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The Met Office is warning of strong winds . The wind warning was issued earlier this morning and it come into effect at 2:00pm today, September 12. There is also a lower likelihood of flooding affecting homes and businesses. The issued warning is in place for strong winds expected from this afternoon up until late this evening.
  • South Carolina Flooding as Irma Moves North

    South Carolina Flooding as Irma Moves North

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    Irma , which made landfall in Florida as a Category 4 storm with sustained winds of 155 miles per hour, is one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes ever observed, and is considered to be extremely unsafe, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
  • Aftermath of powerful hurricane Irma in Florida

    Aftermath of powerful hurricane Irma in Florida

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    Last week it killed at least 37 people as it crossed the Caribbean. Current long-term forecast models for Jose are all over the map next week. People in the heavily populated Tampa-St. Hurricane Irma was one for the record books. The Triangle will likely see spotty showers through Monday with heavier rain moving in overnight. Tampa's Office of Emergency Management tweeted a photo of people walking on Tampa Bay, which it said "is very low due to the storm ".
  • Hurricane Irma pounds Florida coast, power outages begin

    Hurricane Irma pounds Florida coast, power outages begin

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    The National Weather Service said damaging winds were moving into areas including Key Biscayne and Coral Gables on Saturday morning, while gusts of up to 56 miles per hour (90 kph) were reported on Virginia Key off Miami. Much of the state is under a hurricane warning with at least 3 million are without power. The almost 10 feet (3 meters) of water that pushed a mile inland in Charleston was almost 4 feet above a typical high tide and surpassed the destructive surge caused by Hurricane ...
  • Floridians assess damages as weakening Hurricane Irma heads north

    Floridians assess damages as weakening Hurricane Irma heads north

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    At least four people are believed to have lost their lives as a result of the storm in Florida. Irma was downgraded to a tropical storm over Florida, but it still had winds near hurricane force. "If we had evacuated, we maybe had evacuated to Tampa or Naples, which would have been right into the storm". It then rounded Florida's southwestern corner and hugged the coast closely as it pushed north.
  • Kenyan opposition MPs boycott Kenyatta's speech

    Kenyan opposition MPs boycott Kenyatta's speech

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    New elections are scheduled for October 17. "I want to assure every Kenyan and the world that every arm of government is in place and operational", he added. It remains to be seen if he will challenge Kiraitu Murungi's election as Governor after saying he would file a petition saying he has enough evidence that the exercise was marred with irregularities.
  • Trump's ninth grandchild Eric 'Luke' Trump is born

    Trump's ninth grandchild Eric 'Luke' Trump is born

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    Eric Trump, along with his brother Don Jr., were forceful advocates for their father on the campaign trail and have remained in NY to run the family business. on Tuesday, September 12. Trump is a grandpa now of nine grandchildren . "Now that the niceties are out of the way it's older brother revenge for that drum set to my kids".
  • Cleanup begins as Irma moves out of Florida

    Cleanup begins as Irma moves out of Florida

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    It made landfall as a Category 3-Category 4 storm at the Florida Keys at 9 a.m. Sunday. FPL chose to shut only one of the two reactors at its Turkey Point nuclear plant on Saturday because the storm track shifted, and plans to leave both reactors at the St.
  • Brexit bill passes first major test as gov't wins vote

    Brexit bill passes first major test as gov't wins vote

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    The bill, which will not come into force until the United Kingdom has actually left the European Union , is meant to smooth the way for Brexit by incorporating much of European Union law directly into United Kingdom domestic law, to be repealed as and when parliament may choose in the future.
  • Three killed in far South Side shooting

    Three killed in far South Side shooting

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    The man was hit in his right leg and he was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition, police said. Less than 10 minutes earlier, a woman was shot in the West Side Austin neighborhood. Monday's first shooting happened shortly after midnight in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. Police say officers had stopped the 19-year-old motorist for driving erratically and when they exited their patrol auto, the motorist used his vehicle to pin one of the officers.
  • Belgian teen accused of murder after slashing mayor's throat in cemetery

    Belgian teen accused of murder after slashing mayor's throat in cemetery

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    Stunned residents of the town, located about 100 km west of Brussels, woke up on Tuesday morning to the news that the mayor had died, his throat slit in the cemetery just opposite his home in Luingne. "All my thoughts go to his family and loved ones", he wrote. "Scary! In what world are we living?" A member of the Centre démocrate humaniste (CDH, the centre-right former ruling Party, the social-christian), Alfred Gadenne was bourgmestre (mayor) of Mouscron since 2006.
  • California Wades Deeper Into the DACA Debate

    California Wades Deeper Into the DACA Debate

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    Napolitano left DHS in 2013 to helm the UC system. Society might try to paint them as "illegal aliens" as a mean to dehumanize them, but they are people too. Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who along with 15 other attorneys general across the country filed a lawsuit last week to protect DACA grantees, says losing DACA would economically hinder the state, placing an unfair burden on small businesses that have trained and employed numerous almost 18,000 DACA ...
  • Trump to meet Malaysian Prime Minister today

    Trump to meet Malaysian Prime Minister today

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    He has denied any wrongdoing. Trump is also thanking Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak for the country's role in the fight against Islamic State militants and pointing to billions of dollars' worth of aircraft the country is ordering from Boeing.
  • U.S. softens N. Korea resolution ahead of United Nations vote

    U.S. softens N. Korea resolution ahead of United Nations vote

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    This resolution calls on countries to inspect ships if there are reasonable grounds for a search and only with consent. The resolution, passed after Washington toned down its original proposals to secure backing from China and Russian Federation, came just one month after the council banned exports of coal, lead and seafood in response to the North's launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).
  • Florida power outage map: How to check who has power

    Florida power outage map: How to check who has power

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    The company has sent a "cavalry" of workers from across the Southeast to work on downed power lines and blown transformers. "Men in hard hats are attractive!" said one of the women, obviously just joking with the Wisconsin men, but also making it clear that she would like it if they would get the power turned back on at her house.
  • NHC: Hurricane Jose not a concern to the US

    NHC: Hurricane Jose not a concern to the US

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    Hurricane Harvey hadn't even fizzled and Houston hadn't even dried out from record flooding before Hurricane Irma formed and also grew into a powerful Category 4 storm. Different potential paths mean Jose could remain at sea and not threaten land in any significant way. "It's important to emphasize that there is a still a lot of computer model uncertainty on Jose's next move but it still is a storm to watch for the USA and Canada", he said.
  • Woman Shot Homeless Man Who Asked Her To Move Porsche

    Woman Shot Homeless Man Who Asked Her To Move Porsche

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    Police say that after Melton strolled back to where he had been endeavoring to rest, Quackenbush escaped her vehicle with a weapon and the contention proceeded. He told the Tennessean that his daughter and her friend were being accosted by Melton, claiming the man made explicit and sexist remarks toward the two.
  • Georgia governor orders evacuation of Savannah, coast ahead of Irma

    Georgia governor orders evacuation of Savannah, coast ahead of Irma

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    McMaster said 1,349 National Guardsmen, 1,696 troopers and local law enforcement, 107 state guardsmen and 264 SLED, PPP, DNR agents are on duty. Irma has already inflicted damage on U.S. A City of Tybee police officer checks the well being of a resident fleeing her flooded home on Tybee Island, Ga., Monday , Sept., 11, 2017. "Just pretend that the hurricane is going to be here in the morning and do now what you would do then".
  • Backed force plans council for Syria's Deir Ezzor

    Backed force plans council for Syria's Deir Ezzor

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    Gen. Alexander Lapin, chief of staff of the Russian Armed Forces group in Syria , told reporters Tuesday. Much needed aid is finally pouring into the city after a joint Syrian-Russian offensive broke ISIS blockade. 28 civilians were killed Tuesday in separate US and Russian-led airstrikes in Syria's Deir el-Zour province, where rival offensives against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are underway, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), which monitors the conflict, said.
  • Couple, son killed at volcanic crater near Naples

    Couple, son killed at volcanic crater near Naples

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    An 11-year-old boy is believed to have fallen into a hole at the Solfatara Crater, with his 42-year-old mother and 45-year-old father also falling in after attempting to save him. It's reported in the Italian press that a post mortem will be held to determine exactly how they died. I continue to think about that family and that poor baby crying and asking for help.