters into two 'baskets'. "It was a mistake because a lot of people didn't want to hear my plans". Read More »

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

Despite the storm's shift toward the west, Cooper said he wants North Carolinians in all regions of the state to prepare, especially if Irma unexpectedly shifts east. Roy Cooper said Saturday . Cooper added that statewide preparedness was "crucial", and said emergency management teams were continuing to take the "large and powerful storm seriously". Read More »

South Koreans brace for possible test on North Korea's public holiday

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American soldiers take the cover off launchers at the site of a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense battery in Seongju, North Gyeongsang Province on Thursday. This prompted South Korean President Moon Jae-in to push for even harsher sanctions, including cutting off the critical crude oil supply, but China and Russian Federation - permanent members of the UN Security Council - have yet to come around to that particular idea. Read More »

TTV Dhinakaran meets Guv seeks removal of TN CM

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Many Dinakaran loyalists said they were unhappy with the functioning of the government, and that they don't think it will last. Three MLAs - actor S Karunaas, who won the Assembly election on an AIADMK ticket from Thiruvadanai constituency, EA Rathinasabapathy (Aranthangi constituency) and VT Kalaiselvan (Vridachalam) - have extended their support to Dhinakaran, and even accompanied him to the Raj Bhavan. Read More »

NASA's fleet of satellites covering powerful Hurricane Irma

If the current track of Hurricane Irma is correct, this area will be spared any significant impact from the storm, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Blacksburg. Tropical storm conditions are expected within the tropical storm warning areas by Saturday morning. The strongest winds will move into northern Florida by Monday morning. Read More »

Energy Stocks Under Pressure From Hurricane Irma

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Its predecessor, Harvey which hit Texas on August 25, shut a quarter of USA refining capacity, sharply reducing demand for crude that sent prices slumping. Hurricane Jose is heading for the Caribbean Leeward islands, which have just been devastated by Irma.U.S. energy firms cut oil rigs for a third time in the past four weeks as a 14-month drilling recovery stalled, with energy firms reducing spending plans in response to falling crude prices.Drillers cut three oil rigs in the week to ... Read More »

Would-Be Travelers May Be Stranded as Flights Canceled Ahead of Hurricane Irma

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Over 500 departures and arrivals at the Miami International Airport (MIA ) have been canceled for Friday, according to FlightAware , with almost 800 flights already canceled on Saturday and Sunday. With adept planning by the airline, the Boeing 737 slipped between Irma's swirling outer bands as it navigated its way back north. The last flight will depart FLL at 7:45 p.m. Read More »

US Virgin Island Relief Fund | Emergencies & Disasters

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Virgin Islands, decimated by Hurricane Irma just days ago, and country singer Kenny Chesney is launching a relief foundation for the islands. Duncan, the No. Tim Duncan's words perfectly paint the troubling situation and he's anxious that it might get much worse with another Category 5 storm on Hurricane Irma's tail. Read More »

Irma Weakens To Category 4 Hurricane As It Heads For Florida

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Roads and airports will need to be repaired or even rebuilt, and it's uncertain whether that can be done in time for the winter high season on the hardest-hit islands. Airports were closing to worldwide flights as conditions warranted. On the forecast track, the center of Irma will move near the north coast of Cuba through Saturday, near the Florida Keys Sunday morning, and then near the southwest coast of Florida Sunday afternoon. Read More »

Upstate schools detail plans for closing decisions before hurricane

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If after the Hurricane Center briefing at 5pm on Sunday, it appears that conditions for the Upstate have deteriorated we will re-evaluate school closures. Officials with the county announced their plans for the storm at a news conference Friday afternoon. Due to the fact that as of right now the path of Irma has shifted more to the west, it appears that the storm will not get to Oconee County until Monday evening. Read More »

Badgers opponent may be unable to return to Florida

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It would be the Owls' first game against a Power 5 team under head coach Lane Kiffin , and Wisconsin announced that it was prepared to host Florida Atlantic players and staff for several days after the game as needed. Kiffin could barely get his offense on the field against Navy , which controlled possession for 39 minutes and 47 seconds while rumbling to 526 yards. Read More »

Trump says military action is not his 'first choice' on North Korea

North Korea says it needs to develop its weapons to defend itself against what it sees as US aggression. The bid for the toughest penalties yet against North Korea comes despite renewed warnings against such moves by the leaders of China and Russian Federation, which have veto power in the Security Council. Read More »

Putin expresses opposition to new North Korean sanctions

Moon and Abe in their meeting agreed to cooperate on seeking tougher United Nations sanctions against North Korea and pledged to strengthen efforts to persuade Beijing and Moscow into cutting off oil supplies to the North, said Yoon Young-chan, Moon's chief press secretary. Read More »

North Korea's Sixth Missile Test

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North Korea is under mounting global pressure over its missile and military nuclear programs and has been subjected to an array of sanctions by the United Nations. The North Koreans have massive military assets stockpiled on what is the world's most heavily-fortified border with South Korea. South Korea, after weeks of rising tension, is talking to the United States about deploying aircraft carriers and strategic bombers to the Korean peninsula, and has been ramping up its own defenses. Read More »

Military hysteria over N.Korea could lead to catastrophe: Putin

North Korea says it detonated a hydrogen bomb in its sixth nuclear test on Sunday. However, Russia's action to expel many diplomats and bring down the numbers of active USA diplomats in the country in line with the numbers of Russian diplomats working in the United States was a deferred one and was in response to President Barrack Obama's expelling of 35 Russia diplomats from the United States and seizing of two Russian diplomatic properties back in December and came only after US imposed new ... Read More »

Under construction flyover collapses in Bhubaneswar, CM announces ex-gratia

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The newspaper reported locals as saying that two persons are suspected to have been trapped in the debris. One of the deceased has been identified as Satya Patnaik a 40-year-old construction worker from Bhubaneshwar. "An exemplary punishment will be meted out to those found guilty", he said. "The job was assigned to Panda Infrastructure", Works Department Secretary N K Pradhan said. Read More »

Erdogan Rejects US Charges Against Ex-Minister as 'Against the Turkish Republic'

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The financial transactions violated U.S. sanctions created to deny Iran access to the USA financial system, the statement said. "It is no concern to Turkey if Caglayan acted against interests of other countries", Zeybekci commented. The SDF is a coalition of Kurdish and Arab fighters, and is dominated by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG). However, there has been no progress on Turkey's aim to extradite Pennsylvania-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused of ordering the ... Read More »

United States determined to have UN vote Monday on N.Korea sanctions: diplomats

China condemned Pyongyang's actions, while South Korea and the United States said that a military response was possible. It said little when Kim Jong Un's half-brother was assassinated in February at Kuala Lumpur's airport. Geng did not say whether China would support fresh sanctions on its neighbour and said that the decisions of the Security Council were the result of the discussions among its members. Read More »

S. Korea braces for another possible N. Korea missile test

Russian president Vladimir Putin and fellow world leaders took time away from the Eastern Economic Forum Thursday to enjoy a shared passion - judo. Earlier Thursday, the final parts of a controversial USA missile defense system arrived at a base in South Korea as hundreds of protesters thronged the area amid a huge police presence. Read More »

Japan's Abe agrees with Putin North Korea nuclear test threatens peace

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John DeLury, a professor at Yonsei University in South Korea, says the meeting in Vladivostok is part of Putin's efforts to increase Russia's presence in East Asia. They have raised worries over rumored health hazards linked to the system's powerful radar and the possibility that the town will become a target of North Korean attacks. Read More »

France wants to put more pressure on North Korea

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Japan's Kyodo news agency reported that Abe and Moon would seek Russian and Chinese support for new sanctions against the North. Abe is due to meet Putin separately later in the day. Moon temporarily halted the installation after taking office to conduct more environmental reviews and ease residents' concerns. He has also publicly weighed scrapping a United States trade deal with South Korea in a bid to fulfill promises he made during the election campaign, and threatened to make South ... Read More »