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Hurricane Irma in numbers: All the records the storm has blown away

Hurricane Irma in numbers: All the records the storm has blown away Read: Mother Nature's wrath: Is climate change making mega-hurricanes the new normal? . "Tomorrow we'll assess the damage and try to get the engineering part of it corrected", said Miami's Deputy building Director Maurice Pons. With its powerful winds having topped 185 miles (295 kilometers) per hour, Irma is the strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, according to the US National... [Artigo completo...]

Tennessee Medical Teams Deploy To Florida For Hurricane Irma Response

Tennessee Medical Teams Deploy To Florida For Hurricane Irma Response The first of five ambulance strike teams, with 57 total members, will depart from the Volunteer Air National Guard Armory in Chattanooga at noon Eastern Time on Friday. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency has augmented staffing for the state's 24-hour watch in TEMA's Emergency Operations Center in Nashville as its alert status has been elevated from normal operations level in anticipation of... [Artigo completo...]

Don't freak out about Hurricane Jose just yet

Don't freak out about Hurricane Jose just yet Jose is now a Category 2 Hurricane with sustained winds of 100 miles per hour. With Irma diminishing to a tropical storm, a hurricane-battered nation could soon shift its attention to Hurricane Jose , now meandering around the western Atlantic Ocean roughly 300 miles northeast of the Turks and Caicos Islands. [Artigo completo...]

US Military Begins Evacuations From St. Martin After Irma Destruction

US Military Begins Evacuations From St. Martin After Irma Destruction However, the US government advised Americans still on St. Martin to stay put until the danger was over. "The safety and security of USA citizens overseas is our top priority", said Heather Nauert, the State Department spokesperson. The storm's wake has also left a breakdown of security on the island and some of the Americans felt they had been abandoned by hotel staff. Puckerin said a group of... [Artigo completo...]

Instead of Missile Test, North Korea Marks Anniversary With Party

It was made public two days before the United States has called for a vote on a new sanctions resolution. Just recently we have witnessed another, sixth, nuclear weapon test conducted by North Korea and this caused the U.S. "Today the Security Council has acted in a different way We are done trying to prod the regime to do the right thing". Trump has vowed not to allow North Korea to... [Artigo completo...]

Qatar 'misleading' world over diplomatic row, says UAE's ambassador to UN

Qatar 'misleading' world over diplomatic row, says UAE's ambassador to UN He said he is looking forward to having "measures taken against the blockading countries" by the global community. The closure of the air, sea and land borders was in violation of the provisions of worldwide law and global trade rules, which had a negative impact on the freedom of trade and investment, he said noting that the siege countries had taken many illegal measures that constituted a gra... [Artigo completo...]

NWS: Hurricane Irma could lead to rain, wind, rising rivers in region

NWS: Hurricane Irma could lead to rain, wind, rising rivers in region This is being done due to the remnants of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irma, which are passing through the region September 11-12, and will bring heavy rains and possible high winds. The storm is expected to further weaken as it moves through Columbus and then northwest through Alabama and into Tennessee. Although longer-term forecasts can contain considerable uncertainty, they now show the histor... [Artigo completo...]

Kim Jong Un Hosts Extravagant Gala to Celebrate North Korea's H-Bomb Test

Kim Jong Un Hosts Extravagant Gala to Celebrate North Korea's H-Bomb Test But she stressed that "these steps only work if all nations implement them completely and aggressively". A UN Security Council resolution bans North Korea from all nuclear and missile weapons development. President Donald Trump's administration is pushing the Security Council to adopt a united stance as Kim gets closer to being able to strike the USA with a nuclear weapon. [Artigo completo...]

Hurricane Jose on a path to nowhere for now

Hurricane Jose on a path to nowhere for now Jose, now a Category 2 storm with winds of 105 miles per hour, could take a path toward the Bahamas by Saturday, and it's too soon to tell if South Florida will be hit. "Hopefully, that's what will happen". Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center of the tropical cyclone and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles (220 km). [Artigo completo...]

Craig Revel-Horwood says Strictly is set for a BIG shake up!

Craig Revel-Horwood says Strictly is set for a BIG shake up! It comes as contestant Richard Coles revealed that he had a "discussion" with the BBC about having a male partner before he signed up to the show this year, while comedian Susan Calman said she was "absolutely not disappointed" that she would not be paired with a woman. [Artigo completo...]

North Korea warns of harsh response if new sanctions imposed

North Korea warns of harsh response if new sanctions imposed North Korea warned on Monday it would inflict "the greatest pain and suffering" on the United States if Washington persists in pushing for harsher UN sanctions following Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test. The test, which the North said was a hydrogen bomb that could be fitted onto a rocket, came weeks after Pyongyang fired two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) that appeared to bring muc... [Artigo completo...]

United States formally requests UN vote on N. Korea

United States formally requests UN vote on N. Korea I believe that President Xi agrees with me 100 per cent. "We don't take pleasure in further strengthening sanctions today". Are we looking at a third world war? Not surprisingly, Chinese President Xi Jinping has also not visited Pyongyang. [Artigo completo...]

North Korea-US tensions are not Mexico's business: diplomat

North Korea-US tensions are not Mexico's business: diplomat The agency estimates North Korea crude imports at about 10,000 barrels a day. The Security Council is due to vote in NY on a US-drafted resolution to impose new restrictions on the rogue state following its sixth and largest nuclear test, carried out just over a week ago. [Artigo completo...]

Hurricane Irma, Jose and Katia now have personal Twitter accounts

Hurricane Irma, Jose and Katia now have personal Twitter accounts In the entire Atlantic, Caribbean, and Gulf of Mexico , only Hurricane Allen in 1980 was stronger with 190 miles per hour winds. A hurricane watch is in effect for Antigua and Barbuda, and a tropical storm watch is in effect for Anguilla, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis and Saba and St. [Artigo completo...]

Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia could all hit land this weekend

Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia could all hit land this weekend But another big storm is already brewing in the Atlantic Ocean. As Irma pummels the Turks and Caicos islands, two other hurricanes spin in it its flanks. 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. [Artigo completo...]

North Korea hit by new United Nations sanctions

North Korea hit by new United Nations sanctions After Monday's 15-0 vote on the sanctions compromise, Haley called the package "by far the strongest measures ever imposed on North Korea". Peru on Monday ordered North Korea's ambassador to leave the country within five days because of Pyongyang's nuclear tests in defiance of the worldwide community. [Artigo completo...]

Guests return to Brighton's Grand Hotel following bomb scare

Guests return to Brighton's Grand Hotel following bomb scare The nearby conference venue the Brighton Centre has also been evacuated. In two weeks time, Labour are set to hold their annual conference at the Brighton Centre. Nothing untoward has been found at this time". 'In the meantime roads and vehicle parks in the immediate vicinity have been closed as part of the precautions'. [Artigo completo...]

Mattis, Tillerson detail Trump's North Korea strategy

Mattis, Tillerson detail Trump's North Korea strategy China - North Korea's most powerful ally - said Monday that it supported the Security Council's plan for a "further response" to North Korea and to take "necessary actions". The conversation between the two leaders was initiated by Germany. Not having such a proven and tested link with North Korea is now as close to security negligence as you can get. [Artigo completo...]

We've global support over Rohingya crisis, says Bangladesh

We've global support over Rohingya crisis, says Bangladesh According to media reports, the violence began when Rohingya militants attacked police posts in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state. More than 1,000 people have been killed in the violence, according to an United Nations estimate. The U.N. refugee agency says the number of Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar since August 25 is now estimated at roughly 290,000. Relatives said she had stepped... [Artigo completo...]

United Nations passes fresh sanctions on North Korea

United Nations passes fresh sanctions on North Korea German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin in order to find a peaceful diplomatic resolution to North Korea's increasing missile and nuclear defense tests, a spokesperson for Merkel said Monday, according to Reuters . [Artigo completo...]


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