The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a key offensive in Deir ez-Zor province and is close to a decisive victory, a week after the government forces arrived in the city. "Syrian troops are finalising the defeat of the ISIL group blocking the northern and southern districts of Deir al-Zor", he said. Regime forces have scored major advances in recent days, breaking a pair of IS sieges on the city and capturing territory around it.
Jenkins is reflected in the sunglasses she's wearing and show where she was sitting inside the hotel room. According to Martin, she received a call from her daughter's friends around 4 a.m. The video was been viewed millions of times and shared on social media. According to police, Jenkins "was inebriated and likely stumbled into the freezer, which was not being used to store food, on her own".
A high wind watch was issued for parts of the Midlands, however according to the National Weather Service in Columbia, this should be treated as a tropical storm watch . After Hurricane Irma devastated islands such as Barbuda , Saint Martin and Anguilla , islanders were braced for the arrival of its fellow hurricane Jose .
Previously reported: Consistent rains soaked Rome from morning to night Monday, but the total amount of rainfall expected from the tropical storm linked to Hurricane Irma was downgraded despite a flash flood watch remaining in effect until 8 a.m.
Bombardier (TSX:BBD.B) says it is well-positioned because it is the world's only aircraft manufacturer to make commercial planes for all segment sizes of this market. It said: "Equity infusions from government coffers not only rescued the program but have given Bombardier the resources it needs to aggressively target the US market".
Inviting Indian investors to Belarus, Lukashenko said his government was ready to provide them the most favourable and ideal conditions for doing business. Leaders of the two countries will discuss various issues of mutual interest during this visit. Belarus and India are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.
In today's proceedings, the head of the bench said recommendation for formation of a five member bench for hearing of the case has been sent to the Chief Justice. On August 15, the former prime minister filed three petitions in the Supreme Court to review the Panama Papers verdict which resulted in his disqualification.
We have already seen bands of rain associated with Irma Monday morning, especially east of I-65 and we will continue to see rain bands moving in from the southeast. Michael Rivers of North Lauderdale, Fla., said losing power took him from "anxious before and during the storm, to bored and angry after due to the loss of power.it's hot".
The Florida cooperative serves an area along the Georgia border in the north-central area of the state. "We take care of needs at home first, but our crews are eager to help those in need", said Brett Abplanalp, CEO of Decatur County REMC.
More than 6.2 million homes and businesses remained without power , and 220,000 people huddled in shelters. While up to 1 million accounts have been restored, some customers in harder hit areas may have to wait weeks for full restoration, Silagy said.
The report cited unnamed sources close to Romney, the former MA governor, who said he is preparing a Senate run in case Hatch opts not to run again. "Mitt Romney would be ideal", Hatch said in a National Journal interview in March, commenting that he would consider retiring if a viable candidate took his place, according to a tweet from National Journal's Ben Pershing.
The massive storm , which weather experts say will amble up the spine of Florida and dump more than 25 inches of rain, is expected to reach Georgia tomorrow. The National Weather Service has issued Tropical Storm and Hurricane warnings for the Big Bend, Southwest Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. MIAMI - Hurricane Irma's northern bands have begun striking the Keys, sending its strongest winds to the region of up to 130 miles per hour, according to a 7 a.m.
That being said, let's take a look at some of the good and bad with Jose. Over the next few days, the hurricane is expected to make a rare loop and reverses its direction. A burgeoning area of high pressure off to Jose's north and northeast will block it from curving up to Bermuda. It's unclear if Jose would keep going northwest towards the East Coast early next week, or lift northeast again and harmlessly race out to sea.
On the forecast track , the core of Hurricane Irma will move between the north coast of Cuba and the Bahamas during the next day or two before heading to Florida . Water from the Trout River poured onto the streets and filled the parking lot of the nearby Trout River Fish Co. "Beaches Turks & Caicos can now report that following the passing of Hurricane Irma , the strongest storm ever reported in the Atlantic Ocean , all guests and staff are safe and comfortable on resort", ...
Hicks took over the role in August, over two weeks after Anthony Scaramucci was sacked from the post after 11 days. About a month and a half ago after Anthony Scaramucci resigned from his White House position after not even two weeks of holding the title, the White House named Hope Hicks as the new and permanent communications director.
This latest update comes just one day after local animal officials reported finding dozens of dogs chained to trees and parked cars . Both have said they intend to file felony prosecutions against anyone who left their dogs outside during the storm, provided that they can gather enough evidence against those individuals.
At 8 a.m. ET Saturday, Katia had maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour. Hurricane Irma is forecast to hit Florida by the weekend, when it may have weakened from a Category 5 to a Category 3 hurricane. The Leeward Islands , already devastated by Irma, will be the closest land Jose will encounter, but it should not pass close enough to cause significant destruction , according to reports.
Martin, among others. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Katia's maximum sustained winds are near 75 miles per hour with some strengthening forecast over the next two days. The storm strengthened to a hurricane by Wednesday evening. Luis Felipe Puente, head of Mexico's national emergency services, said this week that Katia has "worrying characteristics" because it is very slow-moving and could dump a lot of rain on areas that have been saturated in recent weeks.
In a joint news conference following their summit in Vladivostok on Wednesday, Moon said he and Putin strongly condemn the North for conducting its sixth nuclear test on Sunday, despite repeated warnings from the worldwide community. China and Russian Federation have advocated a "freeze for freeze" plan, where the United States and South Korea stop major military exercises in exchange for North Korea halting its weapons programmes, but neither side is willing to budge.
Hurricane experts said that the formation and inception of several storms rapidly in succession is not something that is uncommon, specifically in August, September and October, which are considered to be the most active months of the six-month hurricane season.
TROPICAL TRIO: Three active hurricanes are in the Atlantic basin right now: Katia in the southwest Gulf of Mexico, Irma north of the Dominican Republic and Jose in the open Atlantic. North Carolina Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry said just after noon on Thursday that members of the North Carolina National Guard are being activated to help prep for Irma.
Russian Federation argues that sanctions aren't working and President Vladimir Putin expressed concern last week that a total oil cutoff could hurt the North Korean people. In 1966, as the U.S. and the outside world doubted China could build a functional nuclear-armed ICBM without outside help, Beijing launched a missile at full range with a nuclear payload .
Shown is a view Sunday of a collapsed hotel in Juchitan de. After a devastating quake in Mexico killed more than 90 people last week, the Mexican government said Monday it could no longer offer aid to victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas.
Marcus Stoinis hammered a 60-ball 76 to build on half centuries by Travis Head (65), David Warner (64) and captain Steve Smith (55) to power the visitors to a formidable 347 for 7 after winning the toss and electing to bat. However, after eight wickets had fallen for the side, it was the pair of Akshay Karnewar and Kushang Patel, who contributed to a surprising 66-run stand for the ninth wicket, giving the Australians a mild scare of a possible upset, and were the ray of hope for BP.
The German government has called on Myanmar to meet its responsibilities to end the humanitarian tragedy faced by the country's Muslim minority. Rashida, a Rohingya refugee who crossed into Bangladesh on a boat about a week ago, NPR reported her as saying she owned some paddy fields in Rakhine state with her husband and three children.
Hurricane Irma is proving so unsafe because of its size and intensity. The 1-5 scale estimates potential property damage. The average season only produces about three major hurricanes, which are a category 3 or higher. Nicholas to Port-Au-Prince. A new tropical storm also formed in the Atlantic on Tuesday, to the east of Irma. According to Mexico's National Meteorological Service , Hurricane Katia will hit the state of Veracruz Friday evening or Saturday morning.
Shocking footage of the crash has been released by the two, showing the moment the blue-and-white single-engine Cessna flies straight into the auto park tree at 11.30am local time on Monday. There was a fuel leak from the plane so the fire department responded to the scene. The plane collided with a tree near the airport.This is the moment just before the plane crashes.
Hurricane Katia has strengthened to a Category 2 storm in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said Friday morning (Sept. 8). Army troops and personnel from the federal electricity authority have been deployed to the area on Mexico's eastern gulf coast to be on hand to help in emergencies.
Irma hit Florida on Sunday morning as a risky Category 4 storm, the second highest level on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, but by afternoon as it barreled up the west coast, it weakened to a Category 2 with maximum sustained winds of 110 miles per hour (177 kph).
Oil prices were moving in mixed territory early Monday, with Brent crude oil trading at a $5.80 premium over West Texas Intermediate, the US benchmark for the price of oil . Later today, investors will get the opportunity to react to the latest weekly inventories data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).