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SC Gov. Henry McMaster's next Irma briefing Monday afternoon

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Authorities said Monday there have been no reports of deaths in SC from storms related to Tropical Storm Irma. The flooding was only about ankle deep so far, the Charleston Post and Courier reports, but meteorologists at weather.com say flood waters will likely rise above levels seen previous year during Hurricane Matthew. Lire la suite »

Al Shabaab storms Somali-Kenyan border town

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We chased al-Shabab out of the town. A suicide bomber killed at least four people in central Somalia on Sunday, a security source said, in an attack claimed by the Al-Qaeda-aligned Shabaab movement. The town is also a base for African Union troops from Djibouti and Ethiopia. Somalia has been at war since 1991, when clan-based warlords overthrew long-time leader Siad Barre and then turned on each other. Lire la suite »

Mexico Rescinds Texas Aid Offer

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Shown is a view Sunday of a collapsed hotel in Juchitan de. Mexico withdrew its offer to help areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey after facing a devastating natural disaster of its own last week, CNBC reported Monday, citing a statement from the state's foreign ministry. Lire la suite »

Uncontacted Tribe Allegedly Killed By Gold Miners In Brazil

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Federal prosecutors confirm that they have opened an investigation, but haven't given any details. At other bases, they cut staffing. "There is a lot of evidence, but it needs to be proven", Sotto-Maior said. This is in stark contrast to Brazil's previous president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who issued a presidential decree in 2003 that categorized Quilombo indigenous people as "self-designated ethno-racial groups who have their own historical trajectory, specific territorial relations, ... Lire la suite »

The Discovery SVX is a 525bhp off-road weapon

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The Discovery SVX will enter production next year. Unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show fitted with Land Rover's 518bhp, 5.0-litre supercharged V8 petrol engine, the Discovery SVX certainly isn't short of power. Production on the SVX begins in 2018 at the Special Vehicle Operations factory in the United Kingdom where the Range Rover Sport SVR , Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic , Jaguar F-Type SVR and Jaguar XE SV Project 8 were all produced. Lire la suite »

Too early to tell if Hurricane Jose could hit Florida

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AccuWeather forecaster Dave Samuel added Hurricane Jose is something to watch, but not "worth any panic". There will be a noticeable breeze from the east on Monday night and Tuesday, but gusts will only top out at 20 miles per hour. Meteorologist Eleanor Bell, of The Weather Channel, said: " Models are continuing to struggle to resolve the track of this storm". Long-range models suggest that the strengthening high-pressure area will then force the hurricane to move west-northwest ... Lire la suite »

John Oliver Hammers Donald Trump's Never-Ending "Happy" Talk

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Like many Americans, John Oliver is struggling to grasp President Donald Trump's "maddeningly vague" decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program ( DACA ). That power rests exclusively with the federal courts. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton will hear arguments about the matter October 4. The group, which is a public-interest law firm that advocates for human rights and social justice, said Arpaio's pardon would have "the effect of eviscerating the judicial ... Lire la suite »

Saint-Martin : la préfète déléguée et son équipe "en état de choc"

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Les liaisons maritimes sont, elles, déjà suspendues. Un premier coût des dommages a été évalué samedi à 1,2 milliard d'euros par la Caisse centrale de réassurance (CCR). Irma fait 9 morts dans la partie française de Saint-Martin, et deux morts dans la partie néerlandaise. Quatre autres morts avaient été comptabilisés dans les îles Vierges américaines, venant s'ajouter aux cinq décès déjà recensés avec certitude sur l'île de Saint-Martin (quatre sur la partie française, un sur la partie ... Lire la suite »

Caribbean islands struggle to recover from Hurricane Irma

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Some let off steam on Sunday by diving into deeply flooded streets, paddling on wooden boards, or wading to stores for rum through the waist-deep water. Martin hotel room after windows shattered. More than ten million children will likely be exposed to the damaging effect of Hurricane Irma with hundreds of thousands being at immediate risk of the storm, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said in a press release on Thursday. Lire la suite »

Power outages surpass 500000 in Georgia as Irma rolls through

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Jacksonville , in the north of the state, remained under high alert, with water levels in the St Johns river rising rapidly, after the city found itself unexpectedly in the storm's way over Sunday night. Tens of thousands of people huddled in shelters watched for updates . The damage to the state's electrical infrastructure was just one form of devastation left in Irma's wake, as the United States faces its second hurricane catastrophe in as many weeks. Lire la suite »

Warning over Tinder scams after Sydney man robbed on date

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The 18-year-old was released on bail and is set to face court on Tuesday October 3. The incident has prompted a police warning around the use of dating apps and websites. Among the good info there: organising first meetings in public spaces, and disabling Global Positioning System functionality on certain apps so people can't trace you. Lire la suite »

AIMPLB campaigns to convey 'right to practise Muslim personal law'

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Sunday said it respects the Supreme Court's recent verdict on triple talaq , but considers the centre's submission in the apex court about all other forms of their marriages as an "attack on the personal law". "But, many Muslim leaders are apprehensive of the Central government and believe that it (ban of triple talaq pronouncement at one go) will pave way for common civil code which is not possible for diversified country like India", Dr Maulana Yashmin Usmani, a leader of the board, ... Lire la suite »

Broad Consensus In Society For Change In Education System: RSS Chief Bhagwat

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The Macaulay education system, which we say is a foreign education system, had spawned personalities such as Swami Vivekananda, Lokmanya Tilak, Mahatma Gandhi , Rabindranath Tagore and Sri Aurobindo, he said. He said while the western education system was guided by a spirit of competition, the Indian tradition had been based on a spirit of welfare of the world. Lire la suite »

Iowa National Guard joins Florida hurricane recovery

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The soldiers on the mission are assigned to Alpha and Bravo companies of the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation, based in Latham and Ronkonkoma, respectively, and Charlie Company (Medical Evacuation) of the 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation in Rochester. Lire la suite »

Missing 2-year-old with autism found dead in Sharon, report said

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His brother, who is age 4 or 5 and had also gone missing, was found earlier in the day and was OK, Smith said. It's unclear what the children were doing at the time they disappeared and who was supposed to be watching them. He was found across the state line from Sharon in Masury after authorities ramped up their search. Police found the boy Sunday night after a lengthy search. Lire la suite »

Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy placées en alerte violette — Ouragan José

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La Guadeloupe a subi des vents jusqu'à 80 km/h et de fortes pluies orageuses, mais surtout des hauteurs de vagues de 5m au large. Un bateau échoué après le passage de l'ouragan Irma à Saint-Martin, le 9 septembre 2017. Le coût des dommages provoqués par Irma sur les deux îles a été évalué samedi à 1,2 milliard d'euros par la Caisse centrale de réassurance (CCR), réassureur public spécialisé dans les catastrophes naturelles. Lire la suite »

Little boy missing in Jackson County

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Belt allegedly asked for Durham's assistance in waking her husband, David, who was asleep in the house. "She got hit in the head two or three times, her hands got tied behind her back". The commissioner commented that during the three-day search almost 200 people were out looking for the missing child. A press conference will be held at 2 p.m. Lire la suite »

White Teens Allegedly 'Lynch' 8-Year-Old Biracial Boy

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Some or all of the teens allegedly stepped up on a picnic table and grabbed a nearby rope that had been part of a tire swing, Slattery said. According to her other grandson, the children were playing the year when the teens started calling the boy "racial epithets" while throwing sticks and rocks. Lire la suite »

Supreme Court seeks EC's help in PIL seeking Nitish's disqualification

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The Supreme Court is set to hear a plea seeking the cancellation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's membership of the state Legislative Council for allegedly concealing a pending criminal case against him. "The investigation on the Srijan Scam by the CBI should be done under the supervision of a judge of the Supreme Court". The Srijan scam involves a Bhagalpur based NGO, Srijan Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti Ltd, which used to provide vocational training to women. Lire la suite »

Power Restoration for More than 2 Million South Floridians Will Take Weeks

Florida Power & Light is warning its 5 million customers that Hurricane Irma could mean prolonged and multiple outages. An estimated 17,000 workers from Canada and from out-of-state utility companies have gathered in Florida in anticipation of the significant restoration projects to be undertaken in order to fix the damage that Irma has inflicted on the electrical grid. Lire la suite »

Hurricane Irma Nears Ft. Myers; Winds Still Top 100 miles per hour

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This is a unsafe situation. The high winds also brought down two cranes. "I've had phone calls all day long about nursing homes and assisted living that don't have their power", Gov. The storm swamped parts of Naples and Miami on opposite coasts before moving north over the center of the state. But that placed Jacksonville in the northeast portion of the massive storm, putting it at the greatest risk of powerful winds and rain, with Irma's tropical storm-force winds extending out 415 ... Lire la suite »