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Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 1 storm, heads north with wind, rain

Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 1 storm, heads north with wind, rain

After the first landfall in the Florida Keys earlier Sunday, the eye of the storm traveled up to hit Marco Island, while at the same time rattling high-rises in Miami and inundating Naples. Irma is...

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North Korea sanctions 'not a big deal'

North Korea sanctions 'not a big deal'

I would say maybe a four, just because I think that there's a lot of people that are on the ground working on the issue both in America and over there. "We should go after banks and companies in other...

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock orders Lebanon campus to shelter in place

Dartmouth-Hitchcock orders Lebanon campus to shelter in place

There has been no confirmation of a shooting. The hospital is urging everyone on the main campus to either evacuate or shelter in place. Lebanon High School and Hanover Street Elementary School ar...

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Broke? Who? Raila Odinga dismisses Uhuru claims

Broke? Who? Raila Odinga dismisses Uhuru claims

The address comes amid sharp division between the Jubilee Party and the opposition following the nullification of President Kenyatta's victory by the Supreme Court. "We will pass bills in the National...

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EC doesn't take cognisance of Sharad Yadav plea

EC doesn't take cognisance of Sharad Yadav plea

He also accused many BJP members to be involved in the scam. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar , along with Sushil, has come under suspicion in connection with the scam. Nitish Kumar's politics...

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'Maring' strengthens into tropical storm; 2 areas under signal no.1

'Maring' strengthens into tropical storm; 2 areas under signal no.1

Maring and Lannie are expected to exit the Philippine area of responsibility between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. This has prompted the PAGASA to raise tropical cyclone Signal No. The...

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Over 6.6 million without power in US Southeast after Irma: utilities

Over 6.6 million without power in US Southeast after Irma: utilities

Images out of Polk County, Florida shows the devastation occurring as first responders attempted to go out into the storm . Warnings of risky storm surges remained in effect through vast swaths o...

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Students protest against persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Burna

Students protest against persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Burna

Istiyak Rai, former minister, drew the government's notice towards the cases of human rights violence being committed by the Myanmar state force against Rohingyas. Most clashes have occurred in the Ma...

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Hurricane Irma made landfall on Marco Island as Category 3 storm

Hurricane Irma made landfall on Marco Island as Category 3 storm

Florida braces for one of the largest and most far-reaching storms in the state's history as the latest forecasts show Hurricane Irma veering northwest while tropical storm and storm surge warning...

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Eric Trump and wife welcome baby boy

Eric Trump and wife welcome baby boy

President Trump's son, Eric Trump, and his wife Lara welcomed a baby boy on Tuesday. "Very proud and happy for the two of you! https: //twitter .com/erictrump/status/843854763825528832 ...", Trump tw...

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No other state gets hit by hurricanes as often as Florida

No other state gets hit by hurricanes as often as Florida

Irma is forecast to hit southern Florida early Sunday morning around 7 a.m. or 9 a.m. Several hurricane warnings and watches now are in effect for Florida and the Tampa Bay region, meaning that ...

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UK government confident of EU Withdrawal Bill passing through this evening's vote

UK government confident of EU Withdrawal Bill passing through this evening's vote

The bill, which will end the supremacy of European Union law in the United Kingdom, now moves onto its next parliamentary stage. Labour wanted to stop the Bill by declining it a second reading ...

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UN Security Council adopts new sanctions against North Korea

This is likely to hit the funding of its nuclear programmes. And last night we saw a new draft resolution that was circulated. Ever wondered what the city of Pyongyang looks like? Beijing is criti...

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Dolphins prepare for first game of the season...again

Dolphins prepare for first game of the season...again

The team had engineers perform a thorough inspection of the venue, and they signed off on it to proceed with events as scheduled. The Dolphins have been practicing all week in California, ahead of...

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Gingrich: Trump Deal With Dems Was to Avoid 'Partisan Infighting'

Gingrich: Trump Deal With Dems Was to Avoid 'Partisan Infighting'

But the agreement could be complicating tax efforts by eroding trust within his own party. Congress needs to reauthorize funds for the children's health insurance program and federal aviation programs...

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Drunk Briton becomes first to swim Hoover Dam

Drunk Briton becomes first to swim Hoover Dam

The forklift driver from Ruthin, Denbighshire, was arrested at the scene and fined $330 (£250). The plan was just to go for a little dip at the start and then I thought "I can make this" so I swam acr...

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Electric Cooperative: Convoy of Trucks Headed to SC to Help Restore Power

Electric Cooperative: Convoy of Trucks Headed to SC to Help Restore Power

Forty-five of those workers will head to Florida while the rest will make their way to SC. Relief crews are coordinated by the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives, the statewide service or...

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UC announces support of California suing Trump administration over DACA

UC announces support of California suing Trump administration over DACA

It is hardly surprising that a blizzard of lawsuits have arisen since President Donald Trump announced plans to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which, since Barack O...

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Malaysia is not a failed state, says PM

Malaysia is not a failed state, says PM

According to Trump's schedule posted on his personal Facebook page, the meeting with Najib is the fourth agenda on the United States president's list today. "For if America wishes to find a partner fo...

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Year Old Katie Layne Quackenbush Charge of Shoot Homeless Man in Nashville

Year Old Katie Layne Quackenbush Charge of Shoot Homeless Man in Nashville

Melton was taken to the hospital where he remains. It was 3am and Melton, who was trying to sleep, complained to Katie and a friend who was with her that her music was too loud, according to police....

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US Congressman pushing to sanction Chinese financial institutions

US Congressman pushing to sanction Chinese financial institutions

The United States watered down an initial tougher draft resolution to win the support of Russian Federation and Pyongyang ally China . "The DPRK (the Democratic People's Republic of Korea) is ready...

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Irma Aftermath: Florida East Coast May Have Power Back by Sunday

Irma Aftermath: Florida East Coast May Have Power Back by Sunday

Beyersdorf and Jensen left northern Wisconsin on Friday morning and raced to southern Florida to be in place ahead of Irma's impact. In Florida, the state's biggest electric company said its outages...

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Hurricane Jose Meanders in the Atlantic

Hurricane Jose Meanders in the Atlantic

It was a category 1 hurricane. Hurricane Jose main weakened into a Category 1 storm Tuesday morning as it turned eastward, the National Hurricane Center said. The same advice from the early days o...

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CT plane crashes into tree and flips, pilot OK

CT plane crashes into tree and flips, pilot OK

The plane pirouetted in mid-air, then fell to the ground next to the tree it cut in half. The pilot, Manfred Forst, was transported to the Hospital of Central Connecticut with what appeared to be mi...

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Hurricane Irma: In Storm's Path, Georgia Declares a State of Emergency

Hurricane Irma: In Storm's Path, Georgia Declares a State of Emergency

There could be localized flooding in low-lying areas, but no long-term river flooding is expected, said Edgecombe County Manager Eric Evans. Forecasters said the metro area could expect peak winds of ...

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Family of three die after falling into volcano crater near Naples

Family of three die after falling into volcano crater near Naples

Local media reports say the 11-year-old crossed a safety barrier before falling into the crater. Authorities believe they died from inhaling gas fumes. The area where they fell is known for a type of ...

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Syria war: 'Russian air strikes' kill dozens in Deir al-Zour

Syria war: 'Russian air strikes' kill dozens in Deir al-Zour

Over the past year, Assad has crushed numerous pockets of rebel-held territory in the cities of Aleppo, Homs and Damascus, brokering local deals by which thousands of his opponents have been moved to ...

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Facebook Live video may contain answers in death of Kenneka Jenkins

Facebook Live video may contain answers in death of Kenneka Jenkins

The 19-year-old's mother, Tereasa Martin, received a phone call at around 4 AM on Saturday that Jenkins could not be located by her friends. The video has since gone viral, and has gotten more than ...

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Hurricane Jose is moving away from outer Caribbean islands

Hurricane Jose is moving away from outer Caribbean islands

Meanwhile, north of Florida, states were also preparing for Irma's arrival. Wind gusts caused a litany of destruction in Miami and other cities where homes were destroyed. If the current track hol...

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India, Belarus ink 10 MoUs

India, Belarus ink 10 MoUs

Alexander Lukashenko assured that Belarus can make a big contribution to the development of programs in India. "Now we should develop the practical dimension which relies on contracts and investments"...

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CJP constitutes five-judge bench to hear review appeals of Sharif family

CJP constitutes five-judge bench to hear review appeals of Sharif family

Hearing the appeal filed by Sharif family, the three-judge bench of Supreme Court of Pakistan Tuesday approved their prayer and ruled the matter will be heard by the five-member bench that announced...

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Floridians assess damages as weakening Hurricane Irma heads north

Floridians assess damages as weakening Hurricane Irma heads north

The center of the hurricane made landfall in the Keys at 9:10 a.m. Jones warned that some Floridians "may not have power for a number of days, if not weeks". Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has alread...

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Hatch Still Coy On Retirement Plans As Romney Rumors Swirl

Hatch Still Coy On Retirement Plans As Romney Rumors Swirl

Dr. Eric Ostermeier, with the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance at the University of Minnesota, and the author of the Smart Politics blog , tells UtahPolicy.com that no one has ever p...

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Hurricane Irma shifts west, risky weather still expected in SC

Hurricane Irma shifts west, risky weather still expected in SC

The eye of Irma passed over Barbuda, a tiny Caribbean island of about 1,800 people, on Wednesday, destroying telecommunication systems and cell towers. Buckhorn said areas along the Tampa Bay shorel...

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NHC: Hurricane Jose not a concern to the US

NHC: Hurricane Jose not a concern to the US

Long-range models suggest that the strengthening high-pressure area will then force the hurricane to move west-northwest toward the East Coast, according to the Weather Underground . The waters are v...

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Hicks named permanent White House communications director

Hicks named permanent White House communications director

Hicks previously worked for the Trump Organization, the Trump family's privately owned global conglomerate, including Ivanka Trump's fashion company. A source with knowledge of Hicks' relationship w...

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Georgia reports its first Irma related death

Georgia reports its first Irma related death

Almost the entire Florida coastline remained under hurricane watches and warnings, and the latest projections could shift again, aiming the worst of the storm at other parts of the state. Part...

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Testimony continues in 2nd day of Holly Bobo murder trial

Testimony continues in 2nd day of Holly Bobo murder trial

She was abducted and killed outside of her Tennessee home in 2011 . Adams' defense attorney, Jennifer Thompson, said her client is not guilty. 'Just a minute, I'm starting to feel sick, ' Karen s...

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Pet owners facing charges for abandoning animals in Hurricane Irma

Pet owners facing charges for abandoning animals in Hurricane Irma

Dogs left in pens and parked cars, and even dogs chained up or tethered to trees, have been among the hundreds of abandoned animals rescued by Palm Beach County Animal Care in the lead-up to and wak...

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Britain to lift pay cap for police, prison officers

Britain to lift pay cap for police, prison officers

However there is a sting. But they have been warned any increase must be fully funded by the government. Officers who work in correctional facitilies will receive an average 1.7% pay rise, while a...

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