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World Media North Korea sanctions: United Nations council unanimously agrees on new measures
Author: 0 North Korea sanctions: United Nations council unanimously agrees on new measures

They seem intent on developing their nuclear weapons capability to a point where maybe they'll have some leverage going into any negotiations. "We think it's a big mistake to underestimate this Russia, China initiative". To kick-start talks, China and Russian Federation have proposed a dual suspension of North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile testing, as well as USA and South Korean military exercises.

World Media Almost 194000 homes, businesses without power from Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Almost 194000 homes, businesses without power from Hurricane Irma

The same applied to the utility's nuclear plant in Jensen Beach. A total of nearly 4.5 million Florida Power & Light customers have been affected by the storm, with about 1 million getting service restored, mostly by automated devices. It could become a Category 5 at any time . "We've never had that many outages, and I don't think any utility in the country ever has", FPL Chief Executive Eric Silagy said at a news conference on Monday.

World Media Hurricane Jose expected to weaken over next 48 hours
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose expected to weaken over next 48 hours

In a Monday afternoon report , AccuWeather Hurricane Expert Dan Kottlowski says a high pressure system will cause Jose to move in a circular fashion throughout the week. As for intensity, the hurricane center is predicting some fluctuations up and down over the next few days. Storms that have moved slowly between Hispaniola and Bermuda in the past have set up memorable runs of waves for both locations and all the variables look to be coming into place for Jose to produce.

World Media Georgia, South Carolina plan evacuations as Irma nears
Author: 0 Georgia, South Carolina plan evacuations as Irma nears

Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday ", said Meteorologist John Wendel. "The state is mobilizing all available resources to ensure public safety ahead of Hurricane Irma ", Deal said. "We do have some folks who are flying back from Texas", he said. I have all my mother's antiques. No evacuations had been declared yet in SC, which was last hit by a major hurricane about 28 years ago.

World Media Couple, son killed at volcanic crater near Naples
Author: 0 Couple, son killed at volcanic crater near Naples

His father, then his mother, both fell in as they tried to rescue him. However, this has not yet been confirmed by authorities and nor is the cause of death, though it is likely the three died from inhaling gas fumes. "It was the worst tragedy I've seen in my life, I'm a father too". They are understood to have fallen 5ft but it is not yet known whether they were killed by the fall or by toxic gas fumes.

World Media Hezbollah declares Syria victory, Russian Federation says much of country won back
Author: 0 Hezbollah declares Syria victory, Russian Federation says much of country won back

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.

World Media Video shows teen before her body was found in hotel freezer
Author: 0 Video shows teen before her body was found in hotel freezer

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".

World Media Hurricane Irma Downgraded To Tropical Storm Amid Severe Flooding
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma Downgraded To Tropical Storm Amid Severe Flooding

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 .

World Media India And Belarus Sign Ten MOU's, Expand Ties In Defense Sector
Author: 0 India And Belarus Sign Ten MOU's, Expand Ties In Defense Sector

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.

World Media Pak SC accepts Nawaz Sharif family's plea against disqualification
Author: 0 Pak SC accepts Nawaz Sharif family's plea against disqualification

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.

World Media Hurricane Irma US Death Toll: Storm Brings Destruction to American South
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma US Death Toll: Storm Brings Destruction to American South

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".

World Media Decatur REMC responds to hurricane relief effort
Author: 0 Decatur REMC responds to hurricane relief effort

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.

World Media Hurricane Irma Damage Estimates Smaller Than Feared
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma Damage Estimates Smaller Than Feared

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.

World Media Mitt Romney Considering Senate Run
Author: 0 Mitt Romney Considering Senate Run

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.

World Media Tropical Storm Irma brings extensive flooding to Georgia coast
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Irma brings extensive flooding to Georgia coast

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.

World Media What's next: Hurricane Jose could hit Eastern US, Canada
Author: 0 What's next: Hurricane Jose could hit Eastern US, Canada

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.

World Media Irma seen weakening to tropical depression by Tuesday afternoon: NHC
Author: 0 Irma seen weakening to tropical depression by Tuesday afternoon: NHC

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", ...

World Media Hope Hicks To Be Named Communications Director
Author: 0 Hope Hicks To Be Named Communications Director

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.

World Media Pet owners facing charges for abandoning animals in Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Pet owners facing charges for abandoning animals in Hurricane Irma

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.

World Media There Are Now Three Hurricanes in the Atlantic
Author: 0 There Are Now Three Hurricanes in the Atlantic

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.

World Media Tropical storms Jose, Katia upgraded to hurricane status: NHC
Author: 0 Tropical storms Jose, Katia upgraded to hurricane status: NHC

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.

World Media Japan's Abe agrees with Putin N.Korea nuclear test threatens peace
Author: 0 Japan's Abe agrees with Putin N.Korea nuclear test threatens peace

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.

World Media Strong winds, flooding,tornadoes possible from Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Strong winds, flooding,tornadoes possible from Hurricane Irma

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.

World Media USA military strike would be 'a very sad day for North Korea'
Author: 0 USA military strike would be 'a very sad day for North Korea'

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 .

World Media Washington shines with the ball for Board President's XI
Author: 0 Washington shines with the ball for Board President's XI

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.

World Media King Mohammed VI Orders to Send Urgent Humanitaria Aid to Rohingya Refugees
Author: 0 King Mohammed VI Orders to Send Urgent Humanitaria Aid to Rohingya Refugees

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.

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