The concerns were serious enough for aides of Trump's legal team to draft a statement in anticipation of having to explain why the president's son-in-law was leaving the White House. Kushner did not resign, however, and remains at the White House. For more on the considerations about Kushner, see the full Wall Street Journal report .
Tropical Storm Irma has pushed through the area leaving us with much cooler temperatures, windy conditions, and overcast skies. Authorities say a Florida man appears to have been electrocuted by a downed power line following Irma. Irma continues to batter the coast of Florida. Chase said projected rainfall for DeKalb County is around three inches or more . A tropical storm warning is issued when a tropical cyclone containing winds of 39 to 73 MPH or higher associated with a tropical ...
Florida Power and Light (FPL) estimates that 3.4 million Floridians could be without power during Hurricane Irma , which is now making its way toward the western portion of Florida . But that doesn't mean Floridians should try to go back home. "My administration is monitoring the situation around the clock, and we're in constant communications with all of the governors, with the state and local officials", Trump said in a video of the meeting released by the White House.
China's position is clear, consistent and resolute, he said. The White House said Mr Trump and Mr Turnbull also "confirmed that their two countries will intensify joint efforts to denuclearise North Korea ". "We will respond to the barbaric plotting around sanctions and pressure by the United States with powerful counter measures of our own", North Korea said in a statement by its delegation to an economic forum in Vladivostok, in Russia's Far East.
Necker is among the 50 British Virgin Islands (BVI). Branson had an awesome menagerie of exotic animals on the property and we're told a number of them didn't make it through the hurricane. "But the whole British Virgin Islands community is rallying round", he said. The Virgin founder said he had experienced three hurricanes over 30 years on the island, and planned to wait out Irma since his home was reinforced to withstand high winds.
Likely taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on creating a global image, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi left for the U.S. on Monday where he will be addressing students at the renowned University of California, Berkeley and also hold public meetings with global thinkers and overseas Indians.
Meanwhile, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said in an interview published on September 10 that the dispute over North Korea's nuclear and ballistic-missile programs is the world's worst crisis "in years". Earlier in August, amid spiraling tensions, Pyongyang said that it was working on a plan to launch a medium-range ballistic missile at the United States base in Guam.
It warned that if Washington does push through its quote-"illegal and unlawful" sanctions, Pyongyang would make sure the US pays its "due price". The council last month adopted a sanctions resolution imposing a full ban on exports of coal, seafood from North Korea after it carried out an ICBM test .
He provided updated information on the federal government's efforts to respond to destruction caused by Hurricane Irma . Politicians from the island nations that are most vulnerable say they are going to press for top fossil fuel consumers to help them fix damage attributable to climate change, marking a sharp divide between rich and poor nations.
Officials say the deaths of two people in Georgia are being blamed on Tropical Storm Irma. At that time, the Battery was pounded by storm surges, which broke over the sea wall in the harbor. S.C. Electric and Gas issued an update at 11:30 a.m. Monday. OPCON 4 is the next highest response level above normal, day-to-day activities, and emergency managers make initial preparations for the possibility of any hazardous situations.
Unlike other hurricanes in this part of the Atlantic Ocean, which tend to race out to sea, meteorologists expect that Jose will make a tight clockwise loop in the open waters over the three days, during which it will not affect any land areas.
Hurricane-force winds of 125 miles per hour (over 200 kp/h) whipped roofs clean off buildings, ripped trees from the ground and forced evacuations along the coast. "We put the music on to bring stress levels down and so the clients feel better", said Juan Carlos Varcas, 30, a Cuban salsa teacher at the hotel. Elsewhere in the Caribbean, there were reported shortages of food, water and medicine - alongside claims of looting and unrest, in particular on the Franco-Dutch island of St Martin - ...
Still, he said, it will take days for many people to be restored and, in some cases where the damage was extensive, weeks. Irma caused one of the largest USA evacuations ever, with almost 7 million people in the Southeast warned to evacuate, including 6.4 million in Florida alone.
A public swimming pool in Sydney temporarily resembled a Bond villain lair on Monday when a beached great white was released into its waters. Speaking with news.com.au , Rob Townsend, life sciences manager at Manly Sealife Sanctuary, said the pool acted as a "good place" to leave the injured animal while a game-plan was established.
Speaking of the miners involved in the incident leading to the investigation, Leila Silvia Burger Sotto-Maior of Fumai said , "It was crude bar talk". However, three of the five bases Funai operates in the Javari valley to ensure that remote tribes are allowed to live in "voluntary isolation" have been closed in recent years as a result of central government cuts, the New York Times reports .
He noted the United Nations refugee agency says 270,000 people from Myanmar have fled to neighboring Bangladesh in the last three weeks, and pointed to satellite imagery and reports of "security forces and local militia burning Rohingya villages" and committing extrajudicial killings.
The Department of Defense reports around 15,000 service members are helping in Florida, Georgia, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Mission preparations are underway at National Guard armories across the state, including in Green Bay and Appleton.
The Coast Guard says Hurricane Irma is still a threat to the state's coastal regions and could cause large surf, potential coastal flooding and tropical storm level winds starting later Sunday until Tuesday. In addition, FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Administration) "has been incredible". What stood out as notable, however, was the one group of people the president singled out for praise : "I'll tell you what, we have great people, and a group that really deserves tremendous credit is ...
The fundraising page's "Story" section explains how an officer with the UC Berkeley Police Department interrupted the transaction and began to write Juan a ticket. Since posting the video, Flores has started a GoFundMe account for the vendor and others like him. Two other campus police officers made arrests in separate and unrelated incidents during Saturday's game, Sanchez said.
Most outages were in Florida Power & Light's service area in the southern and eastern parts of the state. 'Many of the linemen are coming from across the country including from as far away as California. A Verizon spokesperson said Monday that recovery efforts are underway in Tampa and Orlando south to Miami. Power restoration will begin as soon as crews are able to work after the storm.
The original USA draft would have ordered all countries to impose an asset freeze and travel ban on Kim Jong Un and four other top party and government officials. "We have been clear in close consultation with the Americans that oil has to be included as an element of sanctions", South Korean foreign minister Kang Kyung-Wha told reporters.
A weakened Irma spread misery around the Southeast on Monday, triggering coastal flooding in parts of Georgia and SC while dumping heavy rains around the region. Forecasters have warned the water could run up to 6 feet above normal. High tide in Charleston was at 12:23 p.m., but it was making its way into the streets by 10 a.m., bubbling up drainage pipes and breaking in waves over sea walls.
That will be followed by a private family internment. "Lonely and Gone" was a tune from the duo's debut album, Tattoos & Scars, in 1999. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Patricia Gentry, and his brother, Keith Gentry. The TJ Martell Foundation was one of numerous charitable foundations Gentry supported. He was an active supporter of breast cancer awareness and research.
Elsewhere in Myanmar, communal tension appeared to be rising after more than two weeks of violence in Rakhine state. In response to that attack, the United Nations says Myanmar's military has struck back "without regard for basic principles of global law" targeting civilians, not just militants.
As a result, mandatory evacuation orders have already been issued for Florida Keys and swaths of southern and coastal Florida, since Irma is the most powerful Atlantic storm in a decade, classified as a Category 5 storm with winds reaching 185mph.
Oliver said. "What am I filling myself with?" "Any time Trump says he's going to make people happy, or that you're going to be happy in the future, that means he has got nothing and is trying to end the conversation", Oliver said. Arpaio, defeated previous year in the same election that sent Trump to the White House, is now talking about getting back into politics. Later Oliver skewered Ivanka Trump over reports earier in the week that she visibly annoying McConnell and Ryan by walking ...
By late Sunday night, Florida officials said there were shelters open in 64 of Florida's 67 counties - 573 shelters across the state, holding 155,000 people, The Washington Post reported. We remain dry for one more day although winds will gradually increase through the day as the pressure gradient continues to tighten, and gusts of 20-25 miles per hour will be possible through the afternoon.
The final flights took off just after 5:40 p.m. ET, according to FlightStats , and the airport won't resume commercial flying until Tuesday . United Airlines, for example, waived change fees for flights through September 17 at 10 airports from Georgia to North Carolina , and through September 30 for dozens airports across Florida and the Caribbean .
Von Spakovsky, a member of the commission, also submitted a database from the conservative Heritage Foundation claiming to contain almost 1,100 of instances of voter fraud . In response to the findings, key Democrats - such as Democratic Party Chairman Raymond Buckley - discount and reject the new data, insisting that Jasper and the White House are using "selective data and misinformation" to fabricate voter fraud claims.
The GST Council had on Saturday chose to increase cess on mid-sized and large cars and SUVs by up to 2%, 5% and 7%, respectively, but left cess on small cars and hybrids unchanged. Passenger carrier sales declined by 2,969 units in August 2017 in comparison with 4,100 units sold in the same month a year ago. Good monsoons lifted consumer sentiments in rural areas, buoying two-wheeler sales, which grew 14.69% year on year last month.