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'Fluffy' the shark will return to the sea

'Fluffy' the shark will return to the sea Manly Sea Life Sanctuary transported the shark to Fairy Bower pool, where it is now being monitored and treated until experts decide the juvenile is ready for open water. Manly resident Daniel Cook took drone footage of the rescue effort, showing the juvenile shark being tended to by marine biologists in the triangular pool. [Full Article...]

Irma weakens to a tropical storm

Irma weakens to a tropical storm Hialeah Hospital ran dangerously low on fuel late Sunday night for its generator, the Miami Herald reported. The National Weather Service said early Monday in a tweet that the headwaters of the Santa Fe River had exceeded a flooding record set in 1964 during Hurricane Dora. [Full Article...]

Trump's lawyers wanted Jared Kushner gone

Trump's lawyers wanted Jared Kushner gone As the Journal reports, Trump's legal team-which has been through several iterations since the president first took office in January-was not unanimous in its view that Kushner should step down, nor was Trump convinced his son-in-law presented a threat to his young presidency. [Full Article...]

Stair Climb honors 9/11 victims

Stair Climb honors 9/11 victims Participants climb a flight of stairs 110 times, which was the number of floors at the World Trade Center, carrying anywhere from 70 to 100 pounds of gear. These funds benefit the FDNY Counseling Service Unit and help with costs for FDNY families attending Memorial Weekend and programs provided by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to support the families of all our national fallen firefi... [Full Article...]

Troy Gentry's funeral will be at Grand Ole Opry house

Troy Gentry's funeral will be at Grand Ole Opry house CT. Montgomery Gentry , which included Gentry and Eddie Montgomery, planned to release a new album in 2018 to mark their 20th anniversary as a duo. Gentry's widow, Angie McClure Gentry, is a breast cancer survivor . Gentry and both Montgomery brothers also performed together a bit later in the band Young Country. [Full Article...]

Don't freak out about Hurricane Jose just yet

Don't freak out about Hurricane Jose just yet Jose is now forecast to make a long, slow, clockwise loop through the western Atlantic Basin early this week, during which time it should pose no significant threat to land. It's nearly as if Jose is trapped in the Bermuda Triangle of maritime lore, but there's nothing supernatural at work with the forecast track. Storms that have moved slowly between Hispaniola and Bermuda in the past have set up... [Full Article...]

Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train deadline advanced to 2022: Piyush Goyal

Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train deadline advanced to 2022: Piyush Goyal Major portion of the project is financed by debt as Japan has agreed to give a soft loan of about Rs 88,000 crore at an interest rate of 0.1%. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said the fare of the high-speed bullet train would be "affordable for all". [Full Article...]

How to stay safe when a hurricane causes power outages

How to stay safe when a hurricane causes power outages However, "there was no damage to any of the nuclear components", Gould said at the news conference. But Silagy told Bloomberg on Friday that Hurricane Irma brought winds that can "snap a concrete pole", and overwhelm flood protections for underground distribution systems. [Full Article...]

Somali army repels al-Shabab after attack on military base

Somali army repels al-Shabab after attack on military base Terrorist group Al Shabaab invaded a border town near Kenya this morning, according to Reuters . "All of the victims are innocent Somalis, the teashop is owned by civilians, this is a place where people sit, drink tea and rest", said Abdulle, who referred to Al Shabaab as a "bloodthirsty group". [Full Article...]

Gov. Deal issues evacuation order for part of Bryan County, coastal Georgia

Gov. Deal issues evacuation order for part of Bryan County, coastal Georgia Earlier this week McMaster ordered Hilton Head Island and six of the state's other barrier islands to evacuate ahead of the storm, according to the Associated Press. "We'll be back to order in short order", Tecklenburg said. Select personnel from SCEMD's Operations and Preparedness sections continue to monitor Hurricane Irma from the State Emergency Operations Center in West Columbia. [Full Article...]

Gillibrand Joins Train of Dem 2020 Hopefuls Backing Medicare-for-All

Gillibrand Joins Train of Dem 2020 Hopefuls Backing Medicare-for-All More than 52% of Democrats believe health care should be run through a single national government program, the same poll said, though only 12% of Republicans believe the same. Last week, progressive darling Sen. Booker and Gillibrand's endorsements in particular are yet another sign that support for single-payer is likely going to be the standard in 2020, no longer a deviation from the party lin... [Full Article...]

Irma, Now A Tropical Storm, Churns Through Florida

Irma, Now A Tropical Storm, Churns Through Florida Some 6.5 million people, about one-third of Florida's population, had been ordered to evacuate their homes ahead of Irma's arrival. National Weather Service meteorologist Stephen Shiveley said if water from the bay had not receded, storm surge in the city would have been much higher. [Full Article...]

United Nations rights body rebukes India over its measures to deport Rohingyas

United Nations rights body rebukes India over its measures to deport Rohingyas Also on Sunday, foreign minister of Bangladesh said genocide was being waged in Myanmar's Rakhine state, triggering an exodus of almost 300,000 Rohingya Muslims to his country. On Monday it emerged that the Dalai Lama had joined fellow Nobel peace laureates Malala Yousafzai and Archbishop Desmond Tutu in urging Suu Kyi to intervene. [Full Article...]

Lavrov: More 'Parity' Coming to Diplomatic Offices

Lavrov: More 'Parity' Coming to Diplomatic Offices Then-President Obama ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian intelligence officers and seized two Russian diplomatic compounds in the U.S.in retaliation for Kremlin meddling in the 2016 USA presidential elections. Smoke Rising From Russian San Fransisco Consulate... "In this connection we also have consensus on a need to comply with Security Council demands for respect for sovereignty, territorial i... [Full Article...]

Trump Readies For first September 11 Commemoration As President

Trump Readies For first September 11 Commemoration As President It is believed the intended target of Flight 93 was either the White House or the Capitol Building. So, as Americans have done every year since, on Monday they paid tribute to the almost 3,000 people who died in the terror attacks - a solemn and emotional anniversary that also highlighted the country's strength when its citizens come together. [Full Article...]

British Parliament Debates May's Brexit Legal Bill Ahead Of Vote

British Parliament Debates May's Brexit Legal Bill Ahead Of Vote Brexit secretary David Davis has warned MPs against triggering a "chaotic" exit from the European Union by voting against the government's EU Withdrawal Bill this evening. Lawmakers are debating the bill Monday in the House of Commons with a vote due around midnight. However, it is thought that the most detailed scrutiny of the bill will take place during the committee stage, when the legisla... [Full Article...]

No journalists are arrested in Germany - Chancellor Merkel to Turkish foreign ministry

No journalists are arrested in Germany - Chancellor Merkel to Turkish foreign ministry Before yesterday's news of additional arrests, 10 Germans were in detention in Turkey, including German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel, who has been held for more than 200 days. Both Merkel and her chief rival in the September 24 national election, Martin Schulz , had called for an end to Turkey's European Union membership negotiations during a TV debate last week. [Full Article...]

Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya is 'textbook ethnic cleansing'

Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya is 'textbook ethnic cleansing' Human rights watchdog Amnesty International said there were two land mine incidents on Sunday, including a blast that blew off a man's leg. More than a dozen Nobel laureates have written an open letter to the UN Security Council warning of a tragedy "amounting to ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity" in Rakhine state, citing the "potential for genocide". [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma climbs Florida coast, risky storm surges feared

Hurricane Irma climbs Florida coast, risky storm surges feared Two officers who had been helping at an evacuation shelter were killed in a auto crash in Hardee County, officials say. Officials closed major bridges. Although downtown Fort Lauderdale was spared major damage, trees were uprooted throughout the area. Citing concerns about high winds from the outer edges of the storm as it sits over Florida , Robeson County schools announced that students wou... [Full Article...]

Travelers trying to head to Florida dealing with flight cancellations

Travelers trying to head to Florida dealing with flight cancellations The airport also is a major transfer point for travel throughout the southeastern region of the United States, an area already reeling from the impact of travel disrupted by Irma's impact. Southwest Airlines says it will operate a "reduced schedule" at both Atlanta and Birmingham on Monday. "Passengers reminded to check airline's flight status", according to the airport's Twitter feed . [Full Article...]


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