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Katia dissipates over Mexico but heavy rainfall continues

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This is something Eric Blake, an NHC scientist, said is "unparalleled here and totally ridiculous given [the scale of] Irma". Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 10 miles (20 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km). Lire la suite »

Une opération escargot des forains perturbe la circulation — Dijon

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Sur Twitter, la préfecture de Police de Paris à appelé les automobilistes à éviter l'axe Place de l'Étoile / Place de la Concorde. Les forains sont en colère et le montrent un peu partout en France ce mardi. A Toulouse , "une vingtaine de poids lourds forains bloquaient la circulation", selon la gendarmerie, occasionnant des bouchons au niveau du péage de l'A62. Lire la suite »

Hurricane Katia strengthens to Category 2

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Category 3 Hurricane Jose is expected to be near the northern Leeward Islands in the Caribbean on Saturday. The other two Hurricane Jose and Hurricane Katia have also been deemed risky. The interior department in neighboring Puebla state evacuated 1,500 people to storm shelters as a preventative measures, but reported no serious damage or deaths. Lire la suite »

Oil prices up amid talks on possible oil deal prolongation

Brent crude futures dropped 19 cents to $53.19 a barrel, while the US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were trading 8 cents lower at $48.58, reported Reuters . Harvey slashed refining capacity across Texas, forcing shutdowns of key refineries from Corpus Christi and Houston to Port Arthur, including the largest USA fuel-making plant. Lire la suite »

Myanmar crisis textbook example of ethnic cleansing

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Rohingya refugees travel on an open-back truck on Teknaf-Cox's Bazar highway near Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh, on September 3, 2017. An online petition calling for the revocation of Suu Kyi's 1991 Nobel Peace Prize has accrued 366,000 signatures. The resolution, moved by Leader of the House Raja Zafar-ul-Haq, termed the oppression being perpetrated against Rohingya Muslims on the behest of the Myanmar Government which is aided and abetted by religious extremists as crimes ... Lire la suite »

Zimbabwe army 'profiting' from diamond mining

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Almost three quarters of the country's population live beneath the poverty line, and an estimated four million people are in need of food aid. Political elites and security services have captured the companies mining Zimbabwe's Marange diamond fields and siphoned off billions, even as the government blames private companies for crucial data gaps in its accounts, a report released on Monday alleges. Lire la suite »

Ted Cruz appears to 'like' porn video on Twitter

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It vanished from his page just before 1:30 a.m. It was unclear whether Cruz, a staffer using the account or a hacker liked the video. Twitter prohibits pornography on its platform. Joked author Molly Knight, "In divisive times like these it gives me great comfort that all Americans can join together to make fun of Ted Cruz ". Lire la suite »

Okami HD announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC

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Okami: Zekkei releases in Japan on December 21, 2017. The remaster has enabled 4K support and possible has HDR enabled as well. This is great news for people with a 4K TV. However, it remains to be seen how much this game will sell once it's out in the west. Players can also change the aspect ratio to the original releases 4:3, and the mini-games that used to be on the loading screen of the PS2 original will be making a return. Lire la suite »

Hurricane Irma kills 10 in Cuba, Castro calls for unity

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The mayor urged residents to avoid drawing on city resources except in emergencies, but he said people who needed rescuing should raise a white flag to draw the authorities' attention. "I'm just thanking God to be alive", Gilleece said. Wind gusts to at least 90 miles per hour were widespread over the Florida peninsula - occurring far away from the storm's center due to its size. Lire la suite »

[EXCLUSIVE] Sarb: Mkhwebane conspired with Presidency, State Security

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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, whose job is to ensure proper conduct in public office, sparked a political row and a plunge in the value of the rand when she proposed changes to the central bank's monetary policy mandate in June. In its affidavit this week, the Sarb said that the public protector had failed to disclose the meetings with the Presidency and SSA in her final report on the Ciex investigation. Lire la suite »

Ex-Donegal boss Rory Gallagher confirmed as new Fermanagh manager

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The former Donegal boss, a native of the Erne county, replaces Pete McGrath, who resigned in July after nearly four years in the post. And he was given also given strong backing from former Erne All Star Martin McGrath at the weekend. It is understood Gallagher has the broad support of the Fermanagh players, who effectively dispensed with the services of McGrath in July. Gallagher stepped down as Donegal manager following a heavy Ulster semi-final defeat by Tyrone and an All-Ireland ... Lire la suite »

US Seeks UN Resolution For Oil Embargo, Asset Freeze On North Korea

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North Korea has shown no signs of changing its tone or ambitions. It also provides hundreds of thousands of tonnes of oil and fuel to the impoverished regime. "Do we think more sanctions are going to work on North Korea?" "The intention in increasing the payloads is to destroy underground bunkers that will be used as shelters for the North Korean leadership including Kim Jong-un in times of emergency", said a military official. Lire la suite »

Jaguar announces support series for Season 5

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Manufacturers have flocked to Formula E in recent months, keen to develop and promote their battery-electric powertrain prowess, but Jaguar's underlining its status as an early-adopter (it first entered Formula E in 2016) with the intriguing eTrophy. Lire la suite »

South Korea deploys United States anti-missile launchers amid clashes with protesters

President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russian oil supplies to North Korea were negligible, responding to heightened worldwide scrutiny of the ties between Moscow and the leadership in Pyongyang . Seoul would not feel happy if Tokyo responded to North Korean nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles tests with military instruments and made a decision to develop its own nuclear deterrent, fearing that Japan can no longer rely on American nuclear protection. Lire la suite »

China finds no radiation issues after North Korea bomb test

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The resolution instead bans trade in textiles, cuts off natural gas shipments to North Korea , places a ceiling on deliveries of refined oil products and caps crude oil shipments at current levels. Almost 80 percent of its textile exports went to China. Officials and experts reportedly noticed a sharp rise in the supplies of Russian diesel and other fuels to North Korea starting in spring 2017. Lire la suite »

Millions Remain Without Power After Hurricane Irma Swept Across Florida

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After wreaking a trail of death and destruction through the Caribbean , Irma had killed three people when it struck the southern Florida Keys island chain as a more powerful Category 4 on Sunday. Buckhorn said areas along the Tampa Bay shoreline could expect a risky storm surge anywhere from 3 to 8 feet, adding that it would depend on where Irma went. Lire la suite »

Delta Flight Races To Depart Puerto Rico Before Hurricane Irma Arrives

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Updated (3:55 p.m.): People normally exit airplanes like morons, but Delta managed to get Flight 431 to the gate, deplaned, boarded for the return flight, and off the ground in 51 minutes. And check out how the plane weaved its way through the outer bands of Irma to get out of dodge. "The air traffic control tower has now been evacuated". Lire la suite »

Packers vs. Seahawks means a meeting of the Bennett brothers

The Seattle Seahawks , led by quarterback Russell Wilson , meet the Green Bay Packers , led by quarterback Aaron Rodgers , in the first game of the National Football League season for both teams on Sunday, September 10, 2017 (9/10/17), at Lambeau Field in Green Bay , Wisconsin. Lire la suite »

Leslie Jones is living her best life at NYFW

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While fashion shows are generally silent, save for some light applause at the finale, the freshly 50 year-old was not having a bar of any of it. As model Coco Rocha made her way down the runway, she was hyped by Leslie who screamed her support at the model. Lire la suite »

Trump in contact with state governors over Irma

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That's because numerous islands are now inaccessible. Flash flood emergency: The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency for parts of downtown Jacksonville. But that doesn't mean all Floridians should try to go back home. And we're still asking for volunteers. Along with the strong gusts of wind , water rushed through Miami's streets. Lire la suite »

UN Security Council steps up North Korea sanctions

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If North Korea continues its unsafe path, we will continue with further pressure. Britain and France - permanent veto-wielding Security Council members along with the US, China and Russian Federation - have given Washington their strong backing. Lire la suite »

In US : Storm Katia builds in Caribbean as Irma strikes

The strongest Atlantic Ocean hurricane ever measured destroyed homes and flooded streets across a chain of small islands in the northern Caribbean , passing directly over Barbuda which was left largely incommunicado. As of 5 p.m. ET, Jose was out over the open Atlantic , not far from where Irma was a couple of days ago. Jose could become a hurricane as soon as today. Lire la suite »