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Irma sucks water out of Tampa waterways

Irma sucks water out of Tampa waterways Hurricane Irma's strength and low pressure is sucking water into the core of the storm, according to an article in The Washington Post by Angela Fritz, an atmospheric scientist and the paper's deputy weather editor. Petersburg. Water drained out of the waterways as an eerie signal of the storm's approach. "The best advice is to not venture out onto the dry seabed", Fritz wrote. [Full Article...]

Air Transat sending 10 planes to Dominican Republic ahead of hurricane Irma

The question now is whether that impact compromised the storm's eye sufficiently enough to keep it from rebuilding to Category 4 or worse as it heads back over the warm and open water of the Florida Straits bound for the Florida Keys, including Key West. [Full Article...]

Henry McMaster Searches For Brain … Of Hurricane

Henry McMaster Searches For Brain … Of Hurricane Henry McMaster . "We have a lot of people trained to respond", McMaster said. "Follow the evacuation signs", he says. "Hurricane evacuation routes are not meant to be interstates at interstate speed". That plan could be activated Friday, going into place at 10 a.m. Saturday. Joe Dinatale, who was waiting with his rescue dog Biscuit, said he chose to leave town after evacuating for Hurric... [Full Article...]

Woman forced to deliver baby after boyfriend sets her on fire

Woman forced to deliver baby after boyfriend sets her on fire The new mother reportedly told authorities when they arrived at her residence at 1405 Elkwood Lane that her boyfriend poured flammable liquid on her and then set her on fire inside her Maryland apartment. "Walk away", said Arthur Grinage, the victim's father. She was able to give them information about the fire and who was responsible, which led to police identifying her boyfriend Laquinn Phllip... [Full Article...]

Democratic Sen. Tester, Who Voted Against DREAM Act, Criticizes Trump DACA Repeal

Democratic Sen. Tester, Who Voted Against DREAM Act, Criticizes Trump DACA Repeal The president insisted Wednesday that he would like to make a deal with Congress ― including Democratic leaders ― on legislation to address Dreamers. "He has never, never, supported the Dreamers", Mr. Durbin said . "The reason I think it will get done now is that the leadership of the Republican Party, including the president, realizes it's good for the country economically and otherwise to g... [Full Article...]

Michael Bennett's statements need to be investigated, police union presidents says

Michael Bennett's statements need to be investigated, police union presidents says His Green Bay Packers hosting Michael's Seattle Seahawks at Lambeau Field on the NFL's opening Sunday was supposed to be the flawless time for an unofficial family reunion - with their parents, Michael's wife and their three daughters, Martellus' wife Siggi and daughter Jett all coming to Green Bay for the game. [Full Article...]

China supports United Nations action on North Korea while urging talks

President Moon Jae-in, a leftist, had vocally opposed the installation of new THAAD launchers in the country, as neighboring countries like China and Russian Federation have opposed the THAAD system arguing that its extensive reach deep into their territories proved it was not meant to defend from only North Korea . [Full Article...]

Stock Under Consideration: Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC)

Trading was light with 14,680K shares changing hands by the end of trading on Friday. National Bank Financial reaffirmed a "sector perform market weight" rating on shares of Kinross Gold Corporation in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. [Full Article...]

Trump Signs Bill Providing Hurricane Relief, Raising Debt Ceiling

Trump Signs Bill Providing Hurricane Relief, Raising Debt Ceiling The aid money comes as Harvey recovery efforts are draining federal disaster aid coffers and as Hurricane Irma takes aim at Florida. The measure cleared the Senate on an 80-17 vote; all those opposed were Republicans. Congress faced a September 30 deadline to raise the debt limit and fund the government for the next fiscal year (which starts on October 1). The legislation was the result of a d... [Full Article...]

Policewoman Bibiana Steinhaus becomes first female referee in Bundesliga history

Policewoman Bibiana Steinhaus becomes first female referee in Bundesliga history In August, the police officer was in control of Bayern Munich's first-round German Cup win against Chemnitzer. Socceroos winger Mat Leckie has continued his strong start to the Bundesliga season with his third goal in as many games for Hertha Berlin . [Full Article...]

NC governor declares state of emergency due to Irma

NC governor declares state of emergency due to Irma As of Thursday afternoon, the Hurricane is classified as a category 5 storm with winds of 175 miles per hour. The storm is moving to the west-northwest at 17 miles per hour but is expected to turn north by the weekend. According to NBC affiliate WXII, the organization is already calling staff members and volunteers to check their availability and examining shelters to make sure they're ready to ... [Full Article...]

How Trump's social media director got hoaxed about Hurricane Irma

How Trump's social media director got hoaxed about Hurricane Irma Dan Scavino has since deleted the tweet showing a video he said was of Miami International Airport during Hurricane Irma. In trying to notify all, I shared - have deleted. "Thanks, Dan", the airport replied . Scavino deleted his incorrect tweet after thirty minutes, sharing a different video of the storm. There were no shortage of fake rumors about Hurricane Irma as it slammed into the Flor... [Full Article...]

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

United States determined to have UN vote Monday on N.Korea sanctions: diplomats A clearly confident North Korea said it wouldn't put up with "evil pressure" from the US. While in North Korea , which was marking the nation's founding anniversary on Saturday, local media issued fresh calls for a nuclear arms buildup, in defiance of the mounting global sanctions. [Full Article...]

Immigration attorneys say some in DACA qualify to re-enroll

The announcement of the end of DACA had been made by Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday. Chanting "Education, not deportation" and holding signs that said "Here to stay", dozens of Dreamers gathered in Seattle and NY on Wednesday as attorneys general of NY and Washington announced the lawsuit against the Trump administration . [Full Article...]

2 die in helicopter crash ahead of Montgomery Gentry concert

2 die in helicopter crash ahead of Montgomery Gentry concert Gentry reportedly died on his way to the hospital, while the pilot died at the scene. Hammons says Gentry got his start playing at local venues in Lexington. Sheryl Crow was among those who paid tribute to Gentry on social media, while Grammy award-winning singer Brad Paisley tweeted that he was "heartbroken and in disbelief" at the news of Gentry's death. [Full Article...]

'It' Devours Competition with Record-Breaking $117 Million Opening

In recent weeks, box office analysts had predicted that New Line's horror-thriller It would open somewhere in the $65 million to $75 million range, while Warner Bros. Darren Aronofsky's mother! may have suddenly popped up out of nowhere in its publicity push, and it has quite the list of names in its cast, but it's also only opening at 2,500 theaters according to Mojo . [Full Article...]

Two militants killed, one surrenders in J&K (Second Lead)

Two militants killed, one surrenders in J&K (Second Lead) Police said a militant named Adil had surrendered and Mohd Altar Rather is being surrounded by security forces. Security forces believe there were three terrorists, but they have not found the body of the third terrorist yet. After surrender of the LeT militant, General Officer Commanding (GoC) of Srinagar-based army's 15 Corps, Lt Gen J S Sandhu appealed all local militants to shun the path of ... [Full Article...]

Massive storm surge expected in Naples, Marco Island in Florida

Massive storm surge expected in Naples, Marco Island in Florida Winds from the storm push the water toward the shore, Norman said . Still, not everyone heeded orders to evacuate. While the projected track showed Irma raking the state's Gulf Coast, forecasters warned that the entire Florida peninsula - including the Miami metropolitan area of 6 million people - was in extreme peril from the monstrous storm, nearly 400 miles wide. [Full Article...]

Hawkeyes Outlast the Cyclones in a CyHawk Shootout Instant Classic

Hawkeyes Outlast the Cyclones in a CyHawk Shootout Instant Classic Moore had some passes dropped and had some errant throws, two of which were intercepted and returned for scores by Tyree Kinnel in the first quarter and Lavert Hill late in the fourth. LB Josey Jewell had seven tackles today, tying for the team lead. The Battle for the Cy-Hawk Trophy was an epic one today, but Iowa came out ahead in a comeback overtime victory, and offensive tackle James Daniel... [Full Article...]

TV stations catch people breaking into stores during Hurricane Irma

TV stations catch people breaking into stores during Hurricane Irma The same group then looted a Footlocker and CashAmerica Pawn Store in the same area, WPLG reported. As Hurricane Irma barrelled down on Florida , police departments across the state issued warnings to would-be thieves hoping to take advantage of the chaos and anarchy that can erupt after a major natural disaster. [Full Article...]


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