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Storm Aileen to bombard Lincolnshire with 75mph winds overnight

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Further yellow warnings for wind and rain are also in place across a wide area of the United Kingdom from 8pm on Tuesday until 10am on Wednesday. There is also a small chance of power cuts, and some damage to buildings such as tiles blowing off roofs, the Met Office said. Read More »

Irma: International efforts in the Caribbean

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A plane with 278 aboard landed in Paris , while another 100 people flew into Eindhoven in the southern Netherlands. The U.S. State Department said Saturday that 1,200 Americans had been evacuated from the Caribbean island St. "I'm relieved, nearly happy", said St Martin resident Donald Tchuisseu, a plastic glass of gin in hand after toasting Jose's mercy with a friend. Macron is heading to the French-Dutch island of St. Read More »

Zoo's Tiger Cub Transferred to San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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Customs and Border Protection during an alleged smuggling attempt. Zoo personnel said the cub would "chuff" in a friendly tiger greeting but his mother, Damai, would not respond. They moved the cub to a separate enclosure next door, with a viewing area that enabled him to maintain visual contact with his mom. While the cub's behaviors clearly demonstrated that he was interested in spending time with his mother, unfortunately she did not reciprocate. Read More »

Spanish court deals new blow to Catalan independence vote

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Puigdemont, his ministers and the president of the regional assembly Carme Forcadell have been denounced for disobedience, abuse of power and alleged misappropriation of public funds and could face six years in jail. Spain's top court has suspended the law that was meant to become Catalonia's transitional constitution if the region declares itself a separate nation, according to reports. Read More »

Mammoth Hurricane Irma, Jose's scope breathtaking from space

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As it does so, it will be a life-threatening storm with potentially devastating winds and deadly storm surge flooding along the coast. The storm has maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour and is moving west-northwest at 17 mph. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. Tropical Storm Katia formed early Wednesday off the coast of Mexico. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station shot breathtaking footage of Irma and Jose - the larger two storms - as they churned toward land. Read More »

Foo Fighters Are Opening Their Own Pub

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The band announced their new business venture on Twitter , sharing a coat of arms with two dragon skeletons holding a shield - a play on the coat of arms for the City of London - with the same Latin motto, "Domine Dirige Nos" ('Lord, guide us'). Read More »

People walk on ocean floor amid receded waters from Irma

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Irma made landfall on Florida's mainland on Marco Island with 115 miles per hour winds . The company, which serves five million accounts representing 10 million people in 35 counties, expects about 3.4 million customer accounts, representing 6 million people will lose power in Irma's wake. Read More »

UN Security Council adopts new North Korea sanctions

But the NSSC said it had detected xenon-133, a radioactive isotope that does not occur naturally and which has in the past been linked to North Korea's nuclear tests. The current USA strategy of " maximum pressure " has failed to curb North Korea's missile testing and did not prevent the sixth nuclear test from taking place. Read More »

Eyes Turn to Difficult-to-Predict Hurricane Jose

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But there are too many variables right now including storm shear and Jose moving over its own wake. The problem for Jose is the storm will start to encounter cooler waters that have been upwelled, or stirred up by Hurricane Jose earlier. Just like the American model, the Euro has a low then picking up the remnants and lifting the storm out back to sea, but a bit slower. Coastal effects could be even more severe if some forecasting models are to be believed. Read More »

Reports Of Active Shooter At New Hampshire's Biggest Hospital

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An unofficial source inside the hospital confirmed that there was an active shooting alert issued, but no confirmation as yet as to what the actual situation is. "Lebanon and New Hampshire State Police have been alerted and are on site". Police have told people in the area to avoid the hospital. Additional information was not immediately available. Read More »

Hurricane Irma: As storm arrives in Upstate, how windy will it get?

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The City of Jacksonville tweeted that the flooding "is an incident of historic proportions". He said that standing water remains an issue over the entire peninsula. On Friday night, McMaster called a mandatory evacuation for Beaufort County's barrier islands: Hilton Head, Daufuskie, Hunting, Harbor and Fripp. Charleston police asked residents to avoid downtown in anticipation of high tide. Read More »

Irma to bring heavy winds

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Unlike Irma, which became a monster Category 5 hurricane over the ocean with near-record winds, Jose is not forecast to become a major hurricane this week, although it will retain hurricane strength. "We had to park next to the gas station and just sleep there and hope for some gas", said Evelyn Gonzalez who was driving back from North Carolina. Powerful Hurricane Jose missed the Leeward Islands this weekend, but it might have a second chance to strike the Caribbean and possibly Florida, ... Read More »

Supreme Court Judges skip state opening of Parliament presided by Uhuru Kenyatta

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The electoral commission is under pressure by the opposition to reform after the Supreme Court nullified Kenyatta's re-election and cited irregularities in last month's vote. That hope helped tamp down protests that threatened to spark the kind of violence that followed disputed 2007 elections, when around 1,200 people were killed in ethnic bloodletting. Read More »

Lara & Eric Trump Welcome Baby Boy

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Eric's older brother Donald Trump Jr ., who has five children, was quick to publicly rib the new father and mother. Eric "Luke" Trump was born at 8:50 a.m., and Eric Sr. Ivanka tweeted a "welcome to the world", adding that she "can't wait to meet you" to her new nephew. Lara told People in March that the pregnancy exhausted her at the beginning, but she was "feeling really good" later on. Read More »

Hurricane Irma's effects possible in Rock Hill area early next week

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Buck couldn't find another room and said his family was left to face the risk in Florida . "It's not a good feeling because all week we felt like we had a plan". "Six to 12 feet - this will cover your house", Scott said. A combination of tremendous rainfall, storm surge and a rising high tide will cause the river to overflow it's banks and flood neighborhoods and streets along the St. Read More »

Irma weakens but 6.2 mn without power in Florida

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On Isle of Palms, South Carolina, a small barrier island and beach destination near Charleston, Irma caused serious flooding on Monday and threatened more extensive damage with the next high tide overnight. "The way I look at it, every moment, we're alive", Mr Rahmir, who said he couldn't get much sleep over the previous three days because he was horrified about the apocalyptic predictions for Irma on TV, said. Read More »

Dennis Skinner amongst Labour rebels to vote for government's Brexit bill

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Mrs May, whose majority in the Commons relies on a deal with the DUP after the Conservatives' poor showing at the last General Election, also faces a potential rebellion. "Eight days seems to me a reasonable length of time". A defeat there would have flagged early signs of trouble for Mrs May. Eurosceptic Sir Bill Cash, the Conservative MP for Stone, said he was delighted with the outcome of the vote, which he said "means we are now on course to complete the Brexit negotiations and to ... Read More »

South Korean top diplomat vows to respond to Pyongyang provocations

When these new stronger sanctions are added to those passed last month, over 90 percent of North Korea's publicly reported exports are now fully banned. China and Russian Federation have called for a resolution that focuses on a political solution and proposed a freeze-for-freeze that would halt North Korean nuclear and missile tests in exchange for the US and South Korea stopping their joint military exercises. Read More »

Arma Man Killed In Collision With Semi

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The Kansas Highway Patrol tells News Talk KZRG 87-year-old Fred Bogina was eastbound at 640th Avenue around 8:40am when he didn't yield at the intersection and hit a semi. A motorcycle rider from Nebraska was killed in a crash in Northern Kansas on Monday, while passing in a no passing zone. The driver of the pickup, 51-year-old Lance Turner from Walsh, Colorado, was killed. Read More »

Belgian mayor is found dead in cemetery 'with his throat slit open'

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Local news service SudInfo, citing unnamed sources, said a suspect had handed himself in to police and that the motive was unclear. "He identified himself as the caller". Martine Aubry, the former French Socialist party leader and long-time mayor of neighbouring Lille in a tweet said she was "horrified" by his death. Read More »

Pres. Trump to Meet With PM of Malaysia

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The prime minister said he hoped to strengthen Malaysia-US ties further in his talks with President Donald Trump later today and gave an assurance the country "will always stand shoulder-to-shoulder with America on this vital mission to eliminate a terror group whose acts sicken all of civilized humanity". Read More »

UN Imposes "Strongest Measures Ever" On North Korea

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On Monday, the U.S. circulated a draft resolution that called for a full ban on exports of oil to North Korea and an asset freeze on leader Kim Jong Un, the Worker's Party and the government of North Korea. The North Korean regime has not yet passed the point of no return. "If it agrees to stop its nuclear programme, it can reclaim its future". "Today's resolution would not have happened without the strong relationship that has developed between President [Donald] Trump and Chinese ... Read More »

Thousands lose power as Irma nears south Florida

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Utility officials say they have almost 20,000 workers helping with the restoration effort. Gould also revealed that if Hurricane Irma ends up being as damaging as it seems it may end up being, then - despite $3 billion invested by FPL since 2005 to make the regional grid more robust - a great numerous utility's customers will lose power. Read More »

Hurricane Jose Meanders in the Atlantic

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That said, those of us along the East Coast will need to keep an eye on Jose. After grazing the storm-battered Leeward Islands on Saturday, Jose churned northwest and began to weaken down from a Category 4. From here on out, there's a smaller chance each day that a tropical system will start spinning, based on a 100-year average. Dr Julian Heming, who works on predicting tropical cyclones for the Met Office, yesterday said that Jose seems to be "grinding to a halt". Read More »

Woman charged with attempted murder of homeless man

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The 54-year-old shooting victim is still hospitalized at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center with critical injuries. Metro police detectives say that Melton was "trying to sleep on the sidewalk" around 3 a.m. Quackenbush is being held on a $25,000 bond. Melton at that point moved toward Quackenbush and her companion in the vehicle. She snatched her firearm and put a magazine inside. Read More »

Hurricane Irma to provide dangerous weather conditions in Georgia

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Irma has already inflicted damage on U.S. interests as the storm passed close to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico earlier this week. It is hard to predict when weather related or man-made emergencies will occur, but residents can plan now how they will respond when disasters strike, said Donnie Daniels, division chief of Life Safety and Training with the Rocky Mount Fire Department and the city's Emergency Management coordinator. Read More »

Liberated Deir ez-Zor receives over 10 tonnes of humanitarian aid

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On Saturday, the Syrian troops secured the main road to Deir al-Zour, through the desert region in the remote eastern countryside of Homs Province in central Syria. Since 2014, IS has controlled most of Deir Ezzor city and the surrounding province, which borders territory the jihadists hold in Iraq. "The Syrian troops are fighting a Daesh unit that blocked the northern and southern quarters of Deir ez-Zor", Lapin said. Read More »

Family of three die after falling into volcano 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. Three people reportedly died when they fell into a volcanic crater. The owner of a nearby cafe, where the child was taken, told the daily that in 40 years of working by the crater, he had never seen an accident of this kind. Read More »

Family demands answers after teen found dead in hotel freezer

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Jenkins is reflected in the sunglasses she's wearing and show where she was sitting inside the hotel room. The teen's death has not yet been determined. Martin has questioned the validity of the police's conclusion on her daughter's death. She says police told her to wait a few hours to see if her daughter turned up. Read More »

Supreme Court seeks EC's help in PIL seeking Nitish's disqualification

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However, their tussle for the "arrow" doesn't look very hopeful. He circulated that theory again last month, urging his party to initiate a nationwide debate on the proposal. Welcoming EC's decision, the Nitish Kumar-led JD (U), which had approached EC on Monday with affidavits from an "overwhelming" number of party MLAs, MLCs, MPs and officer-bearers backing Nitish's leadership, said the party would now request Rajya Sabha chairman to decide its plea seeking disqualification of Sharad ... Read More »