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Irma Still Forecast To Hit WNC

Irma Still Forecast To Hit WNC Contact the South Carolina Attorney General Office. Edisto Beach is also being evacuated, along with Harbor, Hunting, Fripp, Daufuskie, Tullifini and Knowles islands. He says 2,400 National Guard soldiers and almost 2,800 state and local law enforcement officers are on duty awaiting potential orders . Georgia Governor Nathan Deal issued mandatory evacuation order for city of Savannah, o... [Full Article...]

Pregnant woman gives birth to baby after being set on fire

Pregnant woman gives birth to baby after being set on fire The fire started around 11:45 a.m.in a second-floor apartment in a three-story building at 1405 Elkwood Ln. Witnesses watched in horror as crews worked to save Andrea Grinage from her apartment in Capitol Heights. "She was very fearless", Prince George's County police spokesperson Jennifer Donelan said, according to the station. She told police the suspect-a man with whom she had a relat... [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 Steve Grammas, president of the Las Vegas Police Protective Association, wrote the letter to Goodell on Thursday and made it available to media. Bennett on Wednesday detailed via Twitter an incident in which he was held on the ground with a gun pointed at his head while the Las Vegas police investigated if he was a suspect in a reported active shooter at Drai's Nightclub at Cromwell Casino o... [Full Article...]

Putin thinks N.Korea crisis will not go nuclear, diplomacy to prevail

Putin thinks N.Korea crisis will not go nuclear, diplomacy to prevail During the summit, Prime Minister Abe asked for cooperation from Russian Federation in increasing pressure on North Korea to force the secluded state to abandon its nuclear weapons program. The deployment "would not solve security concerns" and would "seriously undermine the strategic balance of the region", Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said. [Full Article...]

Red Cross in urgent need of donations, volunteers for Hurricane Irma aftermath

Red Cross in urgent need of donations, volunteers for Hurricane Irma aftermath The American Red Cross telling ABC-7 Mexican authorities have said they have all the resources necessary, but the Americans are ready to jump in and help the instant they're asked. The drones use a system known as Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications ( Parc ), billed as a tethered alternative to battery-powered products. [Full Article...]

Senate in bipartisan vote OKs $15B in hurricane disaster aid

Senate in bipartisan vote OKs $15B in hurricane disaster aid US President Donald Trump signed a bill to extend the US debt limit and offer assistance to victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement. On Wednesday, Mr. Trump shocked Washington when during a Oval Office meeting with congressional leaders, he endorsed a plan from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York, and House Minority Leader... [Full Article...]

Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) Earns Outperform Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada

The stock recorded a fall in short interest of -16.52% as of the latest report on August 15, 2017. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Kinross Gold Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, August 18th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a hold rating and set a $4.00 price target (up from $3.80) on shares of Kinross Gold Corporation in a research report on Sunday, June... [Full Article...]

Gov. Cooper announces preparations for expected Hurricane Irma impacts

Gov. Cooper announces preparations for expected Hurricane Irma impacts Brian Short, Vance County Emergency Operations Director, said Thursday that because of the uncertainty surrounding the storm's path the best thing that local residents can do is keep an eye on the storm's progress and be sure to have certain common sense items on hand. [Full Article...]

Trump's Social Media Director Just Tweeted Out a Fake Irma Video

Trump's Social Media Director Just Tweeted Out a Fake Irma Video Scavino deleted his incorrect tweet after thirty minutes, sharing a different video of the storm. Areas of Naples (above) are now suffering substantial flooding and swathes of the west coast are under 15ft storm surge warnings. Trump received update briefings on Hurricane Irma's path through Florida on Sunday while he and many of his cabinet members are in Camp David, Md. The White House did ... [Full Article...]

Meet Bibiana Steinhaus who becomes the first woman to referee in Germany

Meet Bibiana Steinhaus who becomes the first woman to referee in Germany Bibiana Steinhaus, who is a former police officer, controlled the game well, according to the German Football Association (DFB). On her flight as a referee in the Bundesliga, Bibiana had earlier said, "I never planned, and still don't today, to break new grounds of emancipation. [Full Article...]

US 'No' To Nuclear Weapons Deployment in South Korea

US 'No' To Nuclear Weapons Deployment in South Korea The United States wants tough sanctions to be imposed to maximize pressure on Pyongyang to come to the table and negotiate an end to its nuclear and missile tests. Kang says the regime picks public holidays for weapons tests to boast to the world, but also to serve as propaganda to bond North Koreans. Since 2008, photographer Eric Lafforgue ventured to North Korea six times. [Full Article...]

Washington And Oregon Join Multi-State Suit Against Trump Administration's DACA Move

Fifteen states and the District of Columbia have sued the USA government to block President Donald Trump's plan to end a program that gives young immigrants protection from deportation and access to work permits. The administration agrees with Trump's tweet to the extent that DACA recipients don't need to worry about deportation for the next six months - but that time should be used to prepare... [Full Article...]

Stephen King's 'IT' Scores Massive $117 Million Debut

The figure would rank as the #2 all-time opening for an R-rated film. The writing is where It is the most flawed, but that doesn't necessarily make the film bad. The movie's Friday take alone was bigger than the previous September crown holder, " Hotel Transylvania 2 ", which pulled in 48.5 million US dollars for the three days in 2015, according to the Hollywood Reporter . [Full Article...]

Shopian encounter: Security forces gun down 2 militants; 1 surrenders

Shopian encounter: Security forces gun down 2 militants; 1 surrenders The encounter started Saturday evening in the South Kashmir district of Shopian after security forces launched a search operation. The gunfight began after security forces retaliated. Tariq Ahmad was involved in an attack on a security force convoy at Chakoora, Shopian . Both the killed militants were involved in attack on SPO Khurshed Ahmad Ganaie at Bazar Imam Shahab in which case FIR numbe... [Full Article...]

Modi wishes well to Navy's all-women circumnavigation team

Modi wishes well to Navy's all-women circumnavigation team An all-women team of Indian Navy is led by Lt. Commander Vartika Joshi, along with Lt. Commanders Pratibha Jamwal and P. Swathi, and Lieutenants S. Vijaya Devi, B. "Navika Sagar Parikrama would support the cause of the government of India's thrust on Nari Shakti ", said Lanba. "To be among, these great, inspired and well-motivated women sailors, who are going to take this challenge", she said. [Full Article...]

Hawkeyes win Cy-Hawk game for third-straight year

Hawkeyes win Cy-Hawk game for third-straight year The touchdown capped off a 76-yard drive in which Nate Stanley found Nick Easley out wide for a 10-yard reception. He has seven touchdown passes in his first two career starts, more than any other quarterback in the Ferentz era. CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Heisman Trophy victor Lamar Jackson accounted for 525 total yards and six touchdowns and Louisville pulled away late. Iowa capitalized on an intercep... [Full Article...]

Irma Makes Landfall in Florida as Category 4 Hurricane

Irma Makes Landfall in Florida as Category 4 Hurricane John, JB, their two sons and dogs packed up the gasoline, water and emergency supplies and headed back for Miami. His sister Frances Joyce, from Glasgow, has spoken to him and said he is devastated by what has happened and anxious for the future. [Full Article...]

Looters strike Fort Lauderdale stores amid Irma's fury

Looters strike Fort Lauderdale stores amid Irma's fury Two teenagers were captured for breaking into six homes Saturday night as the tempest increased. The deputy-involved shooting happened around 3 a.m.at a home in the 2500 block of Monterey Court, Broward Sheriff's Office officials said. In numerous fiascos, police and National Guard troops watch the avenues to help relieve such feelings of dread, yet Irma's solid breezes have incited some open ... [Full Article...]

Two manatees stranded by extremely low tide due to Hurricane Irma

Two manatees stranded by extremely low tide due to Hurricane Irma But it turns out the manatees didn't need the storm surge after all. The stranded manatees are being picked up in tarps and returned to the water as they are reported. When helped back to deeper waters, both manatees "swam off", Clavijo told Fox 13. "When the tide comes back in, we do have concerns of manatees ending up in areas where they naturally wouldn't", Gordon said, adding that she does... [Full Article...]

Marriage equality rally in Sydney draws tens of thousands

Marriage equality rally in Sydney draws tens of thousands According to the law society president, extending the right to marry to same-sex couple does not impact freedom of religion, as ministers are already permitted to conduct religious marriage ceremonies in accordance with the tenets and doctrines of their beliefs. [Full Article...]


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