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WEATHER WARNING: Heavy rain and strong winds set to cause travel problems

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Met Eireann have said that winds will be at their strongest in exposed coastal areas . The warning which takes effect from 3pm on Tuesday was issued by the National forecaster at lunchtime this Monday. More severe winds will possibly transfer to parts of the east coast later this evening or early tonight. "This warning has been expanded in area and with the likelihood of "medium" impacts increased". Read More »

Cassini makes final flyby of Titan before death plunge

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PDT (3:04 p.m. EDT), at an altitude of 73,974 miles (119,049 kilometers) above the moon's surface. Its self-destruction will ensure Saturn's moons remain unharmed by the remnants of the spacecraft, as some of the moons are thought to be the most likely places in the solar system for life to have developed. Read More »

Residents begin returning to storm-battered Florida Keys

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Preparations prevented prolonged street flooding, he said. As of AirTalk Monday, the storm is swirling above eastern Georgia and SC, bringing wind and heavy rain to cities like Macon, GA and Charleston, SC. Jacksonville found itself caught between three water threats, city officials said: High tides, the storm surge driven by Irma's winds, and the torrential rains over the weekend that have swollen rivers and streams. Read More »

No way, Jose: Hurricane slightly weakens in Atlantic

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Fortunately, over the weekend, Jose only brushed the islands of the Caribbean that had been slammed by Irma, such as Barbuda, Antigua and the Virgin Islands. Things are often more uncertain than even the cone of uncertainty can account for. Tropical storm-force winds from Jose spread over the islands on Saturday. Read More »

Jose, Katia are now hurricanes

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The storm was expected to weaken rapidly over the next day, the NHC said. As it does so, it will be a life-threatening storm with potentially devastating winds and deadly storm surge flooding along the coast. ET on Wednesday. It is projected to follow a similar path of Irma over the next few days, before turning to the north. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm's maximum sustained winds had dropped Saturday morning to about 35 miles per hour. Read More »

Irma creeps ever closer to Florida — WHAT'S HAPPENING

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With communication cut to some of the Florida Keys, where Irma made landfall Sunday, and rough conditions persisting across the peninsula, many held their breath for what daylight might reveal. "HELP IS ON THE WAY", they promised on Facebook . Florida has long dealt with hurricanes , including a stretch of eight hurricanes in two years while Jeb Bush was governor, but Irma's wide reach has proved daunting. Read More »

UN Security Council passes toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea

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The import of refined petroleum products is also limited. "That sends very mixed messages to both our allies and our adversaries and increases both the chances of miscalculation and undermines any real credible strategy that's necessary in order to press North Korea to denuclearize and abandon its missile programs". Read More »

Reports of shooting at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon

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Lebanon High School and Hanover Street Elementary School are locked down, according to school officials. There are some reports on Twitter that one person has been shot. "Lebanon and New Hampshire State police have been alerted and are on-site". Police asked people to avoid the area. Follow Boston 25 News for more updates as they become available. Read More »

Kenya's President Opens Parliament Amid Opposition Boycott

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The surprise election annulment initially raised fears of short-term political turmoil in Kenya, the region's richest nation and a staunch Western ally in a region roiled by conflict. Meanwhile, worldwide observers are under a harsh spotlight ahead of the re-run next month. It was a historic decision in Africa for a court to have overturned a presidential election result. Read More »

EC rejects Sharad Yadav's claim for JD(U) symbol

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The EC's decision is a setback to Yadav, who had claimed that the party's rank and the file was with him even though overwhelming numbers of its elected leaders and office bearers sided with party chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar . Read More »

Four dead after tropical depression Maring brings floods to Luzon

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The weather bureau raised storm-warning signals over Manila and 19 provinces in Luzon as a tropical cyclone with winds up to 60 km per hour made landfall before noon over the eastern province of Quezon. Marasigan said the agency received reports of flooding in Quezon, including Pitogo town where 22 bus passengers were rescued. "They were informal settlers, living beside a river". Read More »

Buildings Sway in High Winds as Florida Goes Dark

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Just after 12 p.m. Tuesday, Deal lifted the mandatory evacuation order that was in effect for six coastal counties. More than 1.3 million people across the state were without power Tuesday at noon. The Keys are cut off from the mainland, as the 42 bridges that link them are being assessed for damage. "It's devastating", Scott said after emerging from a Monday fly-over of the Keys. Read More »

Thousands without power in coastal Georgia from severe storm

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St. Petersburg, like Tampa, has not taken a head-on blow from a major hurricane in almost a century. The National Hurricane Center continues a tropical storm warning Monday from near Georgetown into Florida. An estimated 127,000 people are huddling in shelters statewide as the storm powerblasts its way along a low-lying string of islands. Motorists heading inland from the Tampa area were allowed to drive on the shoulder. Read More »

Trump's ninth grandchild born

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Eric posted the good news that Lara gave birth to the couple's first child, Eric "Luke" Trump, on Tuesday morning. The child's name is Eric "Luke" Trump. Ivanka tweeted a "welcome to the world", adding that she "can't wait to meet you" to her new nephew. Uncle Donald Trump Jr. offered his congratulations to his younger brother, tweeting, "Congrats buddy". Read More »

Tampa mayor: 'We're about to get punched in the face'

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The storm , which was moving into southern Georgia , was packing maximum sustained winds of 60 miles (97 km) per hour, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center's latest update at 2 p.m. No injuries have been reported . Almost 4.5 million homes and businesses across Florida lost power, and utility officials said it will take weeks to restore electricity to everyone. Read More »

DUP backs government in European Union repeal bill

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The UK Government plans on transferring all European Union law onto the British statute book so that when the country leaves there are no gaps in the law. The government says it needs to be able to make minor technical changes to ensure a smooth transition, but fears were raised that ministers were getting sweeping powers to avoid parliamentary scrutiny. Read More »

UN Security council unanimously vote to impose sanctions on North Korea

They target North Korea's $1.3 billion revenue stream originating from textile exports and North Korean overseas laborers. Washington has presented a draft United Nations resolution calling for an oil embargo on North Korea , an assets freeze on leader Kim Jong-Un, a ban on textiles and an end to payments of North Korean guest workers. Read More »

Engineers will inspect Miami Dolphins' stadium

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UM was scheduled to play at Arkansas State last Saturday, but that game was canceled. "We lost landscaping and a section of roof panels in 1 corner". Engineers inspected the stadium canopy that was part of a recent $500 million renovation and found no issues, despite fears of a tornado in the area spawned by Irma. Read More »

Hoyer: Dems not expecting debt-limit fight in December

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Some shell-shocked attendees said they believed the meeting went off the rails when the president's daughter Ivanka, who has an office in the West Wing, cheerily dropped in and disrupted the conversation's focus. "So what's he going to do?" asked Tony Perkins, the president of the Family Research Council. "Mr. Trump has shown in the almost eight months in office that he is, in many ways, the first independent to hold the presidency since the advent of the current two-party system around the ... Read More »

Dude At Bachelor Party Swims Across Hoover Dam And Somehow Survives

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Hughes only survived the swim across the "deadly dam" because, according to the publication, "nine of its ten hydroelectric turbines were off". "I was sucked towards the wall and had to swim hard". Hughes said one police officer told him he was "the luckiest man alive". "They said they weren't going to send me to jail because I was the only person who had ever achieved it but they gave me a fine which I had to pay". Read More »

Tenn. electrical workers will help restore Florida power

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Electric Cooperative officials say over 100 Arkansas line workers will join at least 200 more from other states who will be traveling to SC. They don't have an exact destination yet, but may end up helping out the crews of Glades Electrical Cooperative in Moore Haven, which is located between Fort Meyers and West Palm Beach. Read More »

Police examine surveillance video after woman found dead inside Rosemont hotel freezer

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Detectives are aware that this Facebook Live video exists and they are looking into it. "I don't think anything has been ruled in or ruled out at this point", said Mack. Jenkins' friends and social media sleuths have accused her friends, Monifah Shelton, Irene Roberts and Shamaya Winder of setting her up. An autopsy was scheduled to be conducted Sunday, according to the medical examiner's office, and an investigation into Jenkins' death remained ongoing. Read More »

Trump to meet Malaysian Prime Minister today

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The discussion with Trump was the highlight of Najib's Sept 11-13 working visit to the U.S. at the invitation of the 45th USA president who took office on Jan 20 this year. Malaysia has increased military cooperation with the United States in the South China Sea, where it has overlapping claims with several countries. The prime minister said these facts will be presented to Trump as a way to convince the president that Malaysia is determined to become a developed nation and plays an ... Read More »

Woman Shot Homeless Man Who Asked Her To Move Porsche

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News outlets report 26-year-old Katie Quackenbush was charged Monday night in the August 26 shooting of 54-year-old Gerald Melton near Music Row. Melton was critically wounded and is being treated at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. "She didn't realize that she hit him". 'The next day they're hearing in the news that police are looking for two blonde females who shot a homeless man, ' Mr. Read More »

UN Security Council adopts new sanctions against North Korea

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Following the US' pursuit of a oil embargo on North Korea and freezing of its leader Kim Jong Un, the regime has warned that it will inflict "the greatest pain and suffering" on the U.S. The agency estimates North Korea crude imports at about 10,000 barrels a day. North Korea imports mostly gasoline and diesel fuel from China which are vital to the country's agriculture, transportation and military sectors, according to the EIA. Read More »

FPL: Power should return to Florida's East Coast by weekend's end

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The Juno Beach-based electric utility was restoring power Saturday even as there were outages, with plans to work until winds get too high for safety. Stephanie Kaple runs the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition for the Homeless. The string of tropical islands that stretch south from Florida, connected by bridges, are home to about 70,000 people, with about 13 percent living in poverty. Read More »

What's next: Hurricane Jose could hit Eastern US, Canada

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A Category 1 storm, Jose brought with it winds of about 105 miles per hour. Hurricane Jose , a Category 1 hurricane, remains in the open waters of the western Atlantic. "Jose is expected to remain between Bermuda and Hispaniola for the next several days", said AccuWeather hurricane expert Dan Kottlowski . This storm may have to be watched closely as it moves towards the New England states. Read More »

Pilot, 79, suffers minor injuries in small plane crash caught on video

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He was sent to a local hospital for treatment. He said he felt fortunate to have avoided any real injuries. Forst told WVIT he was going to breakfast when the plane crash. He said: 'I knew he had a problem. We will have to wait for the FAA to complete its investigation to find out what caused the crash-but whatever the reason, this turned out to be a lucky escape for everyone involved. Read More »

Golden Isles on edge of Irma's path into Georgia

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Currently, the National Hurricane Center is predicting Jose will follow a slightly more northern path than Irma has, a relief for the heavily battered islands that have already been hit by a hurricane this week. "It's too soon to know how North Carolina will exactly be impacted, but it is not too soon to get ready", Cooper said. Irma's track shifted late Friday and early Saturday. Read More »

Couple, son killed at volcanic crater near Naples

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They are believed to have crossed through a safety barrier preventing people from getting to the crater. His mother and father died as they tried to save him. The crater is in the Phlegraen Fields, a sprawling constellation of ancient volcanic craters popular with tourists. The fields are scorching hot only a few inches below the surface. Read More »

Russian, US-led strikes kill 35 civilians in Syria's Deir Ezzor: monitor

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The province lies along Syria's border with Iraq and is seen as a strategic prize by both the Russian-backed Syrian regime and an alliance of Kurdish and Arab forces supported by the US-led coalition fighting IS. The IS had laid siege to Deir ez-Zor city and gained control over most parts of Deir ez-Zor province in the east of war-torn Syria in the year 2014. Read More »

Irma expected to weaken to tropical depression by Tuesday afternoon

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Havana was hammered by winds up to 150 kilometres (93 miles) per hour, with an unprecedented storm surge swamping parts of the capital and leaving many people waist-deep in water. The storm damaged about 95% of the buildings on the island, said Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of the nation of Antigua and Barbuda . The storm could pull cooler and air down into the area, and temperatures could be well below normal with daytime highs in the mid to upper 60s on Tuesday and mid 60s on Wednesday. Read More »