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Nearly 4.5 million without power in Florida

Nearly 4.5 million without power in Florida

Irma is expected to continue to weaken as it moves further inland. The utilities report about 21,000 power outages in Beaufort County and about 18,000 in Charleston County. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 415 miles from the center. This state has never seen a storm surge like this. Up to 6 inches of rain is possible in SC. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hurricane Irma: Memphis will feel storm's remaining wrath by mid-week

Hurricane Irma: Memphis will feel storm's remaining wrath by mid-week

Saturday , the company said. It brings with it life-threatening winds, storm surges and rainfall, according to the National Hurricane Center . Trees and power lines were down across town and floods cut off roads to a neighborhood. Irma's second landfall Sunday was just south of Naples, Florida , where many people chose to ride out the storm at home; including several people with ties to New England who said they couldn't find room in a shelter. Consulte Mais Informação

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Dino Melaye risk removal, suffers set-back in court … Read details

Dino Melaye risk removal, suffers set-back in court … Read details

Attempts by Senator Dino Melaye to stop his recall process has met a brickwall. But Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, in his judgment, ordered that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) go ahead with the recall process. He also asked INEC to serve the lawmaker a copy of the petition and a list of petitioners, and that it should amend its timetable and give him a two-week notice . Consulte Mais Informação

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First images of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind's presumed baby girl, Haisley Jo

First images of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind's presumed baby girl, Haisley Jo

The child attended Greywind's funeral last week, which her family said was "very nice". Haisley Jo remains in protective custody until DNA results confirm Matheny and LaFontaine-Greywind, 22, as her parents. Savanna' body was has been found in the Red River, north of Moorhead, Minnesota on Sunday August 27th, 2017. The boyfriend of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind has posted the first pictures of their presumed newborn daughter. Consulte Mais Informação

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Vehicle sales continue robust growth in August: SIAM

Vehicle sales continue robust growth in August: SIAM

Exports of passenger cars declined by 24.74 percent. The higher cess came into effect from Monday. In July this year, the segment saw the biggest sales for 2017-18 at 86,874 units with 35.5 percent growth. Export of three-wheelers though went by a huge 17.27 per cent in April-August 2017, while commercial vehicle exports declined by a massive 33.08 per cent in the same period. Consulte Mais Informação

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Walker Readies Wisconsin National Guard for Irma, Harvey

Walker Readies Wisconsin National Guard for Irma, Harvey

The National Guard has played a critical role in the response to Harvey and Irma as they have done in the past. "It's why we are here", said Captain Forest Thrush. The couple serve together as medical technicians with the 125th Fighter Wing Medical Detachment-1 in Jacksonville, but volunteered to aid in rescue and recovery operations with the Florida National Guards Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Emergency Response Force-Package. Consulte Mais Informação

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Australia to send more troops to help Philippines fight Islamist militants

Australia to send more troops to help Philippines fight Islamist militants

Earlier, Western Mindanao Command chief Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez said several payloaders and backhoes have already been pre-positioned in Lanao Del Norte province as reconstruction efforts have already started. The strong, long-standing military relationship with the Philippines enables the USA to respond quickly to the AFP's needs and to support the AFP's modernization goals. Consulte Mais Informação

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Title IX: Now What?

Title IX: Now What?

The general commitment toward reducing campus sexual assaults will continue. They were obliged to investigate, rather than cover up, complaints and to offer protections to victims of sexual abuse. Washington Post: DeVos decries "failed system" on campus sexual assualt, vows to replace it - "She said the department would go through a formal process seeking public input in order to replace the current system with a more effective and just system". Consulte Mais Informação

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Panthers at 49ers: Highlights, score and recap

Panthers at 49ers: Highlights, score and recap

But defeating a Carolina team so soon removed from an NFC championship would be significant step and perhaps start to create some buzz again for the 49ers. Still, the fact that he was able to return to the sidelines under his own power was a good sign for Foster, his teammates, and the 49ers. Cornerback Rashard Robinson made a bigger impact in run defense (forced and recovered a fumble). Consulte Mais Informação

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Malcolm Turnbull and Moon Jae-in discuss North Korean nuclear threat

Malcolm Turnbull and Moon Jae-in discuss North Korean nuclear threat

The South Korean president emphasized the two nations must closely cooperate to achieve the common goal of stabilization and prosperity of East Asia. Mr Moon thanked Mr Turnbull for his strong support and solidarity. The US has called for a vote on new sanctions . Moon sought France's continuous and active efforts to impose further sanctions on the North and show the worldwide community's stern will against its nuclear and missile programs. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Maybe There Is Something to This Climate Change Thing'?

'Maybe There Is Something to This Climate Change Thing'?

The Trump administration would need to conduct a "trend analysis" to determine a potential connection between this year's spate of hurricanes and climate change, a top White House adviser said on Monday. But Bossert did say that hurricane seasons are "cyclical", which climate change skeptics have said shows that stronger seasons aren't necessarily caused or exacerbated by human activity. Consulte Mais Informação

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