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World Media Schools closing in metro Atlanta, coastal Georgia due to Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Schools closing in metro Atlanta, coastal Georgia due to Hurricane Irma

The massive storm measured more than 400 miles wide, and its winds reached 130 mph. Over six million homes and business in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama have been hit by power cuts as a result of storm Irma . More than 340,000 customers in Georgia had no electricity, Georgia Power said, and forecasters expect tropical storm-force winds and flash foods to hammer the state well into Tuesday, spurring creeks to rise, trees to topple and streets to flood.

World Media 12-year-old girl killed in crash on Highway 101 near Buellton
Author: 0 12-year-old girl killed in crash on Highway 101 near Buellton

Four additional youths, ranging from ages 2 to 7, in the vehicle were not injured, the CHP said. CHP reports a vehicle rolled into the center divider on the southbound lanes. Several lanes of State Route 60 in Riverside County were shut down in both directions for several hours following the crash around 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

World Media Cleanup begins as Irma moves out of Florida
Author: 0 Cleanup begins as Irma moves out of Florida

WTSP has moved to a backup station in order to continue broadcasting from a safe location, and the out-of-town crews are staying in a hotel outside of the evacuation zone. While some coastal communities breathed a sigh of relief, people in Jacksonville faced flash flooding on Monday. "You will not survive all of this storm surge".

World Media Abducted Kerala priest Fr Tom Uzhunnalil rescued
Author: 0 Abducted Kerala priest Fr Tom Uzhunnalil rescued

Father Uzhunnalil, who has been brought to Muscat , will reportedly fly down to his hometown of Kerala later today. Catholic priest Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted by the Islamic State in Yemen previous year, has been rescued, Union foreign minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday.

World Media Attention turns to Jose: NOT an imminent U.S. threat
Author: 0 Attention turns to Jose: NOT an imminent U.S. threat

O'Neil climbed on the hood of her auto to get a better look and found humor in her devastation. Editor's note: This is a developing story that is being constantly updated as the storm progresses. The storm surge could reach 6 feet, especially from late morning to mid-afternoon. Georgia Power spokeswoman Holly Crawford said Monday the areas with the most outages are Glynn and Chatham counties.

World Media Hurricane Irma's devastation, in pictures
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma's devastation, in pictures

The perilous storm and the massive evacuation it sparked were reflected in an unusual scene in Florida early Monday, when the state's skies were empty of airliners. NY time , about 3.6 million were down. About 485,000 Georgia Power customers mostly in coastal and southern regions are without power . Florida Power & Light said in a press conference broadcast online Sunday that restoring electricity will be "one of the most complex" endeavors the utility's ever faced.

World Media Yet Another GOP Congressman Announces He Won't Seek Re-Election
Author: 0 Yet Another GOP Congressman Announces He Won't Seek Re-Election

Michigan GOP Rep. Dave Trott announces retirement. Michigan's 11th District leans Republican, but even Republicans acknowledge it's possible for a Democrat to take it. "The people of the 11th have made it clear to me they want better leadership and someone who will fight back against the dysfunction in Washington and divisive attacks from President Trump", said Saad in a statement.

World Media Tropical Storm Irma is heading to the Mid
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Irma is heading to the Mid

If the current track holds, the Midlands would get gusty winds , flash flooding, and most importantly, a risk of severe storms, including tornadoes . The highest wind will be felt in our southern counties (south of I-16) and along the Georgia and SC coast. There is a wind advisory for the area overnight.

World Media Winds whip Florida keys as Hurricane Irma turns sights northward
Author: 0 Winds whip Florida keys as Hurricane Irma turns sights northward

Indian Americans in Atlanta, Georgia pooled in their resources to help several million people from Florida who were affected by Hurricane Irma that plummeted parts of the coastal state with wind speed of more than 100 miles per hour. "It quickly became clear that it was in the best interest of our players, coaches and fans to reschedule next week's Miami at Florida State game".

World Media Hurricanes Irma and Jose: What we know
Author: 0 Hurricanes Irma and Jose: What we know

Still, the scope of damage in Florida and neighbouring states paled in comparison with the utter devastation left by Irma as a Category 5 hurricane, the rare top end of the scale of hurricane intensity, in parts of the Caribbean , where the storm killed almost 40 people - at least 10 of them in Cuba - before turning its fury on Florida.

World Media Florida Hurricane Irma Evacuee Named Her Newly Delivered Baby 'Storm'
Author: 0 Florida Hurricane Irma Evacuee Named Her Newly Delivered Baby 'Storm'

Movement was to the west at 9 mph. More than 1.5million customers were without power Monday night in Georgia. More than 17,000 FPL workers, employees of other utilities and contractors from 30 states will work on power restoration. Irma left millions of people in Florida without power . A Colorado native and her family decided not to evacuate and stayed in their South Miami home as the worst of the storm passed over.

World Media Met Eireann issue weather warning for eight counties
Author: 0 Met Eireann issue weather warning for eight counties

The meteorological service added that " Winds will be at their strongest in exposed coastal areas ". Powerful winds threaten damage to trees and buildings with gusts in some parts strong enough to knock out power supplies. Highest temperatures are expected to be between 14 and 16 degrees. The weather warning follows a similar alert for five other counties in the northwest yesterday.

World Media Man from Sennybridge army camp charged with terrorism offences
Author: 0 Man from Sennybridge army camp charged with terrorism offences

More to follow. This is a breaking news story and will be updated regularly as new information and developments become available . Three men, including two serving soldiers, have been charged by British police with terrorism offences, including belonging to a banned far-right group.

World Media Leaders back same-sex marriage campaign
Author: 0 Leaders back same-sex marriage campaign

If the postal survey finds most Australians want gay marriage, the parliament will vote by December on legislation to lift the prohibition. Mr Turnbull made a surprise appearance and speech at the launch of the New South Wales Yes campaign.

World Media Residents Urged To Monitor Hurricane Jose
Author: 0 Residents Urged To Monitor Hurricane Jose

After the two devastating hurricanes that have plagued Texas and Florida coast, everyone's attention is turning back to the Atlantic to watch Hurricane Jose . Jose won't lose much intensity during this loop to nowhere, as the storm will have plenty of warm water for fuel. Hurricane Jose is now travelling in a clockwise circle, but could go north later in the week.

World Media First Africa-Israel Summit 'Postponed'
Author: 0 First Africa-Israel Summit 'Postponed'

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbé "thanked and praised the prime minister for his determination to strengthen the cooperation between his country and Israel, as well as for his personal engagement to guarantee the initiative to hold the summit", the Foreign Ministry said.

World Media Photographer wins legal battle over selfie taken by a monkey
Author: 0 Photographer wins legal battle over selfie taken by a monkey

The case was listed as "Naruto v David Slater" but the identity of the monkey had also been in dispute, with Peta claiming it is a female called Naruto and Mr Slater saying it is a different male macaque. Naruto's case sparked a massive global discussion about the need to extend fundamental rights to animals for their own sake-not in relation to the ways in which they can be exploited by humans.

World Media Irma sucks water out of Tampa waterways
Author: 0 Irma sucks water out of Tampa waterways

As all this is happening, meteorologists are nervously watching a newly formed disturbance in the east Atlantic that has a 30 percent chance of developing into a cyclonic storm in the next 48 hours. The storm headed north on Monday towards Gainesville and Tallahassee, taking risky wind gusts with it, ABC News reported . "The low is likely to dissipate by Tuesday evening".

Author: 0 Irma creeps ever closer to Florida — WHAT'S HAPPENING

Hurricane Irma remains a risky Category 2 hurricane despite weakening a bit more to 100 miles per hour (160 kph). Though the centre is expected to miss Miami, the metro area will still get pounded with life-threatening hurricane winds, Mr Feltgen said.

World Media U.S. evacuates 500 Americans trapped on St. Martin by Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 U.S. evacuates 500 Americans trapped on St. Martin by Hurricane Irma

Many of those remaining on the island tried to escape before flights shut down ahead of the storm. An estimated 95 percent of all buildings in Barbuda have been destroyed. Martin when Irma hit, told CBSN she "honestly doesn't know" when she can get off the island. Several Americans interviewed by ABC News upon their arrival in San Juan, Puerto Rico described a desperate situation on St.

World Media Irma blamed for 3 deaths in Florida
Author: 0 Irma blamed for 3 deaths in Florida

Coast Guard to view damage from Irma in the Florida Keys . President Donald Trump later approved the request . Almost 6 million customers are now without electricity , comprising about 30 percent of Florida's total population, according to the 2016 U.S.

Author: 0 North Korea warns of harsh response if new sanctions imposed

Whether those provisions would remain in any resolution put to a vote Monday remained to be seen. There is new political language in the final draft urging "further work to reduce tensions so as to advance the prospects for a comprehensive settlement" and underscoring "the imperative of achieving the goal of complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula in a peaceful manner".

World Media Saudi-led quartet trying to turn Qatar into 'state of trusteeship': Doha
Author: 0 Saudi-led quartet trying to turn Qatar into 'state of trusteeship': Doha

Saudi human rights group AIQST reported that Sheikh Ouda was arrested on Saturday night for posting a tweet supporting of mediation to settle dispute between Saudi Arabia and Qatar. "May God harmonise between their hearts for the good of their people", Ouda said on Twitter after a report of a telephone call between Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to discuss ways to resolve the rift which began in June.

Author: 0 Parts of Missouri, Illinois may see Irma rain

The Global Forecast System (GFS) model, a global model run by NOAA, shows the center of the low pushing up the west coast of Florida, later pushing into Georgia and into western Tennessee and Kentucky before dissipating, possibly producing enough instability here in Northeast Ohio for some scattered showers and storms.

World Media Millions of homes without power as Irma smashes Florida
Author: 0 Millions of homes without power as Irma smashes Florida

An apparent tornado spun off by Irma destroyed six mobile homes in Palm Bay, hundreds of miles away along the state's Atlantic coast. More than 3.3 million homes and businesses - and counting - have lost power in Florida as Hurricane Irma moves up the peninsula.

World Media 2-year-old boy found dead after wandering away from home
Author: 0 2-year-old boy found dead after wandering away from home

Sunday at 675 Syme St., Masury, said Brookfield police Lt. Pete Gibb. "I can tell you that both state police departments, OH and Pennsylvania state were involved, and probably every fire department in Trumbull and Mercer County", Sharon Police Chief Gerald Smith said.

World Media Turnbull and Moon discuss North Korea threat
Author: 0 Turnbull and Moon discuss North Korea threat

The original US 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. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has assured South Korea of Australia's solidarity in the face of threats by North Korea. "It is up to the global community to see that these resolutions are implemented", he warned.

World Media Hurricane Jose: Too Early to Tell If It Will Hit Florida
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose: Too Early to Tell If It Will Hit Florida

Hurricane Jose had threatened some of the areas in the Caribbean, like St Martin and the Virgin Islands, that were battered by Irma only days ago. According to the long-term forecast, Jose is expected to turn northeast Monday night, then move slower toward the southeast Tuesday, Sept.

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