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Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island home smashed by Hurricane Irma

Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island home smashed by Hurricane Irma

Instead, Branson said he would hunker down with his team on Necker , his private Caribbean island, "as I have been on the three times we have had hurricanes over the past 30 years". "I know we will all band together and rebuild the islands to become stronger and even more wonderful than they were before". The luxury home of billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson in the British Virgin Islands was destroyed by Hurricane Irma , according to a post from his son Sam on Instagram. Consulte Mais Informação

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China backs stronger sanctions on North Korea but Russian Federation resists

China backs stronger sanctions on North Korea but Russian Federation resists

Amid the rising tensions, Seoul installed the four remaining launchers of the USA anti-missile Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) system on a former golf course in the south early on Thursday. THAAD would intercept missiles aimed for the southern half of the peninsula and projectiles targeting the United States. Some 38 protesters were wounded in tussles with police, with 21 sent to hospital, according to a Seongju Fire Station official. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump Administration Has Shown Desire To Defuse North Korea Tensions: Vladimir Putin

Trump Administration Has Shown Desire To Defuse North Korea Tensions: Vladimir Putin

North Korea on Tuesday, two days after its latest atomic test , declared itself a "full-fledged nuclear power in possession of ICBM as well as A-bomb and H-bomb". A U.S. State Department official, who spoke with Reuters on condition of anonymity, said Washington hoped to avoid further retaliatory actions with Russian Federation, but that they were confident in the legality of the consular closure and restrictions announced last week. Consulte Mais Informação

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President Rouhani due in Astana, Kazakhstan

President Rouhani due in Astana, Kazakhstan

Kazakh Justice Minister Marat Beketayev and Astana's First Deputy Mayor Khoroshun Sergey Mikhailovich welcomed Hamid at the airport. Kazakj Minister of Education and Science Yerlan Sagadiyev Yerlan Sagadiyev welcomed the participants, affirming that holding the OIC S&T Summit in Astana is proof of the priority OIC member states grant to science, technology and innovation. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nobel laureates urge Aung San Suu Kyi to act

Nobel laureates urge Aung San Suu Kyi to act

Nobel Prize Laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has spoken up strongly against his one-time friend and fellow prize victor Aung San Su Kyi for her handling of the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. Erdogan's office in Ankara said that the Turkish leader told Suu Kyi that disproportionate use of force against the minority group should be avoided and maximum care taken to avoid harming civilians. Consulte Mais Informação

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Senate passes $15.3B aid package for Harvey

Senate passes $15.3B aid package for Harvey

Rand Paul of Kentucky - would have offset the House-passed $7.85 billion aid package while providing an additional $2.5 billion to be used for Harvey recovery efforts or preparation for Hurricane Irma. WASHINGTON - Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate upped the Hurricane relief package to $15.25 billion Thursday, nearly doubling the $7.85 billion in aid approve a day earlier by the House. Consulte Mais Informação

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Governors back ObamaCare subsidy payments in effort to control health costs

Governors back ObamaCare subsidy payments in effort to control health costs

The Republican governor noted that MA already has the highest percentage of insured residents in the country, at more than 96 percent, and is working to improve access. Bullock spoke at one point about how states' ability to implement changes would depend on "adequate funding", to which Sen. "My daughter and me, we have different definitions of adequate funding", Cassidy said, prompting laughter. Consulte Mais Informação

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FortisAlberta helps restore power in Turks and Caicos following Hurricane Irma

FortisAlberta helps restore power in Turks and Caicos following Hurricane Irma

A Twitter user posted a video Saturday afternoon showing what appears to be a dried out shoreline somewhere in the Bahamas . This is being marked as one of the most extraordinary weather phenomena's in history. For a few hours or days, a storm can even change the shape of an ocean. Everyone is bracing for the worst with Hurricane Irma, and if we've learned anything from recent storms like Harvey, it's that they can impact the affected areas in unpredictable ways. Consulte Mais Informação

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2 law enforcement officers killed in crash

2 law enforcement officers killed in crash

The crash happened Sunday morning at the intersection of State Route 66 and Old Trueswald Road. A third man in Florida died after losing control of a truck in Monroe County, and 22 others were killed across the Caribbean. The vehicles hit each other head-on. He worked for the department for 21 years, Corrections Secretary Julie Jones said. "My heart goes out their families and the entire law enforcement and correctional community". Consulte Mais Informação

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Barzani calls for Iran's help to settle Baghdad-Erbil differences

Barzani calls for Iran's help to settle Baghdad-Erbil differences

Aboul-Gheit arrived in Baghdad and met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to confirm AL's keenness to preserve Iraq's unity and revive dialogue between Baghdad and the Kurdistan region ahead of the latter's independence referendum. In June, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said, "The Islamic Republic of Iran's principled and clear stance is supporting Iraq's territorial integrity and coherence". Consulte Mais Informação

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EUA: furacão Irma está a 50 quilômetros da Flórida

EUA: furacão Irma está a 50 quilômetros da Flórida

O custo dos danos nas Antilhas francesas superará os 200 milhões de euros, segundo uma seguradora pública. No arquipélago britânico de Anguilla, um homem morreu no desabamento de uma casa. Mais de 1 milhão de pessoas deixaram as suas casas nas zonas vulneráveis do país. Entre quinta e sexta-feira, as rodovias estaduais tiveram engarrafamentos consideráveis, no que já é um êxodo sem precedentes de moradores e turistas que visitavam o sul da Flórida . Consulte Mais Informação

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