by | September 10, 2017 | 10:43

State Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry said the Ashevile staging area for equipment and supplies would open on Sunday. Irma's track shifted late Friday and early Saturday. At present, hurricane force winds extend 70 miles from the center of Irma and tropical storm force winds extend out 185 miles. We need residents and visitors to ensure they are ready.

by | September 10, 2017 | 09:28

Today's attack comes a day after people protesting the persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims burned a police vehicle and clashed with police in Anantnag . Sources said that earlier CM Mehbooba was assured by the top leadership of the BJP, including Rajnath Singh , that they would make path-breaking announcements to resolve the Kashmir dispute.

by | September 10, 2017 | 09:22

He said a shaft in the tomb contained mummies belonging to ancient Egyptians who lived during the 21st and 22nd dynasties. The tomb includes an entrance, uncovered in another tomb, leading to a courtyard where a statue depicts Amenemhat sitting on a high backed chair beside his wife who wears a long dress and wig, Al-Ahram reported.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:47

Several brigade members recently returned from Texas, where they responded to Hurricane Harvey with aviation logistical support. While the station will continue to operate with a minimum crew during the worst of the storm, the guard is now making plan to evacuate the necessary crew and aircraft to western Georgia and Alabama for safety.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:45

Winds could be stronger, up to 60 miles per hour, further south and west of the Columbia area. Residents of barrier islands in Colleton, Beaufort and Jasper counties must leave their homes by 10 a.m. Gov. Nathan Deal's order for almost 540,000 people to evacuate Georgia's six coastal counties took effect Saturday, with authorities turning all lanes of I-16 into one-way routes leading westward out of Savannah.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:42

Hurricane Harvey has caused unimaginable devastation for the people of Austin, Texas and surrounding areas. The airline teamed up with Operation Pets Alive! , a Houston-based organization, to arrange the flight in an effort to "relieve strain on the local facilities and allow OPA to make room for family pets whose humans are now displaced from their homes", according to the release.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:37

Additional storm preparation information can be found on the city's Web site,, which now has a link for Hurricane Irma related news on the home page. Trump wasn't elected yet when Hurricane Matthew threatened last fall. We'll see what happens. Holdeman plans to keep the sand stocked until Saturday evening.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:36

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, California Rep. Adam Schiff, released a statement responding to reports of the meeting and said Trump Jr.'s statement "raises more questions than it answers" and "highlights how significant the campaign viewed the promise of dirt on their opponent from the Russian government".

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:34

As much as 20 inches of rain was predicted through Wednesday across the Florida peninsula and southeast Georgia, and maximum wind gusts above 100 miles per hour are expected in much of western Florida. At least one house and one bridge collapsed, and there was one report of a fallen utility pole. - Hurricane warnings remained in place Saturday in parts of the Bahamas.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:20

More than 1 million Floridians are being told to evacuate their homes ahead of Hurricane Irma's arrival, but what about those who can't leave? The zoo's larger beasts, like tigers and primates, already inhabit highly fortified facilities made from poured concrete and welded metal.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:16

The Tigers' then-freshman quarterback thrived on check-down passes and sported hair that flowed out from the back of his helmet, which Lock called a bad look. South Carolina's defense faces a much tougher task, however, in stopping Lock and Missouri's loaded offensive arsenal. The junior will face a Missouri secondary that allowed numerous big plays to an FCS opponent last week.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:19

The quake struck 120 km off the Pacific Coast at 12.49 a.m., southwest of Tres Picos, Mexico, which is 1,000 km southeast of Mexico City , the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported. That is thanks in part to its distance from the earthquake's epicenter but also because of an natural disaster warning system and stricter building codes established after thousands of people were killed in the city and whole neighbourhoods levelled in a devastating quake in 1985.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:16

The detective then declared, "We're done here", and forcibly arrested Wubbels, who screamed for help as she was being dragged out the door. First he was placed on administrative leave from his job with the police department, then he was sacked from his part-time job as a paramedic.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:11

The teen, a 15-year-old from Vancouver, Washington, reportedly started the wildfire while playing with fireworks near the Eagle Creek Trail, according to CNN . "It makes me think everything's going to be OK". State Republican Representative David Brock Smith represents District 1, which includes the Kalmiopsis Wilderness Area, where the fire is burning.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:07

Trump this summer had repeatedly promoted a border wall made of solar panels, but the agency would not confirm Thursday whether it had selected such a design. Congress has set aside only $20 million in the current budget to build the prototypes. The project that began with a dream materialized a few days after the United States president moved to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA ), a program that shields young undocumented immigrants , known as 'dreamers, ' from ...

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:01

Adrian Thorpe's daughter Alex was among those caught up. Comedian Russell Kane, who is hosting the event, told Sky News : "I like to think this show is typical of the British spirit, the way we hit back". We are Manchester , a city united, nothing will ever change us, nothing will ever divide us'. The event, headlined by Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, will include performances by The Courteeners, Blossoms and Rick Astley.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:01

Sadler understands that to win the 2017 championship, he'll nearly certainly have to win the season finale. "We didn't start the race with an illegal auto", Hamlin said. Jones has had an incredibly quiet and consistent season for a rookie. Elliott is 14th in points, followed by Kenseth and McMurray. If anything, just beware of some boom-or-bust potential considering Busch has already clinched a spot and doesn't have to worry about points.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:04

Plecas's acclamation ends months of speculation on how Horgan would manage a government with such a narrow minority had he followed protocol and offered up a New Democrat member as Speaker. "I thought the Liberals did themselves a lot of damage in the public eye today based on their nearly, 'pick up my baseball bat and go home kind of approach, ' " he said.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:02

In my eyes, the pitching matchup is even, so with that cancelling out, the Brewers have outplayed the Cubs I the first two games of the set and need these wins much more than the Cubs do. Today's win moves the Milwaukee Brewers' record to 74-68 overall and 35-36 on the road. The Rockies meanwhile have a two game lead over the St.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:00

The BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a flawless opportunity to play the role of a statesman and take high moral ground by unfollowing those tweeting abuses and set the tone for political discourse on social media. Lankesh, who edited a tabloid newspaper, was an outspoken critic of right-wing Hindu nationalist politics. Twitter user Nikhil Dadhich posted a tweet shortly after Lankesh's death saying: "It took a bitch to die a dog's death, for all pups to howl in the same tune".

by | September 10, 2017 | 07:58

How President Trump handles any hurricane damage to his private property as compared to that of the public will be scrutinized closely. According to the National Hurricane Center , that specific type of warning "indicates there is a danger of life-threatening inundation from rising water moving inland from the shoreline somewhere within the specified area, generally within 36 hours".

by | September 10, 2017 | 07:58

The NOAA has downgraded Irma from a Category 5 to a Category 4 hurricane. But it is expected to take that northward turn courtesy of the pull of a low-pressure trough developing over the eastern U.S. On Friday, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, which will allow rescue and recovery teams, including the Virginia National Guard, to mobilize easier, according to a governor's office news release.

by | September 10, 2017 | 07:45

Kim Hyong Gil, ambassador of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, persona non grata, giving him 72 hours to leave the country", the statement reads. The U.S. -drafted resolution, which would ban the supply, sale or transfer to North Korea of crude oil, condensate, refined petroleum products and natural gas liquids and freeze financial assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, among other restrictions, is expected to be put to a vote by a 15-member UN Security Council on Monday in NY.

by | September 10, 2017 | 07:42

The expulsion of the North Korean diplomat was aimed at expressing Mexico's "absolute rejection" of North Korea's recent nuclear activity, the statement further said, Los Angeles Times reported. The United States is circulating a draft resolution including banning crude oil shipments to the North and its exports of textiles, according to reports.

by | September 10, 2017 | 04:49

The raids, which reportedly began at her Alwarpet residence in Chennai at 5.30am, was based on an FIR that was registered against Jayanthi Natarajan on Thursday for criminal conspiracy and abuse of official position. It further said that the approval had been accorded without adhering to the advice of Director General Forests and directions of Supreme Court in this regard.

by | September 10, 2017 | 04:25

In view of the unique circumstances on the island of Ireland, flexible and imaginative solutions will be required, including with the aim of avoiding a hard border, while respecting the integrity of the Union legal order. Barnier was also adamant that Britain needs to settle its share of the European Union budget in full, insisting that financial commitments made by the previous British Prime Minister David Cameron in 2013 had to be met, regardless of Brexit.

by | September 10, 2017 | 01:56

Hurricane Center spokesman and meteorologist Dennis Feltgen said Saturday that while Miami won't get the core of Irma it will still get life-threatening hurricane conditions. Much of South Florida is at risk for coastal flooding (which is usually the deadliest aspect of a hurricane ). Follow the the Miami branch of the National Weather Service on Twitter and the Florida Keys branch too .

by | September 10, 2017 | 01:52

The island of Barbuda, the first to be hit by Irma, has reportedly been all but wiped out . Nevertheless there are always the defiant ones, and Richard Branson appears to have taken the storm head on. He was joined by "a great group of young people", who played games and slept in two rooms. ( Moskito is another British Virgin Island that Branson owns.) "I know we will all band together and rebuild the islands to become stronger and even more wonderful than they were before".

by | September 10, 2017 | 01:48

A civil rights lawyer based in Texas said he'd be "OK" if Education Secretary Betsy DeVos , who announced plans this week to revamp Obama-era policies on campus sexual assault, were herself sexually assaulted. "I've met them personally". Vanderbilt's stance might hold firm in the face of these political changes, but at other institutions, Title IX is the only thing holding administrations accountable.

by | September 09, 2017 | 23:25

Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) Texas Governor Greg Abbott has hailed the US Senate's approval of a $15.25 billion hurricane Harvey fund to the state. "This new commission, led by Chancellor Sharp, will ensure victims get everything they need, and seamlessly provide resources to these devastated communities".

by | September 09, 2017 | 23:15

The governor said he would wait until the 5 p.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center on Irma before making the final decision. But western parts of the state are still in Monday's forecast cone as Irma diminishes from a hurricane to a tropical depression.

by | September 09, 2017 | 22:12

Seoul's Defense Ministry later confirmed the deployment, but stated the launchers will only stay permanently in South Korea if the system passes a thorough environmental impact examination. Trump has sent a powerful U.S. aircraft carrier towards North Korea amid rising tensions in the region. When asked what action he would take, he said: "We'll deal with it".

by | September 09, 2017 | 22:14

Seoul's Unification Ministry spokeswoman Eugene Lee on Friday said Pyongyang could potentially conduct its next ICBM tests this weekend or around October 10, another North Korean holiday marking the founding of its ruling party. sanctions and amid an escalating standoff with the United States. North Korea's Sunday test was its most powerful to date and widely condemned by the worldwide community, with the Mexican government saying on Thursday that it declared the country's ambassador, ...

by | September 09, 2017 | 21:34

Tension gripped the Ramganj police station area after a youth was allegedly beaten up by the police while dispersing a crowd, said reports . They allegedly started pelting stones at the cops. More than a hundred people had gathered for the protest outside the police station in the Ramganj area of the capital of Rajasthan. The ramganj police station was attacked and vehicles were burnt, which included a chetak jeep and a 108 ambulance in the police premises.

by | September 09, 2017 | 16:34

One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico and a raging hurricane dealt a devastating one-two punch to the country, killing at least 61 people as workers scrambled to respond to the twin national emergencies. "Where do we have to go except the bathroom and the back bedroom?" But after forecasters shifted Irma's potential impacts westward, he had trouble answering the same question Friday.