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World Media Dutch and French Caribbean struggle with harsh conditions
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Barthelemy, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte defended his government's actions, saying that authorities prioritized evacuations to ensure the safety of patients in St. As night fell on Monday, residents hurried inside, fearful of robbers roaming the streets and of the handful of men walking around yanking chains tied to aggressive dogs.

World Media Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall in Mexico
Author: 0 Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall in Mexico

As it does so, it will be a life-threatening storm with potentially devastating winds and deadly storm surge flooding along the coast. A direct hit by Hurricane Jose would severely hamper relief efforts in these locations at a time when humanitarian needs are highest, after many homes and businesses were destroyed by Hurricane Irma , which was the most intense storm ever to make landfall in the northern Leewards.

World Media What to expect from Hurricane Irma
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A Navy aircraft carrier was due to anchor off Key West to help in search-and-rescue efforts. Video footage of the islands showed homes torn apart by sustained winds of up to 130 miles per hour (210 kph), which left the Keys without electricity, running water and cell phone service.

World Media Hurricane Jose, spinning back around, could impact East Coast next week
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose, spinning back around, could impact East Coast next week

Irma has now been the subject of more than 80 advisories from the hurricane center, with the first dating back to August 30, when it was a tropical storm with sustained wind speeds of 50 miles per hour. After about day 4 or 5, there are some models that have this storm pushing closer into the Bahamas as a weaker category 1 storm. There is some additional weakening possible in the coming days, and Jose could become to a tropical storm on Tuesday.

World Media Active shooter investigation underway at Darmouth-Hitchcock Hospital
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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon evacuated after issuing an "active shooter alert". The alert was issued just before 2pm local time Tuesday. A spokesman for the hospital, Mike Barwell, would only say they have reported "an incident" to the police and officers are responding. Stay with 22News and WWLP.com for the latest information, as it becomes available.

World Media Sharad Yadav loses fight over 'arrow' symbol as EC rejects claim
Author: 0 Sharad Yadav loses fight over 'arrow' symbol as EC rejects claim

In a setback to the Sharad Yadav-led JD (U ) camp, the Election Commission on Tuesday rejected its petition staking its claim on the party symbol "arrow". He said the poll panel told former Union Minister Sharad Yadav that "you have not produced any supporting documents to show that the group referred to in your application has adequate support of legislative wing and organsiational wings of the party so as to make it a splinter group of the party within the meaning of Paragraph 15 of the ...

World Media 4 dead, 6 missing in floods and landslides in Philippines
Author: 0 4 dead, 6 missing in floods and landslides in Philippines

Floods subsided at around 5 p.m., according to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority. Flooding is possible in low-lying areas, Pagasa said. Maring and Lannie are expected to exit the Philippine area of responsibility between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.

World Media Six Million Floridians Left Without Power After Irma
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Although the storm has long since departed the Keys, some of the islands are so devastated - mainly, Key Largo, which is blocking access to those Keys further west - that Florida authorities refuse to allow residents to reenter. The governor said the route also needs to be cleared of debris and sand, but should be usable fairly quickly. Irma was at one point the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the open Atlantic, with winds up to 185 miles per hour (298 kph).

World Media Myanmar assailed for Rohingya persecution
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Almost 300,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh and 30,000 non-Muslim civilians have been displaced inside Myanmar after the military launched a counter-offensive following attacks by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) insurgents on 30 police posts and an army base on August 25.

World Media Power Out For More Than 60 Percent Of Florida Homes And Businesses
Author: 0 Power Out For More Than 60 Percent Of Florida Homes And Businesses

Simons Island will be shutoff at 2 p.m. Sunday to avoid small problems becoming bigger ones. The sky will be sunny with temperatures falling from near 84 degrees at kickoff to near 77 by the end of the game. A large military airborne relief operation was being prepared to take help to the islands, which are linked by a dramatic series of bridges and causeways from Key Largo nearly 160km southwest to the city of Key West, Monroe County Emergency Director Martin Senterfitt said.

World Media Kenyan opposition MPs boycott Kenyatta's speech
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As he spoke, opposition leaders held a rally in Kibera, the capital's largest slum, rejecting the October 17 date unless officials on the election board, whom they blame for mishandling the polls, resign. Supreme Court judges normally attend the opening of parliament but also stayed away. He said that he had a track record of respecting the justice system: "I have previously demonstrated this before, when I conceded defeat in 2002 and heeded summons from an worldwide court [ICC] when I knew ...

World Media Trump's ninth grandchild Eric 'Luke' Trump is born
Author: 0 Trump's ninth grandchild Eric 'Luke' Trump is born

The last several weeks of President Donald Trump's presidency haven't been easy. Eric Luke Trump arrived at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday, according to the announcement made by the couple on Twitter . "So far today, he's tweeted about Hurricane Irma and "#FAKE NEWS!" In March, the president tweeted about the news and congratulated Eric and Lara.

World Media For Hurricane Irma, the metrics are measured in millions
Author: 0 For Hurricane Irma, the metrics are measured in millions

There is a 20% chance the storm will gain tropical characteristics if it stays organized as it moves through an unfavorable environment. A video of a meteorologist fighting against Hurricane Irma in Key West , Florida , went viral Sunday as the winds almost knocked the reporter off his feet.

World Media United Kingdom lawmakers approve European Union withdrawal bill
Author: 0 United Kingdom lawmakers approve European Union withdrawal bill

The bill is aimed at repealing the 1972 Act which took the United Kingdom into the then-European Economic Community and converting all existing EU laws into United Kingdom law. Since last night's vote, Labour has put down a raft of amendments to the bill, which aims to bring laws under United Kingdom governance. Amendments are expected to be added to the bill under pressure from backbench Conservatives and opposition members of Parliament when it moves into committee stage .

Author: 0 North Korea condemns United Nations sanctions, may be preparing 'response' cyberattack

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved tougher sanctions against North Korea following its hydrogen bomb test. "In case the USA eventually does rig up the illegal and unlawful "resolution" on harsher sanctions, the DPRK shall make absolutely sure that the US pays due price", the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in the statement.

World Media Trump outreach to Dems unsettling for GOP
Author: 0 Trump outreach to Dems unsettling for GOP

Trump is technically a Republican because he ascended through the GOP nominating process. Midterm elections often a referendum on the president, and when voters disapprove of his performance, they punish his party because his name isn't on the ballot.

World Media Shootings Kill 2 People, Wound 5 Since Monday
Author: 0 Shootings Kill 2 People, Wound 5 Since Monday

The man was standing outside when a man or boy came up and shot him, according to police. The man was hit in his back and arm and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in good condition, police said. and South Yale around 11:40 p.m. Saturday when two people came out of an alley and started shooting. The woman was hit in her legs and she was taken to Holy Cross Hospital.

World Media California to file suit challenging end of DACA
Author: 0 California to file suit challenging end of DACA

On the other hand, a law has been broken. The Dreamer Initiative will cover the $495 fee the government charges for permits that allow immigrants , brought here illegally as children, to work or attend school. JR also posted a video of the real Kikito visiting the installation, as well as a series of photos he was sent showing people posing at the site.

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.

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