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World Media Surfer
Author: 0 Surfer "stoked" mate was alive after shark bite

Abe McGrath was screaming for a 3.5 metre great white shark to "f**k off" as it snapped its jaws at him in the waters of Illuka beach, his friend Elijah "Hobbit" Colbey told The Daily Telegraph . 'So stoked to still have our mate and not witness something far worse'. "So stoked to see him able to limp up the beach". McGrath's friends drove him to Ballina Hospital.

World Media Windstream Holdings Inc (WIN) Given
Author: 0 Windstream Holdings Inc (WIN) Given "Hold" Rating at Jefferies Group LLC

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Windstream Holdings from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. In related news, Director Alan L. Wells acquired 68,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 8th. The 50 day moving average was down $-0.47 and the 200 day average moved down $-2.39.

World Media Hawkeyes come back to beat Iowa State in overtime
Author: 0 Hawkeyes come back to beat Iowa State in overtime

Ferentz says it is a rivalry with unique qaulities. It took everything we had certainly. "Both teams competed extremely hard, it was hard fought back and forth obviously and both teams left everything they had out there". "But it is a big game and a big rivalry football game". "It is nearly like you don't care and that is really insulting to say anybody who competes in anything".

World Media Worst Florida Damage From Irma Could Be From Storm Surge
Author: 0 Worst Florida Damage From Irma Could Be From Storm Surge

AccuWeather warned Irma will unleash destructive winds , flooding, rain and inundating seas across Florida . As Hurricane Irma makes its way north across Florida, officials warn that storm surge is likely in certain areas. The storm is expected to batter Florida for at least two days, Brennan said. Still offshore, and tracking the coast on a more westerly line than experts had predicted, Irma's precise intentions remained something of a puzzle.

World Media Fort Lauderdale police arrest 9 people caught on camera looting
Author: 0 Fort Lauderdale police arrest 9 people caught on camera looting

Sunrise Boulevard. Police have arrested almost a dozen people accused of looting hurricane-shuttered stores around Fort Lauderdale as brutal Hurricane Irma bore down on the beachside city 30 miles north of Miami. Late Friday night, police in Lake Wales, Fla. arrested a pair of teenagers who tried to steal a vehicle from the garage of a home that hadn't been boarded up, WFLA reported .

World Media Florida residents attempt to rescue manatees stranded by effects of Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Florida residents attempt to rescue manatees stranded by effects of Hurricane Irma

As Irma approaches, the offshore winds, moving counter-clockwise, push the water out. "We gave them as much water as we could, hoping the rain and storm surge [would] come soon enough to save them". "It was a pretty cool experience", Clavijo posted. He and a group of people, including law enforcement, were able to roll the sea cows onto a tarp and dragged them 100 yards.

World Media 'Get out of my face' warning on gay poll
Author: 0 'Get out of my face' warning on gay poll

In one of the country's largest LGBTI rallies, around 40,000 demonstrators participated in the rights movement, according to reports from Equal Marriage Rights Australia. The postal plebiscite has been criticised by opponents as an unnecessary delay in resolving the debate, which they say could be settled immediately in parliament.

World Media Ex-Georgian leader Saakashvili barges across Ukraine border
Author: 0 Ex-Georgian leader Saakashvili barges across Ukraine border

According to the statement, the Ukrainian police have no jurisdiction over foreign territory. Saakashvili was a strong supporter of those protests and later was a staunch ally of Poroshenko, but more recently he has opposed the current administration in Kyiv, accusing Poroshenko and others of contributing to widespread corruption.

World Media Parts of north Alabama, but not Shoals, under tropical storm watch
Author: 0 Parts of north Alabama, but not Shoals, under tropical storm watch

Sustained winds are expected to still be at least 74 miles per hour with higher gusts possible when the eye hits southern sections of Georgia early Monday afternoon. The weather will be breezy today and tonight, but the winds will really begin to pick up during the afternoon Monday. Now most of all the SE Georgia Counties and the Lowcountry is under the watch until 6am on Tuesday.

World Media Latest on Hurricane Irma: Expected impacts in Tennessee Valley
Author: 0 Latest on Hurricane Irma: Expected impacts in Tennessee Valley

Sunday and Tampa about 2 a.m. Monday, according to the National Hurricane Center . Hurricane Irma's slight shift to the west Friday was welcome news for the Triangle, which is now expected to avoid the worst of the storm. There will be updates as storms draw closer to central Alabama. Fisher said wind gusts could reach 45 miles per hour across central North Carolina beginning Monday afternoon and lasting through Tuesday morning, causing some isolated power outages and some trees to ...

World Media Kolkata Police issue advisory to schools — Blue Whale' game
Author: 0 Kolkata Police issue advisory to schools — Blue Whale' game

In a twist of sorts in what was touted to be the first " Blue Whale Suicide " in India, forensic experts have found a deleted suicide note of the 14-year-old from Andheri East. Several private schools have also chipped in and launched similar awareness campaigns. It is yet to be unclear how many tasks and instructions he had followed in the Blue Whale game.

World Media Tennessee Improves To 2-0 With Win Over Indiana State
Author: 0 Tennessee Improves To 2-0 With Win Over Indiana State

Indiana State wide receivers coach Roy Roundtree played for Hoke at MI. Against the Sycamores, Daniel punted four times, averaging more than 47 yards a boot, with three of them inside the 20. Dormady had played the entire Georgia Tech game after winning a preseason competition with redshirt freshman Jarrett Guarantano . So in this post, we're going to take a look at the guys on Indiana State the Vols need to focus on.

World Media Ramsey leads IN to 34-17 win at Virginia
Author: 0 Ramsey leads IN to 34-17 win at Virginia

Virginia managed all of 55 rushing yards on 25 carries during Saturday's 34-17 loss to IN, for an average of 2.2 yards per carry. Glass awarded it to the entire program - players, coaches, support staffers - for the way they rallied together after Kevin Wilson's departure on December 1.

World Media Famous St. Martin Airport Unreachable, Authorities Say
Author: 0 Famous St. Martin Airport Unreachable, Authorities Say

Martin and Barbuda to rubble. A commercial airline landing at the Princess Juliana International Airport in St Maarten . Sint Maarten, as it is known in Dutch, is an independent nation within the Kingdom of the Netherlands with a population of around 40,000 people, about the same as on the French side of the island.

World Media Irma's next potential victim? Georgia braces for monster storm
Author: 0 Irma's next potential victim? Georgia braces for monster storm

Hundreds of thousands of people are without power in Florida as Hurricane Irma's winds and rain lash the state. Sporadic power outages can occur as the soil becomes saturated, making it easier for the wind to topple trees and powerlines. "Evacuate now", Scott said. Irma's track shifted late Friday and early Saturday. Naples, Fort Myers and Tampa are now expected to bear the brunt of the storm.

World Media Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says will strengthen all forces
Author: 0 Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says will strengthen all forces

Expressing her satisfaction, Defence Minister Sitharaman said, "This is not an occasion which happens once in five years or once in 10 years". The crew will return to Goa in April 2018. "The project is considered essential towards promoting ocean sailing activities in the Navy while depicting Government of India's thrust for "Nari Shakti"," a Defence Ministry statement said.

World Media Hurricane Irma expected to skirt Williamsburg region
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma expected to skirt Williamsburg region

Williamsburg area officials are calling for residents to plan ahead for any impacts related to Hurricane Irma . Weather systems now in the central United States that are being observed by the extra weather-balloon launches will move east, eventually interacting with Hurricane Irma after it reaches USA soil, according to the office in Valley, Nebraska.

World Media Irma brings destruction to Caribbean even as more storms loom
Author: 0 Irma brings destruction to Caribbean even as more storms loom

Many residents stayed put, hoping to ride out the storm. On many islands, violent winds had ripped roofs or facades off homes and businesses, tossing cars and even shipping containers aside like matchsticks. Both islands were devastated by Irma. "Residents are in the dark, in ruined houses and are locked out of the outside world". Among them: St. Martin, St.

World Media Irma: Hurricane sucks water from Bahamas beach in rare phenomenon
Author: 0 Irma: Hurricane sucks water from Bahamas beach in rare phenomenon

The storm is so powerful that it has literally absorbed ocean water into its core enough that it dried out the ocean surrounding the Bahamas. Hurricane Irma is strong enough to completely change the shape of an ocean. Furthermore, those who live in the area should be mindful, as the water could return abruptly. In a video posted to Facebook on Saturday, a person is seen jumping off a pier onto what used to be the sandy bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.

World Media Trump may have to settle for deterring, not disarming, N.Korea
Author: 0 Trump may have to settle for deterring, not disarming, N.Korea

Switzerland, however, continues to have troops deployed along the demilitarized zone on the border of the divided north and south on the Korean peninsula. "Russia condemns North Korea's exercises, we consider that they are a provocation". "But we won't do that for now", he said. First up on Thursday morning a first ever one-on-one with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe .

World Media South Korea Calls For Further Sanctions On North
Author: 0 South Korea Calls For Further Sanctions On North

Japan Wednesday again upgraded its estimated size of North Korea's latest nuclear test to a yield of around 160 kilotons - more than ten times the size of the Hiroshima bomb. 'A comprehensive settlement to the nuclear and other issues plaguing the Korean peninsula can be arrived at exclusively through political diplomatic channels, ' Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said.

World Media China Conducts Drills Aimed at Warding Off 'Surprise Attack'
Author: 0 China Conducts Drills Aimed at Warding Off 'Surprise Attack'

However, Russia has reacted coolly to the prospect of more sanctions, with Putin saying on Tuesday it was a "road to nowhere". Washington and its allies have said there is a growing urgency for China, North Korea's top trading partner, to apply more pressure on its already isolated neighbor to get it to back down on its nuclear weapons and missiles programs.

World Media Katia could strengthen into hurricane headed for Mexico in days: NHC
Author: 0 Katia could strengthen into hurricane headed for Mexico in days: NHC

The western quadrant of the storm was over the east coast state of Veracruz , Mexico . Katia is stationary and isn't expected to move much as of Thursday night. 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). The estimated minimum central pressure is 1004 millibars.

World Media Sikh Canadian Politician Brilliantly Foils Racist Woman During Event
Author: 0 Sikh Canadian Politician Brilliantly Foils Racist Woman During Event

Singh, a member of provincial Parliament and New Democratic Party leadership candidate who is Sikh , was just starting his " JagMeet & Greet " event when the unidentified woman rushed up and interrupted him. "I feel passionately about Canadians with disabilities and the stance he has taken will result, when we become government, in a sea change in the rights of people with disabilities right across this country".

World Media Abe, Moon agree on stronger pressure on North Korea through sanctions
Author: 0 Abe, Moon agree on stronger pressure on North Korea through sanctions

Moon said close coordination between the two countries has become "even more critical" in light of the North Korean nuclear issue. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae In agreed Thursday to exert stronger pressure on North Korea in the wake of a recent nuclear test by Pyongyang, including by the adoption of tougher United Nations sanctions.

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